View of the SAFL building from the river

During the academic year, SAFL hosts weekly seminars on various topics related to environmental, geophysical and biological fluid mechanics and engineering featuring presenters from academia, government agencies and industry. These seminars are free and open to the public. Join us to learn about the latest research advancements and network with contacts in the field.

Schedule

SAFL seminars are be held on Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. in the SAFL Auditorium. 

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Upcoming Seminars:

Oct. 04

Andrew Wickert, Assistant Professor of Earth Sciences and St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

How the Ice Sheets of North America rerouted rivers, carved valleys, and changed global climate

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Oct. 11

Lorenz G. Straub Award Ceremony and Seminar

2014 Lorenz G. Straub Award Recipient: Dr. Hang Wang, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland, Australia 

Turbulence and Air Entrainment in Hydraulic Jumps

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Oct. 18

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Oct. 25

Carrie Jennings, Research and Policy Director, Freshwater Society

A Slippery Slope: Towards Better Understanding and Prediction of At-Risk Hillsides in Minnesota

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Nov. 01 TBA

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Nov. 08

Dionysios Angelidis, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Applied Program Leader, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

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Nov. 15

Edward Silberman Award Ceremony and Seminar

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Nov. 29

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Dec. 06

Amy Hansen, Research Associate, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

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Past Seminars:

Sep. 27

Daniel Foti, PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

Wake meandering of a model wind turbine operating in two different operating regimes

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Sep. 20

Pete Marchetto, Assistant Professor, Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota

Mass Flow Sensing for the Masses and Other Tales of Citizen Science Instrumentation

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May. 03

Anvar Gilmanov, Research Associate, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

Methodology of Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction with Applications for Complex Nonlinear Problems.

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Apr. 26

Zachary Lebo, Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming

Aerosols and Deep Convective Clouds: Have We "Resolved" the Problem?

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Apr. 19

Nels Nelson Award Ceremony and Distinguished Lecture:

Distinguished Lecturer: Harindra FernandoProfessor, Dept of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Intraseasonal Dynamics of Equatorial Atmosphere and Oceans

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Apr. 12

Bonnie Keeler, Lead Scientist, Natural Capital Project, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota

What is the value of Minnesota's natural capital?

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Apr. 05

Inaugural Heinz G. Stefan Fellowship Award Ceremony

Keynote Speaker: Dennis Ford, President and Principal Hydrologist, FTN Associates (and one of Dr. Stefan's first graduate students!)

2016 Award Recipient: Maria Garcia-Serrana, PhD Candidate, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, University of Minnesota (advisor John Gulliver)

 

Water Quality and Stratified Flow: How Density Currents Mitigate the Effects of Point and Nonpoint Loadings

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Mar. 29

Jeffrey Koseff, Perry L. McCarty Director and Senior Fellow - Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; William Alden Campbell and Martha Campbell Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

Breaking Internal Waves and Turbulence on Shelf Slopes

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Mar. 22

Joe Calantoni, Naval Research Laboratory

Linking scales of sediment dynamics from sand grains to the synoptic

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Mar. 08

Pat Hamilton, Director of Global Change Initiatives, Science Museum of Minnesota

Visualizing Change – Communicating Environmental Change at Different Scales to Public Audiences

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