Guest Visit from Dr. Viktor Hacker
On October 2, 2023 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) had the pleasure of hosting  Dr. Viktor Hacker, who's a professor, at Graz University of Technology, Austria. Dr. Viktor delivered a seminar titled "New Materials for the Energy Transition with Hydrogen" in Auditorium 125 located in Building #04. The seminar commenced at 1:10 PM and concluded at 2:10 PM.

During the seminar Dr. Viktor explained how advancements in technology are essential for long-term decarbonization. This involves optimizing processes using renewable energy for high-purity green hydrogen production. Moreover, efficient manufacturing processes are also crucial, especially in electrode fabrication for high current density cells, requiring specific catalyst layer properties and ionomer distribution.

The seminar encouraged faculty members and students to participate and emphasized the importance of collaboration within academia. Attendees also had the option to conveniently register for the seminar online ensuring an experience for all participants.

This event served as a testament to KFUPMs commitment, to promoting excellence and fostering research endeavors.