8:30 - 9:00   Registration

9:00 - 9:20   Introductions & Welcoming Remarks
George Hazelrigg, Acting Division Director, CMMI Division, National Science Foundation

R. D. Shelton, World Technology Evaluation Center

(Each presentation leaves 5min for Q&A)

9:20 - 9:55   Executive Summary
Matthew Realff (Panel Chair), Georgia Institute of Technology

9:55 - 10:30   PV and Solar-thermal
Ryne Raffaelle, Rochester Institute of Technology

10:30 - 10:40   Coffee Break

10:40 - 11:25   Biomass to Biogas and Biofuels
Wayne Curtis, The Pennsylvania State University

11:25 - 12:00   Manufacturing
Europe: Delcie Durham, University of South Florida and
Asia: Jian Cao, Northwestern University

12:00 - 13:00   Lunch Break

13:00 - 13:35   Wind and Wave
Matthew Realff, Georgia Institute of Technology

13:35 - 14:10   Systems Engineering
Abhijit Deshmukh, Purdue University (presented by Paul Collopy)

14:10 - 14:30   Coffee Break

14:30 - 15:00   Education
Paul Collopy, National Science Foundation

15:00 - 15:30   Q&A and General Discussion
All panel

15:30 - 4:00   Conclusions and Closing Statements
Matthew Realff, Georgia Institute of Technology


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