Title

Hydrogen Research at Florida Universities - Final Report

Secondary Author(s)

Raissi, Ali

Report Number

FSEC-CR-1745-08

Keywords

Hydrogen

Abstract

This final report describes the R&D activities and projects conducted for NASA under the five-year NASA Hydrogen Research at Florida Universities grant program. Contained within this report are summaries of the overall activities, one-page description of all the reports funded under this program and all of the individual reports from each of the 29 projects supported by the effort. The R&D activities cover hydrogen technologies related to production, cryogenics, sensors, storage, separation processes, fuel cells, resource assessments and education. In the span of five years, the NASA Hydrogen Research at Florida Universities program funded a total of 44 individual university projects, and employed more than 100 faculty and over 100 graduate research students in the six participating universities. Researchers involved in this program have filed more than 20 patents in all hydrogen technology areas and put out over 200 technical publications in the last two years alone. The NASA research grant has also led to the universities receiving over $6.086 million in additional funding from other federal agencies for research on twelve projects - all related to the NASA funded effort.This five year hydrogen research program was conducted by a consortium of six Florida universities: Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, Florida State University (FSU) and Florida A&M University (FAMU) in Tallahassee, University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, and University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) of the University of Central Florida managed the research activities of all consortium member universities except those at the University of Florida. This report does not include any of the programs or activities conducted at the University of Florida.

Date Published

2-19-2008

Subjects

Hydrogen

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