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College of Engineering and Computing


Faculty and Staff

Sirivatch Shimpalee

Title: Research Professor, Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
E-mail: shimpale@cec.sc.edu
Website: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Center
Phone: 803-576-6140
Fax: 803-777-8265
Office:

Horizon 1
Room 439
541 Main Street
Columbia, SC  29208

Research Professor Shimpalee

CV of Dr. Shimpalee

Education

Ph. D., University of South Carolina, Columbia, 2001
M. S., Bradley University, 1998
B. S., Chiang Mai University, Thailand, 1992

Research

Dr. Shimpalee's current research is in the area of renewable energy including fuel cells, energy storage, high temperature thermal system, and bioenergy. His expertise is to use multi-scale and multi-dimensional modeling combine with electrochemistry to understand the physics inside their complex systems particularly in the transport phenomena.

Recent Publications

  1. C. Corgnale, S. Shimpalee, M.B. Gorensek, P. Satjaritanun, J. W. Weidner, W. A. Summers, “Numerical Modeling of a Bayonet Heat Exchanger-based Reactor for Sulfuric Acid Decomposition in Thermo-Electrochemical Hydrogen Production Processes,” In press Intl. J. of Hydrogen Energy (2017).
  2. J.R. Rowlett, V. Lilavivat, A.S. Shaver, Y. Chen, A. Daryaei, H. Xu, C. Mittelsteadt, S. Shimpalee, J.S. Riffle, J. E. McGrath, “Multiblock Poly(arylene ether nitrile) Disulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Copolymers for Proton Exchange Membranes: Part 2 Electrochemical and H2/Air Fuel Cell Analysis,” Polymer, 122, 296-302, 2017. 
  3. K. Wuttikid, S. Shimpalee, J.W. Weidner, K. Punyawudho, “Evaluation of Nafion with various Pt-C concentrations in membrane electrode assemblies for PEMFCs,” In press Fuel Cells (2017).
  4. P. Satjaritanun, J.W. Weidner, S. Hirano, Z. Lu, Y. Khunatorn, S. Ogawa, S. Litster, A.D. Shum, I.V. Zenyuk, S. Shimpalee, "Micro-scale Analysis of Liquid Water Breakthrough inside Gas Diffusion Layer for PEMFC using X-ray Computed Tomography and Lattice Boltzmann Method," J. of Electrochem. Soc., 164(11), E3359-E3371, 2017.
  5. S. Shimpalee, S. Hirano, M. DeBolt, V. Lilavivat, J.W. Weidner, Y. Khunatorn, "Macro-scale Analysis of Large Scale PEM Fuel Cell Flow-Fields for Automotive Applications,"  J. of Electrochem. Soc., 164 (11), E3073-E3080, 2017.
  6. B. Tavakoli, J. W. Weidner, B. Garcia-Diaz, M. Martinez-Rodriguez, L. Olson, S. Shimpalee, “Modeling the Effect of Cathodic Protection on Superalloys inside High Temperature Molten Salt Systems,”  J. of Electrochem. Soc., 164(4), C171-C179,  2017.
  7. S. Shimpalee, V. Lilavivat, H. Xu, Y. Khunatorn, C. K. Mittlesteadt, “Experimental Investigation and Numerical Determination of Custom Gas Diffusion Layers on PEMFC Performance,” Electrochimica Acta, 222, 1210-1219, 2016.
  8. S. Shimpalee, V. Lilavivat, H. McCrabb, J.W. Weidner, Y. Khunatorn, H-K. Lee, and W-K. Lee, "Investigation of Bipolar Plate Materials for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells," Intl. J. of Hydrogen Energy, 41, 13688-13696, 2016.