Lambton College joins the CHFCA as new Academic Member

The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is pleased to announce Lambton College as a new Academic Member.

Lambton College has proudly served the Lambton County region and has been invested in the community for over 50 years. Lambton College is also the centre of research and development, and driver of innovation, engaging in impactful research and responding to the needs of industrial partners by delivering a robust compilation of applied research services. Since its inception in 2007, the Research and Innovation department has been recognized nationally for its institutional commitment and for its research activity impact on SMEs, the local community, the province, and students and has been consistently ranked in the top 3 research colleges in Canada for five straight years by Research Infosource Inc. Research and Innovation at Lambton College continues to grow and expand its research activities.

The Lambton Energy Research Centre aims to advance the research, development and commercialization of energy management and optimization technologies. The Centre’s Sustainable SmartHouse serves as an educational facility and testing laboratory for industrial partners pursuing research in energy management and optimization, hydrogen and fuel cells.


Mehdi Sheikhzadeh, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Lambton College:

“Lambton College has a strong focus on supporting cleantech companies with their research, development and commercialization projects thorough collaborative projects and training. Our Lambton Energy Research Centre (LERC) has been actively executing hydrogen and fuel cell applied research projects in the past 13 years. With the growing interest in hydrogen economy, Lambton College is strategically building its capacity to contribute to this critical clean technology sector. We are thrilled to join the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association and collaborate on advancing this growing industry.”

Mark Kirby, President and CEO, Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA):

“Cutting edge research and the highly skilled workers are vital to maintaining Canada’s position as a global leader in hydrogen and fuel cell technology. CHFCA is committed to supporting Canada’s academic institutions and we are very pleased to have Lambton College join as an Academic member. Lambton College has been a leading institution for hydrogen and fuel cell research for many years and we look forward to their contributions to the sector and to the CHFCA. “

About the Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)
The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) is a national association that supports industry, academia, government agencies, financial organizations and other stakeholders focused on hydrogen and fuel cell technologies and products. As the collective voice of Canada’s world-leading hydrogen and fuel cell sector, the CHFCA’s mission is to strengthen Canadian leadership, raise awareness of the benefits of the technology, and accelerate the adoption of its members’ products and services in Canada and abroad. The CHFCA currently has more than 170 members across Canada and regional branches in British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario. You can also follow CHFCA on Twitter at @PoweringNow or visit for more information.

About Lambton College

Lambton College is a publicly funded college in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, with 4,000 full-time students and 6,000 international students including international student campuses in Sarnia, Mississauga, Toronto, and China. Lambton College has more than 90 post-secondary programs and apprenticeships. As well, offers academic upgrading, post-graduate, part-time, and training programs. The college also has pathways that lead to credentialing. Since 1967, Lambton College has worked in collaboration with the community to create a region of innovators, working together to strengthen the local economy and meet industry demand for skilled employees.