Publications

2017

  • Didari, S., Wang, Y. and Harris, T. A. L., "Modeling of Gas Diffusion Layers with Curved Fibers Using a Genetic Algorithm," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, in press (2017). (DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.198)
  • Chede, S., Griffiths, P., Escobar, I. C., and Harris, T. A. L, "Does Casting Method Matter in Filtration Membranes? A Comparison in Performance Between Doctor Blade and Slot-die Extruded Polymeric Membranes," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Invited, accepted (July 2017).
  • Asapu, S., Chede, S., Anaya, N. M., Oyanedel-Craver, V., Gorgannejad, S., Harris, T. A. L., Al-Mallahi, J., Abu-Dalo, M., Qdais, H. A., and Escobar, I. C., "Desalination Using Low Biofouling Nanocomposite Membranes: From Batch-Scale to Continuous-Scale Membrane Fabrication," Desalination, Invited, accepted (May 2017).

 

2016

  • Parsekian, A. W. and Harris, T. A. L., "Extrusion On-demand Pattern Coating Using a Hybrid Manufacturing Process," Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification,  109, pp. 20-31 (2016).
  • Ding, X., Liu, J. and Harris, T. A. L., "A Review of the Operating Limits in Slot Die Coating Processes," AIChE Journal,  62 (7), pp. 2508-2524 (2016).

 

2015

  • Huang, W., Ddiari, S., Wang, Y., and Harris, T. A. L., "Generalized periodic surface model and its application in designing fibrous porous media," Engineering Computations, 32 (1), pp. 7-36 (2015).

 

2014

  • Ding, X., Didari, S., Fuller, T. and Harris, T. A. L., "Penetration of a Non-Newtonian Fluid into a Porous Media during Slot Die Coating," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 11, pp 83-87 (2014) invited.
  • Ahmad, Z., and Harris, T. A. L., "The Effect of Solidification on Entrained Air Bubbles in a Non-Newtonian Solution," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 11, 89-93 (2014) invited.
  • Didari, S., Ahmad, Z., Veldhorst, J. D., and Harris, T. A. L., “Wetting Behavior of the Shear Thinning Power Law Fluids," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, 11, 95-102 (2014) invited.
  • Didari, S., Asadi, A., Wang, Y., and Harris, T.A.L., “Modeling of Composite Fibrous Porous Diffusion Media,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(17), 2014, 9375-9386
  • Huang, W., Didari S, Wang, Y., and Harris, T.A.L., “Generalized periodic surface model and its application in designing fibrous porous media,” Engineering Computations, accepted March 2014.
  • Ding, X., Li, Z., Ebin, J., Fuller, T., and Harris, T., “Extended Analytical Models for Penetration Depth into Porous Media during Slot Coating,” AIChE, accepted July 2014. 

 

2013

  • Bhamidipati, K. L., Didari, S., and Harris, T. A. L. “Slot Die Coating of Polybenzimidazole based Membranes at the Air Engulfment Limit,” Journal of Power Sources, 239 382-392 (2013).
  • Ding, X., Didari, S., Fuller, T. and Harris, T. A. L., "Penetration of a Non-Newtonian Fluid into a Porous Media during Slot Die Coating," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, accepted March 2013.
  • Ahmad, Z., and Harris, T. A. L., "The Effect of Solidification on Entrained Air Bubbles in a Non-Newtonian Solution," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, accepted April 2013.
  • Didari, S., Ahmad, Z., Veldhorst, J. D., and Harris, T. A. L., “Wetting Behavior of the Shear Thinning Power Law Fluids," Journal of Coatings Technology and Research, accepted, April 2013.
  • Ding, X., Didari, S., Fuller, T., and Harris, T. A. L., “Effects of Annealing Conditions on the Performance of Solution Cast Nafion® Membranes,” Journal of Electrochemical Society, conditionally accepted, April 2013.
  • Ding, X., Fuller, T., and Harris, T. A. L., “A Simulation Model for Predicting Fluid Penetration during Slot Coating onto Porous Substrates,” Chemical Engineering Science, accepted, May 2013.
  • Didari, S. and Harris, T. A. L., “Geometrical Modeling of Carbon Paper Gas Diffusion Layers Including the Localized Distribution of the Binder” ASME 2013 11th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013.
  • Brown, M. and Harris, T. A. L. “Implementation of a Hybrid Tool to Fabricate Patterned Thin Film”, 10th European Coating Symposium, Mons, Belgium, September 2013.
  • Ding, X., Fuller, T. F., and Harris, T. A. L., “Analytical Modeling of Fluid Penetration Depth during Slot Coating onto Porous Substrate,” 10th European Coating Symposium, Mons, Belgium, September 2013.

