PROGRAM

INTEGRATING MATERIALS SCIENCE INTO
ENGINEERING STRUCTURES AND DEVICES

November 11-15, 2001

Lake Arrowhead Resort
P.O. Box 1699, 27984 Highway 189
Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352
T: 1-909-336-1511 F: 1-909-336-1378

Conference Chair:
Professor Krishna Rajan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Conference Co-Chair:
Dr. K.K. Sankaran
Boeing Corporation, St. Louis, MO, USA

United Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Three Park Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10016-5902
T: 1-212-591-7836 - F: 1-212-591-7441
engfnd@aol.com - www.engfnd.org/1ar.html

Sunday, November 11, 2001

16:00 - 17:30 Conference Registration (BALLROOM FOYER)

17:30 - 18:00 Conference Overview: K. Rajan and K.K. Sankaran (MEADOW BAY)

18:00 - 20:00 Dinner followed by Reception (LAKEVIEW TERRACE ROOM)<

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS
All technical sessions will be held in the MEADOW BAY ROOM
All meals will be served in the LAKEVIEW TERRACE ROOM
UEF Conferences are smoke-free. Please do not smoke at any conference function.
Please turn off (or turn to vibrate) your cell phone during technical sessions

Monday, November 12, 2001

07:00 - 08:30 BREAKFAST

09:00 - 12:00 Session I: Materials needs in engineering systems
Sesion Chair: K. Rajan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

09:00 - 09:45 A System Identification Strategy for Linking Length and Time Scales in Nanoscience to Engineering Design
Rishi Raj, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

09:45 - 10:15 Monomers to Polymers: Designing paradigm for macromolecular materials
J. Hogan, Alveus Systems, USA

10:15 - 10:45 COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 11:15 A. Computational Approach to Designing NB-Based in-situ Composites for Optimized Mechanical Properties
Kwai S. Chan, Southwest Research Institute, USA

11:15 - 12:00 Recent Developments in High Throughput Experimentation in Catalysis
Selim Senkan, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH

14:00 - 17:00 Session II: Length scales in materials
Sesion Chair: H. Fraser, Ohio State University

14:00 - 14:30 Evolution of Microscopic to Mesoscopic Scale of Damage in Hot Deformation
A. Ghosh, University of Michigan, USA

14:30 - 15:00 Current and Future Pathways for the Implementation of Aluminum Flat Rolled Wrought Products into Aerospace Applications
R. Rioja, Alcoa Technical Center, USA

15:00 - 15:30 COFFEE BREAK

15:30 - 16:00 Mesoscale Simulations of Thermo-mechanical Processing
B. Radhakrishnan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

16:00 - 16:45 Nano- and Micro-scale Mechanical Properties for Miniature Technologies
Subra Suresh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

18:00 - 19:30 DINNER

19:30 - 20:30 Social Hour

Tuesday, November 13, 2001

07:00 - 08:30 BREAKFAST

09:00 - 12:00 Session III: Accelerating the Insertion of Materials into Engineering Systems
Session Chair: K.K. Sankaran, The Boeing Company

09:00 - 09:45 Strategies for the Accelerated Maturation of Structural Materials
Hamish Fraser, Ohio State University, USA

09:45 - 10:15 Synthetics Shortcuts Using Automated High Pressure Chemistry
Hossain Saneii, Advanced ChemTech Inc., USA

10:15 - 10:45 COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 11:15 The Advantages of Combinatorial-Approach in Thin Film Materials and Devices Research
Qi Wang, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA

11:15 - 12:00 Accelerated Insertion of Materials - Composites
Glenn Havskjold, Boeing Rocketdyne Propulsion and Power, USA

12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH

14:00 - 17:00 Session IV: Data analysis and modeling across length scales
Session Chair: S. Mahajan, Arizona State University

14:00 - 14:45 Combinatorial Materials Science & Informatics
Krishna Rajan, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

14:45 - 15:15 Spectral and Statistical Mechanics Representation of Materials for Microstructure Design
H. Garmestani, FAMU-Florida State University College of Engineering, USA

15:15 - 15:45 COFFEE BREAK

15:45 - 16:15 Mechanical Properties of Materials in Small Dimensions: How to extrapolate across length scales?
Shefford Baker, Cornell University, USA

16:15 - 16:45 Microstructure Design by the Spectral Method
Ben Henrie, Brigham Young University, USA

18:00 - 19:30 DINNER

19:30 - 20:30 Social Hour

Wednesday, November 14, 2001

07:00 - 08:30 BREAKFAST

09:00 - 12:00 Session V: Information Integration in Materials, Processes and Devices
Session Chair: J. Hogan, Alveus Systems

09:00 - 09:45 Role of Materials Science in Solid State Electronics
S. Mahajan, Arizona State University, USA

09:45 - 10:15 New Functional, Advanced Chips Beyond the DNA-Arrays
Jochen Muth, Nanogen Recognomics, Frankfurt, GERMANY

10:15 - 10:45 COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 11:15 Computational Methods for Stress State Visualization and the Evolution of Damage Morphology
A. Geltmacher, R. Everett & P. Matic, Naval Research Laboratory, USA

11:15 - 12:00 Bridging the Gap from Atoms to Applications by Advanced Methods of Transmission Electron Microscopy
Frank Ernst, Case Western Reserve University, USA

12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH

14:00 - 18:00 Session VI: Applications and Testbeds
Session Chair: H. Saneii, Advanced ChemTech

14:00 - 14:45 Effects of Current Crowding on Electromigration in VLSI devices
King-Ning Tu, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

14:45 - 15:15 Effect of Coating Materials on the Joint Reliability of Coated Steel Sheet for the Automotive Applications
Young-Sub Kim, Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology, KOREA

15:15 - 15:45 COFFEE BREAK

15:45 - 16:15 Modeling and Simulation for Design, Manufacture and Service of Aerospace Products
Krishnan K. Sankaran, The Boeing Company, USA

16:15 - 16:45 Development of Porous Ceramic Filters with Catalytic Coating for Diesel Particulate Removal
Andre' L. Boehman, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

16:45 - 17:15 Growth and Characterization of Gallium-Indium-Antomonide Thin Films for Infrared Devices
P. Barman, Multimedia University (Melaka Campus), MALAYSIA

17:15 - 18:00 Conference Review and Summary: K. Rajan and K.K. Sankaran

18:00 - 21:00 CONFERENCE BANQUET

Thursday, November 15, 2001

7:00 - 8:30 BREAKFAST and Departure

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