em launch


CEM welcomed its annual Advisory Panel on December 4 - 5, 2012.  This panel consisted of 23 guests from academia, industry, and government:

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems General Atomics The Seneca Group UT Cockrell School of Engineering, Dept. of Chemical Engineering ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company Horstman Inc.
UT College of Natural Sciences, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry BMT Syntek Technologies, Inc. TechFlow Scientific 3M Company Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control Newport News Shipbuilding
Oncor Dresser-Rand UT Applied Research Laboratories N.J. Pierce and Associates Center for Transportation and the Environment City of Austin
The Boeing Company UT Cockrell School of Eng., Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Missouri      

CEM Program Managers presented program summary presentations throughout the first day.  Panel participants were also given a tour of CEM’s facilities with a focus on the EM Launch, Microgrid, Power Electronics, Algae Biofuels, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle programs.  Advisory Panel participants then worked as a group the next morning to develop recommendations for the Center going forward.  These recommendations provide valuable external perspective to assist CEM Program Managers with their proposal efforts in the year ahead.  CEM is grateful for the dedication and insight of all the 2012 Advisory Panel participants!

Download the following presentations:

Hebner-2012 CEM Overview Strank-Response to Recommendations Pratap-Special Purpose Electrical Machinery
Flynn-Power Electronics Herbst-Grid Solutions Program Beno-Electromechanical System Solutions
Zowarka-Oil and Gas Applications Connelly-Challenge of Algal Fuel Lewis-Advancing Alternative Fueled Vehicles
Hahne-Electromagnetic (EM) Launch Program    

For more information please contact:
Dr. Robert Hebner
r.hebner@cem.utexas.edu
512-232-1628

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