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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

1:00pm…Welcome
Dr. Bashar AbdulNour, Manager, GDLS
Dr. David Lamb, Senior Technical Expert M&S, TARDEC

1:10pm…Improving Efficiency with Simulation & Testing
Julie McCoy, Chief Engineer, Ford Motor Company
Panel Members
Loren Miller, Senior Consultant, HPC Modernization Program
Dr. Walter Bryzik, DeVlieg Chair of ME, Wayne State University
Jeff Bozeman, Vehicle Performance Engineer, General Motors

2:40pm…Break

3:00pm…System Design & Optimization Session (Part 1)
Dr. Rob Smith, Team Lead, TARDEC
Dr. Glen Prater, University of Louisville

3:30pm… Paper:  Structural Health Monitoring of Composite Armor Panels using Embedded Ultrasonic Guided Wave Tomography Sensor Arrays - Download paper
Jason Bostron, Applications Engineer, FBS, Inc.  

Co-Authors  
Cody Borigo, Applications Engineer, FBS, Inc.  
Joseph Rose, President, FBS, Inc.
Steve Owens, Director of Engineering, FBS, Inc.
Thomas Reynolds, Computer Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Thomas Meitzler, Senior Technical Specialist, TARDEC

4:00pm… Paper: Using 3D Gaming Technologies to Improve the Concept of Operations (CONOPS) Process - Download paper
Dr. Peter Korfiatis, Stevens Institute of Technology
Dr. Robert Cloutier, Associate Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology

4:30pm… Paper:  Mobility as a Game of Timing - Download paper
Dr. Paul Muench, Research Engineer, TARDEC -

Co-Authors  
Dr. David Bednarz, Mathematician, TARDEC
Dr. Amandeep Signh, Research Engineer, TARDEC
Jeremy Mange, Computer Scientist, TARDEC

5:00pm…Close

Thursday, August 22, 2013

8:00am… Welcome Vehicle Dynamics and Mobility Session
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar, Research Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Mustafa I. Alsaleh, Engineering Specialist, Caterpillar, Inc.

8:05am… Paper: Utilization of Fast Running Models in Buried Blast Simulations of Ground Vehicles for Significant Computational Efficiency - Download paper
Mr. Nicholas Stowe, R&D Engineering, Michigan Engineering Services

Co-Authors 
Liangjun Li, R&D Engineering, Michigan Engineering Services
Dr. Syed Mohammad, Deputy Product Manager, TARDEC
Craig Barker, Team Lead, U.S. Army Research Lab
Dr. Ravi Thyagarajan, Research Mechanical Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Nickolas Vlahopoulos, Professor, University of Michigan

8:35am… Paper:  Real-Time and High-Fidelity Simulation Environment for Autonomous Ground Vehicle Dynamics - Download paper
Dr. Jonathan Cameron, Senior Member Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Lab, Caltech

Co-Authors
Calvin Kuo, Member Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Lab
Steven Myint, Member Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Lab
Dr. Abhinandan Jain, Principal Scientist, Jet Propulsion Lab
Dr. Havard Fjaer Grip, Member Technical Staff, Jet Propulsion Lab
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar, Research Engineer, TARDEC

Dr. Jim Overholt, Senior Scientist in Autonomous Systems, U.S. Air Force Research Lab

9:05am… Paper: Tracked Vehicle-Soft Soil Interactions and Design Sensitivities for Path Clearing Systems Utilizing Multi-Body Dynamic Simulation Methods - Download paper
Joseph Raymond, Mechanical Engineer, TARDEC

Co-Author
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar, Research Engineer, TARDEC

Thursday, August 22, 2013 Continued

9:35am…Break

10:30am…… Paper:  Scalability of Classical Terramechanics Models to Lightweight Vehicle Applications - Download paper
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar, Research Engineer, TARDEC

Co-Authors
Daniel Melanz, Engineer, TARDEC
Jamie MacLennan, Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Carmine Senatore, Post-doctorate Associate, Robotic Mobility Group, MIT
Dr. Karl Iagnemma, Principal Research Scientist, Robotic Mobility Group, MIT

11:00am… Paper:  Soil-Machine Interaction:  Simulation and Testing - Download Paper
Dr. Mustafa Alsaleh, Engineering Specialist, Caterpillar Inc

11:30am… Paper:  Multi-Wheeled Combat Vehicle Modeling On Rigid and Soft Terrain -Dowload paper
Hossam Ragheb, Ph.D. Student, University of Ontario Institute of Technology  

Co-Authors
Dr. Moustafa El-Gindy, Associate Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Dr. Hossam Kishawy, Professor & Associate Dean, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

12:00pm…Lunch

1:00pm…Power & Energy Session
Michael Pozolo, Team Leader, TARDEC
Dr. Ashok Nedungadi, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Texas

1:00pm… Paper:  Simulation and Validation of Metal-Foam Cooling Design - Download paper
Dr. Nihad Dukhan, Professor, University of Detroit Mercy  

Co-Authors  
Ahmed Suleiman, Graduate Student, University of Detroit Mercy
Muntadher Al-Rammahi, Graduate Student, University of Detroit Mercy

1:30pm… Paper:  Evaluation of JP-8 Surrogate Compared to Diesel Fuel Under Spray Diesel Conditions Using Detailed Chemical Kinetic Models - Download paper
Dr. Jeffrey Naber, Assistant Professor, Michigan Tech University  

Co-Authors
Khanh D. Cung, Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan Tech University
Jaclyn E. Johnson, Research Engineer, Michigan Tech University
Anqi Zhang, Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan Tech University
Dr. Seong-Young Lee, Assistant Professor, Michigan Tech University

2:00pm… Paper: Real World Controls Calibration, Tuning and Data Correlation for Hybrid Through the Road Vehicle - Download paper
Dr. Faisal Uppal, Engineering Group Leader-Controls & Electronics, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc. - Download paper

Co-Authors
Jeffery Holtz, Skill Team Leader-Controls, Simulation Systems, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc.
Andrew Cook, Project Engineer II-Systems Engineering, AVL Powertrain Engineering Inc.

2:30pm…Break

3:00pm…System Design & Optimization Session (Part 2)
Dr. Rob Smith, Team Lead, TARDEC
Dr. Glen Prater, University of Louisville

3:05pm… Paper:  Evaluating the Effectiveness of Various Blast Loading Descriptors as Occupant Injury Predictors - Download paper
Kumar Kulkarni, Engineer, ESI, US Inc.  

Co-Authors  
Taisankan Ramalingam, Research Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Ravi Thyagarajan, Research Mechanical Engineer, TARDEC

3:30pm…Paper:  Finite Element Optimization for Nondestructive Evaluation on a Graphics Processing Unit for Ground Vehicle Hull Inspection - Download paper
Dr. S. Ratnajeevan.H. Hoole, Professor, Michigan State University  

Co-Authors  
Siyamayam Sivasultan, ECE Department, Michigan State University
Victor Karitsik, ECE Department, Michigan State University
Dr. Arunasalam Rohananthan, Professor, University of Toledo
Dr. Paramsothy Jayakumar, Research Engineer, TARDEC
Dr. Ravi Thyagarajan, Research Mechanical Engineer, TARDEC

4:00pm… Paper:  Conceptual Design and Initial Shape Prediction of Automotive Structure Using Integrated Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Approach - Download paper

Co-Authors
Dr. Morteza Kiani, Mississippi State University
Mohammad Refatul Islam, Graduate Student, Mississippi State University

4:30pm…Wrap Up
Dr. David Lamb, Senior Technical Expert M&S, TARDEC

Additional Authors: Trade Study of  a Lightweight, Multi-Material Military Vehicle Structure - Download paper
Dr. Richard J. Gerth, Senior Research Scientist, TARDEC