General Information

The 11th Southern California Flow Physics Symposium (So Cal Fluids XI) will be held at the University of California San Diego on Saturday, April 22, 2017. This conference aims to bring together researchers from universities throughout Southern California, working in all areas of fluid dynamics, for a one-day exchange of ideas in an informal and collaborative atmosphere.

In order to promote education and exposure, talks are invited from graduate students and postdocs. Faculty and undergraduate students are highly encouraged to attend. All universities in Southern California are welcome to participate.

If you have questions, please direct them to Prof. David Saintillan (dstn at

Information on presentations

Contributed papers are limited to 10 minutes with 2 additional minutes for discussion. This is followed by 1 minute for transition to the next paper and introduction of the next speaker. During the talk, the monitor will indicate at 8 minutes that the speaker has to finish in 2 minutes. At 10 minutes, it will indicate that the speaker’s presentation time is over. At 12 minutes, it will indicate that transition to the next speaker must occur.


Please feel free to print out and post the flyer here in order to advertise the event.

Important Dates

March 17, 2017: Abstracts Due

Abstract submission deadline extended to March 24

March 24: Notification of Abstract Acceptance
April 7: Deadline for Registration
April 22: Day of Symposium