Walter Mérida

Walter Mérida

Walter Mérida

Professor

PPhys., PEng., Director, Clean Energy Research Centre, B.Sc. (Trent University), M.A.Sc. (Victoria), Ph.D. (Victoria)

phone: (604) 822-4189
fax: (604) 822-2403
email: walter.merida@ubc.ca
website:  http://merida.mech.ubc.ca
office: RH 110

Research Interests

  • Sustainable energy systems
  • Transportation
  • Low carbon fuels
  • Fuel cells and hydrogen

Selected Publications

  • P. Kalisvaart, H. Friske, and W. Mérida. “Water uptake and swelling hysteresis in a Nafion thin film measured with neutron reflectometry.” Langmuir 31(19), 5416-5422 (2015).
  • D. Todd and W. Mérida. “Morphologically controlled fuel cell transport layers enabled via electrospun carbon nonwovens.” Journal of Power Sources 273(1), 312-316 (2015.)
  • M. Escalante, A. Alnnagar, and W. Mérida. “The Economic Feasibility of Renewable Energy for Off-Grid Mining Deployment.” The Extractive Industries and Society (in press) (2015).
  • S. Flick, S. Dhanushkodi, and W. Mérida. “Transport Phenomena in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells via Voltage Loss Breakdown.” Journal of Power Sources 280, 97-106 (2015).
  • M. Escalante and W. Mérida. “Regarding the influence of the Van der Hoven Spectrum on Wind Energy Applications in the Meteorological Mesoscale and Microscale.” Renewable Energy, 81, 286-292 (2015).
  • D. Todd, M. Schwager, and W. Mérida, “Thermodynamics of high-temperature, high-pressure water electrolysis,” Journal of Power Sources, 2014.

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