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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Jian Xie

  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Jian Xie

317-274-8850
SL 260M
jianxie@iupui.edu
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Education

  • Miami University, Chemistry/Electrochemistry, Ph.D., 8/1999
  • University of South Dakota, Chemistry/Electrochemistry, MA/MS, 8/1996
  • Tianjin University, Chemical Engineering, BA/BS, 2/1982

Professional Experience

  • Principal Research Scientist, Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio , 11/2006 - 11/2007
  • Senior Electrochemist, Cabot Corp, Albuquerque, New Mexico , 9/2004 - 10/2006
  • Research Associate, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico , 6/2001 - 8/2004
  • Senior Scientist, Energy Conversion Devices, Inc, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA, 12/2000 - 5/2001
  • Systems Engineer, General Motors Advanced Technology Vehicles (GMATV) Division, Indianapolis Technical Center , 8/1999 - 11/2000

Selected Publications

  • Jian Xie*, Yadong Liu, Le Xin, Yuzi Liu, Qi Liu, Fan Yang**, and Eric A. Stach, gMaking Li-Metal Electrodes Rechargeable by Controlling the Direction of Dendrite Growthh, Nature Energy, under review, 12/2015
  • Yadong Liu and Jian Xie*, gModeling and calculation of diffusion coefficient in Li-ion batteries from in situ high energy synchrotron XRDh Journal of the Electrochemical Society, (Impact factor: 3.266), 2015, submitted., 12/2015
  • Le Xin, F.Yang**, Zhe-Fei Li, Somaye Rasouli** , Paulo J. Ferreira, Cheng-Jun Sun, Yu-Zi Liu, and Jian Xie*, gUnderstanding of Pt nanoparticle anchoring on graphene supports through surface functionalizationh, ACS Catalysis, (Impact factor: 9.312), 2015, accepted., 11/2015
  • Fan Yang**, Zhe-Fei Li, Le Xin, Hangyu Zhang, Yadong Liu, Qi Liu**, Yun Zhou, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie*, gHighly Durable Reduced-Graphene-Oxide Supported Pt Catalysts for PEMFC Applicationsh, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, (Impact factor: 3.266), 2015, accepted., 11/2015
  • Zhe-Fei Li, Yun Zhou**, Yadong Liu, Qi Liu, Hangyu Zhang, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie,* gFacile preparation of graphene-doped SnO2 xerogel hybrids as the anode material in Li-ion batteriesh ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (Impact factor: 6.723), 2015, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b05819, 11/2015
  • Zhe-Fei Li, Le Xin, Fan Yang**, Yadong Liu, Yuzi Liu, Hangyu Zhang, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie*, gHierarchical Polybenzimidazole-grafted Graphene/Carbon Hybrids as Supports for Pt Nanoparticle Catalysts with Excellent PEMFC Performanceh NanoEnergy, 16 (2015) 281-29; doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.06.031 (Impact factor: 10.355). , 10/2015
  • Yadong Liu and Jian Xie*, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Study of Failure of Commercial LiFePO4 Cells under Overcharge Conditionsh J. Electrochem. Soc. 2015 162(10): A2208-A2217; DOI: 10.1149/2.0911510jes., (Impact factor: 3.266)., 10/2015
  • Qi Liu**, Zhe-Fei Li, Yadong Liu, Hangyu Zhang**, Yang Ren, Chengjun Sun, Wenquan Lu, Yun Zhou**, Lia Staciu, Eric A. Stach and Jian Xie*, gGraphene Modified Nanostructured V2O5 Xerogel With Extraordinary Electrochemical Performance for Li-ion Batteriesh Nature Communications, 2015, doi:10.1038/ncomms7127(Impact factor: 11.470)., 2/2015
