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 2018 Seminar Series

September 20 - Norman Wereley

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

Robert Carpick

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

November 8 - Alice White

Alice White

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

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

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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