2019 Poster Competition

2019 Poster Competition Highlights

2019 Poster Competition Awardees

  • 1st place - $1,000
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    Stabilizing High Energy Structures & Improve Performance in Water Splitting

    Authors: Pegah Mirabedini,  Taehoon Lim,  Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales, P. Alex Greaney
    Affiliations: UC Riverside


  • 2nd Place - $500
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    Title: Sulfur-based Thermal Energy Storage: System Performance and Cost
    Authors: Yide Wang, Richard E. Wirz
    Affiliations: UCLA


  • 3rd Place - $200
    ESTAC_2019_poster comp7
    Title: Remote Monitoring of Energy Storage System Operation
    Authors: Mohammad Farajollahi, Alireza Shahsavari, Hamed Mohsenian-Rad
    Affiliations: UC Riverside


  • Honorable Mentions
    Title: PHEVs Charging Optimization Under Adequacy Assessment of Power Distribution Network
    Authors: Alireza Shahsavari, Mohammad Farajollahi, Hamed Mohsenian-Rad
    Affiliations: UC Riverside
    Title: Adoption Rates and Electric Industry Restructuring
    Authors: Sara Mulhauser
    Affiliations: UC Berkeley
    Title: Electricity Cost Optimization for Large Load Through Energy Storage and Renewable Energy
    Authors: Rumana Binte Faruque, ASM Jahid Hasan, Jubair Yusuf
    Affiliations UC Riverside

    Sulfur Heat Transfer Behavior in Vertically-Oriented Isochoric Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    Authors: Kaiyuan Jin, Richard E. Wirz
    Affiliations: UCLA
    Title: Microgrid Performance Under the New Proposed Time of Use (TOU) Rate Period  A Case Study: Chemehuevi Community Center (CCC) Microgrid
    Authors: Yun Xue, Miroslav Penchev, Alfredo A. Martinez-Morales
    Affiliations: UC Riverside


Student poster competition

The Winston Chung Global Energy Center invites undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, researchers, and their colleagues to participate in the Poster Contest at the 2nd Annual Energy Storage Technologies and Applications Conference.

The submitted posters should be relevant to the topics areas of the conference. The accepted posters will be displayed at the conference during the Poster Session. Three Awards will be made to the contest winners.


Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places as determined by the judges. First place $1000; second $500; third $200.

Key Dates March 10, 2019 Submission Deadline for Posters
March 22, 2019 Submission Deadline for Posters Extended
March 30, 2019 Notification of Acceptance
April 11-12, 2019 Final Poster Display During Conference

Topics of Interest

  • Latest Advancements of Battery Storage
  • Grid Resiliency, Reliability and Energy Storage
  • Advanced Modeling for Energy Storage
  • Cyber-physical Energy Storage and Security
  • Emerging and Alternative Storage Technologies
  • The Future of Energy Storage Market and Economics
  • Energy Storage Safety
  • Hybrid Technologies: Battery +X
  • Energy Storage and Mobility
  • Energy Storage Integration and Assisting Tools
  • Utility Planning, Procurement, and Operation
  • Energy Storage Supply Chain, Components, and Technologies
  • Performance monitoring, management and control

How to Submit?

  1. Submit the poster title to the conference email address:
  2. Download the conference poster template file.
  3. Develop the poster using the template, include the corresponding author(s)’ name(s), respective university and contact details.
  4. Submit the poster files in both PowerPoint and .pdf formats to the conference email address:
  5. The author(s) of the accepted poster will be notified with instructions for printing and displaying their poster at the conference.
  6. If you have any questions or problems in submitting your posters, contact the conference at

Rules Regarding Submissions

  1. For full consideration, posters must be submitted by the deadline.
  2. The organizing/review committee of the conference reserves the right to accept or reject any posters without assigning any reason.
  3. The organizing/review committee of the conference reserves the right to publish posters in the conference website.