GAFOE

2009 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Program

April 22, 2009
7:30 PM
April 23, 2009
6:30 AM
(serving continues until sessions start)
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Representatives of AvH, NAE, and Organizing Committee
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Complex Systems Design and Controls
Sebastian Sager, University Magdeburg
Silvia Ferrari, Duke University
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  • Aerospace Control Systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Mobile Robotics
  • Discrete Optimization - Past and Present
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Complex Systems Design and Controls (cont.) More Info
  • Complex Systems in the Chemical Process Industry
  • Learning and Adaptive Systems, Neural Networks, Brain-Machine Interface
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Renewable Energy
Sean Shaheen, University of Colorado at Boulder
Ulrike Krewer, OH-Group Portable Energy Systems
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  • High Temperature Processes for Solar Conversion of Mass
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
  • Microbial Fuel Cells
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
April 24, 2009
6:30 AM
(serving continues until sessions start)
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Renewable Energy (cont.) More Info
  • Microbial Production of Advanced Biofuels
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Biosystems Engineering
An-Ping Zeng, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg
Melissa L. Knothe Tate, University of New South Wales
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  • Design Principles and Technological Applications of Receptor-Mediated Adhesion
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
  • Towards Superior Cell Factories - Analysis and Engineering of Metabolic Pathway Fluxes in Bacteria
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Biosystems Engineering (cont.) More Info
  • Industrial Systems Biology for Amino Acid Production
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
  • Design Principles of Biological Motility at Multiple Length Scales
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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(outside Steigenberger Hotel)
9:00 PM
April 25, 2009 – April 24, 2009
6:30 AM
available until sessions begin
April 25, 2009
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Materials for Extreme Environments
Anke Rita Pyzalla, Rontgen Angstrom Cluster
Eric A. Ott, GE Aviation
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  • Ceramic and Metallic Materials for Rocket and Energy Systems
  • Metallics/Coatings for Advanced Turbine Systems
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Materials for Extreme Environments (cont.) More Info
  • Topic TBA
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
  • Polymers for Biomedical Application
    • Venue: 2009 GAFOE Symposium
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM