57th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference - 2007

4th Canadian Symposium on Fuel Cell Systems

Monday AM

FUEL1Salon 9


Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Biao Huang and Josephine Hill

10:00 00015 Modeling and Parameterization of Fuel Cell Water Dynamics for Real Time Estimation and Control *$Stefanopoulou A.G.
10:40 00016 Simulation of Dead End Anode and Self Breathing Cathode PEMFC Lum K.W., *Poh H.J.
11:00 00017 Proton Transfer in Anhydrous Polymeric Membranes for Fuel Cells: An ab initio Study *$Paddison S.J.
11:20 00018 Use of 1H NMR Microscopy for the Investigation of Operating PEMFCs Feindel K.W., Wang M., Starke D., Bergens S.H., *$Wasylishen R.E.
11:40 End of Session

Transfer Time

11:45 All-Conference Event - Awards Luncheon

Monday PM

FUEL2Salon 9


Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Viola Birss and François Gitzhofer

13:40 00111 Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: How Low Can You Go? Tuller H.L.
14:20 00112 Nanostructured Materials for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (IT-SOFCs) Traversa E.
14:40 00113 Recent Progress in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Materials Research *$Thangadurai V.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00114 Relating Performances to Microstructures of SOFC Composite Electrodes: A Three-Dimensional Modeling Approach Wen X., Ali A., *Nandakumar K., Chuang K.T.
15:40 00115 Exploring the Oxygen Reduction Reaction at the SOFC LSM/YSZ Cathode Interface Using Impedance Modelling Kenney B., *$Karan K.
16:00 00116 Active Triple Phase Boundary Measurement Using Focus Ion Beam Tomography Rivard T., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
16:20 00117 1-D Dynamic Modeling of SOFC with Analytical Solution for Reacting Gas Flow Problem $Qi Y., *Huang B., Luo J.L.
16:40 00118 A Nanoscale Cathode for YSZ Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Operation at 600ºC *$Sarkar P., Richardson M., Yamarte L., Johanson L.
17:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

FUEL3Salon 9


Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Partho Sarkar and Jingli Luo

10:00 00262 The Benefits of Cluster Building: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Canada Birss V.I.
10:20 00263 Development of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at Versa Power Systems Borglum B.P., Tang E.
11:00 00264 Preparation of SOFC Anodes Using Microemulsion-Synthesized Nickel Oxide and Yttria Stabilized Zirconia NanoCatalysts Ahmed S., Husein M.M., Birss V.I.
11:20 00265 Simulation of a Tubular SOFC Fed with Natural Gas Jafarian M., *$Karimi G.
11:40 00266 Experimental and Mathematical-Modeling Investigation of Radiation Heat Transfer in a Tubular Micro-SOFC Testing Setup Amiri M.S., Hayes R.E., Sarkar P., Nandakumar K., Chuang K.T.
12:00 End of Session

Tuesday PM

FUEL4Salon 9

Alternate Fuel/Hydrogen Storage

Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Kunal Karan and Christopher Thurgood

13:40 00361 Electrochemical Oxidation of Methanol and Ethanol on Ni-CeO2, Cu-CeO2 and La0.7Sr0.3Cr0.5Mn0.5O3-d Anodes Cimenti M., *Hill J.M.
14:00 00362 A Study on Process Parameters of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell *$Basu S., Pramanik H.
14:20 00363 Generating Electricity from Petroleum Coke *$Kouchachvili L., Ikura M.
14:40 00364 Density Functional Theory Studies of Methane Dissociation on Anode Catalysts in Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells: Suggestions for Coke Reduction Knapp D., *$Ziegler T., Galea N., Shishkin M.
15:00 00365 Growth Kinetics of a Photosynthetic Microorganism and its Use in a Fuel Cell Powell E.E., Mapiour M.L., Evitts R.W., *Hill G.A.
15:20 Coffee Break
15:40 00366 Experiments and Modelling for an H2S Fuelled SOFC Monder D., *$Nandakumar K., Vorontsov V., Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.
16:00 00367 Modeling of Palladium Containing Activated Carbon Fiber Using Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics *$Mushrif S.H., Rey A.D. WITHDRAWN
16:20 00368 Life Cycle Assessment of Stack Production and Fuelling of Fuel Cells Dhanushkodi S.R., *$Mahinpey N., Wilson M.
16:40 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill

From 17:00 until 18:40

17:00 00369 Development of a Direct Alcohol Alkaline Fuel Cell *$Basu S., Verma A.
17:00 00370 2-D Dynamic Modeling and Experimental Validation of SOFC Button Cell $Mo Z., *Huang B., Nandakumar K.
17:00 00371 Gas Phase Reactions of Methanol and Ethanol in the Anodic Compartment of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Experiments and Simulation Cimenti M., *Hill J.M.
17:00 00372 Anodic Electrodeposition of Mn-Co Oxide Coatings (Doped with Ce and Y) for Stainless Steel Interconnects Utilized in SOFC Wei W., Chen W., *$Ivey D.G.
17:00 00373 Metal-Organic Frameworks: A New Class of Electrolyte Materials for Intermediate Temperature PEM Fuel Cells Hurd J.A., *Thangadurai V., $Shimizu G.K.H.
17:00 00374 Module Construction of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Using Chemical Etching *$Nguyen T.-V., Yang O.-B.
17:00 00375 Tubular Micro-Solid Oxide Fuel Cell *$Sarkar P., Yamarte L., Richardson M., Johanson L.
17:00 00376 Proton Conducting Metal Organic Polymers Vaidhyanathan R., Hurd J.A., Thangadurai V., *Shimizu G.K.H.
17:00 00377 Novel Procedure for High-Density Electrolyte Deposition Using Glycine-Nitrate Powders Rivard T., Jia L., *Gitzhofer F., Abatzoglou N.
17:00 00378 The Study of Gold Nano Particles Supported on MoS2 Catalysts for SOFC Using H2S-Containing Synthesis Gas $Xu Z., *Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.
17:00 00379 Preparation and Characterization of Silica Added PVA/PSSA-MA Crosslinked Ion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications *$Rhim J.W., Kim D.H., Cho H.I., Moon G.Y., Nam S.Y., Byun H,S.
17:00 00380 Novel Anode Material for a Sour Natural Gas Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Danilovic N., *Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.

Wednesday AM

FUEL5Salon 9


Organizer(s) - Partho Sarkar and Josephine Hill
Chair(s) - Nicolas Abatzoglou and V. Thangadurai

10:00 00500 Studying Reduction in SOFC Activity with Density Functional Theory: Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide Adsorption on Nickel Anode Surface Galea N., $Ziegler T.
10:20 00501 Ternary Transition Sulfides as Novel Anode Materials for a Hydrogen Sulfide Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Vorontsov V., *Luo J.L., Chuang K.T.
10:40 00502 Use of Spinel-Coated Ferritic Stainless Steel to Improve SOFC Cathode Performance *$Paulson S.C., Bateni M.R., Wei P., Petric A., Birss V.I.
11:00 00503 Structure and Oxidation Behaviour of Ni-LaCrO3 Composite Coatings for Ferritic Stainless Steels used as Interconnects in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Shaigan N., Chen W., *$Ivey D.G.
11:20 00504 Scale-Up of a Copper-Chlorine Thermochemical Cycle for Hydrogen Production $Naterer G.F., *Gravelsins R.J., Gabriel K.S., Rosen M.A.
11:40 Closing Remarks

11:45 End of Session

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