Research Speakers / Seminars

Distinguished Seminar: Joseph C. Klewicki, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Joseph C. Klewicki, Ph.D....

Self-Similar Properties of Boundary Layer Turbulence at High Reynolds Numbers Friday, January 27, 3:00 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK) Free and open to the public Joseph C. Klewicki, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering University of New Hampshire, and the Read more...

Distinguished Seminar: Liwei Lin, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Liwei Lin, Ph.D....

Integrated Functional Nanostructures for Sensing and Energy Applications Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, 3:15 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK) Reception to follow at 4:15 pm Liwei Lin, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering Co-Director, Berkeley Sensor and Actuator CenteRead more...

Seminar: Rodolphe Vaillon, Ph.D., Nov. 17

Seminar: Rodolphe Vaillon, Ph.D., Nov. 17...

Thermal Behavior of Photovoltaic Devices: An Overview Rodolphe Vaillon, Ph.D. W.W. Clyde Visiting Chair Professor, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS-INSA Lyon-UCBL Villeurbanne, France Thursday, November 17, 2016 3:30 pm, 0560 MEK (Hal Milner Executive Boardroom) all are invRead more...

Distinguished Seminar: Jiun-Shyan Chen, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Jiun-Shyan Chen, Ph.D....

Fracture to Damage Multiscale Modeling and Application to Extreme Events Simulation Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, 3:15 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK) Reception to follow at 4:15 pm Jiun-Shyan Chen, Ph.D. William Prager Chair of the Structural Engineering Department Director of theRead more...

Scholarly Seminar: Bong Jae Lee, Ph.D., Nov. 11

Scholarly Seminar: Bong Jae Lee, Ph.D., Nov. 11...

Tailoring Radiative Properties with Nanostructures for Solar Thermal Applications Bong Jae Lee, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Mechanical Engineering Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Friday, November 11, 2016 1:30 pm, 0560 MEK (Hal Milner Executive BoardroomRead more...

USAC Colloquium: Brittany Coats, Ph.D., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:00 am

USAC Colloquium: Brittany Coats, Ph.D., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:00 am...

Do you have questions about graduate school? Do you have questions about jobs after graduation? Do you want to know more about options after undergraduate studies? Come join department members for the ME Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee Colloquium series of the 2016-2017 school yeaRead more...

Seminar: Visiting Scholar, Guangdong Zhu, Ph.D.

Seminar: Visiting Scholar, Guangdong Zhu, Ph.D....

"Linear Fresnel - A Concentrating Solar Power Technology to Advance Solar Innovation,"  by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory of Golden, Colorado, senior engineering, Guangdong Zhu, Ph.D., will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016, 3:30 pm, in the Milner Executive Boardroom (0560 MEK). LineaRead more...

Distinguished Seminar: Christopher D. Rahn, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Christopher D. Rahn, Ph.D....

Battery Systems Engineering: Enabling Mobility and Independence from the Grid Friday, October 21, 2016, 3:15 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK) Reception to follow at 4:15 pm Christopher D. Rahn, Ph.D. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director, Mechatronics Research LaboratorRead more...

USAC Colloquium: Bart Raeymaekers, Ph.D., Sept. 29, 2016, 11:00 am

USAC Colloquium: Bart Raeymaekers, Ph.D., Sept. 29, 2016, 11:00 am...

Do you have questions about graduate school? Do you have questions about jobs after graduation? Do you want to know more about options after undergraduate studies? Come join department members for the first installment of the ME Undergraduate Student Advisory Committee Colloquium series ofRead more...

Seminar: Visiting Scholar, James T. Burns, Ph.D.

Seminar: Visiting Scholar, James T. Burns, Ph.D....

"The Effect of Environment on the Structural Integrity Management of Fatigue in Airframe Aluminum," by University of Virginia assistant professor in materials science and engineering, James. T. Burns, will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. in the MEK Green Classroom (3550). MetRead more...

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

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-sponsRead more...

Robotics Seminar: Mykel Kochenderfer, Ph.D.

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, decadesRead more...

Distinguished Seminar: Jay D. Humphrey, Ph.D.

Distinguished Seminar: Jay D. Humphrey, Ph.D....

Mechanical and Mechanobiological Factors in Aneurysm Progression Friday, January 15, 2016, 3:00 pm Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK) Reception to follow at 4:00 pm Jay D. Humphrey, Ph.D. Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering Yale University Abstract: Aneurysms are local dRead more...

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

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 AmorphouRead more...

Distinguished Seminar: Anthony Rollett

Distinguished Seminar: Anthony Rollett...

Advances in Modeling and Simulation of Micromechanical Response of Materials, with an Emphasis on 3-D Microstructure Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, 3:00 pm Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series Sidney & Marian Green Classroom (3550 MEK - Mechanical Engineering Kennecott Bldg.) ReceptRead more...