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Graduate Seminar Series

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

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

August 23, 2018 Jay Gore, Ilias Bilionis, Carlo Scalo
Intro to ME691
August 30, 2018

Cummins Lecture presents:
Jennifer Rumsey
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer, Cummins Inc.
Power Solutions for a Carbon-Constrained World Details (PDF)

September 6, 2018 George Em Karniadakis
The Charles Pitts Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Physics-Informed Learning Machines for Physical Systems Details (PDF)
September 13, 2018 Albert Shih
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Michigan
Machining Inside Blood Vessels Details (PDF)
September 20, 2018

Oldenburger Lecture presents:
Miroslav Krstic
Sr. Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Research; Director, Ctr. Control Syst. & Dynamics; Distinguished Professor & Alspach Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego
Traffic Flow Control: Calming “Stop-and-go” in Congested Traffic Details (PDF)

Special bonus control seminar:
Friday, September 21, 10:30 a.m., ME3006
From Asymptotic to Finite-Time to Fixed-Time to Prescribed-Time Stabilization Details (PDF)

September 27, 2018

Laura Schaefer
Burton J. and Ann M. McMurtry Chair in Engineering; Professor, Department Chair, Rice University

October 4, 2018

Hawkins Lecture presents:
Costas P. Grigoropoulos
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley 

October 11, 2018 Allen S. Hall Lecture presents:
Bernard Roth
Rodney H. Adams Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University
October 18, 2018 Federsen Lecture & the College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture present:
Neil Gershenfeld
Director, The Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
October 25, 2018 Pradeep Sharma
M.D. Anderson Chair, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
November 1, 2018

Herrick Lecture presents:
Jeff Spitler
Regents Professor, OG&E Energy Technology Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University

November 8, 2018 College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture presents:
Jackie Chen
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories
November 15, 2018 Amos G. Winter
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Engineering
November 29, 2018

Peyman Givi
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and James T. MacLeod Professor in Swanson Shcool of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

December 6, 2018 Peter Meckl and Jay Gore
Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Ethics and Integrity in Research