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Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

EQUALITY-BASED FORMULATION FOR NON-SMOOTH VIBRATING SYSTEMS

UserProf. Christopher Pierre, Stevens Institute of Technology.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT6.

ClockFriday 24 May 2024, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The cartographic commissions of John, 2nd Duke of Montagu (1690–1749)

Email events@emma.cam.ac.uk for the zoom link

UserJana C Schuster, Historic England & New York University.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 07 May 2024, 17:30-18:30

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

SHAPE PROGRAMMABLE 3D MESOSTRUCTURES AND FUNCTIONAL DEVICES

UserProf. Yonggang Huang, McCORMICK school of Engineering, Northwestern University. .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR5.

ClockThursday 21 March 2024, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Automated discovery of material models

UserProfessor Laura De Lorenzis, ETH Zurich.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LT6.

ClockFriday 15 March 2024, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Nonlinearity in structural dynamics: when does it matter?

UserDr Tore Butlin, University of Cambridge Engineering Department.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 08 March 2024, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Damping from fragmented materials

UserDr Jem Rongong, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sheffield.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 01 March 2024, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Controlling copying before copyright: a tale of three Britannias

Email events@emma.cam.ac.uk for the zoom link

UserIsabella Alexander, UTS Sydney.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 20 February 2024, 18:30-19:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Lines endowed with lawful force’: the maps and drawings of the Wide Streets Commissioners, Dublin, 1758–1849.

Email events@emma.cam.ac.uk for the zoom link

UserJohn Montague, American University of Sharjah.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2023, 17:30-18:30

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Soft elasticity by domain formation in reinforced and magneto-active composites

UserPedro Ponte Castañeda, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics and Graduate Program in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science, University of Pennsylvania,.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR5.

ClockFriday 27 October 2023, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Maps that made history: the map collections of Leiden University Library

For Zoom link, send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

UserMartijn Storms, Leiden University Libraries.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2023, 17:30-18:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Bogie Damage: Train or Track?

UserDr Stuart Grassie, Railmeasurement Ltd.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 28 April 2023, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The Shear Paradox

UserDr Michele W.T. Mak, University of Leeds .

HouseCivEng Seminar Room (1-33) (Civil Engineering Building).

ClockFriday 10 March 2023, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Acoustics by the sea with BBC Coast

UserProfessor David Sharp, The Open University.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 03 March 2023, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Remapping and place naming in 'Beautiful Dachau'

Please register for the talk at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/remapping-and-place-naming-in-beautiful-dachau-by-alan-marcus-on-zoom-tickets-532066434027

UserAlan Marcus, University of Aberdeen.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2023, 17:30-18:30

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modeling of Fibrous Tissues Considering the Microstructure

UserProf Gerhard A. Holzapfel, Graz University of Technology, Institute of Biomechanics, Austria.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 17 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Leveraging vibrations, nonlinear dynamics, and wave phenomena in emerging fields and across disciplines

UserProf Alper Erturk, Carl Ring Family Chair & Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockThursday 16 February 2023, 12:00-13:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Complexity in Vibrations and Dynamics – Phenomena and Methods

UserProfessor Norbert Hoffmann, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH).

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 10 February 2023, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Zero Carbon Cement

UserDr Cyrille Dunant and Professor Julian Allwood, University of Cambridge.

HouseCivEng Seminar Room (1-33) (Civil Engineering Building).

ClockFriday 03 February 2023, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Phononics: Structural dynamics of materials and implications to fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and beyond

UserProf Mahmoud I. Hussein, Alvah and Harriet Hovlid Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 February 2023, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Why is the clarinet like a violin?

UserEmeritus Professor Jim Woodhouse, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 27 January 2023, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Background and uses of guided ultrasonics

UserDr David Alleyne, CEO, Guided Ultrasonics Ltd.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 02 December 2022, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The adventures and speculations of the ingenious Peter Perez Burdett

For Zoom link, send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk

UserStephen Leach, University of Keele.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2022, 17:30-18:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

CVDC Truck Demo

UserDr Francesco Amoruso, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 17 June 2022, 15:30-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Poster Session

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 10 June 2022, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The idea of the Indigenous map: examples from the RGS-IBG collections

UserJoy Slappnig, Royal Holloway, University of London.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2022, 17:30-18:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Dr Ulas Cilingir, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Ørsted

UserDr Ulas Cilingir, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Ørsted.

HouseOnline via zoom.

