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AY1617 Q2

Graduate Student Seminar

Thirteen PhD students from the Department of Mechanical Engineering will be presenting their research in a seminar series. Fellow graduate students and ME staff are invited to sit in the seminars should they be interested.




Event Details

Date: 5 December 2016, Monday
Time: 9 am to 3 pm
Venue: LT1


Organising Committee

Balaji Selvarajou (Chair)
Tekumalla Venkata Rama Lakshmi Sravya
Wang Chen
Sherine Tiew (Staff advisor)
A/Prof Vincent Tan (Staff advisor)



(Click on on each abstract title for more details.)

Time Programme Presenter
9am – 9.10am Opening Address
Session 1
(Chair: Balaji Selvarajou)
9.10am – 9.30am Presentation 1: A variationally bounded scheme for delayed detached eddy simulation: Application to vortex-induced vibration of offshore riser Vaibhav Joshi
9.30am – 9.50am Presentation 2: 3D printed soft gripper design and simulation Zhang Hongying
9.50am – 10.10am Presentation 3: Modelling damage mechanisms in composites subjected to impact and compression after impact Md. Masudur Rahman Abir
10.10am – 10.30am Presentation 4: Mechanism based crystal plasticity for nanotwinned metals Kartikey Joshi
10.30am – 10.50am Break / Refreshments
Session 2
(Chair: Tekumalla Venkata Rama Lakshmi Sravya)
10.50am – 11.10am Presentation 5: 3D Printing of Polycaprolactone (PCL)/Pluronic F127 composite scaffolds via electrohydrodynamic jetting for gastro intestinal tissue engineering Wu Bin
11.10am – 11.30am Presentation 6: Distribution of heat generation and impedance studies in lithium ion batteries Manikandan Balasundaram
11.30am – 11.50am Presentation 7: Design of 3D-printed composite scaffolds for dental pulp repair Aishwarya Bhargav
11.50am – 12.10pm Presentation 8: Monitoring heat dissipation from gold nanorods to the ambient water through conjugated ligands with atomic resolution Yan Yuexiang
12.10pm – 12.30pm Presentation 9: Low cost and efficient solar cells: perovskite aspect Ye Tao
12.30pm  – 1.20pm Lunch (For attendees, lunch will be provided only to those who pre-registered and opted for a lunchbox.)
Session 3
(Chair: Wang Chen)
1.20pm – 1.40pm Presentation 10: Novel soft actuators for soft robots Chen Feifei
1.40pm – 2.00pm Presentation 11: Development of a soft untethered robot using artificial muscle actuators Cao Jiawei
2.00pm – 2.20pm Presentation 12: Instabilities in dielectric elastomers: buckling, wrinkling, and crumpling Hareesh Godaba
2.20pm – 2.40pm Presentation 13: A highly sensitive soft compression sensor based on origami structure Li Jisen