Seminars

Date Speaker Title
03/30/2017 - 2:30pm Hadi Ghasemi Energy Transport Phenomena Governed by Interfaces
04/06/2017 - 2:30pm Theocharis Baxevanis Fracture Mechanics In Shape Memory Alloys
04/13/2017 - 2:30pm Kenny Breuer Vortex Wake Dynamics the Surprising Connections Between Bat Flight and Tidal Energy Harvesting
04/20/2017 - 2:30pm Narayana R. Alluru Nanoscale Hydrodynamics
04/27/2017 - 2:30pm Siegfried Bauer A Soft Future: From Sensor Skin and Robots to Energy Harvesters

Seminars Archives

Date Speaker Title
03/23/2017 - 2:30pm S.V. Sreenivasan Wafer-Scale and Roll-to-Roll Nanofabrication Enabled by UV Nanoimprint Lithography
03/09/2017 - 2:30pm Andrea Prosperetti Fully Resolved Simulation of Particulate Flows
03/02/2017 - 2:30pm John A. Rogers Soft Electronics for the Human Body
02/23/2017 - 2:30pm Shailendra Joshi Slip, Twins and Voids: The Micromechanics of Anisotropic Ductile Damage
02/16/2017 - 2:30pm Yongxin Chen The Art and Science of Densities and Density Flows: When Densities Meet Control
02/09/2017 - 2:30pm Raktim Bhattacharya Integrated Design of System Architecture and Control Law
02/02/2017 - 2:30pm Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi Carbon Nanotube Forests and Yarns: Mechanical Behavior and Engineering Applications
01/26/2017 - 2:30pm Rodolfo Ostilla Direct Numerical Simulations of Head-On Vortex Ring Collisions
01/19/2017 - 2:30pm Hassan Masoud Fluid-Structure Interactions: From Controlled Drug Release to Micro-Robotics
12/01/2016 - 2:30pm Lydia Bourouiba Understanding fundamental fluid fragmentation to control disease transmission
11/17/2016 - 2:30pm Seth M. Hubbard Novel Materials and Nanostructures for Photovoltaic Energy Conversion
11/10/2016 - 2:30pm Mario A. Rotea Modeling and Control of Wind Energy Systems
11/03/2016 - 2:30pm Massoud Kaviany Resonant phonon harvesting
10/27/2016 - 2:30pm Megan Leftwich The hydrodynamics of sea lion locomotion
10/20/2016 - 2:30pm G. Jeffrey Snyder The Use of Zintl Chemistry for Understanding Thermoelectric Half Heusler Materials
10/13/2016 - 2:30pm Giacomo Valerio Iungo Proactive monitoring of wind farms for maximization of power harvesting: lidar measurements and data-driven reduced order models
10/06/2016 - 2:30pm Chih-Ming Ho Phenotypic Personalized Medicine (PPM)
09/29/2016 - 2:30pm Rui Huang Rippling, Wrinkling, and Folding of Substrate-Supported Graphene
09/22/2016 - 2:30pm H. Jerry Qi Active Composites Design for 4D Printing
09/15/2016 - 2:30pm Raktim Bhattacharya A New Framework for Robust Control
09/08/2016 - 2:30pm Yonggang Huang Mechanics-guided, deterministic 3D assemby: A method to form complex shapes of any materials
09/01/2016 - 2:30pm Daniel Abraham Designing High-Energy Lithium-ion Cells
08/25/2016 - 2:30pm Greg Voth, Wesleyan University Measurements of alignment and rotation of anisotropic particles by turbulent fluid flow
04/28/2016 - 2:30pm Gabriel G. Katul, Duke University Co-spectral budgets link energy distributions in eddies to bulk flow properties
04/21/2016 - 2:30pm Arun Srinivasa, Texas A&M University Modeling in the time of Uncertainty
04/14/2016 - 2:30pm Pedro Miguel Reis, MIT From Buckliphobia to Buckliphilia: Embracing the mechanical instabilities of slender structures for function
04/07/2016 - 2:30pm Placid M. Ferreira, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign Manufacturing At Small Dimensional Scales
03/31/2016 - 2:30pm Norman M. Wereley, University of Maryland, College Park Oh, My Aching Back! - Protective Aircraft Seat Design Using Magnetorheological Energy Absorbers
03/24/2016 - 2:30pm Jennifer R. Lukes, University of Pennsylvania Modeling the Physical Properties of Nanocrystal Superlattices
03/10/2016 - 2:30pm Robert L. Wood, University of Texas at Arlington Formula SAE Technology and Its Significance for Engineering Education
