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2018 Annual Merit Review Proceedings

Hydrogen Fuel R&D

View presentations and posters from the Hydrogen Fuel R&D session at the Annual Merit Review in June 2018.

Hydrogen Fuel R&D Overview, Eric Miller, Neha Rustagi, and Ned Stetson, U.S. Department of Energy

H-Mat Hydrogen Materials Compatibility Consortium, Neha Rustagi, U.S. Department of Energy

Hydrogen Fuel R&D Presentations

  1. Hydrogen Delivery and Dispensing
  2. Electrolysis Production
  3. HydroGEN Consortium
  4. Advanced Materials — Storage
  5. Systems Engineering — Storage
  6. Testing and Analysis — Storage

A. Hydrogen Delivery and Dispensing

  1. Electrochemical Compression, Monjid Hamdan, Giner ELX, Inc.
  2. Hybrid Electrochemical-Metal Hydride Compression, Scott Greenway, Greenway Energy, Inc.
  3. Metal Hydride Compression, Terry Johnson, Sandia National Laboratories
  4. Dispenser Reliability, Michael Peters, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  5. Advancing Hydrogen Dispenser Technology by Using Innovative Intelligent Networks, Darryl Pollica, Ivys Inc.
  6. Hydrogen Dispensing Hose, Jennifer Lalli, NanoSonic
  7. Coatings for Compressor Seals, Shannan O'Shaughnessy, GVD Corporation

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B. Electrolysis Production

  1. High-Temperature Alkaline Water Electrolysis, Hui Xu, Giner, Inc.
  2. New Approaches to Improved PEM Electrolyzer Ion Exchange Membranes, Earl Wagener, Tetramer Technologies LLC

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C. HydroGEN Consortium

  1. HydroGEN Overview: A Consortium on Advanced Water Splitting Materials, Huyen Dinh, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. HydroGEN: Low-Temperature Electrolysis, Guido Bender, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  3. HydroGEN: High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE) Hydrogen Production, Richard Boardman, Idaho National Laboratory
  4. HydroGEN: Photoelectrochemical (PEC) Hydrogen Production, Adam Weber, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  5. HydroGEN: STCH Overview, Anthony McDaniel, Sandia National Laboratories
  6. HydroGEN: Benchmarking Advanced Water Splitting Technologies: Best Practices in Materials Characterization, Kathy Ayers, Proton OnSite

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D. Advanced Materials — Storage

  1. Hydrogen Adsorbents with High Volumetric Density: New Materials and System Projections, Don Siegel, University of Michigan
  2. HyMARC: A Consortium for Advancing Hydrogen Storage Materials, Mark Allendorf, Sandia National Laboratories
  3. HyMARC: A Consortium for Advancing Hydrogen Storage Materials, Thomas Gennett, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  4. HyMARC: Sandia National Laboratories Technical Activities, Mark Allendorf, Sandia National Laboratories
  5. HyMARC: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Technical Activities, Brandon Wood, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  6. HyMARC: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technical Activities, Jeffrey Urban, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  7. HySCORE: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Technical Activities, Thomas Gennett, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  8. HySCORE: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Technical Activities, Tom Autrey, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  9. HySCORE: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Technical Activities, Jeffrey Long, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  10. HyMARC Seedling: Development of Magnesium Boride Etherates as Hydrogen Storage Materials, Godwin Severa, University of Hawaii

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E. Systems Engineering — Storage

  1. Hydrogen Storage System Modeling: Public Access, Maintenance, and Enhancements, David Tamburello, Savannah River National Laboratory

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F. Testing and Analysis — Storage

  1. System Level Analysis of Hydrogen Storage Options, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Storage Cost Analysis, Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

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Hydrogen Fuel R&D Posters

  1. Hydrogen Delivery and Dispensing
  2. Electrolysis Production
  3. Biological Production
  4. Hydrogen Production Analysis
  5. High-Temperature Thermochemical Production
  6. Photoelectrochemical Production
  7. Advanced Materials — Storage
  8. Systems Engineering — Storage
  9. Advanced Tanks — Storage

