Seminar Series: Spring 2012

February 3, 2012

February 10, 2012
Dr. Abraham Stroock (Cornell University)
“Learning from plants about water at negative pressures

February 17, 2012
Dr. Kial Stewart (JHU | EPS)
“The Effects of Turbulent Mixing on an Overturning Circulation”

February 24, 2012
Dr. German Drazer (JHU | Chemical & Biomolecular Eng.)
“Transport of Suspended Particles in Periodic Systems: Applications to Microfluidics for Separation Sciences.”

March 2, 2012
Dr. Jiarong Hong (JHU | MechE) Winner of the
2011 Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award
“Experimental Investigation of Roughness Effect on Turbulence: From Near-Wall to Outer-layer”

March 9, 2012
Dr. Paul Romatschke (University of Colorado)
“Relativistic dissipative fluid dynamics confronts experiment”

March 16, 2012
Dr. Alan C. Newell (University of Arizona)
“Wave turbulence: A story far from over”

March 23, 2012

March 30, 2012
Dr. Kevin Grise (McGill University, Quebec)
“Equatorial planetary waves, the tropical tropopause, and climate variability

April 6, 2012
Dr. Geoffrey Spedding (University of Southern California)
“The emergence of pattern in stably-stratified turbulence”

April 13, 2012
Dr. Olivier Desjardins (Cornell University)
“Exploring Liquid Atomization with Supercomputers

April 20, 2012
Dr. Fady Najjar (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA)
“Multiphase Hydrodynamic Simulations of Energetic Materials Under Intense Shock Conditions

April 27, 2012
Dr. Sang Soo Lee (Naval Surface Warfare Center, MD)
“Nonlinear Growth of Wind-Driven Surface Waves by Critical-Layer Interaction

May 4, 2012
Dr. Kandaswamy Subramanian (IUCAA: Pune, India)
“Turbulent Dynamos in Astrophysics: Problems and Prospects

May 30, 2012  Special Seminar
Dr. Carlos Hidrovo (The University of Texas at Austin)
Gas-Liquid Multiphase Flows for High Speed Microfluidics

Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics