Adam Hollinger, Ph.D.

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

    Dr. Adam Hollinger is an associate 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


    Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Injection-Molded MWCNT-Reinforced Polyamide 66 Hybrid Composites, Journal of Composites Science - November, 2020
    Collaborators: Ross Zameroski, Co-Author; Chadwick Kypta, Co-Author; Brian Young, Co-Author; Seyed Hamid Reza Sanei, Primary Author

    Cylindrical Lithium-ion Structural Batteries for Drones, International Journal of Energy Research - January, 2020
    Collaborators: Dylan McAnallen, Co-Author; Matthew Brockett, Co-Author; Scott DeLaney, Co-Author; Jun Ma, Co-Author; Christopher Rahn, Co-Author

    Effects of Operating Conditions on the Heat Management of a Microscale Fuel Cell - July, 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; 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, 2017
    Collaborators: Kelly Miller, Author; Gerald Kirk, Author; Jian Yang, Author

    Comparison of Partial Credit and Mastery Assessment on Student Learning and Retention - October, 2017
    Collaborators: Shraddha Sangelkar; William Lasher; Russell Warley

    Design and Development of a Battery Internal Short Circuit Test Machine - July, 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, 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, 2016
    Collaborator: Paul Kenis

    Model-based Analysis of Electrode Design in a Direct Methanol Microscale Fuel Cell - July, 2015
    Collaborators: Michael Willis; Daniel Doleiden

    Thermal Contact Resistance Measurements of Gas Diffusion Layers in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells - July, 2015
    Collaborator: Stefan Thynell

    Manufacturing All-polymer Laminar Flow-based Fuel Cells, Journal of Power Sources - October, 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