Mathematical Aspects of Natural Dynamos

Caramulo, Portugal, August 31 - September 6 , 2003.

Invited Speakers

Name Location Email Lecture
Pr. Friedrich Busse Bayreuth Rotating convection
Dr. Philippe Cardin U.J.F. Survey of experimental results
Pr. Fausto Cattaneo Chicago Introduction to MHD turbulence
Pr. David Fearn Glasgow Introduction to the Geodynamo
Dr. Andrew Gilbert Exeter Introduction to Fast Dynamos
Pr. Christopher Jones Exeter Introduction to Planetary dynamos
Pr. Michael Proctor Cambridge Introduction to self-excited dynamo action
Pr. Paul Roberts U.C.L.A. Turbulence in the Earth core
Dr. Anvar Shukurov Newcastle Introduction to Galactic dynamos
Pr. Andrew Soward Exeter Asymptotic results on rotating and MHD flows
Pr. Nigel Weiss Cambridge Introduction to Stellar dynamos


Name Institute Email
Dr. Emmanuel Dormy Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Dr. Alexandra Pais Center for Computational Physics, Coimbra


Dr. Benoît Desjardins Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
Pr. Emmanuel Grenier Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Dr. Fernando Nogueira Center for Computational Physics, Coimbra
Dr. Orlando Oliveira Center for Computational Physics, Coimbra


