Thursday, November 16, 11:15 - 12:00 PM
Speaker(s): Kamran Sayrafian, PhD
Recent advances in miniature-sized microelectronics have created the opportunity to build ultra-small sensing and actuating devices that can be worn on or implanted in the human body. Adding communication capability to such devices allows the possibility of performing more complex functions by connecting multiple devices to each other or to the external IT infrastructure.
This technology can be used to ...
Thursday, November 16, 2:10 - 3:00 PM
Speaker(s): Mark E. Jones, PhD
The latest from the Bureau of Frightening Statistics is that within 20 years, almost half of all U.S. jobs will be automated. Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) routines are now able to tackle many routine tasks. We are, it is said, on the verge of an inflection point. Self-driving cars are on the road today, harbingers of a driverless ...
Thursday, November 16, 3:10 - 4:00 PM
Speaker(s): John Dement
For many startups, or even businesses with storied success, getting a new product or service idea off the ground can present several challenges. Whether hitting roadblocks in the form of funding or materials, or finding time for research and development, sometimes the most seemingly ingenious inventions have to be put on the back burner. But what if there was a ...
Friday, November 17, 2:40 - 3:30 PM
Speaker(s): Srinivas Siripurapu, PhD
The fields of materials, surface and data sciences provide immense potential to enhance the safety, reliability and performance of our products. Technology innovations make a mark in many ways that benefit the consumer in their daily lives, and the impact of transformational innovations cannot be underestimated. Wire and cable products, for example, play an important role in connecting and powering ...