OpenFCST Developers

The current group of OpenFCST developers is formed by:

  • Dr. M. Secanella, Associate Professor, Principle investigator of the Energy Systems Design Laboratory, University of Alberta, Canada.
    • Responsible for overall framework (base class concepts), optimization interface, electronic, protonic, membrane water transport, Fick's gas transport and kinetics.

  • Dr. A. Putzb, Senior Research Scientist, Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corp.
    • Responsible for plug-points and AFCC contributions.

  • Dr. A. Jarautaa, Post-doctoral fellow, Responsible for the development of Navier-Stokes, Darcy and multi-component fluid flow physical models and applications.

  • J. Zhoua, Ph.D. Student, Responsible for the development of a multi-dimensional and two-phase flow application (for release 1.0).

  • A. Kosakiana, Ph.D. Student, Responsible for the development of transit framework and PEMFC applications (for release 1.0)

  • M. Sabharwala, Ph.D. Student, Responsible for the development of micro-scale simulation applications, e.g., appDiffusion.


  • Past Developers:

    • Valentin N. Zingana, Post-doctoral fellow, Contribution to the OpenFCST: Overall framework and Navier-Stokes, Darcy and multi-component fluid flow physical models and applications.

    • Madhur Bhaiyaa, M.Sc., Contribution to the OpenFCST: Non-isothermal PEMFC.

    • Peter Dobsona, M.Sc., Contribution to the OpenFCST: Least-square parameter estimation.

    • Michael Moorea, M.Sc., Contribution to the OpenFCST: Double-trap ORR model.

    • Philip Wardlawa, M.Sc., Micro-scale models and Graphical user interface (GUI).

    • C. Balena, M.sc., Responsible for the development of the installation script and CMake scripts.

    Other Contributors:

    • Kailyn Domicana, M.Sc., Contribution to the OpenFCST: Optimization documentation and enhancements.

    • Simon Matternsa, Undergraduate, Contribution to the OpenFCST: GUI enhancements.

    • a Energy Systems Design Laboratory, University of Alberta, Canada.

      b Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corp., Burnaby, BC, Canada.

     

    Contact Us

    Contact:Dr. Marc Secanell, Associate Professor, University of Alberta
    Address: Univeristy of Alberta, 4-9 Mechanical Engineering Building, Edmonton, T6G 2G8, CANADA
    Telephone: +1-780-492-6961
    FAX: +1-780-492-2200
    E-mail: secanell@ualberta.ca
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