McDonnell Academy Global Energy and Environment Partnership
A CONSORTIUM OF 28 UNIVERSITIES AND CORPORATE PARTNERS WORKING TOGETHER IN ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABILITY RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND OPERATIONS
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PRE-SYMPOSIUM EVENTS
SHORT COURSES & WORKSHOP
December 6 - 8, 2012

PLEASE CLICK ON SPEAKER NAME TO VIEW THEIR PRESENTATIONS MADE AT THE SYMPOSIUM.

THURSDAY DECEMBER 6, 2012

9:00am - 8:00pm SHORT COURSE ON "AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT"
Instructors:
Rudy Husar, Washington University in St. Louis
Jingkun Jiang, Tsinghua University
Jay Turner, Washington University in St. Louis
Virendra Sethi, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Orhan Yenigun, Bogazici University

6:00pm - Dinner

Victor Menezes
Convention Center
IIT Bombay Campus
9:00am - 6:00pm SHORT COURSE ON "ENERGY, WATER & SUSTAINABILITY"
Instructors:
John Murphy, Washington University in St. Louis
Ray Ehrhard, Washington University in St. Louis
Pratim Biswas, Washington University in St. Louis
Prasad Modak, Environmental Management Center

Hotel Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012

9:00am - 5:00pm SHORT COURSE ON "AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT" (day 2, continued) Victor Menezes  Convention Center
IIT Bombay Campus
9:00am - 5:00pm
SHORT COURSE ON "ENERGY & WATER EFFICIENCY"
(day 2, continued)
Hotel Sofitel, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012

9:30am - 3:00pm
(By Invitation Only, SERIIUS Members)
SOLAR ENERGY WORKSHOP:  India - USA Investigator Discussions
Organized by SERIIUS: Solar Energy Research Institute for India & USA

Session Organizers:
David Ginley, National Renewable Energy Lab, USDOE
Juzer Vasi, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Kamanio Chattopadhyay, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Pratim Biswas, Washington University in St. Louis

Victor Menezes Convention Center
IIT Bombay
5:00pm - 7:00pm Overview of SERIIUS & Dinner (By invitation only)
The Oberoi Hotel
The Rooftop

 

SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM
December 9 to 12, 2012
All events at The Oberoi Hotel (unless stated)



SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2012

8:00am - 12:00pm REGISTRATION AND HOSPITALITY

The Oberoi Hotel
Lotus Room Foyer
1:30pm - 1:45pm Buses Depart from IITB & TISS to The Oberoi Hotel  
2:30pm - 2:45pm Buses Depart from Ambassador Hotel to The Oberoi Hotel  
1:30pm - 3:00pm
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY ALUMNI and FRIENDS RECEPTION
The Rooftop
3:00pm - 4:00pm HIGH TEA / COFFEE and POSTER SESSION
Organizers:
Sagar Mitra, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Venkat Subramanian, Washington University in St. Louis
Jimmy Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Gulmohar and Jacaronda  Rooms
4:00pm - 6:00pm OPENING SESSION
Introductions and Welcome by:

Devang Khakhar, Director, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
S. Parasuraman, Director, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Mark.S. Wrighton, Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis
Anil Kakodkar, Chairman, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Subramaniam Ramadorai, Chairman, Board of Governors, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Keynote Presentation
Praful Patel, Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Presidents Panel Discussion
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, Washington University in St. Louis
Director Devang Khakhar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Director S. Parasuraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Rector M.M. Gulay Barbarosoglu, Bogacizi University
President Ahmet Acar, METU
Vice Chancellor Emeritus, Deborah Terry, University of Queensland
Regal Room
6:30pm - 9:00pm WELCOME RECEPTION Sunset Lounge, Mexican Room, and Poolside
7:00pm STUDENT EVENT
Downtown Tour and dinner
Ambassador Hotel Lobby
9:00pm Buses Depart from The Oberoi Hotel to IITB & TISS  

 


Monday, December 10, 2012

6:30am Buses depart from IITB & TISS to The Oberoi Hotel
7:30am - 7:45am Buses depart from Ambassador Hotel to The Oberoi Hotel  
8:00am - 3:00pm REGISTRATION & HOSPITALITY The Oberoi Hotel
Lotus Room Foyer
8:30am OPENING REMARKS
Regal Room
8:45am - 10:00am

GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF RURAL ENERGY ISSUES - ENERGY, POVERTY, & ENVIRONMENTAL NEXUS
Moderators:
Gautam Yadama, Washington University in St. Louis
T. Jayaraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Plenary Speakers
:
Bundhit Eua-arporn, Chulalongkorn University
D. Raghunandan, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Sujeesh Krishnan, Special Advisor, UN Sustainable Energy for All

