62nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference


International Symposium on Fuel Cells, Batteries and Electrochemical Technologies

Monday AM

FCB1Georgia A

Oxygen Reduction and PEM Fuel Cells

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - E. Gyenge

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00012 Ordered Porous Nanostructured Thin Films for Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalysis Kinkead B., VanDrunen J., Paul M.T.Y., Nazemi A., Dowling K., Jerkiewicz G., *$Gates B.D.
08:20 00013 Highly Durable Graphene Nanosheet Supported Iron Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEM Fuel Cells *$Chen Z.W.
08:40 00014 Graphene-Supported non-Pt Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cell Oxygen Reduction Reaction *$Monteverde A., Zhang L., Zhang J., Specchia S.
09:00 00015 PEM Fuel Cell Activity/Stability Characterization using Carbon Nanoflakes as a Non-Noble Catalyst Support *Pascone P.A., $Meunier J.L., Berk D.
09:20 00016 Impacts of Membrane Additives on PEMFC Performance Degradation *Cheng T.T.H., Wessel S., Knights S.
09:40 00017 A Numerical and Experimental Study of Gas-Liquid Two-phase Flow Patterns in a Minichannel *$Ding Y.L., Bi H.T., Wilkinson D.P.
10:00 End of Session


Monday PM

FCB2Georgia A

Direct Fuel Cells and Membranes

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - H. Wang

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00099 Self-induced Electrochemical Promotion of Platinum Nanoparticles Deposited on Ionically Conductive Supports for Ethylene Complete Oxidation $Isaifan R.J., *Baranova E.A.
13:20 00100 Investigating Separators to Improve Performance of Flat-Plate Microbial Fuel Cells Kazemi S., Mohseni M., Fatih K., Wang H.
13:40 00101 Study of the Electro-oxidation of Ammonia on Ni(OH)2/Ni Nanoparticles in Alkaline Media $Allagui A., Sarfraz S., Middleton B., Al-Momani F., Ntais S., Wuthrich R., *Baranova E.A.
14:00 00102 An Electrodeposited Osmium Anode for the Swiss-roll Mixed-reactant Direct Borohydride Fuel Cells Aziznia A., $Gyenge E.L., *Oloman C.W.
14:20 00103 Composite Nafion/ nano-Faujasite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Ntais S., *Tavares A.C.
14:40 00104 Electrochemical Desulfurization of Thiophene Using Fuel Cells *Song C., Li G., Chen J., Shi Y., Fairbridge C., Hui R., Zhang J.
15:00 End of Session

FCB3Georgia A

Mathematical Modelling and Characterization

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - J. Stumper

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00105 Nano-scale Characterization of Ultra-thin Nafion Films: Towards an Understanding of Ionomer Structure and Property in PEMFC Catalyst Layer Paul D., Ahmed S.S., *$Karan K.
15:50 00106 Numerical Analysis of Convective Transport of Reactants and Its Effect on the Performance of PEM Fuel Cell *Salahuddin K.M., Oshima N.
16:10 00107 A Mechanism for the Protective Properties of 316 Stainless Steels Against Localized Attack in Corrosive Environments. The Synergistic Roles Of Mo, Si And P. I- Introduction to the Mixed Valence Theory Reda M.
16:30 00108 Impedance Model of a PEM Fuel Cell Cathode Jayasankar J.B., $Karan K.K.
17:50 End of Session

FCB-PRegency, Balmoral

Poster Session

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell

From 17:30 until 19:00

17:30 00109 Single Cell Evaluation of Electro-catalysts for Direct Ethanol Alkaline Fuel Cell Alzate V., *Fatih K., $Wang H.
17:30 00110 Developing Palladium-Ruthenium Composite Membrane for Hydrogen Separation and Purification *Xu N., $Li A., Lim J., Grace J.R., Boyd T.
17:30 00111 Intermediate Products and The Current of Direct Ethanol Fuel Cell *$Niwa K., Arai K., Ikuma Y.
17:30 00112 Comments on the Application of the Electrochemical Accelerated Durability Test (ADT) as a Method to Estimate the Performance of ORR in PEMFC Reda M.

Tuesday AM

FCB4Georgia A

Solid-Oxide Fuel Cells

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - D.P. Wilkinson

Keynote Lecture:

08:00 00300 The Use of In-Situ Raman Spectroscopy as a Tool to Characterize Carbon Removal Rates on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes Operated in Methane *$Hill J., Singh A., Oswell T., Walker R.A., Kirtley J.
08:20 00301 Carbon Tolerance and Electrochemical Performance of BaO-Ni Based SOFC in CH4 *$Hill J., Islam S.
08:40 00302 Electrochemical Investigation of Silver Thin Films on Yttria-stabilized Zirconia $Fee M., *Baranova E.A., Weck A
09:00 00303 Optimization of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Performance Using Multiphysic Computation *Manafi Rasi N., Manafi Rasi S., Aslannejad H.
09:20 End of Session


Tuesday PM

FCB5Georgia A

Batteries and Capacitors

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - A. Bonakdarpour

Keynote Lecture:

13:00 00414 Highly Performance and Stable Core-corona Bifunctional Catalyst for Rechargeable Metal-air Batteries *$Chen Z.W., Chen Z.
13:20 00415 Nitrogen Doped Graphene Nanoplatelets for Supercapacitor *$Yu A.
13:40 00416 Cycling Stability and Operating Voltage Window of Aqueous Manganese Oxide Supercapacitors Wu N.L.
14:00 00417 Electrochemistry Research at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited Ryland D., Stolberg L., Li H., Suppiah S.
14:20 00418 High-Resolution Solar Photovoltaic Analysis For Real World Module Performance Verification Babasola A., *Andrews R., $Pearce J., McLaren Jr. H.
14:40 End of Session

FCB6Georgia A

Hydrogen Production Technologies

Organizer(s) - D. Wilkinson, E. Gyenge, H. Wang, J. Stumper, M. Gattrell
Chair(s) - M. Gattrell

Keynote Lecture:

15:30 00419 Hydrogen Production in Multi-Channel Membrane Reactor via Steam Methane Reforming *Vigneault A., $Grace J.R.
15:50 00420 Enhancing the Electrocatalytic Activity of Ni Nanoparticles towards the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media $Allagui A., Middleton B., Sarfraz B., Ntais S., Wuthrich R., *Baranova E.A.
16:10 00421 Simplified High Pressure Water Electrolyzer Design and Lifetime Extension by Coating Micro Protective Layer on Titanium Porous Disc *$Liu C.-Y., Sung C.-C.
16:30 00422 Biodegradation of Short Chain Fatty Acids and Aromatic Compounds in Microbial Fuel Cell Bioreactors Moreno L., *Nemati M., Predicala B.
16:50 00423 A Simple Method to Confirm that Mass Transfer Resistance (Concentration Polarization) is Controlling the Electrochemical Reaction. Application to the Hydrogen Evolution and Copper Deposition During Cathodic Reduction in Acidic Chloride Cu (II) / Cu (I) solutions Reda M.
17:10 End of Session


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