GAFOE

Program

Symposium co-chair: Cynthia Barnhart, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Symposium co-chair: Peter Moser, RWE Power AG
March 28, 2012
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
March 29, 2012
6:30 AM
9:00 AM
Welcome – Thomas Hesse, Deputy Secretary General, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Engineering Opening Remarks – Peter Moser, Committee co-chair (Germany) Cynthia Barnhart, Committee co-chair (U.S.)
9:30 AM
Robotics For Hazardous Environments
Session co-chair: Karsten Berns, Technical University Kaiserslautern, Department Computer Science
Session co-chair: Stergios Roumeliotis, University of Minnesota
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11:00 AM
11:30 AM
Robotics For Hazardous Environments (cont.) More Info
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
4:00 PM
Nanomaterials And The Environment
Session co-chair: Thomas A.J. Kuhlbusch, Institute for Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA e.V.)
Session co-chair: Michele L. Ostraat, Aramco Research Center
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  • Nanomaterials and Their Environmental Applications Speech
  • Nanoparticle Aerosols in Workplace Environments: From Source to Dose Speech
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
March 30, 2012
6:30 AM
9:00 AM
Nanomaterials And The Environment (Cont.) More Info
  • Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment: Persistence, Transformations, and Bioavailability Speech
  • Nano-Ecotoxicology – Assessment of Potential Effects of Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment Speech
10:30 AM
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Energy Storage
Session co-chair: Claus Daniel, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Session co-chair: Ilja Tuschy, University of Applied Science Flensburg
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  • How to Specify Storage Systems Needed in our Future Electricity Grid Speech
  • Assessment of Grid-based Energy Storage Technologies Speech
1:00 PM
2:00 PM
Energy Storage (cont.) More Info
  • Energy Storage for Sustainable Transportation Speech
  • Thermal Storage Systems as Key Elements for a Sustainable Energy Future Speech
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
7:00 PM
March 31, 2012
6:30 AM
9:00 AM
Implantable Electronics
Session co-chair: Karl F Boehringer, University of Washington
Session co-chair: Ruediger Rupp, University Hospital Heidelberg
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10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Implantable Electronics (cont.) More Info
  • Medical Microsystems from Moths to Man Speech
  • The ARGUS® II – A 60 Electrode Neural Interface Speech
12:30 PM