Publications

2017

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Shirish S. Punde, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, CO removal at ambient conditions: Catalyst screening and impact of operating conditions, Separation and Purification Technology, Volume 183, 7 August 2017, Pages 43-53, ISSN 1383-5866, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2017.03.007. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1383586616310036)

Shirish S. Punde, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Pt‐CeO2/SiO2 catalyst for CO oxidation in humid air at ambient temperature, Chin. J. Catal., 2017, 38: 475–488 doi: 10.1016/S1872‐2067(17)62749‐9

Xueni Sun, A.H.M. Shahadat Hussain, Mingyang Chi, Xinquan Cheng, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Persistent adsorptive desulfurization enhancement of TiO2 after one-time ex-situ UV-treatment, Fuel, Volume 193, 1 April 2017, Pages 95-100, ISSN 0016-2361, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.12.049. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236116312844)

Technical Presentations

Conference Proceedings

Refereed Journal Articles Submitted and Under Review

 

2016

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Xueni Sun, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Photo-assisted adsorptive desulfurization of hydrocarbon fuels over TiO2 and Ag/TiO2, Fuel, Volume 183, 1 November 2016, Pages 550-556, ISSN 0016-2361, doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2016.06.072

Xinquan Cheng, Hongyun Yang, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Microfibrous entrapped hybrid iron-based catalysts for Fischer–Tropsch synthesis, Catalysis Today, Available online 28 March 2016, ISSN 0920-5861,
DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2016.02.048.

Achintya Sujan, Hongyun Yang, Paul Dimick, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, A fiber optics system for monitoring utilization of ZnO adsorbent beds during desulfurization for logistic fuel cell applications, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 315, 31 May 2016, Pages 242-253, ISSN 0378-7753,
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.03.038.

Ying Zhu, Wenhua H. Zhu, Zenda Davis, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, “Simulation of Ni-MH Batteries via an Equivalent Circuit Model for Energy Storage Applications,” Advances in Physical Chemistry, vol. 2016, Article ID 4584781, 11 pages, 2016.
DOI:10.1155/2016/4584781

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Characterization of asymmetric ultracapacitors as hybrid pulse power devices for efficient energy storage and power delivery applications. Applied Energy  2016, 169, 460-468.
DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.02.020

Qiang Gu, Pengfei Zhao, Robert T. Henderson, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Comparison of Packed Beds, Washcoated Monoliths, and Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Ozone Decomposition at High Volumetric Flow Rates in Pressurized Systems,Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2016 55 (29), 8025-8033, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b04247

Zhao, P., Cheng, P. and Tatarchuk, B. J. (2016), Loading of fibrous filter media and newly designed filter configurations by salt particles: An experimental study. AIChE J., 62: 3739–3750. doi:10.1002/aic.15407

Technical Presentations

Cheng, Xinquan; Tatarchuk, B. J., Microfibrous Entrapped Hybrid Iron-based Catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, 5th International Conference on Structured Catalysts and Reactors, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, June 2016.

Chi, Mingyang.; Tatarchuk, B. J., will present to The 47th Power Sources Conference, Section 20:Fuel Cells, Fuel Processing, and Storage V, Orlando, FL, June 15, 2016.

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., presented to The 47th Power Sources Conference, Session 13: Hybrid Power and Alternate Power Systems, #13.3, Orlando, FL, June 14, 2016.

Conference Proceedings

Chi, Mingyang; Sun, Xueni, Achintya Sujan; and Tatarchuk, B. J.  XPS Characterization of TiO2 for Photo-assisted Adsorptive Desulfurization Applications in: Proceedings of the 47th Power Sources Conference, Paper #20.4, Orlando, FL, June 13-16, 2016.

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J.  Experimental Testing and Analysis of an Asymmetrical Supercapacitor Module Device for Sustainable Power Delivery.  in: Proceedings of the 47th Power Sources Conference, pp.211-214, Orlando, FL, June 13-16, 2016.

2015

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Davis, Z. D.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Understanding the dispersion of Ag on high surface area TiO2 supports using XPS intensity ratios. Surf. Sci. 2015, 353, 679-685.  ISSN 0169-4332, doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.06.086.

Duggirala, R. K.; Roy, C. J.; Dhage, P.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Joint numerical-experimental investigation of enhanced chemical reactivity in microfibrous materials for desulfurization. Fluids Eng. 2015, 137 (3), 1-10. doi: 10.1115/1.4028602

Qiang Gu , Robert T. Henderson , Bruce J. Tatarchuk, A CFD pressure drop model for microfibrous entrapped catalyst filters using micro-scale imaging, Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 9, Iss. 1, 2015,
DOI: 10.1080/19942060.2015.1094415

Technical Presentations

Sujan, A., Yang, H and Tatarchuk, B. COS Formation Characteristics during Wide Temperature Reformate Desulfurization on ZnO/SiO2 and Cu Promoted ZnO/SiO2 Sorbents, 249th ACS Spring National Meeting, Denver, CO, 2015

Sujan, A and Tatarchuk, B., Carbonyl Sulfide Hydrolysis over Alkali Promoted CeO2‑Al2O3 Mixed Oxide Catalysts for Wide Temperature Desulfurization Applications, 24th North American Catalysis Society meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, 2015

Yantz Jr., W. R.; Gonzalez, C.; Sheng, M.; Yang, H.; Dimick, P.; Cahela, D.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Highly conductive catalyst support structure for use in large diameter highly exothermic gas-to-liquid reactors. Oral Presentation, 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting & 11th Global Congress on Process Safety. April 26-30th, 2015.

Posters

Yantz Jr., W. R.; Gonzalez, C.; Sheng, M.; Yang, H.; Dimick, P.; Cahela, D.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Novel catalyst support structure for use in large diameter highly exothermic biomass-to-liquid processes. Poster Presentation, Sun Grant Initiative 2015 Sun Grant Regional Conference. February 2-4th, 2015.

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Using Microfibrous Substrates as Air Cathodes for Lithium-air Batteries,” Session: Li-air batteries, #19, Beyond Lithium Ion VIII, Oak Ridge, TN, June 2-4, 2015.

Conference Proceedings

Ximenes, S. W.; Gorin, B.; Hartfield, R.; Cicci, D.; Tatarchuk, B.; Teichmann, M. Inflatable Sail for Asteroid Capture, Astrodynamics Specialists Conference, Vail, Colorado, U.S.A, 9–13 August 2015; Univelt, Inc: Vail, Colorado, U.S.A, 2015; AAS 15-721.

Highly conductive catalyst support structure for use in large diameter highly exothermic gas-to-liquid reactors
Yantz, William R. (Center for Microfibrous Materials Manufacturing (CM3), Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn; AL, United States); Gonzalez, Carlos F.; Sheng, Min; Yang, Hongyun; Dimick, Paul S.; Cahela, Donald R.; Tatarchuk, Bruce J. Source: 18th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing 2015 – Topical Conference at the 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and 11th Global Congress on Process Safety, p 3-5, 2015, 18th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing 2015 – Topical Conference at the 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and 11th Global Congress on Process Safety

Development of a model for carbon monoxide oxidation using reaction data generated by a novel catalyst and packaging system in humid conditions at room temperature
Henderson, Robert; Tatarchuk, Bruce J. Source: 18th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing 2015 – Topical Conference at the 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and 11th Global Congress on Process Safety, p 229-230, 2015, 18th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing 2015 – Topical Conference at the 2015 AIChE Spring Meeting and 11th Global Congress on Process Safety

2014

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Cahela, D. R., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Improvement of Commercial Gas Mask Canisters Using Adsorbents Enhanced by Sintered Microfibrous Networks. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(15), 6509-6520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ie404222d

Duggirala, R. K., Roy, C. J., Dhage, P., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Joint Numerical–Experimental Investigation of Enhanced Chemical Reactivity in Microfibrous Materials for Desulfurization. Journal of Fluids Engineering, 137(3), 031204-031204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4028602

Hussain, A. H. M. S., McKee, M. L., Heinzel, J. M., Sun, X., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Density Functional Theory Study of Organosulfur Selective Adsorption on Ag–TiO2 Adsorbents. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118(27), 14938-14947. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp503097y

Park, H., Tong, F., Sujan, A., Chung, Y., Park, M., Tatarchuk, B. J., . . . Kim, D.-J. (2014). Growth of nanostructured ZnO on wearable fabrics for functional garment. Materials Letters, 118(0), 47-50. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2013.12.041

Shahadat Hussain, A. H. M., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Mechanism of hydrocarbon fuel desulfurization using Ag/TiO2–Al2O3 adsorbent. Fuel Processing Technology, 126(0), 233-242. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2014.05.006

Wahid, S., Cahela, D. R., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Comparison of wash-coated monoliths vs. microfibrous entrapped catalyst structures for catalytic VOC removal. Aiche Journal, 60(11), 3814-3823. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aic.14555

Zhu, W. H., Zhu, Y., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Self-discharge characteristics and performance degradation of Ni-MH batteries for storage applications. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(34), 19789-19798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.09.113

Zhu, Y., Zhu, W. H., & Tatarchuk, B. J. (2014). Performance comparison between high temperature and traditional proton exchange membrane fuel cell stacks using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy. Journal of Power Sources, 256(0), 250-257. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.01.049

Technical Presentations

Cheng, P.; Tatarchuk, B. J. PPB-level Contaminant Adsorption for SOFC Cathode Protection. 46th Power Source Conference, June 2014, Orlando, FL (with published proceedings).

Zhao, P; Tatarchuk, B.J. Sea Salt Particles Filtration for SOFC Using Pleated Filters via Various Nonwoven Filter Media in Newly Designed Packaging Configurations, Proceeding of the 46th Power Sources Conference, June 2014 Orlando, FL (with published proceedings).

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J.  Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitors for Applications in Efficient Energy Storage and High Power Demand. Accepted by the 46th Power Sources Conference, Section 27: Capacitors I, Orlando, FL, June 9-12, 2014. (with published proceedings).

Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J.  Battery Deterioration Mechanism Analysis for Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries. Accepted by the 46th Power Sources Conference, Section 34: Aqueous Batteries (Primary & Secondary), Orlando, FL, June 9-12, 2014. (with published proceedings).

Gu, Q., Tatarchuk, B.J., “Ozone Removal using New Structure of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalysis at Short Contact Time”, 46th Power Sources Conference, June 2014, Orlando, FL (with published proceedings).

UV-Assisted Adsorptive Desulfurization (ADS) of Liquid Fuels Using TiO2 Based Adsorbents, Xueni Sun and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Poster Session 417, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Sujan, A and Tatarchuk, B. Factors affecting H2S Desulfurization Performance of ZnO based Adsorbents for Wide Temperature Applications (20-400°C): Effect of COS Formation and Moisture Adsorption on H2S Removal Efficiency, AIChE Annual meeting, Atlanta, GA 2014

Comparison of Filtration Performance for Sea Salt Particles between Nonwoven and Woven Activated Carbon Fiber Media, Pengfei Zhao and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Poster Session 414, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Deep SO2 Adsorption at Parts per Billion Level by Alumina-Based Mn/Ce Mixed Oxides for SOFC Cathode Protection, Peng Cheng and Bruce Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 106b, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Cathode Filtration System Design and Optimization for PEM Fuel Cells, Guomin Xu and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 293b, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Ultracapacitor and Its Applications in Rapid Energy Storage and Conversion, Wenhua H. Zhu and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 625c, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

A CFD Pressure Drop Model for Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst Filters Using Micro Scale Imaging, Qiang Gu and Bruce Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 20e, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Ultra-Deep Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels Using TiO2 and Ag-TiO2 Adsorbents Assisted By UV Irradiation, Xueni Sun and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 380i, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Promoting Efficient Adsorbent Bed Operation through Direct in-Situ Monitoring for Desulfurization of Distributed Energy Resources, Paul S. Dimick, Hongyun Yang, Travis Williams, Stephen Milton, Kylie Webb, Taylor Neumann and Bruce Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 483f, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Sujan, A. and Tatarchuk, B. Low Temperature Catalytic Hydrolysis of Carbonyl Sulfide (COS) during Hydrogen Production for Fuel Cell Applications, (Oral Presentation) AIChE Annual meeting 2014, Atlanta, GA

Ozone Removal Using New Structure of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalysis at Short Contact Time and High System Pressures, Qiang Gu and Bruce Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 242g, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Oxidative Sulfur Removal for Distributed Energy Resources, Hongyun Yang, Paul Dimick, Steven Rath, Travis Williams, Taylor Neumann, Stephen Milton, Kylie Webb and Bruce Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 539f, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Renewable H2/CO Fuels for FTS and SOFC Applications via Electrochemical Conversion, Wenhua H. Zhu and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 215a, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

The Effect of Various Fibrous Filter Media and Newly Designed Packaging Configurations on Sea Salt Particles Loading Performance, Pengfei Zhao and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, AIChE Annual Meeting, Paper 688c, Nov 2014, Atlanta, GA.

Invited Lectures and Presentations (Partial Listing)

Perspectives on Small Business Innovative Research Programs,” Alabama Launchpad SBIR/STTR Program in Partnership with the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Office of Technology Transfer Office of Sponsored Programs at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama April 23, 2014.

Impact of Intellectual Property Issues on Research,” 2014 Engineering Leadership Conference, sponsored by Maersk Oil and Texas A&M University-Qatar, Doha, Qatar, November 9-11th, 2014.

2013

Book and Book Chapters Published

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J. In-Situ Dynamic Characterization of Energy Storage and Conversion Systems, in: Energy Storage – Technologies and Applications, Ahmed Zobaa, editor, Chapter 10, pp.239-270, InTech, Croatia, 2013. DOI:/10.5772/52415

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Adsorptive desulfurization of jet and diesel fuels using Ag/TiOx–Al2O3 and Ag/TiOx–SiO2 adsorbents, Fuel, Volume 107, May 2013, Pages 465-473, ISSN 0016-2361, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.11.030.

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Yang, H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Investigation of Organosulfur Adsorption Pathways from Liquid Fuels onto Ag/TiOx–Al2O3 Adsorbents at Ambient Conditions.” Energy & Fuels, (Web): May 1, 2013
DOI: 10.1021/ef3020266

Sheng, M., Gonzalez, C.F., Yantz Jr., W.R., Cahela, D.R., Yang, H., Harris, D.R., and B.J. Tatarchuk. “Micro Scale Heat Transfer Comparison Between Packed Beds and Microfibrous Entrapped Catalystas.” Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 471-485, 2013. <http://jeacfm.cse.polyu.edu.hk/download/download.php?dirname=vol7no4&act=d&f=vol7no4-5_TatarchukBJ.pdf>

Sothen, R., Chen, Y., Zhao, P., Tatarchuk, B.J. Experimental Study of Filter Clogging with Polydispersed Particles. Filtration, Vol 13, Issue 1, p 53-57 , 2013. http://www.filtsoc.org/journal/2013/volume-13-issue-1/.

Wahid, S.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Catalytic Material with Enhanced Contacting Efficiency for Volatile Organic Compound Removal at Ultrashort Contact Time, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(44), 2013., Publication Date (Web): May 2, 2013. DOI: doi: 10.1021/ie400282q

Sabrina Wahid, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Experimental, theoretical, and computational comparison of pressure drops occurring in pleated catalyst structure, I&ECR, 52(40), 2013. doi:10.1021/ie4016864

Zhu, Y., Zhu, W. H., and Tatarchuk, B. J., “Dynamic Analysis and Diagnostics of a High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell Stack”, ECS Transactions 50(2): 745-751, 2013. DOI:10.1149/05002.0745ecst

Ying Zhu, W. H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “In-situ Performance Analysis of a High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Stack at Loads”, ECS Transactions 45(13): 67-72, 2013. doi:10.1149/04513.0067ecst

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Davis Z.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Energy efficiency and capacity retention of Ni–MH batteries for storage applications. Applied Energy, Volume 106, June 2013, Pages 307-313, ISSN 0306-2619, DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.12.025

Technical Presentations

Cheng, P. ; Tatarchuk, B. J. Multicomponent ppb Competitive Adsorption in the Presence of Varying Relative Humidity, Presented at 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov. 3-8, 2013). https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2013/webprogram/Paper312601.html

Davis Z., Tatarchuk B. “Characterization of Ag/TiO2 Adsorbents; Comparing and Contrasting Crystallite Size Using Oxygen Chemisorption and XPS Techniques ”, Paper 662g, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2013.

 Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk, “A CFD Pressure Drop Model for Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst Filters Using Micro Scale Imaging,” presented at the 2013 AIChE Fall National Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov. 3-8, 2013). 

 Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk, “Ozone Removal Using New Structure of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalysis At Short Contact Time,” presented at the 2013 AIChE Fall National Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Nov. 3-8, 2013). 

 Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk, “High performance heterogeneous catalysis at ultrashort contact time for fuel cell cathode air using microfibrous entrapped catalysts,” presented at the 246th ACS National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN (Sep. 8-12, 2013). 

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Role of Titanium Oxide in the Adsorptive Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels at Ambient Conditions. Material Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, 2013

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Adsorptive Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels using Mixed Oxide supported Silver Adsorbents: Effect of Surface Acidity at Ambient Conditions, 11th International Conference on the Fundamentals of Adsorption (FOA), International Adsorption Society, 2013.

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Desulfurization of Refined Fuels by Mixed Oxide Supported Silver Adsorbents: Sulfur Adsorption Pathways. 23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting (NAM), 2013.

Xu, G., Tatarchuk, B.J.Assessing the Performance of Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbent Enhanced Gas Phase Filter in a Full Scale Test Rig. AIChE Annual Meeting, 2013

Sujan, A.;Tatarchuk, B.J. COS Removal from Fuel Reformates at Ambient Conditions during H2 Production for PEM Fuel Cells, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2013

Sun, X.; Tatarchuk, B.J. Adsorption Desulfurization (ADS) of Liquid Fuels by Ag/TiO2 and Ag/TiOx–Al2O3 Assisted by Ultraviolet Pre-Treatment, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2013

Zhao P, Tatarchuk B.J, Filtration of Sea Salt Particles (SSP) Using Composite Media At Different Relative Humidities (RH), AICHE Annual Meeting November 2013.

Zhao, P; Tatarchuk, B.J. Sea Salt Particles (SSP) Filtration Using Nonwoven Composite Media at Varying Relative Humidities (RHs), American Filtration and Separation Society Fall Conference 2013

Sun, X.; Tatarchuk, B.J. Selective Adsorption from Liquid Fuels by Silver Loaded Adsorbents, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012

Zhu, W. H; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Electrochemical Double-Layer Capacitors for Applications in Efficient Energy Storage and High Power Demand,” Accepted by the 46th Power Sources Conference, Session 27: Capacitors I, Orlando, FL (June 9-12, 2014). (http://powersourcesconference.com/index.html)

Zhu, W. H; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Battery Deterioration Mechanism Analysis for Nickel-Metal Hydride Batteries,” Accepted by the 46th Power Sources Conference, Session 34: Aqueous Batteries (Primary & Secondary), Orlando, FL (June 9-12, 2014). (http://powersourcesconference.com/index.html)

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Impedance and self-discharge mechanism studies of nickel metal hydride batteries for energy storage applications.  APS April Meeting 2013, Session Q15. Energy Research and Applications, American Physical Society, APR13-2013-000439, Denver, CO, April 15, 2013.

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Impedance and self-discharge mechanism studies of nickel metal hydride batteries for energy storage applications,” Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 58(4), p.159 (2013). (http://meetings.aps.org/link/BAPS.2013.APR.Q15.3)

2012

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Dhage, P.; Samokhvalov, A.; McKee, M.L.; Duin, E. C.; and Tatarchuk, B.J., Reactive Adsorption of Hydrogen Sulfide by Promoted Sorbents Cu-ZnO/SiO2: Active Sites by Experiment and Simulation. Surface and Interface Anaylsis, Sept. 18, 2012. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/sia.5174/full

Nair, S., Hussain, A. H. M. S., Tatarchuk, B. J., “The role of surface acidity in adsorption of aromatic sulfur heterocycles from fuels”, Fuel, 105, pp. 695-704 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2012.10.005

Sheng, M.; Yang, H.; Cahela, D. R.; Yantz Jr., W. R.; Gonzalez, C. F.; Tatarchuk, B. J., High conductivity catalyst structures for applications in exothermic reactions. Applied Catalysis A:General. 445-446, 143-152, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2012.08.012

M. Sheng, D.R. Cahela, H.Yang, C.F. Gonzalez, W.R. Yantz Jr., D.K. Harris, B.J. Tatarchuk, “Effective thermal conductivity and junction factor for sintered microfibrous materials,” Int J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 56, 10-19, 2012. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.08.015

Karwa, A.N.; Barron, T. J.; Davis, V. A.; and Tatarchuk, B. J., A Novel Nano-Nonwoven Fabric with Three-Dimensionally Dispersed Nanofibers: Entrapment of Carbon Nanofibers within Nonwovens using the Wet-Lay Process. Nanotechnology 23 (13pp) (March 13, 2012) http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/23/18/185601

Karwa, A. N. and Tatarchuk, B.J., Pressure drop and aerosol filtration efficiency of microfibrous entrapped catalyst and sorbent media: Semi-empirical models, Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 86, Pg 55–63, 2012.

