Seminar Archive 2004-2017

Speaker Type Title Date
Dr. Jim Greogry Special Seminar Setting World Records for Speed and Distance with an Autonomous Jet-Powered UAV December 5, 2017
Dr. Joseph E. Shepherd Midwest Mechanics Seminar Pushing the Boundaries: From Detonations to Auto-injectors October 30, 2017
Dr. Hui Hu Special Seminar Aircraft Icing Physics and Bio-inspired Icephobic Coatings for Aircraft Icing Mitigation September 21, 2017
R.I. Sujith Special Seminar Synchronization Transition in a Thermoacoustic System May 11, 2017
Jose Luis Mantari Laureano Special Seminar On the Refinement of Classical and Axiomatic/Asymptotic to Genetic Shear Deformation Theories to Study Classical and Advanced Composites May 10, 2017
Michael J. Corso Special Seminar Current UAV/UAS Law Landscape April 20, 2017
Eric A. Silk Special Seminar Spaceflight Cryogenics System Design and Application at NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center April 18, 2017
Dr. Elisabeth Guazzelli Midwest Mechanics Seminar Falling Clouds of Particles April 17, 2017
Dr. Beverley J. McKeon Midwest Mechanics Seminar Systems Analysis of Wall Turbulence: Characterizing Natural and Synthetic Self-Sustaining Processes April 10, 2017
S.A. Craig Special Seminar Boundary-Layer Stability and Transition Experiments at the University of Arizona February 28, 2017
Theresa Kowalkowski Special Seminar Unlocking Jupiter's Secrets: NASA's Juno Mission February 6, 2017
Barbara Esker Special Seminar NASA Aeronautics: A Look to the Future January 27, 2017
Mr. Sam Scimemi Seminar From International Space Station to Mars November 15, 2016
Dr. Sanjay Garg Seminar Aircraft Engine Advanced Controls Research under NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Programs November 15, 2016
Prof. R.I. Sujith Special Seminar Prognosis of an Impending Combustion Instability August 3, 2016
Dr. Katya M. Casper Special Seminar Pressure Fluctuations and Fluid-Structure Interactions during Hypersonic Boundary-Layer Transition April 11, 2016
Dr. Ivan Marusic Midwest Mechanics Seminar High Reynolds Number Wall Turbulence: Universality, Structure, and Interactions April 11, 2016
Dr. Ethiraj Venkatapathy Special Seminar Mary Poppins Approach to Human Mars Mission EDL April 8, 2016
Dr. Johnson Samuel Special Seminar 3D Printing of Hierarchical Fiber-reinforced Polymer Composites April 6, 2016
Dr. Justin Wagner Special Seminar High-Speed Fluid Dynamics Experiments at Sandia April 5, 2016
Dr. Patricia Beauchamp Special Seminar Technology Planning for Planetary Science Missions April 4, 2016
Dr. A.F. 'Skip' Grandt Special Seminar Baby Steps – Early History of Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University March 31, 2016
Dr. Charles Budney Special Seminar Concurrent Space Mission Design and Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Team-X February 24, 2016
Dr. Richard Miles Midwest Mechanics Seminar Pumping Air: FLEET, Radar REMPI and Backward Lasing New Methods for Measuring Flow Properties and Contaminants in Air October 26, 2015
Dr. Lynn E. Snyder Special Seminar Dr. Lynn E. Snyder Seminar October 9, 2015
Dr. George Schneiter Special Seminar Dr. George Schneiter Seminar October 9, 2015
Dr. Alok Das Special Seminar Dr. Alok Das Special Seminar September 18, 2015
Dr. Parul Agrawal Special Seminar Atmospheric Entry Studies for Uranus June 12, 2015
Dr. Charles Meneveau Midwest Mechanics Seminar Using Large Eddy Simulations of Large Wind Farms to Develop Better Engineering Models April 27, 2015
R. Marshall Smith Special Seminar Exploration Systems April 22, 2015
