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The Mechanical Engineering department invites external speakers from academia and industry to describe their cutting edge research and application of engineering knowledge to real world problems. This regular seminar series is attended by graduate and undergraduate students and faculty from the Mechanical Engineering department, and is open to all persons affiliated with the University.

Speaker Schedule Spring 2018

DateSpeakerAffiliationTitle of Talk / Topic
February 9Franklin Goldsmith, Ph.D.Brown UniversityChemical kinetics of fuel-bound nitrogen below the thermal NOx limit (pdf)
February 16Hui Xu, Ph.D.Giner IncAdvanced Electrolysis for Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage (pdf)
March 2Xinfang Jin, Ph.D.University of South CarolinaMultiscale Computational Modeling for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices (pdf)
March 9Naomi Fitter, Ph.D.University of Southern CaliforniaDesign and Evaluation of Everyday Interactive Robots (pdf)
March 23Jeffrey Labahn, Ph.D.Stanford UniversityCapturing transient phenomena using Large-Eddy Simulation of turbulent flows (pdf)
March 30Jun Zhang, Ph.D.Michigan State UniversityMotion Generation with Smart Materials: Scalable Solutions to Modeling, Control, and Design (pdf)
April 6Arvin Ebrahimkhanlou, Ph.DUniversity of Texas at AustinA Pattern-based Approach to Acoustic and Visual Monitoring of Structural Systems (pdf)
April 20John Gallagher, Ph.D.Merrimack CollegeThermodynamic Characterization of Ferroelectric Crystals (pdf)
April 27Elliott CramerNASA Langley Research CenterResearch Development in Non-Invasive Measurement Systems for Aerospace Composite Structures at NASA (pdf)
May 4Carlos HidrovoNortheastern University
May 11Bryan PivovarNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)Hydrogen at Scale: Energy System Wide Benefits of Increased Hydrogen Implementation (pdf)

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