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James Fowler

James Fowler

Lab Manager, Florida Solar Energy Ceneter, University of Central Florida

Phone: (321) 638-1224

Fax: (321) 504-3438

Florida Solar Energy Center
1679 Clearlake Road
Cocoa, FL 32922-5703



A.S. Chemical Technology, Brevard Community College, 2003

Research Interests:

Mr. Fowler is responsible for Fire and Safety compliance at Florida Solar Energy Center, Hydrogen R&D laboratories. This includes verification and inspection of all safety equipment in the FSEC hydrogen labs. He is responsible for safe storage of chemicals, maintaining MSDS files, waste control, ordering, facilitating work orders, inventory controls and ensure maintenance of all lab equipment. In addition, Mr. Fowler performs PM on the Scanning Electron Microscope, Spectrophotometers, Gas Chromatographs, Muffle Oven, Sorptometer, Thermographic Analyzer, Denton Vacuum, Glove Boxes, Potentiostat, Xenon Lamp, Hydraulic Presses, Vacuum Pumps, RO Water System, Balances, Scales, Flask Steam Scrubber, and forklift. He is knowledgeable in the use of a variety of power and hand tools. Following are successfully completed training courses by Mr. Fowler:

Chemical Safety & Environmental Management of Laboratories: University of Central Florida Department of Environmental Safety 2003

Hydrogen Safety: NASA Safety and Assurance Requirements Division 2004

Lab Safety-Basics and Beyond: Pittcon Continuing Education Class 2005

Publications List:

Linkous, C.A.; Huang,C.; Fowler, R.J., "UV photochemical oxidation of aqueous sodium sulfide to produce hydrogen and sulfur," J. Photochem. Photobiol. A:Chem, 2004, 168, 153-160. Linkous, C.A., Slattery, D.K., Fowler, J.R. . "Coupling of Organic Pigment Photocatalytic Systems to Produce Hydrogen from Water," Proceedings of the 14th WHEC, Montreal, Canada, June, 2002.