TU Delft Mechanics Colloquium


Delft University of Technology 

Related WWW pages: Advice and information for MC speakers
Organizer: Arend Schwab <a.l.schwab@tudelft.nl>
Logistics/lodging/re-imbursement/travel contact: Corinne du Burck <C.P.duBurck@tudelft.nl>
Contents of this page:
        I. Scheduled speakers
       II. Accepted speakers not yet scheduled
      III. Invited but not yet accepted speakers
       IV. People to possibly invite
        V. To put off to 2009-2010 academic year
       VI. Invited speakers who can't come at all


This page was updated Sep 29, 2009.

I. Schedule  2009-2004
Thu, Oct 1, 2009, 9:45-10:30, Room 4B-1-49
            Ichiro Kageyama, Professor of Nihon University, Japan 
                           College of Industrial Technology 
                           Department of Mechanical Engineering 
                           mailto: kageyama.ichiro@nihon-u.ac.jp 
                            Host = Schwab
Thu, June 4, 2009, 12:45-13:30, Room D
            Jason Moore, Sports Biomechanics Laboratory, UCDavis, CA, USA <jkmoor@ucdavis.edu>,
                            "First Look at Rider Biomechanics while Controlling a Bicycle", 
                            Host = Schwab
Wed, Apr 8, 2009, 12:45-13:30, Room B
            Jack Booker, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA <booker@cornell.edu>,
                            "Numerical Analysis of Dynamically-Loaded Journal Bearings", 
                            Host = Schwab
Fri, Oct 3, 2008, 11:00-12:00, Room E
            Jim Papadopoulos, Green Bay, WI
                            "On Bicycle Handling and Self-Stability",
                            Host = Schwab, abstract.
Wed, May 28, 2008, 13:30-14:30, Faculty Room
               Mont Hubbard, University of California, Davis
                            "Safe Ski Jump Landing Slope Design",
                            Host = Schwab, abstract.
Wed, Apr 9, 2008, 14:00-14:45, Lecture Room F
           Myriam Verschuure, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
                            "Counterweight balancing: determining limits of performance 
                             through convex optimization techniques",
                            Host = Just Herder, abstract.
Tue, Jun 12, 2007, 12:45-13:30, Room J
           Sunil K. Agrawal, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
                            <agrawal@udel.edu>, http://mechsys4.me.udel.edu
                            "Differentially Flat Design of Bipeds and Under-Actuated Robots",
                            Host = Schwab, abstract, presentation pdf 1,188 KB
Fri, Mar 30, 2007, 12:45-13:30, Room C
            Jorge Ambrˇsio, IDMEC/IST, Instituto Superior TÚcnico, Technical University of Lisbon,Portugal
                            <jorge@dem.ist.utl.pt>, http://www.dem.ist.utl.pt/IDMEC/
                            "Multidisciplinary Applications Using Multibody Dynamics as the Framework for 
                            Developments", Host = Schwab, abstract, 
Mon, Nov 27, 2006, 12:45-13:30, Room J
            Johannes Gertsmayr, Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria, <johannes.gerstmayr@jku.at>,
                            "Advanced Methods for Large-Scale Flexible Multibody Systems", Host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation pdf 546 KB Animations of the examples can be found at:
Mon, Aug 15, 2005, 14:00-14:45, Room J
            Michael Coleman, University of Vermont, VT, USA, <mcoleman@emba.uvm.edu>,
                            "A rigid body on a skate: another device that cannot stand still but balances
                            while moving", Host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation (zip 10,384 KB)
Wed, Jun 28, 2006, 15:00-15:45, Room C
            Jack Booker, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA <booker@cornell.edu>,
                            "Never the twain shall meet: Separating solid surfaces with fluid films ", 
                            Host = Schwab

Mon, May 30, 2005, 15:45-16:45, Room J
            Wan-Suk Yoo,    Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea, <wsyoo@pusan.ac.kr>,
                            "On flexible multibody simulations and experiments for large deformation
                            problems", Host = Schwab
Tue, Mar 22, 2005, 10:45-11:45, Conference Room 4 (38-8b-2nd floor)
            Ishan Sharma,   Univ of Cambridge, UK, <I.Sharma@damtp.cam.ac.uk>
                            "Equilibrium Configurations of Ellipsoidal, Soil-Like, Spinning Asteroids.",
                            Host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation (ppt 1,446 KB)
Mon, Mar  7, 2005, 13:45-14:45, Room M
            Yoshiaki Terumichi, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, <y-terumi@sophia.ac.jp>
                            "An Experimental and Numerical Approach for Pattern Formation Phenomena",
                            Host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation (ppt 9,540 KB)
Mon, Feb 21, 2005, 15:45-16:45, Room E
            Jaap Meijaard,  Univ of Nottingham UK, <Jaap.Meijaard@nottingham.ac.uk>
                            "A physical tire model for the analysis of vehicle handling", Host = Schwab
Fri, Oct 15, 2004, 15:00-15:45 Room D
            Shinya Aoi,     Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, <shinya_aoi@kuaero.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
                            "Stability Analysis of a Simple Walking Model Driven by a Rhythmic Signal",
                            host = Van Woerkom
Tue, Oct 12, 2004, 15:45-16:45 Room E
            Knoek van Soest, Free University Amsterdam, <a_j_van_soest@fbw.vu.nl>
                            "Biomechanics of Pedaling; Simulation Studies on the Relation between
                             Mechanical Power Output and Kinematical Constraints on Leg Motion",
                             host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation (pdf 2,765 KB)
Mon, Sep 20, 2004, 15:45-16:45 Room J
            Andy Ruina,     Cornell University <ruina@cornell.edu>
                            "Some Mechanics Perspectives on Robot Locomotion", host = Schwab
Wed, Jun  9, 2004, 11:00-12:00 Room ?
            Karl ┼str÷m,    Lund Institute of Technology <kja@control.lth.se>
                            "Bicycle Dynamics and Control", host = Schwab
                            abstract, presentation (pdf 2026 KB)
Fri, Mar  5, 2004, 15:45-16-45, Room R (opposite the faculty room)
            Jaap Meijaard,  Univ of Nottingham UK, <Jaap.Meijaard@nottingham.ac.uk>
                            "Continuering van oplossingen en vertakkingen voor multibodysystemen
                             met toepassingen in de dynamica van motorfietsen", Host = Schwab
Wed, Dec 17, 2003, 14:45-15:45, Room U (IO building, above entrance)
            Arend Schwab,   TUDelft, <a.l.schwab@wbmt.tudelft.nl>
                            "Stability of an Uncontrolled Bicycle", Host = Helm
                            abstract, presentation (ppt 1924 KB)

II. Accepted SPEAKERS (not yet scheduled)

III. Invited but not yet committed3

IV. Possibilities (not yet invited)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^   V. For 2009-2010 season (provisionally accepted invitation) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ VI. Can't give a seminar ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^