2013 EFD Seminars

Fall 2013 Seminars

September 3rd 2013
Atmospheric Rivers: A brief review and emerging directions

Dr. Marty Ralph
Director, Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes at the University of California San Diego and Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla

September 5th 2013
Wave-induced Boundary-layer Separation in the Lee of the Medicine Bow Mountains

Dr. Vanda Grubisic
Director of Earth Observing Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Spring 2013 Seminars:

January 22, 2013
Air-sea Interactions during hurricanes

Chris Fairall
Director, Environmental Technology Laboratory, NOAA

January 29, 2013
Relationship between Obukhov and Ozmidov length scales in the stable atmospheric boundary layer

Andrey Grachev
University of Colorado

February 5, 2013
Realtime Meteorological Decision Support for University Safety

Dr. Edward Bensman
Director of Engineering Computing, University of Notre Dame 

February 12, 2013
Interfaces in hydrologic systems: Challenges and opportunities

Professor Tissa Illangasekera
Colorado School of Mines, Editor, Water Resources Research 

February 19, 2013
Turbulent Flow Overlying Complex Surfaces: From Multi-Scale Roughness to Barchan Dunes

Professor Ken Christensen
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign  

February 26, 2013
Pre-Monsoon Aerosol-Cloud-Rainfall Interactions in the Central Himalayas due to Regional-Scale Pollution in the Indo-Gangetic Plains Implications for Freshwater Resources

Professor Ana Barros
Duke University  

March 5, 2013
IBM Lecture: Understanding an hourglass, and other granular flows, in under an hour

Professor Melany Hunt
Vice Provost and William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

March 19, 2013
Multiscale Modeling of Geophysical Flows: From the Ocean Seafloor to Surface

Dr. Allison Penko
Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center

March 26, 2013
On Helical Properties of Homogeneous Turbulence

Professor Frank Jacobitz
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of San Diego

April 2, 2013
Counting the Clouds

Professor David Randall
Director, Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (NSF STC),Professor of Atmospheric Sciences,Colorado State University

April 9, 2013
IBM Lecture

Dr. Peggy Lemone
NAE Senior Research Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research

April 16, 2013
Mass transport and aquatic ecology: Why fluid mechanics matters - Co-Sponsored by ECI

Professor Joseff Ackermann
Physical Ecology & Aquatic Science, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Canada

April 23, 2013
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Spectral Wave/Circulation Modeling

Dr. Jessica Meixner
Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin

April 30, 2013
Nearshore Hydrodynamics and the Fate and Transport of Escherichia coli at Beaches in Southern Lake Michigan

Professor Phanikumar Mantra
Michigan State University