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Hydrogen Energy Workshop announcement

Hydrogen Energy Workshop

  • September 30, 2022
  • 8:00 am–6:00 pm

An inaugural forum on hydrogen energy technologies and policy to encourage collaboration and innovative project development, foster public/private partnerships, and support state governments in meeting clean energy, resilience, and environmental justice goals—with a focus on opportunities for Northeast states. Learn more about the event and register here.



  • 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
  • Alberto Cuitiño, Interim Dean, School of Engineering
  • Mohsen A. Jafari, Chair and Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers School of Engineering


Plenary Speakers
  • 9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Tomas Green, Hydrogen Shot Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Sunita Satyapa, Director of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy
PANEL 1: Economics & Policy, Regulatory Factors, Services and Economically Viable Sources of Clean Energy
  • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Catherine Klinger, New Jersey Governor’s Office of Climate Action
  • Rachel Shwon, Rutgers Energy Institute
  • Moderator: Katrina Fritz, Interim Executive Director, California Hydrogen Business Council
  • 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
PANEL 2: Market Opportunities Barriers and Challenges
  • 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Nick Barillo, Center for Hydrogen Safety
  • Ray Bukowski, New Jersey Natural Gas Company
  • Dave Edwards, Air Liquide
  • Eric Larson, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University
  • Parker Meeks, Hyzon Motors Inc.
  • Moderator: Frank Wolak, President and CEO, Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association
  • 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  •  Andrea Lubawy, Senior Engineer – Advanced Vehicle Technology, Toyota North America


PANEL 3: Research and Technology
  • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Mark Chung, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Steve Halford, GE Grid Solutions
  • Pradheep Kile, National Grid
  • Anders B. Laursen, RenewCO2
  • Charles Sharpless, Princeton University
  • Moderator: Jack Brouwer, Professor and Director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center and Advanced Power and Energy Program, University of California, Irvine
PANEL 4: Hydrogen Case Studies – Production, Storage, Transportation, Usage
  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Kirt Conrad, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (STARK) Ohio
  • Bill Elrick, California Fuel Cell Partnership
  • Jacob Goldberg, California Port Applications
  • Bridget King, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind
  • Troy Michaud, Fuel Cell Energy
  • Moderator: Chuck Feinberg, Chairman, NJ Clean Cities Coalition
Closing Remarks
  • Mohsen Jafari


Time: 4:15 p.m. to 6 p.m.
                 First Floor Concepts Lab

Date & Time

September 30, 2022
8:00 am–6:00 pm


Biomedical Engineering Auditorium
599 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058 United States

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