Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Fall 2007 Seminar Series

See also CSDY Seminars


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

REFRESHMENTS SERVED AFTER EACH SEMINAR IN 120 AKERMAN HALL.
Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact AEM Department: (612) 625-8000

 

September 7

2:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. (Training)
**209 Akerman Hall**






3:30 p.m -5:00 p.m. (Reception)
**120 Akerman Hall**
Lab Safety Training for Continuing and New AEM Graduate Students / Library Resources Lecture Lab/ IT Info

Training conducted by Greg Nelson, AEM Lab Coordinator

Resource lecture conducted by Julie Mitchell, Engineering Librarian

IT Information provided by Ray Muno, IT Scientist


WELCOME RECEPTION & OPEN HOUSE
for New and Current Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff
September 14






Faculty Host: Professor Mahesh
Midwest Mechanics Seminar (Fluids)


Title: Pathways to Turbulence in Strongly-Stratified Flows

Speaker: Professor James Riley, Mechanical Engineering, Univeristy of Washington
September 21 AEM Faculty (Systems):

Gary Balas
Bill Garrard
Daniel Joseph
September 28




Faculty Host: Professor Elliott
Title: On the dynamics of localization and fragmentation in ductile materials


Speaker: Professor Krishnaswamy Ravi-Chandar, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin

October 5 AEM Faculty (Solids):

Perry Leo
Tom Shield
Roger Fosdick
October 12 AEM Faculty (Systems):

Yiyuan Zhao
Demoz Gebre-Egziabher
Bernard Mettler
October 19 AEM Faculty (Solids):

Ellad Tadmor
Ryan Elliott
October 26 AEM Faculty (Fluids):

Graham Candler
Ellen Longmire
Krishnan Mahesh
Thursday, November 1

TIME: 3:30-4:30

LOCATION:
The Ski U Mah room in the McNamara Alumni Center
PLEASE NOTE CHANGES : This seminar will be held on THURSDAY of this week and NOT Friday.

Penrose Lecture


Title: Lessons on structure from the structure of viruses

Speaker: Professor Richard D. James, Aerospace Engineering & Mechanics, University of Minnesota
November 9

Title: Fault Diagnosis of Nonlinear Uncertain Systems: an Adaptive Learning Approach

Speaker: Thomas Parisini, Professor

November 16

Title: MATLAB simulation platform for in-queue flight optimization

Speaker: Professor Kiril Tenekedjiev
November 29
*Special Seminar*


Time: 3:30pm
110 Pillsbury Hall
Title: Phosphorus Redox Biogeochemistry: from Pallasites to P. stutzeri

Speaker: DR. MATTHEW A. PASEK

*Attached image: A slice of the Seymchan pallasite, with two inclusions of the meteoritic mineral schreibersite,(Fe,Ni)3P.
November 30
(AEM Students can Attend CSDy Seminars Today As an Option








12:20-1:10pm
**215 Akerman Hall



2:30-3:30pm
**209 Akerman Hall



School of Physics & Astronomy Sponsored Seminar:Room 131, Tate Lab of Physics 3:35 p.m. (refreshments at 3:15 in Room 216 Physics prior to seminar)

CANCELLED


ABSTRACT: This talk addresses the problem of the underrepresentation of women of color in STEM fields from a historical perspective.

Elucidating the Control Mechanism for DNA damage repair with the p53-Mdm2 system: Single Cell Data Analysis and Ensemble Modeling

Speaker: Professor Babatunde A. Ogunnaike
ABSTRACT

Control Theory for Quantum Mechanical Systems using Lie algebras and Lie groups

Speaker: Professor Domenico D'Alessandro
ABSTRACT
December 7









Faculty Host: Professor Elliott
Midwest Mechanics Seminar (Solids)

Title: Sub-cellular mechanics and its influence on biological function

Speaker: Professor Roger Kamm , Mechanical Engineering & Biological Engineering, MIT
December 14 No Seminar
December 21 No Seminar
December 28 No Seminar