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Huang Liwu



Associate Professor, College of Materials Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, China.

Ph.D. in Materials Science, 2012, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France.

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2012-2014, Laboratoire de Réactivité et Chimie des Solides, UMR CNRS/UPJV 7314, France.

Visiting Research Professor, August 2019-October 2019, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France.

He is the project leaders of National Natural Science Fund of China, Sichuan Science and Technology Program,  Research Program of Department of Human Resources and Social Security of Sichuan Province, Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars of Sichuan University and some Industry-University-Research Cooperation Projects, etc. He has published over 20 SCI papers as the first or corresponding author in Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Carbon and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, etc. He has obtained 1 authorized Chinese invention patent as the first inventor.

Main research fields: Lithium ion batteries electrode materials and industrialization; Recycling technology for lithium ion batteries; First principles modeling on materials; Ni-MH batteries and electrode materials; Hydrogen storage materials 

Representative publications

[1] Qinghao Chen, Liwu Huang*, Jianbo Liu, Yiteng Luo, Yungui Chen, A new approach to regenerate high-performance graphite from spent lithium-ion batteries, Carbon, 2022, 189: 293-304.

[2] Yiteng Luo, Liwu Huang*, Jianbo Liu, Zerui Wang, Qinghao Chen, Yungui Chen, The optimization of porosity and particle size for micron-size porous silicon in high energy pre-lithiated silicon-graphite composite for Li-ion batteries, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2022, 331:111672.

[3] Xinmei Qi, Liwu Huang* , Yiteng Luo, Qinghao Chen, Yungui Chen, Ni3Sn2/nitrogen-doped graphene composite with chemisorption and electrocatalysis as advanced separator modifying material for lithium sulfur batteries, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2022, 628:896-910.

[4] Xiaoren Zhou, Liwu Huang*, Omar Elkedim, Yuexin Xie, Yiteng Luo, Qinghao Chen, Yang Zhang, Yungui Chen, Sr2+ and Mo6+ co-doped Li7La3Zr2O12 with superior ionic conductivity, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2021, 891:161906.

[5] Lin Chen, Liwu Huang* , Guojie Chen, Xinlin Zhang, and Yungui Chen*, The highly graphitized porous carbon-FeNi3 fabricated from oleic acid for advanced lithium-sulfur batteries, Chemistry-A European Journal, 2020, 26:8926-8934.

[6] Qianqian Shen, Liwu Huang*, Guojie Chen, Xinlin Zhang, Yungui Chen*, One-step synthesis of titanium nitride/nitrogen-doped graphene nanocomposite as separator modifying material for advanced lithium-sulfur batteries, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2020, 845:155543.

[7] Xinlin Zhang, Liwu Huang*, Pan Zeng, Lin Wu, Qianqian Shen, Zhixi Gao, Yungui Chen*, Hierarchical MoS2 anchored on core-shell Si@C with increased active-sites and charge transfer for superior cycling and rate capability in lithium-ion batteries, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 357:625-632.

[8] Xinlin Zhang, Liwu Huang*, Qianqian Shen, Xiaoren Zhou and Yungui Chen*, Hollow boron-doped Si/SiOx nanospheres embedded in the vanadium nitride/nanopore-assisted carbon conductive network for superior lithium storage, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11:45612-45620.

[9] Liwu Huang, Luc Aymard, Jean-Pierre Bonnet, MgH2-TiH2 mixture as an anode for lithium-ion batteries: synergic enhancement of the conversion electrode electrochemical performance, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3:15091-15096.

[10] Liwu Huang, Jean-Pierre Bonnet, Claudia Zlotea, Julie Bourgon, Michel Latroche, Matthieu Courty, Luc Aymard, Synthesis of destabilized nanostructured lithium hydride via hydrogenation of lithium electrochemically inserted into graphite, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2015, 40 (40):13936-13941.

[11] Xiaobo Duan, Yamiao Han, Liwu Huang*, Yanbing Li, Yungui Chen*, Improved rate ability of low cost sulfur cathodes by using ultrathin graphite sheets with self-wrapped function as cheap conductive agent, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3:8015-8021.

[12] L.W. Huang*, O. Elkedim, M. Nowak, M. Jurczyk, R. Chassognon, D.W. Meng. Synergistic effects of multiwalled carbon nanotubes and Al on the electrochemical hydrogen storage properties of Mg2Ni-type alloy prepared by mechanical alloying. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2012, 37:1538-1545.

[13] L.W. Huang*, O. Elkedim, X. Li. First Principles Investigation of Scandium-Based Borohydride NaSc(BH4)4. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2012, 536: S546-S549.

[14] L.W. Huang*, O. Elkedim, R. Hamzaoui, First principles investigation of the substitutional doping of Mn in Mg2Ni phase and the electronic structure of Mg3MnNi2 phase, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2011, 509:S328–S333.

[15] L.W. Huang, O. Elkedim, M. Jarzebski, R. Hamzaoui, M. Jurczyk, Structural   characterization and electrochemical hydrogen storage properties of Mg2Ni1xMnx (x = 0, 0.125, 0.25, 0.375) alloys prepared by mechanical alloying, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2010, 35:6794-6803.


[1] Course of graduate students: Batteries

[2] Course of undergraduate students: Battery technology


Graduate admission majors: Advanced Energy Materials and Devices, Materials and Chemical Engineering. Welcome to join our research group.


Address: College of Materials Science and EngineeringSichuan University, No.24 South Section 1, Yihuan Road, Chengdu, 610065, China

E-mail:  liwuhuang@scu.edu.cn


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Sichuan University
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