  • Chuankun Jia, Qi Liu, Cheng-Jun Sun, Fan Yang**, Yang Ren, Steve M. Heald, Yadong Liu, Zhefei Li, Wenquan Lu, and Jian Xie*, gIn Situ X-ray Near-Edge Absorption Spectroscopy Investigation of the State of Charge of All-Vanadium Redox Flow Batteriesh, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6 (20), pp 17920–17925.(Impact factor: 5.9) cited by 1. , 6/2014
  • Zhe-Fei Li, Hangyu Zhang, Yadong Liu, Qi Liu**, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie* gHierarchical Nanocomposites of Vanadium Oxide Thin Film Anchored on Graphene as High-Performance Cathodes in Li-Ion Batteriesh ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6 (21), pp 18894–18900. (Impact factor: 5.9) cited by2. , 6/2014
  • Qi Liu, Yadong Liu, Cheng-Jun Sun, Zhefei Li, Yang Ren, Wenquan Lu, Eric A. Stach and Jian Xie*, gThe Structural Evolution of V2O5 Nanocrystals during Electrochemical Cycling Studied Using In operando Synchrotron Techniquesh Electrochimica Acta, 136(2014) 318-322. (Impact factor: 3.562). Cited by 4., 6/2014
  • Li, Zhe-Fei; Zhang, Hangyu; Liu, Qi; Liu**, Yadong; Stanciu, Lia; Xie, Jian*, gNovel pyrolyzed polyaniline-grafted silicon nanoparticles encapsulated in graphene sheets for Li-ion battery anodesh ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6 (8), pp 5996–6002 (Impact factor: 5.9). Cited by 12., 3/2014
  • Qi Liu, Hao He, Zhe-Fei Li, Yadong Liu, Yang Ren, Wenquan Lu, Jun Lu, Eric A. Stach and Jian Xie*, gRate-dependent, Li ion insertion/deinsertion behaviour of LiFePO4 cathodes in commercial 18650 LiFePO4 cellsh ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6, 3282-3289B(Impact factor: 5.9). Cited by 13., 3/2014
  • Yadong Liu, Qi Liu, Zhefei Li, Yang Ren, Jian Xie*, Hao He, and Fan Xu, gElectrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Study of Failure of Commercial LiFePO4 Cells in Over-Discharge Conditionsh Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161(6)A620-A632 (2014), (Impact factor: 2.588). Cited by 3., 1/2014
  • Zhe-Fei Li, Hangyu Zhang, Qi Liu, Yadong Liu, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie*, gCovalently-grafted polyaniline on graphene oxide sheets for high performance electrochemical supercapacitorsh Carbon, 71, 257 (2014) (Impact factor: 6.89). Cited by 24., 1/2014
  • Mei-xian Wang, Qi Liu, Zhe-Fei Li, Hong-fang Sun, Eric Stach, Jian Xie, gStructural Modification Of Graphene Sheets To Create A Dense Network Of Edge Sitesh The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2013, 4, 1484−1488 (Impact factor: 6.213). Cited by 6., 10/2013
  • Zhe-Fei Li, Hangyu Zhang, Qi Liu, Lili Sun, Lia Stanciu, and Jian Xie, gFabrication of High-Surface-Area Graphene/Polyaniline Nanocomposites and Their Application in Supercapacitorsh ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 2685-2691(Impact factor: 4.525). Cited by 74., 9/2013
  • Fan Xu, Mei-xian Wang, Lili Sun, Qi Liu, Hong-fang Sun, Eric A. Stach, and Jian Xie, gEnhanced Pt/C catalyst stability using p-benzensulfonic acid functionalized carbon blacks as catalyst supportsh, Electrochimica Acta, 94 (2013) 172-181. (Impact factor: 4.039) Cited by 8., 3/2013
  • Hao He**, Fan Xu, YaDong Liu**, Clif Dun, Yang Ren, Qi Liu**, Mei-xian Wang, Jian Xie*, gFailure Investigation of A123 18650 LiFePO4 cell under over-charge conditionsh Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160(6)A793-A804(2013) (Impact factor: 2.70). Cited by 7., 2/2013
