Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Project Review Meeting

MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017

Welcome
Shailesh Vora, Technology Manager for Fuel Cells
U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

SOFC Industry Teams

Moderator: Patcharin Burke, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

SOFC Development Update at FuelCell Energy
Stephen Jolly, FuelCell Energy, Inc.

LG Fuel Cell Project Update
Cris DeBellis and Amit Pandey, LG Fuel Cell Systems, Inc.

SOFC Projects: Innovative Concepts

Moderator: Patcharin Burke, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Progress Report on Advancements in a Durable Low Temperature Tubular SOFC
Chengxiang Ji, Atrex Energy

Innovative, Versatile, and Cost-Effective Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack Concept
Nguyen Minh, University of California, San Diego

Metal-Supported Ceria Electrolyte-Based SOFC Stack for Scalable, Low-Cost, High-Efficiency, and Robust Stationary Power Systems
Charles Vesely, Cummins, Inc. and Bal Dosanjh, Ceres Power

SOFC Projects: Innovative Concepts

Moderator: Seth Lawson, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

High-Power, Low-Cost SOFC Stacks for Robust and Reliable Distributed Generator
Sean Bishop, Redox Power Systems, LLC

Development of a Thermal Spray Redox Stable, Ceramic Anode for Metal Supported SOFC
Richard Hart, GE Global Research

System Analysis

System Analysis of Fuel Cell Plant Configurations
Greg Hackett, National Energy Technology Laboratory

SOFC Core projects: Reliability, Robustness, and Endurance SOFC

Moderator: Jason Lewis, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Chromium Impurity Effects on SOFC Cathodes
Srikanth Gopalan, Boston University

Materials and Approaches for the Mitigation of SOFC Cathode Degradation in SOFC Power Systems
Prabhakar Singh, University of Connecticut


 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017

Moderator: Arun Bose, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

NETL R&D: SOFC Materials Development and Degradation Modeling
Greg Hackett, National Energy Technology Laboratory

SOFC Development at PNNL: Overview
Jeff Stevenson, Pacific Northwest National Lab

Durability and Reliability of Materials and Components for SOFCs: Creep Behavior of Anodes and Redistribution of Internal Stresses
Edgar Lara-Curzio, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Evaluation of Cathode Materials for SOFC Performance Reliability
Brian Ingram, Argonne National Laboratory

SOFC Core projects: Reliability, Robustness, and Endurance SOFC

Moderator: Steve Markovich, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Enhancing High-Temperature Anode Performance with Secondary Anchoring Phases
Robert Walker, Montana State University

Cost-Effective Manufacturing and Morphological Stabilization of Nanostructured Cathodes for Commercial SOFCs
Raymond Gorte, University of Pennsylvania

Novel Nanostructure Tailored Highly Active and Stable Electro- Catalytic Architecture on Surface of Cathode of SOFCs
Xueyan Song, West Virginia University

Reactive-Element-Free, Silver-Based Brazes for SOFC Applications
Jason D. Nicholas, Michigan State University

SOFC Core projects: Reliability, Robustness, and Endurance SOFC

Moderator: Patcharin Burke, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Performance and Microstructural Changes in LSM-Based SOFC Cathodes
Mark De Guire, Case Western Reserve University

Development and Characterization of High Performance and Robust Mixed Conducting Cathodes Supportive of Lower Cost SOFCs
Xiao-Dong Zhou, University of South Carolina

ARPA-E REBELS Projects: Load following IT Fuel Cells and IT Fuel Cells for DG

A Bifunctional Ceramic Fuel Cell Energy System
Kevin Huang, University of South Carolina

A Novel, Intermediate-Temperature Fuel Cell Tailored for Efficient Utilization of Methane
Meilin Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology

Moderator: Seth Lawson, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Low-Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Transformational Energy Conversion
Sean Bishop, Redox Power Systems, LLC

Development of an Intermediate-Temperature, Metal Supported Proton Conducting Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack
Tianli Zhu, UTRC

Radical Improvements in Electrodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Spin-off
Tom Zawodzinski, ORNL


 

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017

SOFC Core Projects: Reliability, Robustness, and Endurance SOFC

Moderator: Jason Lewis, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

In-Operando Evaluation of SOFC Cathodes for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity and Durability
Eric Wachsman, University of Maryland

Chromium Vapor Sensor for Monitoring Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems
Jeff Fergus, Auburn University

Highly Selective and Stable Multivariable Gas Sensors for Enhanced Robustness and Reliability of SOFC Operation
Radislav Potyrailo, GE Global Research

SOFC Quality Control and the Role of Manufacturing Defects on Stack Longevity
Wensheng Wang, Atrex Energy

High Temperature Anode Recycle Blower for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
Hooshang Heshmat, Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. 


