September 13, 2021

 

 Time (ET) 

Topic 

12:20 – 12:30 PM 

Attendee Log-In

12:30 – 12:40 PM 

Welcome and Introduction to ARPA-E 

Dr. Jenny Gerbi - Acting Director and Deputy Director for Technology, ARPA-E 

12:40 – 1:00 PM 

LOCOMOTIVES - Introductory Remarks 

Dr. Bob Ledoux - Program Director, ARPA-E 

1:00 – 1:25 PM 

Decarbonizing Freight Rail 

Mr. Philip Moslener - Vice President, Advanced Technologies, Wabtec 

1:25 – 1:50 PM 

Overview of Sandia’s Hydrogen for Rail Research 

Dr. Benjamin Schroeder - Sandia National Laboratory 

1:50 – 2:00 PM 

Break 

2:00 – 2:25 PM 

Long Term Priorities for Decarbonization of Railroads – Insights for Modeling 

Ms. Theresa Romanosky - Assistant General Counsel, American Association of Rail Roads 

2:25 – 2:50 PM 

FRA Research, Helping to Move Rail Industry to Safer Cleaner Future 

Ms. Melissa Shurland - Program Manager, US Department of Transportation 

2:50 – 3:15 PM 

Intellectual Property and Open-Source Software Related Issues 

Mr. Geoff Goode - Deputy Chief Counsel, APRA-E 

Mr. Paul Gottlieb - Intellectual Property Legal Consultant, ARPA-E 

3:15 – 3:25 PM 

Break 

3:25 – 3:40 PM 

ALTRIOS - Advanced Locomotive Technology and Rail Infrastructure Optimization System 

Mr. Jason Lustbader - National Renewable Energy Laboratory 

3:40 – 3:55 PM 

Multi-Decadal Decarbonization Pathways for U.S. Freight Rail 

Dr. George F. List - North Caroline State University 

3:55 – 4:10 PM 

Synthesis of COnsists as Rolling Energy micro-grids (SCORE) 

Ms. Lorri Bennett - Pennsylvania State University 

4:10 – 4:25 PM 

Comprehensive Impact and Cost Assessment Framework of Carbon Lowering Approaches for the US Rail Freight System 

Dr. Hani Mahmassani - Northwestern University 

4:25 – 4:55 PM 

Discussion 

4:55 – 5:00 PM 

Closing Remarks 

Dr. Bob Ledoux - Program Director, ARPA-E