Karwa, A. N. and Tatarchuk, B.J., Aerosol filtration enhancement using carbon nanostructures synthesized within a sintered nickel microfibrous matrix, Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 87, Pg 84–94, 2012.

 Karwa, A. N.; Davis, V. A. and Tatarchuk, B.J., Carbon Nanofiber Synthesis within 3-Dimensional Sintered Nickel Microfibrous Matrices: Optimization of Synthesis Conditions, Journal of Nanotechnology, Volume 2012, Article ID 396269, 14 pp, 2012

 Refereed Journal Articles Accepted and In Press

Sheng, M.; Cahela, D.R.; Yang, H. and Tatarchuk, B.J., Thermal Conductivity Study on Sintered Microfibrous Materials, Int. J Heat Mass Transfer, Accepted, in press. 2012. doi:10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2012.08.015

 

Refereed Journal Articles Submitted and Under Review

Chen, Y., Sothen, R., Cheng, P., Tatarchuk, B.J. New Design of Air Filtration System for Energy Efficiency Improvement. Energy Efficiency (Submitted in April 23, 2012), 26 pages.

Proceedings and Other Articles Published

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W.H.; and Tatarchuk, B. J.; “An In-situ Dynamic Performance Study on an HT-PEM Stack and its Comparison to a Traditional PEM Stack”, in: Proceedings of the 45th Power Sources Conference, pp.139-142, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11-14, 2012.

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Yang, H.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Desulfurization of JP5 and JP8 using Mixed Oxide supported Silver Adsorbents at Room Temperature for Fuel Cell Applications. Preprints – American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels, 2012, 57(2), 814-815.

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Rate Performance and Energy Efficiency of Lithium-Ion Batteries for Storage Applications , in: Proceedings of the 45th Power Sources Conference, pp.13-16, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11-14, 2012

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J. An In-Situ Dynamic Performance Study on a HT-PEM Stack and Its Comparison to a Traditional PEM Stack, in: Proceedings of the 45th Power Sources Conference, pp.139-142, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11-14, 2012

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., New Structure of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalytic VOC Oxidation at Ultra-Short Contact Times, Am. Chem. Soc., Division of Energy & Fuels, 57(2), 109-110, 2012.

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Cleaning Aircraft Cabin Air: VOC Removal at Ultra-Short Short Contact Times, Am. Ins. Aero. Astro., 42nd Intl. Conf. Env. Sys., 2012.

Technical Presentations

Zhao, P.; Chen, Y,; Tatarchuk, B.J. Design and optimization of sea salt aerosols filtration for Naval Fuel Cells, AICHE Annual Meeting, 2012

Gu, Q; Tatarchuk, B.J. A CFD Pressure Drop Model for Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst Filters using Scanning Electron Microscopy Imaging. American Filtration and Separation Society Fall Conference 2012

Gu, Q; Tatarchuk, B.J. Ozone Removal At Micro-Second Contact Time for Aircraft Cabin Air Using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts. 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems 2012

 Xu, G.; Tatarchuk, B.J., Application of Multi-Element Structured Array On Activated Carbon Filter In HVAC Systems, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012.

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst for Cleaning Air: VOC Oxidation at Ultra-Short Contact Time, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Pressure Drop Modeling for Heterogeneous Contacting Schemes: Pleated Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst At High Face Velocity, AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., New Structure of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalytic VOC Oxidation at Ultra-Short Contact Times, 244th ACS National Meeting, 2012

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Cleaning Aircraft Cabin Air: VOC Removal at Ultra-Short Short Contact Times, 42nd Intl. Conf. Env. Sys., 2012

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Yang, H.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Desulfurization of Commercial Fuels Using Mixed Oxide Supported Silver Adsorbents At Room Temperature for Fuel Cell Applications. AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012.

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Adsorptive Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Ag/TiOx-Al2O3 Adsorbents: Mechanism of Sulfur Adsorption at Ambient Conditions. AIChE Annual Meeting, 2012.

Hussain, A. H. M. S.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Desulfurization of JP5 and JP8 using Mixed Oxide supported Silver Adsorbents at Room Temperature for Fuel Cell Applications. 244th ACS National Meeting, 2012.

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Dynamic Analysis and Diagnostics of a High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell Stack”, presented to PRiME 2012 (222nd ECS Meeting & the Electrochemical Society of Japan 2012 Fall Meeting): B9 – Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 12 (PEFC 12), #1500, Honolulu, HI, October , 2012.

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J.,  “An In-situ Dynamic Performance Study on an HT-PEM Stack and its Comparison to a Traditional PEM Stack”, presented to the 45th Power Sources Conference: Fuel Cells, Fuel Processing and Storage I, #8.4, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11th, 2012.

Zhu Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “In-situ Performance Analysis of a High Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Stack at Loads”, presented to 221st ECS Meeting: I8 – Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy: Modeling and Interpretation, #1595, Seattle, WA, May 9th, 2012.

Zhu Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “In-situ Electrochemical Characterization of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell at Loads”, presented to Graduate Student Council Research Week, Auburn University, Feb. 28th & April 2nd, 2012.

Sujan. A; Tatarchuk. B., UV-Vis Spectroscopy via optical Fiber technology to study the dynamics of adsorbents for desulfurization of gaseous reformates for application in low temperature PEM Fuel Cells, GSC Research Forum Oral Presentation, Auburn University, Auburn, AL (ORAL), February 2012.

Sujan. A; Tatarchuk. B., In-situ spectroscopic analysis of adsorbents for desulfurization of industrial reformate gases for application in low temperature PEM Fuel Cells, Annual AIChE Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA (ORAL), November 2012.

Phalle, A.G.; Tatarchuk B.J., Development of Cathode Air Filters for PEM Fuel Cells Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents. Poster presented at AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA., Separations Division, Poster Session on Fundamentals and Applications of Adsorption and Ion Exchange, 2012.

Henderson, R.; Tatarchuk, B., Effect of Prepartion pH on Catalytic Activity during Carbon Monoside Oixdation Auburn Graduate Student Council Poster Session. Feb 2012.

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B. J., Energy Efficiency of Ni-MH Battery for Rapid Storage Application, PITTCON 2012 – The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Session 1690 – Energy & Fuels: Advanced Materials and Characterization Methods, #1690-6, Orlando, FL, March 14, 2012.

Davis Z., Tatarchuk B.,“Experimental Studies in the Characterization Occurring At the Catalytic Surfaces of Silver On Titania Adsorbents”, Paper 88b, AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. 2012

Davis Z., Tatarchuk B., “Investigation of the Heterogeneous Nature of Ag-TiO2 Adsorbents; Comparing and Contrasting Crystallite Size using Oxygen Chemisorption and XPS Techniques”, Advancing Science Award, NOBCChE 39th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. 2012.

Chen, Y. and Tatarchuk, B.J., Improved Filtration Performance of a Novel Filter Housing Design, 2012 AFS Annual Conference, Jun 4-7, Boca Raton, FL., 2012.

Technical Presentations Accepted

Sujan. A; Tatarchuk. B., Process Dynamics & Characterization of Sulfur Adsorbents via Fiber Optic UV/Vis Spectroscopy, GSC Research Forum Poster Presentation, Auburn University, Auburn, AL (POSTER), February 2013.

Sujan. A; Tatarchuk. B., An embedded sensor approach for monitoring the desulfurization process of industrial reformates on doped supported zinc oxide adsorbents using fiber optic based diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, Pittcon, Philadelphia, PA (ORAL), March 2013.

Sujan. A; Tatarchuk. B., An embedded sensor approach via fiber optics and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy of doped supported zinc oxide adsorbents for H2S removal from reformate streams at room temperature, 11th International Conference on The Fundamentals of Adsorption, Baltimore, MD (POSTER), May 19-24 2013.

Phalle, A. G.; Tatarchuk, B.J., Development of Cathode Air Filters for PEM Fuel Cells Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents.  Accepted for paper presentation at 11th International Conference of the Fundamentals of Adsorption (FOA), Baltimore, MD., Session: Adsorption in Energy Technology, 2013.

Zhu, W.H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B.J., Impedance and Self-Discharge Mechanism Studies of Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries for Energy Storage Applications, APS April Meeting 2013, American Physical Society, APR13-2013-000439, Session Q15. Energy Research and Applications, 2013.

Yantz Jr., W. R.; Cahela, D. R.; Gonzalez, C. F.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Catalyst entrapment within a highly conductive catalyst support structure. ICOSCAR-4. 2013 (Poster Accepted Dec. 18th, 2012)

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Novel Catalytic Material with Enhanced Heterogeneous Contacting Efficiency for VOC Removal, 23rd North Am. Catal. Soc. Meeting, 2013.

Wahid, S., Tatarchuk, B. J., Novel catalytic material with enhanced contacting efficiency for VOC decomposition at ultra-short contact time, 3rd North Am. Sym. on Chem. Reac. Eng., 2013.

Wahid, S., Cahela, D. R., Tatarchuk, B. J., An experimental, computational, and theoretical comparison of pressure drops occurring in pleated catalyst structure, 4th Intl. Conf. on Struct. Catal. Reac., 2013.

Gonzalez, C. F.; Cahela, D. R.; Yantz Jr., W. R.; Tatarchuk, B. J. Enhanced reactor wall heat transfer through novel micro metal fiber catalyst support structures. ICOSCAR-4. 2013 (Poster Accepted Dec. 18th, 2012).

Invited Presentations

Zhu, Y.; Zhu, W. H.; Tatarchuk, B. J. presented to the 45th Power Sources Conference, Section 8: Fuel Cells, Fuel Processing, and Storage I, # 8.4, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11-14, 2012.

Zhu, W. H.; Zhu, Y.; Tatarchuk, B. J. presented to the 45th Power Sources Conference, Section 1: Battery Safety/Quality/Testing I, #1.5, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 11-14, 2012.

2011

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Dhage, P., Samokhvalov, A., Repala, D., Duin, E.C., and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Regenerable Fe-Mn-ZnO/Sio2 sorbents for room temperature removal of H2S from fuel reformates: performance, active sites, Operando studies.” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13.6, pp 2179-2187, 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01355B

Nair, Sachin; Tatarchuk, Bruce J. “Characteristics of sulfur removal by silver-titania adsorbents at ambient conditions.” Adsorption 2011, 17(4), 663-673. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1007/s10450-011-9362-2

Payne, Robert U.; Zhu, Ying; Zhu,Wenhua; Timper, Mark S.; Elangovan, S. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Diffusion and Gas Conversion Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at Loads via AC Impedance.”  International Journal of Electrochemistry, vol. 2011, Article ID 465452, DOI:10.4061/2011/465452, 2011.

