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The Engineering Department (CUED) hosts a series of Mechanics Colloquia seminars for post-graduates, undergraduates and staff. Non-CUED university people are also welcome to attend. The seminars will be in LR6 at 2.30pm unless otherwise stated.

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Oncotripsy: Selective ablation of cancer cells through tuned low-intensity pulsed ultrasound

UserProf Michael Ortiz, Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, Caltech.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 29 November 2019, 14:00-15:00

Atomistically inspired origami

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserProf Richard D. James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Self-similarly expanding regions of phase change yield cavitational instabilities and model deep earthquakes

Tea and coffee will be available in the foyer after the seminar

UserProf Xanthippi Markenscoff, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Non-conventional polymer composite materials: expanding the design envelope of aerospace structures

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserDr Pedro Camanho, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, University of Porto.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Active Cell Mechanics

Tea and coffee & biscuits will be available after the seminar

UserProfessor Ulrich Schwarz, Institute for Theoretical Physics and BioQuant, Heidelberg University, Germany .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Contacts and Fretting

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

Adhesion of Volcanic Ashes in Gas Turbines and Potential Effects on Thermal Barrier Coatings

UserProfessor Bill Clyne, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 14:00-15:00

Counting with symmetry for structural analysis

UserDr Simon Guest, CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR2.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProf. Michel W. Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00

New functional surfaces: from science to application

UserProfessor Eduard Arzt, INM Saarbrueken.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:30-16:00

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics

UserProfessor Yonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 14:30-16:00

Modeling Ductile Fracture Toughness and Fracture Surface Roughness

UserProfessor Alan Needleman, University of North Texas.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 14:30-16:00

Experiments in multidisciplinary materials research

UserProfessor Mark Miodownik, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-16:00

Nonlinearity in musical instruments

UserProfessor Jim Woodhouse, CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 14:30-16:00

Inversion and perversion in biomechanics: from microscopic anisotropy to macroscopic chirality

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, OCCAM, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:30-16:00

Multiscale mechanics and cohesive-surface models

UserProfessor René de Borst, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 14:30-16:00

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Frank Baaijens, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 14:30-16:00

Aspects of science, technology and government

UserProfessor Roderick Smith, Imperial College.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 14:30-16:00

"Direct spinning of carbon nanotube fibre - a new sort of stuff"

UserProfessor Alan Windle, Department of Materials Science.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 14:30-16:00

Feedback control of vibration in aircraft and in the ear

UserProf Steve Elliott, University of Southampton.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 14:00-15:00

Mechanical study of the C. elegans worm locomotion. From soft matter to biomimetics.

UserProf Jean-Marc di Meglio, University of Paris Diderot.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 14:30-15:30

Design for environment and risk

UserProf David Cebon, CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 14:30-15:30

Some applications and mechanics for the cracking of stiff films supported on compliant substrates

UserProfessor Michael Thouless (University of Michigan).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 14:30-15:30

Bacterial flagellar filaments: smart structure, smart protein

UserProfessor Chris Calladine, Emeritus Professor CUED.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 28 January 2011, 14:30-15:30

Fractals, Failure and Lightweight Structures

UserRobert Farr, Structured Materials and Process Science Department,.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:30-15:30

Tribology at the Smallscale: Learning from Nature

UserProf John Williams (CUED).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 12 February 2010, 14:30-15:30

Just How Does One Make Formula One More Exciting?

UserTony Purnell (Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at CUED, Technical Consultant to the FIA, ex head of Jaguar F1 and Red Bull F1).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 05 February 2010, 14:30-15:30

Tissue Contact Mechanics

UserGeorges Debregeas: Ecole Normale Supérieure / CNRS.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 06 November 2009, 14:30-15:30

Crack Propagation in Brittle Crystals under Combined Tensile and Shear Stresses

UserDr Dov Sherman: Technion, Israel.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 30 October 2009, 14:30-15:30

Semi-Analytic Modeling of Micro-Defects in an Infinite Semi-Infinite Matrix

Please note this is to be held in the Oatley Seminar Room

UserProfessor Leon Keer (Northwestern University).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 23 March 2009, 14:15-15:30

Domain Switching in Ferroelectric Perovskites and Applications

UserKaushik Bhattacharya (CalTech).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 23 January 2009, 14:30-15:30

Fluid mechanical modelling of carbon dioxide sequestration

UserProfessor Herbert Huppert, Director of the Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 November 2008, 14:30-15:30

Maths, Engineering and Industry

UserJohn Ockendon, Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mechanics.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 10 October 2008, 14:30-15:30

**CANCELLED** Flow Induced Excitation of Elastic Modes

UserDr Shreyas Mandre, Harvard Unviversity.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 March 2008, 14:30-15:30

Crack tips' black box: Spectroscopic challenge to the strength of solids

UserProf. Giuseppe Pezzotti, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 18 January 2008, 14:30-15:30

Future directions in structural dynamics

UserDavid Ewins.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 30 November 2007, 14:30-15:30

Mono-monostatic bodies: the story of the Gömböc

UserGabor Domokos.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 16 November 2007, 14:30-15:30

Materials Information: from testing machines to drug-eluting stents

UserProf David Cebon (CUED) / Prof Mike Ashby (EDC).

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 16 March 2007, 14:30-15:30

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