Submission Guidelines


  1. Prepare a 1-page Synopsis describing the problem statement in a PDF format.
  2. Make sure that your proposal is not among the list of Completed Research Migration Projects or Research Migration Projects in Progress.
  3. Along with the problem statement, the Synopsis should include details about the journal/publication from which your work is being migrated. This includes:
    • Title of the paper
    • Name of the journal/publication
    • Author(s)
    • Chapter volume pages

To view a sample Synopsis, click here.

Research Migration Project Directory

Prepare a Research Migration Project Directory in a .zip, .tar, or .gz folder. The directory should contain:

  1. Mesh file that can be created using OpenFOAM utilities or imported from other meshing software (GMsh, Salome, ANSYS, etc.).
  2. Simulated case directories using:
    • OpenFOAM v6 or above,
    • OpenFOAM v1806 or above, or
    • foam-extend 4.0 or above.
  3. Contours, plots, and data files post-processed using ParaView and/or Python scripts.
    Minimum 3-page report of Research Migration Project in PDF format specifying software details and dependencies on other codes/functions (if any). For report format please refer to Report Template and Guidelines. The editable templates (Microsoft Word & LaTeX) can be found here.

The completed Research Migration Project will be evaluated on:

  1. The complexity of the Project
  2. Validated results using other sources/references
  3. Quality of the report