University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Spring 2003 Seminar Series


SEMINAR SCHEDULE

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

January 24

CANCELLED

January 31

Growth and Characterization of Single Crystal Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy Thin Films
Prof. Chris Palmstrom
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Minnesota

February 7

Title: Theory of Heterogeneous Turbulence
Prof. Scott C. Morris
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

February 14

Title: Experimental Analysis of Microscale Transport in BioMEMS
Prof. Carl Meinhart
Mechanical & Environmental Engineering, University of California - Santa Barbara

February 21

*Midwest Mechanics Tour*

Mechanics of DNA Packaging: From Viruses to Chromosomes
Prof. Rob Phillips
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

February 28

No Seminar

March 7

Title: Trajectory Planning for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Professor Yiyuan J. Zhao
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota

March 14

Seminar Cancelled

March 21

Spring Break - No Seminar

March 28

Sethna Lecture

Viscosity in Solids
Prof. Stuart Antman
Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland

April 4

WPE - No Seminar

April 11

10:10-11:00, 227 AkerHall

**Special AEM Dept/CSDy Seminar**

In-Car GPS Route Guidance: Current Reality and Continuing Challenges

Prof. Alain Kornhauser, Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering Co-Director, Center for NJ TIDE (Transportation Information & Decision Engineering) Director, Transportation Program, Princeton University

April 11

2:30-3:30 P.M., 209 AkerHall

*Midwest Mechanics Tour*

Flow in Small Devices: From Transport to the Formation of Dispersions One Drop at a Time
Prof. Howard A Stone
Division of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University

April 18

*Midwest Mechanics Tour*

Title: Generation of helicity and Reynolds stress by magnetostrophic turbulence
Prof. H Keith Moffatt
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University

April 25

Title: Kolmogorov Turbulence
Prof. Thomas Lundgren
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota

May 2

Title:Micro Hovering Air Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities
Prof. Inderjit Chopra, Alfred Gessow Professor & Director Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center
Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, University of Maryland

May 9

10:00-11:00, 131 Physics

**Special AEM Dept/CSDy Seminar**

The Future of Nuclear Power and Technology

Professor Andy Klein,Department Head, Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics, Director, Radiation Center, Oregon State University

May 9

2:30-3:30, 209 AkerHall

Iterative Learning and Repetitive Control
Prof. Richard Longman
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University


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