Opening Lectures

Monday, 29 May 2017: 08:00-11:40
Grand Salon B - Section 9 (Hilton New Orleans Riverside)
Hui Xu , James M Fenton and Scott Calabrese Barton
Welcoming Remarks
(Invited) Research By Students That Were Inspired By Russ Kunz in High Temperature Pemfcs, DMFCs, Analysis for Polarization Loses and FC Durability
J. M. Fenton (University Central Florida's Florida Solar Energy Center) and H. R. Kunz (University of Connecticut)
(Invited) The Importance of the Cathode Catalyst Support in the Pursuit of Low-Cost PEM Fuel Cells
W. Gu (General Motors Company, Global Fuel Cell Activities), A. Kongkanand (General Motors, Fuel Cell Activities), V. Yarlagadda (University of Michigan), P. T. Yu (General Motors Company, Global Fuel Cell Activities), and M. Mathias (General Motors, Fuel Cell Activities)
(Invited) High Temperature Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells: Past, Present, and Future
E. S. De Castro (Advent Technologies, Inc.), B. C. Benicewicz (University of South Carolina), X. Yin, H. T. Chung, and P. Zelenay (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
(Invited) Key Contributions in the Fundamental Understanding of Carbonate Fuel Cells
R. Venkataraman and C. Y. Yuh (FuelCell Energy, Inc.)