221st ECS Meeting - Seattle, Washington

May 6 - May 10, 2012

PROGRAM INFORMATION

 

G5 - Fuel Cell Membranes, Electrode Binders, and MEA Performance

 

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Ballroom 6E, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Poster Session

Co-Chairs: P. N. Pintauro and R. Wycisk
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
o   1060   Development of Composite Non-Platinum IrFe (1:16)/C Nanoparticle as Novel Anodic Catalyst in PEMFC B. Li, D. Yang, R. Lin, Z. Yu, and J. Ma (Tongji University)
o   1061   Synthesis of the Layer - Network Structure Nanomaterial as a Filler for Proton Exchange Membrane C. Liang, Y. Chen-Yang, C. Tsai, and C. Wang (Chung Yuan Christian University)
o   1062   Preparation of the Novel Nanocomposite Membranes Based on Nafion and Porous Materials with Unsaturated Metal Sites for PEMFC C. Tsai, Y. Chen-Yang, C. Lin, C. Liang, and C. Wang (Chung Yuan Christian University)
o   1063   A Study on Formation of Fuel Cell Electrodes by Inkjet Printing Technology J. Park, M. Shin, M. Kang (Sangmyung University), and Y. Kim (Chungbuk National University)
o   1064   Development of Water Soluble Anionic Binder Solutions for Solid Alkaline Fuel Cells M. Shin, J. Park, and M. Kang (Sangmyung University)
o   1065   Optimization of Novel Catalyst Layer Synthesized by In Situ Sol-Gel of Tetraethoxysilane in Nafion-Ionomer Solution with Pt/C for PEFC T. Kim, J. Lee, Y. Yoon, T. Yang, and S. Yim (Korea Institute of Energy Research)
o   1066   Effects of Sintering Time on Electrode Structure and Electrochemical Properties of PBI Based HT-PEMFCs M. Kim, H. Kwon (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), J. Ryu, H. Kim, and E. Cho (Korea Institute of Science and Technology)
o   1067   A Novel Anion Exchange Membrane for Vanadium Redox Flow Battery X. Xie (Tsinghua University), Y. Cui (Beijing University of Chemical Technology), X. Fan (Peking University), Y. Lv (Beijing University of Chemical Technology), and Y. Shang (Tsinghua University)
o   1068   New Proton Conductive Membranes Based on Acid-doped Interpenetrating Polymer Networks F. M. Loureiro, R. Pacheco Pereira, and A. Rocco (UFRJ)
o   1069   Sulfonic Acid Bisphenol A Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications L. Blanco, F. M. Loureiro, R. Pacheco Pereira, and A. Rocco (UFRJ)
o   1070   Nanocomposite Membranes with Phosphonic Acid Functionalized Zirconium Phosphate for High Temperature PEMFC L. Ghil and H. Rhee (Sogang Univ.)
o   1071   Electrospun Inorganic-organic Composite Membrane for High Temperature Polymer Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (HT-PEMFC) S. Juon (Yonsei University), H. Na (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, The Graduate Program in New Energy and Battery Engineering, Yonsei University), T. Kim (The Graduate Program in New Energy and Battery Engineering, Yonsei University), U. Byambasuren (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University), and Y. Shul (Yonsei University)
o   1072   Two-Dimensional Modeling for a PEM Fuel Cell Adopting a Thin-Film Agglomerate Model C. Lee, S. Jung, and C. Chen (Industrial Technology Research Institute)
o   1073   Morphological Modification of Composite Membrane using a compatibilizer for a Polymer Membrane-based Fuel Cell H. Jung (Kangwon National University) and J. Choi (Kyungil University)
o   1074   Advanced Meso-Structured Silica-Nafion Hybrid Membranes for DMFCs A. K. Sahu (CSIR- Central Electrochemical Research Institute), S. Meenakshi, S. Bhat, S. Pitchumani, P. Sridhar (Central Electrochemical Research Institute), and A. K. Shukla (Indian Institute of Science)
o   1075   Degradation Mechanism of PEMFCs with Metallic Bipolar Plates During 1.4-V Pulse Cycling K. Eom, E. Cho, T. Lim, J. Jang, and H. Kim (Korea Institute of Science and Technology)
 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Room 612, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Electrodes

