Governance

Committees

2020-21 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: Luca Biferale (12/21)
Vice-Chair: Ivan Marusic (12/22)
Members:
  • Joanna Austin (12/21)
  • Anke Lindner (12/21)
  • Shu Takagi (12/21)
  • Dan Henningson (12/22)
  • Roberto Zenit (12/22)
  • Bruce Sutherland (12/22)

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: John Dabiri (12/21)
Vice Chair: Detlef Lohse (12/21)
MM Liaison: Paulo Arratia (12/21)
LOC '21: Luciano Castillo (12/21)
LOC '21: David Richter (12/21)
Members:
  • Michael Brenner (12/21)
  • Marcus Herrmann (12/21)
  • David Richter (12/21)
  • Luciano Castillo (12/23)
  • Sarah Waters (12/23)
  • Kathy Prestridge (12/23)
  • Konrad Rykaczewski (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: Detlef Lohse (12/21)
Vice-Chair: 
Members:
  • Jacqueline Chen (12/21)
  • Anne De Wit (12/21)
  • Rama Govindarajan (12/22)
  • Keith Julien (12/22)
  • David Saintillan (12/22)
  • Bill Schultz (12/22)
  • Olga Shishkina (12/22)

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

Chair: Kiran Bhaganagar (12/21)
Vice Chair: Parisa Mirbod (12/22)
Members:
  • Satish Kumar (12/21)
  • Arindam Banerjee (12/21)
  • Kirti Sahu (12/21)
  • Douglas Kelley (12/23)
  • Pirouz Kavehpour (12/23)
  • Monica Martinez (12/23)

Fluid Dynamics Prize Committee

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

Chair: Thomas Corke (12/21)
Vice-Chair: Tomas Bohr (12/22)
2020 Award Winner: Katepalli Sreenivasan (12/21)
Members:
  • Lyderic Bocquet (12/21)
  • Yoshifumi Kimura (12/21)
  • Sascha Hilgenfeldt (12/22)
  • Beverley McKeon (12/22)
  • Anne Juel (12/22)
  • Michael Brenner (12/22)

Corrsin Award Committee

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

Chair: Richard Lueptow (12/21)
Vice-Chair: Jeff Eldredge (12/22)
Members:
  • Lisa Fauci (12/21)
  • Hyung Jin Sung (12/21)
  • Emmanuel Villermaux, 2020 Winner (12/21)
  • Laurette Tuckerman (12/21)
  • Nick Hutchins (12/22)
  • Charles Meneveau (12/22)

Acrivos Award Committee

7 members, staggered 2-year terms

Chair: Tim Colonius (12/21)
Vice-Chair: Alain Pumir (12/22)
Members:
  • Christine Gilbert (12/21)
  • Karen Mulleners (12/21)
  • Michelle DiBenedetto, 2020 Winner (12/21)
  • Sebastien Michelin (12/22)
  • Yuan Nan Young (12/22)
  • Jane Wang (12/22)

Frenkiel Award Committee

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

Chair: Eva Kanso (12/21)
Vice-Chair: Pascale Garaud (12/22)
2020 Award Winner: Dominic Vella (12/21)
PRF Liaison: Clancy Rowley (12/21)
Members:
  • Roman Grigoriev (12/21)
  • Devaraj van der Meer (12/22)
  • Chao Sun (12/22)
  • Martin Oberlack (12/22)

    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: Anya Jones (12/22)
    Vice-Chair: David Hu (12/21)
    Ex-Officio DFD Web Maintenance & Facebook, Twitter Interfacing: Alvaro Marin (12/21)
    Ex-Officio Gallery of Fluid Motion Maintenance: Azar Elsam-Panah (12/21)
    Members: 
    • Vivek Narsimhan (12/21)
    • Mattia Gazzola (12/22)
    • Brian Elbing (12/23)
    • Alvaro Marin (12/23)
    • Megan Leftwich (12/23)

    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: Keith Moored (12/21)
    Vice-Chair: Margaret Byron (12/22)
    Members: 
    • Andres Goza (12/21)
    • Kerstin Nordstrom (12/21)
    • Valerie Troutman (12/22)
    • Haoxiang Luo (12/22)
    • Mitul Luhar (12/22)

    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:
    • P. K. Yeung (12/21)
    • Melissa Green (12/22)
    • Laura Villafane Roca (12/23)
    • Peko Hosoi (12/23)
    • Thomas Ward (12/23)
    • Ke-Qing Xia (12/23)

    Ad Hoc Committee on Format of November 2021 Meeting

    Chair: Minami Yoda
    Members:
    • Jeff Morris
    • Shelley Anna
    • John Dabiri
    • Detlef Lohse
    • Haecheon Choi
    • Elizabeth Guazzelli
    • Marcus Herrmann
    • Peggy Holland
    • Monica Malouf
    • Jon Freund
    • Konrad Rykaczewski 

    Ad Hoc Selection Committee for Gallery of Fluid Motion Lead

    Chair: Ellen Longmire
    Ex Officio: Ken Kiger
    Members:
    • Colm Cille Caulfield
    • John Bush

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