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Thomas Trabold
Associate Professor

2013 Submissions

Journal Paper

Lin, J., et al. "Bio-Fuel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications. Part 1: Fuel Vaporization and Reactant Mixing." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39. (2013): 12024-12034. Print. * £ † ≠

Lin, J., et al. "Bio-fuel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications. Part 2: Biodiesel." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. (2013): 1-12. Web. * £ † ≠

Lin, J., et al. "Bio-Fuel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications. Part 3: Biodiesel-Diesel Blends." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. (2013): 1-12. Web. * £ † ≠

Lin, J., et al. "Auto-Thermal Reforming of Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel Blends for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications." Energy & Fuels 27. (2013): 4371-4385. Print. * ∆ £ † ≠

Lin, J., G. Gaustad, and T.A. Trabold. "Profit and Policy Implications of Producing Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel Fuel Blends to Specification." Applied Energy 104. (2013): 936-944. Print. * £ † ≠

Lin, J., C.W. Babbitt, and T.A. Trabold. "Life Cycle Assessment Integrated with Thermodynamic Analysis of Bio-Fuel Options for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Bioresource Technology 128. (2013): 495-504. Print. * £ † ≠

Published Conference Proceedings

Chan, W.H., et al. "Food Waste Resources for Sustainable Energy Production in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State." Proceedings of the ASME 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013. Ed. M.W. Ellis. New York, NY: ASME, Web. * £ † ≠

Rankin, M.J., T.A. Trabold, and R. Blythe. "Environmental Impact Assessment of an Anaerobic Codigestion System in Western New York State." Proceedings of the ASME 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013. Ed. M.W. Ellis. New York, NY: ASME, Web. * £ † ≠

Waller, M.G. and T.A. Trabold. "Review of Microbial Fuel Cells for Wastewater Treatment: Large-Scale Applications, Future Needs and Current Research Gaps." Proceedings of the ASME 11th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013. Ed. M.W. Ellis. New York, NY: ASME, Web. * £ † ≠

Liu, X., et al. "Neutron Imaging of Water Accumulation in the Active Area and Channel-to-Manifold Transitions of a PEMFC." Proceedings of the ASME 11th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Minneapolis, MN, July 14-19, 2013. Ed. M.W. Ellis. New York, NY: ASME, Web. * £ † ≠

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Trabold, T.A. "Hydrogen Fuel Cells for Sustainable Energy Production: Stationary, Transportation and Auxiliary Power Applications." Energy for the 21st Century Symposium. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 15 Mar. 2013. Guest Lecture.

Patents

Dadheech, G.V., et al. "Amorphous Carbon Coatings for Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates." Patent 8,497,050. 30 Jul. 2013.

Elhamid, M.H. Abd, et al. "Metallic Bipolar Plates with High Electrochemical Stability and Improved Water Management." Patent 8,470,488. 25 Jun. 2013.

Owejan, J.P., et al. "Fuel Cell Bipolar Plate Exit for Improved Flow Distribution and Freeze Capability." Patent 8,394,547. 12 Mar. 2013.

Vyas, G., et al. "Super-Hydrophilic Nanoporous Electrically Conductive Coatings for PEM Fuel Cells." Patent 8,389,174. 5 Mar. 2013.

Owejan, J.P., T.A. Trabold, and T.W. Tighe. "Low-Cost Hydrophilic Treatment Method for Assembled PEMFC Stacks." Patent 8,389,047. 5 Mar. 2013.

Vyas, G., et al. "Fuel Cell Contact Element Including a TiO2 Layer and a Conductive Layer." Patent 8,377,607. 19 Feb. 2013.

Dadheech, G.V., et al. "Amorphous Carbon Coatings for Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates." US Provisional Patent Application US20130302531. 14 Nov. 2013.

Owejan, J.P., et al. "Fuel Cell Bipolar Plate Exit for Improved Flow Distribution and Freeze Capability." US Provisional Patent Application US20130122389. 16 May 2013.

Dadheech, G.V., et al. "Fuel Cell Flow Field Plate Including Non-Stoichiometric Metal Oxide Layer." US Provisional Patent Application US20130095251. 18 Apr. 2013.

Owejan, J.P., et al. "Fuel Cell Bipolar Plate Exit for Improved Flow Distribution and Freeze Capability." Patent 8,501,364. 6 Aug. 2013.

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Trabold, T.A., et al. "Measurement and Analysis of Carbon Formation During Diesel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37. (2012): 5190-5201. Print. *

Owejan, J.P., et al. "Proton Resistance Correlated to Liquid Water Content of Gas Diffusion Layers." Journal of Power Sources 209. (2012): 147-151. Print. *

Lin, J., C.W. Babbitt, and T.A. Trabold. "Life Cycle Assessment Integrated with Thermodynamic Analysis of Bio-Fuel Options for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Bioresource Technology. (2012): 1-10. Web. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Lin, J., et al. "Auto-Thermal Reforming of Biodiesel-Ethanol-Diesel Blends for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications." Proceedings of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Symposium on Fuel Processing for Hydrogen Production. Ed. D. Shekhawat. Pittsburgh, PA: Americal Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2012. Print. *

