Thursday, June 4, 2020

AVCE Webinar - Opportunities and Challenges on Hydrogen energy and Fuel cell technologies

Annai Vailankanni college of engineering hosted the national online webinar program on the 26th May 2020. Dr. Sterlin Leo Hudson, Director Research, AVCE chaired the session and shared his expertise in the webinar program.

Dr. Sterlin holds a post doctorate from NIST, Washington DC, USA and a Ph.d from Banaras University. His specialisation is in the field of Hydrogen Storage & Materials for sustainable technologies. He is a recipient of Fullbright scholarship and has been part of funded research project s at India and USA.

In this webinar, Dr. Sterlin outlines the current energy needs at a global perspective along with future trends and the energy sources utilised to meet the demand. Hydrogen as a energy source is explored in detail and various aspects of production, storage, emission and safety issues of Hydrogen is comprehensively explained. The utilisation of Hydrogen as a source to power automobiles is explored in detail with respect to mobility, safety and cost aspects. The seminar ends with overall summary of the topic and potential future applications. About 700 academicians across India and abroad participated in the Webinar.

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