ERCOFTAC Autumn Festival, 26-27 September 2013
ERCOFTAC 25TH Anniversary Celebration

Venue: British Petroleum Institute, Cambridge, UK
  Bullard Laboratories
  Madingley Road
  Cambridge, CB3 0EZ
  United Kingdom


​The Autumn Festival is sponsored by the UK Aerodynamics Center

ERCOFTAC will hold its Autumn Festival on the 26 - 27 September 2013 at BPI, the British Petroleum Institute, Cambridge, UK. On 26 September 2013, the day is organised into two parts, in the morning there will be a technical set of presentations relating to R&D UK, and in the afternoon, the highly recognised Da Vinci award takes place. On 27 September the ERCOFTAC Committee meetings take place: in the morning the SPC and KNC meetings, and in the afternoon the GA and MB meeting.

Earlier in that week, 24-25 September 2013, ERCOFTAC will deliver a SIG5 event at this venue, and it is related to Buoyancy Driven MixingSIG 5 is lead by Prof. Vincenzo Armenio.

Pease note for all the below announcements and meetings, timetables and agendas are to be provided shortly.

Thursday 26th September 2013

Day Programme:

Room: BP Institute Open Plan Area

Talks, Presentations and Da Vinci Competition Award (details below )

Evening Programme:

Venue: Trinity College

ERCOFTAC 25TH Anniversary Celebration

A coach will be made available to escort delegates.
At venue, there will be a drink reception, and dinner, with a keynote speaker to be announced in the coming days.

Friday 27th September 2013

ERCOFTAC Committees Meeting

Scientific Programme Committee  (chair: Prof. B. J. Geurts)
Room: Wolfson Building Lecture Theatre (building on site, 2 minute walk);

Knowledge Network Committee  (chair: Prof. A. G. Hutton)
Room: BP Institute Open Plan Area

Managing Board - General Assembly (chair: Prof. A. Tomboulides)
Room: BP Institute Open Plan Area

Registration of interest for celebration dinner 6th September and Festival by no later than 13 September 2013:
Ms M. Jakubczak, CADO, ERCOFTAC, T- 0044(0)207 559 1429

Travel and Accommodation

Travel: cambridge.pdf

Accommodation: accommodation.pdf

Thursday 26th September 2013

Scientific Meeting, the Leonrado da Vinci student award, and 25th Celebration Dinner

Friday 27th September 2013
Committee Meetings - KNC, SPC and MB-GA
More info to follow shortly

The Leonardo da Vinci Award

The 2013 Leonardo da Vinci, a world renowned Competition, will be held during the first day of the Autumn Festival, 26th September 2013, at the Wolfson Lecture Theatre.

There are five finalists, each will give a 20 minute presentation about their research work, during their PhD. The name, affiliation and presentation title are provided below:

Dr Gunes Nakiboglou: Aeroacoustics of corrugated pipes: silence is golden

Dr Malte Kejllander: Energy concentration by converging shock waves in gases

Dr Kamil Szewc: Development of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynmics approach for modelling of multiphase flows with interfaces
Dr Khartik Kashinati: Non-linear self-excited thermoacoustic oscillations bifurcations, routes to chaos and control

Dr Onfrio Semeraro: Active control in transitional shear flow