Rankin, M.J., et al. "Analysis of Dairy Manure and Food Manufacturing Waste as Feedstocks for Sustainable Energy Production via Anaerobic Digestion." Proceedings of the ASME 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference. Ed. L. Schaefer. San Diego, CA: American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2012. Print. *

Lin, J., et al. "Mitigation of Carbon Formation During Autothermal Reforming of Biodiesel for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Applications." Proceedings of the ASME 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference. Ed. L. Schaefer. San Diego, CA: American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2012. Print. *

Liu, X., et al. "Investigation of Channel-to-Manifold Water Transport in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells." Proceedings of the ASME 6th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 10th International Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference. Ed. L. Schaefer. San Diego, CA: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Trabold, T.A. "Neutron and Synchrotron Characterization Methods." National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology Center Site Visit. University of Delaware. Newark, DE. 24 Sep. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Fister, D. and T.A. Trabold. "Waste Cooking Oil to Fuel Program." Climate Showcase Communities - Biodiesel Workshop. Monroe County Department of Environmental Services. Rochester, NY. 5 Oct. 2012. Lecture. ≠

Trabold, T.A. "Environmental and Economic Benefits of Anaerobic Co-Digestion." New York State's First Co-Digestion Biogas Plant Opening. Synergy Biogas LLC. Covington, NY. 1 May 2012. Address. ≠

Trabold, T.A. "Alternative (Sustainable) Energy." Youth Workforce Innovations Conference. Monroe County School Business Partnership. Rochester, NY. 29 Mar. 2012. Lecture.

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Trabold, T. A., et al. "Measurement and Analysis of Carbon Formation During Diesel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. (2011): 1-12. Web. £

Daino, M. M., et al. "Through-plane Water Transport Visualization in PEMFC by Visible and Infrared Imaging." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 14. (2011): B51-B54. Print. £

Published Conference Proceedings

Trabold, T. A., et al. "Analysis of Waste-to-Energy Opportunities in the New York State Food Processing Industry." Proceedings of the ASME 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability. Ed. P. Singh. Washington, D.C.: ASME, 2011. Print. £

Walluk, M. R., et al. "Development of Accelerated Durability Protocols for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems." Proceedings of the 2011 NDIA Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium. Ed. GVSETS. Dearborn, MI: n.p., 2011. Print. £

Lin, J., et al. "Assessment of Bio-fuel Options for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-based Auxiliary Power Units." Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST). Ed. M. Eckelman. Chicago: IEEE, 2011. Print. £

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Trabold, T. A. "Fuel Reforming for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Durability Effects and Renewable Fuel Options." Graduate Seminar Series. Department of Chemical Engineering. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. 3 Nov. 2011. Guest Lecture.

Trabold, T. A. "Durability of SOFC-based Auxiliary Power Units." Advanced Energy Conference. Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center. Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, NY. 12 Oct. 2011. Conference Presentation.

Trabold, T. A. "Fuel Cells for Mobility, Auxiliary Power and Stationary Power Systems." Guest Lecture Series. Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. 30 Sep. 2011. Guest Lecture.

2010 Submissions

Editor (book or journal)

Trabold, Thomas. Journal of Thermal Sciences and Engineering Applications. New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Print.

Published Article

Owejan, Jon P., Jeanette E. Owejan, Wenbin Gu, Thomas A. Trabold, Thomas W. Tighe and Mark F. Mathias. “Water Transport Mechanisms in PEMFC Gas Diffusion Layers.” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157.10 (2010): B1456-B1464. Print. *

Daino, M.M., Z. Lu, J.M. LaManna, J.P. Owejan, T.A. Trabold and S.G. Kandlikar. “Through-Plane Water Transport Visualization in an Operating PEM Fuel Cell by Visible and Infrared Imaging.” ECS Transactions, 33.1 (2010): 1423-1433. Web. * † ≠

Kandlikar, S., Z. Lu, N. Rao, J. Sergi, C. Rath, C. McDade, T. Trabold, J. Owejan, J. Gagliardo, J. Allen, R.S. Yassar, E. Medici, and A. Herescu. “Visualization of Fuel Cell Water Transport and Performance Characterization under Freezing Conditions.” U.S. Department of Energy, 25 June 2010. DOE/GO/17018. Web.

Formal Presentation

Trabold, T.A. “Water and Thermal Management in PEM Fuel Cells.” 14th International Heat Transfer Conference (ITHC-14). Washington, DC. 14 Aug. 2010. Presentation.

Owejan, J.P., J.J. Gagliardo, and T.A. Trabold. “PEMFC Water Transport and Material Properties Correlated with Neutron Diagnostic Methods.” 2nd CARISMA International Conference on Progress in MEA Materials for Medium and High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells. La Grand Motte, France. 19-22 Sept. 2010. Presentation.

Fronk, M., N. Nenadic, S. Dewey, T. Trabold, B. Landi, and M. Ganter. “Battery Cell Durability within a Pack.” 2010 Advanced Energy Conference. New York, NY. 9 Nov. 2010. Presentation. †