John Christopher Bachman

John Christopher Bachman
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering, ECST
Office Location: ET A-131
Phone: 323-343-4477 Email: john.bachman@calstatela.edu

 

 

Research Interests

Batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, electrochemistry, sustainable engineering, and education.

If you are interested in working with me in any of these areas, send me an email, and I would be happy to discuss.

 

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017, Minor in Education.

Dissertation: Organic electrodes and solid-state electrolytes for lithium electrochemical energy storage

 

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2012.

Thesis: Experimental investigation and optimization of PEMFC parallel flow fields

 

Bachelor of Science with Highest Honors, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2010.

 

Publications

  • Bachman J., Muy S., Grimaud A., Chang H.-H., Pour N., Lux S., Paschos O., Maglia F., Lupart S., Lamp P., Giordano L., Shao-Horn Y., Inorganic Solid-State Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries: Mechanisms And Properties Governing Ion Conduction, Chemical Reviews 116 (2016) 140-162.
  • Bachman J., Kavian R., Graham D., Kim D.Y., Noda S., Nocera D., Shao-Horn Y., Lee S.W., Electrochemical Polymerization of Pyrene Derivatives on Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes for Pseudocapacitive Electrodes, Nature Communications 6 (2015) 7040.
  • Bachman J., Charvet M., Santamaria A., Tang H., Park J.W., Walker R., Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Channel Length on Performance and Water Accumulation in a PEMFC Parallel Flow Field, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (2012) 17172-17179.
  • Bachman J., Santamaria A., Tang H., Park J.W., Investigation of PEMFC Parallel Flow Field with Induced Cross Flow, Journal of Power Sources 198 (2012) 143-148.
  • Bachman J., Muy S., Chang H-H., Giordano L., Maglia F., Lupart S., Lamp P., Shao-Horn Y., The relationship between enthalpy and entropy of migration in LISICON-like compounds, In preparation.
  • Muy S., Bachman J., Giordano L., Chang H-H., Delaire O., Kanno R., Maglia, F.; Lupart S., Lamp P., Shao-Horn Y., Descriptor for lithium conductivity based on lattice dynamics, Submitted to Nature Materials.
  • Sheberla D., Bachman J., Elias J., Shao-Horn Y., Dinca M., Conductive MOF Electrodes for Stable Supercapacitors with High Areal Capacitance, Nature Materials 16 (2017) 220-224.
  • Jiao K., Bachman J., Zhou Y., Park J.W., Effect of Induced Cross Flow on Flow Pattern and Performance of PEMFC, Applied Energy 115 (2014) 75-82.
  • Santamaria A., Bachman J., Park J.W., Design Strategy for a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Flow-field Capable of Switching between Parallel and Interdigitated Configurations, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38 (2013) 5807-5812.
  • Santamaria A., Bachman J., Park J.W., Cold-Start of Parallel and Interdigitated Flow-Field PEMFCs, Electrochimica Acta 107 (2013) 327-338.
  • Tong S., Bachman J., Santamaria A., Park J.W., Experimental Investigation on a PEMFC Parallel Flow Field Design with External Two-Valve Regulation on Cathode Channels, Journal of Power Sources 242 (2013) 195-201.
  • Tang H., Santamaria A., Bachman J., Park J.W., Vacuum-assisted Drying of PEMFC Membrane, Applied Energy 107 (2013) 264-270.
  • Kim D., Bachman J., White B., A Wind-tunnel Study of Wind Effects on Air-Cooled Condensers, Electric Power Research Institute, Agreement #EPP25312C12263, Product ID: 1024752, 2011.
  • Kim D., Bachman J., Patel A., White B., Environmental Science Associates, 525 Golden Gate: Wind Resources/Wind Turbulence, San Francisco Public Utility Commission, CS-833A, Task Order 20, 2010.
  • Bachman J., Patel A., White B., A Wind-tunnel Study of Exhaust Stack Emissions at the UC Davis Mouse Biology Program Expansion, Design and Construction Management, UC Davis, Project #9337500, 2011.
  • Bachman J., Patel A., White B., A Wind-tunnel Study of Exhaust Stack and Odor Emissions at the UC Davis Oxford Circle Dinning Commons, Design and Construction Management, UC Davis, Project #9512600, 2010.
  • Bachman J., Patel A., White B., Englekirk, Wind Tunnel Study of Pedestrian Level Wind Speeds: Casden Sepulveda Project, Los Angeles, CA, Englekirk, Job No. 11-6147, 2011.
  • Kim D., Bachman J., Patel A., Silla C., Taylor G., Tucker J., Giusti C., White B., A Wind-tunnel Study of Pedestrian Level Wind Conditions for the Proposed Expansion of Memorial Union and Bookstore at UC Davis, Architects and Engineers, UC Davis, Project # 9516800, 2009.