Publications

Journal articles

  1. “Experimental Study of Oxygen Transport Mechanisms in PEMFC Interdigitated Flow Field”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, K. Tajiri, J. Karani, and U. N. Shrivastava, 165 (16) F1385-F1391 (2018)
  2. “Sources of Current Density Distribution in the Land-Channel Direction of a PEMFC”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, U. Shrivastava and K. Tajiri, 163 (9) F1072-F1083 (2016)
  3. “Simultaneous Measurement of Current Density and HFR Distribution in the Land-Channel Direction of a PEMFC”, Journal of Power Sources, Udit N Shrivastava, Kazuya Tajiri, and Michael Chase, 299, 189-194 (2015)
  4. “In-plane Distribution Analysis in the Land-Channel Direction of a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Udit N. Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, 162 (7) F722-F727 (2015).
  5. “Two-phase flow pressure drop in flow channels of proton exchange membrane fuel cells: Review of experimental approaches”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, 45, 296-317 (2015).
  6. “Segmentation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) in the Land-Channel Direction”, ECS Electrochemistry Letters, Udit N. Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, 3 (8) F53-F55 (2014).
  7. “Liquid water transport through gas diffusion layer of proton exchange membrane fuel cell”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, 39 (17) 9409-9419 (2014).
  8. “In-Plane Microstructure of Gas Diffusion Layers with Different Properties for PEFC”, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, 11 (2) (2014).
  9. “Effect of PTFE Content in Gas Diffusion Layer on Water Transport in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells (PEFCs)”, Journal of Power Sources, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, 245, 236-244 (2014)

Presentations with Peer-Reviewed Proceeding

  1. “Liquid Water Uptake and Contact Angle Measurement of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) Electrodes”, 234th ECS Meeting, S. Abbou, K. Tajiri, E. Medici, A. T. Haug, and J. Allen, Cancun, Mexico, October 2018.
  2. “Characterization of Water Transport in PEMFC Electrode Using the Washburn Method”, 232nd ECS Meeting, S. Abbou, K. Tajiri, E. Medici, and J. S. Allen, National Harbor, MD, October 2017.
  3. “Experimental Investigation of Shock Wave Characteristics in Small Scale Circular Channel”, 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, R. Singh, E. F. Medici, and K. Tajiri, Nagoya, Japan, July 2017.
  4. “Current Density Distribution in the Lateral Direction of Conventional and Interdigitated Flow Field”, ECS Transactions, Udit N. Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, vol. 69 (17) 1111-1119 (2015)
  5. “Two-phase flow pressure drop measurement in PEM fuel cell flow channels”, ASME 12th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, Boston, MA, July 2014
  6. “Segmentation of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell (PEFC) with Sub-Millimeter Resolution in the Land-Channel Direction”, ECS Transactions, Udit N. Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, vol. 58 (1) 1643-1654 (2013)
  7. “In-Plane Microstructure of Gas Diffusion Layers with Different Properties for PEFC”, ASME 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013
  8. “Impact of Gas Diffusion Layer Properties on Liquid Water Breakthrough Pressure in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell”, ASME 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013

Conference presentations

  1. “Shock Wave Propagation in Small Scale Circular Channels”, American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting, K. Tajiri and E. F. Medici, Denver, CO, November 2017.
  2. “Effect of Flow Field Configuration on Oxygen Transport Resistances in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Cathode”, 230th ECS Meeting, J. Karani, U. Shrivastava, and K. Tajiri, Honolulu, HI, October 2016.
  3. “Relation Between Current Density Distribution in Land-Channel Direction and Presence of Liquid Water in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Flow Channel”, 230th ECS Meeting, J. Karani, U. Shrivastava, and K. Tajiri, Honolulu, HI, October 2016.
  4. “Land-Channel Geometry in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, 8th International Conference on Porous Media, U. Shrivastava and K. Tajiri, Cincinnati, OH, May 2016.
  5. “Method to Resolve Transport Distance for Oxygen Diffusion in the Land-Channel Geometry of a PEMFC”, 228th ECS Meeting, U. Shrivastava and K. Tajiri, Phoenix, AZ, October 2015.
  6. “Measurement of High Frequency Resistance and Current Density Distribution in the Land-Channel Direction of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC)”, ASME Power and Energy, U. Shrivastava and K. Tajiri, San Diego, CA, July 2015.
  7. “Comparison of Current Density Distribution in the Land-Channel Direction of Conventional and Interdigitated Flow Field”, ASME Power and Energy, U. Shrivastava and K. Tajiri, San Diego, CA, July 2015.
  8. “Effect of Oxygen Concentration on Current Density Distribution in the Land-Channel Direction”, 226th ECS Meeting, Udit Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, Cancun, Mexico, October 2014.
  9. “Segmentation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) at Sub-millimeter Resolution”, 6th International Conference on Porous Media and Annual Meeting, Udit Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, Milwaukee, WI, May 2014.
  10. “Segmentation of a PEMFC with Sub-millimeter Resolution”, ASME 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Udit Shrivastava and Kazuya Tajiri, Minneapolis, MN, July 2013
  11. “Liquid Water Droplet Behavior through and on the Carbon Paper”, ACS 2013 Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, La Crosse, WI, June 2013
  12. “Segmented PEMFC with Sub-millimeter Resolution”, 222nd ECS Meeting, Udit Shrivastava, Andrew Mintu Sarkar, and Kazuya Tajiri, Honolulu, HI, October 2012
  13. “Water Transport Mechanism in PEFC Flow Channels”, ASME Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology Conference, Mehdi Mortazavi and Kazuya Tajiri, San Diego, CA, July 2012

Previous publications (before Dr. Tajiri joined Michigan Tech)

  1. “Cold Start of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells”, Chapter 3 in Modern Aspects of Electrochemistry, K. Tajiri and C. Y. Wang, vol 49, 89-128 (2010)
  2. “Water transport during startup and shutdown of polymer electrolyte fuel cell stacks”, Journal of Power Sources, X. Wang, K. Tajiri, and R. K. Ahluwalia, 195 (19) 6680-6687 (2010)
  3. “Water removal from a PEFC during gas purge”, Electrochimica Acta, K. Tajiri, Y. Tabuchi, and C. Y. Wang, 53 (22) 6337-6343 (2008)
  4. “Effects of operating and design parameters on PEFC cold start”, Journal of Power Sources, K. Tajiri, Y.Tabuchi, F. Kagami, S. Takahashi, K. Yoshizawa, and C. Y. Wang, 165 (1) 279-286 (2007)
  5. “Isothermal Cold Start of Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, K. Tajiri, Y. Tabuchi, and C. Y. Wang, 154 (2) B147-B152 (2007)
  6. “Simultaneous Measurements of Species and Current Distributions in a PEFC under Low-Humidity Operation”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, X. G. Yang, N. Burke, C. Y. Wang, K. Tajiri, and K. Shinohara, 152 (2) A759-A766 (2005)