ITIF co-hosted a series of four expert workshops with Boston University’s Institute for Sustainable Energy and Fraunhofer USA’s Center for Manufacturing Innovation.
Low-Temperature Industrial Processes Workshop | February 3, 2021
Workshop focused on advancements in heat pump technology, industrial drying, paper and food processing, etc., specifically considering new innovations such as process electrification, zero-carbon synthetic fuels like hydrogen, etc.
Challenge & Issues for Discussion
Speaker Presentations & Recordings
- Heat Pumps for Low-Temperature Industrial Process Heat, Kurt Roth, Ph.D., FraunhoferUSA Center for Manufacturing Innovation CMI, Energy Systems Team
- Industrial Heat Pumps Overview, Antonio M. Bouza, Technology Manager, U.S. DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office
- German R&D Perspectives on Heat Pumps, Dr. Lena Schnabel, Head of Department Heating and Cooling Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (recording coming soon)
- Research Priorities in Low-Temperature Systems, Dr. Kashif Nawaz, Senior Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (recording coming soon)
- Membrane Dehumidification, Dr. David Claridge, Mechanical Engineering Dept. Texas A&M University
- Heat X™ Magnetocaloric/Magnetic Induction Technologies, Matthew J. Gurwin, Founder / Chief Executive Officer, Heat X™
- High Temperature (Industrial) Heat Pumps: An Untapped US Industrial Process Energy Efficiency Opportunity, Paul Scheihing, 50001 Strategies
- Industrial Drying Research, Dr. Jamal Yagoobi, Director, Center for Advanced Research in Drying, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
- Direct Contact Ultrasonic Drying, Dr. Ayyoub Momen, Founder and CEO, Ultrasonic Technology Solutions (recording coming soon)