Seminars

Spring 2019 Seminar Series

All seminars will be held 11:00 to 11:50 a.m. in room 2004 of Black Engineering Building, unless otherwise noted. Check back as more seminars will be announced throughout the semester.

Date Speaker Title Host
January 31 Todd Kingston
Purdue University
“Two-Phase Thermal Management for High-Heat-Flux Dissipation” Jonathan Claussen
February 12 Cary L. Pint
Vanderbilt University
“Designing Nanomaterials and Systems to Address Critical Challenges in Energy and Sustainability” Carmen Gomes
February 19 Xiang Zhang
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling for the Analysis, Design and Manufacturing of Advanced Materials” Juan Ren
February 26 Sushil Adhikari
Auburn University
“Bio-crude from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of  Algae and Upgrading” Abhijit Chandra
March 25 Jacob Dodson
Air Force Research Laboratory
“High-Rate Structural Dynamics under Mechanical Shock– Sensing, Characterizing, and Making Microsecond Decisions” Chao Hu
March 26 Caroline Hayes
Pranav Shrotriya
Iowa State University
“Graduate Student Town Hall Meeting” MEGSO
April 2 Joe Musil
Iowa Manufacturing Co.
“Cyclone Engineer Alumni” Scott Merkel
April 2 Steve Koenck
Rockwell Collins
“Think Like An Inventor” Scott Merkel
April 9 Hari Sundar
University of Utah
“Scalability & Adaptivity: Achieving Conflicting Goals in a Heterogeneous Computing Era” Baskar Ganapathysubramanian
April 10 David Green
University of Virginia
“Nanoparticle Stability and Dynamics in Polymer Matrices” CoMFRE
April 11 Bo Kong
Ames Laboratory
“Exposure: the key to your dream job after graduate school” MEGSO
April 23 James Tour
Rice University
“Nanotechnology: Graphene, Devices and Medicine” Jonathan Claussen
April 25 Steve Zoz
Caterpillar
“Internal Combustion Engine Durability” Reza Montazami
May 2* Rui Liu
Rochester Institute of Technology
“New Developments in Machining Simulation Using a Unified Material Model and Machining Monitoring Using Machine Learning Techniques” Juan Ren

*This seminar begins at 1:30 p.m. in 2004 Black