University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Graduate Seminar - ME 8773/8774

Fall 2013
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Room 1130 ME

Seminar Coordinator: Professor Lian Shen
Seminar Support: Tori Piorek

 

September 4

Host: Yang

Michael McAlpine
Princeton University

Title: Bionic Nanomaterials (pdf)

September 11

Host: Garrick

Mario Trujillo
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Title: A Closer Look at Multiphase Flows from a Computational Perspective (pdf)

September 18

Host: Dumitrica

Horacio Espinosa
Northwestern University

Title: Atomistic Investigation of Nanomaterials - Seeing the Invisible and Bridging Theory and Experiments (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recroding - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

September 25

Mingjun Wei
New Mexico State University

Title: To Understand Flapping-Wing AerodynamicsThrough Adjoint-Based Optimization (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

October 2

Host: Stelson

Lowell Rasmussen
University of Minnesota, Morris

Title: U of MN Morris - A case study and lessons learned from a campus that has pushed the boundaries of Sustainability (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

October 9

Host: Dumitrica

Naravana Aluru
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Title: Quasi-Continuum Theory for Fluids Under Confinement (pdf)

October 16
Keller Hall 3-180

Host: Pui

Gehard Kasper
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

L.M. Fingerson/TSI Distinguished Lecture
Title: Aerosol based Processing of Functional Materials - A Sheer Limitless Tool Box (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

October 23
Physics 131

Host: Pui

Sun Kwok
Univeristy of Hong Kong

Joint with Physics and Astronomy Coloquium
Title: Organic Nanoparticles in Space (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three
Recording - Part Four

October 30

Host: Sun

Andreas Malikopoulos
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Title: A Multiobjective Optimization Framework for Online Optimal Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

November 6

Host: Hogan

David Go
Notre Dame University

Title: Ions in Atmospheric Air: New Approaches for Applications Ranging from Electronics Cooling to Chemical Analysis (pdf)

November 13

Host: Stelson

Norman Olson
Iowa State University

Title: The Biorefinery - Producing Chemicals and Fuels from Biomass (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

November 20

Kumar Tamma
University of Minnesota

Title: TheTime Dimension and a Theory of Evolution of Time Operators for Time Dependent Applications: F=ma (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

November 27

No Seminar - Thanksgiving Holiday

 

December 4

Host: Yang

Kim Stelson
University of Minnesota

Title: Hydrostatic Transmissions for Wind Turbines (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recroding - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

December 11

Host: Dutcher

Shelley Anna
Carnegie Mellon University

Joint with CSE/Distinguished Women Scientists and Engineers Speakers Program
Title: Connecting the Mechanics of Complex Fluid Interfaces to Emulsion Formation and Stability (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

December 18

No Seminar - last week of classes

 

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