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Fluid Dynamics Seminars, 2015

Fluid Dynamics Seminar
Fluid Dynamics Research Centre
University of Warwick


Jan 21st: Dr. Chris Pringle (Coventry University Applied Mathematics Research Centre)
Transition in shear flows: Localised optimals and minimal perturbations ( Abstract )

February 4th: Dr. Rafael Castrejon-Pita (Department of Engineering, Cambridge University)
Formation, Breakup and Coalescence of Droplets ( Abstract )

February 11th: Prof. Robert Kerr (Warwick)
Quantum turbulence ( Abstract )

February 18th: Dr. Dominic Vella (Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford)
Elastocapillary dynamics: Pattern forming and the role of evaporation ( Abstract )

February 25th: Dr. Philippe Lavoie (Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto)
Characterization and control of the blunt trailing edge wake

March 4th: Prof. Demetrios Papageorgiou (Department of Mathematics, Imperial Colledge)
Instabilities and nonlinear dynamics in viscous multilayer shear flows ( Abstract )

March 12th (!! THURSDAY, 14:00, A308 !!): Prof. Georgy Koentges (School of Life Sciences, Warwick)
Bones are complex, slow moving fluids. Stumbling from developmental biology into fluid mechanics. A cry for help ( Abstract )

April 22nd: Prof. Julia Yeomans FRS (Department of Physics, Oxford University)
Droplets bouncing on superhydrophobic surfaces ( Abstract )

April 29th: Prof. Anne Juel (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Interfacial instabilities on the pore scale ( Abstract )

May 13th: Dr. Vincent Tam (DNV GL)
The application of Fluids Dynamics in Accident Investigation – the Buncefield Explosion ( Abstract )

June 3rd: Dr. Matthew Scase (School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham)
The Rayleigh-Taylor instability under rotation ( Abstract )

June 10th: Dr. Jie Li (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge)
Macroscopic theory for head-on binary droplet collisions in a gaseous medium ( Abstract )

June 17th: Dr. Konstantin Ilin (Department of Mathematics, University of York)
Instability of a simple steady flow between rotating porous cylinders ( Abstract )

June 24th: Dr. Leonid Dombrovsky (Joint Institute for High Temperatures, Russia)
Simple physical models of radiative transfer in particle clouds and dispersed materials ( Abstract )

July 28th, !!! Tuesday, 11:30, D202 (in the newly built extension): Dr. Cecilia Rorai (Stokholm),
Cell sorting and characterisation in microfluidic devices: a numerical approach ( Abstract )

September 17th, !!! Thursday : Dr. Greg Bewley (Max Planck Institute for Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany),
Droplet dynamics and the decay of turbulence ( Abstract )

October 7th: Dr. Alexander Morozov (School of Physics and Astronomy, Edinburgh University),
Nature of collective motion in dilute suspensions of self-propelled particles ( Abstract )

October 28th: Dr. Marc Pradas (Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Open University),
Analysing complex behaviour in interfacial flows ( Abstract )

November 4th: Dr. Thorsten J. Möller (Institut für Strömungsmechanik, Technische Universität Braunschweig),
Experimental Investigations of the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Moving Micro Air Vehicle Wings ( Abstract )

November 11th: Dr. Paul Griffiths (Department of Engineering, University of Leicester),
Non-Newtonian effects in three-dimensional boundary layers ( Abstract )

November 18th: Dr. Matteo Icardi (Mathematics Institute, Warwick),
Quadrature-based moment methods for multiphase flows ( Abstract )

Postponed: Dr. Matthäus Bäbler (School of Chemical Science and Engineering, KTH), TBA