Battery Energy Storage & Management Workshop
September 25, 2014
Houston Technology Center, Houston, TX

This workshop was part of the JSC Connect event series organized through a partnership between the NASA Johnson Space Center, Texas Emerging Technology Fund, Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization, and Houston Technology Center.

This event brought together a cross-sector audience, with presentations on the latest advances and unmet challenges, in a format providing an opportunity for participants to network and explore potential partnerships.

8:00  Networking Breakfast
8:30  Welcome
8:40  Presentation Panel Session
10:15  Networking Break
10:30  Presentation Panel Session
12:15  Lunch
12:45  Presentation Panel Session
3:00  Adjourn


Big Delta Systems:
  Neelam Singh: Fabrication of FreeForm Energy Storage Devices

  Robello Samuel: Challenges of Downhole Power Generation and Use for Downhole Drilling System

  Anthony Gee: Condensed Aerosol Fire Suppression Systems

  Meagan Rich: Vapor Feed Electrolyzers and Non-Flow-Through Fuel Cell Technology

Indy Power Systems:
  Steven Tolen: The Industry’s First Complete Suite of Microgrid Solutions

Michigan State University Bioeconomy Institute:
  Tom Guarr: Development of Stable Organic Redox Shuttles for Lithium Ion Battery Applications

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory:
  Ratnakumar Bugga: Development of High Energy Li-ion Batteries for Future NASA Missions

NASA Johnson Space Center:
  Eric Darcy: Thermal Runaway Severity Reduction Assessment for Spacesuit Li-ion Batteries
  Eric Darcy: Li-ion Cell Internal Short Circuits: Inducement and Detection
  Frank Davies: Failed Cell Detection Circuit
  Linda Ham: JSC Technology Collaboration Strategy
  Judith Jeevarajen: Can Cell-to-Cell Thermal Runaway Propagation be Prevented in a Lithium-ion Battery Module?
  Judith Jeevarajen: Energy Goals & Safety Challenges for Future Space Exploration
  Abigail Ryan: Fuel Cells at NASA: Investigating Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Spaceflight
  Michael Salinas: Energy Systems Test Area Battery Capabilities

Texas A&M University:
  Debjyoti Banerjee: Nano-Devices for Enhanced Thermal Energy Storage, Cooling & Sensing

  Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio: Fundamentals of Battery Chargers and Capacitor-less LDOs