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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Kevin  Huang

Title: Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Smart State Center for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-0204 (Office)
Fax: 803-777-0106
Resources: Curriculum Vitae 


Dr. Huang's research interests include solid oxide electrochemical cells, storage batteries, gas separation membranes, solid state defect chemistry and electrochemistry, and multiscale computational modeling.


  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (1992), University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • M.S. in Physical Chemistry (1989), Northeastern University, Shenyang, P. R. China
  • B. S. in Physical Chemistry (1986), Northeastern University, Shenyang, P. R. China

Selected Publications

  • K. Huang and J, B, Goodenough, "Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology: Principles, Performance and
    Operations", September 2009, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK
  • Tianyu Cao, Kevin Huang*, Yixiang Shi*, Ningsheng Cai, Recent Advances in High-temperature
    Carbon-air Fuel Cells, Energy & Environmental Science, Vol.10, (2017), 460-490. DOI:
  • Peng, Zhang Jingjing Tong, Kevin Huang, Combining electrochemical CO2 capture with catalytic dry
    methane reforming in a single reactor for low-cost syngas production, CS Sustainable Chemistry and
    Engineering, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01960.
  • X. Lei, Y. Jee and K. Huang, Amorphous Na2Si2O5 as a Fast Na+-ion Conductor: An Ab-initio
    Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3 (2015) 19920  19927
  • T. Wei, Y. Gong, X. Zhao, K. Huang, An All Ceramic Solid-state Rechargeable Na+-Battery Operated
    at Intermediate Temperatures, Advanced Functional Materials, 24 (2014), 5380-5384
  • Y. Gong, D. Palacio, X. Song, P. L. Patel, X. Liang, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang, "Stabilizing
    Nanostructured Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode with Atomic Layer Deposition", Nano Letters, 13 (2013)
  • Y. Gong, X. Song, X. Liang, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang, Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized
    Composite SOFC Cathode LSCF-GDC: Enhanced Long-term Stability, Chemistry of Materials, 25 (2013)
  • Peng Zhang, Jingjing Tong and Kevin Huang, A self-forming dual-phase membrane for high-
    temperature electrochemical CO2 capture, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, DOI:
  • Jie Wang, Tianrang Yang, Libin Lei, Kevin Huang*, Ta-Doped SrCoO3-d as a Promising Bifunctional
    Oxygen Electrode for Reversible Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: A Focused Study on Stability, Journal of
    Materials Chemistry A, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02003A.
  • L. Zhang, N. Xu, X. Li, S. Wang, W. Harris, W. Chiu, K. Huang, "High CO2 Permeation Flux Enabled by
    Highly Interconnected Ionic Channels in Selective CO2 Separation Membranes", Energy and
    Environmental Science, 5 (2012), 8310 8317
  • N. Xu, X. Li, X. Zhao, J. B. Goodenough, K. Huang, "A novel solid oxide redox flow battery for grid
    energy storage", Energy & Environmental Science, 4 (2011), 4942.