The 6th International Fuel Cell Workshop 2012 was successfully held

September 20, 2012

The 6th International Fuel Cell Workshop 2012 was held on Thursday, August 2 and Friday, August 3 at the Kofu Fujiya Hotel in Japan.
The workshop consists of 12 invited oral presentations by leaders in this technical field from Asia, Europe and the United States and 68 contributed posters. Papers have been solicited to cover fundamental and applied topics of PEFCs for electric vehicles and residential applications.
More than 200 people, including many attendees from abroad, took part in animated discussions.
Toyota, Nissan and Honda held an exhibition of fuel cell-powered electric vehicles, which included test driving. In addition, an exhibition was held of mobile hydrogen station, as well FC related equipment.
Most of the attendants were satisfied with the opportunity to access the most up-to-date research information and exchange views in the field of fuel cells.
The 6th International Fuel Cell Workshop 2012 was thus successfully held and the next Workshop is planned to be held in 2015.

Detailed Report

Invited Speakers:

K. Sasaki (Brookhaven NL., USA), A. Kucernak (Imperial College London, UK), S. L. Chen (Wuhan Univ., China), S. Holdcroft (Simon Fraser Univ., Canada), N. Miyake (Asahi Kasei E-materials Co., Japan), M. K. Debe (3M Company, USA), T. J. Schmidt (Paul Scherrer Inst., Switzerland), S. Miura (Toyota Motor Corp., Japan), S. A. Campbell (AFCC Corp., Canada),, H. Ohara (Panasonic Corp., Japan), K. Fukuta (Tokuyama Corp., Japan), S. Mukerjee (Northeastern Univ., USA)