ClockWednesday 13 April 2022, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Micp from micro to macro: towards bio-inspired geotechnics

UserDr Alexandra Clarà Saracho, Affiliated Lecturer in Engineering, King's College, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Room 5, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2022, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Challenges from pipe installation to rehabilitation

UserDr Haitao Lan - Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseOnline via zoom.

ClockWednesday 09 February 2022, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Structural Design for the World's New Tallest Building - DCH Tower

UserXueyi Fu, National Master of Engineering Design and Geotechnique Investigation, China.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 21 January 2022, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Seismic behaviour of anchored steel sheet pile retaining walls in sand

UserAlessandro Fusco, Senior PhD Student, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseOnline via zoom.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Stethoscope Acoustics

UserMax Nussbaumer, Acoustics Group.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 12 November 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Mobilisable strength design for retaining walls and introduction of software PROWD

UserDr Chuhan Deng, Research Associate, University of Cambridge, UK.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

How to produce energy from geostructures

UserDr Jean de Sauvage, Université Gustave Eiffel, France.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Active and Partially-Supervised Learning

UserDr Nikolaos Dervilis, Sheffield University.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 22 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Brake-actuated Axle Steering

UserFrancesco Amoruso, Vehicles Group.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 15 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

An introduction to the DVRG

UserProfessor Robin Langley, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 08 October 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Mechanical response of unsaturated expansive soil

UserDr. Khalid Abdalla, Lecturer East London University.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 09 June 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Experimental unsaturated soil mechanics: Multi-physics and multi-scale outlooks

UserProf. Enrique Romero, Director of Research, Head Geotechnical Laboratory, Polytechnic University of Catalonia.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 02 June 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Modelling large deformation problems in geotechnics (MPM)

UserDr. Alba Yerro-Colom, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech .

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 19 May 2021, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Nicholas Norton Nicols and his maps of Mindanao

Please send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk for Zoom link

UserPeter Geldart, Philippine Map Collectors Society.

House Via Zoom.

ClockTuesday 04 May 2021, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Securing the (mud)line – considerations in design of offshore foundation

UserProf. Richard Whitehouse, Chief Technical Director in Sediment Dynamics, HR Wallingford, UK.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 24 March 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Machine Learning in Structural Dynamics

email hh463@cam.ac.uk for passcode

UserProf Keith Worden, Sheffield University.

HouseZoom Meeting ID: 819 1682 8857.

ClockFriday 05 March 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Seismic soil-pile-structure interaction in soft clays and layered soils

UserDr Thejesh Kumar Garala, Research Associate at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 03 March 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Learning based multi-scale modeling

email hh463@cam.ac.uk for passcode

UserProf Kaushik Bhattacharya, California Institute of Technology.

HouseZoom Meeting ID: 819 1682 8857.

ClockFriday 26 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The impact of TBM EPB tunnelling on ground surface and existing buildings.

UserProfessor Anna Lewandowska, Warsaw University of Technology.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 24 February 2021, 19:00-20:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Polar maps and their histories: reflections on the changing fortunes of cosmography

Please send an email to events@emma.cam.ac.uk for Zoom link

UserMichael Bravo (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge).

Housevia zoom .

ClockTuesday 23 February 2021, 17:30-19:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Model-Free Data-Driven Science: Cutting out the Middleman

email hh463@cam.ac.uk for passcode

UserProf Michael Ortiz, California Institute of Technology .

HouseZoom Meeting ID: 819 1682 8857.

ClockFriday 19 February 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Remembering Professor David Newland

We would like to dedicate this week to remember David, and share past stories and experiences we had with him.

UserGroup .

HouseOnline - Teams. Please email div-c@eng.cam.ac.uk for the link.

ClockFriday 29 January 2021, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Innovative design criteria for piled foundations of wind turbines

UserProfessor Luca De Sanctis, University of Naples ‘Parthenope’, Italy.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2021, 19:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Multi-functional applications of graphene related materials in cementitious composites

UserIoanna Papanikolaou, PhD Research Student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge..

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 17 December 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The role of twist in shell structures

UserBarney Salsby, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 04 December 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Hydraulic fracturing of artificially generated soft sandstones

UserCharalampos Konstantinou, PhD Research Student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 26 November 2020, 16:00-16:45

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The Straits of Malacca-A Cartographic Journey using Nautical Sea Charts

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF SPEAKER AND TITLE

UserJulian Candiah (Kuala Lumpur).

Housevia zoom .

ClockTuesday 24 November 2020, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Cross-Laminated Timber Deep Beams

UserDanielle Van Gilst, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 20 November 2020, 15:00-15:20

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Performance of drains in earthquake-induced liquefaction mitigation under new and existing buildings

UserSamy Garcia-Torres, PhD Research Student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge..

