My Publications/Presentations

Podcasts Patents & Patent Applications
  1. Benjamin A. Kenney, Andrew J.M. Buckrell, Colin A. Shore, Doug Vanderwees, Kenneth M.A. Abels. Counter-Flow Heat Exchanger for Battery Thermal Management Applications, US 20160204486 A1, Dec 2015

  2. Hervé Palanchon, Benjamin A. Kenney, Allan K. So. Multi-sided heat exchangers with compliant heat transfer surfaces, WO2015196301 A1, Dec 2015

  3. Benjamin A. Kenney, Ihab Edward Gerges, Andrew Buckrell. Manifold structure for re-directing a fluid stream, US20150316330 A1, Nov 2015

  4. Andrew Buckrell, Colin Shore, Michael Bardeleben, Nikolas Stewart, Benjamin Kenney. Conical heat exchanger, US20150176913 A1, June 2015

  5. Doug Vanderwees, Kenneth Abels, Benjamin Kenney, Andrew Buckrell. Counter-flow heat exchanger for battery thermal management applications, US 20160315365 A1, Apr 2016

  6. Benjamin A. Kenney, Meinrad K. A. Machler, Allan K. So. Heat Exchanger with Regional Flow Distribution for Uniform Cooling of Battery Cells, US 20160359211 A1, Jun 2016

  7. Eric W. Powell, Michael Bardeleben, Allan K. So, Andrew Buckrell, Benjamin A. Kenney. Heat exchanger with flow obstructions to reduce fluid dead zones, US 2016/0018169 A1, Jan 2016

  8. Benjamin A. Kenney, Nik Vucenic, Michael Bardeleben. Battery cell heat exchanger with graded heat transfer surface, WO2016015156 A1, Feb 2016

  9. Eric J. Schouten, Cameron L. M. Stevens, Benjamin A. Kenney, Lee M. Kinder. Heat exchanger having aerodynamic features to improve performance, US 20170324132 A1, Oct 2017

  10. Benjamin A. Kenney and Joseph A. Kamenski. Heat Exchangers For Battery Thermal Management Applications With Integrated Bypass, US 20170324132 A1, May 2017

Scientific Journal and Conference Papers

  1. K. Darcovich, E.R. Henquin, B. Kenney, I.J. Davidson, N.Saldanha, I. Beausoleil-Morrison. Higher-capacity lithium ion battery chemistries for improved residential energy storage with micro-cogeneration. Applied Energy, 111 853-861 (2013)

  2. B. Kenney, K. Darcovich, D. MacNeil and I. J. Davidson. Modeling the Impact of Variations in Electrode Manufacturing on Lithium-Ion Battery Modules. Journal of Power Sources, 213 391-401 (2012)

  3. R. Amin, B. Kenney and K. Karan. Characterizations of LBC-GDC composite cathodes for low temperature SOFCs. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 158 (9) B1076-B1082 (2011)

  4. Naga Siva Kumar Gunda, Hae-Won Choi, Arganthaël Berson, Ben Kenney, Kunal Karan, Jon G. Pharoah and Sushanta K. Mitra. Focused Ion Beam - Scanning Electron Microscopy on Solid-Oxide Fuel-Cell Electrode: Image analysis and computing effective transport properties. Journal of Power Sources, 196 (7) 3592-3603 (2011)

  5. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Estimation of chemical and transport processes in porous, stoichiometric LSM cathodes using steady-state polarization and impedance modelling. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157 (8) B1126-B1137 (2010)

  6. H. Choi, A. Berson, B. Kenney, J. Pharoah, S. Beale and K. Karan. Effective Transport Coefficients for Porous Microstructures in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. ECS Transactions, 25 (2), 1341-1350 (2009)

  7. B. Kenney, M. Valdmanis, C. Baker, J. Pharoah and K. Karan. Computation of TPB length, surface area and pore size form numerical reconstruction of composite SOFC electrodes. Journal of Power Sources, 128, 1051-1059 (2009)

  8. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Impedance Response of LSM/YSZ by Direct Spatio-Temporal Modeling of Porous Electrodes. Lucerne Fuel Cell Forum (2008) (refereed)

  9. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Engineering of microstructure and design of a planar porous composite SOFC cathode: A numerical analysis. Solid State Ionics, 178 297-306 (2007)

  10. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Impact of non-uniform potential in SOFC composite cathodes on the determination of electrochemcial kinetic parameters: A numerical analysis. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 153(6) A1172-A1180 (2006)

  11. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Influence of Microstructural Parameters of a SOFC Composite Cathode on the Collection of Reliable Experimental Data: A Modelling Analysis. Conference of Metallurgists COM-2005, Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies Symposium, Calgary, Alberta. August 2005

  12. J.D.J. VanderSteen, B. Kenney, K. Karan and J. Pharoah. Mathematical Modelling Of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: A Review. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Conference, Toronto, ON. Sept 2004

Ph.D. Thesis

Scientific Conference Presentations

  1. B. Kenney, T. Chan, M. Bardeleben. Transient thermal stress modelling of charge air coolers. North American Vehicle CFD Symposium, Detroit, MI, April 20, 2017

  2. B. Kenney, K. Darcovich, D. MacNeil, F. Ilinca, J.-F. Hetu, K. Malek. Numerical modeling and optimization of Li-ion battery systems. EV 2011 Conference and Trade Show, Toronto, ON, September 26-28, 2011

  3. K. Darcovich, E.R. Henquin, B. Kenney, I.J. Davidson, N. Saldanha and I. Beausoleil-Morrison. Enhanced Residential Energy Storage Prosepects via Novel Emerging Lithium-Ion Battery Chemistries. MicroGen II, Glasgow, UK, April 5-7, 2011

  4. Hae-Won Choi, Arganthael Berson, Ben Kenney, Jon G. Pharoah, Steven Beale. A Method for Determining the Effective Transport Coefficients of Composite Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes. Hydrogen and Fuel Cell 2009 Conference and Exhibition Vancouver, BC, May 31-June 4, 2009

  5. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Detailed steady state and impedance model ling of the oxygen reduction reaction at the SOFC LSM/YSZ interface. 11th Ulm Electrochemical Talks, Ulm, Germany. June 10-12, 2008.

  6. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Engineering of SOFC cathode by mathematical modelling techniques. 4th Symposium on Fuel Cell Modelling and Experimental Validation, Aachen, Germany. March 6-7 2007 (refereed, invited presentation)

  7. Ben Kenney and Kunal Karan. Engineering of microstructure and design of a planar composite SOFC cathode: a numerical analysis. 56th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Sherbrooke, Quebec, October 16, 2006

  8. B. Kenney, Y. Yoo and K. Karan. Determination of electrochemical kinetic parameters of SOFC composite cathodes: Experimental investigation of the influence of non-uniform potential. 2006 Fuel Cells Science & Technology, Turin, Italy. September 13-14 2006 (refereed)

  9. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Current Density Distributions In SOFC Composite Cathodes. 2005 Canadian Fuel Cell Systems Symposium, Banff, Alberta. October 12-14 2005

  10. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Numerical Analysis of Potential and Species Distributions in an SOFC Composite Cathode: Implications on Electrochemical Measurements. 207th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Quebec City, Quebec. May 2005 (refereed)

  11. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Mathematical Modeling of Current Density Distribution in Composite Cathode of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. International Green Energy Conference, Waterloo, ON. June, 2005

  12. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Comparison of LSM and LSCF Cathodes of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells by AC-Impedance Spectroscopy. International Green Energy Conference, Waterloo, ON. June 2005

  13. B. Kenney and K. Karan. Mathematical Micromodel Of An SOFC Composite Cathode. Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Conference, Toronto, ON, Sept 2004

  14. B. Kenney and K. Karan. LSCF Cathode Kinetics For Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Canadian Electrochemical Society Meeting, April 2004

  15. B. Kenney, R.R. Kondakindi and K. Karan. LSCF Cathodes For Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. 53rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Hamilton, ON, Oct 2003