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Space Solar: Closer than we think?

Date: 
Thu, 18/05/2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Location: 
NUS Uhall Auditorium, Level 2 Lee Kong Chian Wing, 119077
Host: 
National Research Foundation (NRF) and National University of Singapore (NUS)
Event Type: 
Other Events

This inaugural workshop is a one-day platform for researchers, academics, policy makers and industry to engage in discussion on the nascent field of space-based solar power.
Topics covered on the day will include satellite research activities, renewable energy sources for Singapore, commercial applications in space, and the challenges of creating technology that can change the face of solar power generation.
 

PROGRAMME

Time

Programme

Speaker

8.30 am 

Registration 

 

9.00 am

Opening and Welcome Address

Prof Armin Aberle 

CEO

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore

MORNING SESSION : SATELLITES and SOLAR

9:15am

 

Overview of space solar power

Dr. Lin Fen

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore

09:45am

Past, recent, and future R&D of solar power satellite and

wireless power transfer in Japan

Prof Naoki Shinohara

Kyoto University

10:15

Formation flying of low earth orbit satellites for space based solar power application

Prof Low Kay Soon

National University of Singapore (NUS)

10:45am

Tea Break

 

11:15am

Renewable energy sources for Singapore – beyond roof-top solar

Dr Narasimalu Srikanth

Energy Research Institute @ NTU 

11:45am

Space: the final frontier for 2D materials

Prof Antonio Castro Neto, Centre for Advance 2D Materials

12:15noon

TBC

Faculty of Science 

NUS

12:45pm

Lunch 

 

AFTERNOON SESSION : SPACE SOLAR

02:00pm

RF and antenna technologies for space based solar power application

A/Prof Guo Yong Xin

National University of Singapore

02:30pm

Overview of energy storage system for Space Solar Power (SSP)

A/Prof Sanjib Panda

National University of Singapore

03:00pm

High efficiency light weight solar cells for space applications

Dr. Noren Pan

CEO

Microlink Devices

03:30pm

Panel Discussion     

Moderator: Lum Chune Yang

Prof Armin Aberle, SERIS

Prof Naoki Shinohara, Kyoto University

Dr. Noren Pan, Microlink Devices

Prof Low Kay Soon, NUS

Prof Narasimalu Srikanth, ERI@N

04:15pm

Closing remarks

National Research Foundation

04:30pm

Ends

 

 

Please register your attendance online before 12 May.
For enquiries, please contact Chee Shin Yee at dprchee@nus.edu.sg

Refreshments will be provided.

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