Southern University


Southern UniversityThermal Characterization of Novel Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC)

Development of Continuum Thermo-Mechanical Analyses Models and Micro-Scale Models for in Service Performance Studies of YSZ Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC)

Material Properties and Microstructural Characterization of Thermal Barrier Coating

Study of Deformed High Temperature Materials Dislocation Substructure and Precipitate
Agglomeration Features

Characterizing the Impact of Electrode Fabrication and Microstructure Upon SOFC
Multi-Physics Transport

Provide Education and Training in Clean Energy and Power


The following faculty at Southern University will be actively involved in CPERC related activities
during the funding period:

Patrick Mensah
Thermo-Mechanical Analysis, Characterization andFfuel Cells

Ravinder Diwan
Material Properties and Micro Structural Characterization and Analysis

Habib Mohamadian

Samuel Ibekwe
High Temperature Materials

Pradeep Bhattacharya
Fuel Cells

Amitava Jana
Simulation and Visualization using CAVE


Patrick F. Mensah
Formosa Professor
Phone: 225-771-4193

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