Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Brown Bag Seminar Series

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science hosts outstanding researchers in the field through our Brown Bag Seminar Series. Seminars are free and open to the public and take place in Duke Centennial Hall Room 345, unless noted otherwise. If you have questions about our seminar series or would like to set up an appointment with a speaker, please contact Tracy Beauregard.

Spring 2017 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER TITLE
January 31, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. John M. Bane, Professor, Department of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Dr. John M. Bane, Professor, UNC Chapel Hill Alternative Energy from Ocean Currents
March 2, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. ChaBum Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University Dr. ChaBum Lee, Tennessee Tech University Edge Diffraction-Utilized Precision Dimensional Sensing Technology

Fall 2016 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER   TITLE
September 13, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Dan Goldman, School of Physics, Georgia Tech Dr. Daniel I. Goldman, School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology Robophysics: Physics Meets Robotics
September 22, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Jacob A. McFarland, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri Dr. Jacob A. McFarland, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Shock Driven Multiphase Instabilities
October 20, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Addis Kidane, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina Dr. Addis Kidane, University of South Carolina Deformation mechanisms of cellular and polymer based soft materials subjected to impact and shock loading: A Digital Image Based Approach
October 25, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Jeff Lloyd, Army Research Laboratory   Modeling the Influence of Processing on High Rate Material Performance
November 3, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Gregory W. Vogl, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)   Inertial Measurement Unit for On-Machine Diagnostics of Machine Tool Linear Axes
November 10, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Cristina Archer, College of Earth, Ocean, and the Environment, University of Delaware Dr. Cristina Archer, University of Delaware From wind turbines to kites: Numerical simulations of wind flows for multi-scale geophysical applications
November 29, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Kai Wang, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center of Nanophase Material Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory   Bandgap Engineering in Two-Dimensional Transition Metal Dichalcogenides: Doping, Interlayer Interaction, and Conformal Growth
December 1,2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. David J. Olinger, Aerospace Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professor David Olinger, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Energy Generation using Tethered Undersea Kite