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FY 2008 DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review

February 25-28, 2008

Bethesda, Maryland

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Monday, February 25, 2008

Plenary Session OVT RD&D Portfolio Review

Energy Storage (Tien Duong)

Advanced Combustion Engine R&D/Combustion Research (Gurpreet Singh)

Materials Technology/Propulsion Materials Technology (Jerry Gibbs, D. Ray Johnson, and Dave Stinton)

Combustion and Emission Control/Emission Control and Aftertreatment R&D (Ken Howden)

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Applied Battery Research (David Howell)

Combustion and Emission Control/Combustion Research (Gurpreet Singh)

High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies (Roland Gravel and Carl Maronde)

Materials Technology/Propulsion Materials Technology (Jerry Gibbs and D. Ray Johnson)

High-Temperature Materials Laboratory (James Eberhardt)

Emission Control (Ken Howden)

Health Impacts (James Eberhardt)

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Hybrid Electric Systems/Energy Storage/Exploratory Battery Research (Tien Duong)

High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies (Roland Gravel and Carl Maronde)

Advanced Combusion Engine R&D/Sold State Energy Conversion (John Fairbanks)

Lightweight Materials (David Warren and Josepth Carpenter)

Lightweight Materials (Joe Carpenter and Ed Daniels or Sam Jody)

Fuels Technology (Stephen Goguen)

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Hybrid Electric Systems/Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors R&D (Susan Rogers and Mike Olszewski)

Vehicles and Systems Simulation and Testing (Lee Slezak and Jules Routbort)

Lightweight Materials (Phil Sklad, Mark Smith, and Joseph Carpenter)

Lightweight Materials (Roger Heimbuch and Joe Carpenter)

Technology Integration/Deployment Activities/EPAct Programs (Linda Bluestein)

Technology Integration/Education Activities -- Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE)/Advanced Vehicle Competitions (Connie Bezanson)

Hybrid Electric Systems/Energy Storage/Exploratory Battery Research (Tien Duong)

 

