Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series

ME Seminar Schedule: Spring 2020

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in Brown Hall W280 from 4:00 to 5:00.

Nuno RubeloJan. 21, 2020: Dr. Nuno Rebelo

Nuno Rebelo Associates, LLC
“Transforming Lives Through Virtual Reality”
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Harry MillwaterFeb. 4, 2020: Prof. Harry Millwater Jr.

Samuel G. Dawson Endowed Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio 
“High-Order Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Using the Hypercomplex Finite Element Method with Applications to Additive Manufacturing”
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Feb. 25, 2020: Prof. Michael Calvisi

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

Mar. 10, 2020: TBD

Mar. 31, 2020: Prof. Robert Ritchie

H.T. & Jessie Chua Distinguished Professor of Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Faculty Senior Scientist, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Apr. 14, 2020: Prof. Mauricio Ponga

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia

Apr. 28, 2020: TBD

Past Seminar Schedules

Fall 2019
Joe Samaniuk Sept. 3, 2019: Prof. Joseph Samaniuk
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines
“Understanding Particle-Particle Interactions that Drive Self Assembly of 2D Film Materials such as Graphene, Molybdenum Disulfide, and Hexagonal Boron Nitride”
Guangdong Zhu

Sept. 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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Reinhard Radermacher

Oct. 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 Debrunner

Oct. 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 Tschopp

Nov. 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 Weinberger

Nov. 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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