Mechanical Engineering Department Fall 2001 Colloquium Series

Unless otherwise noted seminars are held Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30 PM in room 224 of the Mechanical Engineering Center.  Refreshments served at 3:45 PM


SEPTEMBER 26, 2001

Dr. D. T. Papageorgiou
Mathematical Sciences and Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics, NJIT, Newark, New Jersey
"Onset of chaos in a class of exact Navier-Stokes solutions for flows in pulsating channels and tubes"


OCTOBER 3, 2001

Dr. M. Vazquez 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
City College of New York


OCTOBER 10, 2001

Dr. Norm Van Houten
Health Environment and Safety, NJIT
"Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Safety"


OCTOBER 17, 2001

Dr. R. Currier
Physical Chemical and Applied Spectroscopy Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
"Dynamics and Chemistry in Plasma Fluidized Beds"


OCTOBER 24, 2001

Dr. L. G. Leal
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara
"Studies of Flow-induced Coalescence"


NOVEMBER 9, 2001

Professor D. D. Joseph
Regents' Professor, Russell J. Penrose Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
"Slip Velocity and Lift"
KURP 209 (2-3 pm)


NOVEMBER 12, 2001

Dr. Y. Jiang
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada
"Cyclic Plasticity: Experimental Phenomena and Theoretical Modeling"


NOVEMBER 14, 2001

Dr. Makse
The Benjamin Levich Institute, Department of Physics
City of College of New York


For more information contact: Prof. Pushpendra Singh (973) 596-3326, or Joga Rao at (973) 596-5601 or e-mail