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Agenda

 

The sessions with oral presentations include invited talks (25 min plus 5 min discussion) and contributed talks (15 min plus 5 min discussion).

 

Wednesday June 22nd

18:00 

Opening Reception Desk

18:15 

 

Welcome Ceremony

Peter Wagner (DLR), K. Andreas Friedrich (DLR) and Dirk Henkensmeier (KIST)

18:30 

 

Fuel Cells in Shipping – Basics and Key Facts

Sören Berg (MARIKO)

19:00 

Get Together

 

 

Thursday June 23rd

8:00 

Opening Reception Desk

8:45 

 

Welcome

Peter Wagner (DLR), K. Andreas Friedrich (DLR) and Dirk Henkensmeier (KIST)

 

 

9:00    

 

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks:
New Developments in Polybenzimidazole (PBI) Membranes

Brian C. Benicewicz (University of South Carolina)

Session 1
Membranes

(Chair: Christina Roth)

9:30 

 

Poly(pentafluorostyrene): Modifications & Applications

Vladimir Atanasov (University of Stuttgart)

10:00 

 

High-Temperature Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell

Dario R. Dekel (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

10:30 

Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 

 

Phosphoric Acid Issues in PBI Cells

Lars Cleemann (Blue World Technologies)

Session 2
Phosphoric Acid I

(Chair: Søren J. Andreasen)

11:30 

 

Acid Distribution in High-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells

Roswitha Zeis (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

 

 

 

12:00 

Lunch

 

 

13:15 

 

High Temperature PEM Fuel Cells - From Materials to Stacks

Maria K. Daletou (Foundation for Research and Technology Patras)

Session 3
MEAs and Stacks

(Chair: Dirk Henkensmeier)

13:45 

 

PBI based High-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells – Performance and Lifetime

Lars Cleemann (Blue World Technologies)

14:15   

 

Performance Assessment of HT-PEMFC Stacks operating with Fuel Impurities and Analysis of Cell Voltage Uniformity

Carsten Cremers (Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology)

 

 

 

14:35 

Coffee Break

15:00 

Poster Session

 

 

16:45   

 

The Life-cycle of H3PO4 on Pt Surfaces and its Effect on ORR Performance in HT-PEMFC

Christina Roth (University of Bayreuth)

Session 4
Phosphoric Acid II

(Chair: Peter Wagner)

17:15   

 

Investigation of Phosphorus Compounds at Pt/H3PO4 Interface at Elevated Temperatures

Martin Prokop (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague)

17:45   

 

Advanced Imaging Techniques for Lab-Based X-Ray Computed Tomography of High-Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells

Adam Zucconi (UCL)

 

 

 

19:00 

Conference Dinner

 

 

Friday June 24th

8:00 

Opening Reception Desk

 

 

8:45    

 

The Evolution of the SereneU 5 kW High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell Unit – Sustainable Fuel Cell Power from Steam Reformed Methanol

Søren J. Andreasen (Advent Technologies)

Session 5
System and Application I

(Chair: Roswitha Zeis)

9:15 

 

Ion-pair High Temperature PEMFCs

Yu Seung Kim (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

9:45 

 

Next Generation HT PEM: Expanding Applications

Emory S. De Castro (Advent Technologies)

 

 

 

10:15 

Coffee Break

 

 

10:45 

 

Implementation of Pt-free Cathodes in HT-PEM Fuel Cells

Julia Müller-Hülstede (DLR Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics)

Session 6
System and Application II

(Chair: Lars Cleemann)

11:05   

 

Dynamic Modelling of a Methanol Steam Reformer in a 5 kW
High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell System

Jimin Zhu (Aalborg University)

11:25 

 

Industrialization Roadmap for BASF Celtec® Technology

Carsten Henschel (BASF New Business)

11:45   

 

Application of HT-PEM Technology for Hydrogen Separation and Power Generation – Performance compared to competitive Technologies

Volker Harbusch and Felix Hennersperger (SIQENS)

 

 

 

12:05 

Lunch

 

 

13:15   

 

Extrusion of Sheets from Highly Filled Polymers –
The High Quality Extrusion Mould & High Quality Process

Thorsten Hickmann (Eisenhuth)

Session 7
Bipolarplates and Electrodes

(Chair: Maria Daletou)

13:45   

 

Pressure-Independent Through-Plane Electrical Conductivity Measurements of Conductive Polymer Composites

Thomas Larsen (Advent Technologies)

14:05   

 

Electrode Kinetics of Ionic Liquids as Proton-Conducting Electrolytes for PEFC operating above 100 °C

Yingzhen Chen (Forschungszentrum Jülich)

14:25 

Poster Award and Closing

15:00 

End

16:00 

Sightseeing