Moderator: Steve Markovich, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Minimizing Cr-Evaporation from Balance of Plant Components by Utilizing Cost-Effective Alumina-Forming Austenitic Steels
Xingbo Liu, West Virginia University

Development of Low-Cost, High-Sinterable, Co-Free (Ni, Fe) 304 Spinel-Based Contact Materials for SOFC Cathode-side Contact Application
Jiahong Zhu, Tennessee Technological University

Processing of SOFC Anodes for Improved Intermediate Temperature Catalytic Activity at High Fuel Utilization
Soumendra Basu, Boston University

Scalable and Cost-Effective Barrier Layer Coating to Improve Performance and Stability of SOFC Cathodes
Xingbo Liu, West Virginia University

SOFC Core Projects: Reliability, Robustness, and Endurance SOFC

Moderator: Arun Bose, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Low-Cost, Durable, Contaminant-Tolerant Cathodes for SOFC
Meilin Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology

LSCF-CZ Composite Cathodes for Improved SOFC Electrical Performance
Gianfranco DiGiuseppe, Kettering University

Scalable Nano-Scaffold Architecture on the Internal Surface of SOFC Anode for Direct Hydrocarbon Utilization
Xueyan Song, West Virginia University

Self-Regulating Surface Chemistry for More Robust, Highly-Durable SOFCs
Harry Tuller, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Project Summary on Matrix Study of Aged SOFC Performance and Materials Degradation
Chengxiang Ji, Atrex Energy


 

 

Poster Session

Multi-physics Modeling of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Parallel Oxygen Reduction Reaction Pathways
Tao Yang, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Button Cell Tests with LSM/YSZ Cathodes in Air with Quantified Cr Concentrations
John Hardy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Cathode Contact Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Yeong-Shyung “Matt” Chou, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Mitigation of Cr-Poisoning of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Yeong-Shyung “Matt” Chou, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Improved Capability and Accuracy of a Reduced Order Model (ROM) for SOFC Stacks
Brian Koeppel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

SOFC Stack Modeling for Degradation and Structural Reliability
Kurt Recknagle, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The Effect of Kinetics and Element Additions on Lower Temperature RAA Process
Jung-Pyung Choi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Density-Functional Study of the La2Zr2O7 Low-Index Faces
Yves Mantz, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Performance and Microstructural Changes in LSM-Based SOFC Cathodes
Naima Hilli, Case Western Reserve University

Data Analytics Applied to SOFC Durability Time-series Datasets
Mark De Guire, Case Western Reserve University

Low Cost High Entropy Alloy Anode for Distributed Reforming and Prevention of Carbon Deposition in SOFC
Rabi Bhattacharya, UES Services Inc.

ALD Surface Modification of LSCF Cathode Powders
Jeff Roeder, Sonata LLC

YSZ SOFC Interconnect Barriers via ALD
Jeff Roeder, Sonata LLC

Nanostructure Degradation of LSM/YSZ Interface from the Active Layer of the SOFC Cathode Operated with Elevated Steam Content
Xueyan Song, West Virginia University

Noninvasive Optical Sensor Development for Real-Time Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Monitoring Applications
Youngseok Jee, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

High Performance Computation of Local Electrochemistry via TPB and MIEC Pathways in SOFCs based on Morphology-Preserving Microstructural Meshes
Tim (Yu-Ting) Hsu, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Quantitative Mesoscale Analysis of SOFC Electrodes Based on 3D Reconstructions Using Xe-Plasma Focused Ion Beam (pFIB) Coupled with SEM
Rubayyat Mahbub, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Electrochemical Validation of “In-cell Cr Getter” for the Mitigation of Cathode Poisoning in SOFC Power Systems
Ashish N. Aphale, University of Connecticut

High Surface Area Getter Materials for Chromium and Sulfur Capture in SOFC Systems
Boxun Hu, University of Connecticut

Capacitance and Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Interface using Phase Field Theory
Yinkai Lei, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Nano-Catalyst Infiltration by Bio-Surfactant Modification of Anode Supported SOFC Electrodes
Ozcan Ozmen, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory and West Virginia University

Bayesian Calibration of Models of SOFC Electrode Materials
Giuseppe Brunello, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Pressurized Operation of a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack
Louis G. Carreiro, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

Phase Field Modeling on Initial Microstructure Effect on Grain Coarsening and Concomitant Property Degradations in SOFC Electrodes
Yinkai Lei, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Advances in High Performance Coatings for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Components
Neil Kidner, Nexceris LLC

SOFC Protection Coatings Based on a Cost Effective Aluminization Process
Neil Kidner, Nexceris LLC

Fluidized Bed Production of Surface Functionalized Powders for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathodes
Nick M. Sbrockey, Structured Materials Industries, Inc.

Classifying Heterogeneity in SOFC Electrodes
William K. Epting, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Atomistic Modeling of Cation Diffusion in Transition Metal Perovskite La1-XSrxMnO3±б for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode Applications
Yueh-Lin Lee, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Cation Segregation Analysis in SOFC – a Transmission Electron Microscope Based Study
Yang Yu, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Prediction of Performance Degradation Due to Grain Coarsening Effects in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
Jerry Hunter Mason, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Intermediate-Temperature Fuel Cells Tailored for Efficient Utilization of Methane
Ben deGlee, Georgia Institute of Technology

Improved Performance Stability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Achieved through Sr-Fe-O Infiltration of LSM/YSZ Cathode
Yueying Fan, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Low-Cost Durable, Contaminant- Tolerant Cathodes for SOFCs
Yu Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology

The Electrochemical Performance of LSM with A-site Non-Stoichiometry Under Cathodic Polarization
Jian Liu, U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory

A Theoretical Study of Ag-CuO/YSZ Brazes: Adhesion Energy, the Role of Oxygen, and Other Potential Oxide
Joe T. Phongpreecha, Michigan State University

Reactive-Element-Free, Silver-Based Brazes for SOFC Applications
Quan Zhou, Michigan State University