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It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to Waikiki for this joint ISROMAC / ISIMet conference. Many scientific issues related to rotating machinery and relevant fluid dynamics are addressed in the thirty-two forums of ISROMAC 16. In addition, the increasing use of non-intrusive flow metrology to investigate complex flows is also highlighted in this first edition of the ISIMet symposium. We have several inspiring invited lectures, great keynote speeches, and I believe that you will all enjoy the outstanding scientific content of this joint event.

I would like to thank the forum organizers, who have put forth great efforts in the last year, especially in conducting the review process for all of the submitted papers. It has certainly increased the scientific quality of all contributions. In this process, we have arrangements to directly publish the highest rated papers in several journals including: the Journal of Fluids engineering, the European Journal of Mechanics, and the Journal of Turbomachinery. This process will occur over the next few months. All other papers will be published in an online, open-access archive, with permanent access for the scientific community. Lastly, more than 400 abstracts have been submitted, and there will be more than 300 talks presented in the technical sessions.

I believe that the present ISIMet conference is the first of many promising events to come, where we intend to attract and feature different colleague approaches to image based metrology in various scientific communities. I am also confident that following ISROMAC events will continue to grow in attendance and scope and will be a conference that the scientific and engineering communities are excited to attend.

This will be an event to enjoy both inside and outside the venue, the Sheraton Waikiki, I trust you will all make time for both attending the excellent sessions and exploring beautiful Oahu.

Kind regards,

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha, Conference chair

Olivier Coutier-Delgosha



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Optimization Bubble cloud Bubble number density Active mass injection Axial flow turbine Bladed assembly Trailing edge noise Adjustable speed hydro plants VTOL-UAV Radial fan Analytical noise prediction Broad/slender rotating cone Film cooling Heat transfer Boundary layer Cascade Boundary Element Method Axial waterjet pump Rotating cavitation Particle image velocimetry Bubble cluster Flow control Centrifugal pump Bent inlet duct Axial compressor Kriging Axial-flow Pump turbine Numerical analysis Reynolds equation Acoustic Inlet flow distortion Wake Accumulator Tip leakage Base pressure energy separation Radial impeller Water hammer Added mass Balance piston Turbocharger Bluff body shedding Airfoil in oscillatory flow Torque converter Axial turbomachines Bioinspired CLE curves Blade-casing contact interaction BEK family Efficiency Gas turbine Abrasion test Cavitating flow Rotating stall Erosion Annular turbine cascade Multi-objective optimization Blade-tip/casing contacts Wind turbine aerodynamics Casing contours Cavitation Back shroud Free surface Turbine Performance Leakage flow Axial fan Rotating boundary layers Actuator concept Aeroelastic Atmospheric eddy Computational Fluid Dynamics Radial turbine Aero-acoustic Atomization CHT simulation Airfoil Array Ducted fans Airfoil deterioration Bidirectional thrust bearing Fluid structure interaction Acoustic analogy Cathode airflow Automated meshing Rotordynamics Bubble breakup Bypass transition Numerical simulation Surface roughness Compressor Cavitation surge Aeroacoustics Accuracy Sheet cavitation Micro gas turbine Balancing Cavitation erosion Vibration Inducer

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