The first annual meeting of the DFD was hosted by the Naval Ordnance Laboratory in White Oak, MD in 1948. Since then, the DFD annual meeting has grown into one of the largest conferences in fluid dynamics, with 2800 attendees from all over the world expected in Boston. The objective is to promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in all areas of fluid dynamics. Graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, university faculty, and researchers across government and industry will share the latest developments in the field. The technical program features oral presentations, posters and videos of fluid flow, including a new student poster competition and mini-symposia on key topics. Other special events include vendor exhibits, student luncheons with senior members and the awarding of the Fluid Dynamics prize and Stanley Corrsin prize.
About the DFD of the APS:
The Division of Fluid Dynamics of the American Physical Society exists for the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of the physics of fluids with special emphasis on the dynamical theories of the liquid, plastic and gaseous states of matter under all conditions of temperature and pressure.
The American Physical Society (APS) is a non-profit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 51,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world. Society offices are located in College Park, MD (Headquarters), Ridge, NY, and Washington, DC.