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Issue #3, 2017

Issue No. 3, 2017

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  1. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION IN COVENTRY – FLOW MEASUREMENT AND FLUID MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTRE (DEADLINE 19/07/17)
  2. FIFTY YEARS AFTER ROBERTS’ MHD: DYNAMOS AND PLANETARY FLOWS TODAY (PHR17)
  3. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MAGNETO-SCIENCE 2017 (OCTOBER, 2017)
  4. CONGRATULATIONS TO ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY PRIZE LAUREATE (a.k.a. KÉLIG AUJOGUE)!
  5. SCHEDULE OF CONFERENCES ON MHD AND RELATED TOPICS
  6. NEXT HYDROMAG NEWSLETTER

 

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  1. RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSITION IN COVENTRY – FLOW MEASUREMENT AND FLUID MECHANICS RESEARCH CENTRE (closing 19/07/17)
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    (from Alban Potherat, Coventry, UK )
    An EPSRC-funded, postdoctoral Research Associate position is available
    at Coventry University working on the transition to turbulence in
    non-Newtonian shear flows. The successful applicant will work with the
    aim of adapting already existing numerical tools from the Newtonian
    problem, and developing entirely new ones. See full details here. Applications closes on 19th July 2017.

 

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  1. PHR17 CONFERENCE: FIFTY YEARS AFTER ROBERTS’ MHD: DYNAMOS AND PLANETARY FLOWS TODAY (PHR17)
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    (from Andrew Jackson, ETH Zurich)
    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the publication of the seminal work “An Introduction to Magnetohydrodynamics” (Longman’s, 1967) by P.H. Roberts, there will be a 2 day conference in London.This conference will take place at the Royal Astronomical Society, Piccadilly, London on 16-17 November, 2017.

    The honoured guest will be Paul Roberts FRS, who will also speak.

    It is fifty years since Paul Roberts FRS set down the fundamentals of
    magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) in his seminal book. New results have
    recently emerged from numerical dynamos, theoretical analyses, planetary
    missions to Mercury and Jupiter and liquid metal experiments. Here we
    wish to bring together theoreticians, numericists and experimentalists
    to discuss the frontiers of dynamo theory and fluid flows in planetary
    contexts.

    There will be a series of invited talks.

    Financial support
    In order for Research Students and Early Career Postdocs to attend, there is a limited number
    of registration waivers available. Please write to  A Jackson with a short case for support by 11 August.

    Poster submissions are requested (limited in number due to space), on all topics concerned with fluid dynamics and MHD.
    These can be submitted at the same time as registration.

    More details can be found on the website
    jupiter.ethz.ch/~ajackson/phr17/phr17.html

    Contact for queries: ajackson(at)ethz.ch

    The meeting is organised with the support of the Royal Astronomical Society.

    Andrew Jackson (ETH Zurich)

    Jonathan Aurnou (UCLA)

    ETH ZürichInstitut für Geophysik
    Sonneggstrasse 5

    CH-8092 Zürich

    Switzerland



 

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    1. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MAGNETO-SCIENCE 2017 (OCTOBER, 2017)

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(from Anne-Lise Daltin, Reims, France)

October 23- 27, 2017: International Conference on Magneto-Science 2017

The international Conference on Magneto-Science 2017 (ICMS 2017) will be held on October 23- 27, 2017, Reims, France. First conference on Magneto-Science was held in 2005 (Yokohama).

The
success at Yokohama was followed by conferences at Hiroshima in 2007,
Nijimegen in 2009, Shanghai and Xi’an in 2011, Bordeaux in 2013 and
Matsumoto in 2015.

ICMS 2017 will cover magnetic field effects on
materials and processes in physics, chemistry, and biology, especially
from the view point of “Colloids and Interface Science”. Topics and
keywords are as follows.

