Yicheng Zhang

Yicheng Zhang

Postdoctoral Researcher-Chemistry


Yicheng Zhang is a postdoctoral researcher in the Materials Science Center at NREL. He is interested in developments of cathode, anode, and electrolyte materials for lithium-ion batteries. He also has the expertise in inorganic material synthesis and characterization. His recent research focus is on low-cobalt monoxide battery materials.

He earned his doctorate in material science and engineering from Binghamton University, advised by Professor M. Stanley Whittingham.

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Research Interests

Cathode, anode, and electrolyte developments in lithium-ion batteries

Energy storage material synthesis and characterization


Ph.D., Material Science and Engineering, Binghamton University

B.S., Physics, New Mexico State University

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Researcher, NREL (2020–present)

Graduate Research Assistant, Binghamton University (2016–2019)

Associations and Memberships

Board member, Materials Research Society, Binghamton University Chapter

Member, Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society

Awards and Honors

Provost's Doctoral Fellowship Summer Program, Binghamton University (2015-2019)