Conferences and Meetings on Thermodynamics, Fluid Dynamics and Statistical Physics

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QTD8 — Eighth Quantum Thermodynamics Conference
20 Apr 2020 - 24 Apr 2020 • Barcelona, Spain
Organizer:
ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences
Abstract:
In recent years we are witnessing a constantly growing interest in understanding thermodynamic phenomena at the quantum scale. Novel fundamental questions arise, such as: how do the laws of thermodynamics emerge in this regime? How are thermodynamic processes affected by the presence of quantum coherences and entanglement? Quantum thermodynamics is also relevant for the design of quantum information technologies and for our understanding of many-body quantum systems.
Event listing ID:
1334532
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MECO 45 — 45th Conference of the Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics
06 May 2020 - 08 May 2020 • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Organizer:
Babes-Bolyai University, Department of Physics
Abstract:
The Conferences of the Middle European Cooperation in Statistical Physics (MECO) were initiated in 1974 with the aim of bridging the gap between the communities of scientists from the Eastern and Western blocks of Europe, separated by the iron curtain. Since then, MECO conferences have become the yearly itinerant reference meetings for the community of scientists who are active in the field of Statistical Physics in the broader sense, including modern interdisciplinary applications to biology, finance, information theory, and quantum computation.The 45th edition is organized by the Faculty of Physics, Babeș-Bolyai University and the Transylvanian Branch of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (KAB)
Contact:
Event Secretary;     Phone: [+40 748 467 527];     Email: meco45@kab.ro
Topics:
disordered and frustrated systems, strongly correlated systems, soft and active matter, networks and complex systems, synchronization and collective behavior, quantum many body systems and quantum computation, non-equilibrium phenomena, interdisciplinary applications, biophysics, econophysics, sociophysics
Event listing ID:
1302788
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Workshop — Mathematical Advances in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
17 May 2020 - 23 May 2020 • Oberwolfach , Germany
Organizer:
Mathematisches Forschungsinstitut Oberwolfach (MFO, Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics)
Event listing ID:
1220481
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Particle growth in turbulence
18 May 2020 - 12 Jun 2020 • Stockholm, Sweden
Organizer:
Nordita - Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics
Abstract:
The question of how particles and droplets can grow in a turbulent environment is of great current interest in many fields, in astrophysics, cloud microphysics, in biology, and in the engineering sciences. For example, coagulation and condensation in turbulent clouds turn microscopic cloud droplets into rain drops. In astrophysics, planetesimals are thought to form by aggregation of microscopic dust grains in the turbulent environment surrounding a forming star. In both cases, turbulence is believed to be a crucial factor for particle growth. Yet the microscopic mechanisms determining this growth are far from understood. In the past few years there has been substantial progress in understanding the mechanisms that determine how particles move in turbulence, albeit mostly for simplified model systems. The challenge is now to understand how these mechanisms lead to rapid particle growth.
Event listing ID:
1230763
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ICNMM — ASME 2020 18th International Conference for International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and Minichannels
12 Jun 2020 - 15 Jun 2020 • Orlando, FL, United States
Organizer:
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Abstract:
This year the conference is collocated with the ASME’s Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting (FEDSM) and the Summer Heat Transfer Conference (SHT). The conference is intended to provide a platform for researchers to exchange information and identify research needs in this emerging area encompassing many engineering, basic sciences, and bio-medical disciplines. Both fundamental aspects including transport studies at the nano, micro, and mini scales as well as practical applications including thermal management, energy conversion, lab on a chip, fuel cells, micro-heat exchangers, and biomedical devices will be covered. We’ve implemented “Lightning Talks” for Poster Presenters, and we will have many jointly shared tracks and sessions with the Heat Transfer Division and Fluids Engineering Division.
Event listing ID:
1280021
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2020 ASHRAE Annual Conference — American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
27 Jun 2020 - 01 Jul 2020 • Austin, TX, United States
Abstract:
The 2020 ASHRAE Annual Conference technical program is comprised of eight tracks as well as a mini-track, selected to represent areas of focus common among ASHRAE membership. The track focus areas include fundamentals and applications, HVAC&R systems and equipment, research summit, professional development and other specific topics including grid-interactive efficient built environment, multifamily and residential buildings, resilient buildings and communities, zero energy buildings, communities: opportunities and challenges and a building myths mini-track. ASHRAE is a diverse organization representing building system design and industrial processes professionals around the world.
Event listing ID:
1246508
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ESAT 2020 — 31st European Symposium on Applied Thermodynamics
28 Jun 2020 - 01 Jul 2020 • Paris, France
Abstract:
ESAT 2020 conference will be the 31st meeting in a series of applied thermodynamics conferences initiated in 1974 by Helmut Knapp. The conference covers new experimental achievements, prediction of thermophysical properties of complex systems, molecular and statistical thermodynamics, molecular modeling and simulation and chemo-informatics, all of this in view of practical applications.
Event listing ID:
1246400
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kkmp2020 — XXIV Fluid Mechanics Conference
01 Jul 2020 - 03 Jul 2020 • Rzeszów, Poland
Organizer:
Rzeszow University of Technology,
Abstract:
The Fluid Mechanics Conferences have been taking place every two years since 1974 in various places of Poland. The XXIV Fluid Mechanics Conference (KKMP2020) will be held in Rzeszow, from 1 to 3 July 2020. This event bringing together peoples from academia, universities, and research centres to present and discuss in a friendly atmosphere the advances in research, development and manufacturing.

The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for the exposure and exchange of ideas, methods and results in fluid mechanics domain.

The XXIV Fluid Mechanics Conference is being organized by I. Lukasiewicz Rzeszow University of Technology, under the auspices of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Mechanics.

7. Invited lectures on hot topics in fluid mechanics will be delivered by prominent scientists, please see at : http://kkmp2020.prz.edu.pl/invited-lectures.html

Papers presented at the Conference, after review process will be published online in Journal of Physics Conference Series ( WoS index)

During the conference, the J.W. Elsner Competition will be organized for the best paper addressed to young researchers under 35 years of age. The Competition winners will be announced during gala Conference Dinner which will be organised in Krasiczyn Castle.

Contact:
Phone: [+48(17)8651437];     Email: kkmp2020@prz.edu.pl
Topics:
The conference topics include, but are not limited to: Aerodynamics, Atmospheric Science, Combustion, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Flow Machinery, General Fluid Dynamics, Hydromechanics, Interdisciplinary Areas in Heat and Fluid Flow, Measurement Techniques, Micro-, Nano- and Bio-flows, Multi-phase Flows, Turbulence.
Event listing ID:
1325798
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SHTC 2020 — Summer Heat Transfer Conference
12 Jul 2020 - 15 Jul 2020 • Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL, United States
Organizer:
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Event listing ID:
1280028
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ICCT-2020 — 26th International Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics
19 Jul 2020 - 23 Jul 2020 • University College London, United Kingdom
Organizer:
International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics
Abstract:
ICCT-2020 will be the 26th meeting in a series of conferences on chemical thermodynamics originally sponsored by IUPAC and now coordinated by the International Association of Chemical Thermodynamics.
Topics:
Aqueous Solutions, Biochemical & Pharmaceuticals Thermodynamics, Energy and Environmental Thermodynamics, Formulations & Advanced Materials, Ionic Liquids/Non-Conventional Solvents Systems, Phase Equilibria and Fluid Properties, Soft Matter, Colloids, Complex fluids, Surfaces, Interfaces and Confinement
Event listing ID:
1246443
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RANKINE 2020 CONFERENCE – ADVANCES IN COOLING, HEATING AND POWER GENERATION
26 Jul 2020 - 29 Jul 2020 • University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Organizer:
The Institute of Refrigeration
Abstract:
Over three days, delegates will explore research and developments in the closely related fields of power cycles, working fluids and RACHP applications. They will take away insights into new opportunities to deliver efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions. The conference will look to the future and offer a forum where the different disciplines of power generation, refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps can come together to discuss their common challenges and learn from each other about the different solutions that are being developed to tackled them. The conference will take place at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where Rankine studied and taught, making a historical connection between his life’s work and legacy to the refrigeration industry.
Event listing ID:
1246619
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IIR Rankine 2020 Conference - Advances in Cooling, Heating and Power Generation
26 Jul 2020 - 29 Jul 2020 • Glasgow, United Kingdom
Organizer:
Institute of Refrigeration (IOR)
Abstract:
The aim of the event is to bring together the disciplines of RACHP and ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) to explore their common challenges and learn from each other about the solutions being developed to tackle them.
Event listing ID:
1279969
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ECTP 2020 — European Conference on Thermophysical Properties
14 Sep 2020 - 17 Sep 2020 • Venice, Italy
Organizer:
Associazione Italiana Proprietà Termofisiche (AIPT-Italian Society for Thermophysical Properties)
Abstract:
The objective of the conference is to provide a forum for academic and industrial researchers to meet and share experiences in the field of thermophysical properties of a wide variety of systems, covering both fluids and solids. The conference will concentrate on theory, modeling, measurement and applications.
Event listing ID:
1246452
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Are there Universal Laws in Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics?
18 Sep 2020 • Stockholm, Sweden
Organizer:
Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (Nordita)
Abstract:
Equilibrium statistical physics provides an extremely powerful, universal formalism that tells us how many-particle systems in thermal equilibrium behave, and how we can characterize their properties by only a few macroscopic quantities. However, most systems and processes found in nature are out of equilibrium. Think of any living organism, or directed transport in cells mediated by molecular motors. Often these systems consist of only a few entities and are so small that thermal fluctuations play a prominent role. It has been a vision from the early days of statistical mechanics to develop a theoretical description for such small non-equilibrium systems that is comparably powerful and universal as is equilibrium statistical physics. The aim of this program is to bring together the leading experts in (non-equilibrium) statistical physics to critically discuss and evaluate the latest developments towards a universal theory for non-equilibrium systems.
Event listing ID:
1276762
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73rd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
22 Nov 2020 - 24 Nov 2020 • Chicago, United States
Event listing ID:
956757
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Is There a Common Thread to Layering in Atmospheres, Oceans and Plasmas?
05 Jan 2021 - 08 Jan 2021 • UC Santa Barbara, United States
Organizer:
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP)
Abstract:
A fascinating and surprising phenomenon that can occur in fluid and plasma turbulence is the spontaneous formation of arrays of layers in which material properties such as density adopt a so-called “staircase” structure. The most striking examples are potential vorticity staircases in planetary atmospheres, and thermohaline staircases in the oceans. Theoretical considerations suggest that layering also plays an important role in stellar interiors (particularly through various double-diffusive processes) and in fusion confinement devices (the so-called E x B staircase). Understanding the phenomenon of layering is, therefore, not only of intrinsic scientific interest (e.g., is there a common thread to layering in these very different contexts?), but is also crucial for an accurate description of turbulent transport in, for example, models of large-scale ocean flow, the evolution of stellar interiors and confinement in tokamaks.
Event listing ID:
1246581
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Introductory Workshop: Mathematical problems in fluid dynamics
25 Jan 2021 - 29 Jan 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The workshop will address topics in the PDE analysis of the basic equations of the incompressible fluid dynamics (the Euler equations for inviscid flows, the Navier Stokes equations for viscous flows), interface problems (water waves), and other related equations. Open problems and connections to related branches of mathematics will be discussed, including the phenomena of turbulence and the zero viscosity limit. Both theoretical and numerical aspects of these topics will be considered. There will be some colloquium style lectures as well as shorter research talks. The workshop is open to all.
Event listing ID:
1307806
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Recent Developments in Fluid Dynamics
12 Apr 2021 - 23 Apr 2021 • Berkeley, California, United States
Organizer:
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Abstract:
The aim of the workshop is to bring together a broad array of researchers working on incompressible fluid dynamics. Some of the key topics to be covered are Euler flows, Navier Stokes equations as well as water wave flows and associated model equations. Some emphasis will also be placed on numerical analysis of the above evolutions.
Event listing ID:
1307805
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74th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics
21 Nov 2021 - 23 Nov 2021 • Phoenix, United States
Event listing ID:
956712


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Last updated: 21 February 2020