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Joe (Xuan) Zhou

Research Interests

Materials and systems for energy storage

Battery materials R&D and manufacturing

Biomedical composite coating for implant applications

Contact materials (CuCr, AgSnO2)

Battery modeling and battery management for electric vehicles

 

Education

B.S. Metal Material Manufacturing, Taiyuan University of Technology, Shanxi, China 2002

M.S. Materials Physics and Chemistry, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi, China 2005

Ph.D. Automotive System Engineering, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI 2012

 

Experience

Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, MI 2014-present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, MI, 2013-2014

Scientist, Csquared Innovations LLC., Farmington Hills, MI, 2012-2013

Research Assistant, Advanced Functional Materials Key Laboratory, Xi’an, China, 2005-2006

 

Research Activities

Electrospun Fe2O3, Co3O4 anodes for Na-ion batteries

3D printing AgSnO2 contacts by direct metal deposition

Aqueous Na-ion battery based on Na4Mn9O18 cathode materials from solution precursors

Motor control, battery modeling and battery management for electric vehicle

Cold spray deposition of hydroxyapatite/titanium composite coating for biomedical applications and studied its corrosion, immersion and mechanical behavior.

Plasma spray deposition of hydroxyapatite/titanium composite coating under Argon environment and studied its corrosion, immersion and mechanical behavior.

Development and characterization of CuCr alloy contact materials by use of melt spinning technique for high voltage applications

 

Selected Publications

Xuan Zhou, Ramesh Guduru, HAp-metal based biocomposite coatings and characteristics of plasma-deposited Hap-Ti/Ti6Al4V coatings, Biomedical Composite, De Gruyter, 2014

Lu Lin, Xuan Zhou, Pravansu Mohanty, In Vitro Immersion Behavior of Cold Sprayed Hydroxyapatite/Titanium Composite Coatings, Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2 (2014) 10-16

Xuan Zhou, Ramesh Guduru and Pravansu Mohanty, Synthesis and characterization of Na0.44MnO2 from solution precursors, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1 (2013) 2757-2761

Xuan Zhou and Pravansu Mohanty, Electrochemical behavior of cold sprayed hydroxyapatite/titanium composite in Hanks’ solution, Electrochimica Acta, 65 (2012) 134-140.

Jun Wang , Xuan Zhou, Lin Lu, Dongmei Li, Pravansu Mohanty , YapingWang,  Microstructure and properties of Ag/SnO2 coatings prepared by cold spraying; Journal of Surface and Coating Technology, 207 (2013) 343-349.

X. Zhou, Raj Siman, Lin Lu, Pravansu Mohanty, Argon atmospheric plasma sprayed hydroxyapatite/Ticomposite coating for biomedical applications, Journal of Surface and Coating Technology, 207 (2012) 343-349.

Xuan Zhou and Pravansu Mohanty, Corrosion behavior of cold sprayed titanium coatings in simulated body fluid, Corrosion engineering, science and technology, 47 (2012) 145-154.

You-hong Wang, Xiao-ping Song, Zhan-bo Sun, Xuan Zhou, Juan Guo, Effects of Ti addition on microstructures of melt-spun CuCr ribbons, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 17 (2007) 72-76.

Y. Wang, X. Song, Z. Sun, X. Zhou, J. Guo, The solidification of CuCr alloys under various cooling rates, Materials Science-Poland, 25 (2007) 199-207.

Zhou, Xuan, Sun, Zhanbo, Wang, Youhong, Song, Xiaoping and Zhu, Ruihua, “Separation of supersaturation solid solution and the effects on resistivity in melt-spun Cu100- xCrx(x=2-35) ribbons”, The Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals,15 (2006) 935-939.

Y. Wang, X. Song, Z. Sun, X. Zhou, Effects of cooling rates on solidification of CuCr25 alloys, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 35 (2006) 1289.

Xuan Zhou and Pravansu Mohanty, Study of High-Frequency Artifacts on EIS Measurements of Ti and Its Alloys in Simulated Body Fluid, ECS Transaction, 33 (2011) 59-68.

Xuan Zhou, Ramesh Guduru and Pravansu Mohanty, Solution Precursor Calcination of Na0.44MnO2 Cathode Materials for Na-ion Batteries, MRS, Boston, 2012

Satish B. Chikkananavar,Nick Moroz, Xuan Zhou, Harishankar Umapathy and Pravansu Mohanty, LiFePO4 Cathodes for Rechargeable Li-ion Batteris by Plasma Spray Deposition, MRS, San Francisco, 2011

 

Contact Information

Email: xzhou@kettering.edu

Phone: (810) 762-9500 ext. 5990

Office: 2-703N AB