2016 EFD Seminars

Spring 2016 Seminars:


January 19, 2016
The Orphan Tsunami of 1700 North American and Japanese Clues to a Giant Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest

Dr. Brian Atwater
Senior Research Geologist, United States Geological Survey Research Professor, University of Washington



January 26, 2016
Mixing and Unmixing in Natural Flows: Qualifying the Throttle on Chemical Reactions

David Benson
Associate Professor, Director, Hydrologic Science and Engineering Program, Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines



February 2, 2016
Experiments in Environmental flows: Flow in Porous Media for CO2 Sequestration and Biofilm-Flow Interaction

Dr. Farzan Kazemifar
Visiting Scholar, CEEES, University of Notre Dame



February 9, 2016
Hagfish Slime: Rheology of a Marine Predator Defense Mechanism

Professor Randy Ewoldt
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign



February 16, 2016
Physics and Dynamics of a New Lake Effect Snow Type Classification

Ed Bensman
Program Manager, Physical Meteorology, National Science Foundation, Adjunct Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame



February 23, 2016
Water and Energy Cycles Coupling Diagnosed from Remotely Sensed Global Observations

Professor Dara Entekhabi
Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



March 1, 2016
An Isogeometric Framework for Automated Generation of Geometrically Exact, Feature-Preserving Unstructured Finite Element Meshes

Professor John Evans
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado



March 15, 2016
Extreme Wave Runup and Boulder Transport During Typhoon Haiyan

Andrew Kennedy
Associate Professor, CEEES, University of Notre Dame



March 22, 2016
Large-eddy Simulation of rought Wall turbulence: Effects of Complex Topography, Evidence of Inner-outer Effects, and the role of Turbulence in Aeolian Systems

Professor William Anderson
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering, University of Texas Dallas



March 29, 2016
The Role of Federal Science in Responding to Societal Needs

Dr. Suzette M. Kimball
Director, U.S. Geological Survey, The US Department of Interior USGS



April 5, 2016
Indo-Pacific Maritime Continent: The Crux of Global Weather-Climate

Professor Chidong Zhang
Professor, Department of Ocean Sciences, RSMAS/MPO, University of Miami



April 12, 2016
Synoptic Variability of the Exchange Flow in the Turkish Straits

Dr. Ewa Jarosz
Principal Investigator, Oceanography Division, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, Mississippi



April 19, 2016
Shelf circulation and associated ecosystem impacts in the northern Gulf of Mexico

Dr. Robert Hetland
Professor, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University



April 26, 2016
The Hydrology and Aquatic Geochemistry of the McMurdo Dry Valleys

Dr. William Lyons
Director, School of Earth Sciences, Research Scientist, Byrd Polar Research Center, The Ohio State University