Space Solar: Closer than we think?

When:
18/05/2017 @ 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Asia/Singapore Timezone
2017-05-18T09:00:00+08:00
2017-05-18T16:30:00+08:00
Where:
NUS Uhall Auditorium, Level 2 Lee Kong Chian Wing, 119077

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.

Host: National Research Foundation (NRF) and National University of Singapore (NUS)

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.