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[Illinois] Experimental variations in nanoindentation testing
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michelle Oyen
Michelle L. Oyen is a Reader in Bioengineering in the Mechanics and Materials Division and the Bioengineering research group in the Cambridge University Engineering Department. She holds a B.S....
[Illinois] Nanomechanics of adherent cells
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Chadwick
Dr. Chadwick received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Cornell University. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1971, where he studied light scattering phenomena in blood. Dr. Chadwick...
[Illinois] Nanomechanics of nonadherent cells
[Illinois] Challenges unique to nanoindentation of biological tissues
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Virginia Ferguson
Virginia Ferguson (Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, 2001) is Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado, Boulder since 2006. She held a joint postdoctoral...
[Illinois] Experimental considerations for soft materials testing
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kathy Walsh
[Illinois] Indentation: a simple and robust method to characterize poroelasticity of gels
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yuhang Hu
Dr. Yuhang Hu is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Wyss Institute of Bioinspired Engineering and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard working with Professor Joanna Aizenberg....
[Illinois] Case studies in nanoindentation : The world soft and biological materials
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George Pharr
George M. Pharr received his BS in Mechanical Engineering at Rice University in 1975 and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford in 1979. After one year of postdoctoral study at...
[Illinois] Ultrastructure of Cartilage Extracellular Matrix (ECM)
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hadi Nia
Hadi Tavakoli Nia completed his PhD at MIT in June 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Alan Grodzinsky and Prof. Christine Ortiz. Hadi�s PhD thesis was at the interface of mechanical...
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 2: Boltzmann, Free Energy, Equilibrium Constant
18 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
[Illinois] Biophysics 401 Lecture 3: The Origin of Life on Earth; Atomic Structure of the DNA Double-Helix
[Illinois] Biophysics 401: Introduction to Biophysics
17 Sep 2015 | Courses | Contributor(s): Paul R Selvin
Major concepts of physics inherent to biological systems. Basics of biology, including protein and DNA structure and their organization into cells with a focus on single molecule biophysics. Major...
[Illinois] Advanced Materials Characterization Workshop 2015
19 Aug 2015 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Ted Limpoco, Scott Speakman, Timothy P. Spila, Rick Haasch, Justin Masone, Kathy Walsh, Matthew Bresin
AMC 2015 provided a critical, comparative and condensed overview of major analytical techniques for materials characterization with emphasis on practical applications. Lectures...
[Illinois] Knowledge, Context, and Process: Building a Foundational Infrastructure for Engineering Cells for Use in an Uncertain World
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adam Arkin
Both natural and synthetically augmented organisms, like those engineered to produce advanced biofuels, ultimately have to operate in an uncertain world. Resources change, contact with other life,...
[Illinois] Integration of Quantum Dot Nanoparticles with Multimodal Microspheres for PET and Cerenkov Luminescene Imaging of Cancer
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joanne Li
Cerenkov luminescence (CL) imaging utilizes the photons emitted during radioactive decay when charged particles travel faster than the phase velocity of light in a dielectric medium. In this talk,...
[Illinois] Stiff Polymer Assemblies
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alan Rowan
Professor Alan Rowan studied at the University of Liverpool and obtained his first class honours in chemistry and was awarded the Leverlhulme Medal. He obtained his PhD degree with prof Ray...
[Illinois] New Insights into Some Principles of Self-Assembly
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Erik Luijten
Professor Erik Luijten studied physics in The Netherlands, where he received his MSc from the Institute for Theoretical Physics at Utrecht University and his PhD (cum laude) from Delft University...
Optimal Order Multigrid Preconditioners for Linear Systems Arising in the Semismooth Newton Method Solution Process of a Class of Control-Constrained Problems
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Draganescu
In this work we present a new multigrid preconditioner for the linear systems arising in the semismooth Newton method solution process of certain control-constrained, quadratic distributed optimal...
Multilevel Solvers for High Resolution Electric Field Calculations
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrew Reisner
High fidelity electric field calculations are a critical component in plasma simulations. In this this talk we consider the problem of a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) wherein the electric...
Iterative Solution Method for an Implicit Orbit Averaged Particle-in-Cell Model
18 Aug 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Benjamin Sturdevant
Present kinetic simulations of turbulence in magnetized plasmas employ models from gyrokinetic theory, which is based on a number of ordering assumptions used to reduce the Vlasov-Maxwell system...