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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:

Feb. 28

Alvin Anderson Award Ceremony: 

Award Winners: Anne Wilkinson (Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering) and Abigail Tomasek (Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering)

 

Distinguished Lecture: Chris Rehmann, Associate Professor, Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University

Transport and Mixing Near the Boundary of a Lake

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Mar. 07

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Mar. 14 Spring Break - No Seminar

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Mar. 21

Ajay Limaye, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, Unviersity of Minnesota

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Mar. 28

Heinz G. Stefan Award Ceremony

 

Distinguished Speaker: John Gulliver, Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering, University of Minnesota

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Apr. 04

Francis Rengers, Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey

Using reduced complexity models to estimate debris flow timing in post-wildfire watersheds

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Apr. 11

Katie Barnhart, Institute for Artic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado-Boulder

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Apr. 18 TBA

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Apr. 25

Poornima Natarajan, Research Associate, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota

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May. 02

Qingfeng Feng, Visiting PhD Researcher, Tsinghua University

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Past Seminars:

Feb. 21

Craig Hill, Research Associate, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, University of

Washington

Marine renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest: Experiments in turbine loads, hydrodynamics, control strategies, and “Is that a seal!?”

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Feb. 14

SAFL Staff

SAFL Grab Bag Seminar: Technological Resources for Researchers and Scientists

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Feb. 07

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

How much is enough? The potential use of wetlands to reduce agricultural nitrate losses

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Feb. 02

Joe D. Manous Jr., Water Resources Engineer and Manager for International Activities for the US Army Corps of Engineers

Merging Technical Solutions with Practical Realities

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Jan. 31

Emilie Snell-Rood, Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota

Understanding how animals cope with environmental variation and implications for anthropogenic environments

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Jan. 24

Jessica Hellmann, Director, Institute on the Environment & Professor, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior

Climate change adaptation: ecological responses and ecological tools

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Dec. 06

Shahram Missaghi, associate extension professor, UMN extension, University of Minnesota

Influence of Fluid Motion on Blue Green Algae: Microcystis aeruginosa

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Nov. 29

Ardeshir Ebtehaj, Assistant Professor, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering

 

Microwave Land Atmosphere Remote Sensing over Radiometrically Complex Terrains

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Nov. 15

Edward Silberman Award Ceremony and Seminar

Silberman Award Recipient: Maria Garcia-Serrana, PhD Candidate in Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering

 

Distinguished Lecturer: Fabrice Veron, Director, Physical Ocean Science and Engineering and Professor, School of Marine Science and Policy, University of Delaware

Airflow over Ocean Waves

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Nov. 08 No seminar

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