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Litao Yan

Litao Yan

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Dr. Litao Yan is currently a Postdoctorate Research Associate in the Electrochemical Materials & Systems group at PNNL. Dr. Yan received his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from New Mexico State University. Dr.Yan has extensive research experience in batteries, supercapacitor, fuel cells, electrolyzer, epitaxial thin film and ceramic membrane reactors. Dr. Yan has more than 30 papers published in peer-reviewed professional journals.

Research Interests

  • Flow batteries
  • Ceramic membrane reactors
  • Solid oxide fuel cell/electrolyzer
  • Proton exchange membrane fuel cell/electrolyzer
  • Lithium/sodium ion batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Epitaxial thin film

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, New Mexico State University, 2017
  • MS, Materials Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, 2010
  • BS, Materials Physics, Lanzhou University, Changsha, China, 2007

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