Energy Harvesting


E2 - Micro/Nano Energy Harvesting Technology Workshop & Networking Reception

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Workshop:1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Fielding Room, 3rd Floor, Howe Ctr.

Reception: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Taylor Board Room, 14th Floor, Howe Ctr.

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1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.Registration
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.Introduction
Welcoming Remarks
Presentation of E2 Project Overview
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m."Energy Harvesting from Vehicles and Civil Structures"
Key Note Speaker : Dr. Lei Zuo, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Mechanical Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.Technology Pitches from Stevens Researchers
  • "Enhancement of PEM Fuel Cells by Nanoengineering the Membrane-Electrode Interface" Ronald Besser, PhD
  • "Towards Microscale Ambient Vibration Energy Harvesting" Frank Fisher, PhD
  • "Energy Harvesting Using Nano Piezoelectrics and Nano Thermoelectics" Yong Shi, PhD
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Audience Discussion: Evaluating Technologies
  • 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?
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.Networking Reception
Taylor Board Room : 14th Floor Howe Center