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Timothy L. Foutz
03-20-1996, 08:46 AM
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PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT


1996 ANNUAL MEETING OF
THE INSTITUTE
OF
BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING
JULY 13-15, 1996
HYATT REGENCY PHOENIX, ARIZONA


Established to encourage inquiry, application and
interest in biological engineering in the broadest and
most liberal manner and promote the professional
development of its members

Deadline for Preregistration: June 1, 1996


Speakers include:
Lotfi Zadeh, the founder of Fuzzy Logic,
Robert Brody, Manager, Health Care Consulting, Ernest & Young;
Janie Fouke, NSF Director: Bioengineering & Environmental Systems;

Saturday, 7/13
1:00-5:00 pm Registration/Recruitment
3:00-5:00 pm Council Meeting
5:00-6:00 pm Social Hour
8:00-10:00 pm Informal Discussion - Future Directions of IBE

Sunday, 7/14
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
7:30 -noon Registration/Recruitment
8:00-8:15 am Welcome - Brahm Verma, U. of Georgia

8:15-9:50 am
Session Title: Developments in Biological Engineering: From
Engineering Human Tissue to Downstream Processing
Introductory Remarks: Belinda Roettger, Mayo Clinic
Engineering Artificial Endocrine Tissues: The case of the
bioartificial pancreas -
Thanassis Sambanis, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
New Developments in Fermentation Technologies for the
Production of Biological Control Agents to Control Plant
Diseases - Patricia Slininger, USDA
Bioprocess Engineering of Downstream Processes for
Value-Added Products and Biopharmaceuticals -
Michael Ladisch, Purdue University

10:00-11:05 am
Session Title: Biological Concepts in Ecological Systems
Introductory Remarks: Matthew Smith, U. of Georgia
Using Organizational Concepts of Ecological Studies to Model
Water Quality- Bruce Wilson, University of Minnesota
Biological Concepts Incorporated Into a Constructed Wetland
Model- Kenneth Stone, USDA-Agricultural Research
Service, Florence, SC
Modeling of Compost Piles as Nonhomogeneous Batch
Biochemical Reactors, Robert Cherry, Idaho
National Engineering Laboratory

11:15-Noon
Session Title: Role of Fuzzy Logic in Biological Engineering
Introductory Remarks: Brahm Verma, U. of Georgia
Fuzzy Logic In Biological Engineering-
Lotfi Zadeh, University of California, Berkeley

Noon-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:15-1:45 pm
Session Title: Biotechnology Industry: A Perspective on the Future
Introductory Remarks, Norm Scott, Cornell University
A Perspective on the Future- Robert Brody, Manager Health
Care Consulting, Ernest and Young
1:55-3:10 pm
Session Title: Industry Needs in Biological Engineering. Introductory
Remarks: James Dooley, Trout Creek Assoc.
* Panel Presentations
David Jensen, Search Masters International
Mary Maley, Kellogg Co.
Kristiina McConville, Aastra Aerospace
Charles Geng, Pillsbury Co.
* Moderated Discussion

3:20-4:45 pm
Session Title: Biological Engineering Education.
Introductory Remarks: Timothy Taylor, Univ. of Missouri
Title TBA - Ralph Cavalieri, Washington State University
Biological Engineering: A Case Study in Curriculum Reform -
John Henry Wells, Louisiana State University
Biological Engineering: What's Needed in the Classroom -
Ashim K. Data, Cornell University
Discussion - John Henry Wells and Timothy Taylor

8:00-9:30 pm
BUSINESS MEETING

Monday Morning, 7/15
7:30-NOON Registration/Recruitment

8:00-9:25 am
Session Title: Animal Engineering.
Introductory Remarks: Richard Gates, Cornell University
Title TBA - Thomas Wolfe, Institute of Laboratory Animal
Resources, National Research Council
Physiologically Based Simulation Model for Swine Production
- Larry Turner, University of Kentucky
Title TBA - Douglas Hard, Monsanto
An Avian Model for Disuse Osteoporosis - Timothy Foutz,
University of Georgia

9:35-11:15 am
Session Title: Plant Engineering.
Introductory Remarks: J. Robert Cooke, Cornell University
Plant Biomechanics: An Engineering Approach to Function and
Form - Karl J. Niklas
Plants and Fluid Mechanics - J. Robert Cooke, Cornell
University
Engineering and Phytochemical Production - Joel Cuello,
University of Arizona
Using Controlled Environment Facilities for Assessing Plant
Response to Rising CO2 and Climate Change -
L. H. Allen, University of Florida
Controlled Environment Agriculture - Louis Albright, Cornell
University

11:20 - 12:15 pm
Closing Session: Future Opportunities in Biological Engineering
Introductory Remarks: Norm Scott, Cornell University
Janie Fouke, Director, Division of Bioengineering &
Environmental Systems,
National Science Foundation

* Special arrangements have been made during Sunday's Lunch so
students can be seated with the speakers from industry