Energy Center - CCTR



The third 2010 meeting of the CCTR Advisory Panel took place on December 14, 2010, at the Purdue Memorial Union (West Faculty Lounge), Purdue University campus, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Maps -- Click here for Purdue campus maps. Our meeting is in the Purdue Memorial Union, 101 N. Grant Street, in the West Faculty Lounge.


Agenda -- Subject to change

8:00        Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00        Maureen McCann, Director, Purdue Energy Center – Welcome
9:15        Ron Bucci, Mining Program Director, Vincennes University – Mine Safety and Health in Indiana
9:45        Vince Griffin, Indiana Chamber of Commerce – Impact of 2010 Elections on Federal and State Legislation
10:15      Break
10:30      Patrick Murphy, Managing Director, University of Notre Dame Energy Center and Sustainable Energy Initiative – Current Research Activity in Clean Energy Technology
11:15      Arvind Varma, Purdue School of Chemical Engineering – Gasification Kinetics of Indiana Coal in Locations Promising for UCC Technology
12:00      Lunch
12:45      Maria Mastalerz, Indiana Geological Survey – The Potential for Underground Coal Gasification in Indiana
1:15        Denver Harper, Indiana Geological Survey – Indiana's Coal-Mine Aquifers: Can New Wine Be Put in Old Bottles?
1:45        Break
2:00       Wally Tyner, Purdue – Potential for Producing Liquid Fuels from Coal and Biomass
2:30        Robert Kramer, Purdue Calumet – Coking/Coal Gasification Using Indiana Coal for the Environmentally Clean Preservation of Metallugical Coal, Liquid Transportation Fuels, Fertilizer, and Electric Power
3:30        Tour of Purdue Zucrow Labs



Barbara Gotham, Event Coordinator
765-494-6298 fax

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Marty Irwin, CCTR Director
765-494-7037, Purdue Office
765-494-7414, Purdue Office-direct
317-232-8970, Indianapolis Office

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Marty W. Irwin, Director
Phone:  765.494.7414 or 317.232.8970

Steven F. Son, Associate Director
Phone:  765.494.8208

Indiana Center for Coal Technology Research
Energy Center at Discovery Park
Purdue University
203 S Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette IN 47907-1971 USA
Phone: 765.494.7037 (leave message, please)
Fax: 765.494.6298