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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Colloquium Series

Spring 2020

In-person colloquia are canceled for the spring 2020 semester. To help limit the spread of COVID-19, all on-campus events are prohibited through the end of April. Tufts-sponsored off-campus events are prohibited through the end of April as well. More information: https://coronavirus.tufts.edu/

 

Unless otherwise noted, colloquium will take place on Thursdays at 3:00-4:00pm in Nelson Auditorium (Anderson 112).

January 23, 2020
Mechanical Engineering Seminar
"Anatomy of a Revolution: Collaborative Robots"
Speaker: Jim Lawton (Universal Robots)
Host: Chris Rogers
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January 30, 2020
Mechanical Engineering Seminar
"Some Fluid Mechanical Aspects of Artistic Painting"
Speaker: Roberto Zenit (Brown University)
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February 6, 2020
Human Factors Lecture Series
"Implicit User Interfaces"
Speaker: Robert J.K. Jacob (Tufts University)
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February 13, 2020
Mechanical Engineering Seminar
"Architecture of Multifunctional Nanostructures"
Speaker: Kyung-Suk Kim (Brown University)
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February 13, 2020
Human Factors Lecture Series
"Color is More Than the Light That Meets Your Eyes: A Human Factors Perspective on Color Perception"
Speaker: Daniel Hannon (Tufts University)
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February 27, 2020
Human Factors Lecture Series
"Making Technology Accessible: Designing for the Ten Percent"
Speaker: Kimberly Hallett (Triton Systems)
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March 5, 2020
Mechanical Engineering Seminar
"Nonlinear Ultrasonic Methods for Nondestructive Damage Assessment in Structural Materials"
Speaker: Dean Jianmin Qu (Tufts University)
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March 5, 2020
Human Factors Lecture Series
"Military Human Factors: Pilot/Vehicle Interface Design Lessons Learned"
Speaker: Lieutenant Commander Mike Feltovic (US Coast Guard)
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March 12, 2020
Human Factors Lecture Series
"Monitoring and Assessing Soldier Tactical Readiness and Effectiveness (MASTR-E): A Methodology to Identify the States and Traits of Tactical Mastery"
Speaker: Erika Hussey (US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center)
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