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Kandaudage De Silva

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Ohio Coal Research Center
BCRF 152
desilva@ohio.edu
Phone: 740.593.0264

Dr. De Silva is a postdoctoral researcher in catalytic energy conversion technologies for the Ohio Coal Research Center.


All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Ohio University, 2011. M.S., Chemical Engineering, Ohio University, 2008. B.Sc., Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 2003.

Publications:

1. Accelerated anode failure of a high temperature planar SOFC operated with reduced moisture and increased PH3 concentrations in coal syngas, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36 9945-9955 (2011).

2. Silver (Ag) as anode and cathode current collectors in high temperature planar solid oxide fuel cells. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 36 779-786 (2011).

3. Comparison of LSV/YSZ and LSV/GDC SOFC anode performance in coal syngas containing H2S. J. Electrochem. Soc., 157 (11) B1713-1718 (2010).

Responsibilities:

Assist set up a lab for thermo-chemical energy conversion processes, build, operate, troubleshoot reactors, analytical lead for coal research center's catalyst testing instrument installation, operation and maintenance,conduct experiments, obtain and analyze data to support grant proposals, coordinator for Stocker 045 lab operations, train and oversee undergraduate activities, serve in interview panels for graduate and undergraduate hire.