Seminar Series: Fall 2007

Sept 14 , 2007
Dr. Qiang Zhu (University of California, San Diego)
“From Offshore Structures to Red Blood Cell Membrance: Examples of Fluid-Structure Interaction in Tethered Objects “

September 21, 2007
Dr. Han Seo Ko (Sungkyunkwan University)
“Analysis of Three-Dimensional Density Distributions for Unsteady Flow Using Visualization Technique”

September 28, 2007
Dr. Yin Lu Young (Princeton University)
“Physical and Numerical Modeling of Tsunami Erosion and Soil Failure”

October 5, 2007
Dr. Rob Scott (University of Texas at Austin)
“Large Scale oceanic turbulence explored with satellite observations and numerical models”

October 12, 2007
Dr. Tihomir Hristov (Johns Hopkins University)
“Surface waves and wave-driven fields over the ocean: Implications for atmospheric electromagnetics and ocean acoustics”

October 19, 2007
Dr. Manoochehr Koochesfahani (Michigan State University)
“Boundary-layer resolved measurements of Unsteady Separation using Molecular Tagging Velocimetry (MTV)”

October 26, 2007
Dr. Paul O’Gorman (California Institute of Technology)
“The curious case of large-scale turbulence in the atmosphere”

November 2, 2007
Dr. David Straub (McGill University)
Effect of near-inertial oscillations on the ocean mid-latitude double-gyre problem”

November 9, 2007
Dr. Jonathon Wright (Columbia University)
“The role of ambient relative humidity in regulating water vapor changes in the tropical upper troposphere: An observational constraint for GCMs”

November 16, 2007
Dr. Detlef Lohse (University of Twente)
“Zipping wetting – and other surface phenomena”

November 30, 2007
Dr. Fernando Porte-Agel (University Minnesota)
“Modeling turbulent fluxes in heterogeneous thermally stratified boundary layers”

December 7, 2007
Dr. Eliot Fried (Washington University)
“A Conjectured Hierarchy of Length Scales in a generalization of the Navier-Stokes Equation for Turbulent Fluid Flow”

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