Fluid Mechanics Fellows

Stuart Dalziel

For his seminal contributions to experimental techniques and experimental understanding of stratified and rotating fluids, for his influential directorship of the Batchelor Laboratory, and for his mentoring of young scientists.

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Road
Cambridge CB3 0WA
UK

email: s.dalziel@damtp.cam.ac.uk

Prize awarded at: 11th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 13 – 16 September 2016

Paolo Luchini

For his novel contributions to the understanding of receptivity, stability and control of shear flows, especially through the use of adjoint equations and for his leading role in the Italian Mechanics Community.

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale
Università degli Studi di Salerno
Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132
84084 - Fisciano
Italy

email: luchini@unisa.it

Prize awarded at: 11th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 13 – 16 September 2016

Emmanuel Villermaux

For his remarkable creativity in fluid dynamics, advancing decisively the understanding of the dynamics of fragmentation of liquid jets, drops and sheets.

Aix-Marseille Université
Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre
49 rue Frédéric Joliot-Curie
13384 Marseille Cedex 13
France

email: emmanuel.villermaux@univ-amu.fr

Prize awarded at: 11th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 13 – 16 September 2016

Eberhard Bodenschatz

In recognition of his seminal, innovative contributions to experimental turbulence research, especially to Lagrangian aspects and turbulence-particle interactions, and for establishing and leading a strong European turbulence community.

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Am Fassberg 17
Göttingen 37077
Germany

email: eberhard.bodenschatz@ds.mpg.de

Prize awarded at: 10th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 14 – 18 September 2014

Jens Eggers

In recognition of his profound and insightful contributions to the mathematical and physical description of singularities that govern many key features arising in many contemporary problems of fluid mechanics and in capillary flows in particular, and for his widely recognized leadership in this field.

School of Mathematics
University of Bristol
University Walk
Bristol BS8 1TW
UK

email: jens.eggers@bris.ac.uk

Prize awarded at: 10th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 14 – 18 September 2014

Javier Jiménez

In recognition of his pioneering direct numerical simulations of fundamental and applied fluid flows and his significant contribution to understanding the turbulent near-wall cycle and how turbulence is sustained, creating new and profound physical insight.

E.T.S. Ingenieros Aeronauticos
Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Plaza del Cardenal Cisneros 3
28040 Madrid
Spain

email: jimenez@torroja.dmt.upm.es

Prize awarded at: 10th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 14 – 18 September 2014

Olivier Pouliquen

For his leading research in granular flows.

Groupe Ecoulements de Particules (GEP)
IUSTI, Polytech Marseille
5 rue Enrico Fermi
13453 Marseille cedex 13
France

email: olivier.pouliquen@univ-amu.fr

Prize awarded at: 9th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 September 2012

Federico Toschi

For his major contributions to the numerical study of complex fluids and complex flows, concerning point-like finite-size deformable and nondeformable particles, droplets and bubbles, both in turbulent flows and in micro- and nano-fluidics.

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Department of Applied Physics
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB Eindhoven
The Netherlands

email: f.toschi@tue.nl

Prize awarded at: 9th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 September 2012

Roberto Verzicco

For his contributions to fluid mechanics by developing and making available CFD codes, and for his contributions to our understanding of thermally driven turbulence by numerical simulations.

Deptartment of Industrial Engineering
Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Via del Politecnico 1,
00133, Roma
Italy

email: verzicco@uniroma2.it

Prize awarded at: 9th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 9 – 13 September 2012

Luca Biferale

For his major contribution to the study of fully developed turbulence, the original use of multi-fractal concepts, the development of inovatrice numerical simulations for single phase and multiphase flows.

Department of Physics
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1
00133, Roma
Italy

email: biferale@roma2.infn.it

Prize awarded at: 8th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 13 – 16 September 2010

Elisabeth Guazzelli

For extensive and careful experiments revealing complex phenomena in mobile particulate systems.

Groupe Ecoulements de Particules (GEP)
Laboratoire IUSTI - CNRS UMR 7343
5 rue Enrico Fermi
13453 Marseille cedex 13
France

email: elisabeth.guazzelli@univ-amu.fr

Prize awarded at: 8th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 13 – 16 September 2010

Dan Henningson

The research conducted by dan Henningson lies at t he heart of modern flow transition and it is associated with major breakthroughs in the analysis of routes to turbulence and their control.

KTH
Department of Mechanics
SE-10044 Stockholm
Sweden

email: henning@mech.kth.se

Prize awarded at: 7th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 14 – 18 September 2008

GertJan Van Heijst

For his significant and original contributions to (geophysical) fluid mechanics, the excellent scientific publications, the guidance of many young researchers and his contributions to the discipline.

Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
Department of Physics
Eindhoven University of Technology
P.O. Box 513
NL-5600 MB Eindhoven

email: G.J.F.v.Heijst@tue.nl

Prize awarded at: 7th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 14 – 18 September 2008

Bruno Eckhardt

For his major contributions to the study of nonlinear phenomena and systems far from equilibrium, in particular for his original work on hydrodynamic stability and transition to chaos of shear flows.

Department of Physics
Philipps-Universität Marburg
Renthof 6
35032 Marburg
Germany

email: bruno.eckhardt@physik.uni-marburg.de

Prize awarded at: 6th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 26 – 30 June 2006

Jacques Magnaudet

In recognition of Dr Magnaudet's original and outstanding contributions to Fluid Mechanics, in particular regarding the flow around bubbles, drops and particles, and turbulent phenomena near free surfaces.

Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse
Allée du Professeur Camille Soula
31400 Toulouse
France

email: magnau_jfm@imft.fr

Prize awarded at: 6th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 26 – 30 June 2006

Grae Worster

Distinguished for his theoretical and experimental contributions to understanding of the processes of phase change in binary and multi-component mixtures, and of diverse applications in geophysical and environmental fluid mechanics.

Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Road
Cambridge CB3 0WA
UK

email: grae@damtp.cam.ac.uk

Prize awarded at: 6th European Fluid Mechanics Conference 26 – 30 June 2006