Clean Technology 2008
Hydrogen Technologies & Applications

Hydrogen Technologies & Applications

Symposium Sessions


Monday June 2

8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech
1:00 BP Alternative Energy
4:00 Fuel Cell Technologies

Tuesday June 3

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
10:30 Hydrogen Technologies - 1
1:30 Hydrogen Technologies - 2

Wednesday June 4

8:30 Keynotes: Clean Technology
4:30 Fuel Cell Technologies
 Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technologies

Thursday June 5


Symposium Program


Monday June 2

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8:30 Keynotes: Nanotech & CleantechExhibit Hall D
8:30 Welcome
P. Glaza, Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization, US
8:40 TBA
J. Inslee, U.S. Congress, 1st Congressional District Washington, US
9:20 It’s a Nano World
R.O. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
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1:00 BP Alternative EnergyRoom 312
 Session chair: Daniel Laird, Sandia National Lab, US
1:00 Venturing in Alternative Energy at BP
I. Dairanieh, Beyond Petroleum, US
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4:00 Fuel Cell TechnologiesRoom 313
 Session chair: Michael Pratt, BU, US
4:00 In-plane and through-plane electrochemical conductivity and fuel cell performance of thin-film YSZ electrolytes
A.C. Johnson, S. Ramanathan, Harvard University, US
4:20 Continuous Hydrothermal Flow Syntheses of Nanosize Materials Used In Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
X. Weng, J.A. Darr, University College London, UK
4:40 Effects of Spin Coating Catalysts on Micro-Fuel Cells Efficiency
T. Lung, T. Reissman, B. Kirby and E. Garcia, Cornell University, US

Tuesday June 3

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantech - Welcome to Massachusetts
I. Bowles, Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs, Massachusetts, US
8:40 Future Mobility and Hydrogen
D. Macleod, Shell Hydrogen, US
9:10 Smarter Solutions for Greener Planet
S. Nunes, IBM Big Green Innovations, US
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10:30 Hydrogen Technologies - 1Room 310
 Session chair: Rafal Romanowicz, CTSI, CH
10:30 Techno-economic Assessment of Forecourt Hydrogen Production from Natural Gas and Ethanol
M.V. Iyer, K. Kapoun, Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc., US
10:50 Generating Hydrogen on Demand by Splitting Water with Al Rich Alloys
J.M. Woodall, J. Ziebarth, C.R. Allen J. Jeon, G. Choi, Purdue University, US
11:10 Domestic hydrogen production by an integrated biomass gasification/sponge iron process
T. Gerdes, M. Willert-Porada, University of Bayreuth, DE
11:30 Hydrogen Production with CO2 Capture for IGCC Power Plants
C. Evenson, Eltron Research & Development, US
11:50 An Assessment of Renewable Hydrogen Costs, Infrastucture, and Resource Constraints
S. Lasher, M. Marion, M. Kromer, K. Roth, TIAX LLC, US
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1:30 Hydrogen Technologies - 2Room 310
 Session chair: Manesh Iyer, Shell Global Solutions, US
1:30 Renewable Hydrogen Production Around the Globe
K. Deason, A. Smith, SENTECH, Inc., US
1:50 Production of Renewable Solar Hydrogen using Semiconductor Metal oxides by Water Photoelectrolysis
M. Misra, S.K. Mohapatra, V.K. Mahajan, P.P. Das, K.S. Raja, University of Nevada, Reno, US
2:10 Photo-electrochemical Generation of Hydrogen using Plasma Assisted Self-assembled Titania Nanotubes
M.K. Mazumder, R. Sharma, P. Das, A.S. Biris, M. Misra, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, US
2:30 Materials for Synfuel Production
S.K. Sundaram, K.I. Johnson, S.P. Pilli, R.E. Williford, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US

