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Fluid Dynamics Seminars, 2011

Fluid Dynamics Seminar
Fluid Dynamics Research Centre
University of Warwick


February 2nd: Spanwise rotation effects on wall bounded flows
Prof. Henrik Alferdsson (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

February 9th: A stereo-PIV study into the structure of Taylor-Columns generated by a rotating disc ( Abstract )
Jop Vlaskamp (Engineering, University of Warwick)

February 16th: Dirty dancing with two left feet: the Rio Bermejo-Paraguay confluence tango! ( Abstract )
Dr Daniel Parsons (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds)

February 23rd: On eagles' wings: aerodynamics and flight control ( Abstract )
Dr Graham K. Taylor (Animal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Zoology, Oxford University)

March 2nd: The flow and arrest of visco-plastic and granular materials ( Abstract )
Dr. Andrew Hogg (Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol)

March 9th: Electrical Tomography applied to two phase (gas/liquid, gas/solid) flows ( Abstract )
Prof. Barry Azzopardi (Faculty of Engineering, Nottingham University)

April 14th: High-Speed Microjets ( Abstract )
Prof. Sigurdur Thoroddsen (Mechanical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)

May 18th: Failing Plume: Flow behavior of thermo-chemical plumes in the Earth’s mantle ( Abstract )
Dr. Ichiro Kumagai (Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University)

May 19th (! Thursday !): Signatures of upscale and downscale energy cascades in QuickSCAT winds over the equatorial Pacific ( Abstract )
Dr. Greg King (University of Lisbon)

June 1st: Beyond the slip length –Explaining high flow rates in carbon nanotubes ( Abstract )
Dr. Davide Mattia (University of Bath)

June 15th: Laboratory experiments on tidal internal gravity waves ( Abstract )
Joel Sommeria (Laboratoire des Ecoulements Géophysiques et Industriels, Grenoble, France)

June 16th (! Thursday !): Laboratory and numerical experiments of gravity-driven coastal currents: comparison with a geostrophic model ( Abstract )
Sandy Gregorio (School of Engineering / University of Warwick, MEOM / LEGI from the 1st of October 2011)

June 29th: Magnetorotational Instabilities in Cylindrical Taylor-Couette Flow ( Abstract )
Rainer Hollerbach (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds)

October 12th: Onset of turbulence in pipe flow ( Abstract )
Prof. Dwight Barkley (Warwick Mathematics Institute)

October 26th: Reconsidering Kolmogov for Non-stationary Turbulent Flows ( Abstract )
Prof. William K. George (Departments of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College)

November 2nd: Swimming and scattering at low Reynolds number ( Abstract )
Prof. Julia Yeomans (The Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University)

November 16th: Stability analysis of vortex breakdown bubbles ( Abstract )
Dr. Matthew Juniper (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge)

November 23rd: Three breaking solitary waves ( Abstract )
Dr. Yong-Sung Park (Department of Civil Engineering, University of Dundee)