MechSE Seminars

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  1. Week of February 8, 2016

    1. Monday, February 8, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Anthony Fan, Ph.D. Candidate

        Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        BIG Seminar: Neurons generate tension, but how do they do it?

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    2. Tuesday, February 9, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Kevin Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow

        University of Southern California, Los Angeles


        Vortex breakdown, instability, and sensitivity of a T‐junction flow

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    3. Wednesday, February 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Carlos Castro

        Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

        The Ohio State University


        MFIG Seminar: Self-assembly of DNA nanomechanical devices

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

    4. Thursday, February 11, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Andrei M. Shkel

        Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

        University of California, Irvine


        MEMS are becoming 3D and atomically precise

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Robert Maass

        Department of Materials Science & Engineering                                

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        MIG Seminar: Slip Dynamics in Small Scale Crystals

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    5. Friday, February 12, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Danielle J. Mai, Ph.D. Candidate

        NSF Graduate Research Fellow

        Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Microfluidic-based studies of single branched polymer molecules

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  2. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Kathryn Matlack, Postdoctoral Researcher

        Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering

        ETH Zurich


        Architected Elastic Meta-Structures for Low Frequency and Broadband Energy Absorption

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Jasna Brujic

        Department of Physics

        New York University


        Cell-cell adhesion in a biomimetic emulsion system

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Friday, February 19, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Jesse Capecelatro, Postdoctoral Research Associate

        Center for Exascale Simulation of Plasma-Coupled Combustion (XPACC)  

        Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering                               

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Predictions and sensitivity of reacting multiphase flows: targeting energy challenges with high-performance computation

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  3. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 23, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Mattia Gazzola, Postdoctoral Fellow

        Harvard University


        Inverse design of locomotion strategies

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor David W. Hahn, Department Chair

        Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering                

        University of Florida


        Laser-Material Interactions: Experiences from the intersection of photonics & mechanical engineering

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Thursday, February 25, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Jordan R. Raney, Postdoctoral Fellow

        John A. Paulson School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

        Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering

        Harvard University


        Mechanics by design: 3D printing architected engineering materials with unprecedented control of mechanical properties

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  4. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, March 3, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Maxime Theillard, Postdoctoral Fellow

        Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

        University of California, San Diego


        High-fidelity simulations of complex fluid flows

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    2. Friday, March 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Christopher Macosko


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: TBD

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

        Professor Reiner Kirchheim

        University of Göttingen


        On the atomistics and thermodynamics of chemomechanics of solids

        NCSA Auditorium

  5. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Dr. Chenhui Shao, Postdoctoral Fellow

        Department of Mechanical Engineering

        University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


        Data-Based Spatial and Temporal Modeling for Surface Variation Monitoring in Manufacturing

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    2. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Jonathan Poggie

        School of Aeronautics and Astronautics

        Purdue University


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: High-Speed Flow and its Control Through Plasma Technology

        135 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

  6. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 15, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Krishnaswamy Ravi-Chandar

        Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

        The University of Texas at Austin


        Cavitation in Elastomers

        190 Engineering Science Bldg.

    2. Friday, March 18, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Constantine Megaridis, Director, Micro/Nanoscale Fluid Transport Laboratory, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Wettability Patterning for Pumpless Fluid Handling on Open Surfaces: Heat Transfer Applications

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  7. Week of March 27, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 29, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor David Srolovitz

        School of Engineering and Applied Science

        University of Pennsylvania


        Anatomy of Polycrystal Deformation from the Perspectives of a Dislocation and a Grain Boundary

        190 Engineering Science Bldg.

  8. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Kyle Smith

        Department of Mechanical Science & Engineering

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: The Impact of Fluid Mechanics on Electrochemical Devices for Energy and the Environment

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  9. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 5, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor A.P.S. Selvadurai

        Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

        McGill University, Canada 


        Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Effects in a Hyperelastic Material

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

  10. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 12, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Ivan Marusic

        Mechanical Engineering

        University of Melbourne


        Modeling high Reynolds number wall turbulence

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jane Wang

        Northwestern


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: TBD

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  11. Week of April 17, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 19, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Scott Manalis

        Departments of Biological and Mechanical Engineering

        Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Precision mass measurement in solution

        190 Engineering Science Bldg.

    2. Friday, April 22, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Sushikumar Koundinyan, Ph.D. Candidate

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Ignition and Extinction in Condensed Phase Combustion

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  12. Week of April 24, 2016

    1. Tuesday, April 26, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Professor Richard Rand

        Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering     

        Cornell University


        Differential-Delay Equations

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Friday, April 29, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Jose Alvarado

        MIT


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: TBD

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  13. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Friday, May 6, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Professor Tak-Sing Wong

        Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

        The Pennsylvania State University


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Nature-Inspired Super Slippery Materials and Their Applications

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)


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