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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

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