Theodore von Kármán-Fellows Presentations

Date Lecture
August 23, 2021 Fatigue life prediction by means of microscopic stress analysis
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Nobuhiro Yoshikawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
August 19, 2021 Thermal process simulation for CFRP tank
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Nobuhiro Yoshikawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
August 18, 2021 Hydrogen Society – Japan
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Nobuhiro Yoshikawa, The University of Tokyo, Japan
January 28, 2021 Nature-Based Ecohydraulic Technology: Seaweed Aqua forest for Coastal Resilience as Adaptation for Climate Change-induced Sea Level variation
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Sulaiman Olanrewaju, University Malaysia Terengganu

Date Lecture
October 31, 2019 Ménage à trois around the dinner table
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Dr. Petro Spanu, Imperial College, London, UK
July 17, 2019 High Fidelity Aerospace Modeling Opportunities and Challenges for Simulation Assisted Certification and Certification by Analysis
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Javid Bayandor, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York, USA
June 18, 2019 Goal adjustment capacities, subjective well-being, and physical health
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Professor Carsten Wrosch, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
April 24, 2019 Multi-functional composites reinforced by graphene from waste tire by recycling and upcycling techniques
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Assoc. Prof. Dr. Burcu Saner Okan, Sabanci University / Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Research and Application Center (SU-IMC), Turkey

Date Lecture
November 12, 2018 An Overview of Research Methods Conducted for The Past 40 years: Low Loss and High Efficiency Motor
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. em. Masato Enokizono, Fac. of Science and Technology, Oita University, Japan
October 19, 2018 Zinc Blende Nanocrystals and Wires as Function of Size, Shape and Surface Orientation: Analytic Metrology Down to the Atom
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Dr. Dirk König, University of New South Wales, Australien
October 15, 2018 Ventricular Hemodynamics in Disease and Development
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Vijay Vedula, Ph.D., Cardiovascular Biomechanics Computation Lab Dep. Of Pediatrics and Bioengineering Inst. For Mathematical and Computational Engineering, Stanford University, USA
October 9, 2018 Intelligent Structures using Textile Reinforced Concrete
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Dr. Yiska Goldfeld, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
August 27, 2018 Dynamics of Heterogeneous Materials: New Approaches to Manipulate Vibration, Sound and Heat
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Vladislav Danishevsky, Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Ukraine
May 30, 2018 Control in an Uncertain World: Artificial Pancreas - A Case Study
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Tarunraj Singh, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
May 9, 2018 Numeric modeling of AM and related production methods
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Ferdinando Auricchio, University of Pavia, Italien
February 26, 2018 On the Competitiveness of On-Demand Silent Air Taxi over Europe
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Assoc. Prof. Xiaoqian Sun, National Key Labortory of CNS/ATM School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Beihang University, China

Date Lecture
July 19, 2017 The Artificial Pancreas – Steps in the Design of a Medically Inspired Control Algorithm for Day-and-Night Automated Glucose Control
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Dr. Eyal Dassau, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA
July 6, 2017 Some Thoughts About the Internationalization of Institutions of Higher Education: Translation Process Research as a Case in Point
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Fabio Alves, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte/Brazil
July 3, 2017 Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-sensitive Technology for Local Users
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Dr. Huatong Sun, Digital Media Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma, USA
July 3, 2017 Human-computer Interaction at the Interface with Translation Process Research: Post-editing Processes Under Scrutiny
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Fabio Alves, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte/Brazil
June 28, 2017 Biologically Inspired Fiber-based Nanofluidics: From Biology to Materials Science to Engineering
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Dr. Konstantin (Kostya) Kornev, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
June 27, 2017 Fan-driven Innovation in China and South Korea
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Dr. Huatong Sun, Digital Media Studies, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma, USA
May 22, 2017 Advanced Materials, Manufacturing and Global Warming: Science Over “Alternative” Facts
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Hamish L. Fraser, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
May 12, 2017 Some Unique Experiments of High Reynolds Number Wall-bounded Flows
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Julio Soria, Laboratory of Turbulence Research in Aerospace & Combustion, Dep. Of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
May 9, 2017 Promotion Contests with Empathic Agents and a Remark on the Effect of Gender Quotas
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Oliver Fabel, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, Universität Wien, Österreich
April 20, 2017 Self-similar Adverse Pressure Gradient Turbulent Boundary Layer
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Julio Soria, Laboratory of Turbulence Research in Aerospace & Combustion, Dep. Of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
April 3, 2017 Neutrinos – The Ghostly Shapeshifters
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Alfons Weber, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, UK



