Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series

Seminar Series: Winter 2019

Date Room Speaker Name Institution Abstract Title
TBA 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

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

Chemical Looping Combustion, Gasification and Reforming Technology and CO2 Capture

TBA Keijie Zhao Purdue University

Bridging mechanics and electrochemistry: Experiments and modeling on battery materials

TBA Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Pradeep Sharma University of Houston
TBA Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Elsa Olivetti Massachusetts Institute of Technology
TBA Time 4:00 - 5:00 PM Christine Hrenya University of Colorado

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

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eduardo J. Izquierdo Indiana Unversity

Towards a Brain-Body-Environment Computational Model of a Living Organism

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Glenn Daehn The Ohio State University

Impulse Welding and Manufacturing: Methods and Opportunities

2153 GG Brown Building, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Jacob Notbohm University of Wisconsin

Mechanical Response of Fibrous Materials to Local Contractile Loads

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