Papers on the following topics are welcome:

      • Magnetic processing of materials ;
      • Magnetic control of structures, properties, and functions ;
      • Chemical reactions and processes under magnetic fields ;
      • Analytical aspect of magnetic fields ;
      • Magnetic separation science and technology ;
      • Interactions between water systems and magnetic fields ;
      • Colloids and interface science under magnetic fields ;
      • Magnetic levitation and microgravity ;
      • Generation and application of various magnetic fields ;
      • Others relating to magnetics and magnetic fields.

The registration fee (early registration – Full participants : 600 EURStudents : 400 EUR) includes all conference sessions, congress materials, and include welcome cocktail, banquet and excursion to Epernay and cellars.

Important date : submission of abstractsJuly 30, 2017

Supporting organization:

Université de Reims Champagne Ardenne

International Organizing Committee of ICMS

International scientific committee:

      • Eric Beaugnon (Grenoble, France), Chairperson
      • Noriyuki Hirota (Tsukuba, Japan), Vice Chairperson
      • Andreas Bund (Dresden, Germany)
      • Peter C. M. Christianen (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
      • Richard J. A. Hill (Nottingham, UK)
      • Peter J. Hore (Oxford, UK)
      • Tsunehisa Kimura (Kyoto, Japan)
      • Sumio Ozeki (Matsumoto, Japan)
      • Zhongming Ren (Shanghai, China)
      • Justin Schwartz (Tallahassee, USA)
      • Peng Shang (Xian, China)
      • Dmitri V. Stass (Novosibirsk, Russia)
      • James M. Valles, Jr. (Providence, USA)

International advisory board of ICMS:

      • Michael D. Coey (Dublin, Ireland)
      • Jan Kees Maan (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
      • Yoshifumi Tanimoto (Osaka, Japan)
      • James Torbet (Grenoble, France)
      • Robert F. Tournier (Grenoble, France)
      • Hitoshi Wada (Kashiwa, Japan)
      • Masuhiro Yamaguchi (Yokohama, Japan)

Local organizing committe :

      • Jean-Paul Chopart (Reims, France), Organizer
      • Anne-Lise Daltin (Reims, France), Vice-organizer
      • Noriyuki Hirota (Tsukuba, Japan)
      • Iwao Mogi (Sendai, Japan)
      • Martine Noël (Reims, France)
      • Jean-Marc Patat (Reims, France)
      • Ophélie Riou (Reims, France)
      • Mathilde Stübner (Reims, France)

 

Further information on the following website : – www.univ-reims.fr/minisite_140/home/icms2017-in-reims,20366,35041.html

Registration : – www.univ-reims.fr/minisite_140/register/register,21053,35075.html

E-mail your questions to icms2017@univ-reims.fr

 

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Thanks,

Best regards,

Anne-Lise DALTIN

 

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  1. CONGRATULATIONS TO ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY PRIZE LAUREATE
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    (from Alban Potherat, Coventry, UK )
    Congratulations to Kélig Aujogue, Royal Astronomical Society, Patricia Tomkins Prize winner!The prize for the best thesis in instrumentation science for astronomy and geophysics is awarded to Dr Kélig Aujogue, for the thesis entitled ‘Little Earth Experiment: A Journey toward the Earth’s Tangent Cylinder’.

    Kélig completed his PhD at Coventry University, and carried on
    the experimental campaign at the Laboratoire National des Champs
    Magnétiques Intenses (LNCMI) in Grenoble, France, where he was
    using a 10 Tesla magnet. His aim is to keep investigating experimentally
    the dynamo process in the Earth’s core by introducing non-conventional
    techniques for flow analysis to geophysics.

 

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    1. SCHEDULE OF CONFERENCES ON MHD AND RELATED TOPICS

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    1. NEXT HYDROMAG NEWSLETTER

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will be issued in the middle of October, 2017. Please send
information you wish to be included into this issue to

 a.pedcenko(at)coventry.ac.uk

not later than 16 of October, 2016.

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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