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BESAC Workshop – Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future. Dr. John Stringer, EPRI, Workshop Chair Dr. Linda Horton, ORNL, Vice Chair Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25. BESAC Charge Language. Date:June 18, 2001 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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BESAC Workshop – Basic Research Needs to Assure
a Secure Energy Future
Dr. John Stringer, EPRI, Workshop Chair
Dr. Linda Horton, ORNL, Vice Chair
Monday, October 21 – Friday, October 25
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
What are the 21st century fundamental scientific challenges that BES must consider in addressing the DOE missions in energy efficiency, renewable energy resources, improved use of fossil fuels, safe and publicly acceptable nuclear energy, future energy sources, science-based stockpile stewardship, and reduced environmental impacts of energy production and use?
BESAC Charge Language
To: Geraldine Richmond, University of Oregon, BESAC Chair
Entire charge letter can be viewed at: http://www.sc.doe.gov/production/bes/BESAC/jun01charge.pdf
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Fossil Energy
Workshop Topical Areas
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Three Phase Process to Answer the Charge – Phase I
Select Chairs for Topical Groups
Chairs Select Members of Topical Groups
Topical Groups Prepare Recommendations for Discussion and Development at Workshop
Topical Groups Review and revise Draft Factual Documentation
Deliverables From Phase I:
at the Workshop
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Conduct Workshop
Additional Members Added to Topical Groups to Form Topical Teams
Teams Develop Recommendations for Proposed Research Directions
Teams Prepare Supporting Statements for Their Proposed Research Directions
Prioritize Proposed Research Directions from all Topical Groups
Deliverables from Phase II:
Prioritized List of Selected PRDs with Supporting Statements
Three Phase Process to Answer the Charge – The Workshop - Phase II
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Coordinate/assemble results of Phases I and II
Expand Information
Prepare Report, Including Appendices
Summary of workshop activities and proposed research directions for each topic
Factual documentation
Detailed presentation to BESAC planned for Feb. 2003.
Three Phase Process to Answer the Charge – Phase III
We are here
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Marvin Singer, Chair
Director, Advanced Research
Fossil Energy
Tof Carim, BES Bob Carling, SNL
Cindy Dogan, Albany Res Lab Brian Gleeson, Ames/U of Iowa
David Keith, CMU Larry Myer, LBNL
Tina Nenoff, SNL Doug Ray, PNNL
Eric Suuberg, Brown U Roger Turpening, BES
Anbo Wang, VPI Nick Woodward, BES
John Wimer, NETL
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Lutgard DeJonghe, Chair
Professor of Ceramics
Meilin Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology
Joan Ogden, Princeton University
Philip N. Ross, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Subhash Singhal, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
John Turner, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Douglas Wheeler, UTC Fuel Cells
Mark Williams, National Energy Technology Laboratory
Dick Kelley and Frank Tully, BES
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
John Ahearne, Chair
Ralph Bennett, INEEL*
Bob Gottschall, DOE/SC-BES
Mike Kassner, Oregon State
*Did not attend workshop
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Millie Dresselhaus
Institute Professor
Anne Mayes (MIT)
Steve Selkowitz (LBNL)
Jerry Simmons (SNL)
Harriet Kung (BES)
Arvind Kini (BES)
Paul Alivisatos (UC, Berkeley)
Prof. Vitalij Pecharsky (Ames/Iowa State)
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Jan Herbst, Chair
Jim Eberhardt, EE
Ed Grostic, ORNL
Chris Sloane, General Motors
Matesh Varma, DOE- BES
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
George Crabtree
Larry Kazmerski, NREL
Jeff Mazer, EE
Arthur Nozik, NREL
Jay Spivack, GE
Tom Baker, LANL
Dan Ginosar, INEEL
Mack Kennedy, LBNL
Joe Paladino, NETL
Sharlene Weatherwax, DOE-BES
Jane Zhu, DOE-BES
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Charles Baker
Fusion Energy
Topical Group:
Extra Attendees:
Phil Efthimion, Princeton
Neil Morley, UCLA
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Rick Smalley, Chair
Professor of Chemistry
Kwan Kwok, DARPA
Gerry Lavin, DuPont
John Mankins, NASA
Yoram Shoham, Shell
Jeff Tester, MIT
Nate Lewis, CalTech
Art Green, ExxonMobil
