2009 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2009 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Program

Chair: Zhihua Zhong, Tongji University
October 17, 2009
06:15 PM
Buses depart Guohong Hotel for CAE Headquarters
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
the Headquarters of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing
Welcome reception for U.S. Participants and Chinese Organizers
October 18, 2009
07:00 AM
Breakfast at Guohong Hotel
07:30 AM
Depart Guohong Hotel for sightseeing on the way to the airport
01:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Lobby, Building One, Vaya International Hotel
Registration
06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Ginkgo Cantonese Restaurant, 2nd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel
Reception
October 19, 2009
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel
Breakfast
08:15 AM – 08:30 AM
Opening Ceremony
Xiaoxiang Hall, 3rd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel
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Welcome
Chuanxian Zhang, Secretary of Hunan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China
Welcome from Chinese Academy of Engineering
Professor Kuangdi Xu, President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Welcome from NAE
08:30 AM – 08:45 AM
Photo-taking
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM
Opening Remarks
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Remarks
Remarks
Dr. Zhihua Zhong, President, Tongji University
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Engineering and Public Health: Ensuring Food Safety
The national and international interconnectedness of the food production, processing, and distribution system creates significant challenges in engineering robust processes and systems that ensure protection of human health.  This session will address the variety of points on this spectrum in ...
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Session organizer: Ning Li, China Agricultural University
Session organizer: Dr. Bradley P. Marks, Professor, Michigan State University
Capability Building of Food Safety: Where Do We Stand In China?
Yongning Wu, Professor, Department of Monitoring and Control for Contaminants, National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Yongning Wu, Professor and Chief Scientist for Food Safety, Chinese Center for Diseases Control and Prevention
Nathan Anderson, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Nathan Anderson, Agricultural Engineer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Engineering and Public Health: Ensuring Food Safety (cont.)
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Dabing Zhang, Professor, Department of Life Science and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Dabing Zhang, Professor and Chairperson, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Ferhan Ozadali, Principal Scientist and Global Process Authority, Nestlé
Dr. Ferhan Ozadali, Director, Global R&D, RB
12:30 PM – 01:45 PM
Lunch
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
01:45 PM – 02:30 PM
Poster Session I
(odd numbers)
02:30 PM – 03:15 PM
Poster Session II
(even numbers)
03:15 PM – 03:45 PM
Break
03:45 PM – 05:15 PM
New Energy-Saving Technologies
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Session organizer: Suping Peng, Deputy Dean, School of Graduate, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing)
Dr. Tina T. Salguero, Associate Professor, University of Georgia
Sossina Haile, Professor of Materials Science and of Chemical Engineering,
California Institute of Technology
Dr. Sossina M. Haile, Walter P. Murphy Professor, Northwestern University
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell: Materials, Technology and Application
Minfang Han, Professor, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing)
Minfang Han, Professor and Vice Director, School of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Banquet
(Hunan Hall, 3rd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
Dinner Speech
October 20, 2009
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Breakfast
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forrest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
New Energy-Saving Technologies (cont.)
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Jason Graetz, Assistant Scientist, Energy Sciences & Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory
Dr. Jason Graetz, Manager and Senior Scientist, HRL Laboratories
Direct Coal Liquefaction & CO2 Abatement Demonstration Project
Yuzhuo Zhang, President and CEO, Shenhua Group Corporation
Yuzhuo Steve Zhang, Chairman, Shenhua Group Corporation Ltd.
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Sustainable and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Systems
Infrastructure systems provide us with clean and safe water, reliable power, and a means for rapidly and safely transporting people and goods.   Improving urban infrastructure systems is the key to economic growth, national security, and quality of life.  In recent years, collapse ...
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Session organizer: Dr. Reginald DesRoches, Howard Hughes Provost, Rice University George R. Brown School of Engineering
Jinping Ou, President, Dalian University of Technology
Bozidar Stojadinovic, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley
Dr. Bozidar Stojadinovic, Professor and Chair, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Natural Diaster Evaluation and Mitigation of Electric Power Grid Infrastructures in China
Qiang Xie, Associate Professor, Department of Building Engineering, Tongji University
Qiang Xie, Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of Diaster Prevention in Civil Engineering
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Lunch
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
01:00 PM – 02:30 PM
Sustainable and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Systems (cont.)
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Jerome Lynch, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Monitoring, Evaluation, Design and Control for Life-Cycle Performance of Key Civil Engineering
Hui Li, Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology
Hui Li, Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology
02:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Break
03:00 PM
Technical or Cultural tour
1. Yuelu Academy
2. State Key Laboratory of Advance Desing and Manufacturing for Vehicle Body, Hunan University
3. State Key Laboratory of Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics, Hunan University
07:00 PM – 09:00 PM
Dinner
(Xihulou Hotel, Golden-horse Food Street, Hongshan Tourism Region, Changsha)
October 21, 2009
07:00 AM
Breakfast
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems
The field of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) has emerged over the past 20 years as a result of applying real-time sensing and control technology to more effectively manage surface transportation systems. The management objectives typically encompass many modes with a variety of ...
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Session organizer: Dr. Darcy M Bullock, Professor, Purdue University
Session organizer: Jianping Wu, Beijing University of Posts and Communications
Estimating Arterial Travel Time Using Vehicle Signature Re-identification
Brian Fuller, Sensys Networks
Dr. Brian Fuller, Vice President of Engineering, Sensys Networks
The Intelligent Transport Systems in Beijing Olympic Games
Jianping Wu, Beijing University of Posts and Communications
Jianping Wu, Beijing University of Posts and Communications
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems (cont.)
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Developing Procedures for Estimating Capacity of U-turn Movement at Median Openings
Pan Liu, Professor, School of Transportation, Southeast University in Nanjing
Pan Liu, Professor, Southeast University
Application of Probe Data for Transportation System Management
Jason Wasson, Indiana Department of Transportation
Jason S. Wasson, Associate Vice President, Physical Facilities, Purdue University
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
Concluding Remarks
12:00 PM
Lunch
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
01:00 PM
Culture visit
06:00 PM
Dinner
(Food Street, 1st Floor Building One, Vaya International Hotel—TBC)
October 22, 2009
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM
Breakfast
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)