GFD Previous Program Fellows
Fellow Names and Affiliations | Report Titles | |
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2018 |
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Neeraja Bhamidipati |
How mixed is the ocean mixed layer? | |
Laura Cope University of Cambridge |
Horizontal shear instabilities in the stellar interior | |
Edward Hinton University of Cambridge |
Defending against viscous flows | |
Christopher Howland University of Cambridge |
Interacting plumes in a rotating environment: The special case of a single plume | |
Andrea Lehn Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Fountains, jets and rotation, oh my! | |
Sara Lenzi University of Turin |
Swimming with posts | |
Thomas Le Reun Aix Marseille Université |
Porous convection with internal heating: driving Enceladus’ hydrothermal activity | |
Tyler Lutz Yale University |
Spooky mixing at a distance: nonlocal eddy fluxes from stochastic advection | |
Sutirtha Sengupta University of California, Santa Cruz |
Centrifugally forced Rayleigh-Taylor instability: growth of varicose perturbations | |
Rohit Superkar Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Viscoplastic flow around a cylinder: nuggets or no nuggets? | |
Bowen Zhao Yale University |
Instability of piecewise, uniform, quasi-geostrophic vortex above topography | |
2017 |
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Thomasina Ball University of Cambridge |
Understanding cylindrical dinosaur footprints | |
Robert Fajber University of Toronto |
Seeing ocean through sea ice: Simple theory for submesoscale ice-ocean interations in the marginal ice zone | |
Federico Fuentes University of Texas-Austin |
Global stability of two-dimensional plan Couette flow beyond the energy stability limit | |
Madelaine Gamble Rosevear University of Tasmania |
Turbid tales: Where do sub-glacial sediments go? | |
Eric Hester University of Sydney |
Slim or stout? Which iceberg lasts longer? | |
Jessica Kenigson University of Colorado-Boulder |
A simple adiabatic model for vertical variation of halocline slope in the Beaufort Gyre | |
Margaret Lindeman Scripps Institution of Oceanography |
A supercool mechanism for secondary sea ice growth | |
Agostino Meroni University of Milan-Bicocca |
Do icebergs know that the Earth spins? | |
Guillaume Michel Ecole Normale Supèrieure |
Cooling via baroclinic acoustic streaming | |
Earle Wilson University of Washington |
The dynamics of subglacial plume liftoff | |
Madeleine Youngs Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Energy fluxes in mixed barotropic-baroclinic instability: Up-gradient or down-gradient? | |
2016 |
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Oceane Richet Ècole Polytechnique |
The effects of Kelvin and topographic Rossby waves in Denmark Strait overflow | |
Paula Doubrawa Cornell University |
A new vortex method for modeling multiple wakes | |
Qi Li Princeton University |
Modeling morphodynamics of a tidally forced wetland | |
Colin Meyer Harvard University |
Meltwater percolation and refreezing in compacting snow | |
Keaton Burns Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Rolling resistance on sand | |
Anna Skipper Georgia Institute of Technology |
Splash and spray of a partially submerged rotating disk | |
Sahil Agarwal Yale University |
Simple models of ice distribution and mixed layer depths in the Fram Strait | |
Jason Olsthoorn University of Cambridge |
A brief introduction to eroding bodies in a background flow | |
Michael Gomez University of Oxford |
Capillary sorting: thin film flows of particles | |
Christopher Miles University of Michigan |
Dynamics of active droplets | |
2015 |
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Yana Bebieva Yale University |
Punctuated plume penetration: Entrainment dynamics of the layered filling box | |
Thomas Beucler Massachusetts Institute of Technology |
Large-scale advection, condensation and diffusion of water vapor | |
Thomas Eaves University of Cambridge |
Noisy homoclinic pulse dynamics: Back to the origin | |
