Multiscale Modeling of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage
Multiscale Modeling of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage

Invited presentations in international conferences

[CII-048] A.A. Franco, Title: TBA, invited keynote lecture at the 16th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies (March 12-13, 2018, Braunschweig, Germany).

 

[CII-047] A.A. Franco, Title: TBA, invited lecture at the 2018 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (November 25-30, 2018, Boston, USA).

 

[CII-046] A.A. Franco, Title: "Multiscale modeling as an optimization tool of the fabrication process and performance of porous electrodes in batteries", invited lecture at the 14eme Journées d'Etude des Milieux Poreux (French Interpore Chapter) (October 8-10, 2018, Nantes, France).

 

[CII-045] A.A. Franco, Title: "A Multiscale Simulation Platform of Batteries Linking Fabrication Parameters with Performance at the Cell Level", invited lecture at the 12th International Conference on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (July 22-27, 2018, Singapore).

 

[CII-044] A.A. Franco, Title: "Multiparadigm Computational Approaches to Assess and Optimize Rechargeable Battery Electrodes", invited lecture at the (2018) TMS 147th Annual Meeting and Exhibition (March 11-15, 2018, Phoenix, USA).

 

[CII-043] A.A. Franco, Title: "Combining Multiscale Computational Modeling and Interactive Virtual Reality for Teaching Electrochemical Energy Storage", invited oral presentation at the 68th Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) (August 27-September 1, 2017, Providence, USA). 

 

[CII-042] A.A. Franco, Title: "Fostering technological breakthroughs in rechargeable batteries through multiscale computational modeling", invited lecture at the XXVI International Materials Research Congress (IMRC 2017) (August 20-26, 2017, Cancun, Mexico).

 

[CII-041] A.A. Franco, Title: "Catalyzing Batteries Innovation Through Multiscale Computational Modeling", invited lecture at the Heraeus Seminar (August 23-27, 2017, Bad Honnef, Germany).

 

[CII-040] A.A. Franco, Title: "Dealing with one gogol of batteries: multiscale modeling to the rescue of design and optimization", invited lecture in "Power our Future 2017 – The 3rd  International Forum on Progress and Trends in Battery and Capacitor Technologies" (July 2-5, 2017, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain).

 

[CII-039] A.A. Franco, Title: "Multiscale computational modeling for the engineering of rechargeable batteries", invited oral presentation in the 2017 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, April 17-21, 2017.

 

[CII-038] A.A. Franco, Title: "Mesostructure-performance relationships in rechargeable batteries: challenging the dogma with multiscale computations and immersive visualization", invited lecture in the 20th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) (March 19-22, 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina).

 

[CII-037] A.A. Franco, Title: "Multiparadigm and multiscale computational modeling of rechargeable batteries: from theory to practice", invited keynote lecture in the MicroEchems/Energy Storage Discussions 2016 (November 6-9, 2016, Hotel Mision La Muralla, Amealco de Bonfil, Mexico).

 
[CII-036] A.A. Franco, Title: Multiscale computational modeling to the rescue of lithium-ion and post-lithium batteries: myths, facts and challenges, invited oral presentation in the 67th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Symposium on "Novel Materials and Devices for Energy Storage: Batteries for Tomrrow's World", The Hague, The Netherlands, August 21-26, 2016.
 

[CII-035] A.A. Franco, Title: "Multiscale Three-Dimensional Modeling to the Rescue of Electrochemical Energy Devices", invited keynote lecture in the 229th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) (Symposium Z06: "Modeling: From Elucidation of Physical Phenomena to Applications in Design") (May 29-June 3, 2016, San Diego, USA). 

 

[CII-034] A.A. Franco"Multiparadigm computational modeling in electrochemical energy conversion and storage", invited oral presentation in the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Symposium on Multiphysics Coupling in Energy Storage, Houston, USA, November 13-19, 2015.

 

Flyer of the IMECE symposium where Prof. Franco gave his invited oral presentation
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[CII-033] A.A. Franco, "Lithium Air Batteries: Myth or Reality?: A Combined Multicale Modeling/Experimental Investigation", invited oral presentation in the 11th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Energy and Environmental Applications (CMCEE), Symposium "Advanced Batteries and Supercapacitors for Energy Storage Applications",  Vancouver, Canada, June 14-19, 2015.

 

[CII-032] A.A. Franco, "Boosting Rechargeable Batteries R&D from Multiscale Modeling and In Silico Experimentation", invited lecture in the "Workshop on Materials Science for Energy Storage", organized by Alessandro Curioni (IBM), Ralph Gebauer (ICTP), Simone Raugei (PNNl) and Nicola Seriani (ICTP),  The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, May 11-15, 2015.

