Seminars

ME Seminar Schedule

Fall Term 2017

 

WEEK DATE SPEAKER TOPIC
1 08 September D. Hodgson

Professor and Chair of ME

All Hands Department Update

(Reamer Campus Center’s Auditorium)

2 15 September R. Cortez/L. Evans

Union College

 

Graduate School & Fellowships
3 22 September NO SEMINAR NO SEMINAR
4 29 September A. Ghaly

Union College

Sustainable Infrastructure
5 06 October A. Hunter

Atlas Copco

Flow Induced Vibrations in Compressors
6 13 October A. Funez & J. Rivas

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

 

Job Opportunities with the Navy
7  (Thursday)  19 October MER 497 Students

ME Seniors

Oral Progress Reports (NWSE 201 & 205)
7 20 October MER 497 Students

ME Seniors

 

Oral Progress Reports (NWSE 201 & 205)
8 (Thursday) 26 October

 

MER 497 Students

ME Seniors

Oral Progress Reports (NWSE 201 & 205)
8 27 October J. Toy

Global Foundries

Ethics and Compliance
9 03 November Duncan Smith

RPI

Concentrating Solar Thermal
10 10 November TBA TBA

 

Spring 2017

Week

Date

Location

Topic
or Title

Speaker

1

31 March

Hallway
Outside N205

MER 498
Poster Presentations

ME
Seniors

2

7 April

Olin 115

Introduction to Seminar/ Senior Writing &
Design Options/Team Presentations

Prof David Hodgson

3

14 April

Olin 115

Faculty
Project Idea Presentations

ME Faculty

4

21 April

Olin 115

Faculty Project Idea Presentations

ME Faculty

5

28
April

Olin 115

Student
Project Idea Presentations

ME Students

6

5 May

Olin 115

Life Long Learning

Prof Ashok Ramasubramanian

7

12
May

Olin 115

Steinmetz Symposium

(No Seminar)

8

19 May

Olin 115

TBA

Dr. Dan Lyles

9

26
May

Olin 115

Post Grad
Opportunities

Career
Center, PostGrad Fellowships

10

2 June

Olin 115

MER 498 Poster Presentations
and Elevator Pitches

ME Seniors

Fall Term 2016


Week

Date

Location

Topic or Title

Speaker

1

09 September

No Seminar

2

16 September

Reamer Auditorium

Welcome (back) Seminar

(All ME Dept students need to attend)

Prof Richard Wilk

Prof Andrew Rapoff

3

23 September

Olin 115

Employment & Graduate School

Robert Soules, Becker Career Center Director

4

30 September

Olin 115

Lessons Learned from an Engineering Career

Norman Turnquist, Senior Principal Engineer, GE Global Research

5

07 October

Olin 115

What I did over the summer

(3) ME Seniors

6

13 October

14 October

N205 & N201

Oral Progress Reports

 (25) MER-497

Students

7

21 October

No Seminar

8

28 October

Olin 115

Reasearch Activities at IBM Labs in

China and India

Union Students

9

04 November

Olin 115

China

Ashok Ramasubramanian, Associate Professor of ME

10

11 November

Olin 115

TBA

Hani Tiznobaik, Visiting Assistant Professor of ME


Spring Term 2015


 

Week

Date

Location

Topic or Title

Speaker

1

Friday April 3

Olin 115

Introduction to Junior/Senior Seminar (All juniors need to attend)

Prof Ann Anderson

2

Thursday April 9

Friday April 10

N205

Olin 115

Senior Project Poster Presentations

The Intersection Between Material Science, Product Design, and Manufacturing Processes

ME Seniors

Dr. Steven J. Covey, PhD, PE  Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, St. Cloud State University

3

Friday April 17

Olin 115

Faculty Project Presentations

ME Faculty

4

Friday April 24

Olin 115

Student Project Presentations

ME Juniors

5

Friday May 1

Olin 115

Student Project Presentations

ME Juniors

6

Wed May 6

TBA

Incorporating Dynamic Behavior Into The Laws Governing Wildland Fire

Dr. Brittany Adam (ME ’08)

Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Kentucky

7

Friday May 15

Olin 115

TBA

Justin Rodriguez (ME ’11) PhD Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University

8

Friday May 22

Olin 115

Nanocatalytic Microcombustion Research and Educational App Development

Dr. Smitesh Bakrania (ME ’03), Departmant of Mechanical Engineering, Rowan University

9

Friday May 29

Olin 115

No Seminar

10

Friday June 5

Olin 115

498 Presentations (Posters and Elevator Ptches)

ME seniors

 


Winter Term 2015


 

Week

Date

Location

Topic or Title

Speaker

1

Friday January 9

Olin 115

No Seminar Scheduled

N/A

2

Friday January 16

Olin 115

Airborne Wind Energy

Dr. Zaeem Khan

3

Friday January 23

Olin 115

Temporal Aspects of Machine Design

Daniel D. Retajczyk, P.E.

4

Friday January 30

Olin 115

Engineered Laboratory Testing to Solve Real World Industrial Problems

Scott Briody

5

Friday February 6

Olin 115

TBD

TBD

6

Friday February 13

Olin 115

MER 497 Presentations

ME seniors

7

Friday February 20

Olin 115

The FDA MSC Consortium: Identification and correlation of stem cell quality attributes with in vivo and in vitro bioassays of safety and efficacy to facilitate emerging tissue engineering strategies.

Dr. Ross Marklein

8

Friday February 27

Karp 105

Statistical engineering and probabilistic design in product development.

Patrick Wing

9

Friday March 6

Lippman 016

Engineering Ethics

10

Thursday March 12

Karp 105

498 Presentations

ME seniors

10

Friday March 13

Karp 105

A Biologically Inspired MEMS Directional Microphone with Capacitive Sensing

Dr. Weili Cui