KITP Program: The Nature of Turbulence (Feb 7 - Jun 3, 2011)
Coordinators: Eberhard Bodenschatz, Gregory Falkovich, Susan Kurien, Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan

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Time Speaker Title
2/08, 10:30 a.m. All Organizational Meeting
2/08, 11:15 a.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 1:00 p.m. All Group Discussion: Open Problems[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/09, 1:00 p.m. All Group Discussion: Open Problems, Cont'd[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
02/14, 12:15 p.m. Eberhard Bodenschatz
Turbulence - What Is It?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
2/14, 2:00 p.m. Nigel Goldenfeld
Turbulent Boundary Layers - Tutorial[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 3:45 p.m. All Discussion: Boundary Layer and Pipe Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 10:30 a.m. Gregory Falkovich
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Gross-Pitaevsky Equation - Tutorial[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 1:00 p.m. Robert Kerr
Univ. Warwick & KITP
Vortex Stretching as a Mechanism for Quantum Kinetic Energy Decay[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 2:00 p.m. Natalia Vladimirova
Univ. New Mexico & KITP
Optical Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 1:00 p.m. Thomas Gasenzer
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
Matter-Wave Turbulence: Beyond Kinetic Scaling[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 2:00 p.m. Boris Nowak
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
Quantum Turbulence in an Ultra-cold Bose Gas[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 2:30 p.m. Dénes Sexty
Univ. Heidelberg & KITP
Weak vs Strong Turbulence in Relativistic Field Theory[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 10:00 a.m. Zhen-Su She
Peking Univ. & KITP
A Generalized Similarity Analysis of Wall Bounded Turbulent Flows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 1:00 p.m. Dan Lathrop
Univ. Maryland
Quantum Turbulence, Reconnection, and Quantum Fixed Points[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 2:00 p.m. Laurent Chevillard
Experiments on Quantum Turbulence in a Cryogenic Wind Tunnel[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 2:30 p.m. Giorgio Krstulovic
Observatoire de la Cote d'Azure & KITP
Anomalous Vortex Ring Velocities Induced by Thermally-excited Kelvin Waves and Counterflow Effects in Superfluids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 1:00 p.m. Bhimsen Shivamoggi
Quantized Vortex Motion[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 12:15 p.m. Gregory Falkovich
(Weizmann Inst.)
Robert Kerr
(Univ. Warwick)
Axel Brandenburg
Turbulence Tutorial and Q&A[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint Discussion with GClusters11 Program
2/23, 1:30 p.m. John Bowman
(Univ. of Alberta & KITP)
Markus Abel
(Univ. of Potsdam & KITP)
Discussion: Reduced Order Modeling for Turbulent Flows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/24, 1:00 p.m. Claude Cambon
Ecole Centrale & KITP
From Wave (weak) Turbulence to Strong Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/25, 3:30 p.m. Jeremie Bec
(Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur & KITP)
Paolo Muratore-Ginanneschi
(Univ. Helsinki & KITP)
Discussion: Burgers Model[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/01, 1:00 p.m. Michael Wilczek
Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet & KITP
PDF Method Approach to Vorticity Statistics in Turbulent Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 1:00 p.m. Jeremie Bec
(Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur & KITP)
Bernhard Mehlig
(Univ. Gothenburg & KITP)
Particles in Flows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/03, 1:00 p.m. Zhen-Su She
Peking Univ. & KITP
A Closure Solution to Prandtl's Boundary Layer Theory of Wall-bounded Turbulent Flow[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/04, 1:00 p.m. Hua Xia
Turbulence and Condensates in Fluid Layers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/07, 12:15 p.m. Axel Brandenburg
(Nordita & KITP)
Karl-Heinz Raedler
Turbulent Transport in Stratified media[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 10:00 a.m. All Discussion: Planet Formation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 1:00 p.m. Alex Lazarian
Magnetic Reconnection in Weakly Turbulent Astrophysical Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 2:00 p.m. Andrey Beresnyak
Spectral Slope and Kolmogorov Constant of MHD Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 3:30 p.m. Yasuhito Narita
Braunschweig, ITP & KITP
Spatio-temporal Structures of Solar Wind Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 1:00 p.m. Gregory Eyink
Spontaneous Stochasticity, Stochastic Flux-Freezing and Turbulent Magnetic Reconnection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/09, 2:00 p.m. Hussein Aluie
The Range of Scale Coupling, aka Scale-locality, in MHD Turbulent Cascades[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/10, 12:15 p.m. Marcus Brüggen
et al
Turbulence in Galaxy Clusters[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint Discussion with GClusters11 Program
3/10, 2:15 p.m. Michael Wilkinson
Open Univ. & KITP
Discussion: Planet Formation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 11:00 a.m. Hubert Klahr
The Nature and Role of Turbulence in Planet Formation: Magnetorotational and Baroclinic Instability[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/11, 1:00 p.m. Stanislav Boldyrev
UW-Madison & KITP
Universal Regimes in MHD Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/14, 2:30 p.m. John Bowman
(Univ. of Alberta & KITP)
CK Chan
(Nordita & KITP)
The Pseudospectral Method: Recent Advances and Prospects, Part I[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/15, 1:00 p.m. Konstantin Khanin
Univ. Toronto
Intermediate Disorder Regime for Directed Polymers and KPZ Scalings[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/17, 1:00 p.m. Alexei Kritsuk
Supersonic Turbulence in Star-forming Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/18, 9:30 a.m. John Bowman
(Univ. of Alberta & KITP)
CK Chan
(Nordita & KITP)
Malcolm Roberts
(Univ. of Alberta & KITP)
The Pseudospectral Method: Recent Advances and Prospects, Part II[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/18, 11:10 a.m. Evgeny Kuznetsov
P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences & KITP
Vortex Lines Representation and Breaking of Vortex Field Lines in Hydrodynamics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/21, 2:00 p.m. Michael Wilkinson
Open Univ. & KITP
A Test-tube Model for Rainfall[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 1:00 p.m. Emmanuel Villermaux
Tutorial on Mixing[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/22, 2:00 p.m. Vladimir Lebedev
Landau Inst. & KITP
Passive Scalar Transport in Peripheral Regions of Random Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/23, 11:00 a.m. Daniela Tordella
Politecnico di Torino & KITP
Discussion: On Collective Behaviour of Travelling 3D Perturbations in Shear Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/23, 12:30 p.m. John Bowman
Univ. of Alberta & KITP
Casimir Cascades in 2D Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 11:00 a.m. Yukio Kaneda
Nagoya Univ. & KITP
Some "Non"s in Turbulence -- Nonlinear, Nonlocal, Nonequilibrium,...[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/24, 1:00 p.m. Daniela Tordella
Politecnico di Torino & KITP
Small Scale Anisotropy in Turbulent Shearless Mixing[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 11:00 a.m. Hubert Klahr
Rayleigh Benard Convection in Rotating Shear Flows[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 1:00 p.m. Guenter Ahlers
Turbulent Rayleigh Benard Convection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/28, 2:10 p.m. Detlef Lohse
Univ. Twente & KITP
Turbulent Taylor Vortex Flow[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 11:00 a.m. Eberhard Bodenschatz
Anisotropic Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 1:00 p.m. Charles Meneveau
The Wind Turbine Array Boundary Layer[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/29, 2:10 p.m. Bjoern Hof
Resolving Reynold's Riddle[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/30, 11:00 a.m. Eric Brown
Univ. Chicago
Dynamics of the Large Scale Circulation in T-RBC[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/30, 1:00 p.m. Friedrich Busse
Univ. Bayreuth & KITP
What Convection Can Teach Us About the Nature of Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/31, 11:00 a.m. Rahul Pandit
Indian Inst. of Science & KITP
Time Scales, Persistence, and Dynamic Mutiscaling in Two-dimensional, Homogeneous, Isotropic Fluid Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/31, 1:00 p.m. Joerg Schumacher
Tech. Univ. Ilmenau & KITP
Conditionally Unstable Moist Convection[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/01, 11:00 a.m. Wladimir Lyra
American Museum of Natural History
Stability of Vortices and Transition to Turbulence (informal)
4/01, 1:00 p.m. Beverley McKeon
Turbulent Boundary Layers: Current Research and Future Directions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/01, 2:30 p.m. Vladimir Lebedev
Landau Inst. & KITP
Coexistence of a Coherent Vortex and Turbulence in Two Dimensions[Slides]
4/04, 11:00 a.m. Michael Shats
Capillary Wave Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/04, 1:00 p.m. Juan Pedro Mellado
Buoyancy Reversal at Cloud Boundaries[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 11:00 a.m. Ronald du Puits
Ilmenau Tech. & KITP
Viscous Boundary Layers in Turbulent RBC[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 1:00 p.m. Stephan Weiss
Turbulent RBC Experiments with Rotation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/05, 2:00 p.m. Joseph Niemela
Turbulent RBC Experiments at High Rayleigh and Taylor Numbers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/06, 11:00 a.m. Bob Ecke
Rotating Turbulent Rayleigh-Benard Convection - A New Twist On Old Data[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/06, 1:00 p.m. Penger Tong
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & KITP
Thermal Dissipation Field and Its Statistics in Turbulent RBC[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 11:00 a.m. Misha Chertkov
Models, Optimization and Control of Collective Phenomena in Power Grids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/07, 1:00 p.m. Bjorn Birnir
The Invariant Measure (pdf) of Navier-Stokes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/08, 11:00 a.m. Richard Stevens
Univ. Twente & KITP
Numerical Simulations of (Non)Rotating High Ra RBC[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/11, 2:15 p.m. Detlef Lohse
Univ. Twente & KITP
tRBC: States and Reversals[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/12, 1:00 p.m. Elena Kartashova
A Toy Model of Wave Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/14, 10:30 a.m. Denis Funfschilling
Experiments of RBC at High Prandtl and Intermediate Rayleigh Numbers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/14, 1:00 p.m. Marcus Brüggen
(Int'l Univ. Bremen & KITP)
Evan Scannapieco
Subgrid and DNS Modeling of Turbulence in Clusters and Galaxies[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
Joint Discussion with GClusters11 Program
4/15, 11:00 a.m. Toshiyuki Gotoh
Nagoya Inst. Technology & KITP
Classical and Quantum Turbulence in D-dimensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
04/18, 12:15 p.m. Peter Goldreich
Turbulence Provides the Key to Reading the Record of Ancient Impacts[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
4/20, 10:30 a.m. Takashi Ishihara
Nagoya Univ. & KITP
Conditional Statistics Near Strong Thin Shear Layers in DNS of High Re Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/20, 1:00 p.m. Michael Shats
Structure of Turbulence in Thick Fluid Layers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 1:00 p.m. Szymon Malinowski
Univ Warsaw
What Does Turbulence Do To Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 10:30 a.m. Samuel Stechmann
Multiscale Models for Atmospheric Convection and Waves[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 1:00 p.m. Joao Teixeira
Turbulence, Clouds and Climate Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/27, 1:00 p.m. Jorgen Frederiksen
Subgrid Modeling for Geophysical Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/28, 11:00 a.m. Szymon Malinowski
Univ. Warsaw & KITP
Turbulence in the Stratocumulus Top[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/28, 1:00 p.m. Zellman Warhaft
Cornell Univ.
