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Yang Shao-Horn

Yang Shao-Horn (邵阳)

W.M. Keck Professor of Energy
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
77 Massachusetts Ave
Rm 3-334
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617)-253-2259

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies
  • Photoelectrocatalysis of O2 and CO2
  • Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Storage

Select Peer Reviewed Publications

Honors and Awards

  • 2015, Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • 2014, AAAS Fellow
  • 2013, Research Award from the International Battery Association
  • 2011, Gail E. Kendall Chair of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2008, Tajima Prize of the International Society of Electrochemistry
  • 2008, Charles W. Tobias Young Investigator Award of The Electrochemical Society

Select Professional Activities and Service

  • Energy and Environmental Science, Advisory Board (2011-)
  • ChemElectroChem, Advisory Board (2012-)
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry, Advisory Board (2014-)

Postdoctoral Associates

Hao Hsun Chang
Hao Hsun Chang
NSC Postdoctoral Fellow since 2014
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Research: Li-air
Botao Huang
Botao Huang
Postdoctoral Associate since 2015
Ph.D. Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Lorraine
Research: Thermogalvanic and thermoelectric
Mingjun Huang
Mingjun Huang
Postdoctoral Associate since 2016
Ph.D. Polymer Science, the University of Akron
Research: Lithium Air Battery
Manuel Kolb
Manuel Kolb
Postdoctoral Associate since 2016
Ph.D. Theoretical Chemistry, Leiden University
Research: Theoretical modeling of oxide materials
David Kwabi
David Kwabi
Postdoctoral Associate since 2016
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, MIT
Research: Lithium Air Battery
Daniele Perego
Daniele Perego
SMART Postdoctoral Research Associate since 2015
Ph.D. Materials Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Research: Li-ion batteries
Nir Pour
Nir Pour
Postdoctoral Associate since 2012
Ph.D. Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Research: Vanadium flow battery
Kwan W. Tan
Kwan W. Tan
SMART Postdoctoral Associate since 2015
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University
Research: Li-ion batteries
Michal Tulodziecki
Michal Tulodziecki
Postdoctoral Associate since 2015
Ph.D. in Materials Science, University of Picardie Jules Verne in Amiens, France
Research: Redox flow batteries
Xiao (Renshaw) Wang
Xiao (Renshaw) Wang
Postdoctoral Associate since 2014
SMART Postdoctoral Associate since 2015
Ph.D. Physics, National University of Singapore
Research: Oxide film fabrication, electrocatalysis

Visiting Researchers

Livia Giordani
Prof. Livia Giordano
Visiting Professor 2013-2015
Assistant Professor, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Ph.D. Materials Science, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Research: Theoretical modeling of oxide materials, oxide/water and oxide/metal interfaces

Graduate Students

Karthik Akkiraju
Karthik Akkiraju
Graduate Student since 2015
B.Tech(Hons.)/M.Tech, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Research: CO Oxidation
Chris Bachman
John Christopher Bachman
Graduate Student since 2012
B.S./M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Davis
Research: Organic electrodes for batteries and supercapacitors
Tom Batcho
Thomas Batcho
Graduate Student since 2011
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Research: Li-air
Shuting Feng
Shuting Feng
Graduate Student since 2015
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware
Research: Li-air
Jonathan Hwang
Jonathan Hwang
Graduate Student since 2014
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Yale University
Research: Electrocatalysis
Pinar Karayaylali
Pinar Karayaylali
Graduate Student since 2014
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Bilkent University, Turkey
Research: Electrochemical interfaces
Dongwook Lee
Dongwook Lee
Graduate Student since 2012
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Research: Thermoelectrics
Graham Michael Leverick
Graham Michael Leverick
Graduate Student since 2016
B.S./M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada
Research: Li-air
Patrick Alan Linford
Patrick Alan Linford
Graduate Student since 2015
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, United States Military Academy
Research: Thermogalvanic Batteries
Sokseiha Muy
Sokseiha Muy
Graduate Student Since 2013
B.S./M.S. Material Sciences and Nano-objects, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Research: Interfaces Electrodes/Electrolytes
Reshma Rao
Reshma Rao
Graduate Student since 2014
M.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, University of Southampton, UK
Research: Electrocatalysis

Visiting Students

Yu Katayama
Yu Katayama
Visiting Student since April 2016
B.Eng./M.Eng Energy and Hydrocarbon chemistry, Kyoto university, Japan
Research: Electrocatalysis
Rameech N McCormack
Rameech N McCormack
Visiting Student since June 2016
BS Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering, University of Central Florida
Research: CO Oxidation

Undergraduate Students

Sam Belden
Sam Belden
UROP 2015
Research: Electrocatalysis
Victoria Petrova
Victoria Petrova
UROP 2015
Research: Vanadium flow battery

Retired members

Marj Joss
Marj Joss
Academic Administrative Assistant

PhD graduated

Joseph Elias
Joseph Elias
Postdoctoral Research at Harvard University
Alex Binghong Han
Alex Binghong Han
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Argonne National Laboratory
Wesley Hong
Wesley Hong
Amazon
Kelsey Stoerzinger
Kelsey Stoerzinger
Pauling Postdoctoral fellow at PNNL
Koffi Pierre Claver Yao
Koffi Pierre Claver Yao
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Argonne National Laboratory
Ethan Crumlin
Ethan Crumlin
ALS Postdoctoral Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Gerardo Jose la O'
Gerardo Jose la O'

Manager
Primus Power, California

Jonathon Harding
Jonathon Harding
Exponent
Jungik Kim
Jungik Kim
Hyundai Motors

Yi-Chun Lu
Yi-Chun Lu
Assistant Professor (2013)
Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dongkyu Lee
Dongkyu Lee
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Lab
Seung Woo Lee
Seung Woo Lee

 

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Wenchao Sheng
Wenchao Sheng
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware

Jin Suntivich
Jin Suntivich
HUCE Fellow
Harvard University

Assistant Professor in Materials Science/Engineering (2013)
Cornell University

Betar Gallant
Betar Gallant
Kavli Postdoctoral Fellow
California Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral Associates

Sayed Yousse Nagy
Sayed Youssef Sayed Nagy
Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt.
Don-Hyung Ha
Don-Hyung Ha
Assistant Professor
Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Magali Gauthier
Magali Gauthier
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA)
Marcel Risch
Marcel Risch
University of Göttingen
Zhenxing Feng
Zhenxing Feng
Postdoctoral Associate
JCESR, Argonne National Lab
David Fenning
David Fenning
Assistant Professor
University of San Diego
Reza Kavian
Reza Kavian

 

Postdoctoral Associate
Georgia Institute of Technology
Sungjin Ahn
Sungjin Ahn

 

Scientist
Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), South Korea
Hye Ryung Byon
Hye Ryung Byon

 

Group Leader
RIKEN, Japan
Christopher Earl Carlton
Christopher Earl Carlton
Scientist
Samsung

 

Shuo Chen
Shuo Chen

Research Assistant Professor of Physics
University of Houston

Alexis Grimaud
Alexis Grimaud

CNRS Scientist in theoretical chemistry
Collège de France

Susumu Imashuku
Susumu Imashuku

 

Assistant Professor
Kyoto University

Junhyung Kim
Junhyung Kim

 

Scientist
SK Energy, South Korea

Yong-Tae Kim
Yong-Tae Kim

 

Associate Professor of Energy Systems
Pusan National University, South Korea

Website

Serkan Naci Koc
Serkan Naci Koc

Assistant Professor
Istanbul University, Turkey

Sundeep Kumar
Sundeep Kumar

Scientist
John Welch Tech. Center, GE, Bangalore

Youngmin Lee
Youngmin Lee

 

Postdoctoral Associate
NIST

Yueh-Lin Lee
Yueh-Lin Lee
NETL ORISE Research Fellow
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Tian Ming
Tian Ming

 

Postdoctoral Associate,

Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Laboratory of Electronics MIT



Eva Mutoro
Eva Mutoro

 

Scientist
BASF, Germany

Lei Wang
Lei Wang

 

Scientist
Robert Bosch, China
Zhichuan Xu
Zhichuan Xu

 

Assistant Professor
Nanyang Technical University


Naoaki Yabuuchi
Naoaki Yabuuchi

 

Associate Professor
Department of Green and Sustainable Chemistry
Tokyo Denki University, Japan

Bilge Yildiz
Bilge Yildiz

 

Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering
MIT

Website

Masters Students

Anjuli Appapillai
Anjuli Appapillai
Masters Student
Elisa Alonso
Elisa Alonso
Masters Student
Anne Clemencon
Anne Clemencon
Masters Student
Areva, France
Theodore Golfinopoulos
Theodore Golfinopoulos
Masters Student
John Paul Kurpiewski
John Paul Kurpiewski
Masters Student
Raytheon, MA, USA
Chris Kuryak
Chris Kuryak
Master's Student
Hayley Han Li
Hayley Han Li
Masters Student
Morgan Stanley
Kevin May
Kevin May
Master's Student
Graduate student in group of Alexie Kolpak at MIT

Simcha Singer
Simcha Singer
Masters Student

Visiting Professors

Kaoru Dokko
Prof. Kaoru Dokko
Visiting Professor 2015
Associate Professor, Yokohama National University, Japan
Website
Jinwoo Lee
Prof. Jinwoo Lee
Visiting Professor 2015
Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering, POSTECH, South Korea
Website
Ifan Stephens
Prof. Ifan Stephens
Peabody Visiting Professor 2015
Associate Professor at the Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
Website
Hubert Gasteiger
Hubert Gasteiger
Visiting Professor, 2009
Professor
Technical University Munich, Germany
Website
Robert F. Savinell
Robert F. Savinell
Visiting Professor
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Website
Dong Ha Kim
Dong Ha Kim
Visiting Scholar 2013
Faculty at Ewha Womans University, Department of Chemistry and Nano Science
Website
Saif Saeed Al Mheiri
Prof. Saif Saeed Al Mheiri
Visiting Professor 2014
Assistant professor, Masdar Institute - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Visiting Scientists

