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William Maxwell Reed was born on March 3, 1892 in Louisville, KY. After World War II, he returned to Louisville to his small automobile paint shop which he operated before the war. His inventive mind soon led him to design and build the first air filter for successful use in his business. He generally is known as the “father” of air cleaning equipment. He organized the first Reed Air Filter Company and obtained many patents. He merged other companies, employing new methods of dust control with his company. The American Air Filter Company was the result.
Mr. Reed did not attend or graduate from UK or any other college. He graduated from Louisville male High School and First Officers Candidate School at Ft. Benjamin Harrison. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by UK in 1953.
Mr. Reed died on February 2, 1956. During the late 1950s and the early 1960s, Mrs. Reed and The American Filter Company made charitable gifts in his memory to UK, and the William Maxwell Reed Seminar Series is funded by these contributions.
Fall 2023 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 12/1 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Ken Kane, PhD., Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Understanding and mitigating high temperature oxidation for gas-turbine, nuclear, and hypersonic applications.
- Friday, 11/17 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Debra D. Simmons, M.S., Northrop Grumman Corp. Engineering at the Extremes.
- Friday, 11/10 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Valerie Perry, University of Kentucky-Science & Engineering Library. Library Services, Resources and Personnel.
- Friday, 11/3 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Alan Anderson, Boeing Company. A Career in the Aviation Business.
- Friday, 10/27 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Lawrie Virgin, PhD., Duke University. Unexpected behavior in nonlinear structural mechanics.
- Friday, 10/20 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Madhav Baral, PhD., University of Kentucky-Paducah. Experimental-Numerical analysis of anisotropic ductile fracture of stainless steel under biaxial loading.
- Friday, 10/13 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Sarah Wolff, PhD., The Ohio State University. Operando Imaging of Metal Additive Manufacturing.
- Friday, 10/6 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Huayi Li, PhD., University of Kentucky-Paducah. Game-Theoretic, Set-Theoretic and Optimal Control for Safe and Energy-Efficient Mobility.
- Friday, 9/1 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Pamela Flores, PhD., University of Colorado Boulder. Space Biology: Microgravity Effects on Biofilms and Potential Strategies to Control Biofilm Growth in Space.
Spring 2023 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 4/28 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Steven M. Violette, PhD., Spirit AeroSystems. Development and Fabrication of Thermal Protection Systems for NASA: Enabling the Exploration of our Solar System.
- Monday, 4/24 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Scott Roberts, PhD., Sandia National Laboratories. Multiscale Modeling to Inform TPS Design and Manufacturing.
- Friday, 4/21 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Michael Presby, PhD., NASA Glenn Research Center. An Overview of Environmental Barrier Coatings for Gas Turbine Applications.
- Friday, 4/14 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Yongming Liu, PhD., Arizona State University. Physics-guided machine learning: from computational mechanics to system operation.
- Monday, 4/3 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 118: Burigede Liu, PhD., University of Cambridge. Multiscale modelling of materials: computing, data science, and uncertainty quantification.
- Friday, 3/31 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Eric J. Ruggiero, PhD., GE Edison Works. The Power of ?.
- Monday, 2/20 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 118: Anabel del Val, PhD., von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics. How to model uncertainty in complex systems: application to hypersonic flows.
- Friday, 2/17 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Garrett J. Pataky, PhD., Clemson University. Understanding and Controlling Failure Behavior in Additive Manufactured Metals.
- Tuesday, 2/14 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Smriti Nandan Paul, PhD., West Virginia University. Stochastic Machine Learning Techniques for Space Situational Awareness (SSA), Space Traffic Management (STM), and Space Weather Applications.
- Friday, 2/10 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Hao Peng, PhD., Rutgers University. Review Our Development of an Machine Learning Approach to Improve Orbit Prediction Accuracy.
- Tuesday, 2/7 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Muhao Chen, PhD., Texas A&M University. Integrating Structure and Control Design Using the Least Necessary Resources for Deployable Space Systems.
- Friday, 2/3 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Harley Johnson, PhD., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mechanics of defects in layered 2D carbon, hot and cold.
- Friday, 1/13 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Dae Young Lee, PhD., Iowa State University. A passive guidance system for the sample return mission from International Space Station.
Fall 2022 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 12/2 11:00am-12:00pm (EST); 10:00am-11:00am (CST) Virtual: James Scoggins, PhD., NASA Langley Research Center. Mutation++: Multicomponent Thermodynamic And Transport properties for IONized gases in C++.
