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(Taipei 101, Tourism Bureau, R.O.C. (Taiwan))

Monday, August 3, 2009

 Program Schedule:

08:30am - 09:00am
09:00am - 09:10am
  Welcome remarks
09:10am - 09:30am   Opening speeech 
09:30am - 11:00am
  Session I: State of New Jersey's Clean Energy Solutions:
Government, Academia, and Industry Working Together

11:00am - 11:20am
11:20am - 12:10am   Keynote speech
12:10am - 01:30pm
01:30pm - 03:30pm   Session II: Renewable Energy Opportunities: Business and Research
03:30pm - 03:50pm
03:50pm - 05:50pm
  Session III: Renewable Energy Innovations - Generation, Storage, and Use
05:50pm - 06:00pm
  Closing remarks




08:30am - 09:00am, Monday, August 3, 2009

Main Auditorium, TECO in New York

1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017

Tel: 212-752-2340, Fax: 212-826-3615


Welcome remarks

09:00am - 09:10am

Amb. Kenneth Liao

Director General of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York


Opening speech

09:10am - 09:30am

Conference Co-Chair/Organizer: Dr. Hsin-Hsiung Chang, Director, Science & Technology Division, TECRO

Dr. Lou-Chuang Lee

Minister, National Science Council

Republic of China (Taiwan)



Session I: State of New Jersey's Clean Energy Solutions: Government, Academia, and Industry Working Together

09:30am - 11:00am

Session Chair: Ms. Jean Chang, International Trade Specialist, New Jersey Economic Development Authority


“New Jersey and Taiwan: Opportunities and Synergy”

Ms. Jean Chang

International Trade Specialist

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)


"New Jersey's Energy Master Plan"

Mr. Kenneth M. Esser, Jr.

Chief Energy Advisor to Governor Jon S. Corzine

Office of the Governor, State of New Jersey


"New Jersey's Clean Energy Solutions"

Mr. Joseph L. Fiordaliso

Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities


"Smart Power Electronics for Commercial-scale Distributed Generation Interconnection"

Mr. Darren Hammell

Executive Vice President of Business Development

Princeton Power


“Technical, Environmental and Economic Advantages of Power Generation with Biofuels”

Mr. Marty Borruso

CEO, Fuel Bio Holdings


“New Jersey Is Pioneering Offshore Wind in the USA”

Mr. Nelson Garcez, Jr.

Vice President, Generation and Technical Services

PSEG Global


“Why We Chose New Jersey?”

Mr. Michael Stern

Director, North American Operations

CQM Ltd.



11:00am - 11:20am


Keynote speech

11:20am - 12:10am

Session Chair:Prof. Minking Chyu, University of Pittsburgh


"Thermal Transport in Renewable Energy Systems"

Prof. Yogesh Jaluria

Board of Governors Professor

Interim Dean, School of Engineering

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey


12:10pm - 01:30pm


Session II: Renewable Energy Opportunities - Business and Research

01:30pm - 03:30pm

Session Chair: Prof. Wei-Jen Lee, Director of the Energy Systems Research Center, the University of Texas at Arlington


"Hydrogen Economy in Utility Power Generation"

Prof. Minking Chyu

Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Material Science

Leighton Orr Professor of Engineering

University of Pittsburgh


"Accelerate the Path to Renewable Energy by Business Model Innovation"

Dr. Sean Shaw-Hwa Wang

President, ITRI International

(a subsidiary of Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan)



“Enabling Technologies for Customer Demand and Budget Management in the Deregulated Environment”

Prof. Wei-Jen Lee

Department of the Electrical Engineering

Director, the Energy Systems Research Center

The University of Texas at Arlington



"Patented Environmentally Friendly Technology for Low-cost Solar-Grade Silicon Manufacturing"

Mr. Peter Mei

Founder & CEO, 21-Century Silicon, Inc.



03:30pm - 03:50pm

Session III: Renewable Energy Innovations - Generation, Storage, and Use

03:50pm - 05:50pm

Session Chair: Dr. Jen-Yao Chung, Senior Manager, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center



"Development of a Passive Micro Direct Methanol Fuel Cell"

Prof. Chin Pan

Dean, College of Nuclear Science, National Tsing Hua University



"Sensor-related Energy Saving Technologies"

Prof. Ping-Hei Chen

Distinguished Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University

Program Director, Department of Engineering and Applied Science, National Science Council, Republic of China (Taiwan)


“Third Generation Solar Cell”

Prof. Wei-Fang Su

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

National Taiwan University


“Biomass-Ethanol Conversion: A Renaissance of Fermentation Technologies”

Prof. J.H. David Wu

Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Biomedical Engineering

University of Rochester


Closing remarks

05:50pm - 06:00pm

Conference Co-chair: Dr. Sean Shaw-Hwa Wang, President, ITRI International

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