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Workshop on "Mixing: at the crossroads of foundations and practices"


Brussels, 4 - 6 December 2024 - ULB - Campus Plaine

This workshop is intended to bring together specialists in the field of Mixing in the broad sense. This event will be the opportunity to appreciate recent advances, both experimental and conceptual on the topic, and discuss the future of the discipline.


Six sessions are foreseen:

Session 1: Fundamentals of Mixing

Session 2: Mixing in Multiphase systems

Session 3: Mixing in Geophysical contexts

Session 4: Mixing in living systems

Session 5: Stirring with walls, particles, and viscosity contrasts

Session 6: Mixing and Chemical Reactions


A poster session will be organized, please see below for more information.




Eric Clément (ESPCI, Paris, France)
Colm-Cille Caulfield (U. of Cambridge, UK)
Marco Dentz (IDAEA, Barcelona, Spain)
Anne De Wit (ULB, Brussels, Belgium)
Bérengère Dubrulle (CNRS, IRAMIS, Paris, France)
Elisabeth Guazzelli (CNRS, Paris, France)
Tanguy Le Borgne (U. de Rennes, France)
Detlef Lohse (U. Of Twente, The Netherlands)
Henri Lhuissier (CNRS & Aix-Marseille Univ., France)

Iben Lundgaard (Lund U., Sweden)

Chris MacMinn (Oxford U., UK)
Joachim Mathiesen (Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Danemark)
Patrice Meunier (CNRS, Aix-Marseille U., France)
Kevin Roger (CNRS, Toulouse, France)
Jürgen Schumacher (ZHAW, Germany)
Eleonora Secchi (ETH Zurich, Switzeland)
Tom Solomon (Bucknell U., USA)
Emmanuel Villermaux (Aix Marseille U. & Institut U. de France)


Scientific and Organising Committee

Anne De Wit (ULB, Brussels, Belgium)
Tanguy Le Borgne (Univ. Rennes, France)
Emmanuel Villermaux (Univ. Aix-Marseille, France)


Practical information for attendees


Attendance is free of charge but registration is required (limited space).

To register, please click on ‘Click HERE to register’ at the top right of the webpage.


After registering you should receive an automatic response confirming that your registration has been submitted.

This message is then followed by an email confirming your participation.

Name badges will be distributed on site on Wednesday 4 December from 09:30 a.m.

Poster session

A poster session will be organized on Wednesday 4 December, poster presentation from attendees is strongly encouraged.


If you wish to apply, please send a title and a short abstract (maximum 500 words including references)
to Isabelle Van Geet by email at, by 6 November 2024.

Notifications regarding the status of your abstract will be sent once the review process is complete. 

Please use a Word document format using the template below

Word template: abstract.doc



The workshop will be held at ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - Campus Plaine - Bld de la Plaine
1050 Brussels. Click HERE for the map of the Campus.


A banquet will be held on Thursday 5 December at 7:30 p.m.
For those who wish to attend, there will be a 50 Euro banquet fee to be paid cash on the first day of the workshop.

An email with the banquet registration details will be sent to all participants in September.

Getting here

Metro line 5 (direction "Hermann Debroux") - Station "Delta". Delta is the metro station on the campus.
Click HERE for the map of the metro.

For more information about public transport in Brussels go to the STIB's website.



Travel and accommodation

Attendees will have to arrange and pay for their own travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs.

Please see below links that might help you find accommodation in Brussels.


Brussels City Center:

Hôtel Atlas - Sleep Well - Bed & Brussels - - Hotel Saint-Nicolas

Hotel Queen Anne - Hotel Bloom - Max Hotel - Metropole Hotel - Plaza Hotel


Hotels close to the venue:

U-Residence: 1.2 km (12 minutes walk)

Hotel Brussels: 3.6 km (25 minutes walk - tram number 8: 20 minutes)

Hotel Barsey by Warwick: 3,8 km (28 minutes walk - tram number 8: 21 minutes)

Hotel Ibis Styles Hotel Brussels Louise: 3.6 km (25 minutes walk - tram number 8: 20 minutes)

Hotel Capital: 3.3 km (19 minutes walk - tram number 8: 16 minutes)


For any enquiries, please contact Isabelle Van Geet (