Accomplished battery researcher with solid background of electrochemistry trained at top universities of China (Tsinghua University) and US (Penn State University). Excel performing battery fabrication, customization and model-aided analysis. Possess strong fundamental understanding and experimental skills in material synthesis and characterization. Motivated team member credited with 16 co-authored paper and 3 patent applications.
Core Technical Skills
-Specialized in modeling-aided characterization;
-Solid knowledge of electrochemistry and chemistry;
-Extensive experience of materials design and synthesis;
-Streamlined 18650 and pouch cell fabrication.
-The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
-Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Battery Postdoctoral Researcher, Golden, CO, 2014 – present
-Demonstrated and evaluated contribution of silicon and graphite in blended anode through interaction-mechanism study by in-operando XRD tech and model-aided electrochemical analysis, enabling sophisticated design towards better material utilization.
-Implemented electrode architecture in micro-scale providing beyond-energy-storage functions.
-Designed a new electrochemical method decoupling solid-electrolyte-interphase formation and lithiation on silicon.
-Instrumented testing fixtures allowing re-lithiation thus extended battery life (patent applied) and in-situ thermal conductivity measurement on a working battery.
-Set up and streamlined pouch cell fabrication in support of internal and external projects, recognized as an important lab milestone.
-Correlated electrode particle cracking to electrochemical and mechanical degradation of 40Ah commercial cells by post-mortem analysis.
Pennsylvania State University, Graduate R...
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