2010 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Co-Chairs: Dennis Assanis, University of MIchigan and Kai Sundmacher, Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg

Lasers: The Final Frontier
Session Chairs: Claire Gmachl, Princeton University and Alexander Heisterkamp, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.

Complex Photonic Nanomaterials: From Random Laser to Structural Color
Hui Cao, Yale University

Fluorescence Microscopy Bottom-up: From Single-Molecules to Superresolution
Philip Tinnefeld, University of Munich

The Power of Light: Lasers at the National Ignition Facility
John Heebner, Lawrence Livermore National Lab

Lasers - Why Should They Interest Me?
Carsten Ziolek, Trumpf Laser Marking Systems AG 

Rapid Vaccine Manufacturing
Session Chairs: Hari Pujar, Merck & Co., and Heribert Warzecha, Darmstadt University of Technology

Cell-Culture Based Flu Vaccine Production
Ulrich Valley, Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics GmbH

Developing a Novel Flu Vaccine
Rahul Singhvi, Novavax

New Technologies in Vaccine Manufacturing and Their Impact on a Growing Global Industry
Phil Gomez, PRTM

Who Should Be Vaccinated Against Pandemic Flu?
Markus Schwehm, ExploSYS GmbH

Modern Power System Grid Control
Session Chairs: Pouyan Pourbeik, Electric Power Research Institute, and Dirk Westermann, Ilmenau University of Technology

Optimal Planning and Operation of the Future DC-Offshore Power System
Krzysztof Rudion, University of Magdeburg

PMU Wide-Area Measurement and Control
Manu Parashar, Avrea T&D

Select Topics on Integration of Renewables and Storage into Centralized Transmission and Distribution Grid Management Systems
Ernst Scholtz, ABB Corporate Research

A New Approach for Smart Distribution System Operation
Peter Bretschneider, Fraunhofer Institute for Information and Data Processing, Ilmenau

Novel Concepts For Automobiles
Session Chairs: Ilya Kolmanovsky, Ford Research and Advanced Engineering, and Kai Philipp, Volkswagen AG

Driving Strategies for Adaptive Cruise Control Systems - Real World Implementation and Simulated Collective Impact
Arne Kesting, Dresden University of Technology

Metropolitan Car - Vehicle Concept for the Future
Tobias Kassel, Technical University of Braunschweig

Coupling Systems with Electric Vehicles for Sustainability, Security, and Grid Reliability
Duncan Callaway, University of California, Berkeley

Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility
Madhu Raghavan, GM Research and Development Center

April 22, 2010 – April 25, 2010
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Knoxville, TN