Rutgers-New Brunswick Research Ideation Forum, Fall 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018
Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering

Noon: Registration, Coffee, Boxed Lunch
12:30 p.m.–1 p.m​. Welcome and Forum Vision (VCRI, Chancellor, Past Forum Idea Leaders)
1:10 p.m​.–3:30 p.m​. Thematic Breakout Sessions Meet in Assigned Rooms 
3:45 p.m​.–4:45 p.m​. Idea Leaders Reconvene; Summary Discussion
4:45 p.m​.–5:30 p.m​.  Social Hour and Networking 


Theme A.

Planetary Stewardship

1:15 p.m. Coastlines and People
Idea Leaders

2:05 p.m.  Observing Systems and Big Data for Earth System Stewardship
Idea Leaders

2:50 p.m.  Climate Change, Health, and Environmental Justice
Idea Leaders


Theme B.

Innovations in Catalysis for Energy

1:15 p.m.  Molecule Bioimaging and Engineering
Idea Leaders

2:05 p.m.  Photocatalysis through Gold-Mediated Nanostructures
Idea Leaders

2:50 p.m.  Electrochemical Nitrogen Fixation
Idea Leaders


Theme C.

Computational Medicine, Synthetic Biology, and Biomedical Devices

1:15 p.m.  Smart Devices for Chronic Medical Conditions
Idea Leaders

2:05 p.m.  Synthetic Cells and Cell Components
Idea Leaders

2:50 p.m.  Translating Biological Intelligence to Artificial Intelligence
Idea Leaders