208th ECS Meeting - Los Angeles, California

October 16 - October 21, 2005

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 

P1 - Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells V, In Honor of Supramaniam Srinivasan

Energy Technology/Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry/Battery/Industrial Electrolysis and Electrochemical Engineering/New Technology

 

Sunday, October 16, 2005

San Francisco, Level 2

Electrode Kinetics I

Co-Chairs: S. Mukerjee & E. Stuve
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 895 Zirconium Nitride and Oxynitride for New Cathode of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell S. Doi, Y. Liu, A. Ishihara, S. Mitsushima, N. Kamiya and K. Ota (Yokohama National University)
14:20 896 A Study of Vacuum Deposited Fe-C-N Based Catalysts For Oxygen Reduction J. Dahn, E. Easton (Dalhousie University), D. Stevens (Dalhousie Univ.), T. Buhrmester (Dalhousie University), R. Atanasoski and D. O'Neill (3M Company)
14:40 897 Non Noble Metal Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Medium S. Kumaraguru (University of South Carolina), M. Curran (University of South Florida) and B. N. Popov (University of South Carolina)
15:00 898 A New Non-Precious Cobalt-Composite Electrocatalyst for PEFC Cathodes R. Bashyam and P. Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
15:20 899 Bimetallic Chelate Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Raction in PEM Fuel Cells L. Liu and B. N. Popov (University of South Carolina)
15:40 900 Tantalum Nitride and Oxynitride for New Cathode of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell A. Ishihara, S. Doi, Y. Shibata, S. Mitsushima, N. Kamiya and K. Ota (Yokohama National University)
16:00 901 Array Fuel Cells for High Throughput Screening of Fuel Cell Catalysts E. S. Smotkin (NuVant Systems Inc.)
16:20 902 Alloy-supported Platinum Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction R. Adzic, J. Zhang, M. Vukmirovic, K. Sasaki, J. Wang and F. Uribe (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
16:40 903 Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured PtW Alloy for Oxygen Reduction in PEMFCs L. Xiong (Honda Research Institute USA, Inc), E. Kreidler (Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.) and T. He (Honda Research Institute USA, Inc)
17:00 904 Improve the Catalysts Utilization of Fuel Cells by Using Coupling Agents F. Wu, L. Tsai (Industrial Technology Research Institute), K. Hsueh (ITRI) and C. Wan (National Hsing Hua University)
17:20 905 Performance of PEFC Formed by Using Pt-Loaded Activated Carbon with CF3SO3H in Cathode J. Maruyama and I. Abe (Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute)
 

Monday, October 17, 2005

San Francisco, Level 2

Electrode Kinetics II

Co-Chairs: S. Mukerjee & S. R. Narayanan
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
10:00 906 Time-Resolved Kinetics of Electrode Reactions E. Gileadi (Tel Aviv University)
10:40 907 Factors Affecting Activities of Nano-size Fuel Cell Catalysts and Diagnosis Methods Y. Tsou, L. Cao and E. Deo Castro (De Nora North America, Inc.)
11:00 908 Development of Nanoengineered Platinum Array Electrodes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells O. Paschos (College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering), P. Choi (Albany Nanotech), H. Efstathiadis and P. Haldar (College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering)
11:40 909 X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Reactivity Measurements of Ru/Pt Nanoparticles Supported on a Gold Disk A. Lewera, A. Wieckowski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), W. Zhou (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL), R. Haasch (Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, Urbana, IL), J. Chung (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL) and P. Bagus (University of North Texas, Denton, TX)
 

Electrode Kinetics III

TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 910 Enhancing the Performance of Low Pt Loading Prepared by Dual Ion-Beam Assisted Deposition in PEM Fuel Cells M. S. Saha, S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University), A. Gulla and R. Allen (De Nora North America)
14:40 911 Electrocatalyst Materials for PEM Fuel Cells Based on Iron or Vanadium Substituted Heteropoly Acids A. M. Herring, R. J. Stanis (Colorado School of Mines), J. Ferrell III (CSM/NREL), M. Kuo (Colorado School of Mines) and J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
15:00 912 Leveraging Metal-Support Interactions to Improve the Activity of PEMFC Cathode Catalysts K. Swider-Lyons, M. Teliska, W. Baker, J. Pietron and Y. Garsany (Naval Research Laboratory)
15:20 913 Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells: Silica Templated Synthesis of Platinum / Carbon Nano-Composites E. Switzer, A. Datye and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico)
15:40 914 Magnetron Sputtered Ta-O-N Films for PEMFC Cathode Electrocatalysts A. Bonakdarpour, B. Easton and J. Dahn (Dalhousie University)
16:00 Intermission (20 Minutes)
16:20 915 New Strategies to Activation and Assembling of Catalytic Metal Nanoparticles through Modification with Polyoxometallate Monolayers P. J. Kulesza (Warsaw University), B. Baranowska, M. Skunik, K. Miecznikowski, K. Karnicka and M. Chojak (University of Warsaw)
17:00 916 In Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopic Studies of Water Activation on Novel Electrocatalyts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acid Electrolyte J. Ziegelbauer (Northeastern University), Y. Garsany (Naval Research Laboratory), S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University), D. Gatewood, D. Ramaker and F. Scott (The George Washington University)
17:20 917 Development of Metal-Free Aatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Cathodes in PEMFCs N. P. Subramanian, V. Nallathambi and B. N. Popov (University of South Carolina)
17:40 918 A Low Cost Novel Air Electrode Based on Charcoal-like Catalyst for Fuel Cells T. Ohsaka, D. Zhang (Tokyo Institute of Technology), D. Chi, M. El-deab, T. Okajima (Institute of Technology) and T. Sotomura (Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
 

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

San Francisco, Level 2

Membranes I

Co-Chairs: S. Motupally & T. Fuller
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
08:00 919 Water-Membrane Interactions in PEM Fuel Cells: Operation of an Elevated Temperature, Low Humidity H2/O2 Cell A. B. Bocarsly, T. Zhang, J. Mann, B. Kirby, P. Majsztrik, H. Ota and J. Benziger (Princeton University)
08:40 920 Studying Effect of Sorbates (Water, Methanol, Ethanol, and Propanol) Sorption on Different Cationic Forms of Nafion Membrane N. H. Jalani (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and R. Datta (WPI)
09:00 921 Effect of Inorganic Additives on the Properties of Nafion Membranes N. H. Jalani (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and R. Datta (WPI)
09:20 922 Pore Size Effect on Improvement of Surface Proton Conductivity for Three-Dimensionally Ordered Macroporous Silica Membrane H. Munakata, S. Ochiai and K. Kanamura (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00 923 Composite, Gel Type Membranes B. Scrosati (University of Rome)
10:20 924 Fullerenes and Their Composites for Proton Conducting Membranes in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells R. DeSousa, A. Venkatesan (MC Research & Innovation Ctr.) and K. Tasaki (M. C. Research and Innovation Center)
10:40 925 Proton Conducting Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Membranes in Dry and Wet Environments. M. Di Vona, A. D'Epifanio, D. Marani (University of Rome Tor Vergata), M. Trombetta (University Campus Bio-Medico), E. Traversa and S. Licoccia (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
11:00 926 PTFE-Based High-Temperature Proton-Conducting Membrane S. Reichman (Tel-Aviv University), A. Ulus and E. Peled (Tel Aviv University)
11:20 927 Crosslinked Perfluorinated Proton Exchange Membranes for Elevated Temperature PEFC Operation M. Kawasumi (Toyota Cetral R&D Laboratories), N. Hasegawa (Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc.), H. Tanaka, M. Nakano, T. Yamamoto, K. Tsusaka, A. Kamiya, A. Muto, T. Asanao (Toyota Cetral R&D Laboratories), Y. Morimoto (Toyota Central R&D Labs, Inc.) and K. Kawahara (Toyota Cetral R&D Laboratories)
11:40 928 Development of Materials Having High Ionic Conductivities for High Temperature Fuel Cell Applications X. Sun, J. Belieres, D. Gervasio and C. Angell (Arizona State University)
 

