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2021 Annual Meeting Agenda

Learn about the sessions and presenters at the 2020 Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Forum Annual Meeting. Download the agenda.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time Session Presenter
10–10:15 a.m. Department of Energy Update Mark Smith (DOE-VTO) and Dennis Smith (DOE-VTO)
10:15–10:30 a.m. California Energy Commission Update Peter Chen (CEC) 
10:30–11 a.m. Transient Plasma Systems: A Multi-Cylinder Transient Plasma Ignition System for Increased Efficiency and Reduced Emissions in Natural Gas Engines  Jason Sanders (TPS)
11–11:30 a.m. Michigan Technological University: Compression-Ignition Mono-Fueled Natural Gas High-Efficiency, High-Output Engine for Medium and Heavy-Duty Applications Brian Eggart (MTU)
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Gas Technology Institute: CNG Full Fills with a Complete Smart Fueling System Jason Stair (GTI)
12–1 p.m. National Renewable Energy Laboratory: CNG Codes & Standards Considerations and Tank Testing Lauren Lynch (NREL)

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Time Session Presenter
10–10:30 a.m. Cummins: High-Efficiency, Ultra-Low Emissions Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Engine Research and Development  Saradhi Rengarajan
10:30–11 a.m. University at Buffalo: Development of Zeolite-Based Catalysts for Improved Low Temperature CH4 Conversion Tala Mon (UB)
11–11:30 a.m. Southwest Research Institute: Development of a Pent-Roof Medium-Duty Spark-Ignited Natural Gas Engine in an Optimized Hybrid Vehicle System Scott Sjovall (SWRI)
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.  US Hybrid: Plug-in Hybrid CNG Drayage Truck "PHET" Abas Goodarzi
12–12:30 p.m. University of Alabama: High-Efficiency Natural Gas Dual Fuel Combustion Strategies for Heavy-Duty Engines Sundar Krishnan (UA)
12:30–1 p.m. Wrap up John Gonzales (NREL)