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2013 Conference Acknowledgements

Conference Co-Chairpersons  

Mr. Robert B. Catell
Chairman, Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center
Chairman, New York State Smart Grid Consortium

Dr. Yacov Shamash
Vice President for Economic Development  
Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Stony Brook University

Frank Murray
President and CEO
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Dr. Sam Aronson
Brookhaven National Laboratory

Gil Quiniones
President & CEO  
New York Power Authority

Scientific Advisory Council

Brookhaven National LabChairperson:   Dr. Doon Gibbs
Director for Science & Technology
Brookhaven National Laboratory

IEEE Dr. Charles Rubenstein
Board of Directors

Stony Brook University Dr. Miriam Rafailovich  
Distinguished Professor,  
AERTCStony Brook University  
Chief Scientist,  
Advanced Energy Center

ESF Dr. Cornelius Murphy
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry

NYSERDA Dr. Ellen Burkhard
Senior Project Manager,  
Clean Energy Research and Market Development

NYIT Dr. Nada Anid
Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences
New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)

USDS Dr. Devinder Mahajan
Jefferson Science Fellow
United States Department of State- Bureau of Energy Resources

AEC Dr. Esther Takeuchi
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Stony Brook University, Advanced Energy Center

NYU Poly Dr. Kurt Becker
Associate Provost for Research and Technology Initiatives

Farmingdale Dr. Kamal Shahrabi
Dean of the School of Engineering Technology
Farmingdale State College

Phillips Dr. Satyen Mukherjee
Chief Scientist and Senior Director
Philips Research

Stony Brook University Dr. Dennis Assanis
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Stony Brook University

Entek Dr. Harry Davitian
EnTek Power

CNSE Dr. Pradeep Haldar
Vice President for Clean Energy Programs, CNSE

Syracuse Dr. Ed Bogucz
Executive Director
Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems

CNSE Dr. Jurij Paraszczak
Director Industry Solutions and Smarter Cities  

Syracuse Dr. Gary R Allen
Principal Engineer in New Technology
GE Lighting

Program Committee

NYSERDA Chairperson:   Don LaVada

Farmingdale Dr. Miriam Deitsch
Farmingdale State

Brookhaven Ric Trotta
Trotta Associates

Brookhaven Steven Levine
Encap Renewables

National Grid Diane Blankenhorn
National Grid

Empire State Development Ed Reinfurt
Empire State Development

IBM Diane Brink

NYPA Evan DeCotis

Organizing Committee

Jim Smith
Assistant Vice President Economic Development
Advanced Energy Center at Stony Brook University

Kathleen Ferrell
VP Coordinator & Director of Special Programs
Office of the Vice President for Economic Development, Stony Brook University

Charlie MacLeod
SMM Advertising

Wendy Morris
Managing Partner

Adam Ortiz
Coordinator for Economic Development
Advanced Energy Center, Stony Brook University

Derek O’Connor
Materials Coordinator
Advanced Energy Center, Stony Brook University

Jack Kramer
Advanced Energy Center

Sponsorship Committee

Chairperson:   David Winchester
Chief Learning Officer
CleanTech Rocks

Amanda Godden
Marketing Manager
CleanTech Rocks

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