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Yan Lin

Visiting Scholar from Taizhou University
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 1223D Chemical and Nuclear Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: ly1981@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-1916



  • Ph.D. in materials science and engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2009
  • B. S. in materials science and engineering, Northeast University, Shenyang, China, 2003


Research Interests

  • Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Energy storage materials
  • Electrochemistry

Research Experience

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland, 2013
  • Associate professor, College of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Taizhou University, Taizhou, China, 2011-current
  • Lecturer, College of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Taizhou University, Taizhou, China, 2009-2011

Award and Scholarships

  • 2010 Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Academic Award (Second prize), Tahizhou, China
  • 2008 Hangzhou Natural Science Outstanding Paper Award (Third prize), Hangzhou, China
  • 2007 Excellent academic scholarship of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • 2003 Excellent graduate of Northeast University, Shenyang, China


Journal Articles

  1. Yan LinJianbo Wu and Weiping Chen, Enhanced electrochemical performance of LiFePO4/C prepared by sol–gel synthesis with dry ball-milling, Ionics, 2013, 19:227-234.
  2. Yan Lin, Xiaohua Huang, Renqing Guo, Aijiao Xu and Qinyi ShiImproving the electrochemical performance of LiFePO4/C cathode by selection of carbon sourceApplied Mechanics and Materials, 2012, 217-219: 785-791
  3. Yan Lin, Jianbo Wu and Yongbiao Yu, Excessive iron source on the structural and electrochemical properties of LiFePO4/C composite, Advanced materials Research, 2010, (123-125): 1227-1230
  4. Yan Lin, Mingxia Gao and Yongbiao Yu, Effects of solvents and pH values on the LiFePO4/C prepared via a sol-gel route. Chinese Journal of Power Sources3482010: 782-785
  5. Yan Lin, Mingxia Gao, Dan Zhu, Yongfeng Liu, Hongge Pan. Effects of carbon coating and iron phosphides on the electrochemical properties of LiFePO4/C. Journal of Power Sources, 2008, 184: 444–448.
  6. Yan Lin, Hongge Pan, Mingxia Gao, He Miao, Shouquan Li, Yue Wang. Synthesis and Characterization of LiFePO4/C Prepared via a Sol-Gel Method. Surface Review and Letters, 2008,15(1-2): 133-138.
  7. Yan Lin, Mingxia Gao, Yufeng Li, Hongge Pan, Shouquan Li, Effects of iron sources on the structure and electrochemical properties of LiFePO4/C prepared by a sol-gel route, The Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals, 2008, 18 (3): 546-549
  8. Yan Lin, Hongge Pan, Mingxia Gao, and Yongfeng Liu. Effects of Reductive Conditions on the Microstructure and Electrochemical Properties of Sol-Gel Derived LiFePO4/C. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2007, 154 (12): A1124-A1128.
  9. Jianbo Wu, Yan Lin, X. H. Xia, J.Y. Xu, Q, Y. Shi, Pseudocapacitive properties of electrodeposited porous nanowall Co3O4 film, Electrochim. Acta, 2011, 56: 7163-7170.
  10. Mingxia Gao, Yan Lin, Yuehui Yin et al., Structure optimization and the structural factors for the discharge rate performance of LiFePO4/C cathode materials, Electrochim. Acta, 2010, 27:8043-8050.
  11. Zhiping Xia, Yan Lin and Zhongquan Li. A new phase in Ni-Sn-P system and its property as an anode material for lithium-ion batteries. Materials Characterization, 2008, 59(9): 1324-1328.
  12. He Miao, Yan Lin, Rui Li, et al. Effects of annealing treatment on the microstructures and electrochemical properties of La0.7Mg0.3Ni2.45Co0.75 Mn0.1Al0.2 hydrogen storage alloy electrode. Zhongshan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban), 2007, 46: 310-311.
  13. He Miao, Mingxia Gao, Yongfeng Liu, Yan Lin, Jianhui Wang, Hongge Pan. Effects of Y substitution for Ti on the microstructure and electrochemical properties of Ti-V-Fe-based hydrogen storage alloys. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2007, 154(11): A1010-A1014.
  14. He Miao, Mingxia Gao, Yongfeng Liu, Yan Lin, JianhuiWang, Hongge Pan. Microstructure and electrochemical properties of Ti–V-based multiphase hydrogen storage electrode alloys Ti0.8Zr0.2V2.7Mn0.5Cr0.8-xNi1.25Fex (x=0.0-0.8). International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2007, 32(16): 3947-3953.

Professional Affiliations

  • The Electrochemical Society

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