Graduate Seminars

Spring 2018 E SC 514/E MCH 514 Seminar Schedule

Please note: All E SC 514/E MCH 514 seminars will be held from 3:35-4:25 p.m. in 103 Leonhard Building.

January 10
  • Presentation: "Ethics discussion: Plagiarism of ideas, contents, and passages"
  • Speaker: Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
January 17
  • Presentation: "Photonics at the exceptional points: From optical sensing to optomechanics"
  • Speaker: Sahin Ozdemir, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
January 24
  • Presentation: "Observing sleep"
  • Speaker: Bruce Gluckman, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
January 31
  • Presentation: "Mathematical models of brain-on-a-chip"
  • Speaker: Corina Drapaca, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
February 7
  • Presentation: "Are big data, analytics, and artificial intelligence being applied in semiconductor manufacturing?"
  • Speaker: Howard Witham, Qorvo
February 14
  • Presentation: "Nanoscale optics of 2D- and 1D-materials and its practical applications"
  • Speaker: Slava Rotkin, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
February 21
  • Presentation: "State of the ESM Department"
  • Speaker: Judith A. Todd, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State
February 28
  • Presentation: "An intelligent telemedicine platform with cognitive support for chronic care management"
  • Speaker: Lakshman S. Tamil, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas
March 14
  • Presentation: "Strategic foresight and analysis of critical infrastructure systems"
  • Speaker: Darryl Farber, School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs, Penn State
March 21
  • Presentation: "Information science on a Petri dish"
  • Speaker: Vijayanand C. Kowtha, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C.
March 28
  • Presentation: "Light sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM): Imaging faster and gentler"
  • Speaker: Abhishek Kumar, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
April 4
  • Presentation: "Tunable stoichiometry of SiOx-BaTiOy-BOz, and Al2O3-BaTiO3 nanolaminates by multistationary target pulsed laser deposition with in situ ellipsometry"
  • Speaker: John G. Jones, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH
April 11
  • Presentation: "Putting the 'bio' in biosensors: Designing devices from a biomimetic perspective"
  • Speaker: Karolyn Hansen, University of Dayton Research Institute
April 18
  • Presentation: "Frontiers of wireless technology: Microwave imaging"
  • Speaker: Natalia K. Nikolova, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
April 25
  • Presentation: "Adventures in applying fractography to modern glass and ceramic fractures and also to ancient Roman glass"
  • Speaker: George D. Quinn, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD
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Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

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212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523