# Dr Pierre Kerfriden

Senior Lecturer - Teaching and Research

- kerfridenp@cardiff.ac.uk
- Queen's Buildings - West Building, 5 The Parade, Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 3AA

## Overview

My research focusses on the development of advanced numerical methods for the simulation of engineering systems.

Key competences:

- Advanced numerical methods in computational engineering: XFEM, CutFEM, Mortar approaches and other modern discretisation methods for partial differential equations;
- Complexity reduction: multiscale numerical methods, homogenisation of heterogeneous media, Model Order Reduction for time-dependent, parametrised/stochastic systems of partial differential equations;
- Data assimilation and online model learning;
- Computational modelling for structural reliability: damage & fracture, micromechanics of composites.
- Computational modelling for advanced manufacturing processes: laser ablation, additive layer manufacturing

To keep updated with my latest research, visit my blog.

## Biography

- 2010-Today: Senior Lecturer in Computational Mechanics, Cardiff University school of Engineering
- 2008-2009: Research/Teaching Assistant, LMT Cachan (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France)
- 2005-2008: Ph.D. in Computational Mechanics, LMT/ENS Cachan
- 2005: MSc Engineering, ENS Cachan
- 2004: Agrégation de mécanique
- 2003: BEng, ENS CachanArchitectural, Civil & Environmental Engineering

## Publications

### 2020

- Rocha, I., Kerfriden, P. and van der Meer, F. 2020. Micromechanics-based surrogate models for the response of composites: a critical comparison between a classical mesoscale constitutive model, hyper-reduction and neural networks. European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids 82, article number: 103995. (10.1016/j.euromechsol.2020.103995)
- Bonilla-Villalba, P.et al. 2020. Goal-oriented model adaptivity in stochastic elastodynamics: simultaneous control of discretisation, surrogate model and sampling errors. International Journal for Uncertainty Quantification 10(3), pp. 195-223. (10.1615/Int.J.UncertaintyQuantification.2020031735)
- Kerfriden, P., Claus, S. and Mihai, I. 2020. A mixed-dimensional CutFEM methodology for the simulation of fibre-reinforced composites. Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences 7(1), article number: 18. (10.1186/s40323-020-00154-5)
- Surleraux, A.et al. 2020. Machine learning based reverse modelling approach for rapid tool shape optimization in die-sinking μEDM. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering 23(3), article number: 31002. (10.1115/1.4045956)

### 2019

- Claus, S. and Kerfriden, P. 2019. A CutFEM method for two-phase flow problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 348, pp. 185-206. (10.1016/j.cma.2019.01.009)
- Kerfriden, P., Kundu, A. and Claus, S. 2019. Adaptivity in bayesian inverse finite element problems: learning and simultaneous control of discretisation and sampling errors. Materials 12(4), article number: 642. (10.3390/ma12040642)

### 2018

- Yu, P.et al. 2018. Adaptive Isogeometric analysis for plate vibrations: An efficient approach of local refinement based on hierarchical a posteriori error estimation. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 342, pp. 251-286. (10.1016/j.cma.2018.08.010)
- Claus, S., Bigot, S. and Kerfriden, P. 2018. CutFEM method for Stefan--Signorini problems with application in pulsed laser ablation. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 40(5), pp. B1444-B1469. (10.1137/18M1185697)
- Sutula, D.et al. 2018. Minimum energy multiple crack propagation. Part III: XFEM computer implementation and applications. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 191, pp. 257-276. (10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.08.004)
- Sutula, D.et al. 2018. Minimum energy multiple crack propagation. Part-II: discrete solution with XFEM. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 191, pp. 225-256. (10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.07.029)
- Sutula, D.et al. 2018. Minimum energy multiple crack propagation. Part I: Theory and state of the art review. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 191, pp. 205-224. (10.1016/j.engfracmech.2017.07.028)
- Rahimi, N.et al. 2018. CAD Model simplification error estimation for electrostatics problems. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 40(1), pp. B196-B227. (10.1137/16M1078641)
- Claus, S. and Kerfriden, P. 2018. A stable and optimally convergent LaTIn-CutFEM algorithm for multiple unilateral contact problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 113(6), pp. 938-966. (10.1002/nme.5694)
- Akbari, A., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. 2018. On the effect of grains interface parameters on the macroscopic properties of polycrystalline materials. Computers and Structures 196, pp. 355-368. (10.1016/j.compstruc.2017.09.005)

### 2017

- Lian, H., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. 2017. Shape optimization directly from CAD: an isogeometric boundary element approach using T-splines. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 317, pp. 1-41. (10.1016/j.cma.2016.11.012)
- Paladim, D. A.et al. 2017. Guaranteed error bounds in homogenisation: an optimum stochastic approach to preserve the numerical separation of scales. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 110(2), pp. 103-132. (10.1002/nme.5348)
- Peng, X.et al. 2017. Isogeometric boundary element methods for three dimensional static fracture and fatigue crack growth. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 316, pp. 151-185. (10.1016/j.cma.2016.05.038)
- Lee, C.et al. 2017. Strain smoothing for compressible and nearly-incompressible finite elasticity. Computers & Structures 182, pp. 540-555. (10.1016/j.compstruc.2016.05.004)
- Peng, X.et al. 2017. Linear elastic fracture simulation directly from CAD: 2D NURBS-based implementation and role of tip enrichment. International Journal of Fracture 204(1), pp. 55-78. (10.1007/s10704-016-0153-3)

### 2016

- Lian, H., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2016. Implementation of regularized isogeometric boundary element methods for gradient-based shape optimization in two-dimensional linear elasticity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 106(12), pp. 972-1017. (10.1002/nme.5149)
- Goury, O.et al. 2016. Automatised selection of load paths to construct reduced-order models in computational damage micromechanics: from dissipation-driven random selection to Bayesian optimization. Computational Mechanics 58, pp. 213-234. (10.1007/s00466-016-1290-2)
- Hoang, K. C., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2016. A fast, certified and 'tuning free' two-field reduced basis method for the metamodelling of affinely-parametrised elasticity problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 298, pp. 121-158. (10.1016/j.cma.2015.08.016)

### 2015

- Ghasemi, H.et al. 2015. Probabilistic multiconstraints optimization of cooling channels in ceramic matrix composites. Composites Part B: Engineering 81, pp. 107-119. (10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.06.023)
- Dey, S.et al. 2015. Rotational and ply-level uncertainty in response of composite shallow conical shells. Composite Structures 131, pp. 594-605. (10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.06.011)
- Akbari Rahimabadi, A., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. 2015. Scale selection in nonlinear fracture mechanics of heterogeneous materials. Philosophical Magazine 95(28-30), pp. 3328-3347. (10.1080/14786435.2015.1061716)
- González-Estrada, O. O.et al. 2015. Locally equilibrated stress recovery for goal oriented error estimation in the extended finite element method. Computers and Structures 152, pp. 1-10. (10.1016/j.compstruc.2015.01.015)
- Hoang, K. C.et al. 2015. An efficient goal-oriented sampling strategy using reduced basis method for parametrized elastodynamic problems. Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations 31(2), pp. 575-608. (10.1002/num.21932)
- Ghasemi, H.et al. 2015. Interfacial shear stress optimization in sandwich beams with polymeric core using non-uniform distribution of reinforcing ingredients. Composite Structures 120, pp. 221-230. (10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.10.005)

