Wachsman Wins Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition Award
University of Maryland Energy Research Center (UMERC) director Professor Eric Wachsman (Departments of Materials Science & Engineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering) has received the 2012 Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition (FCS&E) Award. Wachsman and a fellow honoree were recognized at the opening plenary session of the event, held November 6 in Uncasville, Conn.
According to the FCS&E, the awards are given annually "to those who have demonstrated significant leadership in promoting the overall advancement of fuel cell technology," recognizing "both the scope and impact of [the recipients'] research accomplishments and [their] promotion of partnerships that advance research and development and commercialization of fuel cells."
Wachsman is a recognized leader in the development and championing of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) for stationary and automotive power generation.
November 8, 2012