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Project Title: Panel On Mechanical Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory

PIN: DEPS-LAB-12-06         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Laboratory Assessments Board DEPS
Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board

Mozhi, Arul

Subject/Focus Area:
Engineering and Technology

Panel On Mechanical Science and Engineering at the Army Research Laboratory
May 28, 2014 - May 30, 2014
Army Research Laboratory
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
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Wednesday May 28, 2014

0900 Welcome, Dr. Thomas Russell, ARL Director, Dr. Mark Valco, Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD) Director and Dr. Ephrahim Garcia, Panel Chair

0915 ARL Mechanical Sciences Overview, Dr. Mark Valco, VTD Director

0945 ARO Overview of Extramural Basic Research in Mechanical Sciences, Dr. Ralph Anthenien, ARO

1015 Discussion and Question/Answer Session, Dr. Thomas Russell, ARL Director

1100 Break

1115 Mechanics Research Strategy Overview, Mr. Elias Rigas

1145 Interfacial Strain Energy Dissipation in Hybrid Nanocomposite Beams Under Axial Strain Fields, Dr. Bryan Glaz

1215 Rotorcraft Capability Assessment and Tradeoff Tool (CATE) – Mr. Eric Spero

1245 Working Lunch – Discussion and Question/Answer Session with ARL Staff

1315 Poster Session

1430 Propulsion Strategic Overview, Dr. Ernest Chin

1500 Fundamental Understanding and Exploitation of Combustion Science for Discovery, Dr. Chol-Bum (Mike) Kweon

1530 Physical and chemical processes of gear surface damage for survivable rotorcraft power transfer, Dr. Brian Dykas, Dr. Stephen Berkebile (Post Doc)

1600 Poster Session

1830 Joint Working Dinner: Panel Engages in Discussion with the ARL Staff

Thursday May 29, 2014

0830 Laboratory Demonstration Tours

0915 Laboratory Open House

1115 Reliability and Diagnostics Research Strategy Overview, Mr. Dy Le

1145 Materials State Awareness – Identification of Damage Precursors, Dr. Asha Hall

1215 Extremely Lightweight Adaptive Durable Damage Tolerant (XLADD) Structures, Dr. Jaret Riddick

1245 Working Lunch – Discussion and Question/Answer Session with ARL Staff

1315 Poster Session

Friday May 30, 2014

0930 Panel Discussion with ARL Staff

1030 Small Group Panel Meetings with ARL Staff

1130 Panel Discussion with ARL Staff

1200 Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Ephrahim Garcia
James Hamilton
Parviz Moin
Kenneth M. Rosen
Jayant S. Sabnis
William A. Sirignano
Wesley L. Harris
John Kim
Edward C. Smith
Fu-Kuo Chang
Aditi Chattopadhyay
William Q. Meeker JR.

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
- Review of potential sources of perception of bias and conflict of interest
- Review of the scope of task for the panel
- Review of the meeting agenda
- Deliberation of findings from the materials presented during the review

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 12, 2014