P.I.M.S. Summer School in Fluid Dynamics

P.I.M.S. Summer School in Fluid Dynamics

July 30 - August 11, 2000, Edmonton, Alberta

Announcements  Invited Speakers  Participants  Important Dates  Description  Application Procedure  Edmonton Information  Inquiries  Sponsors 

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Get information about the 3rd Annual PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School, May 26-June 8, 2001


The SECOND ANNUAL P.I.M.S. Summer School in Fluid Dynamics will be held from July 30 - August 11, 2000.

  • Application deadline is April 15, 2000
  • Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by email before May 5, 2000
  • A tentative schedule for the two weeks of the summer school has been prepared.
  • Abstracts of the invited talks are available.
  • The lecture schedule has been prepared.
  • Pictures of participants at the 2nd summer school are available.

Please direct any administrative inquiries to Martine Bareil (mbareil@ualberta.ca)

Invited Speakers

Core Lecturers


Important dates:

April 15
Application deadline

Saturday, July 29
Registration, check-in at St. Joseph's College (after 3pm)

Sunday, July 30
Orientation and ice breaker

Monday, July 31
Lectures and labs begin

Friday, August 11
Summer School ends, check-out before noon.


The University of Alberta offers an enriched learning environment in which the theoretical, experimental and computational aspects of fluid dynamics are synthesized.

Participants will attend a comprehensive series of lectures, and will be given hands-on experience performing and analyzing experiments in the Environmental and Industrial Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, as well as running numerical simulations using research- level codes.

Topics will include fluid dynamics fundamentals, industrial and environmental flows, geophysical fluid dynamics, turbulence modelling and computational fluid dynamics. Subjects will be taught at a graduate level.

You may wish to see information about the First Annual Fluid Dynamics Summer School held in August 1999

Application Procedure

Applicants are asked to submit the following:

  • one statement of interest (describing in one page your academic background and research interests)
  • one letter of reference

These may be emailed to bruce.sutherland@ualberta.ca, mailed to

Site Director, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Attn: U. of A. Summer School
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G1

or sent by FAX [+1 (780) 492-6826]. Address faxes to ``Site Director, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences; Attn: U. of A. Summer School''

Scholarships paying for travel, accommodation and tuition expenses may be awarded based on the experience and recommendations of the applicant.

Application deadline is April 15, 2000.

Information on Edmonton and Surroundings

Further Information and Inquiries:

Bruce R. Sutherland, or
T. Bryant Moodie,


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