2016 National Meeting Agenda

The 2016 National Meeting in Honor of NAE Secretary Thomas Budinger will be held February 11 at the Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA.

February 11, 2016
12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Member Lunch at the Beckman Center (members and invited guests)
01:00 PM – 01:15 PM
Welcome by Symposium Chair
C. D. Mote, Jr., President Emeritus, National Academy of Engineering
01:15 PM – 01:25 PM
Thomas Budinger, Home Secretary, National Academy of Engineering
01:25 PM
Symposium - Advances in Energy Supply, Sources, and Environmental Impact
01:26 PM – 01:50 PM
The Role of Nuclear Power in a Low-Carbon World
Richard Meserve, Senior Of Counsel, Covington & Burling LLP
01:50 PM – 02:30 PM
New Approaches to Sensing in the Home
Shwetak Patel, Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor in Computer Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering, University of Washington
02:30 PM – 03:10 PM
Lithium Ion Batteries and Their Manufacturing Challenges
Claus Daniel, Deputy Director, Sustainable Transportation Program, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
03:10 PM – 03:25 PM
03:25 PM – 04:05 PM
From Moore's Law to Moore's Crawl: Architecting the Next Generation of Mobile Computing Devices
Vijay Janapa Reddi, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
04:05 PM – 04:45 PM
Google Earth Engine: A New Platform for Global-Scale Disaster Risk Resilience
Rebecca Moore, Director of Engineering, Google Earth, Earth Engine, Earth Outreach
04:45 PM – 05:15 PM
Smaller and Sooner: Fusion Power on the Grid in Time to Make a Difference
Joseph V. Minervini, Assistant Director, Plasma Science and Fusion Center, and Senior Research Engineer, Nuclear Science and Engineering Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
05:15 PM – 05:30 PM
Wrap Up
Al Romig, Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
05:30 PM