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Life-Cycle Analysis for Transportation Symposium Call for Presentations

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is excited to announce its first annual Life-Cycle Analysis for Transportation Symposium. The goal of this symposium is to showcase various academic, industry, and institutional research efforts on life-cycle analysis topics. We hope to highlight the various assumptions and conclusions being used to shape the future of our industry. With a focus on policy, this symposium is ideally placed to help guide future rulemaking efforts.

Abstracts are being solicited that provide perspective on the life-cycle analysis challenges facing the industry. We encourage you to submit a relevant abstract for the opportunity to give an oral-only presentation during the symposium.


Topics sought include but are not limited to:

  • Policy and Rulemaking

    • Updates on LCA in rulemaking and plans for implementation

  • Powertrain Comparison

    • Comparison of different powertrain types and scenarios

  • Alternative Energy Sources

    • Battery types and chemistries

    • Hydrogen production and storage

    • Alternative fuels, e-fuels, and bio-fuels

  • Manufacturing and Recycling

    • Designing with recyclable materials and components

    • Battery second-use strategies and recycling

    • Designs for end-of-life teardown and recycling

  • Infrastructure

    • Electrical grid and infrastructure

    • Hydrogen

    • Alternative fueling

  • Simulation Methods

Submit questions to Graham Conway, Ph.D., Symposium Chair, or call +1 210 522 5134 for more information.