Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Dr. Block is the Electric Vehicle Transportation Center's director and one of the original seven faculty members in the College of Engineering at UCF. He is a Professor in the Civil Engineering and Environmental Science Department and was the Associate Dean of Engineering from 1969-1977. The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) was created in 1975 and was led by Dr. David Block for 25 years. Dr. Block also successfully managed "The Florida Hydrogen Initiative (FHI)" program, which was funded by the US Department of Energy.