Colloquium Spring 2012

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


February 22, 2012 Dr. J. Morris
Levich Institute and Dept. of Chemical Engineering
The City College of New York
" Morphology and its Influence on Rheology of Clathrate-Hydrate Forming Emusions"


March 7, 2012 Dr. R. A. Ellis
Mechanical Engineering Division
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
"Electron Cyclotron Heating Launchers on the DIII-D and KSTAR Tokamaks"


March 28, 2012 *

GITC 3710
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. J. D. Goddard*
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California San Diego
"Playing In Sand for Science, Engineering and Amusement (or Life without kT)"
April 4, 2012 Dr. S. Shojaci-Zadeh
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University
"Particle Transport Along and Across the Streamlines in Microfluidie Devices"


April 11, 2012**

GITC 1400
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Thomas Hughes **
Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
University of Texas Austin
"Isogeometric Analysis"


April 18, 2012 Dr. I. Christov
Princeton University
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
"Chaotic dynamics in Granular Flows from the Eulerian and Lagrangian Perspective"



For more information contact: Prof. Pushpendra Singh (973) 596-3326,


*Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium, sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory and Mechanics Research Communications.  For information, contact Prof. Anthony Rosato (973-596-5829,

** Elsevier Distinguished Lectures in Mechanics, sponsored by Elsevier Science and the Granular Science Laboratory. For more information, contact Prof. Anthony Rosato (973-596-5829;