Tomoko Matsuo

Seminar - From Earth to the Edge of Space: How Data Assimilation Advances the Science and Engineering of Forecasting Near-Earth Space Environments - Sept. 18

Sept. 9, 2019

Tomoko Matsuo Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 | AERO 111 | 2:30 P.M. Abstract: Prediction serves as the ultimate test of our scientific understanding of geophysical systems. Accurate forecasting of near-Earth space environmental conditions is critical to radio communication, navigation, positioning, and satellite tracking. Effective numerical prediction...

Torin Clark

Seminar: Astronaut sensorimotor impairment and artificial gravity - Sept. 4

Aug. 28, 2019

Torin Clark Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 | AERO 111 | 2:30 P.M. Abstract: Modern crewed aerospace vehicles operate in challenging environments, leading to complex and often highly-automated vehicle system designs. My research focuses on understanding the capabilities and limitations of humans in these environments and developing...

Arun Majumdar

Seminar - Nanofluidics: From Ionic and Molecular Transport to Cryo-EM Imaging, Aug. 29

Aug. 19, 2019

Nanofluidics: From Ionic and Molecular Transport to Cryo-EM Imaging - and - Solving the Energy and Climate Simultaneous Equation Arun Majumdar - Departments of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Engineering (Courtesy) Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University Thursday, Aug. 29 | AERO 114 | 11:30 a.m. Reception to follow...

Brian Argrow

Seminar - Countdown to Launch: Smead Aerospace 2019 (April 24)

April 21, 2019

Brian Argrow Chair, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:00 PM | MATH 100 Pre-Reception at 4:30 PM Download Flyer This summer 2019 the Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES) will move into the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building on the East Campus. In addition to accommodating our expanding...

Christos Vassilicos

Seminar: Near Wall Turbulence Structure - April 17

April 13, 2019

J. Christos Vassilicos Professor of Fluid Mechanics, Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London Wednesday, April 17 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: Some of the most important properties of turbulent boundary layers are its mean flow and turbulence kinetic energy profiles. Townsend (1976) introduced the concept of wall-attached...

Michael Furlong

Seminar: Autonomous Prospecting for Lunar Operations - April 10

April 8, 2019

Michael Furlong NASA Ames IRG Researcher Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: NASA has a mission to explore the universe, which drives robots to ever more distant locations. One task robots will have to accomplish is prospecting for resources-searching the environment to identify and...

Lakshmi Kantha

Smead Aerospace / CU AIAA Chapter Present: Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX - April 8

April 3, 2019

Smead Aerospace / CU AIAA Chapter Present: Lakshmi Kantha, Professor Smead Aerospace Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX: Monday, April 8, 2019 | 4:00 PM | DLC Download Flyer Abstract: On October 28th last year, a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed into the Java Sea, minutes after...

Trond Kvamsdal

Seminar: Reduced Order Modelling for 2D Cross-Section with Varying Angle of Attach using Divergence-Conforming Isogeometric Navier-Stokes Solver - April 4

April 2, 2019

Trond Kvamsdal Department of Mathematical Sciences Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 4:00 PM | Onizuka Repetitive solutions of parametrized flow problems can be quite demanding, each solution involving a million or more degrees of freedom, that takes hours or days of computational...

Dennis M. Kochmann

Seminar: Instability-driven nonlinear dynamics in (meta)materials: from structural domino to phase transitions - March 21

March 19, 2019

Dennis M. Kochmann ETH Zurich & California Institute of Technology Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Onizuka | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: Instabilities in solids and structures are ubiquitous across length and time scales, and our engineering design principles commonly aim to prevent those. We aim for the exact opposite:...

Jill Seubert

Seminar: Successfully Navigating InSight To Mars - March 20

March 18, 2019

Jill Seubert Deep Space Navigator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: The InSight mission successfully launched to Mars on an Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from the Western Test Range at Vandenberg Air Force Base on May 5th, 2018...