Mon, June 17

MIME Graduate Defense: Characterization of oscillatory boundary layers over porous sediment beds presented by Joseph Skitka, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Sourabh Apte. 9 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Mon, June 17

MIME Graduate Defense: Micromixer assisted continuous flow synthesis of nanoparticles of binary compounds and their application presented by Barath Palanisamy, candidate for PhD in Industrial Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Brian Paul. 2 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Thurs, June 13

MIME Graduate Defense: Theoretical modeling and experimental analysis of the flight mechanics of Lepidoptera presented by Tyler Wilson, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Roberto Albertani. 10 am, Covell 117

Wed, June 12

MIME Graduate Defense: The experimental characterization of membrane behavior in two-phase gas extraction presented by Nick Cappello, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisors: Dr. James Liburdy & Dr. Deborah Pence. 2 pm, Covell 117

Wed, June 12

MIME Graduate Defense: An experimental approach to analyze notched carbon fiber composite panels undergoing out-of-plane shear loading presented by Tyler Froemming, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisors: Dr. Brian Bay. 10 am, Covell 117

Mon, June 10

MIME Graduate Defense: Advancing the understanding of bulk metallic glasses as structural materials through exploration of mechanical properties presented by Steven Naleway, candidate for MS in Materials Science. Advisor: Dr. Jamie Kruzic. 10 am, Covell 117

Mon, June 10

MIME Graduate Defense: Determination of cohesive parameters for aerospace adhesives presented by Joe Hortnagl, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. John Parmigiani. 12:30 pm, Covell 117

Fri, June 7

MIME Graduate Defense: Modeling innovativeness in consumer products with the influence of environmental sustainability presented by Brady Gilchrist, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Irem Tumer. 10 am, Covell 117

Fri, June 7

MIME Graduate Defense: Development of mullite-zirconia feedstocks for powder injection molding presented by Renee Martin, candidate for MS in Materials Science. Advisor: Dr. Sundar Atre. 10:30 am, Kelley Engineering Center 1007.

Thurs, June 6

MIME Graduate Defense: Modeling, simulation, and analysis of two hydraulic power take off systems for wave energy conversion presented by Sean Casey, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Robert Paasch. 12 pm, Covell 117

Wed, June 5

MIME Graduate Defense: Robust topology optimization under loading uncertainties using Altair Hyperworks presented by Prasad Edekar, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Christopher Hoyle. 2:30 pm, Covell 117

Wed, June 5

MIME Graduate Defense: On the modeling and control of horizontal pendulum wave energy converters presented by Blake Boren, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Belinda Batten. 12 pm, Covell 117

Wed, June 5

MIME Graduate Defense: Development of an economical high temperature microchannel recuperator for solid oxide fuel cells presented by Sam Brannon, candidate for MS in Industrial Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Brian Paul. 3:30 pm, Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, Metolius Room.

Fri, May 3

MIME Graduate Defense: A Framework to Model Reliability and Failures in Complex Systems During the Early Engineering Design Process presented by Bryan O'Halloran, candidate for Phd in Mechanical Engineering. Advisor: Dr. Robert Stone. 1 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Wed, Apr 17

MIME Graduate Defense: Hybrid Flowshop Scheduling with Dual Resources in a Supply Chain presented by Yasaman Mehravaran, candidate for PhD in Industrial Engineering. Advisor Dr. Logen Logendran. 9 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Mon, Apr 15

MIME Graduate Defense: CLEAN Learning to Improve Coordination and Scalability in Multiagent Systems presented by Chris HolmesParker, candidate for PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 10 am, Valley Library 1420.

