2003 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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This meeting was sponsored by the National Science Foundation.


Optical Technologies
Organizers: Theresa A. Maldonado and Theo Tschudi

Photon Management by Wave-Optical Engineering
Frank Wyrowsky, Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena

Optical Pattern Recognition and Security Systems: A Tutorial
Bahram Javidi, University of Connecticut

Optical Filters and Signal Processing
Christi K. Madsen, Bell Laboratories/Lucent Technologies

Micro-Optical Systems: Design and Application
Diffractive optical elements and adeptive optical elements for next generation DVD pickup systems
Svetomir Stankovic, Darmstadt University of Technology

Micro-Manufactured Systems: From Research into Applications
Organizers: Theodor Doll and David L. Trumper

Production of Silicon Microphones for Hearing Instruments and Mobile Phones
Manfred Frischholz, Microfab Bremen GmbH

Micro-optics: From Waveguides to Microlenses
Patrick Moyer, Waveguide Solutions, Inc.

MEMS Rotary Engine Power System Project Overview and Recent Research Results
Albert Pisano, University of California, Berkeley

Bioelectronic Interfaces for Sensor Technology
Peter Schroth, Juelich Research Center

Biomedical Sensors

Organizers: Bernhard Clasbrummel and David L. Stokes

Functional Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy (DOS): a Non-Invasive Diagnostic Method for Breast Cancer
Bruce Tromberg, University of California, Irvine

Optical Sensors for Bioanalytical Applications
Srivasta Rao, Intelligent Optical Systems

Chip Devices for the Molecular Biotechnology and Nanotechnology
Ivonne Bieber, Institute for Physical High Technology, Jena

Biomedical Microdevices for Monitoring and Neural Application
Thomas Stieglitz, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering, St. Ingbert

Information Technologies
Organizers: Kevin T. Kornegay and Heinz Gerhäuser

From Rocks to Chips: A History of Semiconductors
Thomas Lee, Stanford University

Challenges and Potentials of Reconfigurable Computing Achitectures
Jürgen Teich, University of Paderborn

Circuits and Packaging - Past, Present, and Future Challenges
Joy Laskar, Georgia Institute of Technology

Mobile Computing - New Challenges and New Security Risks
Claudia Eckert, Fraunhofer SIT, Darmstadt


May 1, 2003 – May 3, 2003
Ludwigsburg, Germany