Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

Florida Solar Energy Center Hosts EPEC Awards

Tuesday, May 17th, 2005

Exemplary Projects in Energy and Conservation (EPEC) Awards were presented to 21 Brevard County students at a reception and exhibit at the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) on Tuesday, May 10.

The projects receiving EPEC Awards were selected by judges from FSEC, the Space Coast Clean Cities Coalition and the National Energy Foundation at the regional science fairs held in February and April. (more…)

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Darlene Slattery Receives FSEC Distinguished Researcher Award

Tuesday, April 12th, 2005

Darlene Slattery, a Senior Research Chemist, has been named the Distinguished Researcher at the Florida Solar Energy Center for 2005.

Slattery, who has worked in FSEC’s Hydrogen R&D Division since 1989, earned her Ph.D. in chemistry at the Florida Institute of Technology in 1999.

Her primary area of research has been in the storage of hydrogen to be used for automotive purposes. She has investigated magnesium hydride, lanthanum magnesium hydride, and complex hydrides such as lithium aluminum hydride. All of this work has been funded by the U. S. Department of Energy. (more…)

Early Holiday Gifts for Universities as Florida Solar Energy Center Awards $4.85 Million to Continue Hydrogen Research for NASA

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2004

Cocoa, December 22, 2004 The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) has awarded $4.85 million to Florida universities to conduct hydrogen research. As welcome as any holiday gift, the new awards will allow university researchers to continue work on existing projects and begin research on fuel cells for flight.¬†Universities participating in the program are Florida A&M University, Florida International University, Florida State University, University of Central¬†Florida, University of Florida, University of South Florida and University of West Florida. (more…)