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Dr. Binyang Hou

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School of Natural and Social Sciences
740-392-6868 Ext. 3213Email Dr. Hou
Professional Experience:
  • 2017-present Assistant Professor of Physics, Department of Chemistry and Physical Science
  • 2016-2017 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
  • 2014-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, High Pressure Collaborative Access Team, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Argonne, IL
  • 2011-2013 Joint Postdoc Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany and European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France
Professional Organizations:
  • American Physical Society
Published Works & Presentations:
  • Orientation Dependent Hydration Structures at Yttria-Stabilized Cubic Zirconia Surfaces, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120 (51), 29089-29097 (2016), B. Hou, S. Kim, T. Kim, C. Park, C.B. Bahn, J. Kim, S. Hong, S.Y. Lee, and J.H. Kim.
  • The Hydration Structure at Yttria-Stabilized Cubic Zirconia (110)-Water Interface with Sub-Ångström Resolution, Scientific Reports, 6 (27916) 1-8, doi: 10.1038/srep27916 (2016), B. Hou, S. Kim, T. Kim, J. Kim, S. Hong, C.B. Bahn, C. Park, and J.H. Kim.
  • Ion Distributions at Electrified Water-Organic Interfaces: PB-PMF Calculations and Impedance Spectroscopy Measurements, J. Electrochem. Soc. 162 (12) H890-H897 (2015), B. Hou, W. Bu, G. Luo, P. Vanysek, and M. L. Schlossman.
  • Ion Distributions at Water/1,2-dichloroethane Interface: Potential of Mean Force Approach to analyzing X-ray Reflectivity and Interfacial Tensions Measurements. J. Phys. Chem. B 117,5365-5378 (2013), B. Hou, N. Laanait, H. Yu, W. Bu, J. Yoon, B. Lin, M. Meron,G. Luo, P. Vanýsek, and M.L.Schlossman.
  • Tuning Ion Correlations at an Electrified Soft Interface. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 109, 20326 (2012), N. Laanait, M. Mihaylov, B. Hou, H. Yu, P. Vanýsek, B. Lin, M. Meron, I. Benjamin, and M.L. Schlossman.
  • Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • M.S. in Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • B.S. in Material Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China