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Seminar: Vibration Phenomena In Imperfect Bladed Disk Structures - Apr. 7

March 16, 2023

Christophe Pierre Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology Friday, Apr. 7 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: Vibration localization occurs in spatially repetitive structures whose ideal periodicity is broken by small imperfections, or disorder. Local irregularities can alter drastically the global dynamics, by localizing vibration modes...

Ivett Leyva

Seminar: Life and Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M - Mar. 17

March 15, 2023

Ivett Leyva Professor and Department Head, Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University Friday, Mar. 17 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: In this talk Dr. Leyva will give a broad introduction to the Aerospace Engineering Department at Texas A&M University from the perspective of student education and faculty research. She...

Aircraft Carrier Group

Future Insight Seminar: What is it like to command the real “Top Gun” aircraft carrier and run the DoD? - Mar. 16

March 7, 2023

Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Admiral Kevin Sweeney, the former Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense, for a fascinating talk on global current affairs as well as the future of the Pentagon and its technologies, how does the DoD work and what it is like to be the commander of the U.S. Navy’s premier aircraft carrier group living the real “Top Gun” story...

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Seminar - From leaves to satellites: Integrating multi-scale approaches to study land-atmosphere CO2 exchange - Mar. 13

March 6, 2023

Rui Cheng Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT Monday, Mar. 13 | 9:35 a.m. | AERO 114 Abstract: Land ecosystems are a major sink of atmospheric CO2, which plays a key role in mitigating global climate change. As land ecosystems are undergoing rapid changes due to global...

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Seminar: Dragonfly Entry, Descent and Landing - Mar. 10

March 5, 2023

Michael Wright Senior Research Scientist, NASA Ames Research Center Friday, Mar. 10 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: Dragonfly is a New Frontiers class mission led Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) which will deliver a rotorcraft lander to Saturn’s moon Titan for an extended science mission. The spacecraft...

Robyn Macdonald

Video: Computational Modeling of Hypersonic Flows

Feb. 22, 2023

Robyn Macdonald is an assistant professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department at CU Boulder. Her research interests include hypersonic flows, computation of chemically reacting flows, chemical kinetics, and radiation modeling. Her work has broad applications for hypersonic vehicles for space travel, national defense and other...

Hisham Ali

Building a one-of-a-kind plasma wind tunnel to advance hypersonics at CU Boulder

Feb. 21, 2023

Hisham Ali is pushing the limits of plasma physics and hypersonics in his lab on campus to advance a nationally important area of science and engineering. Ali, an assistant professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, studies magnetohydrodynamics. It...

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Seminar: Coordinated Persistent Information Gathering by Autonomous Robot Teams - Mar. 3

Feb. 21, 2023

Eric Frew Professor, Smead Aerospace Friday, Mar. 3 | 11:45 a.m. | AERO 120 Abstract: Teams of aerial robots can perform sensing and surveillance missions faster and with more reliability than single-robot systems. The convergence of wireless networked communication, embedded systems, miniaturized sensors, and artificial intelligence has made it practical...

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Seminar: Enhancing lidar capabilities and applications through complementary signal processing and hardware solutions - Mar. 8

Feb. 21, 2023

Matthew Hayman Project Scientist, Earth Observing Lab, National Center for Atmospheric Research Wednesday, Mar. 8 | 9:35 a.m. | AERO 114 Abstract: Lidar has been employed for a variety of remote sensing applications including situational awareness for vehicles, 3D surveying and mapping, and planetary measurement and monitoring. Such sensors have...

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Seminar: Leveraging Ambient Radio Noise for Passive Radar Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial and Space Environment - Mar. 2

Feb. 20, 2023

Sean Peters Assistant Professor, Department of Physics & Space Systems Academic Group, Naval Postgraduate School Thursday, Mar. 2 | 10:00 a.m. | AERO 111 Abstract: Traditional active radars transmit a powerful electromagnetic pulse and record the echo's delay time and power to measure target properties of interest, such as range,...