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Bruno Pollet
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Chaire de recherche du Canada en productions d'hydrogène vert

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Formation

2010/6 Postgraduate Certificate of Education (module 1), University of Birmingham, UK

1994/1 - 1998/5 Doctorate, Sonoelectrochemistry, Coventry University, UK

Supervisors: Professor John Phil Lorimer and Professor Tim J. Mason

1992/9 - 1993/9 Master's, Analytical Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, UK

Supervisors: Professor Ian Marr FRSC and Professor Malcolm Cresser FRSC

1991/9 - 1992/9 Bachelor's Honours, Applied Chemistry, Coventry University, UK

Supervisor: Professor John Robbins

1989/9 - 1991/6 Bachelor's Equivalent, Chemistry and Material Sciences, Université de Grenoble I - Joseph Fourier, France

Supervisor: Professor Jacques Fouletier

Champ d'intérêt / Domaine d'expertise

Bruno G. Pollet (visible minority, Google Scholar h-index 47, # citations > 9,000, Scopus >210 publications, ResearchGate >300 publications) is a Professor of Chemistry at the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières (UQTR). He is also Deputy Director of the UQTR Research Hydrogen Institute (HRI - Institut de Recherche sur l'Hydrogène), responsible for scientific development and partnerships, Adjunct Professor of Renewable Energy at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), member of the “NTNU Team Hydrogen” (the largest hydrogen R&D cluster in Norway), Extraordinary Professor in Hydrogen Energy at the University of the Western Cape (South Africa) and has been appointed as President of the Green Hydrogen Division of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE). His research covers a wide range of areas from the development of novel materials for low-temperature fuel cells and water electrolyzers, hydrogen production from pure, waste and saline waters, as well as oxygenated solutions and CO2-saturated waters to fuel cell and electrolyzer systems, demonstrators and prototypes. He co-founded and co-directed the Birmingham Centre for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research (UK) and was Director of HySA Systems Integration & Technology Validation Competence Centre (South Africa). He has worked for Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells Ltd (UK) and other various industries worldwide as Technical Account Manager, Project Manager, Research Manager, R&D Director, Head of R&D and Chief Technology Officer. He gained his PhD in Physical Chemistry in the field of Electrochemistry and Sonochemistry at Coventry University (UK) and undertook his PostDoc in Electrocatalysis at the Liverpool University Electrochemistry (UK). In 2009, he established the first Master and PhD with Integrated Studies teaching and learning programmes in hydrogen, fuel cells and their applications in the UK. He serves on several associations and industry boards as well as editorial boards of international journals (Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry, Springer & Wiley). He edited over 18 books and published over 25 book chapters in the area of hydrogen and fuel cells, sonochemistry and sonoelectrochemisty. He has also delivered over 200 keynote and invited talks at various international events.

Liste des cours enseignés
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CPH1003 Electrochimie
Service à la collectivité

2021/12 - 2022/12 Chair, Next Generation Electrolysers 2022, Workshop, 2022/12 - 2022/12

2021/7 - 2022/4 Chair, International Symposium on Electrocatalysis 2022 (ECAT2022), Conference, 2022/4 - 2022/4

2020/10 - 2021/6 Chair, Hydrogen Research Online Conference - HyROC & NTNU Team Hydrogen Webinar Series, Conference, 2021/1 - 2021/6

2020/6 - 2020/10 Session Chair, I01F-01 Alkaline Electrolysis 1, Electrochemical Society (ECS) PRiME, Conference, 2020/10 - 2020/10

2020/1 - 2020/6 Co-Chair, International Symposium on Electrocatalysis (ECAT2020), Conference, 2020/6 - 2020/6

2019/5 - 2019/10 Co-Chair, L07: Sonoelectrochemistry Symposium, 236th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, Atlanta, USA, Conference, 2019/10 - 2019/10

2018/4 - 2018/9 Session Chair, AiMES 2018 (ECS and SMEQ Joint International Meeting), Cancún, Mexico, Conference, 2018/9 - 2018/10

2018/1 - 2018/5 Chair, International Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, Trondheim (h2fcTrondheim), Norway, Conference, 2018/5 - 2018/5

2015/1 - 2015/11 Chair, 2015 International Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conference (Zing H2FC), Cancùn, Mexico, Conference, 2015/11 - 2015/11

Publications

See: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?hl=en&user=q9y11uAAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&sortby=pubdate 

1. Asghari, Elnaz; Abdullah, Muhammad Imran; *Foroughi, Faranak; Lamb, Jacob J.; Pollet, Bruno G. (2021).

Advances, Opportunities and Challenges of Hydrogen and Oxygen Production from Seawater Electrolysis: An Electrocatalysis Perspective. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry.