Membranes II

Co-Chairs: T. Fuller & S. Motupally
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 929 PEM Fuel Cells: Materials Issues J. McBreen (Brookhaven National Lab.)
14:40 930 Investigation of the Lateral Water Distribution in a Proton Exchange Membrane in Fuel Cell Operation by 3D-MRI S. Tsushima, T. Nanjo (Tokyo Institute of Technology), K. Nishida (Kyoto Institute of Technology), K. Teranishi (Tokyo Instiute of Technology) and S. Hirai (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
15:00 931 The Role of the Side Chain in Proton Transfer in the Short-side-chain Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membrane S. J. Paddison (University of Alabama in Huntsville) and J. Elliott (University of Cambridge)
15:20 932 Synthesis and Investigation of New Proton-Conducting Materials Based on Cationic Interpolymeric Materials Doped by Inorganic Acid for Fuel Cell Membrane E. M. Shembel (Ener1), O. Chervakov (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University), P. Novak (Ener1), V. Ryabenko (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University), K. Kylyvnyk (Ener1) and Y. Polischuk (Ukrainian State Chemical Technology University)
15:40 933 Composite Materials for PEM Fuel Cells Operating at High Temperature and Low Relative Humidity S. Lvov, E. Chalkova, M. Fedkin, S. Komarneni and M. Chung (Penn State University)
16:00 Intermission (20 Minutes)
16:20 934 An Interfacial Study on the Structure of Perfluorinated Ionomers Dispersed in Aqueous and Alcoholic Solutions M. Yoshitake, S. Terazono, Y. Kunisa (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.), H. Hayashi (Okayama University), S. Takeda (Osaka University) and I. Tari (Emeritus Professor, Okayama University)
16:40 935 Fullerene Composite Membranes for Low Humidity Operation of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells : Part III H. Wang (MC Research and Innovation Center), A. Venkatesan, K. Tasaki (M. C. Research and Innovation Center), G. Stucky (University of California, Santa Barbara) and F. Wudl (University of California, Los Angeles)
17:00 936 Findings of the Fuel Cell Workshop T. Fuller (Georgia Institute of Technology), H. A. Gasteiger (General Motors Fuel Cell Activities), T. Van Nguyen (University of Kansas) and J. Meyers (UTC Fuel Cells)
17:20 937 Verification of Generated Water in a Super-cooled State Below Freezing Point in PEFC Y. Ishikawa (Nippon Soken, Inc.), T. Morita, K. Nakata (Toyota Motor Corporation), K. Yoshida and M. Shiozawa (NIPPON SOKEN, INC)
17:40 938 The Effect of N2 Dilution on CO Poisoning in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell W. Wang, J. Van Zee and W. Lee (University of South Carolina)
 

