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Qian Huang

Qian Huang

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Qian Huang has nearly four years of chemical industry experience in rechargeable lithium batteries and solar energy management for coating applications. Her research interests include new materials/methods development for low cost solar cell manufacturing, fundamental study and application development of rechargeable lithium batteries, and formulation development and optimization based on Design of Experiments (DoE) as well as high-throughput techniques.

She has authored or co-authored more than 20 publications, including journal articles, conference proceedings and technical reports. She also published 4 patents. Ms. Huang joined PNNL in June, 2011

Research Interests

  • New materials/methods development for low cost solar cell manufacturing
  • Fundamental study and application development of rechargeable lithium batteries
  • Formulation development based on Design of Experiments (DoE)

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Physical chemistry, Fudan University
  • B.S. Chemistry, Fudan University

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications


  • Huang Q, BM De Vetter, TJ Roosendaal, MC Laberge, BE Bernacki, and KJ Alvine. 2017. "Fabrication of Large Area Flexible Nanoplasmonic Templates with Flow Coating." Review of Scientific Instruments 88(7):Article No. 073104.  doi:10.1063/1.4994737


  • Choi D, X Li, WA Henderson, Q Huang, SK Nune, JP Lemmon, and VL Sprenkle. 2016. "LiCoPO4 Cathode from a CoHPO4xH2O Nanoplate Precursor for High Voltage Li-ion Batteries ." Heliyon 2(2):, doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2016.e00081
  • Huang Q, ED Walter, L Cosimbescu, D Choi, and JP Lemmon. 2016. "In situ electrochemical-electron spin resonance investigations of multi-electron redox reaction for organic radical cathodes." Journal of Power Sources 306:812-816.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.11.080


  • Huang Q, D Choi, L Cosimbescu, and JP Lemmon. 2013. "Multi-electron redox reaction of an organic radical cathode induced by a mesopore carbon network with nitroxide polymers." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 15(48):20921-20928.  doi:10.1039/c3cp54358g
  • Huang Q, L Cosimbescu, PK Koech, D Choi, and JP Lemmon. 2013. "Composite Organic Radical - Inorganic Hybrid Cathode for Lithium-ion Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 233(1):69-73.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.01.076

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