Conference Publications

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  1. Abdul H. Khalid, Jiashen Tian, Brent B. Skabelund, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Investigation of Soot Formation in Fuel-rich Premixed Propane/air Microcombustion at Low Temperatures, ASME 2020 Power Conference, Accepted.
  2. Rhushikesh Ghotkar, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Modeling of Micro-Tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells”, ASME 2020 Power Conference, Accepted.
  3. Nicolas Cambell, Ryan J. Milcarek, Rene Villalobos, Gamze Demirci, “Use of Biogas from a Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant for Combined Heat and Power System”, Arizona Water Annual Conference & Exhibition, July 2020.
  4. Rhushikesh Ghotkar, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Analysis of a Fuel Cell Hot Water Heater for Combined Heat and Power,” 2020 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Austin, TX, June 2020.
  5. Ryan J. Milcarek, Rhushikesh Ghotkar, Jeongmin Ahn, “Investigation of Temperature Limitations During Rapid Thermal Cycling of a Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cell,” ASME 14th International Conference on Energy Sustainability (ES2020), June 2020.
  6. Thien Ta, Gary Lichtenstein, Ryan J. Milcarek, “The Relationship between Team Dynamics and Innovation Effectiveness in an Engineering Thermal Science Course: An Entrepreneurship Mindset Simulation”, ASEE 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, June 2020.
  7. Mohanad F. Warrayat#,Nathan C. Renard, Evan C. Holt, Alexander W.L. Pimlott, Garrett Rand, Samuel D. Bolar, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Development of a Vortex Flow Pancake Hybrid Rocket Engine,” AIAA 2020 Region VI Student Conference, March 2020.
  8. Ryan J. Milcarek, Jiashen Tian, “Energy and Emissions Savings and Potential in Wastewater Treatment Facilities”, 16th Annual EPAZ Conference, 2020, Tempe, AZ, March 2020.
  9. Brent B. Skabelund*, Hisashi Nakamura, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Micro-combustion of n-Butane for Power Generation Applications”, Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Symposium on Advanced Fluid Information, IFS-TM031, pp. 130-131 (2019).
  10. Rhushikesh Ghotkar*, Ryan J. Milcarek, “Integration of Flame-assisted Fuel Cells with a Gas Turbine Running Jet-A as Fuel”, ASME Conference Proceedings, Power2019-1852 (2019).
  11. Jiashen Tian, Ryan J. Milcarek*, “A Flame-assisted Fuel Cell (FFC) System with Self-sustained Micro-combustion at High Equivalence Ratios”, ASME Conference Proceedings, Power2019-1862 (2019).
  12. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Mengyuan Chu, Jeongmin Ahn, “Investigation of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell in a Residential Furnace During Rapid Thermal Cycling”, 2019 ASHRAE Annual Conference, Kansas City, MO, June 2019.
  13. Brent B. Skabelund#, Ryan J. Milcarek*, Hisashi Nakamura, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Meso/Micro-scale Combustion of Natural Gas for Fuel Cell Applications”, The 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March 2019.
  14. Abdul H. Khalid, Ryan J. Milcarek*, Hisashi Nakamura, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Low Temperature Soot Regime of Propane in a Micro Flow Reactor with Controlled Temperature Profile”, The 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March 2019.
  15. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Vincent P. DeBiase, Jeongmin Ahn, “Rich-burn, Flame-assisted Fuel Cell, Quick-mix, Lean-burn (RFQL) Furnace, The 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, Pasadena, CA, March 2019.
  16. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Mengyuan Chu, Hisashi Nakamura, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-combustion of Natural Gas for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Symposium on Advanced Fluid Information, IFS-TM030, pp. 46-47 (2018).
  17. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Mengyuan Chu, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells (mT-FFCs) for Rich-burn, Quick-mix, Lean-burn (RQL) Furnace”, International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 2018.
  18. Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cell Power Generation Running Propane and Butane”, ASME Conference Proceedings, PowerEnergy2018-7175 (2018): Best Paper.