03/03/2016 - 2:30pm Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, University of Illinois at Chicago In Situ Studies of Electrochemical Reactions at Atomic Resolutions
02/25/2016 - 2:30pm JUAN SANTIAGO, Stanford University Life in the shock wave: Controlling DNA reactions with electric fields
02/18/2016 - 2:30pm ELLEN ARRUDA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Tibiofemoral Cartilages Characterizations and Modeling, and the Role of Constitutive Model Assumptions on Whole Knee Biomechanics
02/11/2016 - 2:30pm JUNUTHULA N. REDDY, Texas A&M University Computational Mechanics: The Third Scientific Methodology
02/04/2016 - 2:30pm BRUCE R. GNADE, University of Texas at Dallas Large Area Radiation Detectors For Security Applications
01/28/2016 - 2:30pm JOHN M. PFOTENHAUER, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Recent Progress in Pulsating Heat Pipe Technology for Cryogenic and Superconducting Systems
01/21/2016 - 2:30pm WILLIAM ANDERSON, University of Texas at Dallas Large-eddy simulation of rough wall turbulence: effects of complex topography, evidence of inner-outer effects, and the role of turbulence in aeolian systems
12/03/2015 - 2:30pm Nikhil A. Koratkar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Graphene Electrodes for Next Generation Lithium-Ion Batteries
11/19/2015 - 2:30pm Helen L. Reed, Texas A&M University Stability and Transition on Flight Vehicles
11/12/2015 - 2:30pm Beibei Ren, Texas Tech University Model-Free control theory and application based on the uncertainty and disturbance estimator
11/05/2015 - 2:30pm Satish G. Kandlikar, Rochester Institute of Technology Flow Boiling in Microchannels – New Pathways to High Heat Flux Dissipation
10/29/2015 - 2:30pm Martin Corless, Purdue University Collaboration and Control in Networked Systems
10/22/2015 - 2:30pm Richard B. Dickinson, University of Florida How do cells find their centers, push out their boundaries, and spin their nuclei?: Answers to these mysteries revealed by multi-scale modeling
10/15/2015 - 2:30pm Jun Chen, Purdue University Pathway to model oceanic overflow: experimental study of stratified flows
10/08/2015 - 2:30pm Ting Zhu, Georgia Institute of Technology In Situ Nanomechanics
10/01/2015 - 2:30pm Xiaolin Zheng, Stanford University Bridging Combustion and Nanotechnology
09/24/2015 - 2:30pm Bongtae Han, University of Maryland Design Domain of LED-based Solid State Lighting Considering Cost, Energy Consumption and Reliability
09/17/2015 - 2:30pm John Wagner, Clemson University Vehicle Run-Off-Road and Recovery - Development of Laboratory Training Tools and Nonlinear Control Algorithms for On- Board Systems
09/10/2015 - 2:30pm Joseph Hereman, Ohio State University The spin degree of freedom in thermoelectrics
09/03/2015 - 2:30pm Diana Grauer, OneSubsea Subsea Engineering: Challenging the next generation of engineers
08/27/2015 - 2:30pm Ken Kamrin, MIT Constitutive modeling of particle flows
04/30/2015 - 2:30pm Jose A. Gutierrez, University of Houston Open Innovation in the Oil and Gas Drilling Industry
04/23/2015 - 2:30pm Yong X. Tao, University of North Texas Analytics on Sustainable Human Building Ecosystem – A New Approach to Understand Barriers to Energy Efficient Buildings
04/16/2015 - 2:30pm Sean X. Sun, Johns Hopkins University The Role of Water in Cell Mechanics and Cancer Metastasis
04/09/2015 - 2:30pm Moon J. Kim, The University of Texas at Dallas Atomic Resolution Microscopy of Low Dimensional and Emerging Materials
04/02/2015 - 2:30pm Kon-well Wang, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Recent Advances in Adaptive Metastructures for Structural Dynamics Enhancement
03/26/2015 - 2:30pm Balakumar Balachandran, University of Maryland Desirable Dynamics with Noise
