News

  • June 2021
    Materials Electrochemistry Group celebrated the end of the school year and all its achievements this year!

  • June 2021
    Ryan Andris and Timofey Averianov participated in the Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) of the American Chemical Society.
    Ryan presented a talk titled “Improving electrochemical behavior of layered oxides through the intercalation and heat treatment of carbon precursors for next generation cathodes”.

    Tim presented a talk titled “Improvement of electron transport in cathodes via integration of nanostructured carbons with layered oxides for high power Li-ion batteries”.

  • May 2021
    Congratulations to Michael Barsoum on successfully defending his Master’s Thesis titled “Hybrid capacitive deionization of mixed and single ion solutions using 1D and 2D advanced functional materials”!
  • May 2021
    Raymond Zhang participated in the Week of Undergraduate Excellence at Drexel University and presented a poster titled “Exploring the liquid phase exfoliation of 𝛿-LixV2O5 flakes in aqueous media for energy storage applications”.
  • April 2021
    Michael Barsoum, Timofey Averianov and Ryan Andris participated in the Drexel Emerging Graduate Scholars Conference.
    Mike presented a talk titled “Hybrid capacitive deionization of mixed ion solutions using tunnel manganese oxide nanowires”.

    Tim presented a talk titled “Nanoscale bilayered vanadium oxide/carbon composites for improved electron transport in high-power Li-ion batteries”.

    Ryan presented a talk titled “Integrating high capacity transition metal oxides with conductive carbon to form 2D layered cathodes for improved Li-ion batteries” and have been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Drexel Emerging Graduate Scholars (DEGS) Conference award for Third Place Oral Research Presentation. Congratulations, Ryan!

  • April 2021
    Cyra Gallano presented a talk at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research titled “Reconstructing layered framework of 2D transition metal carbides (MXenes) via modification of anionic sublattice toward formation of new oxides”. This is the largest symposium of undergraduate research in the world. Congratulations, Cyra!
  • March 2021
    Raymond Zhang and Darrell Omo-Lamai started working on their coop projects in Materials Electrochemistry Group.
  • March 2021
    New paper published
    Luke Houseman, Santanu Mukherjee, Ryan Andris, Michael Zachman, Ekaterina Pomerantseva, Free-standing bilayered vanadium oxide films synthesized by liquid exfoliation of chemically preintercalated δ-LixV2O5·nH2O, Materials Advances 2 (2021) 2711-2718

    https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2021/ma/d1ma00085c

  • March 2021
    Prof. Pomerantseva presents an invited talk at the annual TMS 2021 meeting & exhibition titled “Synthetic control of nanostructured bilayered vanadium oxides for intercalation batteries”.
  • February 2021
    Prof. Pomerantseva presents a talk at the annual M2m/t Energy Frontiers Research Center meeting titled “The effect of chemically preintercalated alkali ions on the structure of layred titanates and their electrochemistry in aqueous energy storage systems”.
  • January 2021
    New paper published
    Bryan W. Byles and Ekaterina Pomerantseva, Effect of 1D diffusion channel size and ionic content on Li+ ion and Na+ ion diffusion in tunnel manganese oxides, Materialia 15 (2021) 101013

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S2589152921000168

  • January 2021
    New paper published
    Ryan Andris, Phillip Ridley, Bryan W. Byles, David A. Cullen, Karren L. More, and Ekaterina Pomerantseva, Synthesis strategies toward improved ordering of [MnO6] octahedra in tunnel structured 2×3 and 2×4 MnO2, Scripta Materialia 195 (2021) 113713

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1359646220308356