This is the Fall 2005 MEMS department seminar listing. Seminars listed on Wednesdays are the required seminars for the M.S. and Ph.D. students registered for MECH 606 or MSCI 500/501. We will put additional seminars here as they are announced. Be sure to check back often for the next scheduled seminar.

All seminars are held in DH 1070 unless indicated elsewhere.

  • SEPTEMBER 9 - Ranji Viadyanathan, Advanced Ceramics Research
    Title: "The Role of Nanotubes in Composite Materials for Electrical and Lightning Strike Protection"
    Location and Time: ME 123, 3:00-4:00 p.m.

  • SEPTEMBER 14 - Yves Angel, University of Lyon, FRANCE
    Title: "Ultrasound Propagation Through a Screen of 3-D Scatterers: Toward a Characterization of Micro-Bubbles in Cancer Therapy"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

    SEPTEMBER 28 - Yufeng Zhao, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    Title: "Theory of Hydrogen Storage: A New Strategy within Organometallic Chemistry"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 3 - Nila Bhakuni, Rice University
    Title: "What You Should Know About Intellectual Property at Rice"
    Location and Time: DH 1064, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 5 - Sunil K. Agrawal, University of Delaware
    Title: "Biomimesis and Design of Flapping Wing Flying Robotic Birds"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 12 - Raul G. Longoria, University of Texas - Austin Title: "Transducer Modeling, the Outer Hair Cell and a Case for Adaptive Sensing"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 19 - Enrique V. Barrera, Rice University
    Title: "Important Thoughts on Presentation Giving"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 25 - Peter Raad, Southern Methodist University
    Title: "Tsunami Landings: Mitigation through Physics-Based Modeling and Simulation"
    Location and Time: ML 254, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • OCTOBER 26 - Peter Raad, SMU
    Title: To be announced
    Location and Time: McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
    4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • NOVEMBER 2 -Dimitris Lagoudas, Texas A&M - College Station
    Title: "Modeling of Multifunctional Shape Memory Materials"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • NOVEMBER 9 - Angelo Miele, Rice University
    Title: "Collision Avoidance Problems for Ships and Aircraft"
    Location and Time: DH 1070, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

  • DECEMBER 12 - Roberto Ballarini, Case Western Reserve University
    Title: "Cracking the Conch Conundrum: Tough Ceramics at the Seashore"
    Location and Time: ME 123, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

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