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W.A.T.E.R. Summer School 2017 - Workshop on Advanced measurement Techniques and Experimental Research

Monday, 2 October, 2017 - 08:00 to Friday, 6 October, 2017 - 17:00
Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ)
Prof. Dr. ir. Margaret Chen, Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering
Summer School

W.A.T.E.R. – Workshop on Advanced measurement Techniques and Experimental Research is a joint initiative by the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and the  Experimental Methods and Instrumentation Committee of the International Association for the Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) with the collaboration of the Flemish Marine Institute and the Flanders Hydraulics Research.

This Summer School is focused on experimental methods applied in different hydraulics fields. It combines theoretical sessions and hands-on measurement exercises both in the laboratory and in the field.

  • Aimed at: PhD and Master students as well as technical personnel who are willing to get training in advanced hydraulic measurement techniques. Participants will get the opportunity to learn by engaging with an array of sessions with educational hands-on experiences taught by experts.
  • Topics covered:
    • Hydraulic measurement fundamentals
    • Image analysis methods for velocimetry, Particle Image and Particle Tracking Velocimetry
    • Acoustic Doppler measurement fundamentals
    • Measurement of sediment concentration and fluxes
    • Data processing and data visualisation
  • Number of credits: 3 ECTS
  • Course runs: 2 October-6 October 2017
  • Venue: Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) in Oostende, Belgium
  • Application:
    • Please send in your cv and motivation letter - see below at the end of the application form.
    • Early application (with reduced registration fees) deadline: 16 June - notification of acceptance: 19 June. Early registration: 19 June-16 July
    • Late applicaion (normal registration fees) deadline: 16 July - notification of acceptance: 18 July. Registration: 19 July-12 August
  • Fees
  Early Registration Late registration
Students €800 €900
IAHR Member €850 €950
Non-IAHR Member €900 €1,000
    • Fees include:Accommodation, coffee-breaks, breakfast, lunch, Summer School dinner, course materials, access to laboratory, tehnical visits on board research vessel and social programme
    • Fees do NOT include: travel/air-tickets and fares in Belgium to and from Oostende
    • Cancellation policy: 50% of the fee paid will be reimbursed if you inform the organisation before 25 August 2017

More information can be found on the  W.A.T.E.R. Summer School website and the W.A.T.E.R. flyer (see below). 


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