Meet the Group


Yan-Yan Hu, Principal Investigator
Dr. Hu


B.S. (2006) Tsingua University, China
Ph. D. (2011) Iowa State University, USA
(Adviser: Prof. Klaus Schmidt-Rohr)
Research Fellow (2011-2014) University of Cambridge, UK
(Adviser: Prof. Clare P. Grey)
Assistant Professor (2014-2019) Florida State University, USA
Associate Professor (2019-Current) Florida State University, USA
Email: yhu@fsu.edu

Sawankumar Patel, 5th-year Graduate Student
David_Morris
B.S. (2016) St. Cloud State University, MN
Email: svp17@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Electrode/electrolyte interface studies in all solid state Lithium Ion Batteries

Haoyu Liu, 5th-year Graduate Student
David_Morris
B.S. (2017) Renmin University of China, China
Email: hl17e@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of composite electrolytes
NMR theoretical calculation

Pengbo Wang, 5th-year Graduate Student
David_Morris
B.S (2017) Hunan University, China
Email: pw17b@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Solid-state electrolytes and solid-state NMR characterization

Michael Deck, 4th-year Graduate Student
David_Morris
B.S (2018) Binghamton University, NY
Email: md18w@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
New material synthesis and characterization of solid state electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries

Tej Prasad Poudel, 3rd-year Graduate Student
Tej

B.S in Physics (2011) Tribhuvan University, Pokhara, Nepal
M.S in Physics (2016) Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal
M.S in Physics and Materials Science (2019) University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Email: tpp19b@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Study of solid state electrolytes

Erica Truong, 2nd-year Graduate Student
Erica

B.S. in Chemistry (2020) John Carroll University, OH
B.S. in Environmental Science (2020) John Carroll University, OH
Email: et20@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of solid state electrolytes
Interphase analysis

Yudan Chen, 2nd-year Graduate Student
Yudan

B.A. in Chemistry (2020) Miami University, Oxford, OH
M.S. in Chemistry (2020) Miami University, Oxford, OH
Email: yc20a@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis of solid state electrolytes
Solid-State NMR characterization

Yongkang Jin, 2nd-year Graduate Student
Yongkang


B.S. in Chemistry (2018) University of North Texas, Denton, TX
B.S. in Polymer Materials Science and Engineering (2018) Liaoning Shihua University, China
Email: yj20a@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of solid-state electrolytes
NMR theoretical calculation

Thilini Dikella, 2nd-year Graduate Student
Thilini
BSC. special in Chemistry (2018) University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
Email: dnd20h@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of solid-state electrolytes

Bright Ogbolu, 2nd-year Graduate Student
Bright
B.S in Chemistry (2012) Delta State University, Nigeria
M.S in Environmental Chemistry (2015) University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Email: boo20@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Energy storage: developing novel solid-state battery materials

Martin Hu, 1st-year Graduate Student
Martin
B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2021) The College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
Email: wh21@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Protein structure and function

Lisa Monluc, 1st-year Graduate Student
Lisa
B.S. in Biochemistry (2020) Florida International University, FL
Email: lm18di@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of ceramic and polymer solid state electrolytes
Characterization of protein-protein interactions using solid state NMR and dynamic nuclear polarization

Ifeoluwa Oyekunle, 1st-year Graduate Student
Lisa
B.Sc. in Chemistry (2018) Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering and Project Management (2020) University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Email: ipo21@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis and characterization of solid-state electrolytes

Hu group alumni

Jin Zheng, Alumnus (Recent)
Jin Zheng
B.S. (2010) South-Central University for Nationalities, China
M.S. (2013) Huazhong Agricultural University, China
Ph.D. (2020) Florida State University, FL
Email: jz15c@my.fsu.edu

Current Position:
Postdoc, Argonne National Laboratory, IL

Waseem Afzaal, Alumnus (Recent)
David_Morris
B.S (2015) Govt. Murray College, Sialkot-Pakistan
M.S (2018) Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore-Pakistan
Email: wa18c@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
Synthesis, characterization, and the study of structure-function relationship of solid electrolytes materials for lithium-ion batteries.

Po-Hsiu Chien, Alumnus
PH Chien
B.S. (2009) Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
M.S. (2011) Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Ph.D. (2019) Florida State University, FL
Email: pc14b@my.fsu.edu

Current Position:
Research Scientist, A123 Systems, MA

Xiang Li, Alumnus
Xiang Li
B.S. (2014) Nanjing University, China
Ph.D. (2019) Florida State University, FL
Email: xl14e@my.fsu.edu

Current Position:
Senior Staff Scientist, Enevate Corporation, CA

Alysa Rose, Alumnus
Alyssa Rose
B.S. (2012) Florida A&M University, FL
Ph.D. (2019) Florida State University, FL
Email: amr14f@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
In-situ charaterization of novel materials and battery imaging

Heather Dang, Alumnus
Heather Dang
B.S. (2015) Louisiana State University, LA
M.S. (2019) Florida State University, FL
Email: hdang@chem.fsu.edu

Current Position:
Materials Scientist ,EnerSys, FL

Sean O'Neill, Alumnus
Sean O'Neill
B.S. (2016) Ohio Northern University, OH
M.S. (2019) Florida State University, FL
Email: smo16@my.fsu.edu

Research Interests:
NMR probe development
NMR characterization of interface in all solid state batteries

Dr. Adam Tang, Postdoc
Dr. Mingxue Tang
B.S. (2006) Zhejiang University, China
M.S. (2009) Renmin University of China, ChinaM
Ph. D. (2013) Paderborn University, Germany
Postdoc (2013-2014) Center for very High Field NMR (CRMN), France
Postdoc (2014-2016) National Centre for Scientific Research & (RS2E), France
Email: mtang@chem.fsu.edu

Current Position:
Senior Research Scientist, HPSTAR, Beijing, China

Dr. Xuyong Feng, Postdoc
Dr. Xuyong Feng
B.S. (2008) University of Science and Technology of China, China
Ph.D. (2013) University of Science and Technology of China, China
Assistant Researcher (2013-2014) Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Email: xuyongfeng86@gmail.com

Current Position:
Professor, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China


Montanez, P. undergraduate
Curling, E., undergraduate
Guerrera, J., undergraduate
Liu, H., undergraduate
Kidwai, E., undergraduate
Lein, M., undergradate
Smith, C., undergraduate
Morris, D., undergraduate
Gan, A. High school student




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