(email: zhitom@mcmaster.ca)


Laboratory: Electrochemical Lab (Canada)

Address: Department of Materials Science, McMasterUniversity,Hamilton,ON,Canada

Personal webpage: http://mse.mcmaster.ca/faculty_staff/faculty/zhitomirsky/



Electrophoretic deposition of ceramics, polymers, carbon nanotubes, graphene and composites. Electrosynthesis of oxides. Electropolymerization of conductive polymers. Polymer-mediated electrosynthesis of organic-inorganic nanocomposites. New methods of nanoparticles dispersion. Coatings for biomedical applications, containing biopolymers, bioceramics, bioglass, proteins, enzymes, antimicrobial agents and drugs. Electrophoretic deposition of functionally graded and multilayer coatings. Coatings for corrosion protection of metals and alloys. Electrochemical biosensors. Electrochemical supercapacitors for energy storage. Batteries. Solar cells. Solid oxide fuel cells. Ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials. Magnetic materials. Superparamagnetic nanoparticles. Magnetically ordered ferroelectrics. 


Selected publications

  • Y. Sun, M.S. Ata, I. Zhitomirsky, Electrophoretic deposition of TiO2 nanoparticles using organic dyes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 369 (2012) 395-401.
  • I. Zhitomirsky, Electrophoretic deposition of organic-inorganic nanocomposites, Journal of Materials Science 41 (2006) 8186-8195.
  • I. Zhitomirsky, Cathodic electrodeposition of ceramic and organoceramic materials. Fundamental aspects, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science 97 (2002) 277-315.