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Chao-Yang Wang

Professor and Diefenderfer Chair

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering

162 Materials Research Laboratory

cxw31@psu.edu

814-863-4762

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment, Energy Systems, Thermal/Fluid Sciences, Transportation Systems

Interest Areas:

Multiphase transport, batteries, and fuel cells.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Books

  • P. K. Shen, Chao-Yang Wang, S. P. Jiang, X. Sun and J. Zhang, 2015, Electrochemical energy - Advanced materials and technologies, CRC Press
  • C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, Battery systems engineering, Wiley & Sons
  • U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, Modeling and diagnostics of polymer electrolyte fuel cells, Spriner

Book, Chapters

  • G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, A multidimensional, electrochemical-thermal coupled lithium-ion battery model, CRC Press, pp. Ch. 7
  • G. Q. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, Direct numerical simulation (DNS) of porous electrodes for advanced batteries and fuel cells
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, Two-phase flow and transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells, Wiley and Sons Ltd., pp. Ch. 29, 337-348

Parts of Book

  • P. Mukherjee, G. Q. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, Direct numerical simulation of polymer electrolyte fuel cell catalyst layers, Springer
  • G. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, Two-phase microfluidics, mass and heat transport in direct methanol fuel cells, WIT Press, pp. 317-358

