Dr. Guangsheng Zhang

Assistant Professor, MAE

Contact

320 Sparkman Drive
Olin B. King Technology Hall
Room N258
Huntsville, AL 35899
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256.824.6893
guangsheng.zhang@uah.edu

Biography

Dr. Guangsheng Zhang is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. His research focuses on in situ diagnosis and thermal management of batteries and fuel cells for electric vehicle, aerospace, and renewable energy storage applications. Before joining UAH, Dr. Zhang was a Research Associate (2013-2017) and a Postdoctoral Fellow (2011-2013) at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park and a Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2011) at Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics (2010), B.S. in Thermal Energy and Power Engineering (major, 2003) and B.A in English (minor, 2003) from Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. Since 2010, he has participated in several projects funded by federal and state agencies including Department of Energy (DOE) and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). He has also collaborated with many industrial partners including BMW, EC Power, FORD, GM, and Johnson Controls.

Dr. Guangsheng Zhang's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Guangsheng Zhang's Google Scholar Profile


Education

  • Ph.D., Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 2010
  • B.S., Thermal Energy and Power Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 2003
  • B.A., English (minor), Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 2003

Expertise

  • thermal-fluid science
  • electrochemistry
  • energy conversion
  • transport phenomena and reaction kinetics in electrochemical energy systems

Recent Publications

  • X.G. Yang, Y. Leng, G. Zhang, S. Ge, C.Y. Wang. Modeling of lithium plating induced aging of lithium-ion batteries. Part I. Transition from linear to nonlinear aging, Journal of Power Sources, 2017, 360: 28-40

  • C.Y. Wang, G. Zhang, S. Ge, T. Xu, Y. Ji, X.G. Yang, Y.J. Leng. Lithium-ion battery structure that self-heats at low temperatures, Nature, 2016, 529: 515-518

  • G. Zhang, S. Ge, T. Xu, X. G. Yang, H. Tian, C. Y. Wang. Rapid self-heating and internal temperature sensing of lithium-ion batteries at low temperatures. Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 218: 149-155

  • X. G. Yang, G. Zhang, C. Y. Wang. Computational design and refinement of self-heating lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 328: 203-211

  • C. Y. Wang, T. Xu, S. Ge, G. Zhang X. G. Yang, Y. Ji. A Fast Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery at Subfreezing Temperatures. Journal of The Electrochemical Society,2016, 163(9): A1944-A1950

  • G.Y. Chen, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. Systematic study on the functions and mechanisms of micro porous layer on water transport in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41(9): 5063–5073

  • G. Zhang, L. Cao, S. Ge, C. Y. Wang, C. E. Shaffer, C. D. Rahn. Reaction temperature sensing (RTS)-based control for Li-ion battery safety, Scientific Reports, 2015, 5: 18237

  • G. Zhang, L. Cao, S. Ge, C.Y. Wang, C. E. Shaffer, C. D. Rahn. In situ measurement of radial temperature distributions in cylindrical Li-ion cells, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2014, 161: A1499-A1507

  • G. Zhang, C. E. Shaffer, C.Y. Wang, C. D. Rahn. Effects of non-uniform current distribution on energy density of Li-ion cells, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2013, 160: A2299-A2305

  • G. Zhang, C. E. Shaffer, C.Y. Wang, C. D. Rahn. In-situ measurement of current distribution in a Li-ion cell, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2013, 160: A610-A615