Fluid Dynamics Research Prize

9 Jan 2016

Each year the Editorial Board of Fluid Dynamics Research (FDR) selects an outstanding article published in the previous year to be awarded the FDR Prize.

Winners

2015

Stefan Zammert (Philipps-Universtät Marburg, Germany) and Bruno Eckhardt (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands) for the article ‘Periodically bursting edge states in plane Poiseuille flow’

2014

S Koch, U Harlander, C Egbers and R Hollerbach for the paper ‘Inertial waves in a spherical shell induced by librations of the inner sphere: experimental and numerical results’

2013

Michihisa Tsutahara for the paper ‘The finite-difference lattice Boltzmann method and its application in computational aero-acoustics’

2012

Naoaki Saito and Keiichi Ishioka for their paper ‘Interaction between thermal convection and mean flow in a rotating system with a tilted axis’

2011

M A Sokolovskiy and X J Carton for their paper ‘Baroclinic multipole formation from heton interaction’

2010

Masaki Shimizu and Shigeo Kida for their paper ‘A driving mechanism of a turbulent puff in pipe flow’

You can read the papers by previous FDR prize winners here.

Rules and criteria

  • The article must contain rigorous scientific work, be highly novel, exhibit a significant advancement to the field and above all be an extremely interesting read.

Additional information

  • The prize is announced in an editorial published in the journal along with an announcement on the journal homepage. The author(s) of the winning article are presented with a certificate and plaque by the Japanese Society of Fluid Mechanics.