cordially invited to the 17th International Smoothed Particle
Hydrodynamics rEsearch and Engineering International Community (SPHERIC)
Workshop organised by the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil
Engineering (MACE) of the University of Manchester at the island of Rhodes,
The SPHERIC international workshop is the only unique international event with exclusive focus on the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) method and associated particle-based methods. SPH has been widely adopted in the field of computational fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, geomechanics, manufacturing engineering and many other disciplines. The SPH scheme is considered to be the mainstream method for free-surface flows, and multi-phase flows, high non-linear deformation, fracture and fragmentation and, complex physics due to its meshless particle-based nature.
The SPHERIC workshop brings together state-of-the-art developments from academia and novel interdisciplinary applications from industry in a unique blend towards advancements of the numerical scheme which showcase on leading academic journals.
On behalf of the local organizing committee, it is a pleasure to invite you to the 17th International SPHERIC Workshop. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Rhodes, Greece and share a successful and enjoyable workshop with you.
17th February 2023
Announcement of selected abstracts
17th March 2023
Early registration deadline
7th April 2023
Final paper submission
28th April 2023
Presenter registration deadline
5th May 2023
Please follow the instruction below:
The abstracts should be 1 page long and must include one illustrative figure outlining the quality of the results. A comparison with reference solutions or SPHERIC benchmark cases is highly encouraged.
A pdf version of the abstract should be submitted by the 17th of February 2023 via email (TBC). Authors are requested to indicate in their email:
The email should have "SPHERIC 2023 Abstract - Last_Name_of_Corresponding_Author" as subject. Note, the abstract submission process will open early December 2022 following an announcement.
The abstracts will be assessed by at least three SPH experts from the scientific committee using a blind peer-review process. The quality of the abstracts will be assessed using averaged ratings for three equally important criteria than can be found in the "guide for authors and reviewers" document also, briefly highlighted below:
Notification of acceptance for publication will be given on or before the 17th of March 2023 (TBC).
After notification of accepted abstracts, authors must prepare and submit their full manuscript according to the SPHERIC templates, the paper must not exceed 8-pages in total. Templates are available for MS Word (click here) or LaTeX (click here). It is important NOT to put any page numbers in the final paper. It is also recommended not to spend too much space explaining "standard/well known SPH equations" on the paper, as readers are assumed to be familiar with the basic SPH formulation.
Papers should be submitted until the 28th April 2023 (TBC) in pdf format via email (TBC). The email should have SPHERIC 2023 Article - "Last_Name_of_Corresponding_author" as object. Students can enter the "Libersky Prize" by indicating their intention on the submission email.
At least one unique registration must correspond to each paper and the registration should be finalized no later than 5th May 2023 (TBC). This author will be the presenter at the workshop. There is a maximum of one presentation for each delegate during the workshop.
Papers with no registered authors by 5th May 2023 (TBC) will be marked invalid and will NOT be published in the workshop proceedings or have a presentation slot (cf. Registration and payment Section).
The Libersky Prize is awarded at every SPHERIC Workshop for the best student "paper & presentation" judged by the Scientific Committee. Student authors who would like to sign up for the student prize should indicate it in their email during the submission of the paper. To be eligible for the student prize, the student must be the first author on the paper, present the work and attend the final ceremony
The award is named in honour of Prof. Larry Libersky, one of the pioneers of SPH in engineering.
Supplementary to the workshop, a Training Day is offered on the 26th of June, 2023 between 09:30 and 15:30 (TBC). The training is most suitable for researchers who may or may not be familiar with the principles of SPH and/or are beginning their work in the field. More
experienced SPH researchers and practitioners from academia or industry may
find the training day a useful opportunity for sharing insights and ideas.
The training day is structured into two parts:
The Training Day carries an additional registration fee (TBC).
Participants of the Training Day have to register online on the Registration and Payment section.
The Workshop will be hosted by Rodos Palace hotel in the Delphi amphitheatre.
Rhodes is connected with all major European and International airports via Rhodes International Airport Diagoras (IATA: RHO), located less than 14 km on the southern-west side of Rhodes and 10 km away from the venue, Rhodes Palace.
Reaching Rodes Palace from/to the airport is convenient by taxi (20 min) or a regular bus service No. 50/59 (30-40 min).
Rhodes is well connected by ferry from Athens (Piraeus port) with 4-5 available routes per week taking approximately 16 hours.
Further, Rhodes is connected to all major and local islands such as Heraklion , Kos, Patmos, Leros and Simi. For tickets, please use popular sites such as Ferryscanner or Ferryhopper.
Accommodation is reserved for SPHERIC delegates at Rodos Palace at discounted rates:
|Executive Garden View Room for single use||85€|
|Executive Garden View Room for double use||105€|
|Garden Suite for triple use||125€|
|Garden Suite for quadruple use||140€|
A discount code will be emailed to delegates upon registration and further details will be announced early December.
Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese islands that combines amazing sites with rich history, impressive beaches and landmarks all in one island.
The organising committee is wishing you a pleasant stay in the "Island of the Sun God Helio".
Rhodes (Greek:Ρόδος) is located to the southeast end of Greece in the Aegean sea. It is also known as the "Knights’ island" and a very popular touristic destination due to its hot summer Mediterranean climate. For those of you who would like to explore more please visit the following guides here and here. A touristic map can be found here.Butterfly Valley
Attached to the SPHERIC Workshop 2023, on Friday, a social day event will be organised. This event is optional and not included on the conference registration fee.
We will depart early on Friday form Rhodos Palace hotel with destination to Lindos and the Acropolis. Lindos is located at the south of the island with a village which is built on a rocky hill amphitheatrically and consists of white and blue washed houses. An impressive acropolis that lies on top which we will visit in the morning.
The remaining of the day can be spent on the alleys and Lindos beach.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the old town of Rhodes was extended and fortified by the Knights of Saint John in the 14th and 15th centuries. It has six main gates with cobbled alleys, Byzantine churches and mosques, squares, and gardens. A must during your stay in Rhodes.
An updated workshop programme and keynote information will be provided after February 2023. Please stay tuned for further updates.
The registration for the workshop and training day, including an update with registration fees, will open early December 2023. Please stay tuned for further updates.
The abstract submission will open early December 2023. Please stay tuned for further updates.
Iraklidon Avenue (Trianton), Ixia, 85100 Rhodes, Greece
T:+30 22410 97222
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