Important Note

These events are now SOLD OUT. However, if you are interested in attending, check with the DFD staff at the event room for possible openings.

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Applying for Post Doc & Faculty Positions

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Level 2, Room 202B

  • Organizers: Alban Sauret, UC-Santa Barbara; Rui Ni, Johns Hopkins University

No charge for attending.

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Women in Fluid Dynamics

12:55 pm – 2:20 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting Level 2, Salon 1/2

  • Organizers: Sungyon Lee, University of Minnesota; Draga Pihler-Puzovic, University of Manchester
  • Sponsor: DFD Educational and Career Outreach Committee

Boxed lunch will be served.

Young Investigator Workshop

12:55 pm – 2:20 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting Level 1, Georgetown University Room

  • Organizer: Cecilia Huertas Cerdeira, University of Maryland

Boxed lunch will be served.

Directors from governmental agencies will lead a luncheon discussion on their funding awards programs for early career researchers. Attendees who attend this workshop must be registered for the DFD meeting and be eligible for at least one of the awards. Eligibility requirements and additional information can be found on the websites below:

Monday, November 20, 2023

All the Faces of Fluid Dynamics

12:20 pm – 1:50 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting Level 1, Georgetown University Room

  • Organizers: Raúl Bayoán Cal, Portland State University; Jennifer Franck, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Boxed lunch will be served.

Several faculty will speak about their personal experiences with diversity in the workplace. The session will include self-introductions, a panel discussion, questions and answers from the audience, and a bit of mingling at the end. This session will help give underrepresented members of DFD, especially students, a safe place where their voices can be heard.

Fluids Education Lunch

12:20 pm – 1:50 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting Level 1, George Washington University Room

  • Organizers: Lou Kondic, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Varghese Mathai, University of Massachusetts/Amherst
  • Sponsor: DFD Educational and Career Outreach Committee

Boxed lunch will be served.

This year’s Fluids Education Lunch will involve a panel-led discussion of best practices for student engagement and assessment, particularly promoting equity and inclusion in the classroom and beyond.

Student Lunch

12:20 pm – 1:50 pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting Level 2, Salon 1/2

  • Organizers: Matt Rau, George Washington University; Cody Brownell, United States Naval Academy

Boxed lunch will be served.

An opportunity for students to join in a discussion with a professor specializing in a particular fluid dynamics area. Please click here for the topics presented and the professor leading the discussion.

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Underrepresented Minorities in Research

6:45 am – 7:45 am
Marriott Marquis Hotel
2nd Floor, Tulip Room

  • Organizers: Raúl Bayoán Cal, Portland State University; Megan Leftwich, George Washington University

Continental breakfast served.

An opportunity for fluid mechanics researchers from underrepresented minority groups to build community, network with others, and create a platform for mentoring.