Stanford Mechanics and Computation

Spring 2009 ME395 Seminar Series

Please use the signup links if you would like to meet with a seminar speaker during their visit. Faculty can add themselves to a time slot if they have an account or can email Shelley Cluff with their title, contact information, department, preferred meeting times and office location and she can confirm a timeslot for you.
Fall'08-09 Winter'08-09

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Location Host
4/2 Walter Lacarbonara (signup) University of Rome Blow up, periodicity, and parametric resonances in viscoelastic shells Bldg 300
room 300
Charles Steele
4/16 Babak Ziaie (signup) Purdue Low Cost Fun at Microscale Bldg 300
room 300
Beth Pruitt
4/30 Gregory Hulbert (signup) University of Michigan Analysis and Design of Materials and Structures for Attenuating Vibration and Acoustic Response Bldg 300
room 300
Adrian Lew
5/8 2pm *Wing Kam Liu (signup) Northwestern University Recognition of Complex Biological/Nano Molecule Phenomena *GATES
B12
Ellen Kuhl
5/14 Pedro Ponte Castaneda (signup) University of Pennsylvania Reinforced elastomeric materials at large strains: effective behavior, microstructure evolution and macroscopic instabilities Bldg 300
room 300
Adrian Lew
5/28 Krishna Garikipati (signup) University of Michigan The non-equilibrium thermodynamics and kinetics of focal adhesion dynamics Bldg 300
room 300
Ellen Kuhl
6/4 Sunil Puria Stanford Biomechanics in Hearing Bldg 300
room 300
N/A

Please note: Seminar on May 8 to be held in Gates B12

  • attend six seminars for ME395 credit, you may substitute any other seminar once to make up a missed session, email Prof. Pruitt a summary with name/title of the speaker and makeup seminar and the most interesting thing you learned there. Seminars marked with * are special seminars in different locations.