PETER J. SCHUBERT

 

Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy                               Citizen of U.S.

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)                       

799 W. Michigan St., ET 219                                                                               

pjschube@iupui.edu                                                                           

+001-317-278-0812                                                                                   

 

MISSION:       Comprehensive integrated sustainable energy systems for all

 

EDUCATION & LICENSE

P.E.     Microelectronics – Electrical Engineering, State of Illinois (062.061746)         2009

Ph.D.   Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University                                1990

            General Motors Fellow

M.S.    Electrical Engineering, University of Cincinnati                                              1984

            Whirlpool Fellow

B.A.    Physics, Washington University, St. Louis                                                       1982

 

ACADEMIC & ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Director, Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy                                           2011- 

                                                                                                   www.lugarenergycenter.org

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, IUPUI                                             2011- 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Principal, Schubert Solutions, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana                                         2011-

                                                         Engineering consulting www.schubertsolutionsllc.com

Managing Director, Biomass Unit Ops, LLC, Indianapolis, IN                                  2011-

                                                        Thermochemical conversion www.biomassunitops.com

Managing Director, Hydrogen Sponge, LLC, Indianapolis, IN                                  2011-

                                                                           Energy storage www.hydrogensponge.com

Senior Director, Packer Engineering, Inc., Naperville, Illinois                           2006-2011

                                                                                      Engineering consulting and research

Technical Fellow, Delphi Electronics & Safety, Kokomo, IN                            1984-2006

Research Assistant, McDonnell Space Science Lab, Washington University              1981

 

RECOGNITION, AWARDS, CERTIFICATIONS

Second Place, International SunSat Design Competition, Ohio University Foundation and Space Canada, presented at the 35th International Space Development Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Mentored a student team on “Pathway to Power”                                                                            2016

 

Hall of Fame, Kent Roosevelt High School, Kent, Ohio                                              2016

 

Fulbright Specialist, University of Malta                                                                      2014

                                                                                     Renewable energy, Waste-to-Energy

Excellence in Oral Presentation, Society of Automotive Engineers                             2006

Manufacturing Excellence Award, Nat’l Center for Appropriate Technology         2004

                                                          Rollover sensor for Light Armored Vehicle (LAV-25)

Best Presentation, dSPACE User Conference                                                             2004

                                                                                   Autocode for automotive applications

Design for Six Sigma Green Belt, Advanced Innovative Technologies Group          2004

SE-1 Systems Engineering Certification, Delphi Delco Electronics Systems              2003

LEAD Award, Delphi Electronics & Safety                                                                2001

                                Modular algorithms using engineers from low-cost (international) sites

Donald J. Almquist Award, Delphi Electronics & Safety                                            1999

                                                Supercomputer design and automated airbag calibration tool

Delphi Innovation Hall of Fame, Delphi Corporation                                                 1997

Effective Negotiating Skills, General Physics Corporation                                        1997

Quality Engineering III, Quality Engineering IV, Delco Electronics                           1992

Electrochemical Technology, Case Western Reserve University                                1992

 

RESEARCH GRANTS

$100,000         Aerodyne Combustion (NSF pass-through) STTR Phase I: Wave Rotor Constant-Volume Combustion for Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Abatement in Gas Turbine Engines, PI                                                                                                       2015-2016

$600,000         National Science Foundation (NSF), “Electricity from Bio-Ethanol Powered Fuel Cells,” co-PI                                                                                                       2013-2015

$4,000             Duke Energy and Simon Property Group, “Research study of solar car charging ports with battery storage,” PI                                                                                 2013

$2,500             N-Ovations, Savanna, IL, “Renewable fertilizer,” Consultant              2012

$11,665           U.S. Department of State, Speaker and Specialist Grant to University of Malta    2012

$1,200,000      U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Congressionally Directed Project, “Green Fuels Depot,” Technical Leader                                                                           2009-2010

$55,000           National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, “Integrated Shot Counter,” Technical Manager                                                                                                       2010-2011

$296,000         U.S. Marine Corps (USMC), “M240 Weapons Shots Fired Counter,” Technical Manager                                                                                                       2009-2010

$196,000         U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), subcontractor to Capstone Turbine Co., “Alternate Fuel Microturbine,” – co-PI                                                                   2009-2011

$125,000         Growth Dimensions (Illinois), “Pyrolytic Biomass CHP,” PI     2009-2010

$160,000         Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (Illinois), “Pyrolytic Biomass CHP,” PI                                                                                                   2008-2009

$1,000,000      U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), “Biomass R&D”, PI   2008-2010

$700,000         National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), “Extraction of Oxygen and Silicon from Lunar Regolith using only Solar Power,” SBIR Phase I and Phase II 2007, 2009-2011

$24,000           U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), “Laser Scanning of Federal Buildings,” PI                                                                                                       2006-2007

$88,000           Edison Materials Technology Center (Dayton, OH), “Hydrogen Storage in Nanoporous Silicon,” PI                                                                                    2005-2006

 

DONATIONS RECEIVED

Biomass-to-Energy system, from Argonne National Labs (Argonne, IL), January 2015, estimated market value $600,000.

Engine-Generator Set (Genset), from Port Vue Plumbing (McKeesport, PA), March 2014, estimated market value $4,000.

Waste-to-Energy System, “Old Blue”, from Conversion Energy Systems (Chicago, IL), July 2012, estimated market value $500,000.

Hoosier Energy (Bloomington, IN), December 2013, donation of $10,000

Duke Energy Foundation (Plainfield, IN), June 2014, donation of $10,000

U.S. Patent 6,668,846 on a Gyroscopically Balanced Walking Cane from Mr. Edward Meador (Springfield, VA), estimated market value $5,000.

 

INTERACTION with ELECTED OFFICIALS

§  Visits with State Representatives, Indianapolis, Indiana                             2015

§  Private meeting with Dr. A.P.J. Kalam, 11th President of India on the topic of Space-Based Solar Power  2013

§  Visits with U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar, Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis, IN                      2011-2012

§  Visits with Indiana Congressional Delegation, Washington, D.C.     2011-2015

§  Testimony on Netmetering, Senate Energy Committee, State of Illinois     2010

§  Visits with Representative Judy Biggert, Washington, D.C.              2008-2011

§  Tour for Senator Richard Durbin, Naperville, IL                                         2010

§  National Space Society – Moon-Mars Blitz         2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009

                                                                    Citizen lobbyist on behalf of NASA

§  National Space Society – Chairman of the Washington Legislative Conference, Washington, D.C.            2003

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Semiconductor Device Physics, IUPUI, ECE 30500                                                  2014-

Fundamentals of Electrical Energy Engineering, IUPUI, ECE 49500                    2014-

Nanotechnology:  Environmental Implications and Solutions, U.S. Department of Energy        2007

Keeping Your Batteries in Shape, Evidence Photographers International Council, School of Evidence Photography & Imaging                                                                                                 2006

Model-Based Design:  Delivering Quality Electronics Products Faster, Society of Automotive Engineers, C0806                                                                                                                    2008-2012

Occupant and Vehicle Responses in Rollovers, SAE                                        2004-2006

MATLAB/Simulink/Stateflow as Applied to Executable Specifications, Delphi Electronics & Safety, #24950, 2-day class                                                                                               2001-2004

Model-Based System Development, Delphi Electronics & Safety, #21244       2002-2004

Finite State Machine Primer, Delphi Electronics & Safety, #30319, delivered to over 750 engineers in 17 countries.                                                                                                                         2004

 

 

 

STUDENT MENTORING & SUPERVISION

M.S.                Mawla Boaks, “Density Functional Theory Study of Hydrogen Storage in Porous Silicon,” IUPUI                                                                                                    2016-

Internships      Mukish Kumar Munyady, Shen Mi Khoo, Khairuz Zaki Md Rujhan, Xiang En Huang, Muhammad Izzuddin Mohd Izam, Syiu Chi Chua, Muhamad Latiff Zainal Abidin, Filarius Peter Usop,  Khalil Adli Moktar, Prvinjit Singh, all students of Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia, Space Solar Power Summer Research Team                          2016

Competition    Javier Tandazo, Alexander Carter, John Guggenheim, Brenda Rodriguez, Curtis Waggoner, Garrett Ruble, Andrew Barnhardt, Int’l SunSat Design Competition.  Won 2nd place with $6,000 purse.                                                                                           2016

Competition    Wiaam Elkhatib, Andrew Godfrey, Austin Stanforth, Brock Schaffer, Chase Gresgy, Collyn Dodge, Emiliya Akmayeva, Emily Rosales, Fatih Tokmo, George Tipker, Michael Zimmerman, Guy Wiss, Josh Day, Joshua Potts, Kyle Turner, Patrick Proctor, Zach Firks, NASA RASC-AL Competition for 1-G Space Station Design and Budget.              2015-2016

Capstone         Steven Zusack, Nathan McDaniel, Raveena Patil, Chanel Johnson, Sean Lachenman, for RASC-AL Competition for lunar ice mining.  One of 12 finalist teams. 2015-2106

Internships      Sheylla Monteiro Pinto, Bruna Caroline Pires, Moises do Nascimento, Edward Barks, Jonathan Nderitu, Gabriel Goncalves, Fatih Tokmo, Space Solar Power Wireless Power Transfer Summer Research Team                                                                                        2015

Capstone         Heather Tait, Tabitha Truax, Peter Wiggington, Jacleen Joiner, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, “Hope for Hemp”                                2015

Capstone         Abdulkarim, Chahal, Felder, Hooker, Magnetta, Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI and Butler University, “High Torque-Density Electric Motor”                                2015

M.S.                Drew Witte, “Optimization of Waste to Energy Conversion,” ECE Department, IUPUI                                                                                                       2012-2014

Honors            David Vance, “Study of Biochar Production,” IUPUI                2014-2016

Capstone         Bales, Darby, Gosewehr, Pryor, Yarbrough, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, “Homegrown Energy”                                                               2014

Internship        Akash Bansal, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, “Biochar Production and Marketing”                                                                                                                2014

Capstone         O’Brien, Peed, Ryan, Ong, Zhang, Christopher, Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI and Butler University, “Microchannel Reactor for Direct Gas-to-Liquids Fuel Production”      2014

Advisor           Students for the Exploration and Development of Space, IUPUI       2011-

Capstone         Godfrey, Griswold, Alotaibi, Nicholas, Patterson, Stoery, Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI and Butler University, “Rooftop Garden”                                                    2013

MBA               Dustin Tuescher, Kelly School of Business, IUPUI, “Cost of Ownership for Biomass to Energy Systems”                                                                                                 2014

MBA               Peter Froehlich, Linda Klain, Dustin Tuescher, Daniel Wang, Kelley School of Business, IUPUI, “Stalk Stoker Monetization”                                                     2013

Research          Daniel Reyzman, Thomas Watkins, IUPUI, “Boiler MACT for Indiana”, co-sponsored by the Hoosier Environmental Council and the IUPUI Solution Center Venture Fund       2013

Internship        Mathur, Kaushal, Jaithaliya, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, “Biomass Gasification”                                                                                                                2013

Capstone         Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI, Jing, Sargent, Lyenaki, Tran, Hertic, “Green Garage Microgrid”                                                                                              2013

Research          Innovation to Enterprise Central, IUPUI, Cambridge, Lothamer, Blankenship, “Energy Bootstrapping for Rural Villages”                                                          2012

Research          Joshua Cisney, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, “Energy Policy Issues in Indiana”                                                                        2013

Capstone         Andrew, Chonaiew, Leonard, Meluch, Peeples, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, “Breathable Indy”                                                                     2013

Research          Shiva Patibanda, “Wound-Rotor Motor Project,” co-sponsored with Mechanical Electrical Systems (Indianapolis, IN)                                                                     2013

Research          Sarah Vycas, Library Sciences, IUPUI “Internally-Displaced Persons” 2012

Capstone         Mersinger, Mills, Misry, Julian, Muller, Mechanical Engineering, IUPUI, “Rocket Cane”   2012

Capstone         Baker, Hamag, Kramer, Molinder, Yoder, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, IUPUI, “Smart Farms Indiana”                                                                           2012

Research          Will Hammel, Zachary Urbanek, “Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Laboratory Design”          2012

Internships      60 students, high school, college, graduate, Packer Engineering  2006-2011

Internships      70 students, college, Delphi Electronics & Safety                        1984-2005

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

United States (and European Union)

8,845,772        PROCESS AND SYSTEM FOR SYNGAS PRODUCTION FROM BIOMASS MATERIALS                                                                                         2014

8,691,115        SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING CHAR IN BIOMASS REACTORS 2014

8,673,811        SYSTEM, METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR STORING AND RETRIEVING HYDROGEN                                                                                         2014

8,518,856        SOLID-STATE HYDROGEN STORAGE MEDIA AND CATALYTIC HYDROGEN RECHARGING THEREOF                                                                  2013

8,465,562        SCALABLE BIOMASS REACTOR AND METHOD                       2013

8,046,946        SHOT-COUNTING DEVICE FOR A FIREARM                              2011

7,935,176        OXYGEN EXTRACTION APPARATUS AND PROCESS              2011

7,833,428        PROCESSES AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING POROUS MATERIALS           2010

7,721,601        HYDROGEN STORAGE TANK AND METHOD OF USING         2010

7,512,461        VEHICLE ROLLOVER SENSING USING ANGULAR ACCELEROMETER 2009

7,477,972        (also EP 1,749,722) ROLLOVER WARNING AND DETECTION METHOD FOR TRANSPORT VEHICLES                                                                    2009

7,462,820        ISOTOPE SEPARATION PROCESS AND APPARATUS THEREFOR 2008

7,412,314        SOIL TRIP VEHICLE ROLLOVER DETECTION METHOD         2008

7,403,848        VEHICLE ROLLOVER DETECTION SYSTEM                               2008

7,294,926        (also EP 1,768,179) CHIP COOLING SYSTEM                                  2007

7,269,483        (also EP 1,628,180) MULTIPLE ALGORITHM EVENT DISCRIMINATION METHOD                                                                                                                2007

7,206,679        (also EP 1,552,987) RECONFIGURABLE METHODOLOGY FOR EVENT DETECTION IN A MOTOR VEHICLE                                                                     2007

7,162,340        (also EP 1,552,989) VEHICLE ROLLOVER DETECTION AND METHOD OF ANTICIPATING VEHICLE ROLLOVER                                         2007

7,143,658        DEFLECTION PLATE WEIGHT SENSOR FOR VEHICLE SEAT 2006

7,118,075        SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTITUDE CONTROL AND STATION KEEPING   2006

7,000,948        (also EP 1,533,194) INTERNALLY-TETHERED SEAT BLADDER FOR OCCUPANT WEIGHT ESTIMATION                                                                      2006

6,994,296        APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUEVERING OBJECTS IN A LOW/ZERO GRAVITY ENVIRONMENT                                                               2006

6.930,304        PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR ISOTOPE SEPARATION IN A LOW-GRAVITY ENVIRONMENT                                                                                  2005

6,850,825        METHOD FOR SUPPRESSING DEPLOYMENT OF AN INFLATABLE RESTRAINT BASED ON SENSED OCCUPANT WEIGHT                                   2005

6,818,842        SEAT FOAM HUMIDITY COMPENSATION FOR VEHICLE SEAT OCCUPANT WEIGHT DETECTION SYSTEM                                                        2004

6,714,848        (also EP 1,312,515) ADAPTIVE ROLLOVER DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD                                                                                                                2004

