MIT MechE MMEC Pedro Reis

(Mechanics: Modeling, Experimentation, Computation)

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Spring Semester 2015
Tuesdays, 4:00pm, Room 3-370

Feb 24 Craig Maloney Northeastern University Mechanics of squishy spheres
Mar 10 Eric Dufresne Yale University Sticky and Squishy: Surface Tension and the Mechanics of Soft Solids
Mar 17 Meredith Silberstein Cornell University The Mechanics of Mechanochemistry in Polymers
Mar 24 NO SEMINAR (Spring Vacation)
Mar 31 Ellen Arruda University of Michigan The Anterior Cruciate Ligament:  Mechanical Property Characterization, Constitutive Modeling, and Tissue Engineering Strategies for Repair
Apr 7 Alexander Vakakis University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign Intentional Use of Strong Nonlinearity in Design
Apr 14 Sanjay Govindjee UC Berkeley Application of Statistical Mechanics in Thermo-Mechanics and its Effects on Free-Energy Structure
Apr 21 NO SEMINAR (Patriot’s day)
Apr 28 Veronique Lazarus U. Paris-Sud Deciphering brittle complex crack patterns
May 5 Alexander J. Smits Princeton University Underwater Flight: Hydrodynamics of Manta Ray Swimming
May 12 David Parks MIT Multi-Scale Mechanics of Graphene

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