Monday, February 25, 2008
Plenary Session: OVT RD&D Portfolio Review
James Eberhardt and Ed Wall
Briefing of Merit Review Panel Members James Eberhardt and Edward Wall U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 86 KB)
Overview: Office of Vehicle Technologies (OVT) Goals, Objectives, and Budget Edward Wall U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 564 KB)
Overview: Shifts in Programmatic Emphasis from FY 2007/2008/2009 for Advanced Combustion Engines and Fuels R&D and Technology Integration Stephen Goguen U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 237 KB)
Overview: Shifts in Programmatic Emphasis from FY 2007/2008/2009 for Hybrid Electric Systems and Materials Technology Rogelio Sullivan U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 784 KB)
Recent Results from OVT Analytical Studies Phillip Patterson U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 214 KB)
Energy Storage
Tien Duong
Overview: Energy Storage Program Tien Duong U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 164 KB)
High-Power Electrochemical Storage Devices and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Battery Development Ahsan Habib United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) (PDF 125 KB)
  Andy Chu A123 Systems (PDF 1.9 MB)
  Mohamed Alamgir Compact Power (PDF 1.1 MB)
  Naoki Ota Enerdel (PDF 1.6 MB)
  Mike Andrew Johnson Controls-Saft  
USABC Energy Storage Testing High Power and PHEV Development Tim Murphy Idaho National Laboratory (INL) (PDF 293 KB)
Testing USABC Deliverables/Benchmarking Ira Bloom Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) (PDF 575 KB)
Abuse Testing of High-Power Batteries Pete Roth Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) (PDF 636 KB)
Thermal Management Studies and Modeling
IEA/HEV Implementing Agreement
Ahmad Pesaran National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (PDF 2.1 MB)
Interagency Agreement with Navy-Technology Assessment (NSWC) Jim Barnes U.S. Navy  
Battery Pack Requirements and Targets Validation Dan Santini Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 932 KB)
Advanced Combustion Engine R&D/Combustion Research
Gupreet Singh
Overview: Combustion Research Gurpreet Singh U.S. Department of Energy  
Light Duty Combustion Research
Small Bore Advanced Combustion Engine R&D Light-Duty Combustion Modeling (UWI) Paul Miles Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 4.2 MB)
Heavy Duty Combustion Research
Heavy-Duty, Low-Temperature, and Diesel Combustion Research and
Heavy-Duty Combustion Modeling
Mark Musculus Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 10.5 MB)
HCCI and Stratified-Charge CI Engine Combustion Research John E. Dec Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 2.2 MB)
Automotive HCCI Engine Research Richard Steeper Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 792 KB)
Low-Temperature Diesel Combustion Cross-Cut Research Lyle Pickett Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 918 KB)
LES Applied to Low-Temperature, Diesel and Hydrogen Engine Combustion Research Joe Oefelein Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 8.7 MB)
Sandia Hydrogen Combustion Research Sebastian Kaiser Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 3.7 MB)
Hydrogen Free-Piston Engine Peter Van Blarigan Sandia National Laboratories  
Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine Research Thomas Wallner Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.8 MB)
Visualization of In-Cylinder Combustion R&D Steve Ciatti Argonne National Laboratory  
Materials Technology/Propulsion Materials Technology
(Jerry Gibbs, D. Ray Johnson, and Dave Stinton)
Propulsion Materials Research Update Jerry Gibbs U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 820 KB)
Materials for Electric and Hybrid Drive Systems
Carbon Foam Thermal Management Materials for Electronic Packaging Nidia Gallego Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 575 KB)
Solder Joint Materials By Design G. Muralidharan Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 136 KB)
Materials Compatibility of Power Electronics B.L. Armstrong Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 534 KB)
Environmental Effects on Power Electronic Devices A. Wereszczak Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 572 KB)
Combustion System Materials
Materials for HCCI Engines G. Muralidharan Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 874 KB)
Hydrogen Materials Compatibility Jim Holbery Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 2.3 MB)
Electrochemical NOx Sensor for Monitoring Diesel Emissions Robert Glass Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (PDF 1.0 MB)
Fabrication of Small Diesel Fuel Injector Orifices George Fenske Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.8 MB)
Materials for Exhaust and Energy Recovery
Durability of Diesel Engine Particulate Filters
Catalyst Characterization
Thomas Watkins Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.2 MB)
Catalysts via First Principles C.K. Narula Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 3.7 MB)
Combustion and Emission Control/Emission Control and Aftertreatment R&D
(Ken Howden)
Overview: Emission Control and Aftertreatment R&D Ken Howden U.S. Department of Energy  
CLEERS Coordination and Development of Catalyst Process Kinetic Data
Coordination of Cross-Cut Lean Exhaust Emission Reduction Simulation (CLEERS) Project
ORNL Research on LNT Sulfation & Desulfation
Jae-Soon Choi Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
PNNL CLEERS Activities - Overview George Muntean Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
NOx Adsorber (Lean NOx Trap) Fundamentals Chuck Peden Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 956 KB)
Benchmark Reaction Mechanisms and Kinetics for Lean NOx Traps Richard Larson Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 1.3 MB)
Laboratory Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA's) with Industry
Low-Temperature Hydrocarbon/CO Oxidation Catalysis in Support of HCCI Emission Control (CRADA with Caterpillar) Ken Rappe Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 489 KB)
Diesel Soot Filter Characterization and Modeling for Advanced Substrates (CRADA with DOW Automotive) Darrell Herling Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Mechanism of Sulfur Poisoning of NOx Adsorber (LNT) Materials (CRADA with Cummins) Chuck Peden Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Deactivation Mechanisms of Base Metal/ZeoliteZeolite Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Materials (CRADA with Ford Motor Company) Chuck Peden Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 1.3 MB)
Degradation Mechanisms in Advanced Catalysts for Urea Selection Catalytic Reductions (CRADA with General Motors) Chuck Peden Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Applied Battery Research
(David Howell)
Overview of Applied Battery Research Gary Henriksen Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.4 MB)
Calendar Life Studies
Gen 3 Cell Status Gary Henriksen Argonne National Laboratory  
Gen 3 Cell Testing J. Christophersen Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 269 KB)
Diagnostics at Argonne D. Abraham Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.0 MB)
Calendar Life Studies: Gen 3 Cell Model D. Dees Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 779 KB)
Formation/SEI Studies at Argonne D. Abraham Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.2 MB)
Study of Li-ion Formation Parameters using "Gen3" Electrode Materials: Summary of Stage 1-3 Experiments K. Gering Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 604 KB)
Diagnostics at LBNL F. McLarnon Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 2.4 MB)
Diagnostics at BNL W-S Yoon Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL)  
Life Validation Testing Protocol Development V. Battaglia Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  
Testing USABC Deliverables/Benchmarking I. Bloom Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 575 KB)
Life Validation Testing Protocol Development J. Christophersen Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 444 KB)
Abuse Testing of High Power Batteries Ed Thomas Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 567 KB)
Abuse Tolerance Studies
Cell Comp't Thermal Reactivity & Improvements Khalil Amine Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
Abuse Tolerance Improvement Pete Roth Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 1.8 MB)
Low-Cost Components
Low-Cost Components: Screening of Advanced Battery Materials Andrew Jansen Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.4 MB)
Low-Cost Components: Advanced High Power and High Energy Battery Materials Khalil Amine Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.9 MB)
Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle R&D on High-Energy Materials Jack Vaughey Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 546 KB)
High Energy Materials for PHEVs: Cathodes (New Project) Mike Thackeray Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.0 MB)
Low-Temperature Performance Studies
Low-Temperature Performance Characterization Andrew Jansen Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 745 KB)
Low-Temperature Performance: Performance Modeling Dennis Dees Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 941 KB)
Update on Electrolyte Modeling with Emphasis on Low Temperature Performance Kevin Gering Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 547 KB)
Combustion and Emission Control/Combustion Research
Gurpreet Singh
High-Efficiency Clean Combustion Engines
Achieving and Demonstrating FreedomCAR/ACEC Efficiency Goals Robert Wagner Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 3.3 MB)
Achieving High-Efficiency Clean Combustion in Multi-Cylinder Light-Duty Engines Robert Wagner Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Ignition Control for HCCI Dean Edwards Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.3 MB)
Stretch Efficiency – Thermodynamic Analysis of New Combustion Regimes Josh Pihl Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 868 KB)
Optimizing Low Temperature Diesel Combustion Rolf Reitz University of Wisconsin (PDF 2.2 MB)
University Consortium on Low-Temperature Combustion for High-Efficiency, Ultra Low Emisison Engines Dennis Assanis University of Michigan (PDF 1.5 MB)
Improved Engine Design Concepts Using the Second Law of Thermodynamics Jerry Caton Texas A&M (PDF 679 KB)
Modeling of High Efficiency Clean Combustion Engines Dan Flowers Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  (PDF 1.7 MB)
Chemical Kinetic Research on HCCI & Diesel Fuels Bill Pitz Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (PDF 520 KB)
KIVA Modeling to Support Diesel Combustion Research David Torres Los Alamos National Laboratory (PDF 2.3 MB)
Fuel Spray Research Using X-Ray Radiography Christopher Powell Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 888 KB)
High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies
(Roland Gravel and Carl Maronde)
Overview: High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies Roland Gravel U.S. Department of Energy  
