Liyuan Fan

Current research activities

  • Biosyngas cleaning unit
  • Absorbent testing
  • Internal reforming of Solid oxide fuel cell

Teaching activities

  • Oct, 2009 - Jun, 2010 Teaching assistant in Fuel Cell Systems
  • Sep, 2006 - Jun, 2008 Tutor in Inorganic Chemistry lab study
  • Sep, 2006 - Jun, 2008 Teaching assistant in Analytical Chemistry

Professional activities

  • Supervisor of master students.

Educational and professional background

  • Oct, 2009 - Jul, 2014 in Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

  • Feb, 2013  - Aug, 2013 in  Imperial College London, United Kingdom

  • Sep, 2006 - Jun, 2009 in University of Science and Technology of China, China

  • Sep, 2002 - Jun, 2006 in Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Grants, Scholarships and prizes

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Work Address: 
Leeghwaterstraat 39, 2628 CB Delft, Netherlands.
Telephone: 
+31-6428-21-894
Email: 
l.fan@tudelft.nl

Recent publications

1. L. Fan and Shu-Hong Yu. ZnO@Co hybrid nanotube arrays growth from electrochemical deposition: structural, optical, photocatalytic and magnetic properties. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 11 (19), 3710-3717. Cover paper.

2. L. Fan, Z. Qu, M. J. B. M. Pourquie, A. H. M. Verkooijen and P. V. Aravind. Computational Studies for the Evaluation of Fuel Flexibility in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: A Case with Biosyngas. Fuel Cells, 13 (3) 410–427.

3. L. Fan, E. Dimitriou, M.J.B.M. Pourquie, M. Liu, A.H.M. Verkooijen, P.V. Aravind. Prediction of the performance of a solid oxide fuel cell fuelled with biosyngas: Influence of different steam-reforming reaction kinetic parameters. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(1), 510–524.

4. L. Fan, L. van Biert, A. Thallam Thattai, A. H. M. Verkooijen and P. V. Aravind. Study of Methane Steam Reforming Kinetics in operating Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Influence of Current Density. In press by International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(15) , 5150–5159, 2015.

5. M. Liu, M. J. B. M. Pourquie, L. Fan, W. Halliop, V. R. M. Cobas, A. H. M. Verkooijen and P. V. Aravind. The Use of Methane-Containing Syngas in a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell: A Comparison of Kinetic Models and a Performance Evaluation. Fuel Cells, 13 (3), 428–440.

International Conferences

 

1. L. Fan, E. Dimitriou, M.J.B.M. Pourquie, M. Liu, A.H.M. Verkooijen and P.V. Aravind. Prediction of the

performance of a solid oxide fuel cell fuelled with biosyngas: Influence of different steam-reforming reaction

kinetic parameters. Proceedings of EFC11 - Rome, 14-16 December 2011.

2. L. Fan, P. V. Aravind, E. Dimitriou, M. J. B. M. Pourquie and A.H.M. Verkooijen. CFD evaluation of comparison

of solid oxide fuel cell performances of different fuels. Proceedings of 2012 APCBEES Singapore

Conference, 26-28 February 2012, Singapore.

3. L. Fan, P. V. Aravind, E. Dimitriou, M. J. B.M.Pourquie and A. H.M. Verkooijen. Computational Fluid

Dynamic evaluation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell performances with biosyngas under co-flow and counterflow

conditions. Proceedings of 10th European SOFC Forum, 26 - 29 June 2012, Lucerne. Switzerland.

4. L. Fan, M Pourquie, AT Thattai, A.H.M Verkooijen and P.V. Aravind. Kinetics of Internal Methane Steam

Reforming in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells and Its Influence on Cell Performance– Coupling Experiments and

Modeling. ECS Transactions, 57 (1) 2741-2751 (2013). 6-11 October, 2013. Okinawa, Japan.