Date Lecture
November 10, 2016 The role of embodiment in processing of language
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Giovanni Buccino, Università di Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy
July 20, 2016 Moving Building Information Modeling (BIM) from Level 2 to Level 3
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Vladimir Bazjanac PhD, Stanford University, USA
February 12, 2016 Some historical highlights in the development of categorical data methodology
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Alan Agresti, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, University of Florida, USA


Date Lecture
October 23, 2015 Oncogenic K-Ras: the undruggable protein
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Dr. Ruth Nussinov, National Cancer Institute,
National Institutes of Health, Frederick, MD Sackler Institute of Molecular Medicine,
Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Israel
September 29, 2015 How to (do research to) publish in leading journals?
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Rajiv Kohli, College of William & Mary,
Williamsburg, VA, USA
September 15, 2015

Multiscale Modeling of Advanced Ceramic Matrix Composites
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Dr. Evan J. Pineda, NASA Glenn Research Center,
Cleveland, OH, USA

July 17, 2015 Adaptive Systems for Protective Smart Textiles
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Tae-Jin Kang, Seoul National University, Korea
June 22, 2015 Academic engagement and disengagement: Developmental-contextual approach
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Dr. Katariina Salmela-Aro, University of Helsinki, University of Jyväskylä (FI)
June 8, 2015

Textiles at Clemson University: From Yarn Spinning to Web Spinning
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Mike Ellison, Clemson University, USA

April 28, 2015

Geometric Tools in Medical Informatics
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Marco Paluszny, National University of Colombia, Mathematics Department


Date Lecture
November 27, 2014 Approximate Dynamic Programming for Network Revenue Management
Theodore von Kármán Fellow, Prof. Thomas Vossen, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

October 21, 2014

October 16, 2014

The Model-based Approach to Autonomous Behaviour: Models, Heuristics, Challenges

From Models to Solvers: Models and Techniques for General Intelligence
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Hector Geffner, ICREA & Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

October 2, 2014 Global Air Transportation System Cost Effectiveness Modelling and Applications
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Bryan Boling, Georgia Tech, USA
July 4, 2014 Plant Biotechnology for Biofuels
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Markus Pauly, University of California, Berkeley
July 3, 2014 Waves in layered structures
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Graham A. Rogerson, Keele University, United Kingdom
May 28, 2014 Elementary nonlinearity‘ as a new tool for fundamental and applied studies: physical basis, methodology, and illustrations
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Valery N. Pilipchuk, Wayne State University, Michigan
April 11, 2014 The Virtual Haydn
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Wieslaw Woszczyk, McGill University, Montreal, Kanada
February 28, 2014

Language, Motor Functions & Brain Modeling in the Solodkin/Small Brain Circuits LaboratoryTheodore von Kármán Fellows Prof. Ana Solodkin and Professor Steven L. Small, University of California, Irvine

February 27, 2014

Modelling Intermediate Filament Networks
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Stéphanie Portet, University of Manitoba, Canada

January 22, 2014

Quantitative Imaging Technologies for Cilia-driven Fluid Flow
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Michael Choma, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University


Date Lecture
November 28, 2013 3D Concrete Printing: Full Scale Additive
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Dr. Richard Buswell, School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering, Loughborough University, UK
November 20, 2013 The Artificial Pancreas – Steps in the Design of a Medically Inspired Control Algorithm for Day-and-Night Automated Glucose Control
Theodore-von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Jianwei (John) Miao, Department of Physics and Astronomy and the California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
October 24, 2013
October 28, 2013
Compliant Mechanisms – Opportunities and Challenges of Folding
Origami-Inspired Applications of Compliant Mechanisms
Theodore von Kármán Fellow Prof. Larry L. Howell, Brigham University, Provo, USA
September 23, 2013 Spirituality and Health: Reviewing the Evidence and Their Clinical Implications
Theodore -von-Kármán-Fellow Prof. Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil
September 9, 2013

Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Simulations of Actin Dynamics in the Eukaryotic Cell
Kármán Fellow Dr. Anotida Madzvamuse, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

July 17, 2013

Research and Scholarship for Enabling a Sustainable Society
Kármán Fellow Prof. Dr. Jayant Baliga, North Carolina State University, USA

July 15, 2013 Schizophrenia As a Model of Disturbances in Non-Verbal Communication
Kármán Fellow Dr. Yutaka Kato, Keio University, Japan
July 9, 2013

Long-lived Hyperpolarized Contrast Agents for NMR and MRI
Kármán Fellow Dr. Thomas Theis, Duke University, NC, USA

June 20, 2013 Damage and Failure Analysis of Laminated Composites using Advanced Computational Modeling Techniques
Kármán Fellow Dr. Pavana Prabhakar, University of Michigan, USA
June 17, 2013 Nanomaterials in the Environment: Threat or Opportunity? – Manipulating the Antimicorbial Behaviour of Carbon Nanotubes
Kármán Fellow Dr. Julie B. Zimmerman, Yale University, USA
June 4, 2013 Ethics and Optimality in Clinical Trials
Kármán Fellow Prof. William F. Rosenberger, George Mason University, USA
May 10, 2013 Disrupted Mirror Neuron System in Antipsychotic-free Schizophrenia
Kármán Fellow Dr. Yutaka Kato, Keio University, School of Medicine, Japan


Date Lecture
November 12, 2012
November 13, 2012
Structural Evolution and Electrical Property Changes in Amorphous Ge2Sb2Te5
Metallic Glasses - At the Cutting Edge of Metals Research
Prof. Evan Ma, John Hopkins University, Baltimore
October 10, 2012 Rigid Origami Structures
Dr. Tomohiro Tachi, Universität Tokio, Japan
September 11, 2012 When Sensory Systems Merge – From the Bottom to the Top
Prof. Dr. Johan Lundström, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
August 14, 2012 Numerical Algorithms for Efficient Simulation of Elastoplastic Deformation
Dr. Ashraf Hadoush, Hashemite University Jordan
July 18, 2012 Magnetic and Electronic Studies of Topological Insulators
Prof. Louis Bouchard, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
July 13, 2012 Charge and Spin Responses in Low-Dimensional Holes
Dr. Michele Governale, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
June 25, 2012 Ethnographie und Design: eine Beziehung im Wandel
Prof. Dr. Gavin Melles, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
June 20, 2012

June 29, 2012
Epistemic Democracy: The Politics of Knowledge and the Constitution of Modern Societies
Rethinking Energy Demand: Reflections from the History of U.S. Electric Utilities
Prof. Clark Miller, Arizona State University, USA
June 15, 2012 Thermodynamics and Kinetics-based Alloy and Process Design: Application to Al-Mg and Al-Mg-Si-Fe Alloys
Prof. Gregory Haidemenopoulus, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
May 3, 2012

Electron Crystallography: Single-Crystal Diffraction from Powders
Prof. Dr. Sven Hovmöller, Stockholm University, Sweden

April 26, 2012

The Role of the Visual Modality in Shaping Language Structure: Insights from Sign Language and Gesture
Dr. phil. Pamela Perniss, University College London, UK & Max Planck Institut Nijmegen

April 25, 2012

Individual Differences in the Ability to Communicate in Noisy Settings
Prof. Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Boston University, Center for Computational Neuroscience and Neural Technology, USA
im Rahmen des Workshops “Noise: Cognition and Health”

March 5, 2012

Serotonin in Adolescence: Role in Behavioral Inhibition
Prof. Dr. Cynthia Kuhn, Duke University, NC, USA
im Rahmen des Symposiums “Stimulating New Research on Serotonergic Neurotransmission from a Developmental Perspective.”


Date Lecture

October 13, 2011

Laser-matter Interaction in Fusion Welding of Glass Using Ultrshort Laser Pulses
Prof. Isamu Miyamoto, Osaka University, Japan

September 29, 2011

Money or Social-Recognition? Exploring the Effects of External Rewards on Creativity
Prof. Darren Dahl, University of British Columbia – Canada

September 22, 2011

Fibrous Protein Damage: Redox Proteomic Mapping of Modifications
Dr. Jolon Dyer, Christchurch, Neuseeland