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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

  • 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, Vol.13 (2013) 4340-4345

  • 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, Vol.25 (2013) 4224-4231

  • Xunhui Xiong, Chenghao Yang*,  Guanhua Wang,  Yuwei Lin, Xing Ou, Jeng-Han Wang, Bote Zhao, Meilin Liu, Zhang Lin and Kevin Huang*, “SnS Nanoparticles Electrostatically Anchored on Three-dimensional N-doped Graphene as an Active and Durable Anode for Sodium Ion Batteries”, Energy & Environmental Science, 2017, 10, 1757. DOI: 10.1039/C7EE01628J.

  • 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: 10.1039/C6EE03462D.

  • Chenghao Yang, Xing Ou, Xunhui Xiong, Fenghua Zheng, Renzong Hu, Yu Chen, Meilin Liu and Kevin Huang*, “V5S8-graphite hybrid nanosheets as a high rate-capacity and stable anode material for sodium-ion batteries”, Energy & Environmental Science, Vol. 10 107-113 (2017), DOI: 10.1039/C6EE03173K.

  • C. Zhang, K. Huang, “An Intermediate-temperature Solid Oxide Iron-Air Redox Battery Operated on O2--Chemistry and Loaded with Pd-catalyzed Iron-based Energy Storage Material”, ACS Energy Letters, Vol.1, 1206-1211 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00529.