First meeting

The first official meeting of the SIG was on 4 May 2017 in Edinburgh.

The first meeting of the SIG featured an introduction to the SIG, followed by a discussion of ideas and goals, the formation of focus groups, and presentations on research challenges in multiphase flows from academia and industry.

Venue: Assembly Room (Upper Atrium), Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), High School Yards, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

  • 10.00 coffee/tea
  • 10.30 “Multiphase Flows and Transport Phenomena – Perspectives and Ideas for the SIG”, Prashant Valluri (Edinburgh University), Giota Angeli (UCL)
  • 10:45 “Impact Ideas – Multiphase SIG”, YC Lee (Heriot Watt) and Chris MacMinn (Oxford)
  • 11.00 “Focus Groups – An open discussion on formation of focus groups within the SIG”, Outi Tammisola (Nottingham) and Alex Wray (Strathclyde)
  • 11.30 “Formation of Focus Groups” – 6 Focus Groups
  • 12.15 lunch
  • 13.15 “Focus Groups – mini talks/discussion”,
  • 13:45 “MEMPHIS, the largest research programme on multiphase flows – and Future” – by Omar Matar (Imperial College)
  • 14:15 “Drops and Interfacial Flows with Phase Change – Multiscale Research Challenges”, by Glen McHale (Northumbria)
  • 14.35 “Complex Drops and Inks: Industry Perspective – Merck ”,  Dan Walker (Merck)
  • 15.00 coffee/tea
  • 15.15 “Dispersed multiphase flows – Current challenges”, by John Shrimpton (Southampton University)
  • 15.35 “Dust particle dispersions: Industry perspective and challenges – Dyson”, by Stefan Koch (Dyson)
  • 16.00 close