Dynamic forces are combining to produce a momentum away from fossil fuel based transportation to the use of electricity. Political, environmental, demand and supply pressures on fossil fuels all are combining with breakthrough advancements in Electric Drive Train technologies to produce an environment where electrical vehicles will become dominant players in transportation.
2014 Conference (April 1-2, 2014): This is a student-focused conference exploring renewable energy research activities at ASU, U of A, and NAU. The conference will feature student talks and poster presentations, representing the broad range of activities on both campuses. This year's event will take place in Tempe at the Arizona State University campus.
Join us on March 18, 2014 for a lecture with ASU's Dr. Joni Adamson on "How the Humanities Power Efforts to Live Well (Not Better)."
Join us for a panel-style discussion with Daniel Hunter, Dave Brixen, Mark Wilhelm, and Nicholas Brown on the zero carbon initiative between Arizona State University, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Ameresco, Inc. Panel will be hosted by director Peter Byck of Carbon Nation.
Join ASU LightWorks and the Center for Science and the Imagination for a lecture on "Innovation Challenges in a Large Energy Company" presented by Shell GameChangers Henk Mooiweer and Hans Haringa.
Join LightWorks and IEEE PES Oct. 28 for a two-part series on challenges for the future energy grid and a discussion on the impact of smart grid, renewables and transportation electrification with Lee Krevat, the director of San Diego Gas & Electric's (SDG&E) smart grid initiative and others.
The 7th annual Algae Biomass Summit will take place September 30 - October 3, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Florida. This dynamic event unites industry professionals from all sectors of the world’s algae utilization industries including, but not limited to, financing, algal ecology, genetic systems, carbon partitioning, engineering & analysis, biofuels, animal feeds, fertilizers, bioplastics, supplements and foods.
Join us for an opportunity to engage with three leading scientists on photovoltaic performance and reliability. ASU students, faculty and researchers are encouraged to participate in the entirety of the summit, but can participate in one or more session talks.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities to interact with Dr. Robert Bankenship, Lucille P. Markey Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences at Washington University at St. Louis, Missouri and Director of the Washington University Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC). ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a seminar and a panel discussion where Dr. Blankenship will be addressing the first step in biological solar conversion and the future of bioenergy.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities on February 11, 2013 to interact with Dr. George Crabtree, Distinguished Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of Joint Center for Energy Storage Research at Argonne National Laboratory. ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a technical talk and a lecture where Dr. Crabtree will be addressing the challenge of electricity storage and an outlook of the next fifty years in energy.
Join us for up to 2 opportunities to engage with Dr. Mahesh Morjaria, Vice President in Global Grid Integration at First Solar. ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions including a technical talk and lecture where Dr. Morjaria will be addressing the development and integration of utility scale PV technology and its transition as a mainstream power source.
Join us for up to 3 opportunities on November 19, 2012 to engage with Dr. Michael A. Tamor, Executive Technical Leader for Hybrid Vehicle and Fuel Cell Research. During a visit to Arizona, ASU students, faculty and researchers can participate in one or more sessions include a talk, workshop and lecture where Tamor will be addressing electric vehicles, sustainable transportation, and what our transportation future may look like in 2050.
The Arizona Solar Summit brings people and organizations together to advance the solar energy industry on a national and regional scale. The Summit launched the building of a network designed to address specific challenges that, if met, will propel Arizona to national prominence in the solar energy market. The third Arizona Solar Summit took place on October 9 & 10, 2012. Visit the website for more information and to get involved at www.azsolarsummit.org.