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School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Seminar Series

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 311:00 am-Noon using Zoom No seminar
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 17No seminar
Sep 2411:00 am-Noon using ZoomShawn Ringo, Safety SeminarCOVID - Best Practice
Oct 1No seminar
Oct 811:00 am-Noon using Zoom Samrat Choudhury, U Idaho
Oct 15No seminar
Oct 2211:00 am-Noon using Zoom Sreekant Narumanchi, NREL
Oct 29No seminar
Nov 511:00 am-Noon using Zoom Dr. Ghasemi, CEE
Nov 12No seminar
Nov 1911:00 am-Noon using Zoom Joseph Iannelli, Tri-cities
Dec 3
Dec 10Dead Week


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


2019 Fall Seminar Series

Aug 2211:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Prof. Steve Saunders, Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering & BioengineeringCharacterizing Complex Mixtures For Improved Chemical Processes
Aug 2911:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Shawn Ringo, Jason Sampson, EH&S - Lab SafetyLab Safety Seminar
Sep 511:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Jason Hartwig (NASA)Cryogenic Fluid Management Technology Development at NASA Glenn Research Center
Sep 1211:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Scott P. Beckman, Associate Professor
WSU School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Comparing in situ and accelerated aging of irradiated polyethylene
Sep 1911:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Parans Paranthaman (ORNL)Additive Manufacturing of High Performance Permanent Magnets
Sep 2611:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Nadia Panossian (MME)Power Systems Dispatch Optimization Methods for Thermal and Electrical Systems with Storage
Oct 311:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Prof. John Swensen (MME)Soft Robotics: Materials, Geometry, and Medical
Oct 1011:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Prof. Indranil Chowdhury (CEE)Two-Dimensional Nanostructure-based Membranes for Water Filtration
Oct 1711:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. James ConcaA Scientifically-Achievable Green New Deal
Oct 2411:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Tyler Lenzi (Sr. Director, Micron Tech.)How Materials Science is influencing the Memory Industry in Electronics
Oct 3111:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Prof. Guozhong Cao (University of Washington)From lithium to zinc‐ion batteries: Electroactive cathode materials
Nov 711:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Gaurang Chokshi (VP, Intel Corporation)2019 MME Jack T. Kimbrell Distinguished Lecture
Nov 1411:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Biwei Xiao (PNNL) Layered Sodium Cathode Materials: From Atomic Level Understanding to High Performance Material
Nov 2111:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Veronica MillerLessons Learned from a Mid-Career Engineer in Industry
Nov 28
Dec 511:00 am-Noon in ETRL 101Dr. Quinn Qiao (South Dakota University) Nanofabrication for Lithium Metal Batteries and Perovskite Solar Cells