In press

Refereed?: Yes

2. Kékedy-Nagy, László; Anaria, Zahra; Abolhassani, Mojtaba; Pollet, Bruno G. Pollet; Greenlee, Lauren F.

(2021). Electrochemical Nutrient Removal from Natural Wastewater Sources and its Impact on Water Quality. Water Research.

Revision Requested

Refereed?: Yes

3. Nagy, László Kékedy; Abolhassani, Mojtaba; Sultana, Ruhi; Anari, Zahra; Brye, Kristofor R.; Pollet, Bruno

G.; Greenlee, Lauren F. (2021). The effect of anode degradation on energy demand and production

efficiency of electrochemically precipitated. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry.

Accepted

Refereed?: Yes

4. *Sauermoser, M; Pollet, B.G; Kizilova, N; Kjelstrup, S. (2021). Scaling factors for channel width

variations in tree-like flow field patterns for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells - An

experimental study. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 46(37): 19554–19568.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

5. Ḱekedy-Nagy L.; Abolhassani M.; Greenlee L.M.; Pollet, B.G. (2021). The electrochemistry of ammonium

dihydrogen phosphate, disodium phosphate, ammonium chloride on Mg-based and polycrystalline

Pt electrodes. Electrochemical Science Advances. (e2100067): 1-10.

Published

Refereed?: Yes, Open Access?: Yes

6. *Islam, Md.H; Hihn, J.Y; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2021). Sonochemical conversion of CO2

into hydrocarbons: Sabatier reactions at ambient conditions. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 73:

105474-105484.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

7. Kékedy-Nagy, L; Abolhassani, M; Greenlee, L.F; Pollet, B.G. (2021). An Electrochemical Study of

Ammonium Dihydrogen Phosphate on Mg and Mg Alloy Electrodes. Electrocatalysis. 12(3): 251–263.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

8. Kerboua, Kaouther; Hamdaoui, Oualid; *Islam, Hujjatul Md; Alghyamah, Abdulaziz; *Hansen, Henrik

Erring; Pollet, Bruno G. (2021). Low carbon ultrasonic production of alternate fuel:Operational

and mechanistic concerns of the sonochemical process of hydrogen generation under various

scenarios. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 46(53): 26770-26787.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

9. *Hansen, H.E; Seland, F; Sunde, S; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2021). Two routes for sonochemical

synthesis of platinum nanoparticles with narrow size distribution. Materials Advances, Royal Society

of Chemistry. 2(6): 1962–1971.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

10. Pollet, BG; Kocha, SS. (2021). Using Ultrasound to Effectively Homogenise Catalyst Inks: Is This

Approach Still Acceptable?. Johnson Matthey Technology Review.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

11. Kocha, SS; Pollet, BG. (2021). Advances in Rapid and Effective Break in/Conditioning/Recovery of

Automotive PEMFC Stacks. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

12. Adamski, M; Peressin, N; Balogun, E; Pollet, B.G; Holdcroft, S. (2021). Does power ultrasound affect

hydrocarbon ionomers?. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 75: 105588-105598.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

13. Manjunatha, C; Lakshmikant, S; Shreenivasa, L; Babu, G.S; Pollet, B.G. (2021). Development of nonstoichiometric

hybrid Co3S4/Co0.85Se nanocomposites for an evaluation of synergistic effect on

the OER performance. Surfaces and Interfaces. 25: 101161-101171.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

14. d'Amore-Domenech, R; Leo, T.J; Pollet, B.G. (2021). Bulk power transmission at sea: Life cycle cost

comparison of electricity and hydrogen as energy vectors. Applied Energy. 288: 116625-11635.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

15. Zamanizadeh, *Hamid Reza; Sunde, Svein; Pollet, Bruno G.; Seland, Frode. (2021). Tailoring the oxide

surface composition of stainless steel for improved OER performance in alkaline water electrolysis.

Electrochimica Acta.

Submitted

Refereed?: Yes

16. Rajamma, D.B; Anandan, S; Yusof, N.S.M; Pollet, B.G; Ashokkumar, M. (2021). Sonochemical

Dosimetry: A comparative study on the validation of weissler, fricke and terephthalic acid methods.

Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 72: 105413-105423.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

17. *Islam, M.H; Mehrabi, H; Coridan, R.H; Hihn, J.Y; Pollet, B.G. (2021). The effects of power ultrasound

(24 kHz) on the electrochemical reduction of CO2 on polycrystalline copper electrodes. Ultrasonics

Sonochemistry, Elsevier B.V.72

Published

Refereed?: Yes

18. Wang, Z; Lu, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Wang, X; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2021). Integrating Ni nanoparticles into

MoN nanosheets form surface heterojunctions to boost its electrochemical performance for water

electrolysis. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 867

Published

Refereed?: Yes

19. Wu, Y; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2021). Rich-grain-boundaries Ni2P nanoparticlesinserted

NiFeP nanosheets via Kirkendall effect as efficient catalysts for the oxygen evolution

reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Elsevier.

Accepted

Refereed?: Yes

20. Feng, Y; Liao, J; Chen, X; Li, H; He, M. (2021). Co3O4-CuCoO2 hybrid nanoplates as a low-cost and

highly active catalyst for producing hydrogen from ammonia borane. New Journal of Chemistry, Royal

Society of Chemistry. 45(5): 2688–2695.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

21. Abdullah, M.I.; Hameed, A; Zhang, N.; *Islam, M.H.; Ma, M.; Pollet, B.G;. (2021). Ultrasonically Surface-

Activated Nickel Foam as a Highly Efficient Monolith Electrode for the Catalytic Oxidation of

Methanol to Formate. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 867: 30603-30613.

Published

Refereed?: Yes, Open Access?: No

22. *Foroughi, F; Lamb, J.J; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2021). Sonochemical and sonoelectrochemical

production of energy materials. Catalysts. 11(2): 284-294.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

23. Theerthagiri, J; Madhavan, J; Lee, S.J; Choi, M.Y; Ashokkumar, M; Pollet, B.G. (2020).

Sonoelectrochemistry for energy and environmental applications. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 63:

104960, n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

24. Bock, R; Onsrud, M; Karoliussen, H; Pollet, B.G., Seland, F; Burheim, O.S. (2020). Thermal gradients

with sintered solid-state electrolytes in lithium-ion batteries. Energies, MDPI. 13(1): 253-267.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

25. *Sauermoser, M; Kizilova, N; Pollet, B.G; Kjelstrup, S. (2020). Flow field patterns for proton exchange

membrane fuel cells. Frontiers in energy research, frontiers. 8(13): 13-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

26. Kizilova, N; *Sauermoser, M; Kjelstrup, S; Pollet, B.G. (2020). Fractal-like flow-fields with minimum

entropy production for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. Entropy, MDPI. 22(2): 176, 190.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

27. Bock, R; Karoliussen, H; Pollet, B.G; Secanell, M; Seland, F; Stanier, D; Burheim, O.S. (2020). The

influence of graphitization on the thermal conductivity of catalyst layers and temperature gradients

in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 45(2):

1335-1342.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

28. *Sauermoser, M; Kjelstrup, S; Pollet, B.G. (2020). The impact of Peltier and Dufour coefficients on heat

fluxes and temperature proles in the polymer electrolyte fuel cells. Journal of The Electrochemical

Society, IOP Publishing. 167: 144503-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

29. Adamski, M; Peressin, N; Holdcroft, S; Pollet, B.G. (2020). Does power ultrasound affect Nafion®

dispersions?. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 60: 104758-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

30. Thiagarajan, K; Bavani, T; Arunachalam, P; Lee, S.J; Theerthagiri, J; Madhavan, J; Pollet, B.G; Choi,

M.Y. (2020). Nanofiber NiMoO4/g-C3N4 composite electrode materials for redox supercapacitor

applications. Nanomaterials, MDPI. 10(2): 392-407.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

31. Ion-Ebrasu, D; Pollet, B.G; Caprarescu, S; Chitu, A; Trusca, R; Niculescu, V; Gabor, R; Carcadea, E;

Varlam, M; Vasile, B.S. (2020). Graphene inclusion effect on anion-exchange membranes properties

for alkaline water electrolyzers. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 45(35): 17057-17066.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

32. *Sauermoser, M; Kjelstrup, S; Kizilova, N; Pollet, B.G; Flekkøy, E.G. (2020). Seeking minimum entropy

production for a tree-like flow-field in a fuel cell. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Royal Society of

Chemistry. 22(13): 6993-7003.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

33. Liao, J; Feng, Y; Lin, W; Su, X; Ji, S; Li, L; Zhang, W; Pollet, B.G; Li, H. (2020). CuO–NiO/Co3O4 hybrid

nanoplates as highly active catalyst for ammonia borane hydrolysis. International Journal of Hydrogen

Energy, Elsevier. 45(15): 8168-8176.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

34. Jing, S; Gong, X; Ji, S; Jia, L; Pollet, B.G; Yan, S; Liang, H. (2020). Self-standing heterostructured

NiCx-NiFe-NC/biochar as a highly efficient cathode for lithium–oxygen batteries. Beilstein Journal of

