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14th Annual Chinese-American Symposium

Chinese Academy of Sciences – U.S. National Academy of Sciences

November 5-7, 2011
Shenzhen, China

Sessions:

Autonomous Intelligent Systems

Organizers: Darren Gergle and Shen Liyong

Chair:

Autonomous Intelligent Systems
Han Jianda, State Key laboratory of Robotics

SPEAKERS:

Autonomy of Mobile Robots: From Single to Multiple
He Yuqing, State Key Laboratory of Robotics, Shenyang institute of automation

Intelligence in Semi--Autonomous Systems
Mark Campbell, Cornell University

Brain-Computer Interaction

Organizers: Liping Wang and Read Montague

Chair:

Brain-Computer Interaction
Bo Hong, Tsinghua University

Speakers:

Interfacing With the Brain through Real-Time Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Stephen M. LaConte, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Brain Machine Interface Technology and Its Challenges
Zhao Ting, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou

Collisions in the Solar System

Organizers: Zhou Liyong and Emily Schaller

Chair:

Collisions in the Solar System
Man-Hoi Lee, University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

Shock Metamorphism in Meteorites
Zhi-Dong Xie, Nanjing University

Planetary-scale Impacts
Margarita Marinova, NASA Ames Research Center

Environmental Nanomaterials

Organizers: Greg Druschel and Guo Liang-Hong

Chair:

Environmental Nanomaterials
Benjamin Gilbert, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Speakers:

Environmental Nanomaterials
Colleen Hansel, Harvard University

Nanomaterials for Environmental Purification: Two Examples
Pengyi Zhang, Tsinghua University

Genetics and Genomics of Behavior

Organizers:

Jennifer Brisson and Hu Songnian

Chair:

Genetics and Genomics of Behavior
Yehuda Ben-Shahar, Washington University

Speakers:

The Neurogenetics of Sociality: Examining a Functional Role for V1a Receptor Genetic Diversity
Zoe Donaldson, Columbia University

Molecular Biology of Social Relationships
Yi Rao, Peking University

induced Plurpotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) and Reprogramming

Organizers: Wang Liping and Peter Mohler

Chair: 

induced Pluripotent Stem Cells and Reprogramming
Pei Duanqing, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, CAS

Speakers:

Progress of Stem Cell Research and Potential Application in Regenerative Medicine
Zhou Qi, Institute of Zoology, CAS

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs) and Reprogramming
Zhenguo Liu, Ohio State University

Particle Physics in the LHC Era

Organizers: Cao Zexian and Sabine Lammers

Chair:

Particle Physics in the LHC Era
Reinhard Schwienhorst, Michigan State University

Speakers:

Particle Physics beyond Standard Model
Wang Qing, Tsinghua University, Beijing

The Status, Challenge and Promise of the Big Bang Machine and Its Experiments
Junjie Zhu, University of Michigan

Self Assembly

Organizers: Lynn Loo and Zhu Jinsong

Chair:

Self-assembly
Paul Nealey of University of Wisconsin

Speakers:

Bio-inspired Self-assembly of Functional Polymers
Wei Zhixiang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

Self-folding Materials and Devices
David Gracias, John Hopkins University

The Chinese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science symposia are sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.  Major support is provided by the Kavli Foundation with additional support from the National Academy of Sciences.

 

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