### 2014

- Silani, M.et al. 2014. Stochastic modelling of clay/epoxy nanocomposites. Composite Structures 118, pp. 241-249. (10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.07.009)
- Nguyen, V. P.et al. 2014. Isogeometric analysis suitable trivariate NURBS representation of composite panels with a new offset algorithm. Computer-Aided Design 55, pp. 49-63. (10.1016/j.cad.2014.05.004)
- Beex, L. A. A.et al. 2014. Quasicontinuum-based multiscale approaches for plate-like beam lattices experiencing in-plane and out-of-plane deformation. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 279, pp. 348-378. (10.1016/j.cma.2014.06.018)
- Nguyen, V. P.et al. 2014. Nitsche's method for two and three dimensional NURBS patch coupling. Computational Mechanics 53(6), pp. 1163-1182. (10.1007/s00466-013-0955-3)
- Talebi, H.et al. 2014. A computational library for multiscale modeling of material failure. Computational Mechanics 53(5), pp. 1047-1071. (10.1007/s00466-013-0948-2)
- Gonzalez Estrada, O. A.et al. 2014. Mesh adaptivity driven by goal-oriented locally equilibrated superconvergent patch recovery. Computational Mechanics 53(5), pp. 957-976. (10.1007/s00466-013-0942-8)
- Nguyen, V. P., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2014. Two- and three-dimensional isogeometric cohesive elements for composite delamination analysis. Composites Part B: Engineering 60, pp. 193-212. (10.1016/j.compositesb.2013.12.018)
- Courtecuisse, H.et al. 2014. Real-time simulation of contact and cutting of heterogeneous soft-tissues. Medical Image Analysis 18(2), pp. 394-410. (10.1016/j.media.2013.11.001)
- Kerfriden, P., Ródenas, J. J. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2014. Certification of projection-based reduced order modelling in computational homogenisation by the constitutive relation error. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 97(6), pp. 395-422. (10.1002/nme.4588)
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2014. Numerical analysis of the inclusion-crack interaction by the extended finite element method. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechanics 15(1), pp. 26-32. (10.1080/15502287.2013.833999)
- Tornincasa, S.et al. 2014. Investigation of crossing and veering phenomena in an isogeometric analysis framework. Presented at: 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Brescia, Italy, 1-5 July 2012 Presented at Allemang, R. ed.Topics in Modal Analysis II, Volume 8: Proceedings of the 32nd IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics, 2014. Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series London: Springer pp. 361-376., (10.1007/978-3-319-04774-4_34)
- Kerfriden, P., Paladim, D. A. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2014. Homogenisation methods with guaranteed accuracy: quantifying the scale separability. Presented at: 5th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2014), Cambridge, UK, 28-30 July 2014.
- Kerfriden, P., Renas, J. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2014. An error bounding technique for the certification of Galerkin-POD surrogates. Presented at: 11th Colloque National en Calcul des Structures CSMA 2013, Giens, France, 22 May 2013.

### 2013

- Talebi, H.et al. 2013. Molecular dynamics/XFEM coupling by a three dimensional extended bridging domain with applications to dynamic brittle fracture. International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering 11(6), pp. 527-541. (10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.2013005838)
- Kerfriden, P.et al. 2013. A partitioned model order reduction approach to rationalise computational expenses in nonlinear fracture mechanics. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 256, pp. 169-188. (10.1016/j.cma.2012.12.004)
- Kerfriden, P.et al. 2013. Statistical extraction of process zones and representative subspaces in fracture of random composites. International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering 11(3), pp. 253-287. (10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.2013005939)
- Karihaloo, B. L., Bordas, S. P. A. and Kerfriden, P. 2013. Advances in extended finite element methods for fracture and heterogeneous materials. Presented at: 13th International Conference on Fracture (ICF 2013), Beijing, China, 16-21 June 2013.
- Courtecuisse, H., Kerfriden, P. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2013. Cutting in real time in corotational elasticity and perspectives on simulating cuts. Presented at: Computational Biomechanics for Medicine: Models, Algorithms and Implementation (Seventh Computational Biomechanics for Medicine Workshop), France, 29 March 2013 Presented at Wittek, A., Miller, K. and Nielsen, P. M. F. eds.Computational Biomechanics for Medicine, Vol. 1. Springer pp. 3-5., (10.1007/978-1-4614-6351-1_1)

### 2012

- Chen, L.et al. 2012. Extended finite element method with edge-based strain smoothing (ESm-XFEM) for linear elastic crack growth. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 209-16, pp. 250-256. (10.1016/j.cma.2011.08.013)
- Kerfriden, P., Passieux, J. C. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2012. Local/Global model order reduction strategy for the simulation of localised failure. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 89(2), pp. 154-179. (10.1002/nme.3234)
- Gonzalez Estrada, O. A.et al. 2012. On the role of enrichment and statical admissibility of recovered fields in a posteriori error estimation for enriched finite element methods. Engineering Computations 29(8), pp. 814-841. (10.1108/02644401211271609)
- Allix, O.et al. 2012. Virtual delamination testing through non-linear multi-scale computational methods: some recent progress. Computers, Materials & Continua 32(2), pp. 107-132.

