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Reuel Calvin Smith’s Defense on August 22nd,2017 at 10:00 AM

Title: FRAMEWORK FOR SMALL FATIGUE CRACK PROPAGATION AND DETECTION JOINT MODELING USING GAUSSIAN PROCESS REGRESSION Date and Time: Tuesday,August 22nd,2017  from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Location: DeWALT Conference Room, Glenn Martin Hall Committee: Dr. Mohammad Modarres (Chair) Dr. Enrique Lopez Droguett Dr. Aris Christou Dr. Monifa Vaughn-Cooke Dr. Sung Lee (Dean’s Representative) Abstract: Engineers […]

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Sevket Yuruker Defense on August 10th, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Title: Thermoelectric Cooling of High-Flux Electronics Date: Thursday, August 10th, 2017 Time: 10am-12pm(noon) Location: Aerospace Engineering Conference Room, 3164 Glenn Martin Hall List of Committee Members: Prof. Bao Yang (Chair) Prof. Avram Bar-Cohen Prof. Patrick McCluskey Prof. Yunho Hwang Abstract: On-Chip Thermoelectric cooling is a promising solution for thermal management of next generation integrated circuits. This thesis focuses on various thermoelectric […]

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Wei Tang Defense on July 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Title: Forward Heating in Wind-driven Flames Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: FPE Conference Room, 3106 J.M. Patterson Building   List of committee members: Prof. Michael J. Gollner, Chair Prof. Arnaud Trouve Prof. Andre Marshall Prof. Elaine Oran Prof. Peter Sunderland   Abstract: Wildland fires pose a significant threat to the environment and […]

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Alex Sposito Defense June 15, 2017

Title: THERMOPLASTIC MICROFLUIDIC PCR TECHNOLOGIES FOR NEAR PATIENT DIAGNOSTICS Date: Thursday, June 15 Time: 2:00 PM Location: DeWALT seminar room (Glenn L. Martin Hall) Committee: Dr. Don DeVoe – Chair Dr. Miao Yu Dr Benjamin Shapiro Dr. Sarah Bergbreiter Dr. Ian White – Dean’s Representative Abstract:Microfluidic technologies have great potential to help create portable, scalable, and cost-effective devices […]

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M.S. Thesis Defense – R. Sridharan

Title: Stress Response of Tall and Heavy Electronic Components Subjected to Multi-axial Vibration Day: February 24, 2017 Time: 10:30am Location: EGR 2164 Committee: Professor Abhijit Dasgupta Professor Miao Yu Professor Amr Baz Abstract: Electronic assemblies often experience multiaxial vibration environments in use and tall, heavy components are more vulnerable to such multiaxial vibration than are shorter, […]

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Faculty Positions in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso

Dear Colleagues, The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) announces tenure-track and tenured faculty positions in areas encompassed by mechanical and aerospace engineering. Opportunities exist at the Assistant and Associate Professor ranks. The Department’s long term plan for these positions focuses on composite materials, aerospace structures, and additive manufacturing […]

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ASHRAE Field Trip Announcement: EVAPCO

Dear All: The ASHRAE UMD Student Branch will visit the Corporate Headquarters and Research Center of EVAPCO, Inc. on Friday, November 11. Transportation and lunch will be provided. This trip is open to all UMD students. The site visit will provide an overview of EVAPCO and a tour of the 60,000 square foot research facilities […]

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