Friday, November 4, 2022 8am to 5pm
About this Event
Global Challenges Addressed by Engineering Innovations Symposium
Co-Sponsored by the University of Miami, College of Engineering, and the National Academy of Engineering. Join us as leading engineers and scientists discuss innovative ways to tackle the future’s most pressing problems and build a brighter future. This year’s events commemorate the University of Miami College of Engineering’s 75th anniversary.
Welcome and Opening: Remarks by Provost Jeffrey Duerk, Dean Pratim Biswas (NAE), University of Miami
Introduction of Moderator: Dr. Daniel Berg (NAE), University of Miami
Dr. John L. Anderson, President, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
"The Essence of Engineering: Working in the Penumbra of Understanding"
Dr. Raj Reddy, Professor and Moza Bint Nasser Chair, Carnegie-Mellon University, (NAE)
"Digital Babel Fish, A Universal Translator of Spoken Languages"
Zoom link: (from India)
Dr. Holden Thorp, Editor-in-Chief of Science Journals (AAAS)
"Standing up for Science and Engineering: How Science Lost American and How to Get it Back"
Question and Answer (Panel Discussion: Drs. Anderson, Reddy, Thorp)
Moderated by Dr. Berg
Introduction of Dr. Julio Frenk, President, University of Miami
Remarks by President Julio Frenk
Moderator: Pratim Biswas, Dean, College of Engineering
Dr. Kimberly Prather, University of California, San Dieho (NAE, NAS)
"Advances in our understanding of BioAerosol Sources and Transmission Pathways"
Dr. Deborah Nightingale, University of Central Florida (NAE)
"A Holistic Approach to Architecting and Transforming Large Scale Systems"
Highlights of University of Miami, College of Engineering Research
Dr. Sakhrat Khizroev, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
"Intelligent Materials to Solve the Brain's Mysteries and the Miami Engineering Advanced Materials Initiative"
Dr. Alice Tomei, Associate Professor, Biomedial Engineering
"Immuno-engineered Platforms for Type 1 Diabetes and the Health Engineering Initiative"
Summary and Closing Remarks-Pratim Biswas