10:00am - 10:30am POSTER SESSION AND TEA / COFFEE
Organizers:
Sagar Mitra, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Venkat Subramanian, Washington University in St. Louis
Jimmy Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Jacaranda and Gulmohar Rooms
10:30am - 11:45am RURAL DEVELOPMENT ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT PROJECTS THROUGH
INDUSTRY - MULTI - UNIVERSITY - NETWORK

Moderator:
S. Parasuraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Plenary Speakers:
Suresh Prabhu, Former Union Minister of Power, Former Union Minister of Environment & Forests, Government. of India
Christopher J. Hagedorn, President - Asia and Trading, Peabody Energy
Pashupathy Gopalan, Vice President and Managing Director, MEMC Electronic Materials




Regal Room
11:45am - 1:15pm SOLAR ENERGY: CHALLENGES IN THE USE OF SOLAR ENERGY IN A DISTRIBUTED MANNER
Moderator:
Juzer Vasi, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Plenary Speakers:
Gireesh Pradhan, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Gov. of India
Ranganayakulu Bodavala, Managing Director, THRIVE Energy Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Shani Keysar, CEO, Sol-Chip
Srinivas Mirmira, Senior Advisor, Office of Policy & International Affairs U.S. Department of Energy

1:15pm - 2:15pm

LUNCH and POSTERS

Lotus, Jacaranda, and Gulmohar Rooms
1:15pm - 3:30pm PRESIDENTS  AND REPRESENTATIVES LUNCH and DISCUSSIONS
(By invitation only)
Udaipur and Jaipur Rooms  
2:15pm - 3:30pm PARALLEL SESSIONS:
1. SOCIAL SCIENCE ISSUES IN ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Moderator:
Eric Zimmerman, Interdisciplinary Center - Herzliya

Speakers:
Yael Parag, Interdisciplinary Center - Herzliya
Melissa Low, National University of Singapore
K. Narayanan, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Leandro Tessler, State University of Campinas
Itai Sened, Washington University in St. Louis
The Oberoi Hotel
2. ENERGY-WATER NEXUS
Moderators:
John Fortner, Washington University in St. Louis
Anil Dikshit, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Speakers:
Orhan Yenigun, Bogazici University
Begum Karakocak, Bogazici University
Suparna Mukherji, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Hiro Mukai, Washington University in St. Louis
R. Sondhe, Thermax Inc.

(Discuss collaborative projects and prepare a white paper outlining future efforts).
3. MAGEEP UNIVERSITY COLLABORTIVE WORK & FUTURE PLANS IN SOLAR ENERGY
Moderator:
Venkat Subramanian, Washington University in St. Louis

Speakers:
Paul Meredith, University of Queensland
Gideon Grader, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Chetan Solanki, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
David Ginley, National Renewable Energy Lab, USDOE
Sanjay Chandra, Boeing Corp.

4. CLEAN COAL TECHNOLOGY - CREATING A GLOBAL UNIVERSITY NETWORK
Moderator:
Milton Catelin, Chief Executive, World Coal Association

Speakers:
Richard Axelbaum, Washington University in St. Louis
Chris Greig, University of Queensland
Qiang Yao, Tsinghua University
A.K. Suresh,  Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

(Panel discussion on scaling up collaborative network and white paper.)

5. BIOMASS COMBUSTION & GASIFICATION & HEALTH EFFECTS
Moderators:
Renjie Dong, China Agricultural University
Anand B. Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Speakers:
Svati Bhogle, TIDE
Mario Castro, Washington University School of Medicine
M. Gharpure, Yajna Fuels
Satish Agnihotri, Indian Administrative Service, Government of India

(Prepare a white paper outlining collaborative programs.)
3:45 pm - 4:00pm
Buses depart from The Oberoi Hotel to IIT Bombay

 
4:45pm - 6:15pm
HIGH TEA / COFFEE
NGO ACTIVITIES SHOWCASE

Organizers:
Tejal Kanitkar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Bakul Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Convocation Hall IITB Campus
6:15pm - 6:45pm
WELCOME BY DIRECTORS DEVANG KHAKHAR, IITB and S. PARASURAMAN, TISS
7:00pm - 9:00pm
DINNER (ALL PARTICIPANTS)

Organizers
:
A.K. Suresh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Anuradda Ganesh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

IIT Bombay
Gulmohar Lawns
9:00pm Buses depart from IITB to The Oberoi Hotel and Ambassador Hotel  

 


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

6:30am Buses depart from IITB and TISS to The Oberoi Hotel  
7:00am - 7:15am Buses depart from Ambassador Hotel to The Oberoi Hotel  
7:30am - 5:00pm REGISTRATION AND HOSPITALITY The Oberoi Hotel
Lotus Room Foyer
8:00am OPENING REMARKS Regal Room
8:15am - 9:30am BUSINESS MODELS  FOR RURAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT PROJECTS
Moderator:
Devang Khakhar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Plenary Speakers:
Ravi Chopra, Director, People's Science Institute
Prasad Modak, President, Environmental Management Centre
Hari Sankaran, Vice Chairman & Managing Director, IL&FS, Ltd.
Sreenath P. Venkatesan, Vice President, IBM India

9:30am - 11:00am ROLE OF COAL IN THE GLOBAL ENERGY SECTOR
Moderators:
Chris Greig, University of Queensland
A.K. Suresh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Plenary Speakers
:
Milton Catelin, Chief Executive, World Coal Association
Narsing Rao, Chairman, Coal India Ltd.

