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.


Fall Quarter 2017


Friday, October 13
Speaker: Liping Wang
Title: Radiative Heat Transfer with Nanowire Metamaterials for Energy Applications
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, October 20
Speaker: Robert Flores
Title: Optimal Design of Distributed Energy Resource Systems That Minimizes Cost While Reducing Carbon Emissions
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, October 27
Speaker: Qiang Zhu
Title: Performance of Ray Fins in Fish Locomotion – Effects of Stiffness Distribution
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, November 3
Speaker: Mario A. Rotea
Title: Optimization and Control of Wind Energy Systems
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)

Friday, November 17
Speaker: Jaafar El-Awady
Title: Quantifying the Evolution of Fatigue Damage and Crack Intiation in Metals: Coarse-Grained Simulations and In Situ Experiments
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA) 

Friday, December 1
Speaker: Vigor Yang
Title: Data-Enabled Design for Combustion Dynamics in Propulsion Engines
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)