Journal Publications

Legend: (*) Corresponding author;  Bold Font: ASU PhD Student for whom Dr. Milcarek is the primary adviser

[2021]

  1. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Polarization and Impedance Variation with Thin Porous Samarium-doped Ceria and Gadolinium-doped Ceria Buffer Layer Thickness,” Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 021004 (2021), doi:10.1115/1.4047742.

[2020]

  1. Rhushikesh Ghotkar, Ryan J. Milcarek*, “Investigation of Flame-assisted Fuel Cells Integrated with an Auxiliary Power Unit Gas Turbine,” Energy, Vol. 204, pp 117979 (2020), doi:10.1016/j.energy.2020.117979.
  2. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Vincent P. DeBiase, Jeongmin Ahn, “Investigation of Startup, Performance and Cycling of a Residential Furnace Integrated with micro-Tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells for micro-Combined Heat and Power,” Energy, Vol. 196, pp. 117148 (2020), doi:10.1016/j.energy.2020.117148.
  3. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Hisashi Nakamura, Takuya Tezuka, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Investigation of Microcombustion Reforming of Ethane/air and micro-Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 450, pp. 227606 (2020), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.227606.

[2019]

  1. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Hisashi Nakamura, Takuya Tezuka, Kaoru Maruta, Jeongmin Ahn, “Microcombustion for micro-tubular flame-assisted fuel cell power and heat cogeneration,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 413, pp. 191-197 (2019), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.12.043.
  2. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular flame-assisted fuel cells running methane, propane and butane: On soot, efficiency and power density,” Energy, Vol. 169, pp. 776-782 (2019), doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.12.098.
  3. Ryan Falkenstein-Smith*, Ryan J. Milcarek, Jeongmin Ahn, “Reinvigorating Classroom Engagement and Performance in an Advanced Energy Systems Course,” International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol. 35, Issue 1(A), pp. 1-10 (2019).

[2018]

  1. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Michael J. Garrett, Thomas S. Welles, Jeongmin Ahn, “Performance Investigation of a micro-Tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cell Stack with 3,000 Rapid Thermal Cycles,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 394, pp. 86-93 (2018), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.05.060.
  2. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Jeongmin Ahn, “Rich-burn, Flame-assisted fuel cell, Quick-mix, Lean-burn (RFQL) Combustor and Power Generation,” Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 381, pp. 18-25 (2018), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2018.02.006.

[2017]

  1. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Michael J. Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells”, Journal of Fluid Science and Technology, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. JFST0021 (2017), doi:10.1299/jfst.2017jfst0021.
  2. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Jeongmin Ahn, Jianshun Zhang, “Review and Analysis of Fuel Cell Based, Micro Cogeneration for Residential Applications: Current State and Future Opportunities”, Journal of Science and Technology for the Built Environment, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 1224-1243 (2017), doi:10.1080/23744731.2017.1296301.

[2016]

  1. Wei Liu*, Ryan J. Milcarek, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, Jeongmin Ahn, “Interfacial impedance studies of multilayer structured electrolyte fabricated with solvent-casted PEO10- LiN(CF3SO2)2  and ceramic Li1.3Al0.3Ti1.7(PO4)3 and its application in all-solid-state lithium ion batteries”, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 021008 (2016), doi:10.1115/1.4035294.
  2. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Michael J. Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cell Stacks”,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 41, Issue 46, pp. 21489-21496  (2016) doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.09.005.
  3. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Kang Wang, Michael J. Garrett, Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells Running Methane”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 41, Issue 45, pp. 20670-20679 (2016), doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.08.155.
  4. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Michael J. Garrett, Amrish Baskaran, Jeongmin Ahn, “Combustion Characterization and Model Fuel Development for Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells”, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Vol. 116, e54638 (2016), doi:10.3791/54638.
  5. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Kang Wang, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith and Jeongmin Ahn, “Performance Variation with SDC Buffer Layer Thickness”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 41, Issue 22, pp. 9500-9506 (2016),  doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.113.
  6. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Kang Wang, Michael Garrett, and Jeongmin Ahn, “Performance Investigation of Dual Layer YSZ-SDC Electrolyte for Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 011002 (2016), doi:10.1115/1.4032708.
  7. Ryan J. Milcarek*, Kang Wang, Ryan L. Falkenstein-Smith, and Jeongmin Ahn, “Micro-tubular Flame-assisted Fuel Cells for micro-Combined Heat and Power Systems”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 306, pp. 148-151 (2016), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.12.018.

[2015]

  1. Kang Wang*, Ryan J. Milcarek, Pingying Zeng, and Jeongmin Ahn, “Flame-Assisted Fuel Cells Running Methane”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 40, Issue 13, pp. 4659-4665 (2015), doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.01.128.