2021 Invited Speakers

This year, the meeting will consist of eight invited lectures on topics of broad interest to the DFD community. The program will also include three Minisymposia and five Focus Sessions dealing with exciting current research.

Paulo E Arratia, University of Pennsylvania
Session R01.00001 Life in Complex Fluids: Swimming with Polymers
Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10:40 AM–11:15 AM
Room: North 120 AB

Rama Govindarajan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Session J02.00001 The Waltz of Tiny Droplets and the Fluid They Live in
Monday, November 22, 2021, 10:40 AM–11:15 AM
Room: North 120 CD

Keith Julien, University of Colorado, Boulder
Session D02.00001 Rotationally Constrained Convection in Extreme Parameter Regimes
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 2:05 PM–2:40 PM
Room: North 120 CD

Eva Kanso, University of Southern California
Session J01.00001 Cilia Powered Flows
Monday, November 22, 2021,10:40 AM–11:15 AM
Room: North 120 AB

Daniel Livescu, Los Alamos Natl Lab
Session R02.00001 Turbulence with Large Density Variations Due to Thermal and Compositional Fluctuations
Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 10:40 AM–11:15 AM
Room: North 120 CD

Catherine Noakes, University of Leeds
Session D01.00001 Ventilation and Infection Transmission: Lessons from COVID-19 and Challenges for Research
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 2:05 PM–2:40 PM
Room: North 120 AB

Sindy Tang, Stanford University
Session K02.00001 Order and Chaos: Collective Behavior of Crowded Drops in Microfluidic Systems
Monday, November 22, 2021,11:25 AM–12:00 PM
Room: North 120 CD

Alexandra Techet, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Session K01.00001 Three-dimensional Experimental Investigations in Extreme Fish Performance
Monday, November 22, 2021,11:25 AM–12:00 PM
Room: North 120 AB

Focus Sessions and Mini-symposia

The following Focus Sessions and Minisymposia have been selected for the 2021 meeting.

Focus Sessions

Hydrodynamics of Benthic Marine Life
Session A02
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 8:00 AM – 9:57 AM
Room: North 120 CD

Surfactants as Hidden Variables
Session E02
Sunday, November 21, 2021, 2:45 PM – 4:42 PM
Room: North 120 CD

Turbulence in Wind and Solar Energy
Session F01
Sunday, 5:25 PM – 6:43 PM
Room: North 120 AB

DFD/GPC Focus Session: Planetary Flows in Climate
Session M02
Monday, November 22, 2021, 1:10 PM – 3:20 PM
Room: North 120 CD

Interfacial Active Matter I
Session H19
Monday, November 22, 2021, 8:00 AM–10:10 AM
Room: North 132 ABC

Interfacial Active Matter II
Session M19
Monday, November 22, 2021, 1:10 PM – 3:20 PM
Room: North 132 ABC

Interfacial Active Matter III
Session P19
Monday, November 22, 2021, 4:05 PM – 6:41 PM
Room: North 132 ABC

Minisymposia

Fluids Next: Environmental Turbulent Flows Under the Effect of Climate Change
Session H02
Monday, November 22, 2021, 8:00 AM–10:10 AM
Room: North 120 CD
Co-sponsored by the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics and the Topical Group on the Physics of Climate

Symmetry in Fluid Dynamics
Session P01
Monday, November 22, 2021, 4:05 PM–6:41 PM
Room: North 120 AB

Quantum Algorithms for Fluid Flows
Session P02
Monday, November 22, 2021, 4:05 PM–6:41 PM
Room: North 120 CD