Seminar Series

Fall 2019

November 21, 2019

Dr. Marica O'Malley

“Guiding with touch: Objective assessment and haptic cueing to improve surgical performance on virtual and robotic platforms”

Dr. Marica O'Malley
Rice University

November 25, 2019

Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf

“Advancing Nanotechnology R&D: Beyond the Hype of Decades Past and into the Future”

Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

Spring 2019

April 11, 2019

Dr. Brad L. Boyce

“Rare Microstructural Events Limit the Mechanical Reliability of Materials”

Dr. Brad L. Boyce
Sandia National Laboratories

April 25, 2019

Dr Andrew Gaynor

“Design at the Point of Need”

Dr Andrew Gaynor
Army Research Laboratory

May 9, 2019

Professor Wei Chen

“Data-Driven Computational Design of Emerging Microstructural Material Systems”

Professor Wei Chen
Northwestern University

May 16, 2019

Professor Stephan Bless

“Penetration of Mechanics of Soils”

Professor Stephan Bless
New York University

Winter 2019

January 24, 2019

Larry C. Schuette

“Enhancing Industrial and University Relations”

Dr. Larry C. Schuette
Global Science & Technology Engagement
Lockheed Martin Corporation

January 31, 2019

Albert C. To

“Topology Optimization for Designing FunctionallyGraded Lattice Infill and Support Structure for Laser Powder Bed Additive Manufacturing”

Professor Albert C. To
University of Pittsburgh

February 21, 2019

Jennifer R. Lukes


Professor Jennifer R. Lukes
University of Pennsylvania

February 28, 2019

James K. Guest


Professor James K. Guest
Johns Hopkins University

March 7, 2019


H. Alicia Kim


“Multiscale Multiphysics Topology Optimization (M2DO)”

Professor H. Alicia Kim
University of California, San Diego

March 14, 2019


Jordan R. Raney


Professor Jordan R. Raney
University of Pennsylvania