Prof. Viatcheslav (Slava) Freger


Phone: 04-829-2933

Prof. Viatcheslav (Slava) Freger


Chemical Engineering

Main energy field:

Membranes for fuel cells and electromembrane processes


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)