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Renaud Delmelle
Post-doctoral researcher
Dr. at UCL in 2012
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Main project: NEXTAEC
Funding: EU H2020
Supervisor(s): Joris Proost

My current research revolves around alkaline water eletrolysis, with pulsed electrical power and forced electrolyte flow. Focus is made on the development of 3D electrodes, both on laboratory scale and on pilot plant level. I am notably working on the development of 3D printed Ni electrodes.

IMMC main research direction(s):
Energy
Chemical engineering

Keywords:
electrochemical engineering
hydrogen production
process intensification
reaction engineering

Research group(s): IMAP

  

Recent publications

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Journal Articles


1. Delmelle, Renaud; Terreni, Jasmin; Remhof, Arndt; Heel, Andre; Proost, Joris; Borschulte, Andreas. Evolution of Water Diffusion in a Sorption-Enhanced Methanation Catalyst. In: Catalysts, Vol. 8, no.9, p. 341 (2018). doi:10.3390/catal8090341 (registering DOI). http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/201844

2. Lumbeeck, Gunnar; Idrissi, Hosni; Amin-Ahmadi, Behnam; Favache, Audrey; Delmelle, Renaud; Samaee, Vahid; Proost, Joris; Pardoen, Thomas; Schryvers, Dominique. Effect of hydriding induced defects on the small-scale plasticity mechanisms in nanocrystalline palladium thin films. In: Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 124, no.22, p. 225105 (2018). doi:https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5055274; 10.1063/1.5055274. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/212430

3. Amin-Ahmadi, Behnam; Connétable, Damine; Fivel, Marc; Tanguy, Döme; Delmelle, Renaud; Turner, Stuart; Malet, Loic; Godet, Stéphane; Pardoen, Thomas; Proost, Joris; Schryvers, Dominique; Idrissi, Hosni. Dislocation/hydrogen interaction mechanisms in hydrided nanocrystalline palladium films. In: Acta Materialia, Vol. 111, p. 253-261 (April 2016). doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2016.03.054. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/179938

4. Delmelle, Renaud; Amin-Ahmadi, Behnam; Sinnaeve, Marc; Idrissi, Hosni; Pardoen, Thomas; Schryvers, Dominique; Proost, Joris. Effect of structural defects on the hydriding kinetics of nanocrystalline Pd thin films. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 40, no.23, p. 7335-7347 (2015). doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.04.017. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/164876

5. Amin-Ahmadi, Behnam; Idrissi, Hosni; Delmelle, Renaud; Pardoen, Thomas; Proost, Joris; Schryvers, Dominique. High resolution transmission electron microscopy characterization of fcc → 9R transformation in nanocrystalline palladium films due to hydriding. In: Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, no. 7, p. 071911 (2013). doi:10.1063/1.4793512. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/127305

6. Delmelle, Renaud; Michotte, Sébastien; Sinnaeve, Marc; Proost, Joris. Effect of internal stress on the hydrinding kinetics of nanocrystalline Pd thin films. In: Acta Materialia, Vol. 61, no. 7, p. 2320-2329 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2013.01.003. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/126065

7. Delmelle, Renaud; Proost, Joris. An in situ study of the hydriding kinetics of Pd thin films. In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol. 13, no. 23, p. 11412-11421 (2011). doi:10.1039/C0CP02773A. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/75308

8. Delmelle, Renaud; Bamba, G.; Proost, Joris. In-situ monitoring of hydride formation in Pd thin film systems. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 35, no. 18, p. 9888-9892 (2010). doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.11.087. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/34379


Patents


1. Proost, Joris; Delmelle, Renaud; Michotte, Sébastien. Device, method and system for improved uptake, storage and release of hydrogen. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/132151 http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/132151


Conference Papers


1. Amin-Ahmadi, Benham; Lumbeeck, Gunnar; Idrissi, Hosni; Delmelle, Renaud; Fivel, Marc; Pardoen, Thomas; Proost, Joris; Schryvers, Dominique. HRTEM investigation of dislocation/hydrogen interaction mechanisms in hydrided nanocrystalline palladium films. In: European Microscopy Congress 2016: Proceedings, 2016. doi:https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9783527808465.EMC2016.5020; 10.1002/9783527808465.EMC2016.5020. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/200231

2. Proost, Joris; Delvaux, Adeline; Delmelle, Renaud; Van Wonterghem, Frédéric; Van Overmeere, Quentin. In-situ approaches to study hydrogen production, uptake and release on highly strained nanostructured thin films (Invited presentation). In: Proceedings of the 8th Meeting of Study of Matter at Extreme Conditions, 2015, --, p. 48. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/169288

3. Idrissi, Hosni; Colla, Marie-Stéphane; Amin-Ahmadi, B.; Delmelle, Renaud; Malet, L.; Proost, Joris; Godet, S.; Raskin, Jean-Pierre; Schryvers, D.; Pardoen, Thomas. Nanoscale plasticity mechanisms in as-deposited and hydride nanocrystalline Pd thin films revealed by advanced in-situ TEM nanomechanical testing. In: Book of abstracts, 2015. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/173268

4. Proost, Joris; Delmelle, Renaud; Sinnaeve, Marc. Mechano-chemical coupling effects during hydriding of nanocrystalline Pd thin films. In: Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Metal-Hydrogen Systems, 2014, abstract #398. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/145440

5. Amin-Ahmadi, Behnam; Idrissi, Hosni; Delmelle, Renaud; Malet, Loic; Pardoen, Thomas; Proost, Joris; Godet, Stéphane; Schryvers, Dominique. Active Plasticity Mechanisms during Hydriding of Nanocrystalline Pd Thin Films. In: Proceedings of the 2013 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society, 2013, p. Abstract KK.05. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/135880

6. Idrissi, Hosni; Amin-Ahmadi, B.; Galceran, M.; Delmelle, Renaud; Colla, Marie-Stéphane; Raskin, Jean-Pierre; Godet, Stéphane; Proost, Joris; Pardoen, Thomas; Schryvers, D.. TEM Observation of FCC 9R Phase Transformation in Nanocrystalline Pd Thin Films during Hydriding/Dehydriding Cycles. In: Proceedings of the 142nd Annual Meeting of the Metallurgical Society (TMS), 2013, p.226. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/131949

7. Delmelle, Renaud; de Liedekerke de Pailhe, Olivier; Michotte, Sébastien; Proost, Joris. Effect of internal stress on the hydriding kinetics of Pd thin film systems. In: Proceedings, 2011, p. 92. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/70825

8. Delmelle, Renaud; Proost, Joris. In-situ study of hydriding kinetics in Pd-based thin film systems. In: Proceedings, Book 4 : Storage systems, 2010, p. 225-230. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/70829

9. Delmelle, Renaud; Proost, Joris. In-situ monitoring of hydriding kinetics using high resolution curvature measurements. In: Proceedings, 2009, p. #W8.35. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/70835

10. Delmelle, Renaud; Bamba, Gaoussou; Sinnaeve, Marc; Proost, Joris. In-situ monitoring of hydrogen storage in Pd thin film systems. In: Proceedings, 2009, p. 106. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/70845


Dissertations


1. Delmelle, Renaud. Effect of internal stress and microstructure on the hydriding of Pd thin films, prom. : Proost, Joris, 17/12/2012. http://hdl.handle.net/2078.1/120114