Materials, Devices and Processes for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
Current Research Group
Research in Progress
Degrees Granted

Doctoral Theses


Su Shizhao, "SOM Process for Synthesis of Aluminum from its Oxide", expected 2016.

Yihong Jiang, "SOM Process for Solar-Grade Silicon and Rare earth Metals Production from their Oxides," expected 2015

Deniz Cetin, "Strontium Seggregation in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathodes and its Impact on Performance," expected 2015

Yiwen Gong, "Patterned Electrode Studies of Chromium Impurity Effects for Solid OXide Fuel Cells," expected 2017

Ruofan Wang, "Performance Modeling of Impurity Toelerant Solid Oxide Fuel Cells," expected 2017

Abhisek Patnaik, "Waste to Energy Conversion in Solid Oxide Membrane Based Electrolyzers," expected 2017

Filippos Patsiogiannis, "Incorporation of Oxygen, Sulfur, and Chlorine in Ironmaking and Steelmaking Slags Containing Fluxes Based on Mayenite," May 1995.

Shi Yuan, "Fabrication, Performance, and Process Optimization of Solid Electrolyte Cells for Electrochemical Refining of Copper," May 1995.

Adam Powell, "Modeling of E-Beam Physical Vapor Deposition Process," May 1997.

Sridhar Seetharaman, "Effect of Temperature, Oxygen Partial Pressure and Current on the Noble-Metal/Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Interfacial Reaction Kinetics," September 1997.

Stephen Britten, "Solid-State Amperemetric Sensors for the In-situ Monitoring of Slag Composition and Transport Properties," January 1998.

David Woolley, "Electrochemically Enhanced Reduction of Iron Oxides from Slags," January 1998.

Wenquan Gong, "Inetermediate-Temperature SOFC Materials Development," May 2005 .

Ajay Krishnan, "SOM Process for Primary Production of Magnesium from Magnesium Oxide," July 2005.

Cui Hengdong, "Membrane Separation Process for Hydrogen Synthesis," August 2006.

Wenhua Huang, "Bi-Layer Interconnects and Interconnect Coatings for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", June 2008

Kyung Joon Yoon, "High Performance Single Step Co-fired Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs): Polarization Measurements and Analysis", June 2008

Habing Wang, "MIEC Membranes for Hydrogen Generation and Separation," May 2009

Peter Zink, "Investigation of Intermediate Temperature SOFC Materials Systems" September 2009

Soobhankar Pati, "Waste to Hydrogen Conversion Using Solid Oxide Membrane Electrolyzers," June 2010

Lincoln Miara, "Kinetics of Oxygen Reduction in Perovskite Cathodes for Solid Oxide Fuel cells: A Combined Modeling and Experimental Approach," July 2011.

Eric Gratz, "Solid Oxide Membrane (SOM) Stability in Molten Ionic Flux for the Direct Electrolysis of Magnesium Oxide," August 2012.

Xiaofei Guan, "Novel Process for Recycling Magnesium Alloy Employing Refining and Solid Oxide Membrane Electrolysis," August 2013.