• Assistant Professor, Ocean Engineering
Dr. Freddie Witherden

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, Imperial College – 2015
  • M.S., Theoretical Physics, Imperial College London – 2012

Research Interests

    • Numerical methods
    • Computational fluid dynamics
    • High-performance computing
    • Quadrature

Selected Publications

  • F. D. Witherden, A. M. Farrington, and P. E. Vincent, PyFR: An Open Source Framework for Solving Advection-Diffusion Type Problems on Streaming Architectures Using the Flux Reconstruction Approach. Computer Physics Communications, 185(11), 2014, 3028–3040.
  • F. D. Witherden and P. E. Vincent, On the Identification of Symmetric Quadrature Rules for Finite Element Methods. Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 69(10), 2015, 1232–1241.
  • F. D. Witherden, B. C. Vermeire, and P. E. Vincent, Heterogeneous computing on mixed unstructured grids with PyFR. Computers & Fluids, 120, 2015, 173–186.
  • P. E. Vincent, F. D. Witherden, B. C. Vermeire, J. S. Park, and A. Iyer, Towards Green Aviation with Python at Petascale. Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC16), 13-18 November 2016, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
  • J. Morton, F. D. Witherden, A. Jameson, and M. J. Kochenderfer, Deep Dynamical Modeling and Control of Unsteady Fluid Flows. NeurIPS 2018, 2–8 December 2018, Montréal, Quebec, CA.