6,654,671        ROLLOVER DETECTION ALGORITHM WITH OCCUPANT MOTION ANTICIPATION                                                                                                                2003

6,614,018        PROCESS AND APARATUS FOR CONTINUOUS-FEED ALL-ISOTOPE SEPARATION IN MICROGRAVITY USING SOLAR POWER                               2004

6,584,388        ADAPTIVE ROLLOVER DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD            2003

6,542,792        (also EP 1,754,633) VEHICLE ROLLOVER DETECTION APPARATUS AND METHOD                                                                                                                2003

6,356,854        HOLOGRAPHIC OBJECT POSITION AND TYPE SENSING SYSTEM           2002

5,721,162        ALL-SILICON MONOLITHIC MOTION SENSOR WITH INTEGRATED CONDITIONING CIRCUIT                                                                1998

4,948,456        CONFINED LATERAL SELECTIVE EPITAXIAL GROWTH        1990

4,885,618        INSULATED GATE FET HAVING A BURIED INSULATING BARRIER      1989

4,797,718        SELF-ALIGNED SILICON MOS DEVICE                                       1989

4,760,036        A PROCESS FOR GROWING SILICON-ON-INSULATOR WAFERS USING LATERAL EPITAXIAL GROWTH WITH SEED WINDOW INSULATION    1988

4,758,530        DOUBLY-SELF ALIGNED HOLE-WITHIN-A-HOLE STRUCTURE IN SEMICONDUCTOR FABRICATION                                                1988

4,749,441        SEMICONDUCTOR MUSHROOM STRUCTURE FABRICATION 1988

4,716,128        METHOD OF FABRICATING SILICON-ON-INSULATOR LIKE DEVICES 1987

4,714,685        METHOD OF FABRICATING SELF-ALIGNED SILICON-ON-INSULATOR LIKE DEVICES                                                                                               1987

European Union

1,906,343        Method of developing a classifier using adaboost-over-genetic programming          2008

1,870,838        Contour-based object recognition method for a monocular vision system 2007

1,690,748        Vehicle rollover detection method based on differential Z-axis acceleration            2005

1,688,315        Method of producing a rollover arming signal based on off-axis acceleration           2006

1,637,407        Vehicle rollover detection method                                                         2006

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Book Chapters

Schubert, P., Urbanek, A, “Hydrogen Recharge Dynamics and Vessel Design for Porous Silicon Storage Media,” in Ch. 6 of Nanotechnology 2014: Electronics, Manufacturing, Environment, Energy & Water, vol. 3, CRC Press, ISBN 9781482258301, pp. 418-422, 2014.

Schubert, P., Fu, Y., “Seawater Flow Battery as Technology Platform,” in Ch. 6 of Nanotechnology 2014: Electronics, Manufacturing, Environment, Energy & Water, vol. 3, CRC Press, ISBN 9781482258301, pp. 446-449, 2014.

Schubert, P., Paganessi, J., Wilks, A., Murray, M., “Distributed Hydrogen Generation and Storage from Biomass,” Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy II, J. Wiley, Wicks, G., Simon, J., et al., Eds. V. 239, 2012.

Schubert, P. “Materials Selection and Processing for Lunar Based Space Solar Power,” Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy, J. Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, v. 224, 2011.

Schubert, P., Wilks, A., “Thermodynamic analysis of a novel hydrogen storage material:  nanoporous silicon,” Materials Innovations in an Emerging Hydrogen Economy, G.G. Wicks, J. Simon, Ceramics Transactions v. 202, Eds., J.Wiley, 2009.

Schubert, P., Vitkin. L., Braun, D., “Model-based development for event-driven applications using MATLAB:  Audio Playback case study”, in SAE Transactions – Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2008.

Schubert, P., Vitkin, L., Winters, F., “Executable Specs:  What makes one, and how are they used?” in SAE Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars – Electronic and Electrical Systems, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2006.

Schubert, P., Saxena, R., Pinagapani, S., Gopal, M., “Math-Based Design of Sensing Bladders”, in SAE Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2006.

Schubert, P., Nichols, D., Wallner, E., Kong, H., Schiffmann, J.K., “Electronics and Algorithms for Rollover Sensing” in Occupant and Vehicle Responses in Rollovers, Viano, D.C., and Parenteau, C.S., eds., Society of Automotive Engineers, 2004.

Schubert, P., “Robust Automated Airbag Module Calibration”, in SAE Transactions – Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems , Society of Automotive Engineers, 2002.

Journal Articles

Schubert, P., “Renewable Energy for Human Sustainability,” Environmental Science, Oxford Research Encyclopedias, Apr. 2016, 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.18

Schubert, P., Neudeck, G., “Vertical Bipolar Transistors Fabricated in Local-Silicon On Insulator Films Prepared Using Confined Lateral Selective Epitaxial Growth”, IEEE Trans. Elec. Devices, v. 27, 1990.

Neudeck, G., Schubert, P., Glenn, J., Friedrich, H., Klaasen, W., Zingg, R., Denton, J., “Three-Dimensional Devices Fabricated by Silicon Epitaxial Lateral Overgrowth” J. Electronics Mat’ls., v. 19, 1990.

