National Institute of Fuel-Cell Technology
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
West Virginia University
E: ismail.celik@mail.wvu.edu

Kick-Off Meeting

The kick off meeting for the DOE EPSCoR project was conducted on Tuesday, November 21, 2006. Representatives from EPSCoR, WVU Research Corporation, College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, NIFT personnel, the advisory board members and the industrial collaborators were present at the meeting to discuss the objectives and activities of the new project. After a brief introduction on the background of the project and its importance to the state of West Virginia and West Virginia University, researchers presented their proposed work which was then discussed among the advisory board members and the other researchers to decide on proper direction to pursue. Project management and budget issues were discussed at the end of the meeting.