Seminar Series: Spring 2015

January 30, 2015
Prof. Alexander Smits (Princeton University)
“High Reynolds number flows, the atmospheric boundary layer, and wind turbines”

February 6, 2015
Prof. Cristina L. Archer (University of Delaware)
“Numerical simulations of wind turbine wakes for multi-scale geophysical applications

February 13, 2015
Prof. Louis N. Cattafesta, III (Florida State University)
“On the Control of a Canonical Separated Flow”

February 20, 2015
Dr. William Seviour (Earth and Planetary Sciences at JHU)
“Extreme variability of the stratospheric polar vortex”

February 27, 2015
Prof. Satish Kumar (University of Minnesota – Twin Cities)
Dynamic Wetting Failure and Air Entrainment in Coating Flows

March 6, 2015
Dr. Sonya A. Legg (NOAA)
“Ocean Mixing by Breaking Internal Tides

March 13, 2015

March 19, 2015
Dr. Per Johan Brandvik (SINTEF Materials & Chemistry, Trondheim)
“Initial Droplet Formation of Subsea Releases of Oil & Gas. Laboratory Studies to Study the Effect of Oil Properties, Release Conditions and Injection of Dispersants”

March 20, 2015

March 27, 2015
Prof. Pierre Lubin (Université de Bordeaux)
“Numerical Simulations of the Three-Dimensional Flow Structures under Breaking Waves

April 3, 2015
Prof. C. Thomas Avedisian (Cornell University)
Spherically Symmetric Droplet Combustion: A Simplified Liquid Fuel Burning Configuration for a Complex Combustion Process

April 10, 2015
Prof. Johan Larsson (University of Maryland, College Park)
“The Effect of Strong Wall-Cooling on High-Speed Turbulent Boundary Layers”

April 17, 2015
Prof. John P. McHugh (University of New Hampshire)
“Internal Waves Near Interfaces

April 24, 2015
Prof. Harry Swinney (University of Texas at Austin)
“Internal Gravity Wave Dynamics in the Oceans

May 1, 2015
Prof. Ali Mani (Stanford University)
“Fluid Mechanics of Electrochemical Interfaces: Instability and Chaos Near Ion-Selective Surfaces”

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