MAE Seminars

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) seminars are held according to the schedule shown below. Unless indicated otherwise in this schedule, the MAE seminars are held at 10:30-11:30 am on Fridays during the academic year in the McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA, #311 on the UCI Campus Map). Reception typically follows. The seminars (MAE298) are mandatory for first-year graduate students. For more information, please call 949-824-5406.


Winter Quarter 2019

Friday, January 11
Speaker: James W. Gregory 
Title: Unsteady Compressible Aerodynamics in a Time-Varying Freestream
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 18
Speaker: Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi
Title: TEAM-CoSTAR at DARPA SubTerranean Challenge: Collaborative Autonomous Robots to Explore Extreme and High-risk Terrains
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 25
Speaker: Alexander A. Balandin
Title: Unique Heat Conduction Properties of Graphene - Applications in Thermal Management
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 1
Speaker: Kaushik Bhattacharya
Title: Liquid crystal elastomers
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 8
Speaker: J. Michael McCarthy
Title: Design of LInkage Systems to Draw Specified Curves
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 15
Speaker: Noel Clemens
Title: Unsteadliness of Shock Wave / Turbulent Boundary Layer Interactions
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, March 1
Speaker: Amir Faghri
Title: Advances and Opportunities of Integrating Heat Pipe Concepts in Active and Passive Energy Systems
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, March 8
Speaker: Eric Sunada
Title: JPL’s  Thermal Control Technologies for Future Space Science Exploration
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, May 10
Speaker: Girish Krishnan
Title: Distributed Compliance: From Monolithic Systems to Soft Robots
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)