Mark Geyer Special Seminar Progress on NASA Orion Project April 13, 2015
Dr. Peter Schmid Midwest Mechanics Seminar Gradient-based Fluid Dynamics: From Simulation to Control and Design March 30, 2015
Prof. Mitra L. Taheri Special Seminar Predictive Microstructural Evolution in Extreme Environments Using In Situ TEM March 23, 2015
Dr. Robert W. Carpick Midwest Mechanics Seminar Friction and Wear: New Insights from Atomic-Scale Measurements March 9, 2015
Dr. John F. Matlik Special Seminar ICME from a Gas Turbine Engine Perspective March 5, 2015
Prof. Chris Paredis Special Seminar A Theoretical Framework for Systems Engineering and Design - Asking 'Why?' Rather than Just 'How?' February 9, 2015
Dr. Robert Dempsey Special Seminar How Do You Throw a Refrigerator Away in Space? January 30, 2015
Karl E. Garman, Ph.D., P.E. Special Seminar Flight Testing and the Art of Baloney Detection November 25, 2014
Dr. Julia Greer Midwest Mechanics Seminar Hierarchical 3-D Nano-Architectures for Biomimetics, Batteries, and Lightweight Structural Materials October 6, 2014
Dr. Xiao Chen Special Seminar Introduction to R&D Work and Collaborative Opportunities in Wind Turbine Blades at Institute of Engineering Thermalphysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences August 25, 2014
Dr. T. Ben Britton Special Seminar Deformation in Metals – Studies in the Scanning Electron Microscope August 20, 2014
Kwang-Yong Kim AAE Special Seminar Enhancement of Mixing in Passive Micromixers August 1, 2014
Barbara Betti & Francesco Nasuti Special Seminar Boundary Layer and Gas-Surface Interaction Modeling in Liquid and Hybrid Rockets August 1, 2014
Dr. Laurent Selle AAE Special Seminar Combustion Instabilities and Rocket Engines July 24, 2014
Dr. Seongim Choi Special Seminar High/Multi-Fidelity Aerodynamic Analysis and MDO under Uncertainty Quantification July 24, 2014
Hideyo Negishi AAE Special Seminar Advanced Numerical Modelling of Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines January 21, 2014
Dr. Jacob Hochhalter AAE Special Seminar Damage Science at NASA Langley Research Center November 21, 2013
Daniel L. Dumbacher AAE Special Seminar Exploration is the Future September 30, 2013
Dr. Robert Kielb AAE Special Seminar Turbomachinery Aeromechanics September 9, 2013
Dr. J. Michael Owen AAE Special Seminar Experimental and Theoretical Research into the Secondary-Air Systems of Gas Turbines June 13, 2013
Dr. Robert E. Skelton AAE Spring 2013 Special Seminar Integrating Structure and Control Design with Tensegrity Systems March 4, 2013
Dr. Mikhail N. Shneider AAE Spring 2013 Special Seminar Weakly-ionized Plasma Processes in the Upper Atmosphere February 19, 2013
Dr. Da-Hsuan Feng AAE Spring 2013 Special Seminar Roles and Responsibilities of Asian Universities in a New Global Academic-Business Paradigm February 18, 2013
Michael J. Corso, Esquire Special Seminar An Engineer's Legal Clinic and Bird's Eye View of Aviation Law September 27, 2012
Jarret M. Lafleur, PhD AAE Special Seminar Adapting to the Uncertain Future: Strategic Challenges in Defense Systems Analysis September 21, 2012
Robert L. Sumwalt Special Seminar Professionalism and Aviation Safety April 17, 2012
Khaki Rodway AAE Seminar Progress on the XCOR Lynx Sub-orbital Vehicle and Operations March 22, 2012
William S. Saric AAE Seminar Progress in Laminar-Turbulent Transition - A Personal View March 2, 2012
Steven J. Beresh AAE Seminar Fluctuating Wall Pressures Measured Beneath a Supersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer October 26, 2011
