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

Fuel Cells & Hydrogen

Fuel cells and Hydrogen

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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 Rand

Wednesday May 17

8:30Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells
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 Modernization
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
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
R. Lank, D. Tucker, DERP Technologies, L.L.C., US
11:55Solid Oxide Fuel Cell R&D
J.-W. Kim, R. Conrad, US Department of Energy, US
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
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, and D.R. Dekel, Italian National Research Council Rome, IT
1:55New electrocatalyst for PEM Fuel cell application based on platinum supported on nanostructured carbone support
M. Heitzmann, E. Remy, Y. Thomas, P-A. Jacques, CEA GRENOBLE, FR
2:15From 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
2:35Graphene-based materials for the catalysis of oxygen evolution and reduction reactions
J. Sun, Griffith University, AU
2:55A 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
3:15Pt/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
Hydrogen Production via Solar Driven Metal Oxide/Metal Sulfate Water Splitting Cycle
R.R. Bhosale, M. Khraisheh, A. Kumar, P. Sutar, F. AlMomani, Qatar University, QA
In-situ DRIFTS Studies over Cobalt Catalyst for Ethanol Hydrogen Production
A. Kumar, A. Ashok, A. Matin, F. Tarlochan, Qatar University, QA
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Microturbine Systems based on Renewable Sources
U.M. Damo, A. Turan, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, UK
System integration and challenges in durability and reliability of fuel cells
J. Wang, Athabasca University, CA
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
W.C. Leighty, Alaska Applied Sciences, Inc., US
The maximization of hydrogen rhythmic production in large scale photobioreactors from genetically modified microalgae biomass
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 MOF/Nafion® Composite Membrane with High Proton Conductance for Fuel Cell Applications
H.J. Kim, L. Kabir, S-J Choi, Kyungpook National University, KR
Zn(Ⅱ)-Based Metal-Organic Framework/Nafion® Composite Membrane with High Proton Conductivity for Fuel Cell Applications
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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