Nanotechnology, Beilstein-Institut. 11(1): 1809-182.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

35. Bock, R; Karoliussen, H; Seland, F; Pollet, B.G; Thomassen, M.S; Holdcroft, S; Burheim, O.S. (2020).

Measuring the thermal conductivity of membrane and porous transport layer in proton and anion

exchange membrane water electrolyzers for temperature distribution modeling. International Journal

of Hydrogen Energy. 45(2): 1236-1254.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

36. Shen, J; Wang, P; Jiang, H; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R; Ji, S. (2020). MOF derived graphitic

carbon nitride/oxygen vacancies-rich zinc oxide nanocomposites with enhanced supercapacitive

performance. Ionics. (26): 5155-5165.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

37. *Islam, Md.H; Naidji, B; Hallez, L; Et Taouil, A; Hihn, J.Y; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2020). The use

of non-cavitating coupling fluids for intensifying sonoelectrochemical processes. Ultrasonics

Sonochemistry. 66: 105087-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

38. Wu, Y; Ji, S; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, X; Wang, R. (2020). A highly efficient water electrolyser cell

assembled by asymmetric array electrodes based on Co, Fe-doped Ni(OH)2 nanosheets. Applied

Surface Science, Elsevier. 528: 146972-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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39. Pollet, B.G; *Foroughi, F; Faid, A.Y; Emberson, D.R; *Islam, Md.H. (2020). Does power ultrasound

(26 kHz) affect the hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) on Pt polycrystalline electrode in a mild acidic

electrolyte?. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 69

Published

Refereed?: Yes

40. Neha, N; *Islam, Md.H; Baranton, S; Coutanceau, C; Pollet, B.G. (2020). Assessment of the beneficial

combination of electrochemical and ultrasonic activation of compounds originating from biomass.

Ultrasonics Sonochemistry. 63: 104934-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

41. Wang, Z; Wang, H; Ji, S; Wang, X; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2020). Multidimensional regulation of

Ni3S2@Co(OH)2 catalyst with high performance for wind energy electrolytic water. Journal of Power

Sources, Elsevier. 446

Published

Refereed?: Yes

42. Kerboua, K; Merouani, S; Hamdaoui, O; *Islam, Md.H; *Hansen, H.E; Pollet, B.G. (2020). How do

dissolved gases affect the sonochemical process of hydrogen production? An overview of

thermodynamic and mechanistic effects–On the “hot spot theory”. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry,

Elsevier. 72

Published

Refereed?: Yes

43. Kékedy-Nagy, L; Abolhassani, M; Perez Bakovic, S.I; Moore II, J.P; Pollet, B.G; Greenlee, L.F. (2020).

Electroless production of fertilizer (struvite) and hydrogen from synthetic agricultural wastewaters.

Journal of the American Society, American Chemical Society Publications. 142(44): 18844-18858.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

44. Wu, Y; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, X; Wang, R. (2020). Engineered porous Ni2P-nanoparticle/

Ni2P-nanosheet arrays via the Kirkendall effect and Ostwald ripening towards efficient overall water

splitting. Nano Research. 13(8): 2098-2105.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

45. Spitthoff, Lena; Øyre, Eilif S; Muri, Harald I; Wahl, Markus; Gunnarshaug, Astrid F; Pollet, Bruno G; Lamb,

Jacob J; Burheim, Odne S. (2020). Thermal Management of Lithium-Ion Batteries. Micro-Optics and

Energy. : 183-194.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

46. Lamb, J.J; *Islam, Md.H; Hjelme, D.R; Pollet, B.G; Lien, K.M. (2019). Effect of power ultrasound

and Fenton reagents on the biomethane potential from steam-exploded birchwood. Ultrasonics

Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 58: 104675-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

47. Pollet, B.G; Kocha, S.S; Staffell, I. (2019). Current status of automotive fuel cells for sustainable

transport. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, Elsevier. 16: 90-95.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

48. Wang, Z; Ji, S; Liu, F; Wang, H; Wang, X; Wang, Q; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Highly efficient and

stable catalyst based on Co(OH)2@Ni electroplated on Cu-metallized cotton textile for water

splitting. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, ACS Publications. 11(33): 29791-29798.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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49. Ding, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Mesoporous CoS/N-doped carbon as HER and

ORR bifunctional electrocatalyst for water electrolyzers and zinc-air batteries. ChemCatChem,

European Chemical Societies Publishing. 11(3): 1026-1032.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

50. Cao, M; Wang, H; Ji, S; Zhao, Q; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Hollow core-shell structured

Cu2O@Cu1.8S spheres as novel electrode for enzyme free glucose sensing. Materials Science and

Engineering C, Elsevier. 95: 174-182.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

51. *Islam, Md.H; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2019). Sonochemical and sonoelectrochemical production of

hydrogen. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 51: 533-555.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

52. Chen, F; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Hierarchical core-shell structured CoNi2S4/

Ni3S2@Ni(OH)2 nanosheet arrays as electrode for electrochemical energy storage. Journal of Alloys

and Compounds, Elsevier. 785: 684-691.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

53. Lu, D; Liao, J; Li, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G. (2019). Co3O4/CuMoO4 Hybrid microflowers composed of

nanorods with rich particle boundaries as a highly active catalyst for ammonia borane hydrolysis.

ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, ACS Publications. 7(19): 16474-16482.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

54. Ring, L; Pollet, B.G; Chatenet, M; Abbou, S; Küpper, K; Schmidt, M; Huck, M; Gries, A; Steinhart, M;

Schäfer, H. (2019). From bad electrochemical practices to an environmental and waste reducing

approach for the generation of active hydrogen evolving electrodes. Angewandte Chemie -

International Edition, Wiley. 58(48): 17383-17392.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

55. Chen, Y; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Toward high performance of zinc-air battery

using hydrophobic carbon foam-based diffusion electrode. Journal of Industrial and Engineering

Chemistry, Elsevier. 71: 284-292.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

56. Pollet, B.G. (2019). The use of power ultrasound for the production of PEMFC and PEMWE catalysts

and low-Pt loading and high-performing electrodes. Catalysts, MDPI. 9(3): 246-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

57. Sarapuu, A; Hussain, S; Kasikov, A; Pollet, B.G; Tammeveski, K. (2019). Electroreduction of oxygen on

Nafion®-coated thin platinum films in acid media. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Elsevier. 848:

113292-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

58. Ding, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Gai, H; Liu, F; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). N-doped porous transition metalbased

carbon nanosheet networks as a multifunctional electrocatalyst for rechargeable zinc-air

batteries. Chemical Communications, Royal Society of Chemistry. 55(20): 2924-2927.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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59. Felix, C; Bladergroen, B.J; Linkov, V; Pollet, B.G; Pasupathi, S. (2019). Ex-situ electrochemical

characterization of IrO2 synthesized by a modified Adams fusion method for the oxygen evolution

reaction. Catalysts, MDPI. 9(4): 318-335.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

60. Rashwan, S.S; Dincer, I; Mohany, A; Pollet, B.G. (2019). The Sono-Hydro-Gen process (Ultrasound

induced hydrogen production) : Challenges and opportunities. International Journal of Hydrogen

Energy, Elsevier. 44(29): 14500-14526.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

61. Ding, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). Nano-engineering PdNi networks by voltammetric

dealloying for ethanol oxidation. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Elsevier. 49(1): 39-44.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

62. Ion-Ebrasu, D; Pollet, B.G; Spinu-Zaulet, A; Soare, A; Carcadea, E; Varlam, M; Caprarescu, S. (2019).

Graphene modified fluorinated cation-exchange membranes for proton exchange membrane water

electrolysis. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 44(21): 10190-10196.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

63. *Islam, Md.H; Paul, M.T.Y; Burheim, O.S; Pollet, B.G. (2019). Recent developments in the

sonoelectrochemical synthesis of nanomaterials. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 59: 104711-n.p..

Published

Refereed?: Yes

64. Pollet, B.G. (2019). Does power ultrasound affect heterogeneous electron transfer kinetics?.

Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 52: 6-12.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

65. Ding, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Brett, D.J.L; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2019). MnO/N-Doped Mesoporous Carbon as

Advanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalyst for Zinc–Air Batteries. Chemistry - A European

Journal, European Chemical Societies Publishing. 25(11): 2868-2876.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

66. Wang, X; Liao, J; Li, H; Wang, H; Wang, R; Pollet, B.G; Ji, S. (2018). Highly active porous Co–B

nanoalloy synthesized on liquid-gas interface for hydrolysis of sodium borohydride. International

Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 43(37): 17533-17555.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

67. Ma, X; Zou, S; Tang, A; Chen, L; Deng, Z; Pollet, B.G; Ji, S. (2018). Three-dimensional hierarchical

walnut kernel shape conducting polymer as water-soluble binder for lithium-ion battery.

