PhD Thesis Defense: Sheng Xi

Monday, May 4, 2015, 2:00–4:00pm

Room 118, Cummings Hall

“Implementation and Effects of Low-Altitude Boundary Conditions in Global Magnetosphere Models”

Special Seminar: Mitigating the Impacts of Transportation Electrification with Power Grid Enterprise

Amro Farid, Assistant Professor of Engineering Systems & Management, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology

Monday, May 4, 2015, 4:00–5:00pm

Room 200, Cummings Hall

Addressing the integration of electrified transportation using a novel assessment technique called power grid enterprise control.

The Engineering of Structures Around Us

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 3–6 hours per week

Online course

A DartmouthX massive open online course (MOOC) open to anyone wanting to learn the engineering principles that can be applied to structural systems everywhere.

Biochar, Biocoal and Carbon-Negative Wood Energy

James Kennedy '14, Sonnerup Fellow, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 10:30–11:30am

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

A presentation on upgrading biomass power plants and the financial and carbon abatement opportunities in expanding electric capacity or producing biochar.

Design Research at IDEO

Michelle Kwasny, Design Research Lead, IDEO

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 7:00–8:00 pm

MacLean ESC MB01, Zaleski Auditorium

Learn about best practices in design research for innovation.

MS Thesis Defense: Mitchell Fung

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 10:00am

Room 200, Cummings Hall

“Effects of Radiation Dose and Source on Oxidation and Mechanical Behavior ofThermally Stabilized and ECAP UHMWPE”

PhD Thesis Defense: Kolbein Kolste

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 12:00–2:00pm

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

“Intraoperative, widefield localization of subsurface fluorescent lesions using dual waveband fluorescence ratio normalization”

MS Thesis Defense: Elliot Kastner

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 1:00–3:00pm

Room 201, MacLean ESC

"Methods to control non-target heating for iron oxide nanoparticle hyperthermia and improve therapeutic efficacy"

MS Thesis Defense: Aditi Misra

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:30–6:30pm

Room 201, MacLean ESC

“Toxicity and Biodistribution of Systemically Delivered Iron-Oxide Nanoparticles”

PhD Thesis Defense: Scott Aaron Snyder

Friday, May 8, 2015, 9:00–11:00am

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

"Mechanical Behavior and Elastic Properties of Prestrained Columnar Ice"

Engineering in Medicine Lecture: Tribological rehydration

Axel C. Moore, Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering Dept., University of Delaware

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:30–1:30pm

Room 202, Cummings Hall

Maintaining and rebuilding interstitial fluid pressure in cartilage.

Jones Seminar: Computer Vision with Big Weakly-Labeled Data

Lorenzo Torresani, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Dartmouth

Friday, May 8, 2015, 3:30–4:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings Hall

This seminar is part of the Jones Seminars on Science, Technology, and Society series.

PhD Thesis Defense: Ping Lin

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 8:00–10:00am

Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

“Optimal Input Signal Reconstruction for Linear Dynamical Systems”

Thayer School Investiture

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 10:00–11:30am

Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts

Thayer School's annual investiture ceremony honors graduating BE, MEM, MS, and PhD students through the presentation of academic hoods and awards.