Prof. Yair Ein-Eli


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Prof. Yair Ein-Eli


Materials Science and Engineering

Main energy field:

Energy Storage and Conversion


PhD – 1995 – Bar Ilan University, Chemistry
BSc – 1990 – Bar Ilan University, Electrochemistry

2007-present: Board member of the Grand Technion Energy Program (GTEP)

2007-2009: Technion Interdepartmental committee on “Energy and the Environment”

2009 – Excellent Scientist Award, Advances in Functional Materials Conference (AFM), June 2009, Jiuzhaigou China
2006 – Hershel Rich Innovation Award
2005 – Henri Gutwirth Award for the Promotion of Research

Research Area in Energy:

Portable Power Sources

Research Interests:

Energy Storage – Li ion Technology, Metal air batteries, Alkaline cells.

Fuel Cell Technologies – PEM Fuel Cells Materials.

Selected Publications:

From last 3 years:


Recent development in the field of Ceramics Solid-State Electrolytes, I. Oxide Ceramics Solid-State Electrolytes, S. Kundu, A. Kraytsberg and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Solid State Electrochem. 26, 1809-1838 (2022).

Perspective: The State of Israel – Toward a Renewable Low-carbon Energy Production, A. Kraytsberg and Y. Ein-Eli, Energy Tech., 2200122 (2022).

Electrochemoinformatics as an Emerging Scientific Field for Designing Materials and Devices for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Devices: An Application in Battery Science and Technology, I. Baskin* and Y. Ein-Eli*, Adv. Energy Mater., 2202380 (2022).

Benchmarking Machine Learning Methods for Modeling Physical Properties of Ionic Liquids, I. Baskin, A. Epshtein, and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Molec. Liq., 1189616 (2022).

Fast-Charging on Alkali-ion Batteries at the Single-Particle Level: The Impact of Particle Geometry on Diffusional and Kinetic Bottlenecks, E.M. Gavilán-Arriazu, D.E. Barraco, Y. Ein-Eli and E.P.M. Leiva, J. Solid State Electrochem., 26, 1995-2003 (2022).

Rechargeable Silicon RedOx Batteries, A. Epstein, I. Baskin, M. Suss and Y. Ein-Eli, Adv. Energy Mater., 12, 2201626 (2022).

A Single Step Assembly of Carbon Nanotube Fabric Containing Embedded Copper Particles Produced from Advanced Electrolytic Baths, N. Yitzhack and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Electrochem. Soc., 169, 082502 (2022).

MgSc2Se4 Solid Electrolyte for Rechargeable Mg Batteries – an Electric Field-Assisted all-Solid-State Synthesis, S. Kundu, N. Solomatin, A. Kraytsberg and Y. Ein-Eli, Energy Tech, 10, 2200896 (2022).

Galvanostatic fast charging of alkali-ion battery materials at the single-particle level:  a map-driven diagnosis, E. M. Gavilán-Arriazu, D.E. Barraco, Y. Ein-Eli, E.P.M. Leiva, ChePhysChem., (2022).


Molecular Engineering Approaches to Fabricate Artificial Solid-Electrolyte Interphases on Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries: A Critical Review, R.G. Fedorov, S. Maletti, C. Heubner, A. Michaelis and Y. Ein-Eli, Adv. Energy Mater.,10, 2101173 (2021).

Fast Charging Lithium-ion Batteries: A Review of Materials Aspects, M. Weiss, R. Ruess, P. Minnmann, J. Kasnatscheew, M. Winter, T. Waldmann, M. Wohlfahrt-Mehrens, Y. Levartovsky, D. Aurbach, N. R. Levy, Y. Ein-Eli* and J. Janek*, Adv. Energy Mater., 10, 2101126 (2021).

Revealing and Excluding the Root Cause of the Electronic Conductivity in Mg-ion MgSc2Se4 Solid Electrolyte, S.  Kundu, A. Kraytsberg and Y. Ein-Eli, Appl. Mater. Today, 23, 100998-16 (2021).

A Binary Carbon-free Aluminum Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries, I. Offen-Pollak, M. Auinat, N. Sezin, Y. Ein-Eli* and Moran Balaish, J. Power Sources, 498, 229902-11 (2021).

Surface Stress and Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance Studies – Exploring the Mechanical Stability of Manganese Oxide as an Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalyst, O. Keisar, Y. Ein-Eli* and Y. Cohen*, J. Power Sources, 506, 230137- 230147 (2021).

Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Supercapacitors via Atomic Layer Deposition of ZnO on the Activated Carbon Electrode Material, C. Wu, F. Zhang, X. Xiao, J. Chen, J. Sun, D. Gandla, Y. Ein-Eli*, Daniel Q. Tan*, Molecules, 26, 4418-4432 (2021).

AZ31 Magnesium Alloy Foils as Thin Anodes for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries, A. Maddegalla, A. Mukherjee, J.A. Blázquez, O. Leonet, A.R. Mainar, A. Kovalevsky, D. Sharon, J-F Martin, D. Sotta, Y. Ein-Eli, D. Aurbach and M. Noked, ChemSusChem 14, 1-8  (2021).

Hybridization of CNTs Tissue and MnO2 as a Generic Advanced Air Cathode in Metal-air Batteries, N.R. Levy, P. Tereshchuk, A. Natan, R. Haas, D. Schröder, J. Janek, P. Jakes, R.A. Eichel* and Y. Ein-Eli*, J. Power Sources., 514, 230597-230609 (2021).

Synergistic Air Electrode Combining a Carbon Nanotubes Tissue and Fluorinated Graphite Material in Hybrid Nonaqueous Aluminum Batteries, N.R. Levy and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Solid St. Electrochem., 25, 2759-2766 (2021).

Single-Step Synthesis of Nickel Phosphides: Growth Mechanism and Electrochemical Performance, R. Geva, N.R Levy, J. Tzadikov, R. Cohen, M. Weitman, L. Xing, L. Abisdris, J. Barrio, J. Xia, M. Volokh, Y. Ein-Eli and M. Shalom, Mater. Chem A., 9, 27629-27638 (2021).


Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) of Lithium Fluoride (LiF) protective Film on Li-ion Battery LiMn5Ni0.5O4 Cathode Powder Material, O. Tiurin, N. Solomatin, M. Auinat and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Power Sources 448, 227373 (2020).

Insights into the Surface and Stress Behavior of Manganese-Oxide Catalyst during Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Keisar, Y. Ein-Eli, Y. Alfi, Y. Cohen, J. Power Sources 450, 227545 (2020).

Hybrid Ionic Liquid-Propylene Carbonate based Electrolytes for Aluminum-air Batteries, R. N. Levy, S. Hirsch, Shira; E. Yohanan, Y. Ein-Eli, ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 3, 2585-2592 (2020).

Bottom‐Up Synthesis of Advanced Carbonaceous Anode Materials Containing Sulfur for Na‐Ion Batteries, J. Tzadikov, N.R. Levy, L. Abisdris, R. Cohen, M. Weitman I. Kaminker, A. Goldbourt, Y. Ein-Eli and M. Shalom, Adv. Funct. Mater. (2020).

Aluminum-ion Battery Technology: A Rising Star or a Devastating Fall? N.R. Levy and Y. Ein-Eli, J. Solid St. Electrochem. (2020).

Challenges and Perspective of PEM’s Bipolar Plates Durability and Longevity, T. Stein and Y. Ein-Eli, Energy Tech. (2020).

Side by Side Battery Technologies with Lithium-ion based Batteries, Y.E. Durmus, F. Baakes, G. Desmaizieres, G.H. Hayun, M. Kolek, …D. Mandler, S. Passerini and Y. Ein-Eli, Adv. Energy Mater. 10, 2000089 (2020).

Interphases Formation and Analysis at the Lithium Aluminum Titanium Phosphate (LATP) and Lithium Manganese Oxide Spinel (LMO) Interface during High-Temperature Bonding, O. Levit, P. Xu, Pengyu; G.A. Cohen, L. Stanciu, Y. Tsur, and Y. Ein-Eli‌‌‌‌‌, Energy Tech., 8, 2000634 (2020).

Understanding the Role of Alumina (Al2O3), Pentalithium Aluminate (Li5AlO4), and Pentasodium Aluminate (Na5AlO4) Coatings on the Li and Mn-Rich NCM Cathode Material 0.33Li2MnO3·0.67Li(Ni0.4Co0.2Mn0.4)O2 for Enhanced Electrochemical Performance, S. Maiti, H. Sclar, R. Sharma, N. Vishkin, M. Fayena-Greenstein, J. Grinblat, M. Talianker, L. Burstein, N. Solomatin, O. Tiurin, Y. Ein-Eli, M. Noked, B. Markovsky, and D. Aurbach, Adv. Energy Mater., 10, 2008083 (2020).

Between Liquid and All Solid – a Prospect on Electrolyte Future in Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles, Y. Horowitz, C. Schmidt, D. Yoon,…Y. Ein-Eli and D. Golodnitsky, Energy Tech., 8, 2000580 (2020).