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Issue #1, 2015

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  1. 35th DYNAMICS DAYS EUROPE

  2. SUNSPOT FORMATION: THEORY, SIMULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS
  3. 16th MHD DAYS
  4. NEXT EPM 2015 CONFERENCE
  5. NEXT PAMIR CONFERENCE
  6. POSTDOC POSITION AT UNIVERSITÉ LIBRE DE BRUXELLES
  7. RMHD-2015
  8. BIFD-2015 DEADLINE 15 FEB-2015
  9. LOOKING FOR POSTDOC POSITION
  10. SCHEDULE OF CONFERENCES ON MHD AND RELATED TOPICS
  11. NEXT HYDROMAG NEWSLETTER

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    • 35th DYNAMICS DAYS EUROPE

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    (from Jane Pratt, University of Exeter, UK)

    …This year’s Dynamics Days will have a serious MHD component.

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    FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

    35th Dynamics Days Europe

    September 6-10, 2015, Exeter, UK

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The 35th Dynamics Days Europe will be held from September 6-10, 2015 at the University of Exeter. Dynamics Days Europe is a major international conference with a broad interdisciplinary focus on nonlinear dynamics in mathematics, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Pre-registration and abstract submission for contributions is now open on http://store.exeter.ac.uk/…

Further details are available on

http://ex.ac.uk/dd2015

Deadlines:

  • 01 March 2015 Deadline for submission of minisymposium proposals
  • 31 May 2015 Deadline for early registration

The remit of Dynamics Days includes research in all areas of dynamical systems and nonlinear science from the perspectives of modelling, mathematical foundations, applications, and experiment.

Contributions are invited in all areas of theoretical and applied dynamics including: active-matter physics, astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter, climate science, elastic media, fluid dynamics, granular materials, magnetohydrodynamics, microfluidics, networks, neural dynamics, non-equilibrium statistical physics, pattern formation,

percolation, plasma physics, quantum chaos, soft matter, stochastic processes, turbulence, and weather modelling.

The program will include plenary talks, minisymposia, contributed talks, and posters. Minisymposia are sessions of invited talks that centre around a specific topic or theme.

We invite those who are interested to organize a minisymposium to contact the local organizing committee by email. For this and any other enquiries please contact dd2015@emps.ex.ac.uk

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  • SUNSPOT FORMATION: THEORY, SIMULATIONS AND OBSERVATIONS

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(from Axel Brandenburg, Stockholm, Sweeden)

Meeting Sunspot formation: theory, simulations and observations“.

Venue: Nordita (Stockholm, 9 – 13 March 2015)

URL: www.nordita.org/sunspots2015

Invited speakers (confirmed): Karel Schrijver, Tom Duvall, Robert Stein,

Irina Kitiashvili, Aaron Birch, Yuhong Fan, Hotta Hideyuki, Junwei Zhao,

Hannah Schunker, Robert Cameron, Rolf Schlichenmaier, Matthias Rempel,

and Mark Cheung.

 

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  • 16th MHD DAYS

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(from Thomas Boeck, TU Ilmenau, Germany)

First Announcement

16th MHD-Days

TU Ilmenau, December 7-9, 2015

Supported by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in the framework of the Research Training Group „Lorentz force velocimetry and Lorentz force eddy current testing“

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The 16th MHD-Days will be organized at TU Ilmenau. They will take place from Monday noon, December 7 to Wednesday afternoon, December 9, 2015.

As in previous MHD-Days, the 16th MHD-Days will focus both on geo- and astrophysical aspects as well as on industrial applications of MHD.

The meeting will also be used to give an overview of the ongoing activities in the Research Training Group on flow measurement in liquid metals and electrolytes using contactless Lorentz force velocimetry and on non-destructive material inspection using Lorentz force eddy current testing. This Research Training Group at TU Ilmenau is supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

Undergraduate and PhD students are particularly encouraged to attend the MHD-Days. The conference language is English. Further information will be posted on the web page

www.tu-ilmenau.de/mhddays2015

in the near future. Questions related to organizational aspects should be addressed to:

mhd(at)tu-ilmenau.de

The organizing committee would appreciate a wide circulation of this announcement.

Dr. Thomas Boeck

Dr. Dmitry Krasnov

Prof. Christian Karcher

Prof. Jörg Schumacher

(Organizing committee)

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  • NEXT EPM CONFERENCE

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(from Jacqueline Etay, SIMAP, France)

EPM2015 conference will be held from 12 to 16 October 2015 in Cannes – France : http://epm2015.sciencesconf.org

The conference will be hosted by Hotel Majestic Barriere, one of the most famous hotels of the French Riviera.

Further questions can be asked at : epm2015@simap.grenoble-inp.fr

Looking forward to see you in Cannes.

The EPM2015 organizing committee

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  • NEXT PAMIR CONFERENCE

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(from Augusto Montisci, Cagliari, France)

The next PAMIR conference will be organized by the University of Cagliari, Sardinia Italy, from June 20 to June 24, 2016.

The conference will take place in Cagliari and will regroup if possible in the same location, conference rooms and accommodation. The topics will be Basic MHD, Space Technologies, Ferrofluids, Applied MHD for Materials, Liquid metal technologies for coolant applications, MHD energy conversion. In parallel with the conference, a summer school will be also proposed with the topics centered on MHD for Space Applications.

The detail of the organization, deadlines, and main topics, both for conference and summer school, will be included in the next Hydromag letter.

VIEWS OF CAGLIARI

Cagliari CagliariAugusto Montisci,

Università di Cagliari

e-mail: amontisci(at)diee.unica.it

tel: +39 070 675.5848

fax: +39 070 675.5900

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  • POSTDOC POSITION AT UNIVERSITÉ LIBRE DE BRUXELLES

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(from Bernard Knaepen, Bussels, Belguim)

Title: Modelling of particle acceleration in astrophysical plasmas

A postdoctoral position is available at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Fluid and Plasma Dynamics research unit, Prof. B. Knaepen) to work on the research programme CHARM (Contemporary physical challenges in Heliospheric and AstRophysical Models). CHARM (http://wis.kuleuven.be/CHARM/) is a collaborative 5 year research programme involving five belgian research teams and two international partners.

The postdoctoral fellow will participate in a research program on the study and modeling of particle acceleration in MHD turbulent plasmas such as the solar wind, with an emphasis on the role of turbulent structures on the rate of acceleration/transport. The detailed job announcement with contact details may be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/index.cfm/jobs/jobDetails/33979273

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  • THE SECOND RUSSIAN CONFERENCE ON MAGNETOHYDRODYNAMICS (RMHD-2015)

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(from Ilya Kolesnichenko, Perm, Russia)

Dear colleagues,

The Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ICMM UB RAS) is pleased to announce The Second Russian Conference on Fundamental and Applied Magnetohydrodynamics that will be held in Perm (Russia, June 22-25, 2015).

The Conference is convened following a decision by The First Russian Conference on Magnetohydrodynamics (June 18-22, 2012, Perm), which paved the way for the rebirth of Russian Conferences on Magnetohydrodynamics and formation of the Russian Magnetohydrodynamics community.

Scope of the conference: fundamental problems of magnetohydrodynamics, magnetohydrodynamic turbulence, astrophysical and geophysical magnetohydrodynamics, magnetic fluids, applied magnetohydrodynamics.

The official languages of the conference are English and Russian.

Papers and abstracts should be submitted in English.

The conference website is available at http://mhd.icmm.ru

Your are invited to submit your abstracts until March 1, 2015 by e-mail to mhd(at)icmm.ru.

Letter in PDF format

Booklet

Best regards,

Peter Frick

Chairman of RMHD-2015

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  • MHD SESSION AT BIFD 2015

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(from Oleg Zikanov, USA)

There will be at least one MHD session at the 6th international symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics to be held in Paris, France on July 15-17, 2015.

The deadline for abstract submission is postponed to February 15, 2015.

Further information is available at http://bifd2015.sciencesconf.org/

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If you are wondering what BIFD is:

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The Sixth International Symposium on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Fluid Dynamics (BIFD 2015) will take place on 15-17 July 2015 at the Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielle (ESPCI) in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France.

Its scope includes the classical hydrodynamic instabilities (Taylor-Couette, Rayleigh-Benard, Kelvin-Helmholtz, Benard-Marangoni, Rayleigh-Taylor, Faraday) and related topics such as flow in thin films, transition to turbulence, and magnetohydrodynamics as well as industrial, environmental and biomedical applications.

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  • Looking for Postdoc Position

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(from Ben-Wen Li, Dalian, China)

Hello, my former Ph.D. student, Dr.Zhang is looking for a postdoc position.

His CV can be found here.

Sincerely yours

Ben-Wen Li

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Dr. Ben-Wen Li,

Prof. of Institute of Thermal Engineering School of Energy & Power Engineering

Dalian University of Technology

Mailing Address: Room 206, 2# Experimental Building No. 2, Linggong Road, Ganjingzi District

Dalian, 116024, Liaoning Province,

China E-mail: heatli@hotmail.com; heatli@dlut.edu.cn

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  • SCHEDULE OF CONFERENCES ON MHD AND RELATED TOPICS

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  • NEXT HYDROMAG NEWSLETTER

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will be issued in the end of April, 2015. Please send information you wish to be included into this issue to

a.pedcenko(at)coventry.ac.uk

not later than 20 of April, 2015.

If you have an urgent announcement, we can publish at http://hydromag.eu between the issues.

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      Alex Pedcenko

 

      Coventry University

 

      Priory Street

 

      Coventry CV1 5FB

 

      United Kingdom

 

      Tel: +44(0)24-77658974

 

    e-mail: a.pedcenko(at)coventry.ac.uk

 

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