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Tech Leader, IBM Research
Daresbury Laboratory
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Professional Associations:  Fellow, Higher Education Academy  |  Fellow, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications


2017

Non-intrusive uncertainty quantification of computational fluid dynamics simulations: notes on the accuracy and efficiency
Ma\lgorzata Zimo\'n, Robert Sawko, David Emerson, Christopher Thompson
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, American Physical Society, 2017

An Inertial two-phase model of wax transport in a pipeline during pigging operations
Andrea Boghi, Lloyd Brown, Robert Sawko, Christopher Paul Thompson
International Journal of Multiphase Flow94, 17--30, 2017

Uncertainty Quantification at the Molecular--Continuum Model Interface
Ma\lgorzata J. Zimo\'n, Robert Sawko, David R. Emerson, Christopher Thompson
Fluids, 2017


2016

Numerical simulations of drop size evolution in a horizontal pipeline
A.C. Bourdillon, P.G. Verdin, C.P. Thompson
International Journal of Multiphase Flow78, 44--58, Elsevier, 2016


2015

Generalized breakup and coalescence models for population balance modelling of liquid-liquid flows
Marcin Traczyk, Robert Sawko, Chris Thompson
arXiv preprint arXiv:1511.07648, 2015

A comparative study of numerical error reduction for CFD applications in OpenFOAM.
A.C. Bourdillon, R. Sawko, P.G. Verdin, C.P. Thompson
In preparation, 2015

Numerical simulations of water freezing processes in cavities and cylindrical enclosures
A.C. Bourdillon, P.G. Verdin, C.P. Thompson
Applied Thermal Engineering75, 839--855, Elsevier, 2015


2014

CFD modelling of stratified/atomization gas--liquid flow in large diameter pipes
P.G. Verdin, C.P. Thompson, L.D. Brown
International Journal of Multiphase Flow 67(Supplement), Pages--135, Elsevier, 2014


2013

Compiled by
AD Burns, KA Cliffe, IS Duff, CP Jackson, JR Kightley, PC Robinson, PJ Stopford, CP Thompson, NS Wilkes
The Efficient Use of Vector Computers with Emphasis on Computational Fluid Dynamics: A GAMM-Workshop, pp. 244, 2013

Reducing Communication Overhead in Multi-GPU Hybrid Solver for 2D Laplace’s Equation
Michal Czapinski, Chris P. Thompson, Stuart Barnes
Int J Parallel Prog, Springer, 2013

Adaptive mesh refinement for two-phase slug flows with an a priori indicator
M Gourma, N Jia, C.P. Thompson
International Journal of Multiphase Flow49, 83--98, Pergamon, 2013


2012

A parallel adaptive multigrid algorithm for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations
C. P. Thompson
Asymptotic and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations with Critical Parameters, pp. 293--309, Springer Science \& Business Media, 2012

Validation of 2D CFD for two-phase transient flow in a channel and comparison with 1D model
Stamatis Kalogerakos, Mustapha Gourma, Christopher P. Thompson
Proc ASME 2012 Int Mech Eng Congress \& Exposition IMECE2012, pp. IMECE2012--87506

Interface turbulence treatments in RANS models of stratified gas/liquid flows
Chris P. Thompson, Robert Sawko
Proc ASME 2012 Int Mech Eng Congress \& Exposition IMECE2012, pp. IMECE2012--89421

Y-dependent perturbation analysis of wave growth for 2D volume of fluid model
Stamatis Kalogerakos, Mustapha Gourma, Chris P Thompson
AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 2229--2232, 2012


2011

Use of 2-D CFD for simulating two-phase flows in horizontal pipes
Stamatis Kalogerakos, Mustapha Gourma, Chris P Thompson
International Association of Science and Technology for Development, Applied Simulation and Modelling, 2011

Towards multiphase periodic boundary conditions with flow rate constraint
Robert Sawko, Chris P Thompson
AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 147--150, 2011

A novel shape optimization method using knot insertion algorithm in B-spline and its application to transonic airfoil design
PA Sherar, CP Thompson, B Xu, B Zhong
Academic Journals, 2011

Non-Newtonian multi-phase flows: on drag reduction, pressure drop and liquid wall friction factor
N Jia, M Gourma, CP Thompson
Chemical engineering science 66(20), 4742--4756, Pergamon, 2011


