Ideanomics has announced the appointment of Dr. Liquing Hu as Chief Scientist for Medici Motors Works, leading the Medici Research Institute and managing the fuel cell research and development team.
A pioneer in the field of hydrogen energy, Dr. Hu completed his post-doctoral research in China and then worked for Ballard Systems in Canada before returning to China, where his new role will be based.
Alf Poor, CEO of Ideanomics, said, “We are very excited to announce the hire of a distinguished executive to lead Medici Motor Works research and development institute.”
“As well as bringing us access to fuel cell technology, the establishment of the Medici Research Institute will ensure that Medici Motor Works stays at the forefront of hydrogen fuel cell battery electric innovation.”
The Medici Research Institute will mainly focus on the core components of fuel cell membrane electrodes, bipolar plates, stacks, hydrogen supply systems, heat dissipation systems, fuel cell engineers, and vehicle layout design and integration.