Dr. Guangsheng Zhang

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

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.

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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

Classes Taught


Publications

  • G. Zhang, S. Ge, X.G. Yang, Y. Leng, D. Marple, C.Y. Wang. Rapid restoration of electric vehicle battery performance while driving at low temperatures, Journal of Power Sources, 2017, 371: 35-40
  • 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
  • G. Zhang, S. G. Kandlikar. A critical review of cooling techniques in proton exchange membrane fuel cell stacks. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37(3): 2412-2429
  • G. Zhang, S.L. Shen, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. Dynamic characteristics of local current densities and temperatures in proton exchange membrane fuel cell during reactant starvations. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37(2): 1884-1892
  • Z.J. Lu, C. Rath, G. Zhang, S. G. Kandlikar. Water management studies in PEM fuel cells, Part IV: Effects of channel surface wettability, geometry and orientation on the two-phase flow in parallel gas channels. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2011, 36(16): 9864-9875
  • G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, L.Z. Ma, H.T. Liu. Simultaneous measurement of current and temperature distributions in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell. Journal of Power Sources, 2010, 195(11): 3597-3604
  • C.J. Xu, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. Modeling of water transport in PEM fuel cells. Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 2010, 31(9): 1505-1508
  • G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, B. Ma, H.T. Liu. Comparison of current distributions in proton exchange membrane fuel cells with interdigitated and serpentine flow fields. Journal of Power Sources, 2009, 188(1): 213-219
  • H. Sun, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. A study of dynamic characteristics of PEM fuel cells by measuring local currents. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2009, 34(13): 5529-5536
  • D.H. Shang, B. Ma, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. Analysis of impedance with different discharge current in proton exchange membrane fuel cell, Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2008, 42(5): 622-625
  • H. Sun, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, D.H. Shang, H.T. Liu. Effects of humidification temperatures on local current characteristics in a PEM fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, 2007, 168: 400-407
  • H. Sun, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu. A novel method of measuring current distribution in PEM fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 2006, 158(1): 326-332
  • D.H. Shang, G. Zhang, L.J. Guo. Effects of reactant gas flow rates on the current distribution in a PEM fuel cell, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, 2006, 28 (s2): 601-604
  • H. Sun, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu, G. Zhang. Two-phase mass transport in PEM fuel cell and its effects, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 2006, 27(2): 262-264
  • H. Sun, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu, G. Zhang. Effects of operating parameters on mass transport of water in PEM fuel cell, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics, 2005, 26(2): 257-260
  • H. Sun, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu, G. Zhang. Transport characteristics of water and proton in the membrane of PEM fuel cells, Journal of Chemical Industry and Engineering, 2005, 56(6): 1081-1085
  • H. Sun, L.J. Guo, H.T. Liu, G. Zhang. Two-phase transport of water in porous medium of proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Journal of Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2005, 39(11): 1177-1181