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Workshop Programme

for period 23-27 July

Topological Fluid Dynamics (IUTAM Symposium)

23-27 July


Monday 23 July
09:45-10:30 Registration TOD
10:30-11:00 Moffatt, K TOD
  Welcome & Opening Remarks Sem 1
Chair: Yoshi Kimura
11:00-11:40 Doering, CR (University of Michigan) TOD
  Ultimate state of two-dimensional Rayleigh-Bénard convection Sem 1
11:45-12:05 Schneider, K; Jacobitz, F; Bos, W; Farge, M (Aix-Marseille U; U. San Diego; Ecole Centrale Lyon; ENS, Paris) TOD
  On helical multiscale characterisation of homogeneous turbulence Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Chkhetiani, O; Koprov, V; Koprov, B (Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences) TOD
  Turbulent vorticity and helicity in stratified atmospheric boundary layer Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court TOD
Chair: Mitch Berger
14:00-14:40 Oberlack, M (TU Darmstadt) TOD
  New conservation laws of helical flows Sem 1
14:45-15:05 Kurgansky, MV (A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences) TOD
  Simple models of helical baroclinic vortices Sem 1
15:10-15:30 Yahalom, A (Ariel University Center of Samaria) TOD
  Using fluid variational variables to obtain new analytic solutions with nonzero helicity Sem 1
15:35-15:55 Afternoon Tea TOD
Chair: Jean-Luc Thiffeault
16:00-16:40 Boyland, P (University of Florida) TOD
  Exponential growth in two-dimensional topological fluid dynamics Sem 1
16:45-17:05 Tanda, S (Hokkaido University) TOD
  Topological crystals as a new paradigm Sem 1
17:10-17:30 Ohkitani, K; Al Sulti, F (University of Sheffield) TOD
  Numerical and analytical study of an asymptotic equation for deformation of vortex lattices Sem 1
17:30-18:15 Drinks Reception TOD
18:15-19:15 Dinner at Wolfson Court TOD
Tuesday 24 July
Chair: Renzo Ricca
09:00-09:40 Peralta-Salas, D (Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas; Madrid) TOD
  Knotted vortex tubes in the Euler equation Sem 1
09:45-10:05 Enciso, A (Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas; Madrid) TOD
  Knots and links in fluid mechanics Sem 1
10:10-10:30 Maggioni, F; Alamri, SZ; Barenghi, CF; Ricca, RL (Univ. of Bergamo; Taibah Univ.; Newcastle Univ.; Univ. of Milano-Bicocca ) TOD
  Velocity, energy and helicity of vortex knots and unknots Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee TOD
Chair: Edriss Titi
11:00-11:40 Gibbon, JD (Imperial College London) TOD
  Intermittency and conditional regularity of solutions of the 3D Navier-Stokes equations Sem 1
11:45-12:05 Barenghi, CF (Newcastle University) TOD
  Quantum vortex reconnections Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Luzzatto-Fegiz, P; Williamson, CHK (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution & Cornell University) TOD
  An accurate and efficient method to compute steady vortices without symmetry Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court TOD
Chair: Eckart Meiburg
14:00-14:40 Friedlander, S (University of Southern California) TOD
  Instabilities and ill-posedness for the magnetogeostrophic equation Sem 1
14:45-15:05 Kerr, RM (University of Warwick) TOD
  Dissipation and enstrophy statistics in turbulence: are the simulations and mathematics converging? Sem 1
15:10-15:30 Kolomenskiy, D; Moffatt, HK; Farge, M; Schneider, K (CERFACS, Toulouse; Univ. DAMPT, Cambridge; Paris ENS; Aix-Marseille U) TOD
  Fluid dynamics of flapping wings associated with change of domain topology Sem 1
15:35-15:55 Petrosyan, A (Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences) TOD
  Vortical dynamo in turbulent multiphase flows Sem 1
15:55-16:05 Libin, A TOD
  Coherent Beltrami Structures Sem 1
16:00-16:40 Afternoon Tea & Poster Session TOD
Chair: Keith Moffatt
16:45-17:30 Brøns, M (Technical University of Denmark) TOD
  Relative equilibria of point vortices. (Aref Memorial Lecture) Sem 1
18:15-19:15 Dinner at Wolfson Court TOD
Wednesday 25 July
Chair: Yasuhide Fukumoto
09:00-09:40 Khesin, B (University of Toronto) TOD
  The filament equation in any dimension Sem 1
09:45-10:05 Liu, X; Ricca, RL (University of Sydney & University of Milano-Bicocca) TOD
  Tackling structural complexity by Jones' polynomials Sem 1
10:10-10:30 Mitsumatsu, Y (Chuo University) TOD
  Helicity in differential topology Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee TOD
Chair: John Gibbon
11:00-11:40 Titi, ES (University of California, Irvine and The Weizmann Institute of Science) TOD
  How much do we know about the problem of global regularity for the three-dimensional Navier-Stokes and Euler equations? Sem 1
11:45-12:05 Ricca, RL (Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca) TOD
  Impulse of vortex knots from diagram projections Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Goldstein, RE; Moffatt, HK; Pesci, AI (University of Cambridge) TOD
  A Soap-Film Mobius Strip Changes Topology with a Twist Singularity Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court TOD
14:00-19:00 Social Activity / Free Afternoon TOD
19:30-22:00 Conference dinner at Emmanuel College TOD
Thursday 26 July
Chair: Mark Stremler
09:00-09:40 Thiffeault, J-L (University of Wisconsin-Madison) TOD
  Topological approaches to problems of stirring and mixing Sem 1
09:45-10:05 Hornig, G; Wilmot-Smith, A; Pontin, D (University of Dundee) TOD
  Relaxation of braided magnetic and vorticity fields Sem 1
10:10-10:30 Velasco Fuentes, O (CICESE, Mexico) TOD
  Stirring vortices with vorticity holes Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee TOD
Chair: Andrew Gilbert
11:00-11:40 Stremler, MA (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) TOD
  Identifying topological chaos using set-oriented methods Sem 1
11:45-12:05 Kimura, Y (Nagoya University) TOD
  Mass transport by vortex motions Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Sadowski, W (University of Warsaw) TOD
  On the regularity of Lagrangian trajectories in the 3D Navier-Stokes flow Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court TOD
Chair: Marie Farge
14:00-14:40 Kida, S (Kyoto University) TOD
  Instability by weak precession of the flow in a rotating sphere Sem 1
14:45-15:05 Elimelech, Y; Kolomenskiy, D; Moffatt, HK; Dalziel, SB (Israel Institute of Technology; CERFACS Toulouse; DAMTP,Cambridge) TOD
  Evolution of the leading edge vortex over an accelerating rotating wing Sem 1
15:10-15:30 Kudela, H; Kosior, A (Wrocław University of Technology , Poland) TOD
  Parallel computation of vortex tube reconnection using graphics card and vortex particle methods Sem 1
15:35-15:55 Lipniacki, T; Bajer, K; Kursa, M (Univ. of Warsaw & Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Poland) TOD
  Cascade of vortex loops initiated by a single reconnection of quantum vortices Sem 1
15:55-16:05 Boatto, S (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) TOD
  Point-vortex dynamics and stability of relative equilibria on surfaces Sem 1
16:00-16:40 Afternoon Tea & Poster Session TOD
Chair: Timothy Pedley
16:45-17:30 Córdoba, D (ICMAT-CSIC) TOD
  Finite time singularities for the free boundary incompressible Euler equations Sem 1
18:15-19:15 Dinner at Wolfson Court TOD
Friday 27 July
Chair: Konrad Bajer
09:00-09:40 Meiburg, EH (University of California, Santa Barbara) TOD
  Three-dimensional vorticity dynamics in miscible Hele-Shaw displacements Sem 1
09:45-10:05 Hattori, Y; Llewellyn-Smith, SG (Tohoku University & University of California, San Diego) TOD
  Motion of axisymmetric magnetic eddies with swirl Sem 1
10:10-10:30 Hirota, M; Morrison, PJ; Ishii, Y; Yagi, M; Aiba, N (Japan Atomic Energy Agency & University of Texas at Austin) TOD
  Variational method for estimating nonlinear acceleration of collisionless magnetic reconnection Sem 1
10:30-11:00 Morning Coffee TOD
Chair: Chas Williamson
11:00-11:40 Yoshida, Z (University of Tokyo) TOD
  Singular Casimir elements: their mathematical justification and physical implications Sem 1
11:45-12:05 Fukumoto, Y; Sakuma, H (Kyushu University & Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology) TOD
  A unified view of topological invariants of barotropic & baroclinic fluids & their application to formal stability analysis of three-dimensional ideal gas flows Sem 1
12:10-12:30 Nguyen-van-yen, R; Klein, R; Waidman, M (Freie Universität Berlin) TOD
  Non-stationary boundary layers and energy dissipation in incompressible flows Sem 1
12:30-13:30 Lunch at Wolfson Court TOD
Chair: Charlie Doering
14:00-14:40 Childress, S (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences) TOD
  How fast can vorticity stretch itself? Sem 1
14:45-15:05 Hormoz, S; Brenner, MP (Harvard University & KITP) TOD
  Absence of singular stretching of interacting vortex filaments Sem 1
15:10-15:30 Protas, B (McMaster University) TOD
  Probing fundamental bounds in hydrodynamics using variational optimisation methods Sem 1
15:35-15:55 Closing Comments TOD
18:15-19:15 Dinner at Wolfson Court TOD
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