Summer School

Fluid Dynamics of Sustainability
and the Environment

University of Cambridge, August 31 - September 11, 2020



FDSE 2017 at Ecole Polytechnique


The academic programme of the FDSE Summer School comprises classroom lectures on fundamental and on applied topics. Different guest lecturers are invited each year to teach selected topics from the wider scientific, technological or societal context of sustainability and the environment.
Afternoons are mainly spent on team projects of experimental and numerical nature. The students are guided by tutors in conducting experiments and numerical simulations.
Lectures of the 2018 programme:

Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics Jean-Marc Chomaz
Environmental Fluid Dynamics Colm Caulfield
Renewable Energies: Hydro, Wind & Marine Riwal Plougonven & Alexandre Stegner
Atmosphere Dynamics Peter Haynes
Ocean Dynamics John Taylor
Cryosphere Grae Worster
Solid Earth Jerome Neufeld
Flow Instability Lutz Lesshafft
Energy Andrew Woods
Climate Emily Shuckburgh
Urban Fluid Dynamics Paul Linden
Carbon Storage Herbert Huppert
Cloud Dynamics Caroline Muller
Granular Flows Nathalie Vriend
River Flows Paul Bates
Earth Formation Maylis Landeau
Ocean Mixing Ali Mashayek
Kite Power Paul Hammond
Breathing Buildings Shaun Fitzgerald