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Mechanical Engineering

Kevin Huang


huang E-mail:
Phone: 803.777.0204
Fax: 803.777.0106
Office: 541 Main Street, Horizon I
Room 341
Columbia, SC 29208
Links: Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Huang's research interests include solid oxide electrochemical cells, storage batteries, gas separation membranes, solid state defect chemistry and electrochemistry


  • Ph.D., University of Science and Technology Beijing, 1992
  • M.S., Northeast Institute of Technology, Shenyang, 1989
  • B.S., Northeast Institute of Technology, Shenyang, 1982

Selected Publications

  • K, Huang and J, B, Goodenough, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology: Principles, Performance and Operations", September 2009, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK
  • J. Tong, F. Si, L. Zhang, J. Fang, M. Han*, K. Huang*, "Stabilizing Electrochemical Carbon Capture Mambrane with Al203 Overcoating Synthesized by Chemical Vapor Deposition, Chemical Communications, 2015, DOI: 10.1039/C4CC09352F
  • T. Wei, Y. Gong, X. Zhao, K. Huang*, “An All Ceramic Solid-state Rechargeable Na+-Battery Operated at Intermediate Temperatures”, Advanced Functional Materials, Vol.24 (2014), 5380-5384
  • T. Wei, P. Singh, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang*, "Sr3-3xNa3xSi3O9-1.5x (x=0.45) as a Superior Solid Oxide-ion Electrolyte for Intermediate-temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Energy and Environmental Science, Vol.7 (2014),1680
  • Y. Gong, D. Palacio, X. Song, P. L. Patel, X. Liang, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang*, "Stabilizing Nanostructured Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode with Atomic Layer Deposition", Nano Letters, Vol.13 (2013) 4340-4345
  • Y. Gong, X. Song, X. Liang, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang**, “Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized Composite SOFC Cathode LSCF-GDC: Enhanced Long-term Stability”, Chemistry of Materials, Vol.25 (2013) 4224-4231
  • X. Zhao, X. Li, Y. Gong, N. Xu and K. Huang**, “Enhanced Reversibility and Durability of Solid Oxide Fe-air Redox Battery by Carbothermic Reaction Derived Energy Storage Materials”, Chemical Communications, Vol.50 (2014) 623
  • T. Wei, R. Zeng, Y. Sun, Y. Gong, X. Zhao, L. Zhang, Y. Huang*, K. Huang**, “A Reversible and Stable Flake-like LiCoO2 Cathode for Lithium Ion Batteries”, Chemical Communications, Vol. 50(16) (2014) 1962-1964
  • X. Zhao, X. Li, Y. Gong, N. Xu, K. Romito and K. Huang*, "A High Energy Density All Solid-State Tungsten-Air Battery", Chemical Communications, Vol.49 (2013) 5357-5359
  • Q. Tang, L. Lin, X. Zhao, K. Huang*, J. Wu, "p-n Heterojunction on Ordered ZnO Nanowires/Polyaniline Microrods Double Array", Langmuir, Vol. 28 [8] (2012), 3972-3978
  • L. Zhang, N. Xu, X. Li, S. Wang, W. Harris, W. Chiu, K. Huang*, "High CO2 Permeation Flux Enabled by Highly Interconnected Ionic Channels in Selective CO2 Separation Membranes" , Energy and Environmental Science, Vol. 5 (2012), 8310 – 8317
  • N. Xu, X. Li, X. Zhao, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang* "A novel solid oxide redox flow battery for grid energy storage", Energy & Environmental Science, Vol 4 (2011), 4942.
  • N. Xu, X. Li, M. A. Franks, H. Zhao and K. Huang* "Silver-Molten Carbonate Composite as a New High-Flux Membrane for Electrochemical Separation of CO2 from Flue Gas" , Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 401-402(5) (2012), 190-194