Seminar Series

MAE's Seminar Series is proud to host speakers who are at the top of their fields and conducting cutting-edge research in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Fall 2019 Seminars

September 12 - Dr. Steffen Leonhardt

September 19 - Dr. Ankit Srivastava

September 26- Dr. Eric Loth

Engineering Leadership Series

Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia

October 3 - Dr. Michael Plesniak

Engineering Leadership Series

Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University

October 10 - Dr. Xin Yong

October 17 - Dr. Raymond Kach

October 24 - Dr. Jeff Eldredge

Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

October 31 - Dr. Inanc Senocak

November 7 - Dr. Diego Donzis

November 21 - Dr. Wenlong Zhang

Assistant Professor, Systems Engineering, The Polytechnic School Arizona State University

December 5 - Dr. Hussein Aluie

Summer 2019 Seminars

Summer 2019 Seminars

July 22 - Dr. Abigail Juhl

August 13 - Dr. Seong Jin Kim

Senior Research Scientist
Computational Science Research Center
Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea

Spring 2019 Seminars

Spring 2019 Seminars

February 14 - Dr. Margarete Jadamec

Assistant Professor (Ph.D., M.S., B.S.), Geology Department; Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Program, University at Buffalo

February 21 - Dr. Melissa Green

Assistant Professor (Ph.D.), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Syracuse University

March 7 - Dr. Vincent Tutino

March 14 - Dr. Lucy T. Zhang

Associate Professor (Ph.D., M.S., B.S.), Mechanical, Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

March 28 - Dr. Scott Dawson

Assistant Professor  (Ph.D., M.A., B.Eng.), Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology 

April 4 - Dr. Gregg Abate

Unsteady Aerodynamics and Turbulent Flow Program Overview

April 11 - Dr. Azim Eskandarian

Engineering Leadership Series

Professor (DSC., M.S., B.S.), Department Head, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech University

April 18 - Dr. David Bevly

Professor (Ph.D., M.S., B.S), Mechanical Engineering Department, Auburn University

April 25 - Dr. Chi-Chin Wu

Material Engineer, Energetic Materials Science Branch, Lethality Division, US Army Research Laboratory

May 2 - Dr. Robert Gao

Engineering Leadership Series

Professor (Ph.D., M.S., B.S.), Department Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

May 9 - Dr. Maurizio Porfiri

Professor (Ph.D.), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University

Fall 2018 Seminars

September 20 - Norman Wereley

Engineering Leadership Series

Minta Martin Professor and Department Chair, Aerospace Engineering, Director, Composites Research Laboratory (CORE), University of Maryland

September 27 - Maziar Hemati

Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics College of Science and Engi­neering, University of Minnesota

October 11 - Robert W. Carpick

Engineering Leadership Series

John Henry Towne Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics (MEAM) University of Pennsylvania

October 25 - Haibo Dong

November 1 - Andres Tovar

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering. Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

November 8 - Alice White

Engineering Leadership Series

Professor (ME, MSE, BME), Chair, Mechanical Engineering Department, Boston University 

December 6 - Ella Atkins

Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Michigan

Spring 2018 Seminars

Spring 2018 Seminar Series

January 25 - Dr. Animesh Chakravarthy

Associate Professor, Departments of Aerospace Engineering and Electrical Engineering, Wichita State University

January 29 - Dr. Yujiang (Mike) Xiang

February 5 - Dr. Sara Moghtadernejad

Postdoctoral Associate and Material Characterization Area Manager, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

February 6 - Dr. Danial Faghihi

Research Associate, Institute for Computational Engineering and Science, The University of Texas at Austin

February 8 - Dr. Alexandre Noll Marques

Postdoctoral Associate, Aerospace Computational Design Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 9 - Dr. Kyle J. DeMars

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology

February 12 - Dr. Nikhil Chandra Admal

Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles

February 13 - Dr. Debanjan Mukherjee

February 15 - Dr. Jiyeon Kang

February 19 - Dr. Yanfei Xu

February 20 - Dr. James M. Chen

Assistant Professor & Steve Hsu Keystone Research Faculty Scholar, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Kansas State University

February 22 - Dr. Shahriyar Keshavarz

March 1 - Dr. Christopher A. Mattson

March 12 - Dr. Eleonora Botta

March 13 - Dr. Luciano Castillo

March 15 - Captain John K. Reilley, USN

Assistant Professor, Strategic Leadership Department, National Defense University’s Eisenhower School

April 2 - Dr. Tomasz (Tom) Drozda

Aerospace Research Scientist, Hypersonic Airbreathing Propulsion Branch, NASA Langley Research Center

May 3 - Dr. Ramakrishna Tipireddy

May 17 - Dr. Raymond Brennan

Materials Engineer, US Army Research Laboratory, Weapons and Materials Research Directorate

Fall 2017 Seminars

Fall 2017 Seminar Series

September 14 - Dr. Timothy Simpson

Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing; The Pennsylvania State University

September 28 - Dr. Xiaoli Bai

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

October 5 - Dr. Joseph Koo

Senior Research Scientist, The University of Texas at Austin, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas Materials Institute Center for Nano and Molecular Science & Technology, Austin, TX

October 12 - Dr. Deborah Chung

October 19 - Dr. Hyunmin Cheong

Senior Research Scientist, Computational Science Research Group, Toronto, ONT

October 26 - Dr. Wentao Fu

November 16 - Dr. Stefano Gonella

November 30 - Dr. Silvia Ferrari

Professor; Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY