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26-11-2018: MHD DAYS and GDRI Dynamo Meeting

Dear colleagues,

this is a short reminder for registration for the joint MHDDAYS and GDRI Dynamo Meeting taking place from November 26 to November 28 in Dresden, Germany.  Please, find further information at

Deadline for registration is October 15.  This deadline is fixed as the quota for accommodation is no longer available after that date.

We therefore kindly ask all interested people to register timely by

15 October at

Yours sincerely,

Frank Stefani and Andre Giesecke

(Organizing committee)

July 1 – 5, 2019: 11th Pamir International Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD

The next PAMIR conference will be organised by SIMaP (University of Grenoble) and LISM (University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne), Reims, France, from July 1st to July 5th, 2019. The conference will take place at the Congress Center of Reims, in the heart of Reims, a city of art and history, which opens up to you with its three UNESCO World Heritage sites (Cathedral Notre-Dame / Tau Palace / Basilica Saint-Rémi), located in Champagne area, also recognised by UNESCO in 2015 for Outstanding Universal Value “Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars”.

The main topics will be Basic MHD, Thermoacoustic, Space technologies, Liquid metal technologies for coolant applications, Applied MHD for material applications, Ferrofluids and MHD energy conversion.
In parallel with the conference, a summer school will be held with the topics focused on Magnetosciences.

More detail about the both organisations of the conference and summer school could be found on the web site of the conference:

For further information please contact Conference secretary:

Printable PDF version: Pamir 2019 in Reims 040718

16-11-2017: Fifty years after Roberts’ MHD: Dynamos and planetary flows today (PHR17)


from Andrew Jackson (ETH Zurich)


To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the seminal work “An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics” (Longman’s, 1967)
by P.H. Roberts, there will be a 2 day conference in London.

This conference will take place at the Royal Astronomical Society, Piccadilly, London on 16-17 November, 2017.

The honoured guest will be
Paul Roberts FRS






who will also speak.

It is fifty years since Paul Roberts FRS set down the fundamentals of magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in his seminal book. New results have recently emerged from numerical dynamos, theoretical analyses, planetary missions to Mercury and Jupiter and liquid metal experiments. Here we wish to bring together theoreticians, numericists and experimentalists to discuss the frontiers of dynamo theory and fluid flows in
planetary contexts.

There will be a series of invited talks.

Financial support
In order for Research Students and Early Career Postdocs to attend, there is a limited number
of registration waivers available. Please write to  A Jackson with a short case for support by 11 August.

Poster submissions are requested (limited in number due to space), on all topics concerned with fluid dynamics and MHD.
These can be submitted at the same time as registration.

More details can be found on the website

Contact for queries: ajackson(at)

The meeting is organised with the support of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Andrew Jackson (ETH Zurich)
Jonathan Aurnou (UCLA)

ETH ZürichInstitut für Geophysik

Sonneggstrasse 5

CH-8092 Zürich




23-10-2017: International Conference on Magneto-Science 2017

October 23- 27, 2017: International Conference on Magneto-Science 2017

The international Conference on Magneto-Science 2017 (ICMS 2017) will be held on October 23- 27, 2017, Reims, France. First conference on Magneto-Science was held in 2005 (Yokohama).

The success at Yokohama was followed by conferences at Hiroshima in 2007, Nijimegen in 2009, Shanghai and Xi’an in 2011, Bordeaux in 2013 and Matsumoto in 2015

ICMS 2017 will cover magnetic field effects on materials and processes in physics, chemistry, and biology, especially from the view point of “Colloids and Interface Science”. Topics and keywords are as follows.

Papers on the following topics are welcome:

  • Magnetic processing of materials ;
  • Magnetic control of structures, properties, and functions ;
  • Chemical reactions and processes under magnetic fields ;
  • Analytical aspect of magnetic fields ;
  • Magnetic separation science and technology ;
  • Interactions between water systems and magnetic fields ;
  • Colloids and interface science under magnetic fields ;
  • Magnetic levitation and microgravity ;
  • Generation and application of various magnetic fields ;
  • Others relating to magnetics and magnetic fields.

