Defining and Refining the Energy-Water-Food Nexus

May 21 - 24, 2017

Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville, KY

Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Delaina Amos 
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville

Workshop Co-Chair

Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Professor & Director, Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville

Generously funded in part by the National Science Foundation

Workshop Coordinator

Andrew Marsh
Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, University of Louisville 

Call for Posters!

Poster Submission Deadline

May 1, 2017

Apply here 

Student, post-doc and faculty posters will be judged during the poster session.


Register here

Early Bird registration until April 28, 2017

Professionals - $350 Industry; $250 Academic

Students - $25 Undergrads; $50 Grads; $100 Postdocs

General - $100

High School Students attend FREE - email RE3workshop@gmail.com

Registration after April 28

Professionals - $400 Industry; $300 Academic

Students - $50 Undergrads; $75 Grads; $125 Postdocs

General - $150

High School Students attend FREE - email RE3workshop@gmail.com

Student Travel Awards!

Deadline April 28

We are pleased to be able to sponsor stipends for student travel awards. The purpose of the travel award program is to help undergraduate and graduate students travel to attend the RE3 workshop. This sponsorship will include mandatory participation in the form of a poster or a talk as part of the workshop. The poster session will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Muhammed Ali Center in Louisville.

We anticipate making student travel awards in the amount of $200 to support travel to attend the RE3 Energy-Water-Food Nexus Workshop in Louisville, KY May 21-24.

Apply here


Workshop Tracks
Clean Energy-Food
Clean Energy-Water
Clean Energy-Entrepreneurship

Highlighted Topic Areas
Entrepreneurship at the EWF nexus
Food safety & waste minimization
Distributed water treatment
Efficient fertilizers and pesticides
Clean energy-ammonia production
Carbon neutral liquid fuels from air and water
Energy minimization for treating and recycling
Agricultural waste to energy
Clean energy-water desalination
Nitrogen and phosphorous cycles
Destruction of nitrates and recovery of phosphates
Big data management and the EWF nexus
Policy and the EWF nexus

Confirmed Invited Speakers
Jared Entin – NASA, Prog Manager, Clean Energy-Water

Grigorii Soloveichik – ARPA-E, Prog Dir, Clean Energy

Daniel Kammen – U. of California, Berkeley, Clean Energy

Raul Miranda – Washington, DC, Ammonia Production

Prashant Kamat – U. of Notre Dame, Clean Energy

Jordan Macknick – NREL, Clean Energy-Water

Dominique Loqué – LBL, Clean Energy-Food

Esther Obonyo – Penn State U., Big Data & EWF Nexus

Yushan Yan – U. Delaware, Clean Energy Materials

David Graves - U. of California, Berkeley, Clean Energy

Aditya Mohite - Los Alamos National Lab, Clean Energy

Jim Pfaendtner – U. Washington, Clean Energy

Nelson Cardona Martínez - Puerto Rico–Mayagüez, Clean Energy-Food