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2014 Annual Progress Report

IV. Hydrogen Storage

This section of the 2014 Annual Progress Report for the DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program focuses on hydrogen storage.

Hydrogen Storage Sub-Program Overview, Ned Stetson, U.S. Department of Energy

A. Testing and Analysis

  1. System Analysis of Physical and Materials-Based Hydrogen Storage Options, Rajesh Ahluwalia, Argonne National Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Storage Cost Analysis, Brian James, Strategic Analysis, Inc.

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B. Engineering—Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence (HSECoE)

  1. Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Don Anton, Savannah River National Laboratory
  2. Systems Engineering of Chemical Hydrogen Storage, Pressure Vessel, and Balance of Plant for Onboard Hydrogen Storage, Kriston Brooks, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  3. Advancement of Systems Designs and Key Engineering Technologies for Materials-Based Hydrogen Storage, Bart van Hassel, United Technologies Research Center
  4. Chemical Hydride Rate Modeling, Validation, and System Demonstration, Troy Semelsberger, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  5. System Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Media Engineering Properties for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Matthew Thornton, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  6. Thermal Management of Onboard Cryogenic Hydrogen Storage Systems, Mei Cai, General Motors Company
  7. Ford/BASF-SE/UM Activities in Support of the Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence, Michael Veenstra, Ford Motor Company
  8. Microscale Enhancement of Heat and Mass Transfer for Hydrogen Energy Storage, Kevin Drost, Oregon State University
  9. Development of Improved Composite Pressure Vessels for Hydrogen Storage, Norman Newhouse, Hexagon Lincoln

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C. Materials—Sorption

  1. Hydrogen Sorbent Measurement Qualification and Characterization, Phil Parilla, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  2. Hydrogen Storage in Metal-Organic Frameworks, Jeffrey Long, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  3. Hydrogen Trapping Through Designer Hydrogen Spillover Molecules With Reversible Temperature and Pressure-Induced Switching, Angela Lueking, Pennsylvania State University
  4. Multiply Surface-Functionalized Nanoporous Carbon for Vehicular Hydrogen Storage, Peter Pfeifer, University of Missouri

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D. Materials—Metal Hydrides

  1. Design of Novel Multi-Component Metal Hydride-Based Mixtures for Hydrogen Storage, Christopher Wolverton, Northwestern University
  2. Hydrogen Storage Materials for Fuel Cell-Powered Vehicles, Andrew Goudy, Delaware State University
  3. Neutron Characterization in Support of the DOE Hydrogen Storage Program, Terry Udovic, National Institute of Standards and Technology

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E. Materials—Chemical

  1. Novel Carbon(C)-Boron(B)-Nitrogen(N)-Containing H2 Storage Materials, Shih-Yuan Liu, Boston College
  2. Aluminum Hydride: The Organo-Metallic Approach, Jim Wegrzyn, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  3. Electrochemical Reversible Formation of Alane, Ragaiy Zidan, Savannah River National Laboratory

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F. Advanced Tanks

  1. Melt Processable PAN Precursor for High-Strength, Low-Cost Carbon Fibers (Phase II), Bob Norris, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  2. Development of Low-Cost, High-Strength Commercial Textile Precursor (PAN-MA), Dave Warren, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  3. Synergistically Enhanced Materials and Design Parameters for Reducing the Cost of Hydrogen Storage Tanks, Kevin Simmons, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  4. Thermomechanical Cycling of Thin-Liner High-Fiber-Fraction Cryogenic Pressure Vessels Rapidly Refueled by a LH2 Pump to 700 Bar, Salvador Aceves, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  5. Load-Sharing Polymeric Liner for Hydrogen Storage Composite Tanks, Scott McWhorter, Savannah River National Laboratory

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