ANDREW L. DICKS
PUBLICATIONS LIST - Consolidated
Books and Book Chapters
J. Larminie and A.L. Dicks, Fuel Cell Systems Explained, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, 2003 ISBN 047084857X. Translated into Japanese (2004), Chinese (2006) and Korean (in progress). The book has been cited more than 2700 times in research articles (Google Scholar, January 2011).
Andrew Dicks and David Rand, Hydrogen Energy, in TRANSITIONS Pathways Towards Sustainable Urban Development in Australia, Ed. P.W. Newton, CSIRO Publishing, 2008.
Andrew L. Dicks, MCFCs: Molten Carbonate Fuel cells Overview, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources, Ed. Garche, Elsevier, 2009. Pages 446-453.
Andrew L. Dicks, MCFCs: Molten Carbonate Fuel Cells and Stacks, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources, Ed. Garche, Elsevier, 2009. Pages 467-476.
Andrew L. Dicks, MCFCs: Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Cathodes, Chapter in Encyclopedia of Electrochemical Power Sources, Ed. Garche, Elsevier, 2009. Pages 462-466.
Andrew L. Dicks, PEM Fuel Cell Applicaitons, Chapter 4.6 in Comprehensive Renewable Energy, Elsevier, 2011. Submitted – in review.
R.J. Carpenter, A.L. Dicks, and J.A. Parsons, The development of fuel cells for power generation and combined heat and power. IGE Communication 1441 (1990). presented at the 53rd Autumn Meeting, London, November 1990. - Awarded the HE Jones (London) medal.
Dicks, Andrew L. Hydrogen generation from natural gas for the fuel cell systems of tomorrow. J. Power Sources (1996), 61(1-2), 113-124. [109 citations]
Clarke, Stephen H., Dicks, Andrew L., Pointon, Kevin, Smith, Thomas A., Swann, Angie. Catalytic aspects of the steam reforming of hydrocarbons in internal reforming fuel cells. Catal. Today (1997), 38(4), 411-423. [71 citations]
A.L.Dicks and M.R.Taylor, Fuel Cell Power Systems Development in Europe. Energy & Environment Vol. 9 No. 1 1998, p. 17.
A.L. Dicks, How do we fuel fuel cells? Fuel Cells Bulletin (1998) Vol.1 issue 2, 7-9.
Dicks, A.L., Advances in catalysts for internal reforming in high temperature fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 71 (1-2) (1998), 111-122. [44 citations]
A. L. Dicks, P. A. Martin, A fuel cell balance of plant test facility, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 71, Issues 1-2, 15 March 1998, Pages 321-327
S.C. Mailley, A. Kelaidopoulou, A. Siddle, A.L. Dicks, P. Holtappels, C.E. Hatchwell and M. Mogensen, Electrocatalytic Activity of a Gd2 Ti 0.6 Mo1.2 Sc0.2O 7-d Anode Towards Hydrogen and Methane Electro-oxidation in a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Ionics (2000), 6(5 & 6), 331-339.
A. L. Dicks, K. D. Pointon, A.
Intrinsic reaction kinetics of methane
steam reforming on a nickel/zirconia anode.
Power Sources, Volume 86, Issues 1-2, March 2000,
Andrew L. Dicks, R. G. Fellows, C. Martin Mescal, Clive Seymour, A study of SOFC–PEM hybrid systems, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 86, Issues 1-2, March 2000, Pages 501-506
Andrew Dicks, Angie Siddle, Assessment of commercial prospects of molten carbonate fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 86, Issues 1-2, March 2000, Pages 316-323
S.C. Mailley, A. Kelaidopoulou, A. Siddle, A.L. Dicks, P. Holtappels, C.E. Hatchwell, M.
Mogensen, Electrocatalytic activity of a Gd2Ti0.6Mo1.2Sc0.2O7±δ anode towards hydrogen and
methane electro-oxidation in a solid oxide fuel cell, Ionics 6 (2000) 331.
A. Kelaidopoulou, A. Siddle, A. L. Dicks, A. Kaiser, J.T.S. Irvine Anodic Behaviour of Y0.20Ti0.18 Zr0.62O1.90 Towards Hydrogen Electro-Oxidation in a High Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (p 226-232), Fuel Cells, Volume 1 Issue 3-4 , Pages 226-232 (2001)
A. Kelaidopoulou, A. Siddle, A. L. Dicks, A. Kaiser, J.T.S. Irvine, Methane Electro-Oxidation on a Y0.20Ti0.18Zr0.62O1.90 Anode in a High Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell, Fuel Cells, Volume 1 Issue 3-4 , Pages 219-225 (2001)
McLellan B., Diniz da Costa J.C., Dicks A.L., Rudolph V., Pagan R.J., Sheng C., and Wall T.F., Hydrogen economy options for Australia, Dev. Chem. Eng. Mineral Process, (2004), 12(5/6), 447-460.
Dicks A.L., Diniz da Costa J.C., Simpson A., McLellan B., Fuel cells, hydrogen and energy supply in Australia, Journal of Power Sources (2004), 131, 1-12.
Dicks A.L., Molten carbonate fuel cells, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, (2004), 8, 379-383.
E Shoko, B McLellan, A L Dicks, J C Diniz da Costa. Hydrogen from coal: Production and utilisation technologies, International Journal of Coal Geology, (2004), 65 Issues 3-4, 17, 213-222
Rodriguez J.G., Dicks A.L., Duke M.C., diniz da Costa J.C., Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolyte Membranes: Methanol Crossover and Conductivity, APCSEET Massey University, (2005), 201-205, ISBN 0-476-01613-4.
Mclellan B., Shoko E., Dicks A.L., and Diniz da Costa J.C., Hydrogen production and utilisation opportunities for Australia, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, (2005), 30, 669-679.
Dicks A.L., The role of carbon in fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, (2006) 156, 128-141.
Charles C, Ramdutt D, Brault P, Caillard A, Bulla D, Boswell R W, Rabat H and Dicks A, Low energy plasma treatment of a proton exchange membrane used for low temperature fuel cells, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion, (2006) 48, 1–7
Charles, C., Ramdutt, D., Brault, P., Caillard, A., Bulla, D., Boswell, R., Rabat, H. and Dicks, A. (2007) Low energy plasma treatment of a proton exchange membrane used for low temperature fuel cells. Plasma Physics And Controlled Fusion, 49 5A: A73-A79.
Ramdutt D, Charles C, Hudspeth J, Ladewig B, Gengenbach T, Boswell R, Dicks A and Brault P., Low energy plasma treatment of Nafion® membranes for PEM fuel cells Journal of Power Sources, (2007) 165-1, 41-48.
Chih-Yuan Chen, Jairo I. Garnica Rodrigues, Mikel C. Duke, Roni F. Dalla Costa, Andrew L. Dicks and João C. Diniz da Costa, Nafion/Polyaniline/Silica Composite Membranes for Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Application Journal of Power Sources, (2007) 166- 2, 324-330).
R. Knibbe, J. Drennan, A. Dicks and J. Love, Effect of Alumina Additions on the SOFC Anode-Electrolyte Interface. Journal of Power Sources 179 (2008) 511–519
Xiang Li, Zonghua Zhu, Roland De Marco, Andrew Dicks, John Bradley, Shaomin Liu and Gaoqing Lu, Factors that determine the performance of carbon fuels in the direct carbon fuel cell, Ind.& Eng. Chemistry Research, 2008.
Xiang Li, Zhonghua Zhu, Jiuling Chen, Roland De Marco, Andrew Dicks, John Bradley, Gaoqing Lu,
Surface modification of carbon fuels for
direct carbon fuel cells
Journal of Power Sources, (2009), 81-1, 1-9.
Xiang Li, Zhonghua Zhu, Roland De Marco, Andrew Dicks, John Bradley, Carbon nanofibers synthesized by catalytic decomposition of methane and their electrochemical performance in a direct carbon fuel cell. Energy and Fuels, (2009), 23-7, 3721-3731.
Dicks, Andrew, Connor, Tom, Bradley, John and Lashtabey, Anna (2009) Impact of Australian natural gas and coal bed methane composition on PEM fuel cell performance. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34 21: 8892-8904.
Li, Xiang, Zhu, Zhonghua, De Marco, Roland, Bradley, John and Dicks, Andrew. Evaluation of raw coals as fuels for direct carbon fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, (2010), 195 13: 4051-4058.
McLellan, B. C., Dicks, A. and Diniz da Costa, J. C. Atmospheric and hydrological transport modelling of SOx emissions in a unique verification context. AIChE JOURNAL, (2010) 56 3: 815-824.
Lashtabeg, Anna, Bradley, John, Dicks, Andrew, Auchterlonie, Graeme and Drennan, John (2010) Structural and conductivity studies of Y10-xLaxW2O21. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 183 5: 1095-1101.
Li, Xiang, Zhu, Zhonghua, De Marco, Roland, Bradley, John and Dicks, Andrew (2010) Modification of coal as a fuel for the direct carbon fuel cell. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 114 11: 3855-3862.
Othman, Rapidah and Dicks, Andrew. Non-precious metal catalysts for PEM fuel cell cathodes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Accepted for Publication
Refereed conference papers
A.L. Dicks, J. Drennan, J. Hunter, “An integrated approach to microstructural
optimisation of solid polymer fuel cell components using novel methods in image
processing, semantic inferencing and knowledge extraction.” Eighth Grove Fuel
Rodriguez J.G., Ladewig B.P., Dicks A.L., Duke M.C., diniz da Costa J.C., Modified Polyaniline-Nafion-Nanocomposites for DMFC, Proceedings of the ARCCFN Annual Conference, ARC Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, (2003), 10-15, ISBN 1-8649-9792-3.
McLellan, B. C., Diniz
da Costa, J. C., Dicks,
A. L., Rudolph,
V., Pagan, R. J., Sheng, C., Wall, T.F. Hydrogen economy options for
Australia, The National Environment Conference 2003, Vol. CD Rom, pp. 110 – 150.
Environmental Engineering Society and the Institution of Engineers
Sustainability assessment of hydrogen energy pathways. International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, 2003, Vol. CD ROM, pp. 1 – 13
Keynote Lecture: Dicks, A.L., Providing and Processing Fuel. Proceedings of the first International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, ASME, (2003), 41-54. ISBN 0-791803668-1.
Invited Talks at National and International Conferences
A.L. Dicks and J. Masters, The potential and market penetration of molten carbonate fuel cells. Presented at the 1991 IGU World Conference, Berlin July 1991
A.L. Dicks, Development of Industrial and Commercial SOFC plant; SOFC workshop, Keele University, January 1998.
A.L. Dicks, Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems - An Overview. Presented at SERC seminar, London, February 1999
A.L. Dicks and J. Larminie, Reforming of Fossil Fuels (Status Survey), Presented at the European Fuel Cell Forum, Lucerne, July 2000.
Keynote Lecture: “Providing and processing fuel,” First ASME conference on Fuel Cell Science and Engineering, Rochester NY, April 2003.
Invited Lecture: A.L. Dicks, “A global overview of hydrogen.” 2nd Australian Alternative Fuels Conference, Brisbane, Australia, 25-26 August 2003.
Invited Lecture A.L. Dicks, “The emerging fuel cell industry – fuelling the future” Australian Australia and New Zealand Solar Energy Society
Keynote Lecture: “Hydrogen and fuel cell activities in Australia” Fuel Cells Summit, Japan, 2004.
“Energy supply in Australia - the role of hydrogen and fuel cells.” Hydrogen and
Fuel Cell Futures,
Garnica Rodriguez, B. Ladewig, A. Dicks, M. Duke, D.
Invited Lecture: A.L. Dicks 14th “Recent advances in PEM fuel cell materials,” Gaseous Electronics Meeting, Murramarang, NSW, Australia, 5-9 Feb 2006.
Invited Lecture: “Advanced Nanomaterials for Fuel Cells,” Australian Academy of Science Annual Symposium, Science on the way to the hydrogen economy, 5 May 2006.
Christine Charles, Amael Caillard, Pascal Brault, Rod Boswell, Devin Ramdutt, Cormac Corr, Orson Sutherland and Andrew Dicks, Laboratory plasmas applied to the hydrogen economy (fuel cells), Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Alternative Transport Energies Conference, DPI Western Australia.10-13 September 2006, :
Invited Lecture: “Hydrogen Energy for Australia,” Energy Security for Australia, IIR Conferences, Sydney, 23-25 October 2006.
Invited Lecture: A.L. Dicks, “Hydrogen Energy – Directions for Australia,” Australian Institute of Energy National Conference, Melbourne, November 2006.
