APPENDIX B
Workshop Agenda and Participants

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES

 

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COMMITTEE ON GEOLOGICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM: OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

WORKSHOP AGENDA

February 4–5, 2004

Beckman Center

Irvine, California



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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation APPENDIX B Workshop Agenda and Participants NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES   Division on Earth and Life Studies Board on Earth Sciences and Resources 500 Fifth Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20001 Phone: 202 334 2744 Fax: 202 334 1377 www.nationalacademies.org COMMITTEE ON GEOLOGICAL AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM: OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION WORKSHOP AGENDA February 4–5, 2004 Beckman Center Irvine, California

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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2004 Open Session 8:00 am Opening Remarks (Auditorium) Welcome, Jane Long, Chair Societal Imperatives for Geoengineering, Jane Long, Chair Knowledge Gaps/Needs, Jim Mitchell, Member 8:15 am Plenary Session: Key Issues (Auditorium) 8:15 am Infrastructure Issues, Bill Wallace, Wallace Futures Group, LLC 8:45 am Sustainability and Sustainable Development, Dirk van Zyl, University of Nevada, Reno 9:25 am Interdisciplinary Research and Education (Auditorium) 9:30 am Emerging Issues in Interdisciplinary Research and Education, Debbie A. Niemeier, University of California, Davis 9:50 am Connections Between Academic Programs, Research, and Industry, George Bugliarello, Polytechnic University (by video) 10:10 am Switch to Breakout Rooms 10:30 am—12:00 pm Breakout Sessions with Plenary Speakers on Key Issues and Interdisciplinary Research and Education 1:00 pm Systems Approach to Geotechnology/Societal Issues Connected to Geotechnology (Auditorium)

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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation 1:00 pm Development of GIS - Spatial Modelling Databases and Technology, Bill Miller, Environmental Systems Research Institute 1:20 pm Geoengineering for the Developing World, Don Roberts, Consulting Engineer 1:40 pm Nanotechnology (Auditorium) 1:40 pm Physics/Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, Thomas Kenny, Stanford University 2:00 pm Innovative Examples of Applications of Nanotechnology, Zhong Lin Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology 2:20 pm Switch to Breakout Rooms 2:20 pm—5:00 pm Breakout Sessions with Plenary Speakers on Systems Approach to Geotechnology, Societal Issues Connected to Geotechnology, and Nanotechnology THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2004 Open Session 8:00 am Information Technology and Computation (Auditorium) 8:00 am Large Data Streams in Real-time, Tom Farr, Jet Propulsion Laboratory 8:20 am Cyberinfrastructure, Dave Messerschmitt, University of California, Berkeley 8:40 am Characterization Tools and Visualization (Auditorium)

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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation 8:40 am Medical Imaging, Perry Sprawls, Emory University School of Medicine 9:00 am Geosensing, David Lumley, 4th Wave Imaging 9:20 am Switch to Breakout Rooms 9:40 am—12:00 pm Breakout Session with Plenary Speakers on Information Technology and Computation and Characterization Tools and Visualization 1:00 pm Biogeochemistry (Auditorium) 1:00 pm Bridging the Gaps Between Bio and Civil Engineering, Joseph Hughes, Georgia Institute of Technology 1:20 pm Using Molecular Biological Processes in Geoengineering, Donald Lush, Stantech Engineering 1:40 pm MEMS and Sensors (Auditorium) 1:40 pm Mechanical Properties/Commercial Availability of Tools, Andrei M. Shkel, University of California at Irvine 2:00 pm Chemical and Biological Sensors, Stephen Casalnuovo, Sandia National Laboratories 2:20 pm Switch to Breakout Rooms 2:40—5:00 pm Breakout Sessions with Plenary Speakers on Biogeochemistry and MEMS and Sensors

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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation 5:00 pm—6:00 pm Strategy Session (Auditorium) 5:00 p.m. Open session to discuss strategies for moving forward in research and education, Deborah Goodings, Member 6:00 pm Final Remarks and Adjourn, Jane Long, Chair OTHER WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS Akram Alshawabkeh, Northeastern University Jean Benoît, University of New Hampshire Craig H. Benson, University of Wisconsin-Madison David Bloomquist, University of Florida Jean-Louis Briaud, Texas A&M University Patricia J. Culligan, Columbia University Thomas W. Doe, Golder Associates Richard J. Finno, Northwestern University Richard J. Fragaszy, National Science Foundation Dante Fratta, Louisiana State University J. David Frost, Georgia Institute of Technology George G. Goble, George G. Goble Consulting Engineer LLC Bojan Guzina, University of Minnesota Karen S. Henry, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Francois E. Heuze, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Sandra Houston, Arizona State University Roman Hryciw, University of Michigan Boris Jeremic, University of California Barbara Luke, University of Nevada, Las Vegas W. Allen Marr, Geocomp Corporation Muralee Muraleetharan, University of Oklahoma Juan M. Pestana, National Science Foundation

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Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in the New Millennium: Opportunities for Research and Technological Innovation Ellen Rathje, University of Texas Rodrigo Salgado, Purdue University Nicholas Sitar, University of California, Berkeley Chris Swan, Tufts University Masayoshi Tomizuka, National Science Foundation Jorge G. Zornberg, University of Texas at Austin