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  • Monday, 4 September 2006
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Registration & Administrative Formalities
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 Registration & Administrative Formalities 1h30'
    • 14:15 - 14:20 Welcoming Address
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:15 Welcoming Address 5'
        Speaker: Prof. K. R. Sreenivasan (I.C.T.P., Trieste)
    • 14:20 - 15:05 Cascades, Decoherence and Plumes in turbulent thermal convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:20 Cascades, Decoherence and Plumes in turbulent thermal convection 45'
        Speaker: K. Q. Xia (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:05 - 15:25 High Rayleigh number convection in a vertical channel
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:05 High Rayleigh number convection in a vertical channel 20'
        Speaker: M. Gibert (Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:25 - 15:45 Local heat transport analysis based on DNS/LES of turbulent RBC in wide cylindrical containers
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:25 Local heat transport analysis based on DNS/LES of turbulent RBC in wide cylindrical containers 20'
        Speaker: O. Shishkina (DLR-Inst. of Aerodynamics & Flow Tech., Goettingen, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:45 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:15 - 17:00 High Rayleigh number convection:helium experiments
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 High Rayleigh number convection:helium experiments 45'
        Speaker: J. Niemela (I.C.T.P., Trieste)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:00 - 17:30 Prediction of the center temperature for compressible non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq thermal convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 17:00 Prediction of the center temperature for compressible non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq thermal convection 30'
        Speaker: F. Fontenele Araujo (University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 17:30 - 18:15 Ultrasonic measurement of mean wind and fluctuations in thermal turbulence of mercury
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 17:30 Ultrasonic measurement of mean wind and fluctuations in thermal turbulence of mercury 45'
        Speaker: M. Sano (University of Tokyo, Japan)
    • 18:15 - 18:35 Chaotic behaviour of particles dispersed in a convective turbulent flow
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 18:15 Chaotic behaviour of particles dispersed in a convective turbulent flow 20'
        Speaker: P. Oresta (Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Tuesday, 5 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:45 Understanding turbulence through sequences of bifurcations
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Understanding turbulence through sequences of bifurcations 45'
        Speaker: F. Busse (Universitaet Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes streaming movie
    • 09:45 - 10:05 Effect of the Earth's Coriolis force on the large-scale circulation of turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:45 Effect of the Earth's Coriolis force on the large-scale circulation of turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection 20'
        Speaker: E. M. Brown (Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:05 - 10:35 A comparison of constant heat flux and constant temperature thermal convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:05 A comparison of constant heat flux and constant temperature thermal convection 30'
        Speaker: R. Verzicco (Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:35 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:35 Coffee Break 25'
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Flow reversals in Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Flow reversals in Rayleigh-Benard convection 30'
        Speaker: R. Benzi (Universita)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:00 Turbulent rotating convection - simulation and experiment
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:30 Turbulent rotating convection - simulation and experiment 30'
        Speaker: H. J. H. Clercx (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
    • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 13:30 - 14:15 Recent experiments on turbulent RBC by the Santa Barbara group
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 13:30 Recent experiments on turbulent RBC by the Santa Barbara group 45'
        Speaker: G. Ahlers (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:15 - 14:45 On complex patterns in Rayleigh-Benard convection with broken chiral symmetry
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:15 On complex patterns in Rayleigh-Benard convection with broken chiral symmetry 30'
        Speaker: W. Pesch (Universitaet Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:15 Defect turbulence in inclined layer convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Defect turbulence in inclined layer convection 30'
        Speaker: E. Bodenschatz (Max Planck Inst. for Dynamics & Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany)
    • 15:15 - 15:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:45 - 16:15 Analogies between thermal convection and shear flow: RB Nusselt number, TC torque, and pipe friction coefficient
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:45 Analogies between thermal convection and shear flow: RB Nusselt number, TC torque, and pipe friction coefficient 30'
        Speaker: S. Grossmann (Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:15 - 16:45 Ruminations in convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:15 Ruminations in convection 30'
        Speaker: K. R. Sreenivasan (I.C.T.P., Trieste)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:45 - 17:15 Discussion
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:45 Discussion 30'
    • 19:00 - 21:00 CONFERENCE RECEPTION
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 19:00 CONFERENCE RECEPTION 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 6 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:45 Recent progresses on the Ultimate Regime issue
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Recent progresses on the Ultimate Regime issue 45'
        Speaker: P. E. Roche (C.N.R.S., C.R.T.B.T, Grenoble, France)
    • 09:45 - 10:15 How is the large scale flow influenced by the aspect-ratio in a cylindrical Rayleigh-Benard cell?
