Speaker Invitation for FALL 2021 ME Seminar Series

Date Time Speaker Title Venue

09/02/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Nader Jalili and Steve Shepard, ME UA Research Ethics; Research in Mechanical Engineering at UA Zoom (ONLINE)

09/14/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Ron Creel, Former NASA Lunar Roving Adventures: Dust, Dust, Everywhere – What Are We Going To Do? Zoom (ONLINE)

09/21/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Ian Walker, Clemson Continuum Robot Trunks and Tentacles SHELBY 1093

09/28/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Loyld Hackel, Curtiss-Wright’s Metal Improvement Company The Laser Wave Equation and a Career Working its Variables Zoom (ONLINE)

10/12/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Lance Simpson, Research and Instructional Service Librarian, UA Research Strategies and Library Resources for Mechanical Engineering SHELBY 1093

11/09/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Dr. Daniel Gibson, Capstone College of Nursing, UA Developing the Tools & Models for Tissue Fate Determination Shelby 1093

11/17/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Dr. Jun Zhang, University of Nevada, Reno Twisted String Artificial Muscles for Compliant and Versatile Robots Zoom (ONLINE)

11/30/2021

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Dr. Siddharth Goyal, Divisions Maintenance Group Advanced Controls in Smart Buildings with Business Perspective Zoom (ONLINE)

Speaker Invitation for SPRING 2021 ME Seminar Series

Date Time Speaker Title

01/21/2021

2:00 PM Zhi Liang, Assistant Professor, CSU Fresno State Improvement of cooling efficiency in microelectronic devices

01/26/2021

2:00 PM Yu She, Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT Towards Safe and High-Performing Robots

02/02/2021

2:00 PM Nestor Perez-Arancibia, Assistant Professor, USC

02/09/2021

2:00 PM Peng Zhang, Postdoctoral Associate, NYU An information-theoretic approach to unveil fluid-structure interactions in coordinated fish swimming

02/16/2021

2:00 PM TBD

02/23/2021

2:00 PM Jun Li, Postdoc, UIUC

03/02/2021

2:00 PM Gokul Viswanathan, Director of Research and Sustainability at Propane Education and Research Council (PERC)

Speaker Invitation for FALL 2020 ME Seminar Series

Date Time Speaker Title
09/01/2020 2:00 PM Nader Jalili, ME UA Research Ethics
09/08/2020 2:00 PM Lance Simpson, Research and Instructional
Service Librarian, UA
Research Strategies and Library Resources for Mechanical Engineering
09/15/2020 2:00 PM Steve Shepard, ME UA Research in Mechanical Engineering at UA
09/22/2020 2:00 PM Lee Redden, Chief Scientist and co-
founder of Blue River
Technology
Entrepreneurship, AI and Agriculture
09/29/2020 2:00 PM Graduate Student Presentation
10/06/2020 2:00 PM Patricia Weisensee, Washington University in St. Louis Let droplets drop the temperature: Fluid-based thermal management