Samokhvalov, Alexander; Duin, Evert C.; Nair, Sachin; Tatarchuk, Bruce J..Adsorption and desorption of dibenzothiophene on Ag-titania studied by the complementary temperature-programmed XPS and ESR.Applied Surface Science, Feb2011, Vol. 257 Issue 8, p3226-3232, 7p; DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2010.10.142

Samokhvalov, Alexander; Tatarchuk, Bruce J. “Heated sample platform for in situ temperature-programmed XPS.” Review of Scientific Instruments 2011, 82(7), 076106/1-076106/3. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1063/1.3615308

Samokhvalov, Alexander; Tatarchuk, Bruce J. “Characterization of active sites, determination of mechanisms of H2S, COS and CS2 sorption and regeneration of ZnO low-temperature sorbents: past, current and perspectives.” From Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2011, 13(8), 3197-3209. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS, DOI:10.1039/c0cp01227k

Shahadat Hussain, A. H. M.; Nair, Sachin; Tatarachuk, Bruce J.  “Adsorptive desulfurization of transportation fuel using silver based regenerable adsorbents at room temperature: relationship with surface acidity.” Preprints of Symposia – American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry 2011, 56(1), 317-319. Language: English, Database: CAPLUS

Sheng, Min; Yang, Hongyun; Cahela, Donald R.; Tatarchuk, Bruce J.  “A novel catalyst structure with enhanced heat transfer characteristics.” Journal of Catalysis, 281, 2011, 254-262, DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2011.05.006

Zhu,W.H.; Zhu, Ying and Tatarchuk, B. J. “A Simplified Equivalent Circuit Model for Simulation of Pb-Acid Batteries at Load for Energy Storage Application.” Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 52, pp.2794-2799, 2011.

Technical Presentations

Min Sheng, Hongyun Yang, Donald Cahela, Bruce Tatarchuk, “Enhanced Heat Transfer Catalyst Structure.” NAM Meeting, Detroit, Jun 8, 2011

Min Sheng, Donald Cahela, Bruce Tatarchuk, “A Novel Structured Catalyst with Enhanced Heat Transfer Characteristics for FTS.” AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Oct 2011

Davis Z., Tatarchuk B., “Surface Characterization Studies of Silver-Titania Adsor-bents”, Paper 766f, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Oct 2011

Davis Z., Tatarchuk B., “Characterization of Ag-TiO2 Sorbents for Liquid-Phase Adsorptive Desulfurization of Logistic Fuels.” Advancing Science Award, NOBCChE 38th Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. 2011

A. H. M. Shahadat Hussain, Sachin Nair and Bruce J. Tatarchuk; “Adsorptive desulfurization of transportation fuel using silver based regenerable adsorbents at room temperature: Relationship with surface acidity”; Paper ID: 19452, Preprint for 241st ACS meeting, 2011.

A. H. M. Shahadat Hussain, Sachin Nair and Bruce J. Tatarchuk; “Adsorptive Desulfurization of Transportation Fuel using Regenerable Adsorbents at Room Temperature: Relationship with Surface Acidity”; Paper ID: 4427, Preprint for 22nd NACS meeting, 2011.

A. H. M. Shahadat Hussain and Bruce J. Tatarchuk; “Enhancement of Adsorptive Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Silver Adsorbents On Titania Dispersed Supports for Fuel Cell Application”, AIChE annual meeting, 2011.

A. H. M. Shahadat Hussain, Hongyun Yang and Bruce J. Tatarchuk; “Selective Adsorption of Organosulfur Compounds From Logistic Fuels by Mixed Oxide Supported Silver Adsorbent”, AIChE annual meeting, 2011.

Amogh N. Karwa and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “Enhancement in aerosol filtration performance using 3-dimensionally dispersed carbon nanofibers for depth filtration”, American Filtration Society, Oct. 2011. Oral Presentation

Amogh N. Karwa and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.”Semi-empirical models for estimating aerosol filtration efficiency and pressure-drop performance of catalyst/sorbent particles entrapped in microfibrous matrices”,  American Filtration Society, Oct. 2011. Oral Presentation

Amogh N. Karwa and Bruce J. Tatarchuk “Aerosol Filtration Performance of Composites Containing Carbon Nanofibers Entrapped In Wet-Laid Nonwovens”,.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Oct. 2011. Poster Presentation.

D.Repala, BruceJ.Tatarchuk, Characterization and surface reactions of Cu doped Zinc Oxide sorbents AIChE Minneapolis, MN 2011

P.Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, D.Repala and B.Tatarchuk, “Bimetallic Doped Supported Sorbents for Simultaneous H2S and COS Removal from Reformate Streams over Wide Temperature Range”, the 22-nd Annual Meeting of North American Catalysis Society (NAM) 2011, Detroit, MI, USA. June 2011.

Ying Zhu, W. H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Effect of Cathode Inlet Gas on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells via AC Impedance Measurement,” Alternative Fuels and New Technology: Fuel Cell Technology II, 373c, presented to the AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.

Ying Zhu, W. H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “In-Situ Electrical Characterization of a High Temperature PEM Fuel Cell Stack at Loads”, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuels and Petrochemicals Division – Alternate Fuels & New Technology – Fuel Cell Technology II, #373b, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.

Ying Zhu, W. H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Validation of the Equivalent Circuit Diagram for SOFC Modeling”, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuels and Petrochemicals Division – Alternate Fuels & New Technology – Fuel Cell Technology II, #373c, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.

W. H. Zhu, Ying Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Comparison of On-Board Hydrogen Production from Several Non-Fossil Fuel Feedstocks”, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Environmental Division – Renewable Hydrogen Production I, #259b, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.

Phalle Abhijeet, Tatarchuk Bruce, “Development of Cathode air filters for PEM fuel cells using microfibrous entrapped sorbents” ; Session:- Application of Adsorption in Fuel Cells; Area:- Adsorption and Ion Exchange, Separations Division;  also submitted extended abstract for the  same conference.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN 2011

Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk. “High Volumetric Reactivity Structure Testing,” AICHE annual meeting 2011

Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk Ozone Removal at Micro-second Contact Time for Aircraft Cabin Air using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts, AFS annual meeting 2011

Qiang Gu, Bruce Tatarchuk.  “Ozone Removal at Micro-second Contact Time using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts,” NAM22 meeting 2011

Chen, Y., Xu, G., and Tatarchuk, B. J., “Fundamental Design of Microfibrous Materials as Pleated Filter Media,” 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Oct 16-21, Minneapolis, MN, USA (Oral Presentations)

2010

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Samokhvalov,A., Duin ,E.C., Nair,S., Bowman, M., Tatarchuk, B. J., “An in situ temperature-programmed XPS study of the surface chemical reactions of thiophene with Ag/Titania.” Surface and Interface Analysis Vol. 42, No. 9, pp 1476-1482, 2010.

Samokhvalov, A.; Nair,S.; Duin, E. C.; Tatarchuk, B. J., “Surface Characterization of Ag/Titania adsorbents.” Appl. Surf. Sci., Vol. 256, No. 11, pp 3647-3652, 2010.

Samokhvalov, A. Duin, E.C Nair, S., Bowman, M. Davis, Z. Tatarchuk, B. J., “Study of the Surface Chemical Reactions of Thiophene with Ag/Titania by the Complementary Temperature-Programmed Electron Spin Resonance, Temperature-.” Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 114, No. 9, pp 4075–4085, 2010.

Samokhvalov, A. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “ Review of experimental characterization of active sites and determination of molecular mechanisms of adsorption, desorption and regeneration of the deep and ultradeep desulfurization sorbents for liquid fuels.” Catalysis Reviews – Science and Engineering, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp 381-410, 2010.

Nair, S. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “ Supported silver adsorbents for selective removal of sulfur species from hydrocarbon fuels.” Fuel Vol. 89 No. 11, pp 3218-3225, 2010.

Punde, S.S. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Low Temperature Co Oxidation.” Catalytic Materials for Energy, Green Processes and Nanotechnology Vol. 1217, pp 39-44, 2010.

Dhage, P., Samokhvalov, A., Repala, D., Duin, E.C., Bowman, M. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Copper-promoted ZnO/SiO2 regenerable sorbents for the room temperature removal of H2S from reformate gas streams.” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research Vol. 49 No. 18, pp 8388-8396, 2010.

Yang, H.Y., and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Novel-Doped Zinc Oxide Sorbents for Low-Temperature Regenerable Desulfurization Applications” AIChE J Vol. 56, No. 11, 2010.

Proceedings and Other Articles Published

Samokhvalov, E. C. Duin, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Studies of the molecular mechanisms of adsorption and surface chemical reactions of aromatic vs. thio-aromatic compounds by the combination of the surface and bulk-sensitive operando UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and Operando ESR,” Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis, March 7-10, 2010, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Zhu, Y., Zhu, W.H., Tatarchuk, B.J. “AC Impedance Study of Mass Transfer Processes and Hydrogen Oxygen Reaction in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.” Proceedings of the 44th Power Sources Conference. June 14-17, 2010. 401-404. Las Vegas, NV.

Zhu, W.H., Zhu, Y., Tatarchuk, B.J. “Advanced Pb-Acid Batteries for Potential High-Rate Power Applications.” Proceedings of the 44th Power Sources Conference. June 14-17, 2010. 401-404. Las Vegas, NV.

Technical Presentations

Davis, Z. and Tatarchuk, B.J. “Desorption and Surface Chemical Reactions of Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles from silver based sorbents.” NObCChe 38th Annual Meeting, March 28-April 1, 2010. Atlanta, GA.

A. Samokhvalov, E. C. Duin,  A. Hussain, S. Nair, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Molecular Mechanisms of Adsorption, Desorption and Surface Chemical Reactions of Thiophenes with Deep and Ultradeep Desulfurization Sorbents Based on Doped Metal Oxides, by Multiple Surface and Bulk-Sensitive Temperature-Dependent Spectroscopies”, 10th International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption, May 23-28, 2010, Hyogo, Japan.

P. Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, E. C. Duin, H.Yang, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Novel Sorbents for Removal of H2S/COS for Applications in Fuel Cells over Wide Temperature Range,” 10th International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption, May 23-28, 2010, Hyogo, Japan.

