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  • The 4th RD20 Conference 2022 OVERVIEW
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    Technical Sessions

    October 4th 9:30-18:20 (JST) 0:30-9:20 (UTC)

    Opening addresses

    Dr. Haruhiko Obara CV
    Executive Officer National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan


    Dr. William Tumas CV
    Associate Laboratory Director, Materials, Chemical and Computational Science (MCCS), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US

    Plenary Session

    Dr. Akira Yabe CV

    A Fellow of Sustainable Energy Unit, Technology Strategy Center (TSC) of New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), National Research and Development Agency, Japan

    Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling CV
    Director Division Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

    Dr. Abdelilah Slaoui CV
    Deputy Research Director, CNRS
    Head of Energy hub, CNRS, France

    Theme 1
     Hydrogen Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA)  

    Moderator: Dr. Florence Lefebvre-Joud (CEA-Liten, France)

    CV Research Director at CEA-LITEN in the field of Materials for Energy & Hydrogen Coordination of French research program on “Ceramic cells for High Temperature Electrolysis”

    Speakers

    Dr. Nawshad Haque CV
    Principal Scientist (Techno-economic and Life Cycle Assessment)
    Research Team Leader (Electrochemical Energy Systems) CSIRO Energy, Australia

    Dr. Myriam Merad CV
    Research Director/Professor, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France

    Dr. Amgad Elgowainy CV
    Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

    Dr. Yuki Kudoh CV
    Deputy Director, Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

    Mr. Thomas Roos CSIR, South Africa

    Dr. Monika Bosilj CV
    Head of Group Sustainable Catalytic Materials
    Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, (Fraunhofer ISE), Germany

    Dr. Jennifer Kurtz CV
    Director, Energy Conversion and Storage Systems Center and Advanced Research on Integrated Energy Systems, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US

    Dr. Trinayana Kaushik CV
    Research Associate in the Centre for Resource Efficiency and Governance (CREG) at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India on behalf of Mr. Souvik Bhattacharjya CV
    Senior Fellow and Associate Director, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India

    Prof. Dr. Mario Ragwitz CV
    Director of the Fraunhofer Institution for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Systems (IEG), Germany

    Dr. Farid Bensebaa CV
    Team Leader at Energy, Mining and Environment (EME) Research Centre – National Research Council (NRC), Canada

    Theme 2
    Renewable Energy Generation and Integration

    Moderator: Dr. Christian Thiel (JRC, EU)

    CV Head of the Energy Efficiency and Renewables Unit in the Directorate for
    Energy, Transport and Climate, Joint Research Centre (JRC), EU

    Speakers

    Dr. Nancy M. Haegel CV
    Materials Science Center Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US

    Dr. Tetsuya Kogaki CV
    Team Leader, Wind Power Team, Renewable Energy Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

    Dr. Gareth Erfort CV
    Principal Researcher, Council for Scientific and Industrial Reseach (CSIR), South Africa

    Ms. Kate Cavanagh CV  Transport Electrification Team Leader, CSIRO Energy Systems, Australia

    Mr. Shirish S Garud CV
    Director and Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India

    Eng. Marcos Politi CV
    Research professor UTN-FRBA – National Institute of Technology (INTI), Argentina

    Dr. Kenji Otani CV
    Leader, Energy Network Team, Renewable Energy Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

    Dr. Georgia Kakoulaki CV
    Scientific Project Officer, Joint Research Center (JRC), European Commission, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Unit

    Theme 3 
    Carbon Management 

    Moderator: Dr. David Harris  (CSIRO, Australia) 

    CV Chief Research Consultant, CSIRO Energy, Australia

    Speakers

    Dr. William Tumas CV
    Associate Laboratory Director, Materials, Chemical and Computational Science (MCCS), National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US

    Dr. Jennifer V. Littlejohns CV Director, Advanced Clean Energy Program, National Research Council (NRC), Canada

    Dr. Shinichirou Morimoto CV Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Team Leader, Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

    AIST, Japan

    Dr. Nicholas Musyoka CV
    Research Group Leader & Principal Research Scientist, Council for
    Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa

    Dr. Graeme Puxty CV
    Acting Group Leader, Principle Research Scientist, Sustainable Carbon Technologies, CSIRO, Australia

    Dr. Atul Sharma CV
    Team Leader, Smart CO2 utilization team, Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

    Dr. Valérie Keller CV
    Research Director CNRS, France

    Prof. Dr. Eniya Listiani Dewi CV
    Professor, Energy and Manufacture Research Organization, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN). Indonesia

    Leaders Sessions

    October 6th 13:00 – 16:55 (JST)4:00-7:55 (UTC)

    RD20 Chair

    Mr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko CV
    President and CEO, AIST

    Keynote Lectures

    Dr. Akira YOSHINO

    Director, Global Zero Emission Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) CV

    Ms. Maria DiGiulian

    Director, International Science and Technology Collaboration, Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy CV

    RD20 Speakers

    as of Sep. 9, 2022

    No.CountryInstitutionsNameJob titleDocuments (PDF)
    1ArgentinaInstituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI)Mrs. Liliana B Molina TIRADOEnergy & Mobility Deputy – Innovation & Technological Development ManagementCV
    2AustraliaCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)Dr. Larry MarshallChief ExecutiveCV
    3BrazilFAI-UFSCar Universidade Federal de Sao CarlosDr. Pedro Sergio FadiniProvost of ResearchCV
    4CanadaNational Research Council Canada (NRC)Dr. Jean-François HouleVice President, EngineeringCV
    5ChinaChinese Academy of SciencesProf. Dr. Li XianfengDeputy Director General
    CV
    6European UnionJoint Research Centre (JRC)Stephen QUESTDirector-General
    CV
    7FranceCommissariat a lenergie atomique et aux energies alternatives (CEA)Mr. François LegallandDirector of CEA-LitenCV
    8FranceCentre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)Dr. SLAOUI AbdelilahDeputy Research Director
    Head of Energy unit
    CV
    9GermanyFraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Fh-G)Prof. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer President
    CV
    10Germany Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fh-ISE)Prof. Dr. Christopher HeblingDirector DivisionCV
    11IndiaThe Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)Dr. Vibha DhawanDirector GeneralCV
    12IndonesiaNational Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN)Dr. Mego PinanditoDeputy Chairman for Development PolicyCV
    13ItalyItalian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)Dr. Giorgio GRADITIDirector of the Department of Energy Technologies and Renewable SourcesCV
    14Republic of KoreaKorea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)Dr. Jong-nam KIMPresidentCV
    15MexicoCenter for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV)Dr. José Mustre de LeónDirector GeneralCV
    17Saudi Arabia
    King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE)Eng. Hussain ShibliRenewable Energy Sector Head AssistantCV
    18South AfricaCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)Dr. Thulani DLAMINICEOCV
    19TurkeyTÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center(MAM)Dr. Dogan GezerDirect Energy Technologies Group Lea
    deror
    CV
    20United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandUK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)Prof. Rob GrossDirectorCV
    21United States of America
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)Dr. Martin Keller
    Director
    CV
    22 Japan National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)Dr. Kazuhiro HonoPresidentCV
    23 Japan RIKENDr. Makiko NAKAExecutive DirectorCV
    24JapanNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Dr. Haruhiko OBARA Executive OfficerCV