12th Annual International OSAR Conference
On-Board Sensing, Analysis, and Reporting (OSAR)

*** Preliminary Agenda ***

March 30 – 31, 2023
Riverside, California

Location: Bourns Technology Center  |  1190 Columbia Ave, Riverside, CA 92507

Hosted by: The University of California, Riverside
College of Engineering - Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE -CERT)

Day 1 – Thursday, March 30, 2023

  • Breakfast and Check-in: 7:00 – 8:00 AM

Location: Bourns Technology Center | 1190 Columbia Ave, Riverside, CA 92507

  • Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker: 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Kent Johnson | University of California – Riverside, CE-CERT

OSAR Technology, Mobile Source Carbon Offsets, and the Role of Cleaner Combustion in the Orderly Transition to a Decarbonized Transportation Future
Alberto Ayala | Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District                             

  • Government Policy: 9:00 – 9:40 AM                              

On-Board Sensing: How Will This Data Be Used for Mobile Source Programs in California?
Georges Saliba| California Air Resources Board 

On-Board Sensing Measurement Systems, Results, Case Studies, and Project Developments
Kent Johnson | University of California - Riverside, CE-CERT

  • Break 1: 9:40 – 10:10 AM
  • New Approaches and Methods: 10:10 – 11:30 AM                   

Assessment of On-Board and Laboratory Gas Measurement Systems for Future Heavy-Duty Emission Regulations
Philipp Jakubec| IAG-ng Test Cell Technology

Study on Analysis and Prediction of Real-world Emissions from Direct Injection Gasoline Vehicle Using On-road Driving Emission Measurement Data
Susumu (Mu) Sato| Tokyo Institute of Technology

Utilizing On-Board Monitoring (OBM) to Evaluate Fleet-Level Real-World Emission Patterns
Pei Zhao| School of Environment, Tsinghua University  

In-Situ and Handheld Sub-ppm Laser-Based Sensors for Vehicular Exhaust Management and Reporting
Rito Sur| Indrio Technologies      

  • Lunch: 11:30 AM – 12:40 PM
  • Brake and Tire Emissions: 12:40 – 1:20 PM

Measuring a Vehicle’s Real-World Brake Wear Particle Emissions on Public Roads
Michael Huber| Technical University of Graz                 

Addressing In-Use Non-Exhaust Emissions from Heavy-Duty and Light-Duty Vehicles: Development of a New Research Laboratory at CE-CERT
Georgios Karavalakis| University of California - Riverside, CE-CERT

  • Research Developments: 1:20 – 2:00 PM          

HORIBA Torque Matching – Eliminating the Need for On-Road Emissions Measurement
Leo Breton| HORIBA

Electrical Mobility Particle Sensor with Micrometers Spacing Between Electrodes
Imad Khalek| Southwest Research Institute

  • Break 2: 2:00 – 2:25 AM
  • Research Developments: 2:25 – 3:45 PM          

The Expanding Role of PEMS and On-Board Sensors in Mobile Source Emission Inventory Development
David Quiros| California Air Resources Board

Evaluation of the New LowNox PEMS Throughout the Measurement Allowance Program
Chris Sharp| Southwest Research Institute

Real-World Emissions of Volatile Organic Compound Species Between Different Gasoline Formulations
Nick Molden| Emissions Analytics

On-Board Diagnostics, ECMs, and Simulating Results. How Easy Is It to Defeat and OBD System?
Greg Banish| Calibrated Success, Inc.

  • Break 3: 3:45 – 4:00 PM
  • Panel Discussion: 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Alberto Ayala | Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District

Imad Khalek | Southwest Research Institute

Greg Banish | Calibrated Success, Inc.

Kent Johnson | University of California - Riverside, CE-CERT

  • 2023 OSAR Reception: 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: CE-CERT | 1084 Columbia Ave, Riverside, CA 92507



Day 2 – Friday, March 31, 2023              

  • Breakfast and Opening: 7:00 – 8:00 AM

Location: Bourns Technology Center | 1190 Columbia Ave, Riverside, CA 92507

  • Research Developments: 8:00 – 9:20 AM                                  

Measurement Allowance Validation, Low NOx PEMS, and Comparison to OSAR
Kent Johnson | University of California - Riverside, CE-CERT

Comparing Micro-PEMS and 1065 Compliant PEMS Results from Field Tests of an All-Terrain Vehicle
Andrew Burnette | MeasureMission

Potential for MiniPEMS to Identify High Emitters Via Advanced Inspection and Maintenance Methods
Daisy Thomas | 3DATX Corporation

Second Generation iPEMS for the Application of Measurements
Carl Fulper | United States Environmental Protection Agency

  • Break 1: 9:20 – 9:50 AM
  • New Approaches and Methods: 9:50 – 11:30 AM

Evaluation of a Miniaturized Exhaust Emission Measuring System Using an Optoacoustic Black Carbon Sensor and Low-Cost Gas
Ioannis Raptis | Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Development of a Lightweight UAV-Mountable Open-Cell Methane Sensor Using Mid-Infrared Tunable Diode Laser Interfaced with a Low-Cost Embedded Platform
Chase Sun | National Research Council of Canada

Automating Car Chaser Emissions Measurement
Karl Ropkins | University of Leeds

Estimating Real-Time Vehicle Load for HDVs Using On-Board Data: A Case Study with a Local Freight Company
Emmanuel Gonzalez | University of California - Riverside, CE-CERT

In-Use GHG Emission Logging for High-Fidelity Emission Inventory Calculation in LNG Marine Vessels
Jeremy Rochussen | University of British Columbia

  • Break 2: 11:30 – 11:45 AM
  • Lunch: 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM

*** Sit Down to Continue into Featured Lecture ***

  • Featured Speaker: 11:45 – 12:45 PM

California Is Electrifying: Learn About the CA Grid and the Scope of the Effort Required
Aaron Katzenstein | South Coast Air Quality Management District

  • Closing Remarks: 12:45 – 1:00 PM
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