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Seminar Series

 

Fall 2020

11/20/203:00 – 4:00 pm
Zhenyu Gan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Dept
Syracuse University
Lecture:  Exploring Passive Dynamics in Legged Locomotion

11/13/203:00 – 4:00 pm
Kai, Xiao, PhD
Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Lecture: Synthetic Strain Engineering in 2D Materials

11/6/203:00 – 4:00pm
Sung Hoon Kang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute; Institute for NanoBioTechnology
John Hopkins University
Editorial Board Member, Sensors
Early Career Research Board Member, Multifunctional Materials
Lecture:  Self-adaptive Materials, Structures and Devices

10/2/20 - 3:00 pm
Carl Zweben, Ph.D. Advanced Thermal Materials and Composites Consultant
Life Fellow, ASME; Fellow, SAMPE & ASM;
Associate Fellow, AIAA; Senior Member, SPIE
Lecture: Advanced Thermal Management Materials

10/9/20 – 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Chengyuan Wu, MD, MSBmE
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology
Co-Director, Integrated Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center 
Fellowship Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Division of Epilepsy and Neuromodulation Neurosurgery (EN2)
Department of Neurosurgery 
Vickie and Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University
Lecture:  Technology and its Challenges in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

10/16/20 – 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Keith W. Moored III, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
Lehigh University
Lecture:  Physics of Efficient Bio-Inspired Propulsion: From Single Swimmers to Schools

 

Spring 2020


1/17/20 - 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Adrian Bejan, Ph.D., J.A. Jones Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Duke University

* Freedom and Evolution.pdf
January 17, 2020 Abstract, Adrian Bejan, PhD

 

1/21/20 - 3:00 pm - Tolentine 310C
Hossein Rastgoftar, Ph.D
Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Michigan

 

1/24/20 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Tolentine 215
Joshua Schultz, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tulsa

 

1/27/20 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Mendel 102
Zahra Nili, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS


1/31/20 - 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Tolentine 215

Ricardo Jorge Pinto de Castro
Institute of System Dynamics and Control

All seminars will be from 2:00 - 3:00 pm in Tolentine, Room 215 unless otherwise indicated.

 

9/6/19
Dr. Andrea Liu, Professor, Physics
University of Pennsylvania


9/13/19

Dr. Stephanie Wunder, Professor, Chemistry
Temple University


10/4/19

Dr. Luis Silva-Llanca, Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering
Universidad de la Serena, Chile


10/16/19
Dr. Lidan You, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto


10/25/19
Dr. Ying Sun, Program Officer, Themal Transport Processes
NSF


11/8/19
Dr. Grace Gu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
UC Berkeley


11/15/19
Dr. Bo Cheng, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Penn State


11/22/19
Dr. Yury Gogotsi, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University


12/6/19

Dr. Joseph Feser, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
University of Delaware

8/31/18 - “Smart Dental Biomaterials: Translating Mechanics into Applications”
Dr. Santiago Orrego, Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Kornberg School of Dentistry, and Bioengineering, College of Engineering
Temple University

9/21/18 - “Designed Polymer Crystallization for Functional Nanomaterials”
Dr. Christopher Li, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University

10/5/18 - “Modeling and Control of Unstable Physical Human-Machine Interactions: A Rider-Bikebot Example”
Dr. Jingang Yi, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University

11/2/18 - Thermal-fluid energy technologies at the extremes: Underlying transport phenomena to full-system engineering
Dr. Alex Rattner, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Penn State University

11/9/18 - "Flying like an albatross: a brief journey into the field of optimal periodic control"
Dr. Hosam Fathy, Bryant Early Career Professor, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Penn State University

11/16/18 - “In-situ electron microscopy for probing material structures and properties”
Dr. Chaoying Ni, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, and Director, W. M. Keck, Center for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis
University of Delaware

12/7/18 - "Imaging-assisted theoretical simulation for designing effective and safe heating protocols in cancer treatment using magnetic nanoparticle hyperthermia"
Dr. Liang Zhu, Professor, Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland, Baltimore County