Second International Engineering Systems Symposium

 
 

Engineering Systems: Achievements and Challenges

June 15-17, 2009 at MIT

Program
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Monday Program June 15, 2009 – Day 1
All sessions on this day to be held in the Wong Auditorium, in the Tang Center (Building E51), at the corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets (near Kendall Square). Lunch will be held in Walker Memorial (Building 50), a short walk down Amherst Street.

7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:50 am Session 1: Engineering Systems -- the Status of the Field

Moderator: Joel Moses, Institute Professor, MIT

CESUN Welcome and Remarks
Daniel Roos, Founding Director, Engineering Systems Division

MIT Welcome and Remarks
Susan Hockfield, President, MIT

Keynote Address: “Grand Challenges and Engineering Systems; Inspiring and Educating the Next Generation”
Charles Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering
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9:50 am – 10:20 am Coffee Break

10:20 am – 12:15 Session 2: Critical Issues and Grand Challenges

Moderator: James Champy, Author and Chairman of Consulting, Perot Systems

Financial Service Systems
John Reed, Retired Chairman, Citigroup, Inc.
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Health Care
Denis Cortese, CEO, Mayo Clinic
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Energy
Steven Koonin, Undersecretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy
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Complex Organizational Systems
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, Chairman Emeritus, IBM Academy of Technology and Visiting Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management and Engineering Systems Division
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12:20 pm – 1:50 Lunch Keynote Address

Thomas Peterson, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Engineering
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2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Session 3: New Global University Initiatives in Engineering Systems

Moderator: Henk Sol, Professor of Business and ICT and Founding Dean, Faculty of Economics and Business at University of Groningen

Queensland University of Technology, School of Engineering Systems
Duncan A. Campbell, Associate Professor in Engineering Education
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Keio University, Graduate School of System Design and Management
Yoshiaki Ohkami, Professor and Dean
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École Polytechnique, Complex Industrial System Engineering
Daniel Krob, Professor and Chair
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MIT Portugal Program
Paulo Ferrão, Portugal Director
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3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Coffee Break

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Session 4: CESUN Directors Roundtable

Moderator: Daniel Hastings, MIT Dean for Undergraduate Education, Professor of Engineering Systems and Aeronautics and Astronautics, and former Director, Engineering Systems Division

Dinesh Verma, Dean, Stevens Institute of Technology, School of Systems and Enterprises
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Paul S. Fischbeck, Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Social and Decision Science, Carnegie Mellon University
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Chelsea "Chip" White, Chair, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
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Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, Chair, Department of Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
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5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Reception

Tuesday Program June 16, 2009– Day 2
All sessions on this day to be held in the Wong Auditorium, in the Tang Center (Building E-51), at the corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets (near Kendall Square).

7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Keynote

"The Mysterious Field of Engineering Systems"
Norman Augustine, Retired Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation
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9:15 am – 10:30 am Session 5: MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems

Moderator: Arthur Gelb, CEO Four Sigma Corporation

MIT School of Engineering Perspective
Subra Suresh, Dean of the School of Engineering, Ford Professor of Engineering, MIT
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MIT Engineering Systems Division
Yossi Sheffi, Director, Engineering Systems Division; Professor of Engineering Systems, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
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10:30 am – 11:00 am Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Session 6: Looking Ahead to 2020

Moderator: William B. Rouse, Professor and Executive Director, The Tennenbaum Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology

Robert E. Skinner, Jr., Executive Director, Transportation Research Board
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Heinz Stoewer, Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Jet Propulsion Lab and Chair Emeritus, TU Delft
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David H. Lehman, Senior Vice President and General Manager, The MITRE Corporation's Command and Control Center

Joel Moses, Institute Professor, MIT
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12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm – 3:15 pm Session 7a Invited Talks on Methodologies and Large-scale System Applications

Moderator: Stan Settles, IBM Chair in Engineering Management, Director of Systems Architecture and Engineering Program, and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California

Engineering Systems: Overview of Methodologies
Olivier de Weck, Associate Professor of Engineering Systems and Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Director Engineering Systems Division, MIT
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System Architecture
John Doyle, John G Braun Professor of Control & Dynamical Systems, Electrical Engineering, and BioEngineering, California Institute of Technology
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System Design
John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design & Director, Cambridge Engineering Design Centre, Cambridge University
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3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Coffee Break

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm Session 7b Invited Talks on Methodologies and Large-scale System Applications

Moderator: Christopher Magee, Professor of the Practice of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Systems, MIT

Social Networks
Luis Amaral, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University
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Enterprise Perspective in Engineering Systems
Francisco Veloso, Assistant Professor of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
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Sustainability and Infrastructure
Paulien Herder, Executive Director of the Next Generation Infrastructures Programme, TU Delft
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5:15 pm – 6:30 pm Poster Session and Reception

For a list of posters and presenters click here.

Wednesday Program June 17, 2009 – Day 3

Concurrent Research Sessions (Subject to modification)
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7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am – 10:20 am Session 1

Track 1A: Engineering Systems Design
Track 1B: Enterprise Perspectives
Track 1C: Engineering Systems and Policy

10:20 am – 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am – 12:35 pm Session 2

Track 2A: Large-scale System Architecture
Track 2B: Managing Knowledge in Engineering Systems
Track 2C: Energy Systems Modeling and Analysis

12:35 pm – 1:40 pm Lunch

1:40 pm – 3:30 pm Session 3

Track 3A: Decision Analysis in Complex Systems
Track 3B: Engineering Systems Education – Innovations in Curriculum
Track 3C: Case Studies in Infrastructure Systems and Policy

3:30 pm – 3:55 pm Coffee Break

3:55 pm – 5:45 pm Session 4

Track 4A: Flexibility in Engineering Systems
Track 4B: Engineering Systems Education – Program Development, Assessment, and Impact
Track 4C: Network Analysis