Pasadena, Lower Lobby Level

Tuesday Evening Poster Session

Co-Chairs: T. Valdez & J. Whitacre
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
o 939 Dynamics of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Undergoing Load Changes Y. Wang and C. Wang (Penn State University)
o 940 On-Line Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Fuel Crossover in Non-Hydrogen Fuel Cells H. Rivera (Univ. of Puerto Rico) and E. Smotkin (University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras)
o 941 Characterization of Failure MEA for DMFC by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy K. Hsueh (ITRI), C. Lai (National Central University), C. Hwang (ITRI), F. Wu, L. Tsai (Industrial Technology Research Institute), A. Peng (ITRI) and J. Lin (National Central University)
o 942 Influence of Operating Parameters on Liquid Water Distribution and Flooding in a PEFC A. Turhan, P. Chuang, K. Heller, J. S. Brenizer, K. Unlu and M. Mench (Penn State University)
o 943 Comparing Predictions of PEMFC Behavior Using Maxwell-Stefan and CFD Approximation Equations M. J. Martinez, S. Shimpalee and J. Van Zee (University of South Carolina)
o 944 AC Impedance Diagnosis on a 500W PEM Fuel cell Stack X. Yuan, C. Sun (Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation), M. Blanco (The University of British Columbia and the National Research Council - Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation), H. Wang, J. Zhang and D. Wilkinson (Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation)
o 945 Methanol Oxidation on High Surface Area Platinum-Ruthenium in the Presence of Oxygen J. W. Gallaway and S. C. Barton (Columbia University)
o 946 High Performance Carbon Support Materials for Use in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells M. Lo, J. Huang and I. Liao (ITRI)
o 947 X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Anode Catalysts in Operating DMFCs S. Stoupin, E. Chung, S. Chattopadhyay (Illinois Institute of Technology), E. Smotkin (University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras) and C. U. Segre (Illinois Institute of Technology)
o 948 Water and Methanol Balance in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell S. Lee, S. Kang and H. Chang (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology)
o 949 Ethanol-Tolerant Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) Cathodes for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell Applications O. Savadogo and F. Varela (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal)
o 950 Low Cell Voltage Unit Cell Models J. St. Pierre, G. Kim (Ballard Power Systems), K. Promislow (Michigan State University), J. Stockie (Simon Fraser University) and B. Wetton (University of British Columbia)
o 951 Non-Platinum Catalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell C. Kwak (Samsung SDI), A. Serov (Samsund SDI Co. Ltd), M. Min, C. Park, H. Kweon and S. Lee (Samsung SDI)
o 952 Experiments toward Fundamental Validation of PEM Fuel Cell Models Q. Yan (Mississippi State University)
o 953 Direct Type Fuel Cell Using Ethanol as a Fuel: The Effect of Acetaldehyde and PtSn Anode Catalyst K. Taneda and Y. Yamazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
o 954 Platinum-Iridium Alloys as Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells T. Ioroi and K. Yasuda (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
o 955 Analysis and Optimization of Membrane Water Content Utilizing Three-Dimensional Fuel Cell Modeling S. D. Fraser, M. Monsberger and V. Hacker (Graz University of Technology)
o 956 CO Tolerant Electrodes Developed with PhosphoMolybdic Acid for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFCs) Application I. Gatto (CNR), A. Sacca, A. Carbone, R. Pedicini, F. Urbani and E. Passalacqua (CNR ITAE)
o 957 Investigation of Carbon Nanofibers as Catalyst Support for Fuel Cell Electrodes E. Wallnofer (Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials, CD-Laboratory for Fuel Cell Systems), W. Baumgartner (Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials, CD-Laboratory for Fuel Cell Systems, Graz University of Technology), T. Schaffer, V. Hacker (Graz University of Technology) and J. Besenhard (Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Inorganic Materials)
o 958 Synthesis and Characterization of Carbide and Nitride Films for Combinatorial Electrocatalyst Studies E. Kreidler (Honda Research Institute USA, Inc.) and T. He (Honda Research Institute USA, Inc)
o 959 Effects of Co Catalysts on Hydrogen Generation Properties from Hydrolysis of Sodium Borohydride K. Cho (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Engineering), H. Kwon (KAIST) and K. Eom (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Engineering)
o 960 Effects of Cathode Structure and Air Humidity on the Performance of Air-Breathing Fuel Cells E. Cho (KIST), S. Jung (Korea University), H. Kim, I. Oh, T. Lim (KIST) and S. Kim (Korea University)
o 961 Effect of Flow Channel Pattern on a Cell Performance in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells M. Yoneda, M. Takimoto, K. Suzuki, Y. Tago, H. Nishikawa (Mizuho Information and Research Institute Corp.), K. Hashimoto and E. Ejiri (Chiba Intitute of Technology)
o 962 Abstract Withdrawn A. Withdrawn (N/A)
o 963 Investigation of Ion Conducting Channels in Proton Exchange Membranes by Scanned Probed Microscopy J. O'Dea, D. Bussian, S. Buratto and H. Metiu (University of California, Santa Barbara)
o 964 Low Temperature Membrane Properties L. Onishi (University of California Berkeley) and J. Newman (University of California, Berkeley)
o 965 Comparison of Several Research Approaches for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Membranes R. Jiang, R. Kunz (University of Connecticut) and J. Fenton (University of Central Florida)
o 966 Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Sized RuS/C New Possible Cathode Material for DMFC A. Serov (Samsund SDI Co. Ltd), C. Kwak, M. Min, C. Park, H. Kweon and S. Lee (Samsung SDI)
o 967 Platinum Nanoparticles in a Carbon Matrix A Novel Catalyst Morphology A. Reiner (Paul Scherer Institut), F. Hajbolouri (In former times Paul Scherer Institut), M. Doebeli (Paul Scherrer Institut, c/o Institute for Particle Physics, ETH Zürich), A. Wokaun and G. Scherer (Paul Scherer Institut)
o 968 High Flow Rate per Power Pumping of Aqueous Solutions and Organic Solvents with Electroosmotic Pumps D. Kim, J. Posner, J. Santiago and F. Prinz (Stanford University)
o 969 Composite Membranes Cast from Silicotungstic Acid (STA), Nafion, or Flemion in Dimethylformamide for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEMFCs) O. Savadogo and H. Tian (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal)
o 970 Palladium-Alloy Catalysts as Ethanol and Methanol Tolerant Cathodes for Direct Alcohol Fuel Cell Applications O. Savadogo and F. Valera (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal)
o 971 Synthesis of PtP Catalyst for Fuel Cell K. Ugawa (Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.) and H. Daimon (Hitachi Maxell Ltd.)
o 972 Investigation on Cathode by Methanol Vapor under PEMFC Conditions J. Park (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), H. Ha (KIST), T. Lee (Yonsei University) and E. Cho (KIST)
o 973 Miniaturized Fuel Cell and Reforming System Based on Silicon Technology S. Hwang, O. Kwon, J. Kim and J. Kim (Seoul National University)
o 974 Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)-Silica-Phosphoric Acid Composites as Proton Conducting Materials for PEM Fuel Cells W. Hong (University of California), K. Tasaki (M. C. Research and Innovation Center) and G. Stucky (University of California, Santa Barbara)
o 975 Spectroscopic Studies of Heteropoly Acid-doped 3M Perfluorinated Sulfonic Acid Polymer Membranes F. Meng, S. Dec (Colorado School of Mines), M. Frey, S. Hamrock (3M Center), J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) and A. M. Herring (Colorado School of Mines)
o 976 On the Passivation of 349TM Stainless Steel in Simulated PEMFC Cathode Environment H. Wang and J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
 

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

San Francisco, Level 2

Direct Methanol Fuel Cells I

Co-Chairs: R. Jalan & E. Gonzalez
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
10:00 977 Correlation Between Catalyst Intrinsic Properties and Fuel Cell Performance E. R. Gonzalez (Instituto de Quimica de Sao Carlos)
10:40 978 Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: What'S New Since Ten Years ? C. Lamy and J. Leger (CNRS-University of Poitiers)
11:00 979 Investigation of Fuel & Electrode Modification to Reduce Crossover in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells A. Lam and D. Wilkinson (University of British Columbia)
11:20 980 Influence of Ionomer Loading on the Performance of Pt-Ru and Pt-Fe Electrodes Used in DMFCs A. Di Blasi, V. Baglio, A. Stassi, C. D'Urso, V. Antonucci and A. S. Arico (CNR-ITAE)
11:40 981 Investigation of Ruthenium Dissolution in Advanced Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Direct Methanol Based Fuel Cell Stacks T. I. Valdez, S. Firdosy (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), B. Koel (University of Southern California) and S. Narayanan (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
12:00 982 Methanol Oxidation on Pt(111) and Pt(111)/Ru in Alkaline Electrolytes J. S. Spendelow, J. Goodpaster (University of Illinois), P. Kenis and A. Wieckowski (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
 

Direct Methanol Fuel Cells II

Co-Chairs: E. Gonzales & R. Jalan
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 983 Proton Conductivity of Hydrous Ruthenium Oxide in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Y. Wang and J. Zheng (Florida A&M University and Florida State University)
14:20 984 High-Energy DOFC. Battery Hybrid Power Unit (PU) for Portable Computing Based on a Unique Membrane. E. Peled, A. Blum, V. Livshits, T. Duvdevani and H. Terkel (Tel Aviv University)
14:40 985 Fullerene Composite Membranes for DMFC K. Tasaki (M. C. Research and Innovation Center), A. Venkatesan and R. DeSousa (MC Research & Innovation Ctr.)
15:00 986 Embedded Polymerization Driven Asymmetric Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells H. Pei, J. Lee and L. Hong (National University of Singapore)
15:20 987 Influence of Interfacial Water Activity on the Electrocatalysis of Methanol Oxidation K. Ramamoorthy and S. Mukerjee (Northeastern University)
15:40 988 Characteristics of High Performance PtRu Methanol Catalysts and Mechanistic Understanding Y. Tsou, L. Cao and E. De Castro (De Nora North America, Inc.)
16:00 989 Development of a High Temperature Electrochemical Reactor with Differential Electrochemical Mass Spectrometry for Kinetic Rate Analysis of Methanol Oxidation L. M. Roen and E. Stuve (University of Washington)
16:20 990 Mixed-Feed Direct Methanol Fuel Cell: Materials and Design Solutions S. C. Barton, J. Gallaway, W. Deng (Columbia University), S. Levendosky, T. Olson, P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico), M. Sorkin, A. Kaufman and H. Gibbard (Gibbard R&D Corp.)
16:40 991 High-Power Ethylene Glycol - Air Fuel Cell E. Peled and V. Livshits (Tel Aviv University)
 

