July 2022 Progress Meeting

Welcome to the UI-ASSIST July Progress Workshop 2022!

We are looking forward to another year full of progress and collaboration. More information coming soon for our 2022 annual meeting!

Our goal is to have a face-to-face meeting, but we are still monitoring world public health.  Our meeting will be held July 13 -15th in Golden, Colorado.

Please register by taking the survey linked here! 

For further information, contact ui.assist@wsu.edu.

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 – Denver Marriott West

Time (MST)Time (IST)ActivityNotesSpeakers
7:00-8:00am18:30-19:30pmOpen RegistrationBuffet Breakfast
8:00-9:45am19:30-21:15pmWelcomeOpening Session DOE
India Funding Sponsors
Meeting Logistics
Noel Schulz, Ankush Sharma
Noel Schulz, Ankush Sharma
10:00-12:00pm21:30-23:30pmSession #1Themes 9 & 8Theme 9 – India: Suresh Srivastava, Shiv K Singh, Falti Teotia, A K Saxena
Theme 9 – US: Noel Schulz, Sanjeev Pannala, Ben Shannon

Theme 8 – India: Santanu Mishra*
Theme 8 – US: Rob Hovsapian, Sayon Chanda, Sanjeev Pannala
12:00-1:00pmJuly 13-14th, 23:30-00:30amLunchBuffet Lunch
1:00-2:30pmJuly 14th, 00:30-2:00amSession #2Themes 2 & 3Theme 2 – India: Gururaj M V
Theme 2 – US: Anurag Srivastava, Sanjeev Pannala

Theme 3 – India: Ankush Sharma, Falti Teotia
Theme 3 – US: Noel Schulz, Alasdair Crawford*, Nicholas Deforest*
2:30-2:45pmJuly 14th, 2:00-2:15amBreak
2:45-4:15pmJuly 14th, 2:15-3:45amSession #3Themes 4 & 5Theme 4 – India: Mahesh Kumar*
Theme 4 – US: Miroslav Begovic

Theme 5 – India: Amey Karkare
Theme 5 – US: Anurag Srivastava
4:15-5:00pmJuly 14th, 3:45-4:30amSession #4Theme 11 Part A: Training and Workforce

Theme 11 Part B: Communication and Dissemination
Ankush Sharma, Noel Schulz

Geoffrey Thatcher, Gary Huffman
5:30-7:00pmJuly 14th, 5:00-6:30amEvening ReceptionLight Hors d’oeuvresHosted by Burns and McDonnell

*Denotes Virtual Presentation

Thursday, July 14, 2022 – Denver Marriott West

Time (MST)Time (IST)ActivityNotesSpeakers
7:15-8:00am18:45-19:30pmOpen RegistrationBuffet Breakfast
8:00-8:15am19:30-19:45pmWelcomeRecap, GoalsAnkush Sharma, Noel Schulz
8:15-9:45am19:45-21:15pmSession #5Theme 6Theme 6 – India: Abheejeet Mohapatra*
Theme 6 – US: Anurag Srivastava, Ahmed Saber, Chanan Singh*, Rabab Haider
10:00-12:00pm21:30-23:30pmSession #6Themes 7 & 10Theme 7 – India: Abhijit Abhyanka
Theme 7 – US: Rabab Haider, Anuradha Annaswamy*

Theme 10 – India: Anoop Singh, A K Saxena
Theme 10 – US: Anjan Bose, Thomas Familia
12:00-1:00pmJuly 14-15th, 23:30-00:30amLunchBuffet Lunch
1:00-2:30pmJuly 15th, 00:30-2:00amSession #7Theme 11 Part C: Discussions
India/US Collaborations Moving Forward
Noel Schulz, Ankush Sharma

2:30-2:45pmJuly 15th, 2:00-2:15amBreak
2:45-5:00pmJuly 15th, 2:15-4:30amSession #8Funding Agencies Feedback
General Feedback
Summary & Next Steps
Noel Schulz
Ankush Sharma, Noel Schulz

*Denotes Virtual Presentation

Friday, July 15, 2022 – Tour of NREL Facilities

Time (MST)Time (IST)ActivityNotes
7:30-12:00pm19:00-23:30pmFlatiron & Golden Campus ToursTours will depart from Denver Marriott West

Hotel Information

We are looking forward to hosting you in Golden Colorado!

To book with the hotel block, please click here.

UI ASSIST Annual Meeting 2022 Room Block 175 USD per night

  • Start Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2022
  • End Date: Friday, July 15, 2022
  • Last Day to Book: Tuesday, June 14, 2022


Please contact ui.assist@wsu.edu with questions regarding transportation from the airport.

There will be transportation provided to and from the flatirons on the NREL campus, but we will need to know the exact numbers of who is planning to participate so that we have enough space for all participants. If you are planning to participate, please indicate that in your registration survey linked here!