Bryan Pivovar | AIChE

Bryan Pivovar

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Bryan Pivovar, PhD, is Fuel Cell Group Manager in the Chemistry and Nanosciences Center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO, where he oversees NREL’s electrolysis and fuel cell materials R&D. He has been a pioneer in several areas of fuel cell development for vehicle applications, taking on leadership roles and organizing workshops for the Dept. of Energy in the areas of sub-freezing effects, alkaline membranes, extended surface electrocatalysis, and H2@Scale. He received his PhD in chemical engineering from the Univ. of Minnesota and led fuel cell R&D at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) prior to joining NREL. He received the 2012 Tobias Young Investigator Award from the Electrochemical Society and has co-authored over 100 papers in the general area of fuel cells and electrolysis.