Kevin B. Martin

Assistant Professor, Department of Technology
Faculty Associate, Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy
Email: kbmartin@niu.edu
Tel: 815-753-1345

Education

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

Research Interests

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

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) 

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.
  • Kevin B. Martin & Scott E. Grasman, “An assessment of wind-hydrogen systems for light duty vehicles,” Int. J. of Hydrogen Energy 2009 Vol 34 Issue 16 pp 6581-6588.
  • Andrew Meintz, Mehdi Ferdowsi, & Kevin Martin, “Supervisory Control Development of a Fuel Cell Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle,” Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, Dearborn, MI, October 2009.
  • Edward A. Anculle Arauco, Andrew L. Meintz, Kevin B. Martin, John W. Sheffield, Umit O. Koylu “Fault tree analysis of hydrogen fuel cell plug-in hybrid electric vehicle powertrain” HYSYDAYS Conference, Torino, Italy,  October 2009.
  • Edward A. Anculle Arauco, Andrew L. Meintz, Kevin B. Martin, John W. Sheffield, Scott E. Grasman “Missouri S&T EcoCAR: The NeXt Educational Challenge for Hydrogen,” HYSYDAYS Conference, Torino, Italy, October 2009.
  • Mathew Thomas, Kevin B. Martin, Edward A. Anculle Arauco, John W. Sheffield, “Design layout of hydrogen research and development garage,” HYSYDAYS Conference, Torino, Italy, October 2009.
  • Mathew Thomas, Kevin B. Martin, Edward A. Anculle Arauco, John W. Sheffield, “Hydrogen facilities integration: hydrogen fueling station with green building,” HYSYDAYS Conference, Torino, Italy, October 2009.
  • Mathew Thomas, Kevin B. Martin, Clint Alex Cottrell, “Best practices for stationary and portable fuel cell markets,” HYSYDAYS Conference, Torino, Italy, October 2009.
  • Kevin B. Martin & Scott E. Grasman, “A Feasibility Study for Hydrogen Economy Infrastructures,” Proceedings of Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2006.

Research Projects

Dr. Martin has been involved in research projects sponsored by USFTA, USDOE, USDLA, USDOT-RITA, AFRL and Missouri DNR. 

 

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