Name Institute Position Email Presentation
Thierry Alboussiere University of Cambridge Lecturer Experimental transition to turbulence of Hartmann layers
Alexander Anufriev Geophysical Institute of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Senior scentist worker Amplitudes of the solution at the compressible convection in the Earth's core.
Raul Avalos-Zuniga Laboratoire des Ecoulements Géophysiques et Industriels PhD student Influence of electromagnetic boundary conditions onto the onset of dynamo action in laboratory experiments
Manuel Baptista DMA-FCUP Ph.D student Stability oF MHD flow steady states to perturbations in a large spatial scale of a 3D periodic domain
Alberto Bigazzi Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Californaia Institute of Technology NRC post-doctoral researcher. Non-axisymmetric dynamo modeling of solar preferred longitudes
Francois Bouchut CNRS Researcher Numerical simulation of rotating shallow water flows
Mickael Bourgoin ENS-Lyon PhD MHD induction in swirling flows
Axel Brandenburg Nordita Professor What is the energy-carrying scale of a solar surface dynamo?
Jozef Brestensky Dept of Physics of the Earth and Planets, Faculty of Maths, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, Bratislava Associate Professor - Magnetic Instabilities Catalysed by Viscosity in the Earth's Core
- Rotating Convection with Soret Effect in the Earth's Core
Martin Breuer University of Münster PhD student The influence of inertia on convection in a rotating spherical shell
Nic Brummell JILA, University of Colorado, USA Research Assistant Professor A dynamo driven by the interaction of shear and magnetic buoyancy
Allan Sacha Brun CEA Saclay/Service d'Astrophysique permanent researcher The Turbulent Magnetic Sun: A 3-D MHD Approach
Alice Courvoisier University of Leeds PhD student Modulated dynamos in cellular flows
Stéphane Descombes Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon Assistant professor Order reduction of numerical schemes in the presence of small parameters
Antonio Ferriz-Mas Universidad de Vigo Lecturer Where does the solar dynamo operate?
Peter Frick Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics Head of Laboratory P.Frick and D.Sokoloff "A simple model of multiscale dynamo"
Agris Gailitis Institute of Physics University of Latvia leading researcher New results of Riga dynamo experiment and its mathematical background
Sílvio Gama DMA-FCUP Assistent Professor Stability oF MHD flow steady states to perturbations in a large spatial scale of a 3D periodic domain
David Gerard-Varet ENS-Lyon PhD student Ekman Layers near rough boundaries
Nicolas Gillet LGIT, Grenoble PhD student Experimental and numerical study of developped magneto-convection in a rapidly rotating sphere
Renato Guedes CFC-FCTUC student
Uwe Guenther Research Center Rossendorf, Dresden, Germany researcher A no-go theorem for isospectral alpha2-dynamos
Pavel Hejda Geophysical Institute Deputy-Director Numerical modelling of geodynamo by finite volume method
Peter Hoyng SRON Laboratory for Space Research Senoir scientist Ab initio calculation of the mean reversal time of a geodynamo model
David Hughes University of Leeds Professor Dynamo Action in the Presence of a Background Field
Alexey Iskakov I.P.G.P., Paris post-doc researcher A mixed finite Volume - Boundary element formulation for magnetic induction in b ounded domain
Evy Kersalé Applied Mathematics, Leeds Postdoctorate Global MRI and dynamo in accretion discs
Nathan Kleeorin Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Associate Professor Magnetic Helicity Transport and Solar and Galactic Dynamos
Maarit Korpi Laboratoire d'Astrophysique, Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees, Toulouse Visiting postdoctoral researcher Sources of interstellar turbulence and their relation to dynamo action: a numerical investigation
Kirill Kuzanyan IZMIRAN, Russian Academy of Sciences senior researcher Helicity and the alpha-effect in solar dynamo: theory and observations(tentative title)
Gedeon Legaut LGIT, Grenoble PhD student Secular variation of the Earth's magnetic field
Nicolas Leprovost SPEC - CEA Saclay PhD Student Turbulent diffusion with ambipoar drift
Philip Livermore School of Earth Sciences, Leeds University Graduate student Magnetic energy stability in spherical flows
Joanne Mason University of Leeds, UK. PhD student Models of the Solar Dynamo incorporating Magnetic Pumping
Stéphane Mathis Observatoire de Paris-Section de Meudon, L.U.T.H. PHD student Transport in stellar radiation zones with magnetic field
Xu Mingtian Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Germany Doctor An integral equation approach to unsteady kinematic dynamos
Krzysztof Mizerski Warsaw University, Institute of Geophysics Student Couette flow
Vincent Morin I.P.G.P., Paris PhD student Convection in rapidly rotating fluid sphere
Manuel Nunez Universidad de Valladolid Professor Dynamics of the stretching of magnetic fields
Franck Plunian Laboratoire des Ecoulements Géophysiques et Industriels Maître de Conferences Influence of electromagnetic boundary conditions onto the onset of dynamo action in laboratory experiments
Yannick Ponty Laboratoire G.D Cassini / Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur Charge de Recherche Dynamo action at low magnetic Prandtl number using Large Eddies Simulation
Florent Ravelet cea saclay / spec PhD student What happens in a conducting shell surrounding a kinematic cylindrical dynamo ?
Karl-Heinz Raedler Astrophysical Institute Potsdam Retired A remark on kinetic helicity, alpha-effect and dynamo action
Igor Rogachevskii Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Associate Professor Electromotive Force in Turbulent Convection and Magnetic Dynamos
Jon Rotvig University of Exeter Research, post.doc. Dynamos and convection: mean flow generation
Alexander Ruzmaikin JPL, Caltech Research Scientist The Non-Axisymmetric Solar Dynamo
Alexander Schekochihin Imperial College London Research Associate - Linear and nonlinear small-scale turbulent dynamo
- From Small-Scale Dynamo to Isotropic MHD Turbulence: Folded Fields and Alfven Waves
Martin Schrinner Max Planck Institute for Aeronomy PhD student Mean-field coefficients for geodynamo models
Radostin Dimov Simitev Institute of Physics , University of Bayreuth, Gernamy Doctoral Student (Advisor: Prof. F.H. Busse) Dynamical Processes and Parameter Dependences of Convection Driven Spherical Dynamos
Stephan Stellmach University of Münster PHD student Cartesian small Ekman number dynamos
Andreas Tilgner Institute of Geophysics, University of Goettingen Professor Mode selection in experimental dynamos
Steve Tobias University of Leeds Lecturer The role of spectra in turbulent dynamos
Romain Volk Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon PhD student Induction mechanisms in a von karman flow of liquid gallium

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