The registration fee (early registration – Full participants : 600 EURStudents : 400 EUR) includes all conference sessions, congress materials, and include welcome cocktail, banquet and excursion to Epernay and cellars.

Important date : submission of abstractsJuly 8, 2017

Supporting organization:

Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne

International Organizing Committee of ICMS 

International scientific committee:

  • Eric Beaugnon (Grenoble, France), Chairperson
  • Noriyuki Hirota (Tsukuba, Japan), Vice Chairperson
  • Andreas Bund (Dresden, Germany)
  • Peter C. M. Christianen (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
  • Richard J. A. Hill (Nottingham, UK)
  • Peter J. Hore (Oxford, UK)
  • Tsunehisa Kimura (Kyoto, Japan)
  • Sumio Ozeki (Matsumoto, Japan)
  • Zhongming Ren (Shanghai, China)
  • Justin Schwartz (Tallahassee, USA)
  • Peng Shang (Xian, China)
  • Dmitri V. Stass (Novosibirsk, Russia)
  • James M. Valles, Jr. (Providence, USA)

International advisory board of ICMS:

  • Michael D. Coey (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Jan Kees Maan (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
  • Yoshifumi Tanimoto (Osaka, Japan)
  • James Torbet (Grenoble, France)
  • Robert F. Tournier (Grenoble, France)
  • Hitoshi Wada (Kashiwa, Japan)
  • Masuhiro Yamaguchi (Yokohama, Japan)

Local organizing committe :

  • Jean-Paul Chopart (Reims, France), Organizer
  • Anne-Lise Daltin (Reims, France), Vice-organizer
  • Noriyuki Hirota (Tsukuba, Japan)
  • Iwao Mogi (Sendai, Japan)
  • Martine Noël (Reims, France)
  • Jean-Marc Patat (Reims, France)
  • Ophélie Riou (Reims, France)
  • Mathilde Stübner (Reims, France)


Further information on the following website : –,20366,35041.html

Registration : –,21053,35075.html

Any question mail to




Best regards,

Anne-Lise DALTIN

16-05-2017: International workshop on liquid metal battery fluid dynamics (LMBFD 2017)


(from  Tom Weier, HZDR, Germany)


Dear colleagues,

a two-day workshop dedicated to liquid metal batteries will be held in Dresden on May 16-17 2017. The focus of the workshop shall be on fluid dynamics, but talks on other aspects of liquid metal batteries are equally welcome and are in the scope of the workshop.

We are happy that Prof. Donald Sadoway agreed to give an introductory lecture on the subject.

The workshop will be held in the QF Hotel located in the historic city center of Dresden.

For further information please visit the web-site of the workshop

Important dates are:

  • 5 March 2017   deadline for abstract submission
  • 12 March 2017 notification of acceptance
  • 26 March 2017 last day for special rate hotel reservation, online registration closes


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email to


or directly to one of us

  • t.weier(at)


We will be glad to assist you!

Please feel free to distribute this announcement to other colleagues that might be interested in the topic of the workshop.

Looking forward to welcoming you in Dresden!


(from Andris Jakovics, Latvia)

This scientific colloquium will take place at University of Latvia in Riga (Latvia) on 21-22 September, 2017. Colloquiums in field of modelling have long tradition since 1999 and was organised periodically in Riga and Hanover (Germany). The aim of this series of colloquiums is to encourage collaboration by scientists working in field of modelling applications for increasing of products quality and energy efficiency in different technological processes.