Wed, Mar 27

MIME Graduate Defense: Dissipation and Wavepacket Collision in Carbon Nanotube Waveguides presented by Venkata Rajesh Saranam, candidate for Master of Science in Materials Science. 2:00 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Thurs, Mar 21

MIME Graduate Defense: A Multiagent Approach to Propagating Innovation Scores to Design Components presented by Carrie Rebhuhn, candidate for Master of Science. 9:00 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

MIME Graduate Defense: Fabrication of Precipitation-Hardened Aluminum Microchannel Cooling Plates for Adsorption-Based Hydrogen Storage Systems presented by Supriya Pawar, candidate for Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. 8:00 am, MBI, Metolius Room.

Mon, Mar 18

MIME Graduate Defense: Modeling In-Situ Vapor Extraction During Flow Boiling in Microscale Channel presented by Saran Salakij, candidate for PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 2:00 pm, Willamette West (3622) in Valley Library.

Mon, Mar 11

MIME Graduate Defense: A Numerical Study of Inertial Flow Features in Moderate Reynolds Number Flow Through Packed Beds of Spheres presented by Justin Finn, candidate for PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 4 pm, KEC 1005.

Fri, Feb 22

MIME Graduate Defense: Utilizing Wireless-based Data Collection Units for Automated Vechicle Movement Data Collection presented by Amirali Saeedi, candidate for PhD in Industrial Engineering. 1:00 pm, Kidder Hall 202.

Thurs, Feb 7

MIME Graduate Defense: Vehicle Dynamics Tools for Motorsports presented by Chris Patton, candidate for PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 1:30 pm, Kelley Engineering Center 1007.

Fri, Jan 4

MIME Graduate Defense: CFD Simulation of Single-Phase and Flow Boiling in Confined Jet Impingement with in-Situ Vapor Extraction Using Two Kinds of Multiphase Models presented by Xiaoliang He, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. 3 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Thurs, Dec 20

MIME Graduate Defense: Sputtered Pb(Zr0.52, Ti0.48) O3 Thin Films on Copper Foils presented by Joel Walenza-Slabe, candidate for MS in Materials Science. 12 pm, Kelly (KEC) 1005.

Thurs, Dec 20

MIME Graduate Defense: Study of Creeping, Inertial and Turbulent Flow Regimes in Porous Media using Particle Image Velocimetry presented by Vishal Patil, candidate for PhD in Mechanical Engineering. 2 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Thurs, Dec 13

MIME Graduate Defense: Models for Predicting Powder-Polymer Properties and their Use in Injection Molding Simulations of Aluminum Nitride presented by Kunal Kate, candidate for MS in Material Science. 10 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Fri, Dec 7

MIME Graduate Defense: Designing and Testing the Feasibility of an Advanced Paragliding Payout Winch presented by Nathan Keeley, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. 2 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Thurs, Dec 6

MIME Graduate Defense: Supply Chain Management Tools and Processes in a Global Distributed Student Team presented by Matthias Woelfl, candidate for MS in Industrial Engineering. 10 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Fri, Nov 30

MIME Graduate Defense: Investigation into the Role of Strength and Toughness in Brittle Composite Materials with Angled Incident Crack presented by Brian Grimm, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. 1 pm, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Tues, Nov 27

MIME Graduate Defense: The use of Support Vector Machine Learning for the Early Detection of Kickback in Chainsaws presented by Drew Arnold, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. 9 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Tues, Nov 20

MIME Graduate Defense: Sensitivity of Hashin damage parameters for notched composite panels in tension and out-of-plane bending presented by Thomas Wright, candidate for MS in Mechanical Engineering. 8:30 am, Covell 117 (MIME Library).

Mon, Oct 29

MIME Graduate Defense: Local Heat Transfer Rate and Bubble Dynamics during Jet Impingement Boiling presented by Preeti Mani, candidate for PhD in mechanical engineering. 1 pm, Valley Library Willamette West Room.

Mon, Sept 17

MIME Graduate Defense: Development, Characterization, and Piezoelectric Fatigue Behavior of Lead-Free Perovskite Piezoelectric Ceramics presented by Eric Patterson, candidate for PhD in materials science. Noon, Covell 117 (MIME Library).