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ERC – 2017 SYMPOSIUM

Theme: “Impact of Future Regulations on Engine Technology”

Attendees at the ERC Symposium. Photo by George Koutsakis

Photo by George Koutsakis

June 14th and 15th, 2015
1800 Engineering Hall Building,
1415 Engineering Drive, Madison WI 53706

Program Agenda

Zip file of presentations

First Day Morning Program (June 14th):

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast – Open Registration
8:15 AM Welcoming Address - Dan J Thoma, Director of the Grainger Institute, College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin – Madison - Professor Chris J. Rutland, Director Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
8:30 AM Session I - COMBUSTION TECHNOLOGY - Session Chair – Professor Jaal B. Ghandhi
Keynote Super-Lean Burn Concept for High Efficiency SI Engine” (45 min) - Norimasa Iida, Professor, SIP Super Lean Burn Engine Laboratory, Keio University
Evolving HD Engine Technology to Meet Future Emissions Regulation” (30 min) - Wayne Eckerle, Vice President Corporate Research and Technology, Cummins Inc
“Future Requirements for Light Duty Vehicle Combustion Technology and Engines” (30 min) - Eric Curtis, Technical Leader and Manager - Engine and P/T Research, Ford Motor Company (not available)
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
An Off-Highway Perspective of Future Power Systems” (30 min) - Eric J. Hruby, Staff Engineer – Aftertreatment Innovation, John Deere Power Systems
Enabling Improved Vehicle Fuel Economy and Emissions” (30 min) - James McCarthy, Chief Engineer for Vehicle Technologies and Innovation, Eaton
Advancement of Gasoline Direct Injection Compression Ignition (GDCI) for High Efficiency and US Tier3 Emissions” (30 min) - Mark Sellnau, Engineering Manager, Delphi Powertrain
12:15 PM Lunch (60 minutes) - Atrium of Engineering Centers Building

First Day Afternoon Program (June 14th):

1:30 PM Session II – FUELS TECHNOLGY - Session Chair – Professor Sage L. Kokjohn
KeynoteFuture Regulations – A Catalyst for Technology Development” (45 min) - Joe McDonald, Senior Engineer, US Environment Protection Agency
A Pragmatic Approach to Reducing the CO2 Footprint of The Internal Combustion Engine” (30 min) - Paul Najt, SI Engine Systems Group Manager, GM Research & Development
US DOE Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) Initiative: Recent progress on light-duty boosted spark-ignition” (30 min) - John Farrell, Laboratory Program Manager – Vehicle Technologies, National Renewable Energy Lab
3:15 PM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
“Transportation Energy Perspectives, Engine and Fuel Technology Opportunities and Challenges” (30 min) - Dave Cleary, Director Detroit Research Center, Saudi Aramco
US DOE Co-Optimization of Fuels and Engines (Co-Optima) Initiative: Recent progress on advanced compression-ignition” (30 min) - Mark Musculus, Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories
5:30 PM Evening - SYMPOSIUM SOCIAL/DINNER – Mendota Room – Dejope Hall - 640 Elm Drive., 8 blocks from Engineering Hall, sponsored by ACS

Second Day Morning Program (June 15th):

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Session III – AFTERTREATMENT TECHNOLOGY - Session Chair – Associate Professor David A. Rothamer
KeynoteAftertreatment and Emissions Control for Improved GHG and Air Quality” (45 min) - Mark Christie, Vice President, Engines Business Unit Leader, Ricardo
Trends in Emissions Regulations and Technology” (30 min) - Timothy V. Johnson, Director - Emerging Technologies and Regulations Corning Incorporated
Exhaust Technologies in support of LD and HD reductions of Greenhouse Gases and Criteria Pollutants” (30 min) - Adam Kotrba, Global Research Director, Tenneco
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
Emissions Control at the Low Exhaust Temperatures of Highly Efficient Engines” (30 min) - Todd J. Toops, Distinguished R&D Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
SCR on Filter Based Aftertreatment for High Efficiency Engine Systems” (30 min) - Tom Paulson, Aftertreatment Technical Steward, Caterpillar Inc
11:45 PM Box Lunch
12:15 PM LAB TOURS – Engine Research Center - Michael J. Andrie, Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium, Program Manager, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Second Day Afternoon Program (June 15th):

1:00 PM Session IV – MODELING TECHNOLGY - Session Chair – Professor Mario Trujillo
Introduction to modeling session” (10 min) - Song-Charng Kong, Program Director Combustion and Fire Systems, National Science Foundation
Automotive Engine CFD - Past, Present & the Future” (30 min) - Tang-wei Kuo, Lab Group Manager, GM Research & Development
Moving from Individual to Ensemble-Based Internal Combustion Engine Simulations by Means of Improved Accuracy and Increased Computational Power” (30 min) - Kelly Senecal, Owner and Vice President, Convergent Science
A hierarchical approach for the simulation of reactive thermofluidic processes in internal combustion engines” (30 min) - Konstantinos Boulouchos, Professor Aerothermochemistry and Combustion, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ( ETH ) Zürich
2:40 PM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
Large-eddy simulations for internal combustion engines” (30 min) - Chris Rutland, Professor, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Challenges and New Research Directions for Modeling Liquid Fuel Injection Processes at Supercritical Pressures” (30 min) - Joe Oefelein, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratory
Panel Discussion: “Future Engine Modeling Directions” (45 min) - All, Moderator Professor Mario Trujillo
4:45 PM DISCUSSION – Concluding Remarks - Professor Chris J. Rutland, Director Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison