Fuel Cells, Advanced Batteries Nano-materils Hydrogen Storage Clean-coal technology Carbon dioxide treatment Artificial muscle.

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells, Advanced Batteries, Graphenes, Nano-materils synthesis and characterization, Hydrogen Generation and Storage, Energy and Composite Materials, Clean coal Technology, Carbon dioxide reduction, In-depth Investigation of Process-Structure-Property Relationships, Materials Characterization (SEM, TEM, AFM, XRD, XRF, TGA/DSC, BET and Hg Porosimetry ,and Electrochemical Measuring Techniques), Electric Propulsion Systems for EV, HEV and UWV, Electrochemical Engineering, Corrosion, Renewable Energy, Carbons, Electrocatalysis, Surface and Interface phenomena, Thermal Modeling, Failure Analysis (Durability), Biomedical Materials and Devices.

Natural Resources Conservation, Mechanical Engineering
PhD, Miami University, Chemistry and Electrochemistry, 1999
MS, University of South Dakota, Chemistry and Electrochemistry, 1996
BS, Tianjin University, Chemical Engineering, 1982

Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award, IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2015