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2013-14 Seminar Archives

Fall 2013 Seminar Series

Mr. Eric Schearer, Ph.D Candidate
Northwestern University

Reanimating the Paralyzed Arms of People with Spinal Cord Injuries with Functional Electrical Stimulation    


August 27, 2013 Schearer..FESneuroprosthesis

Edison Lecture Series

Dr. Robert Nerem
Georgia Institute of Technology

Bioengineering: A Half Century of Progress, But Still Only a Beginning September 10, 2013 Nerem, Robert

Dr. Metin Muradoglu
Koc University

Computational Modeling of Interfacial Flows in Micro/Biofluidics October 1, 2013 Muradoglu, Metin..10.01.13

Dr. Jayathi Murthy
The University of Texas at Austin

Fast Computational Techniques for Sub-continuum Transport October 15, 2013 Murthy, Jayathi

Dr. Kenneth T. Christensen
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Turbulent Flow Interactions withComplex Topography: From Multi-ScaleRoughness to Barchan Dunes

October 29, 2013 Christensen..image

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Dr. John Dabiri
California Institute of Technology

Bio-inspired Wind Energy: From fishschools and seagrass to better windfarms

November 6, 2013 Dabiri, John..11.06.13

Mr. John Dartnall
University of Technology, Sydney

Making sense of the Laws of Thermo-dynamics and Statistical Mechanics

November 12, 2013 Dartnall, John..11.12.13

Dr. David Kohn
University of Michigan

Endogenous and Exogenous Alterations in Bone Composition: Influence on Bone Mechanics 

November 19, 2013 Kohn, David

Dr. Paolo Luchini
Universita` di Salerno

Linearized no-slip boundary conditions at a rough surface

November 21, 2013 Luchini, Paolo..image..11.21.13

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Dr. Allan Bower
Brown University

Mechanics of Deformation, Diffusion and Failure in Lithium Ion Insertion Electrodes

December 4, 2013 Bower, Allen..image..12.04.13

Dr. Richard Miles
Princeton University

New Methods for Diagnostics of Plasmas, Flames and Air Flows: Filtered Rayleigh Scattering, Radar REMPI, and FLEET

December 10, 2013 Miles, Richard..12.10.13

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
Dr. Sergey Leonov
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
The Ohio State University 
Plasma-Based Control of High-Speed Airflow and Combustion May 1, 2014 Leonov..image..05.01.14