Co-Chairs: P. N. Pintauro and R. Wycisk
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1076   Relating Ionomer and Electrode Structure to H2-Air Fuel Cell Performance and Durability C. M. Johnston, B. Choi, D. Langlois, N. Mack, and Y. Kim (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
08:40   1077   Irreversible Losses in a PEM Fuel Cell during Accelerated Stress Test of Catalyst Support S. Park, Y. Shao, V. Viswanathan, J. Liu, and Y. Wang (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
09:00   1078   New Approaches to Improving Performance of Ultra-Low Loading Pt/C Cathodes C. M. Johnston, N. Mack, and Y. Kim (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
09:20   1079   Fuel Cell Performance Using a Phosphonated Polysulphone Ionomer (PSUgPVPA) in the PEM Cathode Electrode R. Wreland Lindstrom, L. Guerrero Aguinaga, A. Oyarce, D. Ubeda (KTH- Royal Institute of Technology), M. Ingratta, P. Jannasch (Lund University), and G. Lindbergh (KTH- Royal Institute of Technology)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1080   A 3-D Catalytic Electrode Structure for Ultra-low Platinum Loading and High Performance PEMFCs W. Zhu, R. Liang, and J. P. Zheng (Florida State University)
10:20   1081   MEA Characteristics on Poly (2, 5-benzimidazole) Membrane for High-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells W. Qian, Y. Shang, W. Shubo, X. Xie, and Z. Mao (Tsinghua University)
10:40   1082   Hollow Tin Oxide as a Corrosion-Resistant Carbon-Free Pt Electrocatalyst Support for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells M. Song, J. Kim, and J. Yu (Korea University)
11:00   1083   Carbon Corrosion-Induced Microstructure Changes of Cathode Catalyst Layers and Their Impact to the PEFC Performance J. Park, G. Park (KIER), T. Yang, S. Yim (Korea Institute of Energy Research), and E. Park (Ajou University)
 

Membranes

TimeProgr#Title and Authors
14:00   1084   Ionomers for Alkaline Fuel Cell Electrodes and MEAs J. Zhou, K. Joseph, and P. Kohl (Georgia Institute of Technology)
14:20   1085   Cross-linked QPMV Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes (AAEM) and In Situ Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) Characterization Y. Luo (University of Maryland), J. Guo (Cornell University), C. Wang (University of Maryland), and D. Chu (US Army Research Laboratory)
14:40   1086   Contrasting Ordered and Amorphous Alkaline Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications A. M. Herring, A. Maes, M. Vandiver, J. Horan (Colorado School of Mines), S. Seifert (Advanced Photon Source), and A. Krasovsky (Colorado School of Mines)
15:00   1087   Determination of the Water Concentration Profile Across Nafion 115 Membrane Thickness During Fuel Cell Operation by In Situ µ-Raman Spectroscopy Y. Lanteri (Institut Européen des Membranes), Z. Peng (CEA Grenoble, DRT/LITEN/DEHT/LCPEM), S. Deabate, P. Huguet (Institut Européen des Membranes de Montpellier), A. Morin (LITEN-DEHT-LCPEM CEA Grenoble), and A. K. Sutor (Institut Europeen Membrane de Montpellier)
15:20   1088   Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(Ether Sulfone Quinoxalines) and Its Blends for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells J. Sutrisno, I. Pramudya, and A. Fuchs (University of Nevada, Reno)
15:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
16:00   1089   The Effects of Pinholes on the Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells S. Didari (Georgia Tech), Z. Ahmad, J. Moon (Georgia Institute of Technology), C. Cruz (Georgia Tech), and T. Harris (Georgia Institute of Technology)
16:20   1090   Effect of Ion Exchange on Polymer Electrolyte Degradation Rates M. Tague, A. Yakaboski (Northeastern University), H. Rivera (Inter American University), and E. Smotkin (Northeastern University)
16:40   1091   Estimation of the Performance of a Mixed Conductor as Filler in Polymer Electrolytes by 3D Modeling of Impedance Spectroscopy R. Dugas, A. Tavares, and D. Guay (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique)
17:00   1092   Nafion Beta-Relaxation as a Function of Relative Humidity Probed by Dielectric Spectroscopy B. R. Matos, M. André Dresch, E. Inácio Santiago, M. Linardi (Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares), D. Zanetti de Florio (Universidade Federal do ABC), and F. Coral Fonseca (Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares)
17:20   1093   Fuel Cell Performance and Water Transport Properties of Asymmetric Bi-Layer Proton Conducting Membranes Z. Peng (CEA Grenoble, DRT/LITEN/DEHT/LCPEM), A. Morin (LITEN-DEHT-LCPEM CEA Grenoble), P. Huguet, S. Deabate, and A. K. Sutor (Institut Europeen Membrane de Montpellier)
 

