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Project Title: A Vision for the Future of Center-Based, Multidisciplinary Engineering Research

PIN: DEPS-NMMB-15-01         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
National Academy of Engineering

Sub Unit:
NAE Office of Programs
National Materials and Manufacturing Board DEPS

Eyring, Greg

Subject/Focus Area:
Education; Engineering and Technology; Policy for Science and Technology

A Vision for the Future of Center-Based, Multidisciplinary Engineering Research
April 6, 2016 - April 7, 2016
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Greg Erying


April 6:
7:30 – 8:00: Light Breakfast and Registration
8:00 – 8:30: Welcome, Remarks from the Sponsor, and Goals for the Day
Introduction by David Walt, University Professor, Tufts University, committee co-chair
France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation
8:30 – 10:30: Panel #1
The Evolving Global Context for Center-Based Engineering Research
Arvind Krishna, Senior VP for Global Research, IBM
Eoin O’Sullivan, Director, Centre for S&T, and Innovation Policy, U. of Cambridge
Jean-Lou Chameau, President, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Panel #2
New Directions in University-Industry Interaction
David Parekh, Corporate VP for Research, United Technologies, and Director, UTRC
Thomas Siebel, Founder and CEO, C3 IoT
Kelly O. Sullivan, Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

10:30 – 11:45 Breakout #1
11:45 – 12:15 Break and Gallery Walk #1
12:15 – 2:30
LUNCH and Presentations

Panel #3
Trends in Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Education
Richard Miller, President, Olin College of Engineering
Katherine Banks, Dean of Engineering, Texas A&M University
Andreas Cangellaris, Dean of Engineering, University of Illinois

Panel #4
Emerging Best Practices in Translating University Research into Innovation
Frederic Farina, Chief Innovation and Corporate Partnerships Officer, CalTech
Orin Herskowitz, Director, Columbia Technology Ventures, Columbia University
Dean Chang, Associate Vice President, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of MD

2:30 – 3:45 Breakout Group #2
3:45 –4:15 Break and Gallery Walk #2
4:15-4:40: Closing Plenary Talk
Introduction by Maxine Savitz, Honeywell (ret.), committee co-chair
John Holdren, Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
4:40 – 4:45: Final Comments
4:45 Adjourn and Reception with Light Refreshments

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Recap of the Workshop

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 22, 2016