MechSE Master Calendar

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  1. Week of March 31, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 31, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Chen Li, Postdoctoral Fellow

        University of California, Berkeley


        Terradynamics and Bio-inspired Robotics for Movement in Complex Terrain

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 1:30 pm

        Dr. Ricardo Vinuesa

        Mechanical Science & Aerospace Engineering                

        Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Spectral Element Simulations of Complex Turbulent Flows

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      3. 3:00 pm

        Professor Peter Schmid, Chair in Applied Mathematics

        Imperial College, UK


        Gradient-based fluid dynamics: from simulation to control and design

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

  2. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Seminar - Negar Kiyavash / A Timing Approach to Causal Network Inference

        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Nuno Martins, Associate Professor of ECE, University of Maryland


        DCL Lecture Series: Professor Nuno Martins, University of Maryland

        CSL Auditorium BO2

      3. 4:15 pmAldrich Lecture, with Dr. A. Paul Alivisatos, Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, with "Leaky Quantum Dots and the Use of Quantum Dots for Solar Energy Harvesting"

        100 Noyes Laboratory

    2. Thursday, April 2, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Dinakar Sagapuram, Postdoctoral Research Associate

        Purdue University


        Direct Single-Stage Processing of Magnesium Alloy into Sheet by Hybrid Extrusion-Machining

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm

        Sanat Bhole, Master’s Student

        Mechanical Science & Engineering

        University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


        MIG Seminar: From Niche to Necessary: The Role of Fuel Cells in Army Energy Policy

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    3. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Brandon Lieberthal, Mechanical Science & Engineering

        University of Illinois@Urbana-Champaign


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Hybrid Shock Dynamics Models for Heterogeneous Explosives with Embedded Inert Material

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  3. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Tuesday, April 7, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Jarred Heigel, Ph.D. Candidate

        Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

        Pennsylvania State University


        Additive Manufacturing: In situ measurement to improve process knowledge and validate models

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm

        Professor Roderic Lakes

        University of Wisconsin


        CANCELED: Extreme physical properties in heterogeneous materials

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

      3. 3:00 pm

        Professor Joanna McKittrick

        Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

        University of California, San Diego


        Structural biological materials and bioinspired design strategies

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Wednesday, April 8, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Peter Seiler, Assistant Professor, Aerospace & Mechanics, University of Minnesota


        DCL Lecture Series: Peter Seiler, University of Minnesota, "Robust Analysis and Synthesis for Linear Parameter Varying Systems"

        CSL Auditorium BO2

    3. Thursday, April 9, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Professor Martin Jun

        Department of Mechanical Engineering

        University of Victoria, Canada


        Advanced Multi-scale Manufacturing for Fiber Optic Sensing Applications

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

    4. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 10:00 amChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony
  4. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Tuesday, April 14, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Mr. Ishan Saxena, Ph.D. Candidate

        Mechanical Engineering

        Northwestern University


        Multi-material and Large-scale Surface Texturing Via Laser-Induced Plasma Micro-Machining

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

      2. 3:00 pm

        Professor Chang-Jin Kim

        Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

        UCLA


        Surface Tension Is Fair Game in Micro-Engineering: Let’s Play!

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Wednesday, April 15, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Seminar - Hadi Median / Uncertainty Quantification Using Polynomial Chaos Expansion: Application to Coarse-grained Molecular Models

        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Jerome Le Ny, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EE, Polytechnique Montreal


        DCL Lecture Series: Jerome Le Ny, Polytechnique Montreal

        CSL Auditorium BO2

    3. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. All DayMechSE Spring Alumni Board Meeting

        TBD

      2. 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmMechSE Awards Banquet

        I-Hotel

  5. Week of April 19, 2015

    1. Monday, April 20, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Ioannis Zervantonakis, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Cell Biology

        Harvard Medical School


        DIG/BIG Seminar: Engineering the tumor microenvironment: Tumor-stromal interactions in cancer metastasis and drug resistance

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm

        Professor Melissa Grunlan, Texas A&M University


        PEO-Silane Amphiphiles to Decrease Biofouling on Silicones

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

      2. 3:00 pm

        Dr. John Swensen, Associate Research Scientist

        Yale University


        Steerable Needles, Actuated Structures, and Geometric Estimators & Control in Robotics

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

    3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        TBA


        DCL Lecture Series: TBA

        CSL Auditorium BO2

    4. Thursday, April 23, 2015

      1. 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmIllinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Poster Expo

        210 Illini Union

  6. Week of April 26, 2015

    1. Tuesday, April 28, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm

        Professor Charles Meneveau, Johns Hopkins University


        Turbulence in wind farm boundary layers

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Wednesday, April 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmCSE Seminar - Jay Kesan / A Patent System Ontology for Facilitating Retrieval of Patent Related Information

        2240 Digital Computer Lab (DCL)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

        Zhong-Ping Jiang, Professor,  NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering


        DCL Lecture Series: Zhong-Ping Jiang, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering

        CSL Auditorium BO2

    3. Thursday, April 30, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Adrian Buganza-Tepole, Ph.D. Candidate

        Stanford University


        Mechanics of living skin

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere)

  7. Week of May 1, 2015

    1. Friday, May 1, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Professor Sungyon Lee, Texas A&M University


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Drops & Bubbles

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere Pavilion)

  8. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 5, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm

        Dr. Mohsen Zayernouri, Postdoctoral Research Associate

        Division of Applied Mathematics

        Brown University


        Fractional PDE Approach in Multi-Fidelity Modeling & Simulation: Theory, Numerics, and Beyond

        143 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.

      2. 3:00 pm

        Professor Heidi Nepf, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


        Vegetation Hydrodynamics at Two Scales

        190 Engineering Sciences Bldg.

    2. Wednesday, May 6, 2015

      1.  Instruction Ends
    3. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  SAMUEL W. PARR LECTURE IN CHEMICAL AND BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING, Professor Joan Brennecke, University of Notre Dame
    4. Friday, May 8, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Final Exams Begin
      3. 12:00 pm

        Professor Heinrich Jaeger, University of Chicago


        Fluid Mechanics Seminar: Dynamic Jamming: Turning Liquids into Solids

        2005 Mechanical Engineering Lab (Deere Pavilion)

    5. Saturday, May 9, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  9. Week of May 10, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 10, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    2. Monday, May 11, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    3. Tuesday, May 12, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    4. Wednesday, May 13, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    5. Thursday, May 14, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    6. Friday, May 15, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
    7. Saturday, May 16, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  Commencement

        Memorial Stadium

  10. Week of May 17, 2015

    1. Sunday, May 17, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2. 11:00 am - 12:30 pmMechSE Graduation Brunch

        Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) Gym #2

      3. 1:30 pm

        Conovcation speaker: Thomas J. Tulig, Shell Oil Company


        Convocation

        Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

        500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

    2. Monday, May 18, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
      2.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1
    3. Tuesday, May 19, 2015

      1. All DayIT No Change Period in effect
  11. Week of June 7, 2015

    1. Saturday, June 13, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 1
  12. Week of June 14, 2015

    1. Monday, June 15, 2015

      1.  First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2
  13. Week of August 2, 2015

    1. Thursday, August 6, 2015

      1.  End of Summer Session 2
    2. Friday, August 7, 2015

      1.  Final Exams Begin

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