Colloquium Spring 2016

Seminars are held from 1:00 p.m - 2:30 p.m. in MEC 221. Unless indicated by *
February 9, 2016 *
Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
GITC 3710
Prof. Dibakar Datta
Stanford University

"Topics in Modeling of Energy Systems, Mechanics of Nanomaterials,and Imperfections in Crystalline Solids"


February 12, 2016 *
Friday at 11:00 a.m.
GITC 3710
Yao Fu
Research Associate, Computational Multiscale & Multiphysics Lab
Materials Science and Engineering Program
University of Colorado Boulder

"First-principles Based Multiscale Miltiphysics Approaches for Integrated Computational materials Engineering"
February 17, 2016
Prof. Jeffrey W. Kysar
Chair of Department of Mechanical Engineering
Columbia University
New York, NY

"Two-Dimensional materials: Mechanical Stiffness, Strength and Reliability "

February 19, 2016 *
Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Room GITC 3710
Prof. Josh Taylor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

"Representing Storage and Demand Response in Power System Operations"

February 24, 2016 Prof. Vilas G. Pol
Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering
Purdue University

"Advanced Materials for Sustainability and Battery Efficiency"
February 26, 2016 *
Friday at 10:30 a.m.
Room GITC 3710
Dr. Shuai Shao
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVIS)

Mississippi State University

"Multiscale Modeling of Ultrafine-Scaled Materials
-Bottom-up Interface Engineering-

March 2, 2016 Prof. Brandon Talamani
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Simulation of Deformation and Fracture in Very Large Shell Structures"

March 3, 2016 *
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
MEC 221
Damiano Zanotto
Associate Research Scientist

ROAR Lab (Robotics and Rehabilitation Laboratory)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Columbia University

"Powered Exoskeletons for Robot-Assisted Gait Training of Neurological Populations"

April 6, 2016 Prof. Andrew Norris
Distinguished Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ

"Acoustic Metamaterials, Phononic Crystals, and Applications"

April 20, 2016 Prof. Ekaterina Pomerantseva
Anne Stevens Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

"Tunnel Manganese Oxides for Lithiun-lon and Sodium-lon Batteries"

May 20, 2016 *

Friday, May 20, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
MEC 224

Dr. Claude Verdie
Research Director, CNRS
Laboratory of Interdisciplinary Physics (LIPhy) in Grenoble, France

"Mechanical cues in cancer metastasis"