Experiments on the Entrainment of Inertial Particles in Turbulent Flows: Towards a Better Understanding of Entrainment in Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4/29, 11:00 a.m. Pierre Le Doussal
What Can Disordered Systems Tell Us About Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 1:00 p.m. Wojtek Grabowski
Growth of Cloud Droplets and Raindrops in Turbulent Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/03, 2:00 p.m. Raymond Shaw
Michigan Tech. & KITP
Cloud Droplets in Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/04, 11:00 a.m. Guenter Ahlers
Stephan Weiss
Turbulent Convection with Phase Change[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/04, 1:00 p.m. Anthony Davis
Caltech, JPL & KITP
Turbulence Impacts on Radiative Transfer In/Around Clouds[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/05, 11:00 a.m. Jean-Francois Pinton
Turbulence and the Dynamo[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/05, 1:00 p.m. Nicholas Ouellette
Yale & KITP
Lagrangian and Eulerian Nonlinearities in 2D Weak Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
05/09, 12:15 p.m. Gregory Falkovich
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Broken and Emerging Symmetries of a Turbulent State[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
5/09, 1:45 p.m. Amita Das
Collision-less Stopping of Electron Current Pulses in an Inhomogeneous Plasma[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/10, 1:00 p.m. Freddy Bouchet
Non-equilibrium Statistical Mechanics Approaches to Coherent 2D and Geophysical Flows and Recent Experimental Results[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/11, 1:00 p.m. Eberhard Bodenschatz
The Göttingen Turbulence Facility[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/12, 1:00 p.m. Ke-Quig Xia
Chinese Univ., Hong Kong
Turbulent Thermal Convection with (Partially) Free-Slip Boundary Conditions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/13, 11:00 a.m. Liubin Pan
Mixing in Highly Compressible Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/13, 11:30 a.m. Alexei Kritsuk
Magnetized Turbulence in the Multiphase ISM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/16, 1:00 p.m. Annick Pouquet
The Role of Helicity in Rotating Turbulence[Slides]
5/17, 1:00 p.m. Alessandra Lanotte
Small Scale Properties of Particles in Turbulent Flow[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/17, 1:00 p.m. Janet Scheel
Occidental College & KITP
Viscous and Thermal Boundary Layers in Turbulent RBC[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/20, 11:30 a.m. S. Radhakrishnan
Wall-layer Modeling for Large-eddy Simulation of High Reynolds Number Boundary Layers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/23, 1:00 p.m. Victor Steinberg
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Elastic Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/24, 1:00 p.m. Federico Toschi
Eindhoven Tech. & KITP
Finite Size Particles in Turbulence[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/24, 1:30 p.m. Guido Boffetta
Univ di Torino & KITP
Polymer Heat Transport Enhancement in Thermal Convection: the Case of Rayleigh-Taylor Turbulence[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/25, 1:00 p.m. Gregory Falkovich
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Steven A Orszag - Obituary[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/25, 1:10 p.m. Élisabeth Guazzelli
Falling Clouds of Particles[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/25, 1:40 p.m. Initiative Group Lagrangian Discussion
5/26, 1:00 p.m. P.K. Yeung
Georgia Tech. & KITP
Turbulence on Petascale Computers: What Have We Learned, and What We Hope to Learn[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/27, 1:00 p.m. Victor Steinberg
Weizmann Inst. & KITP
Turbulent Mixing of Passive Tracers on Small Scales of a Channel Flow[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/27, 11:30 a.m. Peter Armitage
Univ. Colorado
Turbulence and Protoplanetary Discs[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/31, 11:30 a.m. Dario Vincenzi
Univ. Nice & KITP
Deformation of a Flexible Polymer in a Random Flow With Long Correlation Time[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5/31, 1:00 p.m. Luca Biferale
Univ. Tor Vergata & KITP
Rayleigh Taylor in Stratified Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 1:00 p.m. Haitao Xu
Bulk Turbulence in Dilute Polymer Solutions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 2:15 p.m. Dhrubaditya Mitra
Nordita & KITP
Passive Polymers in Turbulent Channel Flows[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/02, 1:15 p.m. Prasad Perlekar
Eindhoven Tech. & KITP
Homogeneous, Isotropic, Turbulence with Polymer Additives[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
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