Journal Articles

  • Guangsheng Zhang, t xu, s. ge, h. tian, X. G. Yang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2016, "Rapid Self-heating and Internal Temperature Sensing of Lithium-ion Batteries at Low Temperatures", Electrochemica Acta, 218, pp. 149-155
  • X. G. Yang, Guangsheng Zhang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2016, "Computational Design and Refinement of Self-heating Lithium Ion Batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 328, pp. 203-211
  • X. G. Yang, Guangsheng Zhang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2016, "Sinusoidal Current and Stress Evolutions in Lithium-ion Batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 327, pp. 414-422
  • Chao-Yang Wang, , t. Xu, s. ge, Guangsheng Zhang and X.G. Yang, 2016, "A Fast Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery at Subfreezing Temperatures", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163, pp. A1944-A1950
  • Chao-Yang Wang, G. Zhang, S. Ge, T. Xu, Y. Ji, X. G. Yang and Y. Leng, 2016, "Lithium-ion Battery Structure that Self-heats at Low Temperatures", Nature, 529, (7586)
  • L Hao, K Moriyama, W. Gu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2016, "Three-dimensional computations and experimental comparisons for a large-scale PEM fuel cell", J of Electrochemical Society, 163, pp. F744-F751
  • G. Zhang, L. Cao, S. Ge, Chao-Yang Wang, C. E. Shaffer and Christopher Rahn, 2015, "Reaction temperature sensing (RTS)-based control for lithium-ion battery safety", Scientific Reports, 5, pp. 18237
  • L. Hao, K. Moriyama, W. Gu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "Modeling and experimental validation of Pt loading and electrode composition effects in PEM fuel cells", J. Electrochem. Soc., 162, pp. F854-F867
  • Chao-Yang Wang, Y. Li, K. Moriyama, W. Gu and S Arisetty, 2015, "A one-dimensional Pt degradation model for polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J. Electrochem. Soc, 162, pp. F834-F842
  • W. Zhao, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "Modeling internal shorting process in large-format Li-ion cells", J. Electrochem. Soc., 162, pp. A1352-A1364
  • T. R. Tanim, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "A temperature dependent, single particle, lithium ion cell model including electrolyte diffusion", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 137, pp. 011005-1
  • W. Zhao, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "Modeling nail penetration process in large-format Li-ion cells", J. Electrochem. Soc., 162, pp. A207-A217
  • T. R. Tanim, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "State of charge estimation of a lithium ion cell based on a temperature dependent and electrolyte enhanced single particle model", Energy, 80, pp. 731-739
  • Y. J. Leng, M. A. Hickner and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "Alkaline membrane fuel cells with in-situ cross-linked ionomers", Electrochem. Acta, 152, pp. 93-100
  • F. M. Jiang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2014, "Numerical modeling of liquid water motion in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", Int J Hydrogen Energy, 39, pp. 942-950
  • W. Zhao, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2014, "Effect of tab design on large-format Li-ion cell performance", J. Power Sources, 257, pp. 70-79
  • S. Jung, Y. J. Leng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2014, "Role of CO2 in methanol and water transport in direct methanol fuel cells", Electrochem. Acta, 134, pp. 35-48
  • G. S. Zhang, L. Cao, S. Ge, Chao-Yang Wang, C. E. Shaffer and C. D. Rahn, 2014, "In situ measurement of radial temperature distributions in cylindrical Li-Ion cells", J Electrochem. Soc., 161, pp. A1499-A1507
  • T. Kotaka, Y. Tabuchi, U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2014, "Impact of interfacial water transport in PEMFCs on cell performance", Electrochem. Acta, 146, pp. 618-629
  • Xianxia Yuan, Xin-Long Ding and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Polypyrrole (PPy) containing catalysts for low temperature fuel cells", Energy and Environment Sci., 6, pp. 1105-1124
  • Y. Ji, Y. C. Zhang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Li-ion cell operation at low temperatures", J Electrochem. Soc., 160, pp. A636-A649
  • G. S. Zhang, C. E. Shaffer, Chao-Yang Wang and C. D. Rahn, 2013, "In-situ measurements of current distribution in a lithium-ion battery", J Electrochem. Soc., 160, pp. A610-A615
  • Y. Ji and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Heating strategies for Li-ion batteries operated from subzero temperatures", Electrochim. Acta, pp. 664-674
  • Q. Duan, S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Water uptake, ionic conductivity and swelling properties in of anion-exchange membranes", J Power Sources, 243, pp. 773-778
  • B. Carnes, D. Spernjak, G. Luo, L. Hao, K. S. Chen, Chao-Yang Wang, R. Mukundan and R. L. Borup, 2013, "Validation of a two-phase multidimensional polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell computational model using current distribution measurements", J Power Sources, 236, (126-137)
  • N. Li, Y. Leng, M. A. Hickner and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Highly stable, anion conductive comb-shaped copolymers for alkaline fuel cells", J. Amer. Chem. Soc, 135, pp. 10124-10133
  • S. Zhen, L. Cao, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2013, "Least squares galvanostatic intermittent titration technique (LS-GITT) for accurate solid phase diffusivity measurement", J Electrochem Soc., 160, pp. A1842-A1846
  • G. S. Zhang, C. E. Shaffer, Chao-Yang Wang and C. D. Rahn, 2013, "Effects of non-uniform current distribution on energy density of Li-ion cells", J Electrochem Soc., 160, pp. A2299-A2305
  • Y. Leng, G. Chen, H. D. Moore, A. J. Mendoza, T. B. Tighe, M. A. Hickner and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Solid-state water electrolysis with an alkaline membrane", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 134, pp. 9054-9057
