RMFM 2017

August 2018

University of Colorado, Boulder

Eaton Humanities Building

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4th Annual Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium

The Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics (RMFM) Research Symposium is a local technical meeting bringing together students, faculty, and professional researchers with a common interest in fluid mechanics. The primary purpose of the symposium is to provide student researchers along the Colorado Front Range and the greater Rocky Mountain Region the opportunity to present and discuss their work in a casual setting. Both oral and poster presentations will be hosted; however, neither is a prerequisite for meeting attendance. Please contact info@rockymountainfluids.org if you would like more information about RMFM 2018.

Support for RMFM is gratefully acknowledged from Herbert and Karen Vogel through a Vogel Faculty Fellowship at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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The symposium program will consist of a series of topical sessions in various areas of fluid mechanics. Each topical session will consist of 15 minute oral presentations delivered by undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral researchers. The symposium will take place in the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex (SEEC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder in August 2018.

Technical programs for previous RMFM Symposia can be downloaded here:
RMFM 2017 Technical Program
RMFM 2016 Technical Program
RMFM 2015 Technical Program

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Abstract Submission

Abstracts are requested for both oral and poster presentations in all areas of fluid mechanics. Oral presentations are each 15 minutes in length, with 12 minutes for the speaker presentation and an additional 3 minutes for questions and discussion. Poster sessions will be held during coffee breaks and lunch. As part of its educational mission, all talks at RMFM 2018 will be delivered by undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral researchers.

Abstracts are limited to a 1300 character maximum and should be submitted to abstracts@rockymountainfluids.org by the end of July 2018. Abstract submissions must include the following components:

  • Title of abstract submission
  • Choice of poster or oral presentation
  • Presenting author name, educational level, and affiliation
  • Co-author names and affiliations
  • Abstract text (1300 character maximum)

  • Lead authors and presenters are limited to one submission. Questions may be directed to info@rockymountainfluids.org.

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    Organizing Committee

  • John Farnsworth, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Peter Hamlington, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Nils Tilton, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

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    RMFM 2018 will be held at the Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Complex (SEEC) at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Parking is free with a permit, which will be provided at the symposium. The locations of SEEC and parking are shown in the map below.

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    For questions or more information about the Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium, please email info@rockymountainfluids.org.

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