  19. Ryan J. Milcarek, Hisashi Nakamura, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Microcombustion for Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cell Cogeneration”, Proceedings of the Seventeenth International Symposium on Advanced Fluid Information, IFS-TM029, pp. 110-111, 2017.
  20. Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, “Rich-burn, Quick-mix, Lean-burn Combustor with Integrated Micro-Tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells”, International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, November 2017.
  21. Ryan J. Milcarek, Michael J. Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Rich-burn, Quick-mix, Lean-burn Combustor with Flame-assisted Fuel Cells”, The 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, College Park, MD, April 2017.
  22. Michael J. Garrett, Ryan Falkenstein-Smith, Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, “Biogas Combustion Characterization for Direct Flame Fuel Cell Utilization”, The 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, College Park, MD, April 2017.
  23. Thomas Welles, Ryan J. Milcarek, Amrish Baskaran, Jeongmin Ahn, Paul D. Ronney, “Thermal Transpiration Based Pumping and Power Generation”, The 10th U.S. National Combustion Meeting, College Park, MD, April 2017.
  24. Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, Jianshun Zhang, Shaun Turner, Rui Zhang, “Predicting Micro Cogeneration and Envelope Performance in Future Climates”, 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 2017.
  25. Ryan J. Milcarek, Michael J. Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Flame-assisted Fuel Cells for micro-Combined Heat and Power”, International Conference on Flow Dynamics, Sendai, Japan, October 2016.
  26. Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, Jianshun Zhang, “Opportunities and Obstacles in Residential, Fuel Cell Based, micro-CHP: A Review and Analysis”, 2016 ASHRAE Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, June 2016.
  27. Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Ryan J. Milcarek, Michael Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Exploring T-Shaped Professional Skill Development in Graduate Students in an Advanced Energy Systems Course”, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2016, New Orleans, LA, June 2016.
  28. Ryan J. Milcarek, Michael J. Garrett, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Jeongmin Ahn, “The Development and Evolution of the Engineering Design Process in Engineering Education: From Sustainability towards Resilience”, St. Lawrence Section of ASEE Conference, Cornell University, NY, April 2016.
  29. Ryan J. Milcarek, Kang Wang, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Jeongmin Ahn, H. Ezzat Khalifa, “Flame-assisted Fuel Cell Operating with Methane for Combined Heat and micro Power”, ASME Conference Proceedings, FuelCell2015-49353, pp. V001T03A003, DOI: 10.1115/FuelCell2015-49353 (2015).
  30. Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Kang Wang, Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, “Integrated Anaerobic Digester and Fuel Cell Power Generation System for Community Use”, ASME Conference Proceedings, FuelCell2015-49436, pp. V001T03A004, DOI: 10.1115/FuelCell2015-49436 (2015).
  31. Wei Liu, Ryan J. Milcarek, Kang Wang, Jeongmin Ahn, “Novel Structured Electrolyte for All-Solid-State Lithium Ion Batteries”, ASME Conference Proceedings, FuelCell2015-49384, pp. V001T02A002, DOI: 10.1115/FuelCell2015-49384 (2015).
  32. Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Ryan J. Milcarek, Kang Wang, Jeongmin Ahn, “Developing T-Shaped Professional Engineers through an Advance Energy System Course”, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2015, Seattle, WA, June 2015.
  33. Ryan J. Milcarek, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Jeongmin Ahn, “Developing T-Shaped Professional Energy Systems Engineers”, St. Lawrence Section of ASEE Conference, Syracuse University, NY, April 2015.
  34. Ryan Falkenstein-Smith, Ryan Milcarek, Kang Wang, Jeongmin Ahn, “Integrated Anaerobic Digester and Fuel Cell Power Generation System for Community Use”, Thousand Island Energy Research Forum (TIERF), Ottawa, Canada, October 2014.
  35. Wei Liu, Ryan Milcarek, Kang Wang, Jeongmin Ahn, “Novel Structured Electrolyte for All-Solid-State Lithium Ion Batteries”, Thousand Island Energy Research Forum (TIERF), Ottawa, Canada, October 2014.