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  • Viterbi Live

    Wed, Apr 29, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Alumni

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Dr. Ivan Bermejo-Moreno, Professor

    Talk Title: Addressing the Ventilator Shortage and Solutions Discussion

    Abstract: Dr. Ivan Bermejo-Moreno, an assistant professor in the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, will lead a discussion on the current ventilator shortage due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us as he shares his findings on ventilator design from the standpoint of fluid mechanics in this 60-minute webinar. He will define the minimal requirements necessary for ventilator functionality, describe several ongoing open-source emergency ventilator efforts worldwide, and cover supply chain, cost, and how to best scale production. This webinar will feature an introduction from Dr. SK Gupta and a live Q&A session.

    This session will be hosted on Zoom. Links and passwords will be sent to all registered participants the morning of April 29.

    For any questions, please email us at engalums@usc.edu.

    Biography: Dr. Bermejo-Moreno received his Ph.D. in aeronautics (2008) from the California Institute of Technology. Afterwards, he held a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University/NASA Ames Research Center (2009-2014). He joined the USC Viterbi Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor in 2015.

    His research combines numerical methods, physical modeling and high performance computing for the simulation and analysis of turbulent fluidflows involving multi-physics phenomena.

    Host: Viterbi Advancement

    More Info: https://viterbi-live-bermejo-moreno.eventbrite.com

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Kristy Ly

    Event Link: https://viterbi-live-bermejo-moreno.eventbrite.com

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