THE FRUITS OF OUR LABOR

ARCHIVAL PUBLICATIONS

2019

M. Mandal, G. Huang, N. Ul Hassan, X. Peng, T. Gu, A.H. Brooks-Starks, B. Bahar, W.E. Mustain, and P.A. Kohl, “The Importance of Water Transport in High Conductivity and High-Power Alkaline Fuel Cells”, J. Electrochem. Soc., Accepted. 

 

N. Ralbag, M. Mann-Lahav, E.S. Davydova, U. Ash, R. Galed, M. Handl, R. Hiesgen, E. Magliocca, W. Mustain, J. He, P. Cong, A.M. Beale, G.S. Grader, D. Avnir, and D.R. Dekel, “Composite Materials with Combined Electronic and Ionic Properties”, Matter, Accepted; DOI: 10.1016/j.matt.2019.04.007

Y. Zheng, T.J. Omasta, X. Peng, L. Wang, J.R. Varcoe, B.S. Pivovar and W.E. Mustain, Quantifying and Elucidating the effect of CO2 on the Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Charge Transport of AEMFCs, Energy Environ. Sci., 12 (2019) 2806-2819.  DOI: 10.1039/C9EE01334B.

E. Faegh, S. Shrestha, X. Zhao and W.E. Mustain, In-depth structural understanding of zinc oxide addition to alkaline electrolytes to protect aluminum against corrosion and gassing, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 49 (2019) 895-907,  DOI: 10.1007/s10800-019-01330-1

G. Huang, M. Mandal, X. Peng, A. C. Yang-Neyerlin, B. S. Pivovar, W. E. Mustain and P. A. Kohl, Composite Poly(norbornene) Anion Conducting Membranes for Achieving Durability, Water Management and High Power (3.4 W/cm2) in Hydrogen/Oxygen Alkaline Fuel Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 166 (2019), F637-F644.

L. Zhu, X. Peng, S. Shang, M.T. Kwasny, T.J. Zimudzi, X. Yu, N. Saikia, J. Pan, Z. Liu, G.N. Tew, W.E. Mustain, M. Yandrasits, and M.A. Hickner, High Performance Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Enabled by Fluoropoly(olefin) Membranes, Adv. Funct. Mater., 29 (2019) 1902059,  DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201902059.

L. Wang, X. Peng, W.E. Mustain and J.R. Varcoe, Radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes: the switch from low- to high-density polyethylene leads to remarkably enhanced fuel cell performance, Energy Environ. Sci., 12 (2019) 1575-1579.  DOI: 10.1039/C9EE00331B

J. Fan, S. Willdorf-Cohen, E.M. Schibli, Z. Paula, W. Li, T.J.G. Skalski,  A.T. Sergeenko, A.Hohenadel, B.J. Frisken, E. Magliocca, W.E. Mustain, C.E. Diesendruck, D.R. Dekel and S. Holdcroft, Poly(bis-arylimidazoliums) Possessing High Hydroxide Ion Exchange Capacity and High Alkaline Stability, Nature Commun., 10 (2019) 2306. 

X. Peng, V. Kashyap, B. Ng, S. Kurungot, L. Wang, J.R. Varcoe and W.E. Mustain, High Performing PGM-Free AEMFC Cathodes from Carbon-Supported Cobalt Ferrite Nanoparticles, Catalysts, 9 (2019) 264.  DOI: 10.3390/catal9030264  

L. Zhu, X. Yu, X. Peng, T.J. Zimudzi, N. Saikia, M.T. Kwasny, S. Song, D.I. Kushner, Z. Fu, G.N. Tew, W.E. Mustain, M.A. Yandrasits and M.A. Hickner, Poly(olefin)-Based Anion Exchange Membranes Prepared Using Ziegler−Natta Polymerization, Macromolecules, 52 (2019) 4030-4041.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02756

X. Peng, T.J. Omasta, E. Magliocca, L. Wang, J.R. Varcoe and W.E. Mustain, Nitrogen-doped Carbon--CoOx Nanohybrids: A Precious Metal Free Cathode that Exceeds 1.0 W cm-2 Peak Power and 100h Life in Anion-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 58 (2019) 1046-1051, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201811099

