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ME Graduate Seminar (ME 520)

Each autumn and spring quarter, the department presents a series of weekly seminars on a broad range of interests, industries, and professions. ME students and alumni are encouraged to attend. Graduate students receive credit for ME 520 for attending.

Spring 2017 seminar series

Tuesdays, 3:30–4:30
MEB 238
Date Speaker Hosted by
Mar. 28, 2017 No speaker
Open discussion with graduate students
Apr. 4, 2017 Balakumar (Bala) Balachandran
Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland
Nonlinear dynamics: A journey through experiments
Steve Shen
Apr. 11, 2017 David (Dave) Cappelleri
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
Multi-scale robotics and automation
Ashis Banerjee
Apr. 18, 2017 Sawyer Fuller
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Autonomous robot insects: challenges, recent progress and what lies ahead
Selected by UWME Faculty
Apr. 25, 2017 Lawrie Virgin
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Duke University
Experiments in non-smooth mechanics
Nick Boechler
May 2, 2017 Tom Matula
Senior Principal Physicist, Applied Physics Laboratory
University of Washington
A sampling of cavitation technologies in medicine
Nate Sniadecki
May 9, 2017 J. Quincy Brown
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Tulane University
Mind the gaps: An argument for more comprehensive surface sampling of tumor resection margins using advanced microscopy
Jonathan Liu
May 16, 2017 Markus Abel
University of Potsdam
Control of oscillator networks using symbolic regression
Steve Brunton
May 23, 2017 Kam Leang
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Utah
Control and motion planning for aerial robotic systems
Santosh Devasia & Nate Sniadecki (UWME Alum Speaker)
May 30, 2017 Scott Perino
Structural Analysis Engineer
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The role of advanced FEA in bringing Martian samples to Earth
Santosh Devasia