Tom I-P. Shih PRISM Seminar Quantifying Uncertainties from the Grid in CFD Solutions October 7, 2011
Gareth H. McKinley Midwest Mechanics Seminar Extreme Rheometry of Associative Polymer Dispersions September 28, 2011
Dr. Joseph C. Oefelein Special Seminar AAE & ME Seminar Dr. Joseph C. Oefelein September 7, 2011
Dr. Mei Yuan AAE Seminar Aircraft Structural Health Monitoring and Application August 26,2011
Vikas Tomar PRISM Seminar Experiments and Models Regarding Strain Dependent Thermal Conductivity and Strength at the Nanoscaleand Microscale April 29, 2011
W. D. Nix Midwest Mechanics Seminar Size Dependence of Strength of Metals April 13, 2011
Richard Harris, NPR News Discovery Lecture Series How BIG was the BP Oil Spill? Getting the Truth February 3, 2011
Andrea Prosperetti Midwest Mechanics Seminar Some Particles, Some Bubbles February 2, 2011
Mark uhran Nanotechnology Seminar Series The Future of Scientific Research on the International Space Station January 28, 2011
Prof. Mitch Wolff Special Seminar Tip-to-Tail Integrated Aircraft Modeling December 7, 2010
Dr. José A. Camberos Special Seminar Entropy Mystique: The Second Law of Thermodynamics in Aerospace Systems Analysis & Design December 7, 2010
Dr. John H. Doty Special Seminar Design of Experiments (DoX) and the Second Law of Thermodynamics in Systems Analysis & Design December 7, 2010
Professor H.J. Melosh Sigma Xi Research Award Lecture Results from NASA's Nov. 4, 2010 Flyby of Comet Hartley 2 November 17, 2010
Dr.David Kunkee Special Seminar Overview of Polar-Orbiting Microwave Radiometers for Environmental Remote Sensing November 11, 2010
Jeffrey Payne Special Seminar Aerosciences at Sandia Labs November 4, 2010
Prof. Tim Healey Midwest Mechanics Seminar Midwest Mechanics Seminar Tim Healey October 27, 2010
Dr. Benjamin Mann Special Seminar New Frontiers in Topological Data Analysis: New Math for Biology, Imaging and Neuroscience October 18, 2010
Dr. Bret Tobalske Special Seminar Special Seminar : Bret Tobalske October 14, 2010
Prof. Ronald J. Adrian Midwest Mechanics Seminar Ronald Adrian Midwest Mechanics September 22, 2010
Dr. Michael Ol Special Seminar Unsteady Flow Separation at Low Reynolds Numbers: Flowfield Evolution vs. Force History July 16, 2010
Sankaran Mahadevan PRISM Seminar Uncertainty Quantification and Model Validation in Mechanical System Behavior Prediction June 14, 2010
Dr. Aaron Auslender Special Seminar Scramjet Performance Considerations May 14, 2010
Dr. C.B. Lee Special Seminar Vortex Dynamics in Transitional Wall-bounded Flows April 27, 2010
Dr. G.R. Liu Special Seminar G.R. Liu Special Seminar April 13, 2010
Alina Alexeenko PRISM Seminar Gas Electrostatic Discharge in Capacitive RF-MEMS and Its Role in Degradation and Failure April 9, 2010
Ann Rundell PRISM Seminar Quantitative Experiment Design for Highly Uncertain Biological Systems April 2, 2010
Dr. David Steigmann Midwest Mechanics Seminar Boundary-value Problems in the Theory of Lipid Membranes March 3, 2010
Steven Dong PRISM Seminar Enabling Incompressible Flow Simulations with Large Time Step Sizes February 2, 2010
Dr. Peyman Givi Midwest Mechanics Seminar Filtered Density Function: Basic Theory and Modern Developments December 2, 2009
Dr. Joël Chevrier PRISM Seminar Casimir force and of near-field radiative heat transfer at the MEMS and AFM scales October 23, 2009
Dr. Joseph Katz Midwest Mechanics Seminar Experimental Characterization of Turbulence within Turbomachines September 30, 2009
James C. Hill Special Seminar Turbulent mixing--looking at an old problem with new tools September 24, 2009
