Seminars

Building Sustainable Futures – March 11, 2020 – Mikhail Chester

Building Sustainable Futures – March 11, 2020 – Mikhail Chester

Infrastructure and the Anthropocene Speaker: Dr. Mikhail Chester, Arizona State When: Wed, 11 March 2020 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: CIRS Building, BC Hydro Theatre (main floor), 2260 West Mall, Vancouver Tickets: Free, but please register here The Building Sustainable Futures seminar series aims to catalyze solutions-focused conversations around sustainability challenges, with a strong applied sciences flavour. The […]

Fluids Seminar – February 24, 2020 – Professor Tim Colonius

Fluids Seminar – February 24, 2020 – Professor Tim Colonius

Challenges and opportunities in the simulation of bubbly, cavitating flows Professor Tim Colonius California Institute of Technology When: February 24, 2020 | 4-5 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Models and numerical methods for simulating bubbly, cavitating flows have benefitted from recent advances in sharp and diffuse interface-capturing schemes, but many […]

Fluids Seminar – February 10, 2020 – Dr. Vaibhav Joshi

Modeling and Physics of Bat Flight Dr. Vaibhav Joshi When: February 10, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane Abstract: Flexible multibody systems consisting of joints are found in applications ranging from biological, such as the musculoskeletal system of animals (bones connected by ligaments), to industrial applications in marine/offshore, rotor dynamics […]

Building Sustainable Futures – February 5, 2020 – Susan Amrose

Building Sustainable Futures – February 5, 2020 – Susan Amrose

High-Performance, Off-Grid, Village-Scale Desalination for Rural India using Electrodialysis that is Cost-Competitive with On-Grid RO Speaker: Susan Amrose, MIT When: Wed, 5 February 2020 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Where: CIRS Building, BC Hydro Theatre (main floor), 2260 West Mall, Vancouver Tickets: Free, but please register here The Building Sustainable Futures seminar series aims to catalyze solutions-focused conversations around […]

Fluids Seminar – November 20, 2019 – Professor Eric Climent

Fluids Seminar – November 20, 2019 – Professor Eric Climent

Preferential accumulation and vertical migration of phytoplankton cells in turbulence Professor Eric Climent Institut de Mécanique des Fluides de Toulouse (IMFT) When: November 20, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane     Abstract:Many phytoplankton species are motile, propelling themselves through water with velocities ranging from 10 to 1000 microns […]

Fluids Seminar – October 21, 2019 – Dr. Thomasina Ball

Fluids Seminar – October 21, 2019 – Dr. Thomasina Ball

Modelling viscous flow and elastic deformation in fold-thrust belts and magmatic intrusions Dr. Thomasina Ball When: October 21, 2019 | 4 PM Where: CEME 1203 | 6250 Applied Science Lane   Abstract:Fluid dynamics governs many phenomena on the Earth’s surface and interior, from the emplacement of fluid magma, to the viscous deformation of mountain ranges […]

Distinguished Colloquium- September 17, 2019 – Prof. Norman A. Fleck

Distinguished Colloquium- September 17, 2019 – Prof. Norman A. Fleck

Microarchitectured Materials: Current Status and Future Prospects The Department presents our Fall 2019 Distinguished Colloquium speaker: Dr. Norman A. Fleck Professor, Engineering Department University of Cambridge, United Kingdom When: September 17, 2019 | 11 AM Where: CEME 2202| 6250 Applied Science Lane Refreshments served at 10:45 AM.   Abstract: Lattice materials are emerging with a […]

Bionics Seminar – August 14, 2019 – Hyun-Joong Chung

Bionics Seminar – August 14, 2019 – Hyun-Joong Chung

Hydrogels, Elastomers and Their Composites with Textiles in Healthcare and Energy Devices Associate Professor Hyun-Joong Chung Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta When: August 14, 2019 | 9:30 AM Where: Kaiser 2020 | 2332 Main Mall       Abstract: Wearable healthcare systems require sensing units that are often in contact with skin, as […]

Fluids Seminar – July 15, 2019 – Dr. Shima Abadi

Fluids Seminar – July 15, 2019 – Dr. Shima Abadi

Analysis of Airgun Pulses During Marine Seismic Reflection Surveys Prof. Shima Abadi Engineering and Mathematics, University of Washington When: July 15, 2019 | 2-3 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane   Abstract: Marine seismic reflection surveys use acoustic energy to image the structure of the seafloor. Broadband impulsive sound signals are generated […]

Fluids Seminar – May 27, 2019 – Dr. Frédérick P. Gosselin

Fluids Seminar – May 27, 2019 – Dr. Frédérick P. Gosselin

Fluid-Structure Interactions of Wind on a Plant Dr. Frédérick P. Gosselin Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal Visiting Associate Professor, UBC Department of Botany When: May 27, 2019 | 2-3 PM Where: CEME 2202 | 6250 Applied Science Lane   Abstract: Plants live in constantly moving fluid, whether air or water. In response to the loads […]