Imperial College London

Yan Zhao(赵岩)

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Assistant



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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 



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

Hales A, Diaz LB, Marzook MW, et al., 2019, The Cell Cooling Coefficient: A Standard to Define Heat Rejection from Lithium-Ion Batteries, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:166, ISSN:0013-4651, Pages:A2383-A2395

Zhao Y, Patel Y, Zhang T, et al., 2018, Modeling the effects of thermal gradients induced by tab and surface cooling on lithium ion cell performance, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Vol:165, ISSN:1945-7111, Pages:A3169-A3178

Zhang X-F, Zhao Y, Liu H-Y, et al., 2018, Degradation of thin-film lithium batteries characterised by improved potentiometric measurement of entropy change, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol:20, ISSN:1463-9076, Pages:11378-11385

Zhao Y, Patel Y, Hunt IA, et al., 2017, Preventing lithium ion battery failure during high temperatures by externally applied compression, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol:13, ISSN:2352-152X, Pages:296-303

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