MIT MechE MMEC Pedro Reis

(Mechanics: Modeling, Experimentation, Computation)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Fall Semester 2013
Tuesdays, 4:00pm, Room 3-370

Sep 10 Lyderic Bocquet University of Lyon and MIT Fluid transport at the nanoscales and application to osmotic energy harvesting
Sep 17 Markus Buehler CEE MIT Biomaterials by design - modeling, synthesis, testing
Sep 24 Stephen Davis Northwestern Dynamics of Foams
Oct 1 Rebecca Brannon University of Utah Some recent advances in the Material Point Method for high-rate large-deformation penetration and blast loading.
Oct 8 Jeffrey Kysar Columbia University Length scales in crystal plasticity: The dislocation mean free path length
Oct 15 NO SEMINAR (Columbus day)
Oct 22 Jeffrey Guasto Tufts The function, failure, and evolution of flagella
Oct 29 Bill Freeman EECS MIT Motion magnification: the world of tiny motions
Nov 5 Tarek Zohdi Berkeley Modeling and Simulation of the Manufacturing of New Particle-Based Materials: Multiphysics of Additive and Laser Processing
Nov 12 Katia Bertoldi Harvard Periodic structures: deformation vs waves
Nov 19 Shreyas Mandre Brown The effect of size and shape on the capillary attraction between nearby floating objects
Nov 26 NO SEMINAR: Thanksgiving
Dec 3 Heidi Nepf MIT How vegetation alters water motion, and the feedbacks to environmental system structure and function.

Organizers: Ken Kamrin, Pedro Reis