University of California, Santa Barbara

ME Seminar on "WHAT DO A LAMBORGHINI AND A BOEING 787 HAVE IN COMMON?"

Monday, May 9 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 2001
Published Date/Time: 
April 27, 2011

Title:  WHAT DO A LAMBORGHINI AND A BOEING 787 HAVE IN COMMON? - Or how carbon fiber technologies need to increase rate and decrease cost

Speaker:  Paolo Feraboli, Assistant Professor and Director, Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

ME Seminar on "Technical Aspects of the Reactor Accident in Fukushima"

Monday, May 2 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
April 27, 2011

Title:  Technical Aspects of the Reactor Accident in Fukushima

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

Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Published Date/Time: 
April 27, 2011

Professor Rouslan Krechetnikov has received the prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. The award was granted for work in the area of dynamical systems and applied mathematics for Prof. Krechetnikov's research on self sustained interfacial motions. Further information on the award and the abstract can be viewed at the NSF website.

ME Seminar on "Relations between local geometry and macro-scale properties in complex materials"

Monday, April 25 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
April 20, 2011

Speaker:  Chris H. Rycroft, Morrey Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

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

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