2010

A GA-Based Approach for Parameter Learning of Discrete Dynamic Bayesian Networks
Huange Wang, Xiaoguang Gao, CP Thompson
Computer Modeling and Simulation, 2010. ICCMS'10. Second International Conference on, pp. 390--393

Estimation of rate of strain magnitude and average viscosity in turbulent flow of shear thinning and yield stress fluids
Robert Sawko, Chris P Thompson
AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 1696--1699, 2010

Improving the performance of cascade correlation neural networks on multimodal functions
Mike Riley, Karl W Jenkins, Chris P Thompson, others
International Association of Engineers IAENG, 2010

A study of early stopping, ensembling, and patchworking for cascade correlation neural networks
Mike JW Riley, Karl W Jenkins, Chris P Thompson, others
International Journal of Applied Mathematics 40(4), 307--316, IAENG/International Association of Engineers/Newswood Limited, 2010


2009

Advanced higher order spectra for classification of damage in transient conditions
Len Gelman, E Lapena, Christopher Thompson
Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 20(11), 1343--1349, Sage Publications Sage UK: London, England, 2009

Predictions of droplet distribution in low liquid loading, stratified flow in a large diameter pipeline
L Brown, GF Hewitt, B Hu, CP Thompson, P Verdin, others
14th International Conference on Multiphase Production Technology, 2009

Adaptive diagnosis of the bilinear mechanical systems
Leonid Gelman, S Gorpinich, C Thompson
Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 23(5), 1548--1553, Academic Press, 2009

Novel recursive inference algorithm for discrete dynamic Bayesian networks
Chris P Thompson
Progress in Natural Science9, 017, 2009

Novel recursive inference algorithm for discrete dynamic Bayesian networks
Huange Wang, Xiaoguang Gao, Chris P Thompson
Progress in Natural Science 19(9), 1147--1151, Elsevier, 2009

Aircraft target recognition based on recursive inference of fuzzy discrete DBNs
Huange Wang, Xiaoguang Gao, Chris P Thompson
Advanced Computer Control, 2009. ICACC'09. International Conference on, pp. 183--187


2008

Characterization of photocurrent and voltage limitations of copper (indium, gallium) selenide thin-film polycrystalline solar cells
Christopher P Thompson
Ph.D. Thesis, 2008

CHARACTERIZATION OF PHOTOCURRENT AND VOLTAGE
Christopher P Thompson
Ph.D. Thesis, 2008

3D thermal mapping
KKJ Ranga Dinesh, KW Jenkins, CP Thompson
Applied Mathematics and Computing Group, School of Engineering, Cranfield University, UK, 2008

Pengecaman Kedudukan Penumpang Menggunakan Momen Ortogon Legendre dan Teknik Pengambangan Setempat
CHOONG-YEUN LIONG, Chris Thompson, YUAN-CHIU TEO
Journal of Quality Measurement and Analysis JQMA 4(2), 81--99, 2008

Explicit finite volume modeling of aircraft anti-icing and de-icing
Ouahid Harireche, Patrick Verdin, Chris P Thompson, David W Hammond, others
Journal of Aircraft 45(6), 1924, 2008


2007

An Optimization Method Based On B-spline Shape Functions \& the Knot Insertion Algorithm.
PA Sherar, CP Thompson, B Xu, B Zhong
World congress on engineering, pp. 862--866, 2007


2006

Teaching the concept of total pain: An interprofessional learning experience
Pippa Hall, Kate Strasburg, Tim Willett, Emily Martin, Christy Thompson, Frances Fothergill-Bourbonnais, Frances Legault, Mary Egan, Susan Brajtman, Maryse Bouvette, others
JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE CARE, pp. 193--194, 2006


2005

A novel, parallel PDE solver for unstructured grids
Dulcen\'eia Becker, Chris Thompson
International Conference on Large-Scale Scientific Computing, pp. 638--645, 2005

ADAPTIVE VIBROACOUSTICAL FREE OSCILLATION METHOD FOR FATIGUE CRACK DIAGNOSTICS
L Gelman, M Crocker, S Gorpinich M Sanderson1 C Thompson
Sound and Vibration11, 14, 2005

Novel Vibro-Acoustical Technology for Pipe Deposition Monitoring
L Gelman, P Jenkin, M Sanderson, C Thompson, I Petrunin
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMADEM 8(4), 24, COMADEM INTERNATIONAL, UK, 2005

