2011 EFD Seminars

Fall 2011 Seminars

August 30th, 2011
Edison Lecture: Probing the Geodynamo with Laboratory and Numerical Experiments

Professor Peter Olson
Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

September 6th, 2011
Fluid dynamics and morphometric based approaches for city management and sustainability

Professor Silvana Di Sabatino
University of Lecce, Italy and University of Notre DameĀ 

September 13th, 2011
Hydrologic Controls on Soil Nutrients: the role of soil moisture, stoichiometry and topography

Professor Amilcare Porporato
Duke University

September 20th, 2011
Experimental study of the initial stages of wind waves' spatial evolution

Dr. Dan Liberzon
Tel Aviv University and University of Notre Dame

September 27th, 2011
High-resolution nearshore wave and flow modeling: infrastructure, numeric and physics

Professor Andre Van der Westhuysen
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

October 3rd, 2011
The Challenge of Fully-Predictive Hydrologic Models Supported by Observations: Recent Experiences and Prospects in Semiarid Systems

Professor Enrique Vivoni
Arizona State University

October 25th, 2011
The City of Chicago's Science-Driven Sustainability Initiatives

Lyndon Valicenti
WRD Environmental Project Manager to the Chicago Department of Environment

November 1st, 2011
The Role of Physical Modeling in Understanding Environmental Flows

Professor Don Boyer
Arizona State University

November 8th, 2011
Near-Inertial Poincare Waves in Lake Michigan: Observations and Consequences

Professor Carey Troy
Purdue University

November 15th, 2011
Fractional Diffusion

Professor Mark Meeschaert
Michigan State University

November 29th , 2011
Langmuir Turbulance in The Ocean Boundry Layer Forced By Hurricane Winds and Waves

Professor Peter Sullivan
National Center for Atmospheric Research