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2017

  • April: 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).
  • May. Jie Yue's paper accepted by ACS Nano
  • April: Ye Tao's paper was accepted by ChemComm.
  • April: Chao Luo's paper accepted byACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • April 5, Drs. Xiulin Fan and Chongyin Yang were promoted as an Assistant Research Scientist by ChBE Department due to their outstanding research work and service to the group. Congratulation!

2016

  • July: Ye Tao received 1st place student paper for Performance Investigation on Electrochemical Compressor with Ammonia in 23th International Compressor Engineering Conference Student Paper Competation. Congratulations
  • July: Xiwen's paper entitled "Tailoring surface acidity of metal oxide for better polysulfide entrapment in Li-S batteries" was accepted by AFM. Congratulations
  • June: Tao Gao;s paper on Al/S battery and Fudong;s paper on all solid state Li-ion battery were accepted by Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. and Nano Letters, respectively. Congratulations
  • May: Dr. Wang received invention of the year award, University of Maryland.
  • May: Xiulin's paper was accepted by ACS Nano, Congratulations
  • April: Dr. Wang was promoted as a full professor
  • April, Tao Gao won the competitive Graduate Dean's fellowship for the 2016-17 Academic year. Only ten are awarded for the entirety of UMD. Congratulations.
  • March, Dr. So's two papers were accepted by JMCA and Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.Congratulations.
  • March Jiangfen Mao;s paper was accepted y ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Congratulations.
  • Jan. Julia Lamb prepared a Lab safety manuel which has been uploaded in the websit. Please check it if you are not sure the operation procedure. Thanks for Julia's hard work.

2015

  • Dec. Yijie's paper entitled "Electrospun FeS2@Carbon Fiber Electrode as a High Energy Density Cathode for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries" was accepted by ACS Nano. Congratulations
  • Dec. FUdong's paper entitled "Electrochemical Stability of Li10GeP2S12 and Li7La3Zr2O12 Solid Electrolytes" was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials. Congratulations
  • Nov. Chao's paper entitled"Activation of Oxygen-Stabilized Sulfur for Li and Na Batteries"" was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials. Congratulations
  • Oct. Xiulin's paper entitled "PEDOT encapsulated FeOF nanorod cathodes for high energy lithium-ion batteries," is accepted by Nano Letters.Congratulations
  • Sept. Liumin's paper " *Water-in-Salt” Electrolyte Enables High Voltage Aqueous Li-ion Chemistries" was accepted by Science, Congratulations.
  • Sept. Tao's paper entitled "Enhancing the Reversibility of Mg/S Battery Chemistry through Li+ Mediation" is accepted by the Journal of American Chemical Society. It was highlighted by C&EN
  • May: Xiulin's paper entitled "Superior Stable Self-healing SnP3 Anode for Sodium-ion Batteries" is accepted by Advanced Energy Materials, Congratulations.
  • May: Jingjing's paper entitled "Solid-State Fabrication of SnS2/C Nanospheres for High Performance Na-Ion Battery Anode," was accpted by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Congratulations
  • May: Yunhu was awarded  National Thousand Youth Talents in Tianjing University, China. Congrtulation to him. His paper on Li-S batteries also accepted by Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations!
  • Arpil: Chao received the Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship award for AY 2015-16.
    Congratulations.
  • Arpil: Jianfeng's paper entitled "Scalable synthesis of Na3V2(PO4)3/C porous hollow spheres for Na-ion batteries cathode" was accepted by Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congrtulations
  • March. Chao's paper entitled " Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Organic Nanorod Electrodes for Sodium Ion Batteries" was accepted by Nano Energy. Congrtulations
  • March. Fudong's paper on single material Battery was accepted by Advanced Materials. Congrtulations
  • March. UMD Partners with Army to Launch Extreme Battery Research Cente, New center cofounded by ChBE professor Wang
  • Feb. Yujie's paper entitled "Red Phosphorus-Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Composite as a Superior Anode for Sodium Ion Batteries."was accepted by ACS nano. Congrtulations.
  • Feb. Liumin's paper entitled "Carbon Cage Encapsulating Nano-cluster Li2S by Ionic Liquid Polymerization and Pyrolysis for High Performance Li-S Batteries," was accepted by Nano Energy. Congratulations!
  • Feb., Yujie's paper entitled "Ether-based electrolyte enabled Na/FeS2 rechargeable batteries," was accepted by Electrochemistry Communications.Congratulations!

