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Events in 2013

Events in 2013

Saturday, January 12, 2013
1:00 pm - 
3:00 pm
Athenaeum
Thursday, January 17, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Estimating the Overall Response of Nonlinear Composites via Iterated Microgeometries
Martin Idiart, Professor, Department of Aeronautics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Thursday, January 24, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Locomotion of Microorganisms in Complex Fluids
Roberto Zenit, Professor, Departmento de Mecánica de Materiales y Reologia, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Friday, January 25, 2013
9:00 am - 
5:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium
Some Experiments on Nonlinear Waves in Solids
Krishnaswamy Ravi-Chandar, Temple Foundation Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
Thursday, January 31, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
On Measuring the Dynamic Response of Soft Materials
Rodney Clifton, Professor, Engineering, Brown University
Thursday, February 7, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Soft Particle Suspensions Near Jamming: Stresses, Moduli, Diffusion, and Rheology
Craig Maloney, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, February 14, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Highly Turbulent Flames: Another Variation on the Counterflow Theme
Alessandro Gomez, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University
Thursday, February 21, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Engineering Infrastructure Efficiency
Eleni Chatzi, Institut fur Baustatik and Konstruktion
Thursday, February 28, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Stability and Bifurcation in a Simple Model for Shape Changes in Discoidal High-Density Lipoproteins
Eliot Fried, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
Thursday, March 7, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Novel Means for Localization and Identification of Remote Acoustic Sources
David Dowling, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
Thursday, March 14, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Nanoengineered Surfaces for Efficiency Enhancements in Energy and Water
Kripa Varanasi, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Thursday, April 4, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Uncertainty Propagation in Structural Dynamics: Physics Based Methods
Sondipon Adhikari, Professor, College of Engineering, Swansea University
Monday, April 8, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Early Warning, Aftershock Reliability, and Life Cycle of Degrading Structures: Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering at Three Scales
Iunio Iervolino, Associate Professor, Dipartimento di Strutture per l’Ingegneria e l’Architettura, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
10:00 am - 
11:00 am
Thomas 206
High-Frequency Deterministic Earthquake Simulation: Recent Efforts, Present Challenges, and Future Opportunities
Ricardo Taborda, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Monday, April 15, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Earthquake Engineering Systems: Where it all Begins
Ting Lin, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
Thursday, April 18, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Nitinol: from Magic to Saving Lives
Tom Duerig, Nitinol Devices and Components, Inc.
Monday, April 22, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Characterization of Ground Motions for Assessing Seismic Risk to Infrastructure
Jack Baker, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
Monday, April 29, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Integrating Nonlinear Site Effects in Broadband Ground Motion­­­ Simulations
Dominiki Asimaki, Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thursday, May 2, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
A Wireless Cyber-Physical System Framework for Enhancing the Resiliency of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Jerry Lynch, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Thursday, May 9, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Boundary-Layer Instability and Transition Experiments in a Mach 6 Quiet Tunnel
Jerrod Hofferth, Aerospace Engineering Department, Texas A&M University
Thursday, May 16, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Progress and Challenges in Liquid Rocket Combustion Stability
Venke Sankaran, Senior Scientist/ST, AFRL/RQ, Edwards AFB
Thursday, May 23, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Thermal Transport in Nanostructured Materials for Solid State Energy Conversion
Jonathan Malen, Assitant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Thursday, May 30, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Soft Computing Applications in Simulation-Based Analysis/Optimization of Engineering Systems under Uncertainty
Alexandros Taflanidis, Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame
Thursday, July 11, 2013
3:00 pm - 
4:00 pm
Thomas 206
Medical Applications of Microbubbles with Ultrasound
Paul A. Campbell, Carnegie Laboratory for Physics & Division of Molecular Medicine, University of Dundee, Scotland
Thursday, October 3, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
The Community Seismic Network and Quake-Catcher Network: monitoring building response to earthquakes through community instrumentation
Monica Kohler, Senior Research Fellow, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Friday, October 4, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Life-Cycle Performance Monitoring and Evaluation of Civil Infrastructure
Hui Li, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Monday, October 7, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Identification & Modeling of Complex Nonlinear Systems from Uncertain/limited Information
Eleni Chatzi, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ)
Thursday, October 17, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Estimating Collapse Vulnerability of Buildings in Earthquakes using a Butterworth Filter
Song Shiyan, Dr., Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Caltech
Thursday, October 24, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Premixed Combustion Subjected to Intense Turbulence Levels - Physical Mechanisms Identified Using High Speed Imaging
James F. Driscoll, Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
Thursday, October 31, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Flame Synthesized Metal Oxide Nanowires as Effective Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Water-Splitting
Xiaolin Zheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Thursday, November 7, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Pattern Formation in Soft Elastic Films and Methods to Enhance Adhesion
Manoj Chaudhury, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University
Thursday, November 14, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Damage Detection in Civil Structures Using High-Frequency Seismograms
Vanessa Heckmann, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Thursday, November 21, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Micro-Deformation Mechanisms of Particle-Filled Magnetorheological Elastomers: Experiments, Theory and Numerics
Kostas Danas, Research Assistant Professor, Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides, LMS, Ecole Polytechnique
Thursday, December 5, 2013
11:00 am - 
12:00 pm
Thomas 206
Transient Thermal Systems Modeling and Control
Andrew Alleyne, Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign