2017 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium


June 21, 2017
12:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Lobby of Kingswell Hotel Tongji
06:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Dining room on 3rd floor
Welcome reception and dinner at hotel
June 22, 2017
06:30 AM
Dining room on 1st floor
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Meet in lobby to walk to the symposium venue
08:30 AM
TJAD Building Lecture Hall
Opening Ceremony
Xiaohong Li, Party Secretary, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Ji Zhou , President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
C. D. Mote, Jr. , President, US National Academy of Engineering
Co-Chair: Dr. Zhihua Zhong, President, Tongji University
Co-Chair: Dr. Gang Chen, Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
08:50 AM
Entrance of TJAD Building
Group photo of all participants
09:00 AM
Intelligent Transportation
Session co-chair: Dr. Alexandre Bayen, Liao-Cho Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Session co-chair: Dr. Diange Yang, Professor and Chair, Tsinghua University
Dynamic Pricing and Matching in Ride-Sharing
Dr. Dawn B. Woodard, Director of Data Science, Platforms, Uber
Development of Electricity Supply Infrastructures for Large-Scale Adoption of Electric Vehicles—Challenges and Opportunities
Dr. Chi Xie, Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
10:30 AM
10:45 AM
Intelligent Transportation (cont.)
Parallel Learning Theory and Its Applications in Automated Vehicles
Dr. Li Li, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University
From Mobile Sensing to Mobile Control of Vehicular Traffic
Dr. Daniel Work, Professor, Vanderbilt University
12:15 PM
Dining room on 1st floor
Lunch at the hotel
01:00 PM
Lecture Hall
Flash Poster Presentations
02:00 PM
Exhibition Hall
Poster Session I (odd numbers)
02:45 PM
Poster Session II (even numbers)
03:30 PM
Electrochemical Energy Storage
Session co-chair: Dr. Candace Chan, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
Session co-chair: Dr. Xiangjun Li, Senior Engineer with Professorship, China Electric Power Research Institute
Nanoscience for Energy Storage: Success and Future Opportunities
Dr. Yi Cui, Professor, Stanford University
Advances of Lithium-ion Battery Technology in the 21st Century
Dr. Yangxing Li, Chief Scientist, Huawei, Watt Lab
05:00 PM
05:15 PM
Electrochemical Energy Storage (cont.)
Thermal-electrochemical Coupling Testing and Evaluation of Traction Batteries
Dr. Fang Wang, Director, China Automotive Technology and Research Center
Life-cycles of Lithium Ion Batteries: Understanding Impacts from Extraction to End-of-Life
Dr. Gabrielle Gaustad, Dean, Alfred University
06:45 PM
Return to hotel
07:00 PM
Dining room on 1st floor
Buffet Dinner at the hotel
June 23, 2017
06:30 AM
Dining room on 1st floor
Breakfast at the hotel
08:30 AM
Synthetic Biology
Session co-chair: Dr. Bing-Zhi Li, Professor, Tianjin University
Session co-chair: Dr. Warren Christopher Ruder, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Programming Bacteria in Time and Space
Dr. Lingchong You, Professor, Duke University
Engineering Biological Computers
Dr. Timothy Lu, Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:00 AM
12:00 PM
Dining room on 1st floor
Lunch at the hotel
01:00 PM
Synthetic Biology (cont.)
Engineering Electron Transfer Pathways of Exoelectrogens: Synthetic Biology Meets Energy and the Environment
Dr. Hao Song, Tianjin University
Programmable Synthetic Gene Circuit as a Potential Therapeutic Intervention for Liver Cancer
Dr. Zhen Xie, Principle Investigator, Tsinghua University
01:30 PM
Depart for technical tour to Jiading Campus of Tongji University
06:00 PM
Dining room on 1st floor
Dinner at the hotel
June 24, 2017
06:30 AM
Breakfast at the hotel
08:30 AM
Robots Everywhere: Air, Sea, and In Close Proximity
Session co-chair: Dr. Waleed Farahat, Vice President, KUKA North America
Session co-chair: Dr. Dangxiao Wang, Professor, Beihang University
Enabling Technologies to Rethink Factory Automation
Dr. Ross Alan Knepper, Director of Planning and Controls, Outrider Technologies
Prosthetic Devices that Augment and Restore Basic Functions
Dr. Timothy Bretl, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
Robots Everywhere: Air, Sea, and In Close Proximity (cont.)
Intelligent Robotic Locomotion: From Dynamic Walking to Autonomous Flight
Dr. Chao Xu, TRUTH Associate Professor, Zhejiang University
Control and Implementation of Highly Maneuverable Motions for Bioinspired Robotic Fish
Dr. Junzhi Yu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
12:00 PM
Closing remarks by the co-chairs
12:05 PM
Dining room on 1st floor
Lunch at the hotel