CenSSIS
   Center for Subsurface Sensing
   and Imaging Systems

   360 Huntington Avenue
   Stearns Center, Suite 302
   Boston, MA 02115
   p. 617.373.5110
   f. 617.373.8627
   e. censsis-info@censsis.neu.edu

   Event Contact:
   Brian Loughlin
   bloughli@censsis.neu.edu

 


Day 1 Agenda:

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 14, 2006 9:24 AM

All events take place in the McLeod Suites in the Curry Student Center, unless otherwise noted.


 

7:30 – 8:15 AM          


8:15 – 8:30 AM   

Registration and Continental Breakfast
[Ballroom Lobby - Registration]

Welcome and Conference Plan

 

 

 


- Philip W. Cheney
Senior Consultant for Corporate and Government Partnerships, CenSSIS
-
Michael B. Silevitch
Robert D. Black Professor of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, CenSSIS, Northeastern University
-
Robert Kessler
Chief Technology Officer, Textron Systems and Chair, Industrial Advisory Board, CenSSIS

 
           

Day 1 Topic: Academic & Industrial R & D Teaming
(Organizers: Phil Cheney, and John Beaty)

 
           
9:00 - 9:45 AM  

Teaming with CenSSIS and Several Industrial Partners

-
John Pearson
Manager, Government Programs, Siemens Corporate Research, Inc.

 

 
9:45 - 10:30 AM

State Support of R&D Teaming Initiatives

- Patrick J. Larkin
Director, John Adams Innovation Institute

 

 
10:30 - 11:00 AM

Break

 

 
11:00 - 11:45 AM

R&D Teaming with CenSSIS: The Raytheon Experience

- Mark Russell
Vice President of Engineering for Integrated Defense Systems,
Raytheon Company

 

 
11:45AM - 12:15 PM

CenSSIS R&D Teaming With Industry, History and Successes

-
Philip W. Cheney
Senior Consultant for Corporate and Government Partnerships, CenSSIS
-
John Beaty
Senior Consultant for R & D Programs, CenSSIS

 

 
12:15– 12:30 PM Industrial Feedback

-
Robert Kessler
Chief Technology Officer, Textron Systems and Chair, Industrial Advisory Board, CenSSIS
 
12:15– 2:15 PM

Lunch and Student Poster Presentations
[Ballroom, Curry Student Center]
Session Organizer: Kristin L. Hicks, Partnership and Education Services Coordinator, CenSSIS

- Odd Numbered Posters - 1st Session (12:15 - 1:15pm)
- Even Numbered Posters - 2nd Session (1:15 - 2:15pm)

 

 

2:15 – 2:30 PM

Travel Time

 

 
2:30 – 3:30 PM

Student Oral Presentations

- Automated Cell Lineage Tracing, view Abstract
Omar Al-Kofahi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

- Comparative Study of Semi-implicit Schemes for Nonlinear Diffusion in Hyperspectral Imagery, view Abstract
Julio Martin Duarte, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

- Three Dimensional Ultrasound Image Registration and Shear Elastic Modulus Reconstruction, view Abstract
Michael Richards
, Boston University

- Acceleration of the 3D FDTD Algorithm in Fixed-point Arithmetic Using Reconfigurable Hardware, view Abstract
Wang Chen, Northeastern University

 

 
3:30 – 4:00 PM

Poster Awards

- Michael B. Silevitch
Robert D. Black Professor of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, CenSSIS, Northeastern University

 

 
4:00 – 5:00 PM

Student/Industry Connections

-
Robert Kessler
Chief Technology Officer, Textron Systems and Chair, Industrial Advisory Board, CenSSIS

 

 
5:00 - 6:00 PM

CenSSIS Industry and Student Reception

 
           

Day 2 Agenda - Symposium on Biomedical Imaging:

 
8:15– 9:00 AM           Continental Breakfast  
           
Morning Session - Stem Cell Imaging
(Organizer Carol Warner)
 
           

9:00 - 9:45 AM   

General Overview of Embryonic Stem Cells

- Judith Newmark
Department of Biology, Northeastern University

 

 
9:45 - 10:30 AM

Imaging Embryonic Stem Cells with the Keck 3D Fusion Microscope

- Ann A. Kiessling
Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School and Director, Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation

 

 
10:30 - 11:00 AM

Break

 

 
11:00 - 11:45 AM

Biomedical Frontiers Enabled by Disease-Specific Human Embrionic Stem Cells

- Gerald Schatten
Professor and Vice Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Cell Biology and Physiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Progress in Tooth Tissue Engineering

- Pamela C. Yelick
Principle Investigator and Associate Member of Staff, Department of Cytokine Biology, Forsyth Institute and Instructor in Oral and Developmental Biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine

 

 
12:30 - 2:00 PM

Box Lunch and Poster Viewing
[Ballroom, Curry Student Center]

 

 

Afternoon Session - Multi-Spectral Cellular Imaging
(Organizers Miguel Velez, Badri Roysam)

 
             
 

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Cellular Imaging: Non-Intrusive Diagnoses of Breasts Angiogenesis Effect

- Harold Szu
Director, Digital Media RF Lab, and Research Professor of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering, George Washington University

 

 
  2:30 - 3:00 PM

Monitoring of Angiogenesis by the Method of Optical Pharmacokinetics

-
Irving Bigio
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

 

 
  3:00 - 3:30 PM

Break

 

 
  3:30 - 4:00 PM

Toward Objective Histo-Pathology: Infrared and Raman Spectral Imaging of Human Cells and Tissue (Optical Diagnosis)

- Max Diem
Professor of Chemistry ,Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Hunter College of the City University of New York

 

 
  4:00 - 4:30 PM

Distinguished Photons: Multi-Spectral Imaging in Biology and Medicine

- Richard Levenson
Director of Research, Biomedical Systems, Cambridge Research and Instrumentation, Inc.

 

 
  4:30 - 5:00 PM

Wrap-Up

 

CenSSIS is a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center.
This site was supported in part by the Engineering Research Centers Program of the
National Science Foundation (Award # EEC-9986821)