Prof. Gideon Grader


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Prof. Gideon Grader

Dean - Faculty of Chemical Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Main energy field:

Alternative Fuels


Solar Fuels I-CORE Scientific Director (2011-2017)

Gruenbaum Chair in Material Engineering (2005)
President, Israel Institute of Chemical Engineers (2005-2007)

PhD – 1986 – Caltech, Chemical Engineering
BSc – 1982 – U.C. Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

Research Area in Energy:

Materials for PV devices

Research Interests:

Non-Carbon Fuels – Development of nitrogen-hydrogen compounds as fuels of the future. Finding clean and efficient ways to such energetic materials.

Photovoltaic energy – Development of Transparent conductive electrodes (TCO) for solar cells by the sol-gel method, based on zinc oxide or tin oxide.

Selected Publications:

A. Grinberg Dana, G.E. Shter and G.S. Grader , entitled “Nitrogen-Based Alternative Fuel: An Environmentally Friendly Combustion Approach” , RSC Adv., 4 (20), 10051 – 10059 , (2014)

A. Gvorkyan , G.E. Shter, Y. Shmueli, A. Buk, R. Meir, G.S. Grader, “Branching effect and morphology control in electrospun PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 nanofibers”, Journal of Material Research , 29, issue 16, pp. 1721-1729 (2014). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2014.214. Selected for Journal cover page.

A. Grinberg Dana, Gennady E. Shter, Gideon S. Grader, “Thermal Analysis of Aqueous Urea Ammonium Nitrate Alternative Fuel”, RSC Adv., 4 (66), 34836 – 34848 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c4ra04381b

Grinberg Dana; M. Starostin; G. E Shter; A. Buk; O. Dinner; G. S. Grader, “Metal Corrosion Screening in a Nitrogen-Based Fuel at High Temperature and Pressure”, Accepted, Oxidation of Metals, (2014).
DOI: 10.1007/s11085-014 95045

V. Halperin, G. E. Shter, V. Gelman, D. Peselev, M. Mann-Lahav and G. S. Grader, “Catalytic activity of electrospun Ag and Ag/carbon composite fibers in partial methanol oxidation “, Accepted : Catalysis Science and Technology, (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C4CY01341G

U. Ash-Kurlander, G. E. Shter, S.Kababya, A. Schmidt and Gideon S. Grader, “Playing Hardball with Hydrogen: Mechanochemical Hydrogenation of Magnesium Nitride “, J. Phys. Chem. C , (American Chemical Society), 117, 1237-1246, 2013,

Y. Aouat, G. Marom, D. Avnir, V. Gelman, G. Shter and G.S. Grader, “Organically-Doped Silver Nanoparticles Deposited on Titania Nanofibers – Enhanced Catalytic Methanol Oxidation”, J. Phys. Chem. C , (American Chemical Society), 2013, 117, 22325−22330 , (2013)