2004 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Program

September 9, 2010 – September 11, 2010
Multiscale Modeling
Grant S. Heffelfinger, Sandia National Laboratories
Dimitrios Maroudas, University of Massachusetts
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  • Introductory overview of the state of the art in multiscale modeling and simulation for engineering applications Speech
  • Theoretical and computational methods linking atomic-scale structure and dynamics to the macroscopic behavior of materials Speech
  • Coupling genomic information to cellular response Speech
  • Understanding and incorporating the role of small-scale processes in climate and global dynamics simulations Speech
– September 11, 2010
Designer Materials
Kristi S. Anseth, University of Colorado Boulder
Diann Brei, University of Michigan
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– September 11, 2010
Engineering for Extreme Environments
Mary Kae Lockwood, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
John W. Weatherly, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
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  • Cool Robots: Scalable Mobile Robots for Instrument Network Deployment in Polar Climates Speech
  • The Role of Modeling and Simulation in Extreme Engineering Projects Speech
  • The Challenges of Landing on Mars Speech
  • Human Space Exploration Missions Speech
– September 11, 2010
Dinner More Info
  • Unlikely Partners: DARPA and Me Speech
    • Venue: 2004 USFOE Symposium
– September 11, 2010
Engineering and Entertainment
David Baraff, Pixar Animation Studios
Chris Kyriakakis, University of Southern California
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  • Virtual actors, virtual environments, and applying computer graphics to creative projects Speech
  • Frontiers in audio technology Speech
  • Entertainment robots Speech