The 2nd Forum on Frontiers of Science and Engineering

Smarter and Sustainable Communities

Tsinghua University Campus, Beijing, China, July 3 - 5, 2019

General Chair

S. Joe Qin, U. Southern California


Technical Program Chairs

Yinhai Wang, U. Washington

Chengshan Xiao, Lehigh U.


Local Arrangement Chairs

Yinhai Wang, U. Washington

Qiang Wan, GIX Tsinghua


Finance Chairs

Xinyu Cao, U. Minnesota

Li Zhang, Tsinghua U. Press


Publicity Chairs

Ping Ji, City U. of New York

Min Wu, U. Maryland


Publication Chairs

Yiran Chen, Duke U.

Tao Hong, UNC Charlotte


Organizing Committee

Yong Bai, Marquette U.

Yunhao Liu, Michigan State U. 

Zhenqiang Ma, U. of Wisconsin

Albert Wang, UC Riverside

Yu Wang, UNC Charlotte

Tian Zheng, Columbia U.  

Hao Zhu, UT Austin 


Organizer

Tsinghua Alumni Academia Club


Co-Organizers

清华大学电子系

清华大学深圳研究院

清华大学出版社

清华大学土木水利学院

The 2nd Forum on Frontiers of Science and Engineering (FFSE-2019) will be held in Beijing, China, on July 3-5, 2019. FFSE is a forum for researchers in academia and industry to be exposed to breakthroughs, innovations, and new trends in the broad areas of science and engineering that are changing the human society. FFSE offers an informal setting for dynamic interactions and exchanges on the frontiers of science and engineering research. FFSE promotes multidisciplinary collaboration in research and education in all aspects of science and engineering, including socio-economic impacts. 

The Forum is an annual convention organized by the Tsinghua Alumni Academic Club (TAAC). The theme of FFSE-2019 focuses on smarter communities for more sustainable and better life. 


Agenda Highlight

July 3, Wednesday

Registration (Location: Holiday Inn Beijing Haidian)


July 4, Thursday (Location: Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Rohm Building)

Keynote speakers: 

  • Jianguo Nie, Professor, Tsinghua University.
  • Xihong Lin, Professor at Harvard University, member of the US National Academy of Medicine

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Session (Chair: Yinhai Wang, University of Washington)

  • Henry Liu, DiDi’s VP and Chief Scientist on Smart Transportation, and Professor at University of Michigan
  • Keqiang Li, Changjiang Distinguished Professor at Tsinghua University
  • Yi Zhang, Distinguished Professor at Tsinghua University
  • Junmin Wang, Accenture Endowed Professor at University of Texas at Austin, SAE Fellow and ASME Fellow

Smart Transportation and Infrastructure Session (Chair: Shan Huang, University of Washington)

  • Dongping Fang, Professor and School Chair of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University
  • Ryosuke Ando, Chief Engineer and Director of Research at Toyota Transportation Research Institute, Japan
  • Meng Li, Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of School of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University
  • Xiong (Bill) Yu, Professor at Case Western Reserve University, ASCE Fellow

Data Science and Methods Panel (Moderator: Ping Ji, City University of New York)

  • Zhu Han, Chair Professor at University of Houston, IEEE Fellow
  • Yuanchun Shi, Changjiang Distinguished Professor at Tsinghua University, Dean of GIX
  • Yu Wang, Professor at University of North Carolina at Charlotte, IEEE Fellow
  • Tian Zheng, Professor at Columbia University, ASA Fellow

FFSE Banquet Gala – business attire, banquet ticket is required (Master of Ceremony: Ping Ji, City University of New York)


July 5, Friday (Location: Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Rohm Building)

Smart Manufacturing and Logistics Session (Chair: Xiaopeng Li, University of South Florida)

  • Li Zheng, Vice President and Professor of Tsinghua University
  • Yangsheng Ye, China Railway Research Institute
  • Lili Du, Associate Professor at University of Florida
  • Jeff Ban, Associate Professor at University of Washington

Inter-disciplinary Research and Innovation Panel (Moderator: Yinhai Wang, University of Washington)

  • Joe Qin, Professor at University of Southern California, IEEE Fellow and IFAC Fellow
  • Shishan Ji, Dean of Tsinghua Shenzhen Research Institute
  • Xihong Lin, Professor at Harvard University, member of the US National Academy of Medicine
  • Yuanchun Shi, Changjiang Distinguished Professor at Tsinghua University, Dean of GIX

Smart Environment and Healthcare Session (Chair: Sean Qian, CMU)

  • Jingshan Li, Professor at University of Wisconsin – Madison, IEEE Fellow
  • Feiyu Kang, Tsinghua University (needs his bio, photo, talk title and abs)
  • Lvjun Chen, Tsinghua University (needs his bio, photo, talk title and abs)
  • Oliver Gao, Professor at Cornell University

How to Generate Academic Impacts Panel (Moderator: Kang Li, Rutgers University)

  • Joe Qin, Professor at University of Southern California, IEEE Fellow and IFAC Fellow
  • Chengshan Xiao, Endowed Professor and ECE Chair at Lehigh University, IEEE Fellow and CAE Fellow
  • Zhaocheng Wang, Professor at Tsinghua University and Director of State Key Lab for Microwave and Digital Communications
  • Dongping Fang, Professor and School Chair of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University

Closing Remarks


Registration


Hotel: Holiday Inn Beijing Haidian, Building A, No. 89, Shuangqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100085, P.R. China

Venue: Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Rohm Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing 10085, P.R. China