Electrochimica Acta, Elsevier. 269: 571-579.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

68. Yan, J; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2018). Achieving highly practical capacitance of MnO2

by using chain-like CoB alloy as support. Nanoscale, Royal Society of Chemistry. 10(16): 7813-7820.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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69. Chen, Y; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2018). Tuning the extent of porosity and composition

of N-doped carbon materials by NaNO3 and its effect on electrochemical activity. Materials Research

Bulletin, Elsevier. 104: 134-142.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

70. Liu, Q; Zhang, S; Liao, J; Feng, K; Zheng, Y; Pollet, B.G; Li, H. (2017). CuCo2O4 nanoplate film as a lowcost,

highly active and durable catalyst towards the hydrolytic dehydrogenation of ammonia borane

for hydrogen production. Journal of Power Sources, Elsevier. 355: 191-198.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

71. Bujlo, P; Xie, C.J; Shen, D; Ulleberg, O; Pasupathi, S; Pasciak, G; Pollet, B.G. (2017). Hybrid polymer

electrolyte membrane fuel cell–lithium-ion battery powertrain testing platform – hybrid fuel cell

electric vehicle emulator. International Journal of Energy Research, Wiley. 41(11): 1596-1611.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

72. Wang, X; Xu, R; Wang, R; Wang, H; Brett, D.J.L; Pollet, B.G; Ji, S. (2017). Nano-sized Co/Co(OH)2

core-shell structure synthesized in molten salt as electrode materials for supercapacitors. Ionics,

Springer. 23(3): 725-730.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

73. Karousos, D.S; Desdenakis, K.I; Sakkas, P.M; Sourkouni, G; Pollet, B.G; Argirusis, C. (2017).

Sonoelectrochemical one-pot synthesis of Pt – Carbon black nanocomposite PEMFC

electrocatalyst. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, Elsevier. 35(B): 591-597.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

74. Ding, J; Ji, S; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2017). Tailoring nanopores within nanoparticles of PtCo

networks as catalysts for methanol oxidation reaction. Electrochimica Acta, Elsevier. 255: 55-62.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

75. Liu, Q; Ji, S; Yang, J; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2017). Enhanced cycleability of amorphous

MnO2 by covering on α-MnO2 needles in an electrochemical capacitor. Materials, MDPI. 10(9):

988-999.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

76. Li, S; Xu, R; Wang, H; Brett, D.J.L; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2017). Ultra-high surface area and

mesoporous N-doped carbon derived from sheep bones with high electrocatalytic performance

toward the oxygen reduction reaction. Journal of Solid-State Electrochemistry, Springer. 21(10):

2947-2954.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

77. *Shang, J; Kendall, K; Pollet, B.G. (2016). Hybrid hydrogen PEM fuel cell and batteries without DC-DC

converter. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, Oxford Academic. 11(2)(1.622): 205-210.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

78. Lototskyy, M.V; Tolj, I; Davids, M.W; Klochko, Y.V; Parsons, A; Swanepoel, D; Ehlers, R; Louw, G; van der

Westhuizen, B; Smith, F; Pollet, B.G, Sita, C; Linkov, V. (2016). Metal hydride hydrogen storage and

supply systems for electric forklift with low-temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell power

module. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 41(31): 13831-13842.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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79. Li, L; Liao, J; Wang, H; Pollet, B.G; Li, H. (2016). Electroless route to prepare Cu film composed of cu

nanosheets as a high-performance catalyst for the reduction of p-nitrophenol. Bulletin of the Korean

Chemical Society, Wiley. 37(12): 2080-2083.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

80. Zhang, Z; Wang, H; Ji, S; Pollet, B.G; Wang, R. (2016). V2O5-SiO2 hybrid as anode material for

aqueous rechargeable lithium batteries. Ionics, Springer. 22(9): 1593-1601.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

81. Grob, C; Pollet, B.G. (2016). Regrowth in ship’s ballast water tanks : Think again!. Marine Pollution

Bulletin, Elsevier. 109(1): 46-48.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

82. Ellamla, HR; Staffell, I; Bujlo, P; Pollet, BG; Pasupathi, S. (2015). Current status of fuel cell based

combined heat and power systems for residential sector. Journal of Power Sources, Elsevier. 293:

312-328.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

83. Burheim, OS; Crymble, GA; Bock, R; Hussain, N; Pasupathi, S; Du Plessis, A; Le Roux, S; Seland, F; Su,

H; Pollet, BG. (2015). Thermal conductivity in the three layered regions of micro porous layer coated

porous transport layers for the PEM fuel cell. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier.

40(46): 16775-16785.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

84. Justesen, K.K; Andreasen, Sø.J; Pasupathi, S; Pollet, B.G. (2015). Modeling and control of the output

current of a Reformed Methanol Fuel Cell system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier.