Richard Axelbaum, Washington University in St. Louis
(Presentation of white paper on University Global Coal Network.)

11:00am - 12:30pm MAGEEP EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS IN ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT
Moderator:
Pratim Biswas, Washington University in St. Louis
Shantanu Guha Ray, India Editor, Central European News

Plenary Speakers:
Tom Bakkum, Utrecht University
Rudy Husar, Washington University in St. Louis
Ashok Misra, Former Director, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

12:30pm - 2:00pm LUNCH and POSTERS
Lotus , Jacaranda, and Gulmohar Rooms
2:00pm - 3:30pm DIMENSIONS OF THE ENERGY - WATER NEXUS
Moderators:
Daniel Giammar, Washington University in St. Louis
Orhan Yenigun, Bogazici University

Plenary Speakers:
Avinash Patkar, Director, Tata Power
Jagdeesh Rao Puppala, Executive Director, FES
James Goodrich, NRMRL, US Environmental Protection Agency

Regal Room
3:30pm - 5:00pm GREEN BUILDINGS AND GREEN CAMPUSES
Moderators:
Bruce Lindsey, Washington University in St. Louis
Eui-Soon Shin, Yonsei University

Plenary Speakers:
Bijoy Jain, Founder, Studio Mumbai
K.V.K. Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Rajeev Kathpalia, Partner, Vastu-Shilpa Consultants & CEPT

5:00pm - 5:30pm
POSTER SESSION AND TEA/COFFEE
Jacaranda and Gulmohar Rooms
5:30pm - 6:00pm STUDENT VIDEO COMPETITION RESULTS
Organizers:
Tandeep Chadha, Washington University in St. Louis
Vrajesh Mehta, Washington University in St. Louis
Ratish Menon, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Vivek Shah, Washington University in St. Louis

Regal Room
6:00pm - 7:00pm PRESIDENTS FORUM
Moderator:
Mark S. Wrighton, Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis

Panelists:
MAGEEP University Presidents and Representatives

• Announcement of Location of Next Symposium
7:00pm - 7:15pm Buses depart to Taj Mahal Hotel The Taj Mahal Hotel
Crystal Ballroom
Mumbai, India
7:30pm - 8:15pmpm SYMPOSIUM RECEPTION
(by invitation only)
8:15pm - 10:00pm GALA DINNER
(by invitation only)
Speaker:  Shekhar Dutt, Governor of Chattisgarh, India
10:00 pm Buses depart to return to The Oberoi Hotel and Ambassador Hotel
7:00pm - 10:00pm STUDENT PROGRAMS Ambassador Hotel Lobby


Wednesday, December 12, 201212

6:30am Buses depart from IITB & TISS to The Oberoi Hotel Regal Room 
7:30am - 7:45am Buses depart from Ambassador Hotel to The Oberoi Hotel
8:00am OPENING REMARKS
8:15am - 9:45am BIOENERGY
Moderators:
Pramod  Wangikar, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Renjie Dong, China Agricultural University
Himadri Pakrasi, Washington University in St. Louis

Speakers:
Ganesh M. Kishore, Managing Director, Burrill and Co.
Makarand Phadke, Reliance Inc.
Robert Henry, University of Queensland
Balu Sarma, President & Chief Technology Officer, Praj Industries Ltd.
  POSTER SESSION AND TEA / COFFEE Jacaranda and Gulmohar Rooms
10:15am - 12:00pm LAUNCHING MAGEEP EDUCATIONAL AND RESEARCH PROGRAMS
Moderators:
Eric Zimmerman, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel
Ravi Sinha, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Speakers:
S. Parasuraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Pratim Biswas, Washington University  (MAGEEP Educational Network)
Prasad Modak, Environmental Management Centre (Online Educational Modalities)
Gautam Yadama, Washington University in St. Louis (ACCESS  Research)
Chris Greig, University of Queensland (Coal Network)
Orhan Yenigun, Bogacizi (Water - Energy )

Regal Room
12:00pm - 12:30pm CLOSING SESSION
12:30pm LUNCH Lotus, Sunset,  and Mexican Roomsms
1:45pm - 2:00pm Buses depart to IITB, TISS and Ambassador Hotel  

 


Main Symposium

 

Washington University in St. Louis                                                                                                                                                   MAGEEP Director:  Dr. Pratim Biswas
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