Technical Program

Monday, 12 March 2007

1600-1800 hours Registration
1800-2000 hours Welcome Reception
13 MARCH 2007
0930 - 1130
INAUGURATION
Moderators: Vikram Kumar, IN and Jim Chang, Japan
G. Melendez, US Welcome
T. Ramasamy, IN Inaugural Address
 
COFFEE BREAK
INAUGURAL SESSION
Moderators: Vikram Kumar, IN and Jim Chang, Japan
A. Patil, US US Army R&D Focus
R. Ponnappan, US US Air Force R&D Focus
J. Pazik, US US Navy R&D Focus
A. Mitra, US Indo-US S&T Cooperation
1200-1330
TECHNICAL SESSION I
BATTERIES
Moderators: Ashok Shukla, IN and Jon Oistein Hasvold, NO
Jean Marie Tarascon, FR Moving from bulk to nanomaterials to design better Li-based storage batteries for a "Green Energy Society
S. Sampath, IN Electrochemical Capacitors Based on Gel Electrolytes and Exfoliated Graphite and its Composites
N. Munichandraiah, IN Lithium-air Battery
Daniel A. Scherson, US Novel Tactics for Monitoring in Situ Charge Flow Within High Energy Density Lithium-Ion Batteries
Marcelle Gaune-Escard, FR Molten Salts, Power and Energy
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
1330-1430
LUNCH
1430-1630

TECHNICAL SESSION II
FUEL CELLS

Moderators: C.Karuppiah, US and K.T. Jacob, IN
Trevor Kirsten, SA Dismounted Soldier Power
Romesh Kumar, US Fuel Cell Power Systems for Automotive, Stationery, and Portable Power Applications
S.R. Narayan, US Advances in Materials and System Technology for Portable Fuel Cells
Chockkalingam Karuppaiah, US Meeting the reliability and durability goals of PEMFC Stacks: Materials and Engineering Solutions
J. Narayana Das, IN Fuel cells - an energy source
1630-1700
COFFEE BREAK
A.K. Shukla, IN Polymer-Electrolyte-Based Fuel Cells
Rajendra N. Basu, IN Development of Planar SOFC Technology at CGCRI
K.T. Jacob, IN Regenerative Fuel Cells in the Context of Future Energy Requirements
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION

14 MARCH 2007
0930 - 1100

TECHNICAL SESSION III
HYDROGEN PRODUCTION, STORAGE AND DELIVERY

Moderator: Romesh Kumar, US and Prabhakar Singh, US
S.Srinivasa Murthy, IN Thermal design aspects of solid-state hydrogen storage using metal hydrides
Pinakin S. Patel, US Direct Fuel Cell Power Plants for Clean and Efficient Energy
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
 

TECHNICAL SESSION IV
BIOMASS AND WINDPOWER

Moderator: S.S. Murthy, IN and Pinakin S. Patel, US
H. S. Mukunda, IN Waste-to-Energy including some e-wastes
J.J. Isaac, IN Energy Related Activities at the National Aerospace Laboratories
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
 
TECHNICAL SESSION V
SOLAR ENERGY
Moderator: A. Kalghatgi, IN and Marcelle Gaune-Escard, FR

Vikram Kumar, IN
Photovoltaics – A perspective
Richard Corkish, AU Research and Education Activities at UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering
1100-1130
COFFEE BREAK
Lawrence L. Kazmerski, US Solar Photovoltaics: Evolutionary, Disruptive, and Revolutionary Technologies
Jean-Pierre Fleurial, US Recent Advances in Thermoelectric Power Generation Technology and Terrestrial Application Opportunities
Pranav R. Mehta, IN Solar Energy for India through Space Based Solar Satellites & NASA Technology
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
1300-1400
LUNCH
1400-1600
TECHNICAL SESSION VI
GAS HYDRATES
Moderator: Richard Coffin, US and Kalachand Sain, IN
Richard B. Coffin, US Naval Research Laboratory Activity in International Methane Hydrate Exploration
Kalachand Sain, IN Gas-hydrates: India’s future potential energy resource
N. Satyavani, IN Gas Hydrates
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
 
TECHNICAL SESSION VII
COGENERATION STIRLING ENGINE, INDIVIDUAL COOLING
Moderator: S. R. Narayan, US and Henry W. Brandhorst, US

M. Kevin Drost, US
Landis Kannberg

The Application of Microchannel Technology to Heat Actuated Cooling for Portable Combined Heat and Power
1600-1630
COFFEE BREAK
Henry W. Brandhorst, Jr., US Free-Piston Stirling Convertor Technology for Military and Space Applications
Surjit Singh, IN and
Sriram Jaisimha, IN
Co-Generation for High Altitude Areas
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
15 MARCH 2007
0900 - 1100
TECHNICAL SESSION VIII
ENERGY MANAGEMENT
Moderators: J. Narayan Das, IN and Landis Kannberg, US
Subbarao Surampudi, US Overview of the Space Power Conversion and Energy Storage Technologies
Jon Oistein Hasvold, NO Consequences of the Norwegian soldier modernization program: Energy sources and power distribution in the field
Landis Kannberg, US Advanced Energy System Operation
Ponnappan R An Overview of AFRL's Power and Energy Storage Research
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
1100-1130
COFFEE BREAK
1130-1200
TECHNICAL SESSION IX
PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE
Moderators: S.G. Sampath, US and Ashok S. Patil, US
Prabhakar Singh, US
Portable Power Systems: Technology Status and Roadmap for Accelerated Development, Demonstration and Deployment
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION
1200-1300
CLOSING REMARKS
  S.G. Sampath, US
Ashok S. Patil, US
1300
LUNCH
Workshop Concludes