BAC Workshop: "The Greening of Transportation 2: Sustainability via Alternative Fuels"

A Workshop presented by The Transportation Center and the Initiative for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University Workshop Executive Summary

October 5, 2010



2:30 - 2:35 pm

Welcoming remarks

Bridget Calendo
Northwestern University

2:35 - 3:00 pm

Research on Alternative Fuels at Argonne

Donald G. Hillebrand
Director, Center for Transportation
Research, Argonne National Lab

3:00 - 3:25 pm

Electrification of Transportation

Keshav Sondhi
Chief Engineer, FedEx


3:25 - 3:50 pm

Aviations Quest for Sustainable Biofuels

Bob Sturtz
Managing Director Strategic Sourcing‐
Fuel, United Airlines


3:50 - 4:00 pm


4:00‐4:25 pm

Use of Biofuels and hybrid trucks in logistics operations

Mike Ellis
President, EA Logistics

4:25‐4:50 pm

Chicago Area Alternative Fuel Strategy: Moving In the Future

Joshua C. Milberg
First Deputy Commissioner, Chicago
Department of Environment

Presentation slides

4:50—5:15 pm

Panel discussion:

Mike Ellis (Presentation slides)
Donald G. Hillebrand (Presentation slides)
Joshua C. Milberg
Keshav Sondhi
Bob Sturtz

Moderator: Diego Klabjan, Northwestern University