A Comprehensive Engineering Conference
IEEE MetroCon 2017 will include seven parallel and technical powerful tracks! Attendees have the opportunity to rapidly grasp the technical and societal implications of some of the most promising and innovative new developments and ideas emerging from the engineering disciplines. Each track has been organized into well-coordinated morning and afternoon sessions designed to achieve maximum exposure for attendees in minimum time.
- Internet of Things
- Software and Systems Engineering
- Developing and Deploying Secure Systems
- Power & Energy Systems
- Computational Intelligence
- Financial Management and Professional Development
Download: Current Program (updated 28 July 2017)
From the ScienceNews Network Radio program, the Promise of Tomorrow: Colonel Mason speaks with presenters of this year’s MetroCon:
- Peng Tao, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at SMU, discusses use of artificial intelligence in computational chemistry where molecular functions and structures are investigated through computer simulations.
- Jin Liu, Assistant Professor in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the UNT Health Sciences Center, discusses the use of Artificial Intelligence and computer simulation technologies to help speed the new drug design and discovery process.
- Mike McNair, Bell Helicopter and MetroCon 2017 opening plenary speaker, talks about Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing Vehicles and the exciting new industry in shared air mobility.
- Junyun Lee, Asst. Professor, Bioengineering, UTA, discusses in vivo cardiac 4D imaging to assess cardiac mechanics and hemodynamics to characterize cardiac sheer stress.
- Jeff Smith, Managing partner of QuantumIOT, discusses IoT and its transformational role in industrial settings.
- Kurt Kelly, IOT Specialist and Technology Consultant, discusses Blockchain, Bitcoin, Smart Contracting, and the impacts of IOT networks and conducting business in a trustless environment.
- Mindy Carmichael, Dir. Of Public Works and Alicia Winkelblech, Asst. Dir. Strategic Planning, both of the city of Arlington discuss automated traffic management, the WAZE-connected city, and the city’s autonomous shuttle project.
- Ed Hightower, Track chair — Internet of Things; Ed provides an overview of IoT, low power wide area networks, and an IoT track preview.
- 2017 MetroCon Chairman, Diane Collier, covers the conference developments, 30th Anniversary!
ScienceNews Network, the Promise of Tomorrow: Press Releases: