2016 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Program

June 15, 2016
07:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Theater Foyer / Theater Terrace
Registration/welcome reception at hotel
June 16, 2016
07:00 AM
Buses depart from hotel for Beckman Center at 15-minute intervals (Last bus 7:45)
07:10 AM
Breakfast at the Beckman Center
08:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Ruth David , Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
Kotobu Nagai , Associate Executive Director, Engineering Academy of Japan
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Co-chair: Dr. Steven P. DenBaars, Professor of Materials and Co-Director of the Solid-State Lighting Center, University of California, Santa Barbara
Co-chair: Dr. Yoshikazu Nakajima, Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)
09:00 AM
Urban Mobility Efficiency
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Dr. Nobuaki Ohmori, Professor, Utsunomiya University
Dr. Kari Edison Watkins, Frederick Law Olmsted Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
The Future of Transportation: Achieving Equity and Mobility through Self-Driving Vehicles
Dr. Myra Blanco, Director, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Future Cities, Future Populations: Achieving “Seamless” Mobility for an Aging, Urban Society
Ms. Kay Kitazawa, Research Director, Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation
10:30 AM
Group photo of all participants
10:45 AM
Atrium
Break
11:00 AM
Urban Mobility Efficiency (cont.)
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Connection Between Social Networks, the Built Environment, and Travel Behavior in the ICT Era
Dr. Giancarlos Troncoso Parady, Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo
From Trend Spotting to Trend Setting: Behavioral Analysis to Guide Transformative Mobility
Dr. Joan Walker, Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
12:30 PM
Dining Room
Lunch
01:30 PM
Auditorium
Flash Poster Presentations
02:30 PM
Atrium
Poster Session I (odd numbers)
03:15 PM
Atrium
Poster Session II (even numbers)
04:00 PM
Break
04:15 PM
Nanotechnology in Energy Storage and Conversion
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Dr. Hirokazu Kaji, Associate Professor, Tohoku University
Dr. Shirley Meng, Zable Endowed Chair Professor in Energy Technologies and Professor of NanoEngineering and Materials Science, University of California, San Diego
Nanomaterials for Energy Storage
Dr. Gleb Yushin, Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Hidden in Plain Sight: Understanding and Exploiting Systematic Couples to Improve Batteries
Dr. Daniel Steingart, Associate Professor, Princeton University
05:45 PM
Break
06:00 PM
Dining Room
Dinner
07:00 PM
Dinner Speech: The Role of Public Policy in Technology Development and Deployment
The Hon. Jeff Bingaman , Former US Senator, New Mexico
June 17, 2016
07:00 AM
Buses depart from hotel for Beckman Center at 15-minute intervals (Last bus 7:45)
07:10 AM
Breakfast at Beckman Center
08:30 AM
Nanotechnology in Energy Storage and Conversion (cont.)
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Enzyme-Based Biofuel Cells
Dr. Seiya Tsujimura, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba
Flexible Devices Using Rigid Materials
Dr. Eiji Iwase, Associate Professor, Waseda University
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Additive Manufacturing: Virtual - Physical Processes
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Mr. Tomohiro Kinoshita, Business Development/Marketing Specialist, FASOTEC Co., Ltd.
Dr. William H. Peter, Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
3D Designable Gel as an Advanced Functional Material
Dr. Hidemitsu Furukawa, Professor, Yamagata University
New Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing of Hybrid Materials
Dr. Brett Gibson Compton, Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee
12:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM
Additive Manufacturing: Virtual - Physical Processes (cont.)
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Deep Learning for Advanced 3D Printing
Dr. Hiroya Tanaka, Professor, Keio University
Developing a Robust 3D Representation Framework for 3D Printed Materials
Dr. Edwin Joseph Schwalbach, Air Force Research Laboratory
02:30 PM
Break
02:45 PM
Depart for Laguna Beach Walking Tour
05:15 PM
Meet at Hotel Laguna for return to Hotel Irvine
06:30 PM
Theater Terrace
Reception at Hotel Irvine
07:00 PM
Theater Terrace
Dinner at the hotel
June 18, 2016
07:00 AM
Buses depart hotel for Beckman Center at 15-minute intervals (Last bus 7:45)
07:10 AM
Breakfast at the Beckman Center
08:30 AM
Big Data
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Dr. Alberto Giovanni Busetto, Head of Data Science, Healthcare, Merck Group
Dr. Takeaki Uno, Professor, National Institute of Informatics
Interpretable Modeling in Machine Learning
Dr. Cynthia Rudin, Associate Professor, Duke University
Privacy Preserving Data Mining
Dr. Hiromi Arai, Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Big Data (cont.)
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Preserving Validity in Adaptive Data Analysis
Dr. Vitaly Feldman, Research Scientist, IBM
A Platform for IoT and Social Big Data
Dr. Takahiro Hara, Professor, Osaka University
12:00 PM
Lunch
12:10 PM
Bus leaves for SNA Airport
12:45 PM
Bus leaves for SNA Airport and hotel