Clean Technology 2009

Clean Technology Short Courses

Sunday May 3, 2009, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Houston, Texas

The Clean Technology Short Courses educate participants in a range of clean technologies and impacted industries through a One-Day Intensive Program. All courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields. Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch with the instructors.

2009 Short Courses

0901: renewable energy Renewable Energy Overview
Daniel L. Laird
Staff Researcher
Sandia National Laboratories
0902: nuclear energy The Future of Energy Conversion and Storage: Batteries, fuel cells, capacitors, hydrogen and storage
Monika Willert-Porada, Professor in Materials Processing
Universität Bayreuth, Germany
0904: nuclear energy Nuclear Power Generation: Concepts, Challenges, and Materials
Thomas E. Blue, Director, Nuclear Research Reactor
Wolfgang Windl, Associate Professor
The Ohio State University
0907: Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion 
Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion
Alex Freundlich
Photovoltaic and Nanostructures Laboratories, Center for Advanced Materials, Physics and ECE departments, University of Houston, Houston Texas
0908: green building New Clean Technologies for Green Building
George Elvin
Green Technology Forum

Nanotechnology Short Courses

0501: nano molecular electronics Nano- and Molecular-Scale Electronics
Mark Reed
Yale University
0502: carbon nanotube - CNT Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Meyya Meyyappan
Wolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
0503: nano particulates Functional Nanoparticles and Films made in the Gas-Phase
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
0504: nano particulates Microfluidics in Life Sciences
Joel S. Rossier
DiagnoSwiss S.A., Switzerland
0505: polymer nanotechnology Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications
Donald C. Sundberg and Yvon Durant
University of New Hampshire
0506: medical nanotechnology Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston
0507: nanotechnology bio materials tissues Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering
Thomas J. Webster
Brown University
0511: technology marketing Nanotechnology for Oil and Gas
Florin Ciontu
Chief Executive Officer, NanoSPRINT
0512: technology marketing Soft Nanotechnology and Self-Assembly: Industrial Applications
Fiona Case
NSTI Soft Nanotechnology Coordinator, Case Scientific
0514: nanocomposites Introduction to Nanocomposites: Processing, Properties and Characterization
Thomas Twardowski
Twardowski Scientifc

TechConnect Summit Workshops

0509: technology commercialization Technology Commercialization
Michael Pratt, Director of Corporate Business Development
Sean Lee, Licensing Associate, Physical Sciences
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University
0510: technology marketing Marketing Complex Innovation
Steve Schuster
Chairman & Founder
Rainier Corporation

Who Should Attend

These introductory - to intermediate - level courses are suitable for: Managers, Practicing Engineers, Industrial Scientists, on a decision-making level, Executives seeking strategic planning insight, Policy Makers with some technical background, and Academic Researchers developing a strong clean technology program.

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