### 2011

- Goury, O.et al. 2011. Rationalised computational time in fracture simulation: adaptive model reduction and domain decomposition. Presented at: 2nd International Conference on Extended Finite Element Methods (XFEM 2011), Cardiff, UK, 29 June - 1 July 2011.
- Akbari Rahimabadi, A.et al. 2011. Enriched Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin (MLPG) Method to model strong discontinuities and singularities with application to cracks in functionally graded materials. Presented at: 2nd International Conference on Extended Finite Element Methods (XFEM 2011), Cardiff, UK, 29 June - 1 July 2011.
- Simpson, R. N.et al. 2011. Suppressing mesh generation for linear elastic fracture simulation: isogeometric analyusis with boundary element methods. Presented at: The 2nd International Conference on the EXtended Finite Element Method, Cardiff, UK, 29 June - 1 July 2011.
- Simpson, R. N.et al. 2011. Suppressing the need for meshing: Isogeometric Boundary Elements for linear-elastic fracture analysis. Presented at: International Conference on Computational Modelling of Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures (CFRAC 2011), Barcelona, Spain, 6-8 June 2011.
- Kerfriden, P., Gosselet, P. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2011. Recent developments in local global reduction techniques for the simulation of local failure in structures. Presented at: 10eme Colloque National en Calcul des Structures (CSMA 2011), Giens, Var, France, 9-13 May 2011.
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2011. Linear free flexural vibration of cracked functionally graded plates in thermal environment. Computers and Structures 89(15-16), pp. 1535-1546. (10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.04.002)
- Kerfriden, P.et al. 2011. Bridging proper orthogonal decomposition methods and augmented Newton-Krylov algorithms: An adaptive model order reduction for highly nonlinear mechanical problems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 200(5-8), pp. 850-866. (10.1016/j.cma.2010.10.009)
- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2011. Improved multiscale computational strategies for delamination. Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics(55), pp. 261 -279.
- Bordas, S. P. A.et al. 2011. On the performance of strain smoothing for quadratic and enriched finite element approximations (XFEM/GFEM/PUFEM). International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86(4-5), pp. 637-666. (10.1002/nme.3156)
- Dunant, C. F.et al. 2011. An algorithm to compute damage from load in composites. Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China 5(2), pp. 180-193. (10.1007/s11709-011-0107-9)
- Vu-Bac, N.et al. 2011. A Node-Based Smoothed eXtended Finite Element Method (NS-XFEM) for Fracture Analysis. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Science 73(4), pp. 331-356. (10.3970/cmes.2011.073.331)
- Baiz, P.et al. 2011. Linear buckling analysis of cracked plates by SFEM and XFEM. Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures 6(9-10), pp. 1213-1238. (10.2140/jomms.2011.6.1213)
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2011. Natural frequencies of cracked functionally graded material plates by the extended finite element method. Composite Structures 93(11), pp. 3082-3092. (10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.04.007)
- Kerfriden, P., Margetts, L. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2011. An alternative to multiscale simulators based on model order reduction for nonlinear fracture mechanics. Presented at: 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011), Edinburgh, UK, 5-6 April 2011 Presented at Laghrouche, O. et al. eds.Proceedings of the 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Edinburgh: Heriot Watt University pp. 89-92.
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2011. Natural frequencies of cracked isotrophic and specially orthotropic plates using the extended finite element method. Presented at: 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011), Edinburgh, UK, 5-6 April 2011 Presented at Laghrouche, O. et al. eds.Proceedings of the 19th UK National Conference for the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Edinburgh: Heriot Watt University pp. 241-244.
- Simpson, R. N.et al. 2011. An isogeometric boundary element method for elastostatic problems. Presented at: 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011), Edinburgh, UK, 5-6 April 2011 Presented at Laghrouche, O. et al. eds.Proceedings of the 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Edinburgh: Heriot Watt University pp. 285-290.
- Goury, O.et al. 2011. Reduced order modeling for nonlinear fracture mechanics in a domain decomposition framework. Presented at: 19th UK National Conferece of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering(ACME 2011), Edinburgh, UK, 5-6 April 2011Proceedings of the 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Edinburgh: Heriot Watt University pp. 113-116.
- Gonzalez Estrada, O.et al. 2011. Enchanced recovery techniques for accurate evaluation of error estimates in FE approximations. Presented at: 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011), Edinburgh, 5-6 April 2011 Presented at Laghrouche, O. et al. eds.Proceedings of the 19th UK National Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering. Edinburgh: Heriot Watt University pp. 253-256.
- Akbari Rahimabadi, A.et al. 2011. A robust local arc-length method for multiscale problems. Presented at: 19th UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011), Edinburgh, UK, 5-6 April 2011 Presented at Laghrouche, O. et al. eds.Proceedings of the19th UK Conference of the Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (ACME 2011). Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt University pp. 73-76.

