Colloquium Series


Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Colloquium Series: Spring 2020 Program

Easton Hub Auditorium (in the Fiber Optics Building)
Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Social Hour Refreshments at 4:30 p.m.
January 22     
Activating Alumnia Surface Reactions Toward Enhanced Aluminium Particle Combustion
Professor Michelle L. Pantoya
Texas Tech University
January 29
Uncover the Physics of Printing: Impact and Deposition of Complex Fluids Droplets
Professor Ying Sun
Drexel University
February 5
Analysis of Turbulent Fluctuations in Complex Flowfields
Professor Datta Gaitonde
The Ohio State University
February 12
Advanced Materials: Future Areas of Innovation and Transformation
Professor Nakhiah Goulbourne
University of Michigan
February 19 (Dean's Distinguished Lecture)
Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and Social Change: The Pursuit of Purpose and Passion​
Mr. Lawrence Hibbert
President and Managing Partner, BCT Partners
(Note: this lecture will be held at Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering, Room 102)
February 26    
A Perspective from Industry on Research and Development of Thermal Management Technology
Dr. Nicholas Rathay
GE Global Research Center
March 4     
How to Make, Sense, and Make Sense of Contact in Robotic Manipulation
Professor Matei Ciocarlie
Columbia University
March 11
Impacts of Flow Assurance Design Considerations to the Bottom Line ($) in Oil and Gas Production - What and How?
Dr. Pravin Subramanian
March 25
Active Sampling based Surrogate Model for Orbit Determination in Space Situational Awareness
Professor Ming Xin
University of Missouri
April 1
Blood, Sweat and Tears - Point-of-Use Sensors of Human Performance Biomarkers in Bodily Fluids
Professor Andrew Steckl
University of Cincinnati
April 15
Metal Additive Manufacturing Research
Professor Kevin Chou
University of Louisville
April 22
Adaptive Tracking and Parameter Identification
Professor Michael Malisoff
Louisiana State University College of Science