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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (03/08/2013 01.51)

Advanced nanocomposite membranes and innovative electrocatalysts for durable polymer Electrolyte fuel cells

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Aim of the present research proposal is to develop innovative composite electrolytes for PEMFCs to improve the performance and reduce the costs of the present state-of the-art materials.

The versatile properties of organic/inorganic hybrid materials will be exploited to prepare acidic hybrid fillers which structure and morphology will be modulated to enhance interface interactions in polymer-based nanocomposite membranes, thus producing innovative electrolytes with enhanced conduction and structural stabilization.

Different types of nanostructures fillers will be prepared and characterized with a variety of spectroscopic and electrochemical techniques.

A systematic study aiming to determine the optimal amount of filler to be used will be carried out. The most promising composite membrane will be used to prepare MEAs (membrane electrode assemblies) with commercial electrodes to be tested in direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC).

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Research Fields

Chemistry


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://web.uniroma2.it/modules.php?navpath=HOM&name=Content&action=showpage&content_id=15624
Fellowship's Details
Career StageMore Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

20/06/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

58626

Funding organisation / Contacts
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE E TECNOLOGIE CHIMICHE

Public research
Roma - Italy
http://www.uniroma2.it
E-mails
assegni.ricerca@amm.uniroma2.it

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