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FM01Biological fluid mechanics

  • Prof. Sarah Waters
  • University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Simon Mendez
  • Université de Montpellier, France
Invited Speaker
  • Revisiting anguilliform swimming hydrodynamics using the case of snakes

    Ramiro Godoy-Diana (ESPCI Paris; CNRS, France)
  • A high--fidelity model of the human heart for virtual clinical trials

    Roberto Verzicco (Univ. Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
  • Dynamic self-organization in active nematic drops

    David Saintillan (University of California San Diego, USA)
  • Microfluidic model of micro-haemodynamics in complex media

    Anne Juel (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)

FM02Boundary layers

  • Prof. Sergio Pirozzoli
  • Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Prof. Xuesong Wu
  • Imperial College, United Kingdom
Invited Speaker
  • Different dynamic scenarios of laminar separation bubbles induced by harmonic oscillations of the inflow conditions

    Daniel Rodriguez (Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain)
  • Response of boundary layers to free-stream vorticity disturbances

    Pierre Ricco (University of Sheffield, United Kingdom)
  • Examining the universality of the logarithmic region in a high reynolds number adverse-pressure-gradient turbulent boundary layer

    Ivan Marusic (University of Melbourne, Australia)
  • The eddies are attached, but it’s all right

    Javier Jimenez (Universidad Politecnica Madrid, Spain)

FM03Zero-emission combustion

  • Prof. Chiara Galletti
  • University of Pisa, Italy
  • Prof. Christine Mounaïm-Rousselle
  • Université d'Orléans, France
Invited Speaker
  • Decarbonising hard-to-abate sectors with hydrogen-based fuels: opportunities, challenges and the role of digitalization

    Arianna Remiddi (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
  • Metals as future carbon-free energy carriers

    Fabien HALTER (University of Orléans, France)
  • Flashback resistant hydrogen swirling flames: a path to zero emissions?

    Thierry Schuller (Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, IMFT, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, Toulouse, France AND Institut Universitaire de France, France)
  • Numerical challenges for the prediction of the particle size distribution of flame-synthesized metal-oxides

    Benedetta Franzelli (EM2C laboratory, CNRS, CentraleSupelec, Université ParisSaclay, France)

FM04Compressible flow

  • Prof. Devesh Ranjan
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Prof. Jaiyoung Ryu
  • Korea University, Korea, Republic of
Invited Speaker
  • Interplay between turbulence and acoustics in compressible flows

    Sanjiva K Lele (Stanford University, USA)
  • Variable density effects on supersonic spatially developing turbulent shear layers

    Daniel Livescu (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
  • Three-layer single mode richtmyer-meshkov mixing

    Ye Zhou (Lawrence Livermore National Lab, USA)
  • Reducing jet noise from an underexpanded biconical nozzle

    Daniel Bodony (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Recent progress in high-order shock-capturing strategies

    Chongam Kim (Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of)


  • Prof. Anne Sergent
  • Sorbonne Université, France
  • Prof. Quan Zhou
  • Shanghai University, China
Invited Speaker
  • Fluctuating boundary layers in high-rayleigh-number convection

    Joerg Schumacher (TU Ilmenau, Germany)
  • Turbulence and transitions in rayleigh-bénard convection at high rayleigh numbers

    Francesca Chilla (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France)
  • Controlling the reversal of the large-scale circulation in turbulent rayleigh–benard convection

    Heng-Dong Xi (Northwestern Polytechnical University, China)
  • Ultimate rayleigh-benard turbulence

    Olga Shishkina (Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Germany)

FM06Drops, bubbles and interfaces

  • Prof. Stéphane Zaleski
  • Sorbonne Universite, France
  • Prof. Cristian Marchioli
  • University of Udine, Italy
Invited Speaker
  • Direct numerical simulations of leidenfrost drop impacting onto superheated liquid pool: an early stage study

    Ming-Jiu Ni (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Fragmentation and size distribution of droplets descending from various heights in a horizontal airstream

    Kirti Chandra Sahu (Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India)
  • Numerical studies of three phase flows

