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Chemical Engineering:

10:45 AM in BDBB 105 (unless noted otherwise)

PDF of current semester seminars

FALL 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION
Sept. 12
Richard Spontak

“Controlling Morphological and Property Development in Network-Forming Multiblock Ionomers”

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

North Carolina State University

Sept. 19
D. Keith Roper
“Innovation Frameworks and Fuctional Electrodynamics i Nano-, Bio- and Meta-materials”

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Arkansas

Oct. 3
Charles Maldarelli
“Continuum and Molecular Dynamic Studies of The Hydrodynamics of Colloid Particles at a Fluid Interface”

Department of Chemical Engineering

City College of New York

Oct. 24
George Stephanopoulos
 “Nanoscale Process Systems Engineering: Towards Molecular Factories, Synthetic Cells and Adaptive Devices ”

Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nov. 4
Katherine Faber1 p.m.
PSF 173

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“Probing Pore Space: Creating and Characterizing Porous Ceramics”

Department of Applied Physics & Material Sciences

California Institute of Technology

Nov. 7
Teresa Bandosz
“Beyond Adsorption: Nanoporous Carbons as Visible Light Catalysts and Gas Sensors”

Department of Chemical Engineering

City College of New York

Nov. 21
Jim Pfaendtner
 “Using Computer Simulations to Understand and Control Chemical and Biochemical Reactions at Extreme Conditions”

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Washington

Nov. 28
Chushan Song
“CO2 Capture and Conversion to Chemicals and Fuels using Nano-structured Materials”

Department of Chemical Engineering

Pennsylvania State University

SPRING 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 11

Stelios Andreadis

“Moledular Engineering for Stem Cells for Regenarative Medicine”

Department of Chemistry & Biological Engineering

University of New York at Buffalo

Feb. 15

JoAnne Lighty

“Overview of Research Opportunities at NSF and in the Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transportation Systems Division”

Division Director
National Science Foundation

Feb. 22

Krista Walton

TBA

School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

Feb. 29

Francios Baneyx

“Building with Solid-binding Proteins:
From Hybrid Nanostructures to Protonic Devices”

Department of Chemical Engineering University of Washington

March 14

Giorgio Todd

“Antibiotic Functionalized Nanoparticles for Rapid Capture of Bacteria”

 

March 21

Mark Davis

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
“Nanoparticle Therapeutics: From Concept to Clinic”

Department of Chemical Engineering California Institute of Technology

April 4

Sheng Dai

“Tailoring Mesoporous Carbons and Related Materials for Energy Applications”

Chemical Science Division Oak Ridge National Laboratory

April 11

Lisa Hall

“Course-grained Modeling of Block Co-Polymers: Impact of Molecular Architecture of Nanostructure”

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Ohio State University

FALL 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 14

Hongcia Zhou

“Preparation of Stable Metal Organic Frameworks for Practical Applications”

Texas A&M University

Department of Chemistry

Sept. 21

Yoram Cohen

“Distributed Water Systems: Water Treatment and Disalination for Potable Use and Salinity Management”

University of California, Los Angeles

Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Sept. 28

James Gilchrist

“Convective Assembly of Nanostructued Materials”

Lehigh University

Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Oct. 26

Kevin Healy

“Organs of a Chip: Future of Personalized Medicine?”

University of California, Berkeley

Dept. of Bioengineering & Materials Science Engineering

Nov. 6
1:30 p.m.
Location TBDAlexander Smits

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“Large and Very Large Scale Motions in Turbulent Flow”

Princeton University

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Nov. 16

Kenneth Suslick

“Optoelectronics Nose: An Adventure in Molecule Recognition”

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Department of Chemistry

Nov. 23

Gregory Rutledge

“Electrospin Fiber Materials: Mechanics and Membranes”

Department of Chemical Engineering

SPRING 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 12

Andrew Keech

A Graduates Guide to the US Dairy Industry and the Production of Colostrum Products

APS Biogroup

Founder and Managing Director

Jan. 26

Rajesh Khare

Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Polymers: Insight from Atomistic Simulations

Texas Tech University

Chemical Engineering

Mar. 23

Scott Diamond

Multiscale and Patient-Specific Systems Biology

University of Pennsylvania

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Apr. 3

LS Fan

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Chemical Looping Technology Platform – Metal Oxides, Reactors and Processes

Ohio State University

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular

Apr. 6

Larry W. Lake

Scales, Scaling and Scale Up

The University of Texas at Austin

Dept. of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Apr. 27

William Koros

Engineering Science into Low-Energy-Intensive Gas Separations

Georgia Institute of Technology

 

FALL 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 25

A.T. Charles Johnson

Graphene-Enabled Bio-Nano Hybrids for Chemical Detection

University of Pennsylvania

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Sept. 22

Steven Chuang

Catalysts for Methane Utilization

University of Akron

Department of Polymer Science

Oct. 10

Enrique Lavernia

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Nanostructured Metals and Composites: From the Nanoscale to the Microscale

University of California, Davis

Department of Chemical Engineering & Material Sciences

Nov. 03

Konstantinos Konstantopoulos

Bioengineering Paradigms for Cell Migration in Conned Microenvironments

Johns Hopkins University

Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Nov. 17

Moh El-Naggar

The Biophysical and Structural Basis of Extracellular Electron Transport in Microbial Redox Chains

