Doron Aurbach#

Email:aurbach 'at' mail.biu.ac.il
Membership Number:4072
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ISRAEL
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:daurbach
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1996 - present Full Professor, the Department of Chemistry, Bar Ilan University, a senat member of Bar-Ilan university
  • 1985- 1996 lecturer, senior lecturer and Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Bar Ilan University
  • 1985 – present Head of the electrochemistry group, Department of Chemistry, Bar Ilan University
  • 2001 - 2005 Chairman, Department of Chemistry
  • 2003 – present Associate and then Technical Editor of the journals of the Electrochemical Society (JES) ,(EEL), BES area.
  • 2007 – 2015 Topical Editor of J. of Solid State Electrochemistry (for the field of energy storage).
  • 2010 – present The chairman of the Israeli Labs Accreditation Authority
  • 2010 – present Member of the editorial advisory panel of "Nature Communication" on line journal.
  • 2012 – present A board member and a director in IMLB LLC, the organization of the international Li battery community.
  • 2012 - present The leader of Israel National Research center for Electrochemical Propulsion;supported - Israel Science Foundation

Fields of Scholarship
  • Physical Electrochemistry
  • Surface Science
  • Materials Science
  • All kinds of batteries (Li, Li-ion, Li-oxygen, Li-S, Na-ion, Mg, Lead-Acid, Al-air)
  • Super-capacitors
  • Eectronically conductive polymers
  • Water desalination by electrochemical means - CDI (capacitive de-ionization)
  • Development of in-situ spectro-electrochemical tools for highly reactive electrochemical systems
  • Non-aqueous electrochemistry

Honours and Awards
  • 1983 – 1984 Rothschild Fellowship for post-doctoral studies
  • 1983 – 1985 Fulbright Fellowship for post doctoral studies
  • 1992 The Israeli Chemical Society Prize for outstanding young scientists
  • 2005 The technology award of the battery division of the “Electrochemical Society”
  • 2007 The prize of excellence in research of the “Israel Vacuum Society”
  • 2008 Became a Fellow of the “Electrochemical Society” (ECS)
  • 2010 Became a member of the international network of excellence in Energy research, founded by BASF company (650,000 Euro per year, until 2019)
  • 2010 Became a Fellow of the “International Society of Electrochemistry” (ISE)
  • 2011 Landau prize for excellence and contribution to the field of “ Green Chemistry”
  • 2012 The prize of excellence in research of the “Israel Chemical Society” (ICS)
  • 2012 Became fellow of the MRS, Material Research Society
  • 2012 Became the leader of Israel National Research center for Electrochemical Propulsion (INREP), 16 research groups from 4 academic institutions, a grant of 45,000,000 NIS for 5 years, from the ISF - Israel Science Foundation
  • 2013 Kolthoff prize of the Technion, Israel Inst. of Chemistry for excellence in chemical research
  • 2013 The research Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) battery division.
  • 2014 The E.B. Yeager award of the International Battery Association (IBA) in recognition of life-long remarkeabe contribution to R&D of power sources

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