2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Perspectives from Industry
What does the future of fuel cells in industry look like? What directions are commercial fuel cells going? What does industry want in an employee? This session will attempt to answer these questions and promote thoughtful discussion about this topic.
Jan-Patrick Melchior (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Cenk Gumeci (Nissan Technical Center North America, USA) "Perspective from Industry"
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Development of Fuel Cells
From higher activity catalysts to higher conductivity polymers to water management and more.
Sadia Kabir (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA) and Ahmad El-Kharouf (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Daniel Göhl (Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung, Germany) "Limits and Challenges of Core-Shell Nanoparticles During Electrocatalysis"
7:45 pm - 7:55 pm
7:55 pm - 8:10 pm
Paulette Loichet (Technical University of Munich, Germany) "Self-Limiting Cu Deposition on Pt by Hydrogen Displacement: First Steps Towards a Scalable Nanoparticle Synthesis"
8:10 pm - 8:20 pm
8:20 pm - 8:35 pm
Shuk Han Chan (U.S. Department of Energy, USA) "Manufacturing Research and Development Activities in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Fuel Cell Technologies Program"
8:35 pm - 8:40 pm
8:40 pm - 8:55 pm
Luigi Osmieri (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA) "
Operando Determination of Oxygen Reduction Reaction Kinetics on PGM-Free Electrocatalysts in a PEFC"
8:55 pm - 9:05 pm
9:05 pm - 9:20 pm
Michael Gerhardt (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA) "Modeling Water Management and Carbon-Dioxide Contamination Effects in Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells"
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Future of Fuel Cells
Looking toward the future and the research being done right now that will affect the science done later.
Aslan Kosakian (University of Alberta, Canada)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Nelly Cantillo Cuello (University of Tennessee, USA) "Study of the Microstructure and Properties of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Catalyst Layer"
9:15 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 9:40 am
Nivedita Kulkarni (University College London, United Kingdom) "Structural Characterization and Modeling of the Effect of Non-Uniform Compression on Reactant Transport and Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells"
9:40 am - 9:50 am
9:50 am - 10:05 am
Mayank Sabharwal (University of Alberta, Canada) "Impact of Local Saturation on Gas Transport and Performance of Fuel Cell Electrodes"
10:05 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:30 am
Anne-Christine Scherzer (Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany) "Simulation and Experimental Analysis of Potential-Induced Degradation Processes in the Cathode Catalyst Layer of PEM Fuel Cells"
10:30 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Entrepreneurship with Fuel Cells
Learn from individuals who have started or are starting their own businesses based on PEM or AEM fuel cell technologies.
Tim-Patrick Fellinger (Technical University of Munich, Germany)
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Benjamin Britton (Ionomr, Canada) "Perspective as an Entrepreneur "
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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