International Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting

January 22-24, 2019 │ San Antonio, TX, USA │ San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk

The International Powertrains, Fuels, and Lubricants meeting is back in the States for 2019. Join us as engineering, business, and scientific professionals gather to discuss new and emerging technologies that are being implemented to meet regulations by reducing emissions and boosting fuel economy, while delivering the best overall powertrain performance.

This meeting is comprised of leading-edge technology presentations, face-to-face networking opportunities, and a neutral platform for industry and academic professionals to share their successes and challenges when meeting regulations.

Who Should Attend:

  • OEM system and product design engineers
  • Tier and component suppliers
  • Light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicle system and product design engineers
  • Consultants
  • Engineering educators
  • Researchers

Featured Speakers

Opening Keynote

Adam L. Hamilton

President and Chief Executive Officer, Southwest Research Institute

Adam L. Hamilton serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Research Institute, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of advanced scientific and applied technology solutions. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) conducting more than $500 million of research each year, the Institute provides solutions for problems encountered from deep sea to deep space, and practically everywhere in between. From the pressure hulls of deep-diving submarines to the Pluto system and beyond, SwRI thrives on providing broad technical expertise and vast supporting infrastructure for the benefit of clients (government and commercial) and the public. Hamilton holds an M.S. degree in engineering and a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering, both from The University of Texas at Austin. He has been a Professional Engineer since 1993. During his career, Hamilton has provided technical expertise to myriad programs in government and industry. His multidisciplinary technical expertise includes engineering, science, and risk assessment. Before joining Southwest Research Institute, Hamilton was the founding President and Chief Executive Officer of Signature Science, LLC. Signature Science, based in Austin, TX, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute, and specializes in national security, biotechnology, chemistry, environmental science and engineering.

Thursday Keynote

Robert M. Wagner, Ph.D.

Director–National Transportation Research Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Robert Wagner, Ph.D., is the Director of the National Transportation Research Center (NTRC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory; a faculty member of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), SAE International, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). His technical expertise is in the areas of low-temperature combustion, abnormal combustion phenomena, and fuel technologies. His responsibilities include vision and strategic leadership of the NTRC, coordination of researchers and resources, and management of the NTRC as a DOE-designated National User Facility. He also supports external outreach including the development of strategic collaborations to leverage ORNL signature capabilities in high-performance computing, neutron sciences, material sciences, and additive manufacturing. Wagner has organized more than 20 international symposiums and conferences and authored more than 100 technical publications. He earned B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Missouri University of Science & Technology and was an EPA Science to Achieve Results Fellow.

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