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Fluids and MHD seminars

Semester 2, 2016-2017

Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in MALL 1 & 2, School of Mathematics.

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Forthcoming seminars
Thu 23rd February, 2017
4:00 PM

Matthew Juniper (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge)
Combined experimental and adjoint-based sensitivity analysis in thermoacoustic systems
Thu 2nd March, 2017
4:00 PM

Phil Livermore (School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds)
Jets in Earth's core
Thu 9th March, 2017
4:00 PM

Ioannis Contopoulos (Academy of Athens)
Dissipation in astrophysical current sheets
Thu 23rd March, 2017
4:00 PM

Henrik Latter (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)
Thu 20th April, 2017
4:00 PM

Julien Landel (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Please note the change of venue for this seminar: EC Stoner SR 9.90
Thu 27th April, 2017
4:00 PM

Suzanne Fielding (Department of Physics, Durham University)
Please note the change of venue for this seminar: Roger Stevens LT15 (11.15)
Thu 4th May, 2017
4:00 PM

Stephan Stellmach (Institut fur Geophysik, Westfalische Wilhems-Universitat Munster)
Please note the change of venue for this seminar: Roger Stevens LT10 (9.10)
Thu 11th May, 2017
4:00 PM

Benjamin Favier (IRPHE, Aix-Marseille University)
Thu 18th May, 2017
4:00 PM

Keke Zhang (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter)
Thu 1st June, 2017
4:00 PM

Sam Pegler (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds)


Past seminars
Thu 9th February, 2017
4:00 PM

Vassilios Dallas (Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Optimal rotation rate for the turbulent dynamo at the low Pm limit
Thu 26th January, 2017
4:00 PM

Alice Thompson (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Feedback control of falling liquid films
Thu 8th December, 2016
4:00 PM

Xiomara Marquez Artavia and Joshua Kirk (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Thu 1st December, 2016
4:00 PM

Andrew Hillier (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter)
The magnetic Rayleigh-Taylor instability in solar prominences
Thu 17th November, 2016
4:00 PM

Sylvain Laizet (Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London)
A 2D domain decomposition, a customized immersed boundary method and a zest of numerical dissipation: a successful cocktail to tackle turbulence on supercomputers
Thu 10th November, 2016
4:00 PM

Rob Lamb (JBA Trust)
Thu 3rd November, 2016
4:00 PM

Nobumitsu Yokoi (Insitute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo)
Large-scale flow induction by inhomogeneous turbulent helicity
Thu 27th October, 2016
4:00 PM

Anne Juel (School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Manchester)
Using inkjet printing to deposit lines of fluids
Thu 20th October, 2016
4:00 PM

Ed Llewellin (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham)
Slugs and plugs: multiphase magma flow in basaltic volcanic conduits
Thu 6th October, 2016
4:00 PM

Julian Mak (School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh)
A new gauge invariant method for diagnosing eddy diffusivities
Thu 29th September, 2016
4:00 PM

Helen Burgess (School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of St Andrews)
Scaling theory for vortices in the two-dimensional inverse energy cascade
Thu 5th May, 2016
4:00 PM

Baylor Fox-Kemper ( Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Brown University)
Mesoscale Ocean Large Eddy Simulations
Thu 28th April, 2016
4:00 PM

Anna Kalogirou (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Rogue wave impact on amplified wave-energy buoys and moving ships
Thu 21st April, 2016
4:00 PM

Spencer Sherwin (Imperial College)
Spectral/hp element, scale resolving modelling for high Reynolds number Formula 1 Aerodynamics
Thu 10th March, 2016
4:00 PM

Andy Aspden (Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton)
Entrainment in Turbulent Jets with Off-source Heating
Thu 3rd March, 2016
4:00 PM

Laure Zanna (University of Oxford)
A Parametrization of Ocean Eddies: anti-viscosity, non-Newtonian dynamics and stochastic physics
Thu 25th February, 2016
4:00 PM

