2017 EU-US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Program

November 15, 2017
07:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Conference Room
Registration/welcome reception at hotel
November 16, 2017
07:00 AM
UC Davis Conference Center, Lobby and Patio
Breakfast
08:30 AM
UC Davis Conference Center, Ballroom C
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Al Romig , Executive Officer, US National Academy of Engineering
Yves Caristan , Secretary-General, Euro-CASE
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis , Dean of Engineering, University of California, Davis
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Co-chair: Dr. Michael Tsapatsis, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Co-chair: Dr. Harri Ilmari Kulmala, Chief Executive Officer, DIMECC Ltd. (Digital, Internet, Material & Engineering Co-Creation)
09:00 AM
Technologies for Space Exploration
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Dr. Ian Clark, Systems Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Dr. Minna Palmroth, Director, Finnish Centre of Excellence in Research in Sustainable Space
The Electric Solar Wind Sail - New Propulsion Innovation for Solar System Travels
Dr. Sini Merikallio, Scientist, Finnish Meterological Institute
Infusion of Vision Systems into Planetary Landers
Dr. Andrew Edie Johnson, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
10:30 AM
Vanderhoef Quad near waterfall
Group photo
10:45 AM
Lobby and patio
Break
11:15 AM
Technologies for Space Exploration (cont.)
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Democratizing Access to Space
Will Pomerantz, Vice President, Virgin Orbit
12:00 PM
Lobby and Patio
Lunch
01:15 PM
Ballroom C
Flash Slide Presentations
02:15 PM
Ballroom A & B
Poster Session I (odd numbers)
03:00 PM
Poster Session II (even numbers)
03:45 PM
Break
04:15 PM
Next-Generation Solar Cells
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Dr. Hugh W. Hillhouse, Rehnberg Chair Professor, University of Washington
Dr. Marko Topic, Professor, University of Ljubljana
Second and Third-Generation Photovoltaics
Dr. Dirk Weiss, Head of Technology Assessment, First Solar, Inc.
Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells and Modules
Bernd Rech, Professor, Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie
05:45 PM
Break
06:00 PM
Good Life Garden, Mondavi Institute
Dinner
07:00 PM
Dinner Speech: The Future of Innovation, Engineering, and Sustainability at UC Davis
Gary May , Chancellor, University of California, Davis
08:00 PM
Return to hotel
November 17, 2017
07:00 AM
Breakfast
08:30 AM
Next-Generation Solar Cells (cont.)
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Perovskite Quantum Dots: A New Absorber Technology with Unique Phase Stability for High-voltage Solar Cells
Dr. Joseph Matthew Luther, Senior Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Insights to High Efficiency CIGS Thin-film Solar Cells and Tandem Devices with Perovskites
Dr. Stephan Buecheler, Group Leader, Empa
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Neuroengineering
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Dr. Sanjay Joshi, Professor, University of California Davis
Benoit Larrat, Researcher, CEA Saclay
How We Image, Measure, and Understand the Brain: A Computational Perspective
Dr. Alexandre Gramfort, Research Director, Inria, Université Paris-Saclay
Interface Between Modern Microelectronics and the Human Brain
Dr. Adam Williamson, Aix-Marseille Université
12:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM
Neuroengineering (cont.)
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Clinical Neuromodulation Technology
Cameron McIntyre, Tilles-Weidenthal Professor, Case Western University
Platform Research Tools and Deployment Strategies to Accelerate Translational Discovery
Dr. Timothy Denison, Professor of Engineering Science, Royal Academy Chair in Emerging Technology, Oxford University
02:30 PM
Break
03:00 PM
Tours of UC Davis
06:00 PM
Moss Patio, Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Dinner
08:00 PM
Return to hotel
November 18, 2017
07:00 AM
Breakfast
08:30 AM
Computational Imaging
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Anders Bjorholm Dahl, Dr, Associate Professor, Head of Section, Technical University of Denmark
Dr. Laura Waller, Ted Van Duzer Endowed Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Computer Vision and 3D Reconstruction
Dr. Georgios Vogiatzis, Associate Professor, Aston University
Light Propagation in Complex Media: From Imaging, to Compressive Imaging and Machine Learning
Dr. Sylvain Gigan, Prof., Université Pierre et Marie Curie
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Computational Imaging (cont.)
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Computational MRI
Michael Lustig, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
11:15 PM
Box Lunch
11:25 PM
Buses depart for SMF