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

August 29 - MAE Research Orientation

September 5 - MAE Research Orientation

September 12 - Dr. Steffen Leonhardt

September 19 - Dr. Ankit Srivastava

Ankit Srivastava.

Associate Professor (Ph.D.), Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering, IIT Chicago

September 26- Dr. Eric Loth

Engineering Leadership Series

Eric Loth.

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

October 3 - Dr. Michael Plesniak

Engineering Leadership Series

Michael Plesniak.

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

October 10 - Dr. Xin Yong

Xin Yong.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Binghamton University

October 17 - Dr. Ray Kach

Raymond Kach.

Product Development Engineer, Ford Motor Company, Powertrain Applications

October 24 - Dr. Jeff Eldredge

Jeff Eldredge.

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

October 31 - Dr. Inanc Senocak

Inanc Senocak.

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

November 7 - Dr. Diego Donzis

November 14 - Dr. Eric MacDonald

Eric Macdonald.

Professor, Electrical Engineering, Youngstown State University

November 21 - Dr. Wenlong Zhang

Wenlong Zhang.

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

December 5 - Dr. Hussein Aluie

Hussein Aluie.

James P. Wilmot Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester

Summer 2019 Seminars

Summer 2019 Seminars

July 22 - Dr. Abigail Juhl

Abigail Juhl.

Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (PhD, BS) Air Force Research Laboratory

August 13 - Dr. Seong Jin Kim

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

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

Melissa Green.

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

March 7 - Dr. Vincent Tutino

Vincent Tutino.

Research Assistant Professor (Ph.D.), Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo

March 14 - Dr. Lucy T. Zhang

Lucy Zhang.

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

March 28 - Dr. Scott Dawson

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

Azim Eskandarian.

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

April 18 - Dr. David Bevly

David Bevly.

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

April 25 - Dr. Chi-Chin Wu

Chi-Chin Wu.

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

May 2 - Dr. Robert Gao

Engineering Leadership Series

Robert Gao.

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

May 9 - Dr. Maurizio Porfiri

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

Norman Wereley.

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

September 27 - Maziar Hemati

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

Robert Carpick.

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

October 25 - Haibo Dong

Haibo Dong.

Associate  Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia

November 1 - Andres Tovar

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

Alice White.

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

December 6 - Ella Atkins

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

Dr. Xiang.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Mechanical, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

February 5 - Dr. Sara Moghtadernejad

Dr. Moghtadernejad.

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

February 6 - Dr. Danial Faghihi

Dr. Faghihi.

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

February 8 - Dr. Alexandre Noll Marques

Dr. Alexandre Noll Marques.

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

February 9 - Dr. Kyle J. DeMars

Dr. DeMars.

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

February 12 - Dr. Nikhil Chandra Admal

Dr. Admal.

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

February 13 - Dr. Debanjan Mukherjee

Dr. Mukherjee.

American Heart  Association  Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of  Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

February 15 - Dr. Jiyeon Kang

Dr. Kang.

Postdoctoral Researcher, Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Michigan

February 19 - Dr. Yanfei Xu

Dr. Xu.

Postdoctoral Associate, Mechanical Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

February 20 - Dr. James M. Chen

dr. chen.

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

February 22 - Dr. Shahriyar Keshavarz

Dr. Shahriyar Keshavarz.

Research Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology

March 1 - Dr. Christopher A. Mattson

Dr. Mattson.

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University

March 12 - Dr. Eleonora Botta

Dr. Botta.

Postdoctoral Researcher, GlobVision, Montreal, Canada

March 13 - Dr. Luciano Castillo

dr. castillo.

Kenninger Professor in Renewable Energy and Power Systems in  Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

March 15 - Captain John K. Reilley, USN

captain reilley.

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

April 2 - Dr. Tomasz (Tom) Drozda

dr tomasz drozda portrait.

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

May 3 - Dr. Ramakrishna Tipireddy

Dr. Tipireddy portrait.

Scientist, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

May 17 - Dr. Raymond Brennan

Dr. Brennan portrait.

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

Fall 2017 Seminars

Fall 2017 Seminar Series

September 14 - Dr. Timothy Simpson

Dr. Simpson.

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

September 28 - Dr. Xiaoli Bai

Dr Bai.

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

October 5 - Dr. Joseph Koo

Dr 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

Dr Cheong.

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

October 26 - Dr. Wentao Fu

Dr Fu.

Senior Additive Manufacturing Research Engineer, Siemens Energy, Inc.

November 16 - Dr. Stefano Gonella

Dr. Gonella.

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering; University of Minnesota

November 30 - Dr. Silvia Ferrari

Dr. Ferrari.

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