03/26/2015 - 8:30am Dr. Phaneendra Kondapi An Insight to Current Flow Assurance Technologies
03/12/2015 - 2:30pm S. Pamir Alpay, University of Connecticut Next Generation Electrocaloric and Pyroelectric Materials for Solid State Electrothermal Interconversion
03/05/2015 - 2:30pm Kenneth E. Goodson, Stanford University Thermal Management at the Extremes
02/26/2015 - 2:30pm Dimitris C. Lagoudas, Texas A&M University Advances in Aerospace Morphing Structures with Shape Memory Alloy Actuators
02/19/2015 - 2:30pm Richard D. James, University of Minnesota Twisted X-rays: New Methods for The Determination of Noncrystalline Atomic Structure
02/12/2015 - 2:30pm Kai Xiao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Twisted Bilayer and Tri-layer Two Dimensional Metal Chalcogenides: Controlled Synthesis, Characterization, and Optoelectronic Devices
02/05/2015 - 2:30pm Hamid Garmestani, Georgia Tech. Inverse Methods in Materials Design and Processing
01/29/2015 - 2:00pm Anthony Jacobi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Flow and Sensible Heat Transfer to a Liquid Film Falling on Horizontal Tubes
01/22/2015 - 2:30pm David Erickson, Cornell University Optofluidics: Photonic Technologies for Mobile and Global Health
12/04/2014 - 2:30pm Douglas E. Adams, Vanderbilt University Computers Are Talking and the Machines Are Listening: How Cyberphysical Systems Are Changing the Way We Capture Wind Energy
11/20/2014 - 2:30pm George W. Crabtree, Director - Joint Center for Energy Storage Research Argonne National Laboratory at University of Illinois at Chicago JCESR’S New Paradigm for Battery R&D - One Year Later
11/13/2014 - 2:30pm Wasy Akhtar, Senior Engineer – 2H Offshore Digital Thermal Monitoring: New Indicators to Assess Vascular Health
11/06/2014 - 2:30pm Andrew G. Alleyne, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Transient Thermal System Modeling and Control
10/30/2014 - 2:30pm Frederic Sansoz, University of Vermont Plasticity and Heat Conduction in Nanotwinned Materials by Atomistic Simulation
10/23/2014 - 2:30pm Philip Leduc, Carnegie Mellon University Planes, Trains, Automobiles....and Cells?
10/16/2014 - 2:30pm Xuanhe Zhao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Multi-Scale Multi-Mechanism Design of Tough and Bioactive Hydrogels: Theory, Experiment and Application
10/09/2014 - 2:30pm Gang Bao, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Engineering Imaging Probes and Molecular Machines for Nanomedicine
10/02/2014 - 2:30pm Shu Yang, University of Pennsylvania Harnessing Mechanical Instabilities in Soft Metamaterials for Responsive, Bendable and Foldable Devices
09/25/2014 - 2:30pm Kwang J. Kim, University of Nevada Las Vegas Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite for Use in Soft Robotics
09/18/2014 - 2:30pm Thomas R. Powers, Brown University Fluid Mechanics of Swimming Microorganisms in Complex Fluids
09/11/2014 - 2:30pm Shan Shi, Manager of Riser Systems - Houston Offshore Enrineering LLC. Current Development of an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) System
09/04/2014 - 2:30pm David G. Cahill, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Ultrafast Heat Transfer in Nanoscale Materials
08/28/2014 - 2:30pm Zhixiong “James” Guo, Rutgers University On Conservation of Scattered Radiation Energy and Angle in Modeling of Radiative Transfer
04/24/2014 - 2:30pm Andrew J. Dick, Rice University Attenuation of a linear oscillator using a nonlinear and a semi-active tuned mass damper in series
04/17/2014 - 2:30pm Guruswami (Ravi) Ravichandran, California Institute of Technology Mechanics of Cell-Matrix Interactions in Three- Dimensions
04/10/2014 - 2:30pm Chris Dames, University of California at Berkeley Heat Transfer in Non-Linear and Highly Anisotropic Systems
04/03/2014 - 2:30pm Orlando Auciello, University of Texas at Dallas Science and Technology of Multifunctional Oxide and Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) Films
03/27/2014 - 2:30pm Reginald M. Penner, University of California Irvine Biosensors for Early Cancer Detection Based Upon Electrical Interfaces to Virus Particles
03/20/2014 - 2:30pm Julian Andrzej Domaradzki, University of Southern California Simulations of Separated Flows at Reynolds Numbers Typical of Turbine Blades and Unmanned Aero Vehicles
03/06/2014 - 2:30pm Jeffrey W. Kysar, Columbia University Two-Dimensional Materials: Mechanical Stiffness, Strength and Reliability
02/27/2014 - 2:30pm Feng Zhang, R & D Director, Envision Energy Challenges in Real World Control Systems Development: Perspectives of UH Graduate
02/20/2014 - 2:30pm Jian-yu Lu, The University of Toledo X Waves and High-Frame- Rate Fourier-Based Ultrasonic Imaging
02/13/2014 - 2:30pm Gang Bao, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University Engineering Imaging Probes and Molecular Machines for Nanomedicine
02/06/2014 - 2:30pm Yung Joon Jung, Northeastern University Engineering Carbon Nanostructured Architectures
01/30/2014 - 2:30pm Jungho Kim, University of Maryland Gravity Effects on Pool and Flow Boiling Heat Transfer Mechanisms
01/23/2014 - 2:30pm Zhenqiang (Jack) Ma, University of Wisconsin-Madison Transferrable Single-Crystalline Semiconductor Nanomembranes and Their Versatile Applications
01/16/2014 - 2:30pm Cunjiang Yu, University of Houston Flexible, Adaptive Camouflage Skins Using Concepts Inspired by Cephalopods
12/05/2013 - 2:30pm Matthew A. Franchek, University of Houston Analysis Led Design of Subsea Systems
11/21/2013 - 2:30pm Rouzbeh Shahsavari, Rice University Load Transfer In Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials Across Scales
11/14/2013 - 2:30pm Marc Hodes, Tufts University Analysis of Convection in the Presence of Apparent Slip
11/07/2013 - 2:30pm David A. Willis, Southern Methodist University Time-Resolved Imaging of Nanosecond Laser Ablation Processes
10/31/2013 - 2:30pm Nanshu Lu, The University of Texas at Austin Materials Science of Bio-integrated Elecronics
10/24/2013 - 2:30pm Mrdjan Jankovic, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering Modeling for control – automotive emission control system case study
10/17/2013 - 2:30pm James J. Riley, University of Washington Something about Fluid Mechanics
10/10/2013 - 2:30pm T. D. (Vicky) Nguyen, The Johns Hopkins University Biomechanics of the Sclera
10/03/2013 - 2:30pm Zhi Ding, University of California, Davis Forward Channel Estimation for MIMO Precoding in Cooperative Relay Wireless Transmission Systems
09/26/2013 - 2:30pm Markus Deserno, Carnegie Mellon University Measuring elastic lipid membrane properties in computer simulations
09/19/2013 - 2:30pm Jiangtao Cheng, The University of North Texas Electrowetting Chip Cooling and Electrowetting Solar Tracking
09/12/2013 - 2:30pm Amy Shen, University of Washington Microfluidics assisted gelation, cell encapsulation, biosensing, and diagnostic imaging
09/05/2013 - 2:30pm Bonnie J. Dunbar, University of Houston The Journey to Mars: What are the Engineering Challenges for Continued Human Space Exploration
08/29/2013 - 2:30pm Antonia Antoniou, Georgia Institute of Technology Nanoporous metals: Synthesis, mechanical properties and applications
08/05/2013 - 3:00pm Dr. Hong-Nan Li Structural Vibration Control and Application in Civil Engineering
06/20/2013 - 10:00am Professor Manuel Quevedo-Lopez Seminar: Advanced Materials and Devices for Flexible Electronics
05/29/2013 - 1:30pm Dr. Cunjiang Yu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Transfer Printing: A Versatile Manufacturing Approach for High Performance Flexible Electronics and Energy Storage
