GAFOE

2001 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

FOURTH GERMAN-AMERICAN FRONTIERS OF ENGINEERING SYMPOSIUM

Chairs:
Matthew Tirrell, Richard A. Auhll Professor and Dean, College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
Eduard Reithmeier, Head of the Institute, Institute for Measurement and Control, University of Hannover

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The meeting was sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

Program


Minimally-Invasive Diagnostics and Interventions

Organizers: Sangtae Kim and Willi Kalender

Recent Advances in Computed Tomography
Stefan Schaller, Siemens AG

Emerging Themes in Medical Imaging, Image Understanding, Computational Anatomy, and Computer Vision
Michael I. Miller, Johns Hopkins University

Towards a New Robot Generation--From Space to Surgical Applications
Ralf Koeppe, German Aerospace Center

Engineering Image Analysis Software Solutions for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Ruth A. Van Bogelen, Pfizer Global Research and Development

 


Intelligent Transportation Systems
Organizers: Ferit Küçükay and Christopher Poe

Virginia’s Smart Road: An ITS Research Facility
David D. Clarke, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Advanced Transportation Management System Testbed
R. Jay Jayakrishnan, University of California, Irvine

Influences of Consumer and IT Industry in the Field of Development of Automotive Communication and Information Systems
Michael Würtenberger, BMW AG

The Changed Role of the Driver in the Car of the Future
Dirk Isgen, Audi AG


Intelligent Engineering in Urban Environments
Organizers: Klaus Kunzmann and Miroslaw Skibniewski

Robotics Technology for Construction, Infrastructure Maintenance, and Related Tasks
Thomas Bock, Technical University, Munich

Mobility Reduction in Urban Regions by Intelligent Mobility Management
Guido Müller, Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia (ILS)

Advances in Software Development for Urban Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Maintenance
Jerry King, Bentley Systems, Inc.

Enabling Technologies and Innovative Sensor Systems for Monitoring Built Infrastructure
James H. Garrett, Carnegie Mellon University
 


Powering the Future: Energy and Environment
Organizers: Jane Davidson and Alfred Voß

The Role of Technology Assessment in Establishing Energy and Environmental Policy
Wolfram Krewitt, German Aerospace Center

Overview of the Effects of Aerosols and Advances in Analytical Methods for Monitoring Aerosol Particles
Kimberly A. Prather, University of California, Riverside

Bioethanol--A Transportation Fuel from Biomass
Cynthia J. Riley, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Power for Generations--Prospect for High Power and Efficient Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)
Horst Greiner, Siemens AG

 

October 11, 2001 – October 13, 2001
Essen, Germany