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Yulun Zhang, Ph.D.

Analytical Chemist and Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Areas:
Energy Storage Technology


Dr. Yulun Zhang is an Analytical Chemist and Postdoctoral Researcher in Idaho National Laboratory’s Energy Storage & Advanced Vehicles Department. His research specialties include electrochemical characterization and battery development. Since joining INL in 2019, his research includes 1) development of battery materials for DOE’s Battery500 project, 2) artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI-ML)-based analytics for battery diagnostics and prognostics. He received his bachelor’s in chemistry from Xiamen University and his doctorate in Analytical Chemistry (Electrochemistry) from the University of Utah. He presented solutions to unsolved electrochemical challenges at the Next Generation Electrochemistry Meeting, held in Chicago in June 2017. In free time, He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing and table tennis.


​Ph.D., Analytical (Electrochemistry) Chemistry, University of Utah

B.S., Chemistry, Xiamen University


​Y Zhang, K McKelvey, MA Edwards, JE Dick, AJ Bard, HS White, “Simultaneous size and electrocatalytic activity measurements of single Pt nanoparticles,” in preparation.

Y Zhang, DA Robinson, MA Edwards, K McKelvey, HS White, “Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction Reaction at Single sub-3 nm Pt Nanoparticles,” to be submitted.

Y Yu, V Sundaresan, S Bandyopadhyay, Y Zhang, MA Edwards, K McKelvey, HS White, KAWillets, “Three-dimensional super-resolution imaging of single nanoparticles delivered by pipettes,” ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (10), pp 10529–10538.

K McKelvey, SR German, Y Zhang, HS White, MA Edwards, “Nanopipettes as a Tool for Single Nanoparticle Electrochemistry,” Curr. Opin. Electrochem., 2017, 6, pp 4–9.

I Boussouar, Q Chen, X Chen, Y Zhang, F Zhang, D Tian, HS White, H Li, “Single Nanochannel Platform for Detecting Chiral Drugs,” Anal. Chem., 2017, 89 (2), pp 1110–1116.

Y Zhang, MA Edwards, SR German, HS White, “Multipass Resistive-Pulse Observations of the Rotational Tumbling of Individual Nanorods,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120 (37), pp 20781–20788.

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