Colloquium Archive 2004-2017

Speaker Colloquium Title Date
Dr. Iain D. Boyd Multi-Scale Modeling of Nonequilibrium Gas and Plasma with Applications to Hypersonics and Space Propulsion December 7, 2017
Dr. Cheng Liu Fracture in PBX 9502 High Explosive: Effect of Loading Rate & Material Orientation October 19, 2017
Dr. Mario Rotea Extremum Seeking Control of Wind Energy Systems November 9, 2017
Dr. Xiaoli Bai Space Debris Propagation, Prediction, and Removal November 2, 2017
Dr. Chong Li Towards a Unified Theory of Communications & Control and a Unified Design in 5G October 24, 2017
Dr. Daniel J. Bodony Global Mode-Based Control of Jet Noise October 5, 2017
Dr. Rodney Bowersox Hypersonic Viscous Boundary Layer Flows September 28, 2017
Dr. Phillip Ligrani Over-tip Wave Structure and Its Impact on Turbine Blade Tip Heat Transfer, Including the Effects of Varying Tip Gap September 21, 2017
Michael Short The Stored Energy Fingerprints of Radiation Damage April 20, 2017
Glenn B. Sinclair An Assessment of the Edge-of-Contact Stresses in Dovetail Blade Attachments in Gas Turbine Engines April 13, 2017
A. Stephen Morse A Distributed Algorithm for Computing a Common Fixed Point of a Family of Paracontractions April 6, 2017
Dr. Somnath Ghosh Spatial and Temporal Multiscale Models for Advancing the Integrated Computational Structure-Materials Engineering Initiative March 30, 2017
Prof. Volker Sick Imaging Guiding the Way to Improved Heat Transfer Predictions for Internal Combustion Engines March 23, 2017
Prof. Han Lim Choi Planning for Information Gathering: Formulations and Solution Schemes March 7, 2017
Sarah Walker SpaceX: Enabling Reliable, Frequent, Affordable Access to Space March 2, 2017
Wayne Hale Learning from Failure: Lessons from NASA’s Human Space Flight History and How That Shapes the Future February 9, 2017
Prof. Bo Zou Design and Modeling of a Crowdsourced System for Urban Parcel Relay and Delivery February 2, 2017
Prof. Qiqi Wang Statistical Sensitivity Analysis of Chaotic Flow Simulations January 19, 2017
Prof. Brian D.O. Anderson Localization of Airborne Vehicles in a GPS-Denied Environment November 28, 2016
Dr. Joseph C. Oefelein Progress in Understanding and Modeling Liquid Injection and Combustion at Supercritical Pressures November 17, 2016
Prof. Giuseppe Buscarnera Continuum Modeling of Comminution in Granular Solids Based on Grain-Scale Fracture Theories November 10, 2016
Dr. David Casbeer Multi-UAV Control: 2000 to Present November 3, 2016
Dr. John Christian Methods in Horizon-Based Optical Navigation for Autonomous Spacecraft October 24, 2016
Prof. Lin Ye Advanced Composites with Enhanced Integrity October 7, 2016
Dr. Subodh Bhandari Unmanned Systems Research and Education at Cal Poly Pomona September 29, 2016
Prof. Emmanuel G. Collins A New Approach to Adaptive Nonlinear Model Predictive Control September 22, 2016
Dr. Yuhang Hu Poroelastic Materials: From Fundamental Mechanics to New Applications September 15, 2016
Dr. Rashmi Shah Observations of Land Surfaces with Global Navigation Satellite Signals Reflectometry (GNSS-R) September 8, 2016
Dr. Huajian Gao Mechanics as an Enabling Tool in Bioinspired Materials and Biological Interactions of Nanomaterials April 21, 2016
Dr. Sergio Pellegrino Ultralight Deployable Structures for Space Solar Power April 14, 2016
Dr. Jordi Puig-Suari An Insider’s View of the CubeSat Revolution April 7, 2016
Dr. Daniel Inman Avian Inspired Multifunctional Morphing Air Vehicles March 24, 2016
Dr. Dmitry Zemlyanov Surface Analysis Research Capabilities at Birck Nanotechnology Center March 10, 2016
Dr. Timothy Ombrello Starting Scramjets: A Journey Through the Controlling Parameters of Ignition and the Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Deposition Techniques March 3, 2016
Dr. Vigor Yang Combustion Dynamics in Propulsion Systems February 11, 2016
Dr. Yonggang Huang Assembly of micro/nanomaterials into complex, three-dimensional architectures by compressive buckling February 4, 2016
Dr. Eric Paterson Multiphysics Simulation of Ocean Remote Sensing: the Coupling of Physical Oceanography, Stratified Turbulence, and Electromagnetics November 19, 2015
Dr. Irina Schweigert Mechanism of Formation of Subnanosecond Current Front in High-Voltage Pulse Discharge Helium November 12, 2015
Dr. Jamey D. Jacob Winds of Change: Unmanned Systems in Weather October 1, 2015
Dr. Philippe Geubelle Microvascular Composites for High Temperature Applications September 24, 2015
Dr. Arvind Atreya A Study of Radiative Flameless Combustion April 23, 2015
Prof. Ping Lu Computational Guidance and Control April 16, 2015
Dr. Sergey B. Leonov High-Voltage Pulsed Plasma for Flow Control February 26, 2015
C. Douglas Ebersole Lifetime Lessons Learned January 30, 2015
Dr. Emmanual D. Delande Estimation of Dynamic Populations with Application to Space Situational Awareness January 22, 2015
Dr. Kaushik Bhattacharya Getting Stuck and Breaking Free: An Opportunity for Engineering New Materials January 15, 2015
Jonathan Burt Applications and Model Development for Molecular November 13, 2014
Thomas E. Haueter National Transportation Safety Board – Policies and Procedures October 23,2014
Dr. David Miller NASA Technology Drives Exploration (And How You Can Get Involved) October 16, 2014
Dr. Jim Diamond Applications of Advanced Analytics at American Airlines September 25, 2014
Darren L. Hitt A Discrete€™ Multiphase H2O2 Monopropellant Micropropulsion Concept for Small Spacecraft Thrusters September 18, 2014
Dr. Michael A. Gallis Towards Exascale Molecular Gas Dynamics Simulations September 11, 2014
Mark O. Anderson To the Frontier of Flight: The Role of Innovation September 4, 2014
Dr. Z. J. Wang High Order CFD in Future Aircraft Design March 27, 2014
Dr. H. Jay Melosh Probing Behind the Man in the Moon: NASA's GRAIL Mission and It's Early Results March 13, 2014
Mark Geyer Progress on Orion and NASA Exploration Plans March 12, 2014
Dr. George A. Kardomateas Static and Dynamic Response of Sandwich Composite Panels: A New High Order Theory and Comparison with Elasticity March 6, 2014
Stu Voboril, Jerad Hayes, Keith Etling, Boeing Phantom Works Prototyping to Win! February 20, 2014
Dr. James C. Hermanson Disruption and Vaporization of Simulated Fuel Droplets under Locally Supersonic Conditions January 30, 2014
Hideyo Negishi Advanced Numerical Modelling of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines January 21, 2014
Dr. Jacob Hochhalter Damage Science at NASA Langley Research Center November 21, 2013
Dr. Marco Panesi Construction of Non-Equilibrium Hydrodynamic Models for Atmospheric Entry Plasmas November 14, 2013
Dr. Walter R. Lempert Optical Diagnostics for Plasma Kinetics Studies and High Frame Rate Imaging November 7, 2013
Dr. John Valasek Towards Nonlinear Control of Morphing Air Vehicles October 10, 2013
Dr. Daniel T. Casem Interferometer Applications for the Kolsky Bar September 19, 2013
Dr. Wilson N. Felder Air France 447: A Case Study in Complex System Design September 12, 2013
Dr. Yu Rao Gas Turbine Innovative Internal Cooling Research at Shanghai Jiao Tong University August 21, 2013
Dr. Thomas L. Jackson Issues Related to Heterogeneous Solid-Propellant Combustion April 18, 2013
Dr. Eric Brown Shock Compression and Strain Rate Effect in Semi-crystalline Polymers April 18, 2013
John-Paul Clarke, Sc.D. NowGen - Achieving the Projected Benefits of the Next Generation Air Transport System in the Near Term April 11, 2013
Dr. Tianfeng Lu Computational Diagnostics for Large-Scale Simulations with Limit Flame Phenomena April 4, 2013
Dr. Grace Xingxin Gao, Ph.D. GPS: Cool Applications You May Never Have Imagined March 28, 2013
Dr. Joan Johnson-Freese Space as the Final Frontier: Fact versus Fiction March 6, 2013
Dr. Mikhail N. Shneider AAE Special Seminar: Dr. Mikhail N. Shneider February 19, 2013
Professor Hussein M. Zbib Modeling of Deformation: From Discrete to Continuum January 31, 2013
Prof. Samantha Daly Multi-Scale Experimental Studies of Shape Memory Alloys November 29, 2012
Prof. Matthias Ihme Modeling Aspects of Large-eddy Simulation for Turbulent Reacting Flows November 15, 2012
Dr. Jay C. Shuren Merging High Energy Diffraction Microscopy and Materials Modeling November 1, 2012
Behçet Açikmeşe Onboard Convex Optimization for Autonomous Spacecraft Control October 4, 2012
Antonios Kontsos, PhD Identification of Microstructure-Properties-Behavior Relations in Advanced Materials Using Novel Nondestructive Testing Approaches September 20, 2012
Dr. Yiguang Ju Combustion Theory and Modeling Towards Alternative Fuels April 12, 2012
Dr. Xiaolin Zheng Bridging Combustion and Nanotechnology March 29, 2012
Dr. William S. Saric Swept Wing Experiments on the Role of Freestream Turbulence in Roughness Receptivity March 1, 2012
Dr. Massimo Ruzzene Adaptive Metamaterials For Wave Steering February 2, 2012
Dr. Joseph Powers Verified Calculation of Multiscale Combustion in Gaseous Mixtures January 19, 2012
Dr. Stephen Katzberg Soil Moisture Remote Sensing with Signals of Opportunity November 3, 2011
Dr. David Van Wie Scramjet Engines for Sustained Hypersonic Flight: Technical Challenges for the Future High-Speed Flight October 27, 2011
Robert Flemming Aircraft Icing From a Rotorcraft Prospective October 20, 2011
Dr. Banavar Sridhar Modeling and Simulation of the Impact of Air Traffic Operations on the Environment September 22, 2011
Ricardo Valerdi Cost Estimation in Systems Engineering September 1, 2011
Prof. Alexander H. Levis On Evaluating System of Systems Architectures April 28, 2011
Graham Candler Towards Mechanism-based Predictions of Transportation to Turbulence in Hypersonic Flows April 21, 2011
Dimitris C. Lagoudas Recent Advances in the Modeling, Analysis, and Characterization of SMA-Based Aerospace Structures April 14, 2011
David C. Wisler Learn to Think Like an Expert March 31, 2011
Prof. Lixing Zhou Some Recent Advances in Modeling of Turbulent Dispersed Multiphase Flow and Turbulent Combustion March 17, 2011
Dr. Rajkumar S. Pant Generalized Cost Optimization of Short-Haul Twin-Turboprop Aircraft Including Airport Considerations March 10, 2011
Prof. Yonggang Huang Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics February 24, 2011
Professor Soon-Jo Chung Synchronization: From Formation Flying iPhones to Neural Oscillators for Flapping Flying MAVs December 9, 2010
Dr. Ashish Bagai The Sikorsky X2 Technology Demonstrator December 03, 2010
Dr. Sanjay Garg Propulsion Controls and Diagnostics Research at NASA Glenn Research Center December 02, 2010
Dr. Venke Sankaran The Helios Multi-Disciplinary Computational Platform for Rotocraft Aeromechanics November 4, 2010
Dr. Tim Edwards Alternative Aviation Fuels R&D - F-T SPK, HRJ and Beyond October 7, 2010