A. Hydrogen Delivery and Dispensing

  1. 700 bar Hydrogen Dispenser Hose Reliability Improvement, Kevin Harrison, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Compression Application of the Linear Motor Reciprocating Compressor (LMRC), Eugene Broerman, Southwest Research Institute
  3. Low-Cost Magnetocaloric Materials Discovery, Robin Ihnfeldt, General Engineering & Research
  4. FY18 SBIR Phase I: Novel Membranes for Electrochemical Hydrogen Compression Enabling Increased Pressure Capability and Higher Pumping Efficiency, Zhefei Li, Xergy

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B. Electrolysis Production

  1. HydroGEN Seedling: Proton-Conducting Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells for Large-Scale Hydrogen Production at Intermediate Temperatures, Prabhakar Singh, University of Connecticut
  2. HydroGEN Seedling: Degradation Characterization and Modeling of a New Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell Utilizing Accelerated Life Testing, Scott Barnett, Northwestern University
  3. HydroGEN Seedling: Thin-Film, Metal-Supported High-Performance and Durable Proton-Solid Oxide Electrolyzer Cell, Tianli Zhu, United Technologies Research Center
  4. HydroGEN Seedling: High Efficiency PEM Water Electrolysis Enabled by Advanced Catalysts, Membranes, and Processes, Kathy Ayers, Proton OnSite
  5. HydroGEN Seedling: Developing Novel Platinum Group Metal-Free Catalysts for Alkaline Hydrogen and Oxygen Evolution Reactions, Sanjeev Mukerjee, Northeastern University
  6. HydroGEN Seedling: PGM-Free OER Catalysts for PEM Electrolyzer, Di-Jia Liu, Argonne National Laboratory
  7. HydroGEN Seedling: High-Performance Ultra-Low-Cost Non-Precious Metal Catalyst System for AEM Electrolyzer, Hoon Chung, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  8. HydroGEN Seedling: Scalable Elastomeric Membranes for Alkaline Water Electrolysis, Yu Seung Kim, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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C. Biological Production

  1. Biomass to Hydrogen (B2H2), Pin-Ching Maness, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Novel Hybrid Microbial Electrochemical System for Efficient Hydrogen Generation from Biomass, Hong Liu, Oregon State University

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D. Hydrogen Production Analysis

  1. Analysis of Advanced Hydrogen Production Pathways, Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

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E. High-Temperature Thermochemical Production

  1. Flowing Particle Bed Solar Thermal RedOx Process to Split Water, Alan Weimer, University of Colorado, Boulder
  2. HydroGEN Seedling: Accelerated Discovery of STCH Hydrogen Production Materials via High-Throughput Computational and Experimental Methods, Ryan O'Hayre, Colorado School of Mines
  3. HydroGEN Seedling: Computationally Accelerated Discovery and Experimental Demonstration of High-Performance Materials for Advanced STCH Hydrogen Production, Charles Musgrave, University of Colorado, Boulder
  4. HydroGEN Seedling: Transformative Materials for High-Efficiency Thermochemical Production of Solar Fuels, Chris Wolverton, Northwestern University
  5. HydroGEN Seedling: Mixed Ionic Electronic Conducting Quaternary Perovskites: Materials by Design for STCH Hydrogen, Ellen Stechel, Arizona State University
  6. HydroGEN Seedling: High-Temperature Reactor Catalyst Material Development for Low-Cost and Efficient Solar Driven Sulfur-Based Processes, Claudio Corgnale, Greenway Energy, Inc.
  7. HydroGEN Seedling: Reduced-Temperature Thermochemical Redox Reactions, William Chueh, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory/Stanford

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F. Photoelectrochemical Production