  • J. Yan, X. Huang, H. D. Moore, Chao-Yang Wang and M. A. Hickner, 2012, "Transport properties and fuel cell performance of sulfonated poly(imide) proton exchange membranes", Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37, pp. 6153-6160
  • Y. Zhang, Chao-Yang Wang and X. Tang, 2011, "Cycling degradation of an automotive LiFePO4 lithium-ion battery", Journal of Power Sources, 196, pp. 1513-1520
  • P. Muhkerjee, Q. Kang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2011, "Polymer electrolyte fuel cell modelling - A pore-scale perspective", Green Energy: Basic Concepts and Fundamentals, 1, pp. 181-221
  • P. Muhkerjee, Q. Kang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2011, "Pore-scale modeling of two-phase transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells-progress and perspective", Energy & Environmental Science, 4, pp. 346-369
  • P. Sun, Chao-Yang Wang and J. Xu, 2011, "A combined finite element-upwind finite volume method for liquid-feed direct methanol fuel cell simulations", ASME J. Fuel Cell Sci. Tech., 7, pp. 041010
  • I. S. Hussaini and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "Dynamic water management of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells using intermittent RH control", Journal of Power Sources, 195, pp. 3822-3829
  • C. E. Shaffer and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "High concentration methanol fuel cells: Design and theory", Journal of Power Sources, 195, pp. 4185-4195
  • F. Jiang, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2010, "Current ramping: A strategy for rapid start-up of PEMFCs from subfreezing environment", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157, pp. B342-B347
  • A. Nandy, F. Jiang, S. GE, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2010, "Effect of cathode pore volume on PEM fuel cell cold start", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157, pp. B726-B736
  • I. S. Hussaini and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "Measurement of relative permeability of fuel cell diffusion media", Journal of Power Sources, 195, pp. 3830-3840
  • W. Fang, O. J. Kwon and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "Electrochemical-thermal modeling of automotive Li-ion batteries and experimental validation using a three-electrode cell", International Journal of Energy Research, 34, pp. 107-115
  • K. A. Smith, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "Model-based electrochemical estimation and constraint management for pulse operation of lithium ion batteries", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 18, pp. 654-663
  • G. Luo, Y. Ji, Chao-Yang Wang and P. K. Sinha, 2010, "Modeling liquid water transport in gas diffusion layers by topologically equivalent pore network", Electrochimica Acta, 55, pp. 5332-5341
  • S. Basu, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2010, "Analytical model of flow maldistribution in polymer electrolyte fuel cell channels", Chemical Engineering Science, 65, pp. 6145-6154
  • Y. Ji, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2010, "Pore-level liquid water transport through composite diffusion media of PEMFC", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157, pp. B1753-B1761
  • S. Basu, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2009, "Two phase flow maldistribution and mitigation in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", ASME J Fuel Cell Sci & Tech, 6, pp. 031007
  • I. S. Hussaini and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Visualization and quantification of cathode channel flooding in PEM fuel cells", J Power Sources, 187, pp. 444-451
  • S. Basu, J. Li and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Two-phase flow and maldistribution in gas channels of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", J Power Sources, 197, pp. 431-443
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Comment on "A look at the multiphase mixture model for PEM fuel cell simulations", [Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 11, B132 (2008)]", Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 12, pp. S2-S3
  • P. Sun, G. Xue, Chao-Yang Wang and J. Xu, 2009, "Fast numerical simulation of two-phase transport model in the cathode of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", Comm. in Comp. Phys., 6, pp. 49-71
  • F. Q. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Dramatic reduction of water crossover in direct methanol fuel cells by cathode humidification", Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 12, pp. B101-B102
  • S. Basu, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2009, "Phase change in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J Electrochem. Soc., 156, pp. B748-B756
  • Y. Zhang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Cycle-life characterization of automotive Li-ion batteries with LiNiO2 cathode", J Electrochem Soc., 156, pp. A527-535
  • P. Sun, G. Xue, Chao-Yang Wang and J. Xu, 2009, "A domain decomposition method for two-phase transport model in the cathode of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", J Comp. Phys., 228, pp. 6016-6036
  • C. E. Shaffer and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Role of hydrophobic anode MPL in controlling water crossover in DMFC", Electrochim. Acta, 54, pp. 5761-5769
  • P. Sun, G. Xue, Chao-Yang Wang and J. Xu, 2009, "New numerical techniques for a three-dimensional liquid-feed direct methanol fuel cell model", SIAM J. Appl. Math., 70, pp. 600-620
  • P. P. Mukherjee, Chao-Yang Wang and Q. Kang, 2009, "Mesoscopic modeling of two-phase transport and interfacial dynamics in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Electrochim. Acta, 54, pp. 6861-6875
  • I. S. Hussaini and Chao-Yang Wang, 2009, "Transients of water distribution and transport in PEFCs", J Electrochem Soc, 156, pp. B1394-1400
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Two-phase modeling of gas purge in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", J Power Sources, 183, pp. 609-618
  • K. Tajiri, Chao-Yang Wang and Y. Tabuchi, 2008, "Water removal from a PEFC during gas purge", Electrochimica. Acta, 53, pp. 6337-6343
