Training Schedule

A central component of the OpenFOAM Workskop is training provided by experts within the community.

Currently, the following 90 minute training sessions have been confirmed (final titles may change):

  • Basic and advanced training for swak4Foam and PyFoam, by Bernhard Gschaider, HFD Research
  • The CLI & run-time post-processing in OpenFOAM, by Gavin Tabor, University of Exeter
  • Using Blender to visualise OpenFOAM cases, by Kevin Nolan, University College Dublin
  • Flexible & efficient multiphysics simulations with the coupling library preCICE, by Gerasimos Chourdakis, Technical University of Munich
  • An introduction to process automation and multi-physics simulation with HELYX, by Paolo Geremia, Engys
  • Basic and advanced training on using ParaView to visualise OpenFOAM cases, by Kitware
  • How to run your first simulation in OpenFOAM and run it also with snappyHexMesh, by Jozsef Nagy, eulerian-solutions e.U.
  • Introduction to cloud-based simulation with SimScale, by Jousef Murad, SimScale
  • Rotating Machinery, by Håkan Nilsson, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Performing optimisation using Dakota and OpenFOAM, by Joel Guerrero, University of Genoa, and Wolf Dynamics 
  • Finite volume discretisation, by Hrvoje Jasak, Wikki Ltd, and University of Cambridge
  • How to add a transport equation to scalarTransportFoam, by Henrik Rusche, Wikki GmbH
  • Using OpenFOAM to design extrusion dies for thermoplastic profiles, by João Miguel Nóbrega, University of Minho
  • Meshing best practices for OpenFOAM with Pointwise, by Chris Sideroff, Applied CCM Canada
  • blastFoam: a solver for highly compressible, multi-phase reacting flows, including high-explosive detonation, by Jeff Heylmun, Synthetik Applied Technologies
  • Machine learning-aided CFD with OpenFOAM and PyTorch, by Andre Weiner, Technical University of Braunschweig
  • Incompressible flow simulation using regularized hydrodynamics equations in OpenFOAM v2012, by Aleksandr Ivanov, Institute for System Programming of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISP RAS)
  • Compressible flow simulation using regularized quasi-gas dynamic equations in OpenFOAM v2012, by Maria Kiryushina, Institute of Applied Mathematics of the RAS, Moscow, and Andrey Epikhin, Ivannikov Institute for system programming of the RAS, Moscow

If you are interested in delivering a 90 minute training, please contact