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TFSA Conference 2024

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 Mackenzie Room, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering BuildingFor registration or questions, email Cat Hunter (

10:30 - 11:00Check-In
11:00 - 12:00Lab tours (optional)
12:00 - 13:00Light lunch
13:00 - 13:15Welcome and IntroductionProf. Beverley McKeon
13:15 - 14:15

Session 1: Multi-Phase Modeling
Overview of Research in Multiphase FlowsProf. Ali Mani

Multiphase transport in electrochemical CO2 reduction cells: a simple model for complex catalyst structures
Raj Balaji, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering

A robust and consistent numerical model for compressible multiphase flows
Henry Collis, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering

14:15 - 15:15

Session 2: Large Eddy Simulation
Introduced by Prof. Parviz Moin

Advances in Wall Modeling for Prediction of Smooth Body Separation in LES, with emphasis on Aircraft Systems
Rahul Agrawal, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering

LES of Aircraft Icing
Brett Bornhoft, PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering

LES vs Wind Tunnels for the Analysis of Wind Loading on Low-rise Buildings 
Themistoklis Vargiemezis, PhD Student in Civil and Environmental Engineering

15:15 - 15:30Break
15:30 - 16:30Networking and Poster Session
16:30 - 17:30Seminar Session: The Fluid Mechanics of a new VAT Polymerization Process for Additive Manufacturing
Prof. Eric Shaqfeh, Lester Levi Carter Professor of Chemical Engineering
18:00 - 20:00Conference Dinner at the Stanford Faculty Club