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Simulation

Computer simulation of particle deposition in lungs
Simulations of particle deposition in lungs provide insight into asthma medication efficacy

Simulation explores the use of computers to solve complex numerical models, particularly those that have to be evaluated many times to generate dynamical information. Researchers in this theme are significant users of the fastest supercomputer in the Southern Hemisphere which is housed at the Pawsey supercomputing centre, resulting in Curtin being the largest institutional user of this world-class resource.

Research activities in this theme include:

• Computational Materials Science

• Computational Physics

• Computational Biology

• Computational Fluid Dynamics

• Tax-Benefit Micro Simulation

• Agent-Based Modelling of Tourism Flows

• Finite Elements Methods

• Dynamic Simulation of Supply Chains