  • X. G. Yang, Y. Tabuchi, F. Kagami and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Durability of membrane-electrode assemblies under PEFC cold-start cycling", J Electrochem Soc, 155, pp. B752-B761
  • F. M. Jiang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Potentiostatic startup of PEM fuel cells from subzero temperatures", J Electrochem Soc, 155, pp. B743-B751
  • F. Q. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Water and methanol crossover in direct methanol fuel cells - effect of anode diffusion media", Electrochimica Acta, 53, pp. 5517-5522
  • H. Ju and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Effects of coolant channels on large-scale polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs)", Intl J of Automotive Technology, 9, pp. 225-232
  • Y. Wang, S. Basu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Modeling two-phase flow in PEM fuel cell channels", J Power Sources, 179, pp. 603-617
  • K. Smith, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Model order reduction of 1-D diffusion systems via residue grouping", ASME J. Dynamic Systems, Measurement, & Control, 130, pp. 011012
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2008, "Liquid water transport in a mixed-wet gas diffusion layer of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", Chem Eng Sci, 63, pp. 1081-1091
  • J. Li, Chao-Yang Wang and A. Su, 2008, "Prediction and experimental validation of in-plane current distribution between channel and land in PEFC", J Electrochem Soc., 155, pp. B64-B69
  • F. Q. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Mixed potential in a direct methanol fuel cell ? modeling and experiments", J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B514-B522
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Two-phase transients in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B636-B643
  • X. Ye and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Measurement of water transport properties through membrane-electrode assemblies: Part II. Cathode diffusion media", J Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B683-B686
  • X. Ye and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Measurement of water transport properties through membrane-electrode assemblies: Part I. Membranes", J Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B676-B682
  • G. Q. Wang, P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Optimization of polymer electrolyte fuel cell cathode catalyst layers via direct numerical simulation modeling", Electrochim. Acta, 52, pp. 6367-6377
  • U. Pasaogullari, P. P. Mukherjee, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2007, "Anisotropic heat and water transport in a PEFC cathode gas diffusion layer", J. Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B823-B834
  • K. Smith, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Control-oriented 1D electrochemical model of a lithium ion battery", Energy Conversion and Management, 48, pp. 2565-2578
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Pore-network modeling of liquid water transport in PEFC gas diffusion layers", Electrochim. Acta, 52, pp. 7936-7945
  • S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Liquid water formation and transport in the PEFC anode", J Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B998-1005
  • P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Direct numerical simulation modeling of bi-layer cathode catalyst layers in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B1121-B1131
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Gas purge in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", J Electrochem. Soc., 154, pp. B1158-B1166
  • F. M. Jiang, W. Fang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Non-isothermal cold start of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Electrochim. Acta, 53, pp. 610-621
  • S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Cyclic voltammetry study of ice formation in the PEFC catalyst layer during cold start", J Electrochem Soc., 154, pp. B1399-1406
  • P. K. Sinha, P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Impact of GDL structure and wettability on water management in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J Materials Chemistry, 17, pp. 3089-3103
  • W. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Three-dimensional simulations of liquid feed direct methanol fuel cells", J of Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B352-361
  • K. Tajiri, Y. Tabuchi and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Effects of operating and design parameters on PEFC cold start", J Power Sources, 165, pp. 179-186
  • V. P. Schulz, J. Becker, A. Wiegmann, P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Modeling of two-phase behavior in the gas diffusion medium of PEM fuel cell", J Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B419-426
  • Y. Wang, K. S. Chen and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Elucidating differences between carbon paper and carbon cloth", Electrochim. Acta, 52, pp. 3965-3975
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Transport phenomena in elevated temperature PEM fuel cells", J Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B106-116
  • H. Ju, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Probing liquid water saturation in diffusion media of PEM fuel cells", J of Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B218-228
  • L. Mao and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Analysis of cold start of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J of Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B139-146
  • K. Tajiri, Y. Tabuchi and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Isothermal cold start of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J of Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B147-152
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Effect of flow field design on the performance of elevated temperature PEM fuel cells", Intl J Energy Res, 31, pp. 390-411
  • F. Liu, G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "water transport coefficient distribution through the membrane in a PEM fuel cell", J of Membrane Science, 287, pp. 126-131
