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Olga Marina

Olga Marina

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Marina is widely recognized for her technical contributions relating to the solid oxide fuel cell advanced electrode and interconnect development and understanding of the degradation mechanisms. She joined PNNL in 1999 after holding research positions at Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russia, University of Patras, Greece, and Risø National Laboratory, Denmark. Dr. Marina’s interdisciplinary research is at the forefront of materials chemistry and electrocatalysis focusing on the development of innovative materials for solid oxide fuel cells, electrochemical sensors, electrolyzers, and ceramic membranes relative to energy generation and storage and CO2 capture and conversion. She has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference papers, 2 book chapters, and holds 6 U.S. and foreign patents. From 2003, she serves as an adjunct faculty at Washington State University.

Research Interests

  • Advanced energy generation and energy storage devices, fuel cells, electrochemical sensors, electrolysers, gas separation membranes
  • Carbon capture and utilization; CO2-free conversion of fossil fuels
  • Environmental catalysis, electrocatalysis, and chemical cogeneration

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry (Diploma), Novosibirsk State University

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Torabi A, JD Barton, C Willman, H Ghezel-Ayagh, N Li, A Poozhikunnath, R Maric, and OA Marina. 2017. "Development of Low-Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells for Direct Conversion of Methane to Methanol Fuel." ECS Transactions 72(7):193-199.  doi:10.1149/07207.0193ecst

2016

  • Yoon KJ, and OA Marina. 2016. "Highly Stable Dual-Phase Y0.8Ca0.2Cr0.8Co0.2O3 - Sm0.2Ce0.8O1.9 Ceramic Composite Membrane for Oxygen Separation." Journal of Membrane Science 499:301-306.  doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2015.10.064

2015

  • Jolly S, H Ghezel-Ayagh, C Willman, D Patel, M DiNitto, OA Marina, LR Pederson, and WA Steen. 2015. "Novel Application of Carbonate Fuel Cell for Capturing Carbon Dioxide from Flue Gas Streams." ECS Transactions 65(1):115-127. 

2014

  • Ghezel-Ayagh H, S Jolly, M DiNitto, J Hunt, D Patel, WA Steen, CF Richardson, OA Marina, and LR Pederson. 2014. "Progress Towards Commercialization of Electrochemical Membrane Technology for CO2 Capture and Power Generation." ECS Transactions 56(1):29-36.  doi:10.1149/05601.0029ecst

2013

  • Chick LA, OA Marina, CA Coyle, and EC Thomsen. 2013. "Effects of temperature and pressure on the performance of a solid oxide fuel cell running on steam reformate of kerosene." Journal of Power Sources 236:341-349.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.11.136
  • Ghezel-Ayagh H, S Jolly, D Patel, J Hunt, WA Steen, CF Richardson, and OA Marina. 2013. "A Novel System for Carbon Dioxide Capture Utilizing Electrochemical Membrane Technology." ECS Transactions 51(1):265-272. 

2012

  • Marina OA, and LR Pederson. 2012. "High Temperature Interactions of Antimony with Nickel." Chapter 8 in Antimony: Characteristics, Compounds and Applications, ed. M. Razeghi, Ed., pp. 175-200.  Nova Science Publishers, INC, Hauppauge, NY. 
  • Jolly S, H Ghezel-Ayagh, J Hunt, D Patel, WA Steen, CF Richardson, and OA Marina. 2012. "Electrochemical Membrane for Carbon Dioxide Separation and Power Generation." In AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, October 28 - November 2, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.  American Institute of Chemical Engineers, New York, NY. 

