DAY 1

14 November 2019

Venue: Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES, Institute of High Scientific Studies)
 

The conference is co-chaired by 

Prof. Philippe Lecoeur, Professor of Université Paris-Saclay and Co-Head of the Materials Department of the Paris-Saclay Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and 
Prof. Laura H. Lewis, Distinguished University Professor and Cabot Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University

8:00am - 8:30am

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center Hall        

Conference registration and Welcome Coffee     

8:30am - 9:00am

Location: Léon Motchane ​Amphitheatre       

Introduced by Prof. Philippe Lecoeur, Co-Head of the Materials Department, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Paris-Saclay 

8:30am-8:40am Prof. Emmanuel Ullmo, Director, IHES

8:40am-8:50am Prof. Sylvie Retailleau, President, Université Paris-Saclay    

8:50am-9:00am Prof. Michael Pollastri, Interim Dean of the College of Science, Northeastern University

9:00am-9:55am 

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center        

Plenary Session: Industry-Academia Cooperation: An Advanced Approach to Sustainable International Education and Research

Prof. Philippe Lecoeur, Head of the Materials Department, Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Paris-Saclay 

Future of Innovation in Aeronautics and Aerospace: Bringing the Best French and US Practices of Academia-Research-Industry Cooperation Together 

Prof. Marc Lesturgie, Director of International Relations, ONERA

ONERA: An Efficient Bridge-Maker Between Research, Academia and Industry

Prof. Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost for the PhD Network, Northeastern University

Educating Global Citizens and Tackling Societal Challenges

10:00am - 12:00pm Sessions I

Research Presentations

Materials in Aeronautics and Aerospace

Location: Léon Motchane ​Amphitheatre   

Round table

France-USA Short-Term and Exchange Programs as a Start for Long-Lasting Sustainable Cooperation

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center        

Moderator: Prof. Philippe Lecoeur

ONERA - Prof. Zhao Huvelin, Researcher in the Materials Department 

Innovative metallic materials development for turboengines applications

Northeastern University - Prof. Laura H. Lewis, Distinguished University Professor and Cabot Professor of Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Next-Generation Magnetic Materials for Electric Machinery

Paris-Saclay (UPSud/C2N) - Prof. André de Lustrac, Distinguished University Professor, Head of the Electrical and Optical Engineering Department of Université Paris-Saclay

Metamaterials and Metasurfaces for Aerospace

Northeastern University - Prof. Sinan Muftu, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Spray of Cold Metal Powder for Repair and Additive Manufacturing

Federal University of Toulouse - Prof. Philippe Olivier, Directeur of Institut Clément Ader, UMR CNRS 5312

Advanced composite materials for airframe structures: manufacturing issues

ENS Paris-Saclay / CNRS - Prof. Emmanuel Baranger, Head of the Composites and Biomaterials group at LMT

Modeling and characterization of composites at the scale of the fibers

Moderator: Mr. Guillaume Garreta

Introduction by Guillaume Garreta, Director of International Development of Université Paris-Saclay

Key speakers

ONERA, Prof. Marc Lesturgie, Director of International Affairs, IFAR International Forum / International Workshops

Northeastern University, Ms. Aspa Papanastasiou, Associate Director, Global Employer Relations

Northeastern University, Ms. Kristina Kutsukos, Global Experience Advisor, Global Experience Office

Northeastern University, Prof. Alain Karma, Director of CIRCS and CAS Distinguished Professor

Université Paris-Sud/ Université Paris-Saclay, Ms. Fiona Gerente, International Partnerships Manager

ENS Paris-Saclay, Prof. Keitaro Nakatani, Vice-President for Research, Experience of Research Stays for ENS Students and Education-Research Synergy

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Yves Frénot, Counselor for Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States in Washington, DC

 

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Location: Léon Motchane ​Amphitheatre Hall      

