Seminars

Seminars

2020-2021 Department Seminar Series

All seminars will be held 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. virtually, unless otherwise noted. Check back as more seminars will be announced throughout the semester.

Date Speaker Title Host
Oct. 27 Sidney Nagel
University of Chicago
“Directed aging: using memory and nature’s greed as a new principle for materials design” Baskar Ganapathysubramanian

 


2020-2021 MEGSO Seminar Series

All seminars will begin at 11:00 and be held virtually, unless otherwise noted. Check back as more seminars will be announced throughout the semester.

Date/Time Speaker Title
Aug. 25 Sydney Dunn
Student Counseling, Iowa State University
“Don’t Set Yourself on Fire to Keep Others Warm”

 


The Richard and Carol Pletcher Seminar Series was established in 2016 with support from the Pletcher family. Richard “Dick” Pletcher served on the ME faculty at Iowa State from 1967 to 2007. During his tenure Dr. Pletcher made countless research contributions to the fields of fluid dynamics and heat transfer, including co-authoring the popular Computation Fluid Mechanic and Heat Transfer textbook.