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Kevin B. Martin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Faculty Associate, Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy

Department

Technology

Education

  • Ph.D. in Engineering Management, Missouri University of Science & Technology (2009)
    Dissertation Title: Hydrogen Infrastructure: Resource Evaluation and Capacity Modeling
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology (2005)
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology (2002)

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy systems
  • Industrial energy efficiency
  • Hydrogen economy development designs
  • Hybrid electric vehicles

Selected Projects

  • Creating Your Excellent Future Using Smart Meters, funded by Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation
  • Building Energy Efficiency, Ergonomics and Management Laboratory
  • Energy Efficiency Workshops for Small and Medium Enterprises, funded by Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center
  • Municipal Energy Audit, funded by the City of Rochelle, Illinois

Professional Associations and Honors

  • 3rd World Congress of Young Scientists on Hydrogen Energy Systems – Scientific Committee Member
  • Team Leader for National Hydrogen Association Hydrogen Station Design Competition –5th Place 2004
  • Advisor for National Hydrogen Association Hydrogen Station Design Competition – 2012,
  • Grand Prize 2008 and 2010, 4th Place 2011,
  • Assistant Director for Missouri S&T EcoCAR Advanced Powertrain Summer Camp – 2009-2011
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
  • Reviewer for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Conference
  • UMR Chemical Engineering Academy Fellowship Recipient
  • Engineering Management Graduate Leadership Award
  • Chemical Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year
  • Omega Chi Epsilon
  • Opportunities for Undergraduate Research Grant Recipient
  • Youth Development in STEM Areas –
  • Expanding Your Horizons (November 21, 2008; November 6, 2009)
  • RMS Science Day (September 19, 2008; November 13, 2008)
  • St. Patrick’s Science Day (November 5, 2008)
  • National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day 2010 – Rolla Site Coordinator
  • Over 60 outreach events with government officials and business decision makers involving sustainability

Selected Publications

  • Scott E. Grasman, Kevin B. Martin, Ruwen Qin, “An Inventory Modeling Analysis of Hydrogen Fueling Station Capacity Considering an Outside Option,” Accepted to Energy Systems.
  • Kevin B. Martin and Warren Vaz, 2012, Hydrogen Infrastructure, Hydrogen Energy and Vehicle Systems. CRC Press/Taylor & Francis.
  • Vijay Mohan, Aanchal Shah, John W Sheffield, Kevin B. Martin, “Design of a Hydrogen Community,” Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 2012 Vol 37 Issue 2 pp. 1214-1219.
  • Aanchal Shah, Vijay Mohan, John W. Sheffield, Kevin B. Martin, “Solar powered residential hydrogen fueling station,” Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 2011 Vol 36 Issue 20 pp 13132-13137.
  • Mathew Thomas, Kevin Martin, Scott E. Grasman, John W. Sheffield, Design Layout Of Hydrogen Research And Development Garage,” Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 2011 Vol 36 Issue 13 pp 8017-8022.
  • Clint Cottrell, Mathew Thomas, Scott Grasman, Kevin Martin, John Sheffield, “Strategies For Stationary and Portable Fuel Cell Markets,” Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 2011 Vol 36 Issue 13 pp 7969-7975.
  • Kevin B. Martin, Andrew Meintz, Sushrut Bapat, John W. Sheffield, “Missouri S&T EcoCAR: Fuel Cell Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy 2011 Conference, Washington D.C., February 2011.

Work Experience

  • Department of Technology, NIU (2012-present)
  • Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability & Energy, NIU (2012-present)
  • Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology (2010-2012)
  • Independent Industrial Energy Auditor, Missouri Enterprise (2010-present)

Kevin Martin

Contact

815-753-1345
kbmartin@niu.edu
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Website

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