Schubert, P., Neudeck, G., “Confined Lateral Epitaxial Growth of Silicon for Device Fabrication,” IEE Electron Device Letters, v. 11, 1990.

Schubert, P., Nevin, J., “A Polyimide-Based Capacitive Humidity Sensor,” IEEE Trans. Elec. Devices, v. ED-32, 1985.

Fraundorf, P., Lyons, T., Schubert, P., “The Survival of Solar Flare Tracks in Interplanetary Dust Silicates on Deceleration in the Earth’s Atmosphere,” J. Geophysical Research, v. 87, 1982.

Conference Papers, Magazines & Presentations

Zusack, S.A., Pail, R., Lachenman, S., Johnson, C.A., Schubert, P.J., McDaniel, N., “Capstone Design Project Experience: Lunar Ice Extraction Design,” Proceedings of American Societyof Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, New Orleans, 23-26 June 2016.

Elkhatib, W., Zusack, S.A., Schubert, P.J., Schaffer, B., Akmayeva, E.V., Proctor, P.J., Wiss, G.N., “Problem-based Multidisciplinary Participation in Aerospace Design,” Proceedings of American Societyof Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, New Orleans, 23-26 June 2016.

Schubert, P.J., “Mentored, Unpaid Design Team Internship Experience,” Proceedings of American Societyof Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, New Orleans, 23-26 June 2016.

Schubert, P.J., “Silicon Carbide from Asteroids for Power Electronics,” Int’l. Space Development Conf., San Juan, PR, 18-22 May 2016.

Schubert, P.J., “Doubly Self-Aligned DMOSFET in SiC for Microgravity Manufacture,” Poster session, CS ManTech 2016, Miami, FL, 16-19 May 2016.

Schubert, P.J., “Seawater Flow Battery for Clean Cold-ironing & Fleet Vehicle Fueling,” Energy, Utility & Environmental Conference 2016, San Diego, 3-5 Feb 2016.

McIver, Ann W., and Schubert, P.J., “Research and Commercialization of Renewable Technologies to Support Remediation,” Energy, Utility & Environmental Conference 2016, San Diego, 3-5 Feb 2016.

Schubert, P.J., “Distributed Bio-Hydrogen Refueling Stations,” Energy, Utility & Environmental Conference 2016, San Diego, 3-5 Feb 2016.

Schubert, P.J., Pinto, S.M., Pires, B.C., do Nascimento, M., Barks, E., Nderitu, J., Goncalves, G., Tokmo, F., “Analysis of a Novel SPS Configuration Enabled by Lunar ISRU,” Proceedings AIAA SPACE 2015, Pasadena, CA, 31 Aug. – 2 Sept. 2015.

Schubert, P., “Selection and Re-Selection in Stochastic Democracy,” Proceedings AIAA SPACE 2015, Pasadena, CA, 31 Aug. – 2 Sept. 2015.

Elkhatib, W.Y., Schubert, P.J., Zusack, S.A., Rosales, E.C., Stanforth, A.C., “Solar Panel Efficacy vs. Altitude in an Urban Environment,” ASEE Annual Conference 2015, 14-17 June 2015, Seattle, WA

Schubert, P., “Energy Resources Beyond Earth – SSP from ISRU,” Gateway-to-Space 2014, St. Louis, MO, Nov 7-9, 2014.

Schubert, P., “Energy Storage for Renewable Generation,” Indiana Conf. on Energy Mgmt, Indianapolis, IN, 13 Aug 2014.

Schubert, P., “Hydrogen Research,” Nat’l. Governors Association, Workshop on Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Infrastructure,” Indianapolis, IN 19May 2014.

Schubert, P., Witte, D., “Analysis of a Gasification Plus Oxidation (GPOX) MSW Volume Reduction System”, Int’l Thermal Treatment Technologies, San Antonio, TX 20-23 Oct. 2013.

Witte, D., Kaushal, M., Jaithaliya,A, Mathur, A., Schubert, P.,  “Scalable Hydrogen Production from Biomass”, World Hydrogen Technologies, Conf., Shanghai, 25-28 Sept. 2013.

Schubert, P., Babcock, J., “Advances in Synthesis of Porous Silicon for Hydrogen Storage,” World Hydrogen Technologies, Conf., Shanghai, 25-28 Sept. 2013.

Schubert, P., Wilks, A., “Hydrogen and Hydrogen Storage Media from Rice Hulls,” World Hydrogen Technologies, Conf., Shanghai, 25-28 Sept. 2013.

Schubert, P., “Start-up and Scale-up of a Novel Form of Colony Governance,” AIAA Space 2013, San Diego, 9-11 Sept 2013.

Witte, D., Schubert, P., “Optimization of a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to Energy System,” ASEE Annual Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA 24-26 June 2013.

Schubert, P., “Creating and Managing a Nationwide Student Movement,” ASEE Annual Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA 24-26 June 2013.

Schubert, P., Zusack, S., “How Close to Space Before Nobody Can Hear You Scream,” ASEE Annual Conference and Expo, Atlanta, GA 24-26 June 2013.

Schubert, P., Paganessi, J., Wilks, A., Murray, M., “Distributed Hydrogen Generation and Storage from Biomass,” Matls Challenges in Alt. and Renew. Energy, Clearwater, FL 26 Feb-1 Mar, 2012.