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Overview of the Office of Science, James Decker, Deputy Director
Overview of the Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Patricia Dehmer, Director
Overview DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy Programs, Rita A. Bajura, Director, NETL
Basic Research Needs in Support of Advanced Nuclear Reactor and Fuel Cycle Technologies, R. Shane Johnson, Associate Director for Advanced Nuclear Research, Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology
Science Issues in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Sam Baldwin Chief Technology Officer and Member, Board of Directors Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Monday, October 21st
Schedule
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Tuesday and Wednesday
Fusion Energy
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Thursday, October 24th
Schedule
1. Fossil Energy
2. Distributed Generation
3. Nuclear Energy
11:30am - 12:00pm
Open Discussion
John Stringer
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Thursday, October 24th
for Crosscutting Research Topical Area
Schedule
Rick Smalley, Rice University
Representatives from Topical Groups
Cross-Cutting Research Group Members
All Invited
John Stringer
7:00pm
Dinner
TBD
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Friday, October 25
Schedule
Summarize proposed research directions and identify overlapping topics
Discuss logistics for coordination/assembly of results
Identify needs for expansion of information
Define schedule and template for documentation
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Proposed Research Directions
3. Development of an Atomistic Understanding of High Temperature Hydrogen Conductors
4. Development of Predictive Fuel Conversion Models
Distributed Energy, Fuel Cells, and Hydrogen
1. Hydrogen Synthesis
3. Novel Membrane Assemblies
2. Deformation and Fracture Modeling
3. Plasma-Surface Interaction
5. Plasma Aerodynamics
1. Integrated quantitative knowledge base for joining of lightweight structural materials for transportation applications
2. Vehicular Energy Storage
4. Integrated Heterogeneous Catalysis for Transportation
5. Thermoelectric materials and energy conversion cycles for mobile applications
6. Complex Systems Science for Sustainable Transportation
Renewable Energy
1. Develop functional genomics and biochemistry for the tailoring of plants and microorganisms to increase the production of fuels and chemicals by 100-fold
2. Develop methods for solar energy conversion that result in a 10-50 fold decrease in the cost to efficiency ratio for the production of fuels and electricity.
3. Develop the knowledge base to enable the widespread creation of geothermal reservoirs
4. Effectively convert solar, wind, and geothermal energy into stored chemical fuels.
5. Design and synthesize new classes of complex materials, including hybrids that integrate organic, inorganic and biological constituents to revolutionize the development of renewable technologies
Nuclear Energy
1. Materials degradation: mechanical and chemical degradation of reactor materials and waste package components
2. Actinide and fission product chemistry to support a sustainable recycle system
3. Fuel behavior for advanced high temperature fuels
4. Heat transfer
Crosscutting Research
2. Nanomaterials
BESAC Workshop on the Basic Research Needs to Assure a Secure Energy Future
Materials research to transcend energy barriers
Nanomaterials Novel Materials for Energy
Degradation of materials Radiation effects
Solid state lighting Sensors
Energy Conversion
CO2-free Solar
Utilization/Efficiency
Nuclear Fuel Cycles and Actinide Chemistry
Major Themes Identified
Proposed Research Direction
2.
-
High Temperature Hydrogen Conductors
1.
2.
ining of lightweight structural materials for transportation applications
2.
4.
5.
6.
Renewable Energy
1.
Develop functional genomics and biochemistry for the tailoring of plants and microorganisms to increase the production of fuels and
chemicals b
y 100
fold
2.
-
50 fold decrease in the cost to efficiency ratio for the production of fuels
and electricity.
3.
Develop the knowledge base to enable the widespread creation of geothermal reservoi
rs
4.
Effectively convert solar, wind, and geothermal energy into stored chemical fuels.
5.
Design and synthesize new classes of complex materials, including hybrids that integrate organic, inorganic and biological constituents to
revolutionize the developme
2.
Actinide and fission product chemistry to support a sustainable recycle system
3.
4.
Crosscutting Research
John Stringer