Key Note Speakers

An Overview of the Solar Industry from the Past to the Future

Georges Antoun, Chief Commercial Officer, First Solar

Sustainable Energy and Transportation Engineering: A Global Perspective

Mehrdad (Mark) Ehsani, Texas A&M College of Engineering

Plenary and Panel Secession Speakers

Challenges and Suggestions toward Developing Full-Scale Commercialization of Transportation Biofuels in the United States

Mark E. Zappi
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Dhan Lord Fortela
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Rafael Hernandez
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Daniel Gang
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Microgrids Big Data and Grid Future

Robert Hebner, PhD
Director of the Center for Electromechanics at the University of Texas at Austin

Opportunities and Issues Surrounding the Large-Scale Integration of Distributed Renewable Energy Generation into the Utility Grid

Terry Chambers, PhD
University of Louisiana College of Engineering

Jeffrey Stewart
Interim Director, Lafayette Utilities System

Gregory B. Upton,Jr.
LSU Energy Center

Jeff Cantin
Director, Gulf States Renewable Energy Industries Association

Simon Maha
Executive Director Southern Renewable Energy Association

Economic and Environmental Advantages of Renewable-Based Microgrids Over Conventional Microgrid (PS1)(P1020)

Sohad Abu-Elzait
University of Massachusetts

Robert Parkin
University of Massachusetts

Utility Scale PV+Storage (PVS) Assets for Peaker Applications (PS2)

Scott Rackey
Director of PV Plus Storage, First Solar

Production of Energy Products from the Digestion of Shrimp Processing Wastewaters (PS3)

Mark E. Zappi
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Emmanuelle Revellame
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Dhan Lord Fortela
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Wayne Sharp
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Rafael Hernandez
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

William Holmes
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Daniel Gang
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Ashley Picou-Mikolajczyk
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Rakesh Bajpai
Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana

Robbyn Cooper
Cleco

Production of Sustainable Adhesives from Microalgae (PS4)

William Chirdon
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana

(PS5)

David Elizondo
Microsoft Artificial Intelligence, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft

Cybersecurity Protection for Green Technologies (PS6)

Jeffrey Handel
Consulting Systems Engineer, Cisco Meraki

Luncheon Speakers

Aline McNaull
IEEE-USA Legislative Representative – IEEE-USA Energy Policy

Joe Lillie
IEEE Foundation Liasion to IEEE Smart Villages – Smart Villages

Invited Academic Speakers

(AC1) Jonathan R. Raush, Assistant Professor, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Field Testing of Manufacturable Advanced Low-Cost Receiver for Parabolic Trough Solar Power

(AC2) Dr. Ling Fei, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana – New Materials and Technology Development for Lithium Ion Batteries

(AC3) Ramaraj Boopathy, Nicholls State University – Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production from Sugarcane Waste Using a Recombinant E. coli

(AC4) Prashanth Buchireddy, Prithvi Morampudi, Timothy Boudreaux, Stephen Dufreche, and Mark Zappi, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana – Torrefaction of biomass and non-lignocellulosic waste to produce biocoal

(AC5) John Guillory, Stephen Dufreche, Prashanth Buchireddy, and Mark Zappi, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana – Oxygen enriched air gasification of pine using a 3 ton/day bubbling fluidized bed gasification system

(AC6) Emmanuel Revellame, Dhan Lord Fortela, Rafael Hernandez, William Holmes, and Mark E. Zappi, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana – Volatile Acid Platform Using a Combination of Anaerobic and Aerobic Bioprocessing for Microbial Lipids Production

(AC7) William Holmes, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana – Analytical Methods for Tracking Biofuels Conversion During Processing

(AC8) Dr. José Ramón Laines-Canepa, Biological Sciences Division, Autonomous University of Juarez, Tabasco, Mexico – A Review of Technologies to Convert Biogas and Landfill Gas into Renewable Natural Gas

(AC9) Todd French, Mississippi State University – Lignocellulosic Biomass from the Field to the Plate to the Engine

(AC10) Devin Peck, Prashanth Buchireddy, John Guillory and Mark Zappi, University of Louisiana – Evaluation of a novel Nickel-Ceramic filter for hot gas removal of tars and particulates from biomass syngas

(AC11) Kari Smith, PhD, UL School of Architecture – Locally Attuned Alliances for Human-Ecological Innovation

(AC12) BoSHeng Liu, UL School of Architecture – Holistic Computational Design: A Biomimetic Investigation of the Natural Cellular Structures

(AC13) Liane Hancock, PhD, University of Louisiana Lafayette School of Architecture – Materials Sustainability Standards and Energy

(AC14) Ashley Picou-Mikolajczyk, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana – Developing Sustainable, Biomass-Based Water Treatment Adsorbents

(AC15) Mark E. Zappi and Rafael Hernandez, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana – The Future of Wastes to Green Products from Urban Areas – Envisioning Biorefineries of the Future

(AC16) Devin Peck, Prashanth Buchireddy, John Guillory and Mark Zappi, University of Louisiana – Development of a Green, Fully Sustainable Water, Air, and Waste Management System for a Human Camp on Mars

(AC17) Dhan Lord B. Fortela, Kyle Farmer, Nicholas Marcil, Jonathan Trahan, Wayne Sharp, Ashley Mikolajczyk, and Mark Zappi, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana – Geospatial and Economic Analysis on the Potential of Urban Food Waste for Biogas Production

(AC18) Cisco Gomes, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin – Constructing Durability: Contemporary Innovations in Load-Bearing Masonry Wall Assemblies

(AC19) Robert Holton, School of Architecture, Louisiana State University – Sustainable Building Design for US Coastal Environments: Stainless Steel Structural Lattice Envelope

(AC20) Aleksandra Jaeschke, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin – Foam Plastics: Norming insulation to protect the interior environment

Invited Industry Speakers

(IA1) Chris Melly, Microgrid and Energy Storage Regional Manager ABB, Inc. – Leveraging Energy Storage to Solve Grid Problems

(IA2) Rafael Hernandez, Liew Go, William Holmes, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana & Tre Bertrand, Coastal Chemical Corp. – Sweet Corrosion Inhibition on Carbon Steel Using Waste Activated Sludge Extract

(IA3) Dhan Lord Fortela, Mark E. Zappi, Wayne Sharp, Emmanuel Revellame, and Rafael Hernandez, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana & Robbyn Cooper, Cleco – Applications of Deep Learning Algorithms in Energy Bioprocess Models

(IA4) Jonathan Trahan, Fourrier and de Abreu Engineers, LLC. & Mark E. Zappi, Dhan Lord Fortela, Wayne Sharp, Rafael Hernandez, and Daniel Gang, Energy Institute of Louisiana, University of Louisiana & Robbyn Cooper, Cleco – Anaerobic Biotreatment of Food Processing Wastes for Production of Biogas

(IA5) Anders Borg, American BioCarbon – Thermal Pretreatment of Sugarcane Bagasse Makes an Attractive Renewable Fuel: Experience from a Small Commercial Plant

(IA6) Gretchen LaCombe Vanicor, UL Director of Sustainability – Sustainability at Scale: Campus Initiatives

(IA6) Jeff LeBlanc and Chung Chi Chou, Dr. Chou Technologies, Inc. – Breakthrough Energy Efficiency Technologies for the 21st Century Sugar Industry

(IA7) Lorey Flick, Flick Engineering Professionals – Improving Building Performance: Efficiencies in Museum and Hotel Design

Papers Accepted for Inclusion in the Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE Green Technologies Conference

(P1002) Al-Motasem Aldaoudeyeh, Di Wu, North Dakota State University – A Fast Method to Model the Effect of Series Impedance Changes of Transmission Lines on Bus Impedance Matrix

(P1005) Md Rakib Hasan Khan{2}, Bora Karayaka{2}, Yanjun Yan{2}, Peter Tay{2}, Yi-Hsiang Yu{1}, {1}National Renewable Energy Laboratory; {2}Western Carolina University – Wave Excitation Force Prediction Methodology Based on Autoregressive Filters for Real Time Control

(P1006) Roja Eini, Sherif Abdelwahed, Virginia Commonwealth University – Distributed Model Predictive Control Based on Goal Coordination for Multi-Zone Building Temperature Control

(P1007) Kabir Abdullahi Muhammad{2}, Alaa H. Salah{1}, Hassan El-Banna Fath{2}, {1}Department Informatics Research Institute, City of Scientific Research and Technological Application, Egypt; {2}Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology, Egypt – Micro Climatic Analysis of Sustainable Agricultural Greenhouse with Built-in Roof Solar Stills

(P1011) Hassan Hayajneh, Muath Naser Bani Salim, Srikanth Bashetty, Xuewei Zhang, Texas A&M University-Kingsville – Optimal Planning of Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station Networks

(P1012) Maximiliano Lainfiesta Herrera, Sreelatha Aihloor Subramanyam, Xuewei Zhang, Texas A&M University-Kingsville – Robust Control and Optimal Operation of Multiple Microgrids with Configurable Interconnections

(P1013) William Amin, Oscar Montoya, Universidad Tecnolagica de Bola­var, Colombia – Determination of the Voltage Stability Index in DC Networks with CPLs: a Gams Implementation

(P1014) William Amin{1}, Oscar Montoya{1}, Victor Garrido{1}, Walter Gil{2}, Alejandro Garces{2}, {1}Universidad Tecnolagica de Bolavar, Colombia; {2}Universidad Tecnolagica de Pereira, Colombia – Voltage and Frequency Regulation on Isolated AC Three-Phase microgrids via S-DERs

(P1018) Yaswanth Reddy Challapuram{2}, Gina Muatoz Quintero{2}, Stephen B Bayne{2}, Anitha Sarah Subburaj{3}, Mark A Harral{1}, {1}Group NIRE; {2}Texas Tech University; {3}West Texas A&M University – Electrical Equivalent Model of Vanadium Redox Flow Battery

(P1019) Ammar Natsheh, Higher Colleges of Technology, U.A.E. – Chaos Control in Quasi-Periodicity to Period-Doubling Parallel-Connected DC-DC Buck-Boost Converters

(P1021) Chengwei Lei{1}, Weisong Tian{3}, Fernando Herrera{1}, Guodong Wang{2}, {1}California State University Bakersfield; {2}Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; {3}Widener University – An Adaptive Heliostat Control Strategy Responding to Transient Thermal Flux Using Gossip Algorithm

(P1024) Paul Darby, Raju Gottumukkala, University of Louisiana – Decentralized Computing Techniques in Support of Cyber-Physical Security for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles

(P1025) Robert Ngabesong, Lifford McLauchlan, Texas A&M University – Kingsville – Implementing “R” Programming for Time Series Analysis and Forecasting of Electricity Demand for Texas, USA

(P1026) Jonathan Sarochar, Ipsita Acharya, Hugo Riggs, Aditya Sundararajan, Longfei Wei, Temitayo Olowu, Arif Sarwat, Florida International University – Synthesizing Energy Consumption Data Using a Mixture Density Network Integrated with Long Short Term Memory

(P1030) Muthanna Alsarray, University of Arkansas – H2 Control Approach for Automatic Generation Control with Solar Energy Under BAL-003-1 Standard

(P1031) Khalid Alharbi, University of Arkansas – Non-Overparametrized Adaptive Backstepping Control of PWM DC-DC Non-Inverting Buck-Boost Power Converter

(P1035) Farzad Ferdowsi{2}, Masoud Barati{3}, Chris S. Edrington{1}, {1}Center for Advanced Power Systems, Florida State University; {2}University of Louisiana at Lafayette; {3}University of Pittsburgh – Real-Time Resiliency Assessment of Control Systems in Microgrids Using the Complexity Metric

(P1036) Farzad Ferdowsi{3}, Morteza Dabbaghjamanesh{1}, Shahab Mehraeen{1}, Mohammad Rastegar{2}, {1}Louisiana State University; {2}Shiraz University, Iran; {3}University of Louisiana – Optimal Scheduling of Reconfigurable Hybrid AC/DC Microgrid Under DLR Security Constraint

(P1037) Farzad Ferdowsi{2}, Shahab Mehraeen{1}, Gregory B Upton{1}, {1}Louisiana State University; {2}University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Emerging False Estimates of Solar Integration Impacts on Power Distribution Feeders Due to Inappropriate Time Resolution

(P1038) Morteza Dabbaghjamanesh{1}, Boyu Wang{1}, Shahab Mehraeen{1}, Peyman Khazaei{2}, Abdollah Kavousi-Fard{3}, {1}Louisiana State University, {2}Shiraz University of Technology, Iran; {3}University of Michigan – Networked Microgrid Security and Privacy Enhancement by the Blockchain-Enabled Internet of Things Approach

(P1039) Md Rakib Ur Rahman, Payam Niknejad, M.R. Barzegaran, Lamar University – Resilient Hybrid Energy System (RHES) for Powering Cellular Base Transceiver Station (BTS) During Natural Disasters