Schubert, P., Williams, J., Wilks, A., Ende, M., Babcock, J., Meno, J., “Large Thoria Castings for Ultra-high Temperature Processing with Oxygen,” USACA 34th Annual Conference on Composites, Materials & Structures (ITAR restricted) 23-26 Jan 2012.

Schubert, P., “Dual Use Technologies for Self-Sufficient Settlements:  From the Ground Up,” Intl Space Development Conf., Huntsville, AL, 19-22 May, 2011.

Schubert, P., Meno, J., “Oxygen Extraction from Lunar Regolith via Free-Fall Induction Heating,” Intl Space Development Conf. Huntsville, AL, 19-22 May, 2011.

Schubert, P., Williams, J., Bundorf, T., Di Sciullo-Jones, A., “Advances in Extraction of Oxygen and Silicon from Lunar Regolith,” AIAA SPACE 2010, Anaheim, CA, 30 Aug -2 Sept 2010.

Schubert, P., “Costs, Organization, and Roadmap for SSP,” Online Journal of Space Communications, no. 16, 2010.

Dietzler, D., and Schubert, P. “Electrical Energy Storage using only Lunar Materials,” Space Manufacturing 14:  Critical Technologies, San Jose, CA, 2010.

Schubert, P., “A Novel System of Governance for Remote Communities,” AIAA SPACE 2010, Anaheim, CA30 Aug -2 Sept 2010.

Schubert, P., “Solar Panels from Lunar Regolith,” Int’l. Space Development Conf., Chicago, IL, 28-31 May 2010.

Schubert, P., “Materials Selection and Processing for Lunar based Space Solar Power,” Materials Challenges for Energy, Cocoa Beach, FL, 21-24 Feb, 2010.

Schubert, P., “Development and Commercialization of Small-Scale CHP,” Annual Renewable Energy and Advanced Biofuels Summit, Madison, WI, 26 Jan 2010.

Schubert, P., “A Novel System of Governance for Remote Communities,” Habitation, no. 1, v. 12, 2009.

Schubert, P., “Removing Crop Residues without Hurting Soil,” Biomass Magazine, v.3, no. 11, Nov. 2009.

Schubert, P., “Energy and Mass Balance for a Cislunar Architecture supporting SSP,” AIAA SPACE 09, Pasadena, CA, 14-17 Sept 2009.

Cunzeman, K., and Schubert, P., “Survey of Ultra-High Temperature Materials for Applications Above 2000 K,” AIAA SPACE 09, Pasadena, CA, 14-17 Sept 2009.

Schubert, P., Simpson, N., Lin, M., “Technical Feasibility of a Novel Method for Station Keeping,” AIAA SPACE 09, Pasadena, CA, 14-17 Sept 2009.

Schubert, P., “Developments in farm-scale pyrolysis of agricultural residues for heat, power, and fertilizer,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Midwest Regional Symposium 2008, Chicago, IL, 22-23 September 2008.

Card, J., Schubert, P., “Bootstrapping Space-based Manufacturing from a Deep Gravity Well,” Int’l. Space Development Conf., Orlando, FL, 28-31 May 2009.

Schubert, P., Pareek, M., “Mass and Moisture Monitoring of Biomass Feedstocks for Gasification,” Int’l. Biomass Conference & Expo, Portland, OR, 29 April 2009.

Schubert, P., “Plasma Torch for Biomass Pyrolysis,” Am. Soc. of Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.

Schubert, P., Beatty, M., “Harvesting of Lunar Iron:  Competitive Hands-on Learning,” Am. Soc. of Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.

Schubert, P., Cunzeman, K., “Ultra-High Temperature Materials for Lunar Processing,” Am. Soc. of Engineering Educators, Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.

Schubert, P., “Hydrogen Storage using Nanoporous Silicon,” Fuel Cell Magazine, Feb/Mar 2008.

Schubert, P., Wilks, A., “Thermodynamics of a Novel Hydrogen Storage Media:  Nanoporous Silicon,” Materials Innovations in an Emerging Hydrogen Economy (Hydrogen ’08), Cocoa Beach, FL, 24-27 Feb 2008.

Schubert, P., Vitkin, L., Braun, D., “Audio Playback Control Development,” dSPACE News, no. 3, 2007.

Schubert, P., “Hydrogen Storage using Nanoporous Silicon,” National Nano Engineering Conference, Boston, MA, 14-15 Nov 2007.

Schubert, P., “A Novel Means for ISRU Oxygen Production,” Space Resources Roundtable IX, Golden, CO, 25-27 Oct 2007.

Schubert, P., “Oxygen Separation from Lunar Regolith,” 23rd Int’l Conf. on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, 9-12 July 2007.

Duncan, S., Schubert, P., Delaurentis, D., “System for Electromagnetic Capture of Lunar-launched Payloads into GEO,” 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Cincinnati, OH 8-11 July 2007.

Schubert, P., “Self-sustaining and Culturally-adaptive STEM Training Tool,” Am. Soc. Engr. Ed. IL-IN Section Conference, 30-31 March, 2007.

Schubert, P., Vitkin, L., Braun, D., “Model-based development for event-driven applications using MATLAB:  Audio Playback case study,” SAE World Congress, 2007, Detroit, MI.

Schubert, P., Vitkin, L., Winters, F., “Executable Specs:  What makes one, and how are they used?” SAE World Congress, 2006, Detroit, MI.

Schubert, P., Saxena, R., Pinagapani, S, Gopal, M., “Math-Based Design of Sensing Bladders,” SAE World Congress 2006, Detroit, MI (Selected by Delphi Electronics & Safety for the Technical Publicity Award for 2006).

Schubert, P., “Real World Rollovers Reconstructed from Interviews and Measurements,” SAE World Congress 2006, Detroit, MI.

Schubert, P., “Synergistic Construction Mechanisms for Habitats in Space Environs,” Int’l. Space Development Conference 2006, Los Angeles, CA 2006.

Schubert, P., “Surviving a Vehicle Rollover,” dSPACE News, no. 1, 2005.

Schubert, P., “A Novel Method for Element Beneficiation Applied to Solar Panel Production,” Space Exploration 2005, Albuquerque, NM.

Schubert, P., ‘Design and Implementation of a Rollover Algorithm in Production,” DSPACE User Conference, Novi, MI 2004 (awarded Best Presentation).

Schubert, P., Nichols, D., Wallner, E., Kong, H., Schiffmann, J., “Electronics and Algorithms for Rollover Sensing,” SAE World Congress 2005, Detroit, MI.

Schubert, P., “Robust Automated Airbag Module Calibration,” SAE World Congress 2001, Detroit, MI.

Schubert, P., Laughlin, D., “Exploring Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Approaches for Airbag Calibrations,” Fourth World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, FL., 23-26 July, 2000.

Schubert, P., Sangunetti, D., Chen, J., “Automated Feature Extraction for Linear Pattern Recognition,” EuroGen 99, Jyvaskyyla, Finland, 2009.

Schubert, P., Loughlin, D., “Efficient Optimization of Large k Real-time Control Algorithm,” Seventh International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 1999.

Schubert, P., “Implementation of MEMS in High Volume Production,” SPIE NIST MEMS Conference, Austin, TX, 1995.

Neudeck, G., Klaasen, W., Siekkinen, J., Duey, S., Schubert, P., “Selective and Lateral Epitaxial Growth Technologies Applied to Silicon Bipolar Transistors,” Semiconductor Research Corp. TECHCON ’88, 1988.

Schubert, P., Klaasen, W., Siekkinen, J., Duey, S., Neudeck, G., “Fabrication Results of a Silicon Epitaxial Lateral Overgrowth Bipolar Transistor Without a Buried Collector,” IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, Washington, DC, 1987.

 

INVITED LECTURES

22-Jul-16         POWER Camp (High School girls) lecture on Michael Faraday, energy, and space solar power, IUPUI.

14-Mar-16       “Pi Day” lectures to 5th graders and to 6th graders at Jonathan Jennings Elementary School (IPS #109) and 7th graders at Decatur Township Middle School, Indianapolis:  “How to save the world with energy”.

5-Dec-14         Speaker at Purdue University Foundry “Lessons Learned from Startups from Academe, Private, Big Business and Small Business”

18-Sep-14        Speaker at Decatur Township Central High School – Indianapolis, IN

5-Apr-14         Panelist at Congressional Leadership Day – Indiana District 6, Congressman Luke Messer – Energy for Indiana

7-Nov-13         5th Annual Blue Tech Summit – “Promoting Sustainable Development in the Oceans”: - Panelist – San Diego, CA

4-Nov-13         Council of Energy Research and Environmental Leaders – “Innovation Ecosystems for Energy Solutions” – Panelist – Argonne National Labs, Illinois.

14-Aug-13       “Waste-to-Energy: Two New Technologies for Indiana,” Indiana Conference on Energy Management, Indianapolis, IN.

27-Jun-13        IN Focus program WTIU (Bloomington, IN), “Renewable Energy in Indiana”

18-Apr-13       “The Future of Energy: Motivations and Solutions for a Better World”, American Chemical Society, Chicago Section, Oakbrook, IL

17-Apr-13       “Gasification Plus Oxidation for Energy and Portland Cement” 23rd Annual Solid Waste Technical Conference by the Engineering Society of Detroit, E. Lansing, MI

14-Apr-13       “Saving the Planet” at Kent Coterie III, Kent, Ohio

8-Dec-12         “Energy Security” at Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow’s Leaders

7-Dec-12         “The Four Phases of Matter in Renewable Energy”, Lutherwood School, IPS, Indianapolis, IN

16-Sep-12        Speech honoring Senator Richard G. Lugar (non-technical), Contemporary Club, Indianapolis, IN

14-Sep-12        “Hydrogen Transportation Fuel,” Lugar Collegiate Energy Forum, Purdue University

13-Sep-12        “The Ultimate Solution for Renewable Energy,” Physic s Colloquium, IUPUI School of Science

30-May-12      “Energy, Water & War,” Mid-North Shepherd’s Center, Great Decisions Series.

10-May-12      WFYI No Limits.  “Greening the Heartland”.  Panelist for 1 hour radio program.

