Gothenburg Region OpenFOAM User Group Meeting, November 16th, 2016




Teknikparken, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Preliminary Schedule


·         Welcome talk, Håkan Nilsson (~5min)

·         30s short presentation by all participants (~20min)

·         Tim Lackmann: A representative interactive linear eddy model (~20min) Slides

·         Amith Balasubramanya: FSI and non-Newtonian modeling of blood flow in stent grafts for abdominal aortic aneurysms (~20min) Slides


·         Coffee


·         NN: NN (~20min) Slides

·         “One OpenFOAM” – Introduction to discussions about the future of OpenFOAM, based on discussions at the Workshop in Guimaraes and the Conference in Köln. Also a few words about the pilot project on documentation in a wiki at Followed up at the end of the day.


·         Lunch and discussions


·         NN: NN (~20min) Slides


·         Coffee


·         NN: NN (~20min) Slides

·         Summary of thoughts about “One OpenFOAM

·         General discussions and conclusions (~??min)
Possible topics:
Problems and solutions
Next meeting – how to organize
Community – Wiki, Portal, SVN/GIT, Forum

Organized by:

Håkan Nilsson



Applied Mechanics





Registered attendees
(who will get lunch and coffee for free):

1.      Håkan Nilsson, Dept. of Applied Mechanics, Div. of Fluid Dynamics, Chalmers, Sweden X

2.      Mikael Fjällborg, Ringhals AB

3.      Naixian Lu, Volvo Cars Corporation

4.      Tor Laneryd, ABB

5.      Marcus Runefors, Lund University

6.      Eric Baudoin, MAN Denmark

7.      Timofey Mukha, Uppsala University

8.      Eysteinn Helgasson, Volvo Car Corporation

9.      Anton Persson, CAE IT Volvo Cars, Volvo Cars/Alten, Sweden

10.  Alper Cesur, Volvo Car Corporation

11.  Michael Mackenzie, Volvo Car Corporation

12.  Rajukiran Antham, Master student, Chalmers

13.  Reza Gooya, University of Copenhagen

14.  Chatzivasiloglou Efthymia, BETA CAE Nordic AB

15.  Torbjörn Virdung, Volvo Car Corporation

16.  Tim Lackmann, Division of Combustion, Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers

17.  Björn Bergqvist, Minesto AB

18.  Nicolas Edh, Vattenfall AB (Forsmark)

19.  Geert Keetels, Delft University of Technology

20.  Thijs Schouten, Delft University of Technology

21.  Roger Almenar or Mark Olesen, ESI-OpenCFD

22.  Olle Penttinen, SP

23.  Adam Jareteg, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers

24.  Abolfazl Asnagi, Division of Marine Technology, Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Chalmers

25.  Ananda Subramani Kannan, Division of Combustion, Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers

26.  Johan Andersson, SP

27.  Torbjörn Larsson, Creo Dynamics

28.  Sankar Menon Cherubala Pathayapura, Department of Shipping and Marine Technology, Chalmers

29.  Raik C. Orbay, Volvo Cars Corporation.

30.  Hamed Jamshidi, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers

31.  Aurelia Vallier, FS Dynamics Sweden AB

32.  Amith Balasubramanya, Division of Fluid Dynamics, Department of Applied Mechanics, Chalmers

33.  Erlend Liavåg Grotle, NTNU, Norway

34.  Tolshagen Kevin, Combitech AB


For those of you travelling to Chalmers, here are some suggested hotels:
SGS Veckobostäder - This is a student-apartment-like alternative (~10min walking)

Quality Hotel Panorama – This is located closest to Chalmers (~5min walking). Ask for special price since you are visiting Chalmers.


List of hotels close to Chalmers:

1.Normal standard:
City Hotel
Hotel Royal
Hotel Vasa AB
Hotel Flora AB
2. High standard:
Quality Hotel Panorama
Hotel Opalen
Hotell Liseberg Heden
Hotel Novotel
Grand Hotel Opera AB
Hotel Riverton AB
3. Very high standard:
Hotel Avalon
Elite Plaza Hotel
Cheap alternatives:
Youth Hostel Stigbergsliden
Hotel Nice B&B
5. Other:
Info from go:teborg&company
More hotels