KITP Program: Multiphase Flows in Geophysics and the Environment
(Oct 17 - Dec 16, 2022)
Coordinators: Elisabeth Guazzelli, Michael Manga, Eckart Meiburg, and Raymond Shaw

Speakers: Please contact us about file upload for your slides.

Time Speaker Title
10/17, 11:00am All Participants Organizational meeting for all participants in town
10/18, 11:00am Gert Lube
Massey University
Recipe for disaster - synthesizing pyroclastic density currents in large-scale experiments[Video][CC]
10/19, 11:00am Kimberly Hill
University of Minnesota
Vertical dispersal of tracers in gravel-bed rivers[Video][CC]
10/20, 11:00am Steve Krueger
University of Utah
An Economical Approach for Simulating Droplet Microphysics in Turbulent Clouds: Bridging the DNS-LES Ga[Video][CC]
10/21, 11:00am Steve Krueger
University of Utah
Part II: An Economical Approach for Simulating Droplet Microphysics in Turbulent Clouds: Bridging the DNS-LES Ga[Video][CC]
10/24, 11:00am Karen Daniels
North Carolina State University
When and where do dense granular materials fail?[Slides][Video][CC]
10/25, 11:00am Jim McElwaine
University of Durham
What do we know about snow avalanches?[Video][CC]
10/26, 11:00am Fan Yang
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Haze and cloud droplets in a convection cloud chamber[Video][CC]
10/27, 11:00am Kristian Gustavsson
University of Gothenburg
Statistical models for the alignment of spheroids in turbulence[Slides][Video][CC]
10/31-11/03 Conference: Atmospheres, Oceans, Earths -- Unifying perspectives on geophysical and environmental multiphase flows
11/07, 10:15am Bruce Sutherland
University of Alberta
Collective Particle Settling with Implications for Microplastic Transport in Estuaries[Video]
11/08, 10:15am S. Balachandar
University of Florida
The streamwise and bed-normal structure of turbulence in subcritical, transcritical, and supercritical currents[Video][CC]
11/09, 10:15am Mark Jellinek
University of British Columbia
How do explosive eruptions through layers of water and ice modify climate?[Video][CC]
11/10, 10:15am Cacey Bester
Swarthmore College
Stability of aggregates under time-periodic flow[Slides][Video][CC]
11/14, 10:15am Ben McMillan
Cambridge University
Visualizing force distributions in granular flows[Video][CC]
11/14, 10:30am Alice Pelosse
ENS Lyon
Drop spreading of granular suspensions[Video][CC]
11/14, 10:45am Zack Maches
Towards High Resolution Simulations of Complex Aggregate Dynamics[Video][CC]
11/14, 11:00am Sudarshan Konidena
Numerical Simulations of Sediment Transport in Transition Between Stokes and Bagnoldian Regimes[Video][CC]
11/14, 11:15am Divya Jagannathan
Multiphase flows in geophysics and the environment[Video][CC]
11/15, 10:15am Alexandre Valance
University of Rennes
Anemometry on barchan sand dunes[Slides][Video][CC]
11/15, 11:15am Michel Louge
Saltation transport on Earth[Slides][Video][CC]
11/16, 10:15am Prabhu Nott
Indian Institute of Science
Rheological transition of dense particle-liquid suspensions from viscous fluid to plastic solid[Video][CC]
11/17, 10:15am Lance Collins
Virginia Tech
Role of non-continuum fluid mechanics on atmospheric clouds[Video][CC]
11/18, 10:15am Bernhard Mehlig
University of Gothenburg
Collisions of micron-sized water droplets in air: effects of hydrodynamic and electrostatic interactions[Video][CC]
11/18, 2:00pm Douglas Jerolmack
Univ. of Penn
The landscape of multiphase flows[Video]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
11/21, 10:15am Laura Pioli
University of Cagliari
Dynamics of outgassing of low viscosity magmas[Video][CC]
11/22, 10:15am Gustavo Abade
University of Warsaw
Lagrangian versus Eulerian closures in turbulent cloud simulations[Video][CC]
11/28, 10:15am Atsuko Namiki
Nagoya University
An experimental model of unconfined bubbly lava flows[Video][CC]
11/29, 10:15am Ivan Sudakow
University of Dayton
Critical phenomena at the "permafrost-atmosphere" interface[Slides][Video][CC]
11/30, 10:15am Eric Lajeunesse
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Equilibrium shape and size of alluvial rivers[Slides][Video][CC]
12/01, 10:15am Graham Feingold
The Physical Science behind Marine Cloud Brightening[Video][CC]
12/02, 10:15am Detlef Lohse
Max Planck Center for Complex Fluid Dynamics
12/05, 10:15am Pablo Mininni
University of Buens Aires
Geometry and topology of particle clustering in turbulent flows[Slides][Video][CC]
12/06, 10:15am Anne Mangeney
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Challenges in field-scale granular flow models and generated tsunami[Video][CC]
12/07, 10:15am Prasanth Prabhakaran
Aerosol-cloud-turbulence interactions: Activation to cloud brightening[Video][CC]
12/08, 10:15am Mie Ichihara
University of Tokyo
The sequence of Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha'apai eruption on Jan 15, 2022 - Seismo-acoustic signals and related phenomena in the ground, ocean, and atmosphere[Embargoed]
12/08, 2:00pm Michel Louge
Applications of statistical mechanics to hysteretic capillary phenomena: ab initio predictions of contact angle on rough surfaces and of liquid retention in unsaturated porous media.[Video]
12/08, 2:45pm Alex Leonelli
Investigating particle-laden flows using grain resolved simulations[Video]
12/08, 3:00pm Alexander Metelkin
TU Braunschweig
The influence of permeability on the settling behavior of porous flocs[Video]
12/08, 3:15pm Roie Ezraty
Hebrew Univ.
Interacting density fronts in saturated brines cooled from above[Video]
12/09, 10:15am Morgane Houssais
Clark University
Soil creep and groundwater flow co-dynamics: toward predicting failure in landscapes[Video][CC]
12/12, 10:15am Ben Kneller
University of Aberdeen
Subaqueous sediment gravity flows: some geological constraints[Video][CC]
12/13, 10:15am Safa Jamali
Northeastern University
Rigidity and yielding in colloidal gels: Insights from network science[Slides][Video][CC]
12/14, 10:15am S. Ravichandran
IIT Bombay
Rotation, convection, shear and melting[Video][CC]