UGA Engineering Lecture Series

UGA Engineering Lecture Series

The UGA College of Engineering Lecture Series brings speakers to campus to discuss emerging topics in engineering and science. The series also provides an opportunity for speakers to connect with UGA faculty and students interested in their work. All presentations in the UGA College of Engineering Lecture Series are free and open to the public.

Spring 2018 Schedule

April 13 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium 

Todd Bridges, Ph.D.
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

"Development of Natural Infrastructure for Resilient Systems"



March 9 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Christophe Darnault, Ph.D.
Clemson University

“Flow and Transport in Porous Media: Applications in Agriculture, Environment and Energy”



March 2 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Andrés J. García, Ph.D., F.B.S.E.                                               
Georgia Institute of Technology

"Bioengineered Hydrogels for Regenerative Medicine"



February 9 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Thirimachos Bourlai, Ph.D.
West Virginia University

"Multi-spectral Face Imaging: From Human Identification to Physiology and Beyond"



January 26 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Christine E. Schmidt, Ph.D.
University of Florida

“Biomaterials for Nerve Repair Therapies”



Fall 2017 schedule

September 22 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Lawrie Virgin, Ph.D.
Duke University

"Exploiting 3D-Printing in teaching and research in structural mechanics" 



November 3 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Krishna Kavi, Ph.D.
University of North Texas

"Computer Systems Research at the University of North Texas"




November 10 | Noon | Coverdell Center Auditorium

Yong Fu, Ph.D.
Mississippi State University

"Global Operation of Integrated Decentralized Power Systems with High-Penetration Renewable Energy"



2016 - 2017 Lectures

Bevlee A. Watford, Ph.D.
Virginia Tech

"Engineering Diversity Programs: Past, Present and Future"



Ajit P. Yoganathan, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology

"Cardiovascular Engineering – A “Personal” Journey from Bench to Bedside"