Team members
Dr. Giorgio ERCOLANO - Dr. Rakhi Sood

  • Research topics
  • Nanostructured polymer electrolytes and their composites for PEMFCs; 1,2,3-triazolium poly (ionic liquids) for various applications including dye sensitized solar cells, fuel cells, light-emitting electrochemical cells, batteries etc.
  • Education & Career
  • 2013-2014: Post-doctoral research scholar working on the subject "Synthesis & characterization of new generation 1,2,3-triazolium polymeric ionic liquids (PILs)" IMP UMR-5223, Villeurbanne, France
  • 2009-2012: PhD thesis on the topic "Nano-structured polymer electrolytes based on proton conducting ionic liquids for high temperature-PEMFCs" LEPMI UMR-5279, St. Martin d'Heres, France; LMPB/IMP UMR-5223, Villeurbanne, France; INAC/SPrAM-CEA UMR-5819, Grenoble, France
    University of Grenoble; Specialty: "Materials, Mechanics, Civil Engineering, Electrochemistry"
  • 2008-2009: Second year of Master of Science (Functionalized Advanced Materials & Engineering FAME Master, an Erasmus Mundus Program), University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
  • 2007-2008 : First year of Master of Science (FAME), Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France
  • Scientific production
  • Book Chapter
  • Polysulfone-Based Ionomers, in High Performance Polymers and Engineering Plastics, Iojoiu, C. and Sood, R., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA., 2011 - DOI: 10.1002/9781118171950.ch4
  • Articles
  • Proton Conducting Ionic Liquid Doped Nafion® Membranes: Nano-Structuration, Transport Properties and Water Sorption, Sood, R.; Iojoiu, C.; Espuche, E.; GouanvĂ©, F.; Gebel, G.; Mendil-Jakani, H.; Lyonnard, S.; Jestin, J.; J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 24413-24423 - DOI: 10.1021/jp306626y
  • 1,2,3-Triazolium-Based Poly(Ionic Liquid)s with Enhanced Ion Conducting Properties Obtained Through a Click Chemistry Polyaddition Strategy, Mudraboyina, B.; Obadia, M.a; Allaoua, I.; Sood, R.; Serghie, A. ; Drockenmuller, E. Accepted by Chemistry of Materials