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January 2019

  Mon 7 Jan 2019Semester B teaching starts

February 2019

  Wed 6 Feb 2019
 11:30 - 12:30
Associate SEB
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 6 Feb 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Smart tooling and smart machines with the application to high precision smart machining. Prof Kai Cheng.
"Smart tooling and smart machines with the application to high precision smart machining." Seminar by Prof Kai Cheng, College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences, Brunel University.
  Wed 6 Feb 2019
 13:00 - 14:30
UG SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 6 Feb 2019
 15:00 - 16:30
TPG SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 13 Feb 2019
 14:00 - 15:00
MSc options at the School of Engineering and Materials Science
Dr Adrian Briggs, Director of Education at SEMS will provide an overview of the School's MSc programmes. The talk will give detail on all the areas you can specialise in, how our MSc programmes are…
  Wed 13 Feb 2019
 16:00 - 19:00
Postgraduate (taught) Open Evening
Get your questions about postgraduate study at QMUL answered at our Postgraduate Open Evening. The Open Evening will be starting at 4pm in the Octagon, you can find out about any MSc programmes…
  Mon 18
 - Fri 22 Feb 2019
Week 7 Semester B
  Wed 20 Feb 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Prof Kai Cheng, Brunel University: Smart tooling and smart machines with the application to high precision smart machining
Abstract: Smart manufacturing has tremendous potential and is becoming the next generation manufacturing technology particularly in the Industry 4.0 context. Smart machining processes will enable a…
  Fri 22 Feb 2019
 10:00 - 16:00
SEMS Annual Research Day
TBC
  Wed 27 Feb 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Alberto Padoan: Robustness and model reduction dominant systems
Abstract: The talk presents a quantitative robustness analysis framework geared towards the analysis and design of systems that switch and oscillate. This is motivated by the fact that, while such…
  Thu 28 Feb 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Martin Hanczyc - Life-Like Droplets for Fundamental Studies of Living Systems
SEMS Seminar Room

March 2019

  Wed 6 Mar 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Modelling Optical Properties at Interfaces of Materials - Dr Matt Watkins
The next MRI seminar will be delivered by Dr Matt Watkins, Reader at the School of Mathematics and Physics, at The University of Lincoln. The talk is entitled 'Modelling Optical Properties at…
  Fri 8 Mar 2019
 12:00 - 14:00
Computational Methods: indispensable tools for engineering analysis and design
Abstract. This talk provide an overview of computational methods and its applications to the analysis and design of engineering systems. The focus will be on general formulations of meshfree and…
  Wed 13 Mar 2019
 10:00 - 16:00
Alumni Industrial Liaison Forum
Octagon
  Wed 13 Mar 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Thin Film Acoustofluidics: A New Platform for Lab-on-a-Chip
Abstract: This talk will foucs on piezoelectric thin films including zinc oxide (ZnO) and aluminium nitride (AlN), which are used for a broad range of lab-on-chip applications such as biosensing,…
  Mon 18 Mar 2019
 09:00 - 17:00
Engineer - The Story
  Tue 19 Mar 2019
 09:00 - 17:00
Engineer - The Story
  Tue 19 Mar 2019
 18:00 - 19:30
Nobel Laureate Jean-Marie Lehn - Steps Towards Life: Chemistry!
Get your tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/qmul-nobel-lectures-jean-marie-lehn-steps-towards-life-chemistry-tickets-58258831734 Description: Jean-Marie Lehn (1987 Nobel Prize in…
  Wed 20 Mar 2019
 13:00 - 14:30
Nobel Laureate Jean-Marie Lehn - From Supramolecular Chemistry towards Adaptive Chemistry
Description: Following a Public Lecture on Tuesday, Jean-Marie Lehn (1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry) will give a specialized chemistry seminar at SEMS in Queen Mary. It is about the evolution of…
  Wed 20 Mar 2019
 14:00 - 15:30
Engineers Without Borders - Engineering Games
Come win a £50 Love2Shop voucher! Engineers Without Borders QM has organised the Engineering Games – a competition where your CAD skills will be put to the test. Come with your laptop with CAD…
  Wed 27 Mar 2019
 13:00 - 14:30
UG SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 27 Mar 2019
 15:00 - 16:30
TPG SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Fri 29 Mar 2019Last day of teaching Semester B

