Current Academic and Industrial Collaborations

Collaborators from international institutions:

Prof. Christophe Coutenceau and Prof. Stève Baranton, Universite de Poitiers, France: (i) oxidative stripping of COchem on Pt nano-particles; (ii) stability of size and shape-controlled Pt and Pd nanoparticles; and (iii) electrocatalytic behavior of H on Pd nanoparticles

Prof. Shigenori Mitsushima, Yokohama National University, Japan; electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reactions 

Prof. Germano Tremiliosi-Filho, Universidade de São Paulo, São Carlos, Brazil: electrocatalysis and alcohols electro-oxidation

Collaborators from Canadian institutions:

Prof. Diane Beauchemin, Queen's University, Canada: ICP-MS analysis of trace quantities of metals (e.g. Pt, Ni) in aqueous electrolytes

Prof. Michael Eikerling and Prof. Byron Gates, Simon Fraser University, Canada: (i) modeling of HUPD adsorption and Pt electro-oxidation; (ii) preparation and characterization of meso and nano-structured Ni and Pt electrocatalytic materials

Industrial collaborations:

Nissan Technology Center North America (Fuel Cell Laboratory led by Dr. Kenzo Oshihara), USA, and Nissan Research Center (Advanced Materials Laboratory led by Dr. Atsushi Ohma), Japan: electrocatalysis and electro-degradation of noble-metal catalysts in fuel cells