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*Summarising the value of Fluid Dynamics to the UK economy and society
(for both academics and industry staff) - deadline end of January 2021*
More responses from industry needed, please do share with your contacts.

In order to give a more accurate response to government, funding
agencies and investors on the current and future impact of the fluids
sectors in the UK the Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics (LIFD) would be
grateful for your responses to this short survey. With Brexit, Covid-19
and a new industry strategy due shortly it is vital we can present
compelling evidence of the growth, exports and investment of industry
and research foci and industrial engagement of the research community. 
Responses are welcome from those working with fluids in industry and
academia at any level.   Academic or industrial orientated questions are
determined by which sector you identify with, within the survey.  No
organisational or individual identifiable info is requested. The outputs
will be published mid 2021 with the first full assessment of the size of
the fluids industry in the UK and made available to all. The survey
should take around 20 minutes to complete. 

Please forward to all relevant colleagues. 

Survey: https://bit.ly/35eN3uM  


FROM: Brian Launder, Manchester University, 16/1/21 
Subject: Call for paper proposals to 17th UK Heat Transfer Conference.
Papers welcomed on forced, natural or mixed convection in single or
multi-phase flows. Proposals up to 3 - A4 pages including figures
(deadline for submission of papers 28/1/21). 

EVENT DATE: 5-7/9/21  
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3itAlxz  [2] 

FROM: Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 13/1/21
Subject: Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics Online Annual Lecture: We
are pleased to announce that Prof Lisa Fauci will be our keynote speaker
for our upcoming LIFD Online Annual Lecture, Lisa will be discussing
"Helical swimming and helical buckling -- explorations in
elastohydrodynamics at the microscale". Preceding talks will be given by
Dr Sepideh Khodaparast "Growth of myelin figures from parent
multilamellar droplets" and Dr Yongxing Wang "Distributed optimal
control for fluid-structure interaction problems"

EVENT DATE: 24/2/21, 4pm-6pm (GMT) 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2XE5Dbj  


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FROM: Zinedine Khatir, Birmingham City University, 14/1/21
SUBJECT: PhD Scholarship in Engineering - Fully-funded PhD Studentship
Topic:  CFD-based Investigation and Design Optimisation of Thermal
Challenges and Active Cooling in Electric Batteries 
CLOSING DATE: 31/1/21 
FROM: Draga Pihler-Puzovic, University of Manchester, 12/1/21
SUBJECT: Research Associate position
TOPIC: Viscous Fingering on Soft Substrates
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3nET6z7 

FROM: Kamaljit Singh, Heriot-Watt University, 8/1/21
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD Scholarship
TOPIC: Thermoregulation and ventilation in termite nests: Towards
bio-inspired solutions to design energy efficient buildings
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3 [3]9qXxZ7 [3] 
CLOSING DATE: 31/1/21 

FROM: Nilanjan Chakraborty, Newcastle University, 8/1/21 

SUBJECT: Postdoctoral research associate position for 3 years
TOPIC: CFD: Direct Numerical Simulations of Premixed Flame-Wall
Interaction in Turbulent Boundary Layers
Details: https://bit.ly/3s5AlZ3  

FROM: Chris MacMinn, University of Oxford, 5/1/21
Subject: Associate Professorship of Engineering Science 
TOPIC: Civil Engineering - Fluid Mechanics
Details: https://bit.ly/2JS0aKU  
CLOSING DATE: 25/1/21 

FROM: Zhihua Xie, Cardiff University, 4/1/21
Subject: Research Associate in Numerical Simulation of Wave-Structure
TOPIC:  Computational fluid dynamics of water waves and their impact
with fixed and moving structures

FROM: Yifan Li, Northumbria University, 4/1/21
SUBJECT: PhD studentship (International + Home) [4] + other CDT
opportunities (mainly for UK candidates)
TOPICS: Lab on Chip, Droplet Microfluidics, Soft Material printing,
Renewable Energy (CDT)
DETAILS: Please email: yifan.li at northumbria.ac.uk
CLOSING DATE: 29/1/21 