    Gretar Tryggvason (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
  • Morphology of droplets in newtonian and viscoelastic turbulence

    Marco Edoardo Rosti (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan)

FM07Multiphase and particle-laden flows

  • Prof. Jacek Pozorski
  • Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
  • Prof. Francesco Picano
  • University of Padova, Italy
Invited Speaker
  • Slender flexible fibers in turbulent channel flow

    Cristian Marchioli (University of Udine, Italy)
  • Effects of hierarchical structures on particle transport in wall turbulence

    Chunxiao Xu (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Unified understanding of turbulence attenuation by solid particles

    Susumu Goto (Osaka University, Japan)
  • Droplet evaporation and condensation processes in turbulent clouds

    Gaetano Sardina (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)

FM08Flow instability and transition

  • Prof. V. Shankar
  • IIT Kanpur, India
  • Prof. Daniel Rodriguez
  • Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Invited Speaker
  • The nonlinear one-way navier-stokes approach for boundary layer transition

    Tim Colonius (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Hydrodynamic and magnetic interparticle interactions in a magnetorheological fluid

    V Kumaran (Indian Institute of Science, India)
  • Triggering elastic and elasto-inertial turbulence in a straight channel

    Rich Kerswell (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • From a continuous to a discontinuous transition to turbulence

    Björn Hof (Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria)

FM09Thin flim flows

  • Dr. Georg Dietze
  • CNRS-Université Paris-Saclay, France
  • Prof. Alexander Oron
  • Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Invited Speaker
  • A generalized time-implicit model for film flows with strong surface forces

    Stéphane Popinet (Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert, CNRS & Sorbonne Université, France)
  • Resonant instability in thin fluid layers

    Ranga Narayanan (Univ. Florida, USA)
  • Surface turbulence in gravity-driven films

    Andreas Wierschem (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany)
  • Dynamics of driven thin liquid films

    Omar Kamal Matar (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)

FM10Geophysical and environmental fluid dynamics

  • Dr. Michael Le Bars
  • Aix-Marseille University, France
  • Prof. Wontae Hwang
  • Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Invited Speaker
  • Bridging the observational-experimental gap in rapidly rotating convection

    Adrian van Kan (University of California, Berkeley, USA)
  • Particle-driven convection above a stratified layer

    Megan Davies Wykes (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Thermal equilibrium at convective-stably stratified boundaries

    Daniel Lecoanet (Northwestern University, USA)
  • Fast prediction for oceanic flows: lattice- and morphology-informed modeling

    Jin Hwan Hwang (Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of)

FM11Low Reynolds number flows and suspension

  • Prof. Jae-Sung Kwon
  • Incheon National University, Korea, Republic of
  • Prof. G P Raja Sekhar
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
Invited Speaker
  • Stokes law corrections for hydrodynamically interacting particles in non-uniform flows

    D. Palaniappan (Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, USA)
  • Electrically-mediated interplay of cellular interactions in confined microfluidic pathways

    Suman Chakraborty (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India)
  • Rapid immunofluorescence enhancement by a detachable acoustofluidic microchip

    Han-Sheng Chuang (Department of Biomedical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, China-Taipei)
  • Very flexible fibers in a shear flow

    Maria L. Ekiel-Jezewska (Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)

FM12Micro- and nano-fluidics

  • Prof. Maria Vittoria Salvetti
  • Univesity of Pisa, Italy
  • Dr. Marie-Caroline Jullien
  • Institut de Physique de Rennes, Campus de Beaulieu, France
Invited Speaker
  • Droplet and particle formation in an x-microdevice

    Alessandro Mariotti (University of Pisa, Italy)
  • Modeling of flow and transport in porous media: integrating cfd and deep learning for applications in digitally generated geometries

    Gianluca Boccardo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
  • Quartz crystal microbalance (qcm) frequency response to discrete adsorbates in liquids

    Alexander M Leshansky (Dept. of Chemical Engineering Technion-IIT, Israel)
  • Collective effects in bacterial suspensions

