Professor of Ceramics, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
areas of expertise: physical properties of electronic and structural ceramics, ceramic interfaces, defects and transport, mircostructure development in complex ionic compounds, reaction-based processing of ceramics, nanocrystaline ceramics, analytical electron microscopy, electrochemistry, lithium batteries, batteries/electrochemical conversion
Yet-Ming Chiang's research focuses on the design, synthesis and characterization of advanced inorganic materials and related devices.
Current topics include new cathode and anode materials for lithium-ion batteries, phase transformations in electroactive materials, electrochemical device design, electrochemical-to-mechanical energy conversion, self-assembling colloids, and the stability and defect chemical properties of interfaces in inorganic materials.
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