University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Fall 2004 Seminar Series


SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Fridays 3:30 - 4:30 -- Room 319 Akerman Hall - Unless otherwise noted

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

Tuesday, August 31

2:30 p.m.

227 Akerman Hall


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

September 10

NO SEMINAR

September 17

Lab Safety Training for Continuing and New AEM Graduate Students

Conducted by Greg Nelson, AEM Lab Coordinator

3:30 Room 319 Akerman Hall

September 24

DEPARTMENT'S 75th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Title: Breaking The Sound Barrier: The Intellectual Breakthroughs In Aerodynamics That Made It Possible

Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Anderson

7:15 p.m. Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE, Suite 035, Minneapolis, MN

October 1

NO SEMINAR

October 8

Title: Airplane Design - Raymer Method as presented in AEM 4331
Speaker: Mr. Jeff Hammer, Dept. of Aerospace Eng. & Mechanics, University of Minnesota

October 15

Title: Aerothermal Modeling Gaps for Future Planetary Exploration Missions
Speaker: Dr. Mike Wright, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center

October 22

Title: Estimation Algorithms and Applications to Spacecraft and GPS Systems
Speaker: Dr. Mark Psiaki, Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Eng., Cornell University

October 29

Title: Laboratory and Computational Experiments on the Richtmyer-Meshkov Instability
Speaker: Dr. Riccardo Bonazza, Dept. of Eng. Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 5

Title: The Future Use of Small Un-manned Aerial Vehicles, Hollywood to Institutions and Government
Speaker: Scott Morgan, Lockheed Martin - Tactical Systems

November 12


Midwest Mechanics Seminar

Title: Nonlinear Magnetoelasticity of Magneto-sensitive Solids
Speaker: Dr. Ray Ogden, Department of Mathematics, University of Glasgow

November 19

NO SEMINAR

November 26

NO SEMINAR - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

December 3

Title: Cavitation Research at St. Anthony Falls Laboratory
Speaker: Dr. Martin Wosnik, St. Anthony Falls Lab, University of Minnesota

December 10

Title: Military Formation Flight as a Model for Increased Capacity in Civilian Airspace
Speaker: Dr. Christine Haissig, Staff Researcher Engineer, Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems

December 17

NO SEMINAR - FINALS WEEK