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Nilesh Dale - Ph.D. Candidate
Nilesh Dale is currently pursuing his PhD in Chemical Engineering at University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He completed his B.S. in Chemical engineering at University of Pune, India. In 2005 he joined University of North Dakota for his PhD. His research is mainly focusing on characterization of PEM electrolyzer for renewable hydrogen production and characterization of PEM cell compressor for energy efficient and cost effective hydrogen compression. His other areas of interests are PEM fuel cell characterization and novel technologies for hydrogen conditioning.
Tae-Hee Han - Ph.D. Candidate
Tae-Hee Han is currently pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. In 2002, he joined Wind energy program at Alternative energy institute at West Texas A&M University. In 2006, he moved to University of North Dakota to pursue PhD program. Currently, he is joining energy engineering program and actively involving the wind to hydrogen research. His research interests are mostly about controls and advanced application of wind to hydrogen to fuel cells. He is also interested in fuzzy logic and neural network applications in wind power generation.
Aparna Dhirde - M.S. Candidate
Aparna Dhirde is currently pursuing Masters in Electrical Engineering at University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. She completed her Bachelor’s in Electronics and Telecommunication at University of Pune, India in 2003 and worked as an Instructor in Pravara Rural Engineering College, Loni, India for 3 years. She joined University of North Dakota in spring 2007 for her Masters. Her research interests are characterization of PEM fuel cell using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy and equivalent circuit modeling of fuel cell.