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MSME Professional Development Seminars

Seminars are open to all TCOE students, MSME students have priority for seating. To access handouts, files and live streaming, login to blackboard and search for “MSMEPD”. You can self-enroll next to the course number.

All sessions are recorded and can be accesses through Blackboard and Tegrity.

Spring 2014 trimester Seminars

  • ANSYS Workbench 14.5ANSYS Workbench 14.5 Introductory Training.

These seminars focus on the basic operation of ANSYS for FEA analysis of mechanical problems. Topics covered include: setup and basic operation, meshing controls, parts vs assemblies, beam elements vs parts. This seminar will be help in Buckman 104 lab every Tuesday from 4-5pm until the last week of the term, (March 18th). A summer graduate term seminar on more advanced topics usually follows. 




  • Seminar ViewRESEARCH SEMINARS Thursdays, 1-2 PM BUCKMAN 104 LAB- Faculty & Thesis Student Presentations, Research Methods using the Library Resources.
  • Our very own research librarian, Ms. Andrea Sicari will be taking us through the use of the library resources to seek out research materials. Our library has extensive resources and most are available over the web. Join us for as we demonstrate hands-on access to these resources and searching for available publications.
  • Thesis students are required to present their work at this seminar.
    Watch for emails concerning the days and times. 



  • VBA ProgrammingVBA Programming for Numerical Analysis.

This seminar focuses on training MSME students to solve a large variety of numerical analysis problems using the visual basic for applications interface in Excel. Intended for those with limited programming background, the seminar covers the basics of programming for analysis and calculations. Seminar includes: hands-on skills building functions, subroutines, interacting with Excel, file I/O, matrix manipulation and any special topics requested. The seminar meets on either Thursday from 4-5pm in Buckman 226 or Fridays 4-5pm in  Buckman 208.



New Seminars for Summer 2014 Graduate Term TBA