Jiang, Kai

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Ph.D., Professor

E-mail: kjiang@hust.edu.cn


ü Grid-scale energy storage technologies and applications

ü Electrochemical energy storage materials and devices

ü Advanced electrical materials

ü Materials physical chemistry


ü Wuhan University, School of Chemistry and Molecular Science, PhD (2001/09-2006/06)

ü Wuhan University, Department of Chemistry, Bachelor (1995/09-1999/06)


ü 2018/01- Now,  HUST, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Professor

ü 2012/03-2017/12,  HUST, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor

ü 2010/01-2012/02,  MIT, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Postdoc

ü 2007/02-2009/12,  Auburn University, College of Science and Mathematics, Postdoc



1. G Liu, C Xu, H Li, K Jiang*, K Wang*  State of charge and online model parameters co-estimation for liquid metal batteries  Applied Energy, 2019, 250, 677–684

2. W Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  An Ultrastable Presodiated Titanium Disulfde Anode for Aqueous “Rocking-Chair” Zinc Ion Battery  Adv. Energy Mater. 2019, 1900993

3. Q Jin, W Li, K Wang*, P Feng, H Li, T Gu, M Zhou, W Wang, S Cheng, K Jiang* Experimental design and theoretical calculation for sulfur-doped carbon nanofibers as a high performance sodium-ion battery anode  J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 10239–10245

4. R Wang, K Wang*, S Gao, M Jiang, J Han, M Zhou, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Electrocatalysis of polysulfide conversion by conductive RuO2 Nano Dots for lithium–sulfur batteries  Nanoscale, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/C8NR04182B

5. H Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Controllable Electrochemical Synthesis of Copper Sulfides as Sodium-Ion Battery Anodes with Superior Rate Capability and Ultralong Cycle Life  ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2018, 10 (9), 8016-8025

6. K Jiang, S Gao, R Wang, M Jiang, J Han, T Gu, M Liu, S Cheng, K Wang*  Lithium Sulfonate/Carboxylate-Anchored Polyvinyl Alcohol Separators for Lithium Sulfur Batteries  ACS applied materials & interfaces, 2018, 10 (21), 18310-18315

7. Z Guo, C Xu, W Li, F Zhu, H Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Numerical study on the thermal management system of a liquid metal battery module  Journal of Power Sources 2018, 392, 181-192

8. H Li, K Wang*, H Zhou, X Guo, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Tellurium-tin based electrodes enabling liquid metal batteries for high specific energy storage applications  Energy Storage Materials 14, 267-271

9. W Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  A long-life aqueous Zn-ion battery based on Na3V2(PO4)2F3 cathode  Energy Storage Materials, 2018, 15, 14-21

10. Jiali Lian, Wei Li, Feng Wang, Jie Yan, Kangli Wang*, Shijie Cheng and Kai Jiang*  Enhanced Performance of Lead Acid Batteries with Bi2O2CO3/Activated Carbon Additives to Negative Plates. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2017, 164(7): A1726 -A1730

11. Wei Li, Kangli Wang*, Shijie Cheng and Kai Jiang*  A two-dimensional hybrid of SbOx nanoplates encapsulated by carbon flakes as a high performance sodium storage anode. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 1160-1167

12. Shu Gao, Kangli Wang*, Ruxing Wang, Mao Jiang, Jing Han, Tiantian Gu, Shijie Chenga and Kai Jiang*  Poly(vinylidene fluoride)-based hybrid gel polymer electrolytes for additive-free lithium sulfur batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 17889-17895

13. Hongwei Tao, Min Zhou*, Kangli Wang*, Shijie Cheng and Kai Jiang* Nickel sulfide nanospheres anchored on reduced graphene oxide in situ doped with sulfur as a high performance anode for sodium-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 5, 9322-9328

14. Ruxing Wang, Kangli Wang*, Shu Gao, Mao Jiang, Min Zhou, Shijie Cheng and Kai Jiang* Rational design of yolk–shell silicon dioxide@hollow carbon spheres as advanced Li–S cathode hosts. Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 14881-14887

15. Feng, Pingyuan, Wei Wang*, Kangli Wang, Shijie Cheng, and Kai Jiang*  Na3V2(PO4)3/C synthesized by a facile solid-phase method assisted with agarose as a high-performance cathode for sodium-ion batteries  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, 21, 10261-10268

16. H Li, H Yin, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang* D. Sadoway  Liquid Metal Electrodes for Energy Storage Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2016, 1600483

