University of California, Santa Barbara

ME Alumna Hana El-Samad Wins Prestigious Eckman Award in Control Theory

Published Date/Time: 
April 18, 2011

UCSB Mechanical Engineering Aluma Hana El-Samad has won the 2011 Donald P. Eckman Award. The Eckman Award is one of the most prestigious awards in control theory. It is given annually to recognize an outstanding young engineer under the age of 35 in the field of Automatic Control.  Hana will receive the award at the 2011 American Control Conference in San Francisco.

The citation reads: "For novel application of control theory in the analysis and synthesis of complex biological systems."

ME Seminar - "From individual to cooperative robotic behavior"

Monday, April 18 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
April 11, 2011

Speaker:  Herbert Tanner, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

Title:  "From individual to cooperative robotic behavior"

2011 Mohammed Dahleh Distinguished Lecture - Cascades in Networks and Aggregate Volatility - Prof. Daron Acemoglu

Monday, April 11 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
March 31, 2011

Professor Linda Petzold wins 2011 Faculty Research Lecture Award

Published Date/Time: 
March 11, 2011

The Faculty Research Lecturer is the highest honor that this university bestows on the faculty. As the chair of the Faculty Research Lecturer Award Committee, it is my great privilege and honor to announce that the winner of this year’s Faculty Research Lecturer is Professor Linda Petzold of the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

New Book Features Local Engineering Program

Published Date/Time: 
February 28, 2011

New Book Features Local Engineering Program

ME 100/200 Seminar on "Fracture of Structural Materials: A Top-Down Approach"

Monday, March 7 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
February 25, 2011

Title:  Fracture of Structural Materials: A Top-Down Approach

Speaker:  A. Amine Benzerga, Department of Aerospace Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering Program, Texas A&M University

CIRF Seminar on "The transport of volume through fluids"

Friday, February 25 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Engineering II, Room 2243
Published Date/Time: 
February 18, 2011

Title:  The transport of volume through fluids

Speaker:  Howard Brenner, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT

UCSB Team Advances Digital Manufacturing, Wins DARPA Challenge

Published Date/Time: 
December 14, 2010

$50,000 Prize awarded in DARPA DMACE Challenge. The UCSB team was led by Professor Frank Zok, and included Professor Matt Begley as well as PhD students Nell Gamble and Chris Hammetter

ME Seminar on "Morphogenesis of walled cells"

Thursday, February 17 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
February 8, 2011

Title:  "Morphogenesis of walled cells"

Speaker:  Otger Campas, Harvard University

ME 100/200 Seminar on "The Emergence of Form and Function in the Heart"

Monday, February 14 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
February 7, 2011

Title:  "The Emergence of Form and Function in the Heart"

Speaker:  Kevin Kit Parker, Harvard University

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