C W Lovell Distinguished Lecture


"The Role of Numerical Analysis in Interdisciplinary Engineering Research"
October 21, 2008
LWSN 1142
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Session One - Chair: Professor Amit Varma

2:00 p.m. Prof. Ayhan Irfanoglu, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, "Numerical Simulation vs. Engineering Judgment in Studying the Collapse of the World Trade Center Tower-1"
2:30 p.m. Prof. R. Edwin Garcia, Assistant Professor, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, "Microstructure Design of Portable Power Sources through Object Oriented Finite Elements"
3:00 p.m. Prof. Ganesh Subbarayan, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, "Hierarchical Compositions for CAD-CAE Integration in Evolving Boundary Problems"


Session Two - Chair: Professor Rodrigo Salgado

4:00 p.m. Dr. David M. Potts, Professor of Geotechnical Engineering, Imperial College London, "Some of the Strengths and Weaknesses of Using Advanced Numerical Analysis in Engineering Practice"
4:30 p.m. Prof. Youssef Hashash, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, "Practical nonlinear seismic site response analysis via DEEPSOIL"
5:00 p.m. Prof. Jose Andrade, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, "Multiscale Analysis in Geomaterials: Challenges and Opportunities"


Purdue Geotechnical Engineering