Training in Upscaling particle Systems: Advancing Industry across Length-scales

Welcome to TUSAIL Training Program

TUSAIL is an Innovative Training Network funded by Horizon 2020 which comprises 16 academic and industrial partners in total, led by the University of Edinburgh. TUSAIL stands for “Training in Upscaling particle Systems: Advancing Industry across Length-scales”. Over the course of four years, from the beginning of the project in March 2021, TUSAIL will train 15 early-career researchers to meet industry’s requirements for highly skilled staff in the multi-disciplinary field of upscaling industrial particle processes. The reliable, validated simulation methodologies and tools developed in TUSAIL will be disseminated to industry, enabling quantitative predictions of large industrial processes which will be of value for design, operation and optimisation.

We are now recruiting researchers for 15 specific PhD projects which will begin around September 2021. If you are interested in doing a PhD with us, we invite you to take a look at the project descriptions and application procedure.

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Projects

DEM–CFD and PBM for dynamic process simulation of fluidized bed agglomeration
ESR 1

DEM–CFD and PBM for dynamic process simulation of fluidized bed agglomeration

Hamburg University of Technology
Process Systems Enterprise

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Multiscale models for reconstitution of compacted powders
ESR 2

Multiscale models for reconstitution of compacted powders

Hamburg University of Technology
Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.

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CFD–DEM and PBM simulation of fluidized bed opposed jet mills for particle micronization
ESR 3

CFD–DEM and PBM simulation of fluidized bed opposed jet mills for particle micronization

Technical University of Braunschweig
DCS Computing

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Mechanistic and predictive population balance models for particle comminution size reduction mill
ESR 4

Mechanistic and predictive population balance models for particle comminution size reduction mill

Technical University of Braunschweig
Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.

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Multi-scale modelling of particle agglomeration through sintering
ESR 5

Multi-scale modelling of particle agglomeration through sintering

University of Edinburgh
Johnson Matthey

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Meso-scale particles for quantitative prediction of powder transfer by pneumatic conveying
ESR 6

Meso-scale particles for quantitative prediction of powder transfer by pneumatic conveying

University of Edinburgh
Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd

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Meso-scale description of wet powders for industrial-scale modelling
ESR 7

Meso-scale description of wet powders for industrial-scale modelling

University of Twente

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DEM and CFD–DEM meso-particle modelling of mixing processes
ESR 8

DEM and CFD–DEM meso-particle modelling of mixing processes

University of Twente
DCS Computing

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Meso-scale DEM for flowability assessment of weakly consolidated fine powders in industry
ESR 9

Meso-scale DEM for flowability assessment of weakly consolidated fine powders in industry

University of Salerno
University of Edinburgh

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DEM (meso-)particle property calibration with powder rheometry and other flow characterization techniques
ESR 10

DEM (meso-)particle property calibration with powder rheometry and other flow characterization techniques

University of Salerno
University of Twente

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Mixed discrete–continuum modelling of dense granular flow
ESR 11

Mixed discrete–continuum modelling of dense granular flow

University of Edinburgh

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Continuum–DEM modelling of fluid–solid transition in weakly compacted systems of polydisperse particles of varying shapes
ESR 12

Continuum–DEM modelling of fluid–solid transition in weakly compacted systems of polydisperse particles of varying shapes

University of Twente
Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd

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Fundamental development of structure- and rotation-related coarse graining for micro-polar continuum theories
ESR 13

Fundamental development of structure- and rotation-related coarse graining for micro-polar continuum theories

University of Twente
University of Edinburgh

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Discrete particle zoom in continuum Two Fluid Model (TFM) simulations of spout fluidized beds
ESR 14

Discrete particle zoom in continuum Two Fluid Model (TFM) simulations of spout fluidized beds

Johannes Kepler University Linz

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Time-extrapolation of continuum Two Fluid Model (TFM) simulations of spout fluidized beds
ESR 15

Time-extrapolation of continuum Two Fluid Model (TFM) simulations of spout fluidized beds

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Hamburg University of Technology

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News & Events

Doctoral School 1: Week 2
Doctoral School 1: Week 2

The Schedule for the second week of our first Doctoral School, hosted by Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH) on Zoom from 5th - 8th October 2021.

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Doctoral School 1: Week 1
Doctoral School 1: Week 1

The Schedule for the first week of our first Doctoral School, hosted by Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH) on Zoom from 27/09/2021 - 01/10/2021.

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Deliverable 7.2: Consortium Agreement Complete
Deliverable 7.2: Consortium Agreement Complete

The CA is central to the management and governance of TUSAIL and, in conjunction with the Grant Agreement, defines our terms of reference.

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All ESRs appointed!!
All ESRs appointed!!

We are delighted to announce that we have made offers for all 15 ESR projects!

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Partners

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