Wednesday June 4

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8:30 Keynotes: Clean TechnologyRoom 304
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:30 Cleantechnology at the DOE
P. Dickerson - COO, DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, US
9:00 Investment trends in Cleantech
W. James, Rockport Capital Partners, US
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4:30 Fuel Cell TechnologiesRoom 313
 Session chair: Rafal Romanowicz, CTSI, CH
4:00 Modeling the Temperature Field in Reforming Anodes of a Button-Shaped SOFC
I. Zinovik, D. Poulikakos, ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH
4:20 Directed self-organization and Molecular wiring of catalytic nanoparticles for fuel cells
N.K. Dutta, S. Mayavan, N. Roy Choudhury, University of South Australia, AU
4:40 Direct Coal Power Generation using the Liquid Tin Anode SOFC
J. Bentley, T. Tao, CellTech Power LLC, US
5:00 Novel Composite Membranes Containing Functionalised Silsesquioxanes and Ionic Liquids for High Temperature Fuel Cell Applications
N. Dutta, N. Roy Choudhury, S. Subianto, M. Mistry, Ian Wark Research Institute, AU
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Fuel Cells and Hydrogen TechnologiesRoom 302
- Nanomaterials for Desulfurization & Hydrogen Generation
G. Venugopal, N. Vylkov, K. Unfried, M. Sapp, A. Hunt, nGimat Co., US
- Bifurcation Behavior of a Novel Auto-thermal Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) Membrane Reformer
I. Abu-Mahfouz, S. Elnashaie, R. Ciocci, Penn State University at Harrisburg, US
- Development of Efficient, Compact and Environmentally Friendly Hydrocarbon Reformer for the Production of Pure Hydrogen
R. Ciocci, I. Abu-Mahfouz, S. Elnashaie, Penn State University at Harrisburg, US
- New Catalytic system for Producing Pure Hydrogen -Water-gas-shift Reaction of Supported Copper Catalysts-
H. Yahiro, K. Saiki, T. Yamamoto, K. Sagata, M. Asamoto, H. Yamaura, Ehime University, JP
- Computer Simulation of Hydrogen Storage Materials
M. Katagiri, H. Onodera, H. Ogawa, National Institute for Materials Science, JP
- Computational and Experimental Study of High Performance Low Temperature Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) using Sc2O3-CeO2-ZrO2 Electrolyte
A. Sleiti, University of Central Florida, US
- Experimental investigation of solid oxide fuel cells with biogas from anaerobic digestion
P. Leone, P. Asinari, M.G. Santarelli, M. Calì, B. Ruggeri, Politecnico di Torino, IT
- Zirconia Aerogel-Polyxometalate Composites Synthesis with Applications in Solid Oxide/Acid Fuell Cells
A. Nicoara, V. Cosoveanu, I. Ladiu, L. Baia, M. Baia, L. Muresan, I. Stamatin, V. Danciu, Babes-Bolyai University cluj-Napoca, RO
- Study on the Cathode Materials for Achieving IT-SOFC with Proton Conductor
M. Asamoto, S. Miyake, Y. Yonei, H. Yamaura, H. Yahiro, Ehime University, JP
- Catalysts Consortium
T.H. Rod, Atomistix, DK
- Structural Stability of Hydrogen Storage Materials
M. Katagiri, H. Onodera, H. Ogawa, National Institute for Materials Science, JP
- Thermal hydrolysis characteristics of dewatered sewage sludge
H-C. Ahn, E-S Jang, M-C Eo, H. Kim, C-S Choi, Y-J Chung, Institute for Advanced Engineering, KR
- Direct-Glycerol Fuel Cell for Portable Power Applications
S. Ragsdale, C. Ashfield, CyVolt Energy Systems, Inc., US
- Carbon Aerogel -Supported Pt with Applications in Fuel-Cells
L.C. Cotet, A. Andronie, I. Stamatin, I.D. Stamatin, V. Cosoveanu, V. Danciu, Babes-Bolyai University, RO


Hydrogen fuel is approaching the edge of surging into industry, transportation and home us as a accessible source of energy. This symposium explores the state-of-art in hydrogen technology ranging from production and storage to applications into across all sectors. We welcome your submission and look forward to your participation.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Hydrogen Sources
  • Hydrogen Generation/Production Methods
  • Fuel Conversion (Coal Gasification, Biomass Gasification, Thermochemical Systems (Steam Reforming, Photochemical Systems)
  • Hydrogen Storage (Metal Hydrides, Chemical Hydrides, Carbon Nanostructures, Cryogenic & Compressed Storage)
  • Hydrogen Transportation
  • Hydrogen Distribution (refueling stations)
  • Hydrogen Economics
  • Novel Engines for Hydrogen
  • Novel Turbines for Hydrogen
  • Hydrogen Products
  • Policy
  • Other