April 2019

  Thu 11
 - Fri 12 Apr 2019
Conference: The 14th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Vascular Biology and Cardiovascular Disease
https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/events/bvbcd2019 We are delighted to announce the 14th international symposium on Biomechanics in Vascular Biology and Cardiovascular Disease, which will be held in…
  Mon 22
 - Fri 26 Apr 2019
Revision week
  Tue 23 Apr 2019
 09:00 - 17:00
Conference: Russell Binions Memorial PhD Research Symposium
Following the success of the Russell Binions Memorial PhD Research symposium in April 2018, we are pleased to invite you to attend the 2019 Symposium this April. This years' event will take place…
  Fri 26 Apr 2019
 12:00 - 16:00
Intercalated symposium
Graduate Centre, GC604 and GC603
  Mon 29 Apr
 - Fri 7 Jun 2019
Exam period
  Mon 29 Apr 2019
 10:00 - 16:00
SEMS Annual Research Day
Laws 2.07
  Tue 30 Apr 2019
 10:00 - 15:00
The Bioengineering Experience
G27

May 2019

  Fri 24 May 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Energy and matter at the origin of life
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/energy-and-matter-at-the-origin-of-life-prof-nick-lane-tickets-61898908301 Due to high interest, location may change - so look back on the page and follow-up emails for…

June 2019

  Thu 13 Jun 2019
 13:00 - 16:00
Pre-lim SEB Engineering
All years to be discussed.
  Fri 14 Jun 2019
 11:00 - 12:00
Seminar: Subcritical transition in wall-bounded shear flows Prof Jacob Cohen, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Bio: Jacob Cohen is a Professor and Sydney Goldstein Chair in Aeronautical Engineering at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is the former Dean of…
  Tue 18 Jun 2019
 13:00 - 16:00
SEB Final Materials
Eng. 324
  Thu 20 Jun 2019
 10:00 - 16:00
Final SEB Engineering
TBC
  Fri 21
 - Sat 22 Jun 2019
QMUL Open Day
  Wed 26 Jun 2019
 14:00 - 15:00
Spiking Neural Networks and Computational Neural Mass Models
ABSTRACT: We have been using the SpiNNaker neuromorphic hardware to design spiking neural networks to emulate several biological circuits. We have explored simulating the Lateral Geniculate Nucleus…
  Thu 27 Jun 2019Pre-lim SEB PGT
SEMS Seminar Room

July 2019

  Tue 2 Jul 2019
 13:00 - 16:00
Final SEB PGT
Eng. 324
  Wed 3
 - Fri 5 Jul 2019
Conference: 20th Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems (TAROS) Conference
The 20th TAROS Coneference will be hosted by the Centre for Advanced Robotics at Queen Mary University of London on the first week of July 2019 from the 3rd to the 5th of July. TAROS is the longest…
  Wed 3 Jul 2019
 18:00 - 19:00
Conference: IET Public Lecture: Machine Learning for Robots to Think Fast in the Face of Unexpected Events
Abstract. Professor Aude Billard will present techniques from machine learning to allow robots to learn strategies to enable them to react rapidly and efficiently to changes in the environment.…
  Mon 15
 - Fri 19 Jul 2019
QMUL-NPU JRI PhD Summer School and Workshop 2019
We are pleased to announce that the 3rd QMUL-NPU Summer School and Workshop will take place from the 15th to 19th July 2019. This event will host 13 PhD students and 8 academic researchers from…
  Tue 16
 - Fri 19 Jul 2019
Conference: CNPComp2019: The 8th International Conference on Carbon NanoParticle Based Composites
CNPComp2019 continues a series of successful conferences on carbon-based nanocomposites that originated from the European thematic network CNT-NET. The conference focuses on the preparation and…
  Wed 17 Jul 2019Postgraduate (taught) Virtual Open Day
This will be an online Open Day where prospective students can chat to admissions tutors. Prospective students will not be on campus.