Networking Lunch

1:15pm - 3:15pm Sessions II

Research Presentations

Artificial Intelligence in Aeronautics and Aerospace 

Location: Léon Motchane ​Amphitheatre 

Round table

France-USA Joint Academic Programs: Opportunities and Challenges

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center        

Moderator: Prof. Taskin Padir

ONERA - Prof. Philippe Bidaud, Scientific Director for Information Technologies and Sciences

Recent Advances in Robotics for Space Applications

Federal University of Toulouse -  Prof. Daniel Delahaye, Head of the Optimization and Machine Learning Team at ENAC LAB 

AI and  Air Traffic Management

Northeastern University - Prof. Taskin Padir, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, Institute for Experiential Robotics

Future of Space Exploration in the Age of Autonomous Robots and Artificial Intelligence

Northeastern University - Prof. Emily (Yang) Liu , Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Data-Driven Methods for Heterogeneous Material Homogenization

Moderator: Prof. Catherine Dreux

Introduction by Catherine Dreux, International Relations Referent for the Faculty of Science, Université Paris-Sud / Université Paris-Saclay

Key speakers

University of Evry / Université Paris-Saclay, Prof. Dalil Ichalal, Researcher at the IBISC Lab and Program Coordinator of Master's program Smart aerospace & autonomous systems (SAAS)

Northeastern University, Ms. Kristina Kutsukos, Global Experience Advisor, Global Experience Office

Northeastern University, Prof. Akram Alshawabkeh, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, College of Engineering

Université Paris-Sud / Université Paris-Saclay / C2N, Prof. Arnaud Bournel, Department of Nanoelectronics

University of Versailles / Université Paris-Saclay, Prof. Alain Sarkissian, LATMOS Lab

 

3:15pm - 3:30pm

Location: Amphitheatre Hall          

Coffee break

3:30pm - 5:30pm Sessions III

Research Presentations

Energy & Environment in Aeronautics and Aerospace

Location: Léon Motchane ​Amphitheatre   

Round table

France-USA Innovative Industrial Engagement in PhD Programs

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center        

Moderator: Director of Research CNRS Dr. Jinbo Bai

ONERA - Dr. Philippe Novelli, Director Propulsion for Aeronautics and Environnement

Electric and Hybrid Propulsion for Aircraft: Research and Challenges

Northeastern University - Prof. Matthew Eckelman, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Recent sustainability research over the aviation life cycle including infrastructure, operation, and end-of-life considerations

CentraleSupélec - Dr. Jinbo Bai, Director of Research CNRS,   Head of Group Nanotubes and nano/microcomposites and Coordinator of GDR Polynano 3661  I & II 

Polymer films for capacitors

Northeastern University - Prof. Sanjeev Mukerjee, Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Advanced Materials for Next Generation of Electrochemical Energy Generation and Storage

Northeastern University - Prof. Steven A. Lopez, Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Multireference computations elucidate the mechanism of a photochemical cascade reaction  towards fluoropolyacetylene

Université Paris-Saclay / UPSud - Prof. Sylvain Franger, Professor, Molecular Chemistry and Materials Institute, Director of Master's Program in Energy

TBA

Moderator: Prof. Rachid Bennacer, Coordinator for International PhD Programs, Université Paris-Saclay

Introduction by Prof. Rachid Bennacer

 

Key speakers

Université Paris-Saclay, Prof. Rachid Bennacer, Coordinator for International PhD Programs

Université Paris-Saclay, Prof. Estelle Iacona, Strategic  Counsellor to the President

ONERA, Prof. Marc Lesturgie, PhD Programs / SONDRA Research Alliance

ENS Paris-Saclay, Prof. Frédéric Mazaleyrat, Laboratory of Systems & Applications of Information & Energy Technologies - SATIE

CentraleSupélec, Prof. Gianguido Baldinozzi, Structures, Properties and Modelling of Solids Laboratory - SPMS

Northeastern University, Prof. Prof. Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost for the PhD Network

