ME Seminar Series

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2010/2011 Schedule (organizer: Drs. Kam K. Leang and Henry Fu)

  • September 17, "Polymer-Based Microtechnology for Bio Applications," by Dr. Emil Geiger, UNR Mech. Eng.
  • September 24, Dr. David Robinson, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
  • October 1, "High-speed AFM imaging of bioplymers and other string-like samples," Dr. Sean Andersson, Boston University
  • October 8, Dave Stiver, Google
  • October 15, Dr. Chongmin Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • October 22, Dr. Minjun Kim, Drexel University, PA
  • November 5, Dr. Avijit Bhunia, Teledyne Scientific Company
  • November 12, "Image-Based Scanning Probe Systems," Garrett Clayton, Villanova University, Mechanical Engineering
  • November 19, Dr. Jim Cheng, UC Berkeley
  • December 3, "Mass detection MEMS cantilevers," Nevada Nanotech Systems, Inc.

2009/2010 Schedule (organizer: Dr. Chanwoo Park)

  • September 11, "Nanotechnology and the Environment," by Dr. Rao Surampalli, US EPA.
  • September 18, "Microscopic Insights on Mechanical Behavior by Neutron Diffraction," by Dr. Xun-Li Wang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • September 25, "An Overview of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Application to Advanced Propulsion Systems," Dr. Houshang B. Ebrahimi, SEA Inc.
  • October 9, "The Poor Person's Nanotechnology:  Nanofluids and Energy Conversion," by Professor Patrick Phelan, Arizona State University
  • October 23, "Scrugham Meal Panel," Scrugham Meal Recipients
  • November 5, "Fatigue of composite sandwich structures at sub-zero temperatures," by Dr. Ronald Gibson, University of Nevada, Reno
  • November 13, "Liquid Rocket Engine Technology," by Dr. Allan Ferrenberg, Univ. of Nevada-Reno
  • November 20, Dr. John Turner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • December 4, "The Status and Challenges of Direct Methanol Fuel Cell," by Dr. Deryn Chu, Army Research Labs

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