Publications

Publications in scientific journals

  1. E. Fernandez, J.A. Sanchez-Garcia 1, J.L. Viviente, M. van Sint Annaland, F. GalluccI and D. A. Pacheco Tanaka, “Morphology and N2 Permeance of Sputtered Pd-Ag Ultra-Thin Film Membranes” Molecules 2016, 21, 210; doi:10.3390/molecules21020210.
  2. E. Fernandez, J.A. Sanchez-García, J. Melendez, V. Spallina, M. van Sint Annaland, F. Gallucci, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, “Development of highly permeable ultra-thin Pd-based supported membranes” Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 305, 149-155. doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2015.11.060.
  3. C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, V. Palma, M. van Sint Annaland, V. Spallina, F. Gallucci, “Pt–Ni based catalyst for ethanol reforming in a fluidized bed membrane reactor” International journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41, 20122, doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.08.045.
  4. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca “Activity and Stability of Novel Silica-Based Catalysts for Hydrogen Production via Oxidative Steam Reforming of Ethanol” Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2016, 52, 67, doi: 10.3303/CET1652012.
  5. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini, “Performances of a micro-CHP system fed with bio-ethanol based on fluidized bed membrane reactor and PEM fuel cells” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41(21), pp. 9004-9021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.03.210.
  6. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Oxidative steam reforming of ethanol on mesoporous silica supported Pt-Ni/CeO2 catalysts” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 1598; doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.05.071.
  7. J. Meléndez, E. Fernández, F. Gallucci, M. van Sint Annaland, P.L. Arias, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, “Preparation and characterization of ceramic supported ultra-thin (~1 μm) Pd-Ag membranes”, J. Membr. Sci., 2017, 528, 12-23; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2017.01.011.
  8. J.L. Viviente, J. Meléndez, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, F. Gallucci, V. Spallina, G. Manzolini, S. Foresti V. Palma, C. Ruocco, L. Roses, “Advanced m-CHP fuel cell system based on a novel bio-ethanol fluidized bed membrane reformer”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 13970-13987; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.03.162.
  9. E. Fernandez, A. Helmi, J.A. Medrano, K. Coenen, A. Arratibel, J. Melendez, N.C.A. de Nooijer, V. Spallina, J.L. Viviente, J. Zuñiga, M. van Sint Annaland, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, F. Gallucci, “Palladium based membranes and membrane reactors for hydrogen production and purification: An overview of research activities at Tecnalia and TU/e”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 42, 13763-13773; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.03.067.
  10. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Coke-resistant Pt-Ni/CeO2-SiO2 Catalysts for Ethanol Reforming”, Chemical Engineering Transactions, 2017, 57, 1675-1680, doi: 10.3303/CET1757280.
  11. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini, S. Escribano, “Experimental investigation of PEM fuel cells for a m-CHP system with membrane reformer”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2017, 442(40), 25334-25350, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.08.046.
  12. G. Di Marcoberardino, M. Binotti, G. Manzolini, J.L. Viviente, A. Arratibel, L. Roses, F. Gallucci, “Achievements of European projects on membrane reactor for hydrogen production”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 161, 1442-1450, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.05.122.
  13. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Influence of catalytic formulation and operative conditions on coke deposition over CeO2-SiO2 based catalysts for ethanol reforming”, Energies, 2017, 10(7), 1030-1042, https://doi.org/10.3390/en10071030.
  14. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Renewable Hydrogen from Ethanol Reforming over CeO2-SiO2 Based Catalysts”, Catalysts, 2017, 7(89, 226, https://doi.org/10.3390/catal7080226.
  15. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Highly active and stable Pt-Ni/CeO2-SiO2 catalysts for ethanol reforming”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 166, 269-272, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.08.036.
  16. V. Spallina, G. Matturro, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, V. Palma, E. Fernández, J. Meléndez, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, J.L. Viviente Sole, M. van Sint Annaland, F. Gallucci, “Direct route from ethanol to pure hydrogen through autothermal reforming in a membrane reactor: Experimental demonstration, reactor modelling and design”, Energy, 2018, 143, pp. 666-681, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.11.031.
  17. S. Foresti, G. Di Marcoberardino, G. Manzolini, N. De Nooijer, F. Gallucci, M. van Sint Annaland, “A comprehensive model of a fluidized bed membrane reactor for small-scale hydrogen production”, Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, 2018, 127, pp.136-144, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cep.2018.01.018.
  18. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini, “Optimization of PEM Fuel Cell operation with high-purity hydrogen produced by a membrane reactor”, Fuel Cells, 2018, 18(3), pp. 335-346, https://doi.org/10.1002/fuce.201700119.
  19. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, F. Gallucci, A. Ricca., “Enhancing Pt-Ni/CeO2 performances for ethanol reforming by catalyst supporting on high surface”, Catalysis Today, 2018, 307, pp.175-185, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.05.034.
  20. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, A. Ricca, “Oxidative steam reforming of ethanol in a fluidized bed over CeO2-SiO2 supported catalysts: effect of catalytic formulation”, Renewable Energy, 2018, 125, pp.356-364, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.02.118.
  21. M. Abdollahzadeh, P. Ribeirinha, M. Boaventura, A. Mendes, “Three-dimensional modeling of PEMFC with contaminated anode fuel”, Energy, 2018, 152, pp.939-959, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.03.162.