University of Southern California

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Dec. 01

Cristina Davis

Emerging Frontiers of Breath Analysis University of California, DavisMechanical and Aerospace Engineering
SPRING 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 13

Shelby Hutchens

Soft Solids, Small Scales, and Stability

University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Department of Polymer Science & Engineering

Jan. 27

Heather Emady

Title to be announced Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyDepartment of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering

Feb. 03

Plamen Atanassov

Hierarchically Structured Fuel Cell Catalysts: Materials Derived by Sacrificial Support Method (SSM)

University of New Mexico

Department of Chemical & Nuclear Engineering

Feb. 10

Jessica Houston

Florescence Lifetime – Dependent Flow Cytometry: A New Parameter for Single Cell Sorting and Analysis New Mexico State UniversityDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Feb. 24

Jerey Reimer

NMR: Spin without the Politics

University of California Berkeley

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Mar. 03

Robert Brown

Direct Liquefaction of Algal Biomass for the Production of Biofuels

Iowa State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Apr. 07

Robert Kelly

More Heat than Light: How Extremely Thermophilic Microorganises and Enzymes t into the Energy Picture

North Carolina State University

Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Apr. 21

Padma Rajagopalan

The Design of 3D Liver Models for Inter-cellular Signaling and Toxicology Studies

Virginia Tech

Department of Chemical Engineering

Apr. 28

Arijit Bose

Emulsions, Electrodes and Polymer Composites Using Carbon Black and Graphene-Based Materials

University of Rhode Island

Department of Chemical Engineering

FALL 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 30

Daniel Schwartz

Single Molecule Tracking at Wet Interface

University of Colorado, Boulder

Department of Chemical & Biological Eng.

Oct. 7

David Lignell

Multiscale simulation of turbulent reacting flows using DNS and ODT

Brigham Young University

Chemical Engineering Department

Oct. 21

Leonard Tender

From Mud to Electrode Catalyst and Conductive Nanomaterials

Naval Research Laboratory

Center for Bio/Molecular Science & Eng.

Oct. 28

William Bentley

Developing the Biotechnological Toolbox: Biofabrication at the Intersection of Synthetic Biology and Microelectronics

University of Maryland

Department of Bioengineering

Nov. 18

Thomas Webster

Nano- and Pico- Technology in Medicine – Pushing the Boundaries

Northeastern University

Department of Chemical Engineering

SPRING 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 28

Costas Maranas

Using Computations to Reconstruct, Analyze and Redesign Metabolism

Pennsylvania State University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Feb. 4

Rakesh Agrawal

Sustainable Energy Research in Chemical Engineering

Purdue University

School of Chemical Engineering

Feb. 11

Sindee Simon

Polymer Physics and Chemistry at the Nanoscale

Texas Tech University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Feb. 18

Wilfred Chen

Engineering Synthetic Protein Scaolds with Exchangeable Functional Domains

University of Delaware

Department of Chemical Engineering

Mar. 4

Glenn Lipscomb

Reverse Electrodialysis for Renewable Energy Production

University of Toledo

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Apr. 1

Cynthia H. Collins

Microbial communities, synthetic biology and biofilm formation during spaceight

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Chemical and Biological Engineering

FALL 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 27

Tom Peterson

Stimulating Innovation Within Engineering Colleges

National Science Foundation

Assistant Director

Sept. 10

Richard Braatz

Systems Nanotechnology: Estimation, Design and Control of Nanoscale Systems

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Chemical Engineering

Oct. 22

Christina Chan

Role of Fatty Acids in Disease

Michigan State University

Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Sciences

Nov. 5

Katy Kao

Development of a Novel in situ Recombination System in Escherichia Coli

Texas A & M University

Department of Chemical Engineering

Nov. 19

Jonathan Dordick

Biocatalytic Nanocomposites: Marrying Biomolecular Science and Advanced Materials to Provide Form, Function, and Protection from Disease

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Dec. 3

Daniel Hammer

Designer Vesicles from Synthetic Surfactants -block-co-polymers and Recombinant Proteins

University of Pennsylvania

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Dec. 10

Michael Betenbaugh

Engineering Mammalian Cells to Enhance Biotechnology Performance

John Hopkins University

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

SPRING 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Feb. 3

Kimberly Ogden

Cultivation Strategies for Microalgae to Produce Biofuels

University of Arizona

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Feb.17

Daven Henze

Where is it all coming from? Tracking down the sources of environmental hazards in the atmosphere

University of Colorado at Boulder

Mechanical Engineering Department

Mar. 9

Arul Jayaraman

Inter-kingdom communication in the GI Tract: There’s a lot of talking going on….

Texas A & M

Department of Chemical Engineering

Mar. 16

David Rumschitzki

What does Aquaporin-1 have to do with early atherosclerosis? Hint: trans-arterial water flow

City College of New York

Chemical Engineering Department

Mar. 30

Daniel Hammer

Designer Vesicles from Synthetic Surfactants – Block-Co-Polymers and Recombinant Proteins

University of Pennsylvania

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Apr. 6

T. J. Mountziaris

Synthesis, Functionalization, and Biological Sensing Applications of ZnSe Nanocrystals

University of Massachusetts

Department of Chemical Engineering

Apr. 13

Robert Tilton

Interfacial and Performance Properties of Polymer Brush-grafted Nanoparticles

Carnegie Mellon University

Biomedical and Chemical Engineering

Apr. 20

Kam Leong

Cellular Response to Nanotopography

Duke University

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Apr. 23

Gerry Fuller

Surface Cleaning Using Non-Newtonian Fluids Stanford University
FALL 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 26

Dr. Benny Freeman

Structure-Property Relations in Polymers for Gas Separations

University of Texas at Austin

Department of Chemical Engineering

Sept. 16

Dr. Carlos Rinaldi

Suspensions of Magnetic Nanoparticles: From Fluid Physics to Biomedical Applications

University of Puerto Rico

Departmemnt of Chemical Engineering

Sept. 30

Dr. Shang-Tian Yang

Metabolic Engineering of Clostridia for Production of Bio-fuels and Bio-based Chemicals

Ohio State University

Department of Chemical Eng. and Biomolecular Eng.

Oct. 14

Dr. Steven Chuang

Organic/Inorganic Hybrids for C02 Capture

University of Akron

Department of Chemical Eng. and Biomolecular Eng.

Department of Polymer Science

Oct. 28

Dr. Gabriel Tardos

Rheological Behavior of Dense Granular Matter

City College of New York

Department of Chemical Engineering

Nov. 4

Dr. Kenneth Reardon

Measurement of Organic Chemical Concentrations Using Optical Enzymatic Biosensors

Colorado State University

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Nov. 18

Dr. Patrick Stayton

Smart Interactions at Smart Interfaces

University of Washington

Department of Bioengineering

Dec. 2

Dr. Vijay John

Multi Carbon Materials at Interface

Tulane University

Department of Chemical& Biomolecular Engineering

SPRING 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 29

Thomas Neumann

Optical Projection Tomographic Microscopy (OPTM) in Medical Diagnostic and Scientific Research Vision Gate Inc.

Feb. 12

Matt Tirrell

Modular, Multi-Functional Micellas with Protein-like Activities University of California – Berkeley

Feb. 26

Shiping Zhu

Nano-patterning of Polymers Constrained to Surface and a ‘Cutting Edge’ Technology McMaster University

Mar. 5

Daniel Pack

(Re) Engineering Gene Delivery: Toward Construction of Artificial Viruses University of Illinois

Mar. 26

Gregory McKenna

Dynamics of Glass-forming Systems: Aging Time Dependence and Temperature Dependence Texas Tech University

Apr. 2

Darsh Wasan

New Vistas in Dispersion Science and Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology

Apr. 16

Douglas Way

High Temperature, Inorganic Membranes for Hydrogen Production with Carbon Capture Colorado School of Mines
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Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering:

1:00 p.m. in Schwada Classroom and Office Building (SCOB), Room 210 (unless noted otherwise)

PDF of current semester seminars

FALL 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 2

Larry Lake

“Using Electrical Analogues to Model Flow in Hydrocarbon Reservoirs” University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 9

Laurent Pilon

“Microencapsulated Phase Change Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings” University of California, Los Angeles

Sept. 16

Yi Ren

“Design Science: On the Intersection of Engineering Design and Machine Learning” Arizona State University

Sept. 23

Sourabh Apte

“Particle-Bed Turbulence Interactions in an Oscillatory Wall Bounded Flow” Oregon State University

Sept. 30

Lorenzo Valdevit

“Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Architected Materials Encompassing Negative Stiffness Elements” University of California, Irvine

Oct. 7

Kenn Oldham

“Towards Highly-mobile Terrestrial Micro-robots Based on Thin-film Piezoelectric Actuation” University of Michigan

Oct. 14

Vadim Shapiro

TBA University of Wisconsin, Madison

Oct. 21

Church Farrar

“Structural Health Monitoring: Historical Development, Current Status, Research Needs” Los Alamos National Laboratory

Oct. 28

James Forbes

“Robust Control of Flexible Spacecraft” McGillis University

Nov. 4

Katherine Faber

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“Probing Pore Space: Creating and Characterizing Porous Ceramics”

California Institute of Technology

Nov. 18

Sushant Anand

“From Sustainability to Healthcare: Emerging Solutions through Tunable Control of Breath Figures on Liquids” University of Illinois, Chicago
     
SPRING 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 11

Marc Mignolet

Welcome presentation Arizona State University

Jan. 29

Magnus Egerstedt

“Control of Multi-Robot Systems: From Formations to Human- Swarm Interactions”

Georgia Institute of Technology

Feb. 5

Venkat Raman

“Thermal Nonequilibrium and Scramjet Combustion” University of Michigan

Feb. 12

Jack McNamara

“Treatment of Multi-Physics in Hypersonic Flows”

Ohio State University

Feb. 19

Michael Dickey

“Soft, Stretchable and Reconfigurable Materials for Electronics and Actuators” North Carolina State University

Feb. 26

Zhuomin Zhang

“Recent Theoretical and Experimantal Studies on Near-Field Thermal Radiation”

Georgia Institute of Technology

March 4

Pablo Parrilo

“Chordal Structure and Polynomial Systems”

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

March 18

Sungtaek Ju

Manipulating Polarization for Thermoscience Applications: Solid-State Refrigeration to Finger-Actuated Digital Microfluidics

University of California, Los Angeles

March 25

Albert To

“Bioinspired Hierarchical and Cellular Structures:  Design, Modeling, and 3D Printing”

University of Pittsburgh

April 1

Pradeep Sharma

“Flexoelectricity”  University of Houston

April 8

Svetlana Poroseva

“On the use of Direct Numerical Simulation Data for Developing Engineering Turbulence Models”

University of New Mexico

April 15

Mark Yim

“Low Cost Robotics”

University of Pennsylvania

 April 22

Brian Wardle

“Hierarchical Nanoengineered Advanced Materials- Mechanical and Multifunctional Properties”

Massachusets Institute of Technology

 April 29

Applied Science Poster Session

Arizona State University

FALL 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 28

Marc Mignolet

Welcome presentation Arizona State University

Sept. 4

Pramod Reddy

“Radiative Heat Transfer at the Nanoscale”

University of Michigan

Sept. 11TBD    

Sept. 18

Bassam Bamieh

“Network Controllability: Fundamental Limitations of Local vs. Global Feedback”

University of California

Sept. 25

TBD

   

Oct. 2

Guillermo Aguilar

“Laser-mediated Thermocavitation: Visulization and Potential Biomedical Applications”

University of California, Riverside

Oct. 9

Gaurav Arya

Polymer-nanoparticle Composites: Modeling their Morphology, Assembly, and Viscoelasticity”

University of California

Oct. 16

Harrison Kim

“Complex Systems Design Analytics: A Promising Enabler for Green Design and Energy Sustainability”

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Oct. 23

Li Shi

“Engineering Thermal Energy Transport, Conversion and Storage in Nanostructured and Complex Materials”

University of Texas , Austin

Oct. 30

TBD

   

Nov. 6

Alexander Smits
Location TBA

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“Large and Very Large Scale Motions in Turbulent Flows”

Princeton University

Nov. 13

Gregory Sawicki

“A Biologically Inspired Approach to Lower Limb Exoskeleton Design”

North Carolina State University

 Nov. 20

Dimos Poulikakos

“Collaborative Effects of Inherent Droplet Physics and Rational Surface Nanofabrication for Extreme Resistance Against Icing

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

 Dec. 4

Jacob Zwick

“Investigation of a Guided Projectile Structural Failure”

Emery Riddle University

SPRING 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 16

Iwona Jasiuk

Multiscale Mechanics of Bone

University of Illinois – Urbana , Champaign

 

Jan. 23

Jim Head

The Engineer as Diplomat: Forging a Global Response to Space Hazards

Raytheon Missile Systems

 

Jan. 30

Levent Burak Kara

Supporting Visual Thinking and Ideation Through 3D Design Abstraction

Carnegie Mellon University

 

Feb. 06

Jennifer Lukes

Modeling the Physical Properties of Nanocrystal Superlattices

University of Pennsylvania

 

Feb. 13

Peter Hamlington

Interactions Between Turbulence and Flames in Premixed

University of Colorado, Boulder

 

Feb. 20

Dennice Gayme

Self Sustaining Turbulence in Restricted Nonlinear Model

Johns Hopkins University

 

Feb. 27

Xianfan Xu

Manipulating Electro-magnetic Waves at the Nanoscale and Its Engineering Applications

Purdue University

 

Mar. 06

Xiuling Li

Nanoelectric and Nanophotonic Devices

University of Illinois – Urbana , Champaign

 

Mar. 20

Bill Crealius

Modeling the Prosthetic Interface to the User

Rutgers University

 

Mar. 27

Keqin Gu

Stability Analysis of System with Two Scalar Delay Channels

Southern Illinois University – Ewardsville

 

Apr. 03

LS Fan

Location & Time TBD

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Chemical Looping Technology Platform – Metal Oxides, Reactors and Processes

Ohio State University

 

Apr. 03

Dan Segalman

A Robust Approach to Quantification of Margin and Uncertainty

Michigan State University

 

Apr. 10

John Dolbow

Emerging Computational Methods for Fragmentation

Duke University

 

Apr. 17

Kai Goebel

When will it Break? Prognostics and Health Management at NASA

NASA AIMS Research Center

 

Apr. 24

Roland Winston

Wide-Angle Nonimaging Concentrators Principles and Applications

University of California, Merced

 

May 01

Audrey Iffert-Saleem

Crowdfunding Basics Workshop

Arizona State University

 

FALL 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 22

Marc Mignolet

Welcome

Arizona State University

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Aug. 29

Abdelraouf Mayyas

Model-Based Automotive System Integration: Using Vehicle Hardware In-the-Loop simulation as New Approach for the Development of Advanced Hybrid Electric Powertrains into an Existing Platform

Arizona State University

 

Sept. 05

Satish Kandlikar

Recent Advanced in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer with Micro and Nanostructures

Rochester Institute of Technology

 

Sept. 12

Mark Tschopp

“The Nanocrystalline Metals” Renaissance of the 21st Century: Tailoring “Bulk Nanocrystalline Metals for Enhanced Thermal Stability and Mechanical Properties”

