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2014-15 Seminar Archives

Archive of Seminars for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015

Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Seminar Series

Dr. Satyajit Ambike

Pennsylvania State University

Characteristics of Grip Force and Wrist Action in Humans

Sept. 2,


Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Robert Carpick

University of Pennsylvania

Atomic-Scale Processes in Single Asperity Friction and Wear

Sept. 24, 2014 Dr. Carpick photo

Dr. C. Armando Duarte

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bridging Singularities and Nonlinearities Across Scales Sept. 30, 2014 Duarte photo

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Prof. Charles Meneveau

Johns Hopkins University

Turbulence in Wind Farm Boundary Layers October 8, 2014 Dr. Meneveau photo

Dr. Carlos Pantano-Rubino

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fluid-structure Interaction Simulations of Supersonic Parachutes using LES-based Adaptive Mesh Refinement and Thin Shells October 14, 2014 Dr. Pantano-Rubino photo

Dr. Ajit K. Roy

Air Force 

Nano-Materials Design for Aerospace Thermal and Electronic Devices October 28, 2014 Dr. Roy photo

Midwest Mechanics Lecture Series

Prof. Peter Schmid

Imperial College London

Adjoint-based Optimization for Flow Analysis and Flow Control November 5, 2014 Dr. Schmid photo

Dr. Christophe Pierre

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Nonlinear Normal Mode Strategies For Unilateral Contact Rotor-Stator Interactions November 11, 2014 Dr. Pierre photo

Dr. David Dowling

University of Michigan

Novel Means for Localization of Remote Acoustic Sources November 18, 2014 Dr. Dowling Photo

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. Gregg photo

Dr. Kevin Bowcutt

The Boeing Company

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

Dr. Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

Iowa State University

Computationally Exploring Process-structure-property Relationships in Organic Electronics February 3, 2015 Dr. Ganapathysubramarian photo

Dr. Shiva Kotha

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Mico- to nano- fiber gneration using Centrifugal Jet Spinning-Lessons from Cotton Candy February 10, 2015 Dr. Kotha photo

Mr. Stuart Benton

The Ohio State University

Capitalizing on Convective Instabilities in Separated Boundary Layers and Streamwise Vortices

February 17, 2015 Mr. Benton photo

Dr. Douglas Bammann

Mississippi State University

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Towards a Consistent Internal State Variable Theory of Inelasticity February 24, 2015 Dr. Bammann photo

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series

Dr. Julia Greer

California Institute of Technology

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

Dr. Portonovo Ayyaswamy

University of Philadelphia

Hydrodynamic and Adhesive Interactions in Functionalized Nanocarrier Binding to Cell Surface in Targeted Drug Delivery: Multi-Phase/Multi-Scale Modeling Aspects March 17, 2015 Dr. Ayyaswamy photo

Dr. Megan Davies Wykes

Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences

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

Dr. Ricardo Vinuesa

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Experiments and Computations of Complex Turbulent Flows March 26, 2015 Dr. Vinuesa photo

Edison Lecture Series

Dr. Zdeněk Bažant

Northwestern University

Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough March 31, 2015 Dr. Bazant photo

Dr. Venkattraman Ayyaswamy

University of California, Merced

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

Dr. Steven Walker

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Javelins Into the Future April 9, 2015 Dr. Steven Walker-photo

Dr. Rodolfo Ostilla


University of Twente

Highly Turbulent Taylor-Couette Flow: Direct Numerical Simulations

April 23, 2015 Dr. Monico photo

Dr. Lou Hector, Jr.

General Motors R&D Center

Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME) of Generation Three Advanced High Strength Steels April 28, 2015 Dr. Lou Hector photo

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