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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Sean Rayman

Title: Research Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-0350
Fax: 803-777-8265
Office: Swearingen Engineering Center
Room 3A03B
301 Main Street
Columbia, SC  29208
Research Professor Sean Rayman


Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 2009

B.S., University of South Carolina, 2004


Dr. Rayman's research interests are in electrochemical systems from both experimental and theoretical viewpoints. He has extensive experience in Electrodialysis, Liquid Metal SOFC's, and Lithium Ion Batteries. Currently Dr. Rayman is working on online state estimation for Lithium Ion Cells to improve safety and the longevity of Lithium Ion Batteries

Selected Publications

  • Sean Rayman and Ralph E. White, "Simulation of Reduction of Cr( VI ) by Fe( II ) Produced Electrochemically in a Parallel-Plate Electrochemical Reactor," Journal of the Electrochemical Society,156( 6 ), E96 - E104 ( 2009 )
  • Saeed Khaleghi Rahimian, Sean Rayman, and Ralph E. White, "Optimal Charge Rates for a Lithium Ion Cell," Journal of Power Sources196( 23 ), 10297 - 10304 ( 2011 )
  • Saeed Khaleghi Rahimian, Sean Rayman, and Ralph E. White, "State of Charge and Loss of Active Material Estimation of a Lithium Ion Cell under Low Earth Orbit condition using Kalman Filtering Approaches," Journal of the Electrochemical Society159( 6 ), A860 - A872 ( 2012 )