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Biomimetic vascular self-healing systems for cementitious materials

UserZijing Li, PhD Research Student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 12 November 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Seismic behaviour of structures with basements in liquefiable soil

UserDr Fiona Hughes, Graduate Geotechnical Engineer at Arup.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 05 November 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Tailored Concrete for Durability

UserJess Forsdyke, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 30 October 2020, 15:00-15:20

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Self-healing cut-off wall materials

UserBenyi Cao, PhD Research Student at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Earthquakes in a laboratory by squeezing a 3 m rock

UserGregory C. McLaskey, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Cornell University.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 16 October 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Design and Control of Structures that Adapt to Loads through Large Shape Changes

UserGenaro Senatore, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Applied Computing and Mechanics Laboratory, Lausanne, Switzerland.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 09 October 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Concrete Shear Strengthening with Embedded FRP bars: Recent Advances and Required Research

This talk is also part of the Division D seminar series

UserDr. Samir Dirar, University of Birmingham.

HouseZoom (email gh465@cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockWednesday 09 September 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Automation for the circular economy in the built environment

UserCatherine De Wolf, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockMonday 27 July 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Long-term basement heave in over-consolidated clay, or how to design an underground station using a time machine

The seminar will be delivered online via Google Meet platform. To join, please click on the link below on Thursday, 23rd July 2020 at 4:00 pm BST

UserDeryck Chan, CUED.

HouseDelivered online via Google Meet.

ClockThursday 23 July 2020, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Wind Effects on Structures: Fundamentals to Emerging Frontiers

UserAhsan Kareem, NatHaz Modeling Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, USA.

HouseZoom (email structures-admin@eng.cam.ac.uk for link).

ClockFriday 19 June 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Tea Time Talk Poster Session

The poster session will be on-line from 3.30pm. Please email div-c@eng to request the password for joining.

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseOnline (Zoom) - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81551153300?pwd=T3pWUjN6WjREcjVmeFk1VUJaRVR2QT09 Meeting ID: 815 5115 3300.

ClockFriday 05 June 2020, 15:30-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Acoustics of the banjo

On-line tea from 3.30pm with talk starting at 4.00pm. Please email div-c@eng to request the password for joining.

UserEmeritus Professor Jim Woodhouse, CUED.

HouseOnline (Zoom) - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81551153300?pwd=T3pWUjN6WjREcjVmeFk1VUJaRVR2QT09 Meeting ID: 815 5115 3300.

ClockFriday 29 May 2020, 16:00-17:00

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Timber and structural engineering in the 21st Century

UserAndrew Lawrence (Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Timber Engineering at Cambridge University).

HouseLT2 (Inglis Building) Engineering, Department of.

ClockThursday 05 March 2020, 18:00-19:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Multiply-creased shell structures

UserMierunalan Seyon, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Optimising Embodied Carbon of Concrete Floors

UserAmila Sankalpa Jayasinghe, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 28 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Secret Soviet maps of Cambridge and the world

UserJohn Davies (sovietmaps.com) & Alex Kent (Canterbury Christ Church University).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Rethinking costs of mitigation

UserSarah Nelson, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Novel Liquid Laminated Glass Connections

UserStratis Volakos, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 21 February 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Models, Uncertainty and Design

UserProfessor Robin Langley, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 14 February 2020, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Structural Design for Delayed Obsolescence

UserCorentin Fivet, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC),EPFL.

HouseSeminar Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 31 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Structures Seminar Series

Exploring the Topology of Patterns.

UserRobin Oval, Engineering DepUniversity of Cambridge.

HouseConference Room, Civil Engineering Building, JJ Thomson Avenue 7a..

ClockFriday 24 January 2020, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Unique geotechnical issues in the Dead Sea region

UserSam Frydman, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

HouseCivEng Seminar Room (1-33) (Civil Engineering Building).

