Engineering and Public Policy Mini-Symposium

To celebrate the launch of our Engineering and Public Policy Program we would like to invite you to a mini-symposium to meet our affiliated faculty and share opportunities for collaboration and participation. The event will be held from 1:30pm to 5pm on Friday November 22nd with an information reception to follow.

Mini Symposium Agenda

Room 007, Willard Hall, University of Delaware

1:30 pm: Welcome, introductions and program overview

2: 00 pm: Lightning talks – Energy and the environment

3:00 pm: Break

3:15 pm: Lightning talks – Transportation, infrastructure and smart cities

4:00 pm: Keynote

4:45pm: Reception – Deer Park Tavern, 108 W Main St, Newark, DE 19711

Register by November 20, 2019.

If you are unable to attend but would like updates about EPP by email, please complete the registration form.

Keynote Speaker

Alain Kornhauser,

Professor of Operations Research & Financial Engineering

Director, Transportation Program

Faculty Chair, Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering

Princeton University

Professor Kornhauser’s has leveraged his background in aerospace to apply advanced technology to more conventional forms of transportation including personal basic research Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) systems and Smart Driving Cars. His work is closely tied to solving issues around mobility, accessibility and affordability, and the connection to quality of life. He served as the Faculty Leader of Princeton’s entries the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge and 2007 Urban Challenge and continues his interest in the complete automation of the automobile. He serves as Editor of the Smart Driving Cars Newsletter and Board Chair of the Advanced Transit Association (ATRA). He holds a BS and MS from University of Minnesota and a PhD from Princeton. He joined the faculty at Princeton in 1972.

Lightning Talks:

Philip Barnes: What can the elevator tell us about autonomous vehicles?

Greg Dobler:

Earl (Rusty) Lee:

Julia Maresca: Why veterinary practice and agricultural waste management contribute to antibiotic-resistant disease

Mark Nejad:

A.R. Siders: You can build it — but is it legal? Engineering and law solutions to climate adaptation

Directions and Parking:

Willard Hall is located at 16 West Main Street, Newark, DE.

Parking is located in the University Center Parking Garage, across the street.

Deer Park Tavern is located at 108 West Main Street, Newark, DE