Dr. Bin Ouyang, Assistant Professor

Professional Preparation/Appointments

B.S. Central South University (2008-2012)
M.Eng. McGill University (2012-2014)
PhD. McGill University (2014-2017)
Postdoc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017)
Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley (2018-2022)

Contact Information

Email bouyang@fsu.edu
Office CSL 5402 (Temporary)  
Lab CSL 5002  

Programs of Research

Materials, Physical, Inorganic

Research Specialties

Computational Chemistry, Environment and Energy, Solid State Chemistry, Synthesis and Catalysis

Research Interest

The Ouyang research group develops and applies data-driven approaches to design and understand materials for energy storage and conversion. We primarily focus on investigating the structure-property-synthesis relationships in material systems with compositional or structural disorder, multi-principal elements, and complex surfaces and interfaces. We implement computational chemistry tools including high-throughput molecular simulation, thermodynamics and kinetics theory, and material informatic tool to develop 1) Efficient design protocols for exploring new materials for sustainable energy and environment and 2) In-silico synthesis recipes for accelerating the preparation of new materials and the development of inorganic synthesis science. Students in our research group will be trained with theoretical and computational tools driven by the practical goal of the U.S. Materials Genome Initiative and the growing demands from energy storage and conversion industry.


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Lun, Zhengyan, Ouyang, Bin, Ceder, Gerbrand et. al. Cation-disordered rocksalt-type high-entropy cathodes for Li-ion batteries . Nat. Mater., 2021, 20, 214-221.
Ouyang, Bin, Wang, Jingyang, Ceder, Gerbrand et. al. Synthetic accessibility and stability rules of NASICONs . Nat. Commun. 2021, 12, 5752.
Ouyang, Bin, Artrith, Nongnuch, Lun, Zhengyan, Ceder, Gerbrand et. al. Effect of Fluorination on Lithium Transport and Short-Range Order in Disordered-Rocksalt-Type Lithium-Ion Battery Cathodes . Adv. Energy Mater. 2020, 10, 1903240.
Lun, Zhengyan, Ouyang, Bin, Ceder, Gerbrand et. al. Design Principles for High-Capacity Mn-Based Cation-Disordered Rocksalt Cathodes . Chem 2019, 6, 153–168.
Bianchini, Matteo, Wang, Jingyang, Clément, Raphaële J, Ouyang, Bin, Ceder, Gerbrand The interplay between thermodynamics and kinetics in the solid-state synthesis of layered oxides. Nat. Mat. . 2020, 19, 1088-1095.