MIT MechE MMEC Pedro Reis

(Mechanics: Modeling, Experimentation, Computation)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fall Semester 2017
Tuesdays, 4:00pm, Room 3-370

Sep 12 Ju Li MIT Elastic Strain Engineering for unprecedented materials properties
Sep 19 Sid Yip MIT Understanding deformation and flow in an amorphous material through molecular simulations
Sep 26 Guy Genin Washington University in St. Louis Unification through disarray at the attachment of tendon to bone
Oct 3 Dick Yue MIT Forty years of calculating water waves and their interactions with bodies --- Reflections from a personal journey   
Oct 17 Dan Goldman GaTech Some surprising simplicities in self-propulsion via self-deformation
Oct 24 Karen Daniels NC State University The role of force networks in granular materials
Oct 31 Jerry Qi GaTech 4D Printing: Making 3D Printing Alive
Nov 7 Krishnan Mahesh  University of Minnesota The simulation and modeling of turbulent flows
Nov 14 Chiara Daraio Caltech Meta-materials with locally addressable properties: from self-folding to autonomous propulsion
Nov 28 Tim Colonius Caltech Spectral analysis of turbulence in jets
Dec 5 Chris Schuh MIT Stable Nanocrystalline Metals: Next-Generation Structural Materials from Science to Commercialization
Dec 12 Arjun Yodh UPenn Softness, Rearrangements and Deformation in Colloids and other Soft Materials

Spring Semester 2017

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Fall Semester 2015

Spring Semester 2015

Fall Semester 2014

Spring Semester 2014

Fall Semester 2013

Organizers: Ming Guo,
Irmgard Bischofberger, Themis Sapsis, Ken Kamrin, Xuanhe Zhao

Contact Info: Christina Spinelli  ext. x3-5328