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Scholarly Seminar: Sun Choi, Ph.D.

High-Throughput Particle Manufacturing Systems for Thermal Energy Storage Technology Sun Choi, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist Center for Urban Energy Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) Thursday, April 6, 10:30 am 0560 Milner Executive Boardroom (MEK) Abstract: In this talk, Dr. Choi (KIST)’s ongoing efforts on the development of high-throughput particle manufacturing systems (HTPMS) for Read More…

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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 invited Abstract: It is well known that, in general, temperature negatively affects the efficiency of photovoltaic Read More…

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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 the Center for Extreme Events Research University of California San Diego Abstract: Read More…

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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 Boardroom) all are invited Abstract: The advancement of nanotechnology has enabled precise manufacturing of structures with feature Read More…

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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 year! Featured professors will present their research to allow students a chance Read More…

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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). Linear Fresnel is one of four major concentrating solar power technologies. It Read More…

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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 Laboratory, Co-Director, Battery & Energy Storage Technology Center; Pennsylvania State University Abstract: Batteries enable mobile Read More…

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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 of the 2016-2017 school year! Featured professors will present their research to Read More…

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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). Metal-environment interactions influence the fatigue behavior of the aerospace Al Read More…