Invited Lecture: “Hydrogen Energy Supply for Australia” 3rd Annual Coal to Liquids and Gas to Liquids Conference, Brisbane, 26-27 February 2008.
Other conference presentations
A.L. Dicks and S.R. Rowley, Performance Enhancement of the MCFC at Elevated Pressures. Poster presentation at the Third Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1993.
A. L. Dicks, L. Haddad and A. Swann, Direct internal reforming in the SOFC. Poster presentation at the Third Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1993.
A.L.Dicks, K. Pointon and A. Swann, Anode stability under internal reforming conditions in the SOFC. Poster presented at the Fourth Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1995.
P. Kortbeek, R. Ottervanger and A.L.Dicks Development of Advanced Concepts for DIR-MCFC Cogeneration Applications in the European Market. Proceedings of the US Fuel Cell Seminar, p.469, Courtesy Associates Inc., Orlando, Nov. 1996.
Dicks A.L., Freni S., and Machielse, L.A.H., DIR-MCFC technology development in the European Joule programme. Proceedings of the 1994 Fuel Cell Seminar, November 28-December 1, 1994, San Diego, California. Published by Courtesy Associates Inc., Washington, D.C., USA, 495.
A.L.Dicks, The emergence of the direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell. Presented at Electrochem 97, Universitiy College, London, august 1997.
A. L. Dicks, Electrodes for solid oxide fuel cells. Presented at Royal Society of Chemistry Symposium on Electrodes and Electrocatalysis, Loughborough, November 1997.
A.L.Dicks, K.D. Pointon and A. Swann, Status of solid oxide fuel cell testing at BG. Poster presented at the Royal Society of Chemistry Symposium on Electrodes and Electrocatalysis, Loughborough, November 1997.
P. Kortbeek, P. van der Laag, L. Machielse, G. de Koning, R. Fellows and A.L.Dicks, Developing DIR-MCFC Cogeneration Systems for the European Market. Montreal Fuel Cell Conference, 1997.
A.L.Dicks, K. D. Pointon and A. Swann, The kinetics of the methane steam reforming reaction on a nickel/zirconia anode. Proceedings of the 3rd European SOFC Forum, Nantes, June 1998
Dicks, Andrew Leslie; Judd, Robert William; Pointon, Kevin David; Siddle, Angelika; Jones, Stuart Leigh; Goulding, Philip Scot; Judd, Robert William. Method and apparatus for steam reforming. World Patent (PCT) WO 03035546 1 May 2003.
Dicks, Andrew Leslie; Judd, Robert William; Pointon, Kevin David; Siddle, Angelika; Jones, Stuart Leigh; Goulding, Philip Scot; Judd, Robert William. Thin layer catalyst to adhere to a metallic substrate and method of forming the same. World Patent (PCT) WO 03035255 1 May 2003.
Dicks, Andrew Leslie; Judd, Robert William; Pointon, Kevin David; Siddle, Angelika; Jones, Stuart Leigh; Goulding, Philip Scot; Judd, Robert William. Compact Shift Reactor. World Patent (PCT) WO 03035544 1 May 2003.
A.L. Dicks, T.A. Smith and S. H. Clarke, Fuel Cell and catalyst for use therein, GB Patent 2295920 Priority date December 9, 1994. Grant Date: 13 May 1998.
A.L. Dicks and C.M. Dudfield, Method of Operating a Fuel Cell, Priority date: 16 June 1995, GB Application No. 2290409. Also filed in Canada, Europe, Japan and US.
A.L. Dicks GRI-05/0072 SOFC Component Development, System Design, and Product Definition. Task 3.2. Low Temperature Cell Development—Reforming Catalyst, Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines, IL, USA. February 2005.
Dicks, A. L., Carpenter, R. J., Erdle, E., Lander, D. F., Lilley, P. D., Melman, A. G., Woudstra, N. Solid oxide fuel cell systems study. Volumes 1-2. Comm. Eur. Communities, [Rep.] EUR (1991), (EUR 13103, Vol. 1), 131 pp.
Pre-dating computer flowsheeting on PC platforms, this study was one of the first to completely describe heat and mass balances over a complete solid oxide fuel cell system. It applied the recently developed PINCH approach to process optimisation, with process simulations run on a mainframe computer.
