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2014-2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Modeling pyrolysis and char combustion for porous coal particles
Presented by: Prof. Simcha Singer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Marquette University

 

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Bio-engineering vignettes: Engineering applied to a spectrum of medical relater projects
Presented by: Prof. Christopher Luzzio, Department of Neurology, UW-Madison

Monday, April 6, 2015
Metals nano-processing - Driving performance and processing of metals to the next level
Presented by: Dr. Lianyi Chen, Research Scientist at University of California, Los Angeles

 

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Automotive under hood cooling CFD simulation
Presented by: Dr. Hongwu Zhao of Oshkosh Corporation

 

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Library & information research support: ME Edition
Presented by: Ms. Jody Hoesly and Mr. Dave Bloom of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Thursday, March 12, 2015
Six Sigma techniques applied to the design of a VFD
Presented by: Mr. Neil Gollhardt and Mr. Lee Gettelfinger of Rockwell Automation

 

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Flow visualization in cryogenic Helium-4
Presented by: Dr. Wei Guo, Asst. Prof. of Mechanical Engineering at Florida State University

 

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Natural circulation passive cooling systems and freezing transients in fluoride-salt cooled, high-temperature nuclear reactors
Presented by: Dr. Raluca Scarlat, Assistant Professor of Engineering Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Thursday, February 19, 2015
Computer simulation software and its role in casting design
Presented by: Mr. Anthony Lindert, Materials Engineer at Oshkosh Corporation

 

Thursday, February 12, 2015
A novel polymer extrusion micropelletization process
Presented by: Dr. William Aquite, Associate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Optimizing the behavior of prosthetic feet to enhance mobility in lower-limb amputees
Presented by: Dr. Peter Adamczyk, President Intelligent Prosthetic Systems, LLC

 

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Novel sub-Kelvin cooling techniques for space science applications
Presented by: Prof. Franklin Miller, Asst. Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Osteoarthritis: A multiscale mechanics perspective
Presented by: Dr. Corinne Henak, Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University

 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The Mechano-etiology of bicuspid aortic valve disease
Presented by: Dr. Philippe Sucosky, Asst. Professor, University of Notre Dame

 

Thursday, January 29, 2015
Patenting basics for UW researchers
Presented by Stephanie Whitehorse, University of Wisconsin-Madison WARF
       

 

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Multi-material and large-scale surface texturing via laser-induced plasma micro-machining
Presented by Dr. Ishan Saxena, Northwestern University

 

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Challenges with the predictive modeling of composite armor and upcycling of scrap aerospace prepeg
Presented by  Dr. Gaurav Nilakantan, Research Associate, University of Southern California

 

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Forming and joining of lightweight and multi-material systems
Presented by: Jingjing Li, Asst. Professor, University of Hawaii

 

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Final research presentations by undergraduate students supported by ME undergraduate research fellowships
Presented by Cole Hess, ME Undergraduate; and Will Ault, ME Undergraduate

 

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Final research presentations by undergraduate students supported by ME undergraduate research fellowships
Presented by: Jason Reinecke, ME Undergraduate; and Alexander Buehler, ME Undergraduate

 

Thursday, November 20, 2014
"Good enough" rapid compression machine experiments
Presented by: Prof. Casey Allen, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Marquette University

 

Thursday, November 13 2014
Industrial automation 101 & A few of the technologies that make it happen
Presented by: Peter B. Schmidt, Principal Engineer, Rockwell Automation, Advanced Technology Labs - Milwaukee, WI

 

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Particle-resolved direct numerical simulation for gas-solid flow model development
Presented by: Prof. Shankar Subramaniam, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University

 

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Overview of Vehicle system dynamics analysis in automotive engineering
Presented by Dr. Xiaobo Yang, Sr., Chief Principal Engineer, Modeling & Simulation Department, Global Technology, Oshkosh Corporation

 

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Promise and challenge behind supercritical fluid energy conversion
Presented by Alan Kruizenga, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories, California
 

 

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Lindbergh reflections
Presented by Ms. Reeve Lindbergh, Author, Daughter of Charles Lindbergh

 

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Upper limb rehabilitation following stroke - Assistive devices for hand neuromuscular control
Presented by Prof. Na Jin Seo, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Thursday, October 2, 2014
From dream to reality: Success of CAE for injection molding and an ongoing journey for lightweight, microcellular plastics
Presented by Prof. Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng, Polymer Engineering Center, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Practical failure analysis
Presented by Bob Hathaway, V.P. Materials and Process Engineering, Oshkosh Corporation, Global Technology

 

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Role of safety
Presented by Dr. Paul Umbeck, EH&S, and Ms. Tara Cordes, UHS,

 

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Non-invasive patient-specific cardiovascular fluid dynamics
Presented by Alejandro Roldan-Alzate, Ph.D, Cardiovacular modeling scientist, UW-Madison