The 2019 Ohio Fuel Cell Symposium offers the opportunity to hear these Key Industry Leaders

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Stephen Ellis
Manager, Fuel Cell Vehicle Marketing
American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Steve has been directly responsible for deployment of the original Honda FCX in 2002, the FCX Clarity beginning in 2008, and in 2017 part of a TEAM needed to launch the all new Clarity Fuel Cell to retail consumers. His 17 year focus on success for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen includes many firsts, including the world’s first retail sale to a consumer. Steve is board member of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association, CAFCP, CHBC and H2USA among others. He is currently working with the State of CA, DOE, other ZEV states and stakeholders to advance H2 station networks.   


Jack Brouwer, Ph.D.
National Fuel Cell Research Center, Director
Advanced Power and Energy Program at UC Irvine, Associate Director

Dr. Brouwer, in addition to his duties with the NFCRC and APEP, is also a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). He is a highly recognized researcher, in the area of alternative energy and is a strong contributor to UCI's stature in the field of energy and the environment. His primary research focus since joining UC Irvine has been high-temperature electrochemical dynamics and integrated energy systems research that includes fuel cells, gas turbines, electrolyzers, and solar and wind power.

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AST, Direct Energy Conversion Engineer,
NASA Glenn Research Center
Photovoltaic and Electrochemical Systems Branch

Presentation: NASA fuel cell activities and Lunar hydrogen infrastructure

Ian has supported the design, testing, and demonstration of electrochemical components and systems since joining the NASA community in 2000. These activities include the full range of system elements; from microvalves and flow controllers for 10 W rover fuel cells to turn-key, autonomous regenerative fuel cell energy storage systems. He currently supports system trade studies for Martian and Lunar outpost energy storage systems and testing electric aircraft fuel cells both for primary power and APUs.

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EASTERN Region Manager
Nel Hydrogen:  number one by nature™

“Electrolysis Enables Enhanced Electric Grid Energy Efficiency”

David is a sales leader since 1999 for Nel Hydrogen - Proton OnSite. He has 40 years of industrial gas generation, application engineering, marketing, sales experience with an extensive background in hydrogen generation at large and small scale, hydrogen distribution, storage and industrial utilization. In addition to Nel/Proton Onsite (1999 to date), he has also made contributions at Air Products (1979 - 1992) and Messer Industrial Gases (1992 - 1999). He has a degree in Engineering Science, Dartmouth College (1979).

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