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Graduate Lecture Series

Join us for the Purdue ME Graduate Lecture Series, a part of ME691. The public is welcome for these fascinating lectures from world-renowned experts in engineering.

PLEASE NOTE: All lectures now take place Thursdays, 4:30 p.m., at the new Wilmeth Active Learning Center, room 1055 (the Hiler Theater).

August 24, 2017 Jay Gore, Ilias Bilionis, Carlo Scalo
Intro to ME691
 
August 31, 2017 Xiaolin Zheng
Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
Synthesis and Ignition of Energetic Materials Details (PDF)
September 7, 2017 Jeffrey Morris
Chemical Engineering, City College of New York
Dense Suspensions: Shear Thickening and Related Phenomena Details (PDF)
September 14, 2017 Francois Barthelat
Laboratory for Advanced Materials and Bioinspiration
McGill University, Montreal
Expanding material property space using bioinspiration and architecture Details (PDF)
September 18, 2017 BONUS: Midwest Mechanics Seminar
Patrick Le Tallec
Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Variational Multiscale Modelling of Soft Materials Based on Elastic Networks Models Details (PDF)
September 21, 2017

Mehmet Toner
Biomedical Engineering, Harvard Medical School
(HAWKINS LECTURE)
Extreme Microfluidics: Large Volumes and Complex Fluids
Details (PDF)

September 28, 2017

Ahmed Ghoniem
Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Technologies for Clean Energy: Chemical Looping Oxy-combustion, Water Splitting, and 22 CO2 Reduction Details (PDF)

October 5, 2017 Yongjie Jessica Zhang
Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
October 12, 2017 Mary Frecker
Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Penn State University
Optimal Design of Self-Folding Origami Details (PDF)
October 19, 2017 Zhuomin Zhang
Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech University
October 26, 2017

Tariq Samad
Technology Management, University of Minnesota
Automation, Autonomy, and Humans in the Loop: Advances in Control Systems  Details (PDF)

November 2, 2017 John Judge
Dean of Engineering, Catholic University
Response modification in resonant systems using arrays of attachments Details (PDF)
November 9, 2017 Robert Proksch
President/CEO, Asylum Research
Advances in Ambient and Liquid AFM - Nanoscale Structure and Dynamics Details (PDF)
(ADAMS LECTURE)
November 14, 2017

BONUS LECTURE:
Bryony DuPont
School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University
Design Automation for Sustainability: Helping Designers Make Greener Products and Cleaner Power Details (PDF)

November 16, 2017 James Braun
Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Sustainable Energy Options and Opportunities: Buildings are Key Details (PDF)
(HERRICK LECTURE)
November 17, 2017 BONUS LECTURE:
Hyoungsoo Kim
Mechanical Engineering, KAIST (South Korea)
Marangoni effects on coating, spreading, and mixing Details (PDF)
 
November 30, 2017 TBA  
December 7, 2017 Peter Meckl and Jay Gore
Ethics and Integrity in Research