Complex Motion in Fluids 2020


The summer school comprises 16 lectures, about 40 contributed talks, and a poster-and-beer sessions. Meals and drinks are served daily. Wednesday afternoon is reserved for an outdoor activity near the school.


Daniel Bonn (UVA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • Salt crystalisation
  • Impact droplets
  • Fragmentation
  • Emulsion Destabilisation
Mickaël Bourgoin (École normale supérieure, Lyon, France)
  • Turbulence
  • Turbulent transport & mixing
  • Fluid/Structure Interactions
Lydia Bourouiba (MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America)
  • Interfacial flows
  • Fluid fragmentation and droplet formation
  • Turbulence and multiphase flows
  • Mixing, transport, and pathogen deposition and contamination
  • Hydrodynamic instabilities and waves
  • Viscoelastic and biological fluids
Filippo Coletti (ETH, Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Dispersed multiphase flows
  • Bio-fluid mechanics
Javier Rodríguez Rodríguez (UC3, Madrid, Spain)
  • Mass transfer processes involving bubbles (Physics of Beer, bubble dissolution, etc.)
  • Vortex dynamics
  • Interaction of bubbles and sound fields, with applications to the medical and oil industries
  • Locomotion of soft animals (cells, snails…)
Thomas Salez (CNRS, University of Bordeaux, and Hokkaido University)
  • Glass transition at interfaces
  • Thin polymer films
  • Soft lubrication
  • Capillarity of soft solids
  • Friction in complex assemblies
Olga Shishkina (MPIDS, Göttingen, Germany)
  • Theory of turbulent convection
Roberto Zenit (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America)
  • Two-phase flows
  • Biological Flows
  • The fluid mechanics of artistic painting