February 3

New Developments in High-Energy, High-Repetition Rate Laser Diagnostics for Multi-kHz PLIF, Rayleigh and Raman Scattering Measurements in Turbulent Combustion Environments

Jeffrey A. Sutton
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Ohio State University - Abstract

November 11

Heat conduction in carbon nanotubes - From ideal to reality -

Dr. Junichiro Shiomi
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Tokyo - Abstract

October 14

Far-Field Flow Structure in Turbulent Nonpremixed Jet Flames Investigated from Simultaneous 3D Volumetric PIV and 2D OH PLIF

Dr. Mirko Gamba
High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering Department
Stanford University - Abstract

March 26

Flight Experiments on Roughness Receptivity and Laminar Flow Control in Swept-wing Boundary Layers

William S. Saric
Aerospace Engineering
Texas A&M University - Abstract

September 10

Five Centuries of Turbulence: from da Vinci, to Kolmogorov, to the Universal Log Law

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak
The Caudill Eminent Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chair of Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University - Abstract

March 26

How Optimization Technology Changed the Design Process

Uwe Schramm
Altair Engineering Inc., USA - Abstract

March 19

Biodevices for Circulatory Flow Augmentation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease

Amy L. Throckmorton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Abstract

February 12

Re-Defining Mechanical Failure for Painful Neck Injury

Beth A. Winkelstein, PhD
Departments of Bioengineering & Neurosurgery
University of Pennsylvania - Abstract

January 29

Why Walk and Run: Toward a Complete Predictive Theory of Legged Locomotion

Manoj Srinivasan
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Princeton University - Abstract

Decembar 4

Built for Speed: Musculoskeletal Structure and Sprinting Ability in Humans

Steve Piazza
Departments of Kinesiology
Mechanical Engineering & Orthopedics & Rehabilitation
Pennsylvania State University Abstract

November 20

Device Development and Investigational Studies to Commercialization

Sonna Patel, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineer, Lead Scientific Reviewer
Food and Drug Administration
Center for Devices and Radiological Health Abstract

November 13

CANCELED Neuromorphic VLSI Modeling of the Echolocating Bat

Timothy Horiuchi
Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Institute for Systems Research
Neuroscience and Cognitive Sciences Program
University of Maryland Abstract

November 6

Computational Design of Nanophotonic Devices, and The Emperor's New Cloak

Harley T. Johnson
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Abstract

October 30

Cutting Fluidic Chips Loose: Dynamic Flow Control and NMR Spectroscopy in Microfluidic Systems

Marcel Utz
University of Virginia Abstract

October 23

Flow Regulation for Pulmonary Insufficiency

Richard S. Figliola, PhD PE
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering
Clemson University Abstract

October 16

Tailoring the Dynamics of a MEMS Vibrating Mirror

Izhak Bucher
Israel Abstract

October 2

First Principle Simulations of Transport Phenomena at and Near the Nanoscale

Ishwar K. Puri
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
Virginia Tech Abstract

September 25

Engineering the End of Technology

Dean Domenico Grasso
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
University of Vermont - Abstract

September 11

Toward a Unified Transport Theory of Small Particles in Dilute Gases

Hai Wang
Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California Abstract

Location: Morse Room (MEC 341) Unless Otherwise Noted

Time: 4:00-5:00pm on Thursdays Unless Otherwise Noted