1:00 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: Next Generation Fuel Cell Materials
ChungHyuk Lee (Toronto Metropolitan University, Canada)
3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
3:50 pm - 4:25 pm
Shawn Litster (Carnegie Mellon University, United States) "Advanced Electrode Materials and Architectures to Mitigate the Negative Impacts of Ionomer Binders"
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Advances in Material Development
John Petrovick (University of California, Berkeley, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:40 pm
Introduction by Discussion Leader
7:40 pm - 7:55 pm
Timon Lazaridis (Technical University of Munich, Germany) "Performance and Durability of PEMFC Catalysts Based on Highly Accessible Supports Under Dynamic Operating Conditions"
7:55 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Youngdon Ko (EPFL, Switzerland) "Replacement of Noble Metal Catalysts at the Anode and Cathode in Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells"
8:15 pm - 8:20 pm
8:20 pm - 8:35 pm
Ankita Morankar (Purdue University, United States) "Elucidating Effects of Interfacial Potential, High Coverage, Solvation and Interlayer Interactions on In-Situ Structure, Stability and Activity of Fe-N-C Catalysts During ORR"
8:35 pm - 8:40 pm
8:40 pm - 8:55 pm
Ramchandra Gawas (Drexel University, United States) "Sulfonated Polymeric Ionic Liquid Block Copolymer As a Catalyst Binder in PEMFC Cathode"
8:55 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Linda Ney (Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany) "Optimizing Ink Formulations to Enable Advanced Production Technologies for Catalyst Layer Manufacturing of PEMFC"
9:15 pm - 9:20 pm
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Designing Better Electrodes: Characterization and Diagnostics
Kate Fraser (Simon Fraser University, Canada)
9:00 am - 9:10 am
Introduction by Discussion Leader
9:10 am - 9:25 am
Nicolai Schmitt (TU Darmstadt, Germany) "Can Gas Diffusion Electrode Half-Cell Experiments Predict Catalyst Layer Activity Trends of Membrane Electrode Assemblies?"
9:25 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:45 am
Claire Arthurs (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/ University of California, Berkeley, United States) "Compressive Response of Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membranes in Controlled Environments for Fuel Cells"
9:45 am - 9:50 am
9:50 am - 10:05 am
Aslan Kosakian (University of Alberta, Canada) "An Open-Source Multiscale Two-Phase Model for Transient Analysis of Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells"
10:05 am - 10:10 am
10:10 am - 10:25 am
Catherine Weiss (University of Delaware, United States) "Investigation of Carbon Corrosion Effect for Durability in Hydroxide Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells"
10:25 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Shangwei ZHOU (University College London, United Kingdom) "Fault Diagnosis of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells Based on the AC Voltage Response and 1D Convolutional Neural Network"
10:45 am - 10:50 am
10:50 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: Perspectives From Industry and Academia
Arthur Dizon (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States)
1:30 pm - 1:55 pm
Kateryna Artyushkova (Physical Electronics, United States) "Industry vs Academia: Which is Right for You?"
1:55 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:25 pm
Yu Morimoto (University of California, Irvine, United States) "Past, Present and Future of Fuel Cell Technology"
2:25 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)