AFMS is an independent not-for-profit society that encourages and promotes interest in fluid mechanics and related disciplines in Australia and New Zealand. This is done by providing a forum for people with a common interest, and by publishing relevant material. The Society supports all those with an interest in fluid mechanics including researchers and professionals. Its core function is to support the organisation of the Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC) series, currently held biennially.
The 21th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference will be hosted at the University of Adelaide, 10-13 December 2018. Further detail to follow soon.
Vale Professor Gregory John Walker (1940-2017)
On Friday 13th October 2017 Greg Walker passed away from complications due to cancer. Greg was a dedicated and long term contributor to the Australian fluid mechanics community but most significantly the international turbomachinery community. He will be deeply missed for his great sense of humour and good company as well as the pleasure of working with such a meticulous and modest researcher.
A tribute to his life and career in fluid mechanics has been compiled by colleagues and friends Paul Brandner, Alan Henderson, Paul Gostelow, William Solomon and Frans Breugelmans.
1st AFMS video contest
The Australasian Fluid Mechanics Society (AFMS) is pleased to announce the 1st ever AFMS video contest. The video competition will be held in conjunction with the AFMS conference in The University of Western Australia, Perth, December 5-8, 2016. Click here to read the competition rules and here to download the video submission form .
Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014
On 15th July 2014, the Society made a submission to the Senate Standing Committees on Economics regarding the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Repeal) Bill 2014. Click here to read the submission.
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