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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:

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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Dec. 06

Qingfeng Feng, Phd Candidate, Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University

Modeling works and their verification in the field of flood and relevant natural hazards

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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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Jan. 31

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

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Feb. 07

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

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Past Seminars:

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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Nov. 01

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

Solution of the 3D unsteady incompressible Navier-Stokes equations on adaptively refined grids : Challenges and Insights

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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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Oct. 18

Stefan Liess, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Minnesota

Climate Variability and Extreme Events: Droughts and Typhoons

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Oct. 11

Lorenz G. Straub Award Ceremony and Distinguished Seminar

Distinguished Straub Lecturer: Dr. Steven Ceccio, ABS Professor of Marine and Offshore Design and Performance and the Department Chair of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan

 

Bubbly Shock Propagation and the Transition to Partial Cavity Shedding

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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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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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