U.S. Army Research Laboratory

 

Sept. 19

Marianne Francois

Modeling and Simulation of Interfacial Flows within a Volume Tracking Framework

Los Alamos National Laboratory

 

Sept. 26

Nicholas Ouellette

Multiscale Dynamics and Coherent Structures in Turbulent Flow

Yale University

 

Oct. 03

David McDowell

Modeling Inelastic Behavior of Metals at Multiple for Multiple Purposes

Georgia Institute of Technology

 

Oct. 10

Enrique Lavernia

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Nanostructured Metals and Composites: From the Nanoscale to the Microscale

University of California, Davis

 

Oct. 17

Dennice Gayme

Self Sustaining Turbulence in Restricted Nonlinear Model

Johns Hopkins University

 

Oct. 24

Steve Charlton

The Critical Role of Engineering in a Changing World

Cummins, Inc.

 

Oct. 31

Ronggui Yang

Nanoscale Heat Transfer: Thermal Conductivity of Polymer and Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials

University of Colorado, Boulder

 

Nov. 07

Kaushik Bhattacharya

Getting Stuck and Breaking Free: An Opportunity for Engineering New Materials

California Institute of Technology

 

Nov. 14

James Spicer

The Messy Mix of Photons and Polymer Matric Nanocompoits: Properties, Processing and Performance

Johns Hopkins University

 

Nov. 21

Ufuk Topcu

Correct by Construction Control synthesis in Model-Based Design of Autonomous Systems

University of Pennsylvania

 

Dec. 05

Sheryl Grace

Predicting Turbofan Fan-Stage Broadband Noise

Boston University

 

SPRING 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 24

Marc Mignolet

Welcome

Arizona State University

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Jan. 31

Angela Sodemann

Robotics in High Precision Micromilling

Arizona State University

College of Technology Innovation

Feb. 07

Kostas Daniilidis

3D Object Detection and Pose Estimation for Manipulation: from Single Images to Active Viewpoint Selection

University of Pennsylvania

Department of Computer & Information Science

Feb. 21

Paul Oh

Robotics: Passing the Tipping Point

Drexel University

Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Feb. 28

Krishnaswa Ravi-Chandar

Modeling Failure in Ductile Materials

University of Texas at Austin

Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics

Mar. 07

Sheldon Weinbaum

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
The Role of Microcalcications in Vulnerable Plaque Rupture, the Largest Cause of Cardiovascular Death

University of New York

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Mar. 21

Amanda Adams

Taking Power Out of the Wind: The relationships between wind energy and the atmosphere

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Geography & Earth Sciences

Mar. 28

Thomas Sugar

Walking and Running with Exoskeletons

Department of Computer & Information Science

Arizona State University

April 11

Sangram Redkar

“Designing Nonlinear Dynamical Systems: UAVs, UGVs, Spider-man Suit and Walking on Water”

College of Technology and Innovation

Arizona State University

April 25

Hanqing Jiang

Origami – Fusion of Arts and Engineering: Deformable Electronics and Metamaterials School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy – Arizona State University

May 02

Stephen Mascaro

Fingernail Imaging for Touch Force Measurement

University of Utah

Department of Mechanical Engineering

FALL 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 30

Marc Mignolet

Uncertainty Modeling in some Structural Dynamics and Aeroelastic Systems

Arizona State University

Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Sept. 20 Distinguished Scholar Lecture
To be announced

Arizona State University

Fulton Schools of Engineering

Oct. 04

Andrea Mammoli

Integrating Distributed Energy Resources on a Power Distribution Feeder: Effects on Power Quality University of New Mexico
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct. 18

Zdenĕk Bažant

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Comminution of Solids Due to Kinetic Energy of High-Rate Shear: Missile Impact, Gas Shale and Turbulence Analogy
Northwestern University
School of Engineering & Applied Science

Nov. 01

Massoud Kavainy

Direct Conversion of Phonon Energy to Electricity University of Michigan
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nov. 08

Lee Rhynes

Multiphase Flow, Flow Assurance, Dynamic Modeling…Why bother? Chevron Energy Technology Company
Senior Scientist, Flow Assurance Team

Nov. 15

Debjyoti Banarjee

Nano-Devices for Enhanced Thermal Energy Storage, Cooling and Sensing

Texas A&M

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nov. 22

Panagoitis Christodes

Distributed Model Predictive Control: Enabling Smart Manufacturing, Distributed Renewable Energy Generation and Water Production

University of California, Los Angeles

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Dec. 6

Matthew Brake

The Challenges and Progress Towards Developing Predictive Joint Models Sandia National Laboratories
Component Science and Mechanics
SPRING 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 11

Marc Mignolet

Welcome

Arizona State University

SEMTE

Feb. 1

Ahmed Busnaina

Advanced Nanomaterials-based Manufacturing Platform for Printed Sensors, Electronics, Energy and Material Applications

Northeastern University

College of Electrical & Computer Engineering
NSF Nanoscale Science & Engineering Center

Feb.15

Andrew Fagg

Learning Grasp-Oriented Visual Representations through Interaction

University of Oklahoma

School of Computer Science

Mar. 1

Ed Colgate

Forced Feedback for Fingertips

Northwestern University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mar. 8

Jekanthan Thangavelautham

Towards Reconfigurable Network Robotics for Long Duration Space Missions

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mar. 22

Hussein Zbib

Multiscale Modeling of Deformation in Metallic Materials; Stochastic and Size Effects

Washington State University

School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

Mar. 29

William Nix

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Fracture of Silicon Nanopillars during Electrochemical Lithium Insertion

Stanford University

Materials Science & Engineering

Apr. 5

Pol Spanos

Emerging Nonlinear Random Vibration Techniques:  Some Aspects of Wavelets or Fractional Derivatives Based Treatments

Rice University

Department of Civil & Environmental Eng.

