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Wachsman Wins Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition Award

Wachsman Wins Fuel Cell Seminar & Energy Exposition Award

Professor and UMERC director Eric Wachsman.
Professor and UMERC director Eric Wachsman.

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.

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November 8, 2012


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