Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department Seminar

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Departmental Seminars


PhD Seminars

PhD comprehensive examination


Shahriar Imani Shahabad, Monday, September 9, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Rapid Thermo-Mechanical Modeling of Laser Powder- Bed Fusion Additive Monufacutring Using an Effective Heat Source

Supervisors: Ehsan Toyserkani / Ali Bonakdar


PhD defence​


Song Yang, Thursday, October 10, 2019; Room E5 - 3052; 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Evaporation of Liquid Wall Film in Direct Injection Spark ignition Engine-Like Conditions

Supervisor: Xianguo Li


Zhidong Zhang, Tuesday, November 5, 2019; Room E5 - 3006; 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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

Supervisor: Ehsan Toyserkani


Hoang Anh Thu Nguyen, Friday, December 6, 2019; Room E3 - 4117; 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: A Double-Cross Geometry Integrated in a Droplet-Based Microfluidic Device and Stratified Flow for Co-Encapsulation of Cells / Particles and Reagents Into Micro-Droplets

Supervisor: Carolyn Ren


MASc seminar

Amit Dutta, Thursday, September 19th at 9:00 - 10:00am in Room E5 3052

Title: Experimental analysis of coherent structures in a plane confined jet

Supervisor: Jean-Pierre Hickey


Ajmeet Singh Dhillon, Tuesday September 10th 2019 from 2:30pm - 3:30pm in ERC 3012

Title:  An Experimental Approach Towards Characterizing the Transient Response of Drain Water Heat Recovery Systems

Supervisor:  Prof Michael R. Collins


Matt Frazer, August 20 at 11:00am, Room E5 3052

Title: Operator Impedance During Physical Human-Robot Interaction: Estimation and Validation

Supervisor: Soo Jeon


James Choi, Thurs Aug. 15,  at 10am in room E5 3006.

Title:  Investigation of the use of Dynamic Resistance in Adaptive Welding and Statistical Relation to Quality

Supervisor:  Adrian Gerlich


Prusodman Sathananthan, Friday August 9th, 2019, 3:00pm, Room EC4 1104

Title:  Development and Assessment of a Soda Lime Glass Model for Ballistic Impact

Supervisor:  Duane Cronin


Mitchell Terpstra, August 8th at 9:30am, Room: E3 4117

Title:  Hydraulic Variable Valve Actuation System: Development & Validation

Supervisor:  Amir Khajepour 


Ivana Jaciw-Zurakowsky, Friday August 2nd at 8:30am in room E5 3006.

Title:  Nanomaterials in Water Remediation: Functionalization and Applications in Municipal Wastewater Effluent for Pharmaceutical Removal

Supervisor: Norman Zhou


Issa Rishmawi, July 29th 2:00 - 4:00 PM, in room E5 3052

Title:  Binder Jetting and Heat Treatment of Ferrous Alloys

Supervisor:  Mihaela Luminita Vlasea


Brian Liu, Wednesday July 24th at 9 30am in room EC4 1104.

Title:  Application of a Rate Dependent Cohesive Zone Model to Predict Impact Response in Adhesively Bonded Ultra-High Strength Steel Tubes

Supervisor:  Duane Cronin


Dallyn Wynnychuk, June 24th at 10:00A.M., room: ERC – 3012

Title:  Characterization of laminar separation bubbles using infrared thermography

Supervisor: Serhiy Yarusevych


Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminars