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ERCOFTAC Symposium on

Mykonos, Greece, 
17-21 June 2013
Hôtel St. John, 



The present international Symposium is associated with the activities of the ERCOFTAC - SIG 41 : “Fluid-Structure Interaction”

Location: Mykonos – Greece

Co-chaired by

Dr. Marianna Braza -IMFT- France,

Prof. Alessandro Bottaro - Univ. of Genova - Italy,

Prof. Mark Thompson, Monash University, Australia

Host Institution:

Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse, IMFT

Unité Mixte de Recherche UMR CNRS-INPT-UPS 5502, France


  • Theoretical aspects of Fluid-Structure Interaction (FSI) involving separation 
  • Instability and Transition studies related to the onset of separation 
  • Intelligent Materials and electroactive morphing 
  • Biomimetics for Smart-Wing design 
  • Experimental techniques for the dynamics of separation in VIV, MIV, TIV
  • Compressibility effects related to unsteady separation in FSI
  • Direct Numerical Simulation of unsteady separated flows
  • Turbulence Modeling approaches involving FSI: advanced statistical (URANS), LES and hybrid (URANS-LES)
  • Coupling strategies CFD-SM
  • Control of unsteady separation including applications with intelligent materials


All authors who have requested a deadline extension please note:

Notification of acceptance : 25th March 2013

Full paper due : 20th May 2013

Final extended deadline for full paper submissions: 30th May 2013


The template for the full-paper can be downloaded as a .doc or LaTex file.
For the Latex version a zip package is also available including an example PDF.

Publication of the proceedings by the ERCOFTAC Series after full papers reviewA 'best-poster award' will be attributed to a selected poster presentation. Selected papers after the symposium will be published following second review in scientific Journal’s special issue.