[All] UKFN bulletin, w/e 15/09/2022

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FROM: Matthew Juniper, ERCOFTAC UK Pilot Centre, 12/09/2022
SUBJECT: ERCOFTAC Autumn Festival; Funding Application deadline
DETAILS: The ERCOFTAC Autumn Festival 2022 and final of the 17th Da
Vinci Competition will take place in Lyon, France at Ecole Centrale de
Lyon over 6-7 October 2022. More information regarding the Festival is
available on the ERCOFTAC website [1]. 

The deadline for submitting application forms for ERCOFTAC events
funding and SIG general funding 2023 is approaching - TUESDAY, 27
SEPTEMBER 2022. Follow the links to download the required forms for
events funding [2] and SIG funding [3]. More information is available on
the ERCOFTAC website [4].

Please could you contact admin at cado-ercoftac.org  as soon as possible if
you are planning to be present personally in Lyon, France on 6-7 October



No general member messages. 


FROM: Lian Gan, Durham University, 14/09/2022
SUBJECT: 20th International Symposium on Flow Visualization, TU Delft
DATE: 17-21 July 2023
DETAILS: The 20th International Symposium on Flow Visualization will be
held at TU Delft in the Netherlands in 2023. The symposium will be
chaired by Fulvio Scarano. Despite the name of the symposium, the scope
covers both experimental and numerical techniques, from imaging to
quantitative data analysis, and from fundamental to applicable fluid
mechanics problems. Please visit the conference website
https://www.isfv20.org/home for more information.  

FROM: Chris Ness, University of Edinburgh, 13/09/2022
SUBJECT: Formative Formulation 3 - an early career event for formulation
scientists in academia & industry
DATE: 9 December 2022, 08:30-16:00 GMT
DETAILS: Formulation scientists combine fluid mechanics, soft matter
physics and chemistry to generate valuable products from raw materials.
Formative Formulation 3 is a conference and networking event for EARLY
CAREER formulation scientists. It is a platform for sharing scientific
work and developing your professional network. The meeting will be held
at the University of Edinburgh; further details are here [5].  

FROM: Steve Tobias, University of Leeds, 01/09/2022
SUBJECT: Short course (online) on Environmental Fluid Mechanics
DATE: Between 23 September and 1 November 2022
DETAILS: Prof Herbert Huppert from the University of Cambridge will be
giving a 10-lecture course, supported by the Chinese government, on
Environmental Fluid Mechanics, via Zoom. The sessions will run broadly
as follows. 

 	* The Navier Stokes equations and related simplifications [0.5
 	* Gravity currents -- flowing at either low or high Reynolds numbers
 	* Flows in porous media [1]
 	* The weather, the development of our understanding leading to climate
change [1.5]
 	* Surface waves on the ocean, their interaction with coral layers and
a new suggestion of how to defend against tsunamis [1.5]
 	* Granular flows [2]
 	* Elastic effects and fracking [2]

The 10 sessions are on 23, 27 & 30 Sep, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25 & 28 Oct, and
1 Nov, all at 16:00-17:00 Beijing time. 

The Zoom meeting link is https://us06web.zoom.us/j/9958921753 (meeting
room 995 892 1753). There is a flyer on the course here [6]. 

FROM: Helen Freeman, Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics, 02/09/2022
SUBJECT: Workshop 'Data-driven methods in fluid mechanics'
DATE: 12-13 December 2022
DETAILS: This conference, hosted by Leeds Institute for Fluid Dynamics,
is devoted to the discussion of data-driven methods in all branches of
fluid dynamics for a range of applications. Contributed presentations
(talks and posters) will be accepted on both methods/algorithms and
applications. More info on the conference and how to submit an abstract
for a presentation are here [7]. Abstract deadline is 30/10/2022.  

FROM: Chris Toomer, University of the West of England, 29/08/2022
SUBJECT: UK High-speed (supersonic/hypersonic) aerodynamics flow network
quarterly meeting
DATE: 23 September 2022, 10:30-16:00 BST
DETAILS: The UK high-speed aerodynamics networking meeting is open to
all UK researchers (academic and industry) interested in numerical
modelling and experimental measurements of high speed flows. The meeting
is both online and at the University of the West of England.
Contributions/presentations welcome. Agenda TBA. Contact point
Chris.Toomer at uwe.ac.uk  The information is also updated on the
high-speed SIG webpage: https://fluids.ac.uk/sig/HighMCFD [8].  

FROM: Dan Aspel, Isaac Newton Institute, 24/08/2022
SUBJECT: Winter School 'Mathematical theory and applications of multiple
wave scattering'
DATE: 9-13 January 2023
DETAILS: The Winter School aims to engage early career researchers
(research students and above) in the MWS programme. It will feature a
series of introductory lectures from prominent experts in the field of
multiple wave scattering, which will appeal to a broad span of
researchers, including engineers, physicists and mathematicians. There
will also be guest lectures from end-users/industry and group research
activities. Funding is available for those most in need. Deadline for
applications is 09/09/2022. Full details, including how to apply, may be
found on the meeting website [9]. There is also a poster for download
here [10]. 

FROM: Marc-Olivier Coppens, University College London, 05/08/2022
SUBJECT: Pre-announcement of Fluidisation XVII in Edinburgh
DATE: 21-25 May 2023
DETAILS: Raffaella Ocone from Heriot-Watt University and Paola Lettieri
and Marc-Olivier Coppens from UCL are organising the Fluidization XVII
conference, often considered the leading conference on fluidization,
from fundamentals to industrial applications. This is the first time in
a very long time that it will be organised in the UK, see
https://www.aiche.org/conferences/fluidization/2023  . The previous one
was held pre-pandemic, in China in 2019
(https://www.aiche.org/conferences/fluidization/2019 ). Further
information will be passed on nearer the time.   

FROM: Lars Davidson, 10/07/2022 
SUBJECT: 3-day online course 'Large Eddy Simulation (LES), hybrid
LES-RANS, Detached Eddy Simulation (DES) and unsteady RANS' 
DATE: 5, 7 and 9 December 2022 
DETAILS: http://www.cfd-sweden.se/  

FROM: Richard Fu (Northumbria) & Thomas Franke (Glasgow), 30/06/2022 
SUBJECT: Acoustofluidic Conference 2022 
DATE: 19-21 October 2022 
DETAILS: Latest information from the conference organisers, including
extended abstract deadline, is here [11]. 


FROM: Svetlana Aleksandrova, Particulate Matter Filtration Flows,
SUBJECT: Invitation to speakers for next SIG meeting
DETAILS: Speakers are invited for the next meeting of Special Interest
Group on Particulate Matter Filtration Flows. This is expected to take
place at the University of Nottingham later this year (dates to be
confirmed). The focus of the meeting is going to be environmental
Particular Matter flows (in particular, in urban environments). If you
would like to present at the meeting, or would like us to invite someone
who works in this area, please contact Humberto Medina
(Humberto.Medina at nottingham.ac.uk) or myself (csy092 at coventry.ac.uk).
Please also contact me if you would like to be added to the SIG mailing

FROM: Stephen Longshaw, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, 26/08/2022
SUBJECT: SPH SIG Virtual Seminar, 28/09/2022
Registration is now open for the next in the SPH SIG's virtual seminar
series. This is being organised by Dr Tom De Vuyst from the University
of Hertfordshire. This will be held on 28th September between 13:00 and
16:30 GMT (see agenda [12]). Registration is required in order to
receive a joining link: Register [13] 

We hope to see you at the seminar, which will provide a snapshot of some
of the exciting research using SPH currently going on within the UK and
across Europe. As always, further details can be found on our website
[14] and previous seminars and deep-dive lectures can be found on our
YouTube [15] channel.  


