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March 2021

FROM THE PRESIDENT


“Restarting from knowledge” is the title of the book, just published, of the CRUI President but it should be a programmatic commitment: education and research are the main fields in which to invest in order to make the country prepared to meet the challenges that we are living, now more than ever, in a time of fast and great changes.

NEWS


Cracks and oscillations drive foam collapse
From Physics Today.

Deep learning velocity signals allow quantifying turbulence intensity
From Science Advances.

Heat transfer in flat-playe boundary layers: a correlation for laminar, transitional and turbulent flow
A featured paper from ASME Journal of Heat Transfer.

Why food sticks to nonstick frying pan
It all depends on convection. From EurekAlert by AAAS.

Energy Blog: Hydrogen straigh from the Earth
From ASME.

Heat and Mass Transfer in Biotechnology
A special issue of ASME Journal of Heat Transfer. Submission deadline 30 June 2021.

Premio INRIM 2021 per tesi di laurea magistrale
The Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca Metrologica (INRIM, also the Italian National Metrology Institute) ) has announced a competition to reward the five best master's thesis discussed in 2020 in Italian universities  on topics related to the science of measurements. Submission deadline 15 April 2021.

CTNE Newsletter
La Newsletter di marzo 2021 del Cluster Tecnologico Nazionale Energia.

HPT Magazine
Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine no 3/2020. From IEA HPT.

IEA HPC
The 13th IEA Heat Pump Conference, Korea, April 26-29, 2021 will be an hybrid onsite and virtual event.

This month in history
Birthday of Joseph Fourier (21 March 1768), French mathematician.
UIT NEWS
38th UIT Heat Transfer Conference
Due to perduring difficulties induced by the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual UIT Conference will be  an online-only event.

UIT 2021 PhD-Thesis Prize
The call for candidates to the UIT 2021 Prize for the best Doctoral Thesis in Thermal-Fluid Dynamics is open. Deadline for application: 30 April 2021. Application form here.

UIT 2021 MSc-Thesis Prize
The call for candidates to the UIT 2021 Prize for the best  Master Thesis in Thermal-Fluid Dynamics is open. Deadline for application: 30 April 2021. Application form here.

In memoriam
With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved colleague, Michele Calì (1946-2021), who was Professor Emeritus at the Politecnico di Torino, former full professor of “Fisica Tecnica Industriale” at the Department of Energy and Coordinator of the PhD Programme in Energetics of the same University, member of the Academy of Sciences of Torino. His student and colleague, Pietro Asinari, remembers him thus: “I had talked to Michele a few weeks ago and I found him enthusiastic as always, cheerful, curious, and energetic in proposing new initiatives. Nothing would have made me foresee this outcome, but unfortunately, he was taken away from us too soon. In addition to being a point of reference for decades at the Politecnico di Torino, certainly for students but also for colleagues, I remember his humanity, his care in understanding situations and his advice. He has never failed me with good advice and strong encouragement. He always said there is hope in young people. His greatest teachings are about attention to the environmental issue and sustainability, before the term has become so popular, as well as the constant effort to promote the Italy’s good. Have a good trip, Professor”.

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EDUCATION
Online Introductory Course to OpenFOAM
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, 15-16 March 2021.

Online OpenFOAM general programming
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, 17 March 2021.

Online Lecture Series - Shallow Flows
von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium, 19-21 April 2021.

FREDS
A comprehensive energy modelling software tool for architects, engineers and building professionals. Developed with the support of the University of Brighton (UK).
 
EVENTS
38th UIT Heat Transfer Conference
38th UIT Heat Transfer Conference, Gaeta, Italy, June 21- 23, 2021

MNF 2021
7th International Conference on Micro and Nano Flows, online conference. May 24-26, 2021

SHTC 2021
ASME Summer Heat Transfer Conference, online, June 16 - 18, 2021

CHC 2021
The first Eurotherm Seminar on Caloric Heating and Cooling (CHC), online. July 13-15, 2021

HEFAT2021
15th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 26-28,  2021

HTTF'21
8th International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, online. August 02-04, 2021

UKHTC2021
17th UK Heat Transfer Conference, Manchester, UK, September 05-07, 2021

EUROTHERM 2021
8th European Thermal Science Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 19-23, 2021

2nd ACTS 2021
2nd Asian Conference on Thermal Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan, October 03-07, 2021

MHMT'21
7th World Congress on Momentum, Heat and Mass Transfer, online, October 20-22, 2021

ICTEA 2021
14th International conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Kuwait City, Kuwait, October 26-28, 2021

ICFFTS'21
2nd International Conference of Fluid Flow and Thermal Science, Seoul, South Korea, November 24-26, 2021

NURETH 19
19th Int. Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics, Brussels, Belgium, March 06-11, 2022

ICMF 22
11th International Conference on Multiphase Flow, Kobe, Japan,  29 May - 03 June, 2022
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