AGENDA

All day

Individual meetings and Scientists to Scientists sessions in Houston (please click here to participate)

9:00 am

9:30 am

Check In & Coffee break

Opening Session

Welcome by the Consul General of France in Houston and Texas A&M University organizers

Opening remarks by the Consul General of France in Houston

Opening remarks by Dimitris Lagoudas, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

10:00 am

10:20 am

10:40 am

11:00 am

11:20 am

Session I – Advanced AI and data science

Session Chairs: Alaa Elwany, PhD – Texas A&M UniversityAndy Banerjee, PhD – Texas A&M University

Session opening talk: Satish Bukkapatnam, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)

Adnan Khaleel, MSc – Dell (USA)    AI Applications and Use Cases

Ln Konda, BE & Sreevani Konda, MBA – ALIS Software LLC (USA)    Advanced Analytics via AI

Nicolas Jouve, PhD – Antaeus Technologies (USA)    The late catch-up of the oil and gas industry with the digital world

Yuriy Pakhotin, PhD – General Motors (USA)    Autonomous Cars: State of the Art

Transition break

11:45 am

Panel discussion – Transatlantic industry-university partnership

Facilitator: Eyad Masad, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)

Harry Hogan, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)

Sebastien Jegou, PhD – Arts et Metier Institute of Technology (France)

Yu Ding, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)

12:30 pm

Networking Lunch

1:45 pm

2:05 pm

2:25 pm

2:45 pm

3:05 pm

Session II – Additive and advanced manufacturing

Session Chairs: Homero Castaneda, PhD – Texas A&M UniversitySarah Wolff, PhD – Texas A&M University

Session opening talk: Ibrahim Karaman, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)    Advancing Materials Science via Additive Manufacturing?

Carolyn Seepersad, PhD – UT Austin (USA)    Design for Additive Manufacturing

Dan Brunermer, MSc – ExOne (USA)    Metal Additive Manufacturing – Opportunities for I4.0

Mourad El Hardouz, PhD – Arts et Metier Institute of Technology (France)    Mechanistic modeling of additive manufacturing processes

Philippe Bertrand, PhD – ENISE (France)    Hybrid Metal Additive Manufacturing. Actual development and trends at ENISE

Session III – Digital twins and AR/VR

Session Chairs: Arun Srinivasa, PhD – Texas A&M UniversityBruce Tai, PhD – Texas A&M University

Session opening talk: JN Reddy, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)    Digital twins and advanced simulations for manufacturing
processes?

Michel Izygon, PhD – Tietronix (USA)    Application of Digital Twin and Augmented Reality technology to the Space Program

Philippe Bidaud, PhD – ONERA (France)    DELTA : A Deep Learning Platform for Aerospace Engineering

Philippe Herve, MSc, MBA – SparkCognition (USA)    Human capabilities augmentation using Artificial Intelligence

Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, PhD – Sorbonne University (France)    Multi-Agent System to Design Next Generation of Airborne Platform

3:25 pm

Coffee break

3:45 pm

4:05 pm

4:25 pm

4:45 pm

5:05 pm

5:25 pm

Session IV – Smart sensors and Cybersecurity

Session Chair: ZJ Pei, PhD – Texas A&M University

Gilles Favier, MSc – ENCELIS (France)    Integration of cognitive science research results to improve cybersecurity compliance

Mohit Tiwari, PhD – Symmetry Systems (USA)    Providing protection to data for enterprises

Stefano Romagnoli, PhD – STIL Marposs (USA)    Smart imaging sensors

Patrick Miles, MSc – Total (USA)    Digital use cases for smart sensors at Total-US

Coralie Gallis, PhD – CEA Tech North America (France)    New frontiers in cybersecurity: from advanced reasoning to international cooperation

William Keys, MSc – Sodexo (USA)    The Internet of Things

Session V – Marketing strategies, Skills and Management for Industries 4.0 

Session Chairs: Arghya Mandal, MSc, MBA – DeloitteShiren Wang, PhD – Texas A&M University

Session opening talk: Cynthia Hipwell, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)    Innovation Processes for Breakthrough Technology

Saurabh Biswas, PhD – Texas A&M University (USA)    R&D Partnerships & New Ventures: Strategic Collaboration & Commercialization Opportunities

Avner Bar-Hen, PhD – Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers (France)    Challenges for continuing education in Data Science(s)

Caroline Mini, PhD – La Fabrique de l’industrie (France)    Industry 4.0: narrative, accomplishments and perspectives

Isabelle Tovena Pecault, PhD – ALPHA RLH (France)    Technological innovation facilitated by clusters

Shelly Brenckman, BS – Aggie Angel Network (USA)    Smart Marketing for a Smart Manufacturing Startup: $0 to $28 million in 3 years

5:45 pm

Technical Session Closing

All day

Invent for the Planet – Texas A&M, College Station

For 48 hours, college students from around the world will join Texas A&M University virtually in tackling some of the most challenging issues facing the planet today.