S. Nair and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Ag/TiO2 Selective Heterocycle Adsorbents from Real Fuels,” 10th International Conference on Fundamentals of Adsorption, May 23-28, 2010, Hyogo, Japan.

Ying Zhu, W.H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “AC Impedance Study of Mass Transfer Processes and Hydrogen Oxidation Reaction in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” 44th Power Sources Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada on June 14-17, 2010.

W.H. Zhu, Ying Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Advanced Pb-Acid Batteries for Potential High-Rate Power Applications”, paper #5-1, 44th Power Sources Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada on June 14-17, 2010.

“Bimetallic-Doped ZnO Sorbents for Simultaneous H2S Removal and COS Hydrolysis From Reformate Streams.” P. Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, D. Repala, B.J. Tatarchuk, and E. Duin. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Temperature Excursions of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Occurring in a Fixed Bed Investigated Using a 2-D (r,z) Reactor Model.” D.R. Cahela, M. Sheng, T. Dokun and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Self-Discharge Evaluation of Ni-MH Battery Using Metal Hydride Alloy for Energy Storage Applications.” W. Zhu, Y. Zhu and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Selective Adsorption of Refractory Organosulfur Compounds From Low Sulfur Commercial Fuels by Novel Regenerable Sorbents at Room Temperature.” A.H.M.S. Hussain, S. Nair and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Development of Cathode Air Filters for PEM Fuel Cell Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents.” A. Phalle and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Silicon Micro-Reactors to Power Portable Electronics.” S. Gururaj, N. Ansari, W. R. Ashurst and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Microfibrous Entrapped Catalyst Structure for Alternative Fuel Production.” H.Y. Yang, N.E. Sammons Jr., T.J. Barron and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Investigation Into the Sensitivity of Low Temperature CO Oxidation On a Pt Based Catalyst.” R. Henderson, S.S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Mechanism of Sulfur Removal in Adsorptive Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels Using Ag-Titania Sorbents.” S. Nair and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Performance and Costs of Multi-Element Structured Arrays in Air Filtration.” Y. Chen, G. Xu and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Applications for Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts: VOC Oxidation at Microsecond Residence Times.” S. Wahid and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Enhanced Heat Transfer Catalyst Structure for Fisher Tropsch Synthesis.” M. Sheng, D.R. Cahela and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Regeneration Studies of Ag/TiO2 Sorbent with Thiophene Derivatives for Sulfur Removal.” Z. Davis, S. Nair and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Characterization of a Prismatic SOFC Stack by AC Impedance Spectroscopy.” Y. Zhu, W. Zhu and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Characterization and Surface Chemical Reactions of Doped ZnO/Silica Sorbents Upon H2S Adsorption.” D. Repala, A. Samokhvalov and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Synthesis of Vapor Grown Carbon Fibers (VGFs) On Pretreated Metal Foil Using Thermal CVD.” A. Karwa and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“High Volumetric Reactivity Structure and Testing.” Q. Gu and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

“Particulate Air-Filtration Characteristics of Microfibrous Materials.” A. Karwa and B.J. Tatarchuk. AIChE 2010, Salt Lake City, UT.

Invited Presentations

“Synthetic Fuel Development,” Plenary Lecture at Alternative Energy for Defense, Institute for Defense and Government Advancement, June 28-30, 2010, Washington, DC.

Q. Gu, S. Wahid, D. Cahela, and B.J. Tatarchuk, “New Structures of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalytic Benefication of Cabin Air,” AIAA Meeting on Environmental Control Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010.

“Microfibrous Materials R&D at Auburn University,” Filtration and Separation Chapter of the 3M Technology Forum, Minneapolis, MN, October 2010.

“Synthetic Fuel Development,” 8th Annual Tactical Power Sources Summit, January 24-27 2011, Arlington, VA.

2009

Refereed Journal Articles Published

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “A Semi-Empirical Pressure Drop Model: Part 2 Multi-Element Pleated Filter Bank” March 2009; HVAC & R Research, 15 (2): 269-286.)

Ranjeeth R. Kalluri, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, “Comparative Heterogeneous Contacting Efficiency in Fixed Bed Reactors: Opportunities for New Microstructured Systems,” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 90 (2009) 507-515.

Proceedings and Other Articles Published

S. Nair, A. Samokhvalov, E. Duin, Z. Davis, J. Heinzel, B. Tatarchuk, “Selective Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Ag/TiO2: Preparation, Performance and Characterization,” Proceedings of the 21-st NAM Annual Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009. Paper OC19.

P. Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, D. Repala, E. Duin, B. Tatarchuk, “Promoted ZnO/Silica for Wide-Temperature Range H2S Removal, while Inhibiting COS Formation,” Proceedings of the 21-st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009. Paper P-W-93.

S. Punde and B.J Tatarchuk, “Novel Heterogeneous Contacting System – Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Low Temperature Carbon Monoxide Oxidation,” Proceedings of the 21-st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009.

S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Low-temperature Carbon Monoxide Oxidation Using Microfibrous Entrapped Pt-Ceria/Silica Catalyst,” Proceedings of the 21-st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009.

Posters

 “Promoted-Supported ZnO Sorbents for H2S/COS Removal in PEMFCs,” P.Dhage, A.Samokhvalov, H.Yang, E.Duin and B.Tatarchuk, National ACS Meeting, August 2009, Washington D.C..

“Desorption of Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles from Silver-Based Sorbents,” Z. Davis and B.J. Tatarchuk,  Poster 338r, AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2009.

“Fischer Tropsch Platform  Enhanced by High Thermal  Conductivity Catalysts,” T. Dokun and B.J. Tatarchuk, AIChE National Meeting, Nashville, TN,  November 2009.

Technical Presentations

S. Nair, A. Samokhvalov, E. Duin, Z. Davis, J. Heinzel, B. Tatarchuk, “Selective Desulfurization of Hydrocarbon Fuels by Ag/TiO2: Preparation, Performance and Characterization,” 21st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009. Paper OC19.

P. Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, D. Repala, E. Duin, B. Tatarchuk, “Promoted ZnO/Silica for Wide-Temperature Range H2S Removal, while Inhibiting COS Formation,” 21st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009. Paper P-W-93.

S. Punde and B.J Tatarchuk, “Novel Heterogeneous Contacting System – Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Low Temperature Carbon Monoxide Oxidation,” 21st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009.

S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Low-temperature Carbon Monoxide Oxidation Using Microfibrous Entrapped Pt-Ceria/Silica Catalyst,” 21st NAM Meeting 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA. June 7-12, 2009.

A. Samokhvalov, S. Nair, E. Duin, Z. Davis, B. Tatarchuk, “Surface Science and Operando Multiple-Technique Spectroscopic Studies of Chemical Composition and Surface Chemical Reactions of the Silver-doped Titania Sorbent for Selective Desulfurization of Logistic Fuels,” ACS Fall National Meeting 2009, Washington, DC, USA. August 16-20, 2009. Paper 148.

P. Dhage, A. Samokhvalov, H. Yang, E. Duin, B. Tatarchuk, “Promoted Supported ZnO Sorbents for Low Temperature H2S/COS Removal in PEMFCs,” ACS Fall National Meeting 2009, Washington, DC, USA. August 16-20, 2009. Paper 144.

S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Low Temperature CO Oxidation,” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, December 2009.

S.Punde and B.J Tatarchuk, “Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts for Low Temperature Carbon Monoxide (CO) Oxidation,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville,  November 2009.

S. Punde and B.J Tatarchuk, “Low Temperature CO Oxidation Using Platinum-Ceria On Silica Catalysts,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, November 2009.

Nair S; Tatarchuk B. J., “Sulfur Selectivity of Ag/TiO2 Sorbents and the Effects of Fuel Chemistry,” AIChE National Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.

M. Sheng, D.R. Cahela, H. Yang, T. Dokun and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Enhanced Thermal Conductivity Catalyst Structure for FTS,” AIChE National Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 2009.

R.A. Sothen, Y. Chen and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Utilization of Microfibrous-Supported Sorbent Materials and Novel Packaging Designs for Improved Indoor Air Quality at Reduced Energy Consumption,” AIChE National Meeting, Nashville, TN, November, 2009.

“Synthesis of Vapor Grown Carbon Fibers (VGCF) On Sintered Metal Fibers (SMF) for Air-Filtration” Amogh N. Karwa, Virginia A. Davis and Bruce J. Tatarchuk. 2009 Annual Meeting for American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), Nashville, TN November 2009.

W.H. Zhu, Ying Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Massive Deep-Cycle Pb-Acid Batteries for Energy Storage Applications,” Sustainable Electricity: Generation and Storage,” AIChE Annual Meeting, #676d, Nashville, TN, November 8-13, 2009.

Ying Zhu, W.H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “AC Impedance in Characterization of SOFC and Interpretation of a Low Frequency Inductive Loop,” Fuels and Petrochemicals Division: Fuel Cell Technology, AIChE Annual Meeting, #89e, Nashville, TN, November 8-13, 2009.

D. Repala, A. Samokhvalov, B Tatarchuk, “Preparation, Characterization and Surface Chemical Properties of Model Cu-ZnO/Silica Sorbents Upon H2S Adsorption,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, November 8-13, 2009, Paper 91b.

Z. Davis, S. Nair, A. Poda, A. Samokhvalov, B, Tatarchuk, “Desorption of Aromatic Sulfur Heterocycles from Silver Based Sorbents,” AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, November 8-13, 2009, Paper 338r.

A. Samokhvalov, E. Duin, S.Nair, B.J. Tatarchuk, “Surface Science and Temperature-Dependent ESR Spectroscopic Studies of Surface Chemical Reactions of Silver-doped Titania with Thiophenes,”  AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, November 8-13, 2009, Paper 561e.

“Novel Sorbents for Wide Temperature H2S/COS Removal in Fuel Cell Applications,” P.Dhage, H.Yang and B.J. Tatarchuk, AIChE 2009, Nashville, TN.

“Cathode Air Filtration for PEM Fuel Cell Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents,” A. Phalle, and B.J. Tatarchuk, Session- Fuel Cell Technology III ; 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.

A. Samokhvalov, E. C. Duin, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Studies of the molecular mechanisms of adsorption and surface chemical reactions of aromatic vs. thio-aromatic compounds by the combination of the surface and bulk-sensitive operando UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and Operando ESR,” Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis, March 7-10, 2010, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.\

Invited Presentations

“High Volume Reactivity Heterogeneous Contactors Using New Structures of Matter Borrowed from the Textiles Industry,” Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn University, March, 2009.

“Improved Ozone Converters using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts,” FAA-Center for Aircraft Cabin Air, Kansas State University, April, 2009.

“Synthetic Fuel Development,” Plenary Lecture at Alternative Energy for Defense, Institute for Defense and Government Advancement, June 28-30, 2010, Washington, DC..

Q. Gu, S. Wahid, D. Cahela, and B.J. Tatarchuk, “New Structures of Matter for High Performance Heterogeneous Catalytic Benefication of Cabin Air,” AIAA Meeting on Environmental Control Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010.

“Microfibrous Materials R&D at Auburn University” Filtration and Separation Chapter of the 3M Technology Forum, Minneapolis, MN, October 2010.

2008

Refereed Journal Articles Published

R.K. Duggirala, C. Roy, S.M. Saeidi, J.M. Khodadadi, D.R. Cahela and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Pressure Drop Predictions in Microfibrous Materials Using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 130, 13 pages, 2008. DOI:10.1115/1.2948363

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “A Semi-Empirical Pressure Drop Model:  Part 1 Pleated Filters” submitted to HVAC&R Research on March 20th, 2008 (Published November 2008; HVAC & R Research , 14 (6): 841-861.)

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “A Semi-Empirical Pressure Drop Model: Part 2 Multi-Element Pleated Filter Bank” submitted to HVAC&R Research on March 20th, 2008 (Published March 2009; HVAC & R Research , 15 (2): 269-286.)

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, R.M. Nelms, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Equivalent circuit elements for PSpice simulation of PEM stacks at pulse load,” Journal of Power Sources  178, 197–206 (2008).

N. Pari, J. Fergus and B. Tatarchuk. Conference Proceedings of 213th Electrochemical Society Meeting at Phoenix, Arizona May 2008, ECS Transactions 13 (17), pp 119-122 (2008), Title – Minimization of carbon monoxide poisoning in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells using in situ PROX catalysts.

Yang, Hongyun; Sothen, Ryan; Cahela, Donald R.; Tatarchuk, Bruce J..  Breakthrough Characteristics of Reformate Desulfurization Using ZnO Sorbents for Logistic Fuel Cell Power Systems.    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research  (2008),  47(24),  10064-10070.

Yang, Hongyun; Cahela, Donald R.; Tatarchuk, Bruce J..  A study of kinetic effects due to using microfibrous entrapped zinc oxide sorbents for hydrogen sulfide removal.    Chemical Engineering Science  (2008),  63(10),  2707-2716.

Ranjeeth R. Kalluri, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk. Comparative Heterogeneous Contacting Efficiency in Fixed Bed Reactors: Opportunities for New Microstructured Systems, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 17 April 2009.

Microfibrous entrapped small particle adsorbents for high efficiency heterogeneous contacting, Separation and Purification Technology, Volume 62, Issue 2, 1 September 2008, Pages 304-316, Ranjeeth R. Kalluri, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk

Proceedings and Other Articles Published

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, Ying Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting, paper 457a, Philadelphia, PA, November 16-21, 2008

R.U. Payne, Ying Zhu, W.H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting, paper 768d, Philadelphia, PA, November 16-21, 2008

W.H. Zhu and B. J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the 16th DICP Symposium on Fuel Cells, pp.85-86, Dalian, China, May 25-28, 20

R.U. Payne, W.H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the 43rd Power Sources Conference, paper #15.1, pp.327-330, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 7-10, 2008.

Presentations Made

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “Design Characteristics of Pleated Filters and Their Corresponding Effect on Flow Resistance” presented at the Auburn GSC Forum on March 12th, 2008

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “A Predictive Pressure Drop Model for Designing and Optimizing Cathode Air Filters,” 43rd Power Sources Conference July 9th, 2008

Ryan A. Sothen and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  “A Predictive Pressure Drop Model for Designing and Optimizing Cathode Air Filters” AICHE National Conference November 19th, 2008

Promoted ZnO sorbents for wide temperature H2S removal – P. Dhage, V. Gaur, H.Yang and B.Tatarchuk, ACS-AIChE Spring national meeting, New Orleans, April 2008

Promoted ZnO sorbents for low temeperature H2S/COS removal for PEMFCs – P.Dhage, H.Yang and B.Tatarchuk, AIChE 2008 Annual meeting, Philadelphia- Nov 2008

AIChE Conference in Philadelphia in November 2008, Ambient Temperature Carbon Monoxide oxidation using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts: AIChE Annual Meeting, November 20, 2008, Shirish S. Punde and Dr Bruce J Tatarchuk.

Nov. 17-21, 2008, AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, “Determining Kinetic and Mass Transfer Limiting Behavior of a SOFC via AC Impedance”, Ying Zhu, Robert U. Payne, Wenhua H. Zhu, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, S. Elangovan, and Mark Timper

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, Ying Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Electrical Characterization of Lead-Acid Battery at Load for HEV Applications,” presented to AIChE Annual Meeting: Battery and Fuel Cell Energy Storage on Vehicles, Philadelphia, PA, November 16-21, 2008.

W.H. Zhu and B. J. Tatarchuk, “An Application of AC Impedance Technique in PEM Stacks,” presented to the 16th DICP Symposium on Fuel Cells, Section 3-4 (Key Technology and Fundamental), Dalian, China, May 25-28, 2008

R.U. Payne, W.H. Zhu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Mechanistic Discrimination of Circuit Elements in Fuel-Cell Equivalent-Circuit Model,” presented to the 43rd Power Sources Conference, Section 15: Fuel Cells, Fuel Processing, and Storage V, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 7-10, 2008.

N. Pari, J. Fergus and B. Tatarchuk. “Investigation of the effectiveness of PROX catalyst inside a PEMFC.”43rd Power Sources Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 7-10, 2008.

Vapor Grown Carbon Fiber – Microfibrous Matrix Composites” Amogh N. Karwa, Dr. Virginia Davis, Dr. Bruce J. Tatarchuk.  2008 Annual Meeting for American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE), Philadelphia, PA November 2008

Abhijeet Phalle, Dr.Vivekanad Gaur and Dr. Bruce Tatarchuk, Development of Cathode Air Filters for PEM Fuel Cell Using Microfibrous Entrapped Sorbents, AIChE Annual Conference, Nov. 19th, 2008, Philadelphia,PA.

Posters

Alexander Samokhvalov, Zenda Davis, Bruce Tatarchuk, “Interactions of Sulfur-Containing Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons S-PAHs with Surface of Titania-Supported Silver: Novel Model System for Studies of Adsorption/Desorption and Surface Reactivity of Adsorbents for Sulfur Removal.” in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, November 16-21, 2008, Paper 575ad.

Alexander Samokhvalov, Sachin Nair, Zenda Davis, Bruce Tatarchuk, “Preparation and Characterization of Nanodispersed Ag-Based Sorbent for Removal of Sulfur from Logistic Fuels ” in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, November 16-21, 2008, Paper 189z.

Vapor Grown Carbon Fiber – Microfibrous Matrix Composites Amogh N. Karwa, Dr. Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Dr. Virginia Davis. 6th Annual Nanomaterials for Defense Conference, Arlington, VA April 2008

Invited Presentations

“Overview of Microfibrous Media for Airborne Contaminant Removal,” 2008 Self-Contained Self Rescuer Workshop, the national Technology Transfer Center at Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV, April 4, 2008, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

“Cathode and Anode Contaminants and Mitigation,” Office of Naval Research sponsored conference on new developments in fuel cell R&D, Arlington, VA, May, 2008.

“Improved Heterogeneous Contacting Efficiency using Microstructured Materials,” BASF Corporate R&D Center, Iselin, NJ, November, 2008.

“High Volume Reactivity Heterogeneous Contactors Using New Structures of Matter Borrowed from the Textiles Industry,” Department of Polymer and Fiber Engineering, Auburn University, March, 2009.

“Improved Ozone Converters using Microfibrous Entrapped Catalysts,” FAA-Center for Aircraft Cabin Air, Kansas State University, April, 2009

2007

R.U. Payne, H. Yang, W.H. Zhu, N. Pari, D.M. Kennedy, J. Fergus, G.T. Flowers, and B. J. Tatarchuk, FUEL CELLS DURABILITY & PERFORMANCE, 2nd Edition, Chapter 3, Knowledge Press, The Knowledge Foundation, Inc., Brookline, MA (2007)

Refereed Journal Articles Published

“Immobilization of CO2 by Aqueous K2CO3 Using Microfibrous Media Entrapped Small Particulates for Battery and Fuel Cell Applications,” N. Sathitsuksanoh, H. Yang, D.R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, Journal of Power Sources, Journal of Power Sources (2007), 173 (1), 478-486.

“Glass Fiber Entrapped Sorbent for Reformates Desulfurization in Logistic PEM Fuel Cell Power Systems,” H. Yang, Y. Lu, and B. J. Tatarchuk, Journal of Power Sources, (2007), 174 (1), 302-311.

“PEM Stack Test and Analysis in a Power System at Operational Load via AC Impedance,” Wenhua H. Zhu, Robert U. Payne, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, Journal of Power Sources 168, 211 –217 (2007).

“Fuel Cell Cathode Air Filters: Methodologies for Design and Optimization,”  Kennedy D. M.; Cahela, D.R.; Zhu, W.H.; Westrom, K.C.; Nelms, R.M.; Tatarchuk, B.J.,. Journal of Power Sources 168(2), 391-399 (2007).

“A Study of Kinetic Effects Due to Using Microfibrous Entrapped Zinc Oxide Sorbents for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal from Model Reformates,” H. Yang, D. R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, Chemical Engineering Science, (2007), 63(10), 2707-2716.

Shihuai Zhao, W. Robert Ashurst, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, “Microfibrous Entrapment of Supported Catalysts in Microreactors for Hydrogen Production from Ammonia Decomposition,” Preprints of American Chemical Society (ACS) 233rd National Meeting , March 25-29, 2007, Chicago, IL.

Proceedings and Other Articles Published and Submitted

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, R.M. Nelms, and B. J. Tatarchuk in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuel Cells and Alternative Fuel Systems – Fuel Cell Durability,  Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007, 295e.

Robert U. Payne, Wenhua H. Zhu, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuel Cells and Alternative Fuel Systems – Fuel Cell Durability, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007, 295f.

R. K. Duggirala, C. J. Roy, R. K. Kalluri, D. R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Simulation of Surface Chemical Reactions in Microfibrous Gas Flows using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” 7th Asian CFD Conference, Bangalore, India, November 26-30, 2007.

Presentations Made (Invited)

“Energy and the Environment,” Plenary Speaker at the Awards Dinner Banquet of the Alabama Academy of Sciences, March, 2007, Tuskegee University, Kellog Center.

