FCS seminars

FCS seminars

The Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems bring together internationally recognised leaders in the fields of fluid mechanics, engineering, flow measurement, and statistical physics to deliver a number of seminars throughout the year. On this page you will find details of any upcoming seminars, as well as an archive of past events.

Upcoming seminars

There are currently no more seminars planned for this year. We update this page regularly, so please check back soon to see what has changed.

Past seminars



Axisymmetric dynamo action is possible with anisotropic conductivity
Speaker: Franck Plunian (Université Grenoble Alpes)
Date: Wednesday 4 November 2020


Intermittencies in transitional and turbulent channel flow
Speaker: Rishav Agrawal (Coventry University)
Date:Wednesday 21 October 2020

Information length analysis of linear autonomous stochastic processes
Speaker: Adrian Guel Cortez
Date: Thursday 15 October 2020

Numerical modelling of convective mixing in CO2 storage
Speaker: Emmanuel Luther
Date: Thursday 15 October 2020


Instabilities and transition behaviours in stratified-rotating flows and high-speed boundary layers
Speaker: Junho Park (Coventry University)
Date: Wednesday 30 September 2020


Tokamak plasma studies
Speaker: Yasmin Andrew (Imperial College London)
Date: Wednesday 8 July 2020


Parallel implementation of clustering algorithms in reconfigure hardware
Speaker: Leonardo Alves Dias
Date: Tuesday 12 May 2020


(Magnetohydrodynamic) Turbulence and beyond: Shear flows, self-organisation, etc
Speaker: Eun-jin Kim (Coventry)
Date: Wednesday 29 April 2020

Optimisation of conformal cooling channels for rapid prototyped mould inserts
Speaker: Tongyan Zeng
Date: Monday 6 April 2020


Analysis and application of advanced algorithm for aeronautical flows
Speaker: Spencer J. Sherwin (Imperial College London)
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Optical modelling and design optimization of Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR) systems
Speaker: Gayan Siri
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020

Magnetic braking of planetary jet flows
Speaker: Ashna Aggarwal
Date: Wednesday 11 March 2020


Maths, Myths and Metricide: Evaluation of quality and quality of evaluation
Speaker: Ralph Kenna (Coventry University)
Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Title: Unknown
Speaker: Liang Yuancheng
Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020

Title: Unknown
Speaker: Madeleine Janickyj
Date: Wednesday 12 February 2020


Transition and decay in poiseuille, couette and couette-poiseuille flow
Speaker: Tom Mullin (Oxford)
Date: Wednesday 29 January 2020


Fractional order controllers for irrational systems
Speaker: Adrian Guel Cortez
Date: Thursday 5 December 2019

Title: Unknown
Speaker: James Heseltine
Date: Thursday 5 December 2019

Stochastic field equations for an alternating steady state
Speaker: Richard Blythe (Edinburgh)
Date: Wednesday 4 December 2019


Relaxation augmented free energy perturbation
Speaker: Ying-Chih Chiang (Southampton)
Date: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Magnetization plateaus, susceptibility, specific heat and thermal entanglement for Ni containing materials
Speaker: Nerses Ananikian (Yerevan)
Date: Wednesday 23 October 2019

Why the world is simple
Speaker: Ard A. Louis (Oxford)
Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Hysteresis of two-phase flow in disordered media
Speaker: Ran Holtzmann (Coventry University)
Date: Wednesday 9 October 2019

Towards high-fidelity industrial fluid dynamics simulations at high order
Speaker: David Moxey (Exeter)
Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019


Water cut determination in liquid-liquid flow using electrical capacitance metering
Speaker: Yessica Arellano
Date: Wednesday 1 July 2019


Title: Two-layer shallow water theory of strong internal bores
Speaker: Gerasimos Politis
Date: 6 December 2018

Title: Wind turbine operation in cold climates
Speaker: Dimitar Stoyanov 
Date: 6 December 2018


Title: Numerical modelling of convective mixing in CO2 storage
Speaker: Emmanuel Luther
Date: 15 November 2018

Title: Effects of mirror geometry on the optical efficiency of a Linear Fresnel Reflector (LFR)
Speaker: Malambaga Sirimanna
Date: 1 November 2018


Title: FCS Research Symposium 2018
Date: 26 September 2018
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Title: Numerical investigation and modelling of the combustion of biogas/syngas/natural gas fuel mixtures with EGR
Speaker: Raguram Nagarajan
Date: 26 July 2018

Title: Exact coherent structures in plane Couette flows
Speaker: Daniel Olvera
Date: 26 July 2018

Title: Stability of stably stratified flow in a curved geometry
Speaker: Abhishek Kumar 
Date: 12 July 2018

Title: Investigating the effect of caprock rugosity, slope and well-placement on carbon storage
Speaker: Masoud Ahmadinia
Date: 12 July 2018


Title: Numerical study of the transition to turbulence in particulate pipe flow
Speaker: Anthony Rouquier
Date: 28 June 2018

Title: Developing new techniques to accelerate CO2 dissolution in formation brine
Speaker: Mohsen Abbaszadeh
Date: 28 June 2018

Title: Effects of depositional settings on CO2 storage
Speaker: Azadeh Pourmalek 
Date: 14 June 2018

Title: Analysis of CO2 leakage through well cements
Speaker: Jon Brons 
Date: 14 June 2018


Title: Numerical and experimental analysis of CO2 leakage through well cements
Speaker: Mohammadreza Bagheri 
Date: 31 May 2018

Title: A classical short-range equilibrium spin model with a phase transition in 1D
Speaker: Petro Sarkanych
Date: 31 May 2018


Title: The Influence of particles on the transition to turbulence
Speaker: Anthony Rouquier 
Date: 26 January 2018

Title: Multiphase flow measurement in oil and gas industry
Speaker: Yessica Arellano 
Date: 26 January 2018


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