Doron Aurbach Lab

Electrochemistry for Sustainable Energy

Our lab focuses on electrochemistry, energy storage, and advanced materials. It is led by Professor Doron Aurbach who founded the electrochemistry group at the university in 1985 and is ranked among the most cited researchers worldwide with over 900 published papers. Prof. Aurbach collaborates worldwide and leads the Israel National Research Center for Electrochemical Propulsion (INREP), which encompasses over 20 research groups from several institutions.

Electrochemistry for Sustainable Energy

Prof. Doron Aurbach

Prof. Doron Aurbach

Emeritus Professor Doron Aurbach of the Department of Chemistry at Bar-Ilan heads the electrochemistry research group at the university and is the Director of the Energy Center at the Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA). Prof. Aurbach leads the Israel National Research Center for Electrochemical Propulsion (INREP), which includes over twenty research groups from leading academic institutions. Recently, he served as Chairman of the Israel National Labs Accreditation Authority (2010-2016) and is the recipient of the 2018 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for innovation in alternative fuels for transportation.

Google Scholar
 cited: 98000   h-index: 151 

Web Of Science
 cited: 75000   h-index: 130   total publications: 723


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Is “Water in Salt Electrolytes” the Ultimate Solution? Find out in our recently published paper in Angewandte Chemie at

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A comprehensive review published on Organic Polyimides (PI) for energy storage applications in Angewandte Chemie by Dr. Amey Nimkar and Dr. Netanel Shpigel. This review deals with PI chemistry for their synthesis protocols, intriguing electrochemistry, and active role in non-active components like binders, separators as well as current collectors. The review also deals with recently developed energetic materials like PI based MOF and COF. It will stimulate to use PI materials in energy storage applications for further large-scale energy storage applications. Read more at

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