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Dr. Anima Bose, Associate Professor, Director of Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage Lab

Department of Engineering Technology, College of Technology


  • Areas of expertise

    • Hydrogen fuel cell technology
    • Energy storage materials
    • Ion conducting membranes
    • Thin film coating
  • Awards


    Not available

  • Publications

    • X. Cai, W. Li, A.B. Bose, V. Selvamanickama, Interfacial bonding enhancement of reel-to-reel selective electrodeposition of copper stabilizer on a multifilamentary second-generation high-temperature superconductor tape, Superconductor Science and Technology, 29,10,105018, 2016.
    • Wei Li, Anima B. Bose and Irene A. Rusakova, "An approach for restoring the proton conductivity of sintered tin pyrophosphate membranes for intermediate temperature fuel cells", Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 307, 146-151.
    • Anima B. Bose, Susmitha Gopu and Wei Li, "Enhancement of proton exchange membrane fuel cells performance at elevated temperatures and lower humidities by incorporating immobilized phosphotungstic acid in electrodes", Journal of Power Sources, 263 (2014) 217-222.
    • Anima B. Bose, Pradeep Baburi, Jennifer Mawdsley, Deborah Myers, and Romesh Kumar, "Performance of individual cells in PEMFC Stack under Load Cycling Conditions", Journal of Power Sources, 2013, 243, 64-972.
    • Zhihong Yu, Donald Zinger, and Anima Bose, "An Innovative Optimal Power Allocation Strategy for Fuel Cell, Battery and Supercapacitor Hybrid Electric Vehicles", Journal of Power Sources, 2011, 196, 2351-2359.
    • Anima B. Bose, Ruhulla Shaik, and Jennifer Mawdsley, Optimization of the performance of polymer electrolyte fuel cell membrane-electrode assemblies: Roles of curing parameters on Catalyst and ionomer Structures and Morphology, Journal of Power Sources, 2008, 182, 61-65.
    • A.B. Bose, M. Sarkar, R.N. Bose, Electrocatalytic reduction of platinum phosphate blue on carbon surfaces: A novel method for preparing fuel cell electrodes, Journal of Power Sources, 157 (2006) 188-194.
    • A.B. Bose, P. He, C. Liu, B.D. Elman, R.J. Twieg, S.D. Huang, A Strong Electron-Acceptor Methylviologen Dications Confined in a 2D Inorganic Host: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Charge Transport and Electrochemical Properties of (MV)0.25V2O5, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124 (2002) 4-5.
    • A.B. Bose, R.K. Gilpin, M. Jaroniec, Thermogravimetric and Nitrogen Adsorption Studies of Mesoporous Silica Coated with Siloxane Polymer, Interfac. Sci. 240 (2001) 224-228.
  • Patents

    • A. B. Bose, "Composite Membrane for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell", U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent # 9,142,842, 2015.
    • A. B. Bose and J. Yang, "Microspheres and Their Methods of Preparation," US Patent and Trademark Office, US Utility Patent #8,986,836; Issue date: March 24, 2015.
    • A. Bose, D. Zinger, and H. Yu, "Active Electrical Power Flow Control System for Optimization of Power Delivery in Electric Hybrid Vehicles" U.S. Patent 8080971, 2011.
    • M. Haji-Sheikh, A. Bose and L. Wardzala, "Nano-porous Alumina Sensor," Patent US20100031745 A1.
    • R.N. Bose and A. Bose, "Metal Coated Carbon Surfaces for Use in Fuel Cells," U.S. patent No. 7,501,050B2, 2009 and US patent # 8449739B2, 2013.
    • A. Bose and R. Marin, "Methods of Preparing Metal Phosphate Composite catalyst," U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Utility Patent Application No. 12/074,425, March 2008.
    • A.B. Bose, "Hydrophobic-cage structured materials in electrodes for mitigation and efficient management of water flooding in Fuel/Electrochemical Cells," US Provisional Application SN: 61/879,412; Filed on September 18, 2013. NPA (14/490,383) and PCT (PCT/US2014/056372) on 9/18/2014. U.S. Pub. No. 2015/0074989A1 March 19, 2015.
    • A. B. Bose and W. Li, "Mechanically stable composite electrolyte for intermediate temperature fuel cell with improved proton conductivity and methods, PCT/US2017/039549 filed on June 27, 2017; U.S. Prov. 62/355,028 filed June 27, 2016
  • Funded Research

    • $50,000 for PEMFC prototype development. 2017-2018.
    • $15,000 for high performance membranes and composite electrocatalysts for intermediate temperature fuel cells. 2015-2016.
    • $650,000 for fault current limiting transformer. 2013-2014.
    • $20,000 for design of catalyst and MEA for intermediate temperature fuel cells. 2014-2015.
    • $25,000 for Composite Membranes for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell for Transportation Applications. 2013-2014.
    • $600,000 for multi-hybrid power vehicles with cost effective and durable polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell and li-ion battery. 2010-2012.
    • $5,000 for the principle and design of fuel cell technology. 2012.
    • $740,000 for fuel cells for transportation applications-phase 2. 2005-2008.
    • $750.000 for fuel cells for transportation applications-phase 1. 2004-2006.
  • Curriculum Vitae


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  • Contact information

    N233 Engineering Building 1
    Phone: 713-743-3093 | Fax: 713-743-4503