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College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UC Denver
 

College Seminar Series


College of Engineering and Applied Science Seminar Series
Tuesdays, 11 am - 12:15 pm
North Classroom 3202

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). See the various course descriptions at the bottom of this page. 

Spring 2014 Schedule

All seminars are held Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in North Classroom, room 3202.

Jan. 28: Student orientation

Feb. 4: Dr. Mark Golkowski (CU Denver, Department of Electrical Engineering), "Multifaceted Effects of Strong Lightning Discharges on the Earth Ionosphere"

Feb. 11: Jacob Segil (CU Boulder, PhD candidate), "Development and Validation of a Postular Controller for Advanced Myoelectric Prosthetic Hands"

Feb. 18: Dr. Jan Bialasiewicz, Nicholas Gross, Ashanti Maxworth (CU Denver, Department of Electrical Engineering), "Evaluation of Interaction Dynamics of Concurrent Processes"

Feb. 25: Jerry Ogden (OEC Forensics, CU Denver EAS PhD student), " Advancements in Automobile Collision Analysis and Applied Engineering Mechanics"

March 4: Dr. Rafael Sanchez (CU Denver, Department of Mechanical Engineering), "Design of a Survival System Based on Solar Energy"

March 11: Dr. Nick Willett (Georgia Tech, Guldberg Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory), "A Systems Integration Approach to Musculoskeletal Disease and Regenerative Engineering"

March 18: Bill McIntyre (CU Denver PhD student), "Infrastructural and Administrative Solutions to Long-Term Water Management Issues in the South Platte River Basin in Colorado and the American West"

April 1: Dr. Yiming Deng (CU Denver, Department of Electrical Engineering), "Electromagnetic and Acoustic Imaging for Failure Diagnostics and Prognostics"

April 8: Dr. Peter Stoltz (CU Denver, CEAS research faculty), "Recent Advances in Plasma Modeling"

April 15: Miguel Carrasco (CU Denver EAS PhD student), "Integration of PV Systems into Distribution Networks"

April 22: Maryam Poumasiri Poshtiri (CU Denver EAS PhD student), "Characterizing Low Flow of Colorado River: The Role of Climate in Modulating the Water Availability in Different Seasons"

April 29: Dr. Michael Greene (CU Denver, Department of Biology), "Rules of Engagement: The Self-Organization of 'War' and Work in Ant Societies"

May 6: Shada El-Alem, Dr. Indrani Pal (CU Denver, Department of Civil Engineering), "Vulnerability of 'High Asia' to flooding disasters: Presenting historic spatio-temporal trends from hydro-climate and socio-economic perspectives"

Course information

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.