  • Jin Shi, Hangyu Zhang, Alexandra Snyder, Mei-xian Wang, Jian Xie, D. Marshall Porterfield* and Lia Stanciu*, gAn aqueous media based approach for the preparation of a biosensor platform composed of graphene oxide and Pt-blackh Biosensors&Bioelectronics (2012) 38(1), 314-320, (Impact factor: 5.637). Cited by 37., 7/2012
  • Fan Xu, Hao He**, YaDong Liu**, Clif Dun, Yang Ren, Qi Liu**, Mei-xian Wang, Jian Xie*, gInvestigation of the failure of A123 18650 LiFePO4 cell under overcharge conditionh, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159(6)A1-A10 (2012). (Impact factor: 2.70). Cited by 7., 6/2012
  • Mei-xian Wang, Fan Xu**, Jian Xie*, gEnhanced carbon corrosion resistance for FEFC Pt/C catalysts using steam-etched carbon blacks as a catalyst supporth Electrochimica Acta, 63, 295-301 , 2012. (Impact factor: 3.562). Cited by 4., 4/2012
  • Mei-xian Wang, Qi Liu**,Hong-fang Sun, Eric A. Stach, and Jian Xie*, gPreparation of High-Surface-Area Nano-Structured Graphene Compositesh Carbon, 50, 3845 (2012) (Impact factor: 6.008). Cited by 21., 3/2012
  • Qi Liu**, Hao He**, Hangyu Zhang**, Meixian Wang, Lia Stanciu, Zi-Sheng Chao, Jian Xie*, gSynthesis of Mesoporous Chromium Phosphates via Solid State Reaction at a Low Temperatureh New Journal of Chemistry, 2012, 36, 139-147.(Impact factor: 3.009). Cited by 2, 2/2012
  • Mei-xian Wang, Fan Xu**, Qi Liu**, Hong-fang Sun, Rui-hua Cheng, Hao He**, Eric A. Stach, Jian Xie*, gEnhancing the catalytic performance of Pt/C catalysts using steam-etched carbon blacks as a catalyst supporth Carbon 49 (2011) 256-265. (Impact factor: 4.504). Cited by 11., 10/2011
  • Mei-xian Wang, Fan Xu**, Hong-fang Sun, Qi Liu**, Kateryna Artyushkova, Eric A. Stach, and Jian Xie*, gNanoscale graphite-supported Pt catalysts for oxygen reduction reactions in fuel cellsh Electrochimica Acta, 56 (2011) 2566–2573. (Impact factor: 3.562). Cited by 16., 5/2011
  • Fan Xu**, Hang-Yu Zhang**, Jan Ilavsky, Derek Ho, Matthew J. Justice**, Horia I. Petrache, Stanciu, and Jian Xie*, gInvestigation of Catalyst Ink Dispersion Using Both Ultra Small Angle X-Ray Scattering and Cryogenic TEMh Langmuir, 2010, 26 (24), 19199-19208. (Impact factor: 4.268). Cited by 14, 8/2010
  • Jian Xie*, Fan Xu**, David Wood, Karren Moore and Thomas Zawodzinski, gInfluence of ionomer content on the structure and performance of PEFC membrane electrode assembliesh, Electrochimica Acta, 55 (2010) 7404–7412. (Impact factor: 3.562). Cited by 15. Cited by 39, 7/2010
  • Fan Xu, ** Mei-xian Wang, Qi Liu**, Hong-fang Sun, Seth Simonson**, Noma Ogbeifun**, Eric A. Stach, Jian Xie,* gInvestigation of Carbon Corrosion Process for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Using RDE Techniqueh, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 157, B1138-B1145 (2010). (Impact factor: 2.70). Cited by 25., 4/2010
  • Mei-xian Wang**, Qi Liu**, Hong-fang Sun, Noma Ogbeifun**, Fan Xu, Eric A. Stach, Jian Xie*, gInvestigation of Carbon Corrosion in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Using Steam Etchingh Materials Chemistry and Physic, 123 (2010) 761–766. (Impact factor: 2.264). Cited by 17., 3/2010
  • Lihong Huang, Jian Xie, Rongrong Chen, Deryn Chu, Andrew Hsu*, gNanorod alumina-supported Ni-Zr-Fe/Al2O3 catalysts for hydrogen production in auto-thermal reforming of ethanolh Materials Research Bulletin, 22, 92, (2010). (Impact factor: 1.989). Cited by 14., 1/2010