2018

W. Mustain, Understanding How High-Performance Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Were Achieved: Component, Interfacial, and Cell-Level Factors, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 12 (2018) 233-239, DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2018.11.010

T.J. Omasta, X. Peng, H.A. Miller, F. Vizza, L. Wang, J.R. Varcoe, D.R. Dekel and W.E. Mustain, Beyond 1.0 W cm-2 Performance without Platinum: The Beginning of a New Era in Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc.  165 (2018) J3039-J3044.

E. Faegh, T. Omasta, M. Hull, S. Ferrin, S. Shrestha, J. Lechman, D. Bolintineanu, M. Zuraw and W.E. Mustain, Understanding the Dynamics of Primary Zn-MnO2 Alkaline Battery Gassing with Operando Visualization and Pressure Cells, J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) A2528-A2535.

T.J. Omasta, Y. Zhang, A.M. Park, X. Peng, B. Pivovar, J.R. Varcoe, and W.E. Mustain, Strategies for Reducing the PGM Loading in High Power AEMFC Anodes J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) F710-F717.

A. Palmieri, S. Yazdani, R. Kashfi-Sadabad, S.G. Karakalos, B. Ng, A. Oliveira, X. Peng, M.T. Pettes and W.E. Mustain, Improved Capacity Retention of Metal Oxide Anodes in Li‐Ion Batteries: Increasing Intra-Particle Electronic Conductivity Through Na Inclusion in Mn3O4, ChemElectroChem, Accepted.  DOI: 10.1002/celc.201800358R2

A. Palmieri, S. Yazdani, R. Kashfi-Sadabad, S. Karakalos, M. Pettes, and W.E. Mustain, Cobalt Doping as a Pathway to Stabilize the Solid-State Conversion Chemistry of Manganese Oxide Anodes in Li-Ion Batteries, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (2018) 7120-7127, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b00403. 

S. Zhao, L. Yan, H. Luo, W. Mustain and H. Xu, Recent Progress and Perspectives of Bifunctional Oxygen Reduction/Evolution Catalyst Development for Unitized Regenerative Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Nano Energy, 47 (2018) 172-198.  DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.02.015

T.J. Omasta, A. Park, J.M. LaManna, Y. Zhang, X. Peng, L. Wang, D. L. Jacobson, J.R. Varcoe, D.S. Hussey, B. Pivovar  and  W.E. Mustain, Beyond Catalysis and Membranes: Visualizing and Solving the Challenge of Electrode Water Accumulation and Flooding in AEMFCs, Energy Environ. Sci., 11 (2018) 551-558, DOI: 10.1039/C8EE00122G.

N. Ziv, W.E. Mustain and D.D. Dekel, Review of ambient CO2 effect on anion exchange membranes fuel cells, ChemSusChem, 11 (2018) 1136-1150, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201702330. 

A. Palmieri, N. Spinner, S. Zhao and W.E. Mustain, Explaining the Role and Mechanism of Carbon Matrices in Enhancing Reaction Reversibility of Metal Oxide Anodes for High Performance Li ion Batteries, Carbon, 130 (2018) 515-524. 

X. Peng, S.G. Karakalos and W.E. Mustain, Preferentially oriented Ag nanocrystals with extremely high activity and faradaic efficiency for CO2 electrochemical reduction to CO, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10 (2018) 1734-1742.  DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b16164. 

T.J. Omasta, L. Wang, X. Peng, C.A. Lewis, J.R. Varcoe and W.E. Mustain, Importance of Balancing Membrane and Electrode Water in Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, J. Power Sources, 375 (2018) 205-213.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.05.006.  Invited Contribution.

2017

S. Zhao, B. Rasimick, W. Mustain, H. Xu, Highly durable and active Co3O4 nanocrystals supported on carbon nanotubes as bifunctional electrocatalysts in alkaline media, Appl. Catal. B Environ. 203 (2017) 138–145.

