Seminar Series: Fall 2011

August 26, 2011 (Joint Seminar)
Dr. Dana Yoerger (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution – WHOI)
“Applying Lessons from Hydrothermal Vent Exploration to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill”

September 9, 2011
Dr. Anand Gnanadesikan (Johns Hopkins University – EPS)
“Role of mixing in the large-scale circulation of the ocean”

September 16, 2011
Prof. S. Balachandar (University of Florida)
“Interplay between turbulence and particles in environmental flows”

September 23, 2011
Dr. Inga Koszalka (Johns Hopkins University – EPS)
“Investigating transport and mixing of Atlantic Water in the Nordic Seas with surface drifters

September 30, 2011
Prof. Robert A. Dalrymple (Johns Hopkins University – CE)
“The Tōhoku-Oki Tsunami of 2011”

October 7, 2011
Dr. Maša Prodanović (University of Texas at Austin)
“Integration of image analysis and fluid interface modeling for prediction of flow properties in complex porous media”

October 14, 2011
Prof. Ari Glezer (Georgia Institute of Technology)
“Aerodynamic Flow Control by Virtual Surface Modification
using Trapped Vorticity”

October 19, 2011 (SPECIAL Joint Seminar with E²SHI)
Prof. Martin Greiner (University of Aarhus)
A 100% renewable power system in Europe

October 28, 2011
Dr. Nicos Martys (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
“Multi-scale modeling of suspensions: application to cement based materials”

November 4, 2011
Dr. Jian Shen (Virginia Institute of Marine Science)
“Using Transport Timescales to Interpret Estuarine Eutrophication of the Chesapeake Bay”

November 11, 2011
Dr. Marie Farge (École Normale Supérieure)
“Why and How to use Wavelets to Study Turbulence

November 18, 2011
Dr. Yosuke Hasegawa (University of Tokyo)
“Optimal Control of Turbulent Transport Phenomena for Effective Energy Utilization”

November 18, 2011
Dr. Ryuichi Nagaosa (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan & Center for Environmental Energy Engineering, UMD)
“An effect of a first-order chemical reaction on turbulent scalar transfer into a turbulent liquid across a gas-liquid interface”

November 25, 2011

December 2, 2011
Dr. Ben Zaitchik (Johns Hopkins University – EPS)
“Mechanisms of Land-Atmosphere Feedback During Drought”

Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics