Governance

Committees

2019-20 APS/DFD Committee Assignments

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is responsible for preparing a slate of candidates for various elected offices of the Division.

8 members, staggered 2-year terms

Chair: Mike Plesniak (12/20)
Vice Chair: Luca Biferale (12/21)
Members:
  • Carlos Hidrovo (12/20)
  • Gareth McKinley (12/20)
  • Pavlos Vlachos (12/20)
  • Joanna Austin (12/21)
  • Anke Lindner (12/21)
  • Shu Takagi (12/21)

Program Committee

The Program Committee is responsible for the program at the annual DFD meeting, in consultation with the local organizing committee. In particular, it has final responsibility for the selection of invited papers, focus sessions and minisymposia. The Committee also organizes DFD participation in the March APS meeting, including invited and focus sessions, sometimes in collaboration with other APS divisions.

8 members, staggered 3-year terms + March Meeting Liaison + 2 local organ, committee members

Chair: Shelley Anna (12/20)
Vice Chair: John Dabiri (12/20)
MM Liaison: Paulo Arratia (12/21)
LOC '20: Jon Freund (12/20)
LOC '20: Randy Ewoldt (12/20)
Members:
  • Dennice Gayme (12/20)
  • Jean Hertzberg (12/20)
  • Rui Ni (12/20)
  • Michael Brenner (12/21)
  • Marcus Herrmann (12/21)
  • David Richter (12/21)

Fellowship Committee

The Division elects a certain number of its members to fellowship in the American Physical Society each year. Fellows are elected from the nominations submitted by the membership to the Fellowship Committee.

8 fellows, staggered 2-year terms

Chair: John Dabiri (12/20)
Vice Chair: Shelley Anna (12/20)
Members:
  • Colm-cille Caulfield (12/20)
  • Fernando Grinstein (12/20)
  • Guowei He (12/20)
  • Paul Steen (12/20)
  • Jacqueline Chen (12/21)
  • Anne De Wit (12/21)

External Affairs Committee

The External Affairs Committee will promote the affairs of the Division through interactions with other professional societies in the U.S. and abroad, through contributions to public education, and by such other activities as the Committee shall choose to undertake.

8 members, staggered 3-year terms

Co-Chair: Satish Kumar (12/21)
Co-Chair: Hassan Masoud (12/20)
Vice Chair: Kiran Bhanagar (12/21)
Members:
  •  Arvind Santhanakrishnan (12/20)
  • Arindam Banerjee (12/21)
  • Kirti Sahu (12/21)
  • Parisa Mirbod (12/22)

Fluid Dynamics Prize Committee

8 members, staggered 2-year terms, and award winner from previous cycle, 1-year term

Chair: Leslie Smith (12/20)
Vice Chair: Thomas Corke (12/21)
2019 Award Winner: Lex Smits (12/20)
Members:
  • Ellen Longmire (12/20)
  • Rajat Mittal (12/20)
  • Todd Squires (12/20)
  • Lyderic Bocquet (12/21)
  • Yoshifumi Kimura (12/21)

Corrsin Award Committee

7 members, staggered 2-year terms, and award winner from previous cycle, 1-year term

Chair: Roberto Verzicco (12/20)
Vice Chair: Richard Lueptow (12/21)
Members:
  • Paul Durbin (12/20)
  • Kausik Sarkar (12/20)
  • Jeff Morris, 2019 Award Winner (12/20)
  • Lisa Fauci (12/21)
  • Hyung Jin Sung (12/21)
  • Laurette Tuckerman (12/21)

Acrivos Award Committee

7 members, staggered 2-year terms

Chair: Daniel Bodony (12/20)
Vice Chair: Tim Colonius (12/21)
Members:
  • Irmgard Bischofberger (12/20)
  • Eric Lauga (12/20)
  • Duan Z. Zhang (12/20)
  • Christine Gilbert (12/21)
  • Karen Mulleners (12/21)

Frenkiel Award Committee

6 members, staggered 2-year terms, award winner from previous cycle, and Physical Review Fluids Liaison

Chair: Diego Donzis (12/20)
Vice Chair: Eva Kanso (12/21)
2019 Award Winner: Jerome Neufeld (12/20)
PRF Liaison: Clancy Rowley (12/21)
Members:

  • Haecheon Choi (12/20)
  • Thomas Cubaud (12/20)
  • Federico Toschi (12/20)
  • Roman Grigoriev (12/21)

Media & Science Relations Committee

The Media and Science Relations Committee works to increase awareness of fluid dynamics within the media for consumption by the general public (Media Relations) and by the advancement of fluid dynamics science and technology within the science and engineering communities and within the funding agencies (Science Relations).

7 members, staggered 3-year terms

Chair: Azar Elsam-Panah (12/20)
Vice Chair: Anya Jones (12/22)
Ex-Officio DFD Web Maintenance & Facebook, Twitter Interfacing: Vivek Narsimhan (12/21)
Ex-Officio Gallery of Fluid Motion Maintenance: Ken Kiger 
Members: 
  • Pirouz Kavehpour (12/20)
  • Ivan Marusic (12/20)
  • Maysam Mousaviraad (12/20)
  • David Hu (12/21)
  • Mattia Gazzola (12/22)

Educational & Career Outreach Committee

The Educational & Career Outreach Committee develops outreach programs for fluid dynamics education and professional development of graduate students and early-career members of the DFD.

6 members, staggered 2-year terms

Chair: Megan Leftwich (12/20)
Vice Chair: Keith Moored (12/21)
Members: 
  • Devesh Ranjan (12/20)
  • Adrian Sescu (12/20)
  • Andres Goza (12/21)
  • Kerstin Nordstrom (12/21)

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

The Diversity and Inclusion Committee works towards identifying, promoting and helping elicit nominations for candidates for all awards, invited speakers, Division officers and committees to strengthen diversity and inclusiveness.

8 members, staggered 3-year terms

Chair: Raul Cal (12/21)
Vice Chair: Luciano Castillo (12/21)
Members:
  • Monica Martinez (12/20)
  • Thomas Ward (12/20)
  • Roberto Zenit (12/20)
  • Petia Vlahovska (12/20)
  • P. K. Yeung (12/21)
  • Melissa Green (12/22)

Other Committees

Gallery of Fluid Motion: Ken Kiger

APS Representative on US National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics: Beverley McKeon