Program

NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING

Eighth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering September 19–21, 2002

CHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR ENGINEERING IN THE 21STCENTURY

Organizers: Pablo Debenedetti and Brigette Rosendall

Fuel Cells That Run on Common Fuels

John M. Vohs, University of Pennsylvania

Dimension-Dependent Properties of Macromolecules in Nanoscopic Structures

Juan J. de Pablo, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Role of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Process Industries

David Lee Davidson, Solutia, Inc.

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TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMAN BEINGS

Organizers: Ann Bisantz and Rick Kjeldsen

The Human Factor

Kim J. Vicente, University of Toronto



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Eighth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering Program NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING Eighth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering September 19–21, 2002 CHEMICAL AND MOLECULAR ENGINEERING IN THE 21ST CENTURY Organizers: Pablo Debenedetti and Brigette Rosendall Fuel Cells That Run on Common Fuels John M. Vohs, University of Pennsylvania Dimension-Dependent Properties of Macromolecules in Nanoscopic Structures Juan J. de Pablo, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Role of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Process Industries David Lee Davidson, Solutia, Inc. * * * TECHNOLOGY FOR HUMAN BEINGS Organizers: Ann Bisantz and Rick Kjeldsen The Human Factor Kim J. Vicente, University of Toronto

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Eighth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering Human Factors Applications in Surface Transportation Thomas A. Dingus, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (talk given by Vicki Neale) Implications of Human Factors Engineering for Novel Software User-Interface Design Mary Czerwinski, Microsoft Frontiers of Human-Computer Interaction: Direct-Brain Interfaces Melody M. Moore, Georgia State University * * * DINNER SPEAKER The Science, Technology, and Business of Digital Communication Andrew J. Viterbi, President, Viterbi Group, LLC * * * THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY Organizers: Kathryn McCarthy and Per Peterson Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technologies John F. Kotek, Argonne National Laboratory-West Licensing and Building New Nuclear Infrastructure Peter S. Hastings, Duke Energy Sustainable Energy from Nuclear Fission Power Marvin L. Adams, Texas A&M University Stretching the Boundaries of Nuclear Technology James P. Blanchard, University of Wisconsin-Madison * * *

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Eighth Annual Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering ENGINEERING CHALLENGES FOR QUANTUM INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Organizers: Ike Chuang and Hideo Mabuchi Quantum Cryptography Steven J. van Enk, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies Ion-Trap Quantum Computation Dietrich Leibfried, National Institute of Standards and Technology Scalable Quantum Computing Using Solid-State Devices Bruce Kane, University of Maryland

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