Seminars Fall 2013 & Spring 2014"Orientation Seminar for New Graduate Students"
Abul Khondker, Thomas Ortmeyer and Jill LaCoss
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
"Materials Engineering Challenges in Fission and Fusion Energy"
(Distinguished Lectureship Series - New Horizons in Engineering)
Dr. Steven Zinkle, NAE
Chief Scientist of the Nuclear Science Engineering Directorate &
Corporate Fellow at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
Friday, September 6 - 2:30 p.m.
B.H. Snell 213
"Hardware Imperfections in Quadrature Branches of Wireless Receivers: Effects and Software Mitigation Methods"
Thomas Yang, PhD, Senior Member IEEE
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, FL
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
"Drive-Thru and Professional Intercom Technology"
Friday, October 11, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
"Benchingmarking of Experimental Processors becomes Computer Architecture Concept Worth Teaching"
Kevin A. Kwiat, Civilian Employee
U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Rome, New York
"Electro-Thermal Simulations of Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Structure"
(Co-Sponsored with the Physics Department)
Ming-Chen Cheng, Professor
Friday, November 1, 2013 - 3:40 p.m.
B.H. Snell 177
"Building a Company and Technology to Profit from Food Waste"
(Co-Sponsored with Civil and Environmental Engineering)
Ryan Begin, CEO
Feed Resource Recovery, Inc.
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
“Advanced Modeling of Pebble-Bed Reactors: Granular Flow Simulation and Radiation Transport in Stochastic Media"
Wei Ji, Assistant Professor
RPI, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Troy, New York
Friday, November 15, 2013 - 4:00 p.m.
"Performance and Cost Considerations on Public Clouds
"Majd Sakr, Teaching Professor
Carnegie Mellon University, Computer Science Department
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:00 a.m.