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

 
9/24/14
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

 
10/1/14 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

 
10/22/14
Process and Tooling Design for Multi-Strength Sheet Metal Forming Using Evolutionary Optimization Technique
Nguyen Ngoc-Trung
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pohang
South Korea

 
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