Energy and Surface Chemistry

OBJECTIVES AND SPECIFICATIONS:
– Development of proton-exchange membranes and catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells
– Investigation of performance and electrochemical properties of materials in situ PEM Fuel Cells
– Development of electrodes and electrolytes for fuel cells and batteries
– Investigation of chemical and physical reactions in the interphase of solid-liquid and solid-gas systems
– Development of conducting polymer-based nanoparticles and nanofibers

AREAS OF IMPACT AND APPLICATIONS:
– Highly conducting and high performance proton exchange -membranes for fuel cells
– Efficient membranes for filtration (cleaning up the environment, water purification) applications
– Electromagnetic field absorption, radiation, chemical and bacterial protectors, bullet proof fabrics
– Clean surfaces, controlled drug delivery
– Heterogeneous catalysts, liquid and gas filters, exhaust filters
– Fuel cells, lithium-ions batteries and supercapasitors

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EQUIPMENT LIST
– Scribner Series 850e Fuel Cell Test Station
– Greenlight Fuel Cell Test Station
– Greenlight Battery Test Station
– Gamry Reference 3000TM Potentiostat/Galvanostat/ZRA
– PARSTAT MC Multichannel Potentiostat/Galvanostat
– Shimadzu DTG-60H Differential Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer
– Thermo Scientific HMS70 Slide Stainer
– Screen Printer (MSE technology)

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