  • G. Q. Lu, F. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "An approach to measuring spatially resolved water crossover coefficient", J Power Sources, 164, pp. 134-140
  • W. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Modeling water transport in direct methanol fuel cells", J Power Sources, 164, pp. 189-195
  • G. Luo, H. Ju and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Prediction of dry to wet transition in PEM fuel cells", J of Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B316-321
  • L. Mao, Chao-Yang Wang and Y. Tabuchi, 2007, "A multiphase model for cold start of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J Electrochem Soc, 154, pp. B341-351
  • W. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Electron transport in direct methanol fuel cells", J Power Sources, 164, pp. 561-566
  • Y. H. Pan, V. Srinivasan and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "An experimental and modeling study of isothermal charge/discharge behavior of commercial Ni-MN cells", Journal of Power Sources, 112, pp. 298-306
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Ultra large-scale simulation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", J. Power Sources, 153, pp. 130-135
  • H. Ju, Chao-Yang Wang, S. Cleghorn and U. Beuscher, 2006, "Non-isothermal modeling of polymer electrolyte fuel cells Part II: numerical study of low-humidity operation", J. Electrochem. Soc., 153, pp. A249-A254
  • F. Y. Zhang, X. G. Yang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Liquid water removal from a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", J. Electrochem. Soc., 153, pp. A225-A232
  • F. Q. Liu, G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Low crossover of methanol and water through thin membranes in direct methanol fuel cells", J. Electrochem. Soc., 153, pp. A543-A553
  • S. Um and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Computational study of water transport in proton exchange membrane fuel cells", Journal of Power Sources, 156, pp. 211-223
  • G. Q. Wang, P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Direct numerical simulation (DNS) modeling of PEFC electrodes: Part II. Random microstructures", Electrochimica Acta, 51, pp. 3151-3160
  • G. Q. Wang, P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Direct numerical simulation (DNS) modeling of PEFC electrodes: Part I. Regular microstructures", Electrochim. Acta, 51, pp. 3139-3150
  • P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Stochastic microstructure reconstruction and direct numerical simulation of cathode catalyst layer of PEFCs", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 153, pp. A840-A849
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Dynamics of polymer electrolyte fuel cells undergoing load changes", Electrochim. Acta, 51, pp. 3924-3933
  • G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Development of micro DMFCs and stacks", ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science & Tech, 3, pp. 131-136
  • K. Smith and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Power and thermal characterization of a lithium ion battery pack for hybrid electric vehicles", Journal of Power Sources, 160, pp. 662-673
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "A non-isothermal, two-phase model of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 153, pp. A1193-A1200
  • K. Smith and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Solid state diffusion limitations on pulse operation of a lithium ion cell for hybrid electric vehicles", Journal of Power Sources, 161, pp. 628-639
  • P. K. Sinha, P. Halleck and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Quantification of liquid water saturation in a PEM fuel cell diffusion medium using X-ray microtomography", Electrochem & Solid-State Letters, 9, pp. A344-A348
  • S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "In-situ imaging of liquid water and ice formation in an operating fuel cell cold start", Electrochem & SOlid-State Letters, 9, pp. A499-A503
  • F. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Optimization of cathode catalyst layer for direct methanol fuel cells. Part I", Electrochim. Acta, 52, pp. 1417-1425
  • F. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Optimization of cathode catalyst layer for direct methanol fuel cells. Part II", Electrochim. Acta, 52, pp. 1409-1416
  • U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Two-phase modeling and flooding prediction of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 152, pp. A380-A390
  • X. G. Yang, N. A. Burke, Chao-Yang Wang, K. Tajiri and K. Shinohara, 2005, "Simultaneous measurement of current and species distributions in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 152, pp. A380-A390
  • F. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Variations in interfacial properties during cell conditioning and influence of heat-treatment of ionomer on characteristics of direct methanol fuel cells", Electrochemica Acta, 50, pp. 1413-1422
  • G. Lu, G. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Water transport through Nafion 112 membrane in direct methanol fuel cells", Electrochem. & Solid-State Letters, 8, pp. A1-A4
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Modeling polymer electrolyte fuel cells with large density and velocity changes", J. Electrochem. Soc., 152, pp. A445-A453
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Transient analysis of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Electrochimica Acta, 50, pp. 1307-1315
  • H. Ju, H. Meng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "A single-phase, non-isothermal model for PEM fuel cells", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 48, pp. 1303-1315
  • Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Simulation of flow and transport phenomena in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell under low-humidity operation", Journal of Power Sources, 147, pp. 148-161
  • H. Meng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Multidimensional modeling of polymer electrolyte fuel cells under current density boundary condition", Fuel Cells, 5, pp. 455-462
  • G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Development of micro direct methanol fuel cells for high power applications", Journal of Power Sources, 144, pp. 141-145
  • U. Pasaogullari, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2005, "Two-phase transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells with bilayer diffusion media", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 152, pp. A1574-A1582
  • G. Q. Lu, F. Q. Liu, P. C. Lim and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "On mass transport in an air-breathing DMFC stack", Int Journal of Energy Research, 29, pp. 1041-1050
  • H. Ju, Chao-Yang Wang, S. Cleghorn and U. Beuscher, 2005, "Non-isothermal modeling of polymer electrolyte fuel cells Part I: experimental validation", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 152, pp. A1645-A1653
  • X. G. Yang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Nanostructured tungsten carbide catalysts for polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Applied Physics Lett., 86, pp. 224104
  • H. Meng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2005, "Model of two-phase flow and flooding dynamics in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 152, pp. A1733-A1741
  • H. Ju and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Experimental validation of a PEM fuel cell model by current distribution data", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 151, pp. A1954-1960
  • U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Two-phase transport and the role of micro-porous layer in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Electrochimica Acta, 49, pp. 4359-4369
  • G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Electrochemical and flow characterization of a direct methanol fuel cell", Journal of Power Sources, 134, pp. 33-40
  • K. K. Bhatia and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Transient carbon monoxide poisoning of a polymer electrolyte fuel cell operating on diluted hydrogen feed", Electrochemica Acta, 49, pp. 2333-2341
  • U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Liquid water transport in gas diffusion layer of polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 151, pp. A399-406
  • H. Meng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Electron transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemistry Society, 151, pp. A358-A367
  • G. Q. Lu, Chao-Yang Wang, T. J. Yen and X. Zhang, 2004, "Development and characterization of a silicon-based micro direct methanol fuel cell", Electrochemical Acta, 49, pp. 821-828
  • M. M. Mench, H. M. Chance and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Direct dimethyl ether polymer electrolyte fuel cells for portable applications", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 151, pp. A144-150
  • H. Meng and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Large-scale simulation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells by parallel computing", Chemical Engineering Science, 59, pp. 3331-3343
  • S. Um and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Three-dimensional analysis of transport and electrochemical reaction in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Power Sources, 125, pp. 40-51
  • C. Lim and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Effects of Hydrophobic Polymer Content in GDL on Power Performance of a PEM fuel cell", Electrochemica Acta, 49, pp. 4149-4156
  • X. G. Zhang, F. Y. Zhang, A. Lubawy and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Visualization of liquid water transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Electrochem. & Solid-State Letters, 7, pp. A408-411
  • H. Guo, C. F. Ma, M. H. Yang, F. Ye, J. Yu, Y. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2004, "Experimental investigation of effect of flow bed design on performance of liquid feed direct methanol fuel cells", Fuel Cells, 4, pp. 86-89
  • M. M. Mench, Chao-Yang Wang and M. Ishikawa, 2003, "In-situ current distribution measurements in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 150, pp. A1052-1059
  • C. Lim and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "Development of high-power electrodes for a liquid-feed direct methanol fuel cell", Journal of Power Sources, 113, pp. 145-150
  • Z. H. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "Mathematical modeling of liquid-feed direct methanol fuel cells", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 150, pp. A508-A519
  • M. M. Mench and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "An in-situ method for the determination of current distribution in PEM fuel cells applied to a direct methanol fuel cell", Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 150, pp. A79-A85
  • V. Srinivasan, G. Q. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "Mathematical modeling of current-interrupt and pulse charging of VRLA cells", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 150, pp. A316-A325
  • V. Srinivasan and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "Analysis of electrochemical and thermal behavior of Li-ion cells", Journal of Electrochem. Soc, 150, pp. A98-A106
  • T. J. Yen, N. Fang, X. Zhang, G. Q. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "A micro methanol fuel cell operating at near room temperature", Appl. Phys. Lett., 83, pp. 4056-4058
  • M. M. Mench, Q. L. Dong and Chao-Yang Wang, 2003, "In-situ water distribution measurements in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", Journal of Power Sources, 124, pp. 90-98
  • Chao-Yang Wang and V. Srinivasan, 2002, "Computational battery dynamics (CBD) - Electrochemical/thermal coupled modeling and multiscale modeling", Journal of Power Sources, 110, pp. 364-376
  • W. B. Gu, G. Q. Wang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2002, "Modeling the overcharge process of valve-regulated lead-acid batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 108, (1-2), pp. 174-184
  • J. Wu, V. Srinivasan, J. Xu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2002, "Newton-Krylov-multigrid algorithms for battery simulation", Journal of Electrochemical Society, 149, pp. A1342-A1348

