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27th International Symposium on Shock Waves

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Scientific Program


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Social Program


About Conference




The Ioffe Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences welcomes you to attend the 27th International Symposium on Shock Waves. The Symposium will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, in July 2009


24.07.2009: 27th International Symposium on Shock Waves is finished. The organizers would like to thank all the attendees for their participation and contributions. The list of delegates has been provided to all the attendees of the Symposium (please see our email of July,30)

14.09.2009: Could we draw your attention to the fact that the submission deadline for Shock Wave Journal archival issues (Sept.30) is approaching. The SWJ Editorial is collecting the archival versions of your ISSW27 contributions through their web interface. For the details, please refer to the Shock Waves Journal - ISSW27 special issue announcement.

Photos. Videos.

The invitation to the ISSW-27 picture galleries has been sent to all Symposium attendees! If you have not received the corespondent email, if it has been occassionally deleted or if you need to refresh this invitation, please don't hesitate to write an email to us. We'd be also glad to invite the shock wave community members who did not attend ISSW-27 to look at the Symposium pictures. Those who are interested in, please write us to get the personal invitation.

The ISWI Student Award was given to the best two student presentations of ISSW27. We are pleased to announce the winners of the ISWI Student Award:

  • Robert Hruschka (Australian Defence Force Academy) "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of a Hypersonic shock Tunnel Flow past a Blunted Cone"
  • Prinal Naidoo (Univeristy of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) "Flow Features on Supersonic Bodies with Camber, Dihedral and Fillets"

By decision of the IAC, The 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves will be held in Manchester, United Kingdom. The Aero-Physics Laboratory, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering of the University of Manchester is the host.
We'd like to express our congratulations and the best wishes to Prof. Konstantinos Kontis who will chair that symposium.



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  • Laptop power supply adapter;
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