ClockThursday 24 October 2019, 15:00-15:45

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

An Introduction to the DVRG

UserProfessor Robin Langley, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 11 October 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bayesian intelligent structural health monitoring

UserDr Sn-Chi Kuok, Academic Visitor, Department of Engineering Science at University of Oxford.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 14 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

System Performance in Geotechnical Engineering: Concept, Methodology and Applications

UserProfessor Gang Zheng, Director of the Technical Centre for Advanced Construction and Safety of Underground Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department- Lecture Room 5, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PX.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Poster session

UserProgramme to be confirmed.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 07 June 2019, 15:30-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

The RemoveDEBRIS space mission

UserGuglielmo Aglietti, University of Surrey.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Atomistically inspired origami

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserProf Richard D. James, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 31 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Self-similarly expanding regions of phase change yield cavitational instabilities and model deep earthquakes

Tea and coffee will be available in the foyer after the seminar

UserProf Xanthippi Markenscoff, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 03 May 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Rigid Blocks for Masonry with an application to open-well spiral stairs

UserProf. Maurizio Angelillo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, University of Salerno.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 05 April 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Non-conventional polymer composite materials: expanding the design envelope of aerospace structures

Tea and coffee will be available in LR5 after the seminar

UserDr Pedro Camanho, Departamento de Engenharia Mecânica, University of Porto.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 01 March 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Hyperplasticity

UserProf. G.T. Houlsby, University of Oxford.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 2.

ClockThursday 21 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Tailored Reinforced Concrete Infrastructure

UserStudent Seminars: Mar Gimenez Fernandez, PhD Candidate, CUED. .

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Active Cell Mechanics

Tea and coffee & biscuits will be available after the seminar

UserProfessor Ulrich Schwarz, Institute for Theoretical Physics and BioQuant, Heidelberg University, Germany .

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 February 2019, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Transformational Infrastructure

UserMartin Knight BA(Hons) Dip Arch FRIBA FCIHT FIET FRSA, IABSE Fellow IStructE Companion.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 25 January 2019, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

An 'Ashby map' for selecting musical strings

UserProfessor Jim Woodhouse, CUED Emeritus.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 18 January 2019, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

SCC formwork pressure - myths and facts

UserMichal Drewniok, Cambridge University Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3A.

ClockFriday 30 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Engineering biomaterials: Innovation with wood, hemp and silk

UserDr Darshil Shah, Centre for Natural Material Innovation, Cambridge University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 16 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Bose Waveguide Technology

UserDr Ole Nielsen, Bose/CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 09 November 2018, 16:00-16:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some dynamics of bolted interfaces

UserDr Hugh Goyder, Cranfield University.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 26 October 2018, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Grenfell Tower - One Year On

UserDr Jonathan Evans, Chairman and CEO at Ash and Lacy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockTuesday 12 June 2018, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Resource Futures in Cities

UserSimon Davies, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

POSTPONED - Acoustics in the 'real world' - POSTPONED

UserAngela Lamcraft, Senior Acoustic Consultant for ACCON.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 02 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

MEMS Particulate Sensors

UserMalar Chellasivalingam.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 16:30-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Integrating hydroponics into our cities

UserMelanie Jans-Singh, PhD Candidate, Engineering Department.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 16 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Bamboo as a full-fledged structural material – progress, challenges and observations

UserKent A. Harries, Ph.D., FACI, FIIFC, P.Eng. Leverhulme Visiting Professor University of Bath.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 02 February 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Monitoring scour at bridge foundations

UserKasun Danushka, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Capturing Occupant Well-being

UserMark Allen, PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockFriday 19 January 2018, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Snaking, dripping, and fluttering of elastic rods

UserProfessor Davide Bigoni,Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering University of Trento, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 08 December 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Nonlinear mechanics and design of prestressed stayed columns

UserProfessor M. Ahmer Wadee, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LT6.

ClockFriday 01 December 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some issues in mechanics for the design of helmets

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 17 November 2017, 16:30-17:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

3D printing of gears

UserJames McBride, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 27 October 2017, 16:30-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Improving Communication in Engineering Through Mixed Reality

UserDr. Matthew Lato, Ph.D.Eng., P.Eng. Senior Geotechnical Engineer, BGC Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 25 October 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Active control of automotive road noise

UserLuis Andrade Acosta and Matt de Brett, CUED.

HouseJDB Seminar Room, CUED.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Extraordinary possibilities for concrete structures

UserProfessor Tim Ibell, Engineering Department, Cambridge University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 13 October 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Recent Developments in Centrifuge Modelling at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

UserMarcio S. S. Almeida, Graduate School of Engineering, COPPE-UFRJ and Maria Cascão F. Almeida, Polytechnic School of Engineering, Poli-UFRJ.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Optimization and risk assessment of tall reinforced concrete buildings

UserProf M T R Jayasinghe (Thishan Jayasinghe), Department of Civil Engineering of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Dyson Building Teaching Room.

ClockThursday 13 July 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Engineered growth factor microenvironments for regenerative medicine

UserProf Manuel Salmeron-Sanchez, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Glasgow University.

