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 2017

Friday, March 3
Speaker: Professor Derek Dunn-Rankin
Title: Lasers, Flames, and Aerosols -- Fringe Combustion Topics: electrical aspects of flames, burning hydrates, and miniature combustors
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 24
Speaker: Professor Andrew Steel
Title: An Introduction to Hybrid and Stochastic Hybrid Dynamical Systems
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 17
Speaker: Professor Luciano Demasi
Title: Nonlinear Aeroelastic Responses of Highly Deformable Joined-Wing Configurations
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 10
Speaker: Professor Chunlei Wang
Title: Materials and Architecture Persepctives for On-Chip Energy Storage Power Generation
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 3
Speaker: Professor Kevin Anderson
Title: Development of a Multicascade Refrigeration Electronics Thermal Control System for Application to Venus Lander Payload Missions
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 27
Speaker: Professor Jaime Marian
Title: Using Fundamental Modeling to Explain the Plastic Behavior of BCC Single-Crystals
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 20
Speaker: Dr. R. Scott Erwin
Title: Working in a Vacuum: 20 Years of Control for Space Applications
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

 

Fall Quarter 2016

Friday, October 7
Speaker: Professor Chih-Ming Ho
Title: Phenotypic Personalized Nanomedicine
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, October 14
Speaker: Michael T. Barako, Ph.D.
Title: Thermal Applications of Multifunctional Materials with Nanoscale Architectures
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, October 28
Speaker: Dennis M. Kochmann, Ph.D.
Title: Seamlessly Bridging from Atomistics to the Continuum in Metals – Mechanical and Computational Challenges
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, November 4
Speaker: Professor Brad E. Paden
Title: Adventures in Mechatronics
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)
 

Winter Quarter 2016
 

Friday, January 8
Speaker: Professor Ashok Gopalarathnam
Title: Low-order Modeling of Unsteady Airfoil and Wing Aerodynamics Dominated by Leading-edge Vortex Shedding
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 15
Speaker: Professor Xiaofeng Liu
Title: Time-Resolved Non-intrusive Pressure Measurement Technique and its Applications
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Wednesday, January 20
Speaker: Professor Richard Miles, Princeton University
Title: Pumping Air - FLEET, Radar REMPI and Backward Lasing New Methods for Measuring Flow Properties and Contaminants in Air
Location: 4200 Engineering Gateway, MAE Conference Room
 

Friday, January 22
Speaker: Professor Bassam Bamieh, University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Quantifying Network Controllability
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, January 29
Speaker: Adrienne Lavine, Ph.D.
Title: Thermochemical Energy Storage with Ammonia
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 5
Speaker: Professor Thomas Bewley
Title: New Methods for State Estimation and Adaptive Observation of Environmental Flow Systems Leveraging Coordinated Swarms of Sensor Vehicles
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 12
Speaker: Professor Jorge Cortes, UC San Diego
Title: Distributed Coordination for Separable Network Optimization with Coupling Constraints
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 19
Speaker: Professor Han Wang, University of Southern California
Title: TBA
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, February 26
Speaker: TBA
Title: TBA
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, March 4
Speaker: Professor Kevin Lynch, Northwestern University
Title: TBA
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)
 

Spring Quarter 2016

 

Friday, April 15
Speaker: Dr. Vladimir Djapic &Michael Ouimet
Title: Heterogeneous Adaptive Maritime Mobile Expeditionary Robots (HAMMER)
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, April 29
Speaker: Professor Werner Dahm, Arizona State University
Title: Autonomic Closure for Turbulence Simulations
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)


Friday, May 6
Speaker: Dr. Amir Rahmani, JPL
Title: Coordination and Control of Robot Teams
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)


Friday, May 13
Speaker: Professor Allison M. Beese, Penn State
Title: Additive manufacturing of structural materials: processing-structure-property relationships
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)


Friday, May 20
Speaker: Professor João P. Hespanha, University of California, Santa Barbara
Title: Opportunities and Challenges in Control Systems arising from Ubiquitous Computation and Communication
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)


Friday, May 27
Speaker: Professor Yanliang Zhang, Boise State University
Title: Thermoelectric Energy Conversion - Materials, Manufacturing and Systems
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)