### 2010

- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2010. On the control of the load increments for a proper description of multiple delamination in a domain decomposition framework. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 83(11), pp. 1518-1540. (10.1002/nme.2884)
- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and P., G. 2010. A relocalization technique for the multiscale computation of delamination in composite structures. Computer Modeling in Engineering and Science 55(3), pp. 271-292.
- Kerfriden, P.et al. 2010. POD-based model order reduction for the simulation of strong nonlinear evolutions in structures: Application to damage propagation. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 10(1), article number: 12165. (10.1088/1757-899X/10/1/012165)
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2010. Numerical Methods for nonlocal elasticity and gradient elasticity. Presented at: European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM-2010), Paris, France.
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2010. Smoothed finite elements and partition of unity finite elements for nonlocal integral and nonlocal gradient elasticity. Presented at: World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010), Sydney, Australia.
- Natarajan, S.et al. 2010. Non-local elasticity: towards CO continuity requirements for gradient type : Partition of unity (XFEM) enrichment for strong and weak discontinuities. Presented at: 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010), Sydney, Australia.
- Baiz, P. M.et al. 2010. Linear buckling analysis of cracked isotropic plates using the extended finite element method. Presented at: 18th UK conference on Computational Mechanics (ACMEUK), Southampton, UK.
- Cahill, L.et al. 2010. Enriched finite elements (xfem) for multi-crack growth simulations in orthotropic materials. Presented at: 4th European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM IV): Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, Paris, France.
- Kerfriden, P., Allix, O. and Gosselet, P. 2010. Importance and control of the time discretization for delamination prediction.. Presented at: 4th European Congress on Computational Mechanics (ECCM IV): Solids, Structures and Coupled Problems in Engineering, Paris, France.
- Kerfriden, P., Adhikari, S. and Bordas, S. P. A. 2010. Bridging model order reduction and domain decomposition: some new developments. Presented at: 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010), Sydney Australia.
- Bordas, S. P. A.et al. 2010. Recent advances towards reducing the meshing and re-meshing burden in computational sciences. In: Topping, B. H. V., Adam, J. M. and Pallares, F. J. eds. Computational technology reviews., Vol. 2. Saxe-Coburg Publications, pp. 51-82., (10.4203/ctr.2.3)

### 2009

- Kerfriden, P., Allix, O. and Gosselet, P. 2009. A three-scale domain decomposition method for 3D analysis of debonding in laminates. Computational Mechanics 44(3), pp. 343-362. (10.1007/s00466-009-0378-3)
- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2009. A dedicated multiscale approach for the simulation of delamination propagation. Presented at: Proceedings of the10th International Conference on Computational Plasticity Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLASS X), 2009, Barcelona, Spain.
- Gosselet, P., Kerfriden, P. and O., A. 2009. A three-scale strategy for the analysis of delamination of stratified composites. Presented at: 10th US National Congress of Computational Mechanics (USNCCM 10), Ohio, US.
- Kerfriden, P., Allix, O. and Gosselet, P. 2009. Une strategie micro-meso avec preconditionement structural pour l'analyse au delaminage des composites stratifies. Presented at: 9eme Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens, France.

### 2008

- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2008. Towards exact and entensible computational multiscale strategies for delamination analysis. Presented at: 8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM 8), Vencie, Italy.
- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2008. Towards multiscale simulation of delamination. Presented at: 5th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering 2008 - Keynote (ECCOMAS 2008), Venice, Italy.
- Kerfriden, P., Allix, O. and Gosselet, P. 2008. Multiscale analysis of delamination in composites laminate. Presented at: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computation of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS-IACM 2008), New York, USA.

