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SHFCA ‘Innovation Seminars’

11th September 2015

This seminar will explore the innovation and developments being carried out in the area of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies by members of the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA) and invited speakers. The aim of this meeting is to help share current research and innovation activities with the objectives of achieving wider awareness of technologies, sharing of expertise, and the identification of early applications and market opportunities.

There is no cost for delegates attending this Innovation Seminar, but prior registration is required. To register for this seminar please send email with ‘Register for SHFCA Innovation Seminar 11th Sept’ in the message header to nigel.holmes@shfca.org.uk

‘Innovation with Hydrogen & Fuel Cells’
SHFCA Members Seminar. Friday 11th September 2015, 12:00-16:30
Hosted by Heriot-Watt University, Post-Graduate Centre, Riccarton, Edinburgh

12:00 – 13:00 Registration, Lunch and Networking
Session 1 : Innovation with Microbes and Hydrogen Production
13:00 Welcome to Heriot-Watt University. Prof Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Heriot-Watt University
13:10 Novel hydrogen storage materials. Prof Duncan Gregory, University of Glasgow
13:30 Microbial hydrogen production. (speaker tbc)Newcastle University
13:50 Microbial Fuel Cell developments. Dr John Andresen, Heriot-Watt University
14:10 Development of novel electrolysers. Dr Greig Chisholm, University of Glasgow
14:30 – 14:50 Coffee/Tea and Networking
Session 2 : Innovation with Fuel Cell Design and Applications
14:50 Research into Photocatalytic Fuel Cells. Dr Jin Xuan, Heriot-Watt University
15:10 New poison-tolerant fuel cell architecture. EnoCell & University of Aberdeen
15:30 Microfluidic fuel cells for portable power sources. Dr Huizhi Wang, Heriot-Watt University
16:00 Development of direct carbon fuel cells – Dr Cairong Jiang, University of St Andrews
16:20 Closing Comments. Dr John Lidderdale, Chairman of SHFCA
16:30 Meeting closes


11th September 2015
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