2017 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Program

March 30, 2017
07:30 PM – 09:00 PM
Martin Ballroom Prefunction
Registration/welcome reception at hotel
March 31, 2017
06:00 AM
Restaurant
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Buses depart from hotel for GE Learning Center
08:30 AM
Moss Hall
Welcome and Opening Remarks
C.D. Mote, Jr. , President, National Academy of Engineering
Eric Ducharme , General Manager, Advanced Technology Operation, GE Aviation
Thomas Hesse , Deputy Secretary General, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
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Co-chair: Dr. Dennis E. Discher, Robert D. Bent Professor Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Co-chair: Dr. Joerg Schulze, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of the Institute of Semiconductor Engineering, University of Stuttgart
09:00 AM
Gene Editing and Applications
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Dr. Oscar Ortiz Sanchez, Senior Scientist, Merck KGaA
Dr. Lei Stanley Qi, Assistant Professor, Stanford University
Footprint-Free Gene Editing Using CRISPR/Cas9 and Single-Cell Cloning of Edited Human iPS Cells
Dr. Montserrat Morell Fernandez, Scientist II, Takara Bio
Targeting Gene Editing in Pluripotent Stem Cells: X-SCID Disease Now in a Dish
Dr. Jamal Alzubi, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Freiburg
10:30 AM
Group photo
10:45 AM
Break
11:00 AM
Gene Editing and Applications (cont.)
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Tailor-Made Plants Using Next-Generation Molecular Scissors
Dr. Luisa Bortesi, PhD, RWTH Aachen
Bacterial Viruses Thwart CRISPR-Cas9
Dr. Joseph Bondy-Denomy, Faculty Fellow, University of California, San Francisco
12:30 PM
Runway Cafe
Lunch
01:30 PM
Presentation on AvH Programs
02:00 PM
Moss Hall
Flash Slide Presentations
03:00 PM
Rowe Hall
Poster Session I (odd numbers)
03:45 PM
Rowe Hall
Poster Session II (even numbers)
04:30 PM
Break
04:45 PM
Advanced Manufacturing
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Dr. Matthias Brockmann, Chief Engineer, RWTH Aachen University
Dr. Alexander Kimberley Simpson, Executive - Engineering, GE Aviation
Superior Surface Integrity by Knowledge-based Manufacturing – Recent Advances
Dr. Daniel Meyer, Chief Engineer, University of Bremen
Virtual Advanced Manufacturing – Capabilities and Challenges of Process Simulations
Dr. Petra Wiederkehr, Jun.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Inform., TU Dortmund
06:15 PM
Break
06:30 PM
Dinner
07:30 PM
Dinner Speech: Accelerating the Additive Revolution
Greg Morris , Strategy and Growth Leader, GE Additive
April 1, 2017
06:00 AM
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Buses depart from hotel for GE Learning Center
08:30 AM
Advanced Manufacturing (cont.)
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Additive Manufacturing Ecosystem
Dr. Luana Iorio, General Manager, GE Aviation
Engineering Robotic Co-Workers
Dr. Waleed Farahat, VP, Technology Development, Rethink Robotics
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Industry 4.0 vs. Industrial Internet of Things
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Dr. Tobias Meisen, Chair of Technologies and Management of Digital Transformation, University of Wuppertal
Dr. Chonggang Wang, Member Technical Staff (Senior Manager), InterDigital Inc.
I4.0@Bosch – Central Challenges and Opportunities in Realizing the Connected Industry
Dr. Daniel Ewert, Research Engineer, Robert Bosch GmbH
Data Predictive Control - Bridging Machine Learning with Controls for Volatile Energy Markets
Dr. Rahul Mangharam, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
12:00 PM
Lunch
01:00 PM
Industry 4.0 vs. Industrial Internet of Things (cont.)
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Internet of Vehicles
Dr. Fan Bai, Staff Researcher, General Motors
Interoperability of Heterogeneous Systems – Standardization Roadmap vs. Adaptive Integration
02:30 PM
Break
02:45 PM
Tour of GE Aviation
04:45 PM
Buses to Great American Ball Park
05:15 PM
Tour of Great American Ball Park and Hall of Fame
06:30 PM
Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
08:00 PM
Buses return to hotel
April 2, 2017
06:00 AM
Breakfast at the hotel
08:00 AM
Buses depart from hotel for GE Learning Center
08:30 AM
Streams of Water and Information: Managing Water Supply, Treatment, and Delivery in the 21st Century
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Dr. Meagan Stumpe Mauter, Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Martina Scheer, Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing., Ingenieurbuero Scheer
Building Smarter Water Systems
Dr. Branko Kerkez, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Managing Water for Integrated Climate, Water, Energy, and Food Systems
Dr. Jochen Hack, Deputy Head, Engineering Hydrology and Water Management, TU Darmstadt
10:00 AM
Break
10:30 AM
Streams of Water and Information: Managing Water Supply, Treatment, and Delivery in the 21st Century (cont.)
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The Value of Water Quality Improvements – An Economic Perspective
Dr. Alexandra Dehnhardt, Dr. rer. oec; Dipl.-Ing.agr., TU Berlin
Maintaining a Safe Water Supply in an Era of Aging Infrastructure and Compromised Sources
Dr. Chad Seidel, President, Corona Environmental Consulting, LLC
12:00 PM
Bag Lunch
12:10 PM
Buses depart for CVG