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NSF EXPEDITIONS 2014 REVIEW

National Science Foundation Site Visit to Printable Programmable Machines

September 23-25, 2014

AGENDA


MIT    Harvard     University of Pennsylvania

TUESDAY, September 23:
7:00 PM – Site visit team has private dinner at Catalyst Restaurant (300 Technology Square, Cambridge)
(Contact: Mieke Moran: mieke@csail.mit.edu or +1 617 253 5817)

WEDNESDAY, September 24:
7:20 AM – Daniela Rus meets site visit team at Marriott Hotel and leads them to CSAIL
7:30 AM – Continental Breakfast and Posters and Demos in Star Conference Room (32-D463)

8:00 -  8:10 Welcome remarks, Review Committee in Kiva Conference Room (32-G449)
8:10 -  8:40 Overview of Printable Programmable Machines Project, Daniela Rus, MIT
8:40 – 9:00 Design and Specifications Thrust, Vijay Kumar, Penn
9:00 – 9:20 Algorithms and Analysis Thrust, Erik Demaine, MIT
9:20 – 9:40 Programming Thrust, Insup Lee, Penn
9:40 –10:00 Fabrication Thrust, Rob Wood, Harvard
10:00 – 10:30 NSF Executive Session in 32-G451
10:30 – 10:45 Wojciech Matusik, MIT                  
10:45 – 11:00 Sanjeev Khanna, Penn
11:00 – 11:15 Martin Rinard, MIT
11:15 – 11:30  Sangbae Kim, MIT
11:30 – 11:40 Collaborations, Rob Wood, Harvard
11:40 – 11:50 Education, Vijay Kumar, MIT
11:50 – 12:00 Outreach, Daniela Rus, MIT
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch with students and postdocs, Posters and Demos in Star Conference Room (32-D463)
1:30 -  2:00 NSF Executive Session in 32-G451
2:00 -  2:15 Mark Yim, Penn
2:15 – 2:30 Mike Tolley, Harvard
2:30 – 2:45 Cynthia Sung, MIT
2:45 – 3:00 Martin Demaine, MIT
3:00 – 3:30 Wrapup: budget, 3 year vision, future plans, impact
3:30 – 4:30 NSF Executive Session (in 32-G451) followed by feedback and questions raised delivered to Expeditions Team in Kiva Conference Room (32-G449)

5:30 - 8PM NSF Executive Session/Working Dinner in Kiva Conference Room (32-G449) 

THURSDAY, September 25 (Bleil Boardroom, 32-G601):
7:20 AM – Daniela Rus meets site visit team at Marriott Hotel and leads them over to Stata Center
7:30 - 8:30 AM – Continental Breakfast; Posters and Demos
8:30 - 10:00 AM – Expeditions PIs respond to issues raised by committee
10:00 - 10:30 AM break
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM – Site review team writes report, working lunch provided
2:30 PM – Presentation of site visit report to Expeditions Leadership Team
3:30 PM – Site visit concludes

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