Sequoia Scientific

Particles in Americas – 2018


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Date: 24 – 27 September, 2018

Updated: 11 April, 2017.

The First PiA Conference will be held in Vittoria, Brazil at the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. The initial sponsorship is by the University del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, and by Sequoia Scientific, Inc. in Seattle, Washington. Assoc. Prof. Juan Camilo Restrepo of University del Norte is the conference Chair. He is to be assisted by Dr Agrawal of Sequoia Scientific. Both of these institutions are founding sponsors of PiA. Additional sponsorships are expected.

The PiA conference is modeled after the highly successful Particles in Europe (PiE) conferences held every 2 years in Europe. The 5th PiE conference was held in Budapest, Hungary in October 2016. For information on PiE, please click here. The PiE-2016 Conference Technical Program can be seen from a link on the conference page.

The conference program will include lectures by prominent invited scientists and engineers.

For inquiries, please write us. Be sure to include PiA-2018 in the subject line.

Exhibits: The conference will invite select vendors to display their equipment. For information, please write us.

Areas of interest to the conference are:

  • Marine sediment transport
  • Hydrological sediment transport
  • Biological studies
  • Maintenance and Contaminated Sediment Dredging
  • River and Reservoir sedimentation
  • Turbine Abrasion
  • Drilling muds
  • Particle Measurement technologies
  • Optics/Acoustics of Particles and Flocs
  • Marine Optics of Particles

Steering Committee:

Juan Camilo Restrepo, (Chair), University of Barranquilla.

Yogesh (Yogi) Agrawal, (Co-chair) Sequoia Sci. Inc, USA

Dr. Maria Cintia, Aregntina

Prof. Gerardo Perillo, Argentina

Dr. Pedro Cunha, ANA Brasil

Dr. Paulo Gamarro, Itaipu, Brasil

Dr. Diogo Buarque, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Vittoria, Brasil.


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