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Associate Professor

Chemical and Biological Engineering

3036 NERC
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  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, 2004
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 1997


Dr. Qiang Huang’s group focuses on developing electrochemical technologies to fabricate new materials and structures for applications in electronics and renewable energy. The current research interests include

– New chemistries for electrochemical fabrication processes

– Superconducting films and structures for quantum applications

– Alternative metals for advanced interconnects in semiconductor circuits

– Numerical simulation of electrochemical deposition in semiconductor packaging

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2020
  • IBM Research Division Accomplishment Award, IBM, 2013
  • IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, IBM, 2014
  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2020

Areas of Research

Latest Publications

  • Electrodeposition of Rhenium with Suppressed Hydrogen Evolution from Water-in-salt Electrolyte, Huang and T. W. Lyons, Electrochemistry Communication, 93, 53 (2018).
  • Chemically Strengthened Glasses and the Method of Making the Same, Huang, K. Rodbell, and A. Sahin, US Patent 9,890,075 (2018).
  • Electrodeposition of Manganese Thin Films on a Rotating Disk Electrode from Choline Chloride – Urea Based Ionic Liquids, W. D. Sides and HuangElectrochimica Acta, 266, 185 (2018).
  • Electrochemical Formation of Freestanding 3D Structures using Injection of Additives, Huang, R. Gyorgak, R. Pak, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164, D737, (2017).
  • Effects of Cyclohexane- Monoxime and Dioxime on the Electrodeposition of Cobalt, T. W. Lyons and HuangElectrochimica Acta, 245, 309 (2017).