Chris Keylock (Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Univeristy of Sheffield)
Turbulence velocity-intermittency relations for characterising complex flows and near-wall modulation
Thu 18th February, 2016
4:00 PM

Konstantinos Gourgouliatos (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Making Magnetars More Economical
Thu 11th February, 2016
4:00 PM

Sybren Drijfhout (University of Southampton)
The role of the ocean in a climate hiatus
Thu 4th February, 2016
4:00 PM

Wieland Dietrich (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Convection and the generation of magnetic fields in anelastic dynamo models with variable conductivity - A model for Saturn
Thu 28th January, 2016
4:00 PM

Stephen Thomson (CEMPS, University of Exeter)
Jupiter's unearthly jets
Thu 21st January, 2016
4:00 PM

Vladimir Vladimirov (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
Two-timing Hypothesis, Distinguished Limits, Drifts, and Vibrodiffusion for Oscillating Flows
Thu 10th December, 2015
4:00 PM

Stephen Wilson (Dept of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Strathclyde)
A pinned or free-floating rigid plate on a thin viscous film
Thu 3rd December, 2015
4:00 PM

Mouloud Kessar (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Direct numerical simulations of maximal helical turbulence and LES modes of magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
Thu 26th November, 2015
4:00 PM

Paul Williams (Dept. of Meteorology, University of Reading )
The dynamics of baroclinic zonal jets
Thu 19th November, 2015
4:00 PM

Alan Scholes (Materials Processing Institute, Middlesbrough)
Modelling of bulk flows in high temperature liquid metals
Thu 12th November, 2015
4:00 PM

Harald van Brummelen (Eindhoven University of Technology)
Complex-Fluid-Solid Interaction based on the Navier-Stokes-Cahn-Hilliard
Thu 5th November, 2015
4:00 PM

Adam Child and Luke Robins (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Helical Magnetorotational Instability (Adam Child) Strato-Rotational Instability (Luke Robins)
Thu 29th October, 2015
4:00 PM

Philip Pearce (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Rayleigh-Bénard instability generated by a diffusion flame
Thu 22nd October, 2015
4:00 PM

Steef Boeing (ICAS, University of Leeds)
The fluid dynamics of convective clouds and their environment
Thu 15th October, 2015
4:00 PM

Vassilios Dallas (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Symmetries, current sheets and universality in freely-decaying MHD turbulence
Thu 8th October, 2015
4:00 PM

Chinmay Das (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Computational polymeric flow from molecular architecture
Thu 1st October, 2015
4:00 PM

Konstantin Ilin (Department of Mathematics, University of York)
Instability of steady viscous flows between rotating porous cylinders induced by radial flow
Thu 30th April, 2015
4:00 PM

Claire McIlroy (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Complex inkjets: particles, polymers and nonlinear driving
Thu 26th March, 2015
4:00 PM

Robin Wiliams (AWE )
Turbulence Models
Thu 12th March, 2015
4:00 PM

Todor Kondic (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Impact of a Weak Magnetic Field on the Turbulent Diffusion of Scalars in 2D MHD
Thu 5th March, 2015
4:00 PM

Tom Kent and Jordan Bowker (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
A modified shallow water model for investigating convective-scale data assimilation (Tom Kent). The effects of velocity shear on magnetic buoyancy instability (Jordan Bowker).
Thu 26th February, 2015
4:00 PM

Rob Dorrell (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds)
Channelized density driven flows: scaling the real world to the laboratory
Thu 19th February, 2015
4:00 PM

Jeff Polton (National Oceaqnographic Centre, Liverpool)
Tidally induced mean flows
Thu 12th February, 2015
4:00 PM

Anna Kalogirou (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Nonlinear dynamics of surfactant-laden multilayer shear flows
Thu 5th February, 2015
4:00 PM

Michael Ruderman (University of Sheffield)
Transverse oscillation of magnetic loops in the solar corona
Thu 29th January, 2015
4:00 PM

