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The 2019 US Frontiers of Engineering will be hosted by Boeing in North Charleston, South Carolina, September 25-27. About 100 outstanding early career engineers will meet for an intensive 2-1/2 day symposium to discuss cutting-edge developments in four areas. The goal of the Frontiers of Engineering program is to bring together engineers from all engineering disciplines and from industry, universities, and federal labs to facilitate cross-disciplinary exchange and promote the transfer of new techniques and approaches across fields in order to sustain and build US innovative capacity.
Chair: Jennifer West, Duke University
More information will be provided as it becomes available.
LIST OF SESSIONS
(Order of sessions TBD. Working titles listed. Not all speakers confirmed.)
Advanced Manufacturing in the Age of Digital Transformation
Session Co-chairs: James Aske, Boeing, and Tarik Dickens, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
2nd Century Engineering System
Gabriel Burnett, Boeing
Christian Hubicki, Florida State University
Digitization and Computation
Christopher Lang, NASA Langley
Pamela Kobryn, Air Force Research Laboratory
Engineering the Genome
Session Co-chairs: Renee Wegrzyn, DARPA, and Charles Gersbach, Duke University
Genome Editing Tools as Human Therapeutics
Kris Saha, University of Wisconsin
Microbes & Manufacturing
Patrick Boyle, Ginkgo Bioworks
Engineering Ecosystems through Gene Drives
Omar Akbari, University of California, San Diego
Standards in Genome Engineering
Samantha Maragh, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Self-Driving Cars: Technology and Ethics
Session Co-chairs: Christoffer Heckman, University of Colorado at Boulder, and Hae Jong Seo, Nvidia
Technological Advancements Toward Self-Driving Cars
TaeEun Choe, Baidu
Autonomous Vehicles: A Startup Perspective
JianXiong Xiao, AutoX Inc.
The Ethics of Autonomous Vehicles
John Basi, Northeastern University
Raquel Urtasun, University of Toronto and Uber Technologies
Session Co-chairs: Petr Novotny, IBM, and Elaine Shi, Cornell University
Andrew Miller, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Joseph Bonneau, New York University
Hong Wan, Purdue
Economics and Blockchain
Jacob Leshno, University of Chicago