  • Lihong Huang, Jian Xie, Rongrong Chen, Deryn Chu, Andrew Hsu*, gFe promoted Ni-Ce/Al2O3 in auto-thermal reforming of ethanol for hydrogen productionh Catalysis Letters, Vol. 130, 432-439 (2009). (Impact factor: 1.867). Cited by 14., 10/2009
  • Lihong Huang, Jian Xie, Wei Chu, Rongrong Chen, Deryn Chu, Andrew T. Hsu*, gIron-promoted nickel-based catalysts for hydrogen generation via auto-thermal reforming of ethanolh Catalysis Communications, Vol.10, Issue 5, 25 January 2009, Pages 502-508. (Impact factor: 2.978). Cited by 23., 8/2009
  • Lihong Huang, Jian Xie, Rongrong Chen, Deryn Chu, Wei Chu, Andrew T. Hsu*, gEffect of iron on durability of nickel-based catalysts in auto-thermal reforming of ethanol for hydrogen productionh Intl. J of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 33, Issue 24, December 2008, Pages 7448-7456.(Impact factor: 3.945). Cited by 35., 7/2008
  • Jian Xie*, David Wood, Karren More, Palmen. Atanassov and Rodney Borup, gMicro-Structural Changes of Membrane Electrode Assembly During PEFC Durability Testing at High Humidity Conditionsh J. Electrochem. Soc. 152, A1011 (2005). Cited 338 times., 8/2005
  • Jian Xie*, David Wood, David Wayne, Thomas Zawodzinski, Palmen. Atanassov and Rodney Borup gDurability of PEFCs at High Humidity Conditionsh J. Electrochem. Soc.152, A47 (2005). Cited 355 times., 5/2005
  • Y. Lin**, J. Xie, H. Wang, Y. Li, Sang Yoel Lee, S. R. Foltyn, S. A. Crooker, Q. X. Jia, A. K. Burrell, and T. M. McCleskey, gGreen Luminescent Zinc Oxide Films Prepared By Polymer-Assisted Deposition With Rapid Thermal Processh Thin Solid Films, 492 (2005) 101-104. Cited by 49., 3/2005
  • Jian Xie*, Karren More, Thomas Zawodzinski and Wayne Smith, gPorosimetry of MEAs Made by eThin Film Decalf Method and Its Effect on Performance of PEFCsh J. Electrochem. Soc. 151, A1841 (2004). Cited by 97., 10/2004
  • Jian Xie*, Fernando Garzon, Thomas Zawodzinski and Wayne Smith, gIonomer Segregation in Composite MEAs and Its Effect on Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Performanceh, J. Electrochem. Soc. 151 A1084 (2004). Cited by 72., 5/2004
  • Jian Xie** and Thomas L. Riechel*, “Room Temperature Chloroaluminate Molten Salts Buffered with Magnesium Metal” J. Electrochem. Soc. 147, 4247 (2000). Cited by 5., 3/2000
  • Jian Xie** and Thomas L. Riechel*, “Room Temperature Molten Salt Batteries” Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Inc., IEEE 99TH8371, p135-140, January 1999., 1/1999
  • Jian Xie** and Thomas L. Riechel*, “V2O5 Xerogels in 1-Ethyl-3-Methylimidazolium Chloride/AlCl3 Room Temperature Molten Salts” Molten Salts XI, edited by P. C. Trulove, H. C. De Long, G. R. Stafford and S. Deki, PV98-11, p. 292, The Electrochemical Society Proceedings Series, Pennington, NJ (1998)., 8/1998
  • Jian Xie** and Thomas L. Riechel*, “Electrochemistry of 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride in Acetonitrile”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 145, 2660 (1998). Cited by 9., 6/1998

Awards, Honors, and Certifications

  • Research Frontiers Trailblazer Award (IUPUI), 4/2015
  • Abraham M. Max Distinguished Professor Award (Purdue School of Engineering & Technology), 8/2014

Expertise

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

Interests

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.