RIT Expert Panel will Discuss the Future of Sustainable Mobility

Earth Day celebration will also unveil innovative transportation technology




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In honor of Earth Day, Rochester Institute of Technology’s Sustainability Institute will host a panel discussion on current and future trends in sustainable mobility, including the development of alternative fuels and transportation, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 23 on the RIT campus. The event will include a keynote address by Matthew Fronk, Chief Engineer for Fuel Cell Systems at General Motors.

The panel will be followed by a tour of a wide variety of sustainable technology demonstrations, including the unveiling of new equipment that RIT is currently testing on public transit fleets. A bus equipped with the technology, provided by Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority, will be on hand as part of the demonstration.

WHAT: Panel Discussion on Sustainable Mobility

    WHO: Matthew Fronk, Chief Engineer for Fuel Cell Systems, General Motors;
    Nabil Nasr, Director, Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies, RIT;
    Steve Shaffer, Chief Engineer for Fuel Cell Development, Delphi
    Automotive Systems

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 23

    WHERE: Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
    Louise M. Slaughter Building
    Parking Lot T
    Rochester Institute of Technology