Richard Craster (Imperial College London)
Buoyancy Driven Fracture
Thu 4th December, 2014
4:00 PM

Rich Kerswell (Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol)
Swirling flow with radial inflow and its possible bearing on cold accretion disks
Thu 27th November, 2014
4:00 PM

Jason Frank (University of Utrecht, Netherlands)
Thermostating stationary and nonstationary measures
Thu 20th November, 2014
4:00 PM

Xavier Riedinger (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter)
Instabilities with shear and stratification: CANCELLED AS SPEAKER IS UNWELL.
Thu 13th November, 2014
4:00 PM

Nico Gray (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester)
Particle size segregation and spontaneous levee formation in geophysical mass flows
Thu 6th November, 2014
4:00 PM

Demetrios Papageorgiou (Departmentment of Mathematics, Imperial College)
Electrostatically driven multilayer flows
Thu 30th October, 2014
4:00 PM

Kumiko Hori (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
The influence of magnetic fields in spherical dynamo simulations
Thu 23rd October, 2014
4:00 PM

Chris Jones (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Compressible Taylor-Couette flow
Thu 16th October, 2014
4:00 PM

Wayne Arter (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy)
Fitting Dynamical Systems to Data
Thu 9th October, 2014
4:00 PM

Celine Guervilly (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Interaction between large-scale vortices and magnetic field in rotating convection
Thu 2nd October, 2014
4:00 PM

James Sprittles (Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick)
Interfacial Effects in Microflows
Mon 16th June, 2014
11:30 AM

Keith Ngan (City University of Hong Kong)
Turbulent flow in urban street canyons: predictability and vortex interactions
Wed 28th May, 2014
11:00 AM

Julian Mak (Tel Aviv University)
A mechanistic interpretation of MHD shear instabilities in terms of interacting vorticity waves
Thu 15th May, 2014
4:00 PM

Peter Davidson (University of Cambridge)
Planetary Dynamos Driven by Inertial Waves
Thu 8th May, 2014
4:00 PM

Emma Warneford (Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford )
The thermal shallow water equations, their quasi-geostrophic limit, and equatorial super-rotation in Jovian atmospheres
Thu 24th April, 2014
11:00 AM

Mike Cullen (Met Office, Exeter)
Thu 27th March, 2014
4:00 PM

Lúcia Duarte (ENS Lyon)
Dynamics and Magnetic Field Generation in Jupiter and Saturn
Thu 20th March, 2014
4:00 PM

Rafael Castrejón-Pita (University of Cambridge)
Formation, breakup and coalescence of droplets
Thu 13th March, 2014
4:00 PM

Vladimir Lapin (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Numerical modelling of surface and internal tides
Thu 6th March, 2014
4:00 PM

Oliver Porth (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Towards a complete MHD description of Pulsar wind nebulae
Thu 27th February, 2014
4:00 PM

Toby Wood (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Hall MHD in Neutron Star Crusts
Thu 20th February, 2014
4:00 PM

Prof. Leo Maas (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research & Utrecht University)
Wave attractors
Thu 13th February, 2014
4:00 PM

Céline Guervilly (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
Large-scale vortices in rotating Rayleigh-Bénard convection
Thu 6th February, 2014
4:00 PM

1. Claire McIlroy; 2. Sarah Dawson (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds)
CANCELLED --- 1. Modelling capillary breakup of particulate suspensions. 2 Weakly nonlinear equatorial inertial instabilities in two-layer flows.
Thu 30th January, 2014
4:00 PM

Matthias Heil (University of Manchester)
Wrinkly fingers -- fluid-structure interaction in elastic-walled Hele-Shaw cells
Thu 23rd January, 2014
4:00 PM

Richard Nelson (Queen Mary University of London)
Nonlinear evolution of the vertical shear instability in accretion discs
Thu 5th December, 2013
4:00 PM

Sergei Molokov (University of Coventry)
Theoretical and experimental studies of magnetohydrodynamic, interfacial instabilities in aluminium reduction cells
Thu 28th November, 2013
4:00 PM

Todor Kondic (School of Mathematics)
Measuring magnetic turbulent diffusion in 2D
Thu 21st November, 2013
4:00 PM

Rainer Hollerbach (School of Mathematics)
Electromagnetically driven zonal flows in a rapidly rotating spherical shell
Thu 14th November, 2013
4:00 PM

Amirul Khan (School of Civil Engineering)
Real-time flow simulations for Indoor Environments
Thu 7th November, 2013
4:00 PM

1. Sam Hunter; 2. Jack Wood (School of Mathematics)
1. Waves in shallow water MHD. 2. Magnetic braking of zonal flows in a variable conductivity layer
Thu 24th October, 2013
4:00 PM

Thomas Ranner (School of Computing, University of Leeds)
Unfitted finite element methods for interface problems
Thu 17th October, 2013
4:00 PM

Wieland Dietrich (School of Mathematics)
Nonlinear Interaction between geostrophic and ageostrophic zonal flows
Thu 10th October, 2013
4:00 PM

Robert Kerr (University of Warwick)
New singularity tests applied to Euler and Navier-Stokes
Thu 3rd October, 2013
4:00 PM

Toby Wood (School of Mathematics)
No lights, no music: The pseudo-incompressible MHD equations
Thu 16th May, 2013
4:00 PM

Pascale Garaud (UC Santa Cruz)
Double Diffusion
Thu 7th March, 2013
4:00 PM

Chris Davies (School of Earth and Environment, Leeds)
Thermal boundary control in geodynamo simulations
Thu 28th February, 2013
4:00 PM

Celine Guervilly (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Effect of metallic walls on dynamos generated by boundary-driven flows
Thu 21st February, 2013
4:00 PM

Rob Teed (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Torsional oscillations in geodynamo simulations
Thu 14th February, 2013
4:00 PM

Dr Ali Mashayek (University of Toronto)
Small scale mixing: Implications for large scale ocean circulation
Thu 7th February, 2013
4:00 PM

Prof Doug Parker (ICAS, Ujniversity of Leeds)
Interactions between the land surface and convective rainfall over West Africa
Thu 31st January, 2013
4:00 PM

Dr Oliver Porth (University of Leeds)
Modeling the Crab Nebula - 3D simulations of pulsar wind nebulae
Thu 29th November, 2012
4:00 PM

Rob Sturman (University of Leeds)
Rates of mixing in models of fluid flow
Thu 22nd November, 2012
4:00 PM

Ben Hepworth and Laura Burgess (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Ben Hepworth: Instabilities in two-dimensional convection. Laura Burgess: The Driving of Mean Flows via Convection
Thu 15th November, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Joanne Mason (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter)
Aspects of Field-Guided MHD Turbulence
Thu 8th November, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Matt Browning (Physics Department, University of Exeter)
Global simulations of convective dynamos in stars
Thu 1st November, 2012
4:00 PM

Prof. Mi Wang (Process and Environmental Engineering, University of Leeds)
Inverse Problems in Process Imaging
Thu 25th October, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Pascale Garaud (University of California at Santa Cruz)
Postponed due to illness
Thu 18th October, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Kris Kubiak (Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds)
Modelling of fluid surface interaction in multiphase flow by lattice Boltzmann method
Thu 11th October, 2012
4:00 PM

Brian Maxwell (University of Ottawa)
Hydrogen Explosion Safety:  Spontaneous Jet Ignition and Detonation Initiation
Thu 4th October, 2012
4:00 PM

Julian Mak and Vijay Teeluck (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Julian Mak: Long-wave instabilities of unbounded shear flows in the shallow water MHD system. Vijay Teeluck: Topographic Rossby waves
Thu 27th September, 2012
4:00 PM

