University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Winter 1998 Seminar Series


Fridays 2:30 - 3:30 pm -- Room 209 Akerman Hall

January 9

Effectively Using and Managing Sensor Information in Tracking Applications
Professor Lucy Pao
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Colorado, Boulder

January 16

Aircraft Route Optimization
Bob Schultz
Honeywell Technology Center

January 23

Space Flight: One Engineer's Perspective
Lt. Colonel Susan Helms, NASA Astronaut
NASA Johnson Space Center

January 30

No Seminar -- Graduate Safety Training
John Tucker

February 6

Structural Deformations in Continuum Mechanics
Professor G. Del Piero
University of Ferrara, Italy

February 13

Tailless Aircraft
Dr. William Garrard
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department
University of Minnesota

February 20
Special Seminar*

Training to Fly in Space
Major Pamela Ann Melroy, NASA Astronaut
NASA Johnson Space Center

February 20

Constitutive Equations and Length Scales in Solids
David McDowell, Regents' Professor
G.W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

February 27

Improving Flight Control Automation Design Concepts and Processes
Tony Lambregts
Federal Aviation Administration

March 6

Dynamics in the Cylinder's Wake
Dwight Barkley
Deputy Director of MIR@W (Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research at Warwick)
University of Warwick
Currently visiting The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
University of Minnesota

* The special seminar will take place from 11:15 am to 12:15 pm in 3-180 Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building. There will not be refreshments in 227 Akerman after this seminar.

Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics : (612) 625-8000.