Imperial College London

Dr Yan Zhao(赵岩)

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Academic Visitor



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488City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





My research focuses on Lithium-ion battery:
1. Lithium-ion battery thermal runaway experimental and modelling 
2. Lithium-ion battery high temperature performance
3. Battery pack thermal management 
4. Lithium-ion battery degradation- both experimental and modelling 



Dondelewski O, Szemberg O’Connor T, Zhao Y, et al., 2020, The role of cell geometry when selecting tab or surface cooling to minimise cell degradation, Etransportation, Vol:5, ISSN:2590-1168, Pages:1-12

Feng X, Merla Y, Weng C, et al., 2020, A reliable approach of differentiating discrete sampled-data for battery diagnosis, Etransportation, Vol:3, ISSN:2590-1168

Zhao Y, Diaz LB, Patel Y, et al., 2019, How to cool lithium ion batteries: optimising cell design using a thermally coupled model, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:166, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A2849-A2859

Hales A, Diaz LB, Marzook MW, et al., 2019, The cell cooling coefficient: A standard to define heatrejection from lithium-ion batteries, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:166, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A2383-A2395

Zhao Y, Spingler FB, Patel Y, et al., 2019, Localized swelling inhomogeneity detection in lithium ion cells using multi-dimensional laser scanning, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:166, ISSN:1945-7111, Pages:A27-A34

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