Colloquia

Spring

04/06/18

TBD

04/13/18

Vaibhav Katewa (UCR)

04/20/18

Scott Beckman (WSU)

04/27/18

Jinxiang Xi (Cal Baptist)

05/04/18

Marco Bernardi (Caltec)

05/11/18

Irene Beyerlein (UCSB)

05/18/18

Shanghao Li (MP Biomedicals)

05/25/18

MSEA

06/01/18

Pramod Reddy (UMICH)

06/08/18

 Juan Hernandez-Cordero (UNAM)

Past Colloquia

2017-2018

Fall 2017

Winter 2018

Spring 2018

October 13: Giuseppe Romano (MIT)

October 20: Andrei Shkel (UCI)

October 27: Eva Kanso (USC)

November 3: Sung-Yong Park (NUS)

November 10: Veterans Day holiday

November 17: Marta Pozuelo (UCLA)

November 24: Thanksgiving holiday

December 1: Ivan Bermejo Moreno (USC)

December 8: Douglas Hofmann (Caltech-JPL)

January 19: Aidan Taylor (UCSB)

January 26: TBD

February 2: TBD 

February 9: Chiara Daraio (Caltech)

February 16: Ethan Cho (Post-Doc, UCR, Cybart Lab)

February 23: Sabah Bux (JPL)

March 2: Elfi Ertikin (UIUC)

March 9: Jaime Kruzic  (UNSW)

March 16: John A. Notte

 

2016-2017

Fall 2016

Winter 2017

Spring 2017

September 30: Dr. CJ Kim (UCLA)

October 7: Dr. Matthew Mecklenburg (USC)

October 14: Dr. Richard Wilson (UCR)

October 21: Dr. Monica Martinez (UCR)

October 28: Dr. Patrice Klein (Ifremer/Caltech)

November 4: Dr. Andrew Alleyne (Illinois)

November 11: Veterans Day Holiday

November 18: Dr. Prabhakar Bandaru (UCSD)

November 25: Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2: Dr. Shuichi Takayama (U Mich)

January 20: Dr. Tetsuya Iwasaki (UCLA)

January 27: Dr. Marcella Gomez (UCB)

February 3: Dr. Kari Moran (SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific)

February 10: Dr. Jeffrey Eldredge (UCLA)

February 17: Dr. Sinisa Coh (UCR)

February 24: Dr. Raymundo Arroyave (TAMU)

March 3: Dr. Diletta Giuntini (Hamburg Uni of Tech)

March 10: Dr. Jose E. Andrade (CalTech)

March 17: Dr. Chen Li (UCR)

April 21: Dr. Chen Li (UCR)

April 28: Dr. Sinisa Coh (UCR)

May 5: Dr. Kaustav Banerjee (UCSB)

May 12: Paul Yager (Univ. of WA)

May 19: Dr. Chris Lynch (UCLA)

May 26: TBD

June 2: TBD

June 9: TBD

2015-2016

2014-2015

Fall 2014

Winter 2015

Spring 2015

October 3: EH&S Training

October 10: Suveen Mathaudhu, UCR, Mechanical Engineering Department

October 17: Kiran Solanki, ASU, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy

October 24: Xiaochun Li, UCLA, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

October 31: Monica Wilhelmus, Caltech, Mechanical Engineering

November 7: Sergio Lucato, Teledyne Scientific

November 14: Eckart Meiburg, UCSB, Mechanical Engineering Department

November 21: Garrett Cole, Crystalline Mirrors Solutions, LLC

December 5: Teresa Murray, LATech, Biomedical Engineering

December 12: Roberto Zenit, UNAM, Rheology and Fluid Mechanics

January 9: Richard Hunt, Lead Writing Consultant, Graduate Writing Center, UC Riverside

January 16: Dr. Maggie Gover, Director, Graduate Student Academic and Professional Development, UC Riverside Graduate Division

January 23: Seminar canceled

January 30: TBA

February 6: TBA

February 13: TBA

February 20: Dr. Bruce Tromberg, Professor, UCI BME, and Director, Beckman Laser Institute (CANCELED)

February 27: Kendrick Mensink & Darren Banks, Ph.D. Students, UC Riverside

March 6: Dr. Damon Brink, VP Engineering, Architected Materials, Inc.

