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Zohreh Ghorbani Defense on February 5th, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Title: Modeling Buoyancy-Driven Instability and Transport in Porous Media with Application to Geological Carbon Dioxide Storage Date and Time: February 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM Location: Dewalt Seminar Room  (EGR 2164) Committee: Associate Professor Amir Riaz Professor James Duncan Professor Kenneth Kiger Professor Jelena Srebric Professor Bao Yang Professor James Baeder, Dean’s Representative Abstract: Convection […]

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Mohammad Maqsud Ali_Defense January 16, 2018

Mohammad Maqsud Ali_Defense Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Time: 10:30AM-Noon Location: Room 2164 Dewalt. Title of Dissertation Abstract: THE DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF POLYUREA COMPOSITES SUBJECTED TO HIGH STRAIN RATE LOADING List of all Committee members: Advisory Committee: Professor Amr Baz, Chair Professor Balakumar Balachandran Professor Miao Yu Assistant Professor Jin- Oh Hahn Associate Professor Christopher Cadou […]

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Darren Key_Defense on January 10, 2018

Darren Key_Defense Title: OPTIMIZING MASS CUSTOMIZATION THROUGH INTERACTION VARIABILITY AND MANUFACTURING TRADE-OFFS Date: January 10, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm Location: CEEE conference room Advisory Committee: Chair: Dr. Yunho Hwang Dr. Bao Yang Dr. Amir Riaz Abstract: A personalized mobile cooling device was modified and tested with different components to deliver better system performance. The device uses a miniaturized […]

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David Horst_MS Defense Announcement_1-11-18

David Horst_MS Defense Announcement Date: January 11, 2018 Time: 12pm Location: 1131B Glenn Martin Hall TITLE: AN ALTERNATIVE TO HYDRAULIC FRACTURING: AN EXPLOSIVELY DRIVEN MECHANICAL DEVICE COMMITTEE: Professor William L. Fourney, Chair Professor Amr Baz Professor Hugh Bruck ABSTRACT: Hydraulic fracturing is currently used to extract natural gas from shale formations in the U.S, but […]

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Zhi Yang_Defense_ Thursday, Jan 4th, 2018 at 3:00 PM

Zhi Yang_Defense Title:THERMAL PROPERTIES OF NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS Date and Time: Thursday, Jan 4th, 2018 at 3:00 PM Location: 2162 DeWALT Conference Room (Glenn Martin Hall, Building 088) Committee:  Professor Bao Yang, Chair Professor Yunho Hwang Professor Min Ouyang Professor Miao Yu Professor Kenneth Yu (Dean’s Representative) Abstract: As electronic devices become smaller in size, thermal […]

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Fellowship Annoucement: L’Oreal USA For Women in Science Program

The L’Oréal USA For Women in Science fellowship program honors female scientists at a critical stage in their careers with grants of $60,000 each. Since 2003, we’ve awarded 70 postdoctoral women scientists over $3.5 million in grants. They’re seeking five exceptional female scientists looking to advance their research and serve as role models for the […]

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Scott Rauscher_Defense_December 11th , 12 – 2 PM

Scott Rauscher_Defense Title: Force Sensing by Electrical Contact Resistance in SOI-DRIE MEMS Date: December 11, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 2:00pm Location: Kay 1 Boardroom 1107 in the Jeong H. Kim building Advisory Committee: Professor Dr. Hugh Bruck, Chair Professor Dr. Don DeVoe, Co-advisor Professor Dr. Amr M. Baz Professor Dr. Sarah Bergbreiter Professor Dr. Miao […]

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Kailyn Cage_Defense_December 14, 2017 at 11:00 am in 1110 Kim Building

Kailyn Cage_Defense Title: OPTIMIZING MASS CUSTOMIZATION THROUGH INTERACTION VARIABILITY AND MANUFACTURING TRADE-OFFS Date: December 14, 2017 Time: 11:00 am Location: 1110 Kim Building Advisory Committee: Professor Mark Fuge, Co-Advisor Professor Monifa Vaughn-Cooke, Co-Advisor Professor Shapour Azarm Professor Jeffrey Herrmann Professor Linda Schmidt Professor P.K. Kannan, Dean Representative Dr. Dusan Spernjak, Special Member from Los Alamos National Lab Abstract: […]

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ENGINEERING EMPOWERMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Tacuna Systems is excited to announce their new “Women in Engineering Empowerment Scholarship”. Women are still very much under-represented in STEM fields both in higher education and in industry. Our goal is to help equip one female student overcome this gender gap by offering $1,000 toward her studies in science, technology, engineering, or math. Who Can […]

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Call for Applications: NRC Research Associate-ship Programs

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awardsinclude generous stipends ranging from $45,000 – $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are also available. These awardsprovide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents,and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Four annual review cycles: February: Opens December 1; Closes February 1 May: Opens March 1; Closes May 1 August: Opens June 1; Closes August 1 November: Opens September 1; Closes November 1 Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities. For more information: Phone: 202-334-2760 Email: rap@nas.edu Web: www.nas.edu/rap

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