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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Seminar Series

2021 Spring Seminar Series

Feb 411:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. John Rogers, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University Distinguished Seminar: Soft Electronic and Microfluidic Systems for the Skin
Feb 1811:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Girish Krishnan, Associate Professor, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana– ChampaignSoft Robotics and Architectured Materials: A Designer's Perspective
Feb 1911:00 am-12:15 pm using Zoom Dr. Néstor O. Pérez-Arancibia, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern CaliforniaThe Challenging Path to Creating Fully Autonomous and Controllable Microrobots
Feb 2311:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Seyede Fatemeh Ghoreishi, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Maryland Robotics Center, University of MarylandBayesian Decision Making and Learning in Complex Uncertain Systems
Feb 2511:00 am-12:30 pm using Zoom Dr. Ilya Kovalenko, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of MichiganIntelligent Product Agents for Multi-Agent Control of Manufacturing Systems
Mar 211:00 am-noon using Zoom Dr. Gina Olson, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Soft Machines Lab, Carnegie Mellon UniversitySoft Robots and Soft Structures
Mar 411:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr.Michael C. McAlpine, Kuhrmeyer Family Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of MinnesotaDistinguished Seminar: 3D Printing Functional Materials & Devices
Mar 911:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Yiannis Kantaros, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of PennsylvaniaSafe Robot Autonomy in Unknown Environments
Mar 1811:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Anil Netravali, Cornell UniversityAdvanced Green Composites
Mar 2511:00 am-Noon using Zoom Jessi Hall, Senior Director – Vertical Integration Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.Manufacturing Printed Circuit Boards on the Palouse
Apr 111:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Robert Shepherd, Associate Professor, Sibley School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Cornell UniversityOptoelectronic Sensing of the Deformation of Soft Robots, and their Electrohydraulic Power
Apr 811:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Tamas Havar, Sr. Manager for Additive Manufacturing, Blue Origin LLCInnovation in Aerospace: Advanced Composites and Additive Manufacturing Process
Apr 1411:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Raman Goyal, TEES Post-Doctoral Researcher, Texas A&M UniversityA System Design Approach for Intelligent Tensegrity Robots
Apr 1511:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Bradley Camburn, Assistant Professor, Oregon State UniversityPrototyping in the Design of Complex Systems
Apr 2211:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Zhenan Bao, Department Chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering, Stanford UniversityDistinguished Seminar: Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics
Apr 221:30 pm to 2:30 pm using Zoom Dr. Anthony Fragoso, Staff Scientist at the Graduate Aerospace Laboratories at the California Institute of TechnologyEnvironment-Driven Autonomy: Field Robots and Their Statistics


2020 Fall Seminar Series

Aug 2711:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Ming Luo, Assistant Professor, Washington State University, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Soft pneumatic robots: Designing for more dexterity
Sep 1011:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Kaiyan Qiu, Assistant Professor, Washington State University School of Mechanical and Materials Science3D Printed Artificial Organs and Smart electronics for Biomedical and Healthcare Application
Sep 2411:00 am-Noon using ZoomShawn Ringo, Safety SeminarCOVID - Best Practice
Oct 811:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Samrat Choudhury, Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, Department of Chemical and Materials EngineeringComputational Design of Alloy Chemistry in Uranium-based Metallic Fuels
Oct 2211:00 am-Noon using ZoomSreekant Narumanchi, Manager of Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines Group, National Renewable Energy LaboratoryAdvanced Power Electronics and Electric Machines – Thermal, Electro-Thermal and Reliability Research
Nov 511:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Seyed Hooman Ghasemi, Research Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU PullmanTarget Reliability Analysis for Structures
Nov 1911:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Joseph Iannelli, Associate Dean for International Programs for VCEA and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, WSUOrbital Mechanics of the Stanford Torus Conceptual Space Station
Dec 311:00 am-Noon using ZoomDr. Vikas Praskash, Associate Director, Institute for Shock Physics, WSU PullmanInvestigations of Dynamic Material Strength and Interface Friction using Combined Compression and Shear Plate Impact Loading


2020 Summer Seminar Series

May 1811:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Mohammadreza Radmanesh, Robotics Researcher at NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratoryNo Title


2020 Spring Seminar Series

Jan 1611:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Thomas Witte, Industrial Gas Industry Expert and Professional EngineerThe World of Cryogenics Design and Installations (Hydrogen Lean)
Jan 2311:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Seung Yeon Kang, Program Manager of NSF’s SHAP3D Additive Manufacturing Center, University of ConnecticutAdvanced Laser-Materials-Processing Techniques for Nanofabrication of Functional Materials and Energy Harvesting Devices
Jan 3011:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Tae-Kyu Lee, PhD Associate Professor Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Portland State UniversityMechanical Property Tuning through Interfaces Modification with Multi-Material Multiscale Wire ARC Additive Manufacturing (AM) Processes
Feb 611:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Shawn Ringo and Jason Sampson WSU Environmental Health & SafetyLab Safety Seminar
Feb 1011:00 am-Noon in Sloan 245Elham Mirkoohi, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of TechnologyMetal Additive Manufacturing: A Revolutionary Technology to Build 3D Complex Parts
Feb 1311:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101Michael P Wolcott, Regents Professor and Associate Vice President for Research and Director
Office of Clean Technology, Civil and Environmental Engineering, WSU
Decarbonizing Aviation
Feb 2011:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101Dr. Michael R. Maughan, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of IdahoAn Indentation Testing System for Cryogens at Outer Solar System Conditions
Feb 2711:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101Dr. Vibhav Durgesh, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of IdahoExperimental Study of Aerodynamic Behavior of a
Flapping Membrane
Mar 311:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101Dr. Artur Wolek, Maryland Robotics Center Postdoctoral Fellow, Aerospace Engineering and Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College ParkInformation Gathering and Optimal Path Planning for Aerial and Marine Robots
Mar 511:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101 Dr. Choong‐Shik Yoo, Department of Chemistry, Institute for Shock Physics, and Materials Science and Engineering, WSUMaterials under Extreme Conditions
Mar 1211:00 am-Noon in ETRL room 101Dr. Ming Luo, Postdoctoral Scholar, Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford UniversitySystem-level Challenges in Soft Robotics: Design, Modeling, Control, and Motion Planning
Apr 911:00 am-Noon; Zoom with password 04092020Professor Veerle Cnudde, PhD; Kimberly-Clark Distinguished Lectureship Award, Ghent University, BelgiumUnravelling Pore-Scale Processes in Geomaterials
Apr 2311:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Kaiyan Qiu, Postdoctoral Associate in Mechanical Engineering at University of Minnesota3D Printed Artificial Organs and Smart Electronics for Biomedical and Healthcare Applications
Apr 3011:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Venkatsubramanian Kalpathy Venkiteswaran, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomechanical Engineering at University of Twente Design of Soft Robots: Smart Actuation and Controlled Motion