Alternative Energy Workshop


E2 - Alternative Energy Workshop
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Babbio Center Auditorium
Stevens Campus - Hoboken, NJ

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Registration - Breakfast
In Atrium of Babbio Center

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.Introduction
Welcoming Remarks
Presentation of E2 Project Overview

9:30 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.Sustainable Energy Technology Trends
John L. Cusack,New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability

9:50 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.Better Mousetraps:Oppurtunities & Challenges for Implementing Alternative Energy
Christopher D. Barry,P.E.,United States Coast Guard,Engineering Logistics Center

10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.Break

10:25 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.Technology Pitches
5 minute Technology Presentation from Stevens Researchers
Tim Yen - "Harvesting Tidal Energy"
Michael Raftery - "Harvesting Wave Energy"
Dr. Hamid Hadim - "Solar PV/Thermal Systems - State-of-the-Art Overview"
Dr. Adeniyi Lawal - "Distributed Production of Advanced Biofuel from Waste Biomass"
Ayokunle Omosebi - "Micro/Nano Engineering for Emerging Energy Technologies"
Dr. Souran Monoochehri - "Energy and Power from Energetic Materials"
Dr. Frank Fisher - "Vibration Energy Harvesting"
Dr. Yong Shi - "Piezoelectric Nanofibers,Nanotubes,Nanojuctions and Nanotrees"
Dr. EH Yang - "Optical Frequency Rectifying Diode for Solar Energy Harvesting"
Dr. Chang-Hwan Choi - "Nanofluidic Energy Harvesting"

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Breakout Session:Evaluating Technologies
Panel and Audience Discussion

  • Which technologies have the most promise to address a current energy need?
  • What is the economic potential for these technologies?
  • What is required to take these technologies to market?

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.Interactive Feedback on Technologies
Advice and Questions for Technologies
  • Group 1-Tidal Energy/Wave Energy
  • Group 2- Solar Energy
  • Group 3-Bio Fuels
  • Group 4-Nano Energy Harvesting

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Networking Luncheon
In Atrium of Babbio Center

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