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PHOENIX, AZ, November 22, 2021—The American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) is pleased to announce the award-winning posters and videos of the 39th Annual Gallery of Fluid Motion. A highlight of the annual DFD meeting since 1987, the Gallery features striking visualizations of experiments and simulations that illustrate the science of fluid motion.
“This year’s entries ranged from various facets of fluid dynamics from cloud physics to mechanical wings that learn to fly efficiently, to tempura’s frying in the oil,” said Gokul Pathikonda, assistant professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University and the local organizer for the Gallery. “They capture the beauty of fluid dynamics that we encounter both in our everyday lives and in highly specialized applications, in a way our eyes cannot observe otherwise.”
A panel of scientists evaluated a total of 96 entries (63 videos and 33 posters) from around the world on both their aesthetic and scientific qualities. The top prizes in each category are named for the late Stanford University fluid mechanics professor Milton Van Dyke, whose "An Album of Fluid Motion" has inspired researchers in the field for decades.
The winning authors are invited to submit a paper about their poster or video to be published as part of a special collection in Physical Review Fluids ahead of the 2022 DFD meeting. See last year’s collection at the 2020 Gallery of Fluid Motion page.
V0069: Fragmentation of two-phase compound liquid ligaments
Virgile Thievenaz, Alban Sauret
University of California, Santa Barbara
V0038: Flow-focusing from interacting cavitation bubbles
Arpit Mishra, Parthasarathi Ghosh, Arpit Mishra, Parthasarathi Ghosh, Arnab Roy, Rajaram Lakkaraju
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur
Claire Bourquard, Outi Supponen
V0036: Chemical Flowers: buoyancy-driven instabilities under modulated gravity
Yorgos Stergiou, Kerstin Eckert, Karin Schwarzenberger
Dezso Horvath, Gabor Schuszter
University of Szeged
Anne De Wit
Université libre de Bruxelles
P0041: Confined Rayleigh-Taylor instability
Samar Algatari, Thomas Videbæk, Sidney R. Nagel
University of Chicago
A. E. Hosoi, Irmgard Bischofberger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
P0037: Shattered to pieces: cracks in drying drops
Paul Lilin, Irmgard Bischofberger
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
P0005: Gas transfer from breaking waves
Palas Kumar Farsoiya, Luc Deike
Sorbonne Université, France
V0013: Large-eddy simulation of cumulus clouds
University of Connecticut
V0060: Atomization of the optimally disturbed liquid jets
Hanul Hwang, Parviz Moin
Cascade Technologies, Inc.
V0073: The Yarning Droplet
Carola Seyfert, Alvaro Marin
University of Twente
V0053: DNS of turbulent pipe flow at high Reynolds number
Alessandro Ceci, Sergio Pirozzoli, Paolo Orlandi
Sapienza Università di Roma
Joshua Romero, Massimiliano Fatica
Università di Roma Tor Vergata & University of Twente
P0036: Mixing in Time-Periodic Chaotic Flows with Bacteria
Ranjiangshang Ran, Quentin Brosseau, Rebecca Winter, Paulo Arratia
University of Pennsylvania
All videos and posters are available at the GFM website and licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Any reuse must credit the author(s) and provide a link back to the individual entry page.
The Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society, established in 1947, exists for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the physics of fluids with special emphasis on the dynamical theories of the liquid, plastic and gaseous states of matter under all conditions of temperature and pressure. For more information about DFD, visit the DFD website.
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