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Engineering Seminars


Spring 2013
College of Engineering and Applied Science Seminar Series
Mondays* 11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
North Classroom 3212

The CEAS Seminar Series is a flexible seminar format that covers special-interest topics in engineering.  Topics vary from semester to semester with presentations from College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty, students and visiting professionals. The college community is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Students, both undergraduate and graduate, may enroll in the Seminar Series course for up to one credit total, which may be applied to their degree (advisor permission required).

ENGR 4150 (undergraduates)
This is a variable credit course (0 – 1 credit). Students must register for zero credit hours, unless given explicit permission from faculty advisor to take it as a one-credit course.
Prereq: Senior standing

ENGR 5150 (graduate students)
This is a variable credit course (0 – 1 credit). Students must register for zero credit hours, unless given explicit permission from faculty advisor to take it as a one-credit course.
Prereq: Graduate standing

ENGR 7150 (EAS PhD students)
All Engineering and Applied Science PhD students are required to attend the CEAS seminar series for a minimum of two semesters at 0.5 credit per semester, up to one credit. Individual departments may require additional semesters of seminar attendance.
Prereq: Graduate standing

Grading: pass/fail. Attendance at 75 percent of the seminars per semester and submission of a report on at least one seminar per semester are required to pass.

Schedule
All seminars are held in North Classroom 3212, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30p.m.

Student Orientation
January 28:  11:00 a.m. to noon

Scheduled Seminars

  • February 4: Dr. Frick Carl, University of Wyoming
    Experimental Approach Towards Understanding Indentation-Induced Two-Way Shape-Memory Surfaces Made From Nickel-Titanium Alloys”
  • February 18:  Fernando L. Rosario-Ortiz, (UC Boulder);  
    “The role of nutrient levels and algae on DBP formation in Colorado watersheds:  Implications for source water quality management”
  • March 4:  Dr. Mather, Syracuse Univ.
    “Innovations in Smart Functional Polymers”
  • March 18:  Dr. Kathleen Gardiner (UCD, Anschutz)
    “Molecular profiles describing normal learning and memory and their perturbation in mouse models of Down syndrome”
  • April 1:  Mindy Bickel, US Patent and Trademark Office
  • April 8: Dr. Min Choi (UCD)
    "Data-Driven Simulation for Highly Realistic Computer Animation"
  • April 15:  Adam Hall (Raytheon and UCD)
    “Detection of Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) Signals in White Noise”
  •  April 29:  Christopher Weible & Tanya Heikkila (UCD)
    “Debates and Policy Change in Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation in Colorado”.