Yuan (Alan) Qi PRISM Seminar Efficient Bayesian Inference and Learning for Graphical Models September 11, 2009
Dr. Oskar J. Haidn Special Seminar Selected Topics of Liquid Propulsion Research July 31, 2009
Dr. Shirley J. Dyke Faculty Candidate Seminar The Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Through Condition Monitoring May 11, 2009
Dr. Michael P. Brenner Midwest Mechanics Seminar The Fluid Mechanics of Fungal Spore Ejection, and Solutions to the Moderate Reynolds Number Navier Stokes Equation April 24, 2009
Mr. William H. Gerstenmaier Hydrogen Symposium Hydrogen Symposium 2009 April 23, 2009
Professor Philip L. Varghese PRISM Seminar Solutions of the Boltzmann Equation via a Discrete Velocity Monte Carlo Method April 17, 2009
Kim B. Blair, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Design Seminar Innovation in Sports Technology: Developing Marketable Products April 14, 2009
Xiaohui (Sandy) Guo PRISM Seminar Modeling of Squeeze-Film Damping in MEMS Based on Rarefied Flow Simulations April 3, 2009
Dr. Dimitrios Peroulis PRISM Seminar Series RF MEMS: The Applications Perspective March 27, 2009
Sharlotte Kramer Faculty Candidate Seminar Phase Shifting Interferometric Methods for Determination of In-Plane Tensorial Stress in Fracture Studies March 27, 2009
Dr. Richard Kramer Faculty Candidate Seminar Advanced mesh-refinement methods applied to simulation of the Richtmyer-Meshkov instability March 27, 2009
Dr. Vikas Tomar Faculty Candidate Seminar Failure Analyses of Complex Nanostructured and Microstructured Materials Across a Hierarchy of Length and Time Scales March 9, 2009
Dr. K Ravi-Chandar Midwest Mechanics Seminar Dynamic Strain Localization and Fragmentation in Ductile Materials March 6, 2009
Dr. John W. Conklin Faculty Candidate Seminar The Spherical Graviatational Reference Sensor: A Buoy in Spacetime March 2, 2009
Dr. Ryan S. Park Faculty Candidate Seminar Small-Body Navigation January 30, 2009
Dr. Spandan Maiti Faculty Candidate Seminar AAE Faculty Candidate: Dr. Spandan Maiti January 14, 2009
Dr. Olaf Weckner Faculty Candidate Seminar Simulation of Crack Propagation in Aerospace Structures January 12, 2009
M. Pino Martín Faculty Candidate Seminar Validation and Interpretation of DNS Data on Compressible Turbulent Boundary Layers with Interactions December 8, 2008
Pablo Tarazaga Faculty Candidate Seminar Dynamics and Control of a Pressurized Optical Membrane Augmented with Acoustic Actuators December 2, 2008
Professor Zhigang Suo Midwest Mechanics Seminar Thermodynamics of Large Deformation in Soft Active Materials November 21, 2008
Prof. Philip Marcus Midwest Mechanics Seminar New Ways of Observing 3D Vortex Dynamics on Jupiter and What the Observations Say about Jupiter's Long-Term Climate Variability October 3, 2008
Dr. Luigi Glielmo Special Seminar Identification and feedback control in deep brain stimulation: a simulation study September 8, 2008
Professor Lorena Barba Mechanical Engineering Seminar Global Field Interpolation for Particle Methods August 18, 2008
Dr. Hassan Mahfuz Special Seminar Enhancing Stab Resistance of Flexible Body Armor Using a Fixative Cross-Linker June 27, 2008
Dr. Karen Marais Faculty Candidate Seminar Aspects of Development and Operation of Complex Systems May 19, 2008
Dr. Timothée Pourpoint Research Assistant Professorship Candidate Seminar Energy Management in High Pressure Hydrogen Storage Systems April 23, 2008
Dr. Mitchell Walker Special Seminar High Thrust-to-Power Hall Effect Thrusters April 7, 2008