40(46): 16521-16531.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

85. Pollet, B.G; Staffell, I; Adamson, K.A. (2015). Current energy landscape in the Republic of South

Africa. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 40(46): 16685-16701.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

86. Lototskyy, M; Tolj, I; Davids, M.W; Bujlo, P; Smith, F; Pollet, B.G. (2015). « Distributed hybrid » MHCGH2

system for hydrogen storage and its supply to LT PEMFC power modules. Journal of Alloys

and Compounds, Elsevier. 645(S1): 32936, S329-S333.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

87. Damour, C; Benne, M; Grondin-Perez, B; Chabriat, J.P; Pollet, BG. (2015). A novel non-linear modelbased

control strategy to improve PEMFC water management- The flatness-based approach.

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 40(5): 2371-2376.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

88. Lototskyy, M; Davids, MW; *Sibanyoni, JM; *Goh, J; Pollet, B.G. (2015). Magnesium-based hydrogen

storage nanomaterials prepared by high energy reactive ball milling in hydrogen at the presence of

mixed titanium-iron oxide. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier. 645(S1): 32817, S454-S459.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

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89. Maiyalagan, T; Pasupathi, S; Pollet, BG. (2015). The effects of cathode parameters on the performance

ofPoly(2,5-Benzimidazole)-based polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Electrocatalysis, Springer.

6(2): 155-162.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

90. Lototskyy, M; Satya Sekhar, B; Muthukumar, P; Linkov, V; Pollet, BG. (2015). Niche applications of metal

hydrides and related thermal management issues. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier. 645(S1):

33214, S117-S122.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

91. Ding, X; Yin, S; An, K; Luo, L; Shi, N; Qiang, Y; Pasupathi, S; Pollet, BG; Shen, P.K. (2015). FeN

stabilized FeN@Pt core-shell nanostructures for oxygen reduction reaction. Journal of Materials

Chemistry A, Elsevier. 3(8): 4462 - 4469.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

92. Pollet, BG; Pasupathi, S. (2015). Hydrogen fuel cell conference brings an international touch to South

Africa. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier. 40(46): 16683-16684.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

93. Satya Sekhar, B; Lototskyy, M; Kolesnikov, A; Moropeng, M.L; Tarasov, BP; Pollet, BG. (2015).

Performance analysis of cylindrical metal hydride beds with various heat exchange options. Journal

of Alloys and Compounds, Elsevier. 645(S1): 33215, S89-S95.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

94. Liang, H; Su, H; Pollet, BG; Pasupathi, S. (2015). Development of membrane electrode assembly for

high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell by catalyst coating membrane method.

Journal of Power Sources, Elsevier. 288: 121-127.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

95. Lototskyy, MV; Davids, MW; Tolj, I; Klochko, YV; Sekhar, BS; Chidziva, S; Smith, F; Swanepoel, D; Pollet,

BG. (2015). Metal hydride systems for hydrogen storage and supply for stationary and automotive

low temperature PEM fuel cell power modules. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier.

40(35): 11491-11497.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

96. Barron, O; Su, H; Linkov, V; Pollet, BG; Pasupathi, S. (2015). Enhanced performance and stability

of high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cell by incorporating zirconium hydrogen

phosphate in catalyst layer. Journal of Power Sources, Elsevier. 278: 718-724.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

97. Ma, Y; Wang, H; Lv, W; Ji, S; Pollet, BG; Li, S; Wang, R. (2015). Amorphous PtNiP particle networks

of different particle sizes for the electro-oxidation of hydrazine. RSC Advances, Royal Society of

Chemistry. 5(84): 68655-68661.

Published

Refereed?: Yes

Collaborations internationales en recherche et en enseignement

2020/1 - 2021/8 International collaborator, Canada

Collaboration with Prof. Steve Holdcroft of the Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

2020/1 - 2021/8 International collaborator, Saudi Arabia

Collaboration with Prof. Oualid Hamdaoui of the Department of Chemical Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.

2018/9 - 2021/8 International collaborator, Canada

Collaboration with Prof. Gregory Jerkiewicz of the Department of Chemistry, Queen's University, Canada.

2018/7 - 2021/8 International collaborator, United States

Collaboration with Prof. Lauren Greenlee of the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA (note that "The Greenlee Research Group" has recently joined the Department of Chemical Engineering at Penn State University).

2015/4 - 2021/8 International collaborator, China

Collaboration with Prof. Shan Ji of the College of Biological, Chemical Science and Chemical Engineering, Jiaxing University, China.