HouseOatley Seminar Room, Department of Engineering.

ClockFriday 16 June 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Upscaling Building Semantics to Address Urban Sustainability and Resilience Scenarios

UserProfessor Yacine Rezgui, Director BRE Institute in Sustainable Engineering, Cardiff University School of Engineering .

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 02 June 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Equilibrium: fact or fiction?

UserEdward Maunder MA, DIC, PhD, CEng, FIStructE, University of Exeter.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 12 May 2017, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Induced Soil Liquefaction: Symptoms and Cures

UserAndrew Brennan, Senior Lecturer at Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 28 April 2017, 16:00-17:30

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

A multiscale modelling strategy for virtual design of metallic alloys

UserProf Javier LLorca, IMDEA Materials Institute, University of Madrid.

HouseLR4, Engineering Department.

ClockFriday 03 February 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Materials Challenges for Rolls Royce

UserDr Neil Glover, Head of Materials - Capability Acquisition at Rolls-Royce plc.

HouseOatley Meeting Room.

ClockFriday 13 January 2017, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales

UserProf Antonio De Simone, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Biological and bio-inspired locomotion at small scales - MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM

UserProfessor Antonio de Simone, Sculoa Internationale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 25 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Contacts and Fretting

UserProf David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Contacts and Fretting - MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM

UserProfessor David Hills, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Vibration based Structural Health Monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

UserFilipe Magalhães Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Vibration based structural health monitoring: from Bridges to Wind Turbines

This lecture is part of the Structures Research Seminar series

UserFilipe Magalhaes, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 06 May 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Modelling non-symmetry of collagen fibre dispersion in the elasticity of arterial wall tissue

UserProfessor Raymond Ogden, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 29 April 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Adhesion of Volcanic Ashes in Gas Turbines and Potential Effects on Thermal Barrier Coatings

Mechanics Colloquium

UserProfessor Bill Clyne, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 05 February 2016, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Origami Mechanisms

UserProf Zhong You, Department of Engineering Science, Oxford University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Ribbon Curling

UserDr Chris Prior - Durham University.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 06 November 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProf. Michel W. Barsoum, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Strain accommodation in kinking nonlinear elastic solids

UserProfessor Michel Barsoum, Dept of Materials Science & Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR4.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Fire behavior of concrete elements built and prestressed with internal CFRP reinforcement

UserDr Giovanni Terrasi - Empa, The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockWednesday 28 October 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

'Building complex structures using simple concepts'

UserDr Janardhan Sundaram - Director, Rail Middle East & India ATKINS.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Mechanics of Unsaturated Sand

UserJames Fern, University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:45-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

An analytical and experimental investigation of rocking isolation for earthquake-resilient design

UserDr Sinan Acikgoz - Research Associate in the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 29 May 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

General methodology of dealing with uncertainty in applied mechanics

UserProfessor Isaac E. Elishakoff, Department of Ocean & Mechanical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, USA..

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture room 3A.

ClockFriday 08 May 2015, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

An experimental and theoretical investigation into the small strain stiffness of clays

UserAngelo Amorosi, Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering, Technical University of Bari, Italy.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 13 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Seismic retrofitting of historic masonry structures

UserProf Gianmarco De Felice - Department of Engineering of the University Roma Tre.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Sea monsters to sonar: mapping the Polar oceans

UserLt Cdr Dr John Ash, Scott Polar Research Institute.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 24 February 2015, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Automated building structural design?

UserDr Manuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 13 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Project Successes and Failures in Analysis and Testing"

UserEd Moseley, Design Director for AKT II Consulting Structural & Civil Engineers.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 06 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserManuel Davila - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserDr Kathrin Menberg - Research Associate Structures Group.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Marine Riser Analysis for Deep-water Drilling

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Course Director of CDT Centre - CUED.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 05 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Effects on Critical Infrastructure

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:15

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Early-modern maps in mirror image

UserProfessor Paul Harvey, University of Durham.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Concurrent multiscale computational modeling of granular materials mechanics: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, TUM distinguished Affiliated Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Quantitative Prediction of Solute Strengthening in Metal Alloys

UserProfessor William Curtin, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 24 October 2014, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Elasticity of Elasticity

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Hydrodynamic and Structural Analysis of a Floating Vessel

UserChristopher Vibert - Senior Engineer, Mechanical Integrity Group, Frazer-Nash Consultancy.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3.

