ENME

ENME Seminars 2008 - 2009 Academic Year

Date Series Affiliation Speaker Title/Location
Spring/Summer 2009
Feb. 20
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series George Wittenberg
Associate Professor, Neurology Baltimore VAMC, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Brain Mapping and Robots: New Directions in Rehabilitation
(View Webcast) [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

Feb. 26
2 pm
Transforming Energy Lecture Series Transforming Energy Lecture Series Günther G. Scherer, Ph.D.
Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
Contributions of Electrochemical Energy Devices
to a Sustainable Mobility
[pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

Feb. 27
1:30 pm
ME Seminar Series ME & ISR Systems Seminar B.C. Khoo
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Program Co-Chair, Computational Engineering of SMA-II (Singapore-MIT Alliance), National University of Singapore
Simulations of Supercavitation Flows with Isentropic Model Equations-of-State (EOS) [pdf]

Pepco Room (Rm. 1105)
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Mar. 13
1-5 pm
ME Seminar Series ME Research Review Day

John J. Buckley, Jr.
Vice President of Engineering and Manufacturing, Electronic Systems,
Northrop Grumman Corp. (UMD, Mech Engr '83)

***and***

G. Lee Lushbaugh, Jr.
Senior Vice President, President, Fossil Power, Bechtel Power Corp.
(UMD, Mech Engr '74)

Challenges in Engineering Practice, Education, and Research

Kay Boardrooms (Rm. 1107-1111)
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Mar. 27
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Dong Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University
Development of Single Particle Mass Spectrometry [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

Apr. 3
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Pierre Dupont
Associate Professor, Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Boston University
Concentric Tube Robots for Minimally Invasive Surgery [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

Apr. 24
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Harsha K. Chelliah
Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia
Challenges and Recent Progress in Development of Chemical Kinetic Models for Engineering Applications [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

May 1
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Byeng D. Youn
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
Structural Health Prognostics Using Sparse Bayes Learning Scheme [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

May 4
3:30 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Antonio J. Conejo
Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Castilla-LaMancha, Spain
Economic Valuation of Reserves in Power Systems with High Penetration of Wind Power [pdf]

Glenn L. Martin Hall
EGR 1104

May 8
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Michael Jensen
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
The Critical Heat Flux Condition in Mini-and Microchannels [pdf]

Resnik Lecture Hall
EGR 1202

May 15
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series John Gero
Research Professor, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study and Volgenau School of Information Technology and Engineering, George Mason University
Cognitively-Based Computational Models of Design Creativity [pdf]

3117 Computer Science Instructional Building

July 20
2 pm
ME Seminar Series ME Seminar Series Chris Bailey
School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
Reliability & Prognostics Predictions: Applications in Electronics Reliability & Conservation of Heritage Structures [pdf]

 

Date Series Affiliation Speaker Title/Location
Fall 2008
Sep. 5
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Chao-Ho Sung, Ph.D.
Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division
Vorticity-Preserving Artificial Dissipation Model for Vortical Wake Prediction [pdf]

2164 Glenn Martin Hall

Sep. 19
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Krishnaswamy Nandakumar
GASCO Chair Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, The Petroleum Institute
Multiphase Computational Fluid Dynamics:  A New Tool to Aid in Scale Up of Chemical Processes [pdf]

3117 Computer Science Instructional Center

Oct. 3
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Karl Ulrich
CIBC Professor of Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Innovation Tournaments [pdf]

3117 CSI Building

Oct. 10
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Andy Ruina
Professor of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University
Issues in Bipedal Locomotion [pdf]
3117 CSI Building
Oct. 17
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Eckhard Wolfgang, Ph.D.
European Center for Power ElectronicsNSF
Robustness Validation of Power Electronics

3117 CSI Building

Nov. 7
11 am
Reliability Engineering Seminar Series Reliability Engineering Seminar Series Dr. Rao Gullapalli
Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
MRI: From Structure to Function [pdf]

2164 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Nov. 7
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series Nikhil Chopra
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
Delay-Independent Stability and Synchronization of Interconnected Nonlinear Systems [pdf]

3117 CSI Building

Nov. 14
1:00 - 5:30 pm
Burgers Seminar Program Fifth Annal Symposium of the Burgers Program for Fluid Dynamics Speakers:
Wim van Saarloos
Eitan Tadmor
Elaine S. Oran
Jose M. Ortiz de Zarate
Symposium Program [pdf]

Rooms 1107 & 1111 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Nov. 21
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series John Wissler, Ph.D.
Director of the Air Vehicles Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
AFRL and the Air Vehicles Directorate [pdf]

3117 CSI Building

Dec. 5
2 pm
Leaders in ME Lecture Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series S.K. Gupta
Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
New Manufacturing Approaches to Realizing Bio-Inspired Robots

3117 CSI Building

 


Seminar Legend

ME Department Seminar Series Leaders in ME Lecture Series
ME Department Special Seminar ME Seminar Series
ASHRAE Seminar Series ASHRAE Seminar Series
Burgers Seminar Program Burgers Seminar Program
Transforming Energy Lecture Series Transforming Energy Lecture Series
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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