University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Graduate Seminar - ME 8773/8774

Spring 2014
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Room 1130 ME

Seminar Coordinator: Professor Rusen Yang
Seminar Support: Tori Piorek

 

January 22

Introduction

 

January 29

Host: Stelson

Eric J. Barth
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering

Title: Model-Guided Design of Compact Power (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

February 5

Host: Northrop

Caroline Genzale
Georgia Tech

Title: Advancing the Sustainability of Spray Combustion Applications: An Integrated Experimental-Computational Approach (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two

February 12

Host: Donath

Marie Claude Ouimet
University of Sherbrooke, Quebec
Canada

Title: Using Technology to Better Understand Young Driver Behavior and Prevent Risk (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

February 19

Host: Davidson

Amy Marconnet
Purdue University

Title: Thermal Phenomena in Nanostructured Devices and Materials (pdf)
Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

February 26

Host: Pui

Alexander Yarin
University of Illinois at Chicago

Title: From Electrospinning to Thermal Management in Microelectronics, from Co-Electrospinning to Nanofluids (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

March 5

Host: Bruggeman

Ronald Hanson
Stanford University

Title: Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Sensing for
Combustion and Propulsion (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

March 12

Host: Yang

Junlan Wang
University of Washington, Seattle

Title: Mechanical and Interfacial Reliability of Nanoporous Zeolite Thin Films for Low-k and Anti-wear Applications (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

March 19

 

No Seminar - Spring Break

 

March 26

Host: Erdman

David Flynn
Supervisor of Mechanical Analysis, Boston Scientific

Title: Boston Scientific Virtual Engineering Team: Current Functions and Future Direction (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

April 2

Host: Aksan

Scott Morris
University of Notre Dame

Title: Flow-Physics in a Gas-Turbine Engine (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

April 9

Host: Yang

Peter Bruggeman
University of Minnesota

Title: Optical Diagnostics to Measure Reactive Species in
Non-Equilibrium Atmospheric Pressure Plasmas and
Their Involvement in Plasma Bio-Interactions (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

April 16

Host: Hogan

Manuel Gamero-Castano
University of California, Irvine

Title: Energetic Beams of Electrosprayed Nanodroplets:
Applications in Spacecraft Propulsion and
Surface Engineering (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

April 23

Host: Hogan

Amit Chakrabarti
Kansas State University

Title: From Fractal Aggregates to Aerosol Gelation (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

April 30

Host: Goldstein

Amy Fleischer
Villanova University

Title: Manipulating Nano-sized Constrictions at Few Layer
Graphene Interfaces to Tune Thermal Transport and
Energy Storage in Amorphous Phase Change Materials (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

May 7

Host: Aksan

Padma Rajagopalan
Virginia Tech

Title: The Design of 3D Liver Models for Intercellular Signaling and Toxicology Studies (pdf)

Recording - Part One
Recording - Part Two
Recording - Part Three

May 14

No Seminar - finals week

 

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