Fanglin Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of South Carolina (USC). Prior to joining in USC in Fall 2007, he was a Staff Engineer and Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Program Task Leader at the United Technologies Research Center. In addition, Dr. Chen worked at Riso National Laboratory in Denmark in 1996~1997 and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2001. Dr. Chen's research focuses on materials development for energy conversion and storage. Dr. Chen's teaching responsibilities at USC are in the areas of engineering materials and fuel cell technologies. Dr. Chen has been serving as a Reviewer for leading journals in materials and energy arena and as a Proposal Reviewer for many funding agencies. Dr. Chen has served as a Symposium Organizer and Session Chair for numerous international symposia such as the Electrochemical Society, the American Ceramic Society, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Dr. Chen is an Executive Committee Member in the High Temperature Materials of the Electrochemical Society and an Assistant Subject Editor of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Dr. Chen has received several awards and recognitions such as the Summer Faculty Fellow at the Air Force Research Laboratory in 2009 and 2010, Research Progress Award in 2012, Young Investigator Research Award in 2010, and Rising Star Faculty Award in 2010 from USC, Great Job Award in 2002 and 2007 and Outstanding Achievement Award in 2005 from United Technologies Research Center, Fellowship from the Office of Naval Research from 1999 to 2001, and Fellowship from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) from 1996 to 1997. Dr. Chen obtained a B.S. degree in chemistry from Anhui University in 1992, an M.S. degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1995, and a Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga, USA, in 2001.
Biography Updated on 18 January 2013