Building Better Batteries
July. 2020, Former PhD student from our group,
Dr. Tao Gao is joining the Department of Chemical Engineering in University of Utah as assistant professor in the fall of 2020. July. 2020, Our group was awarded an $1,000,000 grant from
Department of Energy for Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research based on Micro-sized Si anode. July. 2020,
Tao Deng is listed one of the winners for 2020 Dean’s Doctoral Student Research Awards. Jun. 2020,
Prof. Chao Luo of George Mason University, former PhD student from our group, is awarded a NSF grant for Organic and Polymer Structure Engineering for Na-ion and Multivalent Metal Batteries. Jun. 2020,
Prof. Chunsheng Wang was listed one of the Top 10 Battery Researchers to Watch by Research Interface (reprinted by the Electrochemical Society).
Apr. 2020, Ji Chen‘s paper in Nature Energy is covered in the Department’s news in UMD.
Mar. 2020, Tao Deng was awarded Wylie Dissertation Fellowship.
Mar. 2020, Corporation between Dr. Wang and Dr. Binsong Li from Navitas won Best Poster Award of Battery 500 quarterly meeting. Sufu Liu is the co-first author.
Feb. 2020, Tao Deng has been selected as one of the nominees for the Wylie Dissertation Fellowship
Jan. 2020, Tao Deng has been accepted by the Clark School of Engineering to take part in the Future Faculty Program.
Jan. 2020, Tao Deng has been selected for the Graduate School’s Outstanding Research Assistant Award for AY 2019-20. (2% of campus Graduate Assistants in a given year).
2019 Dr. Wang is included on the Web of Science Group’s 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers, a compilation of influential names in science. College News.
2019 ARPA-E Innovation Showcase on Capitol Hill
07/19 Dr. Fudong Han‘s paper in Nature Energy is commented by Yuguo Guo in Nature Energy ‘ The devil is in the electrons‘
07/19 Dr. Chongyin Yang‘s paper in Nature is commented by Xianyou Wang and Xiulei Ji in Nature Energy ‘ Aqueous batteries get energetic‘
07/19/19 Dr. Xiulin Fan‘s paper “High energy-density and reversibility of iron fluoride cathode enabled via an intercalation-extrusion reaction” on Nat Comm is selected as Top 50 in Chemistry and Materials Science in 2018.
06/10/19 Dr. Chao Luo introduced his research experience to the group. He will join George Mason University as an assistant professor in 2019 Fall.
05/27/19 Dr. Fudong Han introduced his research experience to the group. He will join Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as an assistant professor ( ) in 2019 Fall. Priti and Mukesh Chatter ’82 Career Development Chair
05/20/19 Dr. Xiulin Fan introduced his research experience to the group.
5/2019 Ruochen Xu‘s paper ‘Cathode-Supported All-Solid-State Lithium-Sulfur Batteries with High Cell-Level Energy Density’ published in ACS Energy Letters is among the most read articles for the past month. http://pubs.acs.org/action/showMostReadArticles?journalCode=aelccp
11/2018 Dr. Fei Wang ‘s paper has been selected as Readers’ Favorite Paper.
11/2018 Prof. Chunsheng Wang has been named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate! see the webpage.
10/2018 Prof. Chunsheng Wang has been awarded the Robert Franklin and Frances Riggs Wright Distinguished Chair in Chemical Engineering.
06/2018 Xiulin Fan‘s Nature Communication paper is featured by editor, see the webpage.
05/2018 Fudong Han won ‘2018 ECS Battery Division Student Research Award’
05/2018 Fudong Han won ‘2018 Dean’s Doctoral Research Award’; Project: Revisiting the Electrochemical Stability Window of Solid Electrolytes
04/2017 Fudong Han won a prestigious gold award during the recent Material Research Society meeting.The award has been announced on the MRS website ( http://www.mrs.org/gsa-past).
04/2017 Dr. Xiulin Fan and Dr. Chongyin Yang were promoted as an Assistant Research Scientist by ChBE Department due to their outstanding research work and service to the group. Congratulation! Organic Electrode Research Highlighted by
Sohu, Cailiaoniu, and ChemistryView.