|01-Sept.||Dr. Samuel C. Walcott, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, UVM||"Using classical mechanics to understand muscle biophysics"
|08-Sept.||Dr. Jason H. Bates, Research Professor, Depts. of Medicine-Pulmonary and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, UVM|| "Sequential micro-rips as a mechanism for the
viscoelastic behavior of biological soft tissue."
|15-Sept.||NO ME Seminar; Dean's Distinguished Seminar Series , instead: DR. JULIO M. OTTINO, "Engineering Complex Systems", Wed., Sept. 13, at 4 pm, Billings North Lounge|
|29-Sept.||Dr. Martin Brouillette, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec||"Shock waves at microscales"
|06-Oct.||Prof. Jakob J. Stamnes, Dept. of Phys. and Tech., University of Bergen, Norway; and Prof. Knut Stamnes, Dept. of Engr. and Engr. Phys. Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ||"Optical Remote Sensing for Atmosphere/Ocean Monitoring and Skin Cancer Diagnosis"
||Dr. Francesco Fedele, Goddard Earth Sciences
and Technology center Global Modeling and Assimilation Office NASA
Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland
NOTE: additional lecture, same day, see below.
|"Instantons, Stochastic Wave Groups & Rogue Waves In Wave
||Dr. Gonzalo R. Feijoo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied
Ocean Physics and Engineering Department
NOTE: additional lecture, co-sponsored by ME, CEE, and Applied Math. Note time and location: 12:20 - 1:10 p.m., 207 Votey.
|"On the solution of some inverse scattering problems using
shape sensitivity analysis " |
|20-Oct.||Prof. Alina Alexeenko, Dept. of Astronautics & Aeronautics, Purdue
NOTE: time and location change, 11:15-12:15, Perkins 101
|"Thermally Driven Microflows: Phenomena and Modeling
Vermont Lt. Governor, Brian Dubie
NOTE: Special School of Engineering Lecture, 2:30-3:30, Rm. TBD
|" Economic Development as it applies to the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences"
|27-Oct.||Prof. Joshua Bongard, Ph.D., Dept. of Computer Science, UVM||"Resilient Machines through Continuous Self-Modeling"
|03-Nov.||Dr. Fahmi Bedoui, Post-doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Physics, UVM||"tentative title(Characterization and modeling of
mechanical properties in polymeric materials.)"
|10-Nov.||Prof. Ursula Gibson, Dartmouth||"tentative title (Nanomagnetics)"
|17-Nov.||Prof. Jeffrey S. Marshall, Director of the School of Engineering, UVM||"On the Role of Complex Systems
in Fluid Dynamics"
|24-Nov.||No Seminar, Thanksgiving|
|01-Dec.||Prof. Kamran Siddiqui, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal||"Interfacial Heat and Mass Transfer"