University of California, Santa Barbara

Prof. Megan Valentine Awarded NSF CAREER Award

Published Date/Time: 
January 7, 2013

It is our great pleasure to announce that Prof. Megan Valentine has been awarded the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation.  Her proposal is titled:  CAREER: An Integrated Approach to Neuron Mechanics: Deciphering the Functional, Mechanical, and Structural Interactions between Microtubules and Actin. The abstract for her award is available here.

ME Seminar on "Development and Applications of Numerical Solvers for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations on Octree Adaptive Grids"

Monday, January 14 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
January 7, 2013

Title:  Development and Applications of Numerical Solvers for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations on Octree Adaptive Grids

Speaker:  Prof. Frederic Gibou, UCSB Mechanical Engineering

ME Seminar on "Synchronization in Oscillator Networks and Smart Grids"

Monday, January 7 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
December 18, 2012

Title:  "Synchronization in Oscillator Networks and Smart Grids"

Speaker:  Prof. Francesco Bullo, UCSB Mechanical Engineering

ME Seminar on "The role of mechanics in the shaping of organisms"

Monday, November 19 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
November 14, 2012

Title:  "The role of mechanics in the shaping of organisms"

Speaker:  Prof. Otger Campas, UCSB Mechanical Engineering

ME Seminar on "Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Mechanics of Semiflexible Cytoskeletal Networks"

Monday, December 3 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
October 31, 2012

Title:  Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Mechanics of Semiflexible Cytoskeletal Networks

Speaker:  William S. Klug, Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles

ME Seminar - "Biomixing: when organisms stir their environment"

Monday, November 26 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
October 31, 2012

Title:  Biomixing: when organisms stir their environment 

Speaker:  Jean-Luc Thiffeault, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Holiday - No Seminar

Monday, November 12 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Published Date/Time: 
October 31, 2012

ME Seminar on "Structural materials in nuclear environments: A challenge and driving force for new techniques and materials concepts."

Monday, November 5 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ESB 1001
Published Date/Time: 
October 31, 2012

Title:  "Structural materials in nuclear environments: A challenge and driving force for new techniques and materials concepts."

Speaker:  Prof. Peter Hosemann, Department for Nuclear Engineering , University of California Berkeley

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