TechConnect World 2017
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Fuel Cells & Hydrogen

Fuel cells and Hydrogen

Symposium Chair

Adria WilsonAn Overview of Activities in the Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office
Adria Wilson
Technology Manager, U.S. Department of Energy

Key Speakers

Cy FujimotoIon conducting membranes for electrochemical systems
Cy Fujimoto
Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Conghua (CH) WangCorrosion Resistant Coating of Metal Bipolar Plates for PEM Fuel Cells
Conghua (CH) Wang
Vice President & CTO, Treadstone Technologies, Inc.

Paul MatterReversible Fuel Cell System for Energy Storage
Paul Matter
President/Founder, pH Matter, LLC


Symposium Sessions

Monday May 15

3:00Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll Rand

Wednesday May 17

8:30Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells
10:30Fuel Cell Applications for Grid Modernization
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 15

3:00Energy Innovation Spotlights: Shell, Ingersoll RandNational Harbor 13
Session chair: Bernice Glenn, NSTXL, US
3:00Shell: Innovation Spotlights
J. Unterreiner, Shell, US
3:15Ingersoll Rand: Innovation Spotlights
L. Adifon, Ingersoll Rand, US
3:30Heat Integrated Reactive Distillation Process for Synthesis of Bio-Based Chemicals and Conversion of CO2 to Alkyl Carbonate
C. Panchal, E3Tec Service, LLC, US
3:37Falling Particle Receiver for Concentrated Solar Energy
C. Ho, Sandia National Laboratories, US
3:44Multi-functional transparent nano-coating for glass
L. Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
3:51Smart restorative coating from two-sided flat nanoparticles
P. Rudenko, TriboTEX, US
3:58Solid-State Ultracapacitor for Improved Energy Storage
P. Hale, NASA Technology Transfer Program, US
4:05Light Activated Hydrogen Energy System
J.R. Song, KorusIP, US
4:12Shell, Ingersoll Rand: Q&A

Wednesday May 17

8:30Advanced Materials for Fuel CellsPotomac 1
Session chair: Adria Wilson, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
8:30An Overview of Activities in the Department of Energy's Fuel Cell Technologies Office (invited presentation)
A. Wilson, U.S. Department of Energy, US
8:55Ion conducting membranes for electrochemical systems (invited presentation)
C. Fujimoto, Sandia National Laboratories, US
9:20Corrosion Resistant Coating of Metal Bipolar Plates for PEM Fuel Cells (invited presentation)
C. Wang, Treadstone Technologies, US
9:45Fuel Cell Materials: Peptide-directed Strategies for One-Pot Growth, Immobilization and Dispersion of Platinum Nanoparticles on Graphene Electrodes
T.R. Walsh, Deakin University, AU
10:30Fuel Cell Applications for Grid ModernizationPotomac 1
Session chair: Adria Wilson, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
10:30Reversible Fuel Cell System for Energy Storage (invited presentation)
P. Matter, pH Matter, US
10:55Application of Fuel Cell Backup Power System for Grid-Service and Micro-Grid
Z. Ma, J. Eichman, J. Kurtz, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
11:15Improving Hybrid Efficiency and Flexibility by Integrating Thermal Energy Storage into the Fuel Cell System, vol. 2: pp. 208-211
D. Tucker, N.F. Harun, V. Zaccaria, L. Shadle, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
11:35Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Advanced Hybrid Power System Controls and their Role in Transfiguring the Grid, vol. 2: pp. 190-192
R. Lank, D. Tucker, DERP Technologies, L.L.C., US
11:55Solid Oxide Fuel Cell R&D, vol. 2: pp. 205-207
J.-W. Kim, R. Conrad, US Department of Energy, US
1:30Catalysts for Fuel CellsPotomac 1
Session chair: Adria Wilson, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Philippe Serp, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
1:30Nano-structured hydrogen oxidation electrocatalysts for anion exchange membrane fuel cells (invited presentation)
H.A. Miller, F. Vizza, M. Marelli, A. Zadick, L. Dubau, M. Chatenet, S. Geiger, S. Cherevko, H. Doan, R.K. Pavlicek, S. Mukerjee, D.R. Dekel, Italian National Research Council Rome, IT
1:55From Bioinspired Material to Catalytically Active Mesoporous Carbon for Oxygen Reduction
R. Jiang, D.T. Tran, J.P. McClure, D. Chu, US Army Research Laboratory, US
2:15A model for Ni-particle coarsening and triple phase boundary length prediction in solid oxide fuel cell anode
M.Z. Khan, R-H Song, J-W Lee, S-B Lee, T-H Lim, S-J Park, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
2:35Pt/TiO2 Nanocomposites for Active Chemical-Electrical Signal Transduction
N.J. Ray, E.G. Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
Fuel Cells & Hydrogen: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Lower-cost Hydrogen (H2) Fuel Production from Distributed Wind via Paralleled Self-Excited Induction Generators (SEIG's) & Close-coupled Electrolysis at Multi-turbine Off-grid Windplants, vol. 2: pp. 197-200
W.C. Leighty, Alaska Applied Sciences, Inc., US
The maximization of hydrogen rhythmic production in large scale photobioreactors from genetically modified microalgae biomass, vol. 2: pp. 201-204
F.G. Dias, J.V.C. Vargas, V. Kava, J.C. Ordonez, W. Balmant, A.B. Mariano, Federal University of Parana, BR
Zn(Ⅱ)-Based Metal-Organic Framework/Nafion® Composite Membrane with High Proton Conductivity for Fuel Cell Applications, vol. 2: pp. 193-196
H.J. Kim, L. Kabir and S-J. Cho, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea, KR

