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CURENT’s 2020 Industry Conference and NSF/DOE Site Visit

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CURENT’s 9th Annual Industry Conference and NSF/DOE Site Visit is Nov. 6-10. The Industry Conference is Friday, Nov. 6 and the Site Visit is Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 9-10. Relevant Site Visit events for Industry will take place on Mon. Nov. 9. The visit will be held virtually. 

The Industry Conference will be from 10:30 to 17:30 on Friday, Nov. 6 and will feature several speakers from the power and energy field including: 

  • Dr. Danielle Merfeld, VP and CTO, GE Renewable Energy
  • Mr. Patrick Panciatici, Scientific Advisor, Réseau de Transport d' Electricité (RTE)
  • Dr. Wendy Zhang, Supervisor of Transmission Planning, PG&E
  • Dr. Val Miftakhov, Founder & CEO, ZeroAvia
  • Dr. Isik Kizilyalli, Associate Director for Technology and Program Director, ARPA-E

There will also be an industry / student panel discussion with:  

  • Dr. Shengyi Liu, Technical Fellow & Chief Architect of Platform Subsystems, Boeing Research & Technology 
  • Dr. David A. Schoenwald, Principal Member Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Dr. Tao Xia, Consulting Engineer, Dominion Power
  • Dr. Slava Maslennikov, Technical Manager, ISO New England

Industry Conference Invited Speaker Bios and Abstracts

Industry Conference Invited Panelist Bios

Center Site Visit Presentation and Student Poster Presentations

Relevant Site Visit events for Industry will take place on Monday, Nov. 9 and will feature overviews from the faculty thrust leaders and posters/presentations from the students.  

We ask that you register for the event. Register here

Industry Conference agenda 

NSF/DOE Site Visit agenda 

Industry Conference calendar file

Site Visit calendar file  

ZOOM links are on the agendas and email invites. 

We look forward to seeing you.