GALCIT 75th Anniversary Celebration Program

The Program


FRIDAY November 14, 2003

Morning: Registration, 10 am, Winnett Center (continues all day)

Lunch: Buffet Lunch, Winnett Center, noon

Afternoon Program:

Lab Tours and Poster Session, 1 - 5 pm

Evening: Alumni Cocktail Reception, Dinner, and Slide Show, Chandler, 5:30 pm

All Day: Special Solids Symposium
Contemporary Research in Solid and Structural Mechanics
Speakers include: L. Catherine Brinson, Weinong Chen, Xiaomin Deng, Pradeep Guduru, Gilbert Hegemeier, Sridhar Krishnaswamy, Adrian Lew, Ken Liechti, Hongbing Lu, Jean-Francois Molinari, Roddam Narasimhan, K. Ravi-Chandar, Tony Waas (details)


SATURDAY November 15, 2003

[Optional spouses/guests program, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm; pick-up for the Getty Excursion is the turn-around on Holliston near Avery Center, just south of Del Mar]

Program will take place in Baxter Lecture Hall (breaks in the foyer). Wireless access for laptops will be available.

Morning Program

7:00 am Registration, Breakfast
8:15 am

Welcoming Remarks
Richard Murray (BS '85)
Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology
Hans Hornung
C. L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics
GALCIT Director, Emeritus

8:30 am Hans Mark
The Dream of Yesterday is the Hope of Today and the Reality of Tomorrow
Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, John J. McKetta Centennial Energy Chair In Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

9:30 am

Coffee Break

10:00 am

Brian Cantwell (MS '71, PhD '76)
Cheap, Safe Access to Space - New Meaning for the Phrase "Let's Light this Candle!"
Edward C. Wells Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University
11:00 am

Stelios Kyriakides (MS '76, PhD '80)
Solid Mechanics: GALCIT Reflections
Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Temple Foundation Endowed Professorship No. 1, The University of Texas at Austin

Lunch: Lunch, Chandler, noon
Afternoon Program
1:30 pm Petros Koumoutsakos (MS '88, PhD '92)
Bio-Inspired Flow Optimization
Professor of Computational Sciences, ETH Zurich

2:30 pm

Raul Radovitzky (PhD '98)
Affording Microstructural Details in the Analysis of Material Response through Direct Numerical Simulation
Charles Stark Draper Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3:30 pm Coffee Break
Panel Discussion
4:00 - 5:30

Sebastien Candel (MS '69, PhD '72), Laboratoire d' Energetique Grande Voie des Vignes, École Centrale, Paris, France
Yuan-Cheng (Bert) Fung (PhD '48), UC San Diego
Paul MacCready (MS '48, PhD '52), AeroVironment Inc.
Roddam Narasimha (PhD '61), Director, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Tom Tyson (BS '54, PhD '67), General Electric (founder Energy and Environmental Research Corporation)
Max Williams (MS '47, Eng '48, PhD '50), University of Pittsburgh, Dean of the School of Engineering, Emeritus

6:30 pm Gala Celebration Dinner at the Athenaeum with Paul Bevilaqua (Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Advanced Development Projects) The Challenge of Heavier Than Air Flight


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