Fall 2017 Seminar Series

All seminars will be held 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. in room 2004 of Black Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker Title Host
September 12 Ali Beskok
Southern Methodist University
“Microfluidic Applications of AC Electrokinetic Phenomena” Jaime Juárez
September 19 Sudipta Seal
University Of Central Florida
“Defect Engineered Oxides and their role in Oxidative Stress” Sonal Padalkar
September 21* Nathanaël Machicoane
University of Washington—Seattle
“Particle dynamics and heat transfer in a high Reynolds number turbulent flow” CoMFRE
September 26 Eric Petersen
Texas A&M University
“Propellant Combustion Chemistry from Several Angles: Nitromethane Oxidation, Pyrolysis, and High-Pressure Burning Rates” Travis Sippel
September 27*# Artem Korobenko
University of Calgary
“Damage Prediction in Aerospace Composite Structures using Dynamically-Data-Driven Simulations” Ming-Chen Hsu
October 3 Silvana Andreescu
Clarkson University
“Portable Nano-Engineered Biosensors for Environmental and Food Safety Applications” Sonal Padalkar
October 10 Sergio D. Felicelli
University of Akron
Richard and Carol Pletcher Seminar Series
“Advances in Numerical Modeling of Dendritic Solidification”
Baskar Ganapathysubramanian
October 17 Jamal Tagoobi
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
“Electrohydrodynamically Driven Two-Phase Heat Transport Devices for Space and Ground Applications” James Michael
October 24 Emmanuel G. Collins
Florida A&M University
Florida State University
Richard and Carol Pletcher Seminar Series
“Nonlinear Model Predictive Control Based on Graph Search with Applications to Power & Energy, Flow Control, and Robotics”
Sourabh Bhattacharya
October 27* Catherine E. Brewer
New Mexico State University
“Biomass Systems Engineering and Thermochemical Processing in Arid Regions” Xianglan Bai
October 31 Theodore L. Bergman
University of Kansas
Richard and Carol Pletcher Seminar Series
“Heat Transfer Challenges in Solar-Thermal and Air-Cooled Electric Power Generation”
Abhijit Chandra
November 7 Jonghyun Lee
Iowa State University
“Materials Modeling and Experiments to Extend the Applicability of Advanced Manufacturing of Materials Under Extreme Environments” Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Organization (MEGSO)
November 9* Filippo Coletti
University of Minnesota
“Particles and snowflakes falling through turbulence” CoMFRE
November 14 Carmen Gomes
Iowa State University
“Nanoengineering Biomimetic Nanobrushes For Foodborne Pathogen Sensing Using Stimuli-Responsive Polymers And Metallic Nanostructures” Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Organization (MEGSO)
November 28 Beiwen Li
Iowa State University
“High-speed structured light 3D imaging and applications” Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Organization (MEGSO)

indicates seminar begins at 10 a.m.

# indicates seminar takes place in 1034 Black Engineering Building