CRF manager Daniel Dedrick and researcher Isaac Ekoto participated in a recent meeting of the International Energy Agency. Hosted by Air Liquide in Paris, the meeting focused on Task 31 of the Hydrogen Implementing Agreement, which focuses on Hydrogen Safety. Researchers at the CRF are leading the subtask focused on hydrogen behavior for safety research.
Last month, Transportation Energy Center Director, Bob Carling, CRF manager Daniel Dedrick and staff researcher Aaron Harris met with Hydrogen Program Leadership at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The group discussed alignment of the Codes and Standards programs at both NREL and Sandia with respect to hydrogen safety.
On April 23, a group of combustion researchers from the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) visited the CRF. Led by manager Dr. Catalin Fotache, the UTRC researchers met with senior managers Art Pontau and Andy McIlroy, manager Daniel Dedrick, and others to speak about experimental diagnostics, modeling and simulation with respect to turbine engines.