Mechanical Engineering

Seminars

Winter 2022

ME Department seminars will be held every Friday during common hour (12:55-1:45) in OLIN 115 this term (except for virtual Zoom option format). These seminars are required for all seniors, and other students are welcome to attend if interested (attendance will be recorded for seniors). The tentative schedule for the term is posted below.

* Format Notes: CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY … formats are subject to change! All Virtual = speaker and audience on zoom, V. Speaker in person audience = Speaker on Zoom projected in Olin 115 with audience in person in Olin 115, All in person = Speaker and Audience in Olin 115, with no Zoom option.

ZOOM LINK FOR VIRTUAL SEMINARS: https://union.zoom.us/j/99078196220

SEMINAR UPDATES AND SCHEDULE: https://www.union.edu/me/seminars

Prof Brad Bruno (brunob@union.edu)

Week

Date

Format*

Speaker,

Affiliation

Topic

1

1/7/22

All Virtual

Lara Atkins,

Union College

Term abroad

2

1/14/22

All Virtual

Guadalupe Sanchez,

BNSF Railway

ME Careers in Railroads

3

1/21/22

All in Person

Thomas Walker,

John W. Danforth Company

HVAC

4

1/28/22

All in Person

TBA

Engineering Ethics

5

2/4/22

All in Person

Joe Christian,

Caterpillar

IP law / IP Careers for MEs

6

2/11/22

All in Person

James Shaw,

Fastway Engineering

SAE Competitions / CAD

7

2/18/22

All in Person

TBA

TBA

8

2/25/22

All in Person

Janith Samarasinghe,

GE GRC

Jet Engines / Gas Turbines

9

3/4/22

All in Person

MER497/498 students

MER497/498

10

3/11/22

All in Person

MER497/498 students

MER497/498