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Distinguished Seminar: Marc B. Parlange, Ph.D.

West African Savanna Hydrology Under Landscape Transformation Tuesday, September 13, 2016 4:00-5:00 pm 210 Aline Skaggs Biology Bldg. (ASB) Marc B. Parlange, Ph.D. Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science Professor, Department of Civil Engineering University of British Columbia Flyer (Co-sponsored with the Global Change and Sustainability Center) Abstract: In partnership with local communities, we Read More…

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Robotics Seminar: Mykel Kochenderfer, Ph.D.

Building Trust in Decision Support Systems for Aerospace Wed., Apr. 13, 2016 3:00-4:00 pm Rio Tinto Kennecott Mechanical Engineering Bldg. Room 3550 (MEK) Mykel Kochenderfer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Aeronautics and Astronautics Stanford University Abstract: Starting in the 1970s, decades of effort went into building human-designed rules for providing automatic maneuver guidance to pilots to avoid Read More…

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UofU-BYU Seminar Exchange: Eric Homer, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering is excited to announce the creation of a UofU-BYU Seminar Exchange. Our first seminar is planned for Thursday, December 3, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 noon in the Milner Executive Board Room (0560 MEK) “Modeling Grain Boundaries in Crystalline Metals and Deformation in Amorphous Metals” Eric R Homer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor in the Read More…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Brittany Coats, Ph.D.

Bring your lunch and join us Wed., Oct. 28, 2015 noon – 1:00 pm, in 0560 MEK Description: In solid mechanics, even the smallest structures can play an important role in the distribution of stress and strain. The Developmental Injury Biomechanics Lab investigates how structure and mechanics change as we age, and how these changes Read More…

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Distinguished Seminar: Robert Webster

Can Needle-Sized Robot Tentacles Help Surgeons Save Lives? Friday, October 30, 2015, 3:00 pm Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK – Mechanical Engineering Kennecott Bldg.) Reception to follow at 4:00 pm Robert Webster, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Vanderbilt University, TN Abstract: Thin, flexible robots able to bend Read More…

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Seminar: Wojciech Lipiński, Ph.D.

Advances in Heat Transfer for Solar Thermochemical Applications Thursday, November 12, 11:00 a.m. Warnock Engineering Bldg. (WEB) 2230 Wojciech Lipiński, Ph.D. Associate Professor Research School of Engineering The Australian National University Abstract: Heat transfer in chemically reacting media is a complex transient phenomenon typically encountered in combustion, fuels and materials processing, extractive metallurgy, and other Read More…

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Distinguished Seminar: Yung Shin, Ph.D.

Can Lasers Light Up New Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Processing? Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, 3:00 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK-Mechanical Engineering Kennecott Bldg.) Yung C. Shin, Ph.D. Donald A. & Nancy G. Roach Professor of Advanced Manufacturing School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University Abstract: With the rapid advent of lasers and laser Read More…

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Brown Bag Lunch Series: Amanda Smith, Ph.D.

Mechanical Engineering is excited to announce the first speaker in our Brown Bag Lunch Series, mechanical engineering assistant professor Amanda Smith, Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:30-1:30 pm, 0560 MEK (Milner Executive Board Room-Lower Level) Bring your lunch or pick something up at the Quartzdyne Cafe. Come learn about how energy use in the Salt Lake Read More…

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Distinguished Seminar: Sumanta Acharya

Gas Turbine Blade Cooling: Using Fundamental Physics for Improved Cooling Design Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, 3:00 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK-Mechanical Engineering Kennecott Bldg.) Reception to follow at 4:00 pm Sumanta Acharya, Ph.D. Ring Companies Chair & Department Chair Mechanical Engineering Department University of Memphis, TN Abstract: Gas turbine components downstream of Read More…