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
From Red Cells to Skiing, to a Jet Train that Travels at 700 km/hr on a Giant Ski

October 29, 2018

Ian Papautsky
University of Illinois at Chicago
Whole Blood Microfluidics: From Blood Fractionation to Liquid Biopsy
October 22, 2018

Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan
New York University
Unusual Aspects of Convection in the Sun
October 8, 2018

Prashant Purohit
University of Pennsylvania
Elasticity as the Basis of Allosteric Interactions in DNA and Membranes
June 4, 2018

Roger Kamm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Microphysiological Models Relying on Emergence of Multi-cellular Engineered Living Systems
May 7, 2018

A.M. Rajendran
University of Mississippi
Issues and Challenges in Chemistry Driven Engineering Constitutive Models for Heterogeneous Materials: A Multiscale Approach
April 30, 2018

Heng Chi
Georgia Institute of Technology
Mimetic-informed Computational Mechanics: Theory, Method Development and Applications
February 26, 2018

Xiaoyu "Rayne" Zheng
Virginia Tech
Printing with Light: Additive Manufacturing and Multiscale 3D Architected Metamaterials
February 5, 2018

Ping Guo
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Novel Manufacturing Process and Equipment Inspired by Applied Physics: From Structural Coloration to Self-Levitation
January 29, 2018

Meredith Silberstein
Cornell University
Mechanics and Chemistry in Designing Polymers
January 22, 2018


Jyoti Mazumder
University of Michigan
Quality Assured Direct Writing of Nickel Super Alloy Single Crystal
October 30, 2017

Alexander Yarin
University of Illinois at Chicago
Hydrodynamic Focusing on Nano-textured Surfaces and Spray Cooling of High-power Microelectronics
October 16, 2017

Derek Stein
Brown Universioty
Nanostructures for Single-molecule Biophysics
October 2, 2017

Aniket Bhattacharya
University of Central Florida
DNA Conformations and Dynamics Squeezed Inside a Nano-channel with a Sliding Gasket
May 1, 2017

Cheng Sun
Northwestern Univesity
The Development of High-throughput Precision 3D Printing Technologies Towards Patients-specific Biomedical Devices
April 24, 2017

John Rogers
Northwestern University
Materials and Mechanics Concepts for Skin-like Electronic and Microfluidic Systems
April 3, 2017

Timothy Simpson
Penn State University
Design Challenges and Research Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing
February 20, 2017

Arvind Murugan
University of Chicago
When is Something Self-folding?
January 30, 2017

John Dempsey
Clarkson University
Fracture of Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic
January 23, 2017

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