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Theme: “Technologies to meet Ultra-Low NOx Standards”

June 5th and 6th, 2019
1800 Engineering Hall Building,
1415 Engineering Drive, Madison WI 53706

Program Agenda

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First Day Morning Program (June 5th):

7:30 AM Continental Breakfast – Open Registration
8:15 AM Welcoming Address - Steve Ackerman, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Physical Sciences, University of Wisconsin – Madison
8:30 AM Session I - POWERTRAIN TECHNOLOGY AND REGULATION - Session Chair – Professor David A. Rothamer
KeynoteMachine and Worksite Optimization on the Pathway from Automation towards Autonomy” (45 min) - John Reid, Director of Product Technology & Innovation, John Deere
Opportunities for Extensive Integration of Aftertreatment and Engine Systems” (30 min) - Arne Anderson, Project manager Powertrain Strategic Development, Volvo
A Systems Viewpoint and Challenges to Meeting Ultra-Low NOx” (30 min) - Paul Tennison, R&A Emissions & Aftertreatment Development Technical Expert, Ford Motor Company
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative” (30 min) - James Sanchez, Senior Engineer, U.S. EPA
Directions and Opportunities for Realizing Heavy Duty Emissions Reductions In-Use” (30 min) - William Robertson, Heavy Duty Technical Advisor, California Air Resources Board
12:15 PM Lunch (75 minutes) - Atrium of Engineering Centers Building

First Day Afternoon Program (June 5th):

1:15 PM Session II – ENGINE TECHNOLGY - Session Chair – Professor Jaal B. Ghandhi
KeynoteThe Future of the Highly Efficient, Clean IC Engine to meet Global Emissions Regulations” (45 min) - Donald Stanton, Director of Engine Business Product Strategy, Cummins Inc
Development of IC engines and fuel/engine systems -the way forward for sustainable transport” (30 min) - Gautam Kalghatgi, Visiting Professor, Imperial College London and Oxford University
NOx Considerations in Diesel, Natural Gas, and Dual-Fuel Industrial Engines” (30 min) - David Montgomery, Research Manager – Natural Gas and Alternative Fuels, Caterpillar Inc.
3:00 PM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
OP Engines: Have your cake and eat it too, ultra-low NOx without the CO2” (30 min) - Gerhard Regner, Vice President Performance & Emissions, Achates Power
Laser Ignition – an enabler for high BMEP clean combustion natural gas engines” (30 min) - Sreenath Gupta, Principal Research Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory
6:00 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 6th):

8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Session III – AFTERTREATMENT TECHNOLOGY - Session Chair – Professor Sage Kokjohn
KeynoteKey Considerations for Feasible Low NOx Aftertreatment” (45 min) - Phil Stephenson, General Manager, PACCAR Technical Center
Perspective on Ultra-Low NOx Emissions, Technical Paths and Challenges” (30 min) - David Dunnuck, Executive Director – Research & Engineering, Cummins Emission Solutions
Fuel Contaminants, Effects on Aftertreatment, and Their Limits on NOx Stringency and Extended Useful Life” (30 min) - Alissa Recker, Aftertreatment Performance Catalyst Specialist for Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Products, Daimler Trucks Powertrain Engineering
10:15 AM Refreshment Break (30 minutes)
Passive Selective Catalytic Reduction for Lean Gasoline Engine Emission Control” (30 min) - Jim Parks, Group Leader – Applied Catalysis and Emissions Research, NTRC, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Update on CARB Low NOx Program” (30 min) - Jason Miwa, Assistant Director Diesel Engine and Emissions R&D, Southwest Research Institute
11:45 PM DISCUSSION – Concluding Remarks - Professor David Rothamer, Director Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin - Madison
12:00 PM Box Lunch
1:00 PM LAB TOURS – Engine Research Center - Michael J. Andrie, Direct-injection Engine Research Consortium, Program Manager, University of Wisconsin - Madison