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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
From Microchannels to Micropower: Modeling Sustainable Energy Systems Details (PDF)

October 4, 2018

Hawkins Lecture presents:
Costas P. Grigoropoulos
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley
Laser Materials Processing and Nanomanufacturing Details (PDF)

Bonus Seminar:
Friday, Oct 5, 10:20 a.m., ME2054
Pulsed Laser Functionalization of Semiconductor Nanostructures Details (PDF)

October 11, 2018 Allen S. Hall Lecture presents:
Bernard Roth
Rodney H. Adams Professor in the School of Engineering, Stanford University
Designing Based on Users' Needs Details (PDF)
October 18, 2018

Feddersen Lecture & the College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture present:
Neil Gershenfeld
Director, The Center for Bits and Atoms, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
From Bits to Atoms Details (PDF)

October 25, 2018 Pradeep Sharma
M.D. Anderson Chair, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
Flexoelectricity and Electrets Details (PDF)
November 1, 2018

Herrick Lecture presents:
Jeff Spitler
Regents Professor, OG&E Energy Technology Chair, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University
Field Performance of State-of-the-Art HVAC Systems Details (PDF)

November 8, 2018 College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture presents:
Jackie Chen
Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories
DNS of Turbulent Combustion in Complex Flows Details (PDF)
November 15, 2018 Amos G. Winter
Ratan N. Tata Career Development Associate Professor Director, Global Engineering and Research (GEAR) Laboratory Department of Mechanical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology—Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coupling Insights into Emerging Markets with Engineering Science to Create High-Performance, Low-Cost, Global Technologies
Details (PDF)
November 29, 2018

Peyman Givi
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and James T. MacLeod Professor in Swanson Shcool of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh
Dynamic Graph Partitioning and Quantum Computing for Turbulent Combustion Simulation Details (PDF)

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