Ken Stroh, Ph.D.

Ken Stroh is a Mechanical Engineer (B.S., M.S., Ph.D. from Colorado State University), and has worked for more than 25 years at the Los Alamos National Laboratory on energy systems design, analysis, and testing, with a focus in recent years on fuel cells. Ken has held a number of lead technical and management positions at Los Alamos , including serving as Project Leader for the Los Alamos/General Motors Electrochemical Engine Project in the mid 1990s. He received the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles Medal from the Department of Commerce and the Society for Automotive Engineers in 1998 for Government/Industry Teamwork on fuel cell power systems. Ken is currently Group Leader for MPA-11, and Program Manager for the Laboratory’s research and development programs in hydrogen, fuel cell, and transportation technologies. He also serves as the Deputy Director for the Institute for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research. Ken is one of only two non-industry members on the Fuel Cell Technology Team for the government/industry Freedom Cooperative Automotive Research (FreedomCAR) initiative. In addition to fuel cells, Ken’s technical expertise includes numerical simulation of complex integrated systems, high-temperature gas-cooled nuclear reactor design and safety, and application of nuclear process heat to industrial processes such as hydrogen production.