Lin Ma


Postdoctoral Research Associate in Army Research Lab and UMD
liam.l.ma.civ@outlook.com
202-853-5300

Education

  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Canada, 2018
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Xiamen University, China, 2012

Research Interests

  • Lithium and Li-ion batteries
  • Beyond Li-ion batteries

Research Experience

  • Fundamental study on LIB safety.
  • Developed high voltage electrolyte/electrode systems for extending cell lifetime and lowering cell cost.
  • LIB failure analysis

Awards and Scholarships

  • 2017 ECS Battery Division Student Research Award
  • 2017 ECS Canada Section Student Award (declined)
  • 2017 Killam Scholarship (prestigious scholarship in Canada)
  • 2017 George Cooper Prize (top ranked Killam scholar)
  • 2012 Outstanding Undergraduates Awards
  • 2010 National Scholarship

Publications

  1. Impact of a Titanium-Based Surface Coating Applied to Li[Ni0.5Mn0.3Co0.2]O2 on Lithium-Ion Cell Performance” L. Ma, Scott Young, Leah D Ellis, Que Huang, Xiaowei Ma, Michael Chatzidakis, Hongyang Li, Lauren Thompson, Ahmed Eldesoky, Christopher RM McFarlane, Gianluigi A Botton, Ian G Hill, Jeff R Dahn, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 1 (2018) 7052–7064.
  2. “Combinations of LiPO2F2 and Other Electrolyte Additives in Li[Ni0.5Mn0.3Co0.2]O2 /Graphite Pouch Cells” L. Ma, L. Ellis, S.L. Glazier, X. Ma and J.R. Dahn, J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) A1718–A1724.
  3. “LiPO2F2 as an Electrolyte Additive in Li[Ni0.5Mn0.3Co0.2]O2/Graphite Pouch Cells” L. Ma, L. Ellis, S.L. Glazier, X. Ma, Q. Liu, J. Li, J.R. Dahn, J. Electrochem. Soc., 165 (2018) A891–A899.
  4. “A Guide to Ethylene Carbonate-free Electrolyte Making for Li-ion Cells” Lin Ma, S. L. Glazier, R. Petibon, Jian Xia, Jeremy M. Peters, Q. Liu, J. Allen, R. N. C. Doig and J. R. Dahn. J. Electrochem. Soc., 2017, 164, A5008-A5018.
  5. “A Systematic Study on the Reactivity of Different Grades of Charged Li[NixMnyCoz]O2 with Electrolyte at Elevated Temperatures using Accelerating Rate Calorimetry” Lin Ma, M. Nie, Jian Xia and J. R. Dahn. J. Power Sources. 2016, 327, 145-150.
  6. A Systematic Study of Some Promising Electrolyte Additives in Li[Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3]O2/Graphite, Li[Ni0.5Mn0.3Co0.2]O2/Graphite, Li[Ni0.6Mn0.2Co0.2]O2/Graphite Pouch Cells” L. Ma, J. Self, M. Nie, S. Glaizer, D. Y. Wang. Y. Lin and J. R. Dahn. J. Power Sources. 2015, 299, 130-138.
  7. Ternary Electrolyte Additive Mixtures for Li-ion Cells that Promote Long Lifetime and Less Reactivity with Charged Electrodes at Elevated Temperatures” L. Ma, J. Xia, J. R. Dahn. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2015, 162, A1170-A1174.
  8. Improving the High Voltage Cycling of Li[Ni0.42Mn0.42Co0.16]O2(NMC442)/Graphite Pouch Cells using Electrolyte Additives” L. Ma, J. Xia, J. R. Dahn. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2014, 161, A2250-A2254.
  9. “Ternary and Quaternary Electrolyte Additive Mixtures for Li-ion Cells that Promote Long Lifetime, High Discharge Rate and Better Safety” L. Ma, D. Y. Wang, L. E. Downie, J. Xia, K. J. Nelson, N. N. Sinha, J. R. Dahn. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2014, 161, A1261-A1265.
  10. “The Impact of Vinylene Carbonate, Fluoroethylene Carbonate and Vinyl Ethylene Carbonate Electrolyte Additives on Electrode/electrolyte Reactivity Studied using Accelerating Rate Calorimetry” L. Ma, J. Xia, X. Xia, J. R. Dahn. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2014, 161, A1495-A1498.