Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series

ME Seminar Schedule: Fall 2019

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in Brown Hall W210 from 4:00 to 5:00.

Headshot of Joe SamaniukSept. 3, 2019: Prof. Joseph Samaniuk

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Headshot of Guangdong ZhuSept. 17, 2019: Dr. Guangdong Zhu

Research Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

“A Perspective on Concentrating Solar Power Technologies: An Undervalued Foundation and an Underestimated Potential”
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Headshot of Reinhard RadermacherOct. 1, 2019: Prof. Reinhard Radermacher

Minta Martin Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
Director, Center for Environmental Energy Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute

“The Future of Indoor Climate Control”
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Chris DebrunnerOct. 22, 2019: Dr. Chris Debrunner

Fellow, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Autonomous Systems Group

“The Future of Autonomy at Lockheed Martin”
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Mark TschoppNov. 5, 2019: Dr. Mark Tschopp

Regional Lead, US Army Research Laboratory Central

“ARL Central: Polycrystalline Materials by Design, and Other Short Stories”
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Chris WeinbergerNov. 19, 2019: Dr. Chris Weinberger

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Colorado State University

“Developing Physically Based Multiscale Models of Plasticity in BCC Metals”
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Russell CummingsDec. 3, 2019: Dr. Russell Cummings

Professor of Aeronautics, US Air Force Academy
Managing Director, DoD HPCMP Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation Institute

“DoD High Performance Computing Modernization Program’s Hypersonic Vehicle Simulation Institute”
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