Mines co-hosts international fuel cell conference

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Mines co-hosts international fuel cell conference

GOLDEN, Colo., June 12, 2008 – Colorado School of Mines President M.W. “Bill” Scoggins will deliver the keynote address opening the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)  6th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology held June 15-18 at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Denver.

Dr. Scoggins will discuss many ways in which the state and Colorado School of Mines are strategically tackling energy issues, including the role fuel cell technology plays in the energy portfolio.
The conference – geared toward manufacturers of fuel cells and fuel cell components, utility staff and decision makers, the fuel cell research community, the business and investment community, educators and students – will serve as a platform to exchange information, experiences and insights. Participants will discuss technological advances, identify barriers and determine methods to further stimulate research activity.

For additional event information, see http://www.asmeconferences.org/FuelCell08/.

For information on Colorado School of Mines’ Colorado Fuel Cell Center, see http://coloradofuelcellcenter.org/.

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit www.mines.edu.


Karen Gilbert, Public Relations Specialist
303-273-3541 / Karen.Gilbert@is.mines.edu

Marsha Williams, Director of Integrated Marketing Communications
303-273-3326 / marswill@mines.edu


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