2011

  • Marina OA, CA Coyle, MH Engelhard, and LR Pederson. 2011. "Mitigation of Sulfur Poisoning of Ni/Zirconia SOFC Anodes by Antimony and Tin ." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158(4):B424-B429. 
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, CA Coyle, EC Thomsen, and DJ Edwards. 2011. "Polarization-Induced Interfacial Reactions between Nickel and Selenium in Ni/Zirconia SOFC Anodes and Comparison with Sulfur Poisoning." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158(1):b36-b43. 
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, CA Coyle, EC Thomsen, P Nachimuthu, and DJ Edwards. 2011. "Electrochemical, Structural and Surface Characterization of Nickel/Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes in Coal Gas Containing Antimony." Journal of Power Sources 196(11):4911-4922.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.02.027
  • Yoon KJ, CA Coyle, and OA Marina. 2011. "Doped Yttrium Chromite-Ceria Composite as a Redox-Stable and Sulfur-Tolerant Anode for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Electrochemistry Communications 13(12):1400-1403.  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2011.08.025
  • Yoon KJ, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2011. "Development of Ceramic Interconnect Materials for SOFCs." Chapter III.C.6 in 2011 Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Annual Report, vol. DOE/NETL-2012-1525, pp. 129-133.  Department of Energy, Washington, DC. 
  • Yoon KJ, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2011. "Effect of Nickel Substitution on Defect Chemistry, Electrical Properties, and Dimensional Stability of Calcium-Doped Yttrium Chromite ." Solid State Ionics 193(1):60 - 65.  doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2011.04.008
  • Yoon KJ, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2011. "High Performance Ceramic Interconnect Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs): Ca- and Transition Metal-doped Yttrium Chromite ." Journal of Power Sources 196(20):8531-8538.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.06.089
  • Iqbal G, H Guo, BS Kang , and OA Marina. 2011. "Durability Prediction of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode Material under Thermo-Mechanical and Fuel Gas Contaminants Effects." International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 8(1):13-22.  doi:10.1111/j.1744-7402.2009.02415.x
  • Liu WN, X Sun, OA Marina, LR Pederson, and MA Khaleel. 2011. "EFFECT OF FUEL IMPURITY ON STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF Ni-YSZ ANODE OF SOFCs." In Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology II: Ceramic Transactions, vol. 227, ed. SK Sundaram, T Ohji, K Fox and E Hoffmann, pp. 87-100.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. 

2010

  • Marina OA, CA Coyle, EC Thomsen, DJ Edwards, GW Coffey, and LR Pederson. 2010. "Degradation Mechanisms of SOFC Anodes in Coal Gas Containing Phosphorus." Solid State Ionics 181(8-10):430-440. 
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, CA Coyle, DJ Edwards, YS Chou, and CN Cramer. 2010. "Interaction of coal-derived synthesis gas impurities with solid oxide fuel cell metallic components." Journal of Power Sources 196(2):636-643.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.07.081
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, EC Thomsen, DJ Edwards, CA Coyle, and CN Cramer. 2010. "SOFC Ohmic Resistance Reduction by HCl-Induced Removal of Manganese at the Anode/Electrolyte Interface." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13(6):B63-B67.  doi:10.1149/1.3380668
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, R Gemmen, K Gerdes, H Finklea, and IB Celik. 2010. "Overview of SOFC Anode Interactions with Coal Gas Impurities." ECS Transactions 26(1):363-370.  doi:10.1149/1.3429009
  • Yoon KJ, CN Cramer, EC Thomsen, CA Coyle, GW Coffey, and OA Marina. 2010. "Calcium- and Cobalt-doped Yttrium Chromites as an Interconnect Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(6):B856-B861. 
  • Yoon KJ, CN Cramer, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2010. "Advanced Ceramic Interconnect Material for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Electrical and Thermal Properties of Calcium- and Nickel-Doped Yttrium Chromites ." Journal of Power Sources 195(22 SP ISS):7587-7593. 
  • Yoon KJ, CN Cramer, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2010. "Improvement of Sintering, Thermal Behavior, and Electrical Properties of Calcium- and Transition Metal-Doped Yttrium Chromite." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13(9):B101-B105.  doi:10.1149/1.3456525
  • Yoon KJ, JW Stevenson, and OA Marina. 2010. "Development of Ceramic Interconnect Materials for SOFC ." In Proceedings of the 11th Annual Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance (SECA) Workshop, July 27-29, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, p. Abstract No. 3.  US Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, Morgantown, WV. 
  • Liu WN, X Sun, OA Marina, LR Pederson, and MA Khaleel. 2010. "EFFECT OF FUEL IMPURITY ON STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF Ni-YSZ ANODE OF SOFCS." In Ceramic Transactions. Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Nuclear Technology II - Materials Science and Technology 2010 Conference and Exhibition, (MS&T 2010), October 17-21, 2010, Houston, Texas, vol. 227, pp. 81-100.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., HOBOKEN, NJ. 
  • Liu WN, X Sun, LR Pederson, OA Marina, and MA Khaleel. 2010. "Effect of Nickel-Phosphorus Interactions on Structural Integrity of Anode-Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of Power Sources 195(21):7140-7145.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.06.015
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, EC Thomsen, CA Coyle, and KJ Yoon. 2010. "Reversible Poisoning of the Nickel/Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes by Hydrogen Chloride in Coal Gas." Journal of Power Sources 195(20 SP ISS):7033-7037. 

2009

  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, CA Coyle, EC Thomsen, and GW Coffey. 2009. "Ni/YSZ Anode Interactions with Impurities in Coal Gas ." ECS Transactions 25(2):2125-2130.  doi:10.1149/1.3205760
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, R Gemmen, K Gerdes, H Finklea, and IB Celik. 2009. "Overview of SOFC Anode Interactions with Coal Gas Impurities." ECS Transactions 26(1):363-370.  doi:10.1149/1.3429009
  • Coyle CA, OA Marina, EC Thomsen, DJ Edwards, CN Cramer, GW Coffey, and LR Pederson. 2009. "Interactions of nickel/zirconia solid oxide fuel cell anodes with coal gas containing arsenic." Journal of Power Sources 193(2):730-738.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.04.042
  • Thevuthasan S, LV Saraf, OA Marina, CM Wang, V Shutthanandan, and PE Burrows. 2009. "Nanoscale Effects on Oxygen Ion Conductance in Oxide Electrolytes." Chapter 10 in Handbook of Electrochemical Nanotechnology, vol. 1, ed. Y Lin, HS Nalwa, pp. 219-233.  American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA. 
  • Thevuthasan S, Z Yu, SVNT Kuchibhatla, LV Saraf, OA Marina, V Shutthanandan, P Nachimuthu, and CM Wang. 2009. "Oxygen Ion Conductance in Epitaxially Grown Thin Film Electrolytes." In Advances in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells IV: 32nd International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites Proceedings. Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, vol. 29, no. 5, ed. P Singh, NP Bansal, T Ohji and A Wereszczak, pp. 229-240.  American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH. 
  • Thomsen EC, GW Coffey, LR Pederson, and OA Marina. 2009. "Performance of Lanthanum Strontium Manganite Electrodes at High Pressure." Journal of Power Sources 191(2):217-224. 

2008

  • Marina OA, GW Coffey, CA Coyle, CD Nguyen, EC Thomsen, and LR Pederson. 2008. Anode Interactions with Coal Gas ContaminantsPNNL-17745, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Bera D, SVNT Kuchibhatla, S Azad, LV Saraf, CM Wang, V Shutthanandan, P Nachimuthu, DE Mccready, MH Engelhard, OA Marina, DR Baer, S Seal, and S Thevuthasan. 2008. "Growth and characterization of highly oriented gadolinia-doped ceria (111) thin films on zirconia (111)/sapphire (0001) substrates." Thin Solid Films 516(18):6088-6094.  doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2007.11.007
  • Yu Z, SVNT Kuchibhatla, LV Saraf, OA Marina, CM Wang, MH Engelhard, V Shutthanandan, P Nachimuthu, and S Thevuthasan. 2008. "Conductivity of Oriented Samaria-Doped Ceria Thin Films Grown by Oxygen-plasma-assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxy." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 11(5):B76-B78.  doi:10.1149/1.2890122
  • Yu Z, SVNT Kuchibhatla, MH Engelhard, V Shutthanandan, CM Wang, P Nachimuthu, OA Marina, LV Saraf, S Thevuthasan, and S Seal. 2008. "Growth and structure of epitaxial Ce0.8Sm0.2O1.9 by oxygen-plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy." Journal of Crystal Growth 310(2008):2450-2456. 

