H2FC Hub five years anniversary

Celebrating 5-years of Hub research

28th April 2017, 12:00-18:00

Imperial College London, Sir Alexander Fleming Building (G16)


The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells (H2FC) Research Hub  invites researchers, academics, industrialists and policy makers to our five years anniversary event to celebrate half a decade of achievements in H2FC research across 21 leading universities in the UK.

Senior academics leading on projects in the areas of hydrogen production, storage and safety, SOFC and PMFCs, as well as energy systems, socioecomic and policy research, will present the key achievements and the real world impact made through the research funded and coordinated by the Hub in the last five years.

A ‘Five Years Impact Report’ will be presented to all delegates at this event, and available for download online.


The final Programme is available here! The presenters on the day will be:

  • Prof. David Hart (E4tech) – Changes in the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell landscape over the past 5 years – PLENARY Talk
  • Prof. Goran Strbac (Hubnet & Energy Storage Supergens), The role and value of energy storage and fuel cells for energy systems flexibility – PLENARY Talk
  • Dr. Paul Dodds (UCL) – Insights and impacts from four policy-focused White Papers
  • Prof. Marcus Newborough (ITM Power) – Developments in electrolyser technology in the last five years
  • Prof. Ian Metcalfe (Newcastle University) – Recent developments in hydrogen production
  • Prof. Tim Mays (University of Bath) – Hydrogen storage in solid state materials
  • Prof. Anthony Kucernak (Imperial College) – Recent developments in PEM Fuel Cells
  • Dr. Subhasish Mukerjee (Ceres Power) – Development of Ceres Power’s Steel Cell Technology: Latest Progress
  • Prof. John Irvine (University of St-Andrews) – Tailoring solid Oxide Fuel Cells

12:00 – 13:00  A buffet lunch
13:00 – 14:30  Presentations
14:30 – 15:00  Break
15:00 – 16:30  Presentations
16:30 – 17:30  Drinks reception


Please note while this event is free of charge we need you to register if you are intending on attending as we have a limited number of spaces – please register here!



The talks will be held at the Sir Alexander Fleming (SAF) Building, in lecture room G16 (building No.35 on this map). Lunch, break and the drinks reception will be in the foyer of SAF.