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PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR

Haotian Wang, PhD

William Marsh Rice Trustee Chair Assistant Professor

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Dr. Chuan Xia

Dr. Chuan Xia joined Wang Lab on Apr. 2018, after obtaining his PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from KAUST with the supervision of Prof. Husam N. Alshareef. His research interests cover nanoengineering and advanced materials for highly efficient energy storage and conversion, including organic Li/Na/K battery chemistry, capacitive energy storage and large-scale aqueous Zn-ion storage, as well as efficient water splitting technique. Very recently, Dr. Xia focus on electrocatalysts towards CO2/N2 reduction and methanol decomposition reaction.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Yang Xia (yx45@rice.edu) B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University

Peng Zhu (pz16@rice.edu) B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Patrick Eifert (pje4@rice.edu)

GROUP ALUMNI

Name Current Position in Group Time in Group
Priti Kharel UIUC; graduate undergraduate 05/2017 – 08/2017
Bruce Peng Berkeley; graduate undergraduate 06/2017 – 08/2017
Priyanka Thapa Harvard College; undergraduate undergraduate 06/2018 – 08/2018
Kaitian Mao USTC; undergraduate undergraduate 07/2018 – 09/2018
Kun Jiang Berkeley; postdoc postdoc 04/2016 – 10/2018
Tingting Zheng USTC; graduate graduate 09/2017-09/2018