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Speaker Series

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

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of Talk / Topic
February 9 Franklin Goldsmith, Ph.D. Brown University Chemical kinetics of fuel-bound nitrogen below the thermal NOx limit (pdf)
February 16 Hui Xu, Ph.D. Giner Inc Advanced Electrolysis for Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage (pdf)
March 2 Xinfang Jin, Ph.D. University of South Carolina Multiscale Computational Modeling for Energy Conversion and Storage Devices (pdf)
March 9 Naomi Fitter, Ph.D. University of Southern California Design and Evaluation of Everyday Interactive Robots (pdf)
March 23 Jeffrey Labahn, Ph.D. Stanford University Capturing transient phenomena using Large-Eddy Simulation of turbulent flows (pdf)
March 30 Jun Zhang, Ph.D. Michigan State University Motion Generation with Smart Materials: Scalable Solutions to Modeling, Control, and Design (pdf)
April 6 Arvin Ebrahimkhanlou, Ph.D University of Texas at Austin A Pattern-based Approach to Acoustic and Visual Monitoring of Structural Systems (pdf)
April 13 Sandipan Mishra Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Design, Instrumentation, Modeling, and Control of an Additive Manufacturing System (pdf)
April 20 John Gallagher, Ph.D. Merrimack College
April 27 Elliott Cramer NASA Langley Research Center
May 4 Carlos Hidrovo Northeastern University

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