Professor Timothy Simpson of UPenn delivers the ME512 Seminar on the topic of Additive Manufacturing

Colloquia & Seminars

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Prominent Lecture Series

Belytschko Lecture Series

Alan Needleman
Texas A&M University
Modeling Plastic Deformation at the Mesoscale
November 3, 2017

Charbel Farhat
Stanford University
Parametric nonlinear model order reduction in computational mechanics
November 1, 2016

Subra Suresh
Carnegie Mellon University
Cell mechanics in medicine
September 24, 2015

John Tinsley Oden
University of Texas at Austin, ICES
Predictability of coarse-grain models of atomistic systems in the presence of uncertainty
October 14, 2014

Achenbach Lecture Series

Karl Hedrick
University of California, Berkeley (Texas A&M beginning June 2017)
Control of nonlinear dynamic systems, with application to autonomous vehicles

Mary C. Boyce
Columbia University
Mechanics of soft composites: the interplay between geometrical structuring and large deformation to achieve novel behavior
April 19, 2016

C.D. Mote, Jr.
National Academy of Engineering
What's coming, whether we like it or not
April 30, 2015

James R. Rice
Harvard University
Mechanics on the great ice sheets
May 16, 2014

L. Ben Freund
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Illustrations of entropic force as induced through random fluctuations of elastic bio-membranes
May 14, 2013

Simpson Lecture Series

Ares Rosakis
California Institute of Technology
Got Stress? Visualizing and Inferring Film Stresses in patterned Wafers
March 12, 2018

J.N. Reddy
Texas A&M University
On non-local & non-classical continuum mechanics theories in solid mechanics
April 13, 2016

Graduate Seminar (ME 512)

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Gregory Wagner
Northwestern University
November 5, 2018

Sheldon Weinbaum
The City College of New York
October 29, 2018

Ian Papautsky
University of Illinois at Chicago
October 22, 2018

Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan
New York University
October 8, 2018

Prashant Purohit
University of Pennsylvania
June 4, 2018

Roger Kamm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
May 7, 2018

A.M. Rajendran
University of Mississippi
April 30, 2018

Heng Chi
Georgia Institute of Technology
February 26, 2018

Xiaoyu "Rayne" Zheng
Virginia Tech
February 5, 2018

Ping Guo
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
January 29, 2018

Meredith Silberstein
Cornell University
January 22, 2018


Jyoti Mazumder
University of Michigan
October 30, 2017

Alexander Yarin
University of Illinois at Chicago
October 16, 2017

Derek Stein
Brown Universioty
October 2, 2017

Aniket Bhattacharya
University of Central Florida
May 1, 2017

Cheng Sun
Northwestern Univesity
April 24, 2017

John Rogers
Northwestern University
April 3, 2017

Timothy Simpson
Penn State University
February 20, 2017

Arvind Murugan
University of Chicago
January 30, 2017

John Dempsey
Clarkson University
January 23, 2017


Vadim Backman
Northwestern University
November 14, 2016

Joost Vlassak
Harvard University
October 17, 2016

Ehud Yariv
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
October 3, 2016

Lex Smits
Princeton University
September 26, 2016

Carl Schultheiszc
National Transportation Safety Board
May 23, 2016

Amos Winter
April 28, 2016

Konrad Rykaczewski
Arizona State University
April 4, 2016

Jiaxing Huang
Northwestern University
March 7, 2016

Kemper Lewis
SUNY (Buffalo)
February 29, 2016

Said Elghobashi
UD Irvine
February 1, 2016


Ulrich Keyser
Cambridge University
November 16, 2015

Madhav Mani
ESAM, Northwestern University
November 9, 2015

Sinan Keten
Northwestern University
October 26, 2015

Robert Gao
Case Western Reserve University
October 19, 2015

Hanchen Huang
Northeastern University
June 1, 2015

Levent Burak Kara
Carnegie Mellon University
Supporting visual thinking and ideation through 3D design abstraction
May 18, 2015

Gang Chen
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Materials and devices for efficient solar and thermal energy utilization
April 6, 2015

Larry Bergman
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Recent developments in nonlinear system identification and model updating
March 9, 2015

Jianmin Qu
Northwestern University
Nonlinear ultrasonic methods for nondestructive damage assessment in structural materials
February 23, 2015

Petia Vlahovska
Brown University
Electromechanics of biomimetic bilayer membranes
February 9, 2015

Other Lecture Series

Quick Tech Talks

Student Presenters
Northwestern University
Eric Schearer: Reanimating Paralyzed Limbs after Spinal Cord Injury Using Functional Electrical Stimulation
Luis Ruiz: Directing the Self-Assembly of Supra-Biomolecular Nanotubes Using Entropic Forces
Shuangcheng Yu: Functional Nanostructure Design Using Topology Optimization
Bobby Sinko: Atomistic Simulations of the Fracture Strength of Cellulose Nanocrystals
January 27, 2014