Spring 2015 IB Seminar Series

Fridays, 2:15-3:15pm, Auburn Science (Biology) B201

Name Department Affiliation Date Research Area
Robert Woods Internal Medicine University of Michigan Jan 23 Evolution, Medicine
Note** Woods seminar will be held in Mary Gladwin 111
Vikram Shyam Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering NASA Glenn Jan 30 Biomimetics, propulsion, flight, flow visualization
Margot Damaser Biomedical Engineering Cleveland Clinic Feb 6 Urological Biomechanics
TBD Feb 13
Amy LaViers Systems and Information Engineering University of Virginia Feb 20 Robotics, choreography, automation, dance
Pravin Bhiwapurkar Architecture Kent State Feb 27 Biologically inspired architecture
no seminar Mar 6
Gemma Casadesus Biological Sciences Kent State Mar 13 Neuroscience and memory loss/dysfunction
Ashock Goel Computer Science Georgia Tech Mar 20 Human centered computing, artificial intelligence, bio-inspired design
Christopher Malcuit Biological Sciences Kent State Apr 3 Stem Cell Biology, Skeletal Muscle Regeneration, Tissue Engineering
George Newkome Polymer Science University of Akron Apr 10 Chemistry, Dendrimers
Russ Stewart Bioengineering University of Utah Apr 17 Biomimetic underwater adhesives, natural bioadhesives
Prasad Boradkar** Design Arizona State University Apr 24 Industrial design, biomimicry, transdisciplinary collaboration
** Boradkar seminar will be held at the Akron Art Museum: Beyond Anthropocentric Design