05/24/2013 - 1:30pm Professor Manuel Quevedo-Lopez Large area solution-based inorganic semiconductors and devices for flexible electronics
04/25/2013 - 2:30pm Ali Shakouri, Purdue University Nanostructured Thermoelectric Generators for Topping Cycle Applications
04/18/2013 - 2:30pm Jagannathan Rajagopalan, Arizona State University Interplay between microstructural size and heterogeneity and its effect on the mechanics of nanocrystalline metals
04/11/2013 - 2:30pm Fred Schubert Enabling a Revolution in Lighting: Light-Emitting Diodes
04/04/2013 - 2:30pm Bill Spencer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure: From Research to Engineering Practice
03/28/2013 - 2:30pm Erica Corral, University of Arizona TBD
03/21/2013 - 2:30pm Tanmay Lele, University of Florida Pushing or pulling- How the cell finds its center
03/07/2013 - 2:30pm Duncan Maitland, Texas A&M University Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications
02/28/2013 - 2:30pm K T Ramesh, Johns Hopkins University Rocks, Shocks and Asteroids: The Importance of Being Fractured
02/21/2013 - 2:30pm Alan McGaughey, Carnegie Mellon University Rational Nanostructure Design for Efficient Energy Devices
02/14/2013 - 2:30pm Bruce Logan, Penn State University Energy from water: Microbial fuel cell technologies meet salinity gradient energy
02/07/2013 - 2:30pm Paul Braun, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Self-Assembly of Ultra-High Power Batteries and 3D Optoelectronically Active Photonic Crystals
01/31/2013 - 2:30pm Zhuomin Zhang, Georgia Institute of Technology Controlling Surface Radiative Properties with Solid Micro/Nanostructures
01/24/2013 - 2:30pm Jayathi Murthy, University of Texas at Austin Uncertainty Quantification in Simulation of Microsystems: Opportunities and New Directions
01/17/2013 - 8:00am Yan Yao, University of Houston Rational Nanostructure Design for Efficient Energy Devices
12/06/2012 - 2:30pm Samantha Daly, University of Michigan Multi-Scale Experimental Studies of Shape Memory Alloys
11/29/2012 - 2:30pm Jae-Hyun Ryou, University of Houston Photonic and Electronic Materials and Devices Based on III-V Compound Semiconductors: Critical Elements in Next-Generation Green Technology
11/15/2012 - 2:30pm Frederick Sachs, SUNY Buffalo Mechanosensitive Ion Channels - Crossing the line between the lab and the clinic
11/08/2012 - 2:30pm Daniel Fletcher, University of California Berkeley Grace under pressure: Mechanical regulation of the cytoskeleton
11/01/2012 - 2:30pm Dimitar Filev, Ford Motor Company Evolving Systems for Practical Adaptive Control & Diagnostics
10/25/2012 - 2:30pm Bruce Strauss, US Department of Energy Metallurgical Optimization and Production of NbTi Superconductors
10/18/2012 - 2:30pm Anima Bose, University of Houston Fuel Cells, A Robust Renewable Energy Technology: Rewards and Challenges
10/11/2012 - 2:30pm Yuanbing Mao, University of Texas - Pan American Heterogeneous Nanomaterials for Energy Storage Applications
10/04/2012 - 2:30pm Pizhong Qiao, Washington State University Damage Identification and Health Monitoring of Composite Structures
09/27/2012 - 2:30pm Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology, China Smart Composite Structures and Their Applications in Aerospace Engineering
09/20/2012 - 2:30pm Anastassios Mavrokefalos, University of Houston Probing Heat Carriers for Power Generation and Heat Management Applications
09/13/2012 - 2:30pm Andrew Herring, Colorado School of Mines New Materials for Ion Conduction and Catalysis in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
09/06/2012 - 2:30pm Nancy Linden, University of Houston Three tools to support your research and save you time: citation searching, RSS feeds, and citation management software
08/30/2012 - 2:30pm Michael Demkowicz, MIT Designing Materials Immune to Helium Damage