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PRISM Seminars - Spring 2009

NNSA PRISM Workshop: Verification and Validation (V&V): Quantifying Prediction Uncertainty and Demonstrating Simulation Credibility
Dr. François M. Hemez, Ph.D., Los Alamos National Laboratory
Friday June 5, 2009 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Morgan 129

Understanding and Improving Longevity In RF MEMS Capacitive Switches
Dr. Chuck Goldsmith, Ph.D., MEMtronics Corporation
Monday May 18, 2009 - 10:30am
Birck 1001

Multiphysics and Multiscale Analysis of MEMS/NEMS
Professor Narayan R. Aluru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Friday May 15, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

Modeling of Dielectric Charging in RF MEMS
Professor Ashraf Alam, Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Friday May 1, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

Solutions of the Boltzmann Equation via a Discrete Velocity Monte Carlo Method
Philip L. Varghese, University of Texas Austin
Friday April 17, 2009 - 10:30pm
Arms 1109

Emerging Technologies for RF Miniaturization
Christopher Nordquist, Sandia National Laboratories
April 6, 2009 - 11:00 a.m.
Birck 1001

Modeling of Squeeze-film Damping in MEMS based on Rarefied Flow Simulations
Xiaohui (Sandy) Guo, Purdue University, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Friday April 3, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

RF MEMS for Radio-Frequency Applications and Sensors
Professor Dimitri Peroulis, Purdue University, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Friday March 27, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

Efficient Computation of Sparse Jacobians and Hessians Using Automatic Differentiation
Dr. Assefaw Gebremedhin, Purdue University, Computing Research Institute and Department of Computer Science
Friday March 13, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies
Professor Bharat Bushan, Ohio State University
Friday March 6, 2009 - 3:00pm
Burton Morgan 129

Pursuing High Reliability in Microelectronics: Analysis, Environmental Testing, and Reliability Prediction
Dr. Andre Kleyner, Delphi Corporation
Friday February 27, 2009 - 3:00pm
Birck 1001

Introduction to the Computational Science and Engineering Program at Purdue
Dr. Jyoti Mathur, Computing Research Institute, Purdue University
Friday February 13, 2009 - 3:00pm


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Matt Potrawski
Managing Director, PRISM Center
Purdue University
Birck Nanotechnology Center
1205 W. State St., Suite 2027
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088