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Updated Modeling And Simulation Center For Col

  1. 1. Modeling And Simulation Center for Collaborative Technologies Home of the Virginia Clean Energy Business Incubator Riverstone Technology Park
  2. 2. Headquarters for the MODSIM and the Energy Commercialization Programs 200 acres and 60,000 Sq/Ft.
  3. 3. Mission Statement The Mission of the Modeling and Simulation Center for Collaborative Technologies is to provide advanced technological decision support capabilities to partners and stakeholders in the environmental and energy research sectors and to help the USA realize its #1 position with MODSIM in the world. The Mission of the Virginia Clean Energy Business Incubator is to bring energy technologies to market throughout Virginia. 
  4. 4. Economic Benefits <ul><ul><li>Attracts new high technology companies to the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotes “high-paying” technology jobs in the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supports existing businesses within the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides unique technological research tools for the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develops new research agendas for faculty universities in the USA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides new internship opportunities for students in the USA </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. History <ul><ul><li>In 2007, Virginia Tech conducted a market feasibility study of the USA and international modeling and simulation markets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In early 2008, Virginia Tech launched a niche program in MODSIM –energy and environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virginia Tech received $1.4 million for a Phase 1 modeling and simulation program- environmental sector </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In August 2009, Virginia Tech created the Virginia Clean Energy Business Incubator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Virginia Tech received $2.75 million for a Phase 2 and 3 modeling and simulation program-energy focus </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In November 2009, Virginia Tech launched its first research efforts- The Distributed Hybrid Power Program and the Small Distributed Wind Turbine Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In February 2009, the Small Business and Residential Energy Service Center was created </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Environmental Services <ul><ul><li>Environmental Modeling and Simulation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Air Quality modeling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Water/Hydro Systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soil System Modeling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contamination and disaster recovery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Resource Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ecosystems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Biodiversity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ecology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Educational Partnerships <ul><ul><li>Virginia Tech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CaseNEX, LLC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Southern VA Higher Education Center </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Core Assets <ul><ul><li>60,000 square feet of high security space and high bay advanced manufacturing space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 acres of land  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows and Mac computational stations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supercomputer (System X) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3-D Decision Support Theatre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise GIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia Studio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telepresence system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broadband direct access (MBC)-800 miles </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Visualization Equipment 3-D Decision Support Theatre
  10. 10. Visualization Equipment <ul><ul><li>New Model-Multiplayer/Research Platform </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Telepresence – Bringing Global Local and Bring Local Global
  12. 12. Capabilities: Visualization and Virtual Reality
  13. 13. Enterprise GIS System <ul><ul><li>The true cornerstone for data storage, manipulation, and geospatial visualization </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Enterprise GIS System
  15. 15. Enterprise GIS Infrastructure and Application
  16. 16. Server-Based GIS <ul><ul><li>Server-based GIS can be defined as centrally hosted GIS computing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can connect to the central GIS servers using desktop GIS software, web browsers, custom applications and mobile computing devices. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Server-based GIS allows applications to be centrally managed. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. GIS Capabilities and Services <ul><ul><li>Modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geoprocessing services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimization & customization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>QA/QC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile services </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Geospatial Visualization
  19. 19. eTraining <ul><ul><li>Virtual Worlds for Decision Making and eTraining-OLIVE from Forterra Systemss, Inc. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Environmental Modeling Services <ul><ul><li>Environmental Media Modeling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groundwater </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3D flow and fate and transport contamination </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Geostatistics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Remediation design and optimization </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Air </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Particulate loading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CO2 Loading </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Soil </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adsorption and leaching </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution to groundwater </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Geostatistics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sediment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hydraulic transport </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution to surface water </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Groundwater Flow and F&T Modeling – Remediation Feasibility Analysis
  22. 22. Groundwater Modeling - Remediation Design
  23. 23. Air Particulate Loading – CAA Compliance
  24. 24. Soil Remediation – Geospatial Analysis
  25. 25. Virginia Clean Energy Business Technology Incubator <ul><ul><li>Part of the National Alliance for Clean Energy Business Incubators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The State of Virginia was accepted March 2009 with the headquarters being in Riverstone, Halifax County </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Goal to research and commercialization energy technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Five main energy thrusts-Tobacco Start-up Funding was $42 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Small distributed power systems (hybrid generation) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bioenergy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nuclear </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Clean coal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nano </li></ul></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Virginia Clean Energy Business Incubator
  27. 27. Goals of the Clean Energy Program <ul><ul><li>Identify and define energy problems in the state  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research technologies that have the potential for commercialization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide business services to companies (feasibility studies, business planning, contracts management, IP consulting) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify capital investment and partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attract and retain companies in Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capitalize new companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market technologies nationally and internationally </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Virginia provides management web services for the Alliance
  29. 29. Commercialization Areas <ul><li>Energy Systems Modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Focus areas: small distributed wind, smart grid, biofuel, biomass, energy efficiency, battery technology and energy storage.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Product design towards commercialization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering design optimization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasibility analysis (cost-effectiveness implementability) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research to commercial phasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital investment fundraising </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Questions? Dr. Carole Cameron Inge [email_address] www.virginiaenergynetwork.com 434-294-1254

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