The Power Research Workshop

November 18, 2011

Ahmanson Center

University of Southern California


This Power Research Workshop is aimed at developing an understanding of future possible research directions and opportunities. The aim is to explore the possibilities in a broad sense and identify areas where USC might meaningfully contribute.

The presentations have been video recorded and are available here


Agenda and speaker biographies:

8.30am             Coffee

8.55am             Welcome

9.00am             DoD perspective, James Short, OSD ATL

9.30am             Smart grid research, Viktor Prasanna

10.00am           Power electronics, Slobodan Cuk

10.30am           Coffee break

11.00am           Home of the future, Gordon Roesler / Behrokh Khoshnevis

11.30am           Solar voltaic research, Dan Dapkus

12.00pm          Batteries and fuel cell research, Sri Narayan / Surya Prakash

12.30pm          Lunch (sandwiches and salads provided)

1.15pm            The USC Energy Institute, Don Paul

1.30pm            SCE perspective, Syed Ahmed

2.00pm            Batteries, Chongwu Zhou

2.30pm            Discussion and recommendations, led by Tony Levi

3.15pm            Coffee break

3.30pm            Close