Fuel Cell Catalysis

Tuesday, 26 May 2015: 08:00-12:00
Continental Room A (Hilton Chicago)
Chairs:
S. R. Narayanan and A. Manivannan
08:00
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Mn and Co Co-Substituted Fe3O4Nanoparticles on Nitrogen-Doped Reduced Graphene Oxide for Oxygen Electrocatalysis in Alkaline Solution
Y. Zhan, C. Xu, M. Lu (National University of Singapore), Z. Liu (Institute of Materials Research and Engineering), and J. Y. Lee (National University of Singappore)
08:20
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Effect of Contaminants on the Performance of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell
B. Tavakoli and J. W. Weidner (University of South Carolina)
08:40
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Design of the Catalyst Layers in PEMFCs Using an Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis Approach
P. Andrei (Florida State University), G. Mixon (Florida State Univesity), M. Mehta (Florida State University, Aeropropulsion, Mechatronics and Energy Center), and V. Bevara (Aero propulsion, Mechatronics and Energy)
09:20
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Modeling Diffusivity in Catalyst Layer of a PEMFC Based on a Unit Cell Approach
S. Salari, C. McCague (Simon Fraser University), M. Tam (Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corp.), J. Stumper (Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corporation), and M. Bahrami (Simon Fraser University)
09:40
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Two Pathways for Near Room Temperature Electrochemical Conversion of Methane to Methanol
T. J. Omasta, W. A. Rigdon, C. A. Lewis (University of Connecticut), R. J. Stanis, R. Liu, C. Q. Fan (Gas Technology Institute), and W. E. Mustain (University of Connecticut)
10:00
Break
10:20
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Modelling of Radical Reactions at Platinum Deposits in Polymer Electrolyte Membranes
M. J. Eslamibidgoli (Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University) and M. Eikerling (Simon Fraser University, Department of Chemistry)
 
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Rational Design of Nanocatalysts for Fuel Cell Reactions (Cancelled)
11:00
60
Non-Carbon Catalyst Support for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
X. Wang, T. Nowicki, N. Kariuki, D. J. Myers, C. K. Lin, and Y. Ren (Argonne National Laboratory)
11:20
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Platinum Decorated Nafion Functionalized Single-Wall Carbon Nanohorns As Catalyst for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Applications
D. Ebenezer, M. Jagannatham (Indian Institute of Technology Madras), P. Bhuneshwar (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune), and H. Prathap (Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
11:40
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Pdni-Based Catalysts for Anion-Exchange Membrane Direct Methanol Fuel Cell (AEM-DMFC)
T. Jurzinsky, F. Jung, C. Cremers, K. Pinkwart, and J. Tbke (Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT)