Clean Technology 2008
Environmental Cleantechnology

Environmental Cleantechnology

Symposium Chair

Peter Adriaens Peter Adriaens
Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Michigan

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday June 2

8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech
1:00 BP Alternative Energy
 

Tuesday June 3

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
3:30 Environmental Clean Technology
 

Wednesday June 4

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
1:30 Energy Legislation/Environmental Issues
 Environmental Cleantech
 

Thursday June 5

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday June 2

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8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & CleantechExhibit Hall D
8:30 Welcome
P. Glaza, Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:40 TBA
J. Inslee, U.S. Congress, 1st Congressional District Washington, US
9:20 It’s a Nano World
R.O. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
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1:00 BP Alternative EnergyRoom 312
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
1:00 Venturing in Alternative Energy at BP
I. Dairanieh, Beyond Petroleum, US
 

Tuesday June 3

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantech - Welcome to Massachusetts
I. Bowles, Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts, US
8:40 Future Mobility and Hydrogen
D. Macleod, Shell Hydrogen, US
9:10 Smarter Solutions for Greener Planet
S. Nunes, IBM Big Green Innovations, US
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3:30 Environmental Clean TechnologyRoom 313
 Session chair: Peter Adriaens, University of Michigan, US
3:30 Environmental CleanTech: Assessing Value Chains and Venture Opportunities
P. Adriaens, The University of Michigan, US
3:50 Conversion of Glycerol-rich Product (GRP) into Biopolymers
F. Freitas, J. Pais, V.D. Alves, M. Carvalheira, N. Costa, R. Oliveira, M.A.M. Reis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, PT
4:10 By-product Synergy Networks, Driving Innovation through Waste Reduction and Carbon Mitigation
A. Mangan, E. Olivetti, US Business Council on Sustainable Development, US
4:30 Valorization of Waste in a Gasification Plant to Clean Power Production
M. Pérez-Fortes, A. Bojarski, S. Ferrer-Nadal, G. Kopanos, J.M. Nougués, E. Velo, L. Puigjaner, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), ES
4:50 Enhancing Combustion and Heat Exchange Through Electrical Augmentation
D. Goodson, R. Rutkowski, G. Osler, ClearSign Combustion Corporation, US
 

Wednesday June 4

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantechnology at the DOE
P. Dickerson - COO, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US
9:00 Investment trends in Cleantech
W. James, Rockport Capital Partners, US
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1:30 Energy Legislation/Environmental IssuesRoom 305
 Session chair: Roy M. Palk, New Horizons, US
- K. Reich, Wolfblock, US
- T. Williamson, EPA New England, US
- R. Palk, New Horizons, US
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Environmental CleantechRoom 302
- Removal of Zn(II) from Aqueous Solution by Biosorption using two Green Algal Species Oscillatoria sp. & Spirogyra sp.
D. Singh, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, IN
- Non-Toxic Molybdenum as the Rolls-Royce nanoengines of the transition metal ions for the remediation of toxic sediments in harbours and urban waterways
M.R. Reda, CanadElectrochim, CA
- The Status and Future of Methane Destruction Projects in Mexico
E. Lokey, University of Colorado at Boulder, US
- Hydrogen Energy Recovery and Environmental Sustainability on Renewable Biomass System
R. Saravanane, B. Radjaram, Pondicherry Engineering College, IN
- Wetland System: A Cheaper and Efficient Treatment Option for the Food Processing Waste in Africa
J. Akinkugbe Adelegan, O. Akinyele Agbede, Global Network for Environment and Economic Development Research, NG
- Studies on the removal of Cr (VI) from simulated wastewater using agricultural produce processing industry waste: a case study of rice husk
M. Bansal, U.K. Garg, D. Singh, V.K. Garg, Indian National Institute of Technology, IN
- Nutrient recovery from soybean whey, a waste stream from soybean processing industry, by lactic acid bacterial fermentation and subsequent nisin production
D. Mitra, A.L. Pometto III, S.K. Khanal and J. van Leeuwen, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, US
- Characteristics of SCR catalysts for the oxidation of gaseous elemental mercury
S.M. Lee, D.W. Kim, I.Y. Lee, J.B. Lee, M.H. Kim, S.W. Ham, Kyungil University, KR
- Nanodispersed Pt-catalyzed N2O Reduction for NH3-DeNOx SCR Process Applications
M.H. Kim, S.W. Ham, Daegu University, KR
- Durability of Supported CoOx Nanoparticles for Low-Temperature CO Oxidation
K.H. Kim, M.H. Kim, S.W. Ham, Daegu University, KR
- Global and Regional Respiratory Health and Cleantech
A. Buttz, SME, US
- Smart Textile Fabric Filters using Mixed Nanofibres
C.J. Greyling, R.D. Sanderson, University of Stellenbosch and Coco Solutions, ZA
- Experimental investigation of a new granular filter design for gas cleaning
D. Stanghelle, O.K. Sønju, J.E. Hustad, Norwegian Unicersity of Science and Technology, NO
- High-rise Buildings: A Palette for Clean Technology Innovation
J. Boyer, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, US
- A System for Capturing CO2 from a Combustion Exhaust – Feasibility Research
S.C. Bates, C.V. Kumar, S. Yavuzkurt, M. Duff, V.K. Mudhivarthi, Thoughtventions Unlimited LLC, US
- Natural Products from Microorganisms and Plants as Alternatives to Synthetic Chemical Pesticides
P.G. Marrone, Marrone Organic Innovations, US
- Signaficantly reducing of the emission by revolutionary shift gearbox technology
V. Abramov, TransUNImission, Inc., US
- DNA Biosensor Functionalized Carbon Nanotube for Monitoring Environmental Pollutants
S.A. Afuwape, National University San Diego, US
- Atmospheric Water Generation as a Viable Water Resource
U. Mtambuzi, AquaMaker/Osiris Enterprises, US
- Integrating the Triple Bottom Line of Sustainability with Life Cycle Environmental Assessments for Military Non-Lethal Technologies
O. Saulters, R. Green, Kansas State University, US
- Cleaner air through air management in vehicles
M. Moktader, aerosynthesis llc, US
- Biodegradable composites based on Starch/EVA blends and coir
M.F. Rosa, B-S Chiou, E.S. Medeiros, D.F. Wood, L.H.C. Mattoso, W.J. Orts, S.H. Imam, Embrapa - Brazil / USDA - USA, US
- Lean and Green- The Environmental Life Cycle of a Building
R. Hanson, Nationwide Consulting LLC, US
- Current and Future Environmentally Friendly Flux Technologies
L. Flaherty, T. Masumoto, J.S. Austin Jr, R. Knar, Raytheon, US
 

Synopsis

Welcome to the CTSI Special Symposium on Environmental Cleantechnology. This symposium focuses on the state-of-art in clean technology as it applies directly to the environmental topics listed below. Although these topics overlap somewhat with other symposium, we feel that technical advancements directly towards societal and environmental applications requires its on focus community presented here. We welcome your submissions into the non-exclusive topic list below, and look forward to your participation.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Bioremediation
  • Desalination
  • Phytoremediation
  • Recycling
  • Smart Fertilizers
  • Waste Utilization
  • Water Purification
  • Water Treatment
  • Air Quality
  • Other