Jie Xiao

Associate Professor
Chem 119
345 Campus Dr.
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR72701-1201
Email: jiexiao@uark.edu
Tel: (479)575-7202

2004-2008 Ph. D in Materials Chemistry, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton, NY (Supervised by Prof. M. Stanley Whittingham)
2001-2004 M.S. in Physical Chemistry, Wuhan University, China (Supervised by Prof. Yunhong Zhou) 1997-2001 B.Sc. in Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

Professional Experiences:
2016 – Present
Associate Professor at University of Arkansas
Chief Scientist at PNNL (joint position)
Scientist (from II to IV) at PNNL
Postdoctoral research associate at PNNL

Awards and Recognition:
• Project of The Year Award from PNNL (2013, 2014)
• Ronald L. Brodzinski Early Career Exceptional Achievement Award (2013)
• R&D 100 Award: “Graphene Nanostructures for Lithium Batteries” (2012)
• Publication of The Year Award from PNNL (2013)
• Outstanding Performance Award from PNNL (2009, 2010, 2012)
• Zapperd Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) (2008)
• Clifford E. Myers Award from SUNY Binghamton (2008)
• Excellent Teaching Fellowship from SUNY Binghamton (2005, 2006)

Synergistic Activities

Proposal review:

• Panel review for US DOE ARPA-E program
• National Science Foundation (NSF)
• ACS Petroleum Research Fund
• Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada

• Guest editor for Advanced Energy Materials on Special issue of “Lithium Sulfur Battery Systems”, August, 2015
• Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group)
• Board committee member for International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science
• Lead editor for Metal-Air Batteries section for ECS Transactions (Volume 50, 2012)


  • Member-at-large, Battery Division, The Electrochemical Society (ECS)
  • Committee chair of ECS Battery Division Fundraising office
  • Faculty advisor of MRS university chapter
  • Frequent symposium organizers/session chairs for ECS and MRS meetings