Briefly Noted: Renssalaer Fuel Cell Education Grants
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY has been awarded a $3.2 million first-of-its-kind fuel cell research education grant by the National Science Foundation. The money will go towards RPIs newly established $4.8 million interdisciplinary program to train doctoral students in fuel cell science and engineering, the institute announced. Beginning in the fall 2005 semester and over the course of five years, 28 doctoral students will have the opportunity to study fuel cell science and engineering, focusing on manufacturing, materials development, and modeling for design, manufacturing and operation. Director of the new program is Michael Jensen, professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering at Rensselaer.
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