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    Rainald Löhner, George Mason University
    Rainald Löhner is the Head of the Fluid and Materials Program at the School of Computational Sciences of George Mason University, where he is a distinguished professor of fluid dynamics. He has more than twenty years of broad interdisciplinary experience in the fields of numerical methods, field solvers for fluid-, thermo-, and electrodynamics, grid generation, parallel computing, visualization, pre-processing and fluid-structure interaction. As a renowned international figure, his keynote lectures have opened many international Congresses. He is the author of over 450 articles covering the fields enumerated above (more than a 100 AIAA papers), as well as a textbook on Applied CFD Techniques.