ICEPS 2008
Conference Program
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Invited Lectures

Inaugural address
S.K. Brahmachari, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi, INDIA

Keynote address
Daniel Scherson, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Fundamental aspects of electrochemical energy storage challenges and opportunities

Invited Lectures
K.S. Gandhi, Indian Institute of Science, INDIA
Mathematical modeling of freezing effects in lead-acid batteries

D. Pavlov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, BULGARIA
Mechanism of action of carbon forms on the processes that take place at the negative plates of VRLA batteries

R. Ahuja, Uppsala University, SWEDEN
Material design for rechargeable lithium batteries from quantum mechanical calculations

Duncan H. Gregory, University of Glasgow, UK
Lithium nitrides as potential advanced battery materials

Dominique Guyomard, University of Nantes, FRANCE
Importance of positive electrode/electrolyte interface in lithium batteries

Kwang B. Kim, Yonsei University, KOREA
Title not available

Alain Levasseur, ENSCPB, FRANCE
Title not available

Ru-Shi Liu, National Taiwan University, TAIWAN
Capacity enhancement of LiFePO4 by controlling amount of metallic iron or cobalt phosphide

Arumugam Manthiram, University of Texas at Austin, USA
High-energy density cathodes for next-generation lithium-ion batteries

B. V. Ratnakumar, California Institute of Technology, USA
Development of materials for advanced lithium-ion batteries for NASA's future missions

Hikari Sakaebe, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, JAPAN
Analysis of degradation of layered-oxide positive electrodes in lithium-ion batteries for HEV applications

K.M. Shaju, University of St. Andrews, UK
Electrode materials for high-power lithium-ion batteries

A.M. Skundin, Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, RUSSIA
Silicon-graphite composites for lithium-ion batteries

Jun-ichi Yamaki, Kyushu University, JAPAN
Thermal studies of methyl difluoroacetate as a novel candidate for electrolyte solvent of lithium cells

Karim Zaghib, Hydro-Quebec, IREQ, CANADA
Olivine-ionic liquid for lithium-ion technology

V. Antonucci, CNR-ITAE Institute, ITALY
Title not available

Srinivas Bollepalli, Sainergy Tech, USA
Next-generation PEM electrode structures

Christophe Coutanceau, CNRS- LACCO, FRANCE
Microstructural and morphological changes of Pt/C fuel cell grade catalysts under conditions close to PEMFCs

K.T. Jacob, Indian Institute of Science, INDIA
Some critical issues in realizing the full potential of solid oxide fuel cells

A.M. Kannan, Arizona State University, USA
Nanostructured gas diffusion electrodes by in situ CVD process for PEMFC

H.S. Maiti, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, INDIA
Advances in materials processing for solid oxide fuel cell and lithium-ion battery

S.R. Narayanan, California Institute of Technology, USA
Materials development for PEM regenerative fuel cells

S. Sampath, Indian Institute of Science, INDIA
Nanostructured Rh, Ir and Rh-Ir alloys for borohydride oxidation: implications in direct borohydride fuel cell

Keith Scott, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Oxygen reduction in fuel cells – a continuous challenge to power performance

A.K. Shukla, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, INDIA
R&D on PEM-based fuel cells at CECRI

P. Jena, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Nanomaterials for hydrogen storage

Prashant V. Kamat, University of Notre Dame, USA
Nanostructure assemblies for next-generation solar cells

N. Munichandraiah, Indian Institute of Science, INDIA
Electrooxidation of small organic molecules on nano clusters of Pt and Pt-Ru dispersed on conductive polymer PEDOT

Shigeto Okada, Kyushu University, JAPAN
Cathode active materials for sodium secondary battery

Krishnan Rajeshwar, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Materials chemistry in the service of solar energy and fuel cells

K. Vijayamohanan, National Chemical Laboratory, INDIA
Shape-dependent electrocatalytic properties of platinum

Bingqing Wei, University of Delaware, USA
High power density supercapacitors from carbon nanotubes