Monday, April 17, 2017

MIME Graduate Defense: "Computational modeling of a diffusion bonded microchannel under high pressure and temperature," by Hank Pratte, candidate for master of science in mechanical engineering. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

MIME Graduate Defense: "Determinants of Resilience in Power Systems – A Look at Situational Awareness," by Yuchi Zhang, candidate for doctor of philosophy in industrial engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Chinweike Eseonu. 10:00 am, Rogers 237.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

MIME Graduate Defense: "Automated Assembly Planning: From CAD Model to Virtual Assembly Process," by Nima Rafibakhsh, candidate for doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering. Major Professor: Prof. Matt Campbell. 10:30 AM, Rogers 226.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

MIME Graduate Defense: "Evolutionary Approach for a Multi-Objective Spare Parts Location–Inventory Problem with Time–Based Service Levels," by Prasanna Venkatesh Rajaraman, candidate for doctor of philosophy in industrial engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Hector Vergara. 2:00 PM, Rogers 226.

Monday, March 13

MIME Graduate Defense: “Incorporating Uncertainty in Truckload Relay Network Design,” by Zahra Mokhtari, candidate for PhD in Industrial Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Hector Vergara. 11:00 AM, Rogers 226.

Friday, March 10

MIME Graduate Defense:Experimental Investigation of Supercritical Heat Transfer of Carbon Dioxide in Parallel Square Microchannels with a Single-Wall Constant Heat Flux Boundary Condition,” by Kyle R. Zada, candidate for Master of Science in Thermal-Fluid Sciences. Major Professor: Dr. Brian M. Fronk. 9:00 AM, Rogers 230.

Wed., Feb. 22

MIME Graduate Defense:The Energy Extraction Performance of an Oscillating Rigid and Flexible Foil,” by Alexander Totpal, candidate for Master of Science in Thermal-Fluid Sciences. Major Professor: Dr. James Liburdy. 11:00 AM, Rogers 226

Fri., Feb. 10

MIME Graduate Defense:Half Array Architecture for Advancing Microchannel Heat Recuperation to Market,” by Samuel Brannon, candidate for Doctor of Philosophy. Major Professor: Dr. Brian Paul. 11:00 AM, Rogers 230

Wed., Jan. 18

MIME Graduate Defense:Hybrid Desktop Process for Integrated Deposition and Low-cost, In-situ Sintering of Metallic and Non-metallic Conductive Nanoparticles,” by Roshan Bhandari, candidate for Master of Science in Advanced Manufacturing. Major Professor: Dr. Rajiv Malhotra. 1:00 PM, Rogers 226

Fri., Jan. 6

MIME Graduate Defense:Ontologies to Support Repeatable and Valid Customer Requirements Generation,” by Mark T. Lemke, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Robert Stone. 9:00 AM, Dearborn 100

Thurs., Dec. 29

MIME Graduate Defense:Thin Films via Chemical Solution Deposition synthesis from the (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-(Bi0.5K0.5)TiO3-Bi(Mg0.5Ti0.5)O3 ternary system,” by Jose E Mendez, candidate for Master of Science in Materials Science. Major Professor: Dr. Brady J. Gibbons. 12:00 PM, Rogers 226

Thurs., Dec. 8

MIME Graduate Defense: Fibers Microbuckling of Uncured Carbon-Epoxy Prepreg in Bending,” by Yizhi Guo, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Roberto Albertani. 9 am, Rogers 226.

Wed., Dec. 7

MIME Graduate Defense: "Computational Investigation on the Effects of Arc Location in Vacuum Arc Remelting," by Miguel F Soler, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Kyle E Niemeyer. 10 am, Rogers 226

Mon., Dec. 5

MIME Graduate Defense: GPU based Fluid Structure Interaction using Immersed Boundary Methods,” by Christopher Minar, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer. 10 am, Rogers 226.

Fri., Dec. 2

MIME Graduate Defense: The Global Consumption Speeds of Premixed Large-Hydrocarbon Fuel/Air Turbulent Bunsen Flames,” by Aaron Jesse Fillo, candidate for Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. David L. Blunck. 5 pm, Rogers 226.

Thurs., Dec. 1

MIME Graduate Defense: Impact of RFID Technology on Replenishment Decisions for Multi-Echelon Supply Chains,” by Myrna Leticia Cavazos Sanchez, candidate for Doctor in Philosophy in Industrial Engineering. Major Professors: Dr. David Porter, & Dr. Hector Vergara. 3 pm, Kearney 311.

Wed., Nov. 30

MIME Graduate Defense: "From Functional Modeling to Optimization: Risk and Safety in the Design Process for Large-Scale Systems," by Matthew McIntire, candidate for Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Christopher Hoyle. 1 pm, Rogers 226

Wed., Nov. 30

MIME Graduate Defense: "Valve Design for Electrorheological Fluid Based Soft Hydraulic Robots," by Alex Zatopa, candidate for Master of Science in Robotics. Major Professor: Dr. Yigit Menguc. 2:45 pm, Graf Conference Room

Mon., Nov. 28

MIME Graduate Defense: "Electronic and Ionic Conduction Processes in (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-based Thin Films," by Joel Walenza-Slabe, candidate for Doctor of Materials Science. Major Professor: Dr. Brady J. Gibbons. 12 pm, Rogers 226.

Mon., Nov. 21

MIME Graduate Defense: "Integrated Intermodal Logistics Network Design," by Mohammad Ghane-Ezabadi, candidate for Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Hector A. Vergara. 2 PM, Rogers 226.

Thurs., Nov. 17

MIME Graduate Defense: "An Information Modeling Framework and Desktop Application to Compose Unit Manufacturing Process Models for Sustainable Manufacturing Assessment," by Matteo Mario Smullin, candidate for Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. Karl R. Haapala. 12:00 PM, Rogers 226.

Fri., Nov. 11

MIME Graduate Defense: Aircraft Wing Optimization using B-spline Models and Panel Methods ,” by Danielle Monique Jackson, candidate for Master of Science in Design. Major Professor: Dr. Christopher Hoyle. 2:30 PM, Rogers 226.

Thurs., Nov. 3

MIME Graduate Defense: "Corrosion of Carbon and Stainless Steels in H2O-sCO2 Environments for Power Cycle Applications," by Lucas Teeter, candidate for Master of Science in Materials Science. Major Professor: Dr. Julie Tucker. 4:30 PM, Rogers 226.

Thurs., Nov. 3

MIME Graduate Defense: "A Performance Comparison of Chainsaw Bar Lubricants," by Levi J. Suryan, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Major Professor: Dr. John Parmigiani. 10:00 AM, Rogers 226.

Thurs., Oct. 27

MIME Graduate Defense: " Chemical solution deposition and advanced characterization of Pb-free, Bi-based, piezoelectric thin films," by Ashley Diane Mason, candidate for Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science. Major Professor: Dr. Brady J. Gibbons. 12:30 PM, Kelley 1005.

Fri., Oct. 28

MIME Graduate Defense: "Prompt Gamma Neutron Activation Analysis of Niobium for Characterization of Light Interstitials," by Ian J. Love, candidate for Master of Science in Materials Science. Major Professor: Dr. Julie D. Tucker. 12:30 PM, Kelley 1005.