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 Controlling Complex Network Dynamics
Nov 25 NO SEMINAR  (Thanksgiving)
Dec 2 Victor Yakhot Boston University Universal Reynolds number of transition,
self-organized criticality and turbulence modeling
Dec 9 Sid Nagel University of Chicago The Life and Death of a Drop

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