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Yanhai Du

Assistant Professor

Name:                             Yanhai Du

Year of Appointment:     2013

Academic Rank:    Assistant Professor

Area:                                Energy and Industrial Technology

College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology

Kent State University, 375 Terrace Dr., P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242-0001

(330) 672-1910 (ph); (330) 672-4818 (fax); Email: ydu5@kent.edu

Dr. Du’s Web Link: http://www.kent.edu/profiles/~ydu5/


 

1.         Academic Degrees

        Degree                         Year Degree Received               Discipline

       B.Sc.                                        1983                              Ceramics

       M.Sc.                                       1998                              Material Technology

       Ph.D.                                        2004                              Material Science

 

2.         Extent, Recency, and Pertinence of Academic Preparation

          2013-present     Assistant Professor, College of Technology (CAEST), Kent State University

                              http://www.kent.edu/caest/index.cfm; KentWired.com/ProfessorDu/FuelCell

          2009-2013        Research Professor, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Center, University of South Carolina

                              http://www.sofccenter.com/people.aspx;    http://www.heterofoam.com/

          2002-2005        Research Scientist, Center for Clean Energy Engineering, University of Connecticut, http://www.energy.uconn.edu/

 

3.         Extent, Recency, and Pertinence of Industrial Professional Level Experience

          2005-2009      Director of Fuel Cell Development, NanoDynamics Inc.

          2000-2002      Sr. Process Engineer, Acumentrics Corporation, http://www.acumentrics.com/

          1989-1995      Project Manager, State Bureau of Building Materials Industries

   1983-1989        Engineer, Central Iron and Steel Research Institute

http://www.cisri.com/english/tabid/520/language/zh-CN/Default.aspx

 

4.         Faculty Teaching and Administrative Assignments for Academic Year 2013-2014

Developed and taught new undergraduate courses-TECH 27210 (Introduction to Sustainability, 3 credits) and TECH 42100 (Fuel Cell Technologies and Applications, 3 credits).

Inclusive Dates                                          Course, Institution

2013 Fall –                  Introduction to Sustainability, Kent State University

2014 Spring                Fuel Cell Technologies and Applications, Kent State University

2014 Spring                                Introduction to Sustainability, Kent State University

2014 Fall                     Introduction to Sustainability, Kent State University

 

5.         Other Appropriate Collegiate Assignments for Academic Year 1983-2009

          2005-2009                  Director of Fuel Cell Development, NanoDynamics Inc.
2000-2002                  Sr. Process Engineer, Acumentrics Corporation
1989-1995                  Project Manager, State Bureau of Building Materials Industries
1983-1989                  Engineer, Central Iron and Steel Research Institute

 

6.         Funded Research Activities

  • Development of a Super-High Power Density and Fuel-Flexible Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Module

Kent State University Post-Doctoral Program

  • Liquid Fueled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell System

Army Research Office via Protonex Technology Corporation

  •  Hydrogen Batteries for the War-fighter: From Army JP-8 to SOFC Power

DARPA-Defense Sciences Office

  • Fuel Flexible Advanced Power Solutions for Portable Applications

DARPA-Defense Sciences Office

  • Hydrogen Batteries for the War-fighter: Development & Evaluation of Propane-Fueled SOFC Stack & Systems. U.S. Army
  •  Low-Cost Integrated Composite Seal for SOFC: Materials and Design Methodologies

Department of Energy - SECA

  • Fabrication of Ceramic Tubes for Electrolyzer Studies

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories

 

7.         Professional Activities

Journal Reviewer

1.       International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

2.       Journal of Electrochemical Society

3.       Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technologies

4.       Journal of Power Sources

5.       Solid State Ionics and Journal of Nanomaterials.

 

8.         Publications, Patents

Peer Reviewed and Internationally Circulated Journal Articles

1.     K. Reifsnider, W. Chiu, K. Brinkman, Yanhai Du, A. Nakajo, F. Rabbi and Q. Liu, “Multiphysics Design and Development of Heterogeneous Functional Materials for Renewable Energy Devices: the HeteroFoaM Story”,Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160 (4) F470-F481, 2013.

2.       Yanhai Du, D. Cui, K. Reifsnider and F. Chen, “Startup Characteristics of Propane-Fueled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Hot Zones”,Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159(6), B723-B728, 2012.

3.       Yanhai Du, D. Cui and K. Reifsnider, “Characterization of Propane-Fueled SOFC Portable Power Systems”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 15(5) B1-B5, 2012.

4.       M. Lankin, Yanhai Du, and C. Finnerty, “A Review of the Implications of Silica in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, Journal of Fuel Cell Science & Technologies, 8(5), Oct, 2011.

5.       D. Cui, Yanhai Du, K. Reifsnider, F. Chen, “One Thousand-hour Long Term Characteristics of a Propane-Fuelled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Hot Zone”, Journal of Power Sources, 196, 6293–6298, 2011.

6.       P.K. Cheekatamarla, C.M. Finnerty, Yanhai Du, J. Jiang, J. Dong, P.G. DeWald, C.R. Robinson, “Advanced tubular solid oxide fuel cells with high efficiency for internal reforming of hydrocarbon fuels”, Journal of Power Sources, 188(2), 521-526, March 2009.

7.       Yanhai Du, C. Finnerty and J. Jiang, “Thermal Stability of Portable Microtubular SOFCs and Stacks”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 155(9), B972-B977,2008.

8.       N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du, Fabrication and Characterization of Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 4(2), 89-102, 2007.

9.       N.M. Sammes, R. Bove, Yanhai Du, Assembling Single Cells to Create a Stack: The Case of a 100W Microtubular Anode-Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 15(4), 463-467, 2006.

10.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du and R. Bove, "Design and Fabrication of a 100 W Anode Supported Micro-Tubular SOFC Stack", Journal of Power Sources, 145 (Aug) 428-434, 2005.

11.    X. Xue, J. Tang, Yanhai Du and N. Sammes, “Dynamic Modeling of Single Tubular SOFC Combining Heat/Mass Transfer and Electrochemical Reaction Effects”, Journal of Power Sources, 142(1-2), 211-222, 2004.

12.    G. Ju, K. Reifsnider, X. Huang, Yanhai Du, “Time Dependent Properties and Performance of a Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell”, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 1(1), 35-42, 2004.

13.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, “Fabrication and properties of anode-supported tubular solid oxide fuel cells”, Journal of Power Sources, 136 (1) 66-71, 2004.

14.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, G.A. Tompsett, D. Zhang, J. Swan and M. Bowden, Extruded Tubular Strontium- and Magnesium-Doped Lanthanum Gallate, Gadolinium-Doped Ceria, and Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Electrolytes: Mechanical and Thermal PropertiesJournal of Electrochemical Society, 150 (1) A74-78, 2003.

15.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, “Fabrication and Performance of LaGaO3-Based Tubular SOFC’s”, International Journal of Ionics, 9(1&2), 7-14, 2003.

16.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, “Electrical Performance of LaGaO3-Based Tubular SOFCs”, Journal of University of Science and Technology of China, 32, 38-48, 2002.

17.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes,“Fabrication of tubular electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cells using strontium- and magnesium-doped LaGaO3 materials,” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 21 (6), 727-735, 2001.

18.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, and G.A. Tompsett, “Optimisation Parameters for the Extrusion of Thin YSZ Tubes for Use as an Electrolyte for the SOFC,” Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 20 (7), 959-965, 2000.

19.    Y. Zhang, N. Sammes, and Yanhai Du, The Use of X-ray Analysis in Determining the Crystal Structure in F-Bi8Pb5O17,Solid State Ionics, 124, 179-184, 1999.

20.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, G.A. Tompsett, and Y. Zhang, “Phase Stability of Bismuth Lead Antimony Oxide,” Solid State Ionics, 117, 291-299, 1999.

21.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, and G.A. Tompsett, “Phase Transition Temperatures of Bi8Pb5O17,” Journal of Australasian Ceramic Society, 34 (1) 124-129, 1998.

22.    Du Yanhai, “The Development Problems Existing in Our Architectural Ceramic Industry and its Main Tasks Ahead,China Ceramic Industry, 1(1), 7-9, 1994.

23.    Du Yanhai; Feng Jiarong, “On the Change of Spinel in Magnesia-Chromite Brick Used in VOD Refining Furnaces,” China’s Refractories, 2(4), 29-31, 1993.

24.    Du Yanhai, Analysis on Technique Importation and its Digestion and Absorption Problems about Sanitary and Ceramic Kiln,” Ceramic, 102(2), 14-19, 1993.

Conference Proceedings and Invited Papers

25.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui, K. Reifsnider, J. Persky, N. Palumbo, P. Osenar, “From JP-8 Fuel to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Portable Power”,Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio, October 23, 2013.

26.    Yanhai Du, “Super-High Volumetric Power Density SOFC Module”, Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition, Mohegan Sun, Connecticut, November 6, 2012. http://www.fuelcellseminar.com/media/51029/mot23-3.pdf

27.    K. Reifsnider, Yanhai Du, W. Chiu, and K. Brinkman, “Integrative Multiphysics Development of Material Systems for a Renewable Future: The HeteroFoaM Story”, PRiME 2012-Renewable Fuels from Sunlight and Electricity, Honolulu, Hawaii, October 7-12, 2012.

28.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui and K. Reifsnider, “Portable Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Systems”, South Carolina SmartState Program Conference, Charleston, SC, December 2011.

29.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui, K. Reifsnider, “Portable Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Systems Operated on Propane”, Low Carbon Earth Summit, Dalian, China, October 22, 2011.

30.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui, K. Reifsnider, “SOFC Portable Power Systems”, International Symposium on SOFC Technology, Ningbo, China, November 9-12, 2011,

31.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui and K. Reifsnider, “Characterization of Propane-Fueled SOFC Portable Power Systems”, ECS Transactions – 35 (1), 167-178, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 12 (SOFC-XII)", Montreal, Canada, 2011.

32.    Yanhai Du, D. Cui, K. Reifsnider and F. Chen, “Startup Characteristics of Propane-Fueled Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Hot Zones”, ECS Transactions – 35 (1), 2735-2744, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 12 (SOFC-XII)", Montreal, Canada, 2011.

33.    D. Cui, Yanhai Du, K. Reifsnider and F. Chen, “Environmental Effects on a Thermally Self-Sustained SOFC Hot Zone”, ECS Transactions – 35 (1), 297-312, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 12 (SOFC-XII)", Montreal, Canada, 2011.

34.    C. Zuo, Yanhai Du, C. Finnerty, P. Cheekatamarla, J. Dong, J. Jiang, W. Huang, M. Lankin and R. Sharp, “Advanced Anode-supported Micro-tubular SOFC Development”, ECS Transactions - 2008 Fuel Cell Seminar & Exposition - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Posters, Volume 17, March 2009.

35.    Yanhai Du, C. Finnerty and J. Jiang, “Thermal Stability of Portable Microtubular SOFCs and Stacks”, ECS Trans. 12, (1) 363 (2008).

36.    P.K. Cheekatamarla, C.M. Finnerty, Yanhai Du, Y. Lu, C.L. Robinson, P.G. DeWald, and S. Andrews “Performance Characteristics of an Integrated Portable JP8 SOFC - Reformer System”, ECS Trans. 5, (1) 453 (2007)

37.    C. Finnerty, Yanhai Du, B.J. Emley, P. Cheekatamarla, W. Zhu, J. Cai, and R. Sharp “Geometric Effects on Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, ECS Transactions - Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, 7 (1) 589 (2007)

38.    C. Finnerty, C. Robinson, S. Andrews, Yanhai Du, P. Cheekatamarla, P. DeWald, Y. Lu, and T. Schwartz “Portable Propane Micro-Tubular SOFC System Development” ECS Transactions - Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, 7, (1) 483 (2007)

39.    Yanhai Du, C. Finnerty, J. Jiang, “Thermal Stability of Portable Micro-Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Stack”, The Fuel Cell Seminar, San Antonio, TX, October 15-19, 2007.

40.    P.K. Cheekatamarla, C.M. Finnerty, J. Cai, and Yanhai Du, “Internal Reforming of Hydrocarbon Fuels in Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel CellsThe Fuel Cell Seminar, San Antonio, TX, October 15-19, 2007.

41.    P.K. Cheekatamarla, C.M. Finnerty, Yanhai Du, Y. Lu, C.L. Robinson, P.G. DeWald, and S. Andrews “Performance Characteristics of an Integrated Portable JP8 SOFC - Reformer System”, ECS Transactions, Volume 5, March 2007.

42.    C.Finnerty, Yanhai Du, B.J. Emley, P. Cheekatamarla, W. Zhu, J. Cai, and R. Sharp “Geometric Effects on Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, ECS Transactions, Volume 5, March 2007.

43.    C. Finnerty, C. Robinson, S. Andrews, Yanhai Du, P. Cheekatamarla, P. DeWald, Y. Lu, and T. Schwartz “Portable Propane Micro-Tubular SOFC System Development”, ECS Transactions, Volume 5, March 2007.

44.    X. Huang, K. Ridgeway, S. Narasimhan, Yanhai Du, K. Reifsnider, C. Ma, F.g Shu “Low-Cost Integrated Composite Seal for SOFC: Materials and Design Methodologies”, SECA Core Technology Meeting, 2005.

45.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du and R. Bove, “Design and Fabrication of a 100W Anode Supported Micro-Tubular SOFC Stack”, 9th Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, UK, October 4-6, 2005.

46.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, “Intermediate-Temperature SOFCs with All-Perovskite Materials, Part One: Interactions between LSGM Electrolyte and LSCM Anode”, submitted to 5th International Symposium on Ionic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics, Honolulu, Oct.3-8, 2004.

47.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes and B. Eberly, “Anode Supported Tubular SOFC Systems: Fabrication and Properties”, in Proceedings of 6th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, ed. M. Mogensen, volume 1, p125, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 28-July 2, 2004.

48.    A. Samant, N.M. Sammes and Yanhai Du, “Properties Of Doped Lanthanum Cobaltite With Various Alumina Additions As a Potential IT-SOFC Cathode”, ”, in Proceedings of 6th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, ed. M. Mogensen, volume 1, p1295, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 28-July 2, 2004.

49.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, “Fabrication and Characterization of Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

50.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes and R. England, “A Novel Design Concept to Increase Tubular Stack Volumetric Power Density and Fuel Efficiency”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

51.    N.M. Sammes and Yanhai Du, “The Mechanical Properties of Electrolyte and Electrode Supported Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

52.    K. Gupta, Yanhai Du, A. Jena and N.M. Sammes, “Porosity Characterization of Anode Support for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

53.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du, R. England, “Anode-Supported Tubular SOFC’s for use in Electric Vehicles”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

54.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du, N. Padture, M. Wei, X. Huang, G. Ju, J. Wu, and K. Reifsnider, “Synthesis, Fabrication and Modeling of Novel Intermediate-Temperature Micro-Tubular SOFCs”, First International Conference on Fuel Cell Development and Deployment, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, March 7-10, 2004.

55.    Yanhai Du, “Extrusion Die Design for Manufacturing Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, 8th Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, ExCel, London, UK, September 24-26, 2003.

56.    N.M. Sammes, K. Reifsnider, R. England, X. Huang, Yanhai Du and A. Smirnova, “The Role of Fuel Cells in a Secure Power Infrastructure”, International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Homeland Security, Storrs, Connecticut, USA, September 25-26, 2003.

57.    Yanhai Du, X. Huang, N.M. Sammes, K. Reifsnider, A.L. Smirnova, “Fabrication and Performance Evaluation of Micro-Tubular SOFCs Using Doped-Lanthanum Gallate Electrolytes”, 5th Gordon Conference on Fuel Cells, Rhode Island, USA, July 27- August 1, 2003.

58.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, “Fabrication and Performance of a small SOFC Stack Using Doped Lanthanum Gallate Electrolyte”, in Proceedings of Eighth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC VIII), Paris, April 28-May 2, 2003. Electrochemical Society Proceedings Volume 2003-07, p1119-1125.

59.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, R. England, “Novel SOFC Tubular Design Configurations”, in Proceedings of Eighth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC VIII), Paris, April 28-May 2, 2003. Electrochemical Society Proceedings Volume 2003-07, p1077-1081.

60.    V. Mandakolathur, Yanhai Du, and N.M. Sammes, “Direct Methane Oxidation in Micro-Tubular SOFCs Using Doped LaGaO3 Electrolyte”, in Proceedings of Eighth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC VIII), Paris, April 28-May 2, 2003. Electrochemical Society Proceedings Volume 2003-07, p1170-1175.

61.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, “Electrical Performance of LaGaO3-Based Tubular SOFCs”, plenary talk at the International Workshop on Solid Electrochemical Devices for Energy Conversion & the 11th National Conference on Solid State Ionics, Hefei, China, October 14-19, 2002.

62.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, “Fabrication and Performance of LaGaO3-Based Tubular SOFC’s,” presented at the 9th EuroConference on Science and Technology of Ionics, Greece, 2002.

63.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, G.A. Tompsett, and M. Bowden, Comparison of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of the Tubular LSGM, CGO, and YSZ Electrolytes,in Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC-VII), ed S.C. Singhal, H. Tagawa, Electrochemical Proceedings Volume 2001-16, pp.311-320, The Electrochemical Society, Inc. Pennington, NJ, 2001.

64.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Extruded Doped-Lanthanum Gallate Electrolytes”, in Proceedings of the 4th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, Lucerne, Switzerland, pp.783-792, 2000.

65.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, “Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Extruded LSGM Electrolyte”, in Proceedings of the 6th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Post-Graduate Student Conference, Auckland, December, pp.189-194, 1999.

66.    Yanhai Du, and N.M. Sammes, “LaGaO3-based Electrolyte Tubular SOFC Fabrication,” in Proceedings of the 5th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Conference, ed B. Teekman, P. Milliken, and N. Body, Messey, New Zealand, November, 1998.

67.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du and G.A. Tompsett, “Effect of Sb2O3 Dopant Concentration on the Phase Equilibria and Stability of Bi8Pb5O17 Electrolytes,in Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC-V), ed U. Stimming, S.C. Singhal, H. Tagawa, W. Lehnert, Electrochemical Society, 97-40, 1051-1056, 1997.

68.    Yanhai Du and N.M. Sammes, Phases Present in the Bismuth Lead Antimony Oxide System, in Proceedings of the 4th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Post-Graduate Student Conference, Hamilton, July, 17-21, 1997.

69.    Yanhai Du and K. Pickering,“The Effect of Manufacturing Conditions on the Properties of Cement Castables,” in Proceedings of the 4th Annual New Zealand Engineering and Technology Post Graduate Student Conference, Hamilton, July, 1997.

Invited Talks

70.    Yanhai Du,Portable SOFC Systems and New Cell Microstructure”, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Science, November 9, 2011.

71.    Yanhai Du, “Solid Oxide Fuel Cell - a Fuel Flexible and High Efficient Energy Technology”, Tsinghua University, November 4, 2011.

72.    Yanhai Du, “From Coal to Electricity without Combustion - Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology”, China University of Geosciences, November 2, 2011.

73.    Yanhai Du, “Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technologies”, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, October 24, 2011.

Patents

74.    Yanhai Du, C. Finnerty, “Tubular Electrochemical Cell” US Patent # 8,182,959, 2012.

75.    Yanhai Du, K. Reifsnider, “Miniature Liquid Fuel Desulfurizer”, US Utility Patent Application, serial no. 13/603,834, filed on September 5, 2012.

76.    Yanhai Du, K. Reifsnider, “Metal Supported Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Stack”, Patent Disclosure, 2/16/2011.

77.    C. Finnerty, Yanhai Du, J. Cai, “Electrochemical System Having Multiple Independent Circuits,” US and International Application, Pending, PCT/US2007/012490, April 2008

78.    X. Huang, K.L. Reifsnider, R.O. England, Yanhai Du “Joints and Methods of Making and Using” US Patent Application, 2006/0172141, 2006.

79.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, R. England,“Solid State Electrochemical Devices,” US Patent Application, 2004/0258972, 2004.

80.    Yanhai Du,N.M. Sammes, “Methods of Manufacture of Electrolyte Tubes for Solid Oxide Devices and the Devices Obtained Therefrom,” US Patent Application: 2004/0247973, 2004.

81.    C. Finnerty,G. Tompsett, F. Basil, Yanhai Du, “Segmented Electrode Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Method of Manufacture,” US and International Patent Application, WO/2002/031901.

82.    Yanhai Du, “System and Method for Current Collection within Fuel Cell Tubes,US Patent Application, 60/323,664, 2001.

Book Chapters, Edited Conference Proceedings Volumes, Thesis and Reports

83.    K. Reifsnider, Yanhai Du, D. Cui, “From Army JP-8 to SOFC Power”, Final project report to DARPA, January 27, 2012.

84.    K. Reifsnider, Yanhai Du, D. Cui, “Development & Evaluation of Propane-Fueled SOFC Stacks & Systems”, Final project report to CERDEC, December 16, 2010.

85.    N.M. Sammes and Yanhai Du, “Fabrication and Properties of an Anode-Supported Tubular IT-SOFC Based on Lanthanum Gallate” in Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Chapter 4, V.26 (4), (ISBN: 9781574982343), Editor: N.P. Bansal, John Wiley & Sons, p.41, 2008.

86.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du, R. Bove, “Fuel cell Principles and Perspectives” in Biofuels for Fuel Cells: Renewable Energy from Biomass Fermentation, 235-247, (ISBN: 1843390922), Editors: P. Lens, P. Westermann, M. Haberbauer and A. Moreno, IWA publishing, 2005.

87.    Yanhai Du, N.M. Sammes, Development of Micro-Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells in Recent Research Developments in Electrochemistry, 7(2004): 111-131, (ISBN: 81-7895-123-1), Editor: S.G. Pandalai, Transworld Research Network, 2004.

88.    N.M. Sammes, Yanhai Du, “Intermediate Temperature SOFC Electrolytes,” in Fuel Cell Technologies: State and Perspectives, N.M. Sammes, A. Smirnova and O. Vasylyev (Editors), NATO Science Series, p. 19, 2004.

89.    Yanhai Du, Fabrication and Characterization of Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” PhD Thesis, University of Waikato, New Zealand, 2004.

90.    Yanhai Du, “Phase Equilibria of Bismuth Lead Antimony Oxide,” MS Thesis, University of Waikato, February 1998.

91.    Yanhai Du, “Refractory Materials Seizing to China, The 5th International Glass Exhibition,” China Building Materials News, June 1, 1994.

92.    Experiences of Technique Importation and Its Digestion and Absorption of Sanitary and Ceramic Kilns”, Editors: Z. Gan, W. Zhang, Y. Tian, Y. Wang, Yanhai Du, X. Wang, X. Chen, Y. Zhao, State Administration of Building Materials Industry, Zhonglun Ceramic Technology and Equipment Company, and Institute of Building Materials Information Technology, February 1993.

93.    Research Project Guide of Marine Cement and Concrete,” Editors: L. Zhou, Yanhai Du, P. Xu, State Administration of Building Materials Industry, February 1992.

94.    Symposium of China Building Materials Science and Technology Foundation” (awarded projects during 1987-1990), Editors: D. Xia, L. Zhou, Yanhai Du, T. He, W. Chen, State Administration of Building Materials Industry, December 1991.

 

9.      Professional Honors and News on Research Activities

  • 2014 Recent News: Professor Du Promotes Fuel-Cell Research

Fuele Cell Corridor (http://www.fuelcellcorridor.com/)

KentWired.com (http://www.kentwired.com/latest_updates/article_66c5c570-937a-11e3-bd25-0017a43b2370.html)

  • 2014 Scholar of the Month, Kent State University

http://www.kent.edu/news/announcements/success/scholar-of-month-du-january.cfm

  • 2013 Invent Event Winners, Honorable Mentions, University of South Carolina

Title of Invention: Liquid Fuel On-board Miniature Desulferizer

Inventors: Yanhai Du, Kenneth Reifsnider

http://ip.research.sc.edu/inventprizes.shtml

 

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