Dr. Emile Tabu Ojong

Dr. Emile Tabu Ojong

Dr. Emile Tabu Ojong


Rammlerbau/Leipziger Str. 28, Zimmer 009

Telefon +49 (0)3731 39-3920
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Emile-Tabu [dot] Ojongattun [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de


2009M.Sc. Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik (Hochschule Bremerhaven)
Thema Masterarbeit: „Optimization of Microstructure Performance Relationships in Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting (MIEC) SOFC Cathodes using COMSOL Multiphysics”
Die Masterarbeit wurde an der "Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA)" in der Schweiz geschrieben.
2010Projektingenieur für Heizung- und Kältetechnik bei Brendel Ingenieure AG in Frankfurt am Main
2011 - 2016wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Fraunhofer - Institut für Solare Energiesysteme (ISE) in Freiburg im Breisgau
Thema Doktorarbeit: „Characterization of the Performance of PEM Water Electrolysis Cells with and without Flow Channels, based on Experimentally Validated semi-empirical Models”
seit 2017Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Thermische Verfahrenstechnik, Umwelt- und Naturstoffverfahrenstechnik der TU Bergakademie Freiberg


  • Entwicklung mikrobiologischer Brennstoffzellen


  1. E. T. Ojong, E. Mayousse, N. Guillet and T. Smolinka. Advanced Bipolar Plates without Flow Channels for PEM Electrolysers Operating at High Pressures. In, Technoport RERC Research. April 16. – 18. 2012, Trondheim, Norway
  2. E. T. Ojong, E. Mayousse, N. Guillet, D. Vannucci, F. Beille, T. Smolinka. Model Assisted Design and Performance of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Electrolyser Operating at High Pressures. In, Hydrogen+FuelCells 2013. June 16 – 19 2013, Vancouver, Canada
  3. E. T. Ojong, E. Mayousse, N. Guillet, D. Vannucci, F. Beille, T. Smolinka. Design, Construction and Performance of PEM Electrolysis Stack Operating at High Pressures. In, 5th International conference on “Fundamentals and Development of Fuel Cells”. April 16. – 18. 2013, Karlsruhe, Germany
  4. T. Smolinka, E. T. Ojong and J. Garche. Hydrogen Production from   Renewable Energies – Electrolyzer Technologies (2014). In, Electrochemical Energy Storage for Renewable Sources and Grid Balancing. P. T. Moseley and J. Garche (Eds.). Elsevier, Amsterdam 2014
  5. T. Smolinka, E.T. Ojong, T.Lickert. Fundamentals of PEM Water Electrolysis (2016). In, PEM Electrolysis for Hydrogen Production, Principles and Applications. D. Bessarabov, H. Wang, H. Li and N. Zhao (Eds.). Taylor and Francis Group 2016
  6. Ojong, E.T; Kwan, J.T.H; Nouri-Khorasani, A; Bonakdarpour, A; Wilkinson, D.P; Smolinka, T (2017): “Development of an experimentally validated semi-empirical fully-coupled performance model of a PEM electrolysis cell with a 3-D structured porous transport layer. In, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (41), pp.25831 – 25847.
  7. Nouri-Khorasani, A; Ojong, E.T; Smolinka, T; Wilkinson, D.P (2017): “Model of oxygen bubbles and performance impact in the porous transport layer of PEM water electrolysis cells”. In, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (in press).