Giovanni Fantuzzi Imperial College London |
Bounds for deterministic and stochastic dynamical systems using sum-of-squares programming | |
Anna FitzMaurice Princeton University |
A stochastic approach to examining the predictability of Arctic sea ice | |
Florence Marcotte Ecole Normale Supérieure |
Fast cooling of a hot disc | |
Gunnar Peng University of Cambridge |
The diffusion fish | |
Andre Souza University of Michigan |
Instantons in the presence of chaos: Is noise really your friend? | |
Christopher Spalding California Institute of Technology |
The most catastrophic catastrophe: Population dynamics under random extreme events | |
Cesar Rocha University of California, San Diego |
Scaling ocean stratification: Coupled asymptotic model equations for strongly stratified flows | |
2014 |
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Joern Callies MIT/WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography |
The role of mixed layer instabilities in submesoscale turbulence | |
Joseph Fitzgerald Harvard University |
Understanding eddy saturation in the southern ocean using mean field theory | |
Paige Martin University of Michigan |
A study of heat transport and the runaway greenhouse effect using an idealized model | |
Ashley Payne University of California, Irvine |
The role of the lapse rate feedback in Arctic amplification | |
Geoff Stanley University of Oxford |
The most minimal seed for the onset of shear turbulence | |
Shineng Hu Yale University |
Models for tropopause height and radiative-convective equilibrium | |
Jim Thomas New York University |
Vortex filament dynamics in two dimensions | |
Erica Rosenblum University of California, San Diego |
Thermobaric effects on double-diffusive staircases | |
Alexis Kaminski University of Cambridge |
An experimental investigation of the Rossby two-slit problem | |
Daniel Mukiibi University of Hamburg |
A numerical study of the downstream development of baroclinic instability | |
2013 |
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Tobias Bischoff California Institute of Technology |
Energy stability and transport efficiency in forced stratified shear flows | |
Catherine Jones University of California, San Diego |
Investigation of lock exchange in a 3D valley configuration | |
Daniel Lecoanet University of California, Berkeley |
Nonlinear optimal perturbations | |
Kate Snow Australian National University |
Particle driven flows down an incline into a linear stratification | |
Ton van den Bremer University of Oxford |
Induced mean flow of weakly nonlinear internal wave packets | |
Karin van der Wiel University of East Anglia |
On the collision of sea breeze gravity currents | |
Gregory Wagner University of California, San Diego |
Granular flow in a rotating drum | |
Yuki Yasuda The University of Tokyo |
Response of thermohaline circulation to changes in precipitation | |
Varvara Zemskova Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill |
Modeling the evolution of a particle-rich layer in a double diffusive regime | |
2012 |
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Cedric Beaume Universite de Toulouse |
A reduced model for exact coherent structures in high Reynolds shear flows | |
Vamsi Krishna Chalamalla University of California, San Diego |
What goes up doesn't come down: the effect of upwelling and downwelling on turbulent entrainment in a surface stress-driven flow | |
Felicity Graham University of Tasmania |
Equatorial quasi-geostrophy | |
Yuan Guo New York University |
Scattering of internal waves over random topography | |
Pedram Hassanzdeh University of California, Berkeley |
Optimal transport: wall to wall | |
Duncan Hewitt Cambridge University |
Thixotorpic gravity currents and the ketchup question | |
Bevin Maultsby University of North Carolina |
A 2-dimensional, 3-component model of Langmuir circulation | |
Rosalind Oglethorpe University of Cambridge |
Spin down of a stellar interior | |
Alban Sauret Aix-Marseille University & IRPHE |
Smoothing out sandpiles: rotational bulldozing of granular material | |
Srikanth Toppaladoddi Yale University |
