Fields of expertise
Numerical characterization and engineering of transport in morphologically complex heterogeneous mediaLausanne, EPFL, 2021. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-7663.
Non-uniform porous structures and cycling control for optimized fixed-bed solar thermochemical water splittingJournal of Solar Energy Engineering. 2021.
Multiphase transport and evaporative cooling in fuel cell gas diffusion layersLausanne, EPFL, 2021. DOI : 10.5075/epfl-thesis-8558.
Mitigating voltage losses in photoelectrochemical cell scale-upSustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020-06-01. DOI : 10.1039/d0se00246a.
Pressure Drop and Convective Heat Transfer in Different SiSiC Structures Fabricated by Indirect Additive ManufacturingJournal Of Heat Transfer-Transactions Of The Asme. 2020-03-01. DOI : 10.1115/1.4045732.
Design guidelines for Al-12%Si latent heat storage encapsulations to optimize performance and mitigate degradationApplied Surface Science. 2020-03-01. DOI : 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.143684.
Optimizing and Implementing Light Trapping in Thin-Film, Mesostructured PhotoanodesAcs Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2020-02-05. DOI : 10.1021/acsami.9b17856.
Sodium plating and stripping from Na-β"-alumina ceramics beyond 1000 mA/cm2Materials Today Energy. 2020. DOI : 10.1016/j.mtener.2020.100515.
Practical challenges in the development of photoelectrochemical solar fuels productionSustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020. DOI : 10.1039/C9SE00869A.
Effective conductivity of porous ceramics in a radiative environmentCeramics International. 2020. DOI : 10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.09.272.
Rapid Performance Optimization Method for PhotoelectrodesJournal of Physical Chemistry C. 2019-08-07. DOI : 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04102.
Kinetic Competition between Water-Splitting and Photocorrosion Reactions in Photoelectrochemical DevicesChemsuschem. 2019-05-08. DOI : 10.1002/cssc.201802558.
A thermally synergistic photo-electrochemical hydrogen generator operating under concentrated solar irradiationNature Energy. 2019-04-29. DOI : 10.1038/s41560-019-0373-7.
Pcm-based heat exchanger and uses thereofUS2021222959 ; EP3794297 ; CN112424551 ; WO2019220395 . 2019.
Integrated photo-electrochemical device for concentrated irradiationEP3500694 ; US2019177860 ; WO2018033886 . 2019.
Design and optimization of a high-temperature latent heat storage unitApplied Energy. 2019. DOI : 10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114330.
Sequential Cascade Electrocatalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to C-C Coupled ProductsAcs Applied Energy Materials. 2019. DOI : 10.1021/acsaem.9b00791.
Unsteady Radiative Heat Transfer Model of a Ceria Particle Suspension Undergoing Solar Thermochemical ReductionJournal Of Thermophysics And Heat Transfer. 2019-01-01. DOI : 10.2514/1.T5314.
Inverse Analysis of Radiative Flux Maps for the Characterization of High Flux SourcesJournal of Solar Energy Engineering. 2019. DOI : 10.1115/1.4042227.
Integrated photo-electrochemical device for concentrated irradiationEP3500694 ; EP3500694 ; US2019177860 ; WO2018033886 . 2018.
Solar production of nylon polymers and prescursors for nylon polymer productionUS2020048415 ; WO2018172927 ; WO2018172927 . 2018.
Atomic layer deposition of TiO2 for stabilization of Pt nanoparticle oxygen reduction reaction catalystsJournal of Applied Electrochemistry. 2018. DOI : 10.1007/s10800-018-1226-y.
An integrated concentrated solar fuel generator utilizing a tubular solid oxide electrolysis cell as solar absorberJournal of Power Sources. 2018. DOI : 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.08.009.
Pathways to Electrochemical Solar-Hydrogen TechnologiesEnergy & Environmental Science. 2018. DOI : 10.1039/C7EE03639F.
Chapter 9. Modelling-derived Design Guidelines for Photo-electrochemical DevicesAdvances in Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Theory, Experiment and Systems Analysis; Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018. p. 239-265.
Heat transfer modeling in integrated photoelectrochemical hydrogen generators using concentrated irradiation2014. 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, Kyoto, Japan, August 10-15, 2014.
Characterising Internal Heat Transfer in Thermal Protection Systems2014. 29th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 7-12, 2014.
Simulations of the Irradiation and Temperature Dependence of the Efficiency of Tandem Photoelectrochemical Water-splitting Systems2013. 2nd International Symposium on Electrochemical Synthesis of Fuels (ESF), 2nd International Symposium on Electrochemical Synthesis of Fuels (ESF). p. 293-303. DOI : 10.1149/05802.0293ecst.
Separator design criteria for a solar-hydrogen electrochemical generator2012.
Multi-Scale Modelling of a Solar Reactor for the High-Temperature Step of a Sulphur-Iodine-Based Water Splitting Cycle2012. ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conference collocated with the ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting and the ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and M, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, USA. p. 287-296. DOI : 10.1115/HT2012-58323.
Transport phenomena in complex multi-phase media. A tomography-based approach applied to solar fuel production and snow scienceSVH Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften.
Tomography-based heat and mass transport characterization of complex porous materials and their application and importance in solar fuel processing2011. WEC, Geneva, September 4–9, 2011.
Teaching & PhD
Doctoral Program in Energy