Agenda

 

RE3 Workshop

May 21-24, 2017

Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, KY

RE3 Workshop 2017

Agenda 2017

Sunday 5/21

3:00 pm

3:00 - 5:00

5:00 - 6:00

6:30 - 8:00

Monday 5/22

 

8:00 - 9:00 am

9:00 - 9:15

9:15 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:15

11:15 - 12:00

12:00 - 1:30

1:30 - 2:30

2:30 - 4:00

4:00 - 4:30

4:30 - 5:30

5:30 - 6:30

6:30 - 8:00

Tuesday 5/23

 

8:00 - 8:30 am

8:30 - 9:15

9:15 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:30

10:30 - 11:15

11:15 - 12:00

12:00 - 1:30

1:30 - 2:15

2:30 - 4:00




4:00 - 4:30


4:30 - 5:15

















4:30 - 5:15




6:00

Registration Opens

View Pointe Hall, North

Self-guided tours of Muhammad Ali Center

Free to workshop participants

General Meeting

Multipurpose Room, 1st Floor

Welcoming Reception

View Pointe Hall

Registration & Continental Breakfast

View Pointe Hall

Welcoming remarks - Workshop Co-chairs

Delaina Amos

University of Louisville (UofL)

 

Mahendra Sunkara

UofL Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research (CCRER)

Plenary Speaker: Jordan MacKnick

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Renewable Energy and Water: Alternative Futures and the Importance of Policy

Networking break

Plenary Speaker: Gregorii Soloveichik

Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)

Renewable energy and water use in production of carbon-neutral liquid fuels

Plenary Speaker: Nelson Cardona Martinez

University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez (UPRM)

UPRM-USC Center for a sustainable water, energy & food nexus

Lunch on your own

Clean Energy - Entrepreneurship

 

SBIRs/STTRs and Developing Entrepreneurial Business Panel

Auditorium, 2nd Floor

Track 1: Clean Energy - Water

Auditorium, 2nd Floor

 

Invited Speaker: Yushan Yan

University of Delaware

Electrochemical energy conversion devices including fuel cells, electrolyzers, flow batteries, and solar hydrogen generators

 

Invited Speaker: Sheng Dai

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Task-specific materials for water desalination and purification

 

Speaker: Thanh Khoa Phung

UofL CCRER

Selective isosorbide production from sorbitol using selective silica-aluminas in aqueous media

 

Speaker: Josh Spurgeon

UofL CCRER

Simulations of non-monolithic tandem solar cell configurations for electrolytic fuel generation

 

Track 2: Clean Energy - Food

View Pointe Hall, North

 

Invited Speaker: Julie Renner

Case Western Reserve University

Strategies for low-temperature electrochemical ammonia production

 

Invited Speaker: Amar Flood

Indiana University

Phosphate Recovery by Capture at Aqueous Interfaces

 

Speaker: Sarttrawut Tulaphol

UofL CCRER

Industrial hemp: from waste to fuels

 

Speaker: Lalitendu Das

University of Kentucky

Catalytic oxidation and depolymerization of lignin in ionic liquids

Networking Break

View Pointe Hall

Track 1: Clean Energy - Water

View Pointe Hall, North

 

Invited Speaker: Lauren Greenlee

University of Arkansas

Balancing advanced materials design with scalability for efficient water treatment and water splitting technologies

 

Speaker: Mark Hogg

WaterStep

Manufacturing onsite medical strength disinfectant with low voltage, in large volume and quickly

 

Speaker: Jacek Jasinski

UofL CCRER

3D Carbon Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications

Self-guided tours of Muhammad Ali Center

 

Poster session set up

Auditorium, 2nd Floor

Poster Session and Reception

Auditorium/Gallery/Pavillion

Registration & Continental Breakfast

View Pointe Hall

Plenary Speaker: Ken Kuno

University of Notre Dame

The exciting world of metal halide perovskites

Plenary Speaker: Jim Pfaendtner

University of Washington

Graduate training and research at the nexus of data science and clean energy

Networking break

Plenary Speaker: David Graves

University of California Berkeley

Air plasmas to improve nitrogen utilization efficiency

Plenary Speaker: Richard Middleton

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)

Climate impacts on ecosystems and how this is changing the water supply at the energy-water nexus

Lunch on your own

Plenary Speaker: Dominique Loqué

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Development of novel approaches to optimize crops for bioenergy and beyond

Track 1: Clean Energy - Water

Auditorium, 2nd Floor

 

Invited Speaker: Ulises Martinez

LANL

Earth-abundant electrocatalysts for clean energy applications

 

Invited Speaker: Devin L. Shaffer

National Institue of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Designing desalination membranes for improved energy efficiency

 

Speaker: Thad Druffel

UofL CCRER

Building a co-creation community of entrepreneurs in emerging markets around access to safe water

 

Speaker: Sudesh Kumari

UofL Conn Center

Acid-stable, Low-noble metal content Oxygen Evolution Electrocatalyst via Rapid Plasma Synthesis

 

Track 2: Clean Energy - Food

View Pointe Hall, North

 

Invited Speaker: Esther Obonyo

Penn State University

Using a data-driven, social entrepreneurship approach for scale and impact in food security

 

Invited Speaker: Daniel Shantz

Tulane University

Materials development for dilute solution capture

 

Speaker: Joseph Stevens

University of Kentucky

Exploring Biocatalysis in Ionic Liquid for Selective Lignin Depolymerization

 

Speaker: Sivakumar Vasireddy

Advanced Energy Materials, LLC

Catalysts for fural conversion to furans conversion

Networking Break

Gallery/Pavilion

Track 3: Clean Energy 

Auditorium

Speaker: Hank Paxton

UofL CCRER

Thermionic energy conversion: A highly efficient direct thermal to electrical energy conversion approach

 

Speaker: Bijandra Kumar

UofL CCRER

Reduced SnO2 Porous Nanowires with High-density Grain Boundaries as Catalysts for Efficient Electrochemical CO2-to-HCOOH Conversion

 

Speaker: Gautam Gupta 

UofL

Fundamental insight in developing electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution and oxygen reduction

Track 4: Clean Energy Entrepreneurship

View Pointe Hall, North

Student Pitch Competition

Adjourn

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Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Delaina Amos 
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville

Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Professor & Director, Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville

Workshop Coordinator

Andrew Marsh
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville 

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