University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering

Graduate Seminar - ME 8773/8774

Spring 2016
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Room 1130 ME

Seminar Coordinator: Professor Al Aksan
Seminar Support: Heidi Hovde


January 27

Host: Aksan

Deanna Thompson

Title: "Biophysical Stimuli in Neural Engineering" (pdf)

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February 3

Host: XJ Wang

Samuel Graham
Georgia Tech

Title: "The Development of GaN Electronics from a Thermal and Mechanical Perspective" (pdf) WEATHER CANCELLATION

February 10

Host: Hogan

Ryan Sullivan
Carnegie Mellon

Title: "Exploring the Morphology and Ice Nucleation Properties of Complex Atmospheric Aerosols Using Individual Particle Techniques" (pdf)

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February 17

Host: Northrop

Ajay Agrawal
University of Alabama

Title: "Fuel Atomization for Clean, Fuel-Flexible Combustion of Liquid Fuels" (pdf)

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February 24

Host: Garrick

Christopher Tyler

Title: "Applying CFD in Industrial Mixing" (pdf)

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March 2

Host: Aksan

Shashi Murthy

Title: "Hydrogels for Cell Purification: From Laboratory to Commercialization" (pdf)

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March 9

Host: McAlpine

Srikanth Singamaneni
Washington University
St. Louis

Title: "Plasmonic Engineering in Nanomedicine" (pdf)

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March 16

SPRING BREAK - no seminar

March 23

Host: Yang

Sang-Gook Kim

Title: "Design Solutions to Engineering Challenges in Energy Harvesting" (pdf)

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March 30

Host: Shen

Moo-Hyun Kim
Texas A&M

Title: "Numerical Simulation of Various Ocean Renewable Energy Systems" (pdf)

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April 6

Host: Aksan

Thomas Truskett
University of Texas-Austin

Title: "Inverse Design of Interactions for Assembly" (pdf)

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April 13

Host: Hong

Rajat Mittal
Johns Hopkins

Title: "Multiphysics Modeling of Cardiac Flows: From Ventricular Clot Formation to Heart Murmurs" (pdf)

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April 20

Host: Dutcher

Sebastian Behrens
University of Minnesota

Title: "Structure and Activity of Denitrifier Communities in Biochar-Amended Soil and Their Impact on N20 Emissions" (pdf)

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April 27

Host: Aksan

Portonovo Ayyaswamy

Title: "Computational models for nanoscale transport inspired by non-equilibrium thermodynamics" (pdf)

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May 4

Host: Pui

Fingerson / TSI Lecture
Philip K. Hopke

Director, Center for Air Resources Engineering & Science,
Clarkson University

Title: "Science: Informing or Driving Public Policy? How We Got to a PM2.5 Air Quality Standard and Where We Go from Here"

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