Microbial Fuel Cells

Wednesday, May 14, 2014: 08:00-15:40
Floridian Ballroom G, Lobby Level (Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek)
Chairs:
Ramaraja P Ramasamy and Tom Arruda
08:00
993
Materials Characterization Approaches for Optimization of Microbial Fuel Cell Electrodes
C. Santoro, S. Babanova, K. Artyushkova (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies), M. Guilizzoni (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Energy), J. P. Correa Baena (University of Connecticut, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering), U. Pasaogullari (University of Connecticut, Department of Mechanical Engineering), A. Casalegno (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Energy), B. Li (University of Connecticut, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering), and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)
08:20
994
Surface Modification of Carbon Felt Electrodes for Enhanced Biofilm Formation in Microbial Fuel Cells
J. A. Cornejo, C. Santoro, C. N. Villarrubia, K. Artyushkova, S. Babanova (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies), L. K. Ista (University of New Mexico), and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)
08:40
995
Photocurrent Generation by Immobilized Nostoc Sp. Via Direct Electron Transport
N. Sekar (Nano Electrochemistry Lab, College of Engineering, The University of Georgia), Y. Umasankar, and R. P. Ramasamy (The University of Georgia)
09:00
996
From Twitching to Nanowires Toward a Holistic Understanding of Motility Structures and Extracellular Electron Transfer in Shewanella Oneidensis
L. K. Ista, J. A. Cornejo (University of New Mexico), S. Babanova (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies), A. J. Schuler (University of New Mexico), and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)
09:20
997
Meromictic Lakes as On-Field Laboratories for Microbial Fuel Cells
P. Cristiani (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico S.p.A.), E. Guerrini (UniversitÓ degli studi di Milano), S. P. Trasatti (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano), and M. Grattieri (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering)
09:40
Break
10:00
998
Effect of Contaminants and Bacteria Presence on Bilirubin Oxidase Based Cathode Operation
C. Santoro, S. Babanova, and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)
11:00
Enzymatic Oxygen Micro-Probe for Analysis of Microbial Fuel Cells
M. Grattieri (Politecnico di Milano, Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering), S. Babanova, C. Santoro (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies), E. Guerrini (UniversitÓ degli studi di Milano), P. Cristiani (Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico S.p.A.), S. P. Trasatti (UniversitÓ degli Studi di Milano), and P. Atanassov (University of New Mexico, Center for Emerging Energy Technologies)
11:20
Mass Transfer and Metabolic Variability in Electrochemically Active Biofilms
R. S. Renslow (Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA), J. T. Babauta (The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA), P. D. Majors (Bruker Biospin Corporation, Billerica, MA), and H. Beyenal (The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA)
11:40
Lunch (on your own)
14:00
Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy of Geobacter Sulfurreducens Biofilms on Rotating Disk Electrodes
J. T. Babauta and H. Beyenal (The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA)
14:20
Geobacter Sulfurreducens Biofilm Growth Kinetics on High Surface Area, Flow-through Anodes Under Ion-Transport Limitations
T. D. Harrington (Washington State University) and H. Beyenal (The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA)
15:00
Electro-Osmotic-Based Catholyte Production By Microbial Fuel Cells
I. Gajda, C. Melhuish, J. Greenman, and I. Ieropoulos (University of the West of England)
 
1007
Autonomous, Retrievable, Deep Sea Microbial Fuel Cell (Cancelled)