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Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Xingjian (Chris) Xue

Title: Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-576-5598
Fax: 803-777-0106
Office: 541 Main Street 
Room 339
Columbia, SC 29208
Resources: High Temperature Electrochemical Materials and Energy Lab
headshot of Professor Chris Xue


Dr. Xue’s research interests include Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cells, Gas Separation Membranes, Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, Reliability and Durability of Functional and Structural Materials, Transport Phenomena and Electrochemical Kinetics.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2007
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2003
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiao Tong University, 1994/1991

Selected Publications

  • H. Ding and Xue, X., "An-Interfacial Nanospike-Structured Cathode for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Advanced Materials Interfaces, Oct. 14, 2014. DOI:10.1002/admi.201400008.
  • J. Shi and X. Xue, “Modeling Approach to Identify Physically Distinct Processes Convoluted in Electrochemical Impedance Spectra for Proton-Conducting Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, Vol. 44, Issue 6 (2014), Page 683-694.
  • J. Ge, H. Ding, and X. Xue, "A Nanosheet-Structured Three-Dimensional Macroporous Material with High Ionic Conductivity Synthesized Using Glucose as a Transforming Template", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 51, Issue 25, pp6205-6208, June 18, 2012.
  • H. Ding, J. Ge, and Xue, X., "A Ceramic-Anode Supported Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell",Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 15 (6) B86-B89 (2012).
  • Ding, H.; Xue, X., "PrBa0.5Sr0.5Co2O5+δ layered perovskite cathode for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells", Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 55, 2010, pp3812-3816.

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