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

Invited seminars and lectures

 

 

 

This Section provides the list of invited seminar and lectures given by Prof. Franco all around the world, including foreign Universities, research institutes (Stanford University, NRC of Canada, Max Planck Institute, LBNL, ANL, MIT, University of Pittsburgh...) and companies. Some of his presentation materials are available for download.

See below for the details.

Invited seminars

[SIE-031] A.A. Franco, Title: "Catalyzing Innovation in Rechargeable Batteries R&D Through Multiscale Computations", invited seminar at the University of Southampton, Southampton, UK, June 9, 2017.

 

[SIE-030] A.A. Franco, Title: "Assessing and Optimizing Rechargeable Batteries through Multiscale Computational Modeling", invited seminar at the Laboratoire d'Electrochimie et de Physicochimie des Materiaux et des Interfaces (LEPMI), Chambery, France, May 11, 2017. 

 

[SIE-029] A.A. Franco, Title: "Mesostructure-Performance Relationships in Batteries and Fuel Cells: A Computational Multiscale Modeling Perspective", invited seminar at the Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Bahia Blanca, Argentina, March 31, 2017.

 

[SIE-028] A.A. Franco, Title: "A Journey Into The Electrochemical Devices World From A Multiscale Modeling Perspective", invited seminar at the Instituto de Fisica de Rosario, Rosario, Argentina, March 23, 2017. 

 

[SIE-027] A.A. Franco, title: "Multiscale Simulation Approaches for the Electrochemical Conversion and Storage of Energy", invited seminar at the Laboratoire Amiénois de Mathématique Fondamentale et Appliquée (LAMFA) (January 30, 2017, Amiens, France).

 

[SIE-026] A.A. Franco, Title:  "Mesostructure-performance relationships in batteries and fuel cells: challenging the dogma with multiscale computations and immersive visualization", invited seminar at the National Institute of Chemistry Slovenia (NIC), Ljubljana, Slovenia, December 14, 2016.

 

                Link to the video of the seminar

 

[SIE-025] A.A. Franco, Title: "Assessing the World Energy Equation with Mathematical Modeling", invited seminar at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology at the University of LjubljanaLjubljana, Slovenia, December 14, 2016.

 

[SIE-024] A.A. Franco, Title: "Electrochemical Energy Devices from a Multiscale Modeling Perspective", invited seminar at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico, November 10, 2016.

 

[SIE-023] A.A. Franco, "Extreme multiscale computational modeling to the rescue of electrochemical energy devices", invited seminar at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA, November 20, 2015.

 

[SIE-022] A.A. Franco, "A Journey in the Electrochemical Energy Devices World from a Multiscale Modeling Perspective", invited seminar at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Suwon, South Korea, October 2, 2015. 

 

[SIE-021] A.A. Franco, "Boosting Rechargeable Batteries R&D from Multiscale Modeling and In Silico Experimentation", invited seminar at DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology), Daegu, South Korea, October 1, 2015. 

 

Abstract - Seminar Prof. Franco at DGIST
DGIST Seminar Series_Prof. Alejandro A. [...]
Document Adobe Acrobat [188.5 KB]

 

[SIE-020] A.A. Franco, "Tracking competitive mechanisms in rechargeable batteries and fuel cells: the computational modeling word", invited seminar at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada,  June 16, 2015.

 

[SIE-019] A.A. Franco, "Next-generation computational tools for the design and optimization of the next-generation electrochemical energy devices", invited seminar at University of Cambridge, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK, February 11, 2015. 

 

Abstract - Seminar Prof. Franco at Cambridge University
AA Franco - Seminar @ Cambridge Univ.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat [9.4 KB]
[SIE-018] A.A. Franco,"Modeling Microstructural Effects in Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage", RENAULT company, Technocentre, Guyancourt, France, November 28, 2014.
 

[SIE-017] A.A. Franco, "Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion for a Sustainable World: How Theory and Simulation Can Help to Face the Technological Challenges?", invited lecture at BOSCH company, Stuttgart, Germany, September 25, 2014.

 

[SIE-016] A.A. Franco, "Next Generation Batteries and Fuel Cells: scientific challenges and breakthroughs from a multiscale modeling perspective", invited lecture in the Department of Chemistry at University of Pittsburgh, USA, May 20, 2014. 

 

[SIE-015] A.A. Franco, "Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion for a Sustainable World: How Theory and Simulation Can Help to Face the Technological Challenges?", invited lecture in the Center for Energy, Swanson School of Engineering at University of Pittsburgh, USA, May 19, 2014.

 

[SIE-014] A.A. Franco, "Computational approaches for the multiscale simulation of fuel cells and batteries: facts and dreams", invited seminar in Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI and University of Bonn (Germany), November 27, 2013. 

 

[SIE-013] A.A. Franco, "Numerical simulation of fuel cells and batteries: a multiscale paradigm", invited seminar in Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT, group of Martin Z. Bazant) (USA), September 21, 2012.

 

Link to the seminar abstract

 

[SIE-012] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale physical modeling of electrochemical devices for energy storage and conversion: from fundamentals to materials design", invited seminar given  in Argonne National Laboratory (ANL, group of Nerad Markovic, Vojislav Stamekovic and Jeff Greeley) (USA), May 11,  2012 .

 

Link to the seminar abstract

 

[SIE-011] A.A. Franco, "Materials aging in electrochemical devices for energy coversion and storage: insights from physical multiscale modeling", invited seminar given in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California Berkeley (USA) (group of Adam Weber), March 19, 2012.

 

[SIE-010] A.A. Franco, "Physical Multiscale Modeling of Fuel Cells and Batteries: from Fundamentals to the Engineering Practice", invited seminar given at the Max Planck Institut - Joachim Maier and Klaus-Dieter Kreuer's group - (Stuttgart, Germany), April 5, 2011.

