Faculty List

Full Name:

Prof. Francesco CIUCCI

Associate Professor
California Institute of Technology, Ph.D.


(852) 2358 7187


(852) 2358 0054




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Research Area

Material Sci. & Eng., Energy, Numerical Meth.

Research Interests

Energy Storage and Conversion (Fuel Cells and Batteries)
Physical Chemistry of Ionic Materials

Recent Publications

Wan, Ting Hei; Lu, Ziheng; Ciucci, Francesco "A first principle study of the phase stability, ion transport and substitution strategy for highly ionic conductive sodium antipervoskite as solid electrolyte for sodium ion batteries", Journal of Power Sources, v. 390, 30 June 2018, p. 61-70 (2018)


Lu, Ziheng; Ciucci, Francesco "Anti-perovskite Cathodes For Lithium Batteries", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, v.6, (12), March 2018, p. 5185-5192 (2018)


Shang, Zhenxi; Chen, Zilong; Zhang, Zhenbao; Yu, Jing; Tan, Shaozao; Ciucci, Francesco; Shao, Zongping; Lei, Hao; Chen, Dengjie "CoFe Nanoalloy Particles Encapsulated in Nitrogen-doped Carbon Layers as Bifunctional Oxygen Catalyst Derived From a Prussian Blue Analogue", JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, v.740, April 2018, p. 743-753 (2018)


Effat, Mohammed B.; Quattrocchi, Emanuele; Wan, Ting Hei; Saccoccio, Mattia; Belotti, Alessio; Ciucci, Francesco "Electrical Conductivity Relaxation in the Nonlinear Regime", JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, v.164, (14), December 2017, p. F1671-1689 (2018)


Wu, Junxiong; Lu, Ziheng; Li, Kaikai; Cui, Jiang; Yao, Shanshan; Ihsan Ul Haq, Muhammad; Li, Baohui; Yang, Quan Hong; Kang, Feiyu; Ciucci, Francesco; Kim, Jang Kyo "Hierarchical MoS<sub>2</sub>/Carbon Microspheres as Long-Life and High-Rate Anodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6 March 2018 (2018)


Yao, Shanshan; Cui, Jiang; Huang, Jianqiu; Lu, Ziheng; Deng, Yang; Chong, Woon Gie; Wu, Junxiong; Ihsan Ul Haq, Muhammad; Ciucci, Francesco; Kim, Jang Kyo "Novel 2D Sb<sub>2</sub>S<sub>3</sub> Nanosheet/CNT Coupling Layer for Exceptional Polysulfide Recycling Performance", Advanced Energy Materials, 25 June 2018, article number 1800710 (2018)


Yu, Jing; Chen, dengjie; Saccoccio, Mattia; Lam, Kwun Yu; Ciucci, Francesco "Promotion of Oxygen Reduction with Both Amorphous and Crystalline MnOx through the Surface Engineering of La<sub>0.8</sub>Sr<sub>0.2>/sub>MnO<sub>3‐δ</sub> Perovskite", ChemElectroChem, v. 5, (7), 22 January 2018 (2018)


Yang, Fusheng; Zhang, Yang; Ciucci, Francesco; Wu, Zhen; Wang, Shumao; Wang, Yuqi; Zhang, Zaoxiao "Towards a Consistent Understanding of the Metal Hydride Reaction Kinetics: Measurement, Modeling and Data Processing", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, v. 741, April 2018, p. 610-621 (2018)


Lyu, Yu-Qi; Ciucci, Francesco "Activating the Bifunctionality of a Perovskite Oxide toward Oxygen Reduction and Oxygen Evolution Reactions", ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, v.9, (41), October 2017, p. 35829-35836 (2017)


Effat, Mohammed B.; Ciucci, Francesco "Bayesian and Hierarchical Bayesian Based Regularization for Deconvolving the Distribution of Relaxation Times from Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Data", ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA, v. v. 247, September 2017, p. 1117-1129 (2017)


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