Nature Inspired Fuel Cells

Nature-inspired fuel cells, guided by the structure of the lung, using thermodynamic and catalytic optimization


PhD Student: Jeffrey Marquis


Key Publications

J. Marquis, M.-O. Coppens,
"Achieving ultra-high platinum utilization via optimization of PEM fuel cell cathode catalyst layer microstructure",
Chem. Eng. Sci., 2013, 102, 151-162.

S. Kjelstrup, M.-O. Coppens, J. Pharoah, and P. Pfeifer
"Nature-inspired energy and material efficient design of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell",
Energy and Fuels, 2010, 24(9), 5097-5108. (ASAP article, cited in New Scientist , Green Car Congress and several other forums on the Web)

Jason Cho

Toby Neville

Panagiotis Trogadas