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:45 How is the large scale flow influenced by the aspect-ratio in a cylindrical Rayleigh-Benard cell? 30'
        Speaker: D. Funfschilling (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:35 Homogeneous Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:15 Homogeneous Rayleigh-Benard convection 20'
        Speaker: E. Calzavarini (University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:35 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:35 Coffee Break 25'
    • 11:00 - 11:30 Lagrangian Turbulence
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Lagrangian Turbulence 30'
        Speaker: F. Toschi (CNR, IAC, Rome)
    • 11:30 - 11:50 Rotational effects on turbulent convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:30 Rotational effects on turbulent convection 20'
        Speaker: R. Kunnen (Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 Lunch Break 2h10'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Dissipation rates in Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Dissipation rates in Rayleigh-Benard convection 30'
        Speaker: A. Tilgner (University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:30 - 15:00 Strong non-Boussinesq effect in turbulent convection in a gas near the critical point
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:30 Strong non-Boussinesq effect in turbulent convection in a gas near the critical point 30'
        Speaker: V. Steinberg (Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 15:20 The validity of two-dimensional numerical approaches to time-dependent thermal convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 The validity of two-dimensional numerical approaches to time-dependent thermal convection 20'
        Speaker: M. Breuer (Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:20 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:50 - 16:20 Spatial distribution of the local thermal dissipation rate in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:50 Spatial distribution of the local thermal dissipation rate in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection 30'
        Speaker: P. Tong (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:20 - 16:40 Numerical study on non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects in Rayleigh-Bernard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:20 Numerical study on non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects in Rayleigh-Bernard convection 20'
        Speaker: K. Sugiyama (University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:40 - 16:55 Thermal plumes non-Boussinesq comvection Rayleigh Taylor instability
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:40 Thermal plumes non-Boussinesq comvection Rayleigh Taylor instability 15'
        Speaker: S. Abarzhi (University of Chicago, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 20:30 - 21:45 The Good the Bad and the Awful - Scientific Simulation and Prediction
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 20:30 The Good the Bad and the Awful - Scientific Simulation and Prediction 1h15'
        Speaker: L. Kadanoff (University of Chicago, Chicago, USA)
  • Thursday, 7 September 2006
    • 09:45 - 10:15 Steady-state and turbulent convection: similarities and distinctions
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 09:45 Steady-state and turbulent convection: similarities and distinctions 30'
        Speaker: U. Hansen (Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:30 Charge transport scaling in turbulent electroconvection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 10:45 Charge transport scaling in turbulent electroconvection 45'
        Speaker: P. Tsai (University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:30 - 12:00 3D simulations of double-diffusion convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 11:30 3D simulations of double-diffusion convection 30'
        Speaker: R. Kerr (Coventry University, Coventry,UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 12:00 Lunch Break 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:15 Preliminary results for 2D simulation of convection in a rotating annulus
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Preliminary results for 2D simulation of convection in a rotating annulus 15'
        Speaker: M. King (University of Alaska, Alaska, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:15 - 14:45 Power-Law scaling of Laminar natural convection with horizontal temperature gradient
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:15 Power-Law scaling of Laminar natural convection with horizontal temperature gradient 30'
        Speaker: H. Yu (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:45 - 15:05 Wind and its boundary layers in Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 14:45 Wind and its boundary layers in Rayleigh-Benard convection 20'
        Speaker: M. van Reeuwijk (Delft University of Technolgy, Delft, The Netherlands)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:05 - 15:35 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Lower Level 1)
      • 15:05 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:35 - 16:20 Structure of the thermal boundary layers in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 15:35 Structure of the thermal boundary layers in turbulent Rayleigh-Benard convection 45'
        Speaker: A. Thess (Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:20 - 16:50 From convection in a closed cavity, Nu~Ra**1/3 limit, to convection in an open ended cavity, Nu~Ra**1/2 limit
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:20 From convection in a closed cavity, Nu~Ra**1/3 limit, to convection in an open ended cavity, Nu~Ra**1/2 limit 30'
        Speaker: J. H. Arakeri (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:50 - 17:00 Concluding Remarks
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Kastler Lecture Hall
      • 16:50 Concluding Remarks 10'