2006-2007 Speaker Schedule


Topic and Distinguished Speaker

Oct 12, 2006 Mackiw Lecture in Metallurgy
Fracture Mechanics: How to Keep it Together
Dr. Bill Tyson
Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET)
Nov 2, 2006 ICI Distinguished Lecturer
Adhesion and Friction Forces in Everyday Life
Dr. Jacob Israelachvili
University of California as Santa Barbara
Nov 16, 2006 Multi-scale Methods for Phase Field Modeling of Solidification Microstructure in Evolution in Alloys
Dr. Nikolas Provatas
McMaster University
Dec 7, 2006 Self-organized TiO2 Nanotube Layers: Formation, Properties, and Applications
Dr. Patrik Schmuki
University of Erlangen
Jan 25, 2007 Optimization of Polymer Processing Operations through Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
Dr. Johm Vlachopoulos
McMaster University
Feb 15, 2007 Phase Behavior and Interfacial Properties of Complex Fluids - Insights into a Successful Molecular Model
Dr. Walter G. Chapman
Rice University
Mar 1, 2007 The Structure and Mechanism of Protein Motors and their Potential Applications in the Development of Bio-nanodevices
Dr. Kazu Oiwa
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT, Japan); University of Hyogo
Apr 5, 2007 Filtered Two-fluid Models for Fluidized Gas-particle Suspensions
Dr. Sankaran Sundaresan
Princeton University