(P1040) Luhao Wang, Wenling Yang, Massoud Pedram – Towards Green Mobile Networks: Concurrent User Association and Dynamic Switching in Cells

(P1041) Alejandro Garcas{2}, Luis Rodriguez-Garcia{1}, {1}Universidad de La Salle, Colombia; {2}Universidad Tecnolagica de Pereira, Colombia – An Approach for Nodal Admittance Matrix Real-Time Estimation on DC Microgrids

(P1042) Seema Mallavalli, Afef Fekih, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – The Role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Revolutionizing Green Energy

(P1043) Abdulraheem Alobaidi{2}, Hamzeh Davarikia{1), {1}Louisiana State University; {2}Southern Methodist University – The Importance of Utilizing the Current’s Physical Components Power Theory in Nonsinusoidal Power Systems

(P1044) Timothy Transue, Antonio Maldonado, Taylor Santre, California State University Northridge – Fuzzy Inference System for Large Scale Lithium-Ion Battery Management Systems

(P1045) Otacilio Santana, Raquel Melo, Carla Duarte, Clodoaldo Lima, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil – Aerial Survey of Nonstandard Firewood Consumption in Urban Areas

(P1048) Feremnet Amha, Ethiopian Construction Design and Supervision Works Corporation,Addis Ababa University – Innovative Approach Towards Sustainable External Wall System

(P1050) Prakash Thapa, Gye Choon Park, Mokpo National University, Korea – A Comparitive Study on VRLA and Li-Ion Battery for Use in Frequency Modulation (FM) Station

(P1051) Shristi Shrestha, Benjamin Drozdenko, Louisiana Tech University – Smart Rural Framework Using IoT Devices and Cloud Computing

(P1052) Nadia Panossian, Dustin McLarty, Matthew Taylor. Washington State University – Artificial Neural Network Trained with Complementary Quadratic Programming for Realtime Unit Commitment and Dispatch Optimization

(P1054) Afef Fekih, Sina Ameli, Mohamad Javad Morshed, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Baseline Control Strategy for Maximum Power Tracking for a 5MW Offshore Wind Turbine

(P1055) Kala Meah{2}, Md. Hasan Ali{1}, {1}Local Government Engineering Department, Bangladesh; {2}York College of Pennsylvania – Sustainable Small-Scale Photovoltaic Technology for Poverty Alleviationca Case Study in Bangladesh

(P1056) Nelly Elsayed, Anthony S. Maida, Magdy Bayoumi, University of Louisiana – A Review of Quantum Computers Energy Efficiency

(P1057) Carmen Bas Domenech, Miguel Heleno, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Comparing Values of Second Life Batteries to Different Classes of Prosumers in California

(P1059) Nicholas Martinez, California State University, Los Angeles – Project Mexico: Coyuchi Solar Power System

(P1061) Arun-Kaarthick Manoharan, Anton Hettiarachchige Don, Visvakumar Aravinthan, Wichita State University – Uncertainty Mitigation in Feeder Level Power Loss Reduction with Distributed Generation

(P1062) Arun-Kaarthick Manoharan, Anton Hettiarachchige Don, Visvakumar Aravinthan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Transactive Energy Pricing in Power Distribution Systems

(P1065) El Hassane Margoum{1}, Hassan Mharzi{2}, Samy Faddel{1}, Osama Mohammed{1}, {1}Florida International University, United States; {2}Ibn-Tofail University, Morocco – Coordinated Active and Reactive Power Control of a SOFC System in Droop Controlled AC Microgrid

(P1068) Razin Hussain, Mohsen Salehi, Omid Semiari – Serverless Edge Computing for Green Oil and Gas Industry

(P1069) Majdi Chaari, Abdennour Seibi, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Current State of Wind Turbine’s Health Monitoring

(P1070) Abdulaziz Almalaq, George Edwards, University of Denver – Comparison of Recursive and Non-Recursive Anns in Energy Consumption Forecasting in Buildings

(P1071) Raju Gottumukkala, Rizwan Merchant, Adam Tauzin, Kaleb Leon, Andrew Roche, Paul Darby, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Cyber-Physical System Security of Vehicle Charging Stations

(P1072) Michael Davis, Mohammad Madani, University of Louisiana at Lafayette – Design of a Smart City Utilizing Photopiezoelectric Panels

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