Adam Hollinger, Ph.D.

Adam Hollinger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
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222 AMIC Building
ERIE PA 16510

Dr. Adam Hollinger is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Penn State Behrend. He received a B.S. in Engineering Science (2006) from the Pennsylvania State University, and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (2009), and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering (2012) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Research Interests

Microscale fuel cells, lithium-ion batteries, electrically-conductive polymer composites, microchemical systems


Effects of Operating Conditions on the Heat Management of a Microscale Fuel Cell - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2019
Collaborators: Liyong Sun, Primary Author; Jun Zhou, Secondary Author

Uncertainty Analysis of Thermal Conductivity Measurement by a Homemade Apparatus - March, 2018
Collaborators: Liyong Sun, Co-Author/Presenter; Robert Edwards; Meredith Sander, Co-Author

Model-based Analysis of Thermal and Geometrical Effects in a Microscale Methanol Fuel Cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - February, 2018
Collaborators: Daniel Doleiden, Co-Author; Michael Willis, Co-Author; Scott DeLaney, Co-Author; Mary Burbules; Kelly Miller; Nazlihan Argun, Co-Author

Electrically Conductive Polymer Composites for Injection Molding of Bipolar Plates - December, 2017
Collaborators: Meredith Sander, Co-Author; James Pritts, Co-Author; Brian Young, Co-Author; Anthony Santamaria, Co-Author

Burst Testing of Biomaterials for Medical Applications - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2017
Collaborators: Kelly Miller, Author/Presenter; Gerald Kirk, Author; Jian Yang, Author

Comparison of Partial Credit and Mastery Assessment on Student Learning and Retention - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2017
Collaborators: Shraddha Sangelkar; William Lasher; Russell Warley

Design and Development of a Battery Internal Short Circuit Test Machine - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2017
Collaborators: Scott DeLaney, Co-Author; Mary Burbules, Co-Author; Mayank Garg, Co-Author; Christopher Rahn, Co-Author

Modeling of Heat Removal in a Single-Channel Microscale Fuel Cell - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2017
Collaborator: Liyong Sun, Co-Author

Thermal Contact Resistance Measurements of Compressed PEFC Gas Diffusion Media, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage - November, 2016
Collaborator: Stefan Thynell

Electrohydrodynamic-Jet Deposition of Pt-based Fuel Cell Catalysts - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2016
Collaborator: Paul Kenis

Model-based Analysis of Electrode Design in a Direct Methanol Microscale Fuel Cell - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2015
Collaborators: Michael Willis; Daniel Doleiden

Thermal Contact Resistance Measurements of Gas Diffusion Layers in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2015
Collaborator: Stefan Thynell

Manufacturing All-polymer Laminar Flow-based Fuel Cells, Journal of Power Sources - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2013
Collaborator: Paul Kenis, Secondary Author


Ph D, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois

MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois

BS, Engineering Science, Pennsylvania State University