Papers on the numerical and physical modelling in the following branches are welcome:

  • Processing of high quality metal alloys and non-metallic materials (oxides, glasses, powders, composites)
  • Crystal growth of semi-conductive materials
  • Production processes for new and innovative products
  • EM stirring, casting, shaping, forming and levitation
  • Combustion, evaporation and condensations processes
  • Energy efficiency and sustainability of technological equipment
  • Space technologies and applications

The participation fee (early registration – 420 EUR, normal rate – 490 EUR, incl. 21% VAT) covers all information material of the colloquium, the proceedings and flash, dinner as well as coffee and refreshments during breaks.

Important date: submission of abstracts – March 31, 2017

International scientific committee:

  • E. Baake Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
  • V. Bojarevics       University of Greenwich, United Kingdom
  • F. Dughiero University of Padua, Italy
  • P. Dold Frauenhofer CSP, Germany
  • V. Fireteanu Politechnica University of Bucharest, Romania
  • A. Jakovics University of Latvia, Latvia
  • B. Nacke Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
  • A. Thess German Aerospace Centter (DLR), Germany
  • V. Timofejev Siberian Federal University, Russian Federation
  • J. Virbulis University of Latvia, Latvia

Local Organising committee:

  • Dr. A. Jakovics (
  • Dr. J. Virbulis (
  • Dr. M. Ščepanskis (

Further information on the following website: –

Online registration on the following website:

Attachment: announcement-and-call-for-papers_mmp17



30-05-2017: CHAOS2017

Dear Colleague,

You are kindly invited to participate and to submit an Abstract, Paper, Invited Talk and/or an Invited Session (3-6 papers) to the forthcoming Nonlinear Systems Conference titled:  10th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference (CHAOS2017, 30 May – 2 June 2017).


If you already have submitted your Abstract or your special session please ignore this message. However, you can download the Conference Poster at: .


Chaos theory is developed rapidly the last decades. With CHAOS2017 International Conference we celebrate ten years of active presence in the field via the annual conference, the proceedings and publications in books and the CMSIM Journal ( ).


We have extended the abstract submission up to January 31, 2017 to give time to sessions and special sessions and workshops organizers to collect abstracts from the contributors. New Sessions and Invited Sessions and workshops can be proposed as well.

To avoid misunderstandings, we have expanded the deadline up to 31 of January and for all the abstracts regular or contributed.


Many thanks to the Honorary Committee (Professors Giovanni Gallavotti, Gennady A. Leonov, Gheorghe Mateescu, Yves Pomeau, David Ruelle and Ferdinand Verhulst) and the Scientific Committee for their support.

In CHAOS2017 we include the next important Plenary Talks so far:

Ralph Gregor Andrzejak

Nonlinear Time Series Analysis Group, Department of Information and Communication Technologies, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Applying nonlinear analysis to brain signals: From claims of chaos to clinical applications



Departament de Matematiques Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain



Valentin V. Sokolov

Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics of SB RAS and Novosibirsk Technical University, Novosibirsk, Russia

Statistics of Neutron Resonance width and Random Matrix  Theory (RMT)


Ferdinand Verhulst

Institute of Mathematics, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Recurrence and diffusion in FPU chains with alternating masses


For more information please visit the conference website at: or send email to .


Looking forward to welcome you in Barcelona for the Conference,


Wishing a Happy and Prosperous New Year,


Prof. Christos H Skiadas, Conference Co-Chair




I am also happy to introduce two new books on Chaos and Nonlinear Dynamics contributed mainly from the CHAOS Conferences participants.


  1. “The Foundations of Chaos Revisited: From Poincaré to Recent Advancements” (Christos Skiadas, Ed., Springer, May 2016). The book flyer and other information is at: The book is an outcome of the CHAOS2015 meeting in Henri Poincaré Institute in Paris ( ). Some of the main contributors of chaos theory add important value to the book (David Ruelle, Ferdinand Verhulst, Giovanni Gallavotti, Pierre Coullet, Yves Pomeau, James A. Yorke, Alexander Ramm, … ).


  1. ” Handbook of Applications of Chaos Theory” (C. H. Skiadas & C. Skiadas, Eds, CRC/Taylor&Francis, 934 pages, June 2016) .

