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Principal Investigator

Yuan Yang

Hi-res photo_Yuan Yang

Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering,
Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

Ph.D., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

B.S., School of Physics, Peking University

Office: 205 Mudd, 500 W 120th st, New York, NY 10025
Email: yy2664 AT columbia DOT edu     Phone: (212)851-5935
CV: CV-Yuan Yang


Postdoctoral Researchers

Qian Cheng

2016, Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Arizona State University

Research Interest: Lithium Ion Batteries


Ph.D. Students

Jyotirmoy Mandal

BA: Physics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

Research interest: To combine inherent and structured properties of materials for novel and inexpensive applications.

Haowei Zhai

MS: Applied Sciences, College of William and Mary, USA

BS: Physics, Wuhan University, China

Research interest: Solid state electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries.


M.S. Students

Sicen Du

B.S. Materials Science&Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Research Interest: Lithium-ion batteries

Hao Fan


2014-2015 M.S. in Chemical Engineering, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

2010-2014 B.S. in Chemical Engineering and Techniques, Zhejiang University of Technology

Research interest: Thermoconductive polymer composite

Email: hf2308 AT Columbia DOT edu


Undergraduate Students

Christine Elaine Capper
Sasaank Bandi
Harvey Wu
Justin Lee
Shangzhou Xia



Zeyuan Cao


2015-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher

Yali Qiao


2015-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher

Research interests: Electrical energy storage materials and devices