Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics

Room 108 (first floor)

Instituto Nacional de Matemática Pura e Aplicada - IMPA

Estrada Dona Castorina 110, Rio de Janeiro 22460-320 Brazil

Tel.: +55 21 2529 5070

Fax: +55 21 2529 5075


Brazilian Chapter of InterPore

The International Society for Porous Media

How to get to IMPA


Our Ph.D. student Ciro Sobrinho Campolina Martins receives the Premium for the best M.Sc. dissertation from the Brazilian Society of Applied and Computational Mathematics (SBMAC)

Group meeting: José Manuel Escorcia Tafur, Hamiltonian formalism for wave turbulence

Monday, June 17, 15:00, room 228

Thursday, May 30, 13:30, room 236

Thursday, May 16, 13:30, room 347

Thursday, May 2, 13:30, room 236

Seminar (10/04): Vladimir Grebenev (Institute of Computational Technologies, Novosibirsk, Russia & IME-USP, Brasil) "Conformal Invariance Of The Zero-Vorticity Isolines In 2D Turbulence", 15:30, room 228.

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Rayleigh-Taylor instability for two-phase immiscible flows

18/mar, 10:30, room 224

Sao Paulo School of Advanced Sciences on NONLINEAR DYNAMICS

USP, July 29 - August 9, 2019

Candidates’ application: Feb 11 - Jun 28, 2019

Thesis defense (26/02): Ciro Sobrinho Campolina Martins, "Fluid Dynamics on Logarithmic Lattices
and Singularities of Euler Flow", 14:00, room 224.

IMPA's press release


Seminar (19/02): Rafael Monteiro (Mathematics for Advanced Materials - Open Innovation Laboratory, Japan) "The Swift-Hohenberg Equation under directional-quenching: finding heteroclinic connections using spatial and spectral decompositions", 14:00, room 232.

The paper "Explosive ripple instability due to incipient wave breaking" by Alexei A. Mailybaev and André Nachbin selected for the cover of the Journal of Fluid Mechanics:


of the course "An Introduction to Stochastic Differential Equations with applications to Fluid Dynamics" by Theodore Drivas and Simon Thalabard.

January-February 2019: Mon, Wed, Fri 10-12 a.m. at room 345


Abstract submission before March 31

Presentation slides

Workshop program

06/aug, 13:00, room 228: Group meeting: talks by Ciro Campolina and Vitor Sudbrack. 

Thesis Defense of Luis Fernando Lozano: "Diffusive effects in Riemann solutions for three phase flow in porous media". 
27/07/2018 - 13:30 at room 228.

Seminar (11/07): Marco Martins Afonso (Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto) "Renormalized transport of inertial particles", 11:00, room 228.

Seminar (26/06): Luis Fernando Lozano Guerrero (IMPA) "Estudo do efeito de difusão (simplificada) em sistemas não estritamente hiperbólicos de leis de conservação", 13:30 at room 347.

Seminar (06/06): Carlos Galeano-Ríos ( Math. Dept., University of Bath, England) "Ratcheting pairs of droplets", 11:00 at room 333.

Lectures at IMPA by Prof. Uriel Frisch, May 11-17.

Seminar (26/03): John Bush (MIT - Dep. of Mathematics) 
"Hydrodynamic quantum analogs", 11:00 at room 228.

The paper by Prof. Mailybaev showing that light stops at exceptional points is  featured in newspapers and science news articles: NewsweekThe Independent, Daily Mail,, ScienceAlert.
IMPA's press release (portuguese) may be read here.

Credit: pixabay

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Turbulence reading course
- 20/fev, 10:30, room 224
- 06/feb, 10:30, room 224
- 30/jan, 10:30, room 224
- 23/jan, 10:30, room 224

Seminar: Vikas Krishnamurthy (UFPe), Complex analysis for compressible vortex dynamics (16/jan, 15:30, room 333)
Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Turbulence reading course (09/jan, 10:30, room 345)

(12/2017) Tribute to Clarice Lispector and Leopoldo Nachbin

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Theory for Lattice-Boltzmann Method for two-phase flows - part 2 (07/dec, 13:30, room 333)

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Theory for Lattice-Boltzmann Method for two-phase flows - part 1 (30/nov, 13:30, room 333)

(09/2017) Article about the career and life of professor Dan Marchesin, our Laboratory's Head and founder (English / Portuguese)

Videos: talks of the Workshop on Conservation Laws and Applications, celebrating the 70th birthday of Dan Marchesin

 70th birthday of Dan Marchesin

 Interview: O Globo (05/2017)

Seminar: Wanderson Lambert, Teoria matemática de fluxo bifásico em meios porosos com diversos componentes químicos (24/mar, 10:30, room 236)

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Entropy (24/mar, 13:30, room 236)

Group meeting: Hugo Saraiva, Boltzmann equation (9/mar, 13:30, room 345)

 Interview for Galileu (03/2017).

Videos: IMPA-Bath Workshop in Mathematics


 Interview for Globo (02/2017)

Videos: Workshop on Turbulent Dissipation, Mixing and Predictability. January 9 - 13, 2017, IPAM, Los Angeles

Videos: 2nd IMPA-InterPore Conference on Porous Media