Research Assistant Professor in Electrochemical Energy Storage
Dr. Ivan Popov holds an appointment as Research Assistant Professor. He supports research projects, collaboration on laboratory experiments, and student mentoring. His research interests are focused on developing next generation electrochemical energy storages and study of ion conductive materials such as polymer electrolytes, plastic crystal, ceramic composites, proton conductive systems, ionic liquids. He has expertise in various experimental techniques including broadband dielectric spectroscopy and light scattering. Dr. Popov received his Ph.D. in Physics from Kazan Federal University, Department of theoretical physics (condensed matter physics). He had two postdoctoral positions at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His most recent position was a Research Scientist in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Tennessee.