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Flow Visualization Competition

  1. Call for image and video submissions

    Flow visualization has a long tradition in fluids engineering, from Leonardo Da Vinci's sketches of flowing water, through well-publicized images of canonical flows in many facilities over the past century, to the modern-day quantitative flow visualization techniques in experimental and computational fluid dynamics. While the capabilities of the technology and techniques at our disposal have increased greatly, the challenge remains to process and represent data in the most meaningful way, to help gain physical insight that will lead to progress in the field.

    The AJKFluids is soliciting submissions to its Flow Visualization Competition and Prize to be held during the conference, in two categories:

    • Flow visualization images/poster
    • Flow visualization video

    Experimental and computational entries are accepted to each category.

    Flow visualization — images/poster category: Submit one or more images, as link, with accompanying text. Also, provide a link to your poster at the end of your abstract. The poster size should be 4' x 3' (1.2m x 0.9m). Please bring a printed copy of your poster to the Conference.

    Flow visualization — video category: Submit one or more representative images, as links, with accompanying text. Also, provide a link to your video at the end of the abstract. Video specifications: suggested length 2 minutes (120 seconds) and not to exceed 4 minutes, preferred high definition recording UHD (3840x2160), QHD (2560x1440) or FHD (1920x1080), also acceptable is 720p. Video format: *.mp4 or *.mov. The size of the video should not exceed 500 MB.

  2. Competition and Awards

    An FED panel will select outstanding entries, based on: (1) visual appeal of the images or video, (2) originality of the work, (3) effort and difficulty in obtaining the results, and (4) quality of the description of the flow visualization and physical insight.

    The best three entries in each category will receive a cash prize and a certificate. Prizes for the top three winners in each category are as follows: $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, $200 for 3rd prize. Competition participants must be present at AJK 2019 to collect prizes.

  3. Submission of entries, deadlines

    Please submit your entries by April 30, 2019. Appearance Release (Copyright) form required.

    For each submission, submit a short abstract (no longer than a 1-page equivalent) describing your entry to the Flow Visualization Competition and Prize. If there are other images/poster or video files that can be accessed by the Flow Visualization Competition and Prize organizers and reviewers please also upload them at the same time. All files should be finalized (i.e. not drafts), if by chance you have a necessary change, you can reload your information with a note that it is a revision to the previous submission.

    All your files should be named with the same root name, e.g., "AJKFluids2019-video-YourLastName-abstract.pdf", "AJKFluids2019-video-YourLastName.mp4", etc., or "AJKFluids2019-video-YourLastName-poster.pdf". If there are multiple authors, add "_et_al" after the first author's last name.