Apr. 12

Sanjiv Sinha

Thermal Energy Conversion, Storage & Transport in Nanostructures

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mechanical Science & Engineering

Apr. 19
Michelle Pantoya
Characterizing Reaction Mechanisms and Modes of Energy Propagation in Nano-Al Based Energetic Materials Texas Tech University
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Apr. 26

Ranga Pitchumani

SunShot Initiative for Concentrating Solar Power

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Department of Mechanical Engineering

FALL 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Aug. 24

Marc Mignolet

Welcome

Arizona State University

SEMTE

Aug. 31

Rafael Pacheco

Formation of Columnar Baroclinic Vortices in Thermally Stratified Nonlinear Spin-up

Arizona State University

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Sept. 21

Chuan Hu

A Law Made to be Broken –The History and Future of Moore’s Law Intel Corporation

Sept. 28

Marios Soteriou

Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Flows for Combustion Applications United Technologies Research Center

Oct. 5

Andrew Brown

Student Seminar Series
3-D Geometric and Microstructural Characteristics of Incipient Spall Damage in Shock Loaded Cu Multicrystals and Polycrystals

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Oct. 5

Jian Yang

Student Seminar Series
A Multi – resolution Experimental Methodology for Fatigue Mechanism Verification

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Oct. 12

Tishun Peng

Student Seminar Series
Integrated Fatigue Damage Diagnosis and Prognosis Under Uncertainties

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Oct. 12

Ricardo Perez

Student Seminar Series
Reduced Order Model for the Geometric Nonlinear Response of a Complex Structure

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Oct. 19

Arun Majumdar

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
A New Industrial Revolution for a Sustainable Energy Future 
PowerPoint: link
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Former Director of ARPA-E

Former Acting Under Secretary of Energy

Oct. 26

Ravinder Chona

Aerospace Vision & Achievement Lecture
Aero-Structural Challenges for the 21st Century: A U.S. Air Force Perspective

USAF Senior Scientist

Structural Science Center

Nov. 2

Mark Cutkosky

Applying Principles from the Locomotion of Small Animals to the Design and Operation of Bio-inspired Robots

Stanford University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Nov. 9

Teng Ma

Student Seminar Series
Thermoelastodynamic Responses of Panels Through Nonlinear Reduced Order Modeling

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Nov. 9

Andrew Matney

Student Seminar Series
Thin Films on Soft Substrates as Anodes in Lithium Ion Batteries: Stress Relaxation and High Performance

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Nov. 16

Sina Ghods

Student Seminar Series
Impact of Liquid Fuel Boundary Condition and Nozzle Geometry on Liquid Jet in Crossflow Atomizatione

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Nov. 16

Zechariah Jibben

Student Seminar Series
A Quadrature-Free Runge-Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Approach to Conservative Level Set Methods for Simulating Atomization

School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University

Nov. 30

Christopher Davis

Structural Health Management from a Certification Perspective

Structures Technology Organization

Boeing Research and Technology

Dec. 07

Guillaume Blanquart

Modeling Ignition and Flame Propagations for Aircraft Fuel Tank Safety

California Institute of Technology

Department of Mechanical Engineering

SPRING 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 20

Deyu Li

Manipulation of Energy and Mass Transport at Micro/Nanoscale for Engineering Applications

Vanderbilt University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Jan. 27

Luciano Castillo

On Wind Energy: A Fundamental Perspective Toward Understanding Wind Farms Underperformance

Texas Tech University

Mechanical Engineering Department

Mar. 2

Jesse Little

Plasma Actuators for Aerodynamic Flow Control

University of Arizona

Dept. of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

Mar. 9

Michael Goldfarb

Some Forward-Looking Assistive Devices to Improve Quality of Life for Persons with Physical Disabilities

Vanderbilt University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Mar. 30

James Blatchford

The Challenges of Renewable Energy Integration into the CAISO Grid

Lead Renewable Integration Specialist

California Independents Systems Operation Corporation

April 6

Jianmin Qu

Stress-Dependent Chemical Potentials and Their Applications to Energy Conversion and Storage Devices

Northwestern University

Dept. Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr. 13

Homayoon Kazerooni

Lower Extremity Exoskeleton Systems for Medical Applications

University of California at Berkeley

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Apr. 20

Chuan-Hua Chen

From Jumping Drops to Thermal Diodes

Duke University

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Sciences

FALL 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 9

Gregory Davis

Exciting Developments in NASA’s “Other” Space Program

California Technical Institute

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Sept. 16

Roger Ohayon

Fluid‐Structure Vibrations for Interior Problems Conservatoire National des Artset et Métiers

Sept. 23

Ronald Adrian

Extracting Order from Chaos: Dissecting Turbulent Motion

Arizona State University

Mechanical and Aerospace Engr.

