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Conference Committees


Conference Co-Chairpersons

Robert Catell
Chairman of the Board, Advanced Energy Center  
Chairman, NYS Smart Grid Consortium

Yacov Shamash
Vice President, Economic Development
Stony Brook University

Alicia Barton
President & CEO
NYSERDA

Gil C. Quiniones
President & CEO
New York Power Authority

Ken Daly
President
National Grid New York

 

 

Scientific Advisory Council

 

Stony Brook UniversityCo-Chairperson:   Dr. Yacov Shamash
Vice President, Economic Development  
Stony Brook University

 

Brookhaven National Laboratory Co-Chairperson:   Dr. Doon Gibbs
Director
Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

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

 

Stony Brook University

Dr. Kathleen Araujo
Assistant Professor, Technology and Society Department, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Stony Brook University

 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dr. Chulsung Bae
Professor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Dr. Kurt Becker
Vice Dean for Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship  
NYU Tandon School of Engineering

 

Syracuse University Center of Excellence Dr. Edward A. Bogucz
Executive Director, Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems  
Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Syracuse University

NYSERDA Dr. Ellen Burkhard
Senior Project Manager, Environmental Research and Energy Resources  
NYSERDA

 

Cornell University Dr. Lance R. Collins
Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering
Cornell University

 

The Kate Gleason College of Engineering Dr. Doreen Edwards
Dean and Professor  
Kate Gleason College of Engineering  
Rochester Institute of Engineering

 

University of Delaware Dr. Jeremy Firestone
Director, Center for Carbon-free Power Integration Professor
School of Marine Science and Policy  
University of Delaware

University at Buffalo Dr. Liesl Folks
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied
Sciences University at Buffalo

 

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Dr. Serpil Guran
Director, Rutgers EcoComplex,“Clean Energy Innovation Center” RutgersX “EcoIgnite: Clean Energy Proof of Concept Center& Accelerator” Program Assoc. Teach. Prof. Dept. of Plant Biology
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

 

Clarkson University Dr. William Jemison
Tony Collins Professor of Innovative Engineering Culture  
Dean of Engineering - Wallace H Coulter School of Engineering  
Clarkson University

 

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Dr. Laura Joseph
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Farmingdale State College


NYSERDA Dr. Robyn Marquis
Project Manager, Clean Transportation
NYSERDA

 

University at Albany SUNY Dr. Richard Perez
Research Professor
University at Albany

 

SUNY Polytechnic Institute Dr. Bahgat Sammakia
Interim President
SUNY Polytechnic Institute

 

Stony Brook University Fotis Sotiropoulos, PhD, Dean
SUNY Distinguished Professor
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Stony Brook University

 

Stony Brook University Dr. Esther Takeuchi
SUNY Distinguished Professor  
Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemistry Director, Center for Mesoscale Transport Properties (m2M), Stony Brook University, Energy Sciences Directorate, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University

 


Workshop Presenters

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Edgewise Energy Moderator:   Sammy Chu
Chief Executive Officer  
Edgewise Energy

 

Center for Corporate Education at Stony Brook University Moderator:   Pat Malone
Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Education and The Advanced Energy Training Institute
Stony Brook University

 

Suffolk County Economic Development

Introduced by:   Lisa Broughton
Suffolk County Energy Director
Economic Development and Planning Department   

 

NYSERDA Alicia Barton
President & CEO
NYSERDA

 

National Grid Kenneth D. Daly
President
National Grid New York

 

Brookhaven National Laboratory Dr. Doon Gibbs
Director
Brookhaven National Laboratory

 

New York Power Authority (NYPA) Kimberly A. Harriman  
Senior Vice President of Public & Regulatory Affairs
New York Power Authority

 

GE Renewable Energy Danielle W. Merfeld, Ph.D.
VP and Chief Technology Officer
GE Renewable Energy

 

WSP

Paul Meyer
Senior Vice President
WSP

 

Workforce Development Institute Ed Murphy
Executive Director
Workforce Development Institute (WDI)

 

 

Workforce Development Institute Kristine Pizzo
SVP of Human Resources and Enterprise Shared Services
New York Power Authority


 

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Ellen A. Redmond
International Representative
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers    

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