- Friday, 11/18 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Christopher Richards, PhD., University of Louisville. Towards the Deployment of Autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Remote Sensing of the Arctic.
- Friday, 11/11 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Avishai Weiss, PhD., Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories. Fail-Safe Spacecraft Rendezvous.
- Monday, 11/7 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) CB 106: Mark Ewing, PhD., Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems. Uncertainty Quantification in Solid Rocket Motor Design: Application to Ablation Modeling.
- Friday, 10/28 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Shaofan Li, PhD., University of California-Berkeley. Multiphase Large-eddy Simulations of Human Cough Jet Development and Expiratory Droplet Dispersion.
- Friday, 10/14 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Jeff Scruggs, PhD., University of Michigan. Self-Powered Linear Feedback Control: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions.
- Friday, 9/30 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Ashley Verhoff, PhD., Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). First-Principles Simulations of Thermochemical Nonequilibrium.
- Friday, 9/16 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Zhaojian Li, PhD., Michigan State University. Internet of Mobility: Cloud-Facilitated Privacy-Aware Collaborative Sensing and Control in Connected Mobile Systems.
Spring 2022 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 01/29 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Brody K. Bessire, PhD., NASA Ames Research Center. Experimental Investigations into the Material Response of Heatshields, High-Temperature Coatings, and Meteors.
- Friday, 02/11 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Alexandre Martin, PhD., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. KRUPS: A Hypersonic Re-entry Capsule.
- Wednesday, 02/23 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Kevin Patrick Griffin, PhD. Candidate, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. Near-wall modeling for eddy-resolving simulations of turbulent flows.
- Monday, 02/28 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Kunal Garg, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA. Constrained control design for spatiotemporal requirements with provable guarantees.
- Wednesday, 03/02 11:00am-12:00pm (EST); 10:00am-11:00am (CST) RGAN 203: Xiaosong Du, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Aerodynamic design optimization through machine and deep learning.
- Monday, 03/07 3:00pm-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 106: Anil V. Rao, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. A Novel Computational Framework for the Numerical Solution of Complex Constrained Optimal Control Problems.
- Friday, 04/15 3:00pm-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Suzanne Smith, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Structural Dynamics Challenges of In-Space Modular Assembly and Reconfiguration: Insight from Early Efforts for Future Missions.
Friday, 04/22 3:00pm-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 110: Jesse Hoagg, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Unconventional Attitude and Formation Control Technology for Small-Satellite Swarms.
Fall 2021 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 8/27 3:30-4:30pm (EST); 2:30pm-3:30pm (CST) DMB 101: Michael Wright, PhD., NASA Ames Research Center. The Dragonfly Entry and Descent System.
- Friday, 9/10 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Jens Hannemann, PhD., Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY. Managing the Scientific Software Development Process - Version Control and other Tools.
- Friday, 9/24 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Xin Gao, PhD., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Process Research for Direct Air Capture and Li-Ion Battery Recycling.
- Friday, 11/5 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 113: James Pinto, PhD., NCAR/RAL, Boulder, CO. Uncrewed Aircraft System (UAS) Data Assimilation Experiment for Improved Localized Weather Prediction to Support Air Traffic Management eXploration (ATMx).
- Friday, 11/12 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Mark Doerre, PhD., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Spray Painting and Curvilinear Coordinates.
- Friday, 11/19 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Scott Berry, PhD., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Fighting COVID with Engineering: A Symbiotic Partnership with the Public Health Community.
- Friday, 12/3 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Gijs de Boer, PhD., University of Colorado Boulder and NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory, Boulder, CO. Robotic Revolution: Recent Work in Earth System Observing with Remotely-piloted Aircraft.
- Friday, 12/10 3:00-4:00pm (EST); 2:00-3:00pm (CST) CB 114: Bakhyt Alipova-Turner, PhD., Samara National Aerospace University, Russia and International IT University, Kazakhstan. Dynamics of Thermoelastic Half-Plane by Action of Periodic Loads and Heat Flows at its Boundary.
Spring 2021 Seminar Flyers
- Thursday, 2/25 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Madhav Baral, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire. Ductile fracture modeling of aluminum alloyunder proportional loading.
- Friday, 2/26 3:00pm-4:00pm (EST) on Zoom: Kyle Hanquist, Ph.D., University of Arizona. Thermal Management of Hot Aerospace Surfaces using Plasma Assisted Cooling.
- Friday, 2/26 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Chaitanya Borra, Ph.D., University of Akron. Dynamics of large array micro/nano resonators.
- Tuesday, 3/2 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) on Zoom: S. M. Mahdi Mofidian, Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University. Design and Analysis of a Dual-Purpose Vibration Isolator Energy Harvester Device.
- Thursday, 3/4 4:00-5:00pm (EST); 3:00pm-4:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Shazali Osman, Ph.D., Norwich University. New Signal Processing Technologies for Gearbox BearingFault Detection.
- Friday, 3/19 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Simon Schmitt, Ph.D., Post-Doc at University of Kentucky. Carbon Oxidation at the Atomic Level: A Computational Study on Oxidative Graphene Etching and Pitting of Graphitic Carbon Surfaces.
- Friday, 4/2 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Aswin Gnanaskandan, Ph.D., Worcester State Polytechnic Institute. Can Microscopic Gas Bubbles help cure Cancer?
- Friday, 4/9 1:00pm-2:00pm on Zoom: Armanj Hasanyan, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. Failure Analysis of Deployable Ultra-thin Ply Composite Shell Structures.
- Wednesday, 4/14 2:00pm-3:00pm on Zoom: Wei Zhao, Ph.D., Virginia Tech. Nature-Inspired Stiffening and Inflatable Structure in Novel-concept Airplane Design.
- Friday, 4/16 1:00pm-2:00pm on Zoom: Xingsheng Sun, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology. Multiscale Modeling of Materials: Uncertainty Quantification and Goal-Oriented Optimization.
- Wednesday, 4/21 2:00pm-3:00pm (EDT); 1:00pm-2:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Yue Guan, Ph.D, Texas Tech University. Nonlinear behavior of lightweight structures: Influence of the geometric and material properties.
- Friday, 4/23 3:00pm-4:00pm (EDT); 2:00pm-3:00pm (CST) on Zoom: Max Yi Ren, Ph.D., Arizona State University. The role of first principles in problem solving in the “AI” era
- Friday, 4/30 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Laurel Kuxhaus, Ph.D., National Science Foundation. Opportunities and Support for the BME Research Community from NSF.
- Friday, 5/7 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Tagbo Niepa, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Controlling Microbial Dynamics using Substrate Conductive Biointerfaces and Nanomaterials
Fall 2020 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 8/28 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Nicholas Bisek, Ph.D., AFRL/RQHF. Exploring High-speed Flows with Large-Scale Computing.
- Friday, 9/18 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Huazhen Fang, Ph.D., University of Kansas. Advanced Battery Management: Marching Towards a Promised Land
- Friday, 9/25 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Jennifer Fowler, University of Montana. University of Montana and Aerial Firefighting Use and Effectiveness (AFUE) Data Classification and Analytics Investigation Project.
- Friday, 10/9, 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Todd Griffith, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas. Aero-elastic Design Research for Large-scale Wind Energy Rotor Systems
Friday, 10/30, 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Fumin Zhang, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. Learning and Predicting Human Intentions Through Interactions
Friday, 11/6, 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Ritu Raman, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Biohybrid Design: Integrating biological and biomimetic materials with machines
Friday, 11/13, 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Ross Chaudhry, Ph.D., University of Colorado Boulder. Next-Generation Chemical Kinetics for Hypersonic Flows.
Friday, 11/20, 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Shaoshuai Mou, Ph.D., Perdue University. Multi-Agent Optimization: Distributed Algorithms and Resilience
- Date TBA 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Andreas Polycarpoup, PhD., Texas A&M University. TBA
- Date TBA 3:00pm-4:00pm on Zoom: Hai Lin, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame. TBA
Spring 2020 Seminar Flyers
- Monday, 2/17 3:00pm-4:00pm CB118: Robyn Woollands, Ph.D., NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Optimal Low thrust Orbit Transfers and Picard Chebyshev Methods.
- Thursday, 2/20 3:30pm-4:30pm CB 122: Zhangxian Yuan, Ph.D., Georgia Tech. Advanced Computational Modelling for Pristine and Damaged Aerospace Structures: From High-order Sandwich Composite Theories to Quadrature Element Methods
- Friday, 2/21 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Sujit Sinha, University of Kentucky. STS – 51L (Space Shuttle Challenger) Accident Case Study.
