Prof. Rebecca Lingwood joined Brunel University London as Provost (and Professor of Fluid Dynamics) in August 2018 from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) where she was Vice-Principal for Education and Professor of Fluid Dynamics.
The article 'Flexible fiber reveals the two-point statistical properties of turbulence’ by M. E. Rosti, A. A. Banaei, L. Brandt, and A. Mazzino has been published in recent issue of Physical Review Letters (121:044501, Jul 2018). The work was chosen to appear on the cover of the journal.
The paper 'The effect of particle density in turbulent channel flow laden with finite size particles in semi-dilute conditions' by W. Fornari, A. Formenti, F. Picano and L. Brandt is among the most cited articles published in Physics of Fluids
Philipp Schlatter and Ricardo Vinuesa, together with researchers from Argonne National Lab (US), CENAERO (Belgium) and University of Colorado Boulder (US), have obtained Third Place in the Best Poster Award at the PASC18 Conference (Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing).
In recent opinion piece published in Dagens Nyherer (DN.) Prof. Henningson and several other researchers (Tomas Grönstedt, Petter Krus, Anders Lundbladh and Sebastian Samuelsson) comment on efficient means for reduction of airtrafic impact on climate.
The soccer World Cup has just started and it is an excellent opportunity to spread fluid mechanical knowledge! FLOW researcher Fredrik Lundell comments on the ball used this year and compares it with the balls from previous years.
The article 'Detection of Thrombosis in the Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Circuit by Infrasound: Proof of Concept', by G. Fuchs, N. Berg, A. Eriksson & L. Prahl Wittbergy, published in Artificial Organs, was one of the journal’s top 20 most downloaded recent papers!
FLOW researchers Nitesh Mittal, Krishne Gowda, Christophe Brouzet, Fredrik Lundell and Daniel Söderberg, together with colleagues from University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, DESY (Germany) and Wallenberg Wood Science Center at KTH, have successfully managed to fabricate bio-fibers with mechanical properties superior to known natural or man-made bio-based materials.
The paper ‘Warm summers during the Younger Dryas cold reversal’ by Schenk, Väliranta, Muschitiello, Tarasov, Heikkilä, Björck, Brandefelt, Johansson, Näslund and Wohlfarth has been published in Nature Communications.
Philipp Schlatter has been elected as the chair of this committee för the years 2018-2020. SNAC has the task to prepare the calls for applications, prioritize applications and allocate SNIC resources, based on scientific quality, scientific need and technical feasibility of using the requested resources efficiently.