 

[CII-031] A.A. Franco, "Les nouvelles technologies pour le stockage electrochimique de l'energie" (The new technologies for the electrochemical storage of energy), Premiere Conference Nationale sur le Stockage de l'Energie, organized by the CEA-INES, Lyon, France, March 4, 2015.

 

Program of the Premiere Conference Nationale sur le Stockage de l'Energie
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[CII-030] A.A. Franco, "Theory and Simulation of Multiscale Interplays between Mechanical and Electrochemical Mechanisms in Fuel Cells and Rechargeable Lithium Batteries", invited keynote in the 225th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) (Symposium A3: "Mechanical-Electrochemical Coupling in Energy Related Materials and Devices") (May 11-16, 2014, Orlando, USA). 

 

Link to the Conference Call for Papers including the description of A3 Symposium

 

Link to the abstract

 

 

[CII-029] A.A. Franco, "From multiscale modeling to materials design in electrochemical devices for energy conversion and storage", invited plenary lecture in the MicroEchem 2013 Conference (ISE sponsored satellite meeting, ECS sponsored meeting) (Amealco, Mexico, September 16-19, 2013).

 

 

[CII-028] A.A. Franco, M. L. Doublet, "Towards a multiscale model of conversion reactions in lithium ion and lithium air batteries: concepts, methods and challenges", invited keynote in the 2nd International Conference on Materials for Energy (ENMAT II)  (Karlsruhe, Germany, May 12-16, 2013).

 

 
Abstract Invited Keynote in the ENMAT II Conference
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[CII-027] A.A. Franco, M. L. Doublet, "Multiscale phase field modeling for the description of conversion reactions in lithium ion and lithium air batteries", invited keynote in the GDR CoDFT Workshop (Guidel-Plages, France, May 21-24, 2013).

 

 
Abstract Invited Keynote in the GDR CoDFT Workshop
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[CII-026] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale Modeling of Electrochemical Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage", invited plenary lecture in the Workshop "Modélisation Multiéchelle: applications aux prrocédés physicochimiques" (Paris, France), February 14-15, 2013.

 

[CII-025] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale Modeling and Numerical Simlation of Lithium-ion and Lithium-air batteries", invited keynote in the Journées de la Matière Condensée 13, Société Française de Physique, (Montpellier, France), August 27-31,  2012.

 

[CII-024] A.A. Franco, "Physical Multiscale Modeling of Electrochemical Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage: Concepts, Approaches and Challenges:", invited plenary lecture in the Young Engineers + Scientists Symposium 2012, YESS 2012,  University of California Berkeley, USA, March 20-22, 2012.

 

[CII-023] A.A. Franco, "Electrochemical Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage: : from theory to the R&D of technological breakthroughs", invited lecture in the Young Engineers + Scientists Symposium 2012, YESS 2012,  University of California Berkeley, USA, March 20-22, 2012.

 

[CII-022] A.A. Franco, "Physical Multiscale Modeling of Degradation Phenomena in PEM Fuel Cells", invited plenary lecture in the 219th Meeting of the American Electrochemical Society (ECS),  Montreal, Canada, May 1-6, 2011.

 

[CII-021] A.A. Franco, "Designing Fuel Cells and Batteries from Nanosciences and Physical Modeling", invited keynote at the NanoImagine Conference (Trends in NanoApplications Energy), Bilbao, Spain, April 11-14, 2011.

 

[CII-020] A.A. Franco, "Physical Multiscale Modeling of Fuel Cells and Batteries: from Fundamentals to the Engineering Practice", invited keynote at the 1st Korean-French Seminar on Nanomaterials for Energy, SKKU University of Seoul, South Korea, March 6-8, 2011.

 

[CII-019] A.A. Franco, "Competitions and synergies between aging mechanisms in PEMFCs: multiscale modeling insights and challenges", invited lecture at the 6th Annual International Conference Fuel Cells Durability & Performance (Boston, USA), December 9-10, 2010.

 

[CII-018] A.A. Franco, “The role of condensed matter physics in Fuel Cells technology”, invited oral presentation at the 12th Journées de la Matière Condensée, Société Française de Physique (Troyes, France), August 23-25, 2010.

 

[CII-017] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale modeling of nano-materials aging mechanisms in PEMFCs”, invited lecture at the 10th International Conference of Electrified Interfaces (ICEI), (Geneva, New York, USA), June 20-25, 2010.

 

[CII-016] A.A. Franco, “A Multi-scale modeling methodology for the description of electrochemical processes in Fuel Cells: from theory to the engineering practice”, invited plenary lecture at the French and American Young Engineering Scientists Symposium (YESS NANO 09), Soleil Synchroton (L’Orme des Merisiers, France), November 15-18, 2009.

 

[CII-015] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale modeling-based prediction of PEM Fuel Cells MEA durability under automotive operating conditions", invited oral presentation at the 216th Meeting of the American Electrochemical Society (ECS), Vienna (Austria), October 4-9, 2009.

