2017 Schedule of Events

All events took place at Princeton University in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, unless otherwise noted.

Breakfast and Registration

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Morning Session

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome

Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo

Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Mark Zondlo

Associate Director for External Partnerships, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Keynote Address: Three Reasons for Hope in the Fight to Solve Climate Change – Abstract

Fred Krupp

President, Environmental Defense Fund

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Lightning Round – Electrification of Transportation

Electrification of transportation for energy storage and smart mobility – Abstract

Yiguang Ju

Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Fast charging and high performance power conversion

Minjie Chen

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Benefits and Challenges of Autonomous Electric Vehicles

Daniel Steingart, Moderator

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Samuel Gillard

Technology Manager, Vehicle Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Abraham Silverman

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel – Regulatory, NRG Energy, Inc.

Xi Zhang

Head, Embedded Networks Research Group, Siemens Corporate Technology

Lunch

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Convocation Room, Friend Center
Corner of William Street and Olden Street
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

Afternoon Session

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Co-benefits of Air Quality Improvements for Health, Climate, and Solar PV Electricity Generation

Denise Mauzerall

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Cool Buildings with Less Cooling: Novel Liquid Desiccant-membrane Dehumidification and Integrated Radiant Cooling – Abstract

Forrest Meggers

Assistant Professor of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Lightning Round – Coastal Resilience

Storm surge and rainfall flooding – Abstract

Ning Lin

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dynamic geography of the population and economic response to sea level rise – Abstract

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Theodore A. Wells ’29 Professor of Economics and International Affairs

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Designing and Building Resilient Coastal Infrastructure

Elie Bou-Zeid, Moderator

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Director, Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources

Robert Freudenberg

Vice President, Energy & Environment, Regional Plan Association

Guy Nordenson

Professor of Architecture

Raghuveer Vinukollu

Senior Property Reinsurance Underwriter, Swiss Re

Poster Session and Reception

4:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Maeder Hall
86 Olden Street
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: (609) 258-4899