MIT MechE MMEC Pedro Reis

(Mechanics: Modeling, Experimentation, Computation)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fall Semester 2014
Tuesdays, 4:00pm, Room 3-370

Sep 9 John Bush MIT Hydrodynamic quantum analogs: droplets walking on the impossible pilot wave
Sep 16 Dani Lasa Mugaritz Mugaritz; a natural science of cooking: senses, structures, textures and emotions 
 Sep 23 James Bird Boston University Draining bubbles and capillary bridges
Sep 30 Paulo E. Arratia University of Pennsylvania Dynamics of Complex Fluids: Reversible Plasticity and Elastic Turbulence
Oct 7 K. Jimmy Hsia University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Micro-Nanotechnologies to Study 3D Curvilinear Shape Formation and Janus Particle Formation 
Oct 14 NO SEMINAR  (Columbus Day)
Oct 21 Bradley D Olsen MIT Smart Mechanics and Biological Selectivity in Engineered Protein Hydrogels
Oct 28 Lallit Anand MIT A Cahn-Hilliard-type theory for species diffusion coupled with large elastic-plastic deformations. Application to Li-ion electrode materials
Nov 4 Niels Holten-Andersen MIT Metal-coordination: using more of nature’s tricks to
assemble new soft materials
Nov 11 NO SEMINAR  (Veterans Day)
Nov 18 Adilson Motter Northwestern University TBD
Nov 25 NO SEMINAR  (Thanksgiving)
Dec 2 Victor Yakhot Boston University TBD
Dec 9 Sid Nagel University of Chicago TBD

Spring Semester 2014

Fall Semester 2013

Spring Semester 2013

Fall Semester 2012

Organizers: Ken Kamrin, Konstantin Turitsyn, Pedro Reis, Xuanhe Zhao  Contact Info: Tony Pulsone
ext. x3-2294; Rebecca Fowler ext. x4-7567