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Year 7 Mid-Year Meeting

April 3 – 5, 2022

CBBG is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff, and partners to our 2022 Mid-Year Meeting! This website will house all information related to the event. Visit frequently for updated information. MEETING AGENDA

This meeting will be in person with select sessions will be also available in ZOOM: https://zoom.us/j/2502945270; PASSWORD: Soilrocks!

 

Saturday, April 2, 2022 – Mid-Year Meeting

Host Hotel:
Courtyard by Marriott Las Cruces at NMSU, 456 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005, (575) 526-1722
Start Time*End Time*LocationActivity/Event
3:00 pm6:00 pmCourtyard MarriottHotel check in starts at 3:00 pm (Early check in subject to availability)
6:00 pm8:00 pmZeffiro’s
Pizzeria
Optional dinner with local students (Contact Lucas Rivera to reserve. Transportation not provided).

Otherwise, dinner on your own.
Zeffiro’s Pizzeria Downtown, 136 N Water St., Las Cruces, NM 88001, 575) 652‐4215 https://zeffirosdowntown.com/
*All times are MDT (local)

Sunday, April 3, 2022 – Mid-Year Meeting

Start Time*End Time*Location Ac.tivity / Event 
7:00 am8:15 amCourtyard Marriott - Aggie Conference RoomSTUDENT ONLY BREAKFAST
ALL OTHERS - Breakfast on your own.
8:15 am8:30 amCourtyard Marriott - Front EntranceSTUDENTS Board bus at 8:15 am. Bus departs at 8:30 am from hotel.
8:30 am4:30 pmElephant
Butte Lake
STUDENT RETREAT. Lunch provided at the park. Bus leaves the park at 3:00 pm.
2:30 pm4:00 pmCourtyard Marriott - Hotel Pod left of front deskPI Meeting
2:30 pm4:00 pmCourtyard Marriott - Aggie Conference Room
IDEA meeting
3:00 pmCourtyard Marriott
Hotel check in starts at 3:00 pm (Early check in subject to availability)
5:00 pmCourtyard MarriottSTUDENTS arrive from to hotel from retreat
5:15 pmCourtyard MarriottShuttle bus from Marriot to Hilton - CBBG Faculty, Staff and Guest
5:30 pm6:30 pmGarden Hilton Inn - Lobby Area
Meeting Registration
5:30 pm6:30 pmGarden Hilton Inn (reception area near ballroom)

Welcome Reception for CBBG Faculty, Staff and guest at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2550 Don Roser Drive, Las Cruces, NM 88011
6:15 pmCourtyard MarriottShuttle Bus from Marriot to Hilton - STUDENTS and others
6:30 pm8:30 pmGarden Hilton Inn BallroomCBBG Dinner (Hilton Ballroom) - ALL PARTICIPANTS
8:30 pmGarden Hilton Inn Shuttle Bus from Hilton to Marriott
*All times are MDT (local)

Monday, April 4, 2022 – Mid-Year Meeting

Meeting location: Las Cruces Convention Center (LCCC), 680 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.
PTMTCTETMinLocationActivity / EventZoom Session
6:00 am7:00 am8:00 am9:00 am75 Exhibit Hall 2Breakfast & Meeting Registration
7:15 am8:15 am
9:15 am10:15 am15Exhibit Hall 2Welcome. NMSU Dean Lakshmi Reddi and Paola BandiniZOOM
7:30 am8:30 am
9:30 am10:30 am10Exhibit Hall 2Overview of CBBG Activities. CBBG Director Ed Kavazanjian, Jr (ASU)
ZOOM
7:40 am8:40 am
9:40 am10:40 am75Exhibit Hall 2Session 1: “Lessons on moving to the top plane: Systems Integration”
• Portland MID field trial (van Paassen)
• C-2-C (Collaboration with Irish Science Centers) Project (Burns)
• Microbial chain elongation field trial (Delgado)
• Centrifuge testing of root inspired foundations (DeJong/Wilson)
ZOOM
8:55 am9:55 am
10:55 am11:55 am20LCCCCoffee break
9:15 am10:15 am

11:15 am12:15 pm75Exhibit Hall 2Session 2: “Lessons on moving to the top plane: Systems Integration”
• Bioinspired laterally expanding pile prototypes (Bandini)
• Snake skin-inspired soil nails (Martinez)
• Bioinspired extraterrestrial subsurface investigation (Cortes)
• Root-inspired anchors (Frost)

ZOOM
10:30 am11:30 am12:30 pm1:30 pm15LCCC Lobby AreaCBBG GROUP PHOTO SESSION
10:45 am11:45 am
12:45 pm1:45 pm90Exhibit Hall 2Lunch & Networking
10:45 am11:45 am
12:45 pm1:45 pm90Exhibit Hall 2Lunch & Networking
12:00 pm1:00 pm2:00 pm3:00 pm90Exhibit Hall 1Student poster session
1:30 pm2:30 pm
3:30 pm4:30 pm60Exhibit Hall 2Panel: Establishing and Maintaining Industry Collaborations
2:30 pm3:30 pm4:30 pm5:30 pm15Exhibit Hall 2Poster Awards and Regina Sanborn Outreach Awards
2:45 pm3:45 pm
4:45 pm5:45 pm15LCCCCoffee break
2:45 pm4:00 pm
4:45 pm5:45 pm75Exhibit Hall 2Session 3: Arcosanti Design Challenge. Student team presentations.

Judging Panel
• Richard J. Fragaszy, Ph.D., P.E., Program Director (retired), National Science Foundation, CBBG Science Advisory Board
• John C. Lommler, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Wood E&IS
• Scarlett R. Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Industrial Engineering, Director of the Center for Research in Design and Innovation, Pennsylvania State University
• Scott Riley, Cosanti Foundation, CBBG Industry Advisory Board
• John Walsh, Board Member of the Cosanti Foundation, CBBG Industry Advisory Board
• Ex officio (non-voting) member: Jason T. DeJong, Ph.D., Professor, University of California, Davis, CBBG Leadership Team

ZOOM
5:15 pm
LCCC Parking LotBOARD CHARTER BUS FOR DINNER
BUS A: Faculty, Staff & CBBG Guest
BUS B: CBBG Students ONLY

5:30 pm

CHARTER BUS DEPARTS FOR RESTAURANT

BUS A: Faculty, Staff & CBBG Guest will dine at
D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro
1720 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005
5:30 pm

CHARTER BUS DEPARTS FOR RESTAURANTBUS B: CBBG Students ONLY will dine at
La Posta de Mesilla
2410 Calle De San Albino, Mesilla, NM 88046
7:30 pmCHARTER BUS DEPARTS FOR HOTELTransportation to hotel. Buses start departing at 7:30 pm.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – Mid-Year Meeting

Meeting location: Las Cruces Convention Center (LCCC), 680 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001.
PTMTCTETMinLocationActivity / EventZoom Session
6:00 am7:00 am
8:00 am9:00 am50Exhibit Hall 2Breakfast
6:50 am7:50 am8:50 am9:50 am10Exhibit Hall 2Intro to Day 2. Paola Bandini (NMSU) and Ed Kavazanjian (ASU)ZOOM
7:00 am8:00 am9:00 am10:00 am60Exhibit Hall 2Session 4: DEI presentation. Delia Saenz, CBBG Culture of Inclusion DirectorZOOM
8:00 am9:00 am
10:00 am11:00 am110Exhibit Hall 2Session 5: Workshop & group exercise. Led by Dr. Scarlett Miller, Director, Center for Research in Design and Innovation,
Penn State University
ZOOM
9:50 am10:50 am
11:50 am12:50 pm10LobbyCoffee break
10:00 am11:00 am
12:00 pm1:00 pm30Exhibit Hall 2Session 6: Design, Risk Aversion, and Innovation. Dr. Scarlett Miller, Associate Professor, Engineering Design and Industrial Engineering, Penn State UniversityZOOM
10:30 am11:30 am12:30 pm 1:30 pm10Exhibit Hall 2Closing remarks. Paola Bandini (NMSU) and Ed Kavazanjian (ASU
11:40 pmAdjourn
11:00 am to 12:30 pm BOXED LUNCHES PROVIDED
Hotel check-out time: 12:00 pm