[All] UKFN bulletin, w/e 26/2/21

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UKFN WEEKLY ROUND-UP 26/2/21 

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A. UKFN MESSAGES 

FROM: Nick Daish, 19/2/21
SUBJECT: UKFN Thesis Competition 2021 

We are pleased to announce UKFN is once again holding a competition for
the best fluids thesis examined in the UK during 2020, with a prize of
£500 for the winner. Nominations are now being accepted at
competition at fluids.ac.uk, with a closing date of 30 APRIL 2021. Full
details are given here [2]. 

FROM: Nick Daish, 19/2/21
SUBJECT: UKFN photo/video competition #10 

A new UKFN photo/video competition is now open for submissions on the
theme of 'COMPUTED FLOWS'. If you would like the chance to win £200,
send us your photos and videos by the closing date of 31 MARCH 2021. Go
to the Competitions section of https://fluids.ac.uk/connect for full
details of how to submit your entries.

B. MEMBER MESSAGES

No new messages. 

EVENTS:  

FROM: Neil Sandham, University of Southampton, 25/2/21
SUBJECT: UK Fluids Conference: First announcement. After the
cancellation last year we are pleased to confirm that the UK Fluids
Conference will go ahead this year as an online event. The programme
will combine keynote and contributed talks run by video conferencing
(e.g. MS Teams) along with informal interactions enabled using platforms
like gather.town. Please note the registration and abstract submission
deadline of 14th May 2021, with registration opening during March. More
information will follow once registration is open.
EVENT DATE: 8-10/9/21
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/37SpVDI 
FROM: Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 24/2/21 
SUBJECT: LIFD/JFM/UKFN/DAMTP seminar series, Marina Levy, LOCEAN-IPSL,
France, "Bringing fluid dynamics to life in the ocean"
EVENT DATE: 5/3/21
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3jIAiPd 

FROM: Paul Linden, University of Cambridge, 18/2/21
SUBJECT: Fluid Mechanics in the Spirit of G.K. Batchelor
EVENT DATE: 29-31/3/21
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/37tVvr4 (registration essential) 

SIGS:

No new messages. 

JOBS:  

FROM: Peter Harley, Dyson Technology Ltd, 23/2/21
SUBJECT: Permanent position in Environmental Care Research team.
TOPIC: Lead CFD/ FEA Research Engineer
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3kxH0b1 
CLOSING DATE: 12/3/21  

FROM: Xinyan Wang, Brunel University London, 25/2/21
SUBJECT: Research Assistant/Fellow (36 months)
TOPIC: Optical/laser diagnostics of fuel spray and combustion
characteristics
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3dS4O8a
CLOSING DATE: 15/3/21 
FROM: Ling Qian, Manchester Metropolitan University, 24/2/21
SUBJECT: Research Associate position 
TOPIC: Passive Control of Wave Induced Platform Motions for
Semi-submersible FOWTs
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3ko2YgG  [3]
CLOSING DATE: 14/3/21  

FROM: Alan Robins, University of Surrey, 23/2/21

SUBJECT: Research Fellow in Environmental Flow 
TOPIC: Wind Tunnel Dispersion Modelling 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2ZKO9v3 
CLOSING DATE: 15/3/21  

FROM: Alan Robins, University of Surrey, 23/2/21

SUBJECT: Research Fellow in Environmental Flow 
TOPIC: Air Pollution Exposure Analysis 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3qTTTia 
CLOSING DATE: 15/3/21 

FROM: Paul Griffiths, Coventry University, 19/2/21 
SUBJECT: Research Fellow in Fluid Mechanics
TOPIC: Utilising a Naturally Occurring Drag Reduction Method 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3dISEyy 
CLOSING DATE: 7/3/21 

FROM: Oliver Buxton, Imperial College London 16/2/21
SUBJECT: Postdoc position in experimental fluid mechanics/wind energy (3
years duration)
TOPIC:  Experimental investigation of turbulent entrainment into
turbulent wind-turbine wakes 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3s50bvA 
CLOSING DATE: 17/3/21

FROM: Anne Bernassau, Heriot-Watt University, 15/2/21
Subject: 2 year NERC funded Research Associate position
Topic: Environmental Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Acoustofluidics
of Marine Microplastics
Details: https://bit.ly/3ba0Rc2
Closing date: 28/2/21 

FROM: Rob Dorrell, University of Hull, 12/2/21
Subject: 24 month Research Fellow position
Topic: Interaction of downslope gravity currents with cross-slope
contour currents
Details: https://bit.ly/3s299ts 
Closing date: 8/3/21 

FROM: Gavin Tabor, University of Exeter, 12/2/21
Subject: Lecturer post
Topic: Computational Engineering (Education and Research) 
Details: https://bit.ly/3s6ewYj 
Closing date: 3/3/21 

FROM: James Sprittles, University of Warwick, 11/2/21
Subject: 8 month Research Fellow position
Topic: Computational Modelling of Microflows (flexible)
Details: https://bit.ly/3qgzJhJ
Closing date: 28/2/21 

FROM: Tze Pei Chong, Brunel University London, 10/2/21
SUBJECT: Research Fellow in Aeroacoustics
TOPIC: Use of adaptive porous surface for the reduction of aerofoil
noise
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/374ZnOU  
CLOSING DATE: 5/3/21

FROM: Richard Whalley, Newcastle University, 10/2/21
SUBJECT: Research Associate in Experimental Fluid Dynamics (3 years)
TOPIC:  Project ENABLE [4]: Developing and Exploiting Intelligent
Approaches for Turbulent Drag Reduction
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/374CQC8
CLOSING DATE: 4/3/21 

FROM: Richard Whalley, Newcastle University, 10/2/21
SUBJECT: PhD CASE studentship (EPSRC & DORC Ltd)
TOPIC: Project OCULUS: Flow variation during vitrectomy with vacuum
versus fluid flow controlled aspiration systems
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3qaHx4G 
CLOSING DATE: 28/2/21 
FROM: Timm Krueger, University of Edinburgh, 5/2/21 

SUBJECT: PhD CASE studentship (industrial co-funding and participation)
TOPIC: Optimising a microfluidic assay for sepsis diagnostics by
combining numerical simulations with machine learning
Details: https://bit.ly/39SznZb 
CLOSING DATE: 28/2/21 

FROM: Hannah Kreczak, Newcastle University, 1/2/21
SUBJECT: EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship 
TOPIC: The Fellowship is an opportunity for the very best EPSRC-funded
PhD students to receive 24 months of additional support following their
PhD. It is expected that the appointed Fellow will commence their
position in the 2021/22 academic year.
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/39HAIld 
CLOSING DATE: 28/2/21
FROM: Doug Parker, University of Leeds, 1/2/21
SUBJECT: Fully-funded EPSRC PhD studentship 
TOPIC: A new Lagrangian approach to modelling of density currents
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3pMNaWr
CLOSING DATE: 22/3/21  
FROM: Sylvain Laizet, Imperial College London, 29/1/21
SUBJECT: Research Assistant / Associate in Computational Fluid Dynamics
Topic:  The project aims to develop, implement and exploit machine
intelligence paradigms to enable a new approach to wall-turbulence
control.
DETAILS:https://bit.ly/36EphZN 
CLOSING DATE: 28/2/21

From: Debasish Das, University of Strathclyde, 27/1/21
SUBJECT: Fully-funded PhD in University of Strathclyde
TOPIC: Electrohydrodynamics of Droplet Pairs
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2YkmIHG

CLOSING DATE: 14/3/21 

FROM: Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 27/1/21
SUBJECT: EPSRC CDT Fluid Dynamics, Up to 10 funded PhD places for 2021
entry
TOPIC: Fluid Dynamics (various)
 DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3koqcBv 
CLOSING DATE: 7/4/21 

FROM: Ignazio Maria Viola, University of Edinburgh, 23/1/21
SUBJECT: PhD Scholarship on fluid structure interaction
TOPIC: Bio-inspired morphing blades for wind and tidal turbines 
DETAILS: https://edin.ac/2LO3Z4T
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled. Applications reviewed from 1/2/21. 

FROM: Alice Thompson, University of Manchester, 22/1/21
Subject: Fully funded, experimentally-focused, PhD project
Topic: Control-Based Exploration of Disordered Systems
Details: https://tinyurl.com/UoM-bubble-control
Closing date: Open until filled  

FROM: Yasser Mahmoudi, University of Manchester, 11/12/20
Subject: Ph.D. in Machine Learning and CFD 
Topic: A Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Turbulent Flow in
Porous Media
Details: https://bit.ly/2KCUnJi 
Closing date: 29/3/21  

FROM: Edward Hart, University of Strathclyde, 2/12/20 
SUBJECT: PhD position between the Universities of Strathclyde (UK),
Boulder (Colorado) and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory
TOPIC: Impacts of Atmospheric Turbulence on Wind Turbine Main-Bearing
Function and Failures
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2JQ9mPl  
CLOSING DATE: 1/5/21 

  

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[1]
https://fluids.ac.uk/files/Newsletter_repeat_policy_200811.1597143124.pdf
[2] http://bit.ly/ukfn-thesis21-instr
[3] https://bit.ly/3ko2YgG
[4] https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/T020946/1
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