CER News:
Dr. Nguyen Minh invited to speak at the Global Futures Forum in Singapore, Sept 2010

31 August 2010

Dr. Nguyen Minh, one of the newest members of the Center for Energy Research, has been invited to present a talk at the Global Futures Forum in Singapore, September 12-15, 2010. This forum, sponsored by the US Department of State, will cover the topics of cyber security, human and natural resources security and energy security. He plans to speak on "Global Energy futures and Energy Security Challenges". Attendance of this meeting is by invitation only; invited speakers include government officials and experts from around the world. Examples of other speakers include:

Dr. Minh is a internationally known expert on solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology. Until May 2007, he was Chief Scientist at GE Global Research in Torrance, CA. At GE, he was responsible for the organization's overall technical objectives on fuel cells, oversaw the broad technical roadmap and R&D direction, and served as the Principal Investigator of GE fuel cell programs and the primary technical representative to customers and industry. Dr. Minh is the author/coauthor of the book "Science and Technology of Ceramic Fuel Cells" as well as 4 book chapters, 20 patents, and over 100 published technical articles on fuel cells and related technologies. His feature article "Ceramic Fuel Cells" published in Journal of the American Ceramic Society (J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 76, 1993, 563-588) is among the most cited papers in the electrochemical technology literature. Dr. Minh has received several awards, most recently the 2007 Francis T. Bacon Medal, for his research on SOFCs.