Conference Proceedings

  • G. Zhang, C. E. Shaffer, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2015, "In situ diagnosis and control of Li-ion batteries for enhanced safety", 228th ECS Fall Meeting, 37, pp. 6153-6160
  • Chao-Yang Wang, G. Zhang and T. Xu, 2015, "Rapid charging of lithium-ion batteries in extreme cold", 228th ECS Fall Meeting, 37, pp. 6153-6160
  • Chao-Yang Wang, L. Hao and X. G. Yang, 2015, "Modeling of and novel approaches to water management in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", 2015 ECS - The Electrochemical Society Fall Meeting
  • T. Kotaka, Y. Tabuchi, U. Pasaogullari and Chao-Yang Wang, 2014, "Investigation of interfacial water transport at the gas diffusion media by neutron radiography", 2014 ECS - The Electrochemical Society fall meeting
  • Chao-Yang Wang, W. Zhao, L. Cao and G. Zhang, 2014, "Modeling and diagnostics of Li-ion battery performance, ageing, & safety", Singapore Battery Meeting 2014
  • W. Zhao and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Electrochemical-thermal coupled model of internal short-circuit by a metal particle in a Li-ion cell", 222nd ECS Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  • Y. Ji and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Heating strategies for Li-ion batteries operated from subzero temperatures", 222nd ECS Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  • W. Zhao and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Effect of electrolyte solvents on low-temperature performance of Li-ion batteries", 222nd ECS Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  • C. Shaffer and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Electrochemical-thermal coupled modeling for battery pack design", 222nd Meeting of The Electrochemical Society (PRiME 2012)
  • C. E. Shaffer, Chao-Yang Wang, G. D. Luo and W. Zhao, 2012, "Safety analysis design of lithium-ion battery EV pack through computer simulation", Battery Safety 2012
  • T. Isomura, K. Fukuta, H. Yanagi, S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "The effect of gas diffusion media on AMFC performance", PriME 2012
  • T. Isomura, K. Fukuta, H. Yanagi, S. Ge and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "The effect operating condition on net water flux across AEM", Gordon Conference 2012
  • K. Chen, B. Carnes, L. Hao, G. Luo and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "A three-dimensional two-phase model for simulating PEM fuel cell performance", ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Y. C. Zhang and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "State of health estimation of LiFePO4/graphite cells", 222nd ECS Meeting, Honolulu, HI
  • Shen ZHeng, Jun Gou, C. D. Rahn and Chao-Yang Wang, 2012, "Ritz model of a lead-acid battery with application to electric locomotives", Proceedings of the Asme Dynamic Systems and Control Conference and BATH/ASME Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control (DSCC 2011), 37, pp. 6153-6160
  • W. Zhao, Chao-Yang Wang, C. E. Shaffer and G. Luo, 2011, "Breakthrough in large-format Li-ion battery safety through computer simulation", Battery Safety 2011, Knowledge Foundation
  • W. Zhao, Chao-Yang Wang, G. D. Luo and C. E. Shaffer, 2011, "New findings on large Li-Ion battery safety through computer simulation", Battery Safety 2011
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Water and heat transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", Proc of 2007 Taiwan Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Conference
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Transport phenomena in fuel cells", Proc of NSF workshop: Frontiers in Transport Phenomena Research and Education
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Advanced modeling and diagnostic techniques for polymer electrolyte fuel cells", 2nd FC-Cubic Workshop
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Water management in polymer electrolyte fuel cells: Challenges and recent developments", Proc of 3rd Intl Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Conf. and Exhibition
  • K. Tajiri, Y. Tabuchi and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Factors impacting gas purge in PEFCs", ECS Transactions
  • J. Li and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "RH dynamics in PEFC potential cycling and its implication to durability", ECS Transactions
  • F. M. Jiang, W. F. Fang, Y. Tabuchi and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Non-isothermal cold start of PEFCs", ECS Transactions
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Fundamental mechanisms of gas purge in a polymer electrolyte fuel cell", ECS Transactions
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Principles of water and heat transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", ECS Transactions
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Computational modeling of two-phase transport in portable and micro fuel cells", Proc of NATO Advanced Study Institute on MINI-MICRO FUEL CELLS AS ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATORS
  • P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Mesoscopic modeling of two-phase transport through the polymer electrolyte fuel cell catalyst layers", Proc of 3rd Intl Conf for Mesoscopic Methods in Engineering and Science (ICMMES06)
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Recent advances in polymer electrolyte fuel cells for automotive application", Proc of 3rd Intl Fuel Cell Conf.
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Recent advances in portable and micro direct methanol fuel cells", Proc. Of Taiwan Symp. on Small Fuel Cells
  • W. P. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Three-dimensional, two-phase modeling of direct methanol fuel cells", Proc. of 209th Electrochemical Society Meeting
  • F. Q. Liu and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "High power direct methanol fuel cells running on 15M to neat methanol", Proc. of 209th Electrochemical Society Meeting
  • K. Smith, Chao-Yang Wang and C. D. Rahn, 2006, "1-D electrochemical lithium ion battery model for real-time application", 6th International Advanced Automotive Battery and Ultracapacitor Conference
  • Chao-Yang Wang and F. Q. Liu, 2006, "A paradigm shift in direct methanol fuel cell design for portable power", Proc of 8th Small Fuel Cell Symposium, pp. Ch. 10
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Pore-network modeling of liquid water transport in gas diffusion medium of a PEM fuel cell", Proc of Workshop "Fuel Cells: Power Device of the Future"
  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Water and heat transport in polymer-electrolyte fuel cells", Proc of 2nd Intl. Conf on Fuel Cell Durability and Performance
  • P. K. Sinha and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Probing effects of GDL microstructure on liquid water transport by pore network modeling", ECS Transactions, 3
  • P. P. Mukherjee and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Modeling of catalyst layer surface coverage and volume blockage owing to liquid water in a PEFC", ECS Transactions
  • V. P. Schulz, P. P. Mukherjee, J. Becker, A. Wiegmann and Chao-Yang Wang, 2006, "Numerical evaluation of effective gas diffusivity - Saturation dependence of uncompressed and compressed gas diffusion media in PEFCs", ECS Transactions, 3
  • U. Pasaogullari, P. P. Muhkejee, Chao-Yang Wang and K. S. Chen, 2006, "Effect of anisotropy of gas diffusion layers on two-phase heat and mass transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells", ECS Transactions, 3
  • C. Lim, A. Lubawy and Chao-Yang Wang, 2002, "Effects of GDL wetting properties on PEM fuel cell performance", Proc. 202nd Electrochemical Society Fall Meeting
  • C. Lim and Chao-Yang Wang, 2002, "High performance electrode fabrication for direct methanol fuel cells", Proc. Electrochemical Society Meeting
  • M. M. Mench, H. Chance and Chao-Yang Wang, 2002, "Direct dimethyl ether fuel cell experimental study", Proc. Electrochemical Society Meeting