FROM: David Emerson, UKRI Science & Technology Facilities Council,
SUBJECT: Computational Scientist at Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, UK
TOPIC: A 3-year position for a scientist to join the computational
engineering group in the Scientific Computing Department at STFC's
national laboratory in Warrington. The job offers multiple opportunities
with the candidate specialising in Computational Fluid Dynamics,
Structural Mechanics or coupled modelling, ideally with a significant
interest in software development and design, especially for
High-Performance Computing platforms. 
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3pfyr5J
CLOSING DATE: 31/1/21 
FROM: James Sprittles, University of Warwick, 18/12/20 
SUBJECT: Fully-funded PhD in Mathematics Institute
TOPIC: A Mathematical Modelling Framework for 3D Printing 
DETAILS: http://bit.ly/2WpFEnB 
CLOSING DATE: First come, first served. 

FROM: Richard Loveday, University of Nottingham, 15/12/20
Subject: CFD Research Associate/Fellow 
TOPIC: Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and far-field noise prediction
methods to investigate novel design concepts for noise control
CLOSING DATE: 22/1/21 

FROM: Svetlana Aleksandrova, Coventry University, 15/12/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded (GCRF) PhD project, international applicants
TOPIC: Swirling flows for air and water filtration
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/2IXoeLP 
CLOSING DATE: 25/1/21  

FROM: Jenny Wong, Universite de Lyon, 14/12/20
Subject: Postdoctoral position (2 years)
Topic: Penetrative convection: experiments on a rotating table; Fluid
dynamics - Geophysics - Convection
Details: https://bit.ly/38ijNUK 
Closing date: 31/1/21 (extended) 

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: Suzanne Fielding, Durham University, 9/12/20
Subject: ERC funded PhD studentships at Durham: Soft Matter and
Biological Physics (two studentships)
Topic: Statistical mechanics and rheology of yield stress materials,
including active matter such as biological tissues (ERC Advanced Grant
Details: https://bit.ly/2W5yjta 
Closing date: 22/1/21 

FROM: Zhiwen Luo, University of Reading, 7/12/20
TOPIC: Airborne infection risk in complex urban environments: modelling,
mapping and mitigation
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3oB2STQ 
CLOSING DATE: 22/1/21 

FROM: Martin Brinkmann, Northumbria University, 3/12/20 
SUBJECT: Funded PhD Project
TOPIC: Controlling directional spreading on smart surfaces
DETAILS: https://tinyurl.com/y3mgd38n [5]  
CLOSING DATE: 29/1/21  

FROM: Matteo Carpentieri, University of Surrey, 3/12/20
TOPIC: The aerodynamics of skyscrapers: tall building clusters and the
urban environment
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3ga3XPi 
CLOSING DATE: 22/1/21 

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  

FROM: Marco Placidi, University of Surrey, 24/11/20
Subject: SCENARIO/NERC Ph.D. position in Aerodynamics and Environmental
Topic: The effect of non-neutral winds on wind power aerodynamics
Details: https://bit.ly/2JizlP7 
Closing date: 22/1/21

From: Alan Robins, University of Surrey, 24/11/20
Subject: Two short-term PDRA positions in the MAGIC project
Topic: Environmental flows - wind tunnel studies, result analysis, and
Details: Please contact Prof. Alan Robins (a.robins at surrey.ac.uk) or Dr
David Birch (d.birch at surrey.ac.uk), and consult http://www.magic-air.uk/
Closing date: Open until filled 

FROM: Miguel Teixeira, University of Reading, 16/11/20
SUBJECT: Fully funded PhD Studentship, with CASE support, within the
SCENARIO DTP ( Reference: SC2021_24 )
TOPIC: Meteorology - 'Trapped lee waves as a source of low-level drag on
the atmosphere'
DETAILS:  https://tinyurl.com/y53dpbyu and https://tinyurl.com/y2osun67
CLOSING DATE: 22/1/21  


[2] https://bit.ly/3itAlxz
[3] https://bit.ly/39qXxZ7
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