Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Graduate Seminars


August 28 

 MIME Faculty, Introduction to MIME Research (and link to )
September 4  

Dr. Emily Asenath-Smith, Program Lead, CRREL; Cold Materials Research at the US Army’s Cold Regions Lab, ERDC-CRRE

September 11 Dr. Sushant Anand, Assistant Professor, UIC; Fighting icing and making emulsions using condensation
September 18 Dr. Hadi Ghasemi, Associate Professor, U of Houston; Nano/molecular scale interfacial science: Fundamentals to real world applications
September 25 Prof. Miljkovic Nenad, Associate Professor, UIUC; Advancing Energy and Water Technologies via Micro/Nanoengineered Surfaces
October  2 Prof. Ali Dhinojwala, Dean, University of Akron
October  9

Prof.Thomas R. Kurfess, Chief Manufacturing Officer, ORNL

October 16

Dr. Matthew Priess, JD, LLM,  Partner and IP Attorney , GW Preiss & Son

October 23


October 30

Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian, Professor Virgina Tech

November 6

Dr. Kyle Winters, Assistant Professor Southern New Hamshire University

November 13

Dr. Moataz Attallah, University of Birmingham

November 20

Prof. Hashem Ashrafioun, Villanova University



Spring 2020 MIME Seminar Schedule

January 31 Faculty Research Introduction
 February 7

 John Napp, UToledo Libraries 

February 14

No Seminar Scheduled

February 21

George Choueiri, Ph.D.; The University of Toledo; Exceeding the Limits of Polymer Drag Reduction

February 28

Omid Amili, PhD; The University of Toledo; Supersonic Impinging Jets

March 6

Yang-Tse Cheng, Ph.D.; University of Kentucky; Understanding the Coupled Electrochmecial-Mechanical Behavior of Materials for Improving the Performance and Durability of Lithium-Ion Batteries

March 13 Spring Break - No Seminar
March 20 TBA
March 27 TBA
April 3 George Bibel, Ph.D.;  University of North Dakota; Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes
April 10 Mark Norfolk, PE; Solid State 3D Printing
April 17 Amir Hadadzadeh, Ph.D.; University of Memphis; Evolution of Hierarchical Microstructures in Additive Manufactured Metallic Materials and its Role on Mechanical Properties
April 24 Satish Kandlikar, Ph.D.; RIT; Enhancement in Pool Boiling Heat Transfer 
May 1 TBA

Fall 2019 MIME Seminar Schedule 

September 6 Faculty Research Introduction
September 13 Prof. Meysam Haghshenas, The University of Toledo MIME; Magnesium Nanocomposites: Energy-Saving Lightweight Materials of the Future
September 20 Prof Huseyin Sehitoglu, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; From Atoms to Products - Advances in the Shape Memory Alloy Field
September 27 Prof. Anju Gupta, The University of Toledo MIME; Graphene and Copper Nonporous Coatings for Phase Change Heat Transfer Applications
October 4

Mr. Vince DiPofi, College of Engineering Distinguished Alumnus

This seminar will be held in the SSOE Seminar from 12-1 pm

October 18

Prof. Ala Qattawi, The University of Toledo MIME; Systematic Understanding and Modeling of Manufactured Parts for Enhanced Mechanical Properties and Topological Configuration

October 25

Prof. Siamak Nejati, University of Nebraska Lincoln; Bottom-up Assembly of Polymeric Materials: Synthesis, Integration, and Applications 

November 1

Prof. Chirag Kharangate, Case Western; Investigation of Phase-Change Thermal Management Schemes 

November 8

Prof. Anish Tuteja, University of Michigan; Novel Ice-Shedding Surfaces

November 15

Prof. Hirotaka Sakaue, Notre Dame; Interdisciplinary Study on Fluid Mechanics and Functional Chemistry: Chemical Coating for Flow Measurement and Control

November 22

Prof. Andrej Lenert, University of Michigan; Changing the Color of Heat to Address Climate Change

December 6

Ms. Ashlie Flegel, NASA Glenn Research Center; NASA’s Icing Research: Past, Present, and Future

Spring 2019

January 25 Clayton Chiarelott, University of Toledo Writing Center - Effective Visual Communications in Engineering
February 8 Laboratory Safety Training, Tim Niederkorn, UT Environmental Health and Radiation Safety
February 22 Vijay Goel, University of Toledo BioEngineering Department,  Collaboration Among Surgeons and Engineers is Essential for Innovative Medical Technologies
March 22 Scott Steele - SWS Consulting - Opportunity Knocks: Biopolymer Technology and Packaging
March 29 Vicki Kurtz - Imaging Systems Technologies - A Home-Grown Toledo Technology Startup Story
April 12 Athula Kulatunga and Lash Mapa - Purdue University

Fall 2018

September 7 Faculty Research Introduction   
September 21 Kashif Haque - UT Tech Transfer   
October 5 Alex Pankonien - Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) - 3D Printing for Validation of Multidisciplinary Design, Analysis, and Optimization (MDAO)
October 19 Dan Sutliff - NASA GRC - Fan Noise Research: Basic Theory and an Application
October 26 Sarka Malotova - Technical University of Ostrava - The contribution to cut-off of carbon and stainless steel
November 2 Othmane Benafan - Shape Memory Alloys and Actuation Applications
November 9 Master Student's Graduate Presentations
November 16 Sanjay Khare - Chair, Physics - Computational Materials Science
November 30 PhD student project presentations
Last Updated: 9/11/20