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Mechanics Research Communications

Elsevier Distinguished Lecture

Sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory

All seminars will be held from 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 Guttenberg Information Technologies Center (GITC) 3710  unless indicated by *

Further information, please contact Dr. Anthony Rosato, MIE Dept:, or 973-596-5829.

                            "Elsevier Distinguished Lectures in Mechanics: Videos"

Fall 2015 October 21, 2015
GITC 1400*
Prof. Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
Executive Vice Provost - Engineering & Applied Sciences
Polytechnical School of Engineering

"Turbulent Convection at High Rayleigh Numbers"

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Spring 2014 April 9, 2014
GITC 1100
Prof. Stephen Cowin
Department of Biomedical Engineering
City College of New York/CUNY

"Interstitial Flow in the Hierarchical Pore Space Architecture of Bone Tissue"

Spring 2013 April 2, 2013
GITC 1100 *
Prof. James Rice
Harvard University

"Materials Physics of Faults in Rapid Shear and Consequences for Earthquake Dynamics"

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Spring 2012 April 11, 2012
GITC 1400 *
Prof. Thomas J. R. Hughes
Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences
University of Texas at Austin
"Isogeometric Analysis"
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Spring 2011

April 18, 2011
GITC 3730 & 3720
Prof. Sia Nemat-Nasser
University of California
"Managing Stress Waves Over Multi-frequencies by Micro-architectural Design of Materials"
Spring 2010 April 19, 2010
GITC 3730 & 3740
Prof. Howard Baum
Department of Fire Protection EngineeringUniversity of Maryland
"Simulating Fire Effects on Complex Building Structures"
Spring 2009 April 20, 2009
GITC 3710 **
Prof. John W. Hutchinson
Harvard University
"Thermal Barrier Coatings in Gas Turbine Engines: The Role of Fracture of Metal/Ceramic Interfaces"
Spring 2008 April 14, 2008
GITC 3730 & 3740
Prof. Jan Achenbach
Northwestern University
"Structural Health Monitoring - What is the Prescription"