University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Shouhang Bo

Shouhang Bo-1

Assistant Professor

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Ph.D. Chemistry, Stony Brook University (2014)
B.S. Chemistry, Fudan University (2009)

Work Experience

2017 – pres. Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2015 – 2017 Postdoctoral Associate, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2014 – 2015 Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Honors and Awards

  • Shanghai Scientific Talent Yang Fan Program (2018)

Research Interests

  • Material- and system-level studies of solid-state materials for energy storage devices (e.g., Li-ion, Na-ion, Mg-ion and solid-state batteries)
  • Real-time scattering and spectroscopic studies of materials synthesis, unraveling the chemical and physical principles governing the formation of materials under synthesis conditions

Selected Publications

  1. YS. Tian; YZ. Sun; D. C. Hannah; YH. Xiao; H. Liu; K. W. Chapman; S-H. Bo* and G. Ceder* “Reactivity-guided interface design in Na metal solid-state batteries,” Joule, 2019, 3, 1-14
  2. T. Shi; PH. Xiao; D. H. Kwon; G. S. Gautam; K. Chakarawet; H. Kim; S-H. Bo* and G. Ceder* “Shear-assisted formation of cation-disordered rocksalt NaMO2 (M = Fe, Mn),” Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30, 8811-8821
  3. P. Canepa†*; S-H. Bo†*; G. S. Gautam; B. Key; W. D. Richards; T. Shi; Y. S. Tian; Y. Wang; J. C. Li and G. Ceder* “High magnesium mobility in ternary spinel chalcogenides,” Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 1759
  4. YS. Tian; T. Shi;W. D. Richards; J. C. Li; J. C. Kim; S-H. Bo* and G. Ceder* “Compatibility issues between electrode and electrolytes in solid-state batteries,” Energy & Environmental Science, 2017, 10, 1150-1166
  5. H. Kim; J. C. Kim; S-H. Bo; T. Shi; D-H. Kwon and G. Ceder “K-ion batteries based on a P2-type K0.6CoO2 Cathode”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 1700098
  6. S-H. Bo; X. Li; A. J. Toumar and G. Ceder “Layered-to-rock-salt transformation in desodiated NaxCrO2 (x < 0.4),” Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 1419-1429
  7. S-H. Bo; Y. Wang; J. C. Kim; W. D. Richards and G. Ceder “Computational and experimental investigation of Na-ion conduction in cubic Na3PSe4,” Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 252-258
  8. S-H. Bo; C. P. Grey and P. G. Khalifah “Defect tolerant diffusion channels of Mg2+ ions in ribbon-type borates: structural insights into potential battery cathodes MgVBO4 and MgxFe2-xB2O5,” Chemistry of Materials, 2015, 27, 4630-4639
  9. S-H. Bo; F. Wang; Y. Janssen; D. L. Zeng; K. W. Nam; W. Q. Xu; L. S. Du; J. Graetz; X. Q. Yang; Y. M. Zhu; J. B. Parise; C. P. Grey and P. G. Khalifah “Degradation and (de)lithiation processes in the high capacity battery material LiFeBO3” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 8799-8809
  10. Y. Janssen;D. S. Middlemiss; S-H. Bo; C. P. Grey and P. G. Khalifah “Structural modulation in the high capacity battery material LiFeBO3” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 12516-12527
    († equal contribution, * corresponding author)