Seminar Series

Seminar Series

The Mechanical Engineering Department invites students, staff and faculty to hear about exciting research developments and proposals from various professionals and academics. 

Fall 2019 Seminar Series

Monday, November 18, 2019

Howon Lee
Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering ,Rutgers University
Digital 4D Printing for Engineered Living Materials
Location: Center of Excellence, Room CE2011
Time: 12 p.m. 

Past Seminars

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Edmund Webb lll
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, Lehigh University
Multiscale modeling of the human blood protein von Willebrand Factor
Location: ME Conference Room, ES1337, Time: 12 p.m.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Alexei Tkachenko, PhD
Brookhaven National Laboratory 
How To Build A Diamond
Location: ES1337, Time: 12 p.m.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Professor Kourosh Shoele
Florida State University 
Fluttering Response of a Flexible Piezo-electromechanical Smart Structure: Energy Harvesting
Location: ES2008 Time: 12:00pm 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Professor Mir Jalil Razavi
Binghamton University
Mechanics of Soft Biological Tissues 
Location: ES1304 Time: 12:00pm

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Professor Paulo Arratia
University of Pennsylvania
Life in Complex Fluids 
Location: ES2008 Time: 12:00pm

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Zhiting Tian 09'
Cornell University
Fundamental understanding of nanoscale thermal transport for thermal conductivity manipulation
Location: ES1304 Time: 12:00pm

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Professor Alan Zehnder
Cornell University
Thermo-Optical MEMS Limit Cycle Oscillators
Location: ES2008 Time: 12:00pm

Friday, November 30, 2018

Kwame Amponsah PhD, CEO & Founder of Xallent LLC
Nanomachines for Characterizing Thin Film Materials and Semiconductor Devices
Location: ES1337 Time: 12:00pm

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Professor Sherry Towfighian
Binghamton University
Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications in MEMS and Energy Harvesting
Location: ES1337 Time: 12:00pm

Monday, October 29, 2018

Professor Neil Dasgupta
University of Michigan
Interfacial Engineering of Energy Conversion and Storage Materials using Atomic Layer Deposition
Location: ES1337 Time: 12:00pm

Monday, October 22, 2018

Professor Teng Zhang
Syracuse University
Wrinkling, crumpling, and folding in elastic thin sheets floating on water surface
Location: ES1337 Time: 12:00pm

September 26, 2018

Ian D. Hosein, PhD
Syracuse University 
Coupling Nonlinear Optical Dynamics to Polymer Systems for Light-Directed Organization of Functional Materials
Mechanical Engineering Department, ES-1337, 12:00 p.m. 

May 4, 2018

David Salac, PhD
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Three-Dimensional Multicomponent Vesicles: Methods and Influence of Material Properties 
Mechanical Engineering Department, ES-1304, 12:00 p.m.

April 18, 2018

Bret P. Van Poppel, Ph.D.
Colonel, U.S. Army
Deputy Department Head
Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Engineering at West Point and Simulating Electrohydrodynamic Atomization
Mechanical Engineering Department, ES-1304, 12:00 p.m.

March 22, 2018 

James E. Warner, PhD 
Computational Scientist, NASA Langley Research Center
Rapid Uncertainty Quantification for Aerospace Applications 
Mechanical Engineering Department, ES-1304, 12:00 p.m.

Nov. 8, 2017

Shan Jiang
Shan Jiang

Iowa State University
New Dimensions of colloids and nanoparticles - from Janus Particles to Smart Materials
ES-2008E

Oct. 25, 2017

Taehun Lee
Taehun Lee
CUNY Energy Institute
Computational Study of Microparticle Effect on Breakup of Liquid Bridge and Self-propelled Jumping of Droplet
ME Conference Room, ES-1337

Oct. 16, 2017

Mark Owkes
Mark Owkes
Montana State University
Gas-Liquid Flows: Numerical Methods through Simulations on Supercomputers
ME Conference Room, ES-1337

Oct. 6, 2017

Sotirios Mamalis
Sotirios Mamalis
Stony Brook University
The Grant Challenges of Internal Combustion Enginers: Current Research and Future Outlook
ME Conference Room, ES-1337

Oct. 4, 2017

Brent Fultz
Brent Fultz

California Institute of Technology
Where does the entropy of materials come from?
ES-2008E

Sept. 28, 2017

Bruce Murray
Bruce Murray

Binghamton University
Thermal and Chemical Characterization of Aerosols Produced by Electronic Cigarettes
ME Conference Room, ES-1337

Dec. 2, 2016

Sami Alkharabsheh
Binghamton University
Cooling Technologies for Data Centers
COE-2011

Nov. 18, 2016

Erik Einarsson
University of Buffalo
Graphene for Plasmonic Applications
ES-1337

Nov. 11, 2016

Pietro Valdastri
University of Leeds
Lifesaving Capsule Robots
ES-1337

Oct. 12, 2016

Chang-Hwan Choi
Stevens Institute of Technology
Nanoengineering of Bioinspired Multifunctional Superhydrophobic Surfaces
ES-1337