9-May-12        DOE Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technical Advisory Committee “Research in Fuel Cells and Related Energy Technologies”

8-May-12        Keynote speech at IEEE International Electro-Information Technology Conference, IUPUI, 6-8 May, 2012 “When Everything is Electric”

22-Apr-12       Radisson Blu Hotel, St. Julians, Malta, Public Lecture:  “Renewable Energy Solutions for Every Nation”

22-Sep-10        Illinois Counties Solid Waste Management Assoc. annual meeting – “Biomass Thermophysical Conversion”

2-May-10        Green Earth Institute Fair 2010 – “Converting Biomass to Electricity, Fertilizer, and Vehicle Fuel”

15-Apr-10       SAE World Congress – Keynote speaker – Model-Based Design of Embedded Systems – “Model-Based Design: Evolve or Perish”

20-Feb-10        Illinois Space Grant Consortium Symposium – “Oxygen from Regolith Step 1 for Cislunar Architecture”

12-Feb-10        Women In Nanotechnology – Nanotechnology overview

26-Jan-10        Renewable Energy and Advanced Biofuels Summit – “Development and Commercialization of Small-Scale CHP”

20-Nov-09       Illinois Math and Science Partnership, “Real World and Out of This World Applications of basic Math and Science”

20-Jun-09        MENSA “Using Moon Rocks to Save the Earth”

3-Jun-09          Naperville Intergovernmental Council – “The Green Fuels Depot”

29-Apr-09       L5 Society – Oregon , “Using Moon Rocks to Save the Earth”

28-Apr-09       IEEE – Oregon, “Alternative Power Generation and Energy Storage”

17-Feb-09        College of DuPage – Engineering Club – How Moonrocks Can Save the Earth

23-Jan-09        Women In Nanotechnology – Nanotechnology overview

10-Nov-08       IIT – IPRO “New Energy Source Systems Development”

14-May-08      AiChE – Chicago Chapter – “Using Moon Rocks to Save the Earth”

17-Apr-08       NIU Math Dept. “Solving Industrial Challenges with Advanced Mathematics”

3-Mar-08         Tech Mgrs Assoc of Chicago, “Bootstrapping an Holistic Alternative Energy Solution”

10-Sep-07        Tech Mgrs Assoc of Chicago, “LOX from Rocks   Filling the US Moon Base with Air”

7-Apr-97         Institute for Defense Analysis, Alexandria, VA “Microelectrical Mechanical Systems (MEMS) Manufacturing”

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT

10-May-16      Spring Forum by the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, “Building an Energy Security Roadmap,” 21 speakers, 104 attendees, open to the public, 11 CLE and CEU credits awarded.

13-May-15      Spring Forum by the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, “Energy Diversity in Indiana,” 24 speakers, 108 attendees, open to the public, CLE and CEU credits offered.

6-May-14        Spring Forum by the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, “Microgrid Interconnections and Energy Storage,” 15 speakers, 104 attendees, open to the public.  Professional credits offered for attorneys.

17-May-13      Spring Forum by the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, “Challenges to Commercialization of Renewable Energy in Indiana,” 18 speakers, 76 attendees, open to the public.

18-May-12      Spring Forum by the Lugar Center for Renewable Energy, “Waste to Energy, Chemicals, Fuels, and Heat,” 15 speakers, 103 attendees, open to the public.

13-Mar-04       Delphi-wide workshop, “Model-Based Development Tools,” 50 attendees.

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

1984-present   Inst. for Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Senior member since 2012.

2006-present   Society of Automotive Engineers, Senior Member, Instructor since 2004.

2008-present   Am. Inst. of Aeronautics and Astronautics – Senior member since 2012.    

2006-present   Am. Society of Engineering Educators.

2003-present   National Space Society

2005-present   Moon Society

1984-2004       Kokomo Engineering Society.  Served as Chairman of the Board, President, VP, and Treasurer.

 

SERVICE ACTIVITIES

2016-present   President, Board of Trustees, The Andromeda Movement, Inc. (http://www.andromedamovement.org/)

2016-present   School of Engineering & Technology, IUPUI, Unit Promotion and Tenure Board

2014-present   Grievance Board, IUPUI

2012-present   Primary Committee (promotions & tenure), Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, IUPUI

2012-present   Lab and Space Committee, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, School of Engineering & Technology, IUPUI

2014                Reviewer – U.S. Dept. of Energy ARPA-E GENSETS FOA

2014                Judging Panel – Ball State University (Muncie, IN) MBA Leadership Case

2013                Review Board – Vice Chancellor for Research, 5-year evaluation, IUPUI

2012-2014       Board of Directors, National Space Society www.nss.org

2013                Track Organizer – “Space Solar Power” (4 tracks), Int’l Space Development Conference 2013.

2010                Track Organizer – “Space and the Environment,” Int’l. Space Development Conference 2010.

2009                Track Co-Organizer – “Dual Use Technologies,” Am. Inst. For Aeronautics and Astronautics, SPACE 2009.

2008-present   Space Colonization Technical Committee, Am. Inst. For Aeronautics and Astronautics www.aiaa.org

2006-2008       Board of Directors, Moon Society, www.moonsociety.org

2005-2006       Chairman, Technology Council, Delphi Electronics & Safety

2005                Chairman, Executable Specs & Autocode Subgroup, Software Center of Excellence, Delphi Electronics & Safety

1993-1995       Leader, Interactive Engineering Team, Delco Electronics, world’s first high-volume micromachined accelerometer for airbag crash sensing.