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College of Engineering and Computing

Graduate student works in fume hood on research project


The mission of our center is to promote and support the origin of a fuel cell industry by providing technological leadership with a vigorous program of research, development and demonstration. By serving as a locus for academic talent of the highest caliber and a non-profit site for the objective evaluation and improvement of industrial products, our goal is to become a primary leader for the advancement of fuel cell technology.

Hydrogen and Fuel-Cell Center is located in the Department of Chemical Engineering in the Swearingen Engineering Center and the Horizon I at the University of South Carolina. The University of South Carolina is located in the capital city of Columbia. Our research center is focused on the integrated study of fuel cells used for electrochemical power sources. Fuel Cells may be selected as the future power source for automobiles, residential, and commercial.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.