K A Pericleous B.Sc., Ph.D., FIMA, C.Math., MBCS, C.Eng., MASME

Professor of Computational Fluid Dynamics
Co-Director, CNMPA
University of Greenwich
Greenwich Maritime Campus, Queen Mary Court, Room 361
Tel. (44) 020 8331 8732 Fax
. (44) 020 8331 8925
E-mail K.Pericleous@gre.ac.uk


Born in Nicosia Cyprus, 1952.
Studied in London (Queen Mary College), 1971-1977, ending with PhD.
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of London, 1978-1979.
CHAM ltd, Wimbledon, 1979-1989, (Head Consultancy Section 1987-89)
At University of Greenwich since 1989.

Chair of CFD since 1994

Academic Background

B.Sc. Aeronautical Engineering, Queen Mary College, 1971-1974
Ph.D., University of London for experimental research into oscillatory turbulent boundary layers (1978)

Professional Affiliations#

# not all current….


§  Best paper award - 8th International conference on physical and numerical simulation of materials processing 2016, for: K Pericleous, V Bojarevics and G Djambazov Dispersion of particles in liquid metal using electromagnetic stirring

§  British Foundry Medal and Prize 2014 - awarded to authors of the best technical paper published in the Foundry Trade Journal for: Wang, H., Djambazov, G., Pericleous, K.A., Harding, R.A. and Wickins, M. (2013) Numerical modelling of the tilt casting process for γ-TiAl alloys, Foundry Trade Journal International, 187 (3705). pp. 150-157. ISSN 1758-9789

§  Best conference paper award: K Pericleous, G Djambazov, JF Domgin, P Gardin, B Lebon, "Time-dependent modelling and experimental validation of the metal flux interface in a continuous casting mould", Proc. 28th Int. ATS steelmaking days, 13-14 Dec. 2007, Paris, pp 207-217

§  Best conference paper award, "The Use of Combined DC and AC Fields to Increase Superheat in an Induction Skull Melting Furnace": R A Harding , M.Wickins , G. Keough , K. Pericleous , V. Bojarevics, International Symposium on Liquid Metal Processing and Casting, Santa Fe, USA, September 18-21, 2005



§  Director MPSL Ltd

§  Co-Director, Centre for Numerical Modelling and Process Analysis (CNMPA)


Editorships and Refereeing Activity

Editorial board of:

§  Applied mathematical Modelling (Elsevier)

§  Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology (Multi-Science Publ. Co. Ltd)

§  Journal of High Temperature Materials and Processes (De Gruyter)

§  Grant reviewer for EPSRC, Leverhulme Trust, Cyprus Science Foundation 

§  EU panel chair, member and proposal reviewer for: EU/FP6 NEST (New and Emerging Technologies), EU/FP6 IP Global 3, EU/FP6 Nanotechnologies & Nano-sciences Knowledge-based Multifunctional Materials (NMP), EU/FP6 STREP, FP7 IP ‘FIREPARADOX’

§  REF Output Assessor (2014)

Administrative Responsibilities

§  Professor of Computational Fluid Dynamics, CMS School

§  Director, Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) research group
Senior Postgraduate Tutor & Faculty Research Degrees Committee Acting Chair


Major Areas of Interest & Expertise

Actively involved in the development of a number of CFD codes (some of which are commercially available). Broad interests in CFD and in particular in the areas of  multi-physics modelling, two-phase Flow, CFD for complex reacting flows in Mechanical, Process, Chemical and Aerospace Engineering, MagnetoHydroDynamics (MHD) in metals processing, melting, casting, welding and alloy microstructure simulation, fluid-structure interaction and computational aero-acoustics.

Consultant to a number of organisations worldwide, including: Alcoa (US), ARBED (Lux), Arcelor (Fr.), BAe (UK), Comalco (Aus), Rio-Tinto (UK, Aus), Corus (NL), DNV(UK), Electrowatt (Switz.), Fire Research Stn. (UK), Lafarge (Fr), Mott-MacDonald (UK), Todd Combustion (USA), Rolls-Royce (UK), Xstrata-zinc(UK).

Principal Research Activity


Research Projects

Doctorates Supervised

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