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1st Polytechnica Symposium & USP Strategic Workshops on Engineering Grand Challenges

Grant number: 18/06828-4
Support type:Research Grants - Organization of Scientific Meeting
Duration: August 06, 2018 - August 07, 2018
Field of knowledge:Interdisciplinary Subjects
Principal researcher:Emílio Carlos Nelli Silva
Grantee:Emílio Carlos Nelli Silva
Home Institution: Escola Politécnica (EP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The main goal of this event is to bring together important international scientific leaders in all branches of engineering, to discuss engineering grand challenges that engineering will face in the next decades. The event will carry six or seven keynote speakers, which will cover major issues associated to the engineering, and discussion sections. Day 1 - August 6th, 2018 - 9:00h - Perspectives on Manufacturing Automation under the Digital Convergence - Shimon Y. Nof - 10:30h - Coffee Break - 11:00h - Origami tubes assembled into stiff, yet reconfigurable structures and metamaterials - Glaucio H. Paulino - 14:00h - Ordered rate constitutive theories for non-classical thermoviscoelastic solids with dissipation and memory - J. N. Reddy - 15:30h Coffee Break - 16:00h - Design, Construction and Management for Data Rich Advanced Infrastructure Systems - Lucio Soibelman. Day 2 - August 7th, 2018 - 9:00h - Topology Optimization for Fluid Mechanics Problems - Shinji Nishiwaki - 10:30h - Coffee Break - 11:00h - Power Density As The Key Enabler For Electrified Mobility - Andrew Alleyne - 14:00h - Panel Session with all Keynote Speakers on New Challenges of Engineering - J. F. Justo (mediator) - 15:30h Coffee Break - 16:00h - Polytechnica Official Release - Emilio C. N. Silva (editor) (AU)

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