Kenji's Blog

Blog for Dr Kenji Takeda at the University of Southampton. Find out about what he's up to in aerodynamics, aircraft noise, flight simulation and Formula One teaching, research and schools outreach. Also see what's going on in the School of Engineering Sciences at the University of Southampton.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Windows Super...Super....Super...Computing

That's right, say it three times!!! 'Version 3' of Microsoft Windows High Performance Computing Server is out now - well almost... The Community Technical Preview is now available for download here. Read about some of the great new features in Ryan Waite's Blog posting. Ryan is the clever chap in Redmond who pieces together everyone's requests for new features and masterminds each new version. I was dead impressed with Windows HPC Server 2008, and they've already rolled up the next version for Windows HPC Server 2008 R2. Amazing!!! So whether you're new to Windows supercomputing, or raring to go to see what's new, check it out to make your life a whole lot easier :) The Microsoft HPC website is @ You can see what I get up to with this at the Microsoft Institute for HPC at Southampton here.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Build your own supersonic car....

That's right, you can have a go at building your very own supersonic car. We've just finished an online game that lets you try to design a 1000mph car. Can you do better then the BLOODHOUND SSC team??? So give it a go, and see if you can do better than your friends :) See for more about the project - join the adventure of a lifetime!!!