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ENME Seminars 2013 - 2014 Academic Year

Date Title/Location Speaker Series Affiliation

Spring 2014

July 21
10:30 am

Recent Advances in Cooling Technology [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Jungho Kim

Sung Jin Kim, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
May 2
2:00 pm
DMA-POMDP: A Multi-agent Framework for Decentralized Control and Its Application to Outbreak Response [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Jeffrey Herrmann

Julie Simmons Ivy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
North Carolina State University
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
April 28
2:00 pm
Integrating Structure & Control Design: The Tensegrity Paradigm [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Amr Baz

Robert E. Skelton, Ph.D.
Daniel L. Alspach Professor of Dynamics Systems & Controls at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
April 25
4:00 pm
Modal Decomposition in Vibrations [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Bala Balachandran

Brian Feeny, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Michigan State University
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
April 18
2:00 pm
Additive Manufacturing/3DPrinting - Processes, Applications, and Research Opportunities [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: George Dieter

Howard A. Kuhn, Ph.D.
Professor of ME and MSE
University of Pittsburgh
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
April 10
5:00 pm
Nuclear Energy Overview

CEEE Conference Room
4164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Jared Levy

Jianwei Qi, Ph.D.
Principal Design Engineer
AREVA TN
ASHRAE Seminar Series ASHRAE Seminar Series
April 4
2:00 pm
A bio-inspired approach to the advancement of artificial grasp and manipulation [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Sarah Bergbreiter

Veronica J. Santos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Graduate Faculty of Biomedical & Electrical Engineering
Arizona State University
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
April 4
10:30 am
Biologically Inspired Soft Mechanisms in Robotics [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Yiğit Mengüç, Ph.D.
Postedoctoral Fellow
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Harvard University
 
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
April 2
10:30 am
Collaborative Design Informatics: Helping Communities Create Better Designs through Data [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Mark Fuge
Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Berkley
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
March 7
10:30 am
Uncertainty in Support Vector Regression with Hyperparameter
Tuning and Applications to System Degradation Modeling and
Risk Assessment
[pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Enrique López Droguett, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Production Engineering
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
March 5
3:00 pm
Translational Control Design for Lower-Limb Prosthetics
and Orthotics: Lessons from Robot Locomotion
[pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Robert D. Gregg IV, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Bioengineering
University of Texas, Dallas
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
March 5
10:30 am
Enabling Design under Uncertainty
Through Surrogate Modelings
[pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Felipe A. C. Viana, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineer
Probabilistics Laboratory
GE Global Research
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 28
10:30 am
Predicting Amputee Walking Gait Using Ideas from Underactuated Robot [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Anne Martin
Ph.D. candidate
Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Notre Dame

ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 21
10:30 am
Reduction and Identification for Models of Locomotion: an Emerging Systems Theory for Neuromechanics [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Sam Burden
Ph.D. candidate
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 19
1:30 pm
Bayesian Network Methods for Modeling and Reliability Assessment of Complex Systems [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Iris Tien
Systems Engineering
University of California, Berkeley
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 12
10:30 am
Interface Dynamics in Inkjet Deposition and Beyond [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Wenchao Zhou, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Researcher
University of Tennessee
Oak Ridge National Lab
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 10
10:30 am
Probabilistic Graphical Modeling as a Use Stage Inventory Method for Environmentally Conscious Design [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Cassandra Telenko, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate
Singapore University of Technology and
Design (SUTD)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
February 7
2 pm
Virtual Surgery [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Jaydev Desai

Suvranu De, Ph.D.
Head of the Department of Mechanical
Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Director of the Center for Modeling, Simulation and Imaging in Medicine Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
February 7
10:30 am
Ankle-foot function: from neuromechanical principles to prosthetic technology [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Kimberley Frye

Karl Zelik, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Biomedical, Mechanical Engineering
Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar

Fall 2013

December 6
2 pm
Silicon Carbide Micro-/Nanosystems for Sensing and Energy Applications [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Michael Ohadi

Roya Maboudian. Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

December 4
11 am
Fuzzy Fault Tree Analysis [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Dr. Ali Mosleh

Ashok Deshpande, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
College of Engineering
University of Pune, India
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
November 15
2 pm
 
Cooperative Control and Estimation for Visual Sensor Networks

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Nikhil Chopra

Takeshi Hatanaka, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical & Control Engineering
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
November 8
2 pm
The Cognitive Basis for Engineering Design [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Linda Schmidt

Jonathan Cagan, Ph.D.
George Tallman and Florence Barrett Ladd Professor in Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
October 24
4 pm
Special Robotics Seminar: 'Bio-Inspired Reduction and Robustness of Dynamic Robot Gaits'

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Sarah Bergbrieter

Sam Burden
Ph.D. candidate
University of California, Berkeley
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
October 18
2 pm
Sliding Bubbles in Confined Rectangular Channels [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Jungho Kim

Keith Hollingsworth, Ph.D.
University of Alababma in Huntsville
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series
October 14
11 am
The Symbiotic Relationship Between Moore's Law and Computational Modeling [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: MEGA (Mechanical Engineering Graduate Association)

Pete Woytowitz, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Santa Clara University
Director of Computational Modeling and Reliability
Lam Research Corporation
ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar
October 11
2 pm
Management of Energy Resources for Flexible and Efficient Power Systems [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Professor Johan Larsson

Dennice Gayme, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

Summer 2013

June 26
2 pm
Challenges of Predictive Simulation [pdf]

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Host: Chair B. Balachandran

Dan Segalman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff
Sandia National Laboratories
Livermore, Calif.
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

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Fluid Dynamics Reviews Fluid Dynamics Reviews
MEMS Graduate Student Seminar MEMS Graduate Student Seminar
Center for Small Smart Systems Seminar Center for Small Smart Systems Seminar
Reliability Engineering Seminar Series Reliability Engineering Seminar Series
SME Chapter 48 Seminar SME Chapter 48 Seminar

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