2014

  • Dec. Dr. Wang co-orginized a ARL workshop on estabilishing a battery center in Washington Dc region.
  • Oct., Tao's paper entitled "Hybrid Mg2+/Li+ Battery with Long Cycle Life and High Rate Capability, ," was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials.Congratulations! The paper is highlited by Materials View
  • Oct. Xiulin's paper entitled "In situ synthesis of SnO2 nanoparticles encapsulated in micro/mesoporous carbon foam as a high-performance anode material for lithium ion batteries," was accepted by Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Congratulations!
  • August, Jingjing's paper entitled "An Advanced MoS2/Carbon Anode for High Performance Sodium-Ion Batteries" was accepted by Small. Congratulations!
  • August, Yunhua's paper entitled "3D Si/C Fiber Paper Electrodes Fabricated by a Combined Electrospray/Electrospinning Technology for Li-Ion Batteries" was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials.Congratulations!
  • July. Shiyou's paper entitled "In-situ Sulfur Reduction and Intercalation of Graphite Oxides for Li-S Battery Cathodes" was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials.Congratulations!
  • July, Ying's paper entitled ""Lithium-Tellurium Batteries Based on Tellurium/Porous Carbon Composite" was accepted by Journal Of Materials Chemistry A. Congratulations!.
  • June: Chao was awarded the Harry K. Wells Endowed Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!.
  • June. Dr. Suo has a new baby. Congratulations!.
  • June.Ying's paper entitled "In Situ TEM Study of Electrochemical Sodiation and Potassiation of Carbon Nanofibers," was accepted by Nano Letters. Congratulations!. 
  • June, Yang and Yujie's paper entitled "Expanded Graphite as Superior Anode for Sodium-Ion Batteries" was accetped by Nature Communications. Congratulations!
  • April, Yunhua's paper entitled Mesoporous carbon/silicon composite anodes with enhancement performance for lithium-ion batteries was accepted by Journal Of Materials Chemistry A, 2014. Congratulations!
  • Feb. Chao's paper entitled "Self-assembled Organic Nanowires for High Power Density Lithium Ion Batteries" was accepted by Nano Letters. Congratulations!
  • Feb.  Dr. Wang is the recipient of the 2013 A. James Clark School of Engineering Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award
  • Feb. Guoqiang and Yunhua's paper enttled "entitled "Mn3O4 Hollow Spheres for Lithium-ion Batteries with High Rate and Capacity"was accepted by the Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congratulations!
  • Feb. Shiyou's paper entitled "Copper-Stabilized Sulfur-Microporous Carbon Cathodes for Li-S Batteries" was accepted by Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations!
  • Feb. Chao's paper entitled "Carbonized Polyacrylonitrile Stabilized SeSx Cathodes for Long Cycle Life and High Power Density Lithium Ion Batteries" was accepted by Advanced Functional Materials.Congratulations!

