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Prof. Viatcheslav (Slava) Freger


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Phone: 04-829-2933

Prof. Viatcheslav (Slava) Freger

Faculty:

Chemical Engineering


Main energy field:

Membranes for fuel cells and electromembrane processes


About:

Postdoc: 1999- 2000, University of Bath (UK)
Ph.D.: 1999, Ben-Gurion University, Chemical Engineering
M.Sc.: 1988, Mendeleyev Institute of Chemical Technology (Moscow)


Research Area in Energy:

Ion-conducting membranes for fuel cells and electromemrbane processes, Water-energy nexus, Impedance Spectroscopy


Research Interests:

Membranes separations – physical mechanisms in membranes, water purification and desalination

Fuel cells – hydration, ion conductance and selectivity in FC membranes, development of novel composite membranes


Selected Publications:

V. Freger, Outperforming Nature’s membranes, Science, v. 348 (6241), p. 1317-1318 (2015)

V. Kolev, V. Freger, Molecular dynamics investigation of ion sorption and permeation in desalination membranes, J. Phys. Chem. B, v. 19 (44), pp 14168–14179 (2015)

O Nir, N. Fridman-Bishop, O Lahav, V Freger, Modeling pH variation in reverse osmosis, Water Res., v. 87, p. 328-335 (2015)

R. Gloukhovski, V. Freger, Y. Tsur, A novel composite Nafion/Anodized Aluminium Oxide proton exchange membrane, Fuel Cells (2015)

M. Bass, A. Berman, A. Singh, O. Konovalov, V. Freger, The surface structure of Nafion in vapor and liquid, J. Phys. Chem. B, v. 114, p. 3784–3790 (2010)