Development of Enabling Technologies for High-Efficiency, Low-Emissions Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engines Dave Milam Caterpillar (PDF 1.5 MB)
Enabling High-Efficiency Clean Combustion (HECC) Don Stanton Cummins (PDF 530 KB)
Heavy Truck Engine Development and HECC Houshun Zhang Detroit Diesel (PDF 1.3 MB)
Low-Temperature Combustion Demonstrator for High-Efficiency Clean Combustion Willy Ojeda Navistar International (PDF 1.4 MB)
High-Effficiency, Clean Combustion Engine Designs for Compression-Ignition Engines Ken Patton and Russell Durrett General Motors (PDF 212 KB)
Variable Valve Actuation for Advanced Mode Diesel Combustion Jeff Gutterman Delphi Automotive Systems (PDF 3.9 MB)
Low-Cost, Fast Response Actuator Charles Mendler Envera  
On-Board Engine Exhaust Particulate Matter Sensor for HCCI and Conventional Diesel Engines Matt Hall University of Texas at Austin (PDF 277 KB)
Materials Technology/Propulsion Materials Technology
Jerry Gibbs and D. Ray Johnson
Materials for High Efficiency Engines
Mechanical Reliability of Piezo-Stack Actuators A. Wereszczak Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 171 KB)
Friction and Wear Reduction in Diesel Engine Valve Trains Peter Blau Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.9 MB)
Fatigue Enhancement in CIDI/HCCI Engine Components (Cummins) Dean Paxton Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 655 KB)
Materials for HECC/HCCI Engine Components (Caterpillar) Glenn Grant Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
Joining of Advanced Materials by Plasticity "An enabling technology" Jules Routbort Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 4.0 MB)
New Austenitic Stainless Steels for Exhaust Components Phil Maziasz Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 375 KB)
Advanced Materials for Lightweight Valve Train Components Nate Phillips Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 3.7 MB)
Evaluation of Combustion Characteristics and Materials via ACERT Engine (Caterpillar) Ron Graves
Tim Theiss
Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Materials for High Pressure Fuel Injection Systems Peter Blau Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 400 KB)
High Performance Valve Materials (HPVM) Philip J. Maziasz Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 397 KB)
Materials By Design
Superhard Coating Systems Ali Erdemir Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.2 MB)
Residual Stress Measurements in Thin Coatings Jules Routbort
Dileep Singh
Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 6.0 MB)
Characterization of Catalyst Microstructures and Deactivation Mechanism L.F. Allard Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Bonding Similar and Dissimilar Lightweight Materials using Reactive Nanofoils - A Concept Feasibility Study Xin Sun Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 396 KB)
Integrated Surface Engineering for Improving Energy Efficiency and IEA Annex on Materials for Transportation Stephen Hsu and Aaron Yocum National Energy Technology Laboratory (PDF 2.3 MB)
Thermoelectric Materials By Design: Mechanical Reliability A. Wereszczak Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 495 KB)
Thermoelectric Materials by Design: Computational Theory and Structure David J. Singh Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 354 KB)
Development of High–ZT, Bulk Thermoelectric (New Program) Dieter M. Gruen Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.7 MB)
High-Temperature Materials Laboratory (James Eberhardt)
High Temperature Materials Laboratory
High Temperature Materials Laboratory James Eberhardt U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 97 KB)
Emission Control (Ken Howden)
Development of Advanced Diesel Filtration (DPF) Particulate Systems Kyeong Lee Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.8 MB)
Measurement and Characterization of Lean NOx Adsorber Regeneration and Desulfation and Controlling NOx from Multi-mode Lean DI Engines Jim Parks Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.2 MB)
Cummins/ORNL-FEERC CRADA: NOx Control & Measurement Technology for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engines Bill Partridge Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 524 KB)
NOx Abatement Research and Development CRADA with International Truck and Engine Company Todd Toops   (PDF 325 KB)
Investigation of Aging Mechanisms in Lean NOx Traps Christopher Johnson University of Kentucky (PDF 408 KB)
Kinetic and Performance Studies of the Regeneration Phase of Model Pt/Rh/Ba NOx Traps for Design and Optimization Michael Harold University of Houston (PDF 509 KB)
Health Impacts (James Eberhardt)
Overview: Health Impacts James Eberhardt U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 161 KB)
Measurement and Characterization of Unregulated Emissions from Advanced Technologies John Storey Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 581 KB)
Advanced Collaborative Emissions Study (ACES) Dan Greenbaum Health Effects Institute (PDF 344 KB)
Health Impacts Program Doug Lawson National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 730 KB)
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Hybrid Electric Systems/Energy Storage/Exploratory Battery Research (Tien Duong)
Overview: Batteries for Advanced Transporation Technologies (BATT) Program V. Srinivasan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 1.5 MB)
Advanced Cathode Research
Stabilization of Layered Metal Oxides M. Thackeray Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.0 MB)
The Origin of Surface Instability of Lithium Positive Electrode Materials upon Cycling: Combined XPS and TEM Studies Y. Shao-Horn Massachusetts Institute of Technology  
The Synthesis and Characterization of Substituted Olivines and Layered Manganese Oxides S. Whittingham State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton  
Stabilized Spinel and Nano Olivine Cathodes   A. Manthiram University of Texas at Austin (PDF 1.5 MB)
Olivines and Substituted Layered Materials M. Doeff Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 15.6 MB)
Phase Behavior and Solid State Chemistry in Olivines T. Richardson Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 2.1 MB)
Olivine and Layered Materials (Characterization, Rate Performance, and Stability) G. Ceder/C. Grey Massachusetts Institute of Technology/State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook (PDF 18.7 MB)
In Situ Observatioins of Lithium Dendrite Growth A. West Columbia University (PDF 460 KB)
Characterization of New Cathode Materials using Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Techniques X.-Q. Yang Brookhaven National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Performance Enhancement of Cathodes with Conductive Polymers J. Goodenough University of Texas at Austin (PDF 4.3 MB)
The Impact of Electrode Structure on the Processes that Limit Cathode Performance D. Wheeler/J. Harb Brigham Young University (PDF 479 KB)
Advanced Anode Research
Low-Cost Graphite and Olivine-Based Materials for Li-Ion Batteries K. Zaghib Hydro-Quebec (PDF 1.1 MB)
Intermetallic Anodes   M. Thackeray Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.5 MB)
Nano-Structured Materials as Anodes S. Whittingham State University of New York at Binghamton  
3-D Nanostructured Carbon/Tin Composite Adodes R. Kostecki Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 2.3 MB)
Kinetics of Lithium Insertion into Silicon Anodes V. Srinivasan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Nano-Structured Metal Oxide Films A. Dillon National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
Investigation of Metallic Lithium Anode and Graphite Current Collector for Advanced Batteries N. Dudney Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) (PDF 2.2 MB)
High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies (Roland Gravel and Carl Maronde)
Overview: High-Efficiency Clean Combustion/Enabling Technologies Roland Gravel U.S. Department of Energy  
EGR Control for Emission Reduction Using Fast-Response Sensors Tariq Samad Honeywell  
Light-Duty Efficient Clean Combustion Tim Frazier Cummins (PDF 426 KB)
Advanced Boost System Development for Diesel HCCI/LTC Applications Harold Sun Ford Motor Company (PDF 354 KB)
Development of a Robust Accelerometer-Based Start of Combustion-Sensing System Jim Huang Westport (PDF 286 KB)
Application of Wide-Spectrum Voltametric Sensors to Exhaust NOx Measurement Alton Reich Steamline Automotive  
Very High Fuel Economy, Heavy Duty Truck, Narrow Range Speed Engine, Optimized Via Unique Energy Recovery Turbines and Facilitated by High Efficiency Continuously Variable Drivetrain Bahman Habibzadeh Volvo Powertrain North America (PDF 131 KB)
Exhaust Energy Recovery Chris Nelson Cummins (PDF 2.7 MB)
An Engine System Approach to Exhaust Waste Heat Energy Rick Kruiswyk Caterpillar (PDF 878 KB)
Advanced Combustion Engine R&D/Solid State Energy Conversion (John Fairbanks)
Vehicular Thermoelectric Applications John Fairbanks U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 1.5 MB)
Development of Thermoelectric Technology for Automotive Waste Heat Recovery Jihui Yang General Motors (PDF 1.2 MB)
Thermoelectric Conversion of Waste Heat to Electricity in an IC Engine Powered Vehicle Harold Schock Michigan State University (PDF 1.7 MB)
BSST Waste Heat Recovery Program Lon Bell BSST LLC - Amerigon (PDF 1.4 MB)
Thermoelectric Analytical Support Terry Hendricks Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 478 KB)
Development of High-ZT, Bulk Thermoelectric (New Program) Jules Routbort Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 953 KB)
Lightweight Materials (David Warren and Joseph Carpenter)  
Low-Cost Carbon Fiber
Low Cost Carbon Fiber Research in the ALM Materials Program David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 307 KB)
LCCF Precursors David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
LCCF - Precursor and Fiber Evaluation David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
LCCF - Bluestar MA-PAN David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
LCCF - FISIPE VA-PAN Development David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Low-Cost Carbon-Fiber Integration/Users Facility and Commercialization of Textile Precursors David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 554 KB)
Advanced Stabilization of Carbon-Fiber Precursors David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Advanced Oxidation of Carbon-Fiber Precursors David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Polymer Composites
Polymer Composites Research in the ALM Materials Program David Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 478 KB)
Property Prediction Tools for Tailored Polymer Composite Structures Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 615 KB)
Property Prediction Tools for Tailored Polymer Composite Structures Six NSF-monitored university professors National Science Foundation (PDF 1.6 MB)
Development of Manufacturing Methods for Fiber Preforms Gerry Olszewski Chrysler (PDF 2.6 MB)
Development of Next Generation P4 Dave Warren Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
Focal Project 4: Automotive Components from Structural Composites Gerry Olszewski Chrysler (PDF 3.2 MB)
