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Seminar programme - Fluid Dynamics Research Centre

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Unless indicated otherwise all seminars are on
Wednesdays 4:15 pm in Room D202 (in the newly built extension), School of Engineering with coffee served from 4 pm.

Autumn Term 2016

October 26th: Prof. Andrew Hazel (School of Mathematics, Manchester)
Multiple solutions in free surface flows ( Abstract )

November 9th: Dr. Ubaid Ali Qadri (Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College, London)
TBA ( Abstract )

November 16th: Prof. Manuel Torrilhon (RWTH, Aachen)
Modelling of Non-Equilibrium Gas Flows Based on Moment Equations

November 23th: Prof. GertJan van Heijst (Department of Applied Physics, Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

December 7th: Prof. Serafim Kalliadasis (Imperial College, London)

Summer Term 2016

May 4th: Dr Andrew Lawrie (Faculty of Engineering, Bristol)

Rayleigh-Taylor Instability - A Century of Open Questions

May 25th: Prof. Yoshimichi Hagiwara (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Changes in the drag and turbulence of flow over wavy walls, simulating deformed skins of dolphins

June 8th: Prof. Jonathan Reid (School of Chemistry, Bristol)
Dynamics of Picolitre Aerosol Droplets Studied using Single Particle Techniques

June 15th: Dr. Christopher Davies (Mathematics Institute, Cardiff)
Impulsively excited disturbances in non-uniform boundary layers ( Abstract )

June 22th: Dr. Dr Jeremy Phillips (School of Earth Sciences, Bristol)
Fluid Dynamics of Volcanic Ash Transport ( Abstract )

Spring Term 2016

January 13th: Prof. Peter Read (Department of Physics, Oxford)
Waves, turbulence and cascades in the laboratory and Jupiter's atmosphere ( Abstract )

January 27th: Prof. Mason Porter (Mathematical Institute, Oxford)
Disordered Granular Chains ( Abstract )

February 3rd: Dr. Yongyun Hwang (Department of Aeronautics, Imperial Colledge),
Self-sustaining process at large scale in wall-bounded turbulence ( Abstract )

February 10th: Dr. Rob Style (Mathematics Institute, Oxford),
How droplets sit and splash on soft surfaces ( Abstract )

February 26th: Dr. James Jewkes (Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, South Wales)
Turbulent jets: Numerical simulation of impinging jets, and vortex generating jets ( Abstract )

March 7th !! MONDAY, 13:00 !!: Dr. Ed Brambley (Waves & Solids Groups, DAMTP, and Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge)
Modelling Sound Absorption in Aircraft Engines ( Abstract )
Lunch available from 12:30

March 9th: Prof. Christoph Bruecker (City University, London),
Secrets learned from the peregrine falcon diving flight ( Abstract ) Postponed to next term

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