DHS Explosive Detection Workshop 8-9 October, 2009 URI

Thursday October 8   Location: University Club; 95 Upper College Rd: Kingston, RI 02881
8:00- 3:00 Explosive Detection  (Free Workshop & Lunch)  
  Gary Eiceman (NMSU) & Jimmie Oxley  
1:30-2:00 Poster & Vendor Setup (University Club)  
2:00 Poster & Demos Available for viewing  
3:10-3:30 Welcome Jimmie Oxley (URI)
3:30-3:50 IMS determination of rates of decomposition of ions of explosives Gary Eiceman (NMSU)
4:00-5:00 Discussion:  What do users need? Charlie Payne (OffBomb Prevention) & John Screech (Smiths)
5:00-7:30 Poster session & Vendors Demonstrations  
  Vendors Demos: L-3, CyTerra, GE, AS&E, Smiths, Ahura, Icx, PSI(outside)  
5:30-7:00 Heavy hors d'oeuvres: sponsored by GRC, Energy Institute, DHS CoE Explosives, Smiths Detection
7:30-9:00 Global Energy Perspective--Cruickshank Award Lecture-Cherry Auditorium Kirk Nate Lewis (CalTech)

Friday October 9  Location: University Club; 95 Upper College Rd: Kingston, RI 02881

8:00-8:10 Welcome, Introduction & Statement of Purpose Jimmie Oxley (URI)
8:10-8:30 Development of a Universal (Explosives) Detector Ed Bromberg (Cy Terra)
8:30-8:50 Sampling & Instrumental Detection of Odor Signatures of Explosives Jose Almirall (Florida International)
8:50-9:10 Trace analysis using ambient ionization on miniature mass Prof Zheng Ouyang (Purdue U)
9:10-9:30 Fluorescence methods for trace detection of Explosives (email request) Aimee Rose (Icx Nomadics)
10:00-10:20 Properties of Fluorescent Polymers Used in Porous Silicon Explosive Sensor Bill Euler (URI)
10:20-10:50 A Persistent Surveillance Technique for the Detection of Explosive Precursors Otto Gregory (URI)
10:50-11:10 Ionizing-radiation techniques for explosives detection in air cargo Timothy.White@pnl.gov
11:10-11:30 Standoff Detection by IR Photothermal Imaging" Chris Kendziora (NRL)
11:30-11:50 Standoff detection of explosive residue by passive LWIR hyperspectral imaging Bogden Cosofret (PSI)
11:50-1:00 Working Lunch & DHS Threat & Needs Perspective Stephen Hancock (DHS)
1:00-1:20 Progress in LIBS for Real-Time Standoff Explosive Detection Jennifer Gottfried (ARL)
1:20-1:50 Laser based Realtime Standoff Imaging of Explosive Residue John Tyrer (Loughborough U, UK)
1:50 - 2:10 Backscatter X-ray Imaging for Vehicle Inspection (email request) JCallerame@as-e.com
2:10-3:00 Discussion: What Research is Required? Dr. Doug Bauer Harry Martz (LLNL) & Joe Callerame (AS&E)
3:30-5:00 Explosive Detection New Materials --124 Pastore Building Nate Lewis (CalTech)