News and Honors

  • 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 EnergyAqueous 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.
  • https://www.nature.com/collections/cfdehgffbj/
  • 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 (Priti and Mukesh Chatter ’82 Career Development Chair) in 2019 Fall.
  • 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.

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