 

[SIE-009] A.A. Franco, "Sniffly Electrochemical Power Generators: Medecines from Multiscale Physical Modeling", invited seminar given at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) (Stuttgart, Germany), March 31, 2011.

 

[SIE-008] A.A. Franco, “Elementary kinetics concepts in PEMFCs: multi-scale-multi-physics for the MEA activity, selectivity and durability enhancement”, invited seminar given at the NRC-IFCI (Vancouver, Canada), May 17, 2010.

 

[SIE-007] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale degradation processes in PEM Fuel Cells: towards a mechanistic predictive tool of the MEA durability”, invited seminar given at the University of Santa Barbara California (Santa Barbara, USA), July 16, 2009.

 

[SIE-006] A.A. Franco, “Dissolution of multimetallic nanoparticles: which mechanism for which impact on PEM Fuel Cells performance degradation?”, invited seminar given at the Stanford University (Department of Mechanical Engineering) (Palo Alto, USA), May 28, 2009.

 

[SIE-005] A.A. Franco, “Multi-scale modeling of degradation mechanisms in PEFC”, invited seminar given at the NRC-IFCI (Vancouver, Canada), July 25, 2008.

 

[SIE-004] A.A. Franco, “Transient Multi-scale Modeling of Coupled Ageing Mechanisms in PEFC”; invited lecture given at the Stanford University, Department of Mechanical Engineering (Palo Alto, USA), November 12, 2007.

 

[SIE-003] A.A. Franco, “A multi-scale non-equilibrium theory of interfacial electrochemical processes”, invited lecture given at the Heidelberg University (Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing), (Heidelberg, Germany), December 6, 2006.

 

[SIE-002] A.A. Franco, “Modelo dinámico mecanístico multi-escala para el análisis de transientes de PEMFC”, invited seminar given at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Chemistry Department) (Buenos Aires, Argentina), August 22, 2006.

 

[SIE-001] A.A. Franco, “Physical Electrochemistry for Fuel Cells Innovation”, invited lecture given at the Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) (Barcelona, Spain), January 5, 2006.

 

Other seminars and lectures

[SIF-015] A.A. Franco, "May the Force Be With You", Pint of Science Festival, Amiens, France, May 17, 2017. 

 

[SIF-014] A.A. Franco,"La modélisation mathématique comme vecteur d'innovation dans le stockage de l'énergie", invited lecture at the ARI Picardie (Picardie Regional Agency for Innovation) within the event "Témoignages sur la résolution de problèmes industriels par les Mathématiques Appliquées", Amiens, France, February 10, 2017.

 

[SIF-013] A.A. Franco, "Using Virtual Reality for Teaching and Data Analysis in the field of Energy storage and Conversion", ALISTORE-ERI European Network of Research Excellence, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, December 13, 2016.

 

[SIF-012] A.A. Franco, "White Paper on Multiscale Modeling of Rechargeable Batteries", ALISTORE-ERI European Network of Research Excellence, University of Pau, France, December 16, 2015.

 

[SIF-011] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale Modeling of Lithium Sulfur Batteries", ALISTORE-ERI European Network of Research Excellence, University of Pau, France, December 15, 2015.

 

[SIF-010] A.A. Franco "Solid/Liquid Interfaces in Electrochemical Energy Devices: The Mesoscale Word", French Network on Electrochemical Energy Storage (RS2E), October 20, 2015.

 

[SIF-009] A.A. Franco, "Components Mesostructure in Rechargeable Batteries: Towards a Genome of the Fabrication Process?", ALISTORE-ERI European Network of Research Excellence, REPSOL, Alcorcon, Spain, December 9, 2014. 

 

[SIF-008] A.A. Franco, "The Picardy Dream...", invited talk by Region Picardie (France) in the "Semaine de la Recherche et de l'Innovation de Picardie" (the invitation is because Prof. Franco is one of the three laureates by the Region Picardie within the 2013-2014 projects programme "Accueil Chercheur Haut Niveau" -"New Hosted High Level Researchers"-), Laon, France, November 26, 2014. 

 

[SIF-007] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale modeling and numerical simulation for the design of new batteries", RS2E French Network on Electrochemical Energy Storage, IFP Energies Nouvelles, Lyon, France, February 24, 2014.

 

[SIF-006] A.A. Franco, "Multiscale modeling of rechargeable batteries: theory and practice", ALISTORE-ERI European Network of Research Excellence, Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France, December 17, 2013.

 

[SIF-005] A.A. Franco, "Liquid/solid interfaces in electrochemical conversion and storage: experiments, models and beyond...", lecture given at the Scientific Days of the Laboratoire de Réactivité et de Chimie des Solides, Université de Picardie Jules Verne & CNRS, Amiens, France, July 19, 2013.

 

[SIF-004] A.A. Franco, "Theory vs. experiments: the eternal debate?", seminar given at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France, April 25, 2013.

 

Abstract of the seminar given at LRCS, Amiens, France, on April 25, 2013
Franco1_résumé.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat [110.9 KB]

 

[SIF-003] A.A. Franco, "Modélisation et simulation multi-échelles de systèmes physico-chimiques complexes : concepts, méthodes et perspectives", invited seminar given at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon (ENS), Laboratoire de Chimie - (Lyon, France), December 9, 2011.

 

[SIF-002] A.A. Franco, "Physical Modeling of Electrochemical Power Generators: a Multiscale Approach", invited seminar given at the Laboratoire de Reactivité et de Chimie des Solides, UPJV/CNRS - (Amiens, France), June 30, 2011.

 

[SIF-001] A.A. Franco, other numerous seminars in French research institutes and universities in the period (2002-2013).

 

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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