MAE GRADUATE SEMINARS 2012

2012 Fall Semester - Seminars 

Rules of Attendance

November 8, 2012 -  New Instructional Tools for Undergraduate Mechanics: More than Just Technology by Dr. Charles Krousgrill, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, ‌Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

2012 Spring Semester - Seminars

Rules of Attendance

January 19, 2012 - High-Power Plasma Propulsion at NASA-MSFC by Dr. Kurt A. Polzin, Propulsion Project Leader, NASA - George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL

                Click here to view Dr. Polzin's slide presentation from the seminar.

February 2, 2012 - Thixotropic Behavior of Concentrated Aqueous Colloidal Gels of Al2O3 and Relation to Shape Evolution in Solid Freeform Fabrication of Lattice Stuctures by Dr. Jim Smay, R.N. Maddox Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

March 22, 2012 - Micromechanics of Smart Composite Structures by Dr. Alexander L. Kalamkarov, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

April 5, 2012 - Contextualizing Assessment for Learning to Prepare Students for Success in the 21st Century Global Economy by Dr. Ashley Ater Kranov, Managing Director of Professional Services, ABET, Inc., Baltimore, MD

April 26, 2012 - Flow and Sensible Heat Transfer to Liquid Films Falling Over Horizontal Tubes by Dr. Anthony M. Jacobi, Richard W. Kritzer Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL