Stéphane Chevalier --

Stéphane Chevalier

Curriculum Vitae

Revised Date: Oct. 1st, 2016

Working experiences and education


Present - Jul. 2016 Marie Curie fellow at the Laboratoire de Thermocinétique de Nantes, University of Nantes, under the supervision of Prof. Bruno Auvity.
Apr. 2016 - May 2014 Postdoctoral fellowship at the Thermofluids for energy and advanced materials (TEAM) laboratory, University of Toronto, under the supervision of Prof. Aimy Bazylak.
Dec. 2013 - Oct. 2010 PhD degree at University of Nantes in Mechanical Engineering, specialised in Thermal and Energy Sciences. Thesis title: Multiphysics modelling of PEM fuel cell impedance applied to stack diagnosis by E.I.S.. 2013. In French. PDF.
Mar. 2010 - Sep 2010 Junior Engineer at Snecma (Safran group). Thermo-mechanical analysis of low-pressure blade turbine.
Sep. 2010 - Sep. 2007 Engineering degree at The Graduate School of Engineering of the University of Nantes (Polytech Nantes) in Thermal and Energy Sciences.

Publications


Co-supervised trainees (Master and PhD students) underlined.

Peer reviewed papers published in internationnal journals

[10] C. Lee, J. Hinebaugh, R. Banerjee, S. Chevalier, R. Abouatallah, R. Wang, A. Bazylak, Influence of limiting throat and flow regime on oxygen bubble saturation of polymer electrolyte membrane electrolyzer porous transport layers, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy (2016) (In proofs). DOI.

[9] S. Chevalier, M. Fazeli, F. Mack, S. Galbiati, I. Manke, A. Bazylak, and R. Zeis, Role of the microporous layer in the redistribution of phosphoric acid in high temperature PEM fuel cell gas diffusion electrodes, Electrochim. Acta 212 (2016) 187-194. DOI.

[8] S. Chevalier, J. Lee, N. Ge, Y. Ronnie, P. Antonacci, Y. Tabuchi, T. Kotaka, and A. Bazylak, In operando measurements of liquid water saturation distributions and effective diffusivities of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell gas diffusion layers, Electrochim. Acta 210 (2016) 792-803. DOI.

[7] S. Chevalier, C. Josset, A. Bazylak, and B. Auvity, Measurements of Air Velocities in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Channels Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, J. Electrochem. Soc. 163(8) (2016) F816-F823. DOI.

[6] N. Ge, S. Chevalier, J. Hinebaugh, R. Yip, J. Lee, P. Antonacci, T. Kotaka, Y. Tabuchi and A. Bazylak, Calibrating the X-ray attenuation of liquid water and correcting sample movement artefacts during in operando synchrotron X-ray radiographic imaging of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, J. Synchrotron Radiat. 23 (2016) 550-599. DOI.

[5] P. Antonacci, S. Chevalier, J. Lee, N. Ge, R. Yip, J. Hinebaugh, Y Tabuchi, T Kotaka and A. Bazylak, Balancing mass transport resistance and membrane resistance when tailoring MPL thickness for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells operating at high current densities, Electrochim. Acta 188 (2016) 888–897. DOI.

[4] P. Antonacci, S. Chevalier, J. Lee, R. Yip, N. Ge and A. Bazylak, Feasibility of combining electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and synchrotron X-ray radiography for determining the influence of liquid water on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell performance, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 40 (2015) 16494-16502. DOI.

[3] S. Chevalier, N. Ge, J. Lee, P. Antonacci, R. Yip, M.G. George, H. Liu, R. Banerjee, M. Fazeli and A. Bazylak, In situ analysis of voltage degradation in a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell with a dead-ended anode, Electrochem. commun. 59 (2015) 16-19. DOI.

[2] S. Chevalier, B. Auvity, J.-C. Olivier, C. Josset, D. Trichet and M. Machmoum, Detection of cells state-of-health in PEM Fuel Cell Stack using EIS Measurements coupled with Multiphysics Modelling, Fuel Cells 14 (2014) 416–429. DOI.

[1] S. Chevalier, D. Trichet, B. Auvity, J.-C. Olivier, C. Josset and M. Machmoum, Multiphysics DC and AC models of a PEMFC for the detection of degraded cell parameters, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 38 (2013) 11609–11618. DOI.

Peer reviewed papers published in proceedings

[9] M.G. George, H. Liu, R. Banerjee, N. Ge, P. Shrestha, D. Muirhead, J. Lee, S. Chevalier, J. Hinebaugh, M. Messerschmidt, R. Zeis, J. Scholta, A. Bazylak, Accelerated Degradation of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers: Mass Transport Resistance and Liquid Water Accumulation at Limiting Current Density with in operando Synchrotron X-ray Radiography, ECS Trans. 75 (2016) 89-100. DOI. PDF.

[8] R. Banerjee, N. Ge, J. Lee, M. G. George, H. Liu, D. Muirhead, P. Shrestha, S. Chevalier, J. Hinebaugh and A. Bazylak, Determining the Impact of Dynamic Load Conditions on Interfacial Liquid Water Accumulation in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers Using Synchrotron X-Ray Radiography, ECS Trans. 75 (2016) 251–259. DOI. PDF.

[7] N. Ge, S. Chevalier, J. Hinebaugh, M.G. George, J. Lee, R. Banerjee, H. Liu, D. Muirhead, P. Shrestha, A. Bazylak, Roles of Photon Scattering in Synchrotron X-ray Radiography of In Operando Visualizations of the Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell, ECS Trans. 75 (2016) 261–274. DOI. PDF.

[6] H. Liu, M.G. George, N. Ge, R. Banerjee, S. Chevalier, J. Lee, P. Shrestha, D. Muirhead, J. Hinebaugh, R. Zeis, M. Messerschmidt, J. Scholta, A. Bazylak, Accelerated Degradation of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layers: Performance Degradation and Steady State Liquid Water Distributions with in Operando Synchrotron X-ray Radiography, ECS Trans. 75 (2016) 289–300. DOI. PDF.

[5] J. Lee, R. Banerjee, N. Ge, S. Chevalier, M.G. George, H. Liu, P. Shrestha, D. Muirhead, J. Hinebaugh, A. Bazylak, Performance Benefits of Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes in the Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Gas Diffusion Layer, ECS Trans. 75 (2016) 237–244. DOI. PDF.

[4] S. Chevalier, R. Banerjee, J. Lee, N. Ge, C. Lee, T. W. Wysokinski, G. Belev, A. Webb, D. Miller, N. Zhu, Y. Tabuchi, T. Kotaka and A. Bazylak. In situ Liquid Water Visualization in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells with High Resolution Synchrotron X-ray Radiography. Published in AIP Conf. Proc. 1741, 050006. SRI 2015 (New York, USA). DOI. PDF.

[3] J.-C. Olivier, G. Wasselynck, S. Chevalier, C. Josset, B. Auvity, G. Squadrito, D. Trichet, N. Bernard and S. Hmam, . Multiphysics Modeling and Driving Strategy Optimization of an Urban-Concept Vehicle. Published in Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), pp. 1-6. 2015 IEEE (Montreal, Canada). DOI. PDF.

[2] S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, B. Auvity, D. Trichet and M. Machmoum. Experimental Validation of an Identification Procedure of PEMFC Stack State of Health Using EIS Combined with a Physical Impedance Modelling. Published in Chemical Engineering Transactions, volume 33, pp. 1015–1020. 2013 IEEE PHM (Milano, Italy). DOI. PDF.

[1] D. Trichet, S. Chevalier, G. Wasselynck, J.-C. Olivier, B. Auvity, C. Josset and M. Machmoum. Global Energy Optimization of a Light-Duty Fuel-Cell Vehicle. Published in Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), pp. 1-6. 2011 IEEE (Chicago, USA). DOI. PDF.


Communications in international conferences


2015, oral com. S. Chevalier, R. Banerjee, J. Lee, N. Ge, C. Lee, T. W. Wysokinski, G. Belev, A. Webb, D. Miller, N. Zhu, Y. Tabuchi, T. Kotaka and A. Bazylak. In situ Liquid Water Visualization in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells with High Resolution Synchrotron X-ray Radiography. In SRI 2015 (New York City, USA). PDF.
2015, oral com. S. Chevalier and A. Bazylak. Microcomputed tomography based pore network modelling. In FDFC 2015 (Toulouse, France). PDF.
2015, oral com. S. Chevalier and A. Bazylak. In-Situ characterisation of gas diffusion layers of polymer electrolyte fuel cell. In FDFC 2015 (Toulouse, France). PDF.
2014, oral com. D. Trichet, S. Chevalier, B. Auvity, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier and M. Machmoum. Water Management and Thermal Effects on PEMFC Accessories Consumption. In International Discussion on Hydrogen Energy and Applications IDHEA 2014 (Nantes, France).
2013, oral com. S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, B. Auvity, D. Trichet and M. Machmoum. Experimental Validation of an Identification Procedure of PEMFC Stack State of Health Using EIS Combined with a Physical Impedance Modelling. In IEEE PHM 2013 (Milano, Italy). PDF.
2013, poster com. S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, B. Auvity, D. Trichet and M. Machmoum. Numerical simulation of localized impedance along a segmented PEM fuel cell. In FDFC 2013 (Karlsruhe, Germany). PDF.
2012, oral com. G. Wasselynck, S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, D. Trichet, B. Auvity and M. Machmoum. Fuel cell accessories optimization and desigh for high efficiency low power applications. In EMHYTEC 2012 (Hammamet, Tunisia).
2012, oral com. S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, D. Trichet, B. Auvity and M. Machmoum. Physical modeling of the electrochemical impedance of PEMFC. In EMHYTEC 2012 (Hammamet, Tunisia). PDF.
2011, oral com. D. Trichet, S. Chevalier, G. Wasselynck, J.-C. Olivier, B. Auvity, C. Josset and M. Machmoum. Global Energy Optimization of a Light-Duty Fuel-Cell Vehicle. In VPPC2011 (Chicago, USA), p.5. PDF.

Invited talks and seminars


2015 Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Ulm, Germany. "Characterisation of the transport properties of gas diffusion layers in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells.". PDF.
2014 Laboratoire de Thermocinétique de Nantes, Nantes, France. "Modélisation du transfert de masse dans les milieux poreux par réseau de pores". PDF.

Communications in nationnal conferences


2016, oral com. S. Chevalier, J. Bellettre, C. Josset, and B. Auvity. Transport éruptif de l'eau dans les couches de diffusion de gaz des PEMFCs: de l'oscillateur capillaire à la modification de la saturation. In Journée SFT sur la mouillabilité (Paris, France).
2013, oral com. S. Chevalier, J.-C. Olivier, C. Josset, D. Trichet, B. Auvity and M. Machmoum. Diagnostic de stack PEMFC par spectroscopie d’impédance : procédure expérimentale et modélisation multiphysique. In GDR PACS (Montpellier, France).
2012, oral com. S. Chevalier, C. Josset, J.-C. Olivier, D. Trichet, B. Auvity and M. Machmoum. Modélisation Physique 2D de PEMFC : vers un outil d’interprétation des mesures d’impédancemétrie. In GDR PACS (Belfort, France).

Teaching experience


2014 Guest Lecture, University of Toronto, Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical and Thermal Energy Conversion Processes
2010 - 2013 Graduate teaching assistant, Polytech Nantes (graduate school of engineering of University of Nantes) Department of thermal & energy sciences 64h/year. Thermodynamics, heat system modeling and Turbomachinery. Produce class lesson and monitor students in labs.