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Jackeline Quinones

Jackeline Quinones of Universidad Central de Venezuela presents part of Team 1's research plan at the Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI). Team 1 investigated novel perovskite- (mineral-based crystalline ceramic) based catalysts for use in a hydrogen fuel cell system.

Credit: Jennifer Moncel, Northwestern University Materials Research Institute

 

Rio de Janiero, Brazil

The Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Materials for Energy Conversion and Environmental Protection was held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, and coincided with the Brazil Materials Research Society's annual meeting.

Credit: photos.com

 

Five members of Team 2

Members of Team 2 (left to right): Maria Curet Arana (U.S.), Kevin Krantz (U.S.), Ian Wheeldon (Canada), Juliano Toniolo (Brazil) and P.B. Beerman (Panama). Team 2's research project involved the development of a new ethanol steam reforming catalyst.

Credit: Jennifer Moncel, Northwestern University Materials Research Institute.

 

Professor Roberto C. Villas Boas

Professor Roberto C. Villas Boas, Chairman of the International Materials Assessment and Application Centre (IMMAC) of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) adds an environmental policy perspective to the technical program.

Credit: Jennifer Moncel, Northwestern University Materials Research Institute.

 

Diagram of Team 1's reformed hydrogen fuel cell system

Team 1's diagram of its proposed reformed hydrogen fuel cell system, as presented in the team's research project, "Novel Perovskite-Based Catalysts."

Credit: Jennifer Moncel, Northwestern University Materials Research Institute

 



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