Current Seminars

Current Seminars, Fall 2017

September

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Michael Amitay, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Title: Aerodynamic Flow Control: From Basic Research to Application

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October

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Amirmahdi Ghasemi, Worcester Polytechnic Insitute

Title: Computational Modeling of Tethered Underwater Kites for Power Generation

Abstract

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Elisabetta Matsumoto, School of Physics at Georgia Institute of Technology

Title: Programmable Matter: using 3D printed elastic anisotropy to direct shape transformation.

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Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Francesca Bernardi, UNC-CH

Title: Symmetry-breaking in passive scalars advected by laminar shear flow.

Abstract

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Giuseppe Pucci, Brown University 

Title: Three experiments with drops and bubbles on fluid interfaces

Abstract

November
Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

 Anand Oza, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Title: Coarse-grained models for interacting flapping swimmers

Abstract

Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190 

Jeff Oishi, Bates College

Title: Uncovering Stellar and Planetary interiors: quantifying the effects of rotation, magnetic fields, and turbulent convection.

Abstract

December
Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
3:00 PM
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Pedro Saenz, MIT

Title: Evaporation of non-spherical sessile drops

Abstract