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International Symposium on Ecohydraulics News


ISE2020 in Lyon, France

Sadly, ISE2020 had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. There are special issues of the Journal of Ecohydraulics in production. There will be an ISE2020 web seminar which on 23 & 24 November 2020. The program of each day will be based on two sessions, with a 30 min talk by one Invited Speaker, two 15 min talks selected by the invited speakers in each session, and one 15 min talk by a young researcher (invited by ISE2020 and by EcoEnet).


ISE2022 in Lisbon, Portugal

Plans are moving forward for ISE2022. No news as of August 2020.



Call for Letters of Intent from aspiring Local Organizing Committees to host the International Symposium on Ecohydraulics 2024.

The IAHR Ecohydraulics Technical Committee leadership team invites letters of intent from the global community to serve as the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2024 International Symposium on Ecohydraulics. Aspiring LOCs should establish their team and collaborate to produce a Letter of Intent that shall include a brief statement to give a sense of the overall proposal concept for the scientific program and location. Letters will be reviewed by the leadership team on the basis of three criteria: (1) Favor proposals from continents that have not hosted an ISE in recent years, (2) Quality of the scientific idea of the symposium concept, and (3) Likelihood of the symposium to be organized well and contribute to advancing the ecohydraulics community’s goals. Submit your Letter of Intent to Professor Greg Pasternack (, the TC Chair, who will return a confirmation email of receipt of the letter. Letters are due 6 October 2020 (9 pm California Pacific time). Questions about the LOC selection process should be emailed to Professor Greg Pasternack (

Ecohydraulics Community News


Leadership Team Elections

It is time for our biennial elections to our IAHR Ecohydraulics Technical Committee Leadership Team. Details on our election procedure are provided at our elections webpage.

Elections are now closed and here are the results:

  1. Vice chair:
    • Heide Friedrich (The University of Auckland, New Zealand)
  2. Leadership team members for North America region:
    • Daniele Tonina (University of Idaho, United States of America)
    • Rafael O. Tinoco (University of Illinois At Urbana Champaign, United States of America)
  3. Leadership team members for Europe region:
    • Roser Casas-Mulet (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)
    • Davide Vanzo (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  4. Leadership team member for Asia Pacific Region:
    • Mengzhen Xu (Tsinghua University, China)

Ecohydraulics Community Blog Posts

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