Gus Block is a founding member of Nuvera Fuel Cells, a company established in 2000 to provide hydrogen and fuel cell solutions for on- and off-road vehicles.
Throughout his engineering career, Gus has focused on enabling the use of hydrogen as a clean energy carrier, beginning with a Fulbright fellowship in 1995 to build a wind-powered electrolyzer in Sri Lanka. At Nuvera, he has championed fuel cell commercialization and been directly engaged in the development of opportunities in materials handling, port operations, and other early markets, working closely with the US Department of Energy and industry trade groups.
Gus has served on the governor’s Zero Emissions Vehicle Commission in Massachusetts since its inception in 2013 and was chair of the Communications and Marketing Committee of the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association for approximately 10 years.
Gus earned a degree in mechanical engineering from The Cooper Union in New York and also earned a liberal arts degree from Brandeis University.