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2018 Engineering Sustainability Day
Monday, April 23, 2018
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Clark Hall
For More Information:
Catherine Stephens
301 405 9378
csteph5@umd.edu
http://energy.umd.edu

2018 Engineering Sustainability Day - Focusing on Energy Innovation

The Maryland Energy Innovation Institute is committed to catalyzing and developing clean energy technologies and assisting in the transitioning of these technologies into marketable products and services through Maryland based entrepreneurial ventures. These energy innovations have tremendous potential to both grow the State of Maryland economy and have a positive impact on addressing global energy needs in a sustainable manner. Please join us on April 23 at Clark Hall for an energetic day of discussion on these innovations!

Topics include: Battery/Energy Storage, Transportation, Power Generation, Fuel/Chemical Conversion and Building Energy Efficiency

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Draft Agenda

8:30 AM         Registration Open (Clark Atrium)

9:00 AM         Welcome Address Dean Pines (Forum)

9:15 AM         Overview Eric Wachsman    

9:30 AM         Morning Session I – Innovation, Commercialization and Marketability

  • Keynote Speaker – The Clean Energy Economic Opportunity – Lynn Abramson

10:00 AM

  • Academia interactions that transform energy R&D into commercial reality - Kavita Surana
  • Technology policy-market interactions - Gokul Iyer

10:30 AM       Morning Break - World’s first hydrogen and fuel cell car show and learn

11:00 AM       Morning Session II – Vehicle Technologies

  • Keynote Speaker - Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Overview – Jason Marcinkoski

11:30 AM

  • IncenTrip: An ARPA-E TRANSNET Technology - Lei Zhang
  • Integrated Onboard Chargers for Electric Vehicles - Alireza Khaligh

12:00PM         Lunch (Clark Forum, light lunch)

1:00 PM Afternoon Plenary – Transforming University Research into Local Start Ups

  • Keynote Speaker MTech

1:30 PM

  • Ion Storage Systems – Eric Wachsman
  • Wood Technologies for Sustainability - Bing Hu
  • Solar Decathlon 2017 - Ray Adomaitis
  • Scaling-Up Lightweight Solar Cells for Building-Integrated Photovoltaics - Susanna Thon
  • Air Stable Solid Polymer Electrolyte Technology - Peter Kofinas
  • Self-Powering, Electrically Switchable Windows - Joseph Murray
  • Incorporation of carbon nanostructures in metals for improved electrical and thermal conductivities - Lourdes Salamanca-Riba
  • Additively Manufactured Record High Thermal Conductivity Polymer Composite Heat Exchanger - Farah Singer

3:30 PM          Poster Session/Reception sponsored by the Global Sustainability Initiative

4:30 PM          Closing (poster awards)         

This Event is For: Public • Campus

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