Department seminars

Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department Seminar

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Departmental Seminars

Teaching Seminar

Dr. Peng Peng

Friday February 8, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 10:00 - 11:00 PM

Title: Solidification: growth mechanism, solidification time, and dendrite size  

Research Seminar

Dr. Peng Peng

Friday February 8, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Title: Brazing and Laser Shock Peening for Aerospace Applications 

Teaching Seminar

Dr. Ali Nasiri

Monday February 4, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 10:00 - 11:00 PM

Title: Solidification: growth mechanism, solidification time, and dendrite size  

Research Seminar

Dr. Ali Nasiri

Monday February 4, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Title: TBA

Research Seminar

Osezua Ibhadode, PhD candidate

Friday February 1, 2019; Room E7 3343; 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Title: Design for Additive Manufacturing by Topology
Optimization

Teaching Seminar

Dr. Yao Yao

Monday January 28, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 10:00 - 11:00 PM

Title: Solidification

Research Seminar

Dr. Yao Yao

Monday January 28, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Title: Mechanical Behavior of Solder Materials and Nano-/Micro Joining in Electronic Packaging ​

Research Seminar

Cederick Landry, PhD Candidate

Friday, January 25, 2019; Room E7 3343; 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Title: Towards Continuous Cuff‐less Blood Pressure Monitoring Using  Machine Learning

Teaching Seminar

Dr. Yiyu Wang

Thursday January 24, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 10:00 - 11:00 PM

Title: Solidification: growth mechanism, solidification time, and dendrite size  

Research Seminar

Dr. Yiyu Wang

Thursday January 24, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Title: Diffusion Bonding of Dissimilar Metals and Welding Metallurgy of Cr-Mo Creep Resistant Steels

Research Seminar

Dr. Pinhas Ben-Tzvi

Friday, January 18, 2019; Room E7 7303/7363; 2:00 - 3:00 PM

Title: Novel Field Robots and Robotic Exoskeletons: Design, Integration and Applications

Research Seminar

Issa Rishmawi

Friday, January 11, 2019; Room E7 3343; 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Title: Three-Dimensional Printing of Iron Parts via Binder Jetting Technology

PhD Seminars

PhD comprehensive examination


Rodrigo Brenner Miguel, Tuesday, January 29, 2019; Room E5 - 3052;1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Title: Quantification of Flare Combustion Efficiency through Mid-Wavelength Infrared Spectroscopy

Supervisor: Kyle Daun


Christopher DiGiovanni, Friday, April 5, 2019; Room E5 - 3006; 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Title: Reduction of liquid Metal Embrittlement Cracking Druing Resistance Spot Welding of Advanced High Strength Steels

Supervisors: Norman Zhou / Elliot Biro


Elham Davoodi, Thursday, February 28, 2019; Room E5 -3006; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Additive manufacturing of Flexible Architected Structures for Sensing Applications

Supervisor: Ehsan Toyserkani


Amin Habibnejad Korayem, Friday, March 1, 2019; Room E3 - 4117; 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Title: State and Parameter Estimation of Tractor-Trailer Systems

Supervisors: Amir khajepour / Baris Fidan


Ali Keshavarzkermani, Friday, March 1, 2019; Room E3 - 4117; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Experimental Analysis and Simulation of Developed Microstructure during Laser Powder-Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing

Supervisors: Ehsan Toyserkani / Norman Zhou


Jun Li, Monday, March 11, 2019; Room E5 - 3052: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Electrokinetic Transport Phenomena in Nanochannels with Surface Modification

Supervisor: Dongqing Li


Mitchell Rushton, Friday, March 22, 2019; Room E3 - 4117; 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Title: Post-Stroke Neuromotor Rehabilitation Using a Reconfigurable Cable-Driven Parallel Robot

Superviosr: Amir Khajepour


Reza Esmaeilizadeh, Firday, March 29, 2019; Room E3 -4117: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Title: Characterization and Mechanical Modelling of Additively Manufacutred hastelloy X Parts Under Quasi-Static and Cyclic Loading

Supervisors: Hamid Jahed / Ehsan Toyserkani


Deniz Sera Ertay, Friday, April 5, 2019; Room EC 4 - 1104; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Integrated Process planning for Hybrid Additive Manufacturing and Machining Via In-Situ Sensor Feedback

