The ME seminar series covers a broad range of topics of interest to the mechanical engineering community. Outstanding seminar speakers include distinguished academics, accomplished practicing engineers and corporate leaders. Topics run the gamut of disciplinary areas, such as bioengineering, air quality, and medical device design, among many others. Past topics have included "Air Quality in China", " The Testing of Intestinal Crawler", and "Ultrasound-Guided Robotic Surgery". Students hear about the latest research going on in areas outside their expertise, which promotes collaborative efforts with industry, universities across the globe, and national research laboratories. The public is invited to attend these informative and popular sessions.