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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall Semester - 2014

August 28, Thursday
Speaker: Michael Golub, MFA; Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI
Title: Extracurricular Design Projects Utilization for Better Learning Outcomes
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

September 11, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. James McDonough, University of Kentucy
Title: An Overview of Large-Eddy Simulation of Turbulent Flow
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

September 18, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Ying Sun; Associate Professor, Department of M.E. and Mechanics, Drexel University, Philadelphia
Title: From Additive Nanomanufacturing to Flow-Assisted Energy Storage: Understanding Transport Phenomena in Multiphase Systems
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

September 25, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Sungsoo Na, Biomedical Engineering, IUPUI
Title: Visualizing the Mechanical Regulation of Cell Signaling
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

October 2, Thursday
Speaker:Dr. Tongxun Yi, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Cincinnati
Title: Fundamnetal and Applied Research on Low-Emission Combustion
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

October 3, FRIDAY
Speaker:Prof. Wenzhen Li, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Iowa State University
Title: Electrocatalytic Processing of Biorenewables for Generation of Electricity, Chemicals and Fuels
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

October 9, Thursday
Speaker:Prof. Aye-Nu Elizabeth Duerksen, Associate Director of English for Academic Purposes Program, IUPUI
Title:Developing Optimum Classroom Communication Skills
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

October 16, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Henry A Colorado, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
Title: Progress in Materials and Manufacturing Using Wastes
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

October 23, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Ayman Salem, President of MRL Materials Resources LLC
Title: Workflows for Integrating Mesoscale Heterogeneities in Material Structure with Process Simulation of Titanium Alloys
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

November 6, Thursday - No Seminar

November 7, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Jiangtao Cheng
Title: Electrowetting Cooling on Micro/Nano Structures and Electrowetting Solar Tracking
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

November 18, Thursday
Speaker: Santosh Shanbhogue, Ph.D. MIT
Title: Macrostructures, flow structures, flame structure and their role in combustion instability mode transitions
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD,

November 21, Thursday
Speaker: Carlos Larriba-Andaluz, PhD from Yale University 2010
Title: Reveloutionary nanoparticle and cluster analysis through Ion Mobility Spectormetry-Mass Spectrometry (IMS-MS)
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD,

December 4, Thursday
Speaker: Alan P. Sawchuck, MD, MSEE, Professor of Surgery
Title: Engineering Applications in Vascular Surgery
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

Spring Semester - 2015

January 22nd, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Fangqiang Zhu, Department of Physics, IUPUI
Title: Computer Simulations of Ion Conduction and Protein Conformational Change
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

February 5th, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Aye-Nu Elizabeth Duerksen, Associate Director of English for Academic Purposes, IUPUI
Title:
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

February 12th, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Frano Barbir, Chair for Thermodynamics,Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Split Split, Croatia

Title: Water and Heat Management in PEM Fuel Cells
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

February 19th, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Jingzhi Pu, IUPUI Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Title: Multiscale Simulations of Molecular Motors
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

February 26th, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Ashwin Salvi, ARPA-E Fellow, Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E)
Title: ARPA-E (Advanced Projects Research Agency - Energy) U.S. Department of Energy
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

March 5th, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Daehyun Cho, Postdoctoral Researcher, Ohio State University
Title:
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

March 12th, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Frano Barbir, Chair for Thermodynamics,Faculty of Electrical Engineering,

Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture University of Split Split, Croatia

Title: TBD
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

March 26th, Thursday
Speaker: Prof. Wai-Yim Ching, Curators' Professor of Physics, University of Missouri - Kansas City
Title: Use of Total Bond Order Density as a Quantum Mechanical Metric for Material Characterization
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

April 2nd, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. Daehyun Cho
Title: Friction and Tribological Applications of Two Dimensional Materials
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

April 16th, Thursday
Speaker:
Title: TBD
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD

April 30th, Thursday
Speaker:Sarah Bobby, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences , University of Notre Dame
Title: Probalistic Performance-Based Topology Optimization: Efficient Techniques for Structural Layout Design
Time: 11:00 -12:00 pm
Location: SL 165
Host: Jing Zhang, PhD