2002 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium


Sangtae Kim, Vice President and Information Officer, Lilly Research Laboratories
Albert Weckenmann, Professor, Department of Quality Management and Manufacturing Metrology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

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Options for Sustainable Energy Futures: The Engineering Challenges
Organizers: Jane Davidson and Alfred Voß

Clean Coal Technology
Darren J. Mollot, U.S. Department of Energy

Biomass Energy
Cynthia J. Riley, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Photovoltaic Prospects and Engineering Challenges
Jörg Horzel, RWE Solar GmbH

Sustainable Energy Provision: Energy Models for Decision Support
Christoph Böhringer, Centre for European Economic Research

Tools for Biomedical Engineering
Organizers: Bernhard Clasbrummel and Andreas Holzenburg

Biochips in Noninfectious Diseases
Gregory T. Fieldson, Biochip Consultant

Advanced Sensors for Environmental Pathogen Detection
David L. Stokes, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Telemedicine and the Olympic Spirit – Faster, Higher, and Stronger or Just Participating?
Heinz Weber, University of Erlangen-Nürenberg

Automated Teleconsultations via Medical Imaging Analysis and AI-based Diagnostic Support
Stefan Gehlen, ZN Vision Technologies AG

New Trends in Urban Engineering
Organizers: Klaus Kunzmann and Miroslaw Skibniewski

The Sustainable City – From Sectoral Approaches to Integrated Planning
Rolf Messerschmidt, Joachim Eble Architectur

Innovative Investment Planning Strategies for Urban Infrastructure
Stephen C. Wooldridge, Europe Regional Medical Command, U.S. Army

Automated Traffic Signal Management Through the Internet
Darcy Bullock, Purdue University

Towards Walkable Cities in Germany
Ursula Flecken, Technical University of Berlin

Intelligent Transportation Systems: Managing Traffic Flow for Safety and Mobility
Organizers: Ferit Kücükay and Christopher Poe

Traffic Simulations Applied to Intelligent Transportation and Evacuation Scenarios
Dirk Helbing, Dresden University of Technology

Modeling Traffic Flow with ITS Data
Larry Rilett, Texas A&M University

Use of Event Data Recorders for Evaluating Traffic Operations
Karen Dixon, Georgia Institute of Technology

Technical Challenges on the Way to a Crash Avoidance Car
Alejandro Vukotich, Audi AG


May 16, 2002 – May 18, 2002
National Academies
Washington, DC