Program

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING


2005 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

September 22–24, 2005


Chair: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Princeton University



ID AND VERIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES

Organizers: Stephen S. Intille, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Visvanathan Ramesh, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.

Ongoing Challenges in Face Recognition

Peter N. Belhumeur, Columbia University

Designing Biometrict Evaluations and Challenge Problems for Face Recognition Systems

P. Jonathon Phillips, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Large-Scale Human Activity Recognition Using Ultra-Dense Sensing

Matthai Philipose, Intel Research


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ENGINEERING FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES

Organizers: Garrick E. Louis, University of Virginia, and Amy Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Challenges in Implementation of Appropriate Technology Projects: The Case of the DISACARE Wheelchair Center in Zambia

Kurt Kornbluth, University of California, Davis



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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2005 Symposium Program NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING 2005 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium September 22–24, 2005 Chair: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Princeton University ID AND VERIFICATION TECHNOLOGIES Organizers: Stephen S. Intille, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Visvanathan Ramesh, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. Ongoing Challenges in Face Recognition Peter N. Belhumeur, Columbia University Designing Biometrict Evaluations and Challenge Problems for Face Recognition Systems P. Jonathon Phillips, National Institute of Standards and Technology Large-Scale Human Activity Recognition Using Ultra-Dense Sensing Matthai Philipose, Intel Research *** ENGINEERING FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES Organizers: Garrick E. Louis, University of Virginia, and Amy Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Challenges in Implementation of Appropriate Technology Projects: The Case of the DISACARE Wheelchair Center in Zambia Kurt Kornbluth, University of California, Davis

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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2005 Symposium Engineering Inputs to Increase Impact of the CDC Safe Water System Program Daniele S. Lantagne, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sustainable Development Through the Principles of Green Engineering Julie Beth Zimmerman, University of Virginia and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency “We Don’t Tenure Mother Teresa”: Evolving Science and Engineering Research to Value the Planet Daniel M. Kammen, University of California, Berkeley *** Dinner Speech—Engineering for a New World Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute *** ENGINEERING COMPLEX SYSTEMS Organizers: Luis A. Nunes Amaral, Northwestern University, and Kelvin H. Lee, Cornell University Complex Networks: Ubiquity, Importance, and Implications Alessandro Vespignani, Indiana University Engineering Bacteria for Drug Production Jay D. Keasling, University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Population Dyanimcs of Human Language: A Complex System Natalia L. Komarova, University of California, Irvine Agent-based Modeling as a Decision Making Tool: How to Halt a Smallpox Epidemic Zoltán Toroczkai, Los Alamos National Laboratory ***

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Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2005 Symposium ENERGY RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE Organizers: Allan J. Connolly, GE Energy, and John M. Vohs, University of Pennsylvania Future Energy John K. Reinker, GE Global Research Organic-based Solar Cells Michael D. McGehee, Stanford University Hydrogen Production and Storage Research and Development Activities at the U.S. Department of Energy Sunita Satyapal, U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cells: Current Status and Future Challenges Stuart B. Adler, University of Washington

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