X. Peng, T.J. Omasta, J.M. Roller and W.E. Mustain, Highly active and durable Pd-Cu catalysts for oxygen reduction in alkaline exchange membrane fuel cells, Frontiers in Energy, 11 (2017) 299-309. 

 

S. Yazdani, R. Sabadad, A. Palmieri, W.E. Mustain and M. Pettes, Effect of cobalt alloying on the electrochemical performance of manganese oxide nanoparticles nucleated on multiwalled carbon nanotubes, Nanotechnology, 28 (2017) 115403.

 

A. Palmieri, T. Wang, J. Zhang, N. Spinner, M. Liu and W.E. Mustain, Modeling Nickel Oxide Particle Stress Behavior Induced by Lithiation Using a FEM Linear Elastic Approach, J. Electrochem. Soc., 164 (2017) A867-A873.  DOI: 10.1149/2.1501704jes

 

L. Wang, E. Magliocca,   E.L. Cunningham,   W. Mustain,   S.D. Poynton,   R. Escudero-Cid,   M.M. Nasef,   J. Ponce-Gonzalez,   R. Bance-Souahli,   R.C.T. Slade,   D.K. Whelligan and  J.R. Varcoe, An optimised synthesis of high performance radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes, Green. Chem., 19 (2017) 831-843.

 

X. Peng, S. Zhao, T. Omasta, J.M. Roller and WE. Mustain, Activity and durability of Pt-Ni nanocage electocatalysts in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 203 (2017) 927-935. 

W.A. Rigdon, T.J. Omasta, C. Lewis, M. Hickner, J.R. Varcoe, J.N. Renner, K.A. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, Carbonate dynamics and opportunities with low temperature, AEM-based electrochemical CO2 separators, J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor., 12(2) (2017), 020901. 

2016

X. Peng, T.J. Omasta, W. Rigdon and W.E. Mustain, Fabrication of high performing PEMFC catalyst-coated membranes with a low cost air-assisted cylindrical liquid jets spraying system, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) E407-E413.  Open Access. 

A. Palmieri, R. Kashfi-Sadabad, S. Yazdani, M. Pettes and W.E. Mustain, High Performance Bi-Metallic Manganese Cobalt Oxide/Carbon Nanotube Li-ion Battery Anodes, Electrochimica Acta, 213 (2016) 620-625.

J. He, Y. Liu, Y. Meng, X. Sun, S. Biswas, M. Shen, Z. Luo, R. Miao, L. Zhang, W.E. Mustain and S.L. Suib, High-rate and long-life of Li-ion batteries using reduced graphene oxide/Co3O4 as anode materials, RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 24320-24330.

Y. Liu, A. Palmieri, J. He, Y. Meng, N. Beauregard, S.L. Suib and W.E. Mustain, Highly Conductive In-SnO2/RGO Nano-Heterostructures with Improved Lithium-Ion Battery Performance, Scientific Reports, 6  (2016) 25860; doi: 10.1038/srep25860.  Open Access

  

2015

T. Myles, S. Kim, R. Maric and W.E. Mustain, Application of a Coated Film Catalyst Layer Model to a High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell with Low Catalyst Loading Produced by Reactive Spray Deposition Technology, Catalysts, 5 (2015) 1673-1691. Invited Contribution.

S. Zhao, H. Yu, R. Maric, N. Danilovic, C.B. Capuano, K.E. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, Calculating the Electrochemically Active Surface Area of Iridium Oxide in the Application of Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzers, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015) F1292-F1298.

H. Yu, J.M. Roller, W.E. Mustain and R. Maric, Influence of the ionomer/carbon ratio for low-Pt loading catalyst layer prepared by reactive spray deposition technology, J. Power Sources, 283 (2015) 84-94.

 

Y. Liu, L. Zhang, B.G. Willis and W.E. Mustain, Importance of Particle Size and Distribution in Achieving High-Activity, High-Stability Oxygen Reduction Catalysts, ACS Catalysis, 5 (2015) 1560-1567.

