Prof. Jakub Kupecki

Topic of the PCHET 2020: Cluster’s legal session.


Professor at the Institute of Power Engineering (IEn), directing the work of the Hydrogen Technology Center and the Department of High Temperature Electrochemical Processes. Visiting professor at the National Fuel Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine (NFCRC UCI).

He received diplomas from Warsaw University of Technology (MEiL), University of Iceland and Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Associated with the subject of electrochemical fixed oxide cells for over 10 years. Manager and executor of over 40 research and scientific projects financed by the European Commission, NCRD, NCN, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, US Department of Energy, US Department of State and directly by the industry. In 2017-2018 Jakub Kupecki led a Polish-American project concerning the use of power-to-gas systems for the storage of energy from renewable sources, carried out at NFCRC UCI. He is a member of the HyLAW European project team (2017-2019), which analyzes and proposes changes in legislation and administrative procedures that slow down or prevent the implementation, commercialization of fuel cells and hydrogen technologies.

Author and co-author of several dozen expert opinions and studies for the industry, over 150 publications and conference speeches, 2 patents and 2 patent applications, including a commercialized invention. Winner of R&D awards: Siemens, Nernst and Young Scientist Award, Hydrogen Europe Research. Polish representative in the States Representatives Group (SRG) of the Joint Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Initiative (FCH-JU). In 2020 he was responsible for the area of Hydrogen Economy in the Renewable Energy Industry Development Team and Benefits for the Polish Economy appointed by the Minister of Climate.

Prof. Jakub Kupecki
Cluster coordinator Regional Pomeranian Chamber of Commerce

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80-244 Gdansk, Poland

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