- Thursday, 3/5 3:00pm-4:00pm CB122: Sam Stanton, Ph.D., U.S. Army Research Office. Research Experiences and Future Directions in Nonlinear Dynamics
- Friday, 3/6 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Aaron Brandis, Ph.D., NASA. Dragonfly Aerothermal Analysis and Instrumentation.
- Thursday, 3/12 3:00pm-4:00pm CB122: Tianli Feng, Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Pushing the Frontiers of Energy Transport by Predictive Simulations.
- Friday, 3/13 3:00pm-4:00pm CB110: Jonathan Hodges, Ph.D., Jensen Hughes. Using Machine Learning in Physics-Based Simulation of Fire.
- Friday, 4/1 3:00pm-4:00pm Virtual, link in flyer: Alexandre Martin, Ph.D., P.E., University of Kentucky. Bourbon and Spacecraft.
Monday, 3/16 3:00pm-4:00pm Rm. TBA: Zhe Xu, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.Canceled Friday, 4/3 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Todd Griffith, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas.Postponed to Fall '20 Friday, 4/10 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Andreas Polycarpoup, PhD., Texas A&M University.Postponed to Fall '20 Friday, 4/17 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Nicholas Bisek, Ph.D., US Air Force Research Laboratory.Postponed to Fall '20 Friday, 4/24 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Huazhen Fang, Ph.D., University of Kansas.Postponed to Fall '20 Friday, 5/1 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Hai Lin, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.Postponed to Fall '20
Fall 2019 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 8/30 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Eric Ruggiero, Ph.D., GE Aviation. Spinning Digital Threads in Aerospace.
- Friday, 9/06 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Bijaylakshmi Saikia, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Effect of transport property variation on high-speed flow transition.
- Friday, 9/20 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Bikram Bhatia, Ph.D., University of Louisville. Nanoscale to Megascale Thermal Engineering: A Path to Sustainable Energy.
- Friday, 10/11 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Li Yang, Ph.D., School of Electrical and Power Engineering; China University of Mining Technology. Chemical Looping Methane Thermo-catalytic Decomposition for Continuous High Purity Hydrogen Production with Activated Carbon Carrier.
- Friday, 11/8 3:00pm-4:00pm CB106: Inderjit Chopra, Ph.D., at University of Maryland & Alfred Gessow Professor Director. Small UAS and Delivery Drones:Challenges & Opportunites.
Friday, 11/15 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Guruswami Ravichandran (Ravi), PhD., at California Institute of Technology. Fracture of Heterogeneous Materials.
Friday, 12/06 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Chelsea Davis, Ph.D., Purdue University. Illuminating interfacial mechanics: Coupling microscopy and mechanical testing to understand soft interfaces.
Summer 2019 Seminar Flyers
- Thursday, 7/18 12:30pm-2:00pm FPAT 259: Suhasini Gururaja, Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science. Effect of defects on the sustainability of composite aero-structures.
Spring 2019 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 1/11 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Sung Jin Kim, Ph.D., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. Recent Advances in Cooling Technology.
- Friday, 1/25 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Matthew Bersi, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. Biomechanics and Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease.
- Monday, 1/28 3:00-4:00pm CB 114: Pranav Bhounsule, Ph.D., University of Texas at San Antonio. Motion Planning and Control of Legged Robots and Humanoids.
- Tuesday, 1/29 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Scott Berry, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison. Enabling Advanced Molecular Analyses via Miniaturization Phenomena.
- Wednesday, 1/30 3:00-4:00pm CB 114: Claus Danielson, Ph.D. Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories. Control of System with Constraints: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications.
- Friday, 2/1 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Yonghui Ding, Ph.D., University of Colorado - Boulder. Design and 3D Printing of Hydogels for Engineering Artificial Vascular Tissues.
- Monday, 2/4 3:00-4:00pm CB 114: Xiangru Xu, Ph.D., University of Washington. Towards Autonomy with Safety Guarantee and Resource Efficiency.
- Friday, 2/8 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Savio Poovathingal, Ph.D., University of Michigan. Multiphysics Computations of Non-Equilibrium and Non-Continuum Flows.
- Monday, 2/11 3:00-4:00pm CB 114: Xu Jin, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. Intelligent Control for Robotics and Autonomous Systems.
- Tuesday, 2/12 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Damiano Baccarella, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hypersonics and Scramjet Research in Small-Scal ArcJet Facilities using Laser Diagnostics.