 

[CII-014] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale degradation processes in PEM Fuel Cells: towards a mechanistic predictive tool of the MEA durability”, invited plenary lecture at the International Workshop of Modeling of Electrocalysis in Fuel Cells, University of Santa Barbara California (Santa Barbara, USA), July 12-16, 2009.

 

[CII-013] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale modeling of coupled nanomaterials degradation mechanisms in PEM Fuel Cells”, invited oral presentation at the 215th Meeting of the American Electrochemical Society (ECS), San Francisco (CA, USA), May 24-29, 2009.

 

[CII-012] A.A. Franco, “Physical-based modeling of PEM fuel cells degradation – Part I: Physicochemical concepts for the durability prediction of PtxMy nanostructured catalysts”, invited oral presentation at the 6th Symposium on Fuel Cell Modeling and Experimental Validation (MODVAL 6), Karlsruhe (Germany), March 25-26, 2009.

 

[CII-011] A.A. Franco, O. Lemaire, “Physical-based modeling of PEM Fuel Cells Degradation – Part II: Using anode CO contamination as a mitigation method of cathode carbon corrosion and PEM aging”, invited oral presentation at the 6th Symposium on Fuel Cell Modeling and Experimental Validation (MODVAL 6), Karlsruhe (Germany), March 25-26, 2009.

 

[CII-010] A.A. Franco, “On the instability of nanostructured catalysts in PEFC environments: new mechanistic insights”, invited plenary lecture at the International Conference “Nano-Energy 2008”, Paris (France), October 21-23, 2008.

 

[CII-009] A.A. Franco, “Materials degradation mechanisms in PEFC”, invited lecture at the International Workshop on Accelerated Testing in Fuel Cells, Ulm (Germany), October 6-7, 2008.

 

[CII-008] A.A. Franco, “Degradation issues in PEFC: new insights from a multi-scale mechanistic viewpoint”, invited oral presentation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), Seville (Spain), September 7-12, 2008.

 

[CII-007] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale modeling of coupled degradation mechanisms in PEFC environments: theoretical insights and experimental validation”, invited lecture at the Conference of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics, Vancouver (Canada), July 19-24, 2008.

 

[CII-006] A.A. Franco, “A non-equilibrium thermodynamics viewpoint of degradation phenomena in fuel cells”, invited oral presentation at the 5th Symposium on Fuel Cell Modeling and Experimental Validation (MODVAL 5), Winterthur (Switzerland), March 11-12, 2008. (organized by the Institute of Computational Physics -ICP-, Winterthur).

 

[CII-005] A.A. Franco, “Transient Multi-scale Modeling of Coupled Aging Mechanisms in PEFC - A theoretical tool for experimental interpretation and advanced MEA design”, invited lecture at the 3rd Annual International Conference Fuel Cells Durability and Performance and Durability, (Miami, USA), November 15-16, 2007.

 

[CII-004] A.A. Franco, “Aging mechanisms in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: when electrode design meets theory: the CEA-Grenoble approach”, invited plenary lecture at the HYFUSEN 2007 Conference (Iberoamerican Conference on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technologies), organized by the CNEA (Argentinean Nuclear Commission), Posadas  (Argentina), June 12-15, 2007.

 

[CII-003] A.A. Franco, “Transient multi-scale modeling of aging mechanisms in a Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell: an irreversible thermodynamics approach”, invited oral presentation at the 216th Meeting of the American Electrochemical Society (ECS), Chicago (IL, USA), May 6-11, 2007.

 

[CII-002] A.A. Franco, “Modelo dinámico mecanístico multi-escala para el análisis de transientes de PEMFC”, invited lecture at the II JIPCH Conference (Iberoamerican Conference on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technologies), organized by the Iberoamerican network of Hydrogen Technologies and the CNEA (Argentinean Nuclear Commission), Buenos Aires (Argentina), July 24-26, 2006.

 

[CII-001] A.A. Franco, “A multi-scale physical model of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells: an infinite-dimensional Bond Graph approach”, invited oral presentation (Young Scientist Award Final Ceremony) at the Solid State Ionics Conference, Baden-Baden (Germany), July 17-22, 2005.

 

Contact

Alejandro A. Franco,

Full Professor & 

Junior Member of the 

Institut Universitaire de France

 

E-mail:

alejandro.franco@u-picardie.fr

Phone number:

+33 3 22 82 53 36

 

Institut Universitaire de France

 

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Laboratoire de Réactivité et Chimie des Solides (LRCS)

Université de Picardie Jules Verne - CNRS / UMR 7314

33, rue St. Leu

Amiens, France

F-80039

 

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Réseau sur le Stockage Electrochimique de l'Energie (RS2E)

FR CNRS 3459

France

 

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ALISTORE-ERI, European Research Institute

FR CNRS 3104

France

 

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