Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. David A. Petti, Chief Scientist Nuclear Science and Technology Division and R&D Director and Laboratory Fellow at Idaho National Laboratory, will discuss details of their study.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Professor Xiaoping Qian, Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Madison, will present our work on optimization of coupled thermoelastic and thermofluidic systems and also describe how to account for AM constraints during topology optimization.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Brain Kiedrowski, Assistant Professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences at
University of Michigan, will discuss an alternative to the conventional hybrid deterministic-Monte Carlo methods for selecting variance reduction parameters.…

BME Seminar Series: Fiber Curvature Drives Cell Protrusive Behavior

Photo of Amrinder Nain from Virginia Tech

Presented by

Amrinder S. Nain, Ph.D.; Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech


Native fibrous proteins of small to large diameters (tens of nm to microns) distributed in various configurations (sparse/dense or random/aligned) form the complex and heterogeneous fibrous extracellular …

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Hans Gougar, Director – Nuclear Systems Design and Analysis Division at Idaho National Laboratory, will will take a high level look at these concepts, the companies pursuing, and discuss why innovation takes such a long time.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Suzanne Hobbs Baker, Communications Advisor for the Clean Energy Program at Third Way, will discuss the Third Way Clean Energy program’s policy and communications work on advanced nuclear technologies in Washington, DC.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Francis “Frank” A. Garner, Garner Radiation Effects Consulting, will discuss new insights on the credibility of ion irradiation to simulate neutron-induced void swelling.…

Engineering Physics Department Colloquium

Dr. Daniel Weisz-Patrault, Researcher with the Solid Mechanics Laboratory in Ecole Polytechnique, France will discuss multiphase transformation induced plasticity and applications to forming processes.…

BME Spring Seminar: Engineering Human CNS Morphogenesis In Vitro

Presented by

Randolph S. Ashton, Ph.D.; Asst. Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) possess the emergent properties necessary to recapitulate developmental processes ex vivo and give rise to organotypic cultures and tissues. If harnessed, …