Intelligent Recognition: Components of the Short-Time Fourier Transform Vs. Conventional Approaches
Leonid Gelman, Mike Sanderson, Chris Thompson, Paul Anuzis
Computer-Aided Intelligent Recognition Techniques and Applications, 439--451, John Wiley \& Sons, Ltd, 2005

Numerical experiments of two-phase flow in pipelines with a two-fluid compressible model
P Loilier, C Omgba-Essama, Chris Thompson
2005

Automatic Multi-Stepping Approach for Ice Predictions
PG Verdin, CP Thompson
IASME Transactions, Issue12, 2005

Stereovision-based object segmentation for automotive applications
Yingping Huang, Shan Fu, Chris Thompson
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2005(14), 2322--2329, Hindawi Publishing Corporation

Transient averaging to combine large eddy simulation with Reynolds averaged Navier--Stokes simulations
J Turnbull, CP Thompson
Computers \& chemical engineering 29(2), 379--392, Elsevier, 2005


2004

Damage detection capabilities based on new signal processing approach
Len M Gelman, Ivan V Petrunin, Mike L Sanderson, Chris P Thompson
integration1, 2, 2004

Fatigue crack monitoring in aero-engines: simulation and experiments
Leonid M Gelman, Ivan V Petrunin, Chris Thompson
Optical Technologies for Industrial, Environmental, and Biological Sensing, pp. 389--395, 2004

Intelligent vision systems for automotive applications
Shan Fu, Chris Thompson
Computing and Control Engineering 15(4), 20--24, IET Digital Library, 2004

A new generalized approach for feature representation in vibroacoustical fault diagnosis
L Gelman, P Jenkin, M Sanderson, C Thompson, MJ Crocker
International Journal of Acoustics and Vibration 9(1), 13--16, 2004


2003

Signal recognition: Fourier transform vs. Hartley transform
Leonid Gelman, Michael Sanderson, Christopher Thompson
Pattern recognition 36(12), 2849--2853, Pergamon, 2003

Signal recognition: Fourier transform vs. Cosine transform
Leonid Gelman, Michael Sanderson, Christopher Thompson
Pattern recognition letters 24(15), 2823--2827, North-Holland, 2003

Reprinted with permission from Applied Optics, Vol. 38 (8), pp. 1343-1347 (March 10, 1999).\copyright 1999 Optical Society of America.
Keith Powell, Deeph Chana, David Fish, Chris Thompson
Selected Papers on CCD and CMOS Imagers177, 342, Society of Photo Optical, 2003

Restoration and frequency analysis of smeared CCD images
Keith POWELL, Deeph CHANA, David FISH, Chris THOMPSON
SPIE milestone series177, 342--346, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2003

Fatigue crack monitoring in aero-engines: simulation and experiments [5272-54]
LM Gelman, IV Petrunin, C Thompson
PROCEEDINGS-SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, pp. 389--395, 2003

Intelligent imaging systems for automative applications (Invited Paper)[5272-40]
C Thompson, Y Huang, S Fu
PROCEEDINGS-SPIE THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR OPTICAL ENGINEERING, pp. 273--285, 2003

Intelligent imaging systems for automotive applications
Chris Thompson, Yingping Huang, Shan Fu
Proceedings of SPIE, pp. 273--285, 2003

Vibro-acoustic deposit detection in pipelines
L Gelman, I Petrunin, M Sanderson, C Thompson
Insight-Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring 45(7), 466--470, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, 2003

Well-posedness of incompressible models of two-and three-phase flow
M Louaked, L Hanich, CP Thompson
IMA journal of applied mathematics 68(6), 595--620, IMA, 2003


2002

AN IMPLICIT ONE-DIMENSIONAL TWO-PHASE COMPRESSIBLE FLOW SOLVER FOR PIPELINES
LC Daniels, CP Thompson, C Guardino
Multiphase Science and Technology 14(2), Begel House Inc., 2002

A model for overland flow over agricultural land and application to particle transport
JPF Charpin, CA Llewelyn, TG Myers, John N Quinton, CP Thompson
Journal of Agricultural Science 139(1), 103, 2002

Mathematical and Numerical Modelling of Three-Phase Flows in Pipelines
L Hanich, CP Thompson
Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2000, pp. 565--570, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2002

