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February EcoHour

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Registration ClosesFeb 21, 2018 12:00am or when space runs out.

Join us as we explore emerging energy technologies with Dr. Sunita Satyapal. We will discuss how hydrogen and fuel cell technologies have the potential to address major energy challenges. Don't miss out on the chance to learn about Dr. Satyapal's experience working to advance technologies that significantly reduce emissions and improve efficiency! 

Dr. Sunita Satyapal is the Director for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. She is responsible for the overall strategy, program execution and staff in the area of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, including oversight and coordination of approximately $100 million per year in research, Dr. Satyapal has experience in academia, industry and government, including managing research as well as business development and international collaborations. She has served as a visiting professor at Vassar College, and managed programs and research groups at United Technologies Research Center and UTC Power. She joined DOE in 2003 and has served in a number of roles, including team leader for hydrogen storage, and chief engineer and deputy program manager for the fuel cell office, and has been the Director since 2010. She has numerous publications, 10 patents, and a number of recognitions including a Presidential Rank Award, received in 2015. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University and did her postdoctoral work in Applied and Engineering Physics and Physical Chemistry at Cornell University. 

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