2012 Conference Proceedings

13th Annual SECA Workshop

July 24-27, 2012

Table of Contents

PRESENTATIONS

Plenary Talks
Moderator: Travis Shultz

  • Welcome and Introduction
    Heather Quedenfeld, Division Director, Power Systems U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Dan Driscoll, Technology Manager, Fuel Cells
    U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Advanced Coal Power Systems: Competing in Multiple Market Scenarios
    Kristin Gerdes, Senior Analyst, Office of Program Planning and Analysis
  • A Natural Gas Enabled Smart Grid: Opportunities for Distributed Energy Resources
    Dan Rastler, Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives & Demonstrations Electric Power Research Institute
  • Distributed Energy Resources Roadmap and Experience
    Haukur Asgeirsson, Manager, Power Systems Technologies, DTE Energy

Industry Teams
Moderator: Joseph Stoffa

  • Update on the LG Fuel Cell Systems's SOFC Technology and SECA Program
    Gerry Agnew and Richard Goettler, LG Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.
  • Progress in Coal-Based SOFC Technology Development
    Hossein Ghezel-Ayagh, FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  • SECA Phase II – UTC Power/Delphi Update
    Praveen Narasimhamurthy, UTC Power
  • SECA CORE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM R&D AT PNNL
    Jeff Stevenson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Engineering Innovations and Degradation Modeling in SOFC Cathodes
    Kirk Gerdes, Research Group Leader, Fuel Cells U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Caththode R&D Panel
Moderator: Briggs White

  • Extrinsic Factors that Control Oxygen Surface Exchange in (La,Sr)MnO3
    Paul Salvador, Carnegie Mellon University
  • In Situ X-Ray Studies of SOFC Cathode Materials
    Paul Fuoss, Argonne National Laboratory
  • Surface Chemistry, Electronic Structure, and Activity of SOFC Cathode Films
    Wonyoung Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Unraveling Oxygen Reduction Mechanisms in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathodes
    Srikanth Gopalan, Boston University
  • Transition Metal Valence Mapping on SOFC Cathodes
    Harsh Bhatkar, Montana State University
  • Enhancing Cathode Performance & Stability Through Infiltration
    Meilin Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology

SOFC Interconnectcts
Moderator: Briggs White

  • Electrodeposited Mn-Co Alloy Coating for SOFC Interconnects
    Heather McCrabb, Faraday Technology, Inc.
  • Aerosol Slurry Deposition Coatings for Metallic SOFC Components
    Matthew Seabaugh, NexTech Materials Ltd.

SOFC Interconnectcts
Moderator: Patcharin Burke

  • Thermal Spray Manufacturing of SOFCs
    Matt Alinger, General Electric Global Research

Modeling
Moderator: Patcharin Burke

  • Overview of SOFC Modeling and Simulation: Recent Progress
    Mohammad Khaleel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Fuel Processing
Moderator: Patcharin Burke

  • Recent Advances in Reformation for Fuel Cell Systems
    Subir Roychoudhury, Precision Combustion, Inc.
    • Presentation [PDF-MB]

Seals
Moderator: Patcharin Burke

  • Engineered Glass Seals for SOFC
    Edgar Lara-Curzio, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Viscous Glass Sealants for SOFC Applications
    Scott Misture, Alfred University
  • High-Temperature Viscous Sealing Glasses for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
    Cheol-Woon Kim, Mo-Sci Corp.

Poster Presentations

  • Glass Seal Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [PDF-MB]
    YS Matt Chou, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Recent Progress in SOFC Stack Test Fixture Development and Materials Validation at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory [PDF-MB]
    YS Matt Chou, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Probing Catalyst-Infiltrated LSCF Cathodes Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) and Synchroton-Based X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS) [PDF-MB]
    Meilin Liu, Georgia Tech
  • Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Enhancement Through a Vacuum-Assisted Infiltration Technique[PDF-MB]
    Greg Tao, Materials and Systems Research, Inc.
  • Simulation of Paralleled Oxygen Reduction Kinetics on SOFC Cathode from Surface Potential Effects [PDF-MB]
    Xingbo Liu and Mingyang Gong, West Virginia University
  • Composite CCM with Improved Bonding [PDF-MB]
    Michael Tucker, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Viscous Glass Sealants for SOFC Applications [PDF-MB]
    Scott Misture, Alfred University
  • Diesel Fuel and Bio-fuel Processing for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell: An Integrated FCFP-SOFC Test and Evaluation [PDF-MB]
    Xiaoxing Wang, Pennsylvania State University
  • Recent Advances in Reformation for Fuel Cells Systems [PDF-MB]
    Subir Roychoudhury, Precision Combustion, Inc.
  • SECA SOFC Phase I/II Systems Overview [PDF-MB]
    Praveen Narasimhamurthy, UTC Power
  • Direct Methanol Fuel Cells Operating with High Concentration Methanol [PDF-MB]
    Eugene S. Smotkin, NuVant Systems, Inc.
  • Multi-Physics Simulation of the LG Integrated Planar SOFC [PDF-MB]
    Ben Haberman, LG Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.
  • Mapping Surface Valence of LSCF Cathodes [PDF-MB]
    Harsh Bhatkar, Montana State University
  • Surface Exchange in (La,Sr)MnO3 Films: Effects of Strain, Orientation, and Microstructure [PDF-MB]
    Paul A. Salvador, Carnegie Mellon University

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