2013

  • Nov. Chao's paper entitled " Graphene Oxide Wrapped Croconic Acid Disodium Salt for Sodium Ion Battery Electrodes" was accepted by Journal of Power Sources.
  • Oct. Yunhua's paper entitled "Nano-Structured Carbon-Coated CuO Hollow Spheres as Stable and High Rate Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries" is accepted by Journal of Materials Chemistry A.Congratulations!
  • Oct. Yunhua's paper entitled "Superior Electrochemical Performance and Structure Evolution of  mesoporous Fe2O3 Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries" has been accepted for publication in Nano Energy. Congratulations!
  • Sept. Yujie's paper coauthored with Khim was accepted by ACS nano. Congratulations!
  • August. We received an ARPA-E grant. We have three postdocoral positions opening. One position is for research on Mg-ion batteries, the seond position is for research on Mg-based alloy anodes for Ni/MH batteries, and the third position is for research on Ni(OH)2 cathodes for Ni/MH batteries. Please contact Dr. Chunsheng Wang at cswang@umd.edu for detail information.
  • August. Chao Luo's paper entitled "Selenium@Mesoporous Carbon Composite with Superior Lithium and Sodium Storage Capacity" was published in ACS Nano. Congratulations!
  • June: Yujie's two papers were accepted by Advanced Materials and ACS Nano. Congratulations!
  • March. Welcom Mr. Tao Gao to join our group as a Ph.D canidiate.
  • March, Yihang's paper entitled "Tin Coated Viral-Nanoforests as Sodium-Ion Battery Anodes" was accepted by ACS nano.
  • February, Welcome Mr. Fudong Han and Ankit Goyal join into our grop as Ph.D students

2012

  • December: Yang Wen's paper entitled "Graphene Bonded and Encapsulated Si Nanoparticles for Lithium Ion Battery Anodes" was accepted by Small. Congratulations
  • December: Yuhua's paper entitled "Uniform Nano-Sn/C Composite Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries" was accepted by Nano Letters. Highlighted by C&EN.
  • December Veidhes R. Basrur's paper entitled "Synergistic Gelation of Silica Nanoparticles and a Sorbitol-Based Molecular Gelator to Yield Highly-Conductive Free-Standing Gel Electrolytes" was accepted by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. Congratulations
  • December: Yihang's paper entitled" Architecturing Hierarchical Function Layers on Self-Assembled Viral Templates as 3D Nano-Array Electrodes for Integrated Li-Ion Microbatteries" was accepted by Nano Letters. Highlighted by Nano Energy.
  • November, Yujie's paper entitled ": Comparison of Electrochemical Performances of Olivine NaFePO4 in Sodium-Ion Batteries and Olivine LiFePO4 in Lithium-Ion Batteries" was accepted by Nanoscale. Congratulations.
  • September, Alex's paper entitled "Carbon coated hollow Na2FePO4F spheres for Na-ion battery cathodes" was accepted by Journal of Power Sources.Congratulations!
  • August: Yanting's paper entitled "Copolymerization of Methyl Methacrylate and Vinylbenzyl Chloride towards Alkaline Anion Exchange Membrane for Fuel Cell Applications" was accepted bythe Journal of Membrane Science. Congratulations
  • July: Yunhua's paper entitled "Electrochemical Performance of Porous Carbon/Tin Composite Anodes for Sodium-Ion and Lithium-Ion Batteries" was accepted by Advanced Energy Materials. Congratulations
  • June: Dr. Wang received a NSF grant ($300,000 for a period of three years) on all-solid-state Li-ion batteries strating on September 1, 2012.
  • May: Dr. Wang is promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor with tenure.
  • May: Congratulations to Dr. Juchen Guo on becoming a tenure-track assistant professor at University of California Riverside.
  • "Team Thirsty Turtles" Wins Spot in National Chem-E-Car Competition in 2012, and won Chem-E Car Regional Championship in 2011
  • Xilin's paper published in ACS Nano is highlited by ChemSusChem
  • Xilin's paper entitled "3D Tin anodes prepared by electrodeposition on a virus scaffold Corresponding " was accepted by J. Power Sources, in March 19. Congratulations.
  • Yunhua's paper entitled "Sponge-like porous carbon/tin composite anode materials for lithium ion batteries" was accepted by J. Mater. Chem. in March. Congratulations.
  • Yanting's paper featured on the front cover of Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics was highlighted by FuelCellworks.com.
  • Dr. Wang's review article entitled "Nano- and bulk-silicon-based insertion anodes for lithium-ion secondary cells" is listed as the Number One Most Cited Article in the Journal of Power Sources in January, 2012.
  • Yanting Luo's paper on alkaline polymer electrolyte was accepted by Electrochem. Commun. Congratulations

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