Pictured is the Kent State University research group at the annual Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium. In the front row, from left to right, are Rachel Kaminski, Aliaa Maar, Yanhai Du, Ph.D., and Kai Zhao, Ph.D. In the back row are Theo Woodson and high school student Kevin Du. (Photo credit: Rachel DeYoung)
Aug. 10, 2015
From Kent State University eInside,
by Haley Keding
Two Kent State University students and a postdoctoral research associate in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology have been awarded first-, second- and third-place prizes at the 2015 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium for their research on fuel cells, which are devices that convert chemical energy into electricity.
The symposium took place June 15-16 in Elyria, Ohio, where participants attended lectures, tours and presentations on fuel cells. The three competed in the Student Design Competition and were awarded monetary prizes for their presentations.
Graduate technology major Aliaa Maar won first place and received $300, postdoctoral research associate Kai Zhaoplaced second and received $200, and senior technology major Theo Woodson won third place and received $100.
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