Ajay K Prasad

Mechanical Engineering

Phone: (302) 831-2960

Email: prasad@udel.edu

Office: 126 Spencer Laboratory

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421, aboyle@udel.edu
  • <p>Directs the Center for Fuel Cell Research, which works to build a better fuel cell.</p>
  • <p>Two campus transport buses currently run on hydrogen fuel cell technology designed by Prasad and his lab.</p>
  • <p>Partners with private companies: Ebus, Air Liquide, Electric Power Research Institute, Ballard, Fuceltech and ILC Dover.</p>
  • <p>Other research interests include: fluid mechanics, heat transfer, wind and ocean current energy and Vehicle to Grid Technology.</p>

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Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Director, Center for Fuel Cell Research

In The News:
Hydrogen Fuel Made with Sunlight and Zinc (Discovery News)
UD unveils a second green bus (WDEL radio)
UD unveils second alternative fuel bus (WHYY, NPR affiliate)

UDaily Article:
UD's second hydrogen fuel cell bus carries special guests

energy, fuel cells, hydrogen, engineering