Ken P. Chong, Ph.D. Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics September 2, 2010
John D. Schmisseur, Ph.D. Air Force Sponsored Research: An Insider's Perspective on Getting Your Research Funded April 29, 2010
Josette Bellan Large Eddy Simulation of Two-Phase Flows with Evaporation April 22, 2010
Mr. Jason Bowman Systems Engineering for the Next Generation Unmanned Aircraft Systems April 15, 2010
Mark Weislogel Analytically-Based Tools for Advanced Two-Phased Fluids Systems Design Aboard Spacecraft April 8, 2010
Peter Vorsmann Steering UAV's with Neural Networks March 30, 2010
Dr. John Borg A Comparison of two and three-dimensional meso-scale simulations as applied to the compaction of porous heterogeneous materials March 25, 2010
Deborah A. Levin Multi-scale Modeling of Chemically Reacting Flows by Direct Simulation March 11, 2010
John J. McGrath Overview of NSF, the Engineering Directorate & the CBET Division February 25, 2010
Andrew A. Wereszczak, Ph.D. Ceramic and Glass Strength-Size Scaling February 11, 2010
Roberto Garcia The Max Launch Abort System Concept Development February 4, 2010
Dr. Mitch Wolff System Integration Optimized for Energy Management January 28, 2010
Douglas Bowers Science and Technology for the US Air Force January 25, 2010
Dr. Carlos G Dávila The Long Road to Virtual Testing of Composites, Are we there yet? January 14, 2010
Dr. Max Blair Practical Aeroelastic System Optimization in the face of Non-Linear Reality December 10, 2009
Dr. Gale A. Holmes Damage Mechanisms in Ballistic Fibers: A Systematic Study November 19, 2009
Dr. R.K. Hanson Tunable Diode Laser Sensing in Harsh Environments: Applications to Propulsion and Combustion November 12, 2009
Dr. Rubén Del Rosario & Dr. Richard Wahls Plans and Progress in the research of Subsonic Transports under NASA’s Subsonic Fixed Wing and Environmentally Responsible Aviation Projects November 5, 2009
Dr. Bob Greendyke Hypersonic Radiating Flows and the USAF October 29, 2009
Dr. Panagiotis Tsiotras Multi-Resolution Path- and Motion-Planning for Small UAVs October 20, 2009
Thomas E. Haueter Lessons Learned From Aviation Accident Investigations September 24, 2009
Helmut K. Ciezki Some Aspects of Rheological, Flow and Spray Characteristics of Gel Fuels with Regard to Propulsion Applications September 2, 2009
Dr. Stewart Silling Unifying the Mechanics of Continua, Cracks, and Particles August 27, 2009
Prof. Philippe H. Geubelle A Stable and Accurate Scheme for Transient Fluid/Structure Interaction Simulations April 2, 2009
Dr. Shamim Rahman NASA Hot Fire Testing at Stennis Space Center March 27, 2009
Richard A. Thompson and Alireza Mazaher Computational Hypersonic Reacting Flow Analysis for Entry Vehicles March 26, 2009
Prof. C.K. Law Dynamics and Morphology of Expanding Spherical Flames February 19, 2009
Dr. John Lambros Overview of Dynamics Failure Mechanisms in MEMS Devices and Materials December 4, 2008
Dan Linehan One the Inside of SpaceShipOne November 20, 2008
Prof. Pol D. Spanos Pragmatic Methods for Nonlinear Random Vibrations Analyses November 7, 2008
Dr. Elaine S. Oran The Laminar-to-Turbulent-to-Detonation Transition: Studies of Turbulence, Hot Spots, and Stochasticity November 6, 2008
Prof. Javier LLorca Virtual Fracture Testing of Composites: From Materials to Components October 16, 2008
Prof. Dan Simkins Beyond FInite Elements: Addressing Challenges in Computational Mechanics October 9, 2008
Dr. Ben Blackwell Inverse Methods for Estimating Heat Flux from Temperature Measurements April 24, 2008
Mr. Gregory M. Buck Experimental Measurement of RCS Jet Interaction Effects on a Capsule Entry Vehicle April 18, 2008
