Seminars & Events

Upcoming Seminars: Winter Quarter 2020

POSTPONED - March 20, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

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John Simpson (University of Waterloo)

Title: Advances in Feedback Control for Power Grid Modernization

March 6, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | CMRR - JKW (Jack Keil Wolf Auditorium)

Energy

Amory B. Lovins (Rocky Mountain Institute)

Title: Integrative Design for Radical Energy Efficiency

February 13, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

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Manan Arya (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

Title: Origami-Inspired Unfoldable Structures for Spacecraft

February 12, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

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Aaron Jay Rosengren (University of Arizona)

Title: Dynamical Approaches to Space Sustainability

February 10, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

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Robyn Woollands (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology)

Title: Optimal Low thrust Orbit Transfers and Picard Chebyshev Methods

January 29, 2020 | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

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Lisa Poulikakos (Stanford University)

Title: Chiral and Anisotropic Nanophotonic Materials – Exploiting the Interaction of Biological Matter with Light

January 23, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Energy

Jie Zhang (University of Texas)

Title: Next Generation Energy Systems Modelling, Simulation, & Optimization

January 22, 2020 | 2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Energy

Akanksha Menon (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Title: Towards Efficient energy-Water Systems using Thermally-Responsive Materials

January 22, 2020 | 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Energy

Mehdi Ehsan (Sharif University of Technology)

Title: Electric Energy Distribution Planning: New Challenges

January 17, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Dynamic Systems & Control

James Rawlings

Title: Nonlinear optimization-based state estimation; robustness analysis by Q functions

January 17, 2020 | 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Energy

Patricia Hidalgo-Gonzalez (University of California, Berkley)

Title: Learning & Control Systems for the Integraton of Renewable Energy into Grids of the Future

January 15, 2020 | 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Mechanics & Materials

Franceso Dal Corso (University of Trento, Italy)

Title: Snapping & Motion of elastic Structures Subject to Moveable & Configurational Constraints

January 13, 2020 | 11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)

Mechanics & Materials

Stacy M. Copp (University of California, Irvine)

Title: Soft Matter Building Blocks for Programmable Nanophotonics - Data Driven Approach

Lisa Poulikakos (Stanford University)

Title: Chiral and Anisotropic Nanophotonic Materials – Exploiting the Interaction of Biological Matter with Light

January 29, 2020 | 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. | EBU2 479 (von Kármán - Penner Seminar Room)