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Room 612, Level 6, Washington State Convention Center

Modeling and System Studies

Co-Chairs: P. N. Pintauro and R. Wycisk
TimeProgr#Title and Authors
08:00   1094   Modeling and Optimization of the DMFC System: Relating Materials Properties to System Size and Performance B. Bennett, B. Koriashy, and J. Meyers (The University of Texas at Austin)
08:20   1095   Computational Fluid Dynamics of Water Droplet Formation and Detachment from Gas Diffusion Layer Z. Ahmad (Georgia Institute of Technology), S. Didari (Georgia Tech), J. Moon, and T. Harris (Georgia Institute of Technology)
08:40   1096   A Microstructural Resolved Model of PFSA Membranes Degradation in PEM Fuel Cells A. A. Franco (CEA), R. Coulon (CEA-Grenoble/LITEN/DEHT/CLPEM), and K. Malek (NRC-IFCI)
09:00   1097   Mesoscale Modeling of Hydrated Morphology in Sulfonated Poly(phenylene sulfone) Ionomers C. Wang (University of Tennessee), S. J. Paddison (The University of Tennessee), and G. Duscher (University of Tennessee)
09:20   1098   Effect of Surface Hydrophilicity on the Formation of Nafion Thin Film Inside PEMFC Catalyst Layers: A Computational Study D. Damasceno Borges (Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (CEA)), S. Mossa (CEA/INAC), K. Malek (NRC), G. Gebel (CEA/INAC), and A. A. Franco (CEA)
09:40 Intermission (20 Minutes)
10:00   1099   Low Cost Hydrogen Fuel Cell M. S. Dara, A. Lam, D. Wilkinson (University of British Columbia), and K. Fatih (NRC-Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation)
10:20   1100   Advances in Proton Exchange Membrane Technology for High Efficiency Electrolysis K. E. Ayers, E. Anderson, C. Capuano, M. Niedzwiecki (Proton OnSite), M. A. Hickner (The Pennsylvania State University), and W. Johnson (W. L. Gore and Associates, Inc.)
10:40   1101   Impact of Ethylene Glycol Contamination on Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells K. A. O'Leary, B. Lakshmanan (General Motors), and J. St-Pierre (Hawaii Natural Energy Institute)
11:00   1102   Characterization of Anion Exchange Membrane Technology for Low Cost Electrolysis K. E. Ayers, E. B. Anderson, C. Capuano, M. Niedzwiecki (Proton OnSite), M. A. Hickner, C. Wang (The Pennsylvania State University), Y. Leng (Penn State University), and W. Zhao (The Pennsylvania State University)
11:20   1103   Electrocatalytic Cells for Synthetic Fuel Production from Carbon Dioxide R. Elder, D. Cumming, K. Omojola, and D. Sinclair (University of Sheffield)
11:40   1104   Hybrid Direct Carbon Fuel Cell: Catalytic Effect of Carbonate Cation and Amount of Carbon Fuel in Cell Performance B. Cantero-Tubilla, C. Xu, J. Zondlo, K. Sabolsky, and E. Sabolsky (West Virginia University)