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The 12th Annual Industry Conference will be held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Student Center, and Min H. Kao Engineering Building on April 30 - May 1, 2024. Accommodations will be at the Marriott Knoxville Downtown next to the Worlds Fair Park.

Published Conference Material

Conference Agenda



Marriott reservation link



Invited Speaker Presentations and Research Thrust Overviews will all be held in Room 169 in the University Student Center on April 30th & May 1st.  Lab Tours and Poster Sessions will be at the Min H. Kao Building on the University of Tennessee campus on the same days.  Lunch will be provided in Room 169 on April 30th .  The Industry & Faculty Dinner Meeting will be in The Gallery at the Marriott Knoxville Downtown on the night of April 30th. (A more detailed schedule will be sent to attendees a few weeks before the conference begins).


Hotel garage parking is available for a charge of $35 per day and will be available with your hotel registration.  The hotel is within walking distance of the University campus.  CURENT will provide van shuttle services for any attendees who require it.


Recommended Services:

  • Uber
  • LYFT
  • Knoxville World Class Taxi (865-691-1900)


Please contact Michael Rogers at 865-974-3482 or mroger69@utk.edu if any issues arise.


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Darrell Moore
Director, NERC
Dr. Olga Spahn
Program Director, ARPA-E 
Fred Jones
Research Director, Raytheon
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Dr. Yingchen Zhang
Vice-President, Utilidata
Dr. Peter Barbosa
Director, Delta Electronics

Keynote Speaker Talks & Bios



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Dr. Sandra Bogetic
Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee - Knoxville
 Dr. Feng-Yuan Zhang
Professor, University of Tennessee- Knoxville

Tutorial Presenters Talks & Bios