ClockFriday 10 October 2014, 15:00-16:00

Construction Engineering Seminars

Design, Construction and Management for Data Rich Advanced Infrastructure Systems

User Lucio Soibelman, Professor and Chair, University of Southern California.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3A.

ClockWednesday 03 September 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Leveraging Text Content for Management of Construction Project Documents

UserAmr A. Kandil, Assistant Professor, School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR3B.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Land surveying in the post-Roman West

UserJohn Blair, The Queen's College, Oxford.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 06 May 2014, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Overtrawlability and Mechanical Damage of Pipe-in-pipe System

UserMs Zheng Jiexin PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 17:00-18:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Mechanics of Stretchable Electronics

UserProfessor Yonggang Huang, Joseph Cummings Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockThursday 10 April 2014, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Re-Inventing the Wheel

UserDr Wendel Sebastian - Reader, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bristol.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The future of biodiversity in tropical landscapes

Come along for this very special lunchtime talk to find out about the future of biodiversity! Feel free to bring your own lunch, but light refreshments will be also provided.

UserEd Turner, Department of Zoology.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Trapping CO2 using sponge-like materials

Slight refreshment will be provided.

UserPu Zhao, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 27 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

The terrestrial globe under globalisation

UserJerry Brotton (Professor of Renaissance Studies, Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mapping Methane in the Arctic

UserDr Michelle Cain, Centre for Atmospheric Science, Dept of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Large-Scale Physical and Computational Simulation of Soil-Structure Systems

UserProfessor Ahmed Elgamal, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A framework for understanding energy pile behaviour

UserDr Peter Bourne-Webb, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Earth Resources Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Experiments in multidisciplinary materials research

UserProfessor Mark Miodownik, University College London.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:30-16:00

Darwin College Science Seminars

Cassandra's Climate

UserMichael Sheppard, Emeritus Schlumberger Fellow, Schlumberger.

House1 Newnham Terrace, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 13:10-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

The relevance of botanic garden greenhouses in the modern era

UserAlexander Summers, Botanic Garden.

HouseRoom N7, Pembroke College.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Washboard Road: The dynamics of granular ripples

UserProf Jim McElwaine, BA,MA,MMath,CASM,PhD, Professor of Geohazards, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University and the Planetary Science Institute Tucson.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A Fully Integrated, Printed, Self-Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Node for Engine and Motor Condition Monitoring

UserProfessor Paul Wright, Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley, Berkeley Manufacturing Institute .

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Mysterious goings-on around Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserAlek Petty, Earth Sciences Department, Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling, UCL.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Using underwater robots to observe the rapidly melting Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica

See this map for the venue location: http://www.zerocarbonsociety.org/wordpresszcs/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/Picture3.png

UserLouise Biddle, University of East Anglia.

HouseBuckingham Room, Magdalene College.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Inversion and perversion in biomechanics: from microscopic anisotropy to macroscopic chirality

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, OCCAM, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Dr Arnaud Bonin

UserDr Arnaud Bonin - EDF Energy, Nuclear Engineering .

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR5.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plane strain collapse

UserProf. Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Short and long-term leakage through composite liners

UserProfessor Kerry Rowe, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plan strain collapse

UserProfessor Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Characterisation of clean and silty-sands using variable penetration rate cone testing

UserProfessor Jason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3A.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Granular texture and quasi-static rheology of granular materials

UserDr Franck (Farhang) Radjai, Director of Research at CNRS, University of Montpellier, France.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockMonday 22 April 2013, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Flexure-Based Precision Mechanisms

UserDannis Brouwer - Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Twente, the Netherlands.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockWednesday 10 April 2013, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Seismic behaviour pile foundations in improved and unimproved soft clays

UserProfessor K.K. “Muralee” Muraleetharan, Kimmell-Bernard Chair in Engineering, David Ross Boyd and Presidential Professor, School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science, University of Oklahoma.

HouseSchofield Centre.

ClockTuesday 19 March 2013, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Learning from the Mistakes of Others…

UserProfessor David J Elton Ph.D., P.E., S.M., F. ASCE, Civil Engineering Department, Auburn University, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

How were maps produced? A look at old and new surveying methods

UserChris Burgoyne (Department of Engineering and Emmanuel College, Cambridge).

HouseEmmanuel College (Old Library).

ClockTuesday 26 February 2013, 17:30-19:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Multiscale mechanics and cohesive-surface models

UserProfessor René de Borst, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Terzaghi's fallacy

UserProfessor emeritus Andrew Schofield, CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Thinker-doers: Adding value in a climate crisis

UserGracen Johnson, MPhil Student, Land Economy Faculty.

