Frontiers, Fundamentals, and Future Directions of Transport: From Theory to Applications

A symposium in honor of Dr. Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Asa Whitney Professor of Dynamical Engineering

Sponsored by the Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Department at the University of Pennsylvania

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cocktails Reception and Symposium Dinner to follow at 6:30 pm- please purchase reception/dinner tickets when you register here.

Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall 
3330 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Please join us for a symposium at the University of Pennsylvania to celebrate the distinguished career of Portonovo Ayyaswamy, Ph.D., who will be retiring this year. The symposium will be held on Wednesday, May 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., with breakfast and lunch provided. Distinguished speakers from throughout Dr. Ayyaswamy's career will give presentations. The symposium will conclude with a cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Registration is required for this event. We look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia!

Registration required. Please click here to register for the symposium.

Symposium Speakers

Introductions by:


Vijay Kumar

Nemirovsky Family Dean, Penn Engineering and Professor
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Computer and Information Science
Electrical and Systems Engineering

University of Pennsylvania

Beth A. Winkelstein

Vice Provost for Education
Professor, Bioengineering

University of Pennsylvania


 

Presenting:

 


C. Thomas Avedisian
Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell University

"Combustion of Complex Fuel Systems using the 'Simple' Multiphase Configuration of a Droplet"

 

James W. Baish

Professor and Department Chair
Biomedical Engineering

Bucknell University

 

"Transport in Solid Tumors: An Engineering Perspective on Treatment"

Michael Carchidi

Senior Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

University of Pennsylvania

 

"The Fractional Calculus and Its Applications to Transport"

Ivan Catton

Distinguished Research Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles

 

"The Use of Chemistry to Enhance Thin Film Heat Transfer"

Vijay K. Dhir

Distinguished Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles

"Advancing Understanding of Boiling Through Numerical Simulations - from Earth to Deep Space Missions"

David M. Eckmann Session Chair and Host
Horatio C. Wood Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Physician, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

"Intracellular Transport Mechanics and Cytoskeletal Integrity"

 

Yogesh Jaluria
Board of Governors Professor & Distinguished Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University

"Thin Film Fabrication by Chemical Vapor Deposition: Basic Transport Mechanisms to Practical Systems for Advanced Materials"

 

Joshua W. Lampe
Principal Research Scientist
Scientific Affairs
ZOLL Medical

"A Systems Approach to Chest Compression Generated Blood Flow"

 

Yaling Liu
Associate Professor
Bioengineering
Lehigh University

"Multiscale Characterization on Biotransport of Nanoparticles and Cells"

Arun Majumdar
Co-Director, Precourt Institute for Energy
Jay Precourt Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Materials Science (by courtesy)
Stanford University

"Heat, Mass and Charge Transport at the Nanoscale"

 

Raj M. Manglik
Professor
Mechanical Engineering
University of Cincinnati

"Role of Molecular-Scale Modulation of Interfacial Behavior by Reagent and Polymeric Additives in Aqueous Solutions in Nucleate Boiling and Bubble Dynamics"

Karthik Mukundakrishnan
Director
Research and Development
Stone Ridge Technology

"High Fidelity Numerical Simulations of Transport Processes:
Perspectives and Challenges
"

Ravi Radhakrishnan Session Chair
Professor
Bioengineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

"From Design to Delivery: Multiscale Modeling of Nanoparticle Transport and Cell Adhesion: Using Statistical Mechanics to Build Predictive Models in Bioengineering and Cell Biology"

 

Satwindar S. Sadhal
Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

University of Southern California

 

"Diffusive Transport in the Vitreous Humor: Experimental and Analytical Studies"


William A. Sirignano
Henry Samueli Endowed Chair in Engineering and Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Irvine

" Unsteady Transport at a Liquid-Gas Interface at Supercritical Pressure"

 

Howard A. Stone
Donald R. Dixon ’69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor and Chair
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

"A Classical Fluid Dynamics Problem with a Modern New Application for Separating Particles by Size"

Sheldon Weinbaum
CUNY Distinguished Professor
Biomedical & Mechanical Engineering
The City College of New York

"From Red Cells to Skiing, to a Jet Train that Travels at 700 km/hr on a Giant Ski"

 


Program

Date: Wednesday, May 9th

TIME

LOCATION

AGENDA

7:15 am

Levine Hall
3330 Walnut St.
Lobby (1st floor)

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium
(1st floor)

Session I

10:00 am

Levine Hall
Lobby

AM Coffee Break

10:15 am

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium

Session II

12:30 pm

Levine Hall
Lobby

Lunch

1:30 pm

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium

Session III

3:45 pm

Levine Hall
Lobby

PM Coffee Break

4:00 pm

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium

Session IV

5:40 pm

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium

Closing Remarks and Presentations

6:00 pm

Levine Hall
Wu and Chen Auditorium

Symposium Concludes

6:30 pm

The Study @ University City
20 S. 33rd St.
Atrium (2nd flr)

Cocktail Hour

7:30- 10:30 pm

The Study @ University City
Salon Room (2nd flr)

Dinner