Aloha!

It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to Waikiki for this joint ISROMAC / ISIMet conference. Many scientific issues related to rotating machinery and relevant fluid dynamics are addressed in the thirty-two forums of ISROMAC 16. In addition, the increasing use of non-intrusive flow metrology to investigate complex flows is also highlighted in this first edition of the ISIMet symposium. We have several inspiring invited lectures, great keynote speeches, and I believe that you will all enjoy the outstanding scientific content of this joint event.

I would like to thank the forum organizers, who have put forth great efforts in the last year, especially in conducting the review process for all of the submitted papers. It has certainly increased the scientific quality of all contributions. In this process, we have arrangements to directly publish the highest rated papers in several journals including: the Journal of Fluids engineering, the European Journal of Mechanics, and the Journal of Turbomachinery. This process will occur over the next few months. All other papers will be published in an online, open-access archive, with permanent access for the scientific community. Lastly, more than 400 abstracts have been submitted, and there will be more than 300 talks presented in the technical sessions.

I believe that the present ISIMet conference is the first of many promising events to come, where we intend to attract and feature different colleague approaches to image based metrology in various scientific communities. I am also confident that following ISROMAC events will continue to grow in attendance and scope and will be a conference that the scientific and engineering communities are excited to attend.

This will be an event to enjoy both inside and outside the venue, the Sheraton Waikiki, I trust you will all make time for both attending the excellent sessions and exploring beautiful Oahu.

Kind regards,

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha, Conference chair

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha

 

 

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Airfoil deterioration Accuracy Cathode airflow Kriging Cavitation surge Blade-casing contact interaction Abrasion test Wind turbine aerodynamics Axial flow turbine Bubble number density Annular turbine cascade Airfoil Efficiency Aeroacoustics Bubble cloud Particle image velocimetry Ducted fans Surface roughness Axial fan Aeroelastic Rotating stall Broad/slender rotating cone Radial turbine Axial-flow Assisted turbocharging Bent inlet duct Wake CHT simulation Rotordynamics Bidirectional thrust bearing Cavitating flow Radial impeller Free surface Leakage flow Added mass Bluff body shedding Film cooling Blade-tip/casing contacts Actuator concept Centrifugal pump Analytical noise prediction Casing contours Aero-acoustic Balancing Micro gas turbine Array CLE curves Bladed assembly Cavitation Tip leakage Reynolds equation Boundary Element Method Acoustic Numerical simulation Atomization Turbocharger Erosion Fluid structure interaction Back shroud Performance Bioinspired Axial turbomachines Axial compressor Sheet cavitation Multi-objective optimization Atmospheric eddy VTOL-UAV Cascade Optimization Accumulator Base pressure energy separation Airfoil in oscillatory flow Inducer Turbine Rotating cavitation Axial waterjet pump Rotating boundary layers Adjustable speed hydro plants BEK family Active mass injection Automated meshing Vibration Water hammer Acoustic analogy Balance piston Computational Fluid Dynamics Pump turbine Heat transfer Gas turbine Compressor Numerical analysis Bubble cluster Boundary layer Trailing edge noise Bubble breakup Flow control Inlet flow distortion Bypass transition Radial fan Torque converter

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