The UK Pilot Centre for ERCOFTAC is run by the UK Fluids Network (UKFN).
At the heart of UKFN is a set of 39 Special Interest Groups, many of which overlap with the ERCOFTAC SIGs. More than 900 academics are involved in the UKFN SIGs, distributed around the UK at over 60 institutions.
UKFN also runs a Short Research Visit scheme, funding visits of around a week by any UK fluid mechanics researcher to another UK researcher or group. There have been 64 SRVs funded so far, covering a wide range of experimental, modelling and numerical development topics.
Fluids researchers can also participate by:
Registered users automatically appear on the Directory page, a searchable database of UK fluids researchers.
As UK Pilot Centre, UKFN will continue to promote ERCOFTAC, by
Prof Matthew Juniper (PI) & Dr Nick Daish (Coordinator) Department of Engineering University of Cambridge Trumpington Street Cambridge CB2 1PZ UK
Osborne Reynolds Day 202 2 Competition for new graduates and soon-to-graduate PhDs in Fluid Mechanics ! Friday, 1st July 2022 at the Engineering and Material Science Campus, the Manchester Engineering Campus. The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering at Manchester1 Jul 2022
17th UK Heat Transfer Conference (UKHTC-2021) 5th - 7th September 2021 3rd - 5th April 2022 The University of Manchester, UK The 17th UK Heat Transfer Conference will be held at the university where Osborne Reynolds and Thomas Stanton undertook their pioneering researches!3 Apr 2022
2 nd High-Fidelity Industrial LES/DNS Symposium: Paving the Way for Future Accurate CFD 22nd - 24th September 2021 100% virtual event without in-person attendance Supported by the EU Horizon 2020 HiFi-TURB project Please register under this link . The22 Sep 2021
Osborne Reynolds Day 2021 Friday, 9th July 2021 via Zoom The following Early Career Researchers have been invited to present at the 2021 Osborne Reynolds Day on Friday, 9th July 2021: Miguel A. Quetzeri - Santiago: Droplet impact and contact angle dynamics solid surfaces and textiles;9 Jul 2021
PC United Kingdom "Environmental and Aerosol Transmission of COVID-19" Online Meeting 26th - 28th April 2021, 11:00 - 15:00 UK Time Building on the work begun by the Royal Society’s Rapid Assistance in Modelling the Pandemic (RAMP) initiative, this three-day science meeting on the26 Apr 2021
The annual Osborne Reynolds Day took place at the beginning of July 2022. It was hosted by the University of Manchester, UK, and organized together with the UK Fluids Network. The event was dedicated to showcasing the best recently completed doctoral research projects in fluid mechanics in the UK.25 Jul 2022
The Osborne Reynolds Day and competition 2022 is moving back to in person event. It will be held on Friday, 1st July 2022 in the state of the art Engineering and Material Science Campus which is the largest in UK, the Manchester Engineering Campus at Manchester University. Read more13 May 2022
The UK funding council (EPSRC) has just launched a call for a cohort of 8 to 10 three-year Postdoctoral Fellowships in Fluid Dynamic *. * https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/national-fellowships-in-fluid-dynamics-nffdy/ The fellows will be hosted by UK institutions and the call is open to24 Mar 2022
Call for Nominations for the 16th ERCOFTAC da Vinci Competition 2021 All nomination received by 26th July 2021 will be considered. Eligible candidates are PhD students or recent PhD graduates from a university associated with an ERCOFTAC Pilot Centre ( www.ercoftac.org/pilot_centres ) who have22 Jun 2021
The winner of the 15th Da Vinci Competition 2020 (2021) is Pedro M. de Oliveira , Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK The w inner gave an interesting presentation on Ignition and propagation mechanisms of spray flames . Read more22 Apr 2021