This book is a joint work of a large scientific group all over the world covering a considerable part of the recent chaotic literature and related applications.



18-09-2017: EUROMECH Colloquium No.591

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to the Euromech colloquium
n° 591 entitled “Three-dimensional instability mechanisms in transitional and turbulent flows“,
organized by Stefania Cherubini and myself, to be held on 18-20 September 2017 in
the sunny medieval city of Bari, Italy.

The objective of this conference is to provide an international forum for discussing
the latest developments in instability and coherent structures
computations for both transitional and fully turbulent flows.

The colloquium will bring together researchers studying the rise and
development of instability mechanisms leading to three-dimensional flow structures in
different shear flows, with the aim of trying to find some common features between
the structures triggering or sustaining turbulence in such different cases.
The deep knowledge of exact coherent structures in parallel flows, as well as
the recent possibility of performing instability analysis on complex three-dimensional
or fully turbulent flows begin to make possible the achievement of such an ambitious goal.

Main topics are:
– Global instabilities
– Turbulence dynamics
– Receptivity, sensitivity
– Transition to turbulence
– Coherent structures
– Bifurcations and continuation methods

Important dates are:
– 31 May 2017  : deadline for submission of a one-page abstract
– 31 June 2017 : deadline for notification of acceptance
– 15 July 2017 : deadline for registration and payment of conference fee

Abstracts of one page (including texts and figures) should be sent to:

Invited Plenary Speakers:
– Dwight BARKLEY, Warwick University, Warwick, UK
– Luca BRANDT, KTH Mechanics, Stockholm, Sweden
– Denis SIPP, ONERA, Meudon, France

For more details (deadline, topics and fees) you can visit the website: and download the flyer  in the attached fileeuromech_flyer

We hope to see you next September in Bari!

Jean-Christophe ROBINET and Stefania CHERUBINI
Co-organizers, Euromech colloquium 591, 2017

Jean-Christophe Robinet
DYNFLUID Laboratory
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
151, Bd. de l'Hôpital
PHONE : +33 1 44 24 62 77
MOBILE :+33 6 14 54 49 76
EMAIL : Jean-Christophe.Robinet(at)


(from S Molokov, Coventry, UK)

The workshop will take place at Coventry University (UK) on 29-30 June, 2017. One of the aims of the workshop is to encourage collaboration by scientists from different fields. There will be three sessions:

  1. Liquid Metal and Industrial MHD (organiser Prof Sergei Molokov, Coventry University,
  2. Geo- and Astro- Physics (organiser Prof David W Hughes, University of Leeds,
  3. Magnetoelectrochemistry (organiser Dr Andrew Cobley, Coventry University,

There will be a fee, which will cover the cost of two dinners. One of the dinners, on Friday, 30th will be the Medieval Banquet at the historical Coombe Abbey hotel ( with performance by actors.

The second announcement, website address, and call for papers will appear in January, 2017. If you would like to get more information before then, please contact either organisers of the sessions, or the local organising team:

Local Organising committee:

  • Dr. Alex Pedcenko (
  • Dr. Svetlana Aleksandrova (
  • Prof. Sergei Molokov (

11-07-2017: MHD Mini-symposium at the BIFD-2017

There will be a session (or severals sessions) focused on MHD-related topics at the 7th International Symposium on Instabilities and Bifurcations in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD-2017), which will take place on July 11-14 2017 at the Woodlands Convention Center (a suburb of Houston, TX). The deadline for abstract submission is February 1, 2017. For further details please see The MHD community has always been strongly represented at the BIFD conferences, the tradition the organizers hope to maintain. Presentations concerning all sub-fields of MHD (liquid metal, plasma, industrial and astro- and geophysical applications, etc) are welcomed.

Dr. Oleg Zikanov
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan – Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
Ph: (313) 593-3718 Fax: (313) 593-3851