Doron Aurbach is a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he founded and currently leads the Electrochemistry Group. Under his supervision, 50 PhD and 70 MSc students received their degrees.
Aurbach’s team researches the electrochemistry of active metals, non-aqueous electrochemical systems, electrochemical intercalation processes, electrochemical water desalination, and electronically conducting polymers. Additionally, they develop rechargeable high energy density batteries and supercapacitors, as well as novel electro-analytical and spectro-electrochemical methods for sensitive electrochemical systems.
Aurbach has published more than 540 peer-reviewed papers, which have received more than 37,000 citations. He serves as a technical editor for the Journal of The Electrochemical Society and has been named fellow by ECS (2008), ISE (2010), and MRS (2012). He is the head of the Israel National Research Center for Electrochemical Propulsion.