University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Fall 2003 Seminar Series


SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Fridays 2:30 - 3:30 pm -- Room 209 Akerman Hall--Unless noted otherwise

August 29


10:00-11:30

227 Aker Hall

Welcome & Information Session by Professor Gary Balas, DGS, Professor Perry Leo, Associate Head, Meet Other AEM Faculty Members -- for Continuing and New AEM Graduate Students

September 5

Safety Training for Continuing and New AEM Graduate Students Conducted by Greg Nelson, AEM Lab Coordinator
Note: Session will run from 2:30-4:00

September 12

Midwest Mechanics

Title: On The Mechanical Behavior of Cellular Materials
Prof. Stelios Kyriakides, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, The University of Texas of Austin

September 19

Title: PWM-CTA Vorticity Measurements at the SLTEST Site
Prof. John Foss, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University

September 26

Midwest Mechanics

Title: The Mobility of Phase Boundaries
Prof. Rohan Abeyaratne, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

October 3

Title: UAV See and Avoid Technologies
Prof. John McCalmont, United States Air Force

Tuesday, October 7
3:35-4:40
Electrical Eng. & Computer Science Bldg. Room 3-180

** We will not be serving the usual refreshments after the seminar **

Title: The Origins, Status and Future of GPS
Prof. Brad Parkinson, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University

October 17

Title: Surfactant Effects in Interfacial Fluid Dynamics
Prof. Ashley James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota

October 24

Title: Glimpses of the Big Bang Using Balloon and Satellite-based Experiments
Prof. Shaul Hanany, Department of Physics, University of Minnesota

October 31

Title: Extremum Seeking Control: Theory and Applications
Dr. Kartik Ariyur, Honeywell Technology Center

November 7

Midwest Mechanics

Title: Modeling and Numerical Simulation of the Bio-Fluid-Dynamics of Red Blood Cells
Prof. C. Pozrikidis, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

November 14

Title: Quantifying Chemical and Hydrodynamic Signal Structure for Aquatic Ecology
Prof. Donald Webster, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

November 21

Title: Vehicle Based Technological Solutions to Highway Traffic Congestion
Prof. Rajesh Rajamani, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

November 28

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Seminar

December 5

Title: Mechanical Interaction Between Aqueous Humor And Iris: Role In Pigmentary and Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Prof. Victor Barocas, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota

December 12

No Seminar


REFRESHMENTS SERVED AFTER EACH SEMINAR IN 227 AKERMAN HALL.
Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact The AEM Dept. : (612) 625-8000.