Seminars

Nov 17 – Research Activities in the UBC Control Engineering Laboratory; Speaker: Dr. Ryozo Nagamune; Early Announcement

Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series 2011-2012 Early Seminar Announcement Thursday November 17, 2011, 12:30-1:30pm CEME 1202 Presenter: Dr. Ryozo Nagamune Title: Research Activities in the UBC Control Engineering Laboratory No abstract available yet

Nov 3 – Liquid Crystals and Their Applications; Speaker: Dr. Dana Grecov; Early Announcement

Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series 2011-2012 Early Seminar Announcement Thursday November 3, 2011, 12:30-1:30pm CEME 1202 Presenter: Dr. Dana Grecov Title: Liquid Crystals and Their Applications No abstract available yet

Oct 20 – What Role Does Mechanics Play in Preventing or Treating Spinal Injury? Speaker: Dr. Tom Oxland; Early Announcement

Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series 2011-2012 Early Seminar Announcement Thursday October 20, 2011, 12:30-1:30pm CEME 1202 Presenter: Dr. Tom Oxland Title: What Role Does Mechanics Play in Preventing or Treating Spinal Injury? No abstract available yet

Sept 29 – Applied Fluid Mechanics: Paper, Sprays, Kayaks; Speaker: Dr. Sheldon Green; Early Announcement

Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series 2011-2012 Early Seminar Announcement Thursday Sept 29, 2011, 12:30-1:30pm CEME 1202 Presenter: Dr. Sheldon Green Title: Applied Fluid Mechanics: Paper, Sprays, Kayaks No abstract available yet

Mar 18 – MECH 598/698 BME Seminar, Speaker: Jeff Abeysekera

MECH 598/698 Seminar Friday March 18, 2011, 8-9am Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Lecture Hall Speaker: Jeff Abeysekera Supervisor: Robert Rohling Title: Multi-Source 3D Ultrasound: Improving Image Quality and Parameter Estimation Abstract Pulse-echo ultrasound is widely used technique for anatomical imaging of soft biological tissues. Ultrasound offers advantages in equipment cost, patient safety, and acquisition time […]

Mar 11 – MECH 598/698 Seminar, Presenter: Robyn Newell

MECH 598/698 Seminar Friday March 11, 2011, 8-9am Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Lecture Hall Presenter: Robyn Newell Supervisor: Peter Cripton Title: Neck posture and muscle activation: a human volunteer study comparing the effect of upright and inverted postures Abstract Despite their relative rarity, spinal cord injuries have devastating and costly consequences for individuals and society. […]

Mar 4 – MECH 598/698 Seminar, Presenter: Hannah Gustafson

MECH 598/698 Seminar Friday March 4th, 2011, 8-9am Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Lecture Hall Presenter: Hannah Gustafson Supervisor: Peter Cripton Title: Axial Validation of a Human Head and Neck Finite Element Model Abstract  Finite element (FE) models of the head and neck have been used to investigate injury of the cervical spine and surrounding tissues due […]

Mar 9 – Clean energy for the future, Presenters: Professors David Wilkinson and Steven Rogak

Clean energy for the future Wednesday March 9, 6-8pm Vancouver Public Library, Alma VanDusen & Peter Kaye rooms Presenters: Professors David Wilkinson and Steven Rogak Title: Clean energy for the future Abstract Join UBC’s Clean Energy Research Centre Director David Wilkinson and Professor Steven Rogak for an evening of insightful discussion. They will provide an […]

Mar 9 – When it comes to Biomechanics… is injury prevention the best medicine? Presenter: Professor Peter Cripton

When it comes to Biomechanics… is injury prevention the best medicine? Wednesday March 9, Noon-1pm Kaiser 2020/2030, UBC Point Grey Campus Presenter: Professor Peter Cripton Title: “When it comes to Biomechanics… is injury prevention the best medicine?” Abstract Safety devices such as helmets, seatbelts and airbags are designed to prevent injuries by engineers who have […]

Feb 11 – BME 598/698 Seminar, Presenter: Anwar Madkhali

BME 598/698 Seminar Friday February 11th, 8-9am Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Lecture Hall Presenter: Anwar Madkhali Supervisors: Dr. Dana Grecov & Dr. Ezra Kwok (co-supervisor) Title: “Rheostructural Characterization of Synovial Fluid and Evaluation of Osteoarthritis Treatments” Abstract Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that affects synovial fluid rheological properties. Treatments such as viscosupplementation, glucosamine sulfate and […]