Berkeley Fluids Seminar

University of California, Berkeley

Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about fluids!

Spring 2016

Monday, January 18, 2016

Eldad Afkik (Weizmann Institute for Science)

A Lagrangian approach to elastic turbulence: Pair dispersion in a dissipative chaotic flow


Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Nicholas Knezek (Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley)

Magnetohydrodynamic Waves in a Thin Spherical Layer – Numerical Techniques and Applications to Earth’s Core.


Friday, February 5, 2016

Dr. Megan Davies Wykes (Courant Institute, NYU)

Measuring mixing efficiency in stratified flows


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Dr. Irene Vigon-Clementel (INRIA de Paris & Sorbonne Universités UPMC, France)

Blood flow reduced model simulations: data-based modelling, surgical planning and device design for congenital heart disease



Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Anna Lieb (Mathematics, UC Berkeley)

What can fluid mechanics tell us about intermittent water supply?



Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Dr. Annand Oza (Courant Institute, NYU)

A trajectory equation for walking droplets: hydrodynamic pilot-wave theory



Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dr. Charlie Hogg (Civil Engineering, Stanford University)

Lakes in the lab: filling basins fed by gravity currents



Friday, April 8, 2016

Prof. Suresh G. Advani (Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware)

Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of Composite Manufacturing Processes



Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Dr. Ruo-Qian Wang (Civil Engineering, UC Berkeley)

How to use fluid mechanics to hack the food crisis:
A respiratory airway-inspired low-pressure, self-regulating valve for drip irrigation



Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dr. Jin-Han Xie (Physics, UC Berkeley)

Interactions between inertial waves and mesoscale mean flow in the ocean



Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Louis-Alexandre Couston (Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley)

Resonant Interactions of Surface and Internal Waves with Seabed Topography



Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Dr. Joel Tchoufag (Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley)

Endogeneity analysis of path instabilities



Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Meng Wang (Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley)

Baroclinic Critical Layers and the Zombie Vortex Instability (ZVI) in Stratified, Rotating Shear Flows




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