VIP Biography for
Addison L. Bain, Ph.D.
|Addison L. Bain, Ph.D.|
|Expertise||Hydrogen safety/systems design; specialist in firefighting involving and agent called ColdFire|
|Current Organization||Addison L. Bain Ph.D., Hydrogen Safety Consultant (private) and Senior Scientist, ColdFire Forestry Division|
|Type of Organization||Private consultant|
|Major Product||Hydrogen safety consulting|
|Area of Distribution||International|
|University/Degree||B.S., Space Technology Systems; M.S., Space Systems Management, Florida Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Engineering Management, California Coast University|
|Born||September 23, 1935, Kalispell, Montana|
|Honors & Awards||NASA Exceptional Service Award; NASA Astronaut Corps Silver Snoopy; Space Program Pioneer, Cap Canaveral; Public Service and Lifetime Honorary Member Awards by the National Hydrogen Association|
|Published Works||Author, "The Freedom Element, Living with Hydrogen"|
|Affiliations||Founding Member, International Hydrogen Energy Association, National Hydrogen Association and the International Standards Organization TC-197 Hydrogen Technologies; Past Chair, DOE Hydrogen Safety Review Panel, FSEC Policy Advisory Board and the DOE Space Coast Clean Cities Coalition; served on the DOE Hydrogen Technical Advisory Panel and the Dept. of Transportation Hydrogen Review Panel|
|Hobbies & Sports||Model rockets/airplanes and fly-fishing|
|Work History||Started career in the Missile and Space program in 1959 at the Marshall Space Flight Center with Dr. Wernher von Braun's rocket team; assigned as a physicist to work on guidance control systems, later specialized in the design of hydrogen and other rocket propellant systems; as a NASA engineer moved on to hold management positions at the Kennedy Space Center; retired from NASA in 1994, since then has been a consultant to the Dept. of Energy (DOE), Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), Hydrogen Safety Institute LLC and organizations involved in the development of hydrogen codes and standards|
|Married||October 24, 1987|
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