Online Course on Fuel Cells by NIT Rourkela [Dec 23-27]: Register by Dec 16: Expired


The Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela is organizing an Online Short Term Online Course on Fuel Cells from December 23 to 27, 2020.
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (founded as Regional Engineering College, Rourkela) has been presently offering B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, and MCA Courses in various disciplines with an annual intake of about 2000 students. Institute also offers excellent facilities for advanced research in the emerging areas of Science and Technology leading to a Ph.D. degree. The institute has well qualified and dedicated faculty along with the finest supporting staff, laboratories and other infrastructure.
The syllabus and the curricula are constantly being updated to meet the growing demands and needs of the country in different areas of technology. The infrastructure is geared to enable the Institute to turn out technical personnel of high quality.

Course Background

Due to growing concerns on the rapid depletion of conventional fossil fuel resources and global environmental pollution, the utilization of alternative fuels and clean energy technologies have been paid more attention by the world during the last four decades. Fuel cell technology is recognized as the most promising technology in the context of low pollutant power generation.
This short term course is aimed to create awareness among faculty members, research scholars, scientists, engineers and students on the fundamentals of fuel cells and their recent developments.

Course Content

The short term course will cover the following topics

  • Fuel cell-Introduction and types
  • Fuel cell chemistry
  • Fuels for fuel cell
  • Materials for fuel cells
  • Energy and exergy analyses
  • Flow field designs
  • Fundamentals of the gas diffusion layer
  • Electro-analytical techniques in fuel cell
  • Thermal management
  • Cogeneration and poly-generation

A few expert lectures will be delivered by experts from reputed industries, research organizations, and academic institutions.

Target Audience

Faculty members, research scholars, and students from engineering institutions and professionals from Industry & R&D units can attend the course. A maximum of 60 external registered participants will be allowed to attend the course. Participation Certificate will be given only to the attendee who meets 75% and above attendance. Participation certificate will be sent to the registered attendees of the course by India Post.

Registration Fees
  1. Industry & R&D Units: Rs. 2000
  2. Faculty members: Rs. 1000
  3. Professionals from Research Scholars and Students: Rs. 500

The demand draft can also be made in favor of “Continuing Education, NIT Rourkela” payable at Rourkela. The complete registration form accompanied by a Demand Draft of the requisite amount may be mailed well in advance as an attachment.


To download the registration form, click here.
Please send the filled-in and duly signed Registration form with the Demand Draft to murugans@nitrkl.ac.in.


Dr. S. Murugan, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email ID: murugans@nitrkl.ac.in
Mobile: 09437140949
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Online Course on Fuel Cells by NIT Rourkela

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