Encyclopedia Entries

  • Chao-Yang Wang, 2007, "Principles of direct methanol fuel cells for portable and micro power",, Proc of NATO Advanced Study Institute on MINI-MICRO FUEL CELLS AS ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATORS

Manuscripts

  • G. Lu and Chao-Yang Wang, , "Development of micro direct methanol fuel cells for high power applications", J Power Sources

Research Projects

  • February 2017 - January 2019, "Visiting Scientist - Electrochemical Engine Center," (Sponsor: Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.).
  • January 2017 - June 2018, "Solid ionic conductors," (Sponsor: ARPA-E).
  • April 2016 - March 2018, "modeling of micro- and macro-scale two-phase flow in fuel cell 3D channels," (Sponsor: Toyota).
  • August 2015 - February 2017, "Visiting Scientist - Electrochemical Engine Center," (Sponsor: Toshiba).
  • January 2013 - January 2014, "Visiting Scientist - Electrochemical Engine Center," (Sponsor: Nissan Motor Company, Ltd.).
  • January 2008 - January 2011, "Characterization and Development of Alkaline Membrane Fuel Cells," (Sponsor: Tokuyama Corporation).

Honors and Awards

  • IChemE Global Award in Energy 2016 - Finalist, Institution of Chemical Engineers, November 2016 - November 2016
  • Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researcher, 2014
  • Thomson Reuters' Highly Cited Researcher, 2015

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • , mentoring junior faculty: Alex Rattner, August 2016 - July 2017
  • Committee Member, distinguhished and endowed professor nomination committee, November 2016 - March 2017
  • Committee Member, Lucas Professorship in Industrial Engineering and Bello Chair in Energy Selection Committee, May 2016 - August 2016
  • Committee Member, Heat Transfer Caucus of Candidacy Exam ME Graduate Program Committee, January 2013 - December 2016
  • , mentoring junior faculty: Tak Sing Wong, January 2013 - December 2016
  • , mentoring junior faculty: Alex Rattner, August 2015 - July 2016
  • Chairperson, distinguished professors and endowed chairs advisory committee, September 2014 - August 2015
  • Chairperson, PSIEE Energy Storage Postdoc Fellow Search, August 2012 - January 2013
  • Committee Member, MATSE Faculty Search committee, November 2012 - May 2013
  • Coordinator, Heat Transfer Caucus of Candidacy Exam ME Graduate Program Committee, January 2011 - December 2012

Service to External Organizations:

  • advisory board14th Int. Conf. on Clean Energy, May 2014 - July 2014
  • conference co-chair1st Int. Conf. on Electrochemical Materials and Technologies for Clean Sustainable Energy, July 2013 - July 2013
  • Session Chair and organizerTransport Phenomena in Fuel Cell Systems, November 2003 - November 2003
  • Co-Chairperson, Symposium on Transport Phenomena in Fuel Cell Systems, November 2001 - November 2001
  • Session ChairInt. Symp. on Energy Engineering in the 21St Century, Organizing committee, January 2000 - January 2000
  • Chairperson, Symposium on Transport Phenomena in Fuel Cell Systems, November 2000 - November 2000
  • Session Co-ChairIMECE 99, November 1999 - November 1999
  • Board Member, TMS, 3rd Pacific Rim International Conf on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM 3), Technical Advisory Board, July 1998 - July 1998
  • Session Co-ChairTransport Phenomena in Materials Processing & Manufacturing at IMECE98, November 1998 - November 1998
 


 

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