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Principal Investigator

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Dr. Fudong Han

Assistant Professor, Priti and Mukesh Chatter '82 Career Development Chair

Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering

Office: 2022 J. Erik Jonsson Engineering Center

Phone: (518) 276-2573

E-mail: hanf2@rpi.edu

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Education

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 2018

M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University, China, 2012

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Shandong University, China, 2009

​Professional Experiences

  • 08/2019 - present     Priti and Mukesh Chatter '82 Career Development Chair, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • 08/2019 - present     Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  • 03/2019 - 08/2019    Guest Scientist, Materials for Energy and Sustainable Development Group, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

  • 05/2018 - 08/2019     Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland College Park

Research Interests

  • Solid State Batteries

  • Advanced Materials

  • In-Situ Neutron Techniques

Awards

  • ARPA-E IGNIITE Award, 2024

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2023

  • Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-Field by Clarivate, 2022, 2023

  • Electrochemical Society Electrodeposition Division Early Career Investigator Award, 2022

  • International Society for Solid State Ionics Young Scientist Award Finalist, 2022

  • Electrochemical Society Battery Division Student Research Award, 2018

  • Dean's Doctoral Research Award, A. James Clark School of Engineering, 2018

  • Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award, 2017

  • NASA Tech Brief Certificate, 2016

  • All-S.T.A.R. Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park, 2016

  • Harry K. Wells Fellowship, University of Maryland, College Park, 2016

  • Future Faculty Fellow, University of Maryland, College Park, 2016

  • TA of the Year, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2014

Editorial Board

  • Batteries (ISSN 2313-0105)

  • Electrochem (ISSN 0008-0008)

Selected Publications

  • F. Han, A. S. Westover, J. Yue, X. Fan, F. Wang, M. Chi, D. N. Leonard, N. J. Dudney, H. Wang, C. Wang, High Electronic Conductivity as the Origin of Lithium Dendrite Formation within Solid Electrolytes. Nature Energy, 4 (2019) 187.

  • F. Han, J. Yue, C. Chen, N. Zhao, X. Fan, Z. Ma, T. Gao, F. Wang, X. Guo, C. Wang, Interphase Engineering Enabled-All-Ceramic Lithium Battery. Joule, 2 (2018) 497.

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