Thursday, October 20, 2005

San Francisco, Level 2

Modeling

Co-Chairs: C. Bock & T. Nguyen
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
08:00 992 Atomistic Dynamic Simulation of Transport Processes in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell and Experimental Validation X. Zhou (University of Miami), Z. Chen, F. Delgado (Florida International University), D. Brenner (Flroida International University) and R. Srivastava (Florida International University)
08:20 993 A Simulation of Two-Phase Flow in the Flow Field of a Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell and its Effect on Cell Performance K. Suzuki, M. Yoneda and M. Takimoto (Mizuho Information and Research Institute Corp.)
08:40 994 Simplifying PEM Fuel Cell Models Without Compromising Accuracy V. D. Diwakar, V. Maddirala and V. R. Subramanian (Tennessee Technological University)
09:20 995 Transient Model for MEA Hydration During Fuel Cell Operation R. Bradean (Ballard Power Systems)
09:40 996 Modelling the Effect of Microporous Layer in PEM Fuel Cells R. Jain and T. V. Nguyen (University Of Kansas)
10:00 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:20 997 Modeling Nonisothermal Effects in Polymer-Electrolyte Fuel Cells A. Z. Weber (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) and J. Newman (University of California, Berkeley)
10:40 998 Cold Start of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells - Three-Phase Modeling and Experiments L. Mao, K. Tajiri, S. Ge, X. Yang (The Pennsylvania State University) and C. Wang (Penn State University)
11:00 999 Numerical Studies of Fuel Cell Sub-freezing Start Process J. Wu and Q. Liu (Mississippi State University)
11:40 1000 Modeling And Simulation Approach For Standardized Testing And Analysis Of PEMFC CHP Systems P. Konig (Universitaet Karlsruhe (TH)), A. Weber (Universität Karlsruhe (TH)) and E. Ivers-Tiffee (Universitat Karlsruhe (TH))
 

Cell Design

Co-Chairs: S. Motupally & T. Fuller
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 1001 Optimized Catalyst Layer Structure for PEM Fuel Cells R. Jain and T. V. Nguyen (University Of Kansas)
14:20 1002 Gas-phase Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) in Microchannels for Application to Fuel Cell Reactant Flow Channel Design K. V. Sharp, S. Yoon, J. Ross and M. Mench (Penn State University)
14:40 1003 Synthesis of Highly Porous Catalytic Layers for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Based on Carbon Aerogels J. F. Marie, S. Berthon-Fabry, P. Achard (ENSMP), M. Chatenet, E. Chainet (LEPMI-ENSEEG), R. Pirard (University of Liège) and N. Cornet (Renault)
15:00 1004 Design and Development of a Novel Flow Field for PEM Fuel Cells to Obtain Uniform Flow Distribution T. Herdtle and M. K. Debe (3M Company)
15:20 1005 Measurement of the Current Distribution Along a Quad-Serpentine Flow Field of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell M. Hicks and K. Kropp (3M Company)
15:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
16:00 1006 Studies on Rib and Channel Characteristic of Flow Field on PEMFC Performance S. Shimpalee and J. Van Zee (University of South Carolina)
16:20 1007 Thermally Nitrided Stainless Steel Bipolar Plates for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells B. Yang, M. Brady (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), D. Young (The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia), K. More (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), H. Wang and J. Turner (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
16:40 1008 Microfabricated Fuel Cells with Composite Proton Exchange Membranes P. A. Kohl, J. Li, C. Moore, D. Bhusari and S. Prakash (Georgia Institute of Technology)
17:00 1009 The Effect of Dissimilar Anode/Cathode Flow Field Designs in PEM Fuel Cells S. D. Greenway, S. Shimpalee, W. Lee, J. Van Zee (University of South Carolina), Y. Goo, S. Jeoung and S. Yoo (Korea Automotive Technology Institute)
17:20 1010 Characterization of Gas Diffusion Layers and Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Long-Term Operation D. L. Wood, J. Davey, F. H. Garzon (Los Alamos National Laboratory), P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico) and R. Borup (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
17:40 1011 Preparation and Characterization of Microporous Layers for Gas Diffusion Media S. Park, J. Lee, J. Yeager, H. Colon-Mercado, P. Ganesan, B. N. Popov (University of South Carolina), R. Mammarella and K. Miyamoto (Fuji Photo Film Inc.)
 

