Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Presents Annual Merit Review Awards

    June 19, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presented its annual awards at the 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting on June 17. Each year, the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program presents "Program Area Awards" to recognize exceptional achievements in specific areas. The Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program also presented "Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Awards" that represent accomplishments beyond a single program area. The 2014 award recipients are:

    Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Awards

    • Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
    • Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

    DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program Area Awards

    • Hydrogen Production: Todd Deutsch, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Tadashi Ogitsu, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and Clemens Heske, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    • Hydrogen Production and Safety, Codes and Standards: Brian Somerday and Chris San Marchi, Sandia National Laboratories
    • Safety, Codes and Standards: Steve Weiner, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
    • Hydrogen Storage: Troy Semelsberger, Los Alamos National Laboratory
    • Fuel Cells: Vojislav Stamenkovic, Argonne National Laboratory
    • Technology Validation: Jen Kurtz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    • Technology Validation: Pinakin Patel, FuelCell Energy; Ed Heydorn, Air Products and Chemicals; and Jack Brouwer, University of California at Irvine
    • Market Transformation: Michael Penev, National Renewable Energy Laboratory