Seminars

The School holds regular seminars with presentations by its own academic staff and visitors to the School. Upcoming seminars are advertised in Upcoming Events.  All seminars held since 2014 are listed below.

2017

15 Dec 2017

Spray Combustion Research for the Engine Combustion Network

  Dr Lyle Pickett, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories
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11 Dec 2017

A historical perspective and curent trends in additive manufacturing

  Prof David Bourell, The Univesity of Texas at Austin
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30 Nov 2017

Computational mechanics as a power tool for exploration of deformation mechanism of nanomaterials and mechanobiology

  Prof YuanTong Gu, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
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15 Nov 2017

Organically linked iron oxide nanoparticle supercrystals with exceptional isotropic mechanical properties

  Prof Gerold A. Schneider, Institute of Advanced Ceramics, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
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3 Nov 2017

Navigation, neuroscience and neural networks: a quest to understand intelligence and build better robots

  Prof Michael Milford, Queensland University of Technology
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3 Oct 2017

The computer laboratory goes virtual

  Prof  Suman Banerjee, CS/ECE, UW-Madison and CTO, MobileNerd, Inc
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8 Aug 2017

Ion-releasing restorative dental composites: materials development and remineralization potential

  Prof. Roberto R. Braga, Dept of Biomaterials and Oral Biology, University of São Paulo, Brazil
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5 Jul 2017

Bayesian multi-object tracking for autonomous system applications

  A/Prof. Reza Hoseinnezhad, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne
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5 Jun 2017

Computer-aided optimisation design of nasal drug delivery

  Dr Jiyuan Tu, School of Engineering at RMIT University, Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at UNSW
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25 May 2017

Novel multi-scale carbon nanotube hybrid composites: processing, characterization and applications in
smart sensing and structural monitoring

  A/Prof. Erik T. Thostenson, University of Delaware, USA
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26 Apr 2017

Open Hybrid Lab factory – High volume production of lightweight structures for the automotive industry

  Professor Dr.-Ing. Klaus Dröder, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF), TU Braunschweig, Germany
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11 Apr 2017

Soft layer method: Improving the productivity and electrical and mechanical properties of the thin carbon composite

  Dr Dongyoung Lee, KAIST, Korea
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27 Feb 2017

Towards cleaner biofuels: the influence of biodiesel molecular structure on nanoparticle emissions

  Professor Zoran Ristovski, Queensland University of Technology
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17 Feb 2017

The art of 3D-printing biocompatible microfluidics                                   

  Associate Professor Albert Folch, University of Washington, USA
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2016

12 Dec 2016

Hybrid composites for tolerance and visualisation of damage

  Dr Meisam Jalalvand, University of Bristol, UK
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2 Dec 2016

Non-destructive testing and characterization of composites @ MMS-UGent

  Dr Mathias Kersemans, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
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11 Nov 2016

Designing and implementing large systems: How to avoid cost over-runs and missed project schedules

  Professor Nam P. Suh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
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10 Nov 2016

Optimal energy management in solar street lighting systems

  Dr András Kovács, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
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7 Nov 2016

Design methods in modern gas turbine engines

  Dr Michal Czarnecki, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
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1 Nov 2016

Automatic tuning of attitude control systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

  Professor Liuping Wang, RMIT University
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2 Sep 2016

Nanocomposites with improved functional and structural properties

  Professor Chun Wang, UNSW
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19 Aug 2016

Micro/nanotechnology-enabled sensors for the Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable electronics applications

  Associate Professor Inkyu Park, KAIST
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25 Jul 2016

Advanced analysis of composite structures and structural optimisation

  Dr Jon Gosse and Dr Mostafa Rassaian, Boeing Research & Technology,
Structures Technology, Washington, USA
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20 Jul 2016

Hydrodynamics of high-performance marine vessels

  Emeritus Professor Lawrence J. Doctors, UNSW
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18 Jul 2016

An interdisciplinary approach to design research and education

  Dr Kate Thompson, Vestas Technology R&D, Denmark
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15 Jul 2016

