Progress on our new towing tank

Excitement is building at the University of Southampton as the new 138 metre ship model basin nears the end of the construction phase. The building structural...
Progress on new towing tank

Recruiting at the Wolfson Unit

Following the departure of two members of staff this month, we are looking for a new engineer to join our team. The job advert can be found here.Kostas...

WUMTIA joins E-Lass network

The Wolfson Unit takes part in the European network E-Lass which aims to promote the application of composite materials in the maritime industry, enable the...
Composite materials E-Lass Wolfson Unit

CFD for UK's Met Office

The Wolfson Unit have recently conducted CFD consultancy work for the Met Office, simulating the flow around a weather balloon launch shed. Detached eddy...
Computational Fluid Dynamics Detached Eddy Simulation

New ship model basin under construction

These are exciting times for the Wolfson Unit and all those at the University of Southampton with an interest in marine technology. The new towing tank...
New ship model basin

Welcome to the Wolfson Unit MTIA

The Wolfson Unit offers model testing, CFD, consultancy and software services to a worldwide customer base in the fields of Naval Architecture, Industrial Aerodynamics and Marine Engineering.

We conduct tests in model basins, towing tanks and wind tunnels as well as full scale trials. We also offer CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics), FEA (Finite Element Analysis) and Marine Design Software.