New ZBT director

Dr. Harry Hoster, © JRF
© JRF

Since October 1st, 2021, the center for fuel cell technology in Duisburg, Zentrum für BrennstoffzellenTechnik Duisburg (ZBT), has had a new science director. Dr. Harry Hoster also took over as Chair of Energy Technology at Universität Duisburg-Essen, succeeding Dr. Angelika Heinzel, who had retired end of 2020 (see H2-international Feb. 2021).

The expert for fuel cells can refer to extensive experience in this sector as a result of his scientific work in São Paulo and in Singapore as well as at Uni Ulm and TU München. Most recently, he was a professor of physical chemistry and the director of Energy Lancaster, a research center, at Lancaster University. The physicist explained, “The institute has an outstanding reputation in this field and, with its committed scientists, stands for excellent basic and applied research in its core areas of hydrogen, fuel cells and batteries.”

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