Seminar Series: Spring 2011

January 21, 2011
Dr. Hui Hu (Iowa State University)
“Development of Advanced Flow Diagnostic Techniques to Study Complex Thermofluid Phenomena”

February 4, 2011
Dr. David DiCarlo (University of Texas at Austin)
“Can Dynamic Multi-Phase Flow Models Describe Saturation Overshoot and Preferential Flow?”

February 11, 2011
Dr. Markus Hilpert (Johns Hopkins University)
“Incorporation of Dynamic Contact Angle into Models for Two-Phase Flow in Porous Media”

February 18, 2011
Dr. Alexis Hérault (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers & Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Catania).
“Modeling Lava Flows Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics and GPUs”

February 25, 2011
Dr. Dennice Gayme (California Institute of Technology)
Energy Efficiency: From Fundamental Physics to Power Systems

March 4, 2011
Dr. John Dabiri (California Institute of Technology) Joint Seminar
“A New Approach to Wind Energy”

March 11, 2011
Dr. Alan Brandt (Johns Hopkins University – APL)
“Stratified Wake Flows”

March 18, 2011 (Special Time/Location)
Dr. Dale Chayes (Columbia University)
Development and operation of an aircraft-based through-ice CTD Rosette

March 18, 2011
Dr. Amy H. Butler (NOAA/NCEP)
“The Atmospheric Circulation Response to Idealized Thermal Forcings in a Simple GCM”

March 25, 2011

April 1, 2011
Dr. Di Yang (Johns Hopkins University)
Winner of the 2010 Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award
“Numerical Study of Turbulence over Water Waves”

April 8, 2011
Dr. Ruben Juanes (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“Nonequilibrium physics of multiphase flow through porous media:
Origin of gravity fingering during infiltration”

April 12, 2011 (Special Seminar)
Prof. Hezi Gildor (The Hebrew University)
“Submesoscale mixing observations and modeling: from vertical density currents to horizontal barriers to mixing”

April 15, 2011
Prof. Bruce Sutherland (University of Alberta)
“The Lifecycle of Anelastic Internal Wavepackets”

April 22, 2011
Prof. Tamay M. Özgökmen (University of Miami)
Large Eddy Simulations of Mixed Layer Instabilities and Sampling Strategies”

April 29, 2011
Dr. Massimiliano Fatica (NVIDIA)
“High Performance Computing with CUDA

Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics