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PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School

4th Annual PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School

July 28 - August 9, 2002, Edmonton, Alberta

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The FOURTH ANNUAL PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School will be held from July 28 - August 9, 2002.

Please email any administrative inquiries to fdss@math.ualberta.ca

Invited Speakers

Core Lecturers

Important dates:

April 15
Application deadline

Sunday, July 28
dinner reception, time and location TBA

Monday, July 29
Lectures and labs begin

Friday, August 9
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 PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School held in August 1999
The Second Annual PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School held in August 2000
and The Third Annual PIMS Fluid Dynamics Summer School held in May 2001

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

Preferably these should be submitted via the web.

Alternately, applications may be emailed to fdss@math.ualberta.ca, mailed to

Site Director, Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Attn: Fluid Dynamics 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. Preference is given to members of PIMS Institutions. These are

Simon Fraser University   University of Alberta   University of British Columbia
University of Calgary   University of Victoria   University of Washington

Application deadline is April 15, 2002.

Information on Edmonton and Surroundings

Further Information and Inquiries:

Bruce R. Sutherland, or


Our primary sponsor:
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Other Sponsors
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Bruce R. Sutherland, Oct. 2001.