von Karman Institute Lecture Series and Events
New Date - Online 11th Symposium of VKI PhD Research 2020Monday 18 May 2020 - Wednesday 20 May 2020
We are happy to confirm that the online PhD symposium will be organized from Monday 18 May until Wednesday 20 May 2020. Prominent lecturers in three application fields of fluid dynamics will give a keynote lecture opening each day of the symposium.
During the 11th PhD symposium, the VKI graduate students will review the doctoral research carried out in the three departments of the Institute: Aeronautics and Aerospace, Environmental and Applied Fluid Dynamics, and Turbomachinery and Propulsion.
The first-year PhD students will present a short pitch of maximum 5 minutes on their research plans and some preliminary results. Their posters are available for download on the programme tab.
The second-year students will give a 15-minute talk on their research activities and progress results followed by 5 minutes of questions.
The third-year students will give a 20-minute talk followed by 5 minutes of questions.
The talks are organized in sessions according to the following topics:
- Rarefied and Plasma Flows
- Numerical Methods
- Environmental Flows and Safety
- Liquid Metal and Industrial Flows
- Liquid and Solid Propulsion
- Shape Optimization
- Turbine and Compressor Aerodynamics & Heat transfer