CFCC welcomes Dr. Sandrine Ricote
Dr. Ricote is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CSM. She earned her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France for her research on the characterization of high-temperature proton-conducting ceramic materials (BaCe0.9-xZrxY0.1O2.95) for use as electrolytes in Protonic Ceramic Fuel Cells (PCFCs). Dr. Ricote recently completed a four-year appointment at the Technical University of Denmark/Risø National Laboratory in Roskilde, Denmark where she developed PCFCs electrode materials, among other projects. At Mines, Dr. Ricote works with industrial partners at CoorsTek, Inc. in development of Protonic fuel cells and membrane reactors. Projects include:
· Characterization of defect-transport properties in protonic ceramic materials
· Electrode development for protonic-ceramic fuel cells and membrane reactors.
· Lathanum-nickelate materials for protonic ceramics [add link to Lanthanum Nickelates for Protonic Ceramics webpage.
· Atom-probe tomography of grain boundaries in protonic ceramic materials [add link to Atom-probe tomography project.