Mechanical Engineering Spring 2010 Coloquium Series

Seminars are held from 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. in MEC 224 unless indicated **


April 28, 2010 Dr. Prabir Daripa
Department of Mathematics
Texas A&M University
"Effect of Surfactant on the Thin-Film in Landau-Levich (in Coating Theory) and Bretherton Problems (bubbles in capillary tube)
March 10, 2010 Prof. Jingang Yi
Rutgers University
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Piscataway, NJ
"Sensing, Estimation, and Control of Tire/Road Interactions"
February 3, 2010 Prof. Y. Renardy
Chair, Mathematics Dept. at Virginia Tech
"Direct numerical simulation of two-fluid dynamics with applications to drop retraction to drop retraction after a strain jump and viscoelastic drop deformation in shear"
February 17, 2010 Dr. Muhammad M. R. Qureshi
Chilworth Global
Plainsboro, NJ
"Experimental Evaluation of Explosion Characteristics of Combustible Dust Clouds"