  1. Wide Bandgap Chalcopyrite Photoelectrodes for Direct Solar Water Splitting, Nicolas Gaillard, University of Hawaii
  2. Tandem Particle-Slurry Batch Reactors for Solar Water Splitting, Shane Ardo, University of California, Irvine
  3. HydroGEN Seedling: Best-in-Class Platinum Group Metal-Free (PGM-Free) Catalyst Integrated Tandem Junction PEC Water Splitting Devices, Charles Dismukes, Rutgers University
  4. HydroGEN Seedling: Protective Catalyst Systems on III-V and Si-Based Semiconductors for Efficient, Durable PEC Water Splitting Devices, Thomas Jaramillo, Stanford University
  5. HydroGEN Seedling: Novel Chalcopyrites for Advanced PEC Water Splitting, Nicolas Gaillard, University of Hawaii
  6. HydroGEN Seedling: Monolithically Integrated Thin-Film/Silicon Tandem Photoelectrodes for High Efficiency and Stable PEC Water Splitting, Zetian Mi, University of Michigan
  7. HydroGEN Seedling: Efficient Solar Water Splitting with 5,000 Hours Stability Using Earth-Abundant Catalysts and Durable Layered 2D Perovskites, Aditya Mohite, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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G. Advanced Materials — Storage

  1. Hydrogen Sorbent Measurement Qualification and Characterization, Phil Parilla, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. High-Capacity Hydrogen Storage Systems via Mechanochemistry, Vitalij Pecharsky, Ames Laboratory
  3. Design and Synthesis of Materials with High Capacities for Hydrogen Physisorption, Brent Fultz, California Institute of Technology
  4. HySCORE: Technical Activities at National Institute of Standards and Technology, Thomas Gennett, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  5. HyMARC Seedling: "Graphene-Wrapped" Complex Hydrides as High-Capacity, Regenerable Hydrogen Storage Materials, Di-Jia Liu, Argonne National Laboratory
  6. HyMARC Seedling: Electrolyte Assisted Hydrogen Storage Reactions, Channing Ahn, Liox Power
  7. HyMARC Seedling: Fluorinated Covalent Organic Frameworks: A Novel Pathway to Enhance Hydrogen Sorption and Control Isosteric Heats of Adsorption, Justin Johnson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  8. HyMARC Seedling: ALD (Atomic Layer Deposition) Synthesis of Novel Nanostructured Metal Borohydrides, Steven Christensen, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  9. HyMARC Seedling: Optimized Hydrogen Adsorbents via Machine Learning and Crystal Engineering, Don Siegel, University of Michigan
  10. HyMARC Seedling: Super Metallated Frameworks as Hydrogen Sponges, Omar Yaghi, University of California, Berkeley

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H. Systems Engineering — Storage

  1. Investigation of Solid State Hydrides for Autonomous Fuel Cell Vehicles, Patrick Ward, Savannah River National Laboratory
  2. Emergency Hydrogen Refueler for Individual Consumer Fuel Cell Vehicles, Michael Kimble, Skyhaven Systems

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I. Advanced Tanks — Storage

  1. Precursor Processing Development for Low Cost, High Strength Carbon Fiber for Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Applications, Matthew Weisenberger, University of Kentucky
  2. Developing a New Polyolefin Precursor for Low-Cost, High-Strength Carbon Fiber, Mike Chung, Pennsylvania State University
  3. Novel Plasticized Melt Spinning Process of PAN Fibers Based on Task-Specific Ionic Liquids, Sheng Dai, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  4. FY18 SBIR Phase I: General Techniques for Increasing Packing Density of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Volumetric Storage of Hydrogen, William Morris, NuMat Technologies
  5. FY18 SBIR Phase I: High Density Hydrogen Storage in Space-Filling Polyhedral Sorbents, Lawrence Dubois, NextGen Battery Technologies
  6. FY18 SBIR Phase I: Development of Novel Compaction Regimes for Hydrogen Storage Materials, Brandon Ennis, E&G Associates, Inc.

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