Swimming slender rods in Stokes flow | |
2011 |
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Matthew Chantry University of Bristol |
Traversing the edge: how turbulence decays | |
Andrew Crosby University of Cambridge |
Chaotic interaction of vortex patches with boundaries | |
Martin Hoecker-Martinez Oregon State University |
Constraints on low order models: the cost of simplicity | |
Keiji Kimura Kyoto University |
A one-fluid MHD model with electron inertia | |
Chao Ma University of Colorado, Boulder |
On Brownian motion in a fluid with a plane boundary | |
Giulio Mariotti Boston University |
A low dimensional model for shear turbulence in Plane Poiseuille flow: an example to understand the edge | |
Adele Morrison Australian National University |
Upstream basin circulation of rotating, hydraulically controlled flows | |
John Platt Harvard University |
Localized solutions in plane Couette flow: continuation methods | |
Samuel Potter Princeton University |
Islands in locally forced basin circulations | |
Lindsey Ritchie University of Strathclyde |
Ascending the ridge: maximizing the heat flux in steady porous medium convection | |
Zhan Wang University of Wisconsin, Madison |
Two-layer viscus fluid in an inclined closed tube: Kelvin-Helmholtz instability | |
2010 |
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Michael Allshouse MIT |
Finding Lagrangian Structures via the Application of Braid Theory | |
David Goluskin Columbia University |
Who Ate Whom? Age-Structured Trophic Dynamics | |
Renske Gelderloos Utrecht University |
Dynamics of Air-Blown Dimples | |
Georgy Manucharyan Yale University |
Mixing in Stratified Sheared Flows - Dynamics of the Staircases | |
Woosok Moon Yale University |
On-Off Intermittency in Locally Connected Maps | |
Kiori Obuse Kyoto University |
Trajectories of a Treadmilling Swimmer - Can it Escape from its Image? | |
Amanda O'Rourke Princeton University |
Optimal Mixing on the Surface of a Sphere | |
Sam Pegler University of Cambridge |
Swimming in Mud | |
Anubhab Roy Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) |
Dynamics of Vorticity Defects in Stratified Shear | |
Emma Thompson University of Cambridge |
Cave Rings | |
2009 |
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Michael Bates University of New South Wales |
Resonant triad interactions on an extended equatorial ß-plane | |
Erinna Chen University of California, Santa Cruz |
Degradation of the internal tide over long bumpy topography | |
Nicolas Grisouard Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble |
Quantum vortices in a glass of Bose-Einstein condensate | |
Andong He Penn State University |
Some geometrical aspects of nonlinear waves | |
Yiping Ma University of California, Berkeley |
The derivation and application of convection pattern equations | |
Alireza Mashayekhi University of Toronto |
Variation of the eddy difusivity across jets in the southern ocean due to discontinuities | |
Hélène Scolan Ecole Normale Supérieure |
Destabilizing a seiche with a movable dam | |
Andrew Stewart University of Oxford |
Nonlinear Rossby shelf waves in a rotating annulus | |
Daisuke Takagi University of Cambridge |
Nonlinear peristaltic waves | |
Adrienne Traxler University of California, Santa Cruz |
Transverse stability of Su-Gardner solutions | |
Hiroki Yamamoto Kyoto University |
Laboratory experiment on two coalescing axisymmetric turbulent plumes in a rotating fluid | |
2008 |
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Sylvain Barbot Scripps Institution of Oceanography |
Models of volcanic tremors & singing icebergs | |
Christopher Cawthorn University of Cambridge |
Close encounters of the viscous kind: first contact in a viscous fluid | |
Christophe Gissinger Ecole Normale Supérieure |
Energy and dissipation in MHD systems | |
Celine Guervilly Université Joseph-Fourier |
Toy model of the solar radiative zone | |
George Hagstrom University of Texas at Austin |
Bounds for shear-stress driven flows | |
Ian Hewitt Oxford University |
Continual skipping on water | |
