Matt has more than 30 years of experience leading both research and product development teams in advanced technology, fuel cells and energy storage.
He spent 20 years leading General Motors' Fuel Cell Research and Development program in Honeoye Falls, New York (Monroe County).
tenure at GM, development of these electrochemical devices advanced from lab-scale 50cm2 cells to 100 operating vehicles -- the largest of any OEM auto company.
This involved advancement from research into product development and then execution for a large fleet build up.
also has extensive global supplier community experience.
After GM, Matt served as Director of the Center for Sustainable Mobility at Rochester Institute of Technology and was instrumental in developing durability and life cycle analyses for new product design as they moved from concept to product.
Matt is an expert consultant to the energy storage and fuel cell industry and also serves as an Engineering Advisor to ACAL Energy Ltd., a developer of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells powered by the company's proprietary platinum-free cathode technology known as FlowCath®.
also participated in the development of the recently released New York Climate Action Plan draft as a contributor in the Transportation Segment.
Term Expires: Mar 2012 *