Loughborough University Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Showcase #HFCSHOWCASE20
£0.00–£240.00 inc VAT
This is also an opportunity to hear about the innovative Center for Doctoral Training (CDT) on Sustainable Hydrogen which is being run jointly between the Universities of Loughborough, Nottingham, Birmingham and Ulster which has a key focus on working with industry to ensure the graduates from the programme are truly industry ready. An excellent opportunity to see how your company may be able to work with the programme.
Prof Upul Wijayantha Professor at Loughborough University
‘Working with the Sustainable Hydrogen Center for Doctoral Training’
Kevin Kendall Chief Technical Officer Adelan
‘UK playing catch-up with China’
Arnold Craven External Affairs Manager Cadent
Hydrogen and the Gas Grid
Alex Mauser Operations and Development Manager Enterprise Europe Network
‘Support for Small and Medium sized organisations in the Midlands with International Ambitions’
Robert Airey Application and Business Development Manager Parker Hannifin
‘Accelerating development through utilisation of technology transfer’
Nick McCarthy Technical Specialist CENEX
Cenex and real world hydrogen vehicle trials
David Fields Sales Manager Intelligent Energy
Sylvie Childs Senior Product Manager Nexo Hyundai Motors UK
Jeremy Bowman Engineering Director and Co Founder Hypermotive
Reserve your Place Now – Free for Delegates – Exhibitors £200
Date: January 14, 2020
Start time: 08:30 a.m.
End time: 14:00
Venue: James France Building
Directions: By rail - Regular Intercity services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns - including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, 90 minutes away. Once at Loughborough's railway station you are just ten minutes away from the campus. From here there is a regular bus service which operates every ten minutes during term time. Taxis are normally available from the station and the journey should cost around £5 - £6. By Car Loughborough's nearest motorway link is the M1; the campus is just two miles from Junction 23. The University is clearly signed on all the other main approach roads to Loughborough. o help ensure your satellite navigation system gets you to Loughborough University correctly, use the postcode LE11 3TT when setting your destination. Parking on campus is restricted. Visitors are asked to use the main entrance on Epinal Way. When you arrive, Security will advise you where to park and issue you with a temporary parking permit.
Upul Wijayantha graduated from University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka in 1993. He read his MPhil at the Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka between 1994-1997 with Professor Kirthi Tennakone. Then, he was awarded a PhD from University of Bath, UK in 2000 for the work he conducted in the area of semiconductor photoelectrochemistry with Professor Laurie Peter. After spending another 3 years as a postdoctoral fellow in the same research group in Bath, he joined Hydrogen Solar Ltd to develop the photoelectrochemical water splitting technology for production of hydrogen using solar energy. In 2007 he moved to the Department of Chemistry in Loughborough University to take up a Lecturer position. He was promoted to a Senior Lecturer in June 2010 and then to a Personal Reader in July 2012. Most recently, he was promoted to Professor of Physical Chemistry in September 2014.
Dr Kevin Kendall has been working in China on hydrogen and fuel cells since 2012, and has seen the rapid progress there on incentivising this clean technology, especially in electric vehicles. The 2016 policy document was a decisive breakthough in attracting investment which is now providing products in the market