ERCOFTAC Spring Festival 2019

15-16 April 2019, the von Karman Institute, Brussels

ERCOFTAC are pleased to invite you to the ERCOFTAC Spring Festival 2019 will be held in Brussels hosted by The von Karman Institute, from 15 to 16 April 2019. 

If you wish to attend ERCOFTAC Spring Festival 2019, please fill in the form at the foot of this page and send it to

Waterloosesteenweg 72,
1640 St-Genesius-Rode,

Preliminary Program Monday 15th April 2019:

9:00 Registration and Coffee

9.30  Welcome talk by Prof Ananias Tomboulides and representative of VKI

Invited Lectures

Presentation by VKI

10.00 Presentation by UCL

10.20 “Flow-induced vibration with single- and multi-phase flow in tube bundles”Laurent De Moerloose, Henri Dolfen, Joris Degroote (UGhent)

10:40 Presentation by ULg

11:00 Coffee Break
11.00 Presentation by UMons

11.20 Presentation by KUL

11.40 Presentation by VUB

12.00 Presentation by Numeca

12.20 Presentation by UMons

12.40 “Development of high resolution schemes for industrially relevant DNS & LES” M. Rasquin, T. Toulorge & K. Hillewaert (Cenaero)

13:00 Lunch and get together

14.00 overview of activities per member
Research on simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction at Ghent University
Joris Degroote
Overview of FTAC research and applications at Cenaero -
Koen Hillewaert

15:30 Coffee Break

16.00 Visit to the VKI facilities (in two groups)

17.30 End of day one programme.

19.00 Dinner at "la sucrerie" Chaussée de Tervuren 1981410 Waterloo. (In Martin's grand hotel)


Friday 16th April 2019

Main Auditorium

9.00  Joint KNC/SPC Meeting

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 17:00 Executive Committee (EC) Meeting

17:00 Closing


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If you wish to attend ERCOFTAC Spring Festival 2019, please fill in this form and send it to