January 23, 2018 – Dr. Ian Frigaard: Why do Wells Leak and Who Cares?

Speaker:  Dr. Ian Frigaard, Professor, UBC Department of Mechanical Engineering and UBC Department of Mathematics Date/Time:  Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 6pm Location: Chemical and Biological Engineering Room 102 Title:  Why do Wells Leak and Who Cares?   Abstract: Oil and gas wells have used cement for zonal isolation and mechanical support for at least 80 […]

January 18, 2018 – CS Distinguished Lecture Series, Yuanyuan Zhou

Speaker:  Yuanyuan Zhou, Professor, University of California San Diego Homepage: Date/Time:  Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 3:30pm Location:  Hugh Dempster Lecture Pavilion – Room 110, 6245 Agronomy Rd. Host:  Ivan Bestchastnikh, UBC Computer Science Title:  To Err is Human  Abstract: Configuration errors (i.e., misconfigurations) are among the dominant causes of system failures. But unfortunately, developers typically […]

February 6, 2018 – The Shale Gas Revolution: Green Energy or a Bridge to Nowhere? (Allen L. Robinson)

February 6, 2018 – The Shale Gas Revolution: Green Energy or a Bridge to Nowhere? (Allen L. Robinson)

A Mechanical Engineering Distinguish Colloquium is taking place on Tuesday, February 6th, 12:30-1:30pm in CEME1203. The shale gas revolution: green energy or a bridge to nowhere? by Allen L. Robinson, Carnegie Mellon University Abstract: In the United States and around the globe, the rapid expansion of oil and natural gas production from shale and other […]

January 12, 2018 – Megasupramolecules

Topic:                 Megasupramolecoles Speaker:            Professor Julia A. Kornfield, Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology Host:                  Prof. John M. Frostad Time/Date:         January 12, 2018, 1:00-1:50pm Location:           Chemical & Biological Engineering Rm 102 Abstract Ultralong polymers (weight-average molecular weight Mw ≥ 5000 kg/mol) exhibit striking effects on fluid dynamics even at low concentration. For […]

January 12, 2018 – Adjoint Solver Technology

Please note the following fluids seminar this Friday, January 12, 1-2pm in CEME 2202 Adjoint Solver Technology by Chris Hill, ANSYS Inc. Abstract: The ANSYS Fluent adjoint CFD solver was released several years ago and has seen steady growth in usage by industrial customers since then. An overview of the adjoint method in CFD and […]

Dr. Andrew Szeri Research Seminar – January 18, 2018

Dr. Andrew Szeri Research Seminar – January 18, 2018

Please join us for a technical seminar with Dr. Andrew Szeri on January 18, 2018 from 1:00-2:00pm.   Seminar Details: Speaker: Dr. Andrew Szeri, Professor, Mechanical Engineering Topic Area: Current Research Areas Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm Location: KAIS 2020 RSVP: Please RSVP to Please note that this is […]

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March 3, 2016 – Interventional Ultrasound (Robert Rohling)
February 11, 2016 – Eyeballing It in the OR Is No Longer Good Enough (Antony Hodgson)
January 27, 2016 – Nonlinear Wave Transmission in Periodic Structures (Behrooz Yousefzadeh)