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Computational Fluid Dynamics: Two- and Three-dimensional fluid flow analysis over a body using commercial software

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Dr. Abdul Aabid, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Abdul Aabid completed his undergraduate studies in aeronautical engineering at Visvesvaraya Technological University in 2010. Following his graduation, he joined the role of a lecturer at KBN College of Engineering from 2010 to 2012. Then, he pursued a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad in 2014. During the period spanning from 2014 to 2016, Dr. Aabid held the position of an assistant professor at Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering. Later, he embarked on his PhD journey in mechanical and aerospace engineering at the International Islamic University Malaysia, successfully earning his doctorate in 2020. Presently, he holds a researcher position at the Structures and Materials Research Lab of Prince Sultan University in Saudi Arabia. Dr. Aabid boasts an impressive publication record, having authored more than 100 research papers featured in esteemed international journals and conferences. His research interests encompass a wide spectrum, including solid mechanics and structures, fluid dynamics and control, as well as material science and engineering. His accomplishments have not gone without being seen, as he has received various awards throughout his career, including the titles of Outstanding Student, Outstanding Researcher, and Best Paper Presentation. In addition to his academic and research pursuits, Dr. Aabid is an associate member of the Royal Aeronautical Society UK, full membership of the Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society USA and previously holds a student membership in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers USA. Furthermore, he generously contributes to the academic community as an editorial board member for fluid dynamics & materials processing journal at Tech Science Press in USA and as the chief guest editor for the materials journal at MDPI in Switzerland.

Dr. Muneer Baig, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Muneer Baig completed his bachelor's degree from Osmania University, India in 1997. Then he moved to United States of America to pursue is master’s and PhD from University of New Orleans in 2002 and University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2009, respectively. His area of interest includes mechanical and materials engineering, and fluid dynamics and control. He has published more than 85 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, and he is a coauthor of fundamental examination book for civil engineering. He is currently serving as a guest editor for materials journal at MDPI in Switzerland and fluid dynamics & materials processing journal at Tech Science Press in USA. Dr. Muneer is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Engineering Management Department of Prince Sultan University. Before joining Prince Sultan University, he was working as an Assistant Professor at the Center of Excellence for Research in Engineering Materials, King Saud University from the year 2010 to 2017. During this time, he worked on several projects that were funded by the university and projects funded by KACST.

Prof. Sher Afghan Khan, International Islamic University Malaysia
Dr. S. A. Khan was born in UP, India, on April 07, 1957. He received a B.Sc. Engg. degree in Mechanical Engineering from AMU, Aligarh, India, in 1982. He obtained M. Tech and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering (Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics) from IIT Kanpur, India, in 1984 and 2001, respectively. He published many papers in International Journals and Conferences of repute. His research interest includes Experimental Aerodynamics, Active and Passive Control of High-Speed Jets and Flows with Sudden Expansion. He also works in Heat Transfer, Smart Materials, and application of soft computing high- Speed Fluid Flow, Estimation of Stability derivatives in pitch and roll for wedges, cones, ogives, and Delta Wings. Presently, he works as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has emerged as a powerful tool for analysing and simulating fluid flow phenomena in diverse fields such as aerospace, automotive, energy, and environmental engineering. This special issue aims to bring together cutting-edge research and developments in the application of CFD to investigate two- and three-dimensional fluid flow over various bodies using commercial software tools.


This special issue seeks contributions that showcase novel approaches, methodologies, and findings related to the application of commercial CFD software for the analysis of fluid flow over bodies. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Numerical Techniques: Presentations of innovative numerical methods, algorithms, and techniques for improving the accuracy and efficiency of fluid flow simulations.

  • Multi-Physics Simulations: Investigations involving the coupling of fluid flow simulations with other physical phenomena such as heat transfer, structural mechanics, and chemical reactions.

  • Turbulence Modelling: Studies focusing on the development and validation of turbulence models to accurately predict complex flow behavior over bodies.

  • Validation and Verification Studies: Papers that rigorously validate and verify CFD simulations against experimental data or benchmark problems, ensuring the reliability of the results.

  • Optimization and Design: Contributions addressing the use of CFD for optimization and design of bodies to achieve desired aerodynamic or hydrodynamic performance.

  • Industrial Applications: Case studies and real-world applications of CFD in industries such as aerospace, automotive, marine, and energy.


This special issue provides a unique platform for researchers and practitioners to disseminate their work and contribute to the advancement of computational fluid dynamics applied to two- and three-dimensional fluid flow analysis over bodies using commercial software. We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions.

Authors are invited to submit original research articles, review papers, or case studies relevant to the theme of the special issue. Submissions should adhere to the journal's guidelines, which can be found on the journal's website.


Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fluid flow phenomena; Aerospace; Automotive; Energy; Environmental engineering; Special issue; Research and development; Commercial software tools; Two-dimensional fluid flow; Three-dimensional fluid flow; Numerical techniques; Multi-physics; simulations; Turbulence modeling; Optimization and design

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