CAFOE

2009 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Program

Chair: Zhihua Zhong, Tongji University
October 17, 2009
6:15 PM
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
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(the Headquarters of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in Beijing)
October 18, 2009
7:00 AM
7:30 AM
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
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(Lobby, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
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(Ginkgo Cantonese Restaurant, 2nd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
October 19, 2009
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
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(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
8:15 AM – 8:30 AM
Opening Ceremony
Xiaoxiang Hall, 3rd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel
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  • Welcome Speech
  • Chuanxian Zhang, Secretary of Hunan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China
  • Welcome from Chinese Academy of Engineering Speech
  • Professor Kuangdi Xu, President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • Welcome from NAE Speech
8:30 AM – 8:45 AM
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM
Opening Remarks More Info
  • Remarks Speech
  • Remarks Speech
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Engineering and Public Health: Ensuring Food Safety

The national and international interconnectedness of the food production, processing, and distribution system creates significant challenges in engineering robust processes and systems that ensure protection of human health.  This session will address the variety of points on this spectrum in ...

Session organizer: Ning Li, China Agricultural University
Session organizer: Bradley P. Marks, Michigan State University
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  • Capability Building of Food Safety: Where Do We Stand In China? Speech
  • Yongning Wu, Professor, Department of Monitoring and Control for Contaminants, National Institute of Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Food Safety Objective Approach to Risk-Based Process Design Speech
  • Nathan Anderson, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Engineering and Public Health: Ensuring Food Safety (cont.) More Info
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
1:45 PM – 2:30 PM
(odd numbers)
2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
(even numbers)
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM
New Energy-Saving Technologies
Session organizer: Suping Peng
Tina T. Salguero, University of Georgia
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6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
(Hunan Hall, 3rd Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
October 20, 2009
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forrest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
New Energy-Saving Technologies (cont.) More Info
  • New Approaches to Hydrogen Storage Speech
  • Jason Graetz, Assistant Scientist, Energy Sciences & Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Direct Coal Liquefaction & CO2 Abatement Demonstration Project Speech
  • Yuzhuo Zhang, President and CEO, Shenhua Group Corporation
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Sustainable and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Systems

Infrastructure systems provide us with clean and safe water, reliable power, and a means for rapidly and safely transporting people and goods.   Improving urban infrastructure systems is the key to economic growth, national security, and quality of life.  In recent years, collapse of ...

Session organizer: Reginald DesRoches, Rice University
Jinping Ou, Dalian University of Technology
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  • Bridges for the Flat World: Next-Generation Highway Bridge Structures Speech
  • Bozidar Stojadinovic, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley
  • Natural Diaster Evaluation and Mitigation of Electric Power Grid Infrastructures in China Speech
  • Qiang Xie, Associate Professor, Department of Building Engineering, Tongji University
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Sustainable and Disaster-Resilient Infrastructure Systems (cont.) More Info
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
3:00 PM
1. Yuelu Academy 2. State Key Laboratory of Advance Desing and Manufacturing for Vehicle Body, Hunan University 3. State Key Laboratory of Chemo/Biosensing and Chemometrics, Hunan University
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
(Xihulou Hotel, Golden-horse Food Street, Hongshan Tourism Region, Changsha)
October 21, 2009
7:00 AM
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems

The field of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) has emerged over the past 20 years as a result of applying real-time sensing and control technology to more effectively manage surface transportation systems. The management objectives typically encompass many modes with a variety of performance ...

Session organizer: Darcy M Bullock, Purdue University
Session organizer: Jianping Wu, Beijing University of Posts and Communications
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  • Estimating Arterial Travel Time Using Vehicle Signature Re-identification Speech
  • Brian Fuller, Sensys Networks
  • The Intelligent Transport Systems in Beijing Olympic Games Speech
  • Jianping Wu, Beijing University of Posts and Communications
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Intelligent Transportation Systems (cont.) More Info
  • Developing Procedures for Estimating Capacity of U-turn Movement at Median Openings Speech
  • Pan Liu, Professor, School of Transportation, Southeast University in Nanjing
  • Application of Probe Data for Transportation System Management Speech
  • Jason Wasson, Indiana Department of Transportation
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM
(Food Street, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)
1:00 PM
6:00 PM
(Food Street, 1st Floor Building One, Vaya International Hotel—TBC)
October 22, 2009
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
(Crape Myrtle Hunan Restaurant or Red Forest Western Restaurant, 1st Floor, Building One, Vaya International Hotel)