    Carine Douarche (Université Paris Saclay, FAST, France)

FM13Non-Newtonian and complex fluids

  • Prof. Anke Lindner
  • University Paris Didero, France
  • Prof. Prabhu R Nott
  • Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India
Invited Speaker
  • Predictions of the generalized newtonian fluid model incorporating flow type (gnffty) in simple and complex flows

    Rob Poole (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
  • Particle laden complex fluid interfaces: self-assembly and rheology

    Madivala G. Basavaraj (IIT Madras, India)
  • Harnessing elastic instabilities in flows with multiple streams

    Monica S. N. Oliveira (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
  • Towards a universal law for blood flow

    Chaouqi Misbah (CNRS and Univ. Grenoble, France)

FM14Computational fluid dynamics

  • Prof. Santosh Ansumali
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India
  • Prof. Seungwon Shin
  • Hongik University, Korea, Republic of
Invited Speaker
  • Applications of machine learning-based autoencoder toward advanced flow control design

    Koji Fukagata (Keio University, Japan)
  • Real-time high-fidelity simulations of urban microclimates

    Jung-Il Choi (Yonsei University, Korea, Republic of)
  • Quantum computing of fluid dynamics via hamiltonian simulation

    Yue Yang (Peking University, China)
  • Building-block-flow model for large-eddy simulation

    Adrian Lozano-Duran (MIT, USA)


  • Prof. H. Jane Bae
  • California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Dr. Mickael Bourgoin
  • University of Lyon, France
Invited Speaker
  • A study on the mechanism of drag modulation by dispersed drops in two-phase taylor-couette turbulence

    Chao Sun (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Evidence for layered anisotropic stratified turbulence in a freely evolving horizontal shear flow

    Colm-cille Patrick Caulfield (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Phase transitions in atmospheric and quantum turbulence

    Pablo Daniel Mininni (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Particle transport on free-surface turbulence

    Filippo Filippo Coletti (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

FM16Vortex dynamics

  • Dr. Melissa Green
  • University of Minnesota, USA
  • Prof. Morten Brøns
  • Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Invited Speaker
  • Effect of the spanwise domain size on the flow characteristics behind a circular cylinder at re = 220

    Daeun Song (Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of)
  • Physics-informed refinement of transition networks for unsteady lift prediction

    Melissa Green (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Extreme aerodynamics: approaches and challenges in vortex dynamics

    Kunihiko Taira (UCLA, USA)
  • Formation and control of a ground vortex

    Ari Glezer (Georgia Instiute of Technology, USA)

FM17Waves in fluids

  • Prof. Yeunwoo Cho
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
  • Prof. Victor Shrira
  • Keele University, United Kingdom
Invited Speaker
  • Nonlinear surface wave patterns and exponential asymptotics

    Triantaphyllos R AKYLAS (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Mean flow forcing by the reflection of a three-dimensional internal wave beam on a slope

    Chantal Staquet (Laboratory of Geophysical and Industrial Flows, University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, 38000, Grenoble, France)
  • Spatial evolution of young wind waves under steady wind forcing

    Lev Shemer (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
  • Maximum water-wave amplification of three interacting solitons in kadomtsev-petviashivili and potential flow equations

    Onno Bokhove (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)

FM18Electro- and magneto-hydrodynamics

  • Prof. Ming-Jiu Ni
  • University of Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Prof. Rhokyun Kwak
  • Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of
Invited Speaker
  • Recent progress on the study of energy transfer and dissipation in mhd turbulence

    Minping Wan (Southern University of Science and Technology, China)
  • Exploring electrohydrodynamics: insights into droplet dynamics under electric fields

    Jinkee Lee (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of)
  • Operando visualization and numerical simulation of transport phenomena in sodium-zinc molten salt batteries with liquid electrolyte

    Gunter Gerbeth (Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institute of Fluid Dynamics, Germany)
  • Magnetic proudman-taylor constraint explains flows into tangent cylinders

    Alban Potherat (Coventry University, United Kingdom)