IUTAM Symposium on

Transition and Turbulence in Flow through Deformable Tubes and Channels

January 20-23, 2014

Bangalore, India


Technical programme

Day 1: January 20, 2014

09:30-09:45 Registration
09:45-11:00 T.J. Pedley Flow and oscillations in collapsible tubes: physiological applications and low-dimensional models

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:15 N.M. Bujurke Stability of high Reynolds-number flow through collapsible channels
12:15-13:00 G.G. Fuller Rheotaxis: the sensing and migratory response of microvascular endothelial cells to wall shear stress profiles

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:45 A. Ghatak Application of microfluidic channels in designing solid-liquid composite materials
14:45-15:30 N. Gundiah The advancing edge: role of geometric constraints in cell migrations
15:30-16:15 L. Yeo Spreading films, fingering instabilities and soliton-like wave propagation triggered by high frequency surface vibration

16:15-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:15 N. Tiwari Contact line instability in a thermocapillary-driven thin film and the effect of gravitational couterflow
17:15-18:00 A. Samanta Falling film over a slippery inclined plane

Day 2: January 21, 2014

09:30-10:30 S. Sane How flexible wings influence flows over flapping wings
10:30-11:15 K.R. Sreenivas Experimental and numerical simulation of flapping flight

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:15 D. Das Role of passive flexibility of wing in flapping flight
12:15-13:00 S. Ansumali

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:00 Poster presentation session
16:00 G.G. Fuller Academy lecture
17:30 Cultural program Venue: CSIC Auditorium, IISc
19:30 Banquet Venue: JNC Guest House, IISc

Day 3: January 22, 2014

09:30-10:30 V. Shankar Stability of fluid flow through deformable channels and tubes: an overview
10:30-11:15 J.S.B. Gajjar High Reynolds number liquid layer flow with flexible walls

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:15 A. Lucey Local, global and transient analysis of disturbances in Blasius boundary layer flow over a compliant panel
12:15-13:00 R. Thaokar Stability of oscillatory and electrohydrodynamic flows over flexible surfaces

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-14:45 P. Chokshi Role of viscoelasticity in wall mode instability in plane shear flow over deformable solid
14:45-15:30 Gaurav Manipulation of interfacial instabilities by using a soft, deformable solid layer
15:30-16:15 P.K. Sen Stability of disturbance waves in developing shear flows, with application to boundary-layer flow over a flat-plate, and other examples

16:15-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:15 M.K.S. Verma Transition and ultra-fast mixing in micro-channel due to a dynamical instability induced by a soft wall
17:15-18:00 V. Kumaran A dynamical instability due to fluid-wall coupling lowers the transition Reynolds number in the flow through a flexible tube

Day 4: January 23, 2014

Sightseeing: Sravanabelagola, Belur Halebid