Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos

Keynote Speaker /

Fuel Cell Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy

Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos is the Program Manager for Fuel Cell Technologies in the U.S. Department
of Energy’s (DOE’s) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office. He oversees efforts to develop fuel cells
that are competitive with incumbent and emerging technologies for transportation and cross-cutting
applications. He also leads Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act provision activities to enable
manufacturing and recycling of clean hydrogen technologies. Dimitrios has 25 years of combined
experience in research, technology development and management in areas related to surface science,
catalysis, and hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Prior to joining DOE in 2009, Dimitrios was Head of
Catalyst Development at CMR Fuel Cells. Previous positions include those at the Energy Research Centre
of the Netherlands (ECN), the FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics Amsterdam (AMOLF), and
at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). He received his PhD in Natural Sciences
(Chemistry), as a European Union Marie Curie Fellow, at the University of Cambridge.