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Fluid Mechanics in the Spirit of G.K. Batchelor

March 2021

Please note that all times below are local British Summer Time (BST) which is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 1 hour.

Monday March 29

1230 Welcome 

1300 Ray Goldstein: Two stories of fluids and light: algal phototaxis and dinoflagellate bioluminescence 

1400 Rama Govindarajan: Stratified viscosity: a singular and nonlinear tale



Tuesday March 30

1230 Patrick Huerre: George Batchelor and the founding of EUROMECH

1300 Detlef Lohse: Bouncing drops and bubbles

1400 Berengere Dubrulle:On the small scale structure of turbulence


Wednesday March 31

1230 Xiaojing Zheng: Turbulence effects in wind-blown sand movements: 

1330 Howard Stone: Modern applications of classical ideas in fluid mechanics: thin films, physical chemistry and molecular biology

1430 Keith Moffatt:George Batchelor - a personal reminiscence 


Cambridge University Press has kindly made papers related to these lectures Open Access. Links to these papers can be found here