2015/4 - 2021/8 International collaborator, United Kingdom

Collaboration with Dr. Iain Staffell of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, UK.

2014/1 - 2021/8 International collaborator, Australia

Collaboration with Prof. Muthupandian Ashokkumar (Assistant Deputy Vice Chancellor), University of Melbourne, Australia

1995/1 - 2021/8 International collaborator, France

Collaboration with Prof. Jean-Yves Hihn of the Institut UTINAM UMR 6213 CNRS, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France.

2019/1 - 2021/7 International collaborator, South Africa

Collaboration with Profs. Sivakumar Pasupathi and Vladimir Linkov of the South African Institute for Advanced Materials Chemistry at University of the Western Cape, South Africa.

2017/1 - 2019/12 International collaborator, Canada

International collaborator of the NSERC Discovery Frontiers "Ni Electro Can" project

Prix et distinctions

2020/10 - 2025/9 President of the Green Hydrogen Division of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE)

International Association for Hydrogen Energy

Honor

2020/1 - 2022/12 Editorial Board Member

Materials Advances (RSC)

Honor

2018/7 - 2023/6 Editorial Board Member

International Journal of Energy Research (Wiley)

Honor

2018/1 - 2022/12 Editorial Board Member

Renewables : Wind, Water, and Solar (Springer Nature)

Honor

2018/1 - 2024/12 Executive Editorial Board Member

Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (Elsevier)

Honor

2015/1 - 2023/12 Editorial Board Member

Electrocatalysis (Springer Nature)

Honor

Médias

Broadcast Interviews

2021/11/29 - 2021/11/29

Radio Canada 2460 TV Interview Live

2021/10/28 - 2021/10/28

Pour un Québec à l’avant-garde des énergies renouvelables (For a Quebec at the forefront of renewable energies), Le Nouvelliste, Hydrogen in society

2021/11/25 - 2021/11/25

Radio Canada Radio Interview Live

2020/10/06 - 2020/10/06

New research shows that sound can improve hydrogen production, H2View, Hydrogen in society

2020/09/15 - 2020/09/15

NTNU Team Hydrogen Leader, Bruno G. Pollet, Appointed President of Green Hydrogen Division, FuelCellsWorks, Hydrogen in society

2020/09/01 - 2020/09/01

Hydrogen has entered a new era, H2View, Hydrogen in society

2019/01/01 - 2019/01/01

Sound can make hydrogen and fuel cell systems more effective, Norwegian SciTech News, Norwegian Science Week

2019/01/01 - 2019/01/01

Dutch green hydrogen plans unviable on high costs – analysts, Montel (2019), Hydrogen in society

2017/03/01 - 2017/03/01

Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies - Opening of the hydrogen fuel cell forklift, golf cart,

tuk-tuk, scooter and UPS, South Africa National Newspaper, Hydrogen South Africa

Text Interviews

11/2020 Air Liquide - On Air magazine November 2021 “Encounter – Where collaborative innovation grows”

2019/06/11 Hydrogen er et av de beste drivstoffene (Hydrogen is one of the best fuels), Budstikka [Internet] https://www.budstikka.no/

2019/01/25 Dutch green hydrogen plans unviable on high costs – analysts, mOnTeL[Internet] https://www.montelnews.com/

2015/02/01 AIRBUS-NAC-HySA Systems Project, Airbus internal news magazine

2015/02/01 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Generator Project, University of the Western Cape website and internal newsletter

Others - United Kingdom

B. Pollet et al., "Bubbles Boost Silver Recycling", New Scientist, 24/08/1996, No 2044, 21
Invited three times at the House of Commons (1999, 2001 & 2003)
3 x Press Articles describing invention – The SonoEcoCell; a) The Coventry Evening Telegraph, b) The Birmingham Post & c) The Times (1996)
Interview Radio 4 (1996)
BBC 1 News Lunchtime & Evening (2008)
BBC News 24 Live – 8pm & 9pm (2008)
Al-Jazeera TV (2008)
BBC Radio West Midlands Live (2008)
BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire (2008)
BBC Radio 5 Live (2008)
Air Products USA website (2008)
Motor Trader magazine (2008)
Business Green magazine (2008)
Interview Romanian Press (2008)
The Buzz magazine (2008) & Birmingham Science City Newsletter (2008)
Featured in NewScientist as ‘Fuel Cell Hero’ – Birmingham Hero campaign (2010) – National Campaign
Featured in the University of Birmingham's Student Newspaper Redbrick (2010)
Featured in YouTube (2011) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbkox9zJ7UI
Featured on Fuel Cells Today and Johnson Matthey websites (2012)