Stanford Mechanics and Computation

Spring 2010-2011 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 '10-11

Date Speaker Affiliation Title Location Host
3/31/11 Horacio Espinosa
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Northwestern University Elasticity, Fracture and Piezoelectricity Size Effects in Semiconducting Nanowires Bldg 300 room 300 Adrian Lew
4/07/11 Zdenek Bazant
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Northwestern University Probabilistic Nano-Mechanical Theory of Quasibrittle Structure Strength, Lifetime and Fatigue Bldg 300 room 300 Adrian Lew, Richard Christensen
4/21/11 Cynthia Reinhart-King
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Cornell University Cell Contractility in Disease Progression Bldg 300 room 300 Beth Pruitt
5/5/11 L.B. Freund
Timoshenko Lecturer
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UIUC Constraint forces on small elastic structures arising from thermal fluctuations Bldg 300 room 300 Peter Pinsky
5/12/11  ? Bldg 300 room 300
5/19/11  ? Bldg 300 room 300
  • attend six seminars for ME395 credit, you may substitute any other seminar once to make up a missed session, email Shelley Cluff 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.