University of California, Santa Barbara

2011 Best PhD Thesis Award: Dynamical Characterization and Feedback Control of Oscillatory Neural Systems

Published Date/Time: 
March 1, 2011

March 1, 2011

Per Danzl is the recepient of the 2011 Best PhD Thesis Award in Mechanical Engineering at UCSB, for his dissertation entitled "Dynamical Characterization and Feedback Control of Oscillatory Neural Systems," completed in Spring 2010.

ME Postdoctoral Fellow Scott Ferguson's Research Highlighted by NIH

Published Date/Time: 
August 1, 2011

Disposable Chip Rapidly Detects Infectious Particles at the Point of Care: July 29, 2011

Is your coughing and sneezing caused by a common cold or potentially life-threatening swine flu?

Lego Robot Rats

Published Date/Time: 
July 29, 2011

(Via Edhat.com)

In 6 short weeks students have gone from "what's a microcontroller?" to competing in a challenge where autonomous (no remote control) robots navigate a complex playing field two at a time in search of many foam blocks of "cheese."

The 2011 Santa Barbara Control Workshop: Decision, Dynamics and Control in Multi-Agent Systems

Friday, June 24 | 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Engineering Science Building 1001
Published Date/Time: 
May 30, 2011

CIRF Seminar on "Dense suspension rheology, normal stresses, and migration"

Wednesday, June 1 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 2001
Published Date/Time: 
May 25, 2011

Title:  Dense suspension rheology, normal stresses, and migration

Speaker:  Elisabeth Guazzelli, IUSTI CNRS - Aix-Marseille Universite

Florian Dorfler & Francesco Bullo Win Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award at American Control Conference

Published Date/Time: 
May 24, 2011

ME graduate student Florian Dorfler and his advisor Francesco Bullo have won the 2010 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award. Their work on "Synchronization and Transient Stability in Power Networks and Non-Uniform Kuramoto Oscillators" was selected by the American Automatic Control Council as the best paper at the 2010 American Control Conference in the Theory category.

CIRF Seminar on "Heat Transfer to Supercritical Water in Turbulent Pipe Flows"

Wednesday, May 25 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 2001
Published Date/Time: 
May 16, 2011

Title:  Heat Transfer to Supercritical Water in Turbulent Pipe Flows

Speaker:  Eckart Laurien, University of Stuttgart, Institute for Nuclear Technology and Energy Systems (IKE)

CIRF Seminar on "Advection and Deformation in 2D Weak Turbulence"

Wednesday, May 11 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 2001
Published Date/Time: 
May 6, 2011

Speaker:  Nicholas T. Ouellette, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Yale University

Title:  Advection and Deformation in 2D Weak Turbulence

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