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<p><strong>UKFN weekly round-up 29/1/21<br /></strong><br />If you would like to circulate a brief message to the UKFN mailing list, please send an appropriately formatted item to <a href="mailto:info@fluids.ac.uk">info@fluids.ac.uk</a> by<strong><span> </span>Friday noon<span> </span></strong>of that week. <span>Messages are repeated according to</span><span> </span><a href="https://fluids.ac.uk/files/Newsletter_repeat_policy_200811.1597143124.pdf">these guidelines</a><span>. <br /></span></p>
<p><strong>A. UKFN MESSAGES</strong></p>
<p>No new messages. </p>
<p><span></span><strong style="font-size: 10pt;">B. MEMBER MESSAGES<br /></strong></p>
<p><strong>SURVEY:</strong></p>
<p><strong>*Summarising the value of Fluid Dynamics to the UK economy and society (for both academics and industry staff) – deadline end of January 2021* <span style="text-decoration: underline;">More responses from industry still needed, please do share with your contacts</span>.<br /><br /></strong>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.</p>
<p>Please forward to all relevant colleagues.</p>
<p>Survey: <a href="https://bit.ly/35eN3uM">https://bit.ly/35eN3uM</a> </p>
<p><strong>EVENTS:</strong>  </p>
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<div><strong>From: </strong>Demetrious Papageorgiou, Imperial College, 27/1/21</div>
<div><strong>Subject:</strong> Micro and Nanoflows Online Conference 2021, Organising Committee, Imperial College: D.T. Papageorgiou, S. Au, V. Garbin, Y. Hardalupas, C. Markides</div>
<div><strong>Event date:</strong> 24-26/5/21</div>
<div><strong>Details:</strong> <a href="https://bit.ly/3cs9KjD">https://bit.ly/3cs9KjD</a></div>
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<div><strong><strong><span>From: </span></strong></strong>Benedict Rogers, University of Manchester, 27/1/21
<div><strong>Subject:</strong> Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics rEsearch and engineeRing International Community (SPHERIC) monthly seminar series: Prof. Moubin Liu, Peking University "Smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) for modeling fluid-structure interactions"</div>
<div><strong>Event date:</strong> 3/2/21, 09:00am UTC</div>
<strong><span>Details: </span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3j4XjeQ">https://bit.ly/3j4XjeQ</a></div>
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<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From:</strong>Chris Toomer, UWE Bristol, 23/1/21<br /><strong>Subject:</strong> The 7<sup>th</sup> CFD Drag prediction workshop challenge has now been released: To Predict the effect of shock-induced separation on the variation of lift and pitching moment with increasing angle-of-attack at transonic conditions.<br /><strong>Event date:</strong> Now to June 2022<br /><strong>Details:</strong> Further Information (including test cases) from <a href="https://go.nasa.gov/3pvDaB0">https://go.nasa.gov/3pvDaB0</a> or contact <a href="mailto:Chris.Toomer@uwe.ac.uk">Chris.Toomer@uwe.ac.uk</a> (<span style="text-decoration: underline;">please note the website is to be updated</span>)</p>
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<div><strong>From: </strong>Brian Launder, Manchester University, 16/1/21<strong><span><strong><span><strong> <br /></strong></span></strong></span></strong><strong>Subject:<span> </span></strong>Call for paper proposals to 17<sup>th</sup> UK Heat Transfer Conference. <span>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 <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>28/2/21</strong></span>). </span><strong><br /></strong></div>
<div><strong>Event date:<span> </span></strong>5-7/9/21 </div>
<div><strong>Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3itAlxz">https://bit.ly/3itAlxz </a></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 13/1/21<strong><br />Subject:<span> </span></strong>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 <span>"Growth of myelin figures from parent multilamellar droplets" </span> and <span>Dr Yongxing Wang "Distributed optimal control for fluid-structure interaction problems"</span><strong><br /></strong></div>
<div><strong>Event date:<span> </span></strong>24/2/21, 4pm-6pm (GMT)</div>
<div><strong>Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2XE5Dbj">https://bit.ly/2XE5Dbj</a><strong> </strong></div>
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<p><strong>SIGS:</strong></p>
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<div><strong>From:</strong><strong><span> </span></strong>Debasish Das,<span> </span><span class="mark85eyc917c">University of Strathclyde</span>, 27/1/21<br /><strong>Subject: </strong>Fully-funded PhD in<span> </span><span class="mark85eyc917c">University of Strathclyde</span><span class="mark85eyc917c"></span><br /><strong>Topic:</strong><span> </span>We are accepting applications for a 3-year position for a PhD studentship in Mathematics at University of Strathclyde. The project topic is "Electrohydrodynamics of Droplet Pairs". Electrohydrodynamics of drops is a classic fluid mechanical problem, pioneered by G. I. Taylor and has continued to intrigue scientists to the present day. The proposed research project will further the field of droplet EHD by studying the dynamics of a pair of interacting droplets in an electric field. The student will be jointly supervised by Dr Debasish Das and Prof. Stephen Wilson.<br /><strong>Details:</strong><span> </span><a id="LPlnk172644" href="https://bit.ly/2YkmIHG">https://bit.ly/2YkmIHG</a><strong><br /></strong></div>
