Schedule of Upcoming Events

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites you to view our upcoming seminars, as well as our archived research seminars. Additionally, for those looking for employment during the pandemic, please view our panel discussion on mechanical engineering career opportunities in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 27
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Dr. Zahra Pournorouz, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Tarleton State University
Part I: “Experimental and Theoretical Study of Thermophysical Properties’ Enhancement for Synthetic Oil Nanofluids”
Part II: “Active Learning Methods for an Interactive Lecture and Classroom”
February 3
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Chaitanya Krishna Vallabh, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh
Part I: “Evaluation of Melt Pool Dynamics in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Based Metal Additive Manufacturing”
Part II: “Teaching Philosophy & Methods and Teaching Interests & Plans”
February 23
4:30 p.m.
Charles Meneveau, Ph.D., Louis M. Sardella Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Fluid Mechanics and Wind Energy: Applications of Aerodynamics Beyond Turbine Blades
March 1
2:30–3:30 p.m.
Robert Kelso, Program Director, ORBITBeyond
Brief History of Space Mission Failures … & Murphy’s Law in Space
March 23
1–2:30 p.m.
Luke P. Lee, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Nanomedicine via Nanobiotechnology and Precision Engineering
April 8
11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Jeffrey F. Morris, Levich Institute and Chemical Engineering, CUNY City College of New York
Flow Near Jamming: Discontinuous Shear-Thickening in Suspensions
McLean 218A
April 13
4:30 p.m.
Maurizio Porfiri, Institute Professor with appointments in the Center for Urban Science and Progress, The Departments of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Civil and Urban Engineering, New York University Tandon School of Engineering
When Zebrafish Met Engineering
Carnegie 315