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Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department Seminar

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Departmental Seminars

Research Talks

Dr. Gabor Fichtinger, from Queen's University 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 ; Room E5 3052 - 1:30 to 2:30 PM

​Title: Rapid Prototyping of Ultrasound-Guided Interventions

PhD Seminars

PhD comprehensive examination

Zhidong Zhang - Tuesday, November 28, 2017; Room EC 4 - 1017 - 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Title: Coupled Topology and Process Optimization for Laser Powder-Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing

Supervisor: Ehsan Toyserkani

Yubiao Zhang - Monday, December 4, 2017; Room EC4 - 1139 - 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM:

Title: Multi-Axle Vehicle Modeling and Stability Control: A Reconfigurable Approach

Supervisor: Amir Khajepour

Luqman Hakim Ahmad Shah, Wednesday, December 6, 2017; Room E5 3006 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Evaluation of Tool Eccentricity on Microstructures and Mechanical Properties in Structural Thick plate Aluminum Friction Stir Welds

Supervisors: Adrian Gerlich / Scott Walobridge

John Kurelek, Wednesday, December 6, 2017; Room E5 3052 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Stability and Three-Dimensional Vortex Development of Separated Shear Flows

Supervisors: Serhiy Yarusevych / Marios kotsonis

Jie Wang - Tuesday, December 12, 2017 ; Room E5 - 2007 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Development of corrosion resistant coatings and corrosion fatigue model for Mg alloys

Supervisor: Prof Hamid Jahed, Prof Greg Glink, and Dr Xin Pang

Peter Senez: Tuesday, December 12, 2017; Room MC 2009 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Title: A Study of Ventilation-Limited Fire Dynamics in a Multi-Room and Multi-Storey Fire Compartment

Supervisor: Beth Weckman

PhD defence

Paola Russo, Friday, December 8, 2017; Room E5 3052 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Development of Green Synthetic Approaches for the Potential Application of Carbon and Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Emerging Applications

Supervisor: Norman Zhou

Nima Mohajerin, Friday, December 1, 2017; Room E5 3052 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Title: Modeling Dynamic Systems for Multi-Step Prediction with Recurrent Neural Networks

Supervisor: Steve Waslander

Xiaodong Zhang, Tuesday, November 28, 2017; Room ERC 3012 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Cooperative Manipulation Using a Magnetically Navigated Microrobot and a Motorized Micromanipulator

Supervisor: Behrad Khamesee

Mansour Ataei - Monday, November 27, 2017; Room E5 3052 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Reconfigurable Integrarted Control for Urban Vehicels with Different Types of Control Acutations

Supervisors: Amir Khajepour / Soo Jeon

Di Xu - Friday, November 10, 2017; Room E5-3006 - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Title: Real Time Resistance Monitoring Technology for Microjoining Process and Reliability Test

Supervisor: Michael Mayer

Ehsan Asadi - Thursday, November 2, 2017; Room E5 - 3052 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Hybrid Electromagnetic Vibration Isolation Systems

Supervisors: Behrad Khamesee / Amir Khajepour


MASc seminar

Mohamed Yassin - Thursday December 21, 2017, Room E5 3006, 1:30pm

Title: Design of Ultrasonic Processing Device for Aluminum Surfaces

Supervisor: Hyock Ju Kwon

Cameron O'Keeffee - Tuesday, December 12, 2017, EC4 1139, 10:00am

Title:  Investigation of resistance spot weld failure in tailor hot stamped assemblies

Supervisor:  Professor: Michael Worswick

Ben Tan - Monday December 4, 2017, E5 3052, 10:00am

Title:  Laboratory Evaluation of Low to Medium Cost Particle Sensors

Supervisor:  Professor  Zhongchao Tan

Rhyse Maryniuk - Thursday November 30, 2017, E3 4117, 1:30pm

Title:  Development of a Modular Urban Electric Vehicle

Supervisor:  Amir Khajepour

Garrett Gauthier - Friday, November 24, 2017, ERC 3012, 10:00am

Title:  Experimental and modeling investigation of thermal behaviour and performance of lithium ion prismatic cells at cold-start temperatures

Supervisor:  Xianguo Li 

Kyu Bin Han - Friday November 17th, EC4 1139, 1:30PM

Title:  A Component-Level Study on Effect of Warm Forming on Formability and Springback of Aluminum Alloy Brazing Sheet

Supervisor:  Professor Michael Worswick

Simon Lee - Monday November 13, 2017, E5 3006, 12:00

Title:  A Fire Protection Framework Using Fire Risk Assessment with Fire Risk Indexing for Developing and Evaluating Alternative Solutions for Canadian Heritage Rehabilitation Projects

Supervisor:  Beth Weckman

Christina Chen - Thursday November 9th, 11:00 AM, E5 3006

Title: Time-Optimal Feedrate Planning for Freeform Toolpaths for Manufacturing Applications

Supervisor: Kaan Erkorkmaz

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminars