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Modeling Sustainable, Resilient, and Robust Infrastructure Systems

 

Champaign, IL, November 17-18, 2011

 

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The Workshop will be held November 17th -18th 2011 at

I-Hotel and Conference Center

1900 S. First Street

Champaign, Illinois 61820

 

The following agenda is tentative and subject to change.

 

Agenda

Wednesday, Nov 16

Location

5-6 pm

Registration

Lincoln Room
 

Thursday, Nov 17

Location

7:00 -8:00 am

Breakfast and registration

Lincoln Room

8:00 -8:10 am

Introduction and welcome

video

 

8:10 9:50 am

Four RESIN project summaries (25 min each)

Michael Webber (Univ of Texas at Austin)

"The Interface of Infrastructures, Markets, and Natural Cycles: Innovative Modeling and Control Mechanisms for Managing Electricity, Water and Air Quality in Texas" (PI: David Allen)

video/slides

 

John Radke (Univ of California at Berkeley)

"Assessing and Managing Cascading Failure Vulnerabilities of Complex, Interdependent, Interactive, Adaptive Human-based Infrastructure Systems" (PI: Robert Bea)

video/slides

 

Ximing Cai (Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

"Interdependence, Resilience and Sustainability of Infrastructures for Biofuel Development" (PI: Ximing Cai)

video/slides

 

John Crittenden (Georgia Institute of Technology)

"Sustainable Infrastructures for Energy and Water Supply (SINEWS)" (PI: John Crittenden)

video/slides

9:50 -10:20 am

Break

10:20 12:00

Four RESIN project summaries (25 min each)

Kevin Lansey (Univ of Arizona)

"Optimization of conjunctive water supply and reuse systems with distributed treatment for high-growth, water-scarce regions" (PI: Kevin Lansey)

video/slides

 

Venkat Krishnan (Iowa State University)

"21st Century National Energy and Transportation Infrastructures: Balancing Sustainability, Costs, and Resiliency (NETSCORE-21)" (PI: James McCalley)

video/slides

 

Lamine Mili (Virginia Tech)

"Resilient and Sustainable Interdependent Electric Power and Communications Systems" (PI: Lamine Mili)

video/slides

 

Jeffrey Stein, Jarod Kelly, Chiao-Ting Li (Univ of Michigan)

"A Multi-Scale Design and Control Framework for Dynamically Coupled Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructures, with Application to Vehicle-to-Grid Integration" (PI: Jeffrey Stein)

video/slides

12:00 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 2:30 pm

Two invited plenary talks (45 min each)

Virginia Dale (Oak Ridge National Lab)

"Steps toward Sustainability of Bioenergy"

video/slides

 

Yacov Haimes (Univ of Virginia)

"On the Centrality of State Space in the Definition and Quantification of the Vulnerability and Resilience of and the Risk to Infrastructure Systems of Systems"

video/slides

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Break

3:15 4:45 am

Breakouts: Quantifications & metrics of infrastructure systems

Sustainability (Moderator: Kevin Lansey, Univ Arizona)

 

Resilience (Moderator: Lamine Mili, Virginia Tech)

 

Robustness (Moderator: Thomas Corbet, Sandia Labs)

Lincoln

Excellence

Royalty

 

4:45 5:00 pm

Breakout session reports with discussion (5 min each)

video

Lincoln Room
 6:30-8 pm

Reception

 

 

Friday,

Nov 18

 

Location

7:00 -8:00 am

Breakfast

Lincoln Room

8 8:10 am

General discussion

8:10 9:40 am

Two invited plenary talks (45 min each)

Thomas O'Rourke (Cornell Univ)

"Lessons Learned About Resilience and Sustainability of Critical Infrastructure"

video/slides

 

Theresa Brown (Sandia National Labs)

"Infrastructure Interdependency, Consequence Effects and Engineering"

video/slides

9:40 10:00 am

Break

10:00 12:15

Breakouts: Modeling & Implications of infrastructure systems

Sustainability (Moderator: Kevin Lansey, Univ Arizona)

 

Resilience (Moderator: Lamine Mili, Virginia Tech)

 

Robustness (Moderator: Thomas Corbet, Sandia Labs)

Lincoln

Excellence

Royalty

 

12:15 1:45 pm

Lunch + Breakout session reports (10 min each)

video/slides

 

Lincoln Room

1:45 - 2:45 pm

Discussion

Coordinated education, outreach efforts

Discussion: Going beyond EFRI (Future opportunities & path forward)

video

2:45 - 4:00 pm

4:00 - 4:15 pm

Break

4:15 4:45 pm

Closing summary & discussion

4:45 pm

Adjourn

 

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