Comas Haynes

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech 
Master’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech
Bachelor’s Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Florida A&M University

Research Expertise
Thermal System Analysis &Design; Thermal Management; Fuel Cell Systems Analysis &Design; Energy Storage; Energy Efficiency; Alternative Energy; ** STEM Demographical Diversification ** 

Selected Publications
Haynes, C., Hughes, D. and Tucker, D., "Cyber-Physical Simulation for Virtual Characterization of SOFC Thermomechanical Response Within Hybrid Fuel-Cell/Gas Turbines," Materials Performance and Characterization 4, no. 1 (2015): 283-309

Traverso, A., Tucker, D., and Haynes, C.L., “Preliminary Experimental Results of Integrated Gasification Fuel Cell Operation Using Hardware Simulation,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, vol. 134, no. 7, 2012

Hughes, D., Haynes, C., Davis, K., Ford, J.C., Tucker, D., and Wepfer, W.J., “A Real-Time Spatial SOFC Model for Hardware-Based Simulation of Hybrid Systems,” 9th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering, and Technology, 2011, ESFuelCells2011

Ender, T., Murphy, J., Haynes, C., “A Framework for Portfolio Management of Renewable Hybrid Energy Sources,” IEEE Systems Journal,v. 4, no. 3, pp. 295-302, 2010

Nelson, G. and Haynes, C.L., “Continuum-level Solid Oxide Electrode Constriction Resistance Effects,” Journal of Power Sources, 185, pp. 1168-1178, 2008

Haynes, C.L., “Simulating Process Settings for Unslaved SOFC Response to Increases in Load Demand,” Journal of Power Sources, 109, pp. 365-376, 2002

Haynes, C.L. and W.J. Wepfer, “Enhancing the Performance Evaluation and Process Design of a Commercial-Grade Solid Oxide Fuel Cell via Exergy Concepts,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, v. 124, no. 2, p 95-104, June, 2002

Haynes, C.L., “Clarifying Reversible Efficiency Misconceptions of High Temperature Fuel Cells in Relation to Reversible Heat Engines,” Journal of Power Sources, 92, pp.199-203, 2001

Haynes, C.L. and W.J. Wepfer, “Characterizing Heat Transfer within a Commercial-Grade Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell for Enhanced Thermal Management,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 26/4, pp. 369-379, 2001

Haynes, C.L. and W.J. Wepfer, “ ’Design for Power’ of a Commercial-Grade Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cell,” Energy Conversion and Management, 41:1123-1139; Erratum 41:2063-2067, 2000

Awards & Honors
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Joint Faculty Appointee, Energy and Transportation Sciences Division, 2014-2019

American Society for Engineering Education/ Air Force Office of Sponsored Research Summer Faculty Fellow, 2012

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, 2000-2001

Comas Haynes

Principal Research Engineer
Research Faculty
Branch Head – Materials and Energy

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