All seminars are held Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in 258 Fitzpatrick Hall unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2021 Seminars


February 9, 2021
A review of the recent advances in DNS of turbulent flows laden with droplets or bubbles.

Professor Said Elghobashi, NAE
UCI Distinguished Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine


February 23, 2021
Interaction of gravity currents with breaking internal waves

Professor Jeff Koseff
William Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor, School of Engineering
Senior Fellow, Wood Institute for the Environment
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University


March 9, 2021
Aerosols around Hawaii

Professor Alison Nugent
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii

Grant Deane

March 23, 2021
The surprising role of bubbles in geophysics: From breaking waves to melting glaciers

Dr. Grant Deane
Research Oceanographer, Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Yuliya Troitskaya

April 6, 2021
Microphysics of the air-sea coupling at high winds and its role in the dynamics and thermodynamics of severe sea storms

Dr. Yuliya Troitskaya
Laboratory Head Department of Geo-Physical Research Russian Academy of Sciences

Elizabeth Thompson

April 20, 2021
Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Related to Precipitation Predictability and Bias

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson
Head, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, Physical Sciences Laboratory

Yan Feng

May 4, 2021
Aerosols in the Earth System: Radiative and Biogeochemical Effects

Dr. Yan Feng
Environmental Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory