CHE 696 - Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors

CHE 696 - Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors


Course Description

This course is aimed at students interested in the fundamental science and engineering of fuel cells and fuel processors. This course covers the fundamentals of electrochemistry relevant for fuel cells, and the basics of fuel cell technology. Emphasis will be placed on PEM fuel cells for automotive applications, and on solid oxide fuel cells for auxiliary power units. Concepts in catalysts for fuel reforming, water gas shift, and preferential oxidation of hydrocarbons will be covered, along with hydrogen storage and hydrogen safety.

 

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Course Instructors

Suljo Linic

Suljo Linic

Director, Energy Systems Engineering Program
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering

Dr. Linic is currently working on a number of projects that address various issues in the fields of energy and environment, functional nanomaterials, and fundamental heterogeneous catalysis. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware and his B.S. in Physics from West Chester University.