September 4, 2018“Combustion Characteristics of Diesel Fuels Using Ignition Quality Tester” – Osama Hmood (P.h.D. Comprehensive Exam)

September 5, 2018“Dynamic Balance Measures and Sensing for Humans in Fall Detection and Prevention” – Stephanie Eng (M.A.Sc.)

September 6, 2018“AERODYNAMIC DESIGN OF A SUPERCRITICAL CARBON DIOXIDE RADIAL INFLOW TURBINE USING MEANLINE AND COMPUTATIONAL METHODS” – Turner Strang (M.A.Sc.)

September 13, 2018“Analysis of Radiographic Contrast Markers for X-ray Digital Image Correlation of Tissue-Simulants under Dynamic Load” – Stephane Magnan (M.A.Sc.)

September 14, 2018” An Experimental Evaluation of Fixed and Fludized Beds of Zeolite 13X for the Application of Compact Thermal Energy Storage” – Dylan Bardy (M.A.Sc.)

September 18, 2018“Deep Reinforcement Learning for Robotic Control” – Kirk Hovell (Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam)

October 18, 2018“Life prediction of a SPS Thermal Barrier Coating Systems with Vertical Cracked Structure” – Bingjie Xiao (Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam)

October 30, 2018“A Combined De-icing Strategy Utilizing Tailored Anti-icing Coatings and Electro-mechanical Ice Protection Systems for Rotary-wing Aircraft” – Nicholas Tepylo (Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam)

November 6, 2018“Atomistic Simulation of Halloysite–Polyurethane Nanocomposite” – Mohammadreza Heidari Pebdani (Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam)

November 23, 2018“Development of a physics-based online framework for surface roughness assessment of high-pressure turbines” – Zhi Li (M.A.Sc.

December 12, 2018 “Operation of solar combisystems with seasonal thermal energy storage for single detached houses” – Curtis Meister (Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam)

December 17, 2018“Adaptive Extended Kalman Filtering Strategies for Autonomous Relative Navigation of Formation Flying Spacecraft” – Cory Fraser (M.A.Sc.)

December 18, 2018“Catalysed Hydrothermal Carbonization of Woody Biomass and Recycling the Process Liquid” – Amin Ghazinaskar (M.A.Sc.)

December 19, 2018“A Biphasic Multiscale Investigation of the Biomechanical Microenvironment of Articular Cartilage” – Abdul Khan (M.A.Sc.)

December 20, 2018“Performance Estimation and Fault Diagnostics for the Starter of Auxiliary Power Unit” – Yu Zhang (M.A.Sc.)

January 14, 2019“Passive flow control of rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft airfoils via Surface-based Trapped Vortex Generators” – Khinder Al-Jaburi (Ph.D.)

January 14, 2019“Spacecraft Pose Estimation Using a Monocular Camera” – Jian Feng Shi (Ph.D.)