High-Volume Processing of Composites Gerry Olszewski Chrysler (PDF 1.2 MB)
Natural Fiber Composite Retting, Preform Manufacturing, and Molding Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 323 KB)
Crash Energy Management Gerry Olszewski Chrysler (PDF 2.2 MB)
Lightweight Materials (Joe Carpenter and Ed Daniels or Sam Jody)
Automotive Lightweighting Materials
Overview: Automotive Lightweight Materials Joe Carpenter U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 1.2 MB)
Results of FY 2007 Automotive Lightweighting Materials Deep-Dive Peer Review Subi Dinda and/or Joe Benedyk Automotive Materials and Manufacturing Technologies and/or Illinois Institute of Technology (PDF 582 KB)
Recycling and Repair
Overview: Recycling and Repair Ed Daniels or Sam Jody Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.1 MB)
Post-Shred Materials Recovery Technology Development and Demonstration Ed Daniels or Sam Jody Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.6 MB)
Compatibilization/Compounding Evaluation of Recovered Polymers Ed Daniels or Sam Jody Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
Development of Technology for Removal of PCBs Ed Daniels or Sam Jody Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
Develop a Web-Based Information System Ed Daniels or Sam Jody Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 496 KB)
Fuels Technology (Stephen Goguen)
Overview: Fuels Technology Stephen Goguen U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 115 KB)
Advanced Petroleum-Based Fuels
Advanced Petroleum Based Fuel Effects in HCCI Bruce Bunting Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Advanced Petroleum Based Fuels Research at NREL Matt Ratcliff National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 534 KB)
Advanced Fuel and Lubricant Impacts on Emerging and Existing Diesel Engines Matt Ratcliff National Renewable Energy Laboratory  
Fuel Effects on Advanced Combustion Chuck Mueller Sandia National Laboratories (PDF 1.1 MB)
LLNL - Improving Alternative Fuel Utilization: Detailed Kinetic Combustion Modeling & Experimental Testing Salvador Aceves Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (PDF 2.9 MB)
ANL APBF Michael Wang Argonne National Laboratory  
Non-Petroleum Based Fuels
Quality, Stability, Performance, and Emission Impacts of Biodiesel Blends Robert McCormick National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 475 KB)
Intermediate Ethanol Blends Plans and Status Wendy Clark National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 1.6 MB)
NPBF Characteristics Effects on Advanced Combustion Engines Jim Szybist Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 788 KB)
NPBF Effects and Enhancements on Engine Emission Control Technologies (Biodiesel in Soot Filters and EGR Systems) Scott Sluder Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 507 KB)
E85 Optimization
E85 Optimized Engine through Boosting, Spray Optimized DIG, VCR and Variable Valvetrain Keith Confer Delphi (PDF 574 KB)
Use of Exhaust Gas Recirculation to Optimize Fuel Economy and Minimize Emissions in Engines Operating on E85 Fuel Ko-Jen Wu General Motors (PDF 65 KB)
Flex Fuel Vehicle Systems Hakan Yilmaz Robert Bosch, LLC (PDF 10.5 MB)
Optimally Controlled Flexible Fuel Powertrain System (E85 Optimized) Bruce Woodrow Mahle (PDF 257 KB)
E85 Optimized Engine Application Apoorv Agarwal Ford Motor Company (PDF 769 KB)
Advanced Lubricants
Multi-Component Nanoparticle-Based Lubricant Additive to Improve Efficiency and Durability in Engines Atanu Adhvaryu Caterpillar (PDF 787 KB)
Ethanol
Enhanced Ethanol Engine and Vehicle Efficiency Brian West Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.3 MB)
Biofuels and Lubricants
Experimental and Modeling Studies of the Characteristics of Liquid Biofuels for Enhanced Combustion Ellen Meeks Reaction Design (PDF 447 KB)
Rapid Aging and Poisoning Protocols to AssessFuel and Lube Effects on Diesel Aftertreatment Bruce Bunting Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.4 MB)
Fuels from Unconventional Hydrocarbons
Diesel Soot Filter Characterization and Modeling for Advanced Substrates Tom Gallant Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 1.0 KB)
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Hybrid Electric Systems/Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors R&D
(Susan Rogers and Mike Olszewski)
Overview: Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors (APEEM) R&D Susan Rogers U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 251 KB)
Power Electronics
Power Electronics R&D,
Utilizing the Traction Drive Power Electronics System to Provide Plug-In Capability for HEVs
Laura Marlino Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 998 KB)
Advanced Converter Systems for High Temperature Environments,
An Active Filter Approach to the Reduction of the DC Link Capacitor,
Wide Bandgap Materials
Burak Ozpineci Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.7 MB)
Materials Compatibility of Power Electronics (New Project) B.L. Armstrong Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
High-Temperature Capacitor R&D Steven Boyd U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 800 KB)
Bi-Directional DC-DC Converter Abas Goodarzi U.S. Hybrid (PDF 739 KB)
Advanced Soft Switching Inverter for Reducing Switching and Power Losses Jason Lai Virginia Tech (PDF 991 KB)
Development, Test, and Demonstration of a Cost-Effective, Compact, Lightweight, and Scalable High-Temperature Inverter for HEVs, PHEVs, and FCVs Ralph Taylor Delphi Automotive Systems (PDF 3.5 MB)
Advanced Thermal Control Research
Advanced Thermal Control,
Characterization and Development of Advanced Heat Transfer Technologies,
Air-Cooling Technology for Power Electronics Thermal Control,
Power Electronic Thermal System Performance and Integration, and Thermal Stress and Reliability
Ken Kelly National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 2.7 MB)
Direct-Cooled Power Electronic Substrate Mitch Olszewski Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 701 KB)
Motor Research
Electric Machine R&D,
Axially Excited Electro-Magnetic Synchronous Motor,
Application of Concentrated Windings to Electric Motors without Surface Mounted PMs,
Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Core Material Evaluation
Laura Marlino Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Ames National Laboratory (PDF 978 KB)
Magnetic Material for PM Motors Laura Marlino Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Ames National Laboratory (PDF 358 KB)
Scalable, Low-Cost, High Performance IPM Motor for Hybrid Vehicles Lembit Salasoo General Electric Global (PDF 429 KB)
Systems Integration
Advanced Integrated Electric Traction System Greg Smith General Motors (PDF 108 KB)
Technology Benchmarking Mitch Olszewski Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 952 KB)
Vehicles and Systems Simulation and Testing
(Lee Slezak and Jules Routbort)
Overview: Vehicle and Systems Simulation and Testing Lee Slezak U.S. Department of Energy (PDF 491 KB)
Heavy Vehicle System Optimization
Efficiency Improvement through Reduction in Friction and Wear in Powertrain Systems Mike Killian Eaton (PDF 1.2 MB)
Friction/Wear - Parasitic Energy Losses George Fenske Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 3.3 MB)
Boundary Layer Lubrication Oyelayo Ajayi Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.1 MB)
Nano Fluids for Thermal Control Applications Wen Yu Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 575 KB)
Effects of Nanofluids on Heavy Vehicle Cooling Systems Dileep Singh Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 12.0 MB)
Efficient Cooling in Engines with Nucleate Boiling Wen Yu Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 540 KB)
DOE's Effort to Reduce Truck Aerodynamic Drag through Joint Experiments and Computations Kambix Salari Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (PDF 1.5 MB)
Advanced Vehicle Testing Activity
PHEV Evaluations and Data Collection Jim Francfort Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 1.2 MB)
Non-PHEV Evaluations and Data Collection Jim Francfort Idaho National Laboratory (PDF 878 KB)
Medium-Duty/Heavy-Duty Advanced Technology Evaluations Kevin Walkowicz National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 2.6 MB)
CoolCab Truck Thermal Load Reduction Ken Proc National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Laboratory Benchmarking and Evaluation
Benchmarking of Advanced HEVs and PHEVs over a Wide Range of Ambient Temperatures Barney Carlson Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 2.1 MB)
PHEV Test Procedures Michael Duoba Argonne National Laboratory  
PHEV Development Platform Ted Bohn Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.8 MB)
A Component Evaluation Tool from the Vehicle System Perspective Henning Lohse-Busch Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.6 MB)
Battery Hardware-in-the-Loop Neeraj Shidore Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Vehicle Modeling and Simulation
Emissions Aftertreatment and Engine Cold-Starting Modeling Stuart Daw Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
PHEV Value Proposition Study Richard Smith Oak Ridge National Laboratory  
PHEV Simulations and Analysis, Thermoelectric Analysis, Integrated Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Analysis/Modeling Matthew Thornton National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 767 KB)
PHEVs Component Requirements Phil Sharer Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 580 KB)
PHEV Control Strategy Assessment through Optimization Dominik Karbowski Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 481 KB)
Plug-and-Play Powertrian Model Architecture Aymeric Rousseau Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 537 KB)
Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Study Sylvain Pagerit Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 697 KB)
Lightweight Materials (Phil Sklad, Mark Smith, and Joseph Carpenter)
Magnesium
Magnesium Research in the Automotive Lightweighting Materials Program Phil Sklad Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 249 KB)
Structural Cast Magnesium Development Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 248 KB)
Magnesium Powertrain Cast Components Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 1.0 MB)
High-Integrity Magnesium Automotive Castings (HI-MAC) Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 144 KB)
Development of High-Volume Warm Forming of Low-Cost Magnesium Sheet Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 285 KB)
Magnesium Front-End Design and Demonstration Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 152 KB)
Magnesium Front-End R&D Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 145 KB)
Magnesium Research and Technology Development Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 225 KB)
Aluminum
Overview: Aluminum Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 152 KB)
Warm Forming of Aluminum Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 377 KB)
Development of a Cosmetic Corrosion Test for Aluminum Autobody Panels Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 276 KB)
