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Past Seminars

Week 1. 18th January: Data-Driven Approaches for High-Throughput Experiments and Analysis of Processing-Property Relationships by Prof. Samantha Daly, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of California at Santa Barbara

Week 2. 25th January: DR Suchandrima Das, University of Oxford

Week 3. 1st February: Dr Sylvie Aubrey. This talk is at 4pm due to the speaker being based in the US

Week 4. 8th February: Prof. Jaafar El-Awady

Week 5. 15th February: Extreme materials for extreme applications: tungsten in a fusion reactor by Marc Geers1, Varun Shah1, Mathieu Oude Vrielink1, Yu Li2, Hans van Dommelen1, Thomas Morgan2, Johan Hoefnagels1

1Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Netherlands
2Dutch Institute for fundamental energy research, DIFFER, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Week 6. 22nd February: Bioinspired Materials by Design by Prof. Markus J. Buehler, MIT

Week 7. 1st March: The kinematic generation of dislocations as a lattice resonance by Dr Beñat Gurrutxaga-Lerma, School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham

Week 9. 8th March: Prof Stefan Sandfeld

Week 1 (12th October, 2020): Formation and shrinkage of grain boundary loops in two-dimensional colloidal crystals by Prof. Roel Dullens, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford

Week 2 (October 19, 2020): Hydrogen induced fast fracture by Prof. Vikram S Deshpande, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Week 3 (October 26, 2020):  Understanding Central Crack Formation in a Cross Wedge Rolling Manufacturing Process by Dr Jun Jiang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London

Week 4 ( Nov 2, 2020): Exploring the dynamic behavior of shock compressed crystalline materials from a continuum perspective by Dr Darby J. Luscher, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Week 5 ( Nov 9, 2020): Measuring and modelling deformation in engineering alloys at the sub-micron scale by Prof. João Quinta da Fonseca, Department of Materials, University of Manchester

Week 6 (Nov 16, 2020): Speed is relative: imaging in blast and biomechanics by Dr Hari Arora,  College of Engineering, Swansea University

Week 7 (Nov 23, 2020): Engineering with Alloys – a Micromechanics & Microstructure Perspective by Dr Ben Britton, Department of Materials, Imperial College London

Week 8 (Nov 30, 2020): Exploring dislocation networks for continuum modelling by Prof. Katrin Schulz, Institute for Applied Materials, KIT

Dr Mahmoud Mostafavi, Faculty of Engineering, Bristol University, UK Mar 09, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Modelling and measurement of visco-plastic deformation of cubic systems at micro-level

Prof Maria Charalambides, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK Mar 02, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Towards predictive models for fracture in highly filled particulate composites

Prof Laurent Stainier, Research Institute in Civil & Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Centrale Nantes, France Feb 24, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Dr Simon Gill, Reader in Mechanics of Materials, School of Engineering, University of Leicester, UK Feb 17, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Modelling the stress-driven reorientation of zirconium hydrides

Dr Emilio Martinez-Paneda, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK Feb 10, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

PREDICTIVE MODELLING OF HYDROGEN ASSISTED FRACTURE

Dr Edmund Tarleton, Department of Engineering Science, Univeristy of oxford, UK Feb 03, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Simulating micromechanical tests using discrete dislocation and crystal plasticity

Prof Laurence Brassart, Department of Engineering Science, Univeristy of Oxford, UK Jan 27, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Micromechanics of near-ideal polymer networks

Prof Philip Bayly, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, Washington University, USA Jan 20, 2020 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

The Brain in Motion: Visualizing Brain Biomechanics and Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr Thiago Ritto, Mechanical Engineering Department, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Jun 17, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Uncertainties in the dynamical response and stability of mechanical systems: modeling, simulation and lab experiments

Dr Perla Maiolino Oxford Robotic Institute, University of Oxford Jun 10, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Robots with a sense of Touch

Dr Elisa Mele, Department of Materials, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK May 28, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Materials with engineered porosity for biomedical applications

Professor Guglielmo Aglietti, Surrey Space Centre, University of Surrey, UK May 20, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

The RemoveDebris mission development and in-orbit operations

Professor Ezio Cadoni University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland. May 13, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

High strain rate behaviour of construction materials

CANCELLED - Professor Lisa Jackson, Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering, Loughborough University May 07, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Enhancing fuel cell performance understanding through failure modelling and health monitoring

Professor Javier Llorca, IMDEA Materials Institute and Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain May 02, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM — LR7, IEB Building,

A roadmap for multiscale modelling of precipitation and precipitation hardening in metallic alloys: application to Al-Cu

Professor Coen van Gulijk Institute of Railway Research, University of Huddersfield Apr 29, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Digital Re-Engineering Safety Management Systems

Professor Kristin M. Myers, Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, USA Mar 11, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Computational Biomechanical Models of Human Pregnancy – Evaluating the Risk of Preterm Birth

Dr Elli-Maria Charalmpidou, Institute of Petroleum Engineering, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, Heriot-Watt University Mar 04, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Deformation processes and flow within stressed rocks: a non-conventional lab-scale approach

Dr Pierfrancesco Cacciola, School of Environment and Technology, University of Brighton Feb 25, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — Department of Materials, Hume-Rothery Building Lecture Room,

Seismic Protection of Existing structures through the Vibrating Barrier (ViBa) device

Dr Marco Gallieri, NNAISENSE, Switzerland Feb 19, 2019 from 03:30 PM to 04:30 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Deep Learning meets Control Theory: Research at NNAISENSE

Dr Pete Green, Department of Civil Engineering and Industrial Design, University of Liverpool, UK Feb 18, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

On the adoption of Machine Learning for Engineering Applications

Dr Ole Nielsen, Research Engineer, BOSE Acoustic Research USA Feb 11, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Bose waveguide technology

Professor Davide De Focatiis MA DPhil MIMMM CSci, Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering Feb 04, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

New Test fixtures and methods for testing polymeric materials: miniature bending, biaxial and tack

Marvin T. Schmidt Research Professor Kenneth S. Suslik, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA Jan 28, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

The Mechanochemistry of Metal-Organic Frameworks and of Crystals

Prof. Bartolomeo Civalleri, Department of Chemistry, University of Torino, Italy Jan 21, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Ab initio modelling of materials with CRYSTAL: Metal-Organic Frameworks as a case study

Prof Andreas Menzel UK, Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund, Germany Jan 14, 2019 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Modelling and simulation of electroactive polymers

Dr Matthew Peel, Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol, UK Nov 26, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Evolution of stress in martensite during pulsed laser heating

Dr Hugh Goyder, Cranfield University at the Defence Academy, Shrivenham UK Nov 19, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Some dynamics of bolted interfaces

Professor Janice M. Dulieu-Barton, Mechanical Engineering, University of Southampton, UK Nov 12, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Using thermomechanical behaviour to assess the material condition in the vicinity of welds in 316 L stainless steel

Dr Tom Hill, University of Bristol, UK Nov 05, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Extending the concept of linear modes to nonlinear systems

Dr Christoph Schwingshackl, Imperial College London, UK Oct 29, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Nonlinear dynamic analysis of Underplatform Dampers

Dr Marco De Angelis, Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, University of Liverpool, UK Oct 22, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

Digital simulation with uncertain numbers: feeding models with intervals and p-boxes

Dr Beñat Gurrutxaga-Lerma, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, UK Oct 15, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1, Thom Building,

A study of time dependent transient effects in dynamic contact

Prof Marty Gregg, Queen’s University Belfast, UK Oct 08, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — Department of Materials, Hume-Rothery Building Lecture Room, 1st Floor 179.10.11,

Towards Ephemeral Nanoelectronics: Understanding and Creating Domain Wall Circuitry

Prof. Mike Short & Mr. Cody Denett, MIT, USA Jul 20, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM — LR8,

Real-time property monitoring during ion beam irradiation using transient grating spectroscopy (Denett)

**CANCELLED - WILL BE RESCHEDULED** Prof. Avinash M. Dongare, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science Jul 02, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Unraveling the Evolution of Microstructure of Materials at the Atomic Scales and the Mesoscales under Shock Loading Conditions

Ludovic Noels Jun 22, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Tbc

Prof. Virginie Chamard, Institut Fresnel, Marseille, France Jun 04, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8

Deciphering biomineralization pathways with a new x-ray Bragg microscopy

Prof Ralf Deiterding, University of Southampton, UK May 29, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Tbc

Prof Andrew Maiden,University of Sheffield, UK May 21, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Ptychography: What it is, how it works, and what it can do

 

Dr Matthew Peel, University of Bristol, UK May 14, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

TBC

Prof. Tomas Polcar Apr 30, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Solid Lubrication – from 2D Materials to Industrial Applications

Prof Paul G Evans, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Apr 23, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Picosecond-Scale Structural Dynamics in Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics: Exotic Polarization States and Structural Transformations

Prof. Ivan Argatov Institut für Mechanik, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany Mar 26, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Asymptotic modelling of load sharing in bioinspired fibrillar adhesives: Cluster of the Kendall-type adhesive microcontacts

Prof. Stéphane Bordas, Faculté des Sciences, de la Technologie et de la Communication, Université du Luxembourg, Luxembourg Mar 05, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Some numerical methods for the simulation of free boundary problems and a discussion on opportunities and challenges posed by data-driven simulation

Dr Tony Moulder, AWE Aldermaston, UK Feb 26, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Industrial Applications of Structural Dynamics

Dr Rebecca Shipley, University College London, UK Feb 19, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Computational Modelling as a Tool to Direct the Design of Tissue-Engineered Peripheral Nerve Repair Constructs

Prof D Eakins, University of Oxford, UK from Feb 05, 2018 02:00 PM to Feb 15, 2018 03:00 PM — LR8,

Freezing the supersonic: Revealing the mesoscale of dynamically compressed matter through fast, synchrotron X-ray imaging

Dr Tim Johns, Mathworks, UK Feb 12, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Simulating racing cars and drivers in the real world

Prof David Dye, Imperial College London, UK Jan 29, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Adventures in Alloys

Prof Peter Lee, University of Manchester, UK Jan 22, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Seeing materials through a Synchrotron looking glass

Prof Tomonari Inamura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Jan 15, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Effect of incompatibility on martensite microstructure in shape memory alloy

Dr. Rebecca Shipley **CANCELLED - this will be rescheduled for next year** Nov 27, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Computational Modelling as a Tool to Direct the Design of Tissue-Engineered Peripheral Nerve Repair Constructs

Dr. John Francis (School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester, UK Nov 20, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Solid-State Phase Transformations and their Influence on Residual Stresses in Steel Welds

Prof. Lars Hansen (Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, UK) Nov 13, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Size effects in geological materials: Resolving 40 years of debate on the strength of the lithosphere

Dr. Alba Sofi (University of Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria) Nov 06, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Finite Element Procedures for the Analysis of Structures with Interval Uncertainties

Prof. Alison Davenport (School of Metallurgy and Materials, University of Birmingham, UK) Oct 30, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Shedding Light on Corrosion

Dr. Alex Argyros (Noble Denton Marine Services (DNV GL), London UK) Oct 23, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

$1 billion loss – What was the missing link?

Dr. Edoardo Patelli (School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, UK) Oct 18, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

An Intuitive Simulation Framework for reconfigurable complex multi-state systems with interdependencies

Dr. Paul Shearing, Department of Chemical Engineering, University College, London Oct 16, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Exploring Electrochemical Devices Using X-ray Tomography Across Multiple Time & Length Scales

Dr Kevin M. Knowles (Department of Materials, University of Cambridge, UK) Oct 09, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Fourth-rank tensor algebra of cubic materials

Professor Brian Mace (Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Auckland, New Zealand) Aug 09, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Waves and finite elements

Dr. Dmitry Dzhigaev, DESY, Hambury, Germany Jul 27, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM — LR7,

Characterization of single nanowires with coherent x-ray imaging and Bragg ptychography

Dr. Edmund Tarleton (Department of Materials, Oxford University) Jun 12, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Dislocation based modelling of micromechanical tests

Prof. Robin Langley (Engineering, University of Cambridge) Jun 06, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Something for nothing in the analysis of complex dynamic systems

Prof. Christoph Ortner (Mathematics Institute, Univeristy of Warwick) May 30, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

QM/MM Multi-scale Schemes with Rigorous Error Control for Atomic-Scale Material Modelling

Dr. Ole Neilson (BOSE, Engineering Department, Cambridge University) May 23, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR7,

Project Sound

Prof. Dominic Vella (Maths, University of Oxford) May 22, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Not so fast: The role of confinement in elastic instability

Prof. Michele Ciavarella (Politecnico di Bari, Italy May 15, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Is there a contact area between elastic bodies in contact? & Some possible new ideas for fretting fatigue

TBC May 08, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Tbc

TBC May 02, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Tbc

Prof. Benoit Devincre (Laboratoire d'Etude des Microstructures, France) Apr 24, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Improving crystal plasticity models with dislocation dynamics simulations

Prof. George Lykotrafitis (University of Connecticut) Mar 17, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Particle-based modeling of the axon and single molecule AFM experiments on SK channels in pyramidal neurons

Prof. Stephen Hallett (University of Bristol, UK) Mar 06, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

High Fidelity Modelling of Low Velocity Impact Damage in Laminated Composites

Prof. Jim Woodhouse (University of Cambridge, UK) Feb 28, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

Can we Predict Friction-Driven Vibration?

