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

Graduate Seminar - ME 8773/8774

Fall 2014
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Room 1130 ME

Seminar Coordinator: Professor Traian Dumitrica
Seminar Support: Tori Piorek

 

September 3

Introduction

 

September 10

Host: Dumitrica

Chris Hogan
University of Minnesota

Title: Drag Force at the Nanoscale: Applications in
Aerosol and Molecular Cluster Analysis
(pdf)


September 17

Host: Wang/Dumitrica

Li Shi
University of Texas - Austin

Title: Engineering Thermal Energy Transport,
Conversion and Storage with Nanostructured
and Complex Materials
(pdf)

Recording

September 24

Host: Stelson

Troy Marusich
Third Wave Systems

Title: Validated Physics-Based Models for Machining Process Improvement (pdf)

Recording

October 1

Host: Cui

Xiaoning Jiang
North Carolina State University

Title: Multi-Frequency Ultrasound Transducers for Medical Imaging and Therapy (pdf)

Recording

October 8

Host: Pui

Rick Flagan
Caltech - TSI Fingerson

Title: Much Ado about Almost Nothing - Atmospheric New Particle Formation (pdf)

October 15

Host: Hogan

Christine Hrenya
University of Colorado - Boulder

Title: Clusters, Streaks and Vortices: Understanding The Flow Instabilities Unique to Granular Materials (pdf)

Recording

October 22

Host: Wang/Dumitrica

Yiping Zhao
University of Georgia

Title: Functional Nanomaterials Fabricated by Dynamic Shadowing Growth (pdf)

Recording

October 29

Host: Wang/Dumitrica

David Cahill
University of Illinois

Title: Ultrafast Heat Transfer in Nanoscale Materials (pdf)

Recording

November 5

Host: Northrop

Paul Ronney
University of Southern California

Title: Microscale Power Generation and Propulsion: It's Not the Same as Big Devices Made Smaller (pdf)

Recording

November 12

Host: Dumitrica

John Duda
Seagate Technology

Title: Thermal Transport in Polymer and Fullerene-Derivative Thin Films and Nanoscale Thermal Phenomena in Heat-Assisted Magnetic (pdf)

Recording

November 19

Host: Cui

Ion Stiharu
Concordia University

Title: MEMS Based Real Time Single Cell Analysis For Detection of Malignant Condition (pdf)

Recording

November 26

THANKSGIVING BREAK - No Seminar

Title: TBD (pdf)

December 3

Host: Bruggeman

Yiguang Ju
Princeton University

Title: Plasma Assisted Combustion: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities (pdf)

December 10

Host:




Title: TBD (pdf)

December 18

 

LAST WEEK OF CLASSES -

No Seminar



 

 

 

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