Seminar Fall 2012-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Fall 2012 Seminar Speaker Series

During the academic year, the Mechanical Engineering Department conducts a Seminar Series which is free and open to the public. One of the purposes of the seminar series is to broaden our students intellectually and to aid in their professional development by providing another connection with the world of industry and business; speakers are chosen from a variety of disciplines within Mechanical Engineering to generate wide appeal within the department.

Please check back often as topics and posters will be added as the become available.

September 14

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Ross Morrow, Iowa State

Numerical Methods for "Market Systems" Models"

Poster [pdf]

September 21

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Andy Ruina, Cornell

”Rotation with Zero Angular Momentum: Demonstrations of the Falling Cat Phenomenon Go Sour"

Poster [pdf]

October 19

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Chris Dames, UC Berkeley

“Heat Transfer in Graphene and Nanocrystalline Materials”

Poster [pdf]

November 2

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

L.H. Shu, University of Toronto
"Biological Analogies and Environmental Lead-User Insights as Sources of Ideas for Conceptual Design"

Poster [pdf]

November 16

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Zdenek Bazant, Northwestern - Distinguished Lecture

"Probabilistic Nano-Mechanical Theory of Quasibrittle Structure Strength, Crack Growth, Lifetime and Fatigue"

Poster [pdf]

November 30

Doherty Hall 2315

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Anette (Peko) Hosoi, MIT
"From Biology to Robotics"

Poster [pdf]