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The Colorado Fuel Cell Center actively develops electrochemical devices to address our nation’s needs in electricity generation and energy storage. Batteries, fuel cells, electrolyzers and membrane reactors are all active topics of research and development.

The Colorado Fuel Cell Center draws from faculty in a number of complementary fields to bring diverse perspectives to the field, and create a broad, comprehensive research portfolio. Active departments include Mechanical Engineering , Electrical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Materials Science and Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Close ties with industrial partners

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ensure that research conducted at the Colorado Fuel Cell Center is directly applicable to meeting technological development needs.

Scope

  • Proton-conducting ceramic fuel cells and electrolyzers
  • Solid-oxide fuel cell (SOFC) development and testing
  • Fuel processing
  • Modeling and simulation
  • Advanced materials processing and evaluation
  • Manufacturing technology development
  • Systems integration

Why Colorado?

  • Energy focus at Colorado School of Mines
  • Collaboration with National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • High technology business infrastructure
  • Central location for the mountain states
  • Variety of environments for prototype field testng

Contact: Professor Neal Sullivan, Director, 303.273.3656, nsulliva@mines.edu

 


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