Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series

Seminar Series: Winter 2020

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
TBA Martin Z. Bazant MIT

Control of Interfacial Stability in Electrochemical Systems

EECS 1500 Matthew McDowell Georgia Institute of Technology

In Situ Investigation of Chemo-Mechanical Phenomena in Batteries

EECS 1500 Eric R. Masanet UCSB

 Industrial decarbonization and the role of emerging technologies

EECS 1500 Prabhakar Bandaru UCSD

Thermal metamaterials – for efficient directing, harvesting, and dissipation of heat

EECS 1500 Jake Socha Virginia Tech


EECS 1500 Lynden Archer Cornell University


EECS 1500 Katia Bertoldi Harvard University


Seminar Series: Fall 2019

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
2147 GG Brown Peter Gabriel Adamczyk University of Wisconsin-Madison

Challenges in Prosthetic Limbs: design, control, use and utility

2147 GG Brown Dr. Spencer Bryngelson Caltech

Computational Methods for Multi-Component Flows: From the Microcirculation to Feeding Humpback Whales

2147 GG Brown Amy Marconnet Purdue University

Nanoengineering Materials for Thermal Transport

2147 GG Brown Dr. Kent Bowden Cadillac Hospital, Munson Healthcare

Impacting Healthcare Costs with a University of Michigan Innovation - FlexDex

2147 GG Brown Maziar Hemati University of Minnesota

Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Fluid Flows

2147 GG Brown Paul Korinko Savannah River National Laboratory

An Introduction to Metals Additive Manufacturing

2147 GG Brown Sherry Xain Chen The Hong Kong University of Science and Techology

Mesomechanics experimental mechanics:
dual beam-shear differential interference
contrast microscopy

2147 GG Brown Bldg Michael D. Sangid Purdue

Coupling microstructure-sensitive modeling and in situ experiments to
understand and predict fatigue behavior: Towards the rapid qualification of
additive manufactured materials

2147 GG Brown Stefano Gonella University of Minnesota

Topology Meet Phononics
Wave Manipulation on Edges and Interfaces

2147 GG Brown Jianxun Wang Notre Dame

Data-driven forward and inverse modeling of fluid dynamics with "small data"

Seminar Series: Winter 2019

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
2540 GG Brown Grand Conference Room Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Robert McCormick National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Development of Sustainable Fuels for High-Efficiency Spark-Ignition and Mixing-Controlled Compression-Ignition Engines: Storage Stability and Effects of Fuel Properties on Engine Performance and Emissions

Johnson Rooms, LEC Time 10:00 AM Neville Hogan Massachusetts Institute of Technology

How do we do it?
The puzzle of human performance

DOW1017 Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM L.S. Fan The Ohio State University

Chemical Looping Combustion, Gasification and Reforming Technology and CO2 Capture

EECS 1500 4:00 - 5:00 PM Pradeep Sharma University of Houston

Flexoelectricity and Electrets 

EECS 1500 4:00 - 5:00 PM Kejie Zhao Purdue University

Bridging mechanics and electrochemistry: Experiments and modeling on battery materials

EECS 1500 Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Elsa Olivetti Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Linking Materials Synthesis to Manufacturing Scalability

EECS 1500 Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Christine Hrenya University of Colorado

 Attractive couples break up unexpectedly

Seminar Series: Fall 2018

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Amos Winter MIT

Coupling Insights into Emerging Markets with Engineering Science to Create High-Performance Low-Cost, Global Technologies

2000A Phoenix Memorial Lab 10:30 - 11:30 am Satish Kumar Georgia Tech

Electro-Thermal Transport in Electronics Materials and Their Devices 

1680 IOE 10:00 - 11:00 am Haoxiang Luo Vanderbilt University

Computational Fluid-structure Interaction for Biological and Biomedical Applications

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Craig Arnold Princeton University

Piezoelectrochemistry in Li-ion Batteries: Coupling Mechanics and Electrochemistry

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Greg Jackson Colorado School of Mines

Reactive and Inert Oxide Particles for Capturing and Storing Solar Energy

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tim Colonius Cal Tech

Flutter Instabilities with Application to Energy Harvesting