Book chapter

  1. J.L. Viviente, J. Meléndez, E. Fernández, A Arratible, F. Gallucci, J. Zuñiga and D.A. Pacheco Tanaka. Chapter 4: Ultrathin and Thin Film Pd/Ag Membranes for Hydrogen Production, Membrane Engineering for the Treatment of Gases Vol. 2: Gas-separation Issues Combined with Membrane Reactors 2nd Edition', Editors: E. Drioli, G. Barbieri and A. Brunetti. Royal Society of Chemistry (2018). Print ISBN:978-1-78262-875-0.

Conference proceedings or presentation

  1. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Preparation and characterization of novel catalysts supported on mesoporous silica for LT-ESR”, ICheaP 2015, 12th International Conference on Chemical & Process Engineering, 19-22 May 2015, Milano (ITALY) - Oral presentation.
  2. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca and P. Ciambelli, “Ethanol Steam Reforming on Mesoporous Silica supported Pt-Ni/CeO2 catalysts”, GIC 2015-XVIII National Congress of Catalysis, 14-17 June 2015, Amantea (CS), (ITALY) - Poster.
  3. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca “Comparative study of steam and oxidative steam reforming of ethanol over bimetallic catalyst” ANM 2015-1st International Conference on Hydrogen Energy, 20-22 July 2015, Aveiro (PORTUGAL) – Oral presentation.
  4. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Oxidative steam reforming of ethanol on mesoporous silica supported Pt-Ni/CeO2 catalysts”. EFC 2015-European Fuel Cell Technology & Applications, 16-18 December 2015, Naples (ITALY) - Oral Presentation.
  5. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca “Hydrogen production by ethanol reforming over Pt-Ni catalysts supported on rare earth oxides” IMCCRE 2016-International-Mexican Congress on Chemical Reaction Engineering, 5th to 9th June 2016, Queretaro (MEXICO) - Oral presentation.
  6. J.L. Viviente “Advanced m-CHP fuel cell system based on a novel bio-ethanol fluidized bed membrane reformer WHEC 2016 - 21st World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2016; 13-16/06/2016, Zaragoza (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.
  7. M. Abdollahzadeh, M. Boaventura and A. Mendes. “Three-dimensional modeling of liquid water transport and CO poisoning in a PEMFC operating on reformate”, WHEC 2016 - 21st World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2016; 13-16/06/2016, Zaragoza (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.
  8. E. Fernandez, A. Helmi, J.A. Medrano, K. Coenen, A. Arratibel, J. Melendez, V. Spallina, J.L. Viviente, J. Zuñiga, M. van Sint Annaland, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, F. Gallucci “Palladium based membranes and membrane reactors for hydrogen production and purification”, WHEC 2016 - 21st World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2016; 13-16/06/2016, Zaragoza (SPAIN) - Oral presentation.
  9. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini  “PEM fuel cells stack protection from CO-poisoning in a m-CHP system with membrane reformer” WHEC 2016 - 21st World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2016; 13-16/06/2016, Zaragoza (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.
    2015
  10. D.A. Pacheco Tanaka1, E. Fernandez, J. Melendez, A. Arratibel, A. Helmi, J.A. Medrano, N. Nooijer, K. Coenen, V. Spallina, J.L. Viviente, J. Zuñiga, M. van Sint Annaland, F. Gallucci “Fluidized bed membrane reactors for hydrogen production using thin Pd-based (<5 µm) supported membranes”, ICIM 2016 - 14th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes 2016; 10-13/07/2016, Atlanta, GA (USA) – Oral presentation.
  11. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca “Activity and Stability of Novel Silica-Based Catalysts for Hydrogen Production via Oxidative Steam Reforming of Ethanol”, PRES 2016, 19th-Conference on Process Integration, Modelling and Optimization for Energy Saving and Pollution Reduction, 27-31 August 2016, Prague (CZECH REPUBLIC) - Oral presenation.
  12. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Hydrogen production by ethanol reforming on Ni-based catalysts”, CCESC 2016-3rd International Symposium on Catalysis for Clean Energy and Sustainable Chemistry, 7-9 September 2016, Madrid (SPAIN). - Oral presentation.