Malte Jansen M.I.T. |
On the interaction of eddies with large-scale topography | |
Amrita Shravat Oxford University |
Experiment on mixing induced by a horizontal disc | |
Toby Wood University of Cambridge |
(Huge) problems with surface tension | |
Yutian Wu Columbia University |
Equilibria of diffusive moist static energy balance models | |
2007 |
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Rebecca Dell M.I.T. |
Nonlinear Ekman dynamics for an advective flow | |
Basile Gallet Ecole Normale Supérieure |
Instability theory of swirling flows with suction | |
Jeroen Hazewinkel Amsterdam University |
Internal wave radiation from gravity current down a slope in a stratified fluid | |
Miranda Holmes Courant Institute of Mathematics |
Length and shape of a lava tube | |
Iva Kavcic University of Zagreb |
An experimental study of the circular internal hydraulic jump | |
Frederic Laliberte New York University |
Double diffusive effects in a dam break experiment | |
Angel Ruiz-Angulo LDEO |
Simultaneous differential diffusion under weak turbulence | |
Henrik van Lengerich Cornell University |
Convection of a van der Waals fluid near the critical point | |
Andrew Wells Yale University |
Variations in sea surface temperature due to near surface straining flow | |
Jan Zika University of New South Wales |
The stability of boundary layer flows | |
2006 |
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Devin T. Conroy University of California, San Diego |
Mush-liquid interfaces with cross flow | |
Ian L. Eisenman Harvard University |
Arctic catastrophes in an idealized sea ice model | |
Daniel N. Goldberg New York University |
Glancing interactions of internal solitary waves | |
Shane R. Keating CIMS |
Patterns of convection in a mushy layer | |
Takahide Okabe University of Texas |
A particle-simulation method to study mixing efficiencies | |
Robert Style Cambridge University |
The evaporation of a salty film | |
Victor Tsai Harvard University |
The formation of star patterns on lake ice | |
Dominic Vella Ecole Normale Supérieure |
On thin ice: the mechanics of failure in sea ice | |
Rachel Zammett Oxford University |
Breaking moraine dams by catastrophic erosional incision | |
2005 |
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Benjamin F. Akers University of Illinois |
Shallow Water Flows through a Contraction | |
Alexander E. Hasha New York University |
A Search for Baroclinic Structures | |
Inga M. Koszalka Politecnico Di Torino |
The Vibrating Pendulum and Stratifying Fluids | |
Walter Pauls Max-Planck, MPIDS, Göttingen |
Diffusion Processes in a Cellular Flow | |
Marcus L. Roper Harvard University |
Internal Wave Breaking and Mixing in the Deep Ocean | |
John F. Rudge Trinity College |
Scattering Past a Cylinder with Weak Circulation | |
Khachik Sargsyan Sandia National Lab, Livermore |
Fluctuations in Chemical Systems in the Large Volume Regime | |
Tiffany A. Shaw CIMS |
Bounds on Multiscale Mixing Efficiency | |
Ravi Srinivasan Brown University |
Simple Models with Cascade of Energy and Anomalous Dissipation | |
Aya Tanabe Imperial College of London |
Laboratory Experiments on Mesoscale Vortices Colliding with Multiple Islands | |
Arghir Dani Zarnescu Oxford University |
Intermittency in Simple Models for Turbulent Transport | |
2004 |
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Josefina Moraes Arraut Ctr. Earth System Sciences, Institute of Space Studies |
Rossby Wave Scattering between Homogenous Media | |
Vineet K. Birman University of California, Santa Barbara |
Non-Normal Convection | |
Eleanor Williams Frajka University of Washington |
Eddy generation by flow over variable topography: some experiments | |
Visweswaran Nageswaran New York University |
Parametric Instability of Internal Waves with Rotation | |
Lisa Neef KNMI, Netherlands |
Resonant Triads of Tidally-Forced Internal Gravity Waves | |
Anja Slim University of California, Santa Cruz |
Exotic Gravity Currents | |
Yaron Toledo Technion |
High Order Boussinesq Models for Internal Interfacial Waves and Layered SQG | |
David Vener BNPPARIBAS (bank) |
Two-Dimensional Vortex Shedding from a Corner | |
Danielle Wain Iowa State University |
Laboratory Experiments on the Effect of Baroclinic Eddies on a Dense Plume in a Rotating StratifiedFluid | |
Marshall Ward GFD Canberra |
Double Diffusive Gravity Currents under Rotation | |
2003 |
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Amit Apte UNC |
The geophysical applications of non-Newtonian fluid dynamics: waves in the Oldroyd-B ocean | |
Neil Martinsen-Burrell Wartburg College, Iowa |
A novel layered QG model | |
Junjun Liu California Institude of Technology |
Stability of viscoplastic flow | |
Joel C. Miller University of British Columbia, Canada |
Elastic critical layers | |
Julia Mullarney Dalhousie University, Canada |
Experiments on nonlinear Rossby adjustment in a channel | |
Anshuman Roy University of California, Santa Barbara |
The viscoelastic catenary | |
Alison Rust Bristol University, UK |
Flow-induced oscillations: a source mechanism for volcanic tremor? | |
Andrew F. Thompson East Anglia, UK |
Diffusively-driven overturning of a stable density gradient | |
Christopher L. Wolfe Scripps Institution of Oceanography |
Eddy generation by flow over variable topography: some experiments | |
2002 |
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Alexandros Alexakis Observatoire de la cote d'azur, France |
Bounds on the Energy Dissipation on the Magnetic Couette and Poiseuille (Hartmann) Shear Flow | |
Evstati G. Evstatiev Los Alamos National Lab |
Bound on the Heat Transport through a Layer from the Boundary Layer Theory Perspective: Fixed Heat Flux | |
Lu Lu Wachovia investments |
Upper Bounds for Convection in an Internally Heated Fluid Layer | |
Francois Petrelis Ecole Normale Superiéure |
Bounds on the Dissipation in MHD Problems in Plane Geometry with Magnetic and Velocity Shear | |
Stephen C. Plasting Goldman Sachs |
Upper Bounds on the Heat transport in Infinite Prandtl Number Convection | |
Ulrike Riemenschneider teaching high school, Dublin, Ireland |
Ball Release Experiment in a Centrifuge | |
Jennifer H. Siggers Imperial College of London |
Horizontal Convection | |
Radostin D. Simitev University of Glasgow, Scotland |
Inertial Wave Convection in Rotating Spherical Fluid Shells | |
Tomoki Tozuka University of Tokyo, Japan |
On Cyclic and Oscillatory Convection in a Simplified Box Model with Entrainment | |
Huiqun Wang Harvard University |
Rearrangement of Annual Rings of High Vorticity | |
2001 |
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Helen C. Andersson Goteborg University, Sweden |
Abyssal flow in a two-layer model with sloping boundaries and a mid-ocean ridge | |
Fiona J.R. Eccles Lancaster University, UK |
Nonlinear effects on ENSO's period | |
Edwin P. Gerber Columbia University |
The Time Evolution of Water Vapor "Black Holes" in the Upper Troposphere | |
Takamitsu Ito Colorado State University |
The Black Hole of Water Vapor and the Asymmetries in the Tropical Circulation | |
Shreyas D. Mandre Harvard University |
Effect of Bottom Topography on Roll Wave Instabilities | |
Matthew S. Spydell University of California, San Diego |
Diagnosing El Nino - La Nina Transitions | |
Lianke A. Te Raa IMAU |
Convective Oscillations in a Laboratory Model | |
Chiara Toniolo ULB |
Slipping Instability in a System of Two Superposed Fluid Layers | |
2000 |
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Giulio Boccaletti McKinsey & Company, UK |
Monsoons in a Moist Axially Symmetric Model of the Atmosphere | |
Lucy J. Campbell Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada |
A Quasi-Biennial Oscillation Generated by Gravity Wave Breaking | |
Tivon E. Jacobson lives in Japan |
Vorticity on a Barred Beach | |
Zhiming Kuang Harvard University |
A Truncated Model of Finite-Amplitude Baroclinic Waves in a Channel | |
Cheryl L. Lacotta University of Arizona |
Can a Simple Two-Layer Model Capture the Structure of Easterly Waves? | |
Christos M. Mitas RSMAS |
Eddy PV Fluxes in a One-Dimensional Model of Quasi-Geostrophic Turbulence | |
Karen M. Shell Oregon State University |
Superrotation in an Axisymmetric Shallow Water Model of the Upper Troposphere | |
Christian Sonekan Agat Lab., Inc., Calgary, Canada |
Experimental Investigation of a Theory for Oceanic Convection | |
Christopher C. Walker Harvard University |
What Makes Oceanic Gravity Currents Flow Downhill | |
1999 |
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Jennifer E. Curtis Georgia Tech |
What Comes acound Goes Around: A Bug's Life | |
Raffaele Ferrari MIT |
The Temperature Salinity Relationship in the Mixed Layer | |
Pascale Garaud Univ. of Calif., Santa Cruz |
Stationary Vortices in a Keplerian Shear Flow | |
Jennifer A. Mackinnon Univ. of Calif., San Diego |
Stirring and Mixing by Vortical Modes | |
Meredith M. Metzger Utah |
Scalar Dispersion in a Two-Dimensional Random Flow Field | |
Jeffrey M. Moehlis Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara |
Effect of a Simple Storm on a Simple Ocean | |
David I. Osmond Wind Lab Systems |
Some Analysis of a Two-dimensional Double Diffusion Experiment | |
Roberto Sassi University of Milan, Italy |
Coupled Nonlinear Oscillators | |
Yuan-nan Young NJ Institute of Technology |
On Stratified Kolmogorov Flow | |
1998 |
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Aaron C. Birch Colorado |
Towards a Non-linear Model for Spicules | |
Sarah L. Dance University of Reading |
Forecasting Improvement via Optimal Choice of Sites for Observations: A Toy Model | |
Blanca Gallego UNSW |
Decadal Oscillations in the Mid-latitude Ocean-atmosphere System | |
Andrew R. Jacobson Northwestern University |
Pandora's Lattice: Family-synchronized States in a Globally Coupled Logistic Map Lattice | |
Panayotis Kevrekidis University of Massachusetts |
Effects of Discreteness in Solitonic Excitations: A Future Challenge or just Numerical Observations | |
Andrew E. Kiss ADFA |
Chaos in the "Sliced Cone" Model of Wind-driven Ocean Circulation | |
Carolyn R. Mockett Lawyer |
Dispersion and Reconstruction | |
Claudia Pasquero UCI |
Hill's Horshoes: Chaos in a Forced System | |
Mark S. Roulston Met Office |
Data Assimilation in Chaotic Systems | |
Amy Qing Shen Washington University |
Mathematical and Analog Modeling of Lava Dome Growth | |
1997Annalisa Bracco, Georgia Tech 1996Sebastien Aumaitre, Centre d'etude de Saclay, France 1995Jonathan Aurnou, UCLA 1994Martin A. Bees, University of Glasgow, Scotland 1993Oliver Buhler, New York University, CIMS 1992Rupert Ford, Imperial College, UK (deceased) 1991Xiao-Liang Chen, computer industry, Texas 1990Neil J. Balmforth, University of British Columbia 1989Eric P. Chassignet, Florida State University 1988James R. Countryman 1987Lorna Brazell, lawyer, Bird & Bird, London, UK 1986Yehuda Agnon, Technion, Israel 1985Janet Becker, University of Hawaii 1984Bruce J. Bayly, University of Arizona 1983Charles Corfield, entreprenur, Silicon valley 1982Grant R. Bigg, University of Sheffield, UK 1981Christopher S. Bretherton, University of Washington 1980Hassan Aref, Virginia Tech 1979Bach-Lien Hua, IFREMER 1978Christopher J. Chapman, Keele University, UK 1977Gregory Gartrell, Jr., Contra Costa water district 1976Steven M. Ashe, NCAR 1975Phillip Colella, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 1974Laurence D. Armi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography 1973Robert F. Bergholz, Urbana University 1972Roland A. de Szoeke, Oregon State University 1971Louis Baker, Dagonet Software, computer scientist (deceased, 2001) 1970Yves J. Desauubies, IFREMER, Brest, France 1969Jean-Luc Aure, Institute of Astrophysics, France 1968John S. Allen, Oregon State University 1967Steven L. Blumsack, Florida State University 1966Robert C. Beardsley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 1965John R. Booker, University of Washington 1964Patrick A. Davis, USGS, Flagstaff, AZ 1963Theodore D. Foster, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (retired) 1962Peter Bryant, University of Canterbury (deceased) 1961Ivar Dugstad, Bergen (retired) 1960Robert R. Blandford 1959John Gille, NCAR |