- Wednesday, 2/13 3:00-4:00pm CB 114: Francesco Carbone, Ph.D., Yale University. Unraveling the Mechanisms of Particle Nucleation in Flames.
- Friday, 2/15 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Hao Zhao, Princeton University. Extreme Combustion: A New Frontier in Combustion Research.
- Friday, 2/22 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Timothy K. Minton, Ph.D., Montana State University. Studies of Gas-Surface Interactions Applied to Space Technology.
- Friday, 4/12 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: William Avery, PhD. Boeing Research & Technology. Developments in Compression Molding Simulation and Strength Prediction of Discontinuous Fiber Composites.
Fall 2018 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 9/14 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Shaoqian Wang, University of Kentucky. Attitude Control on SO (3) with Piecewise Sinusoids.
- Friday, 9/28 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Paul Stoodley, Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Biofilm Mechanics: An Adapted Mechanism for Surface Survival but a drag for us.
- Friday, 10/5 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Phillip Chilson, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma. Robotic Weather Sampling: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrrying and Love the Drone.
- Friday, 10/12 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Jason Rabinovitch, Ph.D., NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA. Supersonic Parachutes for Landing Spacecraft on Mars: Current Experimental and Modeling Efforts.
- Friday, 10/19 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Christian Franck, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Living on the edge - emerging interface problems in soft matter, cell and neuro mechanics.
- Friday, 11/16 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Keith Rouch, Ph.D., University of Kentucky. Farm to Industry to University - a 50 year Engineering Career.
- Friday, 11/30 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Jim McDonough, Ph.D., University of Kentucky. 50 YEARS - and counting: A Career in the Sciences (and what is next?).
- Friday, 12/14 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 114: Daniel Reasor, Ph.D., Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin AFB. Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics in Research and Flight Test.
Spring 2018 Seminar Flyers
- Friday, 2/9 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 122: Jeanette Domber, Ph.D., Ball Aerospace, Boulder, CO. How Systems Engineering Leads to Mission Success, A Ball Aerospace Perspective.
- Monday, 2/12 3:00pm-4:00pm RMB 323: Sarang Supekar, Ph.D., Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. Innovation and Design at the Climate-Water Nexus for Sustainable Manufacturing and Energy Systems.
- Wednesday, 2/14 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 122: Julius Schoop, Ph.D.,OPTIS, Cincinnati, OH. Engineered Surface Integrity from Advanced Finishing Techniques for Sustainable Products and Processes.
- Friday, 2/16 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 122: Brian Gibson, Ph.D., Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN. Advanced Manufacturing for Sustainable Energy Solutions: Welding Radioactive Materials and 3D Printing with High Temperature Alloys.
- Wednesday, 2/21 3:00-4:00PM CB 122: Alireza Mohammadi, Ph.D., University of Texas, Dallas. Towards a Unified Framework for Robotic Locomotion Control.
- Friday, 2/23 3:00-4:00PM CB 122: Mohammad Naghnaeian, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Robust and Secure Control of Cyber-Physical Systems.
- Monday, 2/26 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Hasan Poonawala, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin. Design and Verification of Learning-enabled Control Systems.
- Wednesday, 2/28 3:00-4:00pm CB 122: Artur Wolek, Ph.D., U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. Optimal and Sensor-Driven Motion Planning for Unmanned Vehicles.
- Friday, 3/2 3:00-4:00pm CB 122: Animesh Chakravarthy, Ph.D., Wichita State University. Using Cones for Motion Planning.
- Monday, 3/5 3:00-4:00pm CB 118: Jason Mayeur, Ph.D., CFD Research Corportation, Huntsville, AL. Computational Study of Microstructure-Property Relationships of Crystalline Materials.
- Thursday, 3/8 3:00-4:00pm RMB 323: Abhishek Kumar, Ph.D., Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deformation of Lithium Ion Batteries under Mechanical Loading.
- Friday, 3/9 3:00-4:00pm CB 122: Kevin Hoffseth, University of California, Santa Barbara. Computation to Clinic: Investigating Deformation and Fracture in Cortical Bone under Indentation.
- Monday, 3/19 3:00-4:00pm RMB 323: Hailong Chen, Ph.D., Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID. A Nonlocal Discrete Framework for Computational Mechanics: Theory and Application.
- Friday, 4/6 3:00-4:00pm CB 122: Michael W. Renfro, Ph. D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Local Extinction and Edge Flame Propagation in Gas Turbine Engines.
- Friday, 4/13 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 122: Erica Corral, Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Oxidation Behavior of High Temperature Aerospace Materials Using High Enthalpy Flows.
- Tuesday, 4/24 3:15pm-4:15pm CB CB 118: Robert Youngquist, Ph.D., Kennedy Space Center Applied Physics Laboratory. 20 Years Supporting Shuttle Ground Processing.
Fall 2017 Seminar Flyers
- Friday 9/1 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Kerry S. McDonald, Ph.D., University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Computing mass transport in crystals: Theory, computation, and applications.
- Friday, 9/15 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Oliver Browne, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. An Efficient Wave-Packet Tracking Strategy for Hypersonic Transition Prediction.
- Friday, 9/29 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Ridvan Aydin, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Digital Thread-enabled Multi-lifecycle Sustainable Product Configuration Design.
- Friday, 10/6 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Iain Boyd, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Multi-Scale Modeling of Nonequilibrium Gas and Plasma Dynamics.
- Friday 10/13 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: R. Scott Erwin, Ph.D., Air Force Research Lab, Kirtland AFB, NM.Working in a Vacuum: 20 Years of Control for Space Applications
- Friday 10/20 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Aaron Brandis, Ph.D., NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. Applications of Radiative Heating for Space Exploration
- Friday 10/27 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Mechanical Engineering Three Minute Thesis competition.
- Friday 11/03 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Haoyue Weng, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. Modern Ablation Modeling
- Friday 11/17 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Eric Stern, Ph.D., NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.
- Friday 12/01 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Paul H. Steen, Ph.D., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Capillary Surface Dynamics and Fast-moving Contact Lines
- Friday 12/08 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 118: Vedha Nayagam, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. Discovering of Quasi-steady Col Flames: Droplet Combustion Experiments in the International Space Station
Spring 2017 Seminar Flyers
- Friday 2/3 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 106: Frank Bourne, Ph.D., Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL. Model-Based Systems Engineering.
- Friday 2/10 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Lt. Col. Michael Baker, United States Air Force. USAF Flight Test: How Test Teams Contribute to Delivering War-Winning Combat Capabilities.
- Monday 2/13 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Shuo Han, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Data-Driven Control and Optimization for Urban Infrastructures.
- Friday, 2/17 3:45-4:45pm CB 110; Michael Malisoff, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Adaptive Tracking and Parameter Identification: Theory and Marine Robotic Applications.
- Monday, 2/20 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Lantao Liu, Ph.D., University of Southern California. From Single-Robot Planning to Multi-Robot Collective Decision-Making.
- Friday, 2/24 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; J.I. Frankel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Calibration-Based Inverse Method for Estimating Surface Heat Flux and Temperature in Aerospace Science Applications.
- Monday, 2/27 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Zhaojian Li, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Future Mobility: Cloud-Enabled Automotive Decision-Making Systems.
- Monday, 3/6 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Weinan Gao, New York University, New York. Data-Driven Adaptive Optimal Control and its Applications.
- Thursday, 4/13 4:00-5:00pm B&E 307; Tracy Drain and Danielle Nuding, JPL, California. A Conversation with Tracy and Danielle.
- Friday, 4/14 3:00-4:00pm CB 110; Jingshan Li, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Toward Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing and Service Systems
Fall 2016 Seminar Flyers
- Friday 9/16 3:00pm-4:00pm CB 106: Frederick L. Dryer, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Powering the Road and Air Transportation Sectors with Liquid Fuels
- Friday 10/14 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: James Richard Forbes, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada. Dynamic Modeling and Control of Cable-Actuated Systems
- Friday 10/21 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Marco Panesi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Construction of Non-Equilibrium Hydrodynamic Models for Atmospheric Entry Plasmas
- Friday 10/28 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Dallas Trinkle, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Computing mass transport in crystals: Theory, computation, and applications
- Friday 11/4 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Neil Hodge, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Berkley, CA. Multi-physics Modeling of the Selective Laser Melting Process
- Friday 11/11 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Timothy Minton, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. Fundamental Studies of Material Response in Atmospheric Entry Environments
- Friday 12/2 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Ezequiel Medici, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI. Shock Tube Modeling of Explosive Volcanic Eruptions
- Friday 12/9 3:00-4:00pm CB 106: Morten Jensen, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR. Utilizing Experimental and Computational Tools in Tandem for Development and Evaluation of Cardiovascular Devices