Keynote Speakers


4th International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST’20)



We are very happy to announce the following keynote speakers for the 4th International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST'20):



Dr. Krishnan Raja

Dr. Krishnan Raja
University of Idaho, USA
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Raja has been with the University of Idaho, Moscow, USA since August 2011. Currently he is an associate professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering. Dr. Raja is a licensed professional engineer in the Idaho State, and a NACE International (National Association of Corrosion Engineers, USA) certified materials selection and design specialist. He has more than 120 peer reviewed publications in journals and conference proceedings in the areas of synthesis and characterization of materials for energy conversion and storage, design and synthesis of high temperature and auxetic ceramics, environmental degradation of materials, and nuclear materials. He was a recipient of a DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) young faculty award in the year 2012.

Topic of Keynote: Oxide Nanotubes for Energy Conversion and Storage: Current Status and Future Direction
Keynote Abstract


Dr. Laurent Pilon

Dr. Laurent Pilon
University of California, LA, USA
Keynote Speaker

Laurent Pilon received his B.S. and M.S. in Applied Physics from the Grenoble Institute of Technology, France and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, USA in 2002. He then joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he is now Professor. His research group is engaged in a wide range of interdisciplinary research projects at the intersection of interfacial and transport phenomena, material science, and biology for the development of sustainable energy conversion, storage, and efficiency technologies. He has authors more than 160 archival journal publications. He is also the recipient of several awards including the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation and the Bergles-Rohsenow Young Investigator Award in Heat Transfer from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is a Fellow of ASME and a member of the Scientific Council of the International Center for Heat and Mass Transfer (ICHMT).

Topic of Keynote: Innovative Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings
Keynote Abstract