ETC is the main European conference on turbulence and related topics. Attracting about 500 participants from many different countries, ETC offers since 1986 a top-level platform for scientists to deliver cutting-edge presentations. The conference agenda includes keynotes, plenary presentations, oral communications and social activities.
The 17th ETC will be held in Torino, one of the most attractive and dynamic Italian cities.
A spectacular view of Torino with its tower-symbol, the Mole Antonelliana and the sorrounding snowy mountains
Guido Boffetta, Università di Torino, Italy
Daniela Tordella, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Miguel Onorato, Università di Torino, Italy
ETC Scientific Committee
Dan Henningson (Chair of the Scientific Committee), KTH Mechanics, Stockholm, Sweden
Guido Boffetta, Dipartimento di Fisica, Università di Torino, Italy
Colm-Cille Caulfield, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK
Berengere Dubrulle, Institut Rayonnement-Matière de Saclay (Iramis), France
Rich Kerswell, Bristol University, School of Mathematics, UK
Patrice Le Gal, IRPHE-CNRS, Marseille, France
Szymon Malinowski, Institute of Geophysics, University of Warsaw, Poland
Heinz Pitsch, Institut für Technische Verbrennung, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Federico Toschi, Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Local Scientific Committee
Guido Boffetta, Università di Torino
Daniela Tordella, Politecnico di Torino
Filippo De Lillo, Università di Torino
Enrico Ferrero, Università del Piemonte Orientale
Massimo Germano, Politecnico di Torino
Daniela Grasso, INFM, Politecnico di Torino
Michele Iovieno, Politecnico di Torino
Daniele Marchisio, Politecnico di Torino
Andrea Mazzino, Università di Genova
Luca Mortarini, ISAC-CNR
Miguel Onorato, Università di Torino
Lamberto Rondoni, Politecnico di Torino
Silvia Trini Castelli, ISAC-CNR
Marco Vanni, Politecnico di Torino
Via Gozzano 14, 10073 Ciriè (Torino) - Italy
Phone +390119211467 - Fax +390119224992
The Medieval village from the river Po
The conference agenda will include keynotes, plenary presentations and debates, oral communications and poster presentations on turbulence and related topics.
Eckart Meiburg, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Olga Shishkina, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany
Luca Brandt, KTH Mechanics, Stockholm, Sweden
Jerry Westerweel, Technical University, Delft, The Netherlands
Nicholas Hutchins, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne, Australia
Sylvain Joubaud, Laboratoire de Physique, ENS Lyon
Dwight Barkley, Mathematics Institute, University of Warwick, UK
Claudia Cenedese, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Call for abstracts
Abstracts for the 17th European Turbulence Conference in Torino can be submitted via the online submission system
Abstracts must be submitted according to the submission instructions uploading only a PDF version produced from the Word or LaTex conference templates. Templates as well as detailed information on the submission rules and procedure are available on the online submission page.
- Acoustics of Turbulent Flows
- Instability, Transition and Control of Turbulent Flows
- Intermittency and Scaling
- Boundary Free Turbulence
- Wall Bounded Turbulence
- Fluid-structure Interaction
- Turbulent Convection
- Stratified Flows
- Rotating Flows
- Compressible Flows
- Non-Newtonian Flows
- Multiphase Flows
- Reacting Flows
- Wave Turbulence
- Wave-Turbulence Interactions
- Geophysical and Astrophysical Turbulence
- Two-dimensional Turbulence
- MHD Turbulence and Plasmas
- Vortex Dynamics and Structure Formation
- Quantum and Superfluid Turbulence
- Turbulent Transport, Dispersion and Mixing
- Complex and Active Particles
- Numerical Methods and Data Analysis
Information on registration categories and fees will be posted as soon as available.
Travel and Accommodation
How to get to Torino
Torino lies in the centre of Europe and takes advantage of a well structured connection system by plane, train and car.
Caselle International Airport (www.aeroportoditorino.it), 20 minutes away from the city centre, allows daily connections with the main European cities.
Moreover Malpensa International Airport (www.milanomalpensa1.eu/en), one of the main European hubs connected to more than 120 cities all over the world, is located only 60 minutes' drive from Torino.