Supervisors: Mihaela Vlasea / Kaan Erkorkmaz


Osezua Obehi Ibhadode, Monday, April 8, 2019; Room E5 - 2007; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Design for Additive Manufacturing: Design-Dependent Topology Optimization With Manufacturing Constraints

Supervisor: Ehsan Toyserkani\


Cederick Landry, Monday, April 8, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: Enhancing Lower Limbs Blood Flow by Optimising the Timing of Compression Device

Supervisors: Sean Peterson / Arash Arami


Sepehr Ghadami, Tuesday, April 9, 2019; Room E5-3052; 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Developing a Droplet Microfluidic Platform For Making Double Emulsions Towards Manufacturing Polymersomes

supervisor: Carolyn RenDesign for Additive Manufacturing: Design-Dependent Topology Optimization With MANUFACTURING CONSTRAINTS  


Hamid Mohammad Mirzaie Daryan, Friday, April 12, 2019; Room E5 - 3052

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Title: Aeroacoustics of Compressible Vortex Reconnection

Supervisor: Jean-Pierre Hickey


Farzad Sharifpour, Monday, April 15, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Title: Multiscale Damage Assessment of Fiber-Reinforced plastics

Supervisor: John Montesano


Jeong- Woo Han, Monday, April 15, 2019; Room - E5 - 3052; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Safe Navigation of a Mobile Robot Using a Hybird Local Planner Based on Dynamic Models of Multiple Obstacles

Supervisors: H. J. Kwon / S. Jeon


Reza Hajiloo, Thursday, April 18, 2019; Room E3 - 4117, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: Integrated Vehicle Stability Control and Path Tracking at Hanling Limits

Supervisor: Amir Khajepour


Sagar Patel, Thursday, May 16, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Title: Melting Mode Transition in Laser Powder Bed Fusion and its Effects on Part Properties

Supervisor: Mihaela Vlasea 


PhD defence


Huangrui Mo, Wednesday, December 12, 2018; Room E5 - 3052; 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: Mesoscale Modelling and Direct Simulation of Explosively Dispersed Granular Materials

Supervisors: Fue-Sang Lien / Duane Cronin


Hongtao Sui, Wednesday, January 9, 2019; Room ERC - 3012; 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Energetic Materials

Supervisor: John Wen


Jaspreet Singh Nagra, Wednesday, January 16, 2019; Room EC4 - 1104; 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Title: A New Fast Fourier Transform-Based Framework for Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Localized Deformation, Microstructure Evolution, Dynamic Recrystallization and Their Effects on Formability of Polycrystalline Metals

Supervisors: kaan Inal / Sanjeev Bedi


Jian Zhao, Thursday, January 17, 2019; Room ERC - 3012; 1:15 PM to 4:15 PM

Title: Catalyst Layers in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells: Formation, Characterization and Performance

Supervisor: Xianguo Li


Luis Fernando Trimino Rincon; Friday, Feb 1, 2019; Room EC4-1104; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Supervisor: Duane Cronin

Title: Epoxy Adhesive, Correlation between Strain Whitening and Damage Using a Macroscopic Optical Method


Munur Sacit Herdem; Friday, Feb 15, 2019; Room EC4 - 1139; 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Supervisors: Feridun Hamdullahpur / Siamak Farhad

Title: Multiphysics Modeling of a Microchannel Methanol Steam Reformer for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Systems


Noah Ryder, Monday, March 25, 2019; Room ERC - 3012; 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Supervisor: Beth Weckman

Title: Use of Sensors for Fire Detaction and Monitoring


Abbas Ghasemi, Friday, April 12, 2019; Room ERC - 3012; 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Supervisor: Xianguo Li

Title: Cortex Dynamics at the Exiot of a Rectangular Duct


Koksal Nasrettin, Tuesday, April 16, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Supervisor: Baris Fidan

Title: Adaptive and Optimal Motion Control of Multi-UAV Systems


Joerg Ahne, Monday, April 8, 2019, Room ERC - 3012; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Supervisor: Zhongchao Tan

Title: Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Metal Based Nanofibers for Nanoaerosol Filtration


Yuze Huang, Monday, April 29, 2019; Room ERC - 3012; 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Supervisors: Ehsan Toyserkani / Behrad khamesee

Title: Comprehensive Analytical Modeling of Laser Powder-Bed / Fed Additive Manufacutirng Processes and an Associated Magnetic Focusing Module


Waqas Muhammad, Monday, April 29, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Title: Experiemntal Investigation and Multi-Scale Modeling of Strain localizaiotn, Shear Banding and Fracture in Precipitation Hardended Aluminum Alloys

Supervisor: Kaan Inal


Hassan Askari, Friday, May 10, 2019, Room E3 - 4117; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Towards Intelligent Tires and Self-Powered Sensing Using Flexible Generators

Supervisors: Amir Khajepour / Behrad khamesee


MASc seminar

Dafu Deng, April 17th in E5 3052, 3:00pm.

Title: Serious Game for Fire Evacuation

Supervisors: Fue-Sang Lien and Steve Gwynne 


Kimberly Mitchell, April 10, 9:00am, E5 3006

Title: Atmospheric Dispersion of Radionuclides Following Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Accidents

Supervisors: Fue-Sang Lien and Michael Waite 


Eric Brace, April 5, 10:30am, EC4-1017

Title: Opto-mechanical Analysis of a Harsh Environment MEMS Fabry-Perot Pressure Sensor

Supervisor:  Patricia Nieva


Adam Sanderson, April 4,2019, 1:00pm, E3-4117

Title: Intelligent Robotic Recycling of Flat Panel Displays

Supervisor:  Amir Khajepour 


Jungwook Lee, April 11, 2019, 1:00pm, E5 3006

Title: 3D Ground Truth Generation Using Pre-trained Deep Neural Networks

Supervisor:  Steven Waslander 


Erica Wintjes, March 26, 2019, 10:00am, Room: E5-3006

Title: A Statistical Approach to Quantifying Impact of Multiple Pulse Resistance Spot Welding Schedules on Liquid Metal Embrittlement Cracking

Supervisor: Elliot Biro 


Sai Mupparapu, Thursday January 24th, Room: ERC 3012, 4:30pm

Title: Supercritical thermodynamic property evaluation via adaptive mesh tabulation

Supervisor: Jean-Pierre Hickey


Dong Won Kenneth Cheong, Friday January 18, 2019, EC4 1139,10:00am

Title: On the Influence of Through-Thickness Strain Gradients for Characterization of Formability and Fracture of Sheet Metal Alloys

Supervisor: Clifford Butcher 


RahulRam Chandrasekaran, Monday January 14, 2019, Room: EC4 1017, 2:00pm

Title:  Predication Of Bead Geometry In Gas Metal Arc Welding By Statistical Regression Analysis

Supervisor:  Adrian Gerlich


Ramin Shaikhi, Wednesday December 19,2018, Room:EC4-1139,1:00pm

Title: Powertrain Selection and Integration of a Single Shaft Pre and Post-Transmission Series-Parallel Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Camaro

Supervisor: Roydon Fraser 


Ania Polak, December 11, 2018, 12:00pm, Room E5 3006

Title: Relative ACL Strain during Single-Leg Jump Landing: An Experimental and Computational Study

Supervisor: Naveen Chandrashekar


Rangarajan Padmanabhan, December 7, 2018, E3 4117, 2:00pm

Title: Performance characterization of shielded metal arc welding power supply designs

Supervisor: Adrian Gerlich


Leo Koppel, Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018, E5 3052, 1:00pm

Title: On the Manifold: Representing Geometry in C++ for State Estimation

Supervisor:  Steven Waslander


Ami Woo, Thursday November 29, 2018, E5 3006, 2:00pmTitle:  Multi-objective Mapping and Path Planning using Visual SLAM and Object Detection

Supervisor: Baris Fidan


Shinong Mao, Thursday November 22, 2018, E3 4117, 9:00am.

Title: Development of a Novel Microwave Sensing System for Lab on a Chip Applications

Supervisor:  Professor Carolyn Ren


Aram Bahmani, Monday August 27, 2018, 1:00 pm, E5 3052

Title: A micromechanical investigation of biomimetic composites: experimental characterization and three-dimensional computational modeling

Supervisor: Giovanni (John) Montesano



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