BEST Reunion Saturday Schedule: August 8, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm, plus tour

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BEST  Lab – Berkeley [Emergent Space Tensegrities | Energy & Sustainable Technologies | Expert Systems Technologies]

I-Lab at the Memorial Stadium, Haas School of Business

Saturday, August 8th


9:00    Check-in, Welcome & Introduction – Andy Dong, University of Sydney,

9:30    Talk 1: When Will It Break?, Kai Goebel, NASA See video and slides.

9:45    Talk 2:  Advances in Building Energy Efficiency, Jessica Granderson, LBNL

10:00 Talk 3:  Around the World Exploration of Wind Energy, Pramod Jain

10:15 Talk 4:  Crossing the Chasm: My experience with Internet Innovation in China, Ya Wen,

10:30 Talk 5:  Design for Social Impact, Jaspal Sandhu, LBNL


11:00 Talk 6:  A New Sensor for Economical Measurement of Black Carbon, Julien Caubel, BEST Lab

11:15 Talk 7: Designing Paper Mechatronics for Engineering Education, Sherry Hsi, Lawrence Hall of Science See video and SherryHsi-BESTLabTalk.

11:30 Talk 8:  Photovoltaics Reliability and Thermal Phenomena, Kenneth Armijo, Sandia National Labs  ( See video and slides.

11:45 Talk 9:   “Sensor and Intelligent Systems Lab at Georgia Tech”, Ying Zhang, Georgia Tech

Noon  Talk 10:  Suburban Mobility: How do start in solving transportation problems with the sharing economy?, Zarif Raheq, Business Innovation Mercedes-Benz R&D North America,

12:15 Talk 11:  Tensegrity Robots for Space Exploration, Adrian Agogino, NASA (slidesl); Tensegrity Demos, Deaho Moon,

12:30  Closing Remarks: Alice Agogino

Optional Tour: Photo Shoot at Campanile, Center for Information Technology in the Interest of Society, BEST Lab, Jacobs Hall of Design Innovation, La Val’s Pizza

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