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13 September 2022 — 14th EUROMECH [European Fluid Mechanics Conference], Athens

https://www.erasmus.gr/microsites/1240 

 


IMPORTANT DATES

  EXPIRED   Abstract submission deadline: March 15th 2022
Authors’ notification about abstract acceptance: April 12th 2022
Early Registration deadline: June 15th 2022
Late Registration deadline: September 5th 2022
Conference starts: September 13th 2022

PhD-Student / Scientist (f/m/d) position in HZDR (due 31-03-2022)

PhD-Student / Scientist (f/m/d) Simulation of Gas Evolution in Electrolyzers

PDF:  Call-HZDR-2022-03-04

Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) / Institute of Fluid Dynamics in Dresden, Germany invites applications as PhD-Student / Scientist (f/m/d) Simulation of Gas Evolution in Electrolyzers. The position will be available from 1 May 2022. The employment contract is limited to three years. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2022.

Tasks:

  • Numerical simulation of multiphase flows in electrochemical energy devices
  • Focus on growth/dynamics of gas bubbles in supersaturated solutions
  • Development of advanced simulation tools
  • Interaction with experimental groups and industry partner
  • Opportunity to prepare a PhD thesis

Requirements:

  • Master’s or Diploma degree in Mathematics, Physics, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering or similar
  • Experience in modeling multiphysics flow problems
  • Coding experience (C, C++, script languages)
  • Useful are experiences with OpenFOAM/basilisk/Comsol/CFX/Fluent
  • Very good communication skills in English, of advantage would be communication skills in German
  • Cooperating with project partners including industry

More details and application platform:

https://www.hzdr.de/db/Cms?pNid=490&pOid=65442&pContLang=en

Issue #1, 2022

 

 

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Content

  1. PostDoc Position at Newcastle University  (deadline 5 April 2022)
  2. BIFD22 — Call for Abstracts (deadline 28 February 2022)
  3. Call for proposals for IUTAM Symposia and Summer Schools 2024/2025

 

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PostDoc Position at Newcastle University 

from Graeme Sarson, Newcastle, UK

Dear colleagues,

We are looking to recruit a postdoc to work with Dr Céline Guervilly and Dr Graeme Sarson on a STFC-funded project on the dynamics of stably-stratified layers in planetary cores. The project concerns double-diffusive convection and will incorporate the effects of rotation, spherical geometry and magnetic fields. The goal is to explain how a stably-stratified layer located at the top of the core shapes the magnetic field observed at the surface of the planet. The position is based at Newcastle University and is funded for three years with a flexible start date.

Applications close 5th April 2022. Further details can be found at:

https://jobs.ncl.ac.uk/job/Newcastle-Research-AssistantAssociate-in-Fluid-Dynamics/766230001/

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Céline Guervilly (celine.guervilly@newcastle.ac.uk)

Best wishes,

Céline and Graeme

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9th International Symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD22) [ 16-19 August 2022, Netherlands]

Call for Abstracts

The scope of the conference ranges from industrial applications to academic model problems, and from experimental, to computational and theoretical studies. See www.bifd2022.org  for the conference subjects.

Dates:

  • Abstract submission opens: January 14, 2022
  • Deadline for abstract submission: February 28, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2022
  • Registration opens May 14, 2022
  • Early bird registration closes: June 30, 2022
  • Late registration closes: July 31, 2022

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Abstracts can be submitted through the abstract submission form which can be found on the website below.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND CONTACT

www.bifd2022.org

bifd22@rug.nl

LOCAL ORGANISERS

Fred Wubs, Alef Sterk, Martin Sanders, and Sarah van Wouwe

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Prof. Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph (Technion)

Prof. Morten Brøns (Technical University of Denmark)

Prof. Alexander Gelfgat (Tel Aviv University)

Prof. Alexander Oron (Technion)

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Call for proposals for IUTAM Symposia and Summer Schools 2024/2025

from Henryk Petryk, Secretary-General of IUTAM

To: Members and Observers of the IUTAM General Assembly

Dear Colleagues,

As you know from my circular correspondence, the call for proposals for
IUTAM Symposia and Summer Schools to be held in 2024 or 2025 is open,
with the deadline for submissions being 31 March 2022. No extensions of
the deadline are planned. Further details of the call are provided in my
email below.