Dr. Sivakumar Rathinam AAE System of Systems Faculty Candidate Seminar Combinatorial Motion Planning for Multiple Vehicles with Non-Holonomic Constraints March 6, 2008
DengFeng Sun AAE System of Systems Faculty Candidate Seminar Large Scale Modeling and Optimization of En Route Air Traffic Flows March 5, 2008
Dr. Cedrick Ngalande Special Seminar Study of Rarefaction Effects in Gas Flows with Particle Approaches March 3, 2008
Dr. Zahra Mohaghegh AAE System of Systems Faculty Candidate Seminar Risk-Based Methods for Complex Socio-Technical Systems February 29, 2008
Dr. William S. Saric Midwest Mechanics Seminar Flight Experiments on Laminar Flow Control in Swept-Wing Boundary Layers (An Unlikely Journey of a Mechanician) February 15, 2008
Prof. Veli-Tapani Kuokkala Materials Science & Engineering Seminar Effects of strain rate and temperature on the properties and behavior of AHSS and austenitic stainless sheet steels February 15, 2008
Professor Dai-Ning Fang Special Seminar Mechanical Properties and Design of Lattice Composites and Structures Applied in Aerospace Engineering October 11, 2007
Professor G. Ravichandran Midwest Mechanics Seminar Large Actuation through Electrostriction in Single Crystal Ferroelectrics October 5, 2007
Dr. Kenny Breuer Midwest Mechanics Seminar Bacterial Microfluidics - The Science and Engineering of Bacterial Flagellar Propulsion March 30, 2007
Dr. Iván Gallego Center for Materials Processing and Tribology Seminar Intelligent Centerless Grinding: Increasing Precision and Productivity March 28, 2007
Professor Kazuya Yoshida & Students Special Seminar Flight Test Activities at Tohoku University March 22, 2007
Dr. Yang Cheng Special Seminar Particle Filtering for Spacecraft Attitude Estimation March 20, 2007
Dr. Jack Chessa Special Seminar The eXtended Finite Element Method (X-FEM) for Moving Discontinuities in Solid and Fluid Dynamics March 5, 2007
Veera Sundararaghavan Special Seminar Design of Materials with Enhanced Properties: A Multi-length Scale Computational Approach March 2, 2007
Dr. Li Qiao Special Seminar Effects of Diluents on Laminar Premixed Flames in Microgravity February 26, 2007
Dr. Kaushik Bhattacharya Midwest Mechanics Seminar Stress-induced Transformation in Polysrystalline Shape-memory Alloys 1/26/2007
Professor Pedro Ponte Castañeda Midwest Mechanics Seminar Effective Behavior, Microstructure Evolution and Macroscopic Instabilities in Porous and Reinforced Elastomers April 28, 2006
Dr. Alina Alexeenko Faculty Candidate Seminar Kinetic Modeling of Microscale Gas Flows March 21, 2006
Dr.-Ing.habil. Michael E. Dreyer Special Seminar Sounding Rocket Experiment on Capillary Channel Flow February 3, 2006
Dr. John Kizito Special Seminar Modeling in situ Shuttle Tile Repair using Extremely Viscous Fluids in Vacuum December 5, 2005
Dr. James Cutler Special Seminar A Framework for Robust and Flexible Space Communication Systems December 1, 2005
Dr. Robert Shorten Special Seminar Common Quadratic Lyapunov Functions for Switched Linear Systems June 13, 2005
Dr. Minami Yoda Special Seminar Near-Wall Velocity Measurements in Electroosmotic Flow Within the Electric Double Layer Using Nano-Particle Image Velocimetry April 29, 2005
Dr. Alex Van der Velden Special Seminar Aircraft Shape Optimization: Form Follows Function and Physics April 29, 2005
Selin Aradag Special Seminar Numerical Analysis of Purdue-Mach 6 Wind Tunnel March 3, 2005
Ken Stetson Short Course Hypersonic Laminar-Turbulent Transition October 26-27, 2004
Sam Wanis Special Seminar Tailored Force Fields for Space Fabrication September 30, 2004

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