 

2012

  • Ding, X., Didari, S., Fuller, T., Harris, T., “Membrane Electrode Assembly Fabrication Process for Directly Coating Catalyzed Gas Diffusion Layers,” Journal of Electrochemical Society, 159 (6) B746-B753 (2012).
  • Bhamidipati, K.*, Didari, S.*, and Harris, T. A. L., “Experimental Study on Air Entrainment in Slot Die Coating of High-Viscosity, Shear-Thinning Fluids,” Chemical Engineering Science, 80 (1)195–204 (2012). (*equally shared authorship)
  • Didari, S., Harris, T. A. L., Huang, W., Tessier, S., and Wang, Y., “Feasibility of Periodic Surface Models to Develop Gas Diffusion Layers: A Gas Permeability Study,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 (19) 14427–14438 (2012). 
  •  Huang, W., Wang, Y., Didari, S., and Harris, T., “Modeling Fibrous Porous Media with Periodic Surfaces,” Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2012, Paper ID:0059. 
  • Didari, S., Ahmad, Z., Moon, J., Cruz, C., and Harris, T., “The Effects of Pinholes on the Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells,” 221st Electrochemical Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2012, Abstract #1089. 
  • Ahmad, Z., Didari, S., Moon, J., and Harris, T., “Computational Fluid Dynamics of Water Droplet Formation and Detachment from Gas Diffusion Layer,” 221st Electrochemical Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2012, Abstract #1095.  Didari, S., Harris, T. A. L., Huang, W., and Wang, Y., “Characteristics of the Gas Diffusion Layers’ Microstructure,” ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, San Diego, CA, July 2012, #ESFuelCell2012-91438. 
  • Ahmad, Z. Y., and Harris, T. A. L., “The Effect of Solidification on Entrained Air Bubbles in a Polymer Membrane,” The 16th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium, Atlanta, GA, September 2012. 
  • Didari, S., Ahmad, Z. Y., Veldhorst, J. D., and Harris, T. A. L., “The Mechanism of Air Entrainment in the Slot Die Coating Process,” The 16th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium, Atlanta, GA, September 2012. 
  • Ding, X., Fuller, T. F., and Harris, T. A. L., “Fluid penetration into porous media during slot-die coating,” The 16th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium, Atlanta, GA, September 2012.

 

2011

  • Bhamidipati, K.; Harris, T., “Numerical Analysis of Defect Formation during Fabrication of High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Solutions,” Journal of Polymer Science and Engineering, 51(5), in press (2011).
  • Kanthi Latha Bhamidipati; Sima Didari; Prince Bedell; Tequila A. L. Harris, “Slot-Die Coating Window for High-Viscosity Shear-Thinning Fluid”, Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, in press April 2011.
  • Caston, T.; Carney, H.; Bhamidipati, K.; Harris, T., “Graduated Flow Resistance to Gas Flow Through a GDL in an Unconventional PEM Stack,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, (8), 011003 (2011).
  • Mallory, J., Brown, A., Harris, T. A. L., “Design for Manufacture of Bipolar Plates for a PEMFC: A Numerical Study”, North American Manufacturing Research Institution, Conference, June 2011.
  • Ahmad, Z.; Harris, T. A. L. "A Numerical Study on Defects in High Temperature Membranes through Solidification" ECS Transactions, 41 (1), pp 1567-1578 (2011)
  • Didari, S.; Harris, T. A. L.; Huang, W.; Tessier, S. M.; Wang, Y. "Transport Phenomena in Carbon Paper Gas Diffusion Layers" ECS Transactions, 41 (1), pp 499-512 (2011)
  • Ding, X.; Fuller, T. F.; Harris, T. A. L. "Effects of Annealing Conditions on the Performance of Solution Cast Nafion Membranes" ECS Transactions, 41 (1), pp 1537-1544 (2011)

 

2010

  • Caston, T.; Murphy, A.; Harris, T., Effect of Weave Tightness and Structure on the In-Plane and Through-Plane Air Permeability of Woven Carbon Fibers for Gas Diffusion Layers, Journal of Power Sources, 196(2) pp.709-716 (2010).
  • Johnson, J; Harris, T., “Full-Field Optical Thickness Profilometry of Semitransparent Thin Films with Transmission Densitometry” Journal of Applied Optics, 49(15) pp. 2920-2928 (2010).
  • Bhamidipati, K.; Harris, T. A. L., “Numerical Simulation of a High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fabrication Process” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 7(6) 061005-061012 (2010).
  • Ding, X.; Didari, S.; Fuller, T.; Harris, T., “A New Fabrication Technique to Manufacture an MEA Using Direct Coating of Nafion; onto Catalyzed GDL”, Electrochemical Society Transactions, Volume 33, 2010, #B7-0767.
  • Ding, X.; Didardi, S.; Fuller, T.; Harris, T., “A New Fabrication Technique to Manufacture an MEA Using Direct Coating of Nafion; onto Catalyzed GDL”, 215th Electrochemical Society Conference, Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 10, in Las Vegas, NV, October 2010.

 

2009

  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D.; Weber, M., “Part II: Manufacturing of High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes -- Implementation and System Model Validation” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 7(1), pp. 0110081-0110088 (2009). Paper No: FC-07-1197.
  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D.; Weber, M., “Manufacturing of High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes -- Part I: Design and Modeling” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 7(1), pp. 0110071-0110079 (2009). Also presented at the ASME 5th Annual Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, June 2007.
  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D., “A Study of the Rheological Behavior of High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Member Solutions” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 111(3), pp. 1286-92 (2009).
  • Caston, T.; Carney, H.; Bhamidipati, K.; Harris, T. A. L., “Graduated Flow Resistance through a GDL in a Novel PEM Fuel Cell Stack,” 7th International ASME Fuel Cell Science and Technology Conference, New Beach, California, 703-711, June 2009, FuelCell2009-85075. Outstanding Paper Recognition.
  • Bhamidipati, K.; Harris, T. A. L., “Numerical Analysis of the Effects of Processing Conditions on the Casting of High  Temperature PEMFC Membrane Solutions,” 7th International ASME Fuel Cell Science and Technology Conference, New Beach, California, 695-702, June 2009, FuelCell2009-85064.
  • Caston, T.; Carney, H.; Harris, T., “Correlation of Weave Tightness to Permeability and Porosity in a Gas Diffusion Layer”, 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Piero Lunghi Conference, Rome, Italy, December 2009, EFC09-17214.
  • Wells, J.; Kang, J.; Fuller, T., Harris, T., “Improving Microbial Fuel Cell Power Density by using Carbon Nano-Tubes”, 3rd European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Piero Lunghi Conference, Rome, Italy, December 2009, EFC09-17202.

 

2008

  • Harris, T.; Bhamidipati, K. “Computational Modeling of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fabrication Process,” Electrochemical Society Transactions, 12(1), pp. 251-62 (2008). Also, presented at The Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, San Antonio, Texas, October 2007, CN068952576.
  • Bhamidipati, K. L., Amani, H., Strauss, S., Harris, T. A. L., “Numerical Simulation of an Innovative PEM Fuel Cell Stack”, ASME 6th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology, June 2008, 267-274.
  • Storey, M.; Harris, T. A. L., “Novel Manufacturing Tool Design for Nano- Materials: Design Overview,” CD Proceedings, ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2008, IFSA2008U_122.

 

2007

  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D., "Development of a Casting Technique for Membrane Material Used in High-Temperature PEM Fuel Cells,” Invited SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 8(1), pp. 8-20 (2007).
  • Harris, T. and Walczyk, D., “Manufacturing of High-Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes – System Design and Modeling,” ASME 5th Annual Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, FuelCell2007-25320, June 2007.
  • Harris, T., Bhamidipati, K.; “Detection of Mechanical Failure in Polymer Electrolyte Membranes,” CD Proceedings, ECS Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, San Antonio, Texas, October 2007 #CN068952576.

 

Earlier Publications

  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D., “Design Methodology for a Flexible Manufacturing Casting System for Membrane Material Used in PEM Fuel Cells,” CD Proceedings, The Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2006.
  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D., “Casting System for Power Law Materials used in PEM Fuel Cells,” Proceedings of the ASME 1st European Fuel Cell Technology and Applications Conference, Rome, Italy, December, 2005.
  • Harris, T. A. L.; Walczyk, D.; Puffer, R.; O’Donnell, R., “Design of an Experimental Test Bed for Depositing Membrane Material for High Temperature Fuel Cells,” Transactions of NAMRC/SME, 32, pp. 431-37 (2004).
  • Harris, T. A. L.; Mukherjee, R.; Walczyk, D., “A New Method of Patterning Fluids onto Substrates Using a Variable Lip Slot Die,” Walter Lincoln Hawkins Conference Proceeding, Troy, NY, October 2002.