Seminar Series: Spring 2016

January 29, 2016
Prof. Marcelo H. García (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
“Exploring the World of Density Current Flows: What do Snow Avalanches, Dust Storms, Oceanic Turbidity Currents and Underflows in the Chicago River Have in Common?

February 5, 2016

February 12, 2016
Prof. Scott Turner (State University of New York – ESF)
Life in the Transients

February 19, 2016
Prof. Keefe Manning (Pennsylvania State University)
“Toward a Computational Model for Macroscopic Predictions of Device-Induced Thrombosis

February 26, 2016
Prof. Zachary Gagnon (Chembe – Johns Hopkins University)
“Engineering Nonlinear Electrokinetic Flows at Polarizable Interfaces

March 4, 2016
Dr. Claudio Filippone (Thermadynamics Rail, LLC)
“Waste Heat Recovery Systems to Reduce Internal Combustion Engine Fuel
Consumption and Pollutant Emissions

March 11, 2016
Prof. Denny Kirwan (Univ. of Delaware)
“Coherent transport boundaries in 3D rotating stratified Euler flow

March 15, 2016 (Special Seminar)
Prof. Detlef Lohse (University of Twente)
“Double Diffusion and Rayleigh-Benard Convection”

March 18, 2016 (Special Seminar)
Dr. Navid Constantinou (Scripps Inst. of Oceanography – UCSD)
“Statistical State Dynamics of Planetary Turbulence

March 25, 2016
Dr. Richard J.A.M. Stevens (University of Twente)
Winner of the 2015 Corrsin-Kovasznay Outstanding Paper Award

“Challenging the large eddy simulation technique for turbulent wall-bounded flow with advanced a posteriori tests

April 1, 2016
Prof. Luca Biferale (University of Roma, Tor Vergata)
“Lagrangian and Eulerian Statistic in Rotating Turbulence

April 8, 2016
Prof. Grae Worster (University of Cambridge – DAMPT)
“Collapsing Ice Sheets

April 15, 2016
Prof. Bud Homsy (University of British Columbia)
Interfacial Fluid Mechanics: New Twists on an Old Subject

April 22, 2016
Prof. Alexandra Techet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
“3D Light Field Imaging of Multiphase and Biological Flows

April 29, 2016
Prof. Julie Crockett (Brigham Young University)
“Bouncing and Boiling Droplets on Slippery Superhydrophobic Surfaces

Center for Environmental and Applied Fluid Mechanics