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Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Dr. Stephen H. Davis
Northwestern University

Dynamics of Foams  


January 14, 2014 Davis, Stephen..01.14.14

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Prof. Ellen Kuhl
Stanford University

Extreme Mechanics of Growing Matter

January 29, 2014 Kuhl, Ellen..01.29.14

Dr. Nick Parziale
Stevens Institute of Technology 

Optical Diagnostics for High-Speed/Reacting Flows February 04, 2014 Parziale..02.04.14
Dr. Vincent Le Chenadec

École Centrale Paris, 
Chatenay-Malabry, France


Tackling turbulent atomization with first-principle computations

February 05, 2014 Le Chenadec..Vincent..02.05.14
Dr. Taraneh Sayadi

École Polytechnique,
Palaiseau, France


Numerical simulation of transition to turbulence and thermoacoustic instabilities -- analysis and modeling

February 06, 2014 Sayadi..Taraneh..02.06.14

Dr. Doug Kothe
Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Advanced Light Water Reactors - 
A US DOE Energy Innovation Hub

February 18, 2014 Kothe..image..02.18.14
Dr. Corey D. Markfort
École Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanne, Switzerland

Wake dynamics in the atmospheric boundary layer: Challenges in land-atmosphere interaction and wind energy

February 25, 2014 Markfort..image..02.25.14
Dr. Daegyoum Kim
School of Engineering
Brown University 
Vortex formation in flapping dynamics and energy harvesting  March 4, 2014 Kim..image..03.04.14
Dr. Mohsen Asle Zaeem
Materials Science and Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology 
Phase Field Modeling of Nano and Microstructural Evolution March 6, 2014 Zaeem..image..03.06.14
Dr. Jifeng Peng
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Alaska, Anchorage 
Optimal formation of consecutive vortex rings from a pulsed jet March 11, 2014 Peng, Jifeng..image..03.11.14
Dr. Thomas Juliano
U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 
Hypersonic Quiet Tunnel Measurements of HIFiRE-5 Boundary-Layer Transition March 18, 2014 Juliano, Thomas..image..03.18.14
Dr. Zhangli Peng
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Multiscale Modeling of Microcirculation and Beyond March 20, 2014 Peng, Zhangli..image..03.20.14
Dr. Hirotaka Sakaue
Institute of Aeronautical Technology
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 
Interdisciplinary Study on Experimental Fluid Dynamics and Chemistry:  Luminescent Imaging and Chemical Flow Control for Fluid Dynamic Problems March 25, 2014 Sakaue, Hirotaka..image..03.25.14
Dr. Aaron Katz 
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Utah State University 
Strand and Cartesian Grids: A Pathway Forward for Massively Parallel CFD March 27, 2014 Katz, Aaron..image..03.27.14
Ms. Jessica Shang
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Princeton University 
Fluid-structure interactions of cylinders with flexible interfaces April 1, 2014 Shang, Jessica..image..04.01.14

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Prof. Ann R. Karagozian
University of California, Los Angeles

Instabilities in Reactive and Non-Reactive Flowfields: Fundamental Issues Underlying Future Energy and Propulsion Systems April 2, 2014 Karagozian..image..04.02.14
Dr. Pinar Zorlutuna
University of Connecticut 
Baby Steps Towards Living Micromachines April 8, 2014 Zorlutuna, Pinar..image..04.08.14
Dr. Sergey Macheret
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works 
Weakly Ionized Plasmas: New Developments and Potential Aerospace Applications April 10, 2014 Macheret, Sergey..image..04.10.14

Dr. Daniele Ragni
AWEP Department, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technische Universiteit Delft 

Experimental Studies in Wind-Turbine Aerodynamics April 14, 2014 Ragni, Daniele..image..04.14.14
Dr. Ali Mani
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University 
Fluid Mechanics of Electrochemical interfaces: Electrokinetic Instability and Hydrodynamics Chaos Near Ion-Selective Surfaces April 15, 2014 Mani, Ali..image..04.15.14
Col Kevin A. Ford, USAF, Retired
Explore Like a Champion April 22, 2014 Ford, Kevin..04.22.14

Dr. Jonathan Poggie
High-Speed Flow Research Group
Air Force Research Lab
Wright-Patterson AFB 

High-Speed Flow and its Control Through Plasma Technology April 29, 2014 Poggie..image..04.29.14