HouseDirac Room, Fisher Building, St Johns College.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Frank Baaijens, Eindhoven University of Technology.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Development and application of Finite Element Analysis in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

UserDr Stavroula Kontoe, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College, London.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 16:00-17:50

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Effects of Ocean Acidification on Marine Organisms’

User Emma Cross, PhD Student, Dept. of Earth Science, British Antarctic Survey..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Zero Carbon Society

Food for Thought: ‘Carbon Foot-Printing’

UserJon Coello, PhD Student, Dept. of Engineering & the Environment, University of Southampton..

HouseWordsworth Room, St John's College, First Court (on left hand side).

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Aspects of science, technology and government

UserProfessor Roderick Smith, Imperial College.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR4.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 14:30-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geotechnical Aspects of the Canterbury Earthquake Series

UserDr Liam Wotherspoon, Research Fellow, University of Auckland Centre for Earthquake Engineering Research, New Zealand.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 13:30-14:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Vibrations induced by railway traffic: prediction and measurement

UserPedro Costa (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering University of Porto).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Room 1.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The TRD Method for In Situ Mixed Vertical Barriers in Dams and Levees

UserJeffrey C. Evans, Ph.D., P.E. Professor and Chair Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 13:30-15:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The Structural Engineering behind the Olympic Opening Ceremony

UserChristopher Matthews - Former Graduate Student of CUED.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

How Can We Measure Reactions to Product Designs?

UserKatrina Schoen - University of Cambridge, Engineering Department.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 15 August 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Design Centre

Some Problems with the Concept of 'Function'

UserDr. Nathan Crilly - University of Cambridge, Engineering Department.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 08 August 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Design Centre

Towards an Integrated Model of Design

UserProfessor Amaresh Chakrabarti - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 04 July 2012, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Hammersmith Flyover – What is the problem?

UserDr Chris Burgoyne Department of Engineering (CUED).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping during the Irish plantations, c.1580-1640

UserAnnaleigh Margey, National University of Ireland.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 08 May 2012, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Quasi-static rheology of granular materials. What we learned from discrete simulations

UserDr Jean-Noël Roux, Ingénieur en Chef des Ponts et des Eaux et Forêts, Laboratoire Navier, Paris.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

“Buro Happold – Innovations and SMART Solutions”

UserDr Shrikant Sharma & Colin McKinnon of Buro Happold SMART Solutions.

HouseEngineering Department - *LR3B*.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The next 40 years

UserProfessor Jorgen Randers (Professor of Climate Strategy at the Norwegian Business School ; Co-author of Limits to Growth).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making peace with the Earth

UserDr Vandana Shiva ( Navdanya International, India and the International Forum on Globalisation).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 07 March 2012, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Granular mechanics: current theoretical framework and some applications

UserTakashi Matsushima, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics and Energy Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering University of Tsukuba.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when?

UserJonathon Porritt CBE (Director of Sustainability, Forum for the Future).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Seminars in the History of Cartography

Mapping consecration in twelfth-century Italy and beyond

UserLucy Donkin, Department of History of Art, Cambridge.

HouseEmmanuel College (Gardner Room).

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 17:30-19:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges

UserGraham Webb, Structures Group PhD Candidate.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 15:00-15:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Modelling of wetted granular media

UserDr Jean-Yves Delenne, Laboratoire de Mécanique et Génie Civil (LMGC),Université Montpellier.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Making Progress Toward Sustainable Societies in the Context of Global Climate Change

UserDr Don Huisingh (Senior Scientist in Sustainable Development, University of Tennessee ).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

The power of markets to protect nature

UserIan Cheshire (Group Chief Executive, Kingfisher Group).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Materials - with both eyes open

UserDr Julian Allwood (Cambridge University Engineering Department).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Structural Analysis for Sub-sea Engineering

UserDr Andrew Lennon - Senior Analysis Engineer and Lead Engineer (Cambridge Office), Aquaterra Energy Ltd..

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wave-induced liquefaction of silt seabed in drum centrifuge - CANCELLED

UserDr Zhongtao Wang, Associate Professor, Dalian University of Technology, China.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Folded Shell Structures"

UserMark Schenk, PhD Student, Structures Group.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 16:00-16:45

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

My First Year as a Graduate: Arup AT+R

UserBernard Travers, Advanced Technology + Research Group, Arup.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 07 October 2011, 16:00-16:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A New Tunnel Excavation Method for Reducing Blasting-Induced Vibration and Damaged Zone – Precutting of Tunnel Perimeter Using Abrasive Waterzet

UserGye-Chun Cho, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil and Env. Eng., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST).