Prof. Daniele Dini (Imperial College London, UK) Feb 20, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Modelling in Tribology: a Multidisciplinary Journey from Molecules to Engineering Applications

Dr. Sam Vinko (University of Oxford, UK) Feb 13, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Investigating Hot-Dense Plasmas with X-ray Free-Electron Lasers

Dr. Alice Cicirello (University of Oxford, UK) Feb 06, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Uncertainty Models in Structural Dynamics

Prof. Michael Preuss (University of Manchester, UK) Jan 30, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

The Long Journey of Understanding Degraduation Mechanisms in Zr-based Nuclear Fuel Cladding

Prof. James Kermode (Warwick University, UK) Jan 23, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Multiscale Modelling of Materials Chemomechanics

Dr. Maxime Dupraz (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland) Jan 16, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Characterization of the Microstructure of Small Crystals using Coherent X-ray Diffraction and Atomistic Simulations

Dr. Daniel Mulvihill (University of Glasgow, UK) Nov 28, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Potential Routes to Stronger Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Fibres via Carbon Ion Irradiation and Deposition

**CANCELLED - to be rescheduled** Prof. Benoit Devincre (LEM, CNRS/ONERA, France) Nov 21, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Improving crystal plasticity models with dislocation dynamics simulations

Dr. Leo Ma (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK) Nov 14, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Spin-Lattice Dynamics

Prof. Marc FIVEL (SIMAP-GPM2, Universite Grenoble Alpes, France) Nov 07, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Crack Initiation and Propagation in Fatigues 216L Stainless Steels: A 3D Dislocation Dynamics Investigation

Dr. Raymond Veness & Dr Rudiger Schmidt (CERN) Nov 01, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

The Large Hadron Collider: Extreme Mechanics and Materials Challenges

Prof. Roel Dullens (University of Oxford, UK) Oct 24, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Dynamics of Grain Boundary Loops in Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals

Prof. Pierre Thibault (Southampton University, UK) Oct 17, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

X-ray ptychography

Prof. Stan Lynch (Monash University, Australia) Oct 12, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Atomistics of Hydrogen Embrittlement: HEDE versus HELP versus AIDE

Dr. Tiina Roose (Southampton University, UK) Oct 10, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Multiscale Image Based Modelling in Biology

Prof. Adrien Desjardins (UCL, UK) Oct 05, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Next Generation Medical Devices with Integrated Optical and Ultrasonic Sensors

Dr. Rüdiger Schmidt, CERN Oct 01, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Tbc

Prof. K. Jimmy Hsia Departments of Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA Sep 07, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM — LR7,

Self-Assembled 3D Shape Formation Induced by Chemical Stimuli

  1. M. Castelluccio, Sandia National Laboratories, NM, USAJun 23, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Mesoscale-SENSITIVE crystal plasticity

Dr. Hannah Joyce, Cambridge Engineering Jun 13, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Semiconductor Nanowires: From Growth to Device Applications

Professor J. N. Reddy, Texas A & M University, College Station Jun 09, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR1,

On numerical simulations of physical phenomena and nonlocal and strain gradient theories

Dr Wesley Williams, Louisiana State University Jun 07, 2016 02:00 PM

Large-Scale Experimental Fluid Mechanics in the Oil and Gas Industry and Beyond

Dr Mithila Achintha University of Southampton Jun 06, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Structural Glass: From Brittle Glass to Ductile Glass–GFRP Hybrids

Prof Riyi Shi, Purdue University May 31, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

A Multimodal Investigation of Traumatic Brain Injury: From Biomechanics to Beha

Dr Ling Wu, University of Liege, Belgium May 23, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Probabilistic prediction of the quality factor of micro-resonator using a stochastic thermo-mechanical multi-scale approach

Professor Joseph Grima, Metamaterials Unit, University of Malta May 16, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Auxetics and Other Unusual Metamaterial Constructs

Professor Jose-Maria (Chema) Pena, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid May 09, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Calibration and Optimisation of Mechanical Models using Soft-Computing Techniques

Prof. Paul Dawson, Cornell University May 04, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Developing Principle-Based Approaches to Quantify Mechanical Property Distributions of Titanium Alloys

Dr Patrick Farrell, Oxford Mathematical Institute Apr 25, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Computing Multiple Equilibria of Structures via Deflation

Anna Pandolfi Mar 08, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM — LR1,

Metaconcrete: Engineered aggregates for enhanced dynamic performance

Prof Amy Zavatsky & Prof Paul Buckley, Oxford Mar 07, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Making sense of the stretching, squashing and twisting of tendon: One of nature's primary load-bearing materials

Dr Sheena Hindocha, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre Feb 29, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Johnson Matthey: A leader in sustainable technologies

Dr Claudio Lopes, IMDEA Materials Feb 22, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Coupled experimental-numerical mechanical characterisation of composites at several scales

Prof Cathy Ye, Oxford Engineering Science (IBME) Feb 15, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Biomaterials for tissue engineering applications

Prof Philippe Young, University of Exeter & Simpleware Ltd Feb 08, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

On image based simulation: From cricket to crickets

Dr Guillaume Charras, UCL, London Feb 01, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Long and short time-scale rheology of living cell monolayers

Dr Axel Zeitler, Cambridge University Jan 25, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Engineering applications of Terahertz radiation: From probing supramolecular structure to non-destructive testing

Prof Robert Adams, Oxford Jan 18, 2016 from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM — LR8,

Composite materials: Are they good or bad for the environment?