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Important dates

Contributed talk & posters deadline

  • Submission opens: 1st November 2018
  • Submission deadline: 15th January 2019
  • Notification of acceptance: 28th February 2019

All deadlines are at 23:00 GMT (UTC+0).


November 2018 – Submission is open for contributing talk and poster presentations, the deadline is 15th January 2019. Details can be found under here

October 2018 – Our plenary and keynote speakers have been announced. We have also released the submission and closing dates for contributing papers and posters. More details on the submission process will follow soon.

July 2017 – The IUTAM workshop on Transition 2019 will be held at Imperial College London, UK from 2nd-6th September 2019.

The objectives of the symposium are to present and discuss novel developments in fundamental and applied aspects of stability and laminar-turbulent transition in complex flows, at all speed regimes, and to provide a forum for the free exchange of ideas for their implementation in an industrial setting. Further, the symposium aims at bringing together leading scientists and industrial practitioners in transition research from Europe, Asia and the Americas to consider and evaluate future directions and demands.

Prompted by recent developments in the field, as well as ongoing efforts, the following topics will be emphasized in the symposium.

  • Global analysis of instabilities and receptivities for complex configurations;
  • Nonlinear dynamical-systems approaches to minimal seeds and transition to turbulence;
  • Influence of multi-physics phenomena on transition: reactive flows, non-Newtonian material behavior, interfacial flows, flows with interacting structures;
  • Novel experimental measurement and evaluation techniques for transition in complex flows;
  • Roughness-induced transition; transition from steps, gaps, junctions and other geometric imperfec- tions;
  • Transition in hypersonic flows; prediction of thermal loads.
  • Active and passive control of flows undergoing transition; transition delay;
  • Transition mechanisms in natural and controlled environments; receptivity techniques and studies;
  • Late stages of transition and the breakdown to fully developed turbulence;
  • Transient growth problems and bypass mechanisms and their role in the transition process;