Thursday, March 7, 2019
NAE Regional Meeting and Community Symposium

NAE Regional Meeting

Invitation Only

EER 0.806/0.808

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Welcome by University of Texas at Austin President Gregory Fenves
Business Meeting
Box Lunch


Open to the Public

Mulva Auditorium
EER Room 0.904

1:00 - 1:10 PM
Welcome from Cockrell School of Engineering Dean Sharon Wood

1:10 - 1:20 PM
Welcome remarks from National Academy of Engineering President Dan Mote Jr.

1:20 - 5:00 PM
Disaster Analytics and Recovery
Speakers and participants will explore how research insights in big data, machine learning, transportation, flooding, storm surge, urban planning/policy and public health can be applied to develop a more robust model for preparing for natural disasters and implementing effective recovery plans.


William Tierney
"From Big Data to Little Data, From Disarray to Action"

Gordon Wells
"The Development of Disaster Analytics for Response and Recovery"

Clint Dawson
"Storm Surge Modeling in Support of Response and Recovery Effort"

David Maidment
"Hurricane Harvey and the National Water Model"

Amit Bhasin
"Using Data to Shape the Future of a Safe and Efficient Transportation System"

Allan Shearer
"Conceptualizing Antifragility in Dense Urban Areas — Modeling and Monitoring Capacities to Reduce Vulnerabilities"

Ellen Rathje
"Using Cyberinfrastructure to Reduce the Impacts of Natural Hazards"

5:00 PM