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Fall 2021 Seminar Schedule

Held on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. with a face-to-face and virtual option, unless otherwise noted below.

Physical location: HEB 118
Zoom Information:
Meeting Number: 913 2193 4579
Passcode: 860750


September 2
Etiquette in Modern Engineering Practice
Dr. Manoranjan Majji, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

September 16
Fire Whirls, Blue Whirls and Vortex Breakdown
Dr. Xiao Zhang, postdoctoral researcher, Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

September 23
On the Feedback Law in Optimal Nonlinear Control
Dr. Suman Chakravorty, Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

September 30
Meet the New Department Head
Dr. Ivette A. Leyva, Department Head, Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University

October 7
Examples of Space Situational Awareness: Fragmentations Event Characterization and Far-Field Imaging of Satellites
Dr. Carolin Frueh, Associate Professor, School of Aeronautics & Astronautics at Purdue University

October 14
Gravity Portals: Enhancing Security with Quantum Technology
Dr. Andrew Lamb, UK Intelligence Community Fellow, University of Birmingham, England

October 21 - No seminar

October 28
On the Fusion of Astrodynamics and Optimal Control: Some Modern Innovations and Applications
Dr. John Junkins, Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, Holder of the Royce E. Wisenbaker Chair at Texas A&M University

November 4
Collective Behavior in Bioinspired Autonomous Robotics
Derek Paley, Director of the Maryland Robotics Center and Willis H. Young Jr. Professor of Aerospace Engineering Education at the University of Maryland

November 11
Frontal Polymerization: A Faster and Energy-Efficient Way to Manufacture and 3d Print Thermoset Polymers and Composites
Phillipe Geubelle, Bliss Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

November 18
DSX Adaptive Control Experiment
Andrew Sinclair, Branch Technical Advisor, Spacecraft Component Technology Branch