Northeastern University, Prof. Michael Pollastri, Interim Dean, College of Science

 

5:30pm-6:00pm

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center         

     

Wrap-up Session

Co-chaired by Prof. Laura H. Lewis and Prof. Philippe Lecoeur  

6:00pm-7:15pm

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center Hall             

Poster session

Posters presented by

Mr Jordan Cox, Northeastern University

Mr Zhao Chen, Northeastern University

Mr Robert Phillips, Northeastern University

Mr Joseph Lynch, Northeastern University

Mr Ian Kendrick, Northeastern University

Mr Daniel Adrion, Northeastern University

Ms Laure Moretti, Institut Clément Ader, Université fédérale de Toulouse

Ms Eva Borakiewicz, ONERA / Airbus / Université Paris-Saclay

Mr Olivier Voreux, ONERA / Safran / Université Paris-Saclay  

Ms Amina Matouk, ENS Paris-Saclay         

7:15pm

Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center Hall     

Networking reception

 

DAY 2

15 November 2019

8:50am - 11:30am

Departure from the Campanile Hotel at 8:50am       

Campus Tour by Ms. Rosemary MacGillivray, Coordinator for International Delegations (shuttle departure from the Campanile Hotel) and Technical Visits 

9:10am-9:55am List CEA Tech Lab 

10:00am-10:45 Paris-Saclay Design Spot

10:45am-11:30am Paris-Saclay Campus Tour

11:45am - 1:15pm

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center Hall   

Breakout Sessions and Networking Lunch

1:15pm-1:30pm

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center 

Reconvene Session

1:30pm-2:30pm

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center Hall  

Plenary Session:

1:30pm-2:00pm Keynote by Prof. Joaquim Nassar, Head of the Department of Strategy, Expertise, and Management of International Cooperation Programs, French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

2:00pm-2:30pm Keynote on Diversity and Equity in STEM by Prof. Claudine Hermann, Honorary Professor of Physics at Ecole Polytechnique, co-founder and the first president of the French Femmes & Sciences (Women and Science) association, founding member and now President (since 2017) of the European Platform of Women Scientists EPWS

2:45pm-3:45pm

 

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center

Panel 1: Industry-Academia Cooperation: Leveraging Alumni

Moderator: Ms. Andrea Cox

Panelists: 

Northeastern University Alumni:

Mr. Roman Fry (Northrop Grumman)

Mr. Jason Adams (Raytheon)

Ms. Andrea Cox (General Electric)

Université Paris-Saclay Alumni:

Université Paris-Saclay Alumni:

Ms. Clémence Bastien (Airbus)

4:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center 

Panel 2: Industry-Research-Academia-Entrepreneurship

Chaired by Université Paris-Saclay, Prof. Michel Mariton, Counsellor to the President for the Industry Engagement 

Key panelists

Prof. David Luzzi, Senior Vice President for Research and Vice President of the Innovation Campus, Northeastern University

Prof. Taskin Padir, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director, Institute for Experiential Robotics, Northeastern University          

Prof. Said Mammar, Campus des métiers, University of Evry / Université Paris-Saclay

Prof. Séverine Coupé, Deputy General Director, ASTech Paris Region aerospace competitiveness cluster

Prof. Bertrand Delahaye, Deputy Director of Human Resources, Safran

Prof. Philippe Beaumier, Aeronautics Director, ONERA

Prof. Emmanuel Baranger, Head of the Composites and Biomaterials group at LMT, ENS Paris-Saclay

Prof. Bertrand Girard, Scientific Director at IRT Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Université fédérale de Toulouse

Prof. Philippe Achilleas, Director of the Master's program in Space and Telecommunications Law, Université Paris-Saclay

Ms. Emilie Sallé, Cofounder & CEO, Valomat

6:00pm-6:15pm

Location: Location: Marilyn and James Simons Conference Center

Closing remarks          

Co-chaired by Prof. Laura H. Lewis and Prof. Philippe Lecoeur