Millimetre-Wave Automotive Radar Advance Path Measurement
Edward G Hoare, PS Hall, R Hill, SH Tsang, C Thompson, S Fu, N Clarke
Technical Report, SAE Technical Paper, 2002

Slowly accreting ice due to supercooled water impacting on a cold surface
TG Myers, JPF Charpin, CP Thompson
Physics of Fluids 14(1), 240--256, AIP Publishing, 2002


2001

Validation of a novel algorithm for the adaptive calculation of transient stratified flow of gas, oil and water in pipelines
L Hanich, C Thompson
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 51(5), 579--607, John Wiley \& Sons, Ltd., 2001


2000

Applied Mathematics and Computing Group
M Louaked, L Hanich, C Thompson
2000

UV induced fluorescence and comparative velocity measurement of thin liquid films
H Anderson, S Fu, TG Myers, CP Thompson
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium On Flow Visualization, pages (Paper 8), pp. 1--7, 2000


1999

A computational and experimental study of flows in a distribution chamber: Validation of a numerical model
VH Wong, CP Thompson, P Avery
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering 213(4), 217--230, SAGE Publications, 1999

Jaguar cars' near infrared night vision system--overview of human factors research to date
Philip Barham, Philip Oxley, Chris Thompson, David Fish, Alex Rio
Vision in vehicles7, 177--185, Elsevier Publishing, 1999

Restoration and frequency analysis of smeared CCD images
Keith Powell, Deeph Chana, David Fish, Chris Thompson
Applied optics 38(8), 1343--1347, Optical Society of America, 1999

Numerical Simulation of One-Dimensional Transient Multiphase Flow
P Lezeau, CP Thompson
Applied Mathematics and Computing Group, 1--33, 1999

Enhancement to the numerical performance of simulation tools for one-dimensional transient multiphase flow
P Lezeau, CP Thompson
Technical Report, TR TMF, 1999


1998

Application of the full approximation storage method to the numerical simulation of two-dimensional steady incompressible viscous multiphase flows
CP Thompson, P Lezeau
International journal for numerical methods in fluids 28(8), 1217--1239, Wiley Online Library, 1998


1997

Far/near infrared adapted pyramid-based fusion for automotive night vision
F Jahard, DA Fish, AA Rio, CP Thompson
Image Processing and Its Applications, 1997., Sixth International Conference on, pp. 886--890


1996

Some Calculations of Fluid Loading Using Computational Fluid Dynamics
Hugh George David Goyder, CP Thompson
HSE Books, 1996


1995

5th International Conference Loss Prevention in the Oil and Gas Industry: papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Loss Prevention in the Oil and Gas Industry
Chris PA Thompson
Mechanical Engineering Publications, 1995

The development and application of a Stereolithography build simulator
C Jelley, CP Thompson
Proceedings of the First National Conference on RP \& Tooling Research, 1995


1993

4th International Conference on Offshore Loss Prevention--a Systematic Approach
Chris PA Thompson
Wiley, 1993

A parallel adaptive multi-grid algorithm for the incompressible Navier--Stokes equations
CP Thompson
Asymptotic and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations with Critical Parameters (Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Workshop on Asymptotic-Induced Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations), Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp. 293--309, 1993


1992

A dynamically adaptive multigrid algorithm for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations—validation and model problems
CP Thompson, GK Leaf, John Van Rosendale
Applied numerical mathematics 9(6), 511--532, North-Holland, 1992

On the parallelization of an adaptive multigrid algorithm for a class of flow problems
Christopher P Thompson, Wayne R Cowell, Gary K Leaf
Parallel computing 18(4), 449--466, North-Holland, 1992


1991

Developments in the solution of the incompressible Navier Stokes equations: multigrid algorithms, parallelism and software tools
Christopher P Thompson
Ph.D. Thesis, 1991

A dynamically adaptive multigrid algorithm for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations: Validation and model problems(Final Report)
CP THOMPSON, GK LEAF, J VANROSENDALE
1991


1990

Tools to aid in discovering parallelism and localizing arithmetic in Fortran programs
Wayne R Cowell, Christopher P Thompson
Software: Practice and Experience 20(1), 25--47, Wiley Online Library, 1990