17.  H Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  High Performance Liquid Metal Battery with Environmentally Friendly Antimony Tin Positive Electrode  ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 12830−12835

                 18. W Li, C Hu, M Zhou, K Wang*, H Li, S Cheng, K Jiang*  The Electrochemical Synthesis of LiNbO2 in Molten Salts and its Application for Lithium Ion Batteries with High

                  Rate Capability,  Electrochimica Acta  2016, 189, 231-236  

19. W Li, C Hu, M Zhou, H Tao, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Carbon-coated Mo3Sb7 Composite as Anode Material for Sodium Ion Batteries with Long Cycle Life,  Journal of Power Sources  2016, 307, 173-180

20. Q Zhang, W Wang*, Y Wang, P Feng, K Wang, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Controllable Construction of 3D-Skeleton-Carbon Coated Na3V2(PO4)3 for High-Performance Sodium Ion Battery Cathode,  Nano Energy  2016, 20, 11-19

21. W Li, M Zhou, H Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  A high performance sulfur-doped disordered carbon anode for sodium ion batteries, Energy & Environmental Science, 2015, 8, 2916-2921

22. W Li, M Zhou, H Li, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Carbon-coated Sb2 Se3 composite as anode material for sodium ion batteries, Electrochemistry Communications, 2015, 60, 74-77

23. H Li, K Wang*, W Li, S Cheng, K Jiang*  Molten salt electrochemical synthesis of sodium titanates as high performance anode materials for sodium ion batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A , 2015, 3 (32), 16495-16500

24. M Zhou, W Li, T Gu, K Wang*, S Cheng, K Jiang*  A sulfonated polyaniline with high density and high rate Na-storage performances as a flexible organic cathode for sodium ion batteries, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 14354-14356.

25. K Wang#, K Jiang#, B Chung, T Ouchi, PJ Burke, DA Boysen, DJ Bradwell, H Kim, U Muecke, DR Sadoway*  Lithium-antimony-lead liquid metal battery for grid-level energy storage,  Nature,  2014, 514 (7522), 348-350  (#co-first author)

26. H Kim, DA Boysen, JM Newhouse, BL Spatocco, B Chung, PJ Burke, DJ Bradwell, K Jiang, AA Tomaszowska, K Wang, W Wei, LA Ortiz, SA Barriga, SM Poizeau, DR Sadoway*  Liquid metal batteries: Past, present, and futureChemical Reviews, 2012, 113 (3), 2075-2099

27. K Jiang, H Xie, W Zhan* Photocurrent Generation from Ru(bpy)32+ Immobilized on Phospholipid/Alkanethiol Hybrid Bilayers, Langmuir, 2008, 25 (18), 11129-11136

28. K Jiang, H Zhang, C Shannon, W Zhan*  Preparation and characterization of polyoxometalate/protein ultrathin films grown on electrode surfaces using layer-by-layer assembly, Langmuir, 2008, 24 (7), 3584-3589

29. K Jiang, X Hu, M Ma, D Wang*, G Qiu, X Jin, GZ Chen*  “Perovskitization”‐Assisted Electrochemical Reduction of Solid TiO2 in Molten CaCl2, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2006, 45 (3), 428-432.

30. K Jiang, X Hu, H Sun, D Wang, X Jin, Y Ren, GZ Chen*  Electrochemical synthesis of LiTiO2 and LiTi2O4 in molten LiCl, Chemistry of materials, 2004 16 (22), 4324-4329.


1. Positive Electrode Materials for Liquid and Semi-liquid Metal Batteries. China Patent (ZL 201310131616.8)

2. A Modeling Method for Liquid Metal Batteries. China Patent (ZL201710488395.8)

3. One Kind of Preparation Method and Its Product of Titanium Dioxide for Sodium Ion Battery Anode. China Patent (ZL 201610895448.3)


ü Research on Key Technologies of Liquid Metal Energy Storage Batteries, supported by The National Key Research and Development Program (2018 –2021),

ü Research on Discharge Mechanism of Antimony Based Liquid Metal Electrodes, supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No.: 51774148


ü Second Prize of Excellent Research Papers of Hubei Province, 2016


ü Committee Member of The Council on Electric Energy Storage of The Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering (CSEE)

ü Committee Member of The Council on Energy Storage Engineering of The Chemical Industry and Engineering Society China (CIESC)

ü    Editorial Member of Energy Storage Science and Technology