Friday, October 21, 2005

San Jose, Level 2

Transport

Co-Chairs: T. Nguyen & S. Barton
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
08:00 1012 Transport Phenomena and Performance Study in High Temperature PEM Fuel Cells P. K. Sinha (The Pennsylvania State University), C. Wang (Penn State University) and U. Beuscher (W.L.Gore & Associates,Inc.)
08:20 1013 Capillary Pressure Properties of Gas Diffusion Materials used in PEM Fuel Cells. H. Ohn, T. V. Nguyen (University Of Kansas), D. Jacobson and D. Hussey (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
08:40 1014 Liquid Water Distribution and Flooding as a Function of Flowfield Design in a PEFC A. Turhan, P. Chuang, K. Heller, J. Brenizer, K. Unlu, M. Mench (Penn State University) and T. Trabold (General Motors Fuel Cell Activities)
09:00 1015 Potential Artifacts in Applying Helium/Oxygen Diagnostic under Sub-Saturated Conditions in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells R. Carter (General Motors), D. Baker, R. Reid (General Motors Corp.) and M. Mathias (General Motors)
09:20 1016 Platform for Rapid Prototyping of PEM Fuel Cell Designs with Enhanced Cold-Start Performance and Durability N. Gupta, C. York, J. Needham and P. Hagans (UTRC)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00 1017 Impact of Freezing on Nafion: Transport Properties and Film Integrity J. Leddy and D. Dunwoody (University of Iowa)
10:20 1018 Water Management and Mass Transport Studies in Free Convection Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells D. Modroukas (ATK GASL), V. Modi (Columbia University), L. Frechette (Universite de Sherbrooke) and S. C. Barton (Columbia University)
10:40 1019 Effects of Temperature Difference on Water Management in PEMFCs R. Zaffou (Universtity of Connecticut), J. Yi (Unaffiliated), R. Kunz (University of Connecticut) and J. Fenton (University of Central Florida)
11:00 1020 Water Removal From Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Via Electroosmotic Pumping C. R. Buie, J. Posner, T. Fabian, S. Cha, F. Prinz, J. Eaton and J. Santiago (Stanford University)
11:20 1021 Operation of A PEMFC Stack under Various Practical Conditions Q. Yan and J. Wu (Mississippi State University)
11:40 1022 In-Situ Diagnostic Methods for Water Management in PEM Fuel Cells J. Stumper (Ballard Power Systems) and P. Sauriol (University of British Columbia)
 

Electrode Kinetics IV

Co-Chairs: C. Bock & S. Motupally
TimeAbs#Title and Authors
14:00 1023 Alternative Catalysts for PEM FCs: Performance and Durability at Normal and High Temperature Operations A. T. Haug and L. Protsailo (UTC Fuel Cells)
14:20 1024 Oxygen Reduction at the Pt/Recast-Nafion Film Interface at Different Temperatures and Relative Humidities. J. Chlistunoff, F. Uribe and B. Pivovar (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
15:00 1025 Impact of Machine Coating GDE/MEA on Commercialization of Fuel Cells or Electrolyzers Y. Tsou, E. De Castro, C. Hou and Z. Zhu (De Nora North America, Inc.)
15:20 1026 A Novel Photographic Printing Process for the Preparation of Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications J. Jiang, T. Hall, L. Tsagalas, D. Hill and A. Miller (University of Notre Dame)