FROM: Chris Toomer, University of the West of England, 13/09/2022
SUBJECT: Fully Funded PhD Studentship (European/UK only)
TOPIC:  Aerodynamic Digital Twin Development for Aircraft Validation and
CLOSING DATE: 09/10/2022  

FROM: Jack King, University of Manchester, 12/08/2022
SUBJECT: Fully Funded PhD Studentship (European/UK only)
TOPIC: Accelerating mesh-free combustion simulations with machine
CLOSING DATE: Open till filled 

FROM: Andy Woods, University of Cambridge, 06/07/2022
SUBJECT: PhD Opportunity at BP Institute
TOPIC: Modelling electrolysis and bubble growth dynamics
DETAILS: We are excited to announce a new PhD opportunity in modelling
the generation, growth and separation of bubbles from an electrode
during hydrogen generation by electrolysis. The PhD will involve
experimental and theoretical modelling to quantify the rate limiting
factors on the process.
CLOSING DATE: Contact andy at bpi.cam.ac.uk in the first instance. Please
apply through the University of Cambridge Board of Graduate Studies.  

FROM: Ed Llewellin, Durham University, 24/06/2022
SUBJECT: 4-year PhD studentship in Mathematical Sciences DTP
TOPIC: Formation, maturation, and failure of viscosity-stabilized foams:
application to volcanic eruptions
DETAILS: https://bit.ly/phd-dur-volc-foam 
CLOSING DATE: Email ed.llewellin at durham.ac.uk as soon as possible.
Starts Oct 2022. 

FROM: Stuart Thomson & Andrew Lawrie, University of Bristol, 21/06/2022
SUBJECT: Funded PhD Studentship in Mechanical Engineering (European/UK
TOPIC: Hydrogen Ventilation in a Geological Disposal Facility

CLOSING DATE: 23/09/2022

FROM: Zhong-Nan Wang, University of Birmingham, 10/11/2021 

SUBJECT: PhD Studentship 

TOPIC: Data-Driven Analysis for Reducing Turbulence Noise using HiFi-CFD

DETAILS: https://bit.ly/3gGCHZF [16] 
CLOSING DATE: Open till filled  


FROM: Adrian Barker, University of Leeds, 17/08/2022 
SUBJECT: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics 
TOPIC: Tidal flows in planets and stars
DETAILS: https://jobs.leeds.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=EPSMA1067
CLOSING DATE: 15/09/2022 (or until position is filled).  
Informal enquiries are welcome: please contact Dr Adrian Barker
(A.J.Barker at leeds.ac.uk) 

FROM: Steve Tobias, University of Leeds, 28/04/2022
SUBJECT: The 2022 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Doctoral
Networks [17] call is open.
DETAILS: The application deadline is:

 	* DOCTORAL NETWORKS: 15th November 2022, 17:00 Brussels time (16:00

If you are interested in applying to this MSCA call, or would like any
further information, contact the EU Team at eufunding at leeds.ac.uk.


Currently no academic staff positions to advertise. 


FROM: Marco Pietropaoli, TOffeeAM, 18/08/2022
SUBJECT: Junior and Senior positions in (a) CFD and (b) Machine Learning
TOPIC:  Additive Manufacturing
DETAILS: The following positions are available at TOffeeAM.

(a) CFD positions
Junior CFD Analyst / Software Developer [18], Senior CFD Analyst /
Software Developer [19]
Contact: m.pietropaoli at toffeeam.co.uk

(b) Machine Learning positions
Machine Learning Engineer [20], Senior Machine Learning Engineer [21]
Contact: a.gaymann at toffeeam.co.uk 

CLOSING DATE: Open till filled 


[5] https://www.rsc.org/events/detail/74534/formative-formulation-3
[9] https://www.newton.ac.uk/event/mwsw05/
[10] https://fluids.ac.uk/files/MWS_winter_school.1660547682.pdf
[12] https://fluids.ac.uk/files/UKFN_SPH-SIG_VM4-Agenda.1662026117.png
[16] https://bit.ly/3gGCHZF
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