Sept. 30

Douglas Bammann

Characterization of Coupled Multiphysics Events at Various Length Scales Based Upon a Consistent Internal State Variable Theory of Inelasticity Deformation

Mississippi State University

Mechanical Engineering Dept.

Oct. 7

Xiaohua Wu

Connection Between DNS and Experiment of the Canonical Boundary Layer

Royal Military College of Canada

Dept. of Mechanical Engr.

Oct. 14

C. Ozgen Karacan

Analyses of Pressure and Rate Transients of Gas Flow in Mining Induced Formation Deformation to Determine Permeability’s Office of Mine Safety and Health Research

Oct. 21

James Doyle

Overview of the Southern Andes –Antarctic Gravity Wave Initiative

Naval Research Laboratory

Mesoscale Modeling Section

Oct. 28

John A. Rodgers

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Bio‐Integrated Electronics

University of Illinois –Urbana

Dept. of Material Sciences

Nov. 4

Guruswami Ravachandran

Three Dimensional Traction Force Microscopy with Applications in Cell Mechanics

California Institute of Technology

Dept. of Mechanical Engr.

SPRING 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 21

Patrick Phelan

Welcome

Arizona State University

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Jan. 28

Andreas Z’Graggen

Radiation Heat Transfer in a Suspension of Reacting Particles: Application to the Solar Stream‐Gasification of Carbonaceous Materials

ETH Zurich

Dept. of Mech. & Process Engr.

Feb. 4

Shawn Shadden

Transport Studies in Cardiovascular Flow: Modeling, Measurement and Characterization

Illinois Institute of Technology

Mechanical & Aerospace Engr.

Feb. 11

John Anderson

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Engineering Education: Back to the Future

President

Illinois Institute of Technology

Feb. 18

Sean Garrick

The Formation and Growth of Particles from Vapor: Multiphase Flows for Energy and the Environment

University of Minnesota

Dept. of Mechanical Engr.

Mar. 25

Dietmar Rempfer

Fluid Mechanics in an Urban Setting: New Tools and Applications

Illinois Instiute of Tehnology

Mechanical, Material & Aerospace Eng.

Apr. 1

John Halchak

Role of Computational Modeling, Structures and Dynamics and Advanced Materials in the Development of Rocket Engines Pratt Whitney Rocketdyne

Apr. 8

Brett Bednarcyk

Efficient Design Tools for New Structural Concepts in New Generation Heavy Lift Vehicle

NASA Glenn Research Center

Materials Research Engineer

Apr. 22

Kristin Chojnicki

The Role of Unsteady Buoyancy Flux in Transient Volcanic Plume Velocity Structure and Evolution

Arizona State University

School of Earth and Space Exploration

Apr. 29

Gareth McKinley

Designing Omni phobic Surfaces for Super Liquid Repellency and Friction Reduction

Massachusetts Institute of Tech.

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

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FALL 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 2

Shu Yang

“Design of Highly Responsive and Foldable Metamaterials”

Department of Materials Science & Engineering

University of Pennsylvania

Sept. 16

Paul Weiss

“Automically Precise Nanoscale Contacts”

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California – Los Angeles

Oct. 7

Thomas Truskett

“Inverse Design of Interactions for Assembly”

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Texas – Austin

Nov. 4

Katherine Faber

“Probing Pore Space: Creating and Characterizing Porous Ceramics”

Department of Applied Physics & Material Sciences

California Institute of Technology

     
SPRING 2016
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

March 18

Istvan Szilagyi

“Design of Efficient Delivery Systems by Tuning the Aggregation of Layered Nanoparticles”

Senior Lecturer University of Geneva

March 25

Yi Cui

“Batteries:  Now and Future”

 

April 1

Sanford Asher

“Responsive 2D and 3D Protein Photonic Crystal Hydrogels”

Department of Chemistry
University of Pittsburgh

April 22

Salvatore Torquato

“Disordered Hyperuniform Materials: New States of Amorphous Matter”

Department of Chemistry
Department of Physics
Princeton University

FALL 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION
Aug. 28
ISTB 4

Jon Molina-Aldareguia

“Mechanical Properties of Al/SiC Nanolaminates as a Function of Individual Layer Thickness & Loading Orientation”

IMDEA Materials Institute

Sept. 18
SCOBArno Merkle

“Confronting 3D Multi-scale Characterization Challenges in Materials Science”

Carl Zeiss X-Ray Microscopy

Oct. 30
ISTB 4Aaron Lindenberg

“Ultrafast Studies of Materials as they Tranform”

Stanford University

Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering & Dept. of Photon Sciences

Nov. 6
Location TBDAlexander Smits

Distinguished Scholar Lecture

“Large and Very Large Scale Motions Turbulent Flows”

Princeton University

Dept. of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Nov. 13
SCOBSrikanth Hariharn

“Functional Magnetic Nanostructures for Electromagnetic and Biomedical Applications”

