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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

Faculty & Staff

Oscar Marin Flores, PhD

Oscar Marin Flores

Oscar Marin Flores, Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor

Biomass conversion, hydrogen production for fuel cells applications via reforming of liquid fuels, direct solid oxide fuel cells, mathematical modeling of fuel cell systems, photocatalytic/electrochemical processes for CO2 mitigation

Office: 235A Wegner Hall 📞509-335-1361

The Gene and Linda Voiland
School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering
1505 Stadium Way, Room 105
P.O. Box 646515
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6515

Research Interests

  • Hydrogen production for fuel cell applications via reforming of liquid fuels.
  • Direct solid oxide fuel cells.
  • Mathematical modeling of fuel cell systems.
  • Photocatalytic/Electrochemical processes for CO2 mitigation.
  • Biomass conversion.

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering – Washington State University, Pullman, WA [Dissertation: Study of the properties of molybdenum compounds for the catalytic oxidation of logistic fuels.] – 2009
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering – Washington State University, Pullman, WA [Dissertation: Desorption of carbon tetrachloride from mesoporous silica particles.] – 2004
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering – National University of Engineering, Lima, Peru [Dissertation: Implementation of an industrial network for the supervision of a chemical engineering laboratory.] – 1990

Awards

  • Kokes Award Recipient
    North American Catalysis Society, 21st NAM Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jun 2009.
  • First Place – Oral Presentations
    2009 WSU Annual Chemical Engineering Exposition, Pullman, WA, Apr 2009.
  • First Place – Oral Presentations
    WSU Annual Chemical Engineering Exposition, Pullman, WA, Apr 2007.
  • Second Place – Poster Session
    2004 WSU Annual Chemical Engineering Exposition, Pullman, WA, Apr 2004.
  • Third Place – Poster Session
    2003 WSU Annual Chemical Engineering Exposition, Pullman, WA, Apr 2003.