Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series

Seminar Series: Winter 2018

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
1500 EECS Renkun Chen University of California San Diego

Thermal Transport and Management in Nanostructured Materials

1200 EECS Yunzhi Wang The Ohio State University

An Integrated Experimental and Computational Approach to Microstructure-Property
Relationships in Structural Materials

1500 EECS S.K. Gupta University Southern California

Smart Robotic Assistants for Small Volume Manufacturing

Seminar Series: Fall 2017

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
1200 EECS 4:00PM Massimo Ruzzene Georgia Tech

The Search for Edge States (Boundary Modes) in Mechanical Metamaterials

Johnson Rooms LURIE 10:00AM Jonathan Cagan Carnegie Mellon

Designing Engineering Design Teams - Integrating Cognitive and Computational Models of Team Problem Solving

1200 EECS 4:00PM Taher A. Saif University of Illinois
1200 EECS 4:00PM James F. Klausner Michigan State University

A New Framework for Heterogeneous Boiling  Incipience on Smooth Surfaces

1200 EECS 4:00PM S. "Bala" Balachandar University of Florida

An Improved Point-Particle Approach to Multiphase Flows that Captures Fully Resolved Physics

1200 EECS 4:00PM Vish Subramaniam Ohio State University

Bioelectric Effects in Tissues and Cells

1200 EECS 4:00PM Kristin Myers Columbia University

The Biomechanical Evaluation of Soft Tissue Stress and Stretch in Pregnancy

1200 EECS 4:00PM Ovijit Chaudhuri Stanford University

Rubber vs. Silly Putty: Extracellular matrix viscoelasticity and its impact on cells

1200 EECS 4:00pm John Sutherland Purdue University
1200 EECS 4:00pm J. Christian Gerdes Stanford University

Designing Automated Vehicles to Avoid Collisions (And Make Good Decisions When They Can’t)

1200 EECS 4:00PM Arumugam Manthiram University of Texas, Austin

Electrical Energy Storage: Next Generation Battery Technologies

Seminar Series: Winter 2017

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
1200 EECS Mark Campbell Cornell University

Perceving Complex Scenes for Autonomous Driving

1200 EECS Kristin Myers Columbia University The Mechanical Environment of Pregnancy
1200 EECS Hope Michelsen Sandia National Laboratories

The Intriguing Mystrery of Soot Formation: Developing the Tools to Solve It

1200 EECS Jeff Eldredge UCLA

Low-Order Modeling of Agile Flight

1200 EECS Catalin Picu Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Mechanics of random fibrous materials

1200 EECS Raziel Riemer Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Biomechanical energy Harvesting From Human Motion: Theory, Design and Results

1200 EECS John Rogers Northwestern University

Mechanically Assembled 3D Micro/nanostructures: Applications in Biointegrated Electronics

1200 EECS Wiliam King University of Illinois

Digital Manufacturing

1200 EECS Roger Kamm MIT

Microvascular networks in microfluidic systems and their role in modeling metastatic cancer

Seminar Series: Fall 2016

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
2505 GGB Tresa Pollock University of California Santa Barbara

Rapid Acquistion of 3D Data at the Mesoscale for Property Modeling in Structural and Functional Materials

1200 EECS Jaal Ghandhi University of Wisconsin

Some observations about knock in spark ignition engines

1200 EECS Andreas Polycarpou Texas A&M University

Tribology of thin films for next generation material systems including extreme high temperature conditions

1200 EECS Muhammad Ashar Alam Purdue University

On Flexible electronics, Percolation Doping, and the Limits of Ohm's Law

1018 HH Dow Michael Wehner Harvard University

Toward Autonomy, a Design and Fabrication Strategy for Completely Soft Robots

1200 EECS Jeff Wolfenstine Army Research Lab

LiLa3Zr2012 solid electrolytes and LiCoPO4 cathodes for use high Energy Batteries

1200 EECS Larry Howell Brigham Young University

Origami and Engineering? Surprising Opportunities for Mechanisms with Unprecedented Performance