Seminar Series

Seminars

The program seminar series brings a variety of academic and industrial professionals to give presentations on their areas of research and expertise. These events are held throughout the year and are open to students, faculty, and the public. Seating is limited.

Fall 2017

September 28, 2017
Professor John Dolbow
Duke University
The Mechanics of the Surfactant-Driven Fracture of Particle Rafts and the Influence of Surface Tension
3:00 p.m., B211

October 3, 2017
Dick Rotelli
SIMULIA Academia
An Update on SIMULIA in Academia
11:00 a.m., A230

Spring 2017

March 30, 2017
MMS Speaker: Professor Wei Cai
Stanford University
Dislocation Dynamics Across Scales
11:00 a.m., A230

April 27, 2017
Professor Massimo Ruzzene
Georgia Institute of Technology
The Search for Edge States (Boundary Modes) in Mechanical Metamaterials
11:00 a.m., B211

May 4, 2017
Professor Vikram Deshpande (Cancelled)
University of Cambridge
Statistical Mechanics of Single Cells
11:00 a.m., A230

Winter 2017

January 19, 2017
Dean Nadine Aubry
Northeastern University
Some Fundamental Studies of Small Scale Fluid Mechanics
11:00 a.m., LR4

January 26, 2017
Professor Nicholas Zabaras

Notre Dame University
Uncertainty Quantification in Multiscale Materials Modelling
11:00 a.m., A230

February 9, 2017
Professor Wayne Chen
Purdue University
Real-time Visualization of Damage Inside Materials Under Impact
11:00 a.m., A230

Fall 2016

October 27, 2016
MMS Speaker: Professor Elisabeth Guazzelli
Aix-Marseille Universite
Falling Clouds of Particles
11:00 a.m., A230

November 3, 2016
MMS Speaker: Professor Beverley McKeon
CalTech
Systems Analysis of Wall Turbulence: Characterizing Natural and Synthetic Self-Sustaining Processes
2:00 p.m. A230

December 1, 2016
Professor Pradeep Guduru
Brown University
On the INfluence of Elastic Strain on Catalytic Activity of Metal Surface
11:00 a.m. A230

December 8, 2016
Professor Ken Kamrin
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Continuum Modeling of Granular Flows
11:00 a.m. B211