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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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RAP Review

There are outstanding fellowship opportunities in the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  More detailed information and an online application can be found at www.nationalacademies.org/rap. The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous […]

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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Volunteers during STEM Events

Department of Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. Student Shayandev Sinha volunteered last month at the 2016 E-Week’s Discover Engineering Family Day and the DC Stem Fair.  He represented the American Society of Mechanical Engineers(link is external) (ASME) District of Columbia section in helping showcase the many aspects of engineering to the public. The annual hands-on engineering and […]

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