Humboldt State University

Schatz Energy Research Center

History of SERC

Peter Lehman and Charles Chamberlin pose in front of the Schatz Solar Hydrogen Project shed after the project's completion.

SERC was founded in 1989 by Dr. Peter Lehman and Dr. Charles Chamberlin of the Environmental Resources Engineering department at Humboldt State University. See the timeline below for significant events in the history of the lab.