Preventing bone deterioration is a critical aspect of combating osteoporosis, improving bone implants, and even making long-term space flight possible, such as voyages to Mars and beyond. On April 9, noted biomedical researcher Stephen C. Cowin will describe a promising model for studying nutrient transport from the vascular system to bone tissue, transport that has a direct bearing on the prevention of bone loss. >>
Pedro Jordan, PhD, of the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, will discuss "Nonlinear Poroacoustic Flow in Rigid Porous Media" on Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center 3710. The event is the third in the Fall 2010 Granular and Multiphase Flows Colloquium Series sponsored by the Granular Science Laboratory.
Jan Achenbach, PhD, Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor at Northwestern University will discuss "Structural Health Monitoring–What is the Prescription?" on April 14, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Guttenberg Information Technologies Center Rooms 3730 and 3740. The lecture is sponsored by Elsevier and the NJIT Granular Science Laboratory. >>