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Call for Papers | Special Issue on Fuel Cells

With the spread of electric vehicles and green vehicles, fuel cell vehicles have attracted increasing attention from academia to industry. At present, there are many issues to be resolved to achieve the maximum potential of green vehicles, especially the key technologies such as fuel cell system, vehicle integration and hydrogen energy.
This special issue aims to provide a platform for researchers and engineers to present state-of-the-art contributions involving experimental and numerical studies, recent developments, and novel and emerging technologies in this field. We are soliciting original high-quality research papers on specific topics that include, but are not limited to, the following:

Non & low-platinum catalysts / other novel catalysts for fuel cells
Novel technologies and materials for membranes, MEA, bipolar plates, fuel cell stacks and fuel cell systems
Mechanisms of fuel cell power systems, including life cycle analysis and degradation mechanisms
Novel technologies regarding hydrogen production, hydrogen storage and hydrogen transportation
Fuel cell engine system integration and control technologies
Energy and thermal management of fuel cell engine system
Integration and control system of fuel cell powertrain in vehicles

Guest Editors
Prof. Cunman Zhang from Tingji University
Prof. Shangfeng Du from University of Birmingham
Prof. Shuhui Sun from Institute National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)
Prof. Hao Tang from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Prof. Junliang Zhang from Shanghai Jiaotong University

Important Dates
2020.09.20: Deadline for Initial Paper Submission
2020.10.30: Notification of First Round Decision
2020.11.20: Deadline for Revised Paper Submission
2020.12.30: Final Acceptance Decision

Advantages of Submission
An international journal distributed worldwide
Opportunity to demonstrate and exchange innovative technologies
Opportunity to present the paper in important conferences of China SAE, e.g. FCVC,WNCVC and SAECCE
Publishing articles free of charge

Submission Guidelines
1. Please submit online via, be sure to select Topical Collection: Fuel Cells.
2. Please read the instructions for authors online and typeset accordingly.
3. All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on quality, originality, novelty, and relevance to the topics.
4. If any problems, please feel free to contact the journal editorial office via email: .

Ms. Lili Lu

About Automotive Innovation
Sponsored by China SAE and published globally via Springer Nature, Automotive Innovation aims to be a world-class journal that provides abundant sources of innovative findings for automotive engineers and scientists. The journal is published quarterly, ensuring high-quality papers satisfying international standards. With the editorial board consisting of world-renowned experts, it has attracted readers from 72 countries and regions. The highest download of a single article wins more than 10,000.
The journal is dedicated to the publication of peer-reviewed original papers and covers the principles, methodologies, designs, theoretical background and cutting-edge technologies in connection with the development of vehicle and mobility. The main topics include but are not limited to: energy-saving, electrification, intelligent and connected, safety and lightweight technologies.


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