- 12:30 PM

Fuel Cell Systems: an Introduction for the Chemical Engineer

Donald J. Chmielewski, Illinois Institute of Technology, Suite 127, Perlstein Hall, 10 West 33rd Street, Chicago, IL 60616

Among the great challenges facing upcoming generations, is the construction of a new globally focused and sustainable energy infrastructure. Clearly, many researchers believe that fuel cell systems will play a large role in this development, as evidenced by the plethora of articles published on the subject each year. This tutorial will provide an introduction to the operational goals and challenges associated with fuel cell systems. The intended audience is anyone with a chemical engineering background and interested in fuel cell research and development.