News

  • September 2017
    New Materials Electrochemistry Group website launches!
  • September 2017
    Mallory and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Bilayered Vanadium Oxides by Chemical Pre-Intercalation of Alkali and Alkali-Earth Ions as Battery Electrodes” in Energy Storage Materials
  • August 2017
    Mallory presents a talk at the annual SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA titled “Ion Dependent Change in the Mechanism of Charge Storage of Chemically Preintercalated Bilayered Vanadium Oxide Electrodes.”
  • June 2017
    Greg Van Aken joins the group as an undergraduate researcher through the NSF REU program
  • May 2017
    Bryan won the Koerner Family Award through the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment (IExE)! This award is given to PhD candidates that exhibit exceptional qualifications in research and leadership.
  • May 2017
    Mallory, Bryan, and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Bilayered vanadium oxide as the host material for reversible beyond lithium ion intercalation” in Advanced Materials Letters
  • April 2017
    Mallory presents at the ASM International Philadelphia Liberty Bell Chapter’s 16th annual C.F. ``Chuck`` Burns Graduate Student Poster Contest in Horsham, PA. Mallory won first prize in the poster competition!
  • April 2017
    Mallory presents a poster and talk at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Francisco, CA on “Effect of Ion Stabilization and Thermal Annealing on Cycling Behavior of Bilayered Vanadium Oxide in Na-ion Batteries”
  • April 2017
    Adam Blickley and Patrick West present their research at Drexel’s Week of Undergraduate Excellence.
  • March 2017
    Yepeng Qin joins the group as a BS/MS student!
  • January 2017
    Brendan Hayes-Oberst joins the group as the third PhD student!
  • January 2017
    Varun Natu joins the group as a BS/MS student!
  • December 2016
    Bryan and Mallory give oral talks at the 2016 MRS Fall National Meeting & Exhibit in Boston, MA. Bryan won “Best Student Presentation Award” in his symposium for his talk titled “Tunnel structured manganese oxides as electrode materials.
  • November 2016
    Bryan travels to Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, TN, to perform advanced transmission electron microscopy on his tunnel manganese oxide nanowires samples.
  • September 2016
    Adam Blickley joins the group as a BS/MS student!
  • August 2016
    Dr. Pomerantseva presents two talks at the annual SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA.
  • August 2016
    Bryan and Mallory present at the 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
  • June 2016
    Kacie Carlin joins the group as an undergraduate researcher through the NSF REU program
  • June 2016
    Emma McKree and Chelsea Sainte joins the group as an undergraduate researcher through Drexel’s STAR program
  • May 2016
    Bryan and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Porous heterostructured MXene/carbon nanotube composite paper with high volumetric capacity for sodium-based energy storage devices” with collaborators in Nano Energy.
  • April 2016
    Bryan and Mallory present at the ASM International Philadelphia Liberty Bell Chapter’s 15th annual C.F. ``Chuck`` Burns Graduate Student Poster Contest in Horsham, PA. Mallory and Bryan won first and second prize, respectively, in the poster competition!
  • April 2016
    Bryan and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “The role of electronic and ionic conductivities in the rate performance of tunnel structured manganese oxides in Li-ion batteries” in APL Materials.
  • April 2016
    Mallory, Bryan, and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Effect of aging and hydrothermal treatment on electrochemical performance of chemically pre- intercalated Na–V–O nanowires for Na-ion batteries” in Journal of Materials Chemistry A
  • March 2016
    Bryan and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Lithium-ion capacitors with 2D Nb2CTx (MXene) - carbon nanotube electrodes” with collaborators in Journal of Power Sources.
  • January 2016
    Materials Electrochemistry group moves lab from Disque Hall 502 to Bossone 105A.
  • October 2015
    Bryan and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Todorokite-type manganese oxide nanowires as an intercalation cathode for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries” in RSC Advances.
  • September 2015
    Bryan and Dr. Pomerantseva publish paper “Dependence of Young’s modulus on the sodium content within the structural tunnels of a one- dimensional Na-ion battery cathode” with collaborators in Nanoscale.
  • August 2015
    Bryan presents a talk at the annual SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA titled “Chemical modification approaches for improved performance of Na-ion battery electrodes”
  • June 2015
    Sarah Culbert joins the group as an undergraduate researcher through Drexel’s STAR program
  • April 2015
    Bryan presents a poster titled “Increased Capacity of α-MnO2 Nanowires by Acid Leaching for Metal-Ion Batteries” at the MRS Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.
  • April 2015
    Bryan won best graduate student poster in Drexel’s annual Research Day symposium! His poster was titled “Todorokite Manganese Oxide as a Li-ion and Na-ion Battery Intercalation Host”.
  • September 2014
    Mallory Clites joins the group as a PhD student!
  • August 2014
    Dr. Pomerantseva presents a talk at the annual SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference in San Diego, CA titled “Acid-leached α-MnO2 nanowires for electrochemical energy storage”
  • June 2014
    Seung Cho joins the group as an undergraduate researcher through Drexel’s STAR program
  • January 2014
    Francois Tetar joins the group as a master’s student through the MESC program!
  • November 2013
    Patrick West joins the group as an undergraduate researcher!
  • September 2013
    Bryan Byles joins the group as a PhD student!
  • September 2013
    Dr. Ekaterina Pomerantseva establishes Materials Electrochemistry Group at Drexel University