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Mr Laurence Kedward

Mr Laurence Kedward

Mr Laurence Kedward

Research Associate

Area of research

Numerical methods for aerodynamic optimisation

Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Research summary

Laurence's research is currently focussed on the representation and manipulation of engineering geometry for numerical optimisation. This includes:

  • Surface and volume spline methods
  • Gradient-based optimisation algorithms
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Algorithmic differentiation
  • Adjoint methods
  • Mesh deformation
  • High performance computing

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Laurence graduated from the University of Bristol in 2016 with a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering (MEng Hons).

Since then he has joined the Bristol Fluid and Aerodynamics Research Group where he is working towards a PhD under the supervision of Professor Christian Allen and Dr Thomas Rendall.

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