September 2018

September 3-5, 2018

Host Institution: Wärtsilä in the Netherlands

Place : Drunen and ‘s-Hertogenbosch

1. Seminars 13-14


  • ·         Main Engine Fuel Pumps for Aero Gas Turbine Engines
  • ·         Propulsion technology

Speakers: Mr Andrew King (Rolls-Royce), Μr. Norbert Bulten (Wärtsilä)

2. Visit to Wärtsilä’s Land & Sea Academy

3. CaFE final project meeting

January 2018

January 22-24, 2018

Host Institution: AVL List GmbH in Graz, Austria

  1. CaFE 5th progress meeting
    January 23, 2018
  2. AVL-lab visit
    January 22, 2018
  3. Seminars 8-12
    January 22 and 24, 2018

    • Hydro turbines technology
    • Thermodynamics of fuels and their properties
    • Simulation models for cavitation and phase-change
    • Computational methods for interface tracking cavitation and phase-change

Speakers: Mr. Andreas Diemath (AVL List GmbH), Dr. Wilfried Edelbauer (AVL List GmbH), Dr Mohamed Farhat (EPFL), Dr Xiangyu Hu (TUM), Dr Foivos Koukouvinis (CITY, University of London), Dr Magdalena Neuhauser (Andritz Hydro), Dr. Klaus Pachler (AVL List GmbH), Dr. Peter Priesching (AVL List GmbH), Dr Steffen Schmidt (TUM)

June 2017

June 26-29, 2017

  1. IICR 5th Cavitation Workshop
    June 28- 29 2017, Chania, Greece
    For the complete programme and more information on the IICR Workshop 2017 please visit the website
  2. CaFE Summer School
    June 28-29 2017, Chania, Greece

    • All ESRs participated in the Poster Exhibition of the 5th Cavitation Workshop.
    • Best Poster Award for ESRs 1 and 2: Ms Daria Ogloblina (TUM) and Mr Prasanta Sarkar (INP Grenoble)
    • Mr Prasanta Sarkar (ESR2/INP Grenoble) and Mr Shrey Joshi (ESR3/INP Grenoble) presented their research projects at the annual workshop of the Cavitation Institute
  3. CaFE 4th  progress meeting
    June 26, Chania, Crete
    The 4th  progress meeting of the CaFE project took place at the MAICh Conference Centre
  4. Seminars 5-8

    • Diesel engine technology
    • Fuel injection systems technology
    • Cavitation in the bioengineering field

Speakers: Dr Μohamed Farhat (EPFL), Dr Jason Li (Caterpillar Fuel Systems US), Dr Robert McDavid (Caterpillar/Perkins Engines UK), Dr Lyle Pickett (Sandia National Labs US), Dr Ian Rivens (Institute of Cancer Research UK), Dr Celia Soteriou (Delphi Diesel Systems UK)

January 2017

January 30-February 2, 2017

  1. Mid term review meeting
  2. Seminars 1-4

    • Simulation models for cavitating flows
    • Experimental methods for cavitating flows
    • Surface erosion models
    • Material loss and fatigue due to cavitation attack

Speakers: Dr Steffen Schmidt (TUM),Prof. Rickard Bensow (Chalmers), Prof Manolis Gavaises (CITY), Dr Mohamed Farhat (EPFL), Prof. Tom van Terwisga (TU Delft), Dr Jin Wan (Argonne National Laboratory), Prof. J.P. Franc ( INP Grenoble), Dr Mark Fivel (INP Grenoble),Dr Giovanni Ghigliotti ( INP Grenoble)

Host Institution: Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble
The meeting and the seminars was held at LEGI laboratory.

June 2016

  1. IICR 4th Cavitation Workshop
    May 31st- June 1st 2016, Chania, Greece
    For the complete programme and more information on the IICR Workshop 2016 please visit
  2. CaFE Summer School
    May 31st- June 1st 2016, Chania, Greece
    The CaFE project will be present at the IICR 2016 Workshop with a poster exhibition: an ideal opportunity for the research fellows to gain feedback on their work by lead scientists and experts on cavitation.
  3. CaFE 2nd progress meeting
    June 2nd, Chania, Crete
    The second progress meeting of the CaFE project will take place at the MAICh Conference Centre.