Mechatronics Education Innovation




November 14, 2016

8:00am Continental Breakfast
8:30am Welcome Remarks, NYU Tandon Dean Katepalli Raju Sreenivasan
8:45am Industry Panel Presentations

Chair: Tom Lee (Quanser), Panelists: Alex Cattelan (Global Director, Electrified Programs Management and Operations at Fiat Chrysler Automotives), Jeannie Falcon (Chief Product Manager, National Instruments), Stephen Gorevan (Co-Founder and Chairman, Honeybee Robotics), Jean-Philippe Laguerre (Sr. Client Executive, Dassault Systemes), David Mittelman (Founder, 4th Law), and Paul Karam (Director of R & D, Quanser)
9:25am Industry Panel Q&A
10:15am Tea/Coffee Break
10:30am Academic Panel Presentations

Chair: Vikram Kapila (NYU Tandon), Panelists: Dave Auslander (Univ. of California, Berkley), Matthew Feemster (US Naval Academy), Michael A Gennert (Worcester Poly), William Melek (University of Waterloo), George Panoutsos (Sheffield), and Vladimir V Vantsevich (University of Alabama)
11:30am Academic Panel Q&A
12:00noon Working Lunch with Discussions and Industry Sponsor Presentations
1:30pm Best Practices Session

Presenters: Sunil K Agrawal (Columbia), Sabri Cetinkunt (University of Illinois, Chicago), Mark Colton (Brigham Young University), Venkat Narayan Krovi (Clemson), and James Mynderse (Lawrence Technological University)
2:45pm Breakout Discussion Groups
3:45pm Tea/Coffee Break
4:00pm Synthesis Discussion to Formulate Recommendations and Conclusions
6:00pm Sponsor's Dinner Reception at Kimoto Rooftop Lounge, Aloft Hotel


November 15, 2016

8:30am Continental Breakfast
9:00am Reporting on Recommendations and Conclusions: Industry Panel, Academic Panel, and Best Practices Session
10:00am Industry Sponsor Demo – Quanser
10:15am Demonstration Session and Lab Tours

H. Bai (Oklahoma State University), H. Fan (Oregon State), Hugh Jack (Western Carolina University), Venkat Narayan Krovi (Clemson), Ahad Nasab (Middle Tennessee State U.), Vishesh Vikas (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), Andy Zhang (NYC College of Technology), and Andy Lei Zuo (Virginia Tech).

Joo Kim (NYU Tandon -- Wenjie Chen, Carlos Gonzalez, and William Peng) and Maurizio Porfiri (NYU Tandon -- David Diner, Changsu Kim, Paul Phamduy)

High School Demo: C. Jahn (Midwood HS)

Industry Demos: Dassault Systemes, National Instruments, and Quanser

NYU Tandon Labs: Vikram Kapila (RH 514B) and Farshad Khorrami (LC029)
12:00noon Lunch and Depart


National Science Foundation


Dassault Systemes

National Instruments