UGA Engineering Lecture Series

UGA Engineering Lecture Series

The UGA College of Engineering Lecture Series brings speakers to campus to discuss emerging topics in engineering and science. The series also provides an opportunity for speakers to connect with UGA faculty and students interested in their work. All presentations in the UGA College of Engineering Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

Spring 2019 Schedule

All seminars begin at 12:20 in the Coverdell Center Auditorium.

January 25

W. Craig Fugate

Chief Emergency Management Officer, One Concern and Former FEMA Administrator

Seven Deadly Sins of Emergency Management

Co-sponsored by the Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems

March 1

Marc A. Hillmyer, Ph.D.

McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair and Director, Center for Sustainable Polymers
University of Minnesota

How sustainable polymers can shape the future of plastics

March 29

Mrdjan Jankovic, Ph.D.

Senior Technical Leader, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering

Collision Free Navigation with Interacting, Non-Communicating Obstacles


April 5

Mohammad Albakri, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Virginia Tech


Mechanical Vibrations for Nondestructive Evaluation and Quality Control

Fall 2018 Schedule

August 24

Christine Hendon, Ph.D.

Columbia University

Translational Optical Imaging


September 7 

Tony Huang, Ph.D.

Duke University

Acoustofluidics: merging acoustics and microfluidics for biomedical applications


September 21

Gajendra Singh, Ph.D.

Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Agricultural Mechanization in India


October 5

Mahdi Shahbakhti, Ph.D.

Michigan Technological University

Intelligent control of building and automotive energy systems in a connected world


October 12

Adam Beauchamp

Creature Comforts Brewery








Michael J. Donahue, Ph.D. and Don M. McNeill

AECOM Technical Services and Caterpillar

Natural Infrastructure's Role - Today and Increasing Tomorrow's Investments and Uses

November 9

Robert Kielb, Ph.D.

Duke University

Turbomachinery aeroelasticity challenges


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