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  • New Article Alert: “Simple and facile synthesis of water-soluble poly (phosphazenium) polymer electrolytes”, C. G. Arges, L. Wang, and V. Ramani, RSC Advances 4 (2014), 61869-61876. DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13101K.
    *Congratulations to Chris and Lihui.
  • Sep 30, 2014. All the members of the laboratory would like to congratulate Dr. Sukhwan Yun for his earned PhD degree. We wish him a bright career at his new position at Hyundai’s fuel cell laboratory.
  • Thesis defense: Mr. Sukhwan Yun will defend his thesis on Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. For those interested, the exam will start at 11:30 AM in Perlstein Hall room 109. Refreshments will be served and no RSVP is required.
  • New Article Alert: “A Vanadium–Cerium Redox Flow Battery with an Anion-Exchange Membrane Separator”, S. Yun, J. Parrondo and V. Ramani, ChemPlusChem (2014). Ahead of print.  DOI:  10.1002/cplu.201402096*Congratulations to Sukhwan.
  • New Article Alert: “Stability of poly(2,6-dimethyl 1,4-phenylene)oxide-based anion exchange membrane separator and solubilized electrode binder in solid-state alkaline water electrolyzers”, J. Parrondo and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 16  (2014) F1015-1020. DOI: 10.1149/2.0601410jes*Congratulations to Javier.
  • New Article Alert: “Microstructure-property relationships in sulfonated polyether ether ketone / 3- (trihydroxysilyl)-1-propanesulfonic acid composite membranes for direct methanol fuel cells”, S. Yun, J. Parrondo, F. Zhang and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161 (2014) F815-F822. DOI: 10.1149/2.0021409jes*Congratulations to Sukhwan.
  • New Article Alert: “Strong metal-support interactions enhance the activity and durability of platinum supported on tantalum-modified titanium dioxide electrocatalysts”, A. Kumar and V. Ramani, ACS Catalysis, 4 (2014) 1516-1525. DOI:10.1021/cs500116h.  *Congratulations to Amod.
  • New Article Alert: “Bipolar polymer electrolyte interfaces for hydrogen-oxygen and direct borohydride fuel cells”, C.G. Arges, V. Prabhakaran, L. Wang and V. Ramani, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) 14312-14321. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.04.099*Congratulations to Chris.
  • New Article Alert: “Derivatized cardo-polyetherketone anion exchange membranes for all-vanadium redox flow batteries”, S. Yun, J. Parrondo and V. Ramani, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2 (2014) 6605-6615. DOI:10.1039/C4TA00166D*Congratulations to Sukhwan.
  • New Article Alert: “Pt supported on titanium-ruthenium oxide: A remarkably stable electrocatalyst for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles”, J. Parrondo , T. Han, E. Niangar, C. Wang, N. Dale, K. Adjemian and V. Ramani, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111 (2014) 45-50. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1319663111 *Congratulations to Javier.
  • New Article Alert: “Anion exchange membranes for hydrogen production by ultrapure water electrolysis” J. Parrondo, C. G. Arges, M. Niedzwiecki, E. B. Anderson, K. E. Ayers and V. Ramani, RSC Advances 4 (2014) 9875-9879. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA46630B.  *Congratulations to Javier.
  • New Article Alert:. “Structurally-tuned nitrogen-doped cerium oxide exhibits exceptional regenerative free radical scavenging activity”, V. Prabhakaran and V. Ramani, Journal of the Electrochemical Society161 (2014) F1-F9. DOI: 10.1149/2.004401jes*Congratulations to Venky.

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