Low Cost PM Technology for Particle Reinforced Titanium Automotive Components Manufacturing Process Feasibility Study Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 601 KB)
Improved Automotive Suspension Components Cast with B206 Alloy Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 374 KB)
Die-Face Engineering Project for Advanced Sheet-Forming Materials Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 1.3 MB)
Ultra-Large Casting Demonstrations Eric McCarty Chrysler (PDF 1.6 MB)
Lightweight Materials (Roger Heimbuch and Joe Carpenter)
Steel
Overview: Steel Roger Heimbuch Auto/Steel Partnership  
Characterization of Thermomechanical Behavior of Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS) Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 560 KB)
Friction Stir-Spot Welding of AHSSs Phil Sklad Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.1 MB)
Stain-Rate Characterization of Advanced High Strength Steels Phil Sklad Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 1.4 MB)
Dynamic Characterization of Spot Welds in AHSSs Phil Sklad Oak Ridge National Laboratory (PDF 765 KB)
Overview: STEEL Enabling Technologies Roger Heimbuch Auto/Steel Partnership (PDF 2.5 MB)
Overview: STEEL Lightweighting Programs Roger Heimbuch Auto/Steel Partnership (PDF 1.5 MB)
Overview: STEEL Auto/Steel Partnership Roger Heimbuch Auto/Steel Partnership (PDF 410 KB)
Lightweighting Materials Crosscutting
Overview: Lightweighting Materials Crosscutting Joe Carpenter U.S. Department of Energy  
Cost Modeling Joe Carpenter U.S. Department of Energy  
USAMP/Non-Destructive Evaluation Steering Committee (Task Team) Cam Dasch General Motors (PDF 597 KB)
Non-Destructive Evaluation Inspection of Adhesive bonds in Metal-Metal Joints Cam Dasch General Motors (PDF 2.0 MB)
Enhanced Resonance Inspection for Light-Metal Castings Cam Dasch General Motors (PDF 1.3 MB)
Low-Cost Titanium Powder for Feedstock Mark Smith Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PDF 527 KB)
Powder Metal Performance Modeling of Automotive Components Eric McCarty or Joe Carpenter Chrysler or DOE (PDF 655 KB)
Multi-Material Vehicle Eric McCarty or Joe Carpenter Chrysler or DOE (PDF 389 KB)
Technology Integration/Deployment Activities/EPAct Programs (Linda Bluestein)
Overview: State of Clean Cities Program Vehicle Technologies Deployment Efforts Mike Scarpino National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 1.6 MB)
Clean Cities - Core Program and Tools (Tiger Team technical assistance) Paul Bergeron National Renewable Energy Laboratory (PDF 623 KB)
Clean Cities Coalition Regional Support (CC Petroleum Displacement Awards) Kay Milewski National Energy Technology Laboratory  
Midwest/Mountain Alternative Fuel Initiative Ben Stealy Kum & Go, L.C. (PDF 2.0 MB)
NBB Terminal Blending Jill Hamilton National Biodiesel Board  
Natural Gas Vehicle Cylinder Safety, Training and Inspection Program Hank Seiff Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (PDF 688 KB)
EPAct Regulatory and Reporting Activities Dana O'Hara   (PDF 99 KB)
EPAct State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets Linda Bluestein   (PDF 107 KB)
EPAct State & Alternative Fuel Provider Data Collection and Management Paul Bergeron National Renewable Energy Laboatory (PDF 1.8 MB)
Technology Integration/Education Activities -- Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE)/Advanced Vehicle Competitions (Connie Bezanson)
Overview: Educational Activities Connie Bezanson U.S. Department of Energy  
GATE Center for Advanced Lightweight Materials Technologies Uday Vaidya The University of Alabama at Birmingham (PDF 2.9 MB)
GATE Center for Advanced Automotive Biofuels Combustion Engines Chia-Fon Lee University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (PDF 13.2 MB)
GATE Center for Automotive Fuel Cell Systems Doug Nelson Virginia Tech (PDF 353 KB)
GATE Center for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Yann Guezennec Ohio State University (PDF 719 KB)
GATE Center for Fuel Cell Hydrogen Hybrid Vehicles Joshua Cunningham University of California - Davis (PDF 515 KB)
GATE Center for In-Vehicle, High Power Energy Storage Systems Joel Anstrom Pennsylvania State University (PDF 795 KB)
GATE Center for Advanced Hybrid Propulsion and Control Systems David Irick University of Tennessee (PDF 426 KB)
GATE Center for Lightweighting Automotive Materials and Processing P.K. Mallick University of Michigan - Dearborn (PDF 451 KB)
Advanced Vehicle Competitions Forrest Jehlik Argonne National Laboratory (PDF 3.5 MB)
Hybrid Electric Systems/Energy Storage/Exploratory Battery Research
(Tien Duong)
Advanced Electrolyte Research
Block Copolymer Electrolytes for High-Energy Density Lithium Batteries N. Balsara Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 6.4 MB)
New Lithium-based Ionic Liquid Electrolytes that Resist Salt Concentration Polarization D. DesMarteau/
S. Creager
Clemson University (PDF 878 KB)
Interfacial Behavior of Electrolytes J. Kerr Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 969 KB)
Molecular Simulations of Electrolytes and Electrolyte/Electrode Interfaces G. Smith/
O. Borodin
University of Utah (PDF 1.1 MB)
Electrode and Cell Design
Electrode Construction and Testing V. Battaglia Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 11.6 MB)
Microscale Electrode Design Using Coupled Kinetic, Thermal, and Mechanical Modeling A.M. Sastry University of Michigan (PDF 3.6 MB)
Design of PHEVs and Electrolyte Properties J. Newman University of California at Berkeley (PDF 222 KB)
Summary and Future Plans V. Srinivasan Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PDF 353 KB)