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School seminars

We hold regular seminars in the school to discuss a wide range of exciting and thought-provoking research topics.

Speakers include both members of staff and invited guests. If you are interested in attending one of our seminars, please contact enginresearch@cardiff.ac.uk stating the date and title of the event, and why it interests you.

DateEvent Guest speakerTopic
10 August 2022GRCProfessor Deyi Hou
School of Environment in Tsinghua University, China
Sustainable Remediation of Contaminated Soil:
Past, Present, and Future
13 July 2022TPMSMDr Riccardo Maddalena, Cardiff UniversityThe future of construction materials: durability and sustainability
06 July 2022CHFEProfessor Kangwoo Cho Division of Environmental Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)Environmental Electrochemistry for water treatment and energy harvesting
24 June 2022RESCOMProfessor Tomoya Nishiwaki and Tomoya Asakawa3D printing and THz spectroscopy in Concrete @ Tohoku University
16 June 2022HRCClay Walden and Daniel Carruth, Mississippi State University, USAOff-Road Autonomy Research at the Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems at Mississippi State University
16 June 2022IROHMSProfessor Ah-Hwee Tan, Professor of Computer Science, Singapore Management UniversityCognitive computing: Theories, models and applications
15 June 2022TPMSMProfessor Gao Min, Magnetics & Materials, Cardiff School of EngineeringDeveloping High Performance Thermoelectric Materials for Thermal Energy Harvesting
15 June 2022CHFEDr Jin Li, Centre for High Frequency Engineering, Cardiff School of EngineeringMacromolecular engineering of synthetic cells using an integrated microfluidic platform
09 June 2022IROHMSProfessor George Huang, Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Hong KongCyber-Physical Internet (CPI) for Cross-Border Logistics of Manufactured Products
07 June 2022IROHMSDr Rob Deaves, Robotic System Architect, Dyson UKHorizon in Autonomous Robotics
18 May 2022TPMSMDr Samuel Bigot, Robotic System Architect, Dyson UKMachine Learning & Advanced Manufacturing – A Personal Perspective
04 May 2022TPMSMDr Peter Theobald, MedEng, Cardiff School of EngineeringTowards Multi-Physical Additive Manufacturing
20 April 2022TPMSMAdriana and Johanna, Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito, ColombiaEvaluation of the effect of adding iron oxide to an Al-Mg-Si alloy in microstructure and hardness: a novel aluminum-iron oxide composite from industrial by-products
13 April 2022IROHMSReda Mansy, Cardiff University, Computer ScienceHuman-Robot Interaction: Libraries in Human Detection and Object Recognition
8 June 2022ENGIN Research Seminar Series
Royal Academy of Engineering-Sêr Cymru Research Fellow
Hydro-environmental Research Centre, Cardiff University, UK
How do logjams slow the flow? Prediction of logjam-generated upstream backwater rise and flow redistribution
9 March 2022ENGIN Research Seminar SeriesProfessor David Wallis, Institute for Compound Semiconductors, School of Engineering, Cardiff University
Gallium Nitride: A Green Semiconductor
9 February 2022ENGIN Research Seminar SeriesDr Lorenzo Morini, Applied and Computational Mechanics Research group, School of Engineering, Cardiff UniversityVibration control and wave filtering using quasicrystalline phononic structures
12 January 2022ENGIN Research Seminar SeriesDr Daniel Zabek, Magnetics and Materials Research Group, School of Engineering, Cardiff UniversityFerroelectric and Ferromagnetic Smart Materials and Fluids
8 December 2021IROHMSDr Abdullah Alhusin Alkhdur, Cardiff UniversityUsing EEG brain signals to facilitate a collaborative human-robot assembly
17 November 2021ENGIN Research Seminar SeriesDr Ameya Rege Institute of Materials Research, German Aerospace Center Cologne.Computational multiscale modelling of nanostructured porous materials
21 July 2021IROHMSDr Ze Ji, Cardiff UniversityRobot learning and active sensing
07 July 2021CHFEDr Tommaso Cappello, University of BristolImproving the linearity-efficiency trade-off in RF sub-systems
23 June 2021IROHMSDr Emmanuel Senft, University of Wisconsin-MadisonDesigning robotic technologies for natural interactions with humans
16 June 2021IROHMSProfessor Daniel Polani, University of HertfordshireEmpowerment: Theme and Variations
9 June 2021IROHMSDr Jos Elfring, TomTomMapping, localisation, and world modelling in automated driving
2 June 2021IROHMSDr Cristian Vergara, KU LeuvenChorrobot: Challenging Operations using Reactive ROBOT control
2 June 2021IROHMSDr Ziad Salem, Joanneum ResearchI4RC (Illumination for Robotic Control):  The potential of visible light communication, positioning and sensing in the robotic domain.
26 May 2021IROHMSDr Tom Carlson, University College London (UCL)Shared Control for Assistive Robotics and Brain-Machine Interfaces
12 May 2021 Dr Juan D. Hernández Vega, Cardiff School of Engineering Motion Planning for Multipurpose Autonomous Systems
11 May 2021Cardiff TWSDr Bing Zhang, Bristol Composites Institute (ACCIS)Composites delamination suppression and prediction
5 May 2021CHFE Prof George Dimitrakis, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of NottinghamDielectric spectroscopy; a viable tool for process monitoring and optimisation of processes