Friday, September 30, 2022 - Friday, September 30, 2022

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 FROM 8:00AM- 6:00PM EASTERN. 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.


EVENT SCHEDULE AND PRESENTERS (additional panelists to be confirmed)
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.
Location: Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering
                 First Floor Concepts Lab

Parking for the event is available in Lots 59, 60A, and 60B 
Register your vehicle with Rutgers Institutional Planning & Operations

For more information please contact: Mohsen Jafari at