Seminar Series: Fall 2022

September 2, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Cecilia Huertas-Cerdeira (University of Maryland)
Leveraging Flexibility and Flow Unsteadiness: From Underwater Propellers to Energy Harvesters
Hosted By: Rui Ni (MechE)

September 9, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Gerrit E. Elsinga (Delft University of Technology)
Large Scale Shear Layers affect Dissipation Scaling
Hosted By: Rui Ni (MechE)

September 16, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Blair A. Johnson (The University of Texas at Austin)
Mixing, Morphology, and Melting in Homogeneous Isotropic Turbulence
Hosted By: Rui Ni (MechE)

September 23, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Myoungkyu Lee (University of Alabama)
“What are we Learning from the DNS of Wall-Bounded Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers?”
Hosted By: Dennice Gayme (MechE)

September 30, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Julie Lundquist (University of Colorado Boulder)
Enabling Renewable Energy Growth by Addressing Challenges in the Atmospheric Science of Wind Energy
Seminar co-hosted with ROSEI (host: C. Meneveau)

October 7, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Lucy T. Zhang (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
“Numerical Coupling Workflow of Multiphysics Interactions using Immersed Methods”
Hosted By: Rajat Mittal (MechE)

October 14, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Monica Martinez Wilhelmus (Brown University)
“Tracing the New Arctic”
Hosted By: Dennice Gayme (MechE)

October 21, 2022
FALL BREAK (No Seminar)

October 28, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Pedram Hassanzadeh (Rice University)
“Learning Data-Driven Subgrid-Scale Models for Geophysical Turbulence:
Stability, Extrapolation, and Interpretation”
Hosted By: Thomas Haine (EPS)

November 4, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Paolo Luzzatto-Fegiz (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Title: “Achieving Drag Reduction using Superhydrophobic Surfaces, even with Real-World Contaminants”
Hosted By: Prof. Rui Ni (MechE)

November 11, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Daniel Quinn (University of Virginia)
“Embodied intelligence in Robofish”
Hosted By: Prof. Rui Ni (MechE)

November 18, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Emmanuel Villermaux (Aix Marseille University)
“Bubbles Spray Aerosols: Certitudes, Mysteries, and a hint from Stanley Corrsin”
Hosted By: Rui Ni (MechE)

November 25 2022

December 2, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Yue (Stanley) Ling (University of South Carolina)
“Impact of Vaporization on Drop Breakup”
Hosted By: Gretar Tryggvason (MechE)

December 9, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Simo A. Mäkiharju (University of California, Berkeley)
“Multiphase Boundary Layers in Context of Frictional Drag Reduction”
Hosted By: Joseph Katz (MechE)


Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics