Colloquium Spring 2017

"Seminars are held from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in MEC 221 unless indicated *

February 1, 2017                                                                    

Prof. Manu Sebastian Mannoor
​Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology

"3D Printed Neuro-bionic Brain Organoids & Neural Prosthetics for Fundamental Studies and Applications in Neurological Disorders" 

February 22, 2017

Prof. Meredith Siberstein
Assistant Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell University

"Mechanics and Chemistry in Designing Polymers"

March 1, 2017

Prof. Selina Wenbo Cai
​Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

"A Principal-Agent problem with Heterogeneous Demand Distributions for a Carbon Capture and Storage System"

March 28, 2017

Special MIE Seminar *
MEC 224

Hao Su, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

"Bio-inspired Surgical and Soft Assistive Robots for Human Augmentation: A Haptic Approach"


March 29, 2017

Special MIE Seminar *
2:30pm to 3:30pm
MEC 224

Daniel M. Harris, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Digital and continuous microfluidics: transport and manipulation on a small scale"


April 5, 2017 

MEC 224 *
1:00 to 2:25 pm

WaiChing Sun
Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Columbia University

"Multiscale and Data-driven discrete-continuum method for geological materials in extreme environments"

April 20, 2017

110 Cullimore Hall *
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p. m. 

Ivan Christov, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

"Topics in low Re flow: From microfluidic fluid--structure interactions to multiphase flow in hydraulic fractures discrete-continuum method for geological materials in extreme environments"