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Brown Bag Seminars:
Every Wed. noon-1:00 pm, Woolf Hall room 402

  • Jan. 28, Sylvia George-Williams, "Using Engineering Library Resources for Research"
  • Feb. 4, Dr. Ankur Jain, "Giving Effective Presentations" (MAE)
  • Feb. 11, Ashley Chase Guy, "A Modified Nose-Hoover Thermostate for Improving Temperature Response in Simulations of Molecular Interactions" - Advisor: Dr. Alan Bowling (MAE)
  • Feb. 18, Sylvia George-Williams, "Using Engineering Library Resources for Research"
  • Feb. 25, 1) Behzad Yezdi, "Hybrid Foil Bearings" - Advisor: Dr. Daejong Kim (MAE)
    2) Behrooz Karimi, "Eshelby Mechanics and its Implementation" - Advisor: Dr. Seiichi Nomura (MAE)
  • Mar. 4, Farshad Zahedi, "Wireless Ultrasound Pitch-Catch Sensor Powered by Microwave Energy" - Advisor: Dr. Haiying Huang (MAE)
  • Mar. 18, Ezgihan Baydar, "Near-wake Distortion of a Supersonic Micro-Ramp" - Advisor: Lu Frank Lu (MAE)
  • Mar. 25, Yang Zhou, "Structural Mechanics of Flagella and Cilia" - Advisor: Dr. Bo Yang (MAE)
  • Apr. 1, 1) Zoher Lavangia, "Nanoscale Toughening Mechanisms of Ultra High Temperature Novel ZrB2/HfB2 Based Multiplase Ceramics" - Advisor: Dr. Ashfaq Adnan (MAE)
    Apr. 1, 2) Sushma Pothana, "Novel Manufacturing and Characterization of SiC reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites and Structures" - Advisor: Dr. Ashfaq Adnan (MAE)
  • Apr. 8, 1) Louis Parkman, "Viscoelestic Effects on a Polyetherimide Cylinder with Constant Radial Deformation" - Advisor: Dr. Ashfaq Adnan (MAE)
    2) Ali Farzbod
    , "Ion-Selective Sensing on Digital Microfluidic Devices" - Advisor Dr. Hyejin Moon (MAE)
  • Apr. 15, 1) Abhishek Chatterjee, "Solution to Three-Dimensional Indeterminate Contact and Impact with Friction Using Rigid Body Constraints" - Advisor: Dr. Alan Bowling (MAE)
    2) Nandakumar Vijayakumar, "Comparative Study on Dual Flow Reference Nozzle" - Advisor: Dr. Donald Wilson (MAE)
  • Apr. 22, 1) Wendy Okolo, "Evaluating and Augmenting Fuel-Saving Benefits Obtained in Aircraft Formation Flight" - Advisor: Dr. Atilla Dogan (MAE)
    2) Sachin Jose, "Additive Manufacturing and Stress Analysis of Topology Optimized Biocompatible PLA based Polymer Structures" - Advisor: Dr. Ashfaq Adnan (MAE)
  • Apr. 29, Raheem Bello, "Detonation Engine Power Generator" - Advisor: Dr. Frank Lu (MAE)

Spring Graduate Seminar Series: 
Every Friday 2:00-2:50 pm, Nedderman Hall room 105

  • February 6, Dr. Goichi Ben, Professor, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, Japan
  • February 13, Dr. Albert Brand, Director, Flight Technology & Simulation, Bell Helicopter
  • February 20, Dr. Luis Sentis, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Texas at Austin
  • February 27, Dr. Izabela Szlufarska, Professor and Associate Chair, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • March 6, Dr. Dale Ball, LM Fellow, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Aeronautics Company
  • March 27, Dr. Alex Selvarathinam, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Aeronautics Company
  • April 3, Dr. Samuel Graham, Professor, Rae S. and Frank H. Neely Chair, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • April 10, Dr. Vistasp Karbhari, President, University of Texas at Arlington
  • April 17, Dr. Ali Akbar Merrikh, Senior Member of Technical Staff & Thermal Architect, Thermal Mechanical Packaging Engineering, Advance Micro Devices
  • May 8, Dr. Catherine Ferrie, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Bell Helicopter, Textron


Aero Mavericks: 
Weekly Meetings, Woolf Hall room 208

  • Rocketry division meets every Monday at noon
  • Fixed-Wing division meets every Wednesday at noon

Contact President, for additional information.



  • Monthly Meetings Schedule to come

For additional information, contact President



  • Monthly Meetings Schedule to come


Formula SAE:
Every Wed. 7:00 pm, Woolf Hall room 100

  • Weekly Meetings, interested students are welcome to attend

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R.O.V.E.R. Society: 
Weekly Meetings, Woolf Hall room 200 or 410

  • Controls/Visions Systems, Wednesdays: 5:00-5:30 pm
  • Drive/Suspension, Wednesdays and Thursdays: 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Arm and Gripper, Mondays: 12:00 noon-1:00 pm
  • Proof of Life Sample Return, Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 11:00-12:30 pm

For additional information, contact