Seminars 2014

Seminars 2014

Seminars are held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays in Barus and Holley, Room 190, unless otherwise noted. 

Fall 2014

September 30, 2014
Professor Rajat Mittal
Whiting School of Engineering
The Johns Hopkins University
Title: Multiphysics Modeling of Cardiac Flows: from Heart Murmurs to Ventricular Thrombogenesis 

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October 14, 2014
Professor Charles Maldarelli
Levich Institute and Department of Chemical Engineering
City College of New York
Title: The Hydrodynamics of Colloidal Self-Propulsion

Abstract

December 16, 2014
Antony N. Beris
University of Delaware
Title: Modeling of the Non-Newtonian, Viscoplastic and Thixotropic, Characteristics of Blood

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Spring 2014

January 28, 2014
Professor George Lykotrafitis
University of Connecticut
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Title: Micromechanics of Red Blood Cells: Modeling and Experiments

Host: George Karniadakis, George_Karniadakis@brown.edu

February 11, 2014
Dr. SJ Claire Hur
Rowland Institute at Harvard University
Title: Differential Inertial Microfluidics: Label-free cell Manipulation and Functionalization for Biomedical Research

Host: Ian Wong, Ian_Wong@brown.edu

February 25, 2014
Professor James Cho
Queen Mary, University of London and Harvard University
Title: Atmospheric Dynamics of Hot-Jupiters

Host:  John Marston, John_Martson@brown.edu

March 4, 2014
Dr. Oleg Borodin
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Title:  Insight into Bulk and Interfacial Lithium Battery Electrolyte Properties from Molecular Simulations and DFT Calculations

Host: George Karniadakis, George_Karniadakis@brown.edu

March 11, 2014
Professor Konstantin Kornev
Clemson University
Title: Magnetic Nanorods for Probing Rheology of Nanoliter Droplets, Making Reconfigurable Lattices, and Sharpening Liquid Surfaces on Demand

Host: Petia Vlahovska, Petia_Vlahovska @brown.edu

April 1, 2014
Professor Marco Ghisalberti
The University of Western Australia
Title:  Similarity & Instability in Flows Over Permeable Layers

Host: Shreyas Mandre, Shreyas_Mandre@brown.edu

April 8, 2014
Professor Vasily Kantsler
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Title:  Micro-swimming Navigation in Microfluidics

Host: Petia Vlashovska, Petia_Vlahovska@brown.edu

April 15, 2014
Professor Orlin D. Velev
North Carolina State University
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Title:  Biomimetic Devices from Soft Matter: Electrically Driven Colloidal Assemblies, Ionic Circuits and Hydrogel Actuators

Host: Petia Vlahovska, Petia_Vlahovska @brown.edu

April 22, 2014
Professor Satish Kumar
University of Minnesota
Title: Dynamic Wetting Failure and Air Entrainment in Coating Flows

Host: Petia Vlahovska, Petia_Vlahovska @brown.edu

May 6, 2014
Professor Anya Jones
University of Maryland
Title:  The Role of Vortex Lift on Flapping Wings

Host: Kenneth Breuer, Kenneth_Breuer@brown.edu

May 14, 2014
Professor Quentin Brosseau
Max-Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Title: Dynamics of Soft Interfaces in Droplet-based Microfluidics

Host: Petia_Vlahovska, Petia_Vlahovska@brown.edu

May 20, 2014
Dr. Gianluca Puliti
Piramal Critical Care, Inc.
Title: Properties of Gold-Water Nanofluids Using Molecular Dynamics

Host: Joseph Liu, Joseph_Liu@brown.edu