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Taraxacum Agriculture & Biology
low Reynolds number Physics & Astronomy
flight Agriculture & Biology
sinking Physics & Astronomy
fruits Agriculture & Biology
converters Physics & Astronomy
bubbles Physics & Astronomy
dissipation Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 2013 2018

A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion

Cummins, C., Seale, M., Macente, A., Certini, D., Mastropaolo, E., Viola, I. M. & Nakayama, N., 17 Oct 2018, In : Nature. 562, 7727, p. 414-418 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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vortex rings
flight
porosity
seeds
vortices

Design principles of hair-like structures as biological machines

Seale, M., Cummins, C., Viola, I. M., Mastropaolo, E. & Nakayama, N., 31 May 2018, In : Interface. 15, 20180206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Geometry
Biomimetics
Adhesion
Mechanical properties
Water

Analytical and computational modelling for wave energy systems: the example of oscillating wave surge converters

Dias, F., Renzi, E., Gallagher, S., Sarkar, D., Wei, Y., Abadie, T., Cummins, C. & Rafiee, A., Aug 2017, In : Acta Mechanica Sinica. 33, 4, p. 647-662 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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File
wave energy
modeling
sustainability
fluid mechanics
cost

A new model of viscous dissipation for an oscillating wave surge converter

Cummins, C. P. & Dias, F. A., Apr 2017, In : Journal of Engineering Mathematics. 103, 1, p. 195-216 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
converters
dissipation
hydrodynamic coefficients
viscous drag
flow theory

Permeable disks at low Reynolds numbers

Viola, I. M., Cummins, C., Mastropaolo, E. & Nakayama, N., 19 Nov 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

low Reynolds number
wakes
vortices
drag coefficients
direct numerical simulation

Prizes

BAMC/SIAM Best Student Talk

Cathal Cummins (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

mechanic
student

Conway Medal

Cathal Cummins (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

physics

Five Scientific Findings That Could Lead to New Inventions

Cathal Cummins (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Research
Lead

Front cover feature of Physics Today

Cathal Cummins (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

physics

La Recherche's l'image du mois

Cathal Cummins (Recipient), Dec 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media

How do dandelions spread their seeds?

Cathal Cummins

23/08/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

The uplifting science of how dandelion seeds stay aloft

Cathal Cummins

2/07/19

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Drifting Dandelion Seeds Produce a Vortex Never Before Seen

Cathal Cummins

23/10/18

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Dandelion seeds create vortexes to remain aloft

Cathal Cummins

22/10/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Why Dandelion Seeds Are So Good At Floating

Cathal Cummins

18/10/18

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Research