[All] UKFN bulletin, w/e 30/10/20

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Fri Oct 30 12:31:09 GMT 2020


UKFN weekly round-up 30/10/20

If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list,
please send an appropriately formatted item to info at fluids.ac.uk by
FRIDAY NOON of that week. Messages are repeated according to these
guidelines [1]. 

A. UKFN MESSAGES 

FROM: Nick Daish, 16/10/20
Subject: Open call for proposals to start a new Special Interest Group

UKFN is pleased to announce the launch of an open call for proposals to
start a new Special Interest Group.  

If approved, UKFN will support the new SIG by providing a dedicated page
on the UKFN website and access to publicity in the 'SIGs' section of the
weekly newsletter, on the website and in social media. 

Proposals should be sent to sig at fluids.ac.uk and will be reviewed in
batches every 3 months. THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE FIRST BATCH IS 31ST
OCTOBER 2020. 

Details on what to include in your proposal are available in the
following pdf 

https://fluids.ac.uk/files/SIGs_Open_call_guidance_template_200811.1597312481.pdf
 

which is also available on the SIG home page https://fluids.ac.uk/sig
under 'Start a SIG'.

B. MEMBER MESSAGES

EVENTS:

FROM: Journal of Fluid Mechanics, LIFD, UKFN and DAMTP, 30/10/20 
Subject: Fluid Mechanics Webinar Series: Dennice Gayme, Johns Hopkins
University, USA, "Wind farm modeling and control for power grid support"

EVENT DATE: 6/11/20, 4:00 pm BST/11 am EDT 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3ig0QVq   

FROM: ERCOFTAC, 29/10/20
Subject: Zoom Meeting "How much do we know and how much we don't know
about the Covid-19 Flow Physics"

EVENT DATE:13/11/20, 10:00am BST 
DETAILS: Zoom link - https://bit.ly/2Jot8l7 Event information -
https://bit.ly/3jHI0aH  

FROM: Benedict Rogers, University of Manchester, 26/10/20
Subject: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics rEsearch and engineeRing
International Community (SPHERIC) new monthly seminar series on SPH
(free to attend) 
EVENT DATE: 12/11/20, 12:00pm BST
DETAILS: https://spheric-sph.org/global-seminars  

FROM: Ian Wilson & Julien Landel, 15/10/20
Subject: EPSRC-funded Workshop on "Roadmapping Quantitative
Understanding of Cleaning and Decontamination" 
EVENT DATE: 20-22/4/21 
DETAILS: https://www.modcad.org/ 

SIGS: 

FROM: Stephen Longshaw, SPH SIG, 26/10/20
SUBJECT: The SPH SIG invites you to join our inaugural virtual meeting.
This free and virtual event is the first of a new series and will be
held on the 25TH OF NOVEMBER 2020 between 14:00 AND 16:00 GMT. It will
provide a _round-table _overview of 6 early-career researcher's work
with SPH, from institutions across the UK. Future events are planned,
with a mixture of the round-table format and more in-depth overviews
from individual SIG members expected. 

To attend, please REGISTER [2] and details of how to join the meeting
will be distributed closer to the event. 

JOBS:  

FROM: Simone Hochgreb, University of Cambridge, 26/10/20
Subject: Post-doctoral position held between the University of Rouen,
France, and Cambridge 
TOPIC: Experimental measurements in droplet-laden flows as part of a
joint project in experiments and modeling in the field.
Details: https://bit.ly/37VlCbg  
CLOSING DATE: 31/12/30 (interviews ongoing) 

From: Prof. Suzanne Fielding, Durham University, 26/10/20
Subject: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Durham: Soft Matter and
Biological Physics (two posts) 
TOPIC: Statistical mechanics and rheology of yield stress materials,
including active matter such as biological tissues (ERC Advanced Grant
'RheoYield')
Details: https://bit.ly/37KgNBL   
CLOSING DATE: 11/11/20 

FROM: Mark Blyth, University of East Anglia, 21/10/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD studentship in fluid mechanics
TOPIC:  Mathematical modelling of fluid transport in plants
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/35kUlw7 
CLOSING DATE: 23/11/20  

FROM: Tassos G. Karayiannis, Brunel University London, 16/10/20
SUBJECT: PhD studentship 

TOPIC: Study of Flow Boiling in Small and Micro-Channels 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3j0rqCx 
CLOSING DATE: 30/11/20 

FROM: Duncan Hewitt, University College London, 15/10/20
SUBJECT: Two Lectureships

TOPIC: Applied Maths 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/318GI1O
CLOSING DATE: 15/11/20 

FROM: Igor Chernyavsky, University of Manchester, 12/10/20
SUBJECT: Postdoctoral position in Applied Mathematics 
TOPIC: Haemodynamics, Blood Rheology and Transport in Complex Media

DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2Fkds0k
CLOSING DATE: 02/11/20

FROM: Paul Milewski, University of Bath, 11/10/20  
SUBJECT: Lecturer in Applied Mathematics 

TOPIC: Continuum Mechanics, Modelling and Industrial Mathematics 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2GNBUrT
CLOSING DATE: 1/11/20  

FROM: Daniel Zabek, Cardiff University, 27/9/20
SUBJECT: Fully-funded experimentally-focused PhD project
TOPIC: Nanomaterials for the Next Generation of Functional and Smart
Fluids
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/36kcRHe
CLOSING DATE: 1/12/20  

FROM: Luca Magri, University of Cambridge, 21/9/20  
SUBJECT: PhD and postdoc positions  
TOPIC: Physics-aware machine learning (PhyCo project, ERC StG) 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2Gmvnng Please send your CV and a short
motivation letter to  lm547 at cam.ac.uk if you are interested. 
CLOSING DATE: Application process will open in October/November 

FROM: Mark Sterling, University of Birmingham, 21/8/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD studentship in fluid mechanics
TOPIC: Wind Engineering risk to forest trees - an experimental and
numerical study
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3gwFl1W 
CLOSING DATE: 31/10/20 

  

Links:
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[1]
https://fluids.ac.uk/files/Newsletter_repeat_policy_200811.1597143124.pdf
[2]
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ukfn-sph-sig-virtual-meeting-tickets-126796548891
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