Previous Seminars

Spring 2016 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER TITLE
January 28, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Antonio Recuero, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison Dr. Antonio Recuero, University of Wisconsin-Madison Large-Scale Computational Vehicle Dynamics
February 11, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka Beyond Nanoseconds: What Femtosecond-Duration Laser Pulses Can Tell Us About Reacting Flows
March 24, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Hosam Fathy, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Pennsylvania State Unviersity Dr. Hosam Fathy Flying Like an Albatross: A Journey Into the Discipline of Periodic Optimal Control
April 29, 2016 9:45 AM - 10:45 PM Dr. Ming Su, Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University Dr. Ming Su, Northeastern University Phase Change Nanoparticles for Biosensing, Barcoding, and Enhanced Cooling
May 3, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Nicole Abaid, Department of Biomedical Engienering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech Dr. Nicole Abaid, Virginia Tech Bat-Inspired Multi-Agent Systems: Modeling and Experiments
May 4, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

William (Bill) Harris, Technical Fellow, Manufacturing Technology, Research and Engineering

Mark Francis, Director, Manufacturing Engineering, Research and Engineering

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June 6, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Ekkard Brinksmeier, President of the CIRP and Professor for Manufacturing Technologies, University of Bremen Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr.-Ing. E. h. Ekkard Brinksmeier, University of Bremen High Performance Cutting for Ultraprecision Machining (UP-HPC)
June 20, 2016 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM LTC Luis Alvarez, Ph.D., P.M.P, Academy Professor and Director of the Center for Molecular Science (CMS), Department of Chemistry and Life Science, United States Military Academy LTC Luis Alvarezm Ph.D., P.M.P., United States Military Academy Military Applications of Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Banking

 

Fall 2015 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER TITLE
September 17, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Arindam Banerjee, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University Dr. Arindam Banerjee, Lehigh University Effects of Acceleration Reversal and Material Strength on Rayleigh-Taylor Turbulence
October 22, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Lawrence "Lawrie" Virgin, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University Dr. Lawrence Two Topics in Nonlinear Mechanics: Critical Speeds and Bouncing Goats
November 5, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Tanvir Farouk, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina Dr. Tanvir Farouk "Cool Flames" in Space: A Hot Prospect On Earth!
December 8, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Davide Spinello, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ottawa Dr. Davide Spinello, University of Ottawa Modelling and Control of Articulated and Flexible Manupulators for Autonomous Exploration and Sensing

Spring 2015 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER TITLE
January 13, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. LaNetra Tate, Space Technology Mission Directorate, NASA Dr. LaNetra Tate, Principal Investigator, NASA Space Technology Overview of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate's Advanced Manufacturing and Nanotechnology Portfolio
January 29, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Mr. Tom German, Founder and President, ZEROSPEED Custom Cycles   Overview of the Motorsports Ecosystem and the Role of Engineers
February 26, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. James Hanna, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, Virginia Tech Dr. James Hanna, Virginia Tech Catenaries in Viscous Fluid
March 12, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Nichole Nadermann, Materials Science & Engineering Division, Functional Polymers Group, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, MD   Structuring soft materials for improved behaviors
March 26, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Paul Krueger, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University Dr. Paul Kruger, Southern Methodist University TBA
April 2, 2015 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Mario Gomes, Department of Mechanical Engienering, Rochester Institute of Technology Dr. Mario Gomes, Rochester Institute of Technology TBA

Fall 2014 Seminars

DATE TIME SPEAKER TITLE
December 2, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Francesco Sorrentino, University of Naples Federico II Dr. Francesco Sorrentino, Guest Speaker Emergence of cluster synchronization in networks with symmetries
November 20, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Dr. Lin Ma, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

Dr. Lin Ma, Guest Speaker High Speed and Multidimensional Combustion Diagnostics
October 16, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Cornel Sultan, Virginia Tech Dr. Cornel Sultan, Guest Speaker System Decoupling By Design: Application to Tensegrity Structures
September 11, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Dr. Scott C. Morris, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame Dr. Scott C. Morris, Guest Speaker Flow-Physics in a Gas-Turbine Engine