2009 Manufacturing Summit at MIT:

Organized by Professor Sanjay Sarma

Thursday, April 23

Bartos Theater, MIT

8:30 am – 9:00 am

Check-In & Breakfast

9:00 am – 10:30 am

 

 

Track 1: Micro- and Nano-Scale Manufacturing

Professor Jung-Hoon Chun,
"Cu CMP: Macro-scale Manufacturing for Nano-scale Quality Requirements"
Professor Kripa Varanasi
"Nanoengineered Surfaces for Efficiency Enhancements in Energy Systems"
Professor Martin Culpepper
"From Nano-scale science to Nanomanufacturing - New equipment paradignms"

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am

 

 

Track 1: Micro- and Nano-Scale Manufacturing cont.

Professor David Hardt,
"Polymer Micro-device Manufacturing: Basic Science and a Teaching Factory"
Panel Session

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Track 2: Renewable Energy and Environmentally Benign Manufacturing

Professor Timothy Gutowski
"Thermodynamic Analysis of Resources Used in Manufacturing Processes"
Professor Ely Sachs
"Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics; Historical View of Progress to Grid Parity"

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch

1:45 pm – 2:45pm

Track 2: Renewable Energy and Environmentally Benign Manufacturing cont.

Professor Tonio Buonassisi,
"Engineering High-Efficiency, Scalable Solar Cells"
Panel Session

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm

Track 3: Manufacturing Systems and Information Technology

Professor Stephen Graves
“An Update of Supply Chain Research”

3:15 pm -3:30 pm

Break

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Track 3: Manufacturing Systems and Information Technology cont.

Dr. Stanley Gershwin
"Uncertainty, Variability, Randomness, and Manufacturing Systems Engineering"
Professor Sanjay Sarma
"Recent RFID Developments"
Panel Session

Thursday, April 23

Grier Room, 34-401, MIT

7:00 pm – 9:30pm

Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity Dinner
Student Poster Winner Announcement

Friday, April 24

Building 35, MIT

   
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Breakfast and Lab Tours (35-520)

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Prof. Nate Cook Room Dedication (35-238)

10:45 am – 12:00 pm

Keynote: Professor Nam Suh (35-225)

"Innovation: Are there laws of innovation?"