ENME

2016-2017 Seminars

Date Title/Location Speaker Series Affiliation

Summer 2017

 

June 12
12:00 pm

 

 

 

Prognostics and Systems Health Management in the Internet of Things

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Michael Pecht
George E. Dieter Professor
Director, Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME@UMD

 

 

June 23
12:00 pm

 

 

Measurements on NASA's Vomit Comet: Getting Sick for the Sake of Science

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Jungho Kim
Professor
Keystone Professor
Leader, Thermal, Fluids & Energy Systems Division
Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME@UMD

 

 

June 29
11:00 am

 

Atoms and Elements: Multiscale Simulation of Energetic Materials

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

 

 

 

Brian Barnes
Computational Chemist
US Army Research Laboratory

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

July 13
12:00 pm

 

 

Liquids at Complex Interfaces

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

 

Siddhartha Das
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME@UMD

 

 

July 27
12:00 pm

 

 

A Robot Walks out of the FabLab

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Sarah Bergbreiter
Associate Professor
Director, Maryland Robotics Center
Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME@UMD

 

 

 

August 11
11:00 am

 

 

 

Nonlinear Elastodynamic Waves in Anisotropic and Heterogeneous Solids

CEE Conference Room
1179 Martin Hall

 

 

Christopher Kube
Ultrasonics and Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer
United States Army Research Laboratory (ARL)

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

August 18
2:00 pm

 

 

Superomniphobic Surfaces: Design & Applications

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

 

Arun K. Kota
Asistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

August 25
12:00 pm

 

 

Designing with Data: How Machine Learning is Morphing Human, Product and System Design

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Mark Fuge
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME@UMD

 

Check out the upcoming lineup for ME @ UMD talks, coming this fall!

 

Date Title/Location Speaker Series Affiliation

Spring 2017

 

February 17
10:30 am

 

 

 

A Particle Walks into an Interface...

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Vinothan Manoharan, Ph.D.
Wagner Family Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor, Department of Physics
Harvard University

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

March 16
11:00 am

 

 

Research and Development at the Pipeline and Hazardous Safety Administration

Aerospace Seminar Room
3164 Martin Hall

 

 

Veda Bharath, Ph.D.
Physical Scientist
Office of Hazardous Materials Safety
PHMSA
Department of Transportation

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

April 7
3:00 pm

 

 

 

Personalized Environmental Control Systems (PECS)

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

 

H. Ezzat Khalifa, Ph.D.
NYSTAR Distinguished Professor
Syracuse University

 

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

 

April 20
11:00 am

 

 

 

Non-Local and Non-Classical Continuum Theories

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

 

J.N. Reddy, Ph.D.
Oscar S. Wyatt Jr. Chair
Distinguished Professor
Texas A&M University

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME Department Seminar Series

 

 

April 21
11:00 am

 

 

The ARL Enterprise for Multiscale Research of Materials

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

Peter Plostins, Ph.D.
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME Department Seminar Series

 

 

April 27
11:00 am

 

 

Grand Unified Theory of Grain Boundaries

DeWALT Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

 

David Srolovitz, Ph.D.
Joseph Bordogna Professor
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Penn State University

 

 

ME Department Seminar SeriesME Department Seminar Series

 

 


Date

Title/Location Speaker Series Affiliation

Fall 2016

 

August 30
11:00 am

 

Unified Integral Transforms in Computational-Analytical Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Renato M. Cotta, Ph.D.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil President, National Commission of Nuclear Energy
ASHRAE Seminar Series ASHRAE Seminar Series

 

September 1
1:00 pm

 

 

A Decentralized Optimal Control Framework for Connected and Automated Vehicles

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Andreas A. Malikopoulos
Deputy Director, Urban Dynamics Institute
Alvin M. Weinberg Fellow, Energy & Transportation Science Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar

 

September 2
1:00 pm

Enabling Hydrogen Safety, Codes, and Standards Through Quantitative Risk Assessment

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Katrina Groth
Senior R&D Staff - Nuclear Engineering
Sandia National Laboratories
 

 

ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar

 

September 8
11:00 am

Towards Smart and Autonomous Robots for Surgery

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Host: Jin-Oh Hahn

Axel Krieger
Program Lead, Smart Tools
Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation
Children's National

 

ME Department Special Seminar ME Special Seminar

 

September 16
9:30 am

Using SDP to Find Optimal Maintenance Policy for Pipeline Under Corrosion

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

Roohollah Heidary
Research Assistant
Risk and Reliability Center

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

October 7
9:30 am

Analytic and Heuristic Approaches to Simple Nonconvex Optimization Models with Endogenous Probabilities

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

 

Julia Filiberti
Applied Mathematics and Scientific Computing /
Applied Mathematician
The JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

October 7
2:00 pm

 

Enhancing Research by Making Measurements at Atomistic Scale

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

 

Babak Eslami
Lecturer
University of Maryland, College Park

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

October 14
9:30 am

Multi-level, Multi-Stage and Stochastic Optimization Models for Energy Conversation in Buildings for Federal, State and Local Agencies

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

Bill Champion
Senior Program Manager
EMG

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

October 21
2:00 pm

Virtual Fusion: Combing Simulations with Operations to Improve Manufacturing System Control

Host: Jin-Oh Hahn

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Dawn Tilbury
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Michigan

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

November 4
9:30 am

Strategic Behavior of Investors in Regulated Capacity Markets: an MPEC Approach

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

 

Thomas Kallabis
Research Associate
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Visiting Researcher, UMD

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

November 10
11:00 am

 

Exploiting Dynamical Phenomena of Micro and Nano Systems for Superior Devices

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Mohammad Younis
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
State University of New York at Binghampton
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

November 11
9:30 am

 

Cooperative Game Theory

Mechanical Engineering Conference Room
0151 Martin Hall

Olivier Massol
Associate Professor
Economics
Head, MSc "Energy & Markets"
IFP School / Center for Economics & Management
ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

November 18
1:30 pm

Autonomous UAVs: A Look into the Future

DeWalt Seminar Room
2164 Martin Hall

Siva Banda
Chief Scientist, Aerospace Systems Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

 

ME Department Seminar Series ME Department Seminar Series

 

December 8
4:00 pm

Bioinspired Engineering: From Icarus to Robo Raven

Kay Boardrooms
Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Hugh Bruck
Associate Chair and Graduate Studies Director
Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland

 

ME Department Special Seminar Distinguished Scholar Teacher Lecture

 

 

 

Past Seminars & Lectures


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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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