2009 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2009 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Program

April 22, 2009
07:30 PM
Welcome Reception
April 23, 2009
06:30 AM
Breakfast
(serving continues until sessions start)
09:00 AM – 09:30 AM
Opening Remarks
Representatives of AvH, NAE, and Organizing Committee
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Complex Systems Design and Controls
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Dr. Sebastian Sager, Professor, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Dr. Silvia Ferrari, Professor, Cornell University
Aerospace Control Systems, Autonomous Vehicles, Mobile Robotics
Dr. Emilio Frazzoli, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Discrete Optimization - Past and Present
Armin Fugenschuh, Zuse Institute Berlin (ZIB)
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Break
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Complex Systems Design and Controls (cont.)
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Complex Systems in the Chemical Process Industry
Jan Oldenburg, BASF SE
Learning and Adaptive Systems, Neural Networks, Brain-Machine Interface
Dr. Jennie Si, Professor, Arizona State University
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Lunch
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
Poster Session I
02:45 PM – 03:30 PM
Poster Session II
03:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Break
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Renewable Energy
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Dr. Sean Shaheen, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
Ulrike Krewer, OH-Group Portable Energy Systems
High Temperature Processes for Solar Conversion of Mass
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Martin Roeb, Institute of Technical Thermodynamics-Solar Research
Microbial Fuel Cells
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Uwe Schroder, Institute of Ecological Chemistry
06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Dinner
April 24, 2009
06:30 AM
Breakfast
(serving continues until sessions start)
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Renewable Energy (cont.)
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Microbial Production of Advanced Biofuels
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Dr. Peter Meinhold, Co-Founder & CTO, Provivi, Inc
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
AvH Programs/CONNECT
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Biosystems Engineering
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Dr. An-Ping Zeng, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg
Dr. Melissa L. Knothe Tate, Paul Trainor Chair of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales
Design Principles and Technological Applications of Receptor-Mediated Adhesion
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Dr. Wendy Thomas, Professor, University of Washington
Towards Superior Cell Factories - Analysis and Engineering of Metabolic Pathway Fluxes in Bacteria
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Christoph Wittmann, Institute of Biochemical Engineering
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
Lunch
02:00 PM – 03:30 PM
Biosystems Engineering (cont.)
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Industrial Systems Biology for Amino Acid Production
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Ralf Takors, Deputy Director of the Institute, University of Stuttgart
Design Principles of Biological Motility at Multiple Length Scales
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Dr. Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathmatics, Harvard University
03:30 PM
2008 Organizing Committee Meeting
05:00 PM
Bus departs for Potsdam sightseeing
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
outside Steigenberger Hotel
Dinner
09:00 PM
Bus departs for Steigenberger Hotel
April 25, 2009 – April 24, 2009
06:30 AM
Breakfast
available until sessions begin
April 25, 2009
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Materials for Extreme Environments
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Dr. Anke Rita Pyzalla, Scientific Director, Rontgen Angstrom Cluster
Dr. Eric A. Ott, Senior Engineer, GE Aviation
Ceramic and Metallic Materials for Rocket and Energy Systems
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Dr. Bryan William McEnerney, Manager, Materials Engineering, Test, & Evaluation, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Metallics/Coatings for Advanced Turbine Systems
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Dr. Andrew Rosenberger, Senior Materials Research Engineer, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Materials for Extreme Environments (cont.)
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Topic TBA
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Andre Schneider, Central Technical Development
Polymers for Biomedical Application
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Andreas Lendlein, Director, Centre for Biomaterial Development
12:15 PM – 12:30 PM
Closing Remarks
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Farewell Lunch