2013 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Program

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September 18, 2013
07:30 PM
DuBarry Room
Registration/welcome reception at the hotel
September 19, 2013
07:00 AM
Dining/Lounge Area
Breakfast at the hotel
08:30 AM
King/Sullivan
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Welcome - C. Daniel Mote , President, National Academy of Engineering
Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. , Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont
Opening Remarks -


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Symposium Chair: Dr. Kristi S. Anseth, Tisone Professor Distinguished Professor, University of Colorado Boulder
09:00 AM
King/Sullivan
Designing and Analyzing Societal Networks
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Session co-chair: Dr. Tanzeem Choudhury, Associate Professor, Cornell University
Session co-chair: Dr. Scott Klemmer, Associate Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science & Engineering, University of California, San Diego
Modeling Large-Scale Networks Based on Mobility Data
Dr. Tony Jebara, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Columbia University
Crowd Computing
Dr. Rob Miller, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10:30 AM
Break
11:00 AM
Designing and Analyzing Societal Networks cont.
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Crowds, Crisis, and Convergence: Crowdsourcing in the Context of Disasters
Dr. Kate Starbird, Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Computational Social Science: Exciting Progress and Grand Challenges
Dr. Duncan Watts, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research NYC
12:30 PM
Dining/Lounge Area
Lunch
01:45 PM
Break-out Rooms
Get-acquainted Session
03:15 PM
Break
03:45 PM
Where are the Emerging Frontiers of Research and Innovation?
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Dr. Sohi Rastegar, Senior Advisor, Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities, National Science Foundation
04:00 PM
Cognitive Manufacturing
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Session co-chair: Ms. Elizabeth Jean Hoegeman, Cummins Fuel Systems World Wide Manufacturing Leader, Cummins Inc.
Session co-chair: Dr. J. Rhett Mayor, Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Distributed Agents for Artificial Immunity in Modern Manufacturing
Dr. Dragan Djurdjanovic, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Manufacturing Execution Systems and Computer-Enabled Decisions at the Manufacturing System Level
Mr. Christian Will, CTO, Apriso and FlexNet
05:30 PM
Break
05:45 PM
Gold Ballroom
Dinner
07:00 PM
Dinner Speech:
Douglas Muzyka , Senior Vice President and Chief Science and Technology Officer, DuPont
September 20, 2013
06:00 AM
DuBarry Room
Breakfast at the hotel
07:30 AM
Buses depart for Chestnut Run
08:00 AM
Bldg. 730 Conference Room
Cognitive Manufacturing cont.
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The Rise of Computer-Enabled Supply Chain Design
Dr. Steve Ellet, Vice President, CHAINalytics
Cognitive Agents to Advance Sustainable Manufacturing
Dr. Steven Skerlos, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan
09:30 AM
Break
10:00 AM
Energy: Reducing Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels
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Session co-chair: Dr. Halil Berberoglu, Apple Inc.
Session co-chair: Dr. Stuart Marc Thomas, Vice President, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol, LLC
Energy from Fossil Fuels: Challenges and Opportunities for Technology Innovation
Dr. Laura Diaz Anadon, Assistant Professor in Technology Innovation and Public Policy, Harvard University
Bioenergy Technologies and Strategies—A New Frontier
Dr. Joyce Yang, Technology Manager, US Department of Energy
11:15 AM
Cafeteria
Lunch
12:15 PM
Energy: Reducing Our Dependence on Fossil Fuels cont.
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Drivers for Successful Biofuel Production Scale-up
Dr. Willem Rensink, GameChanger, Shell Projects and Technology (US)
Artificial Solar-Fuel Generators
Dr. Rachel A. Segalman, Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
02:00 PM
Tour Overview
02:15 PM
Break
02:30 PM
Depart for tours: CRP Bldg 730, CRP Labs, Experimental Station
03:55 PM
Depart for Country Club
04:15 PM
Reception/DuPont Posters
05:45 PM
DuPont Country Club
Dinner
07:15 PM
Buses depart for hotel
September 21, 2013
07:00 AM
Dining/Lounge Area
Breakfast at the hotel
08:30 AM
Flexible Electronics
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Session co-chair: Dr. Yueh-Lin Loo, Professor, Princeton University
Session co-chair: Dr. Tse Nga Ng, Associate Professor, University of California San Diego
Materials and Process Engineering for Printed and Flexible Opto-electronic Devices
Dr. Antonio Facchetti, Chief Technology Officer, Flexterra
Mechanics and Materials of Bio-Integrated Electronics
Dr. Nanshu Lu, Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin
10:00 AM
Break
10:45 AM
Flexible Electronics cont.
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Flexible Optoelectronic Devices for Neural Recording and Stimulation
Dr. Polina Anikeeva, AMAX Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:30 AM
Dining/Lounge Area
Lunch
12:15 PM
Buses depart for Philadelphia International Airport