 

S. Zhao, A. Wangstrom, Y. Liu, W.A. Rigdon and W.E. Mustain, Stability and Activity of Pt/ITO Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Media, Electrochim. Acta, 157 (2015) 175-182.

 

N.S. Spinner, A. Palmieri, N. Beauregard, L. Zhang, J. Campanella and W.E. Mustain, Influence of Conductivity on the Capacity Retention of NiO Anodes in Li-ion Batteries, J. Power Sources, 276 (2015) 46-53.

 

2014

S. Shrestha, N. Morse and W.E. Mustain, Effect of Surface Chemistry on the Double Layer Capacitance of Polypyrrole-Derived Ordered Mesoporous Carbon, RSC Advances, 4 (2014) 47039 – 47046. 

 

J.R. Varcoe, P. Atanassov, D.R. Dekel, A.M. Herring, M.A. Hickner, P.A. Kohl, A.R. Kucernak, W.E. Mustain, K. Nijmeijer, K. Scott, T. Wu and L. Zhang, Anion-exchange membranes in electrochemical energy systems, Energy Environ. Sci., 7 (2014) 3135-3191. 

 

J.M. Roller, J. Renner, H. Yu, C. Capuano, T. Kwak, Y. Wang C.B. Carter, K. Ayers, W.E. Mustain, and R Maric, Flame-based processing as a practical approach for manufacturing hydrogen evolution electrodes, J. Power Sources, 271 (2014) 366-376.. 

 

A. Kadilak, Y. Liu, S. Shrestha, J.R. Bernard, W.E. Mustain and L.M. Shor, Selective deposition of chemically-bonded gold electrodes onto PDMS microchannel side walls, J. Electroanal. Chem., 727 (2014) 141-147.

 

S.D. Poynton, R.C.T. Slade, T. Omasta, W.E. Mustain, R.E. Cid, O. Pilar and J.R. Varcoe, Preparation of radiation-grafted powders for use as anion exchange ionomers in alkaline polymer electrolyte fuel cells, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2 (2014) 5124-5130.

 

N. Spinner, L. Zhang and W.E. Mustain, Investigation of Nickel Oxide Anode Degradation in Lithium-ion Batteries via Identical-Location TEM, J. Mat. Chem. A, 2(6) (2014) 1627-1630.  Inside cover feature article.

 

Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, Stability limitations for Pt/Sn–In2O3 and Pt/In–SnO2 in acidic electrochemical systems, Electrochimica Acta, 115 (2014) 116-125.

2013

N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, Electrochemical Methane Activation and Conversion to Oxygenates at Room Temperature, J. Electrochem. Soc., 160(11) (2013) F1275-1281.

N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, Nanostructural Effects on the Cycle Life and Li+ Diffusion Coefficient of Nickel Oxide Anodes, J. Electroanal. Chem., 711 (2013) 8-16.

 

L. Su, S. Shrestha, Z. Zhang, W.E. Mustain, and Y. Lei, Platinum-Copper Nanotube Electrocatalyst with Enhanced Activity for Oxygen Reduction Reactions, J. Mater. Chem. A, 1 (2013) 12293-12301.

 

S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain., Temperature Controlled Surface Chemistry of Nitrogen Doped Mesoporous Carbon and Its Influence on Pt ORR Activity, Applied Catalysis A: General, 464-465 (2013) 233-242.

 

Y. Liu, T.G. Kelley, J.G. Chen and W.E. Mustain, Metal Carbides as Alternative Electrocatalyst Supports, ACS Catalysis, 3 (2013) 1184.

 

S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain, Effects of pore structure in nitrogen functionalized mesoporous carbon on oxygen reduction reaction activity of platinum nanoparticles, Carbon, 60 (2013) 28-40.

 

Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, High stability, high activity Pt/ITO oxygen reduction electrocatalysts, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (2013) 530.

 

2012

N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, Influence of non-conducting zirconia on the electrochemical performance of nickel oxide in alkaline media at room temperature, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) E187.

 

Y. Liu, and W.E. Mustain, Evaluation of Tungsten Carbide as the Electrocatalyst Support for Platinum Hydrogen Evolution/Oxidation Catalysts, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 8929. 