Kei Hasegawa
Kei Hasegawa

 

Research Associate
University of Tokyo
Tadashi Kawaguchi
Tadashi Kawaguchi
Visting Scholar
Scott Donne
Scott Donne
Visiting Scientist 2010
Newcastle University, Australia
Website
George Marnellos
George Marnellos
Visiting Scientist
Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
University of Western Macedonia, Greece
Paulo Ferreira
Paulo Ferreira
Visiting Scientist, 2005
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas, Austin TX

Website
Birger Horstmann
Birger Horstmann
Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. Department of Physics, Technical University of Munich
Research: Modeling of electrochemical systems
Kai Wang
Kai Wang
Visiting Scholar
SMART-LEES postdoc, Singapore
Yasuhiro Tsukada
Yasuhiro Tsukada

 

Research Associate

Visiting Students

Ryoichi Tatara
Ryoichi Tatara
Visiting Student 2015
Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Watanabe and Prof. Dokko at Yokohama National University, Japan
Musbaudeen O. Bamgopa
Musbaudeen O. Bamgopa
Visiting Student 2015
Ph.D. student in the Electrochemistry group of Prof. Saif Saeed Al Mheiri, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Seonggyu Lee
Seonggyu Lee
Visiting Student 2015
Ph.D. student in the group of Prof. Jinwoo Lee at POSTECH, South Korea
Milind Gadre
Milind Gadre
Visiting Student

Ph.D. student at U. Wisconsin - Madison with Prof. Dane Morgan

Yuki Orikasa
Yuki Orikasa

 

Visiting Student
Assistant Professor in the Office of Society Acedemia Collaboration for Innovation
Kyoto University, Japan
Yuvraj Birdja
Yuvraj Birdja

 

Visiting Student
Anastasia Permyakova
Anastasia Permyakova

 

Visiting Student
Yoon Hee Jang
Yoon Hee Jang
Visiting Student 2013
Niels Bendtsen Halck
Niels Bendtsen Halck
Visiting Student 2014
Ivana Hasa
Ivana Hasa
Visiting Student 2014
Carole Martin-Hamka
Carole Martin-Hamka
Visiting Student 2014
Roberta Verrelli
Roberta Verrelli
Visiting Student 2014
Philipp Jaeker
Philipp Jäker
Visiting Student 2014
Julius Scholz
Julius Scholz
Visiting Student 2014
Kentaro Yamamoto
Kentaro Yamamoto
Visiting Student 2014-2015
Alessandro Boni
Alessandro Boni
Visiting Student 2015
Robert Morasch
Robert Morasch
Visiting Student 2015

EEL at Fenway
EEL visits Fenway Park to watch the Red Sox win 9:1. Go Red Sox!
Ethan receives SSI Award 2015
Prof. Joachim Maier (left) presents the 3rd SSI Young Scientist Award to EEL alumni Ethan (right). Congratulations!.
ECS Greetings
EEL alumni Ethan, Yi-Chun, Hye-Ryung, Seung Woo, Hubert and Jin (left to right) sent greetings from ECS in Chicago.
Rensha's wedding ceremony
Huan Xu and Renshaw (middle) at their wedding ceremony.
Jonathon's defense party
Impressions from Jonathon's defense party.
Yang and Pierre discussing science
Yang and Pierre discuss science. BASF uses this picture to advertise the Science Symposium 2015.
Yang and EEL members featured on the BASF Creator Space page

Yang and EEL members outside the Stata Center. BASF uses this picture on its Creator Space page.
Yang and former group member Prof. Yuki Orikasa in Kyoto
Yang and former group member Professor Yuki Orikasa from the group of Professor Uchimoto at Kyoto University at the 55th Japan Battery symposium. Yuki served as the Conference Secretary and received the Battery Research Award from The Committee of Battery Technology, The Electrochemical Society of Japan.
Yang and former group member Dr. Hye Ryung's research in group in Kyoto
Yang and former group member Dr. Hye Ryung's research group from RIKEN at the 55th Japan Battery Symposium in Kyoto. November 2014.
Jin, Kevin, Kelsey and David at ISE 2014
Jin, Kevin, Kelsey and David (left to right) at ISE 2014
Kelsey and Wesley at ALS
Kelsey and Wesley at ALS
David mounting a flow cell arm at ALS
David mounting a flow cell arm at ALS
Congratulations 2012 Graduates Ethan Crumlin, Yi-Chun Lu and Jin Suntivich
Congratulations 2012 Graduates Ethan Crumlin, Yi-Chun Lu and Jin Suntivich
Ethan Crumlin successfully defends his thesis 04/25/2012
Ethan's Defense 04/25/12
EEL Group celebrates Yang's birthday
EEL Group at the beach

Jin Suntivich's photos of Graduation 2012