Neutron imaging of intra-nozzle fluid dynamics in fuel injectors

  Dr Todd J. Toops, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, USA
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22 Jun 2016

Multiphase fluids research for aeroengine transmissions

  A/Prof. Kathy Simmons, University of Nottingham, UK 
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15 Jun 2016

The iCub project: An open platform for research in robotics and AI

  Professor Giorgio Metta, Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy and
University of Plymouth, UK
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29 Feb 2016

High-fidelity hydro-structural optimization of advanced marine structures

  Professor Yin Lu (Julie) Young, University of Michigan, USA
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19 Feb 2016

Bubbles in progress: explosions, boiling and birth

  A/Prof. Claus-Dieter Ohl, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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11 Feb 2016

Form future engineers through transformative engineering design education

  Dr Ang Liu, University of Southern California, USA
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5 Feb 2016

Fracture and fatigue of advanced metallic alloys

  Dr Bernd Gludovatz, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
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8 Jan 2016

Microfluidics analysis of cancer cell metastasis and targeted destruction of cancer cells by nanomedicine

  Professor Mengsu (Michael) Yang, City University of Hong Kong
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2015

11 Dec 2015

Spray and combustion research for advanced gasoline direct-injection engine

  Professor Min Xu Mechanical, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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20 Nov 2015

Numerical voice production with large-scale finite element simulations

  Oriol Guasch, Universitat Ramon Llull, Barcelona
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7 Aug 2015

Compressible-flow direct numerical simulations for turbomachinery

  Professor Richard Sandberg, University of Melbourne
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22 Jul 2015

Improving the performance of dental restorative composites

 
 Professor Jamie Kruzic, Oregon State University
 
10 Jul 2015

Identification of aeroacoustic sound sources radiated by bluff bodies by using time-domain and frequency-domain
beamforming

  Dr Jeoffrey Fischer, UNSW
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6 Jul 2015

Separation bubbles on airfoils and their role in tonal noise production

   Prof. Serhiy Yarusevych, University of Waterloo, Canada
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5 Jun 2015

Effects of Porous Superhydrophilic Surfaces on Flow Boiling Critical Heat Flux

  Dr Reza Azizian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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3 Jun 2015

Using Mach number assumptions to derive CFD methods: Application to reactive flows and combustion instabilities

  Dr Emmanuel Motheau, University of Adelaide
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27 Mar 2015

Time-reversal as a computational tool to characterise aeroacoustic/flow-induced noise sources: an overview

  Dr Akhilesh Mimani, University of Adelaide
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2014

12 Dec 2014

Black magic: Modelling soot formation in practical combustion systems

  Prof. Heinz Pitsch, RWTH Aachen University
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17 Oct 2014

Multi-scale DEM-CFD investigation of the flow of abrasive particles in high speed jets

  A/Prof. Guan Heng Yeoh, UNSW
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19 Sep 2014

Neutron research solutions for modern engineering challenges

  Dr Anna Paradowska, Bragg Institute, ANSTO
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15 Aug 2014

Remote operation of UGVs through low bandwidth communication resources

  Dr Jose Guivant, UNSW
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18 July 2014

Wall interacting diesel flame and soot particles in a small bore optical engine

 
Dr Shawn Kook, UNSW
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20 June 2014

Micro Urban Solar Integrated Connectors (MUSIC)

  Dr Robert A. Taylor, UNSW
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30 May 2014

Airfoil trailing edge noise

  Associate Professor Con Doolan, University of Adelaide
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16 May 2014

Soot modelling in diesel engines using conditional moment closure

  Dr Michele Bolla, UNSW
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20 Mar 2014

The Apollo 13 rescue mission: The role played by the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies

  Phillip Sullivan, Emeritus Professor, UTIAS, Canada
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10 Mar 2014

Aerospace Public Lecture: Aircraft accident investigations in Australia

  David Wilson, Australian Transport Safety Bureau
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