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S3: 11th International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC): Materials, Science and Technology



The primary purpose of this symposium is to provide an international forum for scientists and engineers to  present recent technical progress, and to exchange ideas and technical information on various aspects of solid oxide fuel cells.


Preliminary Speaker Session


Proposed Symposium Topics

  • Electrolytes; oxygen ion, proton and mixed conductors;conduction mechanisms
  • Electrode materials and microstructural engineering;electrode processes, defect chemistry, analytical techniques
  • Ceramic and metallic interconnects; degradation mechanisms, coatings, accelerated testing and life prediction
  • Sealing materials, designs and approaches; compatibility and interactions
  • Novel processing and design of cell and stack materials
  • Mechanical and thermal properties, electrochemical performance and stability
  • Electrical and structural reliability
  • Surface and interfacial reactions; materials transport and electrode poisoning; catalytic degradation, carbon fouling
  • Degradation modeling and computational simulation of cells and stacks
  • High temperature electrolysis: Water and CO2, CO2 utilization, dry reforming
  • Fuel processing; supported/unsupported catalysts; carbon and sulfur fouling, gas separation membranes
  • Applications: Centralized and distributed generation, CHP and μ-CHP, Hydrogen production, portable and unmanned operations


Symposium Organizers

  • Mihails Kusnezoff, Fraunhofer IKTS, Germany, +49 351 2553-7707;
  • Narottam P. Bansal, NASA Glenn Research Center, USA, +1 (216) 433-3855
  • J. S. Chung, POSTECH, Korea
  • Vincenzo Esposito, DTU Energy Conversion
  • Tatsumi Ishihara, Kyushu University, Japan
  • Ruey-Yi Lee, Institute of Nuclear Energy Research, Taiwan
  • Nguyen Q. Minh, Consultant, USA
  • Mogens Mogensen, Risoe National Laboratory, Denmark
  • Prabhakar Singh, University of Connecticut, USA
  • Frederico Smeacetto, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Jeffrey W. Stevenson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
  • Toshio Suzuki, AIST, Japan
  • Eric D. Wachsman, University of Maryland, USA


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