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Seminar Archive

Spring 2014

April 9

Title: "Collaborative Energy Management and Control - An occupant-engaged building control system"

Speaker: Zhen Song, Research Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research

Fall 2013

Dec. 6

Title: Fractional-Order Models of Anomalous Diffusion: Memory, Non-locality and Entropy

Speaker: Richard L. Magin, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Nov. 22

Title: Finite crystal elasticity of nano and continuum rods

Speaker: Ajeet Kumar, Department of Applied Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), New Delhi, India

Nov. 15

Title: Colloids near Electrodes: Effects of Electrolyte, Transitions in Order, and Bifurcations in Height

Speaker:William D. Ristenpart, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California Davis

Nov. 1

Title: Consensus in Networks: Coordination and Control of Cyber Physical Systems from Unmanned Vehicles to Energy Efficient Buildings

Speaker: Kevin L. Moore, Dean, College of Engineering and Computational Sciences, Colorado School of Mines

Sept. 27

Title: All-in-One Devices for More than Moore Era

Speaker: Jin-Woo Han, Center for Nanotechnology, NASA Ames Research Center


MEAM Graduate Program Seminar Series -- Fall 2012

Dec. 7

Title: Heat Transfer in Graphene and Nanocrystalline Materials

Speaker: Chris Dames Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Nov. 16

Title: Nanomechanics of Silica Nanowires via Finite Element Method Simulations

Speaker: Miguel Fernando Diaz Moreno (Advisor: Lilian Davila)

Nov. 9

Title: Modeling Thermal Fluctuations of Bio-Filaments with Kirchhoff Rods

Speaker: Nitish Ratan Appanasamy (Advisor: Sachin Goyal)

Nov. 2

Title: Oscillations and Internal Hydrodynamic Flows of a Droplet in AC Electrowetting

Speaker: Dr. Zhen Li (Advisor: Yanbao Ma)

Oct. 26

Title: Atomic Friction on Graphene

Speaker: Mr. Zhijiang Ye (Advisor: Ashlie Martini)

Oct. 19

Title: Modeling and Simulation of Ballistic Heat Transfer

Speaker: Yanbao Ma

Oct. 12

Title: Soft Contact Lens Hydrogel Friction and other Challenging Measurements in Experimental Tribology

Speaker: Daniel J. Dickrell III, University of Florida

Oct. 5

Title: Investigation on Vortex-Induced Vibration Models and Energy Harnessing Possibilities

Speaker: Yousef Naranjani (Advisor: JQ Sun)

Sept. 28

Title: Self-assembly of Carbon Nanotubes, C60 and graphene nanostructures for photovoltaic applications

Speaker: Mr. Chun Tang (Advisor: Ashlie Martini)

Sept. 21

Title: Empirical Model Development and Atomistic Simulation of Silver Tantalate as a Solid Lubricant

Speaker: Mr. Hongyu Gao (Advisor: Ashlie Martini)

Sept. 14

Title: Optimization of the Fuzzy Controller for an Implantable Insulin Delivery System

Speaker: Mr. Yousef Sardahi (Advisor: JQ Sun)