Day 1 Program
Tuesday May 9

(click here or scroll down for Day 2 program) Chesebrough Auditorium
University of Michigan (North Campus)
1238 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
7:30 Check-in and Continental Breakfast
8:00

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Prof. Anna Stefanopoulou
Director, Automotive Research Center

8:15

Keynote:

Army Basic Research to Enable Multi-Domain Battle Capabilities for the Future Force

Dr. Troy A. Alexander
Director of Basic Research
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology

8:45

Keynote:

Developing the Autonomous Vehicle

Mr. Craig Stephens
Chief Engineer: Controls Engineering
Research and Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company

9:15

Keynote:

Dr. Roberto Horowitz
Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering,
UC Berkeley

9:45 Networking Break
10:30

Case Study 1:

Who's the Boss? - A Haptic Interface for Negotiating Control Authority between Human Drivers and Automation Systems

Abstract TBA

11:15

Group Photo

11:30 Lunch
1:10 Technical Session 1 (matrix of parallel sessions)
  1A: Autonomy 1B: Fuels & Engines
2:45 -
5:30

Poster Session & Quad Networking

Researchers will give in-depth exposition of their research by their posters. We expect an exciting exchange of ideas.
4:00 - 5:00 We will also have tours of the Walter E. Lay Automotive Laboratory and demonstrations.

 

Day 2 Program
Wednesday May 10

7:30 Check-in and Breakfast
8:00

Welcome & Introduction

Prof. André Boehman
ARC Associate Director

8:10

Keynote:

Mr. Robert A. Gold
Director - Engineering Enterprise
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering

8:40

Case Study 2:

Finding the MARVEL in the Hay Stack: A Case Study on Modular Adaptive Resilient VehiclE FLeets

Abstract TBA

9:25 Break
10:00 Technical Session 2 (matrix of parallel sessions)
2A: Electrification, Thermal Management 2B: Structures, Reliability, Safety
11:30

Closing Remarks and Award Presentation

Prof. Bogdan Epureanu, ARC Associate Director

Dr. David Gorsich, Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TARDEC

Poster Awards Committee

Prof. Bogdan Epureanu, Committee Chair
Ms. Jillyn Alban, Engineer, U.S. Army TARDEC
Dr. Jean Dasch, Principal Scientist, Alion Science and Technology
Dr. Thomas Meitzler, ST / Survivability, U.S. Army TARDEC
Mr. Mark Rupersburg, Technology Business Development, GDLS
Dr. Ravi Thyagarajan, Deputy Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TARDEC
Dr. Edward Umpfenbach, Product Development Analytics, General Motors

12:15 -
2:00
Post Review Networking