September 2019

  Tue 3 Sep 2019
 13:00 - 16:00
LSR SEB Meeting
324
  Wed 4 Sep 2019
 16:00 - 00:00
Postgraduate Open Day
The Octagon, Queens' Building, Mile End Campus
  Thu 5
 - Sat 7 Sep 2019
Conference: UK Japan Engineering Education League
The annual meeting of the UK Japan Engineering Education League will take place at Queen Mary University of London on 5-7 September 2019. This year we will be concentrating on research in the areas of…
  Mon 16
 - Fri 20 Sep 2019
Welcome week
  Thu 19 Sep 2019
 13:30 - 14:30
An Engineering Flight simulator in a University
Abstract. Flight simulators are used in major aerospace companies in the design, development and testing of new aircraft and their systems, rather than the training of pilots. These Engineering…
  Mon 23 Sep 2019First Day of Teaching for Semester A
  Mon 23 Sep 2019
 10:00 - 13:00
PhD Enrolment
Enrolment Centre, Octagon, Queen's Building
  Wed 25 Sep 2019
 13:00 - 16:00
SEB PGT Final
TBC
  Fri 27 Sep 2019
 14:00 - 15:00
Induction: SEMS PGR Autumn Induction
Dr Yi Sui, Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), welcomes our new PhD cohort. The meeting will provide important information regarding the structure of the PhD programme, give students the chance to…

October 2019

  Sat 5 Oct 2019QMUL Undergraduate Open Day
Find out about our undergraduate degree programmes. The School of Engineering and Materials Science welcome hub will be located in G27 in the Engineering Building. In the Welcome hub we will have…
  Wed 9 Oct 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Soft dendritic microparticles with unusual adhesion and structuring properties
For the start of the Engineering Seminar Series - from the Chemical, Aero, and Mechanical Engineering divisions it is our pleasure to welcome Prof. Simeon Stoyanov, Lead Scientist at Unilever R&D,…
  Tue 15 Oct 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Research meeting
Agenda for 15/10/19: 15 min, research highlights (to open the scene, I will report about some ongoing projects/ideas in the area of aeroacoustics; next time we will invite someone else) 30 min,…
  Thu 17 Oct 2019
 11:00 - 12:00
High-fidelity Multidisciplinary Design Optimization for the Next Generation of Aircraft
Abstract: Wing shape is a crucial aircraft component that has a large impact performance. Wing design optimization has been an active area of research for several decades, but achieving practical…
  Tue 22 Oct 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Vibration and Acoustics of Everyday Things
The first seminar of the Tuesday series will be given by Dr Anurag Agarwal, Head of the Acoustics Lab, University of Cambridge Engineering Department. http://www.eng.cam.ac.uk/profiles/aa406
  Thu 24 Oct 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
Cell-ECM interactions regulate epithelial morphogenesis by controlling the architecture and mechancial properties of actomyosin networks, by Maria Dolores Martin-Bermudo of Andaluz de Biología del Desarrollo, Seville, Spain
Abstract: Forces generated by the actomyosin cytoskeleton are key contributors to many morphogenetic processes. The actomyosin cytoskeleton organizes in different types of networks depending on…
  Tue 29 Oct 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Research meeting of the Aero Division
15-20min, Dr Pihua Wen to present highlights of his research in computational mechanics. 30 min, we are hosting Annette Nembhard from the SEMS office who will tell us about Transfer of Resources to…
  Wed 30 Oct 2019
 14:00 - 15:30
UG SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 30 Oct 2019
 15:00 - 16:30
PGT SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room

