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Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Dr. Robert Gregg

University of Texas at Dallas

High-Performance Control of Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Lessons from Robot Locomotion

January 20, 2015

Dr. Kevin Bowcutt

The Boeing Company

Tackling the Extreme Challenges of Air-Breathing Hypersonic Vehicle Design, Technology, and Flight January 27, 2015

Dr. Baskar Ganapathysubramarian

Iowa State University

Computationally Exploring Process-structure-property Relationships in Organic Electronics February 3, 2015

Dr. Shiva Kotha

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Micro- to nano- fiber generation using Centrifugal Jet Spinning-Lessons from Cotton Candy February 10, 2015

Mr. Stuart Benton

The Ohio State University

Capitalizing on Convective Instabilities in Separated Boundary Layers and Steamwise Vortices February 17, 2015

Dr. Douglas Bammann

Mississippi State University

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Towards a Consistent Internal State Variable Theory of Inelasticity February 24, 2015

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Julia Greer

California Institute of Technology

Materials by Design: 3-Dimensional Architected Nanostructured Meta-Materials February 25, 2015

Dr. Portonovo Ayyaswamy

University of Pennsylvania

Hydrodynamic and Adhesive Interactions in Functionalized Nanocarrier Binding to Cell Surface in targeted Drug Delivery: Multi-Phase/Multi-Scale Modeling Aspects March 17th, 2015

Dr. Megan Davies Wykes

New York University

Experiments in Fluids: Turbulent Stratified Mixing, Sculpting by Dissolution and Self-Assembly of Nanorods March 19, 2015

Dr. Ricardo Vinuesa

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Experiments and Computations of Complex Turbulent Flows March 26, 2015

Edison Lecture Series

Dr. Zdeněk Bažant

Northwestern University

Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough March 31, 2015

Dr. Venkattraman Ayyaswamy

University of California

The Synergizing Role of Field-Induced Electron Emission in Microscale Gas Discharges: Past, Present and Future April 7, 2015

College of Engineering Honor Award

Dr. Steven Walker

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Javelins Into the Future April 9th, 2015

Dr. Rodolfo Ostilla


University of Twente

Highly Turbulent Taylor-Couette Flow: Direct Numerical Simulations April 23rd, 2015

Dr. Lou Hector, Jr.

General Motors R&D Center

Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) of Generation Three Advanced High Strength Steels

April 28th, 2015