2010 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2010 GAFOE Program

April 22, 2010
07:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel, Oak Ridge Salon C
Registration/Reception
April 23, 2010 – August 9, 2010
07:00 AM – 09:40 AM
At hotel Salons B & C
Breakfast
– August 9, 2010
08:30 AM
Buses depart hotel for Oak Ridge National Laboratory
April 23, 2010
09:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Lasers: The Final Frontier
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Dr. Claire Gmachl, Professor, Princeton University
Session organizer: Dr. Alexander Heisterkamp, Full Professor for Biophotonics, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
Random Laser
Dr. Hui Cao, Professor of Applied Physics and Physics, Yale University
Fluorescence Microscopy Bottom-up: From Single-Molecules to Superresolution
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Break
11:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Lasers: The Final Frontier (cont.)
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The Power of Light: Lasers at the National Ignition Facility
Dr. John E Heebner, Group Leader, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lasers - Why Should They Interest Me?
01:00 PM – 02:00 PM
SNS Main Lobby
Lunch
02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
SNS Main Lobby
Poster Session I
02:45 PM – 03:30 PM
SNS Main Lobby
Poster Session II
April 23, 2010 – April 12, 2010
03:30 PM – 04:00 PM
Break
April 23, 2010
04:00 PM – 05:30 PM
Rapid Vaccine Manufacturing
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Session organizer: Dr. Heribert Warzecha, Darmstadt University of Technology
Dr. Narahari Pujar, Operating Partner, Flagship Pioneering
Cell Culture-Based Flu Vaccine Production
New Technologies in Vaccine Manufacturing and their Impact on a Growing Global Industry
Dr. Phillip Gomez, III, Director for Interagency Therapeutics and Vaccines Policy, The White House
05:30 PM
Break
April 23, 2010 – August 9, 2010
06:00 PM – 09:42 AM
SNS Main Lobby
Dinner
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Oak Ridge National Laboratory: Science and Technology for the Energy Challenge
– August 9, 2010
08:00 PM
Buses return to the hotel
April 23, 2010
09:00 PM – 09:30 PM
SNS Iran Thomas Auditorium
Welcome
April 24, 2010 – August 9, 2010
07:00 AM – 09:44 AM
Hotel salons B & C
Breakfast
– August 9, 2010
08:30 AM
Buses depart for ORNL
April 24, 2010 – April 12, 2010
09:00 AM – 03:25 PM
Rapid Vaccine Manufacturing (cont.)
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Developing a Novel Flu Vaccine
Dr. Rahul Singhvi, Co-Founder and CEO, Resilience
Who Should Be Vaccinated Against Pandemic Flu?
Dr. Markus C. Schwehm, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, ExploSYS GmbH
April 24, 2010
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Modern Power System Grid Control
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Session organizer: Dr. Dirk Westermann, Professor, Ilmenau University of Technology
Session organizer: Dr. Pouyan Pourbeik, President and Principal Consultant, Power and Energy, Analysis, Consulting, and Education, PLLC
PMU Wide-Area Measurement and Control
Dr. Manu Parashar, Senior Transmission Product Director, GE Digital
Optimal Planning and Operation of the Future DC-Offshore Power System — Selected Issues
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM
Lunch
01:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Modern Power System Grid Control (cont.)
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Information and Communication Technologies for Smart Grid Operation
Peter Bretschneider, Dr.-Ing., Fraunhofer Application Center System Technology
Integration of Renewable Energy, Storage and Electrical vehicles into Power Grid Management
Dr. Ernst Scholtz, Chief Technology Officer, S&C Electric Company
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM
Break
03:15 PM – 05:30 PM
Tours at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
April 24, 2010 – April 12, 2010
06:00 PM – 05:15 PM
Flatwater Grille Restaurant
Dinner
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Can the U.S. Achieve Oil Independence?
April 25, 2010
07:15 AM – 12:00 AM
Knoxville Airport
Buses depart for Hilton Hotel
07:45 AM – 08:30 AM
Greenbrier Room
Breakfast
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Novel Concepts for Automobiles
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Metropolitan Car — Vehicle Concept for the Future
Driving Strategies for Adaptive Cruise Control Systems – Real World Implementation and Simulated Collective Impact
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Greenbrier Room
Break
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Novel Concepts for Automobiles (cont.)
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Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility
Dr. Madhu Raghavan, Group Manager, General Motors R&D
Coupling Systems with Electric Vehicles for Sustainability, Security, and Grid Reliability
Duncan Callaway, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
11:45 AM – 02:00 PM
Greenbrier Room
Lunch and ad hoc discussions
Participants may leave, if necessary, for their scheduled flights. The hotel is within walking distance of the airport.