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SII Symposium Agenda



Friday, May 8

Location: Singleton Room, Roberts Hall

8:00AM

Breakfast available

  

8:15-8:30AM

SII Overview
Burcu Akinci, SII Co-Director, Paul Christiano Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU


8:30-9:30AM

What Technology Are We Using Now and What Technology Do We Need?
Moderator: Bruno Sinopoli, SII Co-Director, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, CMU

  • Morgan O’Brien, CEO and President, Peoples Natural Gas Company LLC
  • Kathy L. Pape, President and CEO, Pennsylvania American Water; Sr. Vice President, American Water-Mid Atlantic Division
  • Dan Cessna, District Executive, PennDOT District 11


9:30-9:45AM

BREAK

9:45-11:45AM

The City as a Test-bed for Smart Infrastructure Technologies
Moderator: Matt Sanfilippo, Senior Executive Director of Research Initiatives, College of Engineering, CMU

  • Structure as Sensor Project with Pittsburgh’s Light Rail System
    Hae Young Noh, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering CMU; Jacobo Bielak, Hamerschlag University Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU; James H. Garrett, Dean, College of Engineering, Thomas Lord Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU; and George Lederman, PhD Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU
    Dave Kramer, Special Project Coordinator, Port Authority of Allegheny County

  • Energy Efficiency Opportunities at the Pittsburgh International Airport
    Burcu Akinci, SII Co-Director, Paul Christiano Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU; Mario Bergés, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU; and Minkyung Kang, PhD Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, CMU
    Honeywell

  • Resilient Indoor Positioning Systems at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Anthony Rowe, Associate Research Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, CMU and Bruno Sinopoli, SII-Co-Director, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, CMU
    Bosch Research and Technology Center


11:15AM-12:30PM

Financing Infrastructure and Determining the Return on Investment
Moderator: Burcu Akinci, SII Co-Director

  • Donald Coffelt, Associate Vice President and Director, Facilities Management Services, CMU
  • Nana Wilberforce, Vice President and Energy Manager, PNC Realty Services – MEP Group
  • Ken Wolf, Executive Vice President, RedZone Robotics, Inc.


12:30PM

Closing
Bruno Sinopoli, SII Co-Director

12:35-2:00PM

Lunch



Contact Colleen McCabe Mantini (cmantini@cmu.edu) with any questions about the symposium