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Nonlinear Control of Delay and PDE Systems: Methods and Applications
Nikolaos Bekiaris-Liberis,University of California, San Diego
Monday, April 8, 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503

Topics on Defense Electronics
Terry V Baughn, Raytheon Engineering Fellow( Retired), ASME Fellow
Tuesday, March 26, 11 a.m. ECSN 2.794

Lagrangian and Multi-scale Investigations of Turbulent Flows by
Dr.Yue Yang, Cornell University
Monday, March 18, 11a.m. ECSS 3.503

Distinguished Lecture -The Importance of Large Scales of Turbulence in the Energy Entertainment of Wind Arrays
Dr. Luciano Castillo, Texas Tech University
Thursday, Feb 21, 11 a.m. ECSS 2.102

NWRC-A Model for Sustainability and Human Potential
Dr. Luciano Castillo, Texas Tech University
Friday, Feb 22, 11 a.m. ECSN 2.794

FALL 2012

Challenges and Opportunities Posed by Impending Close Encounters with Asteroid Apophis
John Junkins, Texas A&M University, College Station
Friday, November 30, 11 a.m., ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

International Workshop on Recent Developments in Robotics and Control
Numerous experts from throughout the world
Monday, Nov. 5-Tuesday, Nov. 6, all day, ECSS 2.102 (TI Auditorium)

SPRING 2012

High-order Method for Mesoscale Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Multi-phase Flows
Taehun Lee, Department of Mechanical Engineering City College of City University of New York
Friday, May 11, 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Convective heat transfer at the micro scale
Dr. Yoav Peles, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Thurs., April 5, 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Information-Driven Control for Networked Sensing and Control Systems
Reza Olfati-Saber, Dartmouth College
Mon., April 2, 11 a.m. ECSN 2.704

Translational Control Design for Lower-Limb Prosthetics and Orthotics: Lessons from Robot Locomotion
Dr. Robert Gregg, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
Thurs., March 29, 11 a.m., ECSS 2.704

From fingertips to oil wells: the role of tribology in the development of technologies
that power our lives and make them more livable

Dr. Christian Schwartz, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M
Tues., March 27, 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Material Characterization and Failure Prediction for Composites
Andrew Makeev, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of Texas at Arlington
Tues., March 20, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 4.910

Bridging Scale Space-Time Finite Element Method:
A New Paradigm for Concurrently Coupled Atomistic/Continuum Simulation

Dong Qian, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering School of Dynamic Systems, University of Cincinnati
Mon., March 19, 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Atomic Force Microcopy-Based Nanoscale Biomechanics
Dr. Majid Minary, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
Thurs., March 1, 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

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FALL 2011

Multiscale Computational Models for Estimating the Mechanical Properties
of Nano-Composites and Bio-Materials

Dr. Vinu Unnikrishnan, Advanced Computational Mechanics Laboratory Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Time Parametrization of Articulated Mechanical Systems
Dr. Vicente Parra Vega, Director,
Robotics Laboratory, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Dept., Cinvestav, Mexico
Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)  

Communication Delays in Networked Robotic Systems
Dr. Tamas Kalmar-Nagy, Texas A&M
Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, 10 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

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SPRING 2011

The Mechatronic Approach of Developing a
Facially Expressive Humanoid Robot, Modeling and Analysis

Dr. Yonas Tadesse, Virginia Tech
Thursday, May 5, 2011, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Structural Properties of Complex Interconnected Systems
Dr. Nader Motee, California Institute of Technology
Monday, May 2, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Robust and Adaptive Control of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems
Dr. Parag Patre, NASA Langley Research Center
Thursday, April 28, 2011, 9:15 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics: Theory and Experiment
Dr. Jianliang Xiao, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503  (Osborne Conference Room)

Two Higher-Order Elasticity Theories and Their Applications at Micron and Nanometer Scales
Dr. Xin-Lin Gao, Texas A&M University
Monday, Jan. 31, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Nanotexturing of Drug-Eluting Stents for Preventing Thrombosis
Dr. Palaniappa Molian, Iowa State University
Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, 10 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Analysis of Fluid-Structure-Control Interaction in Wind-Turbine Blades
Dr. Fernando Ponta, Michigan Tech University
Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Applications in Biological and Bio-inspired Flows
Dr. Danesh Tafti, Virginia Tech
Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, 9:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

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FALL 2010

Counter-Intuitive Flows of Bubbles and Droplets in Microfluidic Channel Networks
Dr. Wonjae Choi, Harvard University
Monday, Dec. 6, 2010, 9 a.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)

Structural Damage Detection via Contact Acoustic Nonlinearity
Dr. Fabio Semperlotti, University of Michigan
Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Sustainable Energy Systems Catalyzed by Control and Optimization:
From Building Efficiency, Renewable Energy to Plug-in

Dr. Yaoyu Li, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Authentic Engineering Experiences for First-Year Engineering Students:
Intentional Design and Assessment for Learning

Dr. Heidi A. Diefes-Dux, Purdue University
Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, 9:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

V Laser-Absorption Measurements in Jet Fuel and Surrogate Oxidation Systems
Under Engine-Relevant Conditions

Dr. Subith Vasu, Stanford University
Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, 9 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

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SPRING 2010

Metamodeling Based Design Optimization
Dr. Rahul Rai, California State University, Fresno
Friday, May 21, 2010, 11 a.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)

Towards Net Zero Energy High Performance Buildings
Dr. Zheng O’Neill, United Technologies Research Center
Tuesday, May 18, 2010, 11 a.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)

Development of a Multiscale Model in Micro/Nano Electrokinetic Transport and
Vascular Targeted Drug Delivery Using Nanocarriers

Dr. Jin Liu, University of Pennsylvania
Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11 a.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)

Group Theoretic Methods in Medical Robotics, Structural Biology and Kinesiology
Dr. Wooram Park, Johns Hopkins University
Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 9:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Energy Transfer in Nanoscale Energy Conversion Materials
Dr. Xianfan Xu, Purdue University
Thursday, April 15, 2010, 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Platelet and Endothelial Cell Responses to Coronary Blood Flow
Dr. Wei Yin, Oklahoma State University
Monday, March 15, 10:30 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Adaptive Control of Large Utility-Scale Wind Turbines
Dr. Mark Balas, The University of Wyoming
Monday, March 1, 2010, 11 a.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

Multiscale Modeling of Suspension Flows
Dr. Marc Ingber, University of New Mexico
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010, 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Toward the Next Generation of Multiscale Multifunctional Hybrid Composites
Dr. Marwan Al-Haik, University of New Mexico
Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, 11 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Modeling and Control of Multi-Scale Manufacturing
Haris Doumanidis, Hephaistos Nanotechnology Research Center, University of Cypress
Thurs., Jan. 28, 11 a.m. ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

Geometric Algorithms for Transformation of Data to Knowledge&rdquo
Karthik Ramani, Purdue University
Wed., Jan. 13 10:45 a.m., ECSS 3.503 (Osborne Conference Room)

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FALL 2009

Toward a Sustainable Energy Future: Improving Efficiency of Fuel Utilization
John Abraham, Purdue University
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009, 11 a.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

Mechanically Strong Lightweight Polymer Nanoencapsulated Aerogels
Hongbing Lu, University of North Texas
Oct. 15, 2009, 11 a.m., Osborne Conference Room (ECSS 3.503)

Thermal and Optical Properties of Highly Ordered Mesoporous Thin Films
Laurent Pilon, UCLA
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, 11 a.m., TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

Combined Feed-forward and Feedback Control of Flexible Structures:
From Atomic Force Microscopes to Megawatt Wind Turbines

Lucy Y. Pao, University of Colorado at Boulder
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 1:30 p.m. TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

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SPRING 2009

A Particulate-Flow Heat Exchanger Inspired by Gas Diffusion in Lung Capillaries
Fatemeh Hassanipour, Southern Methodist University
Wednesday, April 29, 11 a.m., TI Auditorium

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FALL 2008

Optimization and Control of Mechanical and Aerospace Systems
Dr. Mario A. Rotea, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Friday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. in TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102)

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