  13. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini, S. Escribano “Off-design operation of a PEMFC stack into a m-CHP system”, FDFC 2017 - 7th Fundamentals and Development of Fuel Cells conference; 31/01-03/02/2017, Stuttgart (GERMANY) – Oral presentation.
  14. S. Foresti, G. di Marcoberardino, G. Manzolini, “Development of a model of membrane reactor for hydrogen production integrated into a m-CHP system with PEM fuel cells” MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; 09-10/03/2017, Verona (ITALY) - Poster.
  15. S. Foresti, G. di Marcoberardino, G. Manzolini, N. de Nooijer, F. Gallucci, M. van Sint Annaland “A comprehensive model of fluidized bed membrane reactor for hydrogen production” MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; 09-10/03/2017, Verona (ITALY) - Poster.
  16. G. Di Marcoberardino, S. Foresti, M. Binotti, G. Manzolini “Application and system evaluation of membrane reactors with different fuels” MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; 09-10/03/2017, Verona (ITALY) – Oral presentation.
  17. C. Guignard et al., “Can membrane reactors contribute to mitigate climate change? The answer through LCA”, MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; Verona (IT); 09-10/03/2017 - Oral presentation.
  18. D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, “Thin supported Pd alloy membranes for hydrogen separation”, MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; 09-10/03/2017, Verona (ITALY) - Oral presentation.
  19. S. Escribano, “Investigation on a PEM fuel cell for reformate fuel operation in a micro-CHP system using a membrane reformer”, MR4PI2017; 3rd European Workshop on Membrane Reactors; 09-10/03/2017, Verona (ITALY) – Oral presentation.
  20. J.L. Viviente, “Advanced m-CHP fuel cell system based on a novel bio-ethanol fluidized bed membrane reformer”, HYCELTEC 2017 - VI Symposium on Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Advanced Batteries; 20-23/06/2017, Porto (PORTUGAL) – Oral presentation.
  21. V. Spallina, G. Matturro, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, V. Palma, E. Fernández, Jon Meléndez, A. Pacheco Tanaka, J.L. Viviente, M. van Sint Annaland1, F. Gallucci, “Proof of concept of a fluidized bed membrane reactor for ethanol reforming”, HYPOTHESIS XII - 12th of HYdrogen - POwer THeoretical and Engineering Solutions International Symposium; 28-30/07/2017, Syracuse (ITALY) – Oral presentation.
  22. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, E. Meloni, A. Ricca, “Bimetallic and trimetallic catalysts supported on CeO2-SiO2 with high coking resistance for ethanol reforming”, HYPOTHESIS XII - HYdrogen POwer THeoretical and Engineering Solutions International Symposium; 27-30/06/2017, Siracuse (ITALY);– Oral presentation.
  23. S. Foresti, G. Manzolini, S. Escribano, “PEMFC operation with reformate gas in a micro-CHP system based on membrane-assisted reformer”, EFCF 2017 - 6th European Fuel Cell Forum; 4-7/07/2017, Luzern (SWITZERLAND) – Oral presentation.
  24. C. Ruocco, “Oxidative Steam Reforming of ethanol in a fluidized bed over CeO2-SiO2 supported catalysts”, EFC17-European Fuel Cell Conference & Exhibition 12-15 December 2017, Naples (ITALY) – Oral presentation.
  25. V. Palma, C. Ruocco, A. Ricca, “Hydrogen production by oxidative reforming of ethanol in a fluidized bed reactor using a Pt-Ni/CeO2-SiO2 catalyst”, EHEC2018-European Hydrogen Energy Conference 14-16 March 2018, Malaga (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.
  26. J.L. Viviente, J. Meléndez, D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, V. Spallina, F.Gallucci, S. Escribano, G. Manzolini, S. Forresti, V. Palma, C. Ruocco, M. Boaventura, C. Tregambe, L. Roses, V. Magaud, C. Guignard, “Advanced m-CHP fuel cell system based on a novel bioethanol fluidized bed membrane reformer”, EHEC2018-European Hydrogen Energy Conference 14-16 March 2018, Malaga (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.
  27. D.A. Pacheco Tanaka, E. Fernández, J. Meléndez, J.L. Viviente, J.A. Medrano, A. Arratible, M. van Sint Annaland, F. Gallucci, N. De Nooijer, “Palladium membranes reactors for hydrogen production”, EHEC2018-European Hydrogen Energy Conference 14-16 March 2018, Malaga (SPAIN) – Oral presentation.