2014 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2014 JAFOE Program

June 8, 2014
07:30 PM
Hotel Sunroute Ariake [Hanaakari, 2F]
Registration/Welcome Reception
June 9, 2014
06:00 AM
Hotel Patio, 2F
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Bus 1 departs hotel to Miraikan
08:30 AM
Bus 2 departs hotel to Miraikan
09:00 AM
Miraikan Hall, 7F
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Welcome –

Hiroshi Komiyama , President, Engineering Academy of Japan
C.D. Mote, Jr ., President, National Academy of Engineering
Toshitaka Kuroki , Senior Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Opening Remarks –
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Dr. Yoshikazu Nakajima, Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)
Dr. Steven P. DenBaars, Professor of Materials and Co-Director of the Solid-State Lighting Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
09:30 AM
Hall
Bioimaging
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Dr. Elisa E. Konofagou, Robert and Margaret Hariri Professor, Columbia University
Dr. Kazuo Kurokawa, Senior Research Scientist, RIKEN Center for Advanced Photonics
Imaging and Mathematical Modeling of Molecular Activities in Living Cells
Dr. Kazuhiro Aoki, Associate Professor, Kyoto University
New Technologies for Molecular Imaging of Brain Function
Dr. Alan Jasanoff, Professor of Biological Engineering, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Nuclear Science & Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
11:00 AM
Room 3
Break
11:30 AM
Bioimaging (cont.)
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Advanced Endoscopic Imaging Technologies
Dr. Makoto Igarashi, Team Leader, Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
Photonics Meets Biology: From Nanoscale Imaging to Winning the War on Cancer
Dr. Vadim Backman, Walter Dill Scott Professor, Northwestern University
01:00 PM
Room 3
Lunch
02:00 PM
Room 2
Poster Session I (odd numbers)
02:45 PM
Room 2
Poster Session II (even numbers)
03:30 PM
Room 3
Break
04:00 PM
Hall
Power Unplugged: Energy Harvesting and Power Transmission
Part I. Energy Harvesting
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Dr. Yukihiro Tahara, Manager, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Dr. Jeffrey Urban, Facility Director, Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Energy in Nanoelectronics and Nanomaterials
Dr. Eric Pop, Professor, Stanford University
Low-Cost and Perpetual Sensing Systems Enabled by Ambient RF Energy Harvesting
Dr. Yoshihiro Kawahara, Associate Professor, Tokyo University
05:30 PM
Room 3
Break
05:45 PM – 06:15 PM
Buses depart Miraikan to Sunroute Ariake Hotel
07:00 PM
Hotel Sunroute Ariake [Hanaakari, 2F]
Dinner
08:00 PM
June 10, 2014
06:00 AM
Patio
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Bus 1 departs hotel to Miraikan
08:30 AM
Bus 2 departs hotel to Miraikan
09:00 AM
Power Unplugged: Energy Harvesting and Power Transmission (cont.)
Part II. Wireless/Remote Power Transmission
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Wireless Power Transfer Technologies Via Radio Waves
Dr. Naoki Shinohara, Professor, Kyoto University
Electromagnetic Structures and Exploitation of the Dark Universe for Cooling on Earth
Dr. Shanhui Fan, Professor, Stanford University
10:30 AM
Room 3
Break
11:00 AM
Hall
Noise Control Engineering in Healthcare Environments
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Jeffrey Lawson Fullerton, Department Manager - Acoustics, Intertek
Dr. Hiroshi Sato, GroupLeader, Human Technology Research Institute
Prediction, Control and Assessment of Environmental Noise
Dr. Shinichi Sakamoto, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
Acoustics and the Patient Experience
Mr. Erik Thomas Miller-Klein, Partner & Acoustical Consultant, A3 Acoustics, LLP
12:30 PM
Room 3
Lunch
01:30 PM
Noise Control Engineering in Healthcare Environments (cont.)
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Managing Noise in Healthcare Environments to Benefit Patient Outcomes
Ms. Amanda Kachur, Principal Consultant, Soundscape Engineering LLC
Augmenting Signals against Noises: Understanding the Human Body with Data Sonification
Dr. Hiroko Terasawa, Assistant Professor, University of Tsukuba
03:00 PM
Room 3
Break
03:15 PM
Buses depart Miraikan for Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
03:30 PM
Tour Centennial Museum and “Raicho” (or ship maneuvering simulator if it rains)
05:15 PM
Buses depart back to Hotel Sunroute Ariake
06:30 PM
Kagaya Restaurant
Dinner
June 11, 2014
06:00 AM
Patio
Breakfast at the hotel
07:50 AM
Bus 1 departs hotel to Miraikan
08:10 AM
Bus 2 departs hotel to Miraikan
08:30 AM
Hall
Field Robotics for Disaster Response
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Dr. Todd William Danko, Principal Roboticist, General Electric
Dr. Keiji Nagatani, Associate Professor, The Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
Quince: Monitoring Robot for Disaster Response in the Fukushima-Daiichi Power Facility
Dr. Tomoaki Yoshida, Research Scientist, Chiba Institute of Technology
Robust Aerial Robot Autonomy and Cooperative Heterogeneous Vehicle Deployments
Dr. Nathan Michael, Associate Research Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
10:00 AM
Break
10:15 AM
Field Robotics for Disaster Response (cont.)
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Unmanned Construction System for Disaster Response
Mr. Takeshi Hashimoto, Senior Researcher, Puplic Works Research Institute
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Robotic Technology for Disaster Response
James Robert Pippine, President, Golden Knight Technologies
11:45 AM
Room 3
Lunch
12:20 PM
Bus to Shinagawa Station