Texas Tech University

Seminar Series

Date/Time/Location Seminar Title Speaker
Mar 28, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South 205 and Online (zoom link in abstract)
A Multiphysics Approach to Solid Fuels and Propellants
Abstract
Joseph Kalman, Ph.D.
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
California State University, Long Beach
Mar 21, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Virtual Only (zoom link in abstract)
Design for Additive Manufacturing – from pure complexity to multifunctionality
Abstract
Dr. Yaoyao Fiona Zhao
Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University
Feb 28, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link in abstract)
Design of Functional Materials and Interfaces for Energy Storage and Conversion
Abstract
Dr. Zeeshan Ahmad
Postdoctoral Scholar
Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Feb 21, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (zoom link in abstract)
Rheology and formulation in 3D printing high solids suspensions
Abstract
Dr. Blair Brettmann
Assistant Professor
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology
Feb 18, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom link in abstract
Electrochemistry‐enabled Catalysis for Renewable Energy Storage and Water Remediation: Toward Sustainability and Circular Economy
Abstract
Mohammadreza (Reza) Nazemi, Ph.D.
Postdoc Associate
Yale University
Feb 16, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link in abstract)
Thermal-radiation engineering: innovations and opportunities
Abstract
Dr. Yuzhe Xiao
Assistant Scientist
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
Feb 14, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link provided via abstract)
Design Robust and Highly Efficient Thermoelectric Materials through Microstructure, and Light Irradiation
Abstract
Dr. Qi An, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
Feb 11, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link provided via abstract)
Novel engineered surfaces for energy and health applications
Abstract
Krishna Kota
Associate Professor
New Mexico State University
Feb 7, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
https://texastech.zoom.us/j/94591486607?pwd=MHhsSnJyM2RJQjl1ZmdsWkZuVExrQT09
Nonthermal plasma synthesis of nanomaterials for renewable energy applications
Abstract
Dr. Uwe Kortshagen
Ronald L. and Janet A. Christenson Chair in Renewable Energy
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Minnesota
Jan 31, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link provided via abstract)
Biomechanics in Cardiovascular Disease and Vascular Tissue Engineering
Abstract
Zhongkui Hong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota
Jan 28, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link provided via abstract)
Mechanics Rules: identifying the mechanical behaviors of molecules, cells and tissues that keep us healthy
Abstract
Dr. Seungman Park
Assistant Research Scientist
Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) at Johns Hopkins University
Jan 26, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 (or zoom link provided via abstract)
A Multiscale Study of Bone Diseases and Treatments: From Biomechanics to Tissue Engineering
Abstract
Yuxiao Zhou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Jan 21, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South Room 205 and TTU Zoom Link: https://texastech.zoom.us/j/94591486607?pwd=MHhsSnJyM2RJQjl1ZmdsWkZuVExrQT09; Meeting ID: 945 9148 6607; Passcode: 844848
Modeling of Dynamics of Complex Systems
Abstract
Shiyan Wang, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
Apr 26, 2021
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TTU
ME Graduate Seminar
Abstract
Dr. Raj Ganeshan, MD (Fellow, Yale School of Medicine)
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/91833774584?pwd=ZFRsY3FUZVAvQVF3WHRETlNrRTdZQT09
TTU
Apr 20, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Medical Device Development Strategies Workshop
Abstract
Craig Carder, President, C3 Medical Device Consulting, Hartford, Connecticut
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Apr 19, 2021
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TTU
ME Graduate Seminar
Abstract
Nicolas Peralta (PhD Student, TTU) and Abraham Nispel (PhD Student, TTU)
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/91089064891?pwd=UlN5Z2NzcytLZUhHdUM0clp5aHRPZz09
TTU
Apr 15, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Medical Device Development Strategies Workshop
Abstract
Craig Carder, President, C3 Medical Device Consulting, Hartford, Connecticut
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Apr 12, 2021
2:00 pm to 3:20 pm
TTU
Hemodialysis Principles and Clinical Applications
Abstract
Michael D. Bartlett-Assistant Professor of Mechanical Eng., Virginia Tech
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96219615583?pwd=SHdocFJGNXIzTnpJd2huelp6aHZRQT09
TTU
Apr 8, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Hemodialysis Principles and Clinical Applications
Abstract
Sarah Torregiani, MD, Nephrologist, Engineer, Consultant, Physician Advisory Services, Philadelphia, PA
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Apr 1, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Virtual reality technology for surgery: a need-based innovation in healthcare
Abstract
Justin Barad, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Founder/CEO Osso VR, San Francisco, CA.
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 30, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Re-inventing the Pacemaker: the Innovation to get to a pill sized device
Abstract
Mike Hess, Vice President of Corporate Technology and Innovation, Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN.
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 18, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Artificial Tissues and Organs: Current challenges for artificial tissues and organs
Abstract
Ricardo Londono, MD and PhD, Artificial Heart Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Co-Founder and CEO, Organoid Therapeutics, Pittsburgh, PA.
https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 16, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Artificial Tissues and Organs: Introduction of concepts for artificial tissues and organs
Abstract
Ricardo Londono, MD and PhD, Artificial Heart Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Co-Founder and CEO, Organoid Therapeutics, Pittsburgh, PA.
https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 11, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Engineering and Interventional Radiology - Evolution in the treatment of venous thromboembolism
Abstract
Raj Khalsa, MD, Vascular and Interventional Radiologist, Vascular and Interventional Specialists of Orange County, Providence St. Joseph Hospital, Orange, California
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 9, 2021
10:00 am to 11:20 am
TTU
Minimally Invasive Partial Hip Replacement System
Abstract
Javier Cortés Cubero, MD and PhD, Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, Hospital of University of Valencia, Spain
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 8, 2021
2:00 pm to 3:20 pm
TTU
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Abstract
George DeShong
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/97130663039?pwd=RmkzcHNaZWpnVHNoaiswSnR2UXVaZz09
TTU
Mar 4, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
Medical technology for COVID-19 and chest wall strapping for lung disease
Abstract
Sai Medi, MD, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Hospital and Emergency Medicine, Banner Health, Denver, Colorado
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Mar 2, 2021
4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
TTU
FDA Premarket review of medical devices
Abstract
Brent L. Showalter, PhD
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98890792479?pwd=eTZCV0JtSmxRTHRTN1A0UWhXNlB1dz09
TTU
Feb 8, 2021
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TTU
Bounded UDE-Based Control for a SLAM Equipped Quadrotor with Input Constraints and “Vortex Bursting”: Its Initiation and Dynamics
Abstract
Yafeng Wang and Eric Stout (Ph.D. Students)
Zoom Link: ttps://zoom.us/j/92873187354?pwd=STdNNUJnOWRLU2hJNDBBcGsrWWZadz09
Texas Tech University
Nov 20, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Shock waves: simplifying the complexity for aerospace applications
Abstract
Dr. Jean-Pierre Hickey
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98290567151?pwd=K1NiN1ZSRjVwc2dub25oeWJIMEg3QT09
University of Waterloo, Canada
Nov 16, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Robotic Fish: Make “Sense” of the Underwater World
Abstract
Dr. Xiaobo Tan
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/96266379135?pwd=b1VIUmJPNDdHbzFpZm5DRmVHc0JQZz09
Michigan State University
Nov 9, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Fall 2020 Mechanical Engineering Virtual Seminar Series
Abstract
Dr. Xinfan Lin
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92238936840?pwd=L0NraU9RWTMwazhOditVZ0JINVBMUT09
University of California Davis
Nov 2, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Fall 2020 Mechanical Engineering Virtual Seminar Series
Abstract
Dr. Tarek Elgohary
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/98071480514?pwd=R0hCYWZuSjFTK3JJZTY3RllwU1c4QT09
University of Central Florida
Oct 19, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Mechanical Engineering Department would like to cordially invite you to attend the Fall 2020 Virtual Seminar Series.
Virtual Seminar Series
Abstract
Dr. Matthew Franchek
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/93813211443?pwd=VlFtMUNOZ3pXc2NENjdNTUg3U2x3QT09
Texas Tech
Oct 5, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Mechanical Engineering Department would like to cordially invite you to attend the Fall 2020 Virtual Seminar Series.
Virtual Seminar Series
Abstract
Dr. Peter L. Bishay
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/94718272606?pwd=c294YlNVY0Q1bnYzMjRqeExUK3M1QT09
Texas Tech
Sep 28, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Mechanical Engineering Department would like to cordially invite you to attend the Fall 2020 Virtual Seminar Series.
Resolving contentions through real time control and scheduling
Abstract
Dr. Fumin Zhang

Dr. Fumin Zhang
Mar 13, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South 205
Minimally Invasive Therapy Strategies and Multimodal Contrast Enhanced Imaging Technology by Biomedical Ultrasound
Abstract
Dr. Yiying Zhu
Postdoctoral Fellow
Georgia Institute of Technology
Mar 11, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South 205
Engineering Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems: Mechanics, Design, and Application
Abstract
Dr. Zhengwei Li
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
UIUC
Mar 9, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Lankford Lab, EE 110
Fluid Mechanics as a tool for personalized Healthcare
Abstract
Dr. Saikat Basu
Department of Mechanical Engineering
South Dakota State University
Mar 2, 2020
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
ME South 205
Mechanisms of Lower Back Pain
Abstract
Dr. Simon Tang
Assistant Professor
Departments of Orthopedic Surgery
Mar 2, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South 205
The Law and The Engineer
Abstract
Judge William C. Sowder
Judge of 99th district court of Lubbock County
Feb 24, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME south 205
DNA Nanotechnology: From Manufacturing to Nanomachinery
Abstract
Dr. Jong Hyun Choi

Purdue University
Feb 17, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME south 205
Polyhedral finite elements and multiscale error estimation of material models
Abstract
Dr. Joe Bishop

Engineering Sciences Center Sandia National Laboratories
Feb 3, 2020
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
ME South 205
From Nanometer Precision Control to Quality Additive Manufacturing and Robotic Inspection Under Limited Sensing
Abstract
Dr. Xu Chen
Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Dec 2, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center, Room 201
Additive Manufacturing of Bio-inspired Structures via Nanocomposite 3D Printing
Abstract

Yong Chen, PhD
Industrial and Systems Engineering and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering,University of Southern California
Nov 18, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location TBA
How can we characterize the properties of a complex interface?
Abstract
Gordon Christopher, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University
Nov 11, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Optimal Sensor Design
Abstract

Shu-Xia Tang
Oct 28, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Dynamics of Localized Charged Continuum: A Plausible New Paradigm
Abstract

Sukalyan Bhattacharya, PhD, Associate Professor
Texas Tech
Oct 21, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
3D Dosimetry by Polymer Gel Dosimeter in Radiation Oncology
Abstract

Yoichi Watanabe, PhD
Department of Radiation Oncology University of Minnesota
Oct 14, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Predictive Unsteady Simulations of High-Speed Turbulent Flows
Abstract

Lian Duan, PhD
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,Ohio State University
Oct 7, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Personalized Human Modeling: from Anthropometry and Anatomy to Biomechanics and Physiology
Abstract

Xianlian Alex Zhou, PhD
Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
Sep 30, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
C-MEMS and C-NEMS
Abstract

Chunlei Wang, PhD
Professor,Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering,Florida International University
Sep 23, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore 101
Nature inspired fibrillar adhesives: Controlling adhesion with geometry and material gradients
Abstract

Burak Aksak
TBA
Sep 16, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Design of Foundations for Wind Turbines
Abstract

SUBHAMOY BHATTACHARYA
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY, UNITED KINGDOM
Aug 19, 2019
2:00 pm
ROOM 101 LIVERMORE CENTER
Software and Modeling Development for Wax Deposition Phenomenon
Abstract

HIROSHI OKADA
TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE, JAPAN
Jun 21, 2019
2:00 pm
ME North 106
Robust Control of Uncertain Nonlinear Systems
Abstract

Jiguo Dai
Texas Tech University
Jun 5, 2019
1:00 pm
ME South 208
Current Topics in Vortex Dynamics and Wall Turbulent Flow Drag Control
Abstract

Jie Yao
Texas Tech University
May 6, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Additive Manufacturing of Energetic Materials for Air Force Applications.
Abstract

Dr. Didier Montaigne
Eglin Air Force Base
Apr 29, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Energetic Materials Additive Manufacturing Probing an Unbound Trade Space
Abstract

Andrew C. Ihnen, PhD
Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head EOD Technology Division
Apr 8, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Transport of Macromolecular Species to Fluid-Fluid Interfaces and the Impact on Materials Processing and Engineering
Abstract

Professor Lynn M. Walker
Carnegie Mellon University
Mar 27, 2019
10:00 am
ME South 208
Pre-stressing Aluminum Powder to Promote Reactivity
Abstract

Kevin J. Hill
Texas Tech University
Mar 18, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
A Microfluidic Platform for Isolation and Manipulation of Mechanotyped Cells
Abstract

Professor Todd Sulchek
Georgia Tech
Mar 4, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBD

Joey Hall
Pioneer Natural Resources
Feb 28, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Impact Ignition and Reaction Behaviors of Energetic Composites.

Dr. Alexandra (Allie) Reinert
Indian Head NSWC
Feb 4, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center 101
Personalized Vehicle Control for Energy Efficiency and Driving Safety Enhancements
Abstract

Dr. Junmin Wang
University of Texas
Dec 3, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
TBD

Barton Smith, PhD
Utah State University
Nov 26, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Advanced ignition system model for spark-ignition engines

Haiwen Ge, PhD
Texas Tech University>
Nov 12, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
TBD

JN  Reddy, PhD
Texas A&M University
Nov 5, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
TBD

Henry Chu, PhD
Idaho National Laboratory
Oct 29, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
The Biomechanical Basis for Ergonomics in High Exertion Tasks
Abstract

Don Chaffin, PhD
University of Michigan
Oct 22, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Overview of Fundamentals and Applications of Multiphase/Multicomponent Flow and Heat Transfer
Abstract

Mike Podowski, PhD
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Oct 15, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Dynamic Response of Reactive Materials
Abstract

Choong-Shik Yoo, PhD
Washington State University
Oct 8, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Precursors of Wall Turbulence
Abstract

Tamer Zaki, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Oct 1, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Safe-Science First
Abstract

Heather Coats
Environmental Health and Safety, Texas Tech University
Sep 24, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
A New Numerical Approach to the Solution of Partial Differential Equations with Optimal Accuracy on Irregular Domains and Cartesian Meshes. Application to the Wave and Heat Equations.
Abstract

Alexander Idesman, PhD
Texas Tech University
Sep 17, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Activating Alumina Surface Reactions Toward Enhanced Aluminum Particle Combustion
Abstract

Michelle Pantoya, PhD
Texas Tech University
Sep 10, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Livermore Center Room 101
Current Understanding of Ventilatory Pump Mechanics in Health and Disease
Abstract

Aladin M. Boriek, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Jul 3, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
ME South 106
Measuring mass of a single cell in an electromechanical force enhanced differentially polarized interface (DPI) digital microfluidics (DMF) platform
Abstract

Md Enayet Razu
Texas Tech University
Jun 22, 2018
9:00 am to 10:30 am
ME South 208
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Atomic Material Behaviors at the HeadDisk Interface in Hard Disk Drives
Abstract

Jingan Song
Texas Tech University
Jun 18, 2018
9:00 am to 10:30 am
ME North 106
Studies of Materials under Non-hydrostatic Conditions for Potential Engineering Applications
Abstract

Yang Gao
Texas Tech University
Feb 12, 2018
6:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore, Room 101
TBA
Mark Sidebottom

Dec 4, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Rama Yedavalli

Ohio State University
Nov 13, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Jimmie Oxley

Nov 6, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Majid Minary

University of Texas @ Dallas
Oct 30, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Christopher Crouse

United States Airforce
Oct 16, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Kenneth Breuer

Brown University
Oct 9, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Minami Yoda

Georgia Tech
Oct 2, 2017
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
TBA
Joseph Zasadzinski

University of Minnesota

Department of Mechanical Engineering