2010 National Meeting Agenda

National Academy of Engineering
National Meeting Symposium

The National Academies Auditorium
2100 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20418
February 16, 2010

NAE Members should contact Patricia Scales to register on pscales@nae.edu.

Online registration for the public (non-members) www.nae.edu/registration


1:00 p.m.          Welcome
  Dr. Charles M. Vest
President, National Academy of Engineering
1:05 p.m.

 Keynote Speaker

  Mr. Charles F. Bolden, Jr.
Administrator, NASA, - Listen to his remarks
  Gilbreth Lecturers from the NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposia Supported by the Armstrong Endowment for Young Engineers
  Chair: Dr. Lance A. Davis
Executive Officer, National Academy of Engineering
1:45 p.m. Robot Learning: Humanized Intelligence for Space and Field Robotics
  Dr. Ayanna Howard
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
 2:30 p.m. Engineering Human Arteries—Off-the-Shelf Biomaterials
  Dr. Laura Niklason
Professor of Anesthesiology & Biomedical Engineering, Yale University
 3:15 p.m.  Break
 3:45 p.m. Reservoir Imaging in Exploration and Exploitation
  Dr. Jorge Lopez
Project Leader, Areal Monitoring, Shell International Exploration &   Production, Inc.
 4:30 p.m. Learning the Foundations for Humanoid Autonomy
  Dr. Chad Jenkins
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Brown University
 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjournment
  Dr. Charles M. Vest
 5:20 p.m. Public Reception in the Great Hall
 6:00 p.m. Business Meeting for NAE Members & Invited Guests, Lecture Room
 7:00 p.m. Dinner for NAE Members & Invited Guests, Members Room