This symposium highlights innovations in materials and devices which will enable development and deployment of hydrogen and fuel cells with the ultimate goals of decreasing our dependence on oil, reducing carbon emissions, and enabling clean, reliable power generation. Submit your abstract and participate in this exciting international event.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Fuel Cell Technologies & Applications
  • Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells
  • Membrane Technologies
  • Hydrogen Generation & Production Methods
  • Hydrogen Storage
  • Case Studies & Best Practices
  • Other

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Platinum Sponsors
Korusip
KIAT
Lockheed Martin
NSTXL

Silver Sponsors
Fujifilm
TechOpp
Park Systems
Penn State
tekna

Corporate Acceleration Partners
Aerojet
Arkema
Baxter
Boeing
Church & Dwight
Corning
Cummins
Eastman Chemical
Energizer Holdings Inc.
Evonik
Henkel
Huntsman
Ingersoll_Rand
LG
Lockheed Martin
LOreal
Magna
Medtronic
Michelman
Owens Corning
Panasonic
Praxair
Sabic
SAINT-GOBAIN
Shell
Sherwin Williams
UTC

Technology Development Partners
 
AirForce Technology Transfer
Argonne
Business Sweden
ceatech
Fermilab
GLEAMM
Idaho National Laboratory
Innovate Hawaii
InvestInSkane
Iowa State University
Jefferson Lab
Kansas City National Security Campus
korusip
KYUNGPOOK National University
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
NASA
NETL
NREL
New Jersey Innovation Institute
University of Buffalo NYSCEMI
OakRidgeNatLab
PolyU
PPPL
Sandia National Laboratories
SungKyunKwan University
Texas Tech Research Commercialization
UCI
University Of Melbourne
University Of Minnesota
University Of Vermont
UCLA Technology Development Group
UCSB
Vermont Department Economic Development
Vermont Technology Council

Supporting Partners
ACCT
American Elements
Angel Capital Associates
AOCS
Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
AURP
AUTM
BILAT USA 4.0
Coatings
Diplomacy Matters
European Commission
European Cluster Collaboration Platform
Explore Nano
FCHEA
FLC
Graphene Council
Graphene Entrepreneur
INNO
InterNano
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
LES
NVCA
NCURA
NECEC
SBIR
SBDC
Taylor Francis CRC
Texas Nanotech Initiative
UIDP

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