November 2019

  Mon 4
 - Fri 8 Nov 2019
Week 7 Semester A
  Wed 6 Nov 2019
 10:00 - 16:00
Faculty Industry Research Engagement Day
S&E Faculty Industry-Research Engagement Day hosted at Mile End. The aims of the event are to • generate new external partners for collaborative research with S&E • increase long-term…
  Tue 12 Nov 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Aero Division Research Meeting
The meeting agenda will be as follows: 15-20min, Dr Jun Chen to present highlights of his research on multi-objective optimisation, aircraft routing, and artificial intelligence 30 mins,…
  Wed 13 Nov 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Materials Division meeting
Engineering G27
  Wed 13 Nov 2019
 13:00 - 14:00
MRI Seminar - Sorted Carbon Nanotubes and their Applications (from Photovoltaics to Sensing)
By Dr Benjamin Flavel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) Abstract: Ever since their discovery, carbon nanotubes have been described as a material for the future and a long list of possible…
  Wed 13 Nov 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Division meeting - Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design
G27
  Wed 13 Nov 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Chemical and mechanical interrogation of biological systems … and beyond
By: Dr Periklis Pantazis, Imperial College London Abstract: In recent years, advances in imaging probes, microscopy techniques and bioinformatics image analysis have markedly expanded the imaging…
  Tue 19 Nov 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Bioengineering Division Meeting
  Wed 20 Nov 2019
 10:00 - 17:00
Industrial Liaison Forum
Octagon
  Tue 26 Nov 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Bioengineering Division Meeting
  Tue 26 Nov 2019
 13:00 - 17:30
The Advanced Molecular Imaging Service’s QMUL Imaging Symposium
A series of short talks showcasing the research made possible by QM’s advanced imaging technologies.Followed by a drinks reception to meet the facility staff who can help you access and use these…
  Tue 26 Nov 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Aero Division Research and Teaching Meeting
15-20 min - Dr Ranjan Vepa to present highlights of “Interdisciplinary Aero-Space Dynamics & Control Research” 30 min - Discussion of the revised teaching programme 10 min - AOB
  Wed 27 Nov 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Materials Division meeting
Joseph Priestly Seminar Room
  Wed 27 Nov 2019
 14:00 - 15:00
Chemical Engineering and Renewable Energy Division Meeting
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 27 Nov 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Division Research Meeting - Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design
SEMS seminar room

December 2019

  Tue 3 Dec 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Bioengineering PDRA talks
The speakers for the second Bioengineering PDRA talks are: Clare Thompson - The ciliary switch: mechanoregulation of polycystin function and Antonios Giannopoulos - Establishing a rat Achilles…
  Wed 4 Dec 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Chemical Engineering and Renewable Energy Division Meeting
SEMS Seminar Room
  Wed 4 Dec 2019
 13:00 - 14:30
UG SSLC
  Wed 4 Dec 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Division Meeting - Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design
Joseph Priestley Seminar room
  Wed 4 Dec 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Electroactive Oxides for Smart Devices
By: Dr Miguel Algueró, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Spain
  Wed 4 Dec 2019
 15:00 - 16:30
PGT SSLC
SEMS Seminar Room
  Tue 10 Dec 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Bioengineering Division Meeting
  Tue 10 Dec 2019
 16:00 - 17:00
Aero Division Meeting
The agenda will be as follows: 15-20 min, Dr Ahmed Ismail will report highlights of his research on the breakup of electrified capillary jets. 30 min, Discussion about new funding opportunities …
  Wed 11 Dec 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Materials Division Meeting
TBA
  Wed 11 Dec 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Chemo-mechanical regulation of receptor-mediated cell adhesion
By: Dr Elisabetta Ada Cavalcanti-Adam, Max Planck Institute
  Fri 13 Dec 2019Last day of teaching Semester A
  Mon 16 Dec 2019
 16:30 - 18:30
SEMS Winter Graduation Ceremony
  Tue 17 Dec 2019
 12:00 - 13:00
Bioengineering Division Meeting
  Wed 18 Dec 2019
 15:00 - 16:00
Division Research Meeting- Mechanical Engineering, Robotics and Design
G27
  Tue 24 Dec 2019
 - Wed 1 Jan 2020
Queen Mary Closure Days