2012 Indo-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2012 IAFOE Program

Symposium co-chair: Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, University of California, Berkeley Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Symposium co-chair: Upadrasta Ramamurty, Indian Institute of Science
February 29, 2012
07:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Washington A&B
Registration/welcome reception
March 1, 2012
07:00 AM
Chesapeake Grill
Breakfast
08:30 AM
Conference Theater
Welcome and Opening Remarks
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Welcome
Charles M. Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering
Ray Johnson, Senior Vice President and CTO, Lockheed Martin
Rajiv Sharma, Executive Director, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
Opening Remarks
Dr. Upadrasta Ramamurty, Professor, Indian Institute of Science
Dr. Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Vice Provost for Academic Planning Fred and Claire Sauer Professor, University of California, Berkeley Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
09:00 AM
Engineering Large Infrastructure for Natural Hazards
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Session co-chair: Ms. Ann Marie Kammerer, Owner, Annie Kammerer Consulting, LLC
Session co-chair: Dr. C.S. Manohar, Professor and Chairman, Indian Institute of Science
Hazard Assessment Methods for Large and Critical Infrastructure
Dr. Christine A. Goulet, Assistant Researcher and Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles
Performance- and Risk-based Design Approaches for Seismic Safety
Dr. Nicolas Luco, Research Structural Engineer, United States Geological Survey
10:30 AM
Break
11:00 AM
Engineering Large Infrastructure for Natural Hazards (cont.)
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Challenges in Disaster Mitigation of Large Infrastructure by Engineering Design
Dr. Baidurya Bhattacharya, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Engineering of Nuclear Power Plants in India: Present and Future
Mr. A. D. Roshan, Scientific Officer, Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
12:30 PM
Chesapeake Grill
Lunch
01:30 PM
Potomac I - IV
Poster Session I (Group 1)
02:15 PM
Poster Session II (Group 2)
03:00 PM
Break
03:45 PM
Engineering at the Interface of Science
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Session co-chair: Dr. Gautam I Menon, Professor, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, C.I.T. Campus
Session co-chair: Dr. Huimin Zhao, Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Soft Modes and Related Phenomena in Materials: A First-Principles Theory
Dr. Umesh Vasudeo Waghmare, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research
Engineering the Microstructure of Semicrystalline Polymers
Dr. Guruswamy Kumaraswamy, Scientist, National Chemical Laboratory
05:15 PM
Regency E Foyer
Reception
06:00 PM
Regency E
Dinner
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Dinner Speech
Dr. John D. Evans, Corporate Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation
March 2, 2012
07:00 AM
Chesapeake Grill
Breakfast
08:30 AM
Engineering at the Interface of Science (cont.)
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Protein Nanocapsules for Therapeutic Applications
Dr. Yi Tang, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Programming Cellular Behavior with RNA Controllers
Dr. Christina Smolke, Professor, Stanford University
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems
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Session co-chair: Dr. Brian L. Smith, Professor and Chair, University of Virginia
Session co-chair: Dr. Senathipathi Velmurugan, Principal Scientist, Central Road Research Institute
United States Connected Vehicles Research Program
Mr. Benjamin McKeever, Program Manager, California PATH
Wireless Communications Applications in Surface Transportation
Dr. Mashrur Chowdhury, Eugene Douglas Mays Professor of Transportation, Clemson University
12:00 PM
Chesapeake Grill
Lunch
01:00 PM
Intelligent Transportation Systems (cont.)
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Design and Evaluation of an Adaptive Traffic Control System for Heterogeneous Flow Conditions
Dr. Tom V Mathew, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Data Collection and Modeling for APTS and ATIS under Indian Conditions
Dr. Lelitha Vanajakshi, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
02:30 PM
Break
02:45 PM
Buses depart for Global Vision Center
03:30 PM
Tour: Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center
06:00 PM
Regency E
Dinner
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Dinner Speech: Global Science and Engineering
Dr. Subra Suresh, President and Distinguished University Professor , Nanyang Technological University
March 3, 2012
07:00 AM
Chesapeake Grill
Breakfast
08:30 AM
Technology Enablers For Advances In Aerospace Materials
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Session co-chair: Dr. Jyotsna Iyer
Session co-chair: Dr. Samir V. Kamat, Scientist G, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory
Integrated Computational Materials Engineering
Dr. Gregory Ho, Senior Computer Scientist, SRI International
Harder, Cheaper, Greener: Design and Deployment of Nanostructured Alloys
Dr. Christopher A. Schuh, Department Head and Professor , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Technology Enablers For Advances In Aerospace Materials (cont.)
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Challenges in Developing New Coatings to Improve Performance
Dr. Ashutosh Suresh Gandhi, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Trends in Joining of Aerospace Materials
Dr. Amitava De, Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
12:00 PM
Lunch