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

Graduate Seminar - ME 8773/8774

Spring 2015
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Room 1130 ME

Seminar Coordinator: Professor Traian Dumitrica
Seminar Support: Tori Piorek

 

January 21

Introduction

 

January 28

Host:

Julianna Abel
University of Minnesota

Title: Active Textiles: Smart Materials Based Textiles For Engineering Applications (pdf)

Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3

February 4

Host: Alexander / co-sponsor
visit with History of Science

Ann Johnson
University of South Carolina

Title: Code on the Move: How (and why) Computational Fluid Dynamics Came to Predict not only Fluids, but also Weather, Traffic, and Heat (pdf)


February 11

Host: Cui

Huikai Xie
University of Florida

Title: Rapid Scanning MEMS Mirrors and Their Applications in Endoscopic Imaging and Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (pdf)

Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3
Recording of Presentation - Part 4

February 18

Xiaojia Wang
University of Minnesota


Title: Ultrafast Optical Characterization of Thermal Transport in Micro/Nanostructured Materials (pdf)

Recording of Presentation

February 25

Host: Yang / co-sponsor visit with Chemistry

John Rogers
UIUC

Title: Soft 2D and 3D Electronic Systems for the Human Body (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3

March 4

Host: Bruggeman

John Foster
University of Michigan,
on space plasma propulsion

Title: Exploring the Solar System and Beyond with Plasma Propulsion (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3
Recording of Presentation - Part 4

March 11

Host: Shen

Feng Xiao
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Title: Development of Unstructured CFD Model for Interfacial Multiphase Flows Based on Multi-Moment Finite Volume and THINC Methods (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3

March 18

SPRING BREAK


March 25

Host: Wang

Kevin Pipe
University of Michigan

Title: Engineering Thermal and Thermoelectric Transport in Polymers (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2

Recording of Presentation - Part 3

Recording of Presentation - Part 4

April 1

Host: Van de Ven

Andrew Alleyene
University of Illinois

Title: Precision Motion Control with Manufacturing Applications (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3
Recording of Presentation - Part 4

April 8

Host: Davidson

Professor Halime Paksoy
Cukurova University in Turkey

Title: Trends in Thermal Energy Storage and New mPCMs for Buildings (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3
Recording of Presentation - Part 4

April 15

Host: Hogan

Weiwei Deng
University of Central Florida

Title: Breakup of Liquid Microjets and Its Applications in Materials Processing (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3

April 22

Host: Dutcher

Todd Squires
University of California, Santa Barbara

Title: Sculpting and Visualizing Chemical Concentration Fields in Space and Time, and Gradient-Driven Colloidal Migration (pdf)

April 29

Host: Dutcher

Filippo Coletti
University of Minnesota

Title: Red Hot Particles in Turbulence (pdf)
Recording of Presentation - Part 1
Recording of Presentation - Part 2
Recording of Presentation - Part 3

May 6

Host: Northrop

Andre Boehmann
University of Michigan

Title: Advancing Engine Efficiency and Emissions Control: Challenges and Opportunities to Link Combustion Fundamentals, Thermodynamics and Fuel Science (pdf)

 

 

 

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