<div><strong>Closing date:</strong><strong><span> </span></strong>14/3/21</div>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Claire Savy, University of Leeds, 27/1/21<strong><span><br /></span></strong><strong><span>Subject: </span></strong>EPSRC CDT Fluid Dynamics, Up to 10 funded PhD places for 2021 entry<strong><span><strong><br /> <strong>Topic: </strong></strong></span></strong>Fluid Dynamics (various)<br /><strong><span><strong> <strong>Details: </strong></strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3koqcBv">https://bit.ly/3koqcBv</a><strong><span><strong> </strong><strong><br /> <strong>Closing date: </strong></strong></span></strong>7/4/21</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From:<span class="apple-converted-space"><strong><span> </span></strong></span></span></strong><span>Ignazio Maria Viola, University of Edinburgh, 23/1/21<strong><br /><strong><span>Subject: </span></strong></strong>PhD Scholarship on fluid structure interaction<strong><br /><strong><span>Topic: </span></strong></strong>Bio-inspired morphing blades for wind and tidal turbines <br /><strong><span>Details</span></strong>:</span> <a href="https://edin.ac/2LO3Z4T">https://edin.ac/2LO3Z4T</a><strong><span><a href="https://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/our-phds/fees-and-funding/phd-studentships"><span><br /></span></a><strong><span>Closing date: </span></strong></span></strong>Open until filled. Applications reviewed from 1/2/21.</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Alice Thompson, University of Manchester, 22/1/21<strong><br /><span>Subject: </span></strong>Fully funded, experimentally-focused, PhD project<strong><br /><span>Topic: </span></strong>Control-Based Exploration of Disordered Systems<strong><br /><span>Details:</span></strong> <a href="https://tinyurl.com/UoM-bubble-control">https://tinyurl.com/UoM-bubble-control</a><strong><br /><span>Closing date: </span></strong>Open until filled</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From: </strong>Zinedine Khatir, Birmingham City University, 14/1/21<strong><br /></strong><strong>Subject: </strong>PhD Scholarship in Engineering - Fully-funded PhD Studentship<strong><br />Topic: <span> </span></strong>CFD-based Investigation and Design Optimisation of Thermal Challenges and Active Cooling in Electric Batteries <br /><strong>Details</strong>:<a href="https://bit.ly/3igWDSV">https://bit.ly/3igWDSV</a> <a href="https://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/our-phds/fees-and-funding/phd-studentships"><br /></a><strong>Closing date: </strong>31/1/21</p>
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<div><strong><span>From: </span></strong>Kamaljit Singh, Heriot-Watt University, 8/1/21<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Subject:</strong> </strong></span></strong>Fully funded PhD Scholarship<strong><span><strong><br /><strong>Topic:</strong> </strong></span></strong>Thermoregulation and ventilation in termite nests: Towards bio-inspired solutions to design energy efficient buildings<strong><span><br /><strong>Details:</strong><strong> </strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/39qXxZ7">https://bit.ly/3</a><a href="https://bit.ly/39qXxZ7">9qXxZ7</a><strong><span> <strong><br /><strong>Closing date:</strong> </strong></span></strong>31/1/21<span></span></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong>Nilanjan Chakraborty, Newcastle University, 8/1/21</div>
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<div><strong>Subject: </strong>Postdoctoral research associate position for 3 years<span><br /><strong>Topic: </strong>CFD: Direct Numerical Simulations of Premixed Flame-Wall Interaction in Turbulent Boundary Layers</span><strong><br />Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/3s5AlZ3">https://bit.ly/3s5AlZ3</a> </div>
<div><span><strong><strong>Closing date:</strong></strong> 5/2/21</span></div>
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<div><strong>From:<span> </span></strong><span>Zhihua Xie, Cardiff University</span><span>, 4/1/21</span><strong><br />Subject: </strong><span>Research Associate in Numerical Simulation of Wave-Structure Interaction</span><span><br /><strong>Topic:  </strong>Computational fluid dynamics of water waves and their impact with fixed and moving structures</span><strong><br />Details:</strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JGBkxk">https://bit.ly/2JGBkxk</a></div>
<div><span><strong><strong>Closing date:</strong></strong><strong> </strong>4</span><span>/2/21</span></div>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From: </strong>Yifan Li, Northumbria University, 4/1/21<br /><strong>Subject:</strong><span> </span><a href="https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/hybrid-soft-material-printing-for-advanced-healthcare-sensors-actuators-advert-reference-rdf21-ee-mce-liyifan/?p127468">PhD studentship (International + Home)</a><span> </span>+ other CDT opportunities (mainly for UK candidates)<strong><br /><strong>Topics: </strong></strong>Lab on Chip, Droplet Microfluidics, Soft Material printing, Renewable Energy (CDT)<strong><br /><strong>Details: </strong></strong>Please email: <a href="mailto:yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk">yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk</a><strong><a href="mailto:yifan.li@northumbria.ac.uk"><br /></a></strong><strong>Closing date: </strong>29/1/21</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>From:</strong><strong> </strong>David Emerson, UKRI Science & Technology Facilities Council, 22/12/20<br /><strong>Subject: </strong>Computational Scientist at Daresbury Laboratory, Warrington, UK<br /><strong>Topic:</strong> 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. <br /><strong>Details:</strong> <a href="https://bit.ly/3pfyr5J">https://bit.ly/3pfyr5J<br /></a><strong>Closing date:</strong><strong> </strong>31/1/21</p>
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<div><strong>From:</strong> James Sprittles, University of Warwick, 18/12/20</div>
<div><strong>Subject:</strong> Fully-funded PhD in Mathematics Institute<br /><strong>Topic:</strong><strong> </strong>A Mathematical Modelling Framework for 3D Printing <br /><strong>Details: </strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2WpFEnB">http://bit.ly/2WpFEnB</a></div>
<div><strong>Closing date:</strong><strong> </strong>First come, first served.</div>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From:</span></strong> Jenny Wong, Universite de Lyon, 14/12/20<strong><span><strong><br />Subject: </strong></span></strong>Postdoctoral position (2 years)<strong><span><strong><br />Topic: </strong></span></strong>Penetrative convection: experiments on a rotating table;<strong><span><strong> </strong></span></strong>Fluid dynamics - Geophysics - Convection<strong><span><strong><br />Details: </strong></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/38ijNUK">https://bit.ly/38ijNUK</a><strong><span><strong> </strong><strong><br />Closing date: </strong></span></strong>31/1/21 (extended)</p>
<p style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>From: </span></strong><span>Yasser Mahmoudi, University of Manchester, 11/12/20<strong><br />Subject: </strong> Ph.D. in Machine Learning and CFD <strong><br />Topic: </strong>A Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Turbulent Flow in Porous Media<strong><br />Details: </strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2KCUnJi">https://bit.ly/2KCUnJi</a> <strong><br />Closing date: </strong>29/3/21 </span></p>
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<div><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Martin Brinkmann, Northumbria University, 3/12/20</span></div>
<div><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>Funded<strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>PhD Project<br /></span><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>Controlling directional spreading on smart surfaces<br /></span><strong><span>Details:<span> </span></span></strong><a title="Original URL: https://tinyurl.com/y3mgd38n. Click or tap if you trust this link." href="https://eur02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Ftinyurl.com%2Fy3mgd38n&data=04%7C01%7Cmartin.brinkmann%40northumbria.ac.uk%7Cb0266215b2344f7aef6d08d897c352ef%7Ce757cfdd1f354457af8f7c9c6b1437e3%7C0%7C0%7C637426212451160601%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=li7C4IJVWIO%2FIeIH5AJjQBGGQR5G7vmmf2uu8Q8DrCA%3D&reserved=0">https://tinyurl.com/y3mgd38n</a> </div>
<div><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong><span>29/1/21<strong> </strong></span></div>
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<div><strong><span>From:</span></strong><span> Edward Hart, University of Strathclyde, 2/12/20</span></div>
<div><strong><span>Subject:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>PhD position b<span>etween the Universities of Strathclyde (UK),<span> </span>Boulder (Colorado) and the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory</span><span><br /></span><strong><span>Topic:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>Impacts of Atmospheric Turbulence on Wind Turbine Main-Bearing Function and Failures<span><br /></span><strong><span>Details:<span> </span></span></strong><a href="https://bit.ly/2JQ9mPl">https://bit.ly/2JQ9mPl</a> </div>
<div><strong><span>Closing date:</span></strong><strong><span><span> </span></span></strong>1/5/21</div>
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