Materials, Devices and Processes for Energy and Environmental Sustainability
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Doctoral Theses


  • 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", Sept. 1997.
  • Stephen Britten, "Solid-State Amperiometric Sensors for the In-situ Monitoring of Slag Composition and Transport Properties", Jan. 1998.
  • David Woolley, "Electrochemically Enhanced Reduction of Iron Oxides from Slags", Jan. 1998.
  • Wenquan Gong, "Intermediate-Temperature SOFC Materials Development", May 2005
  • Ajay Krishnan, "SOM Process for Primary Production of Magnesium", July 2005.
  • Cui Hengdon, "Membrane Separation Process for Hydrogen Synthesis", Aug. 2006.
  • Wenhua Huang, "Bi-Layer Interconnects for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Jan. 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 A. Zink, "Investigation of Intermediate Temperature SOFC Materials Systems", Sept. 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.
  • Yihong Jiang,"Solid Oxide Membrane (SOM) Process for Ytterbium and Silicon Production from their Oxides", August 2015.
  • Shizhao Su, "Solid Oxide Membrane Electrolysis Process for Clean Efficient Aluminum Production", April 2016
  • Ruofan Wang, "Chromium Poisoning of Cathode in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Mechanisms and Mitigation Strategies”, August 2017
  • Thomas Villalon, “ Zero-Direct Emission Silicon Production Via Solid Oxide Membrane Electrolysis, May 2018.
  • Paul Gasper, “ Improving Electrochemical Performance of Nickel–Yttria stabilized Zirconia Cermet Anodes Employing Nickel Nanoparticles, September 2019.