2010 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

2010 US FOE Program

Chair: Andrew M. Weiner, Purdue University
September 22, 2010
07:30 PM – 09:30 PM
Fireplace Lounge
Pre-registration/Reception
September 23, 2010
06:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Arbor Room
Breakfast
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM
Auditorium
Welcome
Welcome -
Lance Davis, Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
Bernard S. Meyerson, Vice President for Innovation, IBM

Opening Remarks -
Andrew Weiner, Chair, Organizing Committee

09:00 AM – 10:35 AM
Auditorium
Cloud Computing
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Session organizer: Dr. Dilma da Silva, TEES Professor and Department Head, Texas A&M University
Session organizer: Dr. Ali R Butt, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech
The Potential of Cloud Computing: Opportunities and Challenges
Armando Fox, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Armando Fox, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of California Berkeley
Warehouse-scale Computing
Luiz Andre Barroso, Google
Dr. Luiz Andre Barroso, Distinguished Engineer, Google, Inc.
Developing Robust Cloud Applications
YuanYuan Zhou, University of California, San Diego
Dr. Yuan Yuan Zhou, Professor, University of California, San Diego
10:35 AM – 11:05 AM
Fireplace Lounge
Break
11:05 AM – 12:30 PM
Auditorium
Cloud Computing (cont'd)
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Green Clouds: The Next Frontier
Parthasarathy Ranganathan, HP Labs
Panel Discussion
12:30 PM – 01:45 PM
Arbor Room
Lunch
01:45 PM – 03:15 PM
Various Rooms
Get-aquainted Session
03:15 PM – 03:45 AM
Fireplace Lounge
Break
03:45 PM – 05:15 PM
Auditorium
Engineering and Music
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Session organizer: Dr. Daniel P. W. Ellis, Associate Professor, Columbia University
Session organizer: Dr. Youngmoo E. Kim, Assistant Professor, Drexel University
Very Large-scale Music Understanding
Brian Whitman, The Echo Nest, Inc.
Dr. Brian Whitman, Co-Founder and CTO, The Echo Nest Corporation
Doing it Wrong
Mr. Douglas Repetto, Director of Research, Columbia University
05:15 PM – 05:45 PM
Break
05:45 PM – 07:00 PM
Arbor Room
Dinner
07:00 PM
Dinner Speech
"Radical Innovation to Create a Smarter Planet"
Dr. Bernard Meyerson. IBM Fellow and Vice President of Innovation
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September 24, 2010
06:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Arbor Room
Breakfast
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Auditorium
Engineering and Music (cont'd)
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Digital Instrument Building and the Laptop Orchestra
Daniel Trueman, Princeton University
Dr. Daniel Trueman, Associate Professor, Princeton University
De-mystifying Music and Its Performance
Elaine Chew, University of Southern California
Dr. Elaine Chew, Professor of Digital Media, Queen Mary, University of London
Panel Discussion
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Fireplace Lounge
Break
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Auditorium
Presentation by Sohi Rastegar, NSF
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Auditorium
Autonomous Aerospace Systems
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Session organizer: Dr. Michel Ingham, Technical Group Supervisor, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Session organizer: Dr. Jacob Willem Langelaan, Associate Professor, Pennsylvania State University
Intelligent Autonomy in Robotic Systems
Mark Campbell, Cornell University
Dr. Mark Campbell, John A. Mellowes '60 Professor, Cornell University
Challenges and Opportunities for Autonomous Systems in Space
Chad Frost, NASA Ames Research Center
Mr. Chad Ritchie Frost, Director of Engineering (Acting), NASA Ames Research Center
12:15 PM – 01:30 PM
Arbor Room
Lunch
01:30 PM – 03:00 PM
Auditorium
Autonomous Aerospace Systems (cont'd)
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Role of Health Awareness in Systems of Multiple Autonomous Aerospace Vehicles
Stefan Bieniawski, Boeing Phantom Works
Dr. Stefan Bieniawski, Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company
Certifiable Autonomous Flight Management for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Ella Atkins, University of Michigan
Dr. Ella Atkins, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
03:00 PM – 03:15 PM
Fireplace Lounge
Break
03:15 PM – 05:30 PM
Tours
06:00 PM
Cafe Annex, T.J. Watson Research Center
Reception/Dinner
September 25, 2010
06:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Arbor Room
Breakfast
08:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Auditorium
Engineering Inspired by Biology
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Session organizer: Dr. Mark E Byrne, Founder & Chief Technical Officer, OcuMedic, Inc.
Session organizer: Dr. Babak Parviz, Vice President, Amazon.com
Current and Future Outlook of Genomic Technologies
Mostafa Ronaghi, Illumina, Inc.
Dr. Mostafa Ronaghi, Chief Technology Officer, Illumina
Engineering Biomimetic Peptides for Targeted Drug Delivery
Efie Kokkoli, University of Minnesota
Dr. Efrosini Kokkoli, Professor, Johns Hopkins University
09:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Fireplace Lounge
Break
10:45 AM – 11:30 AM
Auditorium
Engineering Inspired by Biology (cont'd)
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Autonomous Systems and Synthetic Biology
Henry Hess, Columbia University
Dr. Henry Hess, Associate Professor, Columbia University
11:30 AM
Arbor Room
Lunch
12:15 PM
Buses depart for the airports