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...

Olive Stohlman

Seminar: Solar Sails: Background, Goals, and State-of-the-Art - March 14

March 12, 2019

Dr. Olive Stohlman Aerospace Engineer NASA Langley Research Center Thursday, March 14, 2019 | DLC | 4:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: A solar sail is a propellantless propulsion system that requires a large, ultra-lightweight deployable design. NASA and other organizations worldwide are working on designs for the earliest generations of...

Leia Stirling

Seminar: Quantifying the Qualitative: Defining and Evaluating Measures of Human Performance and Human-Machine Fluency - March 11

March 8, 2019

Leia Stirling Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT Monday, March 11, 2019 | ECCR 245 | 2:00 P.M. Abstract: In many domains, human motor performance is assessed visually by subject matter experts. However, there are scenarios where direct visual observation is not possible. In my...

Mariel Borowitz

Seminar - Open Data: The Global Effort for Open Access to Environmental Satellite Data - March 8

March 6, 2019

Mariel Borowitz Assistant Professor, Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech Friday, March 8, 2019 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Abstract: Understanding and addressing environmental challenges, including climate change, requires access to accurate data from many sources. In some cases, government agencies that operate Earth observing satellites have been...