Seminars

Seminars are held Wednesdays, at 3:30 pm, in Seaver Science Library, Room 150 (SSL 150), unless otherwise noted. Refreshments are served at 3:00 pm. Call (213) 740-8762 for further information.

9/10/14 Wonderful Fluids: From Hovering Hats to Bacterial Waves
Eva Kanso
Associate Professor

Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

 
9/17/14 Diagnostics and Modeling of Plasma Assisted Combustion Kinetics
Igor Adamovich
Professor

Ohio State University
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Columbus, OH

 
10/1/14 High Speed and Multidimensional Combustion Diagnostics
Lin Ma
Associate Professor

Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

 
10/8/14 On the Connection between Wave Resonance, Shear Instability and Oscillator Synchronization
Anirban Guha
Postdoctoral Fellow

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

 
10/15/14 Random Walks, Markov Chains, and Cancer Progression Models from Longitudinal and Autopsy Data
Paul Newton
Professor

Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

 
10/22/14 Vortex Breakdown, Instability, and Sensitivity of a T-Junction Flow
Kevin K. Chen
Viterbi Fellow

Department of Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

 
10/29/14 Self-Similarity in the Inertial Region of Wall Turbulence
Joe Klewicki
Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH
and
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Melbourne
Parkville, Victoria, Australia

 
11/5/14 Mechanics of Materials at Extreme Environment, at Different Time and Length Scale: A Digital Image Based Approach
Addis Kidane
Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering Department
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

 
11/12/14 Failure Modes of Sandwich and Cellular Materials
Emmanuel Gdoutos
Professor

Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
and
School of Engineering
Democritus University of Thrace
Xanthi, Greece

 
11/19/14 Fluid Mechanics of Drinking and Diving
Sunny Jung
Assistant Professor

Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA