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2015-16 Seminar Archives

Archive of Seminars for Fall 2015 and Spring 2016

Dr. Matthew West

University of Illinois>at Urbana-Champaign

Efficient Stochastic Simulation Using Anticorrelated Variance Reduction

September 8th,  2015

Dr. William Copenhaver

Practical Application of Turbomachinery Theory September 22nd, 2015

Dr. Robert Lipton

Louisiana State University

Propagation of Complex Fracture

September 29th, 2015 Dr. Lipton photo

Dr. Ellen Arruda

University of Michigan

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament:  Mechanical Property Characterization, Constitutive Modeling, and Tissue Engineering Strategies for Repair 

October 6th, 2015

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Richard Miles

Princeton University

Pumping Air: FLEET, Radar REMPI and Backward Lasing New Methods for Measuring Flow Properties and Contaminants in Air

October 14th, 2015

Dr. A. Galip Ulsoy

University of Michigan

Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems: The Role of Dynamics and Control

October 27th, 2015 Dr. Ulsoy photo

Edison Lecture Series

Dr. Dennis Discher

University of Pennsylvania

From the Mechanics of Development to the Physics of Cancer

November 3rd, 2015 Dr. Discher phot

Dr. John Dolbow

Duke University

Recent Advances in Finite Element Methods for Fragmentation

November 10th, 2015 Dr. Dolbow photo

Dr. Moshe Matalon

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The "Turbulent Flame Speed"-Recent Developments

November 17th, 2015 Dr. Matalon photo

Dr. Svetlana Neretina

Temple University

Defining the Nanomanufacturing Techniques for the Fabrication of Plasmonic Surfaces for Photovoltaic, Catalytic and Sensing Applications

December 8th, 2015

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Ivan Marusic

University of Melbourne

High Reynolds number wall turbulence: Universality, structure and interactions

December 9th, 2015

Dr. James Pikul

Cornell University

Design and Fabrication of High Power Microbatteries and High Specific Strength Cellular Solids from Mesostructured Hierarchial Materials

January 14th, 2016

Dr. Jessica Oakes

University of California, Berkley

Multi-scale Simulations to Uncover Flow and Transport Behavior in a Physiologically-Realistic Lung 

January 28th, 2016 Dr. Oakes photo

Dr. Beomjin Kwon

Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Micro-/Nano-meter Scale Manipulation of Thermal Transport for Miniaturized Sensing Systems

February 2nd, 2016

Dr. Seong-kyun Im

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Unstart Phenomena Induced by Mass Addition and Heat Release in a Model Scramjet

February 4th, 2016 Dr. Im photo

Edison Lecture Seminar Series

Dr. Michael Corradini

University of Wisconsin-Masison

Interesting Issues in Reactor Design for Medical Isotope Production

February 9th, 2016 Dr. Corradini photo

Dr. Damena Agonafer

Stanford University

Manipulation of Interfacial Properties at Micro/Nano Length Scales

February 16th, 2016 Dr. Agonafer photo

Dr. Stanislav Gordeyev

University of Notre Dame

The Use of Aero-Optical Effects to Investigate Shear Flow Physics

February 18th, 2016

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Graeme Milton

University of Utah

Mechanical Metamaterials

February 24th, 2016

Dr. Woutijn Baars

University of Melbourne

Coherent Features in Jet Aero-Acoustics and Wall-Bounded Turbulence

February 25th, 2016 Dr. Baars photo

Dr. S. Balachandar

University of Florida

The Generalized Faxen Theorem for A Multiscale Approach To Multiphase Flow

March 1st, 2016

Dr. S. Balachandar photo

Mr. Matthew Zahr

Stanford University

Accelerating PDE-Constrained Optimization Problems using Adaptive Reduced-Order Models

March 3rd, 2016

Dr. Wenxiao Pan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Mesoscale Modeling of Complex Fluids and Materials

March 17th, 2016 Dr. Pan Photo

Dr. Tommaso Lenzi

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

User-adaptive Control and Hybrid Actuation Systems for Robotic Leg Prosthesis

March 22nd, 2016 Dr. Lenzi photo

Dr. Patrick Wensing

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Control Design for Legged Robots: Physical Principles Enabling Dynamic Mobility

March 29th, 2016 Dr. Wensing photo

College of Engineering Honor Award Recipient

Dr. Dava Newman

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mars and Beyond: Exploring Today for Tomorrow

April 7th, 2016 Dr. Dava Newman photo

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. David Srolovitz

University of Pennsylvania

Grand Unified Theory of Grain Boundaries

April 13th, 2016 Dr. Srolovitz photo