### 2007

- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2007. Recent developments of a multiscale strategy for crack propagation and delamination. Presented at: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Plasticity Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLASS 2007), Barcelona, Spain.
- Allix, O., Kerfriden, P. and Gosselet, P. 2007. Towards multi-scale simulation of delamination. Presented at: International Conference on Computational Fracture and Failure of Materials and Structures (CFRAC 2007), Nantes, France.
- Kerfriden, P., Allix, O. and Gosselet, P. 2007. Adaptation d'une strategie de calcul multiechelle pour les calculs de delaminage dans le composites stratifies. Presented at: 18eme Congres Francais de Mecanique (CFM 2007), Grenoble, France.

### Contracts

Title | People | Sponsor | Value | Duration |
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Towards rationalised computational expense for simulating fracture over multiple spatial scales | Kerfriden P | EPSRC | 99891 | 01/06/2012 - 09/07/2013 |

9th World Congress in Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian pacific congress on computational mechanics and 4th Asian pacific congress on computational mechanics | Kerfriden P | Royal Society | 3123 | 11/07/2010 - 24/07/2010 |

An adaptive multiscale method for sandwich-structured panels | Kerfriden P, Beex L | Ser Cymru NRN Swansea studentship | 59349 | 03/11/2014 - 02/11/2017 |

Virtual design for microfluidic encapsulation process | Barrow D, Jefferson A, Kerfriden P, Phillips T (MATHS) | Ser Cymru NRN Swansea AEM | 150000 | 01/01/2015 - 30/06/2018 |

Increased reliability relevant automatic crack growth simulation with the eXtend finite element method | Bordas SPA, Kerfriden P | Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | 574054 | 01/05/2010 - 30/04/2014 |

Integrating numerical simulation and geometric design technology (INSIST) | Bordas S, Kerfriden P, Simpson R, Kulasegaram S, Martin R, Langbein F (COMSC) | European Commission FP7 - Marie Curie Action (MCA) | 1201338 | 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2016 |

REALTCUT - Towards real time multiscale simulation of cutting in non-linear materials with applications to surgical simulation and computer guided surgery | Bordas SPA, Kerfriden P | Commission of European Communities | 1075164 | 01/01/2012 - 31/12/2016 |

MULTIscale methods for FRACture - MULTIFRAC - travel grant | Bordas SPA, Kerfriden P | The British Council - Germany | 3000 | 01/07/2010 - 30/06/2011 |

### Supervised Students

Title | Student | Status | Degree |
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Error Controlled Adaptive Multiscale Method for Fracture in Polycrystalline Materials | RAHIMABADI Ahmed Akbari | Graduate | PhD |

Numerical Simulation And Optimisation Of Micro-EDM Using Geometrical Methods And Machine Learning | SURLERAUX Anthony Benoit | Graduate | PhD |

Gradient Smoothing in Finite Elasticity: near-incompressibility | LEE Chang-Kye | Thesis Submitted | PhD |

Energy-minimizing multi-crack growth inlinear elastic fracture using the extended finite element method with application to Smart-Cut silicon wafer splitting | SUTULA Danas | Thesis Submitted | PhD |

Integrating Numerical Simulation And Geometric Design Technology (Insist) | ALVES PALADIM Daniel | Current | PhD |

Shape Optimisation Directly From CAD: An Isogeometric Boundary Element Approach | LIAN Haojie | Graduate | PhD |

COMPUTATIONAL AND PHYSICAL MODELS OF SKIN FOR SURGICAL TRAINING. | BRONIK Kevin | Current | PhD |

Computaional Time Savings in Multiscale Fracture Mechanics Using Model Order Reduction | GOURY Olivier | Graduate | PhD |

ADAPTIVE MULTISCALE SIMULATION OF DAMAGE IN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES. | BONILLA VILLALBA Pedro | Current | PhD |

Multiscale methods for fracture during dynamic impact. | YU Peng | Current | PhD |

Enriched Finite Element Methods: Advances and Applications. | NATARAJAN Sundararajan | Graduate | PhD |

Streamlining Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) pipeline | DU Xiaohan | Current | PhD |

Isogeometric Boundary Element Methods for Linear Elastic Fracture Mechanics | PENG Xuan | Thesis Submitted | PhD |