Fanglin (Frank) Chen

Contact Information

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of South Carolina
Horizon I, Room 335
541 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 803-777-4875
Fax: 803-777-0137

Professor Chen's USC web page

Fanglin (Frank) Chen

Dr. Chen's research and interests include synthesis and characterization of materials for energy conversion and storage, microstructure property relationship, electroceramics and solid state ionic devices, electrochemical performance evaluation, materials and designs for solid oxide fuel cells.


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2001
  • M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China 1995
  • B.S., Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, China, 1992

Selected Publications

  • G. Xiao, Q. Liu, X. Dong, K. Huang and F. Chen, "Sr2Fe4/3Mo2/3O6 as anodes for solid oxide fuel cells", Journal of Power Sources, 195 (2010) 8071–8074.
  • C. Jin, C. Yang, F. Zhao, A. Coffin and F. Chen, "Direct-methane solid oxide fuel cells with Cu1.3Mn1.7O4 spinel internal reforming layer", Electrochemistry Communications, 12 (2010) 1450-1452.
  • C. Yang, C. Jin and F. Chen, "Micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells fabricated by phase-inversion method", Electrochemistry Communications, 12 (2010) 657-660.
  • F. Zhao, Q. Liu, S. Wang, K. Brinkman and F. Chen, "Synthesis and characterization of BaIn0.3-xYxCe0.7O3-δ (x=0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3) proton conductors", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35 (2010) 4258-4263.
  • Q. Liu, and F. Chen, "Self-rising approach to synthesize hierarchically porous metal oxides", Materials Research Bulletin, 44 (2009) 2056-2061.