Ekaterina Pomerantseva

Ekaterina Pomerantseva

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering

Ekaterina Pomerantseva

Associate Professor
Materials Science and Engineering


Professional History

  • Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA (2013), Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • University of Maryland – College Park, MD (2010-2013), Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Systems Research (Advisor: Prof. Reza Ghodssi)
  • University of Waterloo – Waterloo, ON (2009-2010), Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry (Advisor: Prof. Linda Nazar)

Degrees / Education

  • PhD, Solid-State Chemistry, Moscow State University, 2007
  • MS, Biochemistry, McGill University, 2006
  • MS, Chemistry and Materials Science, Moscow State University, 2003
  • BS, Materials Science, Moscow State University, 2000

Research Areas

Research Interests

Energy Generation, Storage, (Re)use and Recovery, Mechanics and Structures of Materials, Nanotechnology

Areas of Study

Academic Distinctions

  • 2019 Provost Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Scholarly Productivity
  • 2019 College of Engineering Outstanding Early-Career Research Award
  • 2019 Drexel University Louis and Bessie Stein Family Fellowship
  • 2018 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (NSF CAREER)
  • 2016 International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) Energy Technologies Award

Select Publications

  • X. Chen, E. Pomerantseva, K. Gregorczyk, R. Ghodssi, G. Rubloff, Cathodic ALD V2O5 thin films for high-rate electrochemical energy storage. RSC Advances 3 (2013) 4294-4302.
  • S.H. Oh, R. Black, E. Pomerantseva, J.-H. Lee, L.F. Nazar, Synthesis of a metallic mesoporous pyrochlore as catalysts for lithium-O2 batteries. Nature Chemistry 4 (2012) 1004-1010.
  • J.-H. Lee, R. Black, G. Popov, E. Pomerantseva, F. Nan, G.A. Botton, L.F. Nazar, The role of vacancies and defects in Na0.44MnO2 nanowire catalysts for lithium/oxygen batteries. Energy & Environmental Science 5 (2012) 9558-9565.
  • K. Gerasopoulos, E. Pomerantseva, M. McCarthy, A. Brown, C. Wang, J. Culver, R. Ghodssi, Hierarchical three-dimensional microbattery electrodes combining bottom-up self-assembly and top-down micromachining. ACS Nano 6 (2012) 6422-6432.
  • X. Chen, E. Pomerantseva, P. Banerjee, K. Gregorcyk, R. Ghodssi, G. Rubloff, Ozone-based atomic layer deposition of crystalline V2O5 films for high performance electrochemical energy storage. Chem. Mater. 24 (2012), 1255-1261.
  • E. Pomerantseva, E. Goodilin, Yu. Tretyakov, Unconventional vapor – liquid – solid mechanism of ultralong Ba6Mn24O48 whiskers growth from chloride fluxes. CrystEngComm 14 (2012), 3778-3786.
  • E. Pomerantseva, K. Gerasopoulos, X. Chen, G. Rubloff, R. Ghodssi. Electrochemical performance of the nanostructured biotemplated V2O5 cathode for lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources 206 (2012) 282-287.
  • S.H. Oh, T. Yim, E. Pomerantseva, L.F. Nazar. Decomposition reaction of lithium bis(oxalate)borate in the rechargeable lithium-oxygen cell. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 14 (12) (2011) A185-A188.
  • D.A. Semenenko, D.M. Itkis, E.A. Pomerantseva, E.A. Goodilin, T.L. Kulova, A.M. Skundin, Yu.D. Tretyakov. LixV2O5 nanobelts for high capacity lithium-ion battery cathodes. Electrochemistry Communications 12 (2010) 1154-1157.
  • E.A. Pomerantseva, T.L. Kulova, D. Zeng, A.M. Skundin, C.P. Grey, E.A. Goodilin, Yu.D. Tretyakov. Chemically modified Ba6Mn24O48 tunnel manganite as a lithium insertion host. Solid State Ionics 181 (2010) 1002-1008.
  • E.A. Pomerantseva, L.S. Leonova, E.A. Goodilin, Yu.A. Dobrovolsky, Yu.D. Tretyakov. Proton conduction of Ba6Mn24O48 tunnel manganite. Solid State Ionics 180 (2009) 187-192.
  • E.A. Goodilin, E.A. Pomerantseva, V.V. Krivetsky, D.M. Itkis, J. Hester, Yu.D. Tretyakov. A simple method of growth and lithiation of Ba6Mn24O48 whiskers. Journal of Materials Chemistry 15 (2005) 1614-1620.
  • E.A. Pomerantseva, D.M. Itkis, E.A. Goodilin, J.G. Noudem, M.V. Lobanov, M. Greenblatt, Yu.D. Tretyakov. Homogeneity field and magnetoresistance of the Ca(Mn, Cu)7O12 solid solution prepared in oxygen. Journal of Materials Chemistry 14 (2004) 1150-1156.

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