University of South Florida

Department of Physics

Dec. 4
SCOBKeng Hsu
 TBA

Arizona State University, Polytechnic campus

Engineering & Manufacturing Engineering

SPRING 2015
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 23

Tae-Sik Yoon

Assembly of Colloidal Nanoparticles and its Application to Memory Devices

Myongji University

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Feb. 27

Stefan Zauscher

Condensation-Mediated “Living” Chain Growth Polymerization: Towards New DNA Nanostructures

University of California, Davis

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Apr. 03

LS Fan

Location & Time TBA

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Chemical Looping Technology Platform – Metal Oxides, Reactors and Processes

Ohio State University

 

FALL 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 19

Brian Patterson

Application of Quantitative 3D Imaging to Better Understand the Relationship between Chemical Formulations

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Polymer and Coating Group

Oct. 10

Enrique Lavernia

Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Nanostructured Metals and Composites: From the Nanoscale to the Microscale

University of California, Davis

Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Sciences

Oct. 17

Erdogan Madenci

Peridynamics for Crack Initiation and Propagation

University of Arizona

Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Department

Nov. 07

Henry Holroyd

Environment-Sensitive-Fracture of High-Strength Aluminum Alloys

Luxfer, Inc.

Senior Vice President

SPRING 2014
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Mar. 28

Ernie Hall

Use of Advanced Characterization Techniques for Materials Development in Energy and Transportation

GE Global Research

Chief Scientist

Apr. 04

Muhammad Sahimi

Location: GWC 465

Porous Media, Small and Large: From Quantum-Mechanical to Field Scale

University of Southern California

Materials Science and Engineering

Apr. 25

Eric Chason

Residual Stress in Thin Film: Real-time Experiments and Kinetics Modeling

Brown University

Division of Engineering

FALL 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 13

Edgar Lara-Cuzio

The Role of Materials in Power Generations and the Conversion, Transmission,
Storage and use of Energy

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Materials Science and Technology Division

Oct. 11

Oscar Dubon

Two-Dimensional Crystal Growth: Epitaxial Graphene on Metal Substrates

University of California, Berkeley

Materials Science and Engineering

Nov. 08

Ravi Mahajan

Directions in Advanced Microelectronics Packaging

Intel Corporation

Senior Principal Engineer

Nov. 15

Kevin Jorissen

Probing Exciting States of Materials with X-ray and Electron Spectra

University of Washington

Department of Physics

SPRING 2013
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 18

David Bahr

If Smaller is Stronger, is Nothing Weaker

Washington State University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Feb. 15

Joseph M Mabry

Title to be announced

Air Force Research Laboratory

Polymer Working Group

Apr. 12

Changhee Lee

Title to be announced

Seoul National University

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

FALL 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 07

Yu-Lin Shen

Deformation and Damage in Multilayer Thin Films: Perspective from Numerical Modeling and its Correlation with Experiments

University of New Mexico

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct. 05

Orlando Auciello

Science and Technology of Multifunctional Oxide and Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD) Films and Applications in Multifunctional Devices/Systems

Endowed Chair Professor

Dept. of Materials Science and Bioengineering

University of Texas‐Dallas

Oct. 12

Jon Molina-Aldareguia

10:00 AM, ISTB4 492

High Temperature Mechanical Behaviour of Nanoscale Multilayers Senior Researcher
IMDEA Materials Institute
SPRING 2012
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 20

Wade Adams

Nanotechnology and the Future of Energy

Rice University

Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology

Feb. 17

Vaidyanathan Subramanian

Multifunctional Titanium Oxide‐based Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy

University of Nevada at Reno

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

Mar. 30

Tresa Pollock

Materials in 3D: New Tomography Approaches and Applications to High Temperature Materials

University of California –Santa Barbara

Department of Materials

Apr. 13

Franky So

Recent Progress in Polymer Solar Cells

University of Florida

Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering

FALL 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Sept. 16

Jiangeng Xue

Organic‐Inorganic Hybrid Electronic Materials for Sustainable Energy Applications

University of Florida

Department of Material Sciences and Engineering

Oct. 7

Francesco De Carlo

X‐ray Imaging at the Advanced Photon Source

Argonne National Laboratory

Advanced Photon Source

Oct. 14

Joseph Hupp

Nanostructured Architectures and “Artificial Leaf” Solar Cells

Northwestern University

Department of Chemistry

Nov. 18

Jianyu Huang

Application of In‐situ Electron Microscopy in Nanoscience and Energy Research

Sandia National Laboratory

Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies

Dec. 2

Tresa Pollock

Materials in 3D: New Tomography Approaches and Applications to High Temperature Materials

University of California –Santa Barbara

Department of Materials

SPRING 2011
DATE & SPEAKER TITLE ORGANIZATION

Jan. 21

Gregory Rorrer

Support of Sustainable Energy Research by the National Science Foundation

Energy for Sustainability Program

National Science Foundation

Mar. 25

Ellen Cerreta

Small Scale Experiments to Support Strength and Damage Modeling Los Alamos National Laboratory

Apr. 1

Stuart Wolf

Strongly Correlated Oxides and their Potential for Novel Electronic Devices University of Virginia

Apr. 25

Christopher Schuh

Harder, Cheaper, Greener Design of Stable Nanocrystalline Alloys for Coating Applications Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Apr. 29

Eric M. Taleff

Hot Forming and Formability of Light Alloys for Vehicle Components

University of Texas at Austin

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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