Seminars in 2018/2019 - Invited Speakers

Seminars listed in 2017-18 and before were organized by the former Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering.

MNE27

Title Nanoengineering for Advanced Materials & Structures: Thermal, Electrical and Mechanical Behaviors
Date 13 MAR 2019 (Wed)
Time 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. ZHOU Yanguang (Mechanical Aerospace and Engineering Department, University of California Los Angeles, USA)

MNE26

Title Multiscale Medical Robotic Systems for Advanced Healthcare
Date 11 MAR 2019 (Mon)
Time 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Jun LIU (Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging, Cornell University, USA)

MNE25

Title Design of an Accident Prevention System for Light Water Reactors Using the Artificial Neural Network and a Highspeed Simulator
Date 27 FEB 2019 (Wed)
Time 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue B6605 (CSE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Li-Chi Cliff Po (President, Micro-Simulation Technology)

MNE24

Title Airbus technology research cooperation in China
Date 31 JAN 2019 (Thu)
Time 10:00am - 10:50am
Venue Room 1106, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (AC2)
Speaker Dr. Zhixing Lu (Head of Research & Technology, ACOED, Airbus (Beijing) Engineering Centre – ABEC)

MNE23

Title A high entropy alloy as very low melting point solder for advanced electronic packaging
Date 27 FEB 2019 (Wed)
Time 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Yingxia Liu (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China)

MNE22

Title Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
Date 25 JAN 2019 (Fri)
Time 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue Room 1610, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (AC2)
Speaker Dr. Ren-Tai Chiang (ANS Fellow, General Manager, Energy Engineering Service)

MNE21

Title Experience from Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant Project (龍門電廠經驗談)
Date 22 JAN 2019 (Tue)
Time 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Venue Room 5206, 5/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building (AC3)
Speaker Mr Wang Bohui (Retired Plant Manager of Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant)

MNE20

Title Generation-IV Nuclear Technology – Development of Supercritical Water-cooled Reactor
Date 8 JAN 2019 (Tue)
Time 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Venue Lecture Theatre (LT-10), 4/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Laurence Leung (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, and Adjunct Professor at McMaster University in Canada and Xi’an Jiaotong University in China)

MNE19

Title Integrated Control of Cyber-Physical Infrastructure
Date 8 JAN 2019 (Tue)
Time 11:00am – 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. ZHAO Changhong (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)

MNE18

Title Overview of critical heat flux prediction method
Date 8 JAN 2019 (Tue)
Time 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue B6605 (CSE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Shan Jianqiang (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China)

MNE17 - Cancelled

Title High-fidelity Simulation of Turbulent Flows
Date 3 JAN 2019 (Thu)
Time 2:20pm – 3:20pm
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Farzad Mashayek (Professor and Head, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois, USA)

MNE16

Title Advanced multi-physics coupling algorithms for High-Temperature gas-cooled Reactor (HTR)
Date 20 DEC 2018 (Thu)
Time 10:30am – 11:30am
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Zhang Han (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)

MNE15

Title Cracking the Conch Conundrum: Reverse Engineering of the Shells of Mollusks
Date 7 JAN 2019 (Mon)
Time 10:30am
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Roberto Ballarini (University of Houston, USA)

MNE14

Title Combustion of Nanoparticles - from Soot to Energetics
Date 13 DEC 2018 (Thu)
Time 10:30am – 11:30am
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. John Wen (Associate Professor; Director, Laboratory for Emerging Energy Research; Associate Director, Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Research Centre for Micro/Nano Energy and Environmental Technology; Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering; Department of Chemical Engineering (cross-appointed); University of Waterloo, USA)

MNE13

Title Beginning, Development, Innovation and Outlook of China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) in the four decades since the Open Door Policy (改革開放四十年中廣核的起步、發展、創新與展望)
Date 6 DEC 2018 (Thu)
Time 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Venue Lecture Theatre (LT-7), 4/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Mr. LU Changshen (Director of China General Nuclear Power Corporation and Past General Manager of Daya Bay Nuclear Power Operations and Management Co., Ltd)

MNE12

Title Understanding 2-D Interfacial “Phases” to Help Decipher the Materials Genome and Beyond
Date 16 NOV 2018 (Fri)
Time 2:00pm
Venue B5-307, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Jian Luo (University of California, San Diego, USA)

MNE11

Title Design and Manufacturing of Shape Memory Materials based Soft Robots and Structures
Date 5 NOV 2018 (Mon)
Time 10:30am - 11:30am
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Wei WANG (Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea)

MNE10

Title Fluid Mechanics with Energy Implications
Date 29 OCT 2018 (Mon)
Time 10:30am - 11:30am
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Steven WANG (School of Engineering, Newcastle University, United Kingdom)

MNE09

Title Down to Atomic-scale Probing of Phonon and Hot Carrier Transport
Date 26 OCT 2018 (Fri)
Time 11:00am - 11:50am
Venue LI-2208, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (AC2)
Speaker Prof. Xinwei Wang, (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, USA)

MNE08

Title Towards Blue Energy: The Design, Dynamics, and Control of an Innovative Power Take Off for Ocean Wave Energy Harvesting
Date 5 NOV 2018 (Mon)
Time 11:00am - 12:00noon
Venue LI-1402, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (AC2)
Speaker Prof. Lei Zuo, ASME Fellow (Professor and Director, NSF IUCRC Center for Energy Harvesting Materials and Systems, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA)

MNE07

Title Induced Polarization Effects in Liquid Droplets
Date 10 OCT 2018 (Wed)
Time 11:00am - 12:30pm
Venue B6605 (CSE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. J. M. Floryan (Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada)

MNE06

Title Thin Film and Nanostructure Mechanics from Atomistic Simulations
Date 5 SEP 2018 (Wed)
Time 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Venue Room 2415, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building (AC2)
Speaker Dr. Chun-Wei Pao (Research Fellow, Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China)

MNE05

Title Modulation of phase distribution for filmwise and dropwise condensation heat transfer
Date 24 AUG 2018 (Fri)
Time 11:00am - 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Jinliang Xu (Beijing Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer for Low Grade Energy Utilization, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China)

MNE04 - Venue changed to B6605

Title Energy Efficient and Responsive Building Skins
Date 3 AUG 2018 (Fri)
Time 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue B6605 (CSE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Shu Yang (School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, USA)

MNE03

Title Bionic-Bio-Manufacturing
Date 19 JUL 2018 (Thu)
Time 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Deyuan Zhang (School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Beihang University, China)

MNE02

Title Heat/Mass Transfer and Two-Phase Flow in Micro/Nano Porous Structures
Date 14 JUL 2018 (Sat)
Time 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Venue B6619 (MNE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Dr. Rui-Na Xu and Prof. Pei-Xue Jiang (Key Laboratory for Thermal Science and Power Engineering of Ministry of Education, Key Laboratory for CO2 Utilization and Reduction Technology of Beijing, Department of Energy and Power Engineering, Tsinghua University, China)

MNE01

Title Flow & Heat Transfer at the Mesoscale
Date 10 JUL 2018 (Tue)
Time 11:00am - 12:00noon
Venue B6619 (MBE Conference Room), 6/F, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Speaker Prof. Yanbao Ma (University of California at Merced, USA)

Last modified on 12 March, 2019