20

Defining and Refining the Energy-Water-Food Nexus

May 21 - 23, 2017

Louisville, KY

Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Delaina Amos 
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville

Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Professor & Director, Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville

Workshop Coordinator

Andrew Marsh
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville 

Organizing Committee


Workshop Chairs

Mahendra Sunkara, PhD
Professor, Chemical Engineering
Director, Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Rodney Andrews, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Center for Applied Energy Research
University of Kentucky 


Workshop Coordinator

Andrew Marsh
Assistant Director
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville 


Fiscal Officer

Eunice Salazar
Administrative Associate
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville


SOLAR ENERGY

Thad Druffel, PhD, PE
Theme Leader, Solar Manufacturing R&D
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Hemali Rathnayake, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Western Kentucky University

Vijay Singh, PhD
Professor, Earl Robinson Chair in Engineering
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Kentucky


ENERGY MATERIALS DISCOVERY

Jacek Jasinski, PhD
Theme Leader, Energy Materials Science
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Madhu Menon, PhD
Associate Director, Center for Computational Sciences
University of Kentucky 


MEMBRANES

Jagannadh Satyavolu, PhD
Theme Leader, Biofuels & Biomass
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Dibakar Bhattacharyya, PhD
Alumni Professor, Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky 


BIOFUELS

Jagannadh Satyavolu, PhD
Theme Leader, Biofuels & Biomass
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Eric Berson, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
University of Louisville

 


ENERGY STORAGE

Gamini Sumanasekera, PhD
Professor, Physics
Theme Leader, Energy Storage & Efficiency
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville

Yang-Tse Cheng, PhD
Professor, Chemical & Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky 


SOLAR FUELS

Josh Spurgeon, PhD
Theme Leader, PEC/PV Devices 
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville 


ENERGY EFFICIENCY

W. Mark McGinley, PhD, PE
Professor, Endowed Chair in Infrastructure Research
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Louisville

Robert Hickman, PhD
Theme Leader, Power Electronics
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research
University of Louisville


ENTREPRENEURSHIP PANEL

Eugene Krentsel, PhD
Associate Vice President, Research and Innovation
University of Louisville