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M. Arab Pour Yazdi, P.Briois, L.Yu, S.Georges, R.Costa, A.Billard, Characterization of PCFC-Electrolytes Deposited by Reactive Magnetron Sputtering and Comparison with Their Pellet Samples, Proceeding of 10th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, chapter 16, B09, pp. 34-43, 2012.

 

P. Briois, S. Fourcade, F. Mauvy, J-C. Grenier, A. Billard, La10-xSrxSi6O26 coatings elaborated by DC magnetron sputtering for electrolyte application in SOFC technology, Proceeding of 10th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, chapter 13, B04, pp. 107-113, 2012.

 

Y. Bouhadda, S.Djellab, M. Bououdina, N.Fenineche, Y. Boudouma, Structural and elastic properties of LiBH4 for hydrogen storage applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 534, 2012, Pages 20-24, ISSN: 09258388, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2012.04.060.
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L. Boulon, K. Agbossou, D. Hissel, P. Sicard, A. Bouscayrol, M.C. Péra, A macroscopic PEM Fuel Cell model including water phenomena for vehicle simulation, Renewable Energies, vol. 46, pp. 81-91, 2012.
URL : http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.03.009

 

G.Constantin, C.Rossignol, P.Briois, A.Billard, J-P.Barnes, L.Dessemond, E.Djurado, Influence of Gadolinia Doped Ceria buffer layer on the durability of LSCF/CGO/YSZ system for IT-SOFC, 221st ECS Meeting, Electrochemical Society transactions, Pennington, NJ, vol. 45, n°1, pp.295-305, 2012.

 

A. Esposito, Ph. Moçoteguy, F. Postiglione, M. Guida, C. Pianese, A. Pohjoranta, K. Wang, D. Hissel, M.C. Péra, S. Pofahl, Experimental test plan and data analysis based on the design of experiment methodology, ASME 10th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, USB-Key, 10 p., n°91114, San Diego, USA, 2012.

 

F. Gao, B. Blunier, D. Chrenko, D. Bouquain, A. Miraoui, Multirate Fuel Cell Emulation With Spatial Reduced Real-Time Fuel Cell Modeling, Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on , vol.48, no.4, pp. 1127-1135, 2012.
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S. Georges, L. Yu, M. Arab Pour Yazdi, R. Costa, P. Briois, A. Billard, Electrical properties of BaCe0.8Zr0.1Y0.1O3 (-) (alpha) ceramics and thin films designed by reactive magnetron sputtering: Effect of the electrochemical cell configuration, Solid State Ionics, vol. 229, pages 1-8, 2012.

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A. Hernandez, R. Outbib, D. Hissel, Fault Diagnosis of PEM Fuel Cells, in « PEM Fuel Cells with Bio-Ethanol Processor Systems. A Multidisciplinary Study of Modelling, Simulation, Fault Diagnosis and Advanced Control », Springer, pp. 151-184, 2012.

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L.W. Huang, O. Elkedim, M. Nowak, R. Chassagnon, M. Jurczyk, Mg2−xTixNi (x = 0, 0.5) alloys prepared by mechanical alloying for electrochemical hydrogen storage: Experiments and first-principles calculations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 19, October 2012, Pages 14248-14256, ISSN 0360-3199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.07.036.
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L.W. Huang, O. Elkedim, X. Li, First principles investigation of scandium-based borohydride NaSc(BH4)4, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 536 (SUPPL.1), 2012, Pages S546-S549, ISSN: 09258388, 10.1016/j.jallcom.2011.12.087.
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L.W. Huang, O. Elkedim, M. Nowak, M. Jurczyk, R. Chassagnon, D.W. Meng, Synergistic effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes and Al on the electrochemical hydrogen storage properties of Mg2Ni-type alloy prepared by mechanical alloying, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37 Issue 2, 2012, Pages 1538-1545, ISSN: 03603199, 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.10.045.
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Z. Li, R. Outbib, D. Hissel, S. Giurgea, Diagnosis of PEMFC by using statistical analysis, International Conference on Integrated Modeling and Analysis in Applied Control and Automation, USB-Key, 8 p., Wien, Austria, 2012.

 

I. Matraji, J. Liu, S. Laghrouche, M. Wack, Adaptive second order sliding mode control of PEM fuel cell air feed system, 2012 IEEE 51st Annual Conference on Decision and Control, pp. 4133 – 4138, 2012. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/CDC.2012.6426468
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I. Matraji, S. Laghrouche, M. Wack, Pressure control in a PEM fuel cell via second order sliding mode, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 21, Pages 16104-16116, 2012.
URL : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360319912017739

 

R. Onanena, L. Oukhellou, E. Côme, D. Candusso, D. Hissel, P. Aknin, Fault-diagnosis of PEM fuel cells using electrochemical spectroscopy impedance, IFAC Power Plant and Power System Control Conference 2012, USB-Key, 6 p., Toulouse, France, 2012.

 

F. Picard, B. Rey, Diffusion socio-technique de la pile à combustible – une première approche par les représentations des chercheurs, Premières Journées Internationales de Sociologie de l’Energie, Toulouse, 2012.

 

A. Salah, R. Outbib, J. Gaber, Simulation and Control of PEMFCs Thermal Behavior, Book chapter in “PEM Fuel Cells with Bio-Ethanol Processor Systems: A Multidisciplinary Study of Modelling, Simulation, Fault Diagnosis and Advanced Control”. Edited by M. S. Basualdo, D. Feroldi and R. Outbib, Green Energy and Technology, Springer-Verlag, London, UK, 2012, ISBN: 978-1-84996-183-7.

 

J. Solano, R.I. John, D. Hissel, M.C. Péra, A survey-based type-2 fuzzy logic system for energy management in hybrid electrical vehicles, Information Sciences, vol. 190, pp. 192-207, 2012.
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N. Steiner, D. Hissel, Ph. Moçoteguy, D. Candusso, D. Marra, C. Pianese, C., M. Sorrentino, Application of Fault Tree Analysis to Fuel cell diagnosis, Fuel cells: from fundamentals to systems, vol. 12, n°2, pp. 302-309, 2012.

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R. Tirnovan, S. Giurgea, Efficiency improvement of a PEMFC power source by optimization of the air management, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 37, Issue 9, Pages 7745–7756, 2012.
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K. Wang, M.C. Péra, D. Hissel, N. Yousfi-Steiner, A. Pohjoranta, S. Pofahl, SOFC modelling based on discrete Bayesian network for system diagnosis use, IFAC Power Plant and Power System Control Conference 2012, USB-Key, 6 p., Toulouse, France, 2012.

 

D. Zhao, B. Blunier, M. Dou, A. Miraoui, Control of an ultra high speed centrifugal compressor for the air management of fuel cell systems, IEEE Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting (IAS), 8 p., 2012. Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/IAS.2012.6374007
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Everyone knows that the SEC is the closest thing we might be able to get to the NFL talent wise and coaching wise as well. When LSU beat Alabama I was almost certain that Oklahoma State cowboys would get a shot to compete for the title and I got excited. I didn’t want to see a rematch of the snoozer we got in what was supposed to be the « Game of the Century. »
Then tragedy struck. A horrible plan crash where some lost their lives and OK State had to go out and play a tough football game. It was an amazing game that came down to the wire and they were upset by a tough Iowa State team and the run looked to possibly be over. Then more top 5 teams kept going down and then we were got close to Selection Sunday, the world wasn’t shocked when we had a rematch of the « Game of the Century. »
After the season came to a close there were rumors of a plus one. College football even had a split National Championship at one time, and that does not give us a true champion. All other sports have a champion and that is decided by a playoff or a system that is not flawed.
Now I know what a lot of people are thinking, he doesn’t like the SEC or he doesn’t like the system, or he is a BSU fan and thinks they deserve a shot. Well if you think that your right, on two of the three. I just don’t like the system. So here is what I think would finally let college football fans rest assured that they get a true champion.
Start by keeping all the bowl games because thee work and the fans love it. There is so much time during the bowl season that they could fit in a +1 by taking the top 4 or 5 teams in the poll and let them play. Number one gets a first round by and then number two gets to play number five, number 3 takes on number 4 and they advance from their. I believe that this would solidify the validity of a team to play in the BCS Championship game. We would never have to second guess the committee, or wonder what in the world they were thinking.
If the BCS leave the money out of it and let the fans get what they want it a success. I do believe that the regular season means so much and this will not change any of that, it will just make for a better system and when the dust settles and it is LSU vs Bama, or OK State vs Oregon at that time we would know that the two best teams played and there is an outright number one and champion. I hope this comes soon so I wont have to second guess the BCS at the end of the season, and hope that we didn’t get the hose like OK State.One of the saddest discussion topics around Ford (F) is the future retirement of the company’s CEO Alan Mulally. Everybody knows that sooner or later Mr. Mulally will be retiring, but it is a very difficult fact for many of us who have grown so fond of him. Over the years, I’ve done plenty of research on Mr. Mulally and I can tell you one thing: he will stay at his position (at least) until Ford becomes profitable in Europe.
Note: This article is part of my Ford Series. You can find my previous Ford articles here: 1) When Will People Understand Ford’s Debt?, 2) The Ford Story Continues In Europe, 3) Ford: Opportunities Exist In South America, Asia And Africa, 4) Ford Credit Is An Important Part Of Ford, 5) Digging Deeper Into Ford Creditand 6) So How Can Ford Steal Market Share From Competitors? 7) Ford to Fund Its Pension Fully by Mid Decade
Before I get to the discussion of why I wholesale nfl jerseys think Mr. Mulally will stay with Ford (at least) until the company’s European operations are profitable, it is important for me to mention one thing. Today, many investors are putting their money in CEOs rather than companies because they know that some CEOs are much better than others when it comes to getting things done. There are some CEOs people can trust and invest in, such as Elon Musk, (the late) Steve Jobs, Bill Gates (back in the day), Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and of course Alan Mulally. Many times, when an iconic CEO leaves a company or retires, this leads to a sell off because investors don’t know whether the next CEO will be as good as the one they’ve put their trust in. Today, many of us invest our money in CEOs rather than companies and there is nothing wrong with that. After all, there is a reason CEOs are being paid the amounts they are (they add a lot to companies’ value).
Now, we can go back to the topic. After doing great things and leading projects that saved Boeing (BA) from a very possible disaster, Alan Mulally was offered his current job at Ford in 2006. When he took the helm of the company, he knew that there were two possible pathways awaiting him and he was going to end up in either one or the other. The first pathway was a definite success where he would save Ford from bankruptcy, turn the company around, make it profitable and earn the bragging rights of saving two American industry giants in a row. The second pathway was a definite failure where he would go down in the history as the last CEO of Ford before the company becomes bankrupt (or government owned). This was a huge risk and if he was not successful at Ford, all the good things he did in Boeing could be forgotten. Mr. Mulally was well aware of this fact when he took the helm of Ford and we all know how the story became a happy ending.
Of course, the success didn’t come easy. Having understood the difficulty and seriousness of the task, Mr. Mulally worked for 7 days a week and 15 20 hours a day for years. His house was a few miles away from Ford’s headquarters and he would go home only to sleep at night. There are stories where he would make bets with some of Ford’s executives on who’d arrive at the office the earliest, and no matter what they did, they could never beat him because he would always be at work by 5 am regardless of weather conditions or how hard he had worked the night before. Mr. Mulally is an extremely hard working man and his name will go down in the history as « the man who saved Ford and Boeing. » Even after this, Mr. Mulally still has one more thing he can (and will) accomplish. That is, repeating Ford’s North American success in Europe.
Ford expects to become profitable in Europe by 2015. There were also a few times when Mr. Mulally reportedly said that he won’t retire until at least 2015. Now, I am not saying that Mr. Mulally is waiting for Ford Europe to turnaround to be able to retire in peace. What I’m saying is that when Mr. Mulally is set on a target, he will accomplish it and he is not going anywhere until he accomplishes it. Obviously this is a great quality for a CEO to have.
I’m confident that when the time comes, Mr. Mulally will leave behind a Ford that’s growing profitably in all regions and « running on all four axles. »
I believe that this is very important for investors to know, because if investors know that the company will continue to be run by a CEO they can trust and rely on, they will sleep more comfortably at night. Knowing that Mr. Mulally will not leave the company until its successful in all fronts, ensures me to sleep comfortably at night as a Ford investor.
Source: Alan Mulally To Stay As CEO At Least Until Ford Europe Is Profitable
Disclosure: I am long F. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article. (More.)
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