Day 1 Agenda
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

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Prof. Anna Stefanopoulou
Director, Automotive Research Center

Prof. Steven Ceccio
Associate Dean for Research, College of Engineering, University of Michigan



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

Dr. Todd Bjerke
Deputy Director of Basic Research
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology



Developing the Autonomous Vehicle

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



Modeling, Estimation and Control of Freeway Traffic Corridors

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

9:45 Networking Break

Case Study 1:

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

Abstract & Contributors


Group Photo

11:30 Lunch
1:10 Technical Session 1 (matrix of parallel sessions)
  1A: Autonomy 1B: Fuels & Engines
3:10 -

Poster Session, Lab Tours & 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 Agenda
Wednesday May 10

7:30 Check-in and Breakfast

Welcome & Introduction

Prof. André Boehman
ARC Associate Director



Systems Engineering and Autonomy - Enabling Practice for Capability Utilization

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


Case Study 2:

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

Abstract & Contributors

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

Closing Remarks and Award Presentation

Prof. Bogdan Epureanu, ARC Associate Director

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

Poster Awards Committee

Dr. Ravi Thyagarajan, Committee Chair, Senior Technical Expert, U.S. Army TARDEC
Dr. Jean Dasch, Principal Scientist, Alion Science and Technology
Prof. Bogdan Epureanu, Associate ARC Director
Dr. Richard Gerth, Deputy Chief Scientist, U.S. Army TARDEC
Dr. Thomas Meitzler, Senior Technical Expert, U.S. Army TARDEC
Dr. Edward Umpfenbach, Senior Research Analyst, General Motors

12:30 -
Post Review Networking