1988

A note on the vectorization of algebraic multigrid algorithms
Rolf Hempel, Chris Thompson
Applied mathematics and computation 26(3), 245--256, Elsevier, 1988

Application of a multigrid method to a buoyancy-induced flow problem
CP Thompson, GK Leaf, SP Vanka
Multigrid Methods--Theory, Applications and Supercomputing, 605--629, DTIC Document, 1988


1987

On the performance of some rapid elliptic solvers on a vector processor
JR Kightley, CP Thompson
SIAM journal on scientific and statistical computing 8(5), 701--715, SIAM, 1987

Numerical studies of buoyancy-driven turbulent flow in a rectangular cavity
CP Thompson, NS Wilkes, IP Jones
International journal for numerical methods in engineering 24(1), 89--99, Wiley Online Library, 1987


1986

Numerical Problems Associated with the Modelling of Natural Convection Flows in Cavities
NS Wilkes, CP Thompson, Harwell (United Kingdom); UKAEA Atomic Energy Research Establishment
Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 1986

Transforming FORTRAN DO loops to improve performance on vector architectures
Wayne R Cowell, Christopher P Thompson
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) 12(4), 324--353, ACM, 1986


1985

On the numerical solution of 3-D incompressible flow problems
NS Wilkes, CP Thompson, JR Kightley, IP Jones, AD Burns, Harwell (United Kingdom). Computer Science UKAEA Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Systems Div;
UKAEA Atomic Energy Research Establishment Computer Science and Systems Division, 1985

FLOW3D: A computer code for the prediction of laminar and turbulent flow, and heat transfer: release 1
IP Jones, JR Kightley, CP Thompson, NS Wilkes
UKAEA Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 1985


1984

Laminar Flow over a Backward Facing Step: Numerical Solutions for a Test Problem
KA Cliffe, IP Jones, JD Porter, CP Thompson, NS Wilkes
Analysis of Laminar Flow over a Backward Facing Step, pp. 140--161, Vieweg+ Teubner Verlag, 1984


1983

An evaluation of higher-order upwind differencing for elliptic flow problems
NS Wilkes, CP Thompson
Numerical Methods in Laminar and Turbulent Flow, pp. 248--257, 1983

Wave coalescence and entrainment in vertical annular two-phase flow
NS Wilkes, BJ Azzopardi, CP Thompson
International Journal of Multiphase Flow 9(4), 383--398, Pergamon, 1983


1982

Experiments with higher-order finite difference formulae
C. P. Thompson, NS Wilkes
UKAEA Atomic Energy Research Establishment, 1982


1981

Numerical solutions for a comparison problem on natural convection in an enclosed cavity
IP Jones, CP Thompson
Computer Science and Systems Division AERE, 1981


1980

A note on the use of non-uniform grids in finite difference calculations
IP Jones, CP Thompson
Boundary and Interior Layers, Computational and Asymptotic methods, 332--341, 1980

On the use of nonuniform grids in finite difference calculations
IP Jones, CP Thompson
AERE Report R-9765, Harwell, Oxfordshire, England, 1980


1978

The Numerical Solution of Some Differential Equations Arising in Industry
CP Thompson
Ph.D. Thesis, 1978


Year Unknown

DRAFT: INTERFACE TURBULENCE TREATMENTS IN RANS MODELS OF STRATIFIED GAS/LIQUID FLOWS
Chris P Thompson
0

VIBROACOUSTICAL DAMPING DIAGNOSTICS: NOVEL APPROACH
Leonid Gelman, Malcolm Crocker, Peter Jenkin, Ivan Petrunin, Mike Sanderson, Chris Thompson
0

A NEW GENERIC APPROACH FOR PATTERN RECOGNITION
Leonid M Gelman, Malcolm J Crocker, Michael L Sanderson, Christopher P Thompson
0

Reservoir souring: Problems, uncertainties and modelling. Part I: Problems and uncertainty involved in prediction. Part II: Preliminary investigations of a computational model
JE Paulsen, PA Read, CP Thompson, C Jelley, P Lezeau
0

INTELLIGENT VISION SYSTEMS FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS by Michael Millman
Shun Fu, Chris Thompson, Ryan Wynn, Matthew Peach
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SIMULATION OF GAS NON-NEWTONIAN TWO PHASE SLUG FLOW PRESSURE DROP
Ninghong Jia, Mustapha Gourma, Chris P Thompson
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