Machielse, L.A.H., Reijers, H.T.J., Goris, M.J.A.A., Berger, R.J.. Doesburg, E.B.M., Dicks, A.L.; Smith, T.A.; Rowley, S.; Clarke, S.; et al. Development of a 1 kW internal reforming MCFC stack. ECN-C [Rep.] (1993), (ECN-C-93-076), 146.
This work demonstrated for the first time the feasibility of a direct internal reforming of natural gas in a molten carbonate fuel cell stack.
Reijers, H. Th. J.,Machielse, L. A. H.,Dekker, N. J. J.,Goris, M. J. A. A.,Dicks, A. L., Fellows, R. G.Clarke, S. H., Dhanjal, T., Freni, S., et al. 10 kW demonstration of pilot stack technology for direct internal reforming molten carbonate fuel cell (DIR-MCFC) power plants. ECN-C [Rep.] (1996), (ECN-C-96-023), 1-40.
This study demonstrated that long term feasibility of Direct Internal
Reforming Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell (DIR-MCFC) plants using novel catalyst
material that had been developed in the
Callanan M.J., Dekker, N.J.J., Dicks, A.L., Fellows, R.G., Jong, J., Kortbeek, P.J., de Koning G.P.M., van der Laag, P.C. van Schie, N., and Sloetjes, E.W., System Optimisation by Heat Management Improvement. Final Report of Contract JOU2-CT93-0288, European Commission, 1996.
Dicks, A. L. In H.-J. Beie and L. Blum (eds.), Development of 50 kW Class SOFC Systems and Components, Final Publishable Report, European Commission, Contract JOE3-CT95-0015, 1999.
A.L Dicks et al., Investigation of Internal Reforming on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cells, Report No. F/01/00013.
A.L. Dicks, E. Ocon, K.D Pointon, A. Swann, N. Coe and K. Kendall, Aspects of Internal Reforming in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, UK DTI (ETSU Harwell) Report No. F/01/00078/REP, 1997.
Dicks A.L., "Fuel Cell Power for the 21st Century." British Gas RELAY, April 1993.
Dicks A.L., "Natural Gas and Fuel Cells." European Fuel Cell Group, Newsletter. April 1993.
Dicks A.L. and Miriam J.A., "Charged up by methane," British Gas, R&D Digest No. 11.
Dicks A.L., Haddad L., and Swann A., Direct internal reforming in the SOFC. Poster presentation at the Third Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1993.
Dicks, A.L., Fuel Cells - generating power for a cleaner world. Presented to the BBC Engineering Society, February 1997.
Dicks, A.L., Fuel requirements of the different types of fuel cell. European Fuel Cell News, June 1997.
Brown R.A., Dicks A.L., Fellows R.G., and Martin P.A., The Effect of Fuel Cell Operating Conditions on DIR-MCFC system selection. Poster presentation at the Fourth Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1995.
Dicks A.L., Pointon K., and Swann A., Anode Stability under Internal Reforming Conditions in the SOFC. Poster presentation at the Fourth Grove Fuel Cell Symposium, London, September 1995.
P.J. Kortbeek, R.G. Ottervanger and A.L.Dicks, Development of Advanced Concepts for DIR-MCFC Cogeneration Applications in the European Market. Proc. of 1996 Fuel Cell Seminar, Orlando, Florida.
P.J.Kortbeek, P.C. van der Laag, L.A.H. Machielese, G.P.M de Koning, R.G. Fellows and
A.L.Dicks, Developing DIR-MCFC cogeneration systems for the European market. Proc. 4th International Symposium on Carbonate Fuel Cells, Montreal May 5-9, 1997.
A.L.Dicks, The Emergence of the Direct Internal Reforming Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell. Presented at Electrochem 97, University College, London, August 1997.
A.L.Dicks, Anode Materials for the SOFC. Presented at the RSC/SCI meeting on Electrodes and Electrocatalysis, November 1997.
Dicks, A.L., Fellows, R.G., Pointon, K.D., Swann, A., and Thalayasingam, S., Investigation of internal reforming on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell anodes ETSU Report No. F/01/00013/REP (1995). ETSU, Harwell, UK
Dicks A.L., Smith T.A., and Swann A., Catalytic aspects of the steam reforming of hydrocarbons in internal reforming fuel cells. Presented at Royal Society of Chemistry Symposium on Catalysis and Fuel Cells, University College London, January 1996.