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The Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series brings nationally recognized individuals to UC Davis and the College of Engineering to discuss the latest engineering advancements.

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The Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series brings nationally recognized individuals to UC Davis and the College of Engineering to discuss the latest engineering advancements.

    • video
    'Human Interface' Technology and Interaction

    'Human Interface' Technology and Interaction

    UC Davis College of Engineering alumnus Francis Lee is the former CEO and current board chair of Synaptics in Santa Clara. The company designs and produces the sensing technology in more than 60 percent of the touch pads in laptops, smart phones, MP3 players and other devices.
    Lee presents a talk on "A Discussion of 'Human Interface' Technology and Interaction"

    • 1 hr 6 min
    • video
    Future Research Directions at HP Labs

    Future Research Directions at HP Labs

    Prith Banerjee, senior vice president of research with Hewlett-Packard, discusses future research at HP. Before joining HP, he was the engineering dean at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research interests are in very large-scale-integration, computer-aided design; parallel computing; and compilers.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    • video
    Building the International Space Station

    Building the International Space Station

    Astronaut Stephen Robinson, recently returned from a mission on space shuttle Endeavor, spoke at Giedt Hall on April 9. The UC Davis alumnus's talk was titled "Heavy Construction Made Weightless — Building the International Space Station." The Endeavor crew delivered and helped to install an expansion of the space station that would increase the station's living and working area, and also add a windowed cupola that offers amazing views.

    • 59 min
    • video
    Self-Assembled Nanostructures

    Self-Assembled Nanostructures

    Subhash Mahajan from the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University, presents a lecture on "Self-Assembled Nanostructures in Mixed III-V and Group III Nitride Layers and Their Influence on Electronic and Optical Properties." His research covers two thematic areas: structure-property relationships in functional materials and deformation behavior of solids.

    • 54 min
    • video
    Turbulence and Stochasticity in High-Speed Reactive Flows

    Turbulence and Stochasticity in High-Speed Reactive Flows

    Elaine S. Oran, senior scientist for Reactive Flow Physics from the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington D.C., talks about the research being conducted at her lab.

    • 59 min
    • video
    High-Impact Alternative Energy R&D at a University

    High-Impact Alternative Energy R&D at a University

    This talk was given by Jerry M. Woodall, National Medal of Technology Laureate and the Barry and Patricia Epstein Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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