University of California, Santa Barbara

MechE Assistant Professor Otger Campas wins 2014-15 Hellman Family Faculty Fellowship

Published Date/Time: 
July 9, 2014

The Hellman Family Faculty Fellowship program was established in 1995 by Warren and Patricia Hellman. The purpose of the Hellman Fellows program is to provide substantial support for the research of promising assistant professors who show capacity for great distinction in their research. It is designed to particularly target faculty near the middle of their pre-tenure period in developing a strong research record in preparation for tenure review. 

MechE Student Bethany Lettiere Wins 2013-14 Tirrell Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research

Published Date/Time: 
July 9, 2014

The Tirrell Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research is made annually by the College of Engineering in honor of Matthew Tirrell, former Dean of the College, to recognize graduating seniors who have shown excellence and promise as a researcher during their academic career.  This year’s award recipient is Bethany Letierre.  Bethany is a mechanical engineering major who has participated in several research experiences during her studies at UCSB.  She has worked in the research programs of Professors Sumita Pennathur, Galen Stucky, and Ram Seshadri.

MechE Grad Student Lily Li Selected as 2014-15 ASME Graduate Teaching Fellow

Published Date/Time: 
July 9, 2014

UCSB Mechanical Engineering Graduate Student Lily Li has been selected as one of the recipients of ASME's 2014-15 Graduate Teaching Fellowship.

ASME's Graduate Teaching Fellowship Program is a collaboration between ASME and mechanical engineering departments across the country, with the intent to encourage outstanding doctoral candidates in mechanical engineering education, particularly women and minorities. The $5,000 per year fellowships are supported by the ASME Foundation, and selected annually by the ASME Board of Education. 

ME Seminar on “Circulation along the central California coast: Effects of winds, pressure gradients, and water mass subduction”

Monday, June 2 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
May 27, 2014

Speaker:  Libe Washburn, Marine Science Institute & Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara

ME Seminar on "Logarithmic scaling in wall-bounded turbulent flows"

Monday, May 5 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
April 29, 2014

Speaker:  Alexander J. Smits, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University

ME/CCDC Seminar on "Spectral Analysis, Modeling, and Control of Complex Dynamic Networks"

Monday, April 28 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
April 25, 2014

Title:  "Spectral Analysis, Modeling, and Control of Complex Dynamic Networks"

Speaker:  Victor Preciado, University of Pennsylvania

ME Seminar on "Coarse-graining the dynamics of (and on) complex networks "

Monday, April 28 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
**ESB 2001**
Published Date/Time: 
April 24, 2014

Title:  "Coarse-graining the dynamics of (and on) complex networks"

Speaker:  Yannis Kevrekidis, Princeton University

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