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Department of Applied Maths
Fluids and MHD seminars
Semester 2, 20162017
Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. in MALL 1 & 2, School of Mathematics.
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To be announced.
Thu 25th May, 2017 4:00 PM 
Keke Zhang (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter) Probing Jupiter's interior via its gravitational field 

Thu 11th May, 2017 4:00 PM 
Benjamin Favier (IRPHE, AixMarseille University) Elliptic instabilities in rotating and stratified fluids 

Thu 4th May, 2017 4:00 PM 
Stephan Stellmach (Institut fur Geophysik, Westfalische WilhemsUniversitat Munster) Rapidly Rotating RayleighBenard Convection 

Thu 27th April, 2017 4:00 PM 
Suzanne Fielding (Department of Physics, Durham University) Edge fracture in complex fluids 

Thu 20th April, 2017 4:00 PM 
Julien Landel (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester) Convective mass transfer from a droplet into a submerging falling film 

Thu 23rd March, 2017 4:00 PM 
Henrik Latter (DAMTP, University of Cambridge) TBA 

Thu 9th March, 2017 4:00 PM 
Ioannis Contopoulos (Academy of Athens) Dissipation in astrophysical current sheets 

Thu 2nd March, 2017 4:00 PM 
Phil Livermore (School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds) Jets in Earth's core 

Thu 23rd February, 2017 4:00 PM 
Matthew Juniper (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge) Combined experimental and adjointbased sensitivity analysis in thermoacoustic systems 

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) TBA 

Thu 1st December, 2016 4:00 PM 
Andrew Hillier (Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter) The magnetic RayleighTaylor 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) TBA 

Thu 3rd November, 2016 4:00 PM 
Nobumitsu Yokoi (Insitute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo) Largescale 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 twodimensional inverse energy cascade 

Thu 5th May, 2016 4:00 PM 
Baylor FoxKemper ( 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 waveenergy 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 Offsource Heating 

Thu 3rd March, 2016 4:00 PM 
Laure Zanna (University of Oxford) A Parametrization of Ocean Eddies: antiviscosity, nonNewtonian dynamics and stochastic physics 

Thu 25th February, 2016 4:00 PM 
Chris Keylock (Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Univeristy of Sheffield) Turbulence velocityintermittency relations for characterising complex flows and nearwall 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) Twotiming 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 freefloating 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) ComplexFluidSolid Interaction based on the NavierStokesCahnHilliard 

Thu 5th November, 2015 4:00 PM 
Adam Child and Luke Robins (School of Mathematics, University of Leeds) Helical Magnetorotational Instability (Adam Child) StratoRotational Instability (Luke Robins) 

Thu 29th October, 2015 4:00 PM 
Philip Pearce (School of Mathematics, University of Manchester) RayleighBénard 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 freelydecaying 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 convectivescale 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 surfactantladen 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 TaylorCouette 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 largescale 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 quasigeostrophic limit, and equatorial superrotation 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 CastrejónPita (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) Largescale vortices in rotating RayleighBénard 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 twolayer flows. 

Thu 30th January, 2014 4:00 PM 
Matthias Heil (University of Manchester) Wrinkly fingers  fluidstructure interaction in elasticwalled HeleShaw 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) Realtime 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 NavierStokes 

Thu 3rd October, 2013 4:00 PM 
Toby Wood (School of Mathematics) No lights, no music: The pseudoincompressible 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 boundarydriven 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 twodimensional 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 FieldGuided 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: Longwave 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 stateofthe art computational fluids methods in the food industry: Design of Energy Efficient HighSpeed Air Impingement BreadBaking Ovens 

Thu 8th March, 2012 4:00 PM 
David Hughes (School of Mathematics, Leeds) Largescale 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 shallowwater 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) Convectiondriven 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 shearthinning fluids 

Thu 10th November, 2011 4:00 PM 
Shiva Kumar Malapaka (School of Mathematics, Leeds) A Study of Magnetic Helicity in Forced and Decaying 3DMHD Turbulence 

Thu 3rd November, 2011 4:00 PM 
Vladimir Lapin (School of Mathematics, Leeds) Shocks in thin film flows and resonant overreflection of waves in GFD 

Thu 20th October, 2011 4:00 PM 
Phil Livermore, (School of Earth and Environment, Leeds) Towards viscosityfree 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 
SarahJane Lock (ICAS, School of Earth and Environment, Leeds) Exploring methods for the next generation weather and climate forecasting model: "GUNGHO" 

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 phasespace of transitional fluid flow 

Thu 27th January, 2011 4:00 PM 
Steve Tobias (University of Leeds) Direct Statistical Simulation in Astrophysical and Geophysical Fluids 

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