These seminars are an opportunity to hear short/accessible talks on research undertaken in the School. All staff, research students, and final-year undergrads are welcome. There will be two speakers per 45min seminar.
Programme for Term 2 2018-18
The seminars are fortnightly on Wednesday afternoons in LIB1. Time: 12:45-13.30 (lunch available from 12.30)
Wednesday 30th January
Dr Adam Noel: 'TBC'
Dr Joanna Collingwood: 'TBC'
Wednesday 13th February
Dr Yunfei Chen: 'TBC'
Dr Petr Denissenko: 'TBC'
Wednesday 27th February
Dr Vishal Shah: 'TBC'
Dr Simon Leigh: 'TBC'
Wednesday 6th March
Dr Reyes Garcia: 'TBC'
Dr Mark Leeson: 'TBC'
Programme for Term 1 2018-19
Wednesday 10th October
Dr Weisi Guo: 'Are We Stronger in an Increasingly Connected World?' (Abstract)
Prof. Jennifer Wen: 'Safety of Low Carbon Technology' (Abstract)
Wednesday 24th October
Dr Isaac Liu: 'Nanomechanical Characterization of Biological Cells' (Abstract)
Dr Neil Evans: ‘Inside the human locomotive: the measureable, the knowable and the unknowable’ (Abstract)
Wednesday 7th November
Dr Leandro Pecchia: 'Resilience of medical devices in low-resource settings: preliminary results from field studies in Benin' (Abstract)
Dr Merih Kucukler: 'Seeking stability in fire for stainless steel structures' (Abstract)
Wednesday 21st November
Prof. Evgeny Rebrov: 'Fast temperature modulation of chemical reactors - The way to enhance process selectivity via kinetic resolution' (Abstract)
Dr Irwanda Laory: 'An introduction to structural health monitoring' (Abstract)
Programme for Term 3 2017-18
Friday 27th April
Dr Peter Gammon: ‘An introduction to silicon carbide power device research in the School of Engineering’. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)
Prof. Wanda Lewis: 'Form finding design'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)
Friday 11th May
Prof. Declan Bates: 'Computational simulation of patients with respiratory disease - what is it good for?'. (Abstract) (Presentation slides)
Prof. Peter Thomas: 'Sharks, bullets, eddy decay and other things'. (Abstract)
Friday 25th May
Dr Stana Zivanovic: 'Humans and Lively Slender Structures'. (Abstract) (Presentation)
Dr. James Kermode: 'Atomic-scale modelling of fracture: from stress corrosion cracking to catastrophic brittle fracture'. (Abstract) (Presentation)
Friday 8th June
Prof. Jihong Wang: 'EPSRC funded project IMAGES'. (Abstract) (Presentation)
Dr. Stan Shire: 'Thermal transformers, harvesting and storing medium temperature heat'. (Abstract) (Presentation)