Yan Wang headshot
Yan
Wang
Professor
Affiliated Department or Office
Materials Science & Engineering
Education
BS Tianjin University, China 2001
MS Tianjin University, China 2004
PhD University of Windsor, Canada 2009
Postdoc Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2010
Expert Bio

Professor Wang's research is in the field of fundamental electrochemistry and electrochemistry-based technologies, including battery materials, manufacturing, safety, design and recycling, solid state batteries, and electrolysis. He has co-founded Battery Resourcers Inc. in 2015 and AM Batteries LLC in 2016 to commercialize the technologies developed in his lab.

Media Coverage

Battery boom: Central Mass. invests billions in the electric vehicle market

Worcester Business Journal

William Smith Foundation Dean's Professor of Mechanical Engineering Yan Wang spoke with The Worcester Business Journal about his research and forward thinking on recycling lithium-ion batteries. The WBJ also spoke to Wang about the recycling process and how central Massachusetts is becoming a hub for battery research and commercialization.

Patents

Other Inventor(s):
Zhangfeng Zheng, Heng Pan, Brandon Ludwig
Other Inventor(s):
Brandon Ludwig, Yangtao Liu, Heng Pan

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