Summer School on

Transport, Fluids and Mixing

Levico Terme (Trento), July,, 2015

View of Levico Lake Fototeca Trentino SPA Photo by R. Besana



Scientific Organizers

         Gianluca Crippa (University of Basel)

         Anna L. Mazzucato (Penn State University)

General description

The School aims at introducing researchers, especially graduate students and postdocs, to the state of the art in the analysis of transport and mixing properties in fluid mechanics, and related problems. The format of the school consists in four short courses by leading experts in the field. There will also be an opportunity for participants to present a poster. Interested participants should post their posters on the poster-panels. The available board area for poster presentations is 100 cm (width) x 200 cm (height). The authors must provide their own printout of the title, authors and poster itself.


   Yann Brenier (CNRS, Centre Laurent Schwartz, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, F): Concepts of generalized flows in Fluid Mechanics (Abstract)

   Peter Constantin (Princeton University, USA): Uniqueness, regularity and long time behavior of hydrodynamic evolution equations (Abstract)

   Charlie Doering (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA): Models and measures of mixing and effective diffusion (Notes1 Notes2 Notes3 Notes4)

   Alexander Kiselev (Rice University, USA): Small scale creation in inviscid fluids (Abstract)

Tentative Program

The School will consist of four courses, organized as four lectures of approximately an hour and a half each for a total of six hours. Click here to see the program.


For registering in the school please complete and submit our registration form to the Secretary of CIRM.

No registration fee will be charged.

Deadline for registration: June 20th, 2015.

Application for funding

Some grants are available to support young participants. In principle, we plan to cover local expenses (lodging and meals) only, but we will consider support for travel expenses in exceptional and well motivated circumstances. In order to apply for financial support, please attach to the application form the following information (in a single pdf file):

-          CV

-          Affiliation

-          Name and email of a person that can provide a reference for you

-          A short motivation why you intend to attend this school

-          In case you apply also for travel expenses, an estimate of the costs.

Deadline for application for funding: May 15th, 2015. (A decision will be taken by the end of May).

Confirmed Participants

Click here to see the list .

Logistic Information

The school will be held in the conference hall of the Bellavista Relax Hotel in Levico Terme (Trento). Participants will be lodged in the same hotel. Arrival day is Sunday, July 19th in the afternoon/evening. Lectures will start in the morning of Monday, July 20th and end on Friday, July 24th around noon. Departure day is Friday, July 24th after lunch. The cost for the full board and lodging at Bellavista Relax Hotel is:

         88,00 EUR per night in a single bedroom,

         65,00 EUR per night per person in a double bedroom.

Please click here to find Information how to reach Levico Terme and the conference site.



   University of Basel

   US National Science Foundation

   Penn State University

   A.P.T. Valsugana

   Comune di Levico Terme