December 13 - 17, 2019

JNCASR Bengaluru

AFMC

The Asian Fluid Mechanics Committee (AFMC) was founded in 1980 in India. The founders of AFMC are Prof. H. Sato (Japan), Prof. M. Narasimha (India) and Prof. Peiyuan Chou (China). And the objective of establishing AFMC was to advance research in Fluid Mechanics in Asia through interaction and exchange of information between workers in the field of Fluid Mechanics.

AFMC’s main activity is organizing the Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics (ACFM) every 2-3 years. The first ACFM was held in 1980 in Bengaluru, India and since then 15 more congresses have been organized so far. Past Congresses venues are: Bangalore,Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Daejeon, Singapore, Chennai, Shenzhen, Isfahan, Peradeniya, Kuala Lumpur, Daejeon, Dhaka, Hanoi and Kuching,. ACFMs have helped in advancing fluid mechanics research in Asia and in establishing links between Asian and international scientists.

The 16th ACFM will be held in Bengaluru India during 13-17 December 2019. The venue is the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR).

 

Original Statutes of AFMC

THE ASIAN FLUID MECHANICS COMMITTEE

Statutes

  1. The Asian Fluid mechanics Committee is a non-governmental international scientific body.
  2. The objectives of the Committee are to promote the scientific research and practice of fluid mechanics in countries of the Asian region, through the organization of scientific meetings, including a Congress held periodically, to be known as the Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics.
  3. The Committee has power to decide on all questions, including in particular the Asian Congress of Fluid Mechanics, and may delegate its authority to appropriate bodies on specific matters.
  4. The Committee shall adopt its own rules of procedure.
  5. The Committee shall meet during each Congress, but may meet more often if it so desires.  At each Congress the Committee will review its composition and alter it if necessary to endure adequate geographical and scientific distribution of its membership; the Committee will also appoint, from among its members, a Chairman, a Secretary, and such other office-bearers as the Committee considers necessary, to serve till the next Congress.
  6. The Committee will cooperate with other international bodies to further the advancement of knowledge in fluid mechanics in the Asian region and elsewhere.
  7. The Committee shall have power to alter these statutes as it deems necessary.

Signed by
Hiroshi Sato (Chairman)

History of AFMC

The Asian Fluid Mechanics Committee (AFMC) was founded in 1980 in India. The founders of AFMC are Prof. H. Sato (Japan), Prof. M. Narasimha (India) and Prof. Peiyuan Chou (China). And the objective of establishing AFMC was to advance research in Fluid Mechanics in Asia through interaction and exchange of information between workers in the field of Fluid Mechanics.

It has been adopted as a member of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IUTAM) soon after its founding and is the advisory board to ACFM. The scope and range of research activity have been growing during the past 38 years.

Its countries and regions members include China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, USA, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Iran, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Sri Lanka etc.

The executive council including chairman and vice-chairmen, and place of holding ACFM are chronologically listed as follows:

Congress Place Chairman Vice-Chairman
Ⅰ (1980) Bangalore, India H. Sato (Japan) R. Narasimha (India)
Ⅱ (1983)
Ⅲ (1986)
Ⅳ (1989)
Beijing, China
Tokyo, Japan
Hong Kong
H. Sato (Japan) R. Narasimha (India)
Lin Tongji (China)
Ⅴ (1992)
Ⅵ (1995)
Taejon, Korea
Singapore
R. Narasimha (India) Zhou Heng (China)
M. Kiya (Japan)
Ⅶ (1997) Chennai, India R. Narasimha (India) Cui Erjie (China)
M. Kiya (Japan)
Ⅷ (1999)
Ⅸ (2002)
Ⅹ (2004)
Shenzhen, China
Isfahan, Iran
Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
M. Kiya (Japan) Cui Erjie (China)
T. S. Prahlad (India)
Ⅺ (2006) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Li Jiachun (China) Yu Fukunishi (Japan)
P. R. Viswanath (India)
XII (2008) Daejeon, Korea Li Jiachun (China) P. R. Viswanath (India)
Yu Fukunishi (Japan)
XIII (2010) Dhaka, Bangladesh Li Jiachun (China) G. S. Bhat (India)
Yu Fukunishi (Japan)
XIV (2013) Hanoi, Vietnam Li Jiachun (China) G. S. Bhat (India)
Yu Fukunishi (Japan)
        Executive Committee
XV (2016) Kuching, Malaysia G S Bhat (India) Song Fu (China)
Duong Ngoc Hai (Vietnam)
Osamu Mochizuki (Japan)
C. S. Ow (Malaysia)
XVI (2019) Bengaluru, India G S Bhat (India) Song Fu (China)
Osamu Mochizuki (Japan)
Kannan Munisamy (Malaysia)