Workshop Agenda

The agenda is as follows:

Sunday, October 6th, 2019

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Welcome reception

Holiday Inn City Center hotel: 515 South St, Lafayette, IN 47901


Monday, October 7th, 2019

[Armstrong Hall: 701 W Stadium Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47907]

7:30 – 8:30 am

Registration and breakfast

8:30 – 8:45am

Overview of the goals and operation of the workshop

8:45 – 9:30am

Investing in US Innovation Ecosystem - The Case for a National Manufacturing Foundation” by Dr. Sridhar Kota   (Slides)

9:30 – 10:15am

Emerging Frontiers in EDSE Research

-       Dr. Rich Malak (Slides)

-       Dr. Shirley Dyke (Slides)

-       Dr. James Allison (Slides)

10:15 – 10:30am

Coffee break

10:30 – 11:45am

Parallel Breakout # 1: Needs/Challenges in diverse application domains.

How can EDSE research make sustained impact on diverse application domains, such as manufacturing, transportation, and smart and connected communities?

11:45am – 12:15pm

Report out from Breakout 1

12:15 – 1:30pm


1:30 – 2:30pm

Computational models for creative design: curiosity, novelty, and surprise” by Dr. Mary Lou Maher (Slides)

2:30 – 3:45pm

Parallel Breakout # 2: Opportunities created by emerging technology, changing workplace and society.

What are the new opportunities for EDSE research created by emerging technologies and the changing workplace and society?

3:45 – 4:15pm

Report out from Breakout 2

4:15 – 4:30pm

Coffee Break

4:30 - 5:00pm

Dr. Rob Stone (Division Director, NSF CMMI)

Dr. Andy Dong (Expert, NSF EDSE)

5:00 – 5:30pm

Lightning talks on recently funded EDSE projects

  • Dr. Kate Fu (Slides)

  • Dr. George Hazelrigg (Slides)

  • Dr. James Kai (Slides)

  • Dr. Julian Norato (Slides)

  • Dr. Bryony DuPont (Slides)

  • Matt Law (for Dr. Guy Hoffman) (Slides)

5:30 – 6:00pm

Break; Transition to Ross Ade Stadium (Shively Club)

6:00 – 8:00pm


Location: Shively Club @ Ross Ade Stadium (Third floor).

850 Steven Beering Drive, West Lafayette, IN


Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

[Armstrong Hall: 701 W Stadium Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47907]

7:00 – 8:00 am


8:00 – 9:00am

Design Beyond Imagination” by Dr. Jan Vandenbrande (DARPA) (Slides)

9:00 – 10:00am

Lightning talks on recently funded EDSE projects

10:00 – 10:15am

Coffee Break

10:15 – 11:30am

Parallel Breakout # 3: Strategies for maximizing collective impact.

How can the EDSE research community maximize the societal impact of individual work by building on each other’s work and leveraging from recent advances (scientific and methodological) in other scientific disciplines?

11:30am – 12:00pm

Report out from Breakout 3

12:00 – 1:30pm

Way Forward, Closing and Lunch



2:00 – 5:00pm

Roundtable on empirical research settings

Location: Anniversary Drawing Room (Room 210), Purdue Memorial Union:

Address: 101 Grant St, West Lafayette, IN 47906


For questions about the workshop, please contact: Jitesh Panchal • • 765-496-1870