Main energy field:
Renewable Energy Sources
Post-Doc 1998-1990, Princeton University, Bioinorganic Chemistry
Ph.D 1988, Bar Ilan University, Organic Chemistry
Faculty Position, 1990-Present, Technion, Head of Research Group in Bio inorganic&Inorganic Catalysis
Israel Chemical Society Award for the Outstanding Scientist (2014)
Moore Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology (2013-2014)
Hershel & Hilda Rich Innovation Award (2013)
JSPS Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan, 1/2018
Hans Fischer Career Award in Porphyrin Chemistry, 7/2018
Research Area in Energy:
Design of Catalysts for Electro- and Photo-catalytic Processes
Alternative Fuels: Hydrogen Technology- Non-precious Metal Catalysts for Production of Hydrogen from Water
Energy Storage and Conversion: Fuel Cell Technologies- Non-platinum catalysts for selective reduction of oxygen to water at low overpotential
Battery Technologies: Photovoltaics- Redox Mediators for increasing Li-air battery perfomances
W.-J. Kwak, A. Mahammed, H. Kim, T. T. Nguyen, Z. Gross, D. Aurbach and Y.-K. Sun “Controllable and Stable Organometallic Redox Mediators for Lithium Oxygen Batteries” Materials Horizons 2020, 7, 214-222.
W. Sinha, A. Mahammed, N. Fridman and Z. Gross “Water Oxidation Catalysis by Mono- and Binuclear Iron Corroles” ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 3764-3772.
K. Sudhakar, A. Mahammed, Q.-C. Chen, N. Fridman, B. Tumanskii and Z. Gross “Copper Complexes of CF3‐Substituted Corroles for Affecting Redox Potentials and Electrocatalysis” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, 2828-2836.