Towards a Zero-Carbon Hydrogen-based Energy Economy
Explore the Potential of Hydrogen as a Solution to the Global Energy Challenge with Experts from Government, Industry, and Academia presenting in this Webinar organised by RGU School of Engineering.
Dr Dallia Ali from the School of Engineering and collaborators from HYLANTIC and Aberdeen City Council are pleased to present a webinar on moving towards a Zero Carbon Hydrogen-Based Energy Economy.
The free half-a-day online webinar features experts from the fields of hydrogen technology, energy transition and energy policy and is open to everyone with interest in this topic. You will have an opportunity to hear from and interact with leading experts in the field from Scotland and beyond. To register for the event, please complete this form and you will be emailed a link to join the event 48 hours before it begins.
Please note, places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
16 Sep 2020
9:15am - 1:30pm
Dr. Dallia Ali
Associate Professor in Electrical Power Engineering - Robert Gordon University
Dr. Dallia is a Chartered Engineer who has completed her PhD in Electrical Power Engineering in 1997. She is member of the UK Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the US Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) as well as the IEEE Power and Energy Systems (PES) and the IEEE Smart Grid Community. She is a member of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) and the Robert Gordon University Energy Working Group and Renewable Energy Research Group. She is honour Chair of Research and Development for Monsson Middle East. She is Reviewer for IET Renewable Power Generation Journal, the American Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, and the Elsevier
Prior to her current post at Robert Gordon University, she was Visiting Associate Professor at the Executive Education Centre of Qatar Foundation and Visiting Associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University in Qatar and was a member of the Texas A&M University Smart Grid Centre.
Head of Unit of Operations and Communication in the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, FCH JU - FCH JU
For over 12 years Mirela was a Senior Project Manager and Research Programme Officer in the FCH JU and European Commission (Directorate R&I/Energy) following her role as a researcher in the Energy sector in Romania.
She holds an MSc. in Chemical Engineering/Materials Science and an MSc. in Economics/Cybernetics and Economic Analysis.
Dame Susan Bruce DBE
Convener of Court, University of Strathclyde, Electoral Commissioner for Scotland, and Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh
Dame Sue Bruce who runs her own consultancy business has a portfolio of non- executive director roles including SSE PLC; Convener of the Court of the University of Strathclyde; Chair of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Trustee for the Prince’s Foundation. She is the Electoral Commissioner for Scotland and a Deputy Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh. In recent activity, Dame Bruce has been the Independent Chair of the Expert Panel on Environmental Changing and other Measures and a member of the Advisory group on Economic Recovery, both commissioned by the Scottish Government.
Dame Bruce started her career in community education specialising in social and economic regeneration and latterly served as Chief Executive of the City of Edinburgh Council having previously been Chief Executive at Aberdeen City Council and Chief Executive at East Dunbartonshire Council.
Councillor Philip Bell
Aberdeen’s Hydrogen Spokesperson and Champion - Aberdeen’s Hydrogen Transport Economy
Cllr Bell is a chartered electrical engineer and a group 1 member of FEANI. He came to Aberdeen in 1980 after graduating with a BSc in electronic and electrical engineering from Surrey University. Philip worked on control and safety systems within the oil industry in UK and international locations for over 35 years and in May 2017 became an elected member of Aberdeen City Council. Philip sits on 8 ACC committees including the Steering Group for the Crown Estate and became director of the Aberdeen renewables energy group (AREG) shortly after becoming an elected member. He is Aberdeen’s hydrogen spokesperson and champion for Aberdeen’s hydrogen transport economy. In June 2020 he became a director of the Aberdeen Science Centre
The event is available to view online only
This event will be streamed live and is available to watch online only from any location across the world.