 

Y. Liu, Sujan Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, Synthesis of nano-size tungsten oxide and its evaluation as an electrocatalyst support for oxygen reduction in acid media, ACS Catalysis, 2 (2012) 456.

 

N.S. Spinner, J.A. Vega and W.E. Mustain, Recent progress in the electrochemical conversion and utilization of CO2, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2 (2012) 19-28.  Invited Contribution. 

 

J.A. Vega, S. Shrestha, M. Ignatowich and W.E. Mustain, Carbonate Selective Ca2Ru2O7-y Pyrochlore Enabling Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells – Part I. Synthesis and Physical Characterization, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) B12-B17. 

J.A. Vega, N. Spinner, M. Catanese and W.E. Mustain, Carbonate Selective Ca2Ru2O7-y Pyrochlore Enabling Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells – Part II. Verification of Carbonate Cycle and Electrochemical Performance, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) B19-B24.

2011

N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, Effect of Nickel Oxide Synthesis Conditions on its Physical Properties and Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol, Electrochimica Acta, 56 (2011) 5656. 

S. Shrestha, Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability of Pt clusters on State-of-the-Art Supports: A Review, Catalysis Reviews, 53 (2011) 256-336.  Invited Contribution. 

 

J.A. Vega, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, Hydrogen and Methanol Oxidation Reaction in Hydroxide and Carbonate Alkaline Media, J. Electrochem. Soc., 158 (2011) B349. 

 

Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, Structural and Electrochemical Studies of Pt Clusters Supported on High Surface Area Tungsten Carbide for Oxygen Reduction, ACS Catalysis, 1 (2011) 212. 

 

2010

S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, Properties of Nitrogen-Functionalized Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Prepared Using Polypyrrole Precursor, J. Electrochem. Soc., 157 (2010) B1665.

 

J.A. Vega, C. Chartier and W.E. Mustain, Effect of Hydroxide and Carbonate Alkaline Media on Anion Exchange Membranes, J. Power Sources, 195 (2010) 7176.

 

J.A. Vega and W.E. Mustain, Effect of CO2, HCO3- and CO32- on Oxygen Reduction in Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Electrochimica Acta, 55 (2010) 1638. 

 

W. Mustain, H. Kim, V. Narayanan, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, Electroless Deposition and Characterization of PtxRu1-x Catalysts on Pt/C Nanoparticles for Methanol Oxidation, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 7 (2010) 041013. 

2009 and earlier

H.Kim, S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, Sol-Gel Based Sulfonic acid-functionalized Silica Proton Conductive Membrane, J. Power Sources, 193 (2009) 562. 

 

S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, Performance of Li-ion secondary batteries in low power, hybrid power supplies, J. Power Sources, 189 (2009) 1184.

 

W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, Deposition of PtxRu1-x Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation in Micro Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, Israel J. Chem., 48 (2008) 251. 

 

S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, Carbon Dioxide Vent for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, J. Power Sources, 185 (2008) 392. 

 

S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain, S. Park and P.A. Kohl, Phosphorus-Doped Glass Proton Exchange Membranes for Low Temperature Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, J. Power Sources, 175 (2008) 91. 

 

W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, S. Prakash, J. Stark, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, Platinum-Glass Composite Electrode for Fuel Cell Applications, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 10 (2007) B210. 

 

W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, A Model for the Electroreduction of Molecular Oxygen, J. Electrochem. Soc, 154 (2007) A668.

 

W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, Kinetics and Mechanism for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Polycrystalline Cobalt-Palladium Electrocatalysts in Acid Media, J. Power Sources, 170 (2007) 28.

 

W.E. Mustain, K. Kepler and J. Prakash, CoPdx Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cells, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (2006) 2102.

 

W.E. Mustain, K. Kepler and J. Prakash, Investigations of Carbon-Supported CoPd3 Catalysts as Oxygen Cathodes in PEM Fuel Cells, Electrochem. Comm., 8 (2006) 406.

 

N.A. Tapan, W.E. Mustain. B. Gurau, G. Sandi and J. Prakash, Investigation of Methanol Oxidation Electrokinetics on Pt Using the Asymmetric Electrode Technique, J. New Mat. Electrochem. Systems, 7 (2004) 281.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATIONS

X. Peng, T. Omasta, X. Zhao and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Pathways for Electrochemical Oxidation of Acetic Acid”, ECS Trans. 85(10) (2018) 29-34.

 

T.J. Omasta, Y. Zhang, A.M. Park, X. Peng, B. Pivovar, J.R. Varcoe, and W.E. Mustain, “Strategies for Reducing the PGM Loading in High Power AEMFC Anodes”, ECS Trans. Accepted. 

 

T.J. Omasta, X. Peng, C.A. Lewis, J. Varcoe and W.E. Mustain, “Improving Performance in Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells through Enhanced Water Management”, ECS Trans. 75(14) (2016) 949-954.

W.A. Rigdon, T.A. Omasta, C.A. Lewis and W.E. Mustain, “Reaction Dependent Transport of Carbonate and Bicarbonate through Anion Exchange Membranes in Electrolysis and Fuel Cell Operations”, ECS Trans. 69(33) (2015) 1-9.

 

S. Zhao, H. Yu, R. Maric, N. Danilovic, C. Capuano, K.E. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, “Determining the Electrochemically Active Area of IrOx Powder Catalysts in an Operating Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer”, ECS Trans.  69(17) (2015) 877-881. 

 

H. Yu, A. Baricci, J. Roller, Y. Wang, A. Casalegno, W.E. Mustain and R. Maric, “Ultra-Low Pt Loading Catalyst Layers for PEMFC Using Reactive Spray Deposition Technology”, ECS Trans., 69(17) (2015) 487-496.

 

A. Palmieri, Y. Liu, J. He, Y. Meng, S.L. Suib and W.E. Mustain, “Metal Oxide/Reduced Graphene Oxide Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, ECS Trans., 66(9) (2015) 47-55.

 

A. Kadilak, Y. Liu, L.M. Shor, W.E. Mustain, “In Situ Oxygen Gradient Generation Inside a Termite-Inspired Microfluidic Habitat”, ECS Trans., 66(42) (2015) 1-5.

 

T.J. Omasta, W.A. Rigdon, C.A. Lewis, R.J. Stanis, R. Liu. C.Q. Fan and W.E. Mustain, “Two Pathways for Near Room Temperature Electrochemical Conversion of Methane to Methanol”, ECS Trans., 66(8) (2015) 129-136.

 

Y. Liu, S. Zhao and W.E. Mustain, “Understanding the Growth of Pt Nanoparticles by Galvanic Displacement on ITO Nanocubes for ORR”, ECS Trans., 64(3) (2014) 191-198.

 

Y. Liu and W.E.  Mustain, “Pt/ITO Electrocatalysts with Excellent ORR Activity and Stability”, ECS Trans., 53(22) (2013) 1-6.

 

N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Methane Activation and Conversion to Oxygenates at Room Temperature”, ECS Trans., 53(23) (2013) 1-20.

 

S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain, “Influence of Pore Structure of N-Doped Mesoporous Carbon in PEM Fuel Cells”, ECS Trans., 50(2) (2013) 1287-1299

 

J.A. Vega, M. Ignatowich, M. Catanese and W.E. Mustain, “New Cathode Catalysts for Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells”, ECS Trans., 35(32) (2011) 193. 

 

S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro, C.M. Lang and W.E. Mustain, “ORR and Fuel Cell Performance of Pt Supported on N-Functionalized Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Trans., 41(1) (2011) 1183.

 

N.S. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Nickel Oxide Synthesis Conditions on its Electrochemical Behavior in Alkaline Media”, ECS Trans., 35(31) (2011) 43. 

 

S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen Functionalized Ordered Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Transactions, 33(1) (2010) 293.

 

J.A. Vega, C. Chartier, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Carbonate on Anion Exchange Membrane Conductivity and Hydrogen Oxidation for AEMFCs”, ECS Transactions, 28(21) (2010) 103.

 

S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Studies of N-functionalized Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Transactions, 28(23) (2010) 27.

 

J. Vega, C. Chartier, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of carbonate on oxygen reduction, hydrogen oxidation and anion exchange membrane chemical stability”, ECS Transactions, 33(1) 2010 1735.

 

S. Towne, M. Carella, W. Mustain, V. Viswanathan, P. Rieke, U. Pasaogullari and P. Singh, “Performance of a Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell Stack”, ECS Transactions, 25(1) (2009) 1951.

 

W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, S. Prakash, J. Stark, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, “Characterization of Thin-Film Electrodes on Proton Conducting Glass Membranes for Micro DMFC Applications”, ECS Transactions, 6(25) (2008) 361.

 

W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, “One Dimensional Diffusion-Controlled Kinetic Model for Oxygen Reduction” in: Fundamental Understanding of Electrode Processes, in Memory of Professor Ernest B. Yeager, Electrochemical Society Proceedings, 2003-30, page 71 (2003).

INVITED TALKS AND SEMINARS

51.  “Beyond Catalysis and Membranes: Understanding and Solving the Electrode  Water Challenge to Achieve High Power Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, February 2018. 

50.  “Understanding and Advancing Metal Oxide Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Technion University, Israel, December 2017.
49.  “Termite-Inspired Electrochemical Processing of Lignocellulose to Chemicals and Fuels”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 2017.
48.  “Advances in Electrocatalysis of Fuels and Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells – Inspired by Termites?”, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, September 2017. 
47.  “Understanding Water and Ion Transport in ETFE-based Membranes and Ionomers in Operating Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, 21st International Conference on Solid-State Ionics, Padua, Italy, June 2017. 
46.  “Understanding and Advancing Metal Oxide Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, University of Maryland Energy Research Center, March 2017.
45.  “Understanding and Advancing Metal Oxide Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, January 2017.    
44.  “Practical Considerations for Metal Oxide Anode Materials in Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Nanoscale Components, Inc., New Hampshire, January 2017. 
43.  “Importance of Carbonates in the Low Temperature Electrochemical CO2 Cycle and New Opportunities”, Beijing Forum 2016 on Electrochemical Frontier – Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells: Catalysts and Materials.  Wuhan, China, December 2016. 
42.  “An Electrochemical Approach for CO2 Capture from Fossil Fuel Power Plants”, D Nora Research Symposium, De Nora Global R&D Headquarters, November 2016.
41.  “Improvements in the Anion Exchange Membrane Transport of Carbonate and Bicarbonate for Low-Temperature CO2 Capture and Energy Conversion”, 230th Meeting of Electrochemical Society, October 2016.
40.  “Understanding the Behavior of Metal Oxide Anode Materials in Lithium-Ion Batteries”, STFC Batteries Network Annual Meeting, July 2016.
39.  “An Electrochemical Approach for CO2 Capture from Fossil Fuel Power Plants”, US-UK Fulbright Commission, Endcap Event, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June 2016.
38.  “An Electrochemical Approach for CO2 Capture from Fossil Fuel Power Plants”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, June 2016. 
37.  “An Electrochemical Approach for CO2 Capture from Fossil Fuel Power Plants”, Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey, UK, June 2016.36.  “Advanced Carbonate Exchange Membrane Electrochemical Cells to Reduce CO2 Emissions”, School of Chemical Engineering & Advanced Materials, Newcastle University, UK, May 2016. 
35.  “Near Room Temperature Electrochemical Methane to Methanol Electrosynthesis”, Department of Chemistry, University of Surrey, UK, May 2016.
34.  “Understanding Alkaline Cell Dynamics Leading to Deep Discharge Gassing and Leakage”, Duracell R&D, March 2016.
33.  “Importance of Carbonates in the Low Temperature Electrochemical CO2 Cycle and New Opportunities”, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, February 2016. 
32.  “Importance of Carbonates in the Low Temperature Electrochemical CO2 Cycle and New Opportunities”, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, February 2016. 
31.  “Importance of Carbonates in the Low Temperature Electrochemical CO2 Cycle and New Opportunities”, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, February 2016. 