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 5.

ClockWednesday 20 July 2011, 16:00-17:00

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Poster Session

Agenda: 1pm - Overview from Supervisors; 1.30pm - Lunch and discussion; 2pm - Tea and Coffee; 2.45pm - Prizes; 3pm - Close

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseCambridge University, Engineering Department ,Lecture Room 11.

ClockFriday 17 June 2011, 13:00-15:00

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Some applications and mechanics for the cracking of stiff films supported on compliant substrates

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia

UserProfessor Michael Thouless, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, LR6.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 14:00-14:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Urban water security - a possibility or pipedream?

UserDr Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Director, School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering over the past 50 years

UserProfessor Izzat Idriss, Professor Emeritus , University of California at Davis.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 31 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Decarbonising the transport system

UserProfessor David Cebon and Professor Nick Collings ( Cambridge University Engineering Department) and Mark White (Jaguar Land Rover).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 16 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Managing the risks of regional climate change using knowledge action networks

UserProfesor Charles Kennel (University of California, San Diego; formerly , Director of the Scripps Institute of Oceanogaphy).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 09 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

"Modelling the flight of wind borne debris"

UserDr David Hargreaves - University of Nottingham.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 15:00-16:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

A Sustainable Future- The Leadership Challenge of our Time

UserDr Goran Carstedt ( Chairman of the Natural Step International and Senior Director of the Clinton Climate Change Initiative).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering Design Centre

Disturbing vision

UserArnold Wilkins, Professor of Visual Perception at the University of Essex.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Measuring soil pressure: An application for determining Ko of granular soils

UserMark L Talesnick, Associate Professor, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 16:00-17:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainable Energy - an industry view on the obstacles and opportunities

UserProfessor Ellen Williams ( BP Chief Scientist, formerly Director of University of Maryland Material Research Science and Engineering Centre).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 23 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

TBC

UserDr Ben Jeffryes (Schlumberger Cambridge Research).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Sustainability and the Perfect Storm (title to be confirmed)

UserProfessor Sir John Beddington (Government Chief Scientific Advisor and Head of the Government Office for Science).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 02 February 2011, 18:00-19:30

10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012

Energy Security and UK Energy Policy

UserProfessor Ian Fells (Emeritus Professor of Energy Conversion at Newcastle University).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR0.

ClockWednesday 26 January 2011, 18:00-19:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

SPICE: Stratospheric Particle Injection for Climate Engineering

UserDr Hugh Hunt (CUED), Dr Kirsty Kuo (CUED) and Miss Hilary Costello (CUED).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Engineering - Mechanics Colloquia Research Seminars

Fractals, Failure and Lightweight Structures

UserRobert Farr, Structured Materials and Process Science Department,.

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:30-15:30

Engineering - Dynamics and Vibration Tea Time Talks

Fractals, failure and lightweight structures

MECHANICS COLLOQUIUM (in LR6)

UserDr Robert Farr (Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands).

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, Oatley Seminar Room.

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 14:30-15:30

ELCF - Engineering for a Low Carbon Future (seminar series)

Towards a sustainable hydrogen economy

UserJohn Andrews - Associate Professor RMIT University.

HouseLT6, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 24 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

POSTPONED TO THE LT 2011

UserYasuyuki MIYAZAKI (Nihon University).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR10**.

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 15:00-16:00

Engineering Design Centre

Value in Product Development

UserGhadir Siyam - Year 1 PhD Candidate, Engineering Design Centre.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 10 November 2010, 16:30-17:30

Engineering Design Centre

Description of Product Design as Conflict Management within Multiple Stakes

Please contact the speaker directly for further questions about the content of this talk.

UserKazuya Oizumi, PhD candidate, University of Tokyo.

HouseArthur Marshall Meeting Room (next to EDC loft), Inglis Building, Engineering Department.

ClockWednesday 03 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Exploiting Structural Indeterminacy:Free-form unreinforced stone shells

UserDr. Philippe Block (Assistant Professor in Building Structure, ETH-Zurich).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 17:00-18:00

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

The Strengthening of Docklands Light Railway

18.00 to 18.30 Refreshments

UserWill Duckett (Gifford).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR5**.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 18:30-19:30

Engineering Department Structures Research Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserAlfonso Ramirez Ponce (Architect and Professor at Univerisdad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) ).

HouseEngineering Department - **LR6**.

ClockWednesday 27 October 2010, 17:00-18:00