March 13: Dr. Juan Hernandez-Cordero, UNAM Institute of Materials Research, Mexico

April 3: Dr. Cody Geary, Postdoctoral Fellow, Aarhus University

April 10: Dr. Hari Subramanian, ME Postdoctoral Researcher, Franco group

April 17: SEMINAR CANCELLED (Prelim Exams)

April 24: Eli Brewer & Elias Penilla, ME Graduate Students, Jung & Garay groups

May 1: Prof. John Bischof, University of Minnesota, ME

May 8: Prof. Samantha Daly, University of Michigan, ME

May 15: SEMINAR CANCELLED (ME Department 15th Anniversary Celebration)

May 22: Davil Garcia & Jamie Stewart, MSE & BIEN Graduate Students, Kumar & Franco groups

May 29: Prof. Christopher Hernandez, Cornell University, MAE

June 5: Thomas Lopez & Stephen Exarhos, ME Graduate Students, Mangolini group

2013-2014

Fall 2013

Winter 2014

Spring 2014

September 29: Environmental Health & Safety Training

October 4: Graduate Student Presentations

October 11: Dr. Pedro Cabrales, Assistant Professor, UCSD BIEN

October 18: Dr. Fabio Pasqualetti, Assistant Professor, UCR ME

October 25: Dr. Anna Grosberg, Assistant Professor, UCI BME

November 1: Dr. Proyag Datta, Senikor Microfabrication Engineer, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc.

November 8: Dr. Gerardo Diaz, Associate Professor,  Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics Chair,  UC Merced

November 15: Dr. William Grover, Assistant Professor, UCR BIEN

November 22: Dr. Aman Haque, Professor, Penn State, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

November 29: NO SEMINAR (Holiday)

December 6: Dr. Caroline Genzale, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech ME

January 10: Dr. Jim Earthman, Professor, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, UCI

January 17: Dr. Frank Zok, Professor, Materials Dept, UCSB

January 24: Two internal speakers: Dr. Prashanthi Vandrangi, Post-doctoral Researcher, ME; Shannon Gott, Grad Student, ME

January 31: Two internal speakers: Harish Dixit, Grad Student, BIEN; Omid Khandan, Grad Student, ME

February 7: Dr. Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales, Managing Director, Research Faculty, Southern California-Research Initiative for Solar Energy, UCR

February 14: CANCELED

February 21: Dr. Suveen Mathaudhu, Program Officer — U.S. Army Research Office Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University

February 28: Dr. Mark Losego, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University

March 7: Dr. Arthur Miller, Engineer/Particle Scientist, CDC-NIOSH Spokane Research Lab

March 14: Dr. Todd Steyer, Manager, Extreme Environment Materials, The Boeing Company

April 4: Beth Pruitt, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford

April 11:  No Seminar (Graduate Open House)

April 18: Mariana Kersh, McKenzi Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Melbourne, Australia

April 25: Kaushik Bhattacharya, Senior Professor & Executive Officer, Mechanical & Civil Engineering, Caltech

May 2: Michelle Khine, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, UC Irvine

May 9: Geoff Spedding, Professor & Chair, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, USC

May 16: Igor Mezic, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UCSB

May 23: Derek Dunn-Rankin, Professor & Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine

May 30: Laura Oropeza Ramos, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, UNAM, Mexico

June 6: Deok-Ho Kim, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, University of Washington

2012-2013

Fall 2012

Winter 2013

Spring 2013

September 28: EH&S Fire Extinguisher Training

October 5: Sandeep Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UCR (joint seminar w/ MSE)

October 12: Liwei Lin, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

October 19: Micro Implants for the Body, Yu-Chong Tai, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (TENTATIVE)

October 26: Graduate student presentations: Thomas Lopez, Ph.D Student, Aleksey Volodchenkov, Ph.D Student.

November 2: Joanna Bieri, Assistant Professor, Math & Computer Science, University of Redlands

November 9: William Tang, Associate Dean for Research, Dean's Office, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Professor (Joint Appointment), Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Irvine

November 16: Assistant Professor, Masa Rao

November 23: Holiday

November 30: Erkİn Şeker, Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, UC Davis

December 7: TBA

January 11: Dr. L. Roy Xu, ASME Fellow, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso

January 18: Michael J. Pazzani, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development, University of California, Riverside

January 25: Dr. Carl Meinhart Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara

February 1: Kimberly Turner, Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
 

 

2011-2012

2010-2011

Fall 2010

Winter 2011

Spring 2011

October 15: Dr. Lorenzo Mangolini, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, University of California, Riverside

October 22: Dr. Van P. Carey, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

October 29: Dr. Renkun Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

November 5: Dr. Yifang Zhu, Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Department, University of California, Los Angeles

November 12: Dr. Philip Fine, Atmospheric Measurements Manager, South Coast Air Quality Management District

November 19: Dr. Ankur Jain, Senior Microsystems Technology Engineer, Tessera MEMS Technologies, Inc.

December 3: Jay Sharping, Department of Physics, University of California, Merced

December 10: Dr. Sami Samuel, Founder & CTO, TransPacific Energy, Inc

January 14: Dr. Juan Muñoz Saldana, CINVESTAV, Querétaro, Mexico

January 28: Prof. Wangcun Jia, Assistant Researcher, Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, UC Irvine

February 4: Prof. John Viator, Associate Professor, Departments of Biological Engineering and Dermatology, University of Missouri, Columbia

February 11: Prof. Andrew Minor, Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

February 18: Prof. JoAnn Lighty, Professor and Department Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah

February 25: Prof. Costas Grigoropoulos, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

March 4: Prof. Hohyun Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Santa Clara University

March 11: Dr. Lina Kim, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

April 1: Prof. Sung-Yong Park, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Los Angeles

April 8: Tamim Diab, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

April 15: Dr. Anthony Norman, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Biomedical Sciences, UC Riverside

April 22: Elisa Franco, Ph.D., Department of Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology

May 20: Julia R. Greer, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Mechanics, California Institute of Technology

May 27: Arman Hovakemian

June 3: Jennifer Barton, Professor and Head of Biomedical Engineering, Assistant Director of BIO5 Institute, University of Arizona

2009-2010

Fall 2009

Winter 2010

Spring 2010

October 2: Dr. Lia Stanciu, School of Materials and Engineering, Purdue University, West LaFayette, Indiana

October 9: Dr. Douglass Altshuler, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside

October 16: Dr. Regina Ragan, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California, Irvine

October 23: Dr. Donald Lucas, Deputy Director, EH&S Division & Investigator in The Environmental Energy Technologies Division in the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley

November 6: Dr. Tadahiro Ohmi, Professor, The New Industry Hatchery Center, Tohoku University, Sendai City Japan

November 13: Dr. Nathan Mara, Materials Science and Technology Division & Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory

December 4: Dr. Carlton F. Brooks, Ph.D., Sandia National Laboratories Org. 1513: Microscale Science and Technology, Albuquerque, New Mexico

January 8: Dr. Alireza Moharrer, Project Manager, Worley-Parsons Group, Monrovia, California

January 22: Dr. K. Morsi, Professor & Graduate Advisor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University

January 29: Dr. Dean R. Evans, National Research Council Advisor & Agile Filters Project Leader, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base , Ohio

February 12: Dr. Chun Ning (Jeanie) Lau, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, Riverside

February 19: Dr. Randall M. German, Associate Dean of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University

February 26: Dr. Prab Bandaru, Associate Professor of Materials Science, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

March 5: Dr. Gregory Paul Carman, Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles

March 12: Dr. Frank Abdi, Chief Scientist, Alpha STAR Corporation, Long Beach, California

April 2: Dr. Ram Sheshadri, Materials Department, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Materials Research Laboratory, University of California, Santa Barbara

April 9: Dr. Kwang Min Chun, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea

April 23: Dr. Haris J. Catrakis, Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine

April 30: Dr. Kalyanasundaram Seshadri, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

May 7: Dr. Henrik Bruus, Professor, Department of Micro and Nano Technology, Technical University of Denmark

May 14: Dr. Alison Marsden, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego

May 21: Dr. Gary L. Achtemeier, Ph.D., USDA Forest Service Scientist and Co- Director of the FCAMMS, Southern High-Resolution Modeling Consortium

May 28: Dr. William S. Klug, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

2008-2009

Fall 2008

Winter 2009

Spring 2009

October 10: Dr. Derek Dunn-Rankin, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine

October 24: Dr. Andrea M. Hodge, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

October 31: Tim Johnson, TSI Incorporated, St. Paul, Minnesota

November 21: Dr. Eric P. Y. Chiou, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

December 5: Dr. Adrienne Lavine, Chair, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

January 16: Dr. Forman A. Williams, Professor of Engineering Physics and Combustion, Director, Center for Energy and Combustion Research, University of California, San Diego

February 6: Dr. Lynn M. Russell, Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

February 13: Dr. Hai Wang, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Southern California

February 27: Dr. Manuel Gamero-Castaño, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine

March 6: Dr. Joanna McKittrick, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California, San Diego

March 13: Dr. Yun Wang, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine

April 3: Dr. Paul Ronney, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

April 10: Dr. Jeff D. Eldredge, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles

April 17: Dr. Andrzej Bytnerowicz, US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, 4955 Canyon Crest Drive, Riverside, CA, 92507, USA

May 1: Dr. Kyle D. Squires, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Arizona State University

May 8: Dr. Melany L. Hunt, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

May 15: Dr. Charles S. Campbell, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1453 USA

May 22: Dr. Javier González, Department of Physics and Engineering, San Luis Potosi Autonomous University, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

May 29: Dr. Laurent Pilon, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles

June 5: William Watkins, BME, Ohio State University, Former Chief Mechanical Engineer, Walt Disney Imagineering