Torino has two main railway stations, Porta Nuova and Porta Susa, both in the city centre. They are connected, also with frequent high speed rail services, to the main destinations in Italy and France, and from there to the rest of Europe.
Lyon can be reached in 2.5 hours, Paris in about 5 hours and Milan in only 50 minutes.
More info at www.trenitalia.com
Motorways A6 Torino-Savona, A4 Torino-Milan-Venice, A21 Torino-Piacenza-Bologna, A5 Torino-Aosta, A32 Torino-Bardonecchia connect Torino to most Italian cities, to France, Switzerland, Austria and the rest of Europe.
The recently fully renovated Porta Susa railway station
Local public transports
Detailed information on public transport lines and timetables in Torino can be obtained at http://www.gtt.to.it/cms/en/
Torino Metro line service usually runs from 5.30 until 00.30 except at weekends (until 01.00) and on Mondays (until 22.00).
Taxi are readily available at the taxi stops or calling 0115730-0115737.
The Politecnico can be reached from the city centre in a few minutes by subway (Vinzaglio metro station). Ticket cost: € 1,50.
Torino's modern subway line
Roman castrum, medieval town, first capital of Italy. Torino offers a lasting memory of castles, old beautiful palaces, royal residences, monuments. Torino is one of the cultural leading cities in Italy. The city’s lively cultural scene includes music, theatre, visual arts, photography, film, design, dance and heritage as well as a wide choice of museums, 46 in town, such as the world famous Egyptian Museum, the beautiful Galleria Sabauda with Italian and Flemish painting collections, the Automobile Museum, the Modern Art Gallery, the Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Cinema Museum with its unique interactive approach.
Around Torino thousands of excursion opportunities: the Alps, the lakes, the artistic cities and villages, the golf courses, the wine and food tours.
Torino offers both luxury and characteristic shops. Most of the luxury shops are located in the city centre on via Roma: fashion boutiques, jewelry shops, perfume shops and food and wine stores which feature the best of the regional products. Then there are the characteristic shops in the little alleys of the inner city, full of cafes and craftshops. Torino has a little bit (or, as is often the case, a lot) of everything and for all budgets as well.
Torino is one of the undisputed world capital of taste. It has always boasted a renowned food and wine tradition. The region’s extraordinary cuisine can be enjoyed in over 600 city restaurants. Restaurants are usually open from 12.00 to 14.30 and from 19.30 to 22.30. For those who prefer something different to the classic menus, Torino proposes a most pleasant alternative: wine bars. Torino is also renowned for the ability of its pastrycooks.
Located in the north-west of Italy Torino has a continental weather, which is usually mild in September. Average temperatures range from 17°C to 27°C.
More info on Turin at www.turismotorino.org
A night view of Piazza Castello, the heart of the city
To find out whether, depending on your citizenship, country of long-term residence and the duration and reasons for your stay, you need a visa to enter Italy, see the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website at www.esteri.it/visti/index_eng.asp or check with your local Italian Embassy or other diplomatic representative before you travel. The rules change regularly, so you should check you have the most up to date information for your trip.
Torino offers a wide choice of hotel accommodations from 5-star luxury hotels to nice low-cost accommodations. The conference organization will select for the conference some of the best hotels in the city. Attendees will have the possibility to book their rooms via the online reservation system. More information will be posted as soon as available.
Exhibiting and Supporting
Exhibiting and support opportunities
Attracting about 500 scientists from all over the world, ETC will provide an important forum for companies to showcase their latest technologies, products and services.
The conference supporting opportunities will include various levels of support and diverse promotional solutions for all budgets. You will have a rare opportunity to showcase your organization to some of the most influential individuals in the field. ETC provides an excellent forum for your company's marketing and educational needs.
The conference supporter and exhibitor prospectus will be posted on this section of the website as soon as available. For more information interested companies can also apply to the conference organizing secretariat.
Venue and general information
More info at www.polito.it
Parallel sessions will take place in the Rooms I, modern teaching rooms located in the so-called Corte Interrata building of the Cittadella Politecnica.