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Fluid Dynamics of Sustainability and the Environment

Summer School

9 - 21 September 2012

Venue: Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS), Cambridge, UK

The summer school is designed for PhD students and those in early stages of their research career. The residential school, held over two weeks, will consist of

Lecture Courses

Laboratory experiments

Six pedagogical courses covering the Project-based investigations of fluid
fluid dynamics relevant to flows
sustainability and the environment

Guest lectures

Computational projects

State of the art on advanced topics Numerical simulations of fluid flows

Lecture courses

Lecturers

Fundamentals of fluid mechanics Colm-cille Caulfield Riwal Plougonven
Fluid dynamics of the environment Jean-Marc Chomaz John Taylor
Circulation and climate Ray Goldstein Andy Woods
Instabilities and transfers Peter Haynes Grae Worster
Energy, the environment Paul Linden Vladimir Zeitlin
and sustainability Jerome Neufeld
Biological fluid dynamics


Guest lecturers

Laboratory experiments

Emily Shuckburgh Stuart Dalziel
Herbert Huppert
David Marshall

Computational projects

Michael McIntyre John Taylor

Applications have now closed.

Housing and fee

Full board and lodging will be provided at Churchill College, which is adjacent to CMS. The cost for the school and lodging is £2000.

Arrival

The school will begin on Monday September 10, 2012 at 08:30. For those staying at Churchill College keys to the rooms will be available from the Porters' Lodge from 14:00 on Sunday September 9. Dinner is served on Sunday evening. Directions to Churchill and the Centre for Mathematical Sciences (CMS) can be found at http://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/visitors/directions/ and http://www.cms.cam.ac.uk/visiting/ respectively. It is a short (5 mins) walk from Churchill to CMS.

Registration will be open in Churchill on Sunday September 9 from 17:00-19:00 and again from 8:00 in CMS on Monday September 10.

Research presentations

There will be an opportunity to present a brief (3 mins maximum) description of your research on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings (11/12 Sept.). Please bring two slides (maximum) on a USB stick for this purpose. You may also, if you wish, bring a poster that we will display during the school.

Clothing

You should bring sensible clothes to wear in the lab - no open-toe footwear will be allowed. You may also like to bring clothing suitable for taking part in sporting activities that will take place.

Questions

Please contact Doris Allen (pavhsec@damtp.cam.ac.uk) if you have any questions.

Participants

For details of the students attending the summer school please click here.


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