Tina Davies (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Magnetostatic Equilibria
Thu 15th March, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Zinedine Khatir (Mechanical Engineering, Leeds)
Application of state-of-the art computational fluids methods in the food industry: Design of Energy Efficient High-Speed Air Impingement Bread-Baking Ovens
Thu 8th March, 2012
4:00 PM

David Hughes (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Large-scale field generation: the role of velocity shear
Wed 7th March, 2012
2:00 PM

Onno Bokhove (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
Stormy Maths Creates Rogue & Breaking Waves
Thu 23rd February, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Todor Kondic (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Hall MHD in Neutron Stars
Wed 8th February, 2012
4:00 PM

Mausumi Dikpati (HAO, Boulder)
Nonlinear evolution of shallow-water instability in the solar tachocline
Thu 2nd February, 2012
4:00 PM

Dr Mark Walkley (School of Computing, Leeds)
Preconditioned iterative solution algorithms for discretised finite element systems
Thu 26th January, 2012
4:00 PM

Radostin Simitev (University of Glasgow)
Convection-driven dynamos in rotating spherical shells: bistability and attempts to model solar cycle properties
Thu 19th January, 2012
4:00 PM

Thomas Gastine (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Germany)
Effects of compressibility on driving zonal flows in gas giants
Thu 8th December, 2011
4:00 PM

Andy Kraynik (Sandia Laboratories)
Foam structure, rheology and coarsening -- the shape, feel and aging of random soap froth
Thu 1st December, 2011
4:00 PM

Julian Mak and Vijay Teeluck (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Shear instabilities in shallow water MHD (Julian Mak); Solutions for coastally trapped barotropic waves (Vijay Teeluck).
Thu 17th November, 2011
4:00 PM

Neil Morrison (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Inkjet printing of shear-thinning fluids
Thu 10th November, 2011
4:00 PM

Shiva Kumar Malapaka (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
A Study of Magnetic Helicity in Forced and Decaying 3D-MHD Turbulence
Thu 3rd November, 2011
4:00 PM

Vladimir Lapin (School of Mathematics, Leeds)
Shocks in thin film flows and resonant over-reflection of waves in GFD
Thu 20th October, 2011
4:00 PM

Phil Livermore, (School of Earth and Environment, Leeds)
Towards viscosity-free models of the geodynamo
Thu 13th October, 2011
4:00 PM

Gunnar Hornig (University of Dundee)
Topological Constraints on Magnetic Relaxation
Thu 6th October, 2011
4:00 PM

Sarah-Jane Lock (ICAS, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds)
Exploring methods for the next generation weather and climate forecasting model: "GUNG-HO"
Thu 5th May, 2011
4:00 PM

Prof. Eleuterio Toro (Trento & Cambridge)
Mathematical model for blood flow in vessels with discontinuous material properties
Thu 28th April, 2011
4:00 PM

James Cho (Queen Mary, University of London)
Atmospheric dynamics of hot Jupiters
Thu 31st March, 2011
4:00 PM

Krzysztof Mizerski (University of Leeds)
Scaling analysis in developed convection
Thu 17th March, 2011
4:00 PM

Rainer Hollerbach (University of Leeds)
Dynamics of the Earth's Inner Core Tangent Cylinder
Thu 3rd March, 2011
4:00 PM

Peter Read (University of Oxford)
Experiments on geostrophic turbulence and convection on a beta plane: jets and vortices
Thu 24th February, 2011
4:00 PM

Mark Wilson (Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds )
Lattice Boltzmann modelling of droplets impacting and spreading on surfaces
Thu 17th February, 2011
4:00 PM

Chris Jones (University of Leeds)
Anelastic spherical dynamo benchmarks
Thu 3rd February, 2011
4:00 PM

Ashley Willis (University of Sheffield)
Charting the phase-space of transitional fluid flow
Thu 27th January, 2011
4:00 PM

Steve Tobias (University of Leeds)
Direct Statistical Simulation in Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluids