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Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Department Seminar

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Departmental Seminars

Teaching Seminar

Dr. João Oliveira

Thursday, January 18, 2018; Room E5 3052 - 11:30 -12:30 PM

Title: Solidification

Research Talks

Dr. João Oliveira

Thursday, January 18, 2018; Room E5 3052 - 1:30 -2:30 PM

Title: Laser welding of shape memory alloys: strategies for dissimilar combinations

Teaching Seminar

Dr Wentao Yan

Monday, January 15, 2018; Room E5 3052 - 10:30 -11:30 PM

Title: 3-D Analytic Geometry & Space Curves

Research Talks

Dr Wentao Yan

Monday, January 15, 2018; Room E5 3052 - 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Title: Multi-scale Multi-physics Modelling of Powder-based Additive Manufacturing with Experimental Validation

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

Research Talks

Dr. Etienne Martin

Thursday, November 23, 2017 ; Room E5 2007 - 1:15 to 2:15 PM

​Title: Mechanical Twinning in Magnesium Alloys for the Automotive Industry

PhD Seminars

PhD comprehensive examination


Karim El-Rayes, Friday, February 16, 2018; Room E5 - 3052 - 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Title: Field Disruption Energy Harvester Design and Modeling: A Novel Approach in Electromagnetic Vibration Based Energy Harvesting

Supervisor: William Melek


PhD defence


Ned Yao-Te Huang, Wednesday, January 31, 2018; Room E5 - 3052 - 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Title: Development of Solar-Optical Models for Energy Performance Analysis of Draperies in Complex Fenestration Systems

Supervisors: Michael Collins / John Wright


Farzad Liravi, Monday, March 12, 2018; Room E5 - 3052 - 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Title: Additive Manufacturing of Soft Polysiloxane-Based Bio-Structures with Heterogeneous Properties

Supervisor: Ehsan Toyserkani


​Ran Peng, Monday, March 26, 2018; Room E5 - 3052 - 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Title: Electrokinetic Transport Phenomena in Nanochannels and Applications of Nanochannel-Based Devices in Nanoparticle Detection and Molecule Sensing

Supervisor: Dongqing Li

MASc seminar

Pingcheng Zhang - Thursday December 21, 2017, Room: EC4 1139, 11:00am.

Title: Crystal Plasticity based TRIP FLD Modelling

Supervisor:  Kaan Inal


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


Gregory Seviora - Monday December 11, 2017, CPH 3679, 10:30am

Title:  Optimal Material Selection for Transducer Devices

Supervisor:  Professor Mustafa Yavuz


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