Session Vb

9:00 am- TRANSPORTATION APPLICATIONS n Kissimmee/St. Cloud Hall

12:05 pm Chain-

Steve Chalk USDOE

Co-Chair: Shang Hsiung FTA

9:00 am- Opening Remarks 9:10 am

9:10 am- Three Fuel Cell Buses: Did the Promise Live Up to Reality? 553

9:30 am D. Lee, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC

9:30 am- Fuel Cell Transit Bus Development & Commercialization Programs 9:50 am at Georgetown University 557

R. Wimmer, J. Larkins and S. Romano, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

9:50 am- Transportation Engine Commercialization at Ballard Power Systems 559

10:10 am N. Otto and P. Howard, Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Burnaby, B.C., CANADA

10:10 am- Questions and Answers 10:30 am

10:30 am- Break Tamiami Lounge

10:45 am

10:45 am- PEM Fuel Cell Stack Development for Automotive Applications 563

11:05 am W. Ernst, Mechanical Technology Inc., Latham, NY

11:05 am- Design and Performance of A Prototype Fuel Cell Powered Vehicle 567

11:25 am P. Lehman and C. Chamberlin, Humboldt State University, Areata, CA

11:25 am- Fuel Cell Power System for Utility Vehicle 571

11:45 am M. Graham, F. Barbir, F. Marken and M. Nadal, Energy Partners, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL

11:45 am- Questions and Answers 12:05 pm


2:00 pm Chair:

Donna Lee USDOE

1) Fuel Cell Development for Transportation: Catalyst Development 575 N. Doddapaneni and D. Ingersoll, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

2) Electrode Porosity and Effective Electrocatalyst Activity in Electrode-Membrane Assemblies (MEAs) of PEMFCs ' 579 A. Fischer and H. Wendt, Institut für Chemische Technologie,

Darmstadt, GERMANY

3) Self-Humidified Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells:

Operation of Larger Cells and Fuel Cell Stacks 583

H. Dhar, J. Lee, and K. Lewinski, BCS Technology, Inc., Bryan, TX

4) Development of a Polymer Fuel Cell System for Naval Surface Ship Applications 587 D. Schmal, C. E. Kluiters, TNO Institute of Environmental Sciences, Energy

Research and Process Innovation, Delft, THE NETHERLANDS, and

I. Barendregt, Royal Netherlands Navy, Den Haag, THE NETHERLANDS

5) Development and Properties of the "Stonehart" Humidity Stabilized Perfluoro-Polymer Membrane 591 P. Stonehart, Stonehart Associates, Inc., Madison, CT

6) Efficient Pt Catalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 595 J. Fournier, G. Faubert, J. Y. Tilquin, R. Cote, D. Guay, and J. P. Dodelet, INRS-Energie et Materiaux, Varennes, Quebec, CANADA

7) The Canadian Fuel Cell R&D Program 599 N. Beck, and M. Hammerli and Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa,

Ontario, CANADA

8) Process Simulation of a PEM Fuel Cell System 604 K. Ledjeff-Hey, J. Roes, V. Formanski, Gerhard-Mercator-Universitat Gesamthochschule Duisburg Fachbereich Maschinenbau, Duisburg,

GERMANY, K. Ledjeff-Hey, J. Gieshoff and B. Vogel, Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Eneigy Systems, Freiburg, GERMANY

9) Development of Small Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Stacks 608 V. Paganin, E. Ticianelli, and E. Gonzalez, and Instituto de Quimica de

Sao Carlos/USP, Sao Carlos, SP, BRAZIL

10) Effects of Microstructure on Carbon Support in the Catalyst Layer on the Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 612

M. Uchida, Y. Fukuoka, Y. Sugawara, N. Eda and A. Ohta, Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd., Osaka, JAPAN

11) Preparation Method of Ultra Low Platinum Loading Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 616

Y. Fukuoka, M. Uchida, Y. Sugawara, N. Eda and A. Ohta, Matsushita Battery Industrial Co., Ltd., Osaka, JAPAN

12) High Performance Radiation-Grafted Membranes and Electrodes for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 620

S. Nezu, H. Seko, M. Gondo and N. Ito, IMRA Materials R&D Company, Ltd., Aichi, JAPAN

13) PEM Fuel Cell Stack Performance Using Dilute Hydrogen Mixtures: Implications on Electrochemical Engine System Performance and Design 624 M. Inbody, N. Vanderborgh, J. C. Hedstrom, and J. I. Tafoya, Los Alamos

National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

14) Performance Evaluation of PEFC Stack 628 J. Fujita and J. Ohtsuki, The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Amagasaki,

JAPAN, and Y. Shindo, Y. Enami, S. Kinoshita, K. Urabe, Fuji Electric Corporate Research and Development, Ltd., Kanagawa, JAPAN

15) An Optimization Study on PEFC Drive Electric Vehicle 631 K. Kishida, M. Tanaka, K. Kanai, Y. Iwahashi, and K. Tsumura, Fukui

University of Technology, Fukui-shi, JAPAN

16) Modeling of Gaseous Flows Within Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells 635 K. Weisbrod, N. Vanderborgh,

Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, S. Grot, Delphi Eneigy and Engine Management Systems, Rochester, NY

17) Novel, Low-Cost Separator Plates and Flow-Field Elements for Use in PEM Fuel Cells 639

D. Edlund, Northwest Power Systems, LLC, Bend, OR

18) PEM Fuel Cell Applications and their Development at International Fuel Cells 641 T. Fuller, M. Gorman, and L. Van Dine and International Fuel Cells Corporation,

South Windsor, CT

19) The Effect of Operation and Design Parameters on the Performance of the

Direct Methanol Fuel Cell 644

S. F. Simpson, A. Cisar, K. Franaszczuk, H. Moaddel, D. Brejchova, C. Salinas, D. Weng and O. J. Murphy, Lynntech, Inc., College Station, TX

20) The Importance of Water Control to PEM Fuel Cell Performance 647 A. Cisar, O. Murphy and S. Simpson, Lynntech, Inc., College Station, TX

21) Performance of Direct Methanol Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell 651 D. R. Shin, D. H. Jung, C. H. Lee and Y. G. Chun, Korea Institute of Energy

Research, Taejon, KOREA

22) Performance Improvement of PEFC Modules with Cells Containing

Low Amount of Platinum 655

Y. Miyake, M. Kadowaki, A. Hamada, M. Kaneko, T. Nakaoka, T. Matsubayashi and K. Nishio, Sanyo Electric Company, Ltd., Osaka, JAPAN, M. Enami and K. Takasu, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Tokyo, JAPAN

23) Stainless Steel Wire Mesh Flow-Fields for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 659

C. Zawodzinski, M. Wilson and S. Gottesfeld, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

24) Characterization and Basic Research Investigations at PEFC Electrodes and MEA 663

M. Schulze, N. Wagner, G. Steinhilber, E. Gülzow, M. Wöhr, and K. Bolwin, DLR, Institut für Technische Thermodynamik, Stuttgart, GERMANY

25) Innovative Production Technique for PEFC Electrodes 668

D. Bevers, E. Gülzow, A. Helmbold and B. Müller, DLR, Institut für Technische Thermodynamik, Stuttgart, GERMANY

26) Opportunities for Portable Ballard Fuel Cells 672 H. Voss, and J. R. Huff, Ballard Power Systems, Inc., Burnaby, B.C., CANADA

27) X-Ray Absorption and Electrochemical Studies of Direct

Methanol Fuel Cell Catalysts 674

D. Zurawski, A. Aldykiewicz, Jr., S. Baxter and M. Krumpelt, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL

28) Analysis of the Electrochemical Characteristics of a Direct Methanol

Fuel Cell Based on a Pt-Ru/C Anode Catalyst 678

A. Arico, P. Creti, R. Mantegna, N. Giordano, and V. Antonucci, Institute C.N.R.-T.A.E. for Transformation and Storage of Energy, Messina, ITALY, and P. Antonucci, Institute of Chemistry, University of Reggio Calabria, Reggio Calabria, ITALY

29) Comparison of Pt-Based Binary and Ternary Alloy Anode Catalysts for

Polymer Electrolyte Direct Methanol Fuel Cells 682

R. Liu, K. Ley, C. Pu, E. Reddington, K. Trintefillou, T. E. Mallouk, and

E. Smotkin, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, EL

30) Discovery of Methanol Electro-Oxidation Catalysts by Combinatorial Analysis 686 T. E. Mallouk, E. Reddington, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, C. Pu, K. L. Ley, and E. S. Smotkin, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

POSTERS P3B — Fuels and Processors, Alkaline R&D

1) A Mathematical Modeling of Raney Nickel Hydrogen Electrode for AFC * H. Kim and J. Jo, Hanyang University, Seoul, KOREA

2) Removal of Sulfur Contaminants in Methanol For Fuel Cell Applications 690 S. Lee, R. Kumar, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, and R. Sederquist, International Fuel Cells, South Windsor, CT

3) Evaluation and Performance of an Unconventional AFC-Design 694 S. Schwartz, and O. Lindström, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm,

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