Lawrence Davenport and Chancellor Woodson at the CALS campaign kickoff event

Speakers

Renowned Speakers

  • Dorothea Tholl, Professor (Biological Sciences), Virginia Tech, USA
  • Jorg-Peter (Jogi) Schnitzler, Director, Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
  • Krishna Persaud, Professor (Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science), University of Manchester, UK
  • Cristina Davis, Professor (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) UC Davis, USA
  • Liang Dong, Professor (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Iowa State University, USA
  • Michael S. Strano, Professor (Chemical Engineering) MIT, USA
  • Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Professor (Computer Science and Engineering), Texas A&M, USA.

 

 

 

Stewards of the Future fundraising operates under the auspices of and is co-hosted by the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. Federal Tax ID #56-6049304. Proceeds will be used to support the conference and future initiatives of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Monday, December 3

8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome
Associate Dean Steven Lommel, NC State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
9 a.m. How do we Currently Listen to Plants?
Jorg-Peter (Jogi) Schnitzler, Director, Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
9:45 a.m. Challenges in the Detection of Plant Stress Volatiles
Krishna Persaud, Professor (Chemical Engineering & Analytical Science), University of Manchester, UK
10:30 a.m. Break and posters
11 a.m. Biomarkers and Diagnostics
Cristina Davis,
Professor (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) UC Davis, USA
12 p.m. Lunch and posters
1:30 p.m. Building Incredibly Small Sensors to Monitor the Health of Plant
Liang Dong, Professor (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Iowa State University, USA
2:15 p.m. Nanotechnology for Plants: Biochips
Michael S. Strano, Professor (Chemical Engineering) MIT, USA
3 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. How can we Speed up Communicating with Plants?
Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, Professor (Computer Science and Engineering), Texas A&M, USA
4:15 p.m. The Future: Integration of Electronics and Plants to Feed the World
NC State Researchers
5:30 p.m. Adjourn

 

Stewards of the Future fundraising operates under the auspices of and is co-hosted by the NC Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization. Federal Tax ID #56-6049304. Proceeds will be used to support the conference and future initiatives of NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.