Dr. George L. Donohue Air Travel at the Edge of Chaos: How we got here and What to do about it April 17, 2008
Dr. Steve Sawyer Application of MDAO and CFD at Boeing April 11, 2008
Dr. H.Y. (Sean) Yu Some Elastodynamic Problems of Layered Solids April 10, 2008
Dr. Ronald L. Kerber Products Customers Want--The Engine of Your Business March 27, 2008
Mr. Thomas E. Haueter Engineering Challenges in Aviation Accident Investigations March 20, 2008
Dr. Ganesh Subbarayan Heterogeneities in Microelectronic Materials: Computational Models for Pores, Particles, and Cracks February 28, 2008
Prof. Keisuke Asai Recent Research Activities on PSP/TSP Technology with Emphasis on Hypersonic Applications February 21, 2008
Mark Geyer, Claudia Meyer, Jeff Rybak, Kevin Tucker, Richard Tyson The NASA Constellation Program February 5, 2008
Dr. James Q. Zheng Advanced Technologies For U.S. Military Warfighters' Protection January 24, 2008
Professor Raúl Radovitzky Nonlinear Compressibility Effects in Fluid-Structure Interaction and their Implications on the Air-Blast Loading of Structures November 29, 2007
Dr. John A. Cavolowsky NASA's Airspace Systems Program: Enabling NextGen November 8, 2007
Dr. Felix Sharipov Rarefied Gas Dynamics and Its Applications to Vacuum Technology November 1, 2007
Dr. Natasha Neogi Tradeoffs in Safety and Security in Air Traffic Management (ATM) October 18, 2007
John Gedmark Commercial Human Spaceflight October 4, 2007
Dr. M.N. Shneider Coherent Rayleigh-Brillouin scattering (CRBS) and Microwave Radar-REMPI methods for a gas and gas flow diagnostics May 3, 2007
Dr. Bruce LaMattina Challenges and Opportunities in Solid Mechanics of Army Applications April 26, 2007
Mr. R. Joseph Cassady Fly me to the Moon - A Trip Down Memory Lane April 19, 2007
Igor Pasternak Aeroscraft - The New Type of Air Vehicle April 12, 2007
Dr. Tom I-P. Shih Gas-Turbine Heat Transfer: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities April 5, 2007
Professor Robert Ghrist Sensors, Topology, and Minimality: Turning Dumb Sensors into Smart Systems March 29, 2007
Professor Darren Hitt Progress Towards a MEMS-Based Monopropellant Micropropulsion System March 8, 2007
Dr. Kathy Simmons and Dr. Graham Johnson Investigation into Windage Power Loss from a Spiral Bevel Gear using Computational and Experimental Methods February 22, 2007
Timothy Holmquist and Gordon Johnson Modeling the Impact, Damage, and Penetration of Silicon Carbide February 8, 2007
Dr. Xin (Shin) Sun Modeling Glass Strength under Static and Dynamic Loadings using Continuum Damage Mechanics and Fracture Mechanics Approach February 7, 2007
Professor Ioannis Chasiotis Mechanical Behavior of Polymeric Nanofibers Subject to Cold Drawing February 1, 2007
Professor Somnath Ghosh Multiple Scale Modeling of Deformation and Damage in Composite and Polycrystalline Materials January 18, 2007
Mr. Daniel L. Dumbacher Launching to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond December 7, 2006
Dr. Karel Matous From Particle Packing to Material Failure: High-Performance Multi-Scale Modeling November 30, 2006
Prof. Shaoping Wang Key Technology of Flight Control System November 16, 2006
Dr. Evangelos Koutsavdis Industrial Applications of CFD: Aerospace and Automotive--The View of a Commercial CAE Vendor November 9, 2006
Prof. E. Phillip Muntz Nano/Micro/Meso-Scale Rarefied Flows Driven by Temperature or Pressure Gradients November 2, 2006
Boeing Engineers: Roy A. Eggink, David N. Loffing, and Wayne Tygert Update on 747-8 and 787 Programs October 27, 2006
Prof. Veli-Tapani Kuokkala High Strain Rate Response of Materials at Different Temperatures October 18, 2006
Drs. Heinimann and Bucci Advanced Metallic and Hybrid Structural Concepts for Future Aircraft and Associated Technology Development Opportunities October 12, 2006
Dr. Roger Kimmel FRESH FX Flight 1 Experiment Design October 5, 2006
Scott Warren NTSB - Procedures and Past Accidents September 21, 2006
Robert T. Mitchell The Cassini/Huygens Project April 27, 2006
Dr. Jon Freund A Quiet Free Shear Flow April 26, 2006
Dr. M. Pino Martin Turbulent Hypersonic Flows: Physics and Simulation April 20, 2006
Dr. John H. Thomas The Intriguing Structure of a Sunspot April 13, 2006
Prof. Dušan Stipanović Control and Optimization of Multi-Agent Systems April 6, 2006
Dr. Ted Nicholas High Cycle Fatigue of Metals March 9, 2006
Prof. Eli Reshotko Paths to Transition and Their Implications for Transition Prediction and Control February 23, 2006
Prof. T.A. Weisshaar Changing the Shape of Aircraft--New Frontiers in Aerospace Design February 16, 2006
Dr. Ilia Roisman Hydrodynamic models of projectile penetration into elastic-plastic December 8, 2005
Dr. Robert S. Piascik The Columbia Accident Investigation November 3, 2005
Professor Joanna M. Austin The Anatomy of a Detonation October 27, 2005
Robert L. Sackheim SPACE Propulsion Concepts for the Nation's Future Exploration Missions October 21, 2005
John Dankanich Development of New In-Space Propulsion Technologies October 13, 2005
Dr. Rama K. Yedavalli Robust Stability Analysis of Uncertain Dynamic Systems with Applications October 6, 2005
Dr. Alexander J. Smits Midwest Mechanics Seminar: Turbulent Pipe Flow and Why Moody Was Wrong September 30, 2005
Dr. A.M. Rajendran ARO/ARL Research Opportunities in Applied Mechanics September 15, 2005
Dr. Janice Voss NASA Kepler Project September 8, 2005
Dr. Christine S. Iacomini Combined CO2/H2O Solid Oxide Electrolysis for Space Exploration April 28, 2005
Dr. Donald P. Rizzetta Large-Eddy Simulation of Supersonic Cavity Flowfields Including Active Flow Control April 21, 2005
William Ailor, PhD Space Hazards: Things that go Bump in the Night April 7, 2005
Dr. Alec D. Gallimore Characterization of Life-Limiting Mechanisms of Ion Thruster Discharge Cathodes March 24, 2005
Dr. Thomas S. Gates Computational Materials: Multi-scale Modeling and Simulation of Nanostructured Materials March 3, 2005
Wei-Yang Lu Crush of High-Density Aluminum Honeycombs: Experiment and Modeling March 2, 2005
Shin Matsumura Hypersonic Flight Demonstrator Activities at Boeing Phantom Works February 18, 2005
Professor Oana Cazacu On Penetration in Porous Compressible Media February 11, 2005
Professor R. Byron Pipes On the Mechanical Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes in Hexagonal Arrays February 7, 2005
Professor James N. Scott Numerical Investigations of High Speet Jet Noise February 3, 2005
Dr. James O. Arnold "Follow the TPS": An Analysis of What Occurred to the Thermal Protection System (TPS) During the Flight of Shuttle Columbia on STS 107 January 27, 2005
Hassan Mahfuz Nanoparticle Infusion into Structural Polymers and the Influence of Magnetic Flocculation December 2, 2004
Ethan Baumann, Brad Neal, and Clint St. John X-43A: First Flight of a Scramjet Powered Airplane October 10, 2004
Ioannis Georgiou Advanced Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Tools to Effectively Characterize Vibration and Acoustics of Finite Element Models of Coupled Structures October 6, 2004
Stephen A. Rizzi Synthesis of Virtual Environments for Acoustic Design September 17, 2004

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