Symposia and Summer Schools are one of IUTAM’s major areas of activity
and means of fulfilling the Union’s goal of promoting the development of
mechanics. It is of utmost importance that IUTAM remain the organizer of
regular scientific meetings on cutting-edge topics in mechanics.
Therefore, I would like to kindly ask you as the Representatives of
Adhering and Affiliated Organizations of IUTAM to help spread
information about the present call for proposals. Your help in
encouraging top researchers in your community to submit high-quality
Symposia/Summer Schools proposals would be greatly appreciated.

Sincerely yours,
Henryk Petryk
Secretary-General of IUTAM
https://iutam.org/

 

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Coventry University

 

Call for proposals for IUTAM Symposia and Summer Schools 2024/2025

Dear Colleagues,

The call for proposals for IUTAM Symposia and Summer Schools to beheld in 2024 or 2025 is now open. Proposals must be submitted online on the IUTAM website. To make a submission, please visit

Call for proposals for IUTAM Symposia and IUTAM Summer Schools 2024/2025

where the link to the proposal form is provided.

The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2022.

The proposals will be evaluated by the Symposia Panels. Final
decisions will be made at the meeting of the General Assembly of IUTAM
to be held in Cambridge, UK in August 2022.

Please feel free to spread information about the call in the mechanics
community around you.

Sincerely yours,
Henryk Petryk
Secretary-General of IUTAM

16-08-2022: 9th International Symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD22)

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

9th International Symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD22)

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The deadline for submission of abstracts for the 9th International Symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD22), August 16–19, 2022 is extended to March 13, 2022.

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August 16–19, 2022, University of Groningen,

The Netherlands

www.bifd2022.org

 

The aim of the conference is to bring together some of the best scientific minds to discuss their research and address problems and opportunities related to new developments in bifurcation analysis in complex fluid flows. Moreover, the conference offers a platform for talented young scientists to present their work and to build their network in the field. In general, this international meeting is held every two years, with the last three events held in Paris, France (2015), The Woodlands, USA (2017), and Limerick, Ireland (2019).

 

The scope of the conference ranges from industrial applications to academic model problems, and from experimental, to computational and theoretical studies. See below for the conference subjects.

CONFIRMED PLENARIES

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstract submission opens: January 14,  2022
  • Deadline for abstract submission: February 28, March 13, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2022
  • Registration opens May 14, 2022
  • Early bird registration closes: June 30, 2022
  • Late registration closes: July 31, 2022

SUBJECTS

The following subjects will be distributed over parallel sessions:

  1. Films, drops and liquid bridges
  2. Magneto- and electrohydrodynamics
  3. Active fluids: biophysical fluids, reacting flows, crystal growth
  4. Computational, numerical and analytical methods
  5. Flows driven by buoyancy, density gradients and/or Marangoni effect: e.g. convection, geophysical flows
  6. Mechanically-driven flows: shear flows, rotating flows, Taylor-Couette flows, lid-driven cavity flows, Poisseuille, pipe flows
  7. Bifurcating flows in labs and applications, experimental methods
  8. Control of instabilities and parametric excitations
  9. Miscellaneous: Non Newtonian flows, multiphase flows, flows in porous media, microfluidics, multiscale phenomena, compressible flows, transition to turbulence studies, inference of rare events

SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS

Abstracts can be submitted through the abstract submission form which can be found on the website below.

