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Name: Huanan DUAN

Title: Associate Professor

Office: Room 331,Material Building D

Tel: +86-21-3420-2549

Fax: +86-21-3420-2549

Email: michael_dhn@126.com


Platform: Institute of Composite Materials


Research Interests
 Inorganic Thin-Film Ion Conductors
 Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Storage
 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies

Biographical Information

 I joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering, SJTU at the beginning of 2013, after 3 years as post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University. I got my Ph. D. in Materials Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2009; I got my Master and Bachelor from Central South University in 2005 and 2002, respectively.


Research Interests

 Inorganic Thin-Film Ion Conductors
 Nanostructured Materials for Lithium Storage
 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Technologies

Selected Publications

 1)   H. Duan, C. C. Yuan, N. Becerra, L. J. Small, A. Chang, J. M. Gregoire, and R. B. van Dover, “Conductivity measurement of yttria-stabilized zirconia composition-spread thin films”, submitted to ACS Combinatorial Science.
 2)   H. Duan, A. Gupta, Y. Li, H. W. Tseng and R. B. van Dover, “Design and validation of high-efficiency chopper for magnetoresistive sensors”,  IEEE Transactions of Magnetics,48 (2012) 2461.(IF:1.052)
3)   H. Duan, H. W. Tseng, Y. Li and R. B. van Dover, “Improvement of the low-frequency sensitivity of MgO-based magnetic tunnel junctions by annealing”, Journal of Applied Physics 109 (2011) 113917.(IF:2.064)
4)   H. Duan, J. S. Gnanaraj and J. Liang, “Synthesis and rate performance of Fe3O4 –based Cu nanostructured electrodes for Li ion batteries”, Journal of Power Sources 196 (2011) 4779-4784.(IF:4.283,Citation:8)
5)  H. Duan, Z. Xia and J. Liang, “Fabrication of Y-junction metal nanowires by AAO template-assisted AC electrodeposition”, Nano-Micro Letters 4 (2010) 290.(Citation:1)
6)   H. Duan, J. S. Gnanaraj, B. Li and J. Liang, “Growth morphology study of cathodically electrodeposited Fe3O4 thin films at elevated temperatures”, Materials Research Bulletin 45 (2010) 1696-1702.(IF:2.145)
7)   H. Duan, J. Liang and Z. Xia, “Synthetic hierarchical nanostructures: growth of carbon nanofibers on microfibers by chemical vapor deposition”, Materials Science and Engineering B 166 (2010) 190-196.(IF:1.560,Citation:1)
8)   N. R. Pradhan, H. Duan, J. Liang and G.S. Iannacchione, “The specific heat and effective thermal conductivity of composites containing single-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotubes”, Nanotechnology 20 (2009) 245705.(IF:3.644,Citation:6)
9)   H. Duan, J. S. Gnanaraj , X. Chen, B. Li and J. Liang, “Study of Fe3O4-based Cu nanostructured electrode for Li-ion battery”, Journal of Power Sources 185 (2008) 512-518.(IF:4.283,Citation:42)

Research Projects

1)  Fabrication and electrochemical property of lithium garnets         2013-2014
 2)  High-throughput study of thin film electrolyte materials for solid oxide fuel cell       2011-2012
 3)  Fabrication and property study of ultrahigh-sensitivity magnetic tunnel junction devices                2009-2012
 4)  AAO template assisted nanofabrication                Aug. 2005-Oct. 2009
 5)  Nanostructured anode material for lithium ion batteries        March 2007-Oct. 2009
 6)  Thermal property study of Co nanowires and carbon nanotubes                 Sept. 2007-May 2009
 7)  Synthesizing hierarchical structures of carbon nanofibers on microfibers       Sept. 2006-Sept. 2007
 8)  Surface decoration of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with Pd nanoparticles as H2 storage materials          Sept. 2005-Dec. 2006

Honors & Awards

 Best Student Paper, IMAPS New England Chapter                      May 2006
 First Prize, Zhao Tiancong Scholarship, Central South University          Jan. 2005
 Hai Hang Scholarship, Central South University                      March 2001


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