Kathy Ayers VP of Research and Development Speaks at the 232nd ECS MEETING in National Harbor Maryland

Proton Onsite/ Nel Hydrogen's Kathy Ayers- Vice President of Research and Development will be participating in the upcoming Refresh and Connect: An ECS Mentoring Session from Wednesday, 4 October 2017 at the 232nd ECS MEETING in National Harbor Maryland.  This year’s ECS Guest Lecturer will be Steve Chu (Nobel Prize winner and former U.S. Secretary of Energy),he will be covering “the role of electrochemistry in our transition to sustainable energy”.

There will be a large PEM session with 350 papers covering PEM fuel cells and electrolyzers. Kathy Ayers is co-chair of the electrolysis subsection with Bryan Pivovar of NREL.  Speakers for the plenary session include Sunita Satyapal from the Department of Energy, Kurt Wellenkotter from General Motors and K. Amemiya from Toyota.

Kathy Ayers will be presenting two papers on Thursday October 5th, for more details see the table below.



Date/ Time


AEM Electrolysis Progress and Impact on the Cost of Hydrogen

10/05/2017, 11:00 AM

National Harbor Conference Room 15

Direct Electrochemical Compression of Hydrogen and Oxygen Via PEM Water Electrolysis

10/05/2017, 11:20 AM

National Harbor Conference Room 15