2007

  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, MC Williams, GW Coffey, KD Meinhardt, CD Nguyen, and EC Thomsen. 2007. "Electrode Performance in Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 154(5):B452-B459. 
  • Marina OA, LR Pederson, DJ Edwards, CA Coyle, JW Templeton, MH Engelhard, and Z Zhu. 2007. "Effect of Coal Gas Contaminants on Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Operation." ECS Transactions 11(33):63-70. 

2005

  • Azad S, OA Marina, CM Wang, LV Saraf, V Shutthanandan, DE McCready, A El-Azab, JE Jaffe, MH Engelhard, CHF Peden, and S Thevuthasan. 2005. "Nanoscale Effects on Ion Conductance of Layer-by-Layer Structures of Gadolinia-doped Ceria and Zirconia." Applied Physics Letters 86(13):131906-131909. 
  • Azad S, S Thevuthasan, V Shutthanandan, CM Wang, DE Mccready, LV Saraf, OA Marina, and CHF Peden. 2005. "Growth and Characterization of Single-Crystal Multilayer Nanostructures for Fast Ion Conduction." Chapter 16 in Nanothechnology and the Environmental: Applications and Implications. ACS Symposium Series 890, ed. B Karn, et al, pp. 133-141.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Coffey GW, JS Hardy, OA Marina, LR Pederson, PC Rieke, and EC Thomsen. 2005. "Copper Doped Lanthanum Strontium Ferrite for Reduced Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." In Fourteenth International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Jun 22-27 2003, Monterey, CA., USA. Published in Solid State Ionics, vol. 175, no. 1-4, pp. 73-78.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
  • Radhakrishnan R, AV Virkar, SC Singhal, GC Dunham, and OA Marina. 2005. "Design, Fabrication and Characterization of a Miniaturized Series-Connected Potentiometric Oxygen Sensor." Sensors and Actuators. B, Chemical 105(2):312-321. 
  • Saraf LV, CM Wang, V Shutthanandan, Y Zhang, OA Marina, DR Baer, S Thevuthasan, P Nachimuthu, and DW Lindle. 2005. "Oxygen Transport Studies in Nanocrystalline Ceria Films." Journal of Materials Research 20(5):1295-1299. 
  • Saraf LV, DW Matson, V Shutthanandan, CM Wang, OA Marina, and S Thevuthasan. 2005. "Ceria Incorporation into YSZ Columnar Nanostructures." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 8(10):A525-A527. 
  • Stevenson JW, SP Simner, MD Anderson, OA Marina, and A Mueller. 2005. "SECA Core Technology Program - PNNL: Cell Materials Development." In SECA Workshop Proceedings: 6th Annual Solid State Energy Conversion Alliance.  National Energy Technology Laboratory, Morgantown, WV. 

2004

  • Marina OA, and LR Pederson. 2004. "High Temperature Electrolysis of Water in a "Reversible" Solid Oxide Fuel Cell." In Proceedings of the 6th European Solid Oxide Fuel cell Forum, vol. 1, ed. M Mogensen, pp. 388-393.  European Fuel Cell Forum, Oberrohrdorf, Switzerland. 
  • Marina OA, and M Mogensen. 2004. "Hydrogen and Methane Oxidation on a Gadolinia-Doped Ceria Electrode Deposited on a YSZ Electrolyte." In Fifth International Symposium on Ionic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics , vol. PV2004-25, ed. TA Ramanarayanan.  Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ. 
  • Marina OA, GW Coffey, LR Pederson, PC Rieke, EC Thomsen, and MC Williams. 2004. "ELECTRODE DEVELOPMENT FOR REVERSIBLE SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELLS ." In 2004 Joint International Meeting, Fifth International Symposium on Ionic and Mixed Conducting Ceramics, p. 1725.  Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ. 
  • Marina OA, JW Stevenson, and LR Pederson. 2004. "Sulfur-Tolerant Ceramic Anodes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." In Fuel Cell Seminar 2004: Markets and Commercialization, p. 174.  Fuel Cell Seminar Headquarters, Washington DC. 
  • Coffey GW, JS Hardy, OA Marina, LR Pederson, PC Rieke, and EC Thomsen. 2004. "Copper Doped Lanthanum Strontium Ferrite for Reduced Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells." Solid State Ionics 175(1-4):73-78.  doi:10.1016/j.ssi.2004.09.015
  • Radhakrishnan R, AV Virkar, SC Singhal, GC Dunham, and OA Marina. 2004. "Design, Fabrication and Characterization of a Miniaturized Series-Connected Potentiometric Oxygen Sensor." Sensors and Actuators. B, Chemical 105:312-321.  doi:10.1016/j.snb.2004.06.014
  • Saraf LV, V Shutthanandan, S Thevuthasan, CM Wang, KT Koch, JD Andreasen, OA Marina, and Y Zhang. 2004. "Oxygen Diffusivity and Defect Transport in Pure and Yb Doped Nano-crystalline Ceria." In Continuous Nanophase and Nanostructured Materials Symposium held December 1-5, 2003, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Materials Research Society symposia proceedings, vol. 788, ed. S. Komarneni, J.C. Parker, and J. Watkins, pp. 115-120.  Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA. 

2003

  • Marina OA, and JW Stevenson. 2003. "Electrical and Thermal Properties of Strontium Titanate-Based Compounds." In Solid State Ionic Devices III: Proceedings of the International Symposium, vol. 2002-26, ed. Wachsman, ED., et al, pp. 91-100.  Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ. 
  • Marina OA, MS Walker, and JW Stevenson. 2003. "Development of Ceramic Composites as SOFC Anodes." In 2003 FUEL CELL SEMINAR, pp. 340-343.  Fuel Cell Seminar, Miami Beach, FL. 
  • Saraf LV, V Shutthanandan, CM Wang, Y Zhang, OA Marina, and S Thevuthasan. 2003. "Oxygen Diffusion in Nanocrystalline CeO2." In IEEE-NANO 2003 : Proceedings : 2003 3rd IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology : 12-14 August, 2003, San Francisco, CA, USA / , vol. 2, pp. 477-479.  IEEE, Piscataway , NJ. 
  • Stevenson JW, S Baskaran, LA Chick, YS Chou, JE Deibler, MA Khaleel, OA Marina, KD Meinhardt, DM Paxton, LR Pederson, KP Recknagle, SP Simner, VL Sprenkle, KS Weil, ZG Yang, P Singh, and GL McVay. 2003. "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory." In Solid Oxide Fuel Cells VIII (SOFC VIII). Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, vol. 2003-07, ed. S.C. Singhal; M Kokiya, pp. 31-42.  The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ. 

2002

  • Marina OA, and LR Pederson. 2002. "Novel Ceramic Anodes for SOFCs Tolerant to Oxygen, Carbon and Sulfur." In 5th European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, vol. 1, ed. Joep Huijsmans, pp. 481-489.  European Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Forum, Lucerne, Switzerland. 
  • Coffey GW, JS Hardy, KD Meinhardt, OA Marina, and SP Simner. 2002. "All-Ceramic SOFC Tolerant to Oxygen, Carbon and Sulfur." In 2002 Fuel Cell Seminar: Fuel Cells - Reliable, Clean Energy for the World, November 19-21, 2002, Palm Springs, California. , pp. 295-298.  Fuel Cell Seminar, Washington, DC. 
  • Marina OA, NL Canfield, and JW Stevenson. 2002. "Thermal, Electrical, and Electrocatalytical Properties of Lanthanum-Doped Strontium Titanate." Solid State Ionics 149(1-2):21-28. 

2000

  • Marina OA, and M Mogenson. 2000. "High-Temperature Conversion of Methane on a Composite Gadolina-doped Ceria- Gold Electrode." Applied Catalysis. A, General 189(1):117-126. 
  • Marina OA, C Bagger, S Primdahl, and M Mogenson. 2000. "A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell with a Gadolinia-Doped Ceria Anode: Preparation and Performance." Solid State Ionics 123(1-4):199-208. 

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