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FIRED-UP - Faculty Industry Research Engagement Day, Faculty of Science and Engineering

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FIRED-UP - Faculty Industry Research Engagement Day

Date: 6 November 2019   Time: 09:00 - 18:00

The Faculty of Science and Engineering at Queen Mary University of London will be showcasing its research excellence to specially invited innovative and R&D oriented companies at the Faculty Industrial Research Engagement Day (FIRED-UP) on 6th November 2019. The MRI's Dr Ana Jorge Sobrido will be giving a talk on “New Sustainable Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies”

You must register to attend this event at the link below.

The event will:
provide you with cutting-edge insight into leading R&D and new technologies
give an overview of the UK funding landscape and funding opportunities available
broaden your network and enable you to make meaningful connections
highlight the resources, skills and facilities available at Queen Mary to support your business.

Programme Agenda:

9:00-9:30 - Registration / Tea, Coffee & pastries

9:30-11:15 - Keynote Speakers

11:15-11:45 - Refreshments and Networking

11:45-13:00 - Parallel thematic sessions:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data
Life Science Innovation
Intelligent Infrastructure
Sustainable Energy and Environments
13:00-14:00 - Lunch and Showcase: Posters and demonstrations

14:00-15:30 - Routes of Engagement & Case studies

15:30-16:55 - Networking drinks and Showcase: Posters and demonstrations

16:55-17:00 - Closing summary – How to take things forward.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

- Paul Mason, Director - Responsive Programmes, Innovate UK
- Professor Colin Bailey, President and Principal, Queen Mary on "Strategy 2030”
- Professor Wen Wang - Vice-Principal and Executive Dean (Science & Engineering), Queen Mary on “The Faculty of Science and Engineering”
- Jan Taylor, Senior Portfolio Manager, EPSRC on “University & Business Engagement

Confirmed Speakers for Routes of Engagement:

Richard Lamb, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Manage, Innovate UK on “Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)
Parallel Thematic Sessions:

- Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data to include expertise in big data, machine learning and AI, complex structure and ethics

- Life Science Innovation to include novel drug delivery, digital health, robotics, biomaterials, and biomechanics and mechanobiology

- Intelligent infrastructure to include materials engineering and physics, mechanical engineering, robotics and design, intelligent sensing and Internet of Things (IoT)

- Sustainable energy and environments to include sustainable energy, energy storage, animal and network ecology and river communities.

Confirmed speakers including several from the Institute of Applied Data Science and other World-leading academics:

Professor Norman Fenton on “Risk assessment in the era of Big Data”

Professor Rob Krams on “Data Science meets Computational Fluid Dynamics”

Professor Richard Pickersgill on “Synthetic biology - scaffolds and compartments”

Professor Viji Davriam on “High-speed Electrically Tunable Lens”

Professor Andrea Cavallaro on “Intelligent Audio-Visual Sensing”

Dr Stefan Poslad on “IoT2US”

Dr Christophe Eizaguirre on “Ecology of Sea Turtles”

Dr Ana Jorge Sobrido on “New Sustainable Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies”

Register at the link below

Location:  The Octagon, Queens' Building, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London E1 4NS