Hydrogen 2008 Meeting Archive

A total of 175 people from 17 countries attended the Materials Innovations in an Emerging Hydrogen Economy conference. Hydrogen 2008 was held February 24-27, 2008, at the Hilton Oceanfront in Cocoa Beach, FL. The was an inter-Society conference organized by Jack Simon, Past President of ASM International, and George Wicks, a past member of the ACerS Board of Directors. In addition, the National Hydrogen Association (NHA) and the Society for Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) supported this meeting. This conference included 112 presentations in 17 sessions and one poster session.

Meeting Summary

Hydrogen 2008 Report

American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Vol. 87, No 5, pg 13.

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Meeting Proceedings

The Ceramic Transactions, Volume 202 containing the proceedings from Hydrogen 2008 is available in ACerS Bookstore.

International Overview


Introduction of the Hydrogen Economy in Emerging Markets Jose Ignacio Galindo, ALSET – CEO
Tritium: A Micropower Source for On-Chip Applications Nazir P. Kherani, Baojun Liu,

Stefan Zukotynski, Kenin P. Chen

Materials Issues for H2 R&D in Canada Rod McMillan, NRC Defence R&D Canada Atlantic
Current Status of R&D on Hydrogen Production and Storage in Korea Jong-Won Kim, Director Hydrogen Energy R&D Center
Global Perspectives Towards the Establishment of the Hydrogen Economy Jose Ignacio Galindo, ALSET – CEO
Electrochemical Energy Storage System for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Zi-Feng Ma, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Priorities & Progress in Hydrogen Energy Research in the EU C.Filiou, P.Moretto & J.Martin-Bermejo- European Commission
Overview of U.S. Materials Development Activities for Hydrogen Technologies Ned Stetson, John Petrovic, US Dept of Energy


Evaluations of Formation and Reversibility of Metal Borohydrides via Volumetric and Nuclear Resonance Methods Robert C. Bowman, Jr.,Jpseph Reiter, (Jet Propulsio Lab, Pasadena, CA)

Son-Jong Hwang, Chul Kim, Houria Kabbour, Justin Purewal and C.C.Ahn (Calif Institute of Tech, Pasadena, CA)

Hollow Glass Micropheres (HGMS) Designed for Storing Hydrogen Delbert E. Day, MO-SCI Corp and

James E. Shelby, Alfred Univ

Progress of Hydrogen Storage and Container Materials YiYi Li and YuTuo Zhang, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Impact of Composition and Heat Treatment on Pore Size in Borosilicate Glass Microspheres Fabienne C. Raszewski, Erich K. Hansen, Ray f. Schumacher, David K. Peeler, Scott W. Galord, Nathan A. Carlie, Laeticia Petit and Kathleen A. Richardson, Savannah River National Laboratory
Impact of Glass Composition on the Production of Borosilicate HGMs Fanienne C. Raszewski, Erich K. Hansen, David K. Peeler and Ray F. Schumacher
Methods For Producing Hollow Glass Microspheres Fabienne C. Raszewski , Ray F. Schumacher and Erich K. Hansen
High Density Carbon Materials for Hydrogen Storage A. Linares-Solano, M. Jorda-Beneyto, D. Lozano-Castello, F. Suarez-Garcia, D. Cazorla-Amoros
Physisorption of Hydrogen on Novel Porous Materials Michael Hirscher, Barbara Panella and Barbara Schmitz
NESSHY: Novel Efficient Solid Storage for Hydrogen Theodore Steriotis, National Ctr for Scientific Research, Athens, Greece
Analysis of Electrochemical Experiments for Evaluation of Susceptibility to Embrittlement by Hydrogen Gas R.E. Ricker, D.J. Pitchure and M. R. Stoudt, NIST
Poster: Analysis of Electrochemical Experiments for Evaluation of Susceptibility to Embrittlement by Hydrogen Gas R.E. Ricker, D.J. Pitchure and M. R. Stoudt, NIST
Friction and Wear Properties of Materials used in Hydrogen Service Robert Erch, George Fenske, and Osman Eryilmaz, Argonne Natonal Lab
Evaluation of the Susceptibility of Simulated Welds In HSLA-100 and HY-100 Steels to Hydrogen Induced Cracking R.E. Ricker, M.R. Stoudt and D.J. Pitchure, NIST
Fracture Toughness Assessment of Hydrogen Pipelines M. Dadfarnia, M. Martin, P. Sofronis, I.M. Robertson, D.D. Johnson
High Temperature Electrolysis for Hydrogen Production J. Stephen Herring, Carl M. Stoots,

James E. O’Brien (Idaho Nat’l Laboratory and Joseph J. Hartvigsen (Ceramatec, Inc.)

Ni-Si alloys for Hydrogen Generation by the Sulfur-Iodine Cycle J.W. Newkirk, R.D. Brow, T. Lillo, C. Larson and R. Hsu (Idaho National Laboratory)
Hydrogen Production via Photolytic Oxidation of Aqueous Sodium Sulfite Solutions Cunping Huang, Clovis A. Linkous, Olawale Adebiyi and Ali T-Raissi (Florida Solar Energy Center)
Porous Alumina Tubular Supported Ultra-thin Pd Membrane Dan Edson, PhD (MetaMateria Partners)
X-Ray Photoelectron Investigation of Phosphotungstic Acid as a Proton-Conducting Medium in Solid Polymer Electrolytes Clovis A. Linkous, Stephen L. Rhoden (Florida Solar Energy Center) and Kirk Scammon (Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center)
Recent Results on Splitting Water with Al Alloys Charles R. Allen, Jeffrey T. Ziebarth, Go Choi, Jerry M. Woodall, Jong-Hyeok Jeon (Purdue University)
Leakage Detection/Safety
Hydrogen Delivery/Safety B. B. Bonner, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Safety Aspects of Hydrogen at Low and High Velocity Robert W. Boyd, Mircea Stefan Stanescu and Paul F. Stratton (The Linde Group)
Tritium Aging Effects on Forged Stainless Steel Michael Morgan, Savannah River National Laboratory
Explosive Nature of Hydrogen in a Partial Pressure Vacuum Trevor Jones, Solar Atmospheres, Inc.

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