Seminar Archive: 2017


The Life and Death of a Drop

Professor Sidney Nagel, University of Chicago
November 1st, 2017

On the 150th Anniversary of Winkler’s Foundation: Its Profound Influence on the Fields of Mechanics and Adhesion Science

David Dillard, Virginia Tech
October 11th, 2017

Material Tailoring of Functionally Graded Materials/Structures

Dr. Romesh C. Batra, Virginia Tech
September 27th, 2017

Printing with light: creating ultralight and damage tolerant 3D architected materials

Dr. Xiaoyu (Rayne) Zheng, Virginia Tech
September 13th, 2017

TBA

Stefan Llewellyn Smith - Hassan Aref Memorial Lecture, University of California - San Diego
September 6th, 2017

Engineering Mechanics Graduate Program - Update

Dr. Shane D. Ross, Virginia Tech
August 30th, 2017

From Finding Nemo to Finding Patents - Natural History as Inspiration for Science and Art

Professor Adam Summers, University of Washington
May 9th, 2017

From Water Trampolining to ice jumping: Physics and Nanoengineering of Materials with Intrinsic Extreme Icephobicity

Professor Dimos Poulikakos, Director, Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies
April 26th, 2017

Navigating (and Hopefully Receiving) BME-Related Funding from NSF

Dr. Michele Grimm
April 20th, 2017

Discontinuum Mechanics

Dr. James Hanna, Virginia Tech
April 19th, 2017

Plant-Flow Interactions: biomechanics and bioinspiration

Liviu Librescu Memorial Seminar Dr. Emmanuel de Langre, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris, France
April 12th, 2017

Biomechanical Plasticity In Locomotion with Age, Obesity and Osteoarthritis

Dr. Paul DeVita, Kevin P. Granata Memorial Seminar Speaker, East Carolina University
March 29th, 2017

Impact (Application of the Principle of Linear Momentum)

Dr. Sevak Tahmasian, Western New England University
March 24th, 2017

Stress-Strain Relationships and Behavior

Dr. Bilel Aidi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
March 16th, 2017

Fight Ice with Ice, and Other Lessons from Nature

Dr. Jonathan B. Boreyko, Virginia Tech
March 15th, 2017

Shear and Bending Moment Diagrams

Mr. Michael Lancina, Virginia Commonwealth University
March 14th, 2017

Motion Relative to Rotating Axes

Mr. Tariq Abuhamdia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
March 13th, 2017

Hints from Nature: Four Ways Animals could Guide the Design of Advanced Vehicles

Dr. Daniel Quinn, University of Virginia
March 1st, 2017

Strained Electronics: Using Magnetoelasticity to Slash Energy Waste in Modern Electronics

John Domann, University of California, Los Angeles
March 1st, 2017

Isogeometric multi-phase fluid-structure interaction with applications to energy systems

Dr. Jinhui Yan, Northwestern University
February 21st, 2017

Non-invasive Image-guided Ultrasound Surgery using Histotripsy: Basic Mechanisms and Applications in Cancer Ablation

Dr. Eli Vlaisavljevich, Research Fellow, University of Michigan
February 9th, 2017

Mitochondria Morphology as a Biomarker of Cancer Phenotype and Drug Response

Dr. Randy J. Giedt
February 8th, 2017

Single Cell Based Functional Analysis for Translational Research

Dr. Young Shik Shin, Chief Science Officer
February 6th, 2017

Mechanics of Carbon Nanomaterials, Laminated Shells and Curing of Laminates

Mr. Priyal Shah, PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech
February 1st, 2017

Interstitial Fluid Flow and the Glioma Tumor Microenvironment: Effects on Invasion and Therapeutic Outcomes

Dr. Jennifer Munson, University of Virginia
January 31st, 2017

Using Mechanics to Protect and Rehabilitate the World Most Complex Machine

Dr. Robin Queen, Virginia Tech
January 25th, 2017

Mechanics of Carbon Nanomaterials, Laminated Shells and Curing of Laminates

Mr. Priyal Shah, EM PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech
January 2nd, 2017