30.  “Low Temperature Electrochemical Upgrading of Methane to Methanol”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015. 
29.  “Metal Oxide Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Department of Chemical Engineering, City College New York, September 2015. 
28.  “Metal Oxide Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Battery Group, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI, July 2015. 
27.  “Near Room Temperature Electrochemical Upgrading of Methane to Oxygenate Fuels”, DOE Catalysis Science Program Meeting, Annapolis, MD, July 2015.
26.  “Understanding the Impact of Particle Size and Distribution for High Activity, High Stability Pt/ITO Fuel Cell Catalysts”, Giner Electrochemical Systems, Inc., May 2015.
25.  “Carbonates and Low Temperature Electrochemical Systems”, Electrochemical Tutorials Session, AIChE National Meeting, November 2014.
24.  “Advances, Challenges and Opportunities for Anion Exchange Membrane Electrochemical Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, October 2014.
23.  “Recent Advances and Promises for Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells” BIT 4th Annual New Energy Forum.  Qingdao, China.  September 2014.
22.  “Innovative Catalyst Design for Energy Conversion”, Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Parnership, 27th Annual Conference on Quality and Innovation, June 2014.
21.  “Understanding the Impact of Particle Size and Distribution for High Activity, High Stability Pt/ITO Fuel Cell Catalysts”, Workshop for R&D on Fuel Cell and Biofuel Technology, Tokyo University of Science, June 2014.
20. “Purposeful Utilization of Carbonate Anions in AEM-Based Devices”, 7th Santa Fe Workshop on Materials for Energy Conversion, Bishop’s Lodge, Santa Fe, NM, November 2013.
19.  “Influence of Designer Catalyst Supports on the Activity and Stability of Pt in PEM Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, October 2013.
18.  “Room Temperature Electrochemical Production of Oxygenates From Methane Enabled by AEMs”, Institute of Advanced Studies workshop on Anion-Exchange Membranes for Energy Generation Technologies, University of Surrey, UK, July 2013.
17.  “Low Temperature Electrochemical Conversion and Utilization of CO2”, CO2Chem Annual Workshop, Guildford, United Kingdom, July 2013.
16.  “Influence of Nitrogen Surface Chemistry in Electric Double Layer Capacitance of Nitrogen Doped Ordered Mesoporous Carbon”, L-NESS Laboratories, Como, Italy, May 2013.
15. “The Impact of the Catalyst Support on Platinum ORR Activity for PEM Fuel Cells”, Dipartimento di Energia, Politechnico di Milano, May 2013.
14.  “Room Temperature Conversion of CH4 to Fuels through a Carbonate Anion Pathway”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 2013.
13.  “Catalytic advances and electrolyte stability for carbonate exchange membrane fuel cells”, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Northeastern University, January 2013.
12.  “Unconventional catalyst support materials for PEMFCs”, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, December 2012. 
11.  “Electrochemical room temperature activation of CH4 through a carbonate anion pathway”, Department of Chemistry, University of New Hampshire, September 2012.
10.  “Room temperature activation of CH4 to syngas through a carbonate anion pathway”, 243rd ACS National Meeting, March 2012
9.  “Promises and challenges of tungsten carbide electrocatalyst supports for PEMFCs”, 243rd ACS National Meeting, March 2012
8.  “Design of Novel Electrode Materials for Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells”, University of Surrey, UK, August 2011. 
7.  “Advanced Electrocatalyst Supports for PEM Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, November 2010.
6.  “Advanced Electrocatalyst Supports for PEM Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, November 2010.
5.  “Novel Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction in PEM Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Tech University, March 2008.
4.  “Cobalt-Palladium Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Acid Media”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, February 2008.
3.  “Glass Based Electrodes and Electrolytes for Micro Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, February 2008.
2.  “Development and Characterization of New Materials for Micro Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Alabama, November 2007.
1.  “Development and Characterization of Cobalt-Palladium Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction in Acid Media”, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Materials Group, Argonne National Lab, May 2006.

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