2021 Conference Committees
and Workshops

Conference Chairperson


  • Robert Catell

    Chairman |
    Advanced Energy Center

    Chairman |
    NYS Smart Grid Consortium


Scientific Advisory Council

  • Doon Gibbs

    • Laboratory Director | Brookhaven National Laboratory
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  • Richard Reeder

    • Vice President | Research/Operations Manager for the Research Foundation
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  • Ed Bogucz

    • Associate Professor | Executive Director of SyracuseCoE
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • Esther Takeuchi

    • Distinguished Professor | State University of New York | Stony Brook University
    • Chair | Interdisciplinary Science Department | Brookhaven National Laboratory
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  • Fotis Sotiropoulos

    • Dean | College of Engineering and Applied Sciences | Stony Brook University
    • Distinguished Professor | Civil Engineering | Stony Brook University
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  • Kathleen Araújo

    • Director | Energy Policy Institute | Center for Advanced Energy Studies
    • Associate Professor | Energy Innovation Systems and Policy | Boise State University
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  • Kurt Becker

    • Vice Dean | Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship | NYU
    • Professor | Applied Physics and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | NYU
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  • Lian Shen

    • Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Director | St. Anthony Falls Laboratory University of Minnesota
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  • Michael Thurston

    • Technical Director & Research Faculty | Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Nada Marie Anid

    • Vice President | Strategic Communications and External Affairs | NYIT
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  • Rajit Gadh

    • Founding Director | Smart Grid Energy Research Center | UCLA
    • Founding Director | Wireless Internet for Mobile Enterprise Consortium | UCLA
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  • Serpil Guran

    • Director | EcoComplex Clean Energy Innovation Center | Rutgers University
    • Director | RutgersX EcoIgnite Clean Technology Proof of Concept Center and Accelerator Program | Rutgers University
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  • William Jemison

    • Dean | Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering / Tony Collins Professor of Innovative Engineering Culture