“Microfibrous Enhancement of Heterogeneous Contacting Processes,” Exxon-Mobil Chemicals Research Headquarters, Baytown, TX, August, 2007.

“Heterogeneous Contacting Using Entrapped Small Particulate Sorbents,” Praxair Corporate Research Center, Buffalo, NY, October, 2007.

 Presentations Made to Technical Societies
(some with published abstracts and/or Proceedings)

“Residence Time Distribution Analysis From CFD Simulations Of Microscale Flows In Microfibrous Entrapped Adsorbents/Catalysts,” AICHE Annual Meeting,  November, 2007, with Donald R. Cahela, Ravi Duggirala, Chris J. Roy, Hongyun Yang, Ranjeeth Kalluri, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk.

Breakthrough characteristics of reformates desulfurization using ZnO sorbents for PEM fuel cell application, H. Yang, B.J. Tatarchuk, 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States, August 19-23, 2007.

A Study of Kinetic Effects Due to Using Microfibrous Entrapped ZnO Sorbents for H2S Removal, H. Yang, D.R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, November 7, 2007.

Novel Doped Zinc Oxide Sorbents For Regenerable Desulfurization Applications at Low Temperatures, H. Yang and B.J. Tatarchuk, AIChE 2007 Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah,  United States, November 8, 2007.

P. Chitta and B. Tatarchuk, “Oxygen Enrichment of Air for Diesel Engines: A Process Evaluation Study,” 20th AFS Annual Conference, Orlando, FL March 2007.

S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Low Temperature CO Oxidation Catalysts,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

S. Punde and B.J. Tatarchuk, “Microfibrous Entrapped High Activity CO Oxidation Catalysts,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

R. K. Duggirala, C. J. Roy, R. K. Kalluri, H. Yang, D. R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations of Gas Flow through Microfibrous Materials: Analysis of Dilution of Packed Beds,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

R. K. Duggirala, C. J. Roy, R. K. Kalluri, H. Yang, D. R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Effect of Intra-Bed Flow Maldistribution on Chemical Conversion in Microfibrous Materials using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

R. N. Ladd, R. K. Duggirala, and C. J. Roy, “Effect of Fiber Orientation on Pressure Drop in Microfibrous Materials using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” (poster), 4th Annual Auburn University Undergrad Research Symposium, 2007.

R. K. Duggirala, C. J. Roy, R. K. Kalluri, D. R. Cahela, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “Simulation of Surface Chemical Reactions in Microfibrous Gas Flows using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” 7th Asian CFD Conference, Bangalore, India, November 26-30, 2007.

R. K. Duggirala, “Comparison of Pressure Drop in Immobilized Beds and Microfibers using Computational Fluid Dynamics,” 17th Annual Graduate Student Council Research Forum, 2007.

“Modeling the Gas Distribution and Kinetic Effects of Dilute Anode Reactant Feeds in a 47 Cell PEM Stack,” Robert U. Payne, Wenhua H. Zhu, Donald R. Cahela, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, November, 2007.

“Determining Kinetic and Mass Transfer Limiting Behavior of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell via AC Impedance,” Robert U. Payne, Ying Zhu, Wenhua H. Zhu, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, November, 2007.

“Design Characteristics of Pleated Filters and Their Corresponding Effect on Pressure Resistance” presented at the AICHE National Conference on November 6th, 2007, with R. Sothen and B.J. Tatarchuk.

“A Predictive Pressure Drop Model for a Multi-Filter Array Filtration System” presented at the AICHE National Conference on November 6th, 2007, with R. Sothen and B.J. Tatarchuk.

Nair, Sachin; Yang, Hongyun; Tatarchuk, Bruce. Advanced Adsorbents For Ultra Deep Desulfurization Of Logistic Fuels Using Micro-Fiber Entrapped Particles, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City (2007)

Nair, Sachin; Yang Hongyun;  Tatarchuk, Bruce. Selectivity and Reactivity of Ag-Based Adsorbents for Logistic Fuel Desulfurization, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City (2007)

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, R.M. Nelms, and B. J. Tatarchuk in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuel Cells and Alternative Fuel Systems – Fuel Cell Durability,  Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007, 295e.

Robert U. Payne, Wenhua H. Zhu, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, in: Proceedings of the AIChE Annual Meeting: Fuel Cells and Alternative Fuel Systems – Fuel Cell Durability, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007, 295f.

W.H. Zhu, R.U. Payne, R.M. Nelms, and B. J. Tatarchuk, “In Situ Electrical  Characterization of PEM Fuel Cells at Load,” presented to The National Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

Robert U. Payne, Wenhua H. Zhu, Donald R. Cahela, Bruce J. Tatarchuk, “Modeling The Gas Distribution And Kinetic Effects of Dilute Anode Reactant Feeds in a 47-Cell PEM Stack,” presented to The National Meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 4-9, 2007.

Wenhua H. Zhu, Amar Tiwari, Hongyun Yang, Robert U. Payne, and Bruce J. Tatarchuk, “Removal of Tap Water Contaminants for Drinking Consideration,” 2007 Water Resources Conference, National Resources Management & Development Institute, Auburn, AL, June 14-15, 2007.

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Archive List of Articles in Refereed Journals – (Partial Listing)

“Controlled Atmosphere Electron Microscopy Investigation of Iron Supported on Titania,” Journal of Catalysis, 70, 433-439 (1981), with J.J. Chludzinski, R.D. Sherwood, J.A. Dumesic and R.T.K. Baker. DOI: 10.1016/0021-9517(81)90355-9

“Physical Characterization of Fe/TiO2 Model Supported Catalysts: I. Electron Microscopic Studies of Reduction Behavior,” Journal of Catalysis, 70, 308-322 (1981), with J.A. Dumesic. doi:10.1016/0021-9517(81)90343-2

“Physical Characterization of Fe/TiO2 Model Supported Catalysts: II. Electron Spectroscopic Studies of Reduction Behavior,” Journal of Catalysis, 70, 323-332 (1981), with J.A. Dumesic.

“Physical Characterization of Fe/TiO2 Model Supported Catalysts: III. Combined Electron Microscopic and Spectroscopic Studies of Reduction and Oxidation Behavior,” Journal of Catalysis, 70, 335-346 (1981), with J.A. Dumesic.

“Hydrazine Reduction of Transition Metal Oxides: In Situ Characterization Using X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy,” Journal of Vacuum Science Technology A, 4(3), 1608-1612, June 1986, with D.M. Littrell.

“Impact of Surface Phase Behavior on the Activity and Selectivity of Thiophene HDS Over Sulfided Ruthenium Catalysts”, Petroleum Chemistry Preprints, American Chemical Society, 96-103, 1986, w/Y.F. Kuo.

“Mechanisms for the Promotion and Poisoning of Ruthenium Catalysts by Sulfur,” Petroleum Chemistry Preprints, American Chemical Society, 31(1), 258-264, (1986) with Y-J Kuo and R.A. Cocco.

“Rail and Insulator Erosion in Rail Guns,” IEEE Trans. Mag., 22, 1380-1385, (1986), with R.F. Aske, B.A. Chin, J.L. Brown and D.B. Jensen.

“Size-Dependent Electronic Modification of Supported Ruthenium Crystallites By Adsorbed Chlorine,” Petroleum Chemistry Preprints, 31(1), 319-328, (1986), with K. Lu.

“Activated Chemisorption of Hydrogen on Supported Ruthenium: I. Influence of Adsorbed Chlorine on Accurate Surface Area Measurements,” Journal of Catalysis, 136(1), 166-175, 1987, with K. Lu.

“Activated Chemisorption of Hydrogen on Supported Ruthenium: II. Effects of Crystallite Size and Adsorbed Chlorine on Accurate Surface Area Measurements,” Journal of Catalysis, 106(1), 176-187, 1987, with K. Lu.

“Electron Intensities Obtained During Backscatter-Mossbauer Spectroscopy: I. Comparison Between Theory and Experiment,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B18, 182-193, (1987), with T.S. Lee, T.D. Placek and J.A. Dumesic.

“Hydrazine Reduction of Transition Metal Oxides,” JCS Faraday Transactions 1, 83(11), 3271-3282, 1987, with D,M. Littrell and D.H. Bowers.

“A Theoretical Model for the Analysis of Backscattered-Conversion Electron Mossbauer Spectroscopy: Angular and Energy Distributions,” Hyperfine Interactions 42, 1149-1152, 1988, with T-S Lee.

“Chemical Characterization of the Deactivation and Protection of FeTi Thin-Films Using Complementary Nondestructive Techniques,” Journal of Thin Solid Films, 166, 225-233, 1988, with J.H. Sanders.

“Electron Intensities Obtained During Backscattered-Mossbauer Spectroscopy: II. Emergent Energy and Angular Distributions, “Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B33, 196-232, 1988, with T-S Lee and J.S. Zabinski.

“Generation of Low Energy Resonant Electrons During Relaxation of 57Fe,” Hyperfine Interactions 41, 737-743, 1988, with J.S. Zabinski.

“Hydrogenation and Hydrodesulfurization Over Sulfided Ruthenium Catalysts: I. Catalysts Containing Partial Monolayers of Adsorbed Sulfur, Journal of Catalysis, 112, 229-249, 1988, with Y-J Kuo.

“Hydrogenation and Hydrodesulfurization Over Sulfided Ruthenium Catalysts: II. Impact of Surface Phase Behavior on Activity and Selectivity,” Journal of Catalysis, 112, 250-266, 1988 with Y-J Kuo and R. Cocco.

“Mossbauer Studies of High Surface Area Pillared Clays Containing Mixed Metal Complexes,” Hyperfine Interactions, 41, 661-664, 1988, with W-Y Lee.

“Neutron Scattering Study of Hydrogen on Ruthenium Sulfide,” Journal of Physical Chemistry, 92, 5184-5188, 1988, with W. H. Heise, Y-J Kuo, K. Lu, T.J. Udovic and J.J. Rush.

“Protection of FeTi thin films using palladium coatings,” Journal of Physics F: Metals, 18, L276-L270, 1988, with J. Sanders.

“Resonant Low Energy Electrons and Their Impact on Sampling Depth During Backscatter-Electron Mossbauer Spectroscopy,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B31, 576-583, 1988 with J. Zabinski.

“Resonant Low Energy Electrons and Their Impact on Nondestructive Depth-Profiling of Thin-Film Samples,” Journal of Thin Solid Films, 166, 213-224, 1988, with J.S. Zabinski.

“Spectroscopic Analysis of Southern Pine Treated With Chromated Copper Arsenate: I. X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS),” Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 8(3), 413-439, 1988, with J.G. Ostemeyer, T.J. Elder, D.M. Littrell and J.E. Winandy.

“Activation and Deactivation Mechanisms for Thin-Film Iron-Titanium Hydrides,” Journal of the Less-Common Metals, 147, 277-292, 1989, with J.H. Sanders.

“Angular and Energy Distributions of Low Energy Electrons in Backscattered-Mossbauer Spectroscopy,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B44, 107-115, 1989, with T.S. Lee and J.S. Zabinski.

“Effects of Presulfidization on the Selectivity and Surface Structure of Ruthenium Catalysts,” Langmuir, 5, 1309-1315, 1989, with R.A. Cocco.

“Generation Mechanisms for Low Energy Electrons Produced During Relaxation of 57Fe and Their Utilization for Depth Deconvolution,” Nuclear and Instrumental Methods in Physics Research, B42, 379-388, 1989, with J.S. Zabinski

“Hydrogen Adsorption and H2-D2 Exchange Over Sulfided Ruthenium Catalysts,” Journal of Catalysis, 116, 373-382, 1989, with Y-J Kuo and K. Lu.

“Interfacial Analysis of Tribological Systems Containing Molybdenum Disulfide and Iron Using XPS and CEMS,” Thin Solid Films, 181, 485-495, 1989, with J.S. Zabinski and T. George.

“Pillared-Clay Catalysts Containing Mixed-Metal Complexes: I. Preparation and Characterization,” Journal of Catalysis, 115, 159-179, 1989, with W. Lee and R. Raythatha.

“Reduction Kinetics of Thin and Thick Cupric Oxide Films at Room Temperature by Hydrazine,” Journal of Thin Solid Films, 169, 143-157, 1989, with D.M. Littrell and D. H. Bowers.

“Secondary Ion Formation Mechanisms for Thiophene on Clean and Sulfur Precovered Ru (0001),” Surface Science, 218, 147-166, 1989, with R.A. Cocco.

“Static SIMS Measurements During Explosive Thiophene Desorption: Desorption-Induced Recombination and Cationization,” Surface Science, 218, 167-177, 1989, with R.A. Cocco and C. Papageorgopoulos.

“Thiophene Adsorption on Clean and Sulfur Precovered Ru (0001),” Surface Science, 207, 297-322, 1989, with W. H. Heise.

“Thiophene Adsorption and Decomposition on Clean and Sulfur Precovered Ru(0001), ” Surface Science, 218, 127-146, 1989, with W.H. Heise.

“Angular and Energy Distributions of Low Energy Electrons from Backscattered-Conversion Electron Mossbauer Spectroscopy,” Hyperfine Interactions, 57, 1949-1954, 1990, with T.S. Lee.

“Buried-Interfacial Reactivity of Palladium Coated Fe2O3/FeTi Thin-Films During Vacuum or Hydrogen Annealing,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2), 5809-5818, 1990, with J.H. Sanders.

“Carbon-Metal Composite Materials from Fiber Precursors: Preparation of Carbon-Stainless Steel Composite Electrodes,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 137(1), 136-141, 1990, with D. Kohler, J. Zabasajja and A. Krishnagopalan.

“Carbon-Metal Composite Electrodes from Fiber Precursors: II. Electrochemical Characterization of Stainless-Carbon Structures,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 137(6), 1750-1757, 1990, with D. Kohler, J. Zabasajja and M.F. Rose.

“CEMS Investigations of Reactions and Buried MoS2-Fe Interfaces,” Hyperfine Interactions, 57, 2141-2146, 1990, with J.S. Zabinski.

“Depth-Deconvolution of 57Fe Conversion Electron Mossbauer Spectra Using Electrons Below 60 eV,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, B51, 41-52, 1990, with J.S. Zabinski.

“Desorption-Induced Recombination-Cationization of Metal-Adsorbate Adducts from Sulfur Precovered Ru (0001),” Surface Science Letters (227), L91-L99, 1990 with R.A. Cocco.

“Investigation of Internal Interfacial Reactions of the Fe-Ti Hydride System,” Hyperfine Interactions, 57, 2083-2088, 1990, with J.H. Sanders.

“Kinetic Measurements of Oxygen Dissolution into Niobium Substrates: In Situ XPS Studies,” Thin Solid Films, 192, 351-369, 1990, with B. King, H. Patel and D.A. Gulino.

“Measurements of Reactive O2 Sticking Coefficients and Oxidation Rates at Niobium Oxide Surfaces,” Thin Solid Films, 192, 371-381, 1990, with B. King.

“Metal-Carbon Composite Materials from Fiber Precursors: I. Preparation of Stainless Steel-Carbon Composite Electrodes,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 137(1), 136-141, 1990, with D. Kohler, J. Zabasajja and A. Krishnagopalan.

“Phase Determination and Spatial Distribution of an Ion Beam-mixed Internal Interface: Fe/Sn,” Journal of Applied Physics, 67(6), 3121-3131, 1990, with J.H. Sanders, D.L. Edwards and J.R. Williams.

“Pinhole Plugging Characteristics of Silica/Iron/Silver Protective Coatings in Atomic Oxygen Environments,” Thin Solid Films, 192, 79-95, 1990, with J.H. Sanders.

“Chemical Reactivity at Buried-Interfaces: I. Iron on Stiochiometric Molybdenite,” Surface Science, 241, 157-170, 1991, with J.S. Zabinski.

“Chemical Reactivity at Buried-Interfaces: II. Iron on Nonstiochiometric and/or Defected Molybdenite,” Surface Science, 241, 171-189, 1991 with J.S. Zabiniski and T. George.

“Electrochemical Reduction of Oxygen at “Electrocoated” Nafion-Modified Metal-Carbon Composite and Platinum Electrodes,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 140(4), 1026-1033, 1993, with G.M. Swain.

“Composite Fiber Structures for Catalysts and Electrodes,” Journal of Power Sources, 47, 297-302, 1994, with C.J. Marrion, D.R. Cahela and S. Ahn.

“High Surface Area, Low-Weight Composite Nickel Fiber Electrodes,” Journal of Power Sources, 47, 251-259, 1994, with B.A. Johnson, R.E. Ferro and G.M. Swain.

“A Study of the Tribological and Electrical Properties of Sputtered and Burnished Transition Metal Dichalcogenides,” Surface and Coating Technology, vol. 76-77, 415-420, 1995, with H. Waghray and T.S. Lee.

“Air Electrode: Identification of Intraelectrode rate Phenomena via AC Impedance,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 142 (12), 4169-4175, 1995, with S. Ahn.

“Selective Electrochemical Oxidation of Coal in Aqueous Alkaline Electrolyte,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 142(3), 782-787, 1995, with S. Ahn, M.C. Kerby and S.M. Davis.

“Impedance Modeling of Metal Fiber-Carbon Fiber Composite Electrodes for Electrochemical Liquid Double Layer Capacitors,” Proceedings of the 37th Power Sources Conference, 116-119, 1996, w/ D. R. Cahela.

“Oxygen Electrodes Based on Composite Microfibrous Materials,” Proceedings of the 37th Power Sources Conference,1-4, 1996, with R.F. Smith, S. Ahn and R. Putt.

“Surface and Buried-Interfacial Reactivity of Iron and MoS2: A Study of Laser-Deposited Materials,” Thin Solid Films, 286, 282-288, 1996, with T.S. Lee, B. Esposito, M.S. Donley and J.S. Zabinski.

“Composite-Microfibrous Cathodes for Metal-Air Batteries,” Proceedings of the 38th Power Sources Conference, 342-345, 1998, with B. Poole, R. F. Smith and R. Putt.

“Fibrous Metal-Carbon Composite Structures as Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Use in Alkaline Electrolyte,” J. Applied Electrochem., 27, 9-17, 1997, with S. Ahn.

“Impedance Modeling of Nickel Fiber/Carbon Fiber Composite Electrodes for Electrochemical Capacitors,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation, IECON 97, Volume 3, pp.1080-1085, 1997, with D.R. Cahela.

“Overview of Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors,” IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 97, Volume 3, pp 1068-1073, 1997, with D. R. Cahela.

“Surface and Bulk Interactions of Hydrogen with Copper,” Applied Surface Science, 119, 275-287, 1997, with P.B. Lloyd and J.W. Kress.

“Temperature Programmed Desorption Study of the Adsorption and Absorption of Hydrogen on and in Cu(111),” Applied Surface Science, 119, 267-274, 1997, with P.B. Lloyd, M. Swaminathan, and J.W. Kress.

“Zinc-Air Battery/Double Layer Capacitor Hybrid for Portable Communications Pulse Power Supply,” Proceedings of the 38th Power Sources Conference, 61-64, 1998 with D.R. Cahela, W.C. Dillard, R.M. Nelms and R. Putt.

“A Comparison of Two Equivalent Circuits for Double-Layer Capacitors,” 14th Annual IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference, Vol. II, March 1999, Pp. 692-698 (published proceedings).

“Modeling Double-layer Capacitors Using AC Impedance Measurements,” 34th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, paper no. 1999-01-2540, 1999, Society of Automotive Engineers, with R.M. Nelms and D.R. Cahela (published proceedings).

“Permeability of Sintered Microfibrous Composites for Heterogeneous Catalysis and Other Chemical Processing Opportunities,” Catalysis Today, 69, 33-39, 2001, with D.R. Cahela.

“Using a Debye Polarization Cell to Predict Double-Layer Capacitor Performance,” IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Vol 37, No. 1, January/February 2001, 99. 4-9.

“Wet Lay-up and Sintering of Metal-Containing Microfibrous Composites for Chemical Processing Opportunities,” Composites: Part A, 32, 1117-1126, 2001, with D.K. Harris and D.R. Cahela.

“Development of Ultrathin Microfibrous Cathodes for Zinc/Air Pulse Applications,” J. Power Sources, 40, 163-166, 2002, with W.H. Zhu and D.R. Cahela.

“Heat Management and Stack Pulse Operation of PEM Fuel Cells,” J. Power Sources, 40, 321-324, 2002, with W.H. Zhu, B.R. McGee and R.M. Nelms.

“Microfibrous Nickel Substrates and Electrodes for Battery System Applications,” J. Power Sources, 111, 221-231, 2002, with W.H. Zhu and P.J. Durben.

“Modeling Double-Layer Capacitor Behavior Using Ladder Circuits,” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronics, 39(2), 430-439, 2003, with R.M. Nelms and D.R. Cahela.

“New Structures of Thin Air Cathodes for Zinc-Air Batteries,” Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 33, 29-36, 2003, with W.H. Zhu, B.A. Poole, and D.R. Cahela.

 

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