Faculty Speaker Series Virtual Event - Oct 29

Drones that are Quiet and Fly Like Birds:  Using Smart Materials to Create a New Generation of Air Vehicles

Join Onur Bilgen, assistant professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, for a discussion and Q&A about the growing unmanned aerial vehicle market, including the need for new propulsion systems and lightweight structures to enable a broad range of operational conditions.

Prof. Bilgen earned his undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees at Virginia Tech in Mechanical Engineering, and held a two-year (post-doctoral) research officer position at Swansea University in United Kingdom. His research to date is in the field of active structures and small UAS incorporating smart-materials; he serves as the PI of an ARPA-E ATLANTIS project and as co-PI on a NASA University Leadership Initiative.

Please complete the registration form. You will receive a confirmation email after registering. If you have any questions, please email tours@soe.rutgers.edu. Note: Check your spam folder, if you do not get the confirmation email within minutes of submitting your form. 

Below are some tips before joining.

  1. Try to use a desktop or laptop computer that is connected to LAN (e.g. Ethernet). This will improve live streaming. If you are using a tablet-type device, then you will need to rely on a strong WI-FI signal.
  2. For optimum viewing quality, limit the number of devices simultaneously logged into the session per household to 1 or 2 devices.
  3. Access the meeting rooms with the links and codes provided in an upcoming follow-up email, up to 5 minutes before the start of each session.
  4. When entering the sessions, please make sure your audio and video are off. You will be able to enter your questions in the Q&A box. We will have moderators read the questions to the presenters, and also answer via the Q&A box.
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