FURTHER INFORMATION AND CONTACT

LOCAL ORGANISERS

Fred Wubs, Alef Sterk, Martin Sanders, and Sarah van Wouwe

 

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Prof. Zvi Pinhas Bar-Yoseph (Technion)
  • Prof. Morten Brøns (Technical University of Denmark)
  • Prof. Alexander Gelfgat (Tel Aviv University)

Prof. Alexander Oron (Technion)

PostDoc Position at Newcastle University

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from Graeme Sarson, Newcastle, UK

 

Dear colleagues,

We are looking to recruit a postdoc to work with Dr Céline Guervilly and Dr Graeme Sarson on a STFC-funded project on the dynamics of stably-stratified layers in planetary cores. The project concerns double-diffusive convection and will incorporate the effects of rotation, spherical geometry and magnetic fields. The goal is to explain how a stably-stratified layer located at the top of the core shapes the magnetic field observed at the surface of the planet. The position is based at Newcastle University and is funded for three years with a flexible start date.

Applications close 5th April 2022. Further details can be found at:

https://jobs.ncl.ac.uk/job/Newcastle-Research-AssistantAssociate-in-Fluid-Dynamics/766230001/

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Céline Guervilly (celine.guervilly@newcastle.ac.uk)

Best wishes,

Céline and Graeme

4 July 2022 — PAMIR 12th Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD

Dear colleagues,

The next  Pamir 2022 congress will be held in Krakow, Poland from July 4 to 8, 2022. You will be able to register on the MHD website from next week. If you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to let us know, we will do our best to solve your problems.

Pamir secretary

Key Dates

  • Abstracts submission: December 1, 2021
  • Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2022
  • Full Paper submission: April 1, 2022
  • Participant Registration: May 1, 2022

Principal Topics:

  • Basic MHD
  • Fundamental MHD
  • Free surface flows
  • Methods electrohydrodynamics & Electrokinetics
  • Electromagnetic processing of materials
  • Liquid metal technologies
  • Energy conversion and propulsion
  • MEHD generators
  • Electromagnetic materials

More info here

Research Fellow Position @Coventry, closing 06/06/2021

 

Applications are invited for the position of Research Fellow in Computational Magnetohydrodynamics sponsored by the Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) (https://stfc.ukri.org). The project is concerned with the development of a comprehensive nonlinear theory of helical magnetorotational instability which could explain the origin of turbulence in hydrodynamically stable astrophysical flows not affected by standard magnetorotational instability.

The successful candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Magnetohydrodynamics or Physics with a proven track record of producing a high-quality scientific output.

The Research Fellow will work within the vibrant environment of the Fluid and Complex Systems Research Centre, at Coventry University. The group conducts both fundamental and applied research in the fields of stability, magnetohydrodynamics, turbulence and geophysical fluid dynamics as well as other areas of fluid mechanics. In the REF2014, 84% of the group’s output, as part of the mathematics submission, was deemed ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world-leading’.

The post is fixed term until 31st March 2024. To apply please also include your CV with a publication list. For further information please contact Dr Janis Priede (Coventry University, j.priede@coventry.ac.uk, +44(0)7557425329).

https://staffrecruitment.coventry.ac.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID%3d723630TJBt%1BUSESSION=D03161E4BA47418499A3A36CF38103F7&WVID=1861420Izv&LANG=USA

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/CFK284/research-fellow

Issue #1, 2021

Hydromag Newsletter Issue #1, 2021

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Content

  1. MHD School by MHD society (March 22, 2021)
  2. Postdoctoral Position in Numerical Simulation of Radiative-MHD
  3. Next Hydromag Newsletter

MHD School

(from Antoine Alemany, Grenoble, France)

In collaboration with some colleagues, we have created a savant society, the MHD society. The objective of the society is to promote collaborations in the frame of MHD activities. This includes the coordination of conferences, obtaining financial grants for research and teaching (at the countries level, European level ..Etc.), and promoting careers of young researchers.

Web site: https://eumhd.com

The first project of the society is the organisation of an MHD school that will be proposed every year. The summary of the first edition is given in the flyer included in the web side of the MHD society and is summarized in the following:

  • The school is free of cost
  • The school will take place over a period of three weeks: from March 22 to April Friday 9 2021.
  • The lectures are programmed in principle on Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday, but could be shifted for another day on the same week.

The course will be given in video conference with a protocol that will be communicated by the organizers.

The precise titles of the courses and teachers names will be proposed on the web site of the MHD society. The link to access on the school web site is: https://eumhd.com/school2021

The MHD society board

MHD School Flyer


Postdoctoral Position in Numerical Simulation of Radiative-MHD

(from Prof. Ben-Wen Li, Dalian, China)

 

INTRODUCTION
The group of Prof. Dr. Li Ben-Wen, in Institute of Thermal Engineering, School of Energy & Power Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), has long time and wide experience in researching thermal radiation, and its combinations with others, like, conduction, convection, combustion, and magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), and specially engaging in the numerical simulation. Recently, we obtained the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) project, titled “Research of Thermal Radiation Effects on Magnetohydrodynamics Instabilities” with granted No. 51976021 (Jan. 2020 till Dec. 2023). We are applying more projects. We have accumulated lots of home designed codes for pure thermal radiation (with participating media in 3D Cartesian coordinate systems and 2D cylindrical ones), radiation-conduction, radiation-hydrodynamics and radiation-MHD (spectral methods but with limitation of laminar flow). Meanwhile, lots of journal papers have been published. Based on the NSFC project, we are preparing experimental research and also numerical simulations, especially for laminar to turbulent transition. In such cases, a full postdoc position for experienced scholar, who is expert in CFD with DNS, is available.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The main task of postdoc will be the numerical simulations of transition or turbulent Radiative-MHD in cylinder or rectangular enclosure. The numerical methods can be the Finite Difference method, the Finite Volume method, but the Spectral method will be priority. At present, the MHD will be limited to quasi-steady cases (the magnetic Reynolds number is far less than unit). For thermal radiation, we expect the full RTE (radiation transfer equation) solution with help of Prof. Li Ben-Wen (many home hold codes using spectral methods). The main challenges may exist in the spectral codes transition from MMT (matrix multiplication transition) versions to FCT/FFT (fast cosine transformation/fast Fourier transformation) versions, the turbulent radiation interaction (TRI), and the instabilities analysis. The codes transition is necessary to reduce computer cost for instabilities and turbulent flow. The spectral methods are necessary to keep the higher accuracy. Based on the simulations, more phenomena/disciplines can be observed/discovered for radiative MHD.
Based on our former works, you will be supervised by Prof. Li Ben-Wen, and collaborating with Ph.D. students. You can guide Ph.D. students both in experiments and simulations, especially the DNS and instability analysis. Your creativity is welcome and expected during the research process.

CONDITIONS
As for thermal radiation, we have accumulate lots of codes based on spectral methods or discrete ordinates method (DOM).
Work office and personal computer are provided. The computer center will provide computation source for large computation, and the computation cost will be paid from the project.
The salary per year is ¥300,000RMB before tax, about $46,470. Our university can provide apartment with bath and cook, but cheap rent.
Dalian is the most beautiful city in the north-eastern China, and the communications in domestic and international are very fast and convenient.

PROFILE
Candidate should have a PhD degree in Physics or Engineering (or equivalent), with demonstrated experience in CFD in fluid mechanics, or thermo-hydrodynamics, or even in MHD.

OFFER
We offer the open, stimulating and multi-disciplinary research environment. The duration of the contract will be 2 years. After evaluation, it will be possible to extend another 1 year.

INTERESTED?
For more information please contact Prof. Li Ben-Wen at: +86-13664102228, heatli(at)dlut.edu.cn

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Dr. Ben-Wen Li, Prof. of
Institute of Thermal Engineering
School of Energy & Power Engineering
Dalian University of Technology
Mailing Address:
Room 720, Energy & Power Building in West Campus of Dalian University of Technology
No. 2, Linggong Road, Ganjingzi District
Dalian, 116024, Liaoning Province, China

 


Next Hydromag Newsletter

will be issued at the end of April 2021. Please send information you wish to be included into this issue to

a.pedcenko(at)coventry.ac.uk

not later than 20 of April, 2021.

If you have an urgent announcement, we can publish at http://hydromag.eu between the issues.

Postdoctoral Position in Numerical Simulation of Radiative-MHD

(from Prof. Ben-Wen Li, Dalian, China)

 

INTRODUCTION
The group of Prof. Dr. Li Ben-Wen, in Institute of Thermal Engineering, School of Energy & Power Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), has a long time and wide experience in researching thermal radiation, and its combinations with others, like, conduction, convection, combustion, and magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), and especially engaging in the numerical simulation. Recently, we obtained the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) project, titled “Research of Thermal Radiation Effects on Magnetohydrodynamics Instabilities” with granted No. 51976021 (Jan. 2020 till Dec. 2023). We are applying for more projects. We have accumulated lots of home-designed codes for pure thermal radiation (with participating media in 3D Cartesian coordinate systems and 2D cylindrical ones), radiation-conduction, radiation-hydrodynamics and radiation-MHD (spectral methods but with limitation of laminar flow). Meanwhile, lots of journal papers have been published. Based on the NSFC project, we are preparing experimental research and also numerical simulations, especially for laminar to turbulent transition. In such cases, a full postdoc position for the experienced scholar, who is an expert in CFD with DNS, is available.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The main task of the postdoc will be the numerical simulations of transition or turbulent Radiative-MHD in a cylinder or rectangular enclosure. The numerical methods can be the Finite Difference method, the Finite Volume method, but the Spectral method will be a priority. At present, the MHD will be limited to quasi-steady cases (the magnetic Reynolds number is far less than unit). For thermal radiation, we expect the full RTE (radiation transfer equation) solution with help of Prof. Li Ben-Wen (many home hold codes using spectral methods). The main challenges may exist in the transition to the spectral code from MMT (matrix multiplication transition) versions to FCT/FFT (fast cosine transformation/fast Fourier transformation) versions, the turbulent radiation interaction (TRI), and the instabilities analysis. The code transition is necessary to reduce computer costs for instabilities and turbulent flow. The spectral methods are necessary to keep the higher accuracy. Based on the simulations, more phenomena/disciplines can be observed/discovered for radiative MHD.
Based on our former works, you will be supervised by Prof. Li Ben-Wen, and collaborating with Ph.D. students. You can guide Ph.D. students both in experiments and simulations, especially the DNS and instability analysis. Your creativity is welcome and expected during the research process.

CONDITIONS
As for thermal radiation, we have accumulated lots of codes based on spectral methods or discrete ordinates methods (DOM).
Work office and personal computer are provided. The computer center will provide a computation source for large computation, and the computation cost will be paid from the project.
The salary per year is ¥300,000RMB before tax, about $46,470. Our university can provide an apartment with a bath and cook, but cheap rent.
Dalian is the most beautiful city in north-eastern China, and the communications in domestic and international are very fast and convenient.

PROFILE
The candidate should have a PhD degree in Physics or Engineering (or equivalent), with demonstrated experience in CFD in fluid mechanics, or thermo-hydrodynamics, or even in MHD.

OFFER
We offer the open, stimulating and multi-disciplinary research environment. The duration of the contract will be 2 years. After evaluation, it will be possible to extend another 1 year.

INTERESTED?
For more information please contact Prof. Li Ben-Wen at: +86-13664102228, heatli(at)dlut.edu.cn

—–

Dr. Ben-Wen Li, Prof. of
Institute of Thermal Engineering
School of Energy & Power Engineering
Dalian University of Technology
Mailing Address:
Room 720, Energy & Power Building in West Campus of Dalian University of Technology
No. 2, Linggong Road, Ganjingzi District
Dalian, 116024, Liaoning Province, China