Seminars

Unless otherwise noted or announced:

  • M.E. Seniors are required to attend every seminar below.
  • All seminars will be in Olin 115 (Auditorium) on Friday’s from 12:55-1:45pm.
  • All seminars will be preceded by food and drink at 12:40pm in the Olin Rotunda.

Fall 2018 Seminars

WeekDateSpeakerTitle/Topic
107 Sept No Seminar – Pres. HarrisNo Seminar – "A conversation with David Harris" in the Nott
214 Sept Prof. Rapoff – ME Dept. ChairWelcome (back) Seminar in RCC AUD
321 Sept A Few Mechanical Engineering StudentsTitle What I Did Last Summer
428 Sept Bessena Cabe (’13) - Sr. Project Manager of Total Ship/Ownship Monitoring System (TSMS/OMS) Program at General DynamicsThe Manufacturing Leadership Program at General Dynamics.
5THURSDAY
04 Oct
David Broadway - Research Physicist, NASA MSFC, Huntsville, AL X-ray Astronomy
(Multi dept. seminar: Chemistry, Physics & ME)
612 Oct Adam Klingbeil, Ph.D. (Combustion Research Engineer, GE Global Research, Niskayuna NY) TBA
719 Oct No Seminar - however, next week has two!No Seminar - Next week has two!
8A26 Oct Dr. Christopher MordauntTBA
8BMONDAY
29 Oct
Dr. Shawn Wehe (Combustion Research Engineer, GE Global Research, Niskayuna NY)TBA
9ATHURSDAY
01 Nov
Student presentationsMultiply students in both N222 & N205
9B02 Nov Student presentationsMultiply students in both N222 & N205
10A09 Nov Dr. Pradeep GudlurTBA
10BMONDAY
12 Nov
Dr. MomotTBA

Winter 2019 Seminars

WeekDateSpeakerTitle/Topic
111 JanLara AtkinsTerm-Abroad options for Engineers.
218 Jan Dave Blakelock, ME '83Engineering Entrepreneurship Career Path
325 JanDr. Jared Nelson, SUNY New PaltzBast Fibers as Structural Components
4Thursday
31 Jan
Joint seminar with Physics and Biology
John Ciovacco, ME '87 - Aztec EngineeringUse of Geothermal Sources of Energy
508 FebDr. Fotis Kopsaftopulos, RPI Use of Embedded Sensors to Monitor and Control Structures
615 Feb TBA - Faculty